AVID-

Advancement via Individual Determination.


Welcome AVID Freshmen!!

I am looking forward to a great year as we learn together and become great students! We will focus on notetaking strategies (Cornell notes), organization and tutorials.


Big Ideas of AVID 9

Tutorial
Organization
Cornell Notes


Downloads

Senior Final Portfolio Requirements


AVID 12 College Choice Powerpoint Presentation Schedule


New Tutorial Form- revised Feb 2013



Fall 2012 Syllabus

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AVID Progress Report Form- to be completed weekly and submitted every Friday.

Signatures required from teachers for all classes with a current D or F.


Senior Portfolio- first semester final DUE December 17



College Choices Power Point Project Requirements


College Interview Questions




Class Power Points

Week of April 22, 2013

Week of February 4, 2013

Week of January 28, 2013

Week of January 14, 2013

Week of December 3, 2012

Week of September 24, 2012

Week of September 17, 2012


Week of September 10, 2012
Monday and Tuesday- Paragraphs, Computer Lab

Wednesday and Friday- Tutorial, College Scheduling with Ms. Magana


September 5, 2012

September 4, 2012

August 31, 2012
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August 29, 2012

August 28, 2012
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Previous Year Power Points/ documents


AVID 11 students!

Class Basics.... generally, we will have tutorial every Wednesday and binder checks every Friday!

BE PREPARED!

11th grade BIG IDEAS:

improving tutorials

college readiness

college essay

testing preparation


FINAL EXAM- PORTFOLIO PRESENTATION- December 14, 2011




FINAL EXAM Portfolio Presentation - May 22, 2012




Assignment Links:


May 8, 2012

1) Revise college essay

2) Work on portfolio

3) complete college research


May 7, 2012

computer lab day

1) check grades- signature required for all D's and F's

2) research 3 colleges- complete information sheet

3) REVISE college essay

SEE LINK to Metro State Metro State Essay Hints

4) meet with Ms. Meredith one-on-one to go over your essay



April 30 - May 4, 2012 POWERPOINTS



April 30, 2012

COMPUTER LAB
Expectations:1) Check grades- signatures needed for D’s or F’s
2) COLLEGE in COLORADO- Complete worksheet by end of class

a)Find THREE colleges that interest you
b) Find FIVE things about each
(location, # students, cost, admissions requirements, other?)
c) FIND the ESSAY PROMPT required for admissions if you can. If not, google "college essay questions" and find three questions (include college name).


3) Meet with Ms. Meredith one-on-one to go over your college essay.


WEEK of APRIL 23 - 27, 2012 Powerpoint



CORNELL NOTES LINK: Cornell Notes

March 12, 2012


1) Check and record grades- signature required for all D's and F's


2) REVISE or rewrite your college essay.

College Essay Tips

3) Work on KAPLAN online or college-in-colorado, ACT practice.


February 6, 2012

1) Check and record grades- signature required for all D's and F's

2) Finish your revisions on your college essay if not completed last week.

3) Work on KAPLAN online or college-in-colorado, ACT practice.


January 30, 2012

1) Check and record grades- signature required for all D's and F's.

2) Choose ONE of the top 10 essays on the link provided.
Print out your ONE choice.
Do a "peer" review on it. Click on link from last week for more information on peer reviews.
Write out your answers on your copy: What do you hear? What do you notice? What do you wonder about?
College Essay Samples

3) Look at your rough draft college essay from last week. Make Revisions based on last week's peer review.
REVISED DRAFT DUE BY 1:00 pm TODAY. Print and submit a hard copy, save your file on a flash drive AND email me your document at debbie_shope@dpsk12.org.

4) FINISHED? Go to SAT practice or college-in-colorado (see links on assignments listed from January 23, 2012)

January 24, 2012

Peer Review

January 23, 2012

1) Check and record grades- signature required for all D's and F's

2) Free-write College Essay-- Review resource links, then revise/ finish your draft.
ROUGH DRAFT DUE by 1:00 pm TODAY. Submit a hard copy, save your file on a flash drive AND email me your document: Ms. Shope's email (-10%/day late fee)

RESOURCES:
College Board Recipe for a College Essay
College Board Three Steps to Writing Your Essay

3) finished? then practice-- take advantage of our computer lab time!
College Board SAT practice

Naviance

January 9, 2012

1) Choose one paragraph from last week. Make revisions and submit on the following document:

Paragraph Revision

2) Review the sample college essay including critique
Sample College Essay with Critique
Choose one of the paragraphs from the sample college essay. Fill in the following form with your suggested revisions.

Sample College Essay Revisions

3) Revise your college essay. Save the document, including your name in the title. Email it to yourself and send me a copy at debbie_shope@dpsk12.org.


December 5, 2011
1) Check grades and complete grade report. Teacher and parent signature required for any D's or F's.
2) Type in revisions to one of your paragraphs from last week's warm ups. Use the link:
Paragraph Revision- December 5, 2011

3) Work on your portfolio essay


November 14, 2011

1) Check grades and complete grade report

teacher and parent signature required for any D's or F's


2) Use the Campbell article as a source, along with the information you found from your research on Nelson Mandela to complete the form. If you do not finish it by you must finish it at home and submit it by Nov 15, 8 pm:

Characteristics of a Leader

download "Great Leaders Grow Great Roots...." article by Scott Campbell


3) Paragraph Revisions from November 7
Look at the paragraph that is below yours (last entry review first entry)
Give feedback. What is one thing that is well done? What do you suggest the writer work on next?
Paragraph Revisions from Nov 7- for comment

4) download:
How to Write a Good Paragraph


November 8, 2011
1) FINISH Nelson Mandela Research
NOTE- DO NOT SIMPLY CUT AND PASTE from your source
TAKE NOTES- briefly SUMMARIZE your thoughts based on information from your source
Mandela Research SpreadSheet



November 7, 2011 online assignments
1) check grades and complete grade report;
teacher AND PARENT signature required for any D's and F's

2) Complete paragraph revisions for one of your warm up paragraphs from last week
Paragraph Revision 7 Nov 2011

3) Research Nelson Mandela. Include information you find in the given form.
Nelson Mandela Research


October 24, 2011 online assignments
1) check grades and complete grade report; signatures required for any D's and F's

2) Complete Paragraph revisions for one of your warm-up paragraphs from last week:
Paragraph Revisions

3) Complete survey
Online Assignment Survey

4) Work on ACT practice questions on Naviance. Choose a format to record your work that will be best for you to study/ remember the material.
SAT words

October 21, 2011 The bag game


October 17, 2011 ASSIGNMENTS
Click on links to access the online forms.

PARAGRAPH REVISIONS
AVID Paragraph Revisions

Choose a leader
Choose a Leader

SAT words
October 17, 2011 SAT words





GOOGLEDOC CLASS REFLECTION
Exit Reflection



Document downloads:

Tutorial Form revised Oct 2011


Binder Rubric



Progress Report
AVID 11 Progress Report. Fill in your grades weekly, due each FRIDAY. You may find your grades on IC, You need to get signatures from teachers in any class in which you currently have a D or F.