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  • Avid Back To School

    1. 1. AVID PROGRAM ADVANCEMENT VIA INDIVIDUAL DETERMINATION
    2. 2. Friday A V I D C u r r i c u l u m T u t o r i a l s No Class T u t o r i a l s Binder Evaluation F i e l d T r i p s Media Center Speakers Motivational A c t i v i t i e s *(within block) T u e s d a y Monday W e d n e s d a y Thursday *Combination for Block Schedule A S A M P L E W E E K I N T H E A V I D E L E C T I V E Daily or Block * Schedule A V I D C u r r i c u l u m i n c l u d e s : • W r i t i n g C u r r i c u l u m • College and Careers • Strategies for Success *Combination for Block Schedule
    3. 3. 7 th Grade WEEKLY Requirements <ul><li>3-6 Cornell Notes </li></ul><ul><li>5 Learning Log entries </li></ul><ul><li>Organized Binder </li></ul><ul><li>Tutorial 2x week </li></ul><ul><li>Excellent Academic Performance </li></ul><ul><li>Excellent classroom Behavior </li></ul><ul><li>3 hours of Homework Club </li></ul>
    4. 4. 8 th Grade WEEKLY Requirements <ul><li>4-8 Cornell Notes </li></ul><ul><li>5 Learning Log entries </li></ul><ul><li>Organized Binder </li></ul><ul><li>Tutorial 2x week </li></ul><ul><li>Excellent Academic Performance </li></ul><ul><li>Excellent classroom Behavior </li></ul><ul><li>3 hours of Homework Club </li></ul><ul><li>Bring writer composition book to class EVERY Monday </li></ul>
    5. 5. 8 th Grade Reading Requirement <ul><ul><ul><li>8 th grade students are required to read 8 books each trimester (one every two weeks). </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Class time given EACH day for reading. Students may need to take the book home to finish reading. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Students will participate in the Battle of the Books each trimester. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Student may write Cornell Notes based on each book. </li></ul></ul></ul>
    6. 6. Additional 8 th Grade Requirement <ul><ul><ul><li>Guest Speaker: </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Family or friend who has graduated from college and who may have an INTERESTING career. </li></ul></ul></ul>
    7. 7. Weekly Responsibility <ul><ul><ul><li>Students are responsible to pick up forms needed for EACH week: </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Cornell Notes </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Learning Logs </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>AVID Guided Study </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Weekly Warm-up </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Tutorial 2xs week: Write TWO level 2 or 3 questions on tutorial form (Tuesday and Thursday). </li></ul></ul></ul>
    8. 8. AVID Study Strategies Family Workshop Cornell Notes Learning Logs
    9. 9. Grading <ul><ul><ul><li>Binder Check 50% </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Classwork: 15% </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Homework: 10% </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Tutorial 25% </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Work accepted one day for ½ credit. More than two days late student receive NO credit. </li></ul></ul></ul>
    10. 10. How can parents help? • Discuss upcoming family events and dates and mark on student calendar. • Discuss with students selection of tutoring group they will join on tutoring day. • Occasionally review a page of Cornell Notes/Learning Logs.
    11. 11. How Can you Help? <ul><li>Use questions developed by students to help review for concepts and tests. </li></ul><ul><li>Share your struggles to be organized and encourage students to take time to keep binder organized. </li></ul>
    12. 12. Help Needed! <ul><li>Help out on Field Trips </li></ul><ul><li>October 24 at 10:00 UC Berkeley (car versus Bart) </li></ul><ul><li>Small Group Facilitators needed for tutorials </li></ul>
    13. 13. AVID Wish List <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Light Colored Copy paper </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
    14. 14. What are the A-G requirements ? A . 4 years of English. B . 3 years of Math (Starting with Algebra 1) C . 2 years of History (1 year of American History/1 year World History) D . 2 years of Laboratory Science (Biology, Chemistry, Physics) E . 2 years of Foreign Language F . 1 year of Visual or Performing Arts G . 1 year of College Preparatory Elective For California State University and University of California
    15. 15. Questions?

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