8th Grade AVID Calendar

Quarter 1

Week 1Week 2Week 3week 4week 5week 6/ week 7/ week 8/ week 9

Quarter 2

Week 1Week 2Week 3/ week 4/ week 5/ week 6/ week 7/ week 8/ week 9 /Week 10 

Quarter 3

Week 1/ Week 2/ Week 3/ week 4/ week 5/ week 6/ week 7/ week 8/ week 9

Quarter 4

Week 1Week 2Week 3week 4week 5/ week 6/ week 7/ week 8/ week 9/week 10

 

Upcoming dates: 

  • Progress Reports/Midterm- 
  • Late work cutoff- Friday, September 22, 2017
  • End of quarter- Friday, October 6, 2017

Wednesday

8/9

1

EQ:  First impressions

Warm up: Welcome to class, name tag

Classwork: 

quick write- You never get a chance to make a first impression.

SLANT Review

 

HW:  none

Thursday

8/10

2

EQ:  What are the expectations of me as an AVID student?

Warm up:  1-1-2 partner share intro

Classwork:

Partner share with the facts on the name tag

AVID student agreement

 

HW:  

Student agreement- Friday

Supplies- Monday

Friday 

8/11

3

EQ-  How do AVID students keep all of their materials organized? 

Classwork:

Binder set up and expectations, self check binder

Schedule check

HW: 

Supplies

 

 

Week 2

Monday

8/14 

4

EQ- Who can help me to be successful in my classes?

Warm up: partner check on binder use blue pen to mark

Classwork: 

Study buddy contract

Social contract

HW: 

Cornell notes - 2- Fri

SLANT

Study buddy- Wed

 Tuesday

 

8/15

5

EQ: - How can using a planner help me be a successful student?

        - Based on my grades so far, What are my goals for the remainder

of the grading period.  

 

DO:

1. Intro to planners and expectations

2.  Journal-  Time management ppt

3. study buddy quesitons

4. Grade checks - use form 

 

 

 HW-  

GRADES when available

- Study buddy- Wed

- SLANT/ Binder daily

- Cornell notes- Friday

 

DUE: Planner with signature

 

8/16

EQ-   What makes me unique? 

Warm up-

Journal week 2-What were your successes  and challenges in developing

time-management skills in 7th grade? 

Do: 

 

Bio Poem creation 

HW:  

Cornell notes x2

SLANT/binder

DUE:  Study buddy chart

 8/17

EQ- Why is it important to expand my vocabulary?

DO: 

- Expand word choice- dead words, SAT/ACT level words

-Circle three words in partner's poem

Scary Words and Scary Words:  The Sequel handout

 

HW-

Bio Poem Revision- 

Cornell Notes/2

Inc Study buddy

8/18

EQ- What makes me unique?

DO: 

- Grades, study buddy

-Binder check

- Bio Poem small group presentations-  build trust and team building 

Bio Poem reflection- if needed for time 

HW- 

Grades

 

 Monday

Week 3

8/21

EQ-  How should my learning preferences affect how I study?

DO:  

1. weekly action plan

2. KWL about learning preferences

3.   Learning preferences 

 HW-   

Cornell Notes in your class

8/22

Tutorials Day 12

EQ-  How do I complete my TRF for AVID tutorials? 

1. Binder Check
2. Introduction to the Tutorial Request Form
3. Completing the TRF

 HW-

- 3 Cornell Notes core class

- TRF- Wedenesday

8/23

 EQ- How should I  complete my TRF?  

Warm up:

Tutorial Expectations/ Social contract- Finalize ]

DO:

 Bio poem presentations 


1. Jason's Tutorial Request form Review 

2.  Journal week 3

- What did you notice about Jason's pre- work? 

- What did he write int the critical thinking box about the initial question?

- What did he write in the general  process and steps box?

- How does Jason clarify his point of confusion?

 

 

 HW- 

- 3 Cornell Notes core class

8/24

 Tutorials

Warm up:  Expectations

DO:

Tutorials- 

collect TRF- reflection question on the back

Collect 3 column notes

 

 HW- 

3 Cornell Notes core class- DUE Monday 

8/25

EQ- Critical reading

Warm up:  organize you binder

Classwork:  

1. Read and mark the text

2. Complete the questions at the end of the packet

3. Silent read- your own Novel or the Scope magazine

 HW- 

3 Cornell Notes core class- DUE Monday 

Monday 

Week 4

8/28

 EQ-  Get to know you bingo

Warm up: Binder organization, Grade checks

DO:  

Hand shakes

BINGO 

 HW- 

3 Cornell Notes core class- DUE FRI

Critical reading packet

Sarah's Ghost House- Wed

DUE: 

Grades

 

 

8/29

 EQ-   Why is it important to progress from Level 1 questions  to level 3 questions to assist the presenter in clarifying his/her POC? 

Warm up:  Level question review

DO: Tutorials 

1. Focus on your level questions 

 HW- 

Critical reading packet- 

"Sarah's Ghost House"- Wed 

3 Cornell notes- dates!!!!

8/30

 EQ- Level questions

Warm up: Binder

DO:

1. Grades

2. Level Questions- practice evens

3. Critical Reading "Sarah's Ghost House" MTT, reading strategies 

 HW- 

Introductions- signature

3 Cornell notes- dates!!!!

DUE: 

Critical reading packet- 

"Sarah's Ghost House"- Wed 

8/31

 EQ-  Level questions 1, 2

DO: TUTORIALS

1. Level questions

2. Reflections

 HW: 

- 3 Cornell notes-

Friday 

- Introductions- 

Friday 

- Grade worksheet - Friday

DUE: 

TRF 

9/1

 EQ Level questions

Warm up: TRF wrap up

DO:

 1. Level of questioning

 HW- TRF Tuesday

 9/4 

Monday week 5

 No school   
 9/5 

 EQ- Tutorial- questioning levels

DO:

Binder check # 1- mid term 

Tutorial 

 HW:

LATE Grades

4 notes

TRF reflections

DUE: 

Grades

 9/6 

 EQ- Level question 2 & 3

DO:

Level questions WS

TRF- Day 8/24, 28, 31, 5 TRF, notes and reflections 

 HW- 

Finish Level questions WS

TRF

4 notes

DUE:

Late grades

9/7

Day 24 

EQ- Tutorials  Level of thinking questions

DO:

Use the Costa's 3 levels of thinking reference packet.

 

HW- 

- Complete the Reflection for Friday

- 4 C. notes- Friday

DUE:

TRF

9/8

Day 25

EQ- In AVID how are we all connected?

DO: 

I love my neighbor

Take pics for AVID end of year slide show

DUE:

TRF, 3 column notes, reflections 

Monday Week 6

9/11

 EQ- Active and Passive voice

DO: 

1. Notes check- have 4 out check 2

2. Active and Passive voice - rewrite sentences

 HW: 

1. 4 notes, revised

2. grades TRF

 9/12

 EQ- What can we do to refine our 10 step process to create effective, rigorous and collaborative tutorials?

DO: 

1. answer EQ on paper

2. discuss the during the tutorial process

3. Focus on weak steps

take notes in the key points

REFLECTION--- on tutorial Action plan 

 HW: 

1. 4 notes, revised

2. grades TRF

9/13

EQ- What is active vs passive voice in writing?

DO: 

1. Finish Active and passive voice WS

2. Discuss answers

3.  Cinderella questions

HW- 

1. 4 notes

2. TRF- 

DUE:

1. TRF, reflections, 3 column

2. Grades 

 9/13

 LATE START

EQ- When we progress through the 3 Levels of thinking for the fairy tale "Cinderella" how do the different levels of questions clarify the story?  

How does this relate to the POC in a tutorial?  

 HW:

4 notes, revised- Mon

TRF

DUE:

Grades, TRF- 3 column notes and reflection 

 

 9/14    
9/15 DAY 28 work   

Week 7

Monday 

9/18

EQ-  Whats the difference between active and passive voice?

Warm up: notes check

Class work

Gallery walk- write sentences from paragraph on poster, hang poster, go from poster to poster to see if the sentence is still passive or is it active? 

HW:

4 notes, revised- Mon

TRF

DUE:

Grades, TRF- 3 column notes and reflection 

 9/19

  EQ- What can we do to refine our 10 step process to create effective, rigorous and collaborative tutorials?

 

EQ- What can we do to refine our 10 step process to create effective, rigorous and collaborative tutorials?

DO: 

1. Discuss  the action plan during the tutorial process

2. Focus on weak steps

REFLECTION--- on tutorial Action plan- 

 HW- 

4 notes revised - MON

 

 9/20

EQ-  Whats the difference between active and passive voice?

Warm up: notes check

Class work

Gallery walk- write sentences from paragraph on poster, hang poster, go from poster to poster to see if the sentence is still passive or is it active?  

 HW- 

4 notes with revisions

TRF

DUE: TRF with Reflections

 9/21  Tutorials   
 9/22

 Warm up:

Gallery Walk

DO: 

Work on Book report 

 HW:

Cornell notes 

with revisions 

DUE: 

TRF

Week 8

Monday 

9/25

EQ- Cornell notes check

DO:

1. Partner check using the CN check list

2. Make up work time or Book report work time 

HW:

 9/25 to 9/29

4 notes & study repetition- 

 

  • circle key words
  • underlining main ideas
  • Summaries
  • Creating questions 
  • Symbols

Grade check 

Parent signature on the planner

 9/26

 EQ- How can I reflect and make it meaningful?

DO: 

1. TRF and notes

2. Focus on the reflection, respond in detail and thoughtfully

 HW:

 9/25 to 9/29

4 notes & study repetition- 

 

  • circle key words
  • underlining main ideas
  • Summaries
  • Creating questions 
  • Symbols

 

 9/27

 

 Warm up:  binder organization

DO: 

1. TRF reflections

2. Higher level questions

3. notes work- hand out grade check 

  HW:

TRF- Thurs. 

 9/25 to 9/29

4 notes & study repetition- 

 

  • circle key words
  • underlining main ideas
  • Summaries
  • Creating question
DUE TRF 9/26
9/28

EQ- What is the difference between a short-range, mid-range and long term goal? 

Warm up- Binder organization - 5 mins 

DO:

Look up the definitions

Goals- Set 1 academic goal and 1 personal goal

Level questions-  Listen to the songs provided

Complete  Name that Tune WS using the Lyrics provided

HW- 4 CN notes and repetitions

Parent signature in planner

DUE 

TRF and reflections

Week 9

Monday 

10/2 

 EQ- What are short term, mid-term, and long term

Warm up: binder organization 

DO: 

Cornell Notes Check 

 HW- 

4 CN notes

TRF

 10/3

 EQ- What is my POC? How can I ask 3 level questions? 

DO- 

Tutorials- TRF, 3 column notes, reflections 

 HW- 

4 CN notes

TRF reflections

 

 10/4  EQ- How can I critically read an article?

Warm up: binder organization

Read: Chupacabara

Mark the text- 

Answer questions 

 HW- 

4 CN notes

TRF

DUE : TRF reflections

10/5

 EQ- What is my POC? How can I ask 3 level questions? 

DO- 

Tutorials- TRF, 3 column notes, reflections 

HW- 

4 CN notes

TRF

10/6

EQ- What are my goals 

DO:

Goal

Chupacabara

 

HW- none

 

 

 

QUARTER 2 

Oct. 16 

to 

Dec. 22

 ASSIGNMENTS  HOMEWORK

Week 1

Monday 

10/16

 EQ-  What are my goals for the quarter? 

Warm up- Organize binder

Class work-

1. make portfolio folder- add papers

2. Check notes

 HW- 

4 CN notes

TRF- Tues. 

 10/17

 Tutorials -

EQ: What can we do to refine our 10-Step Tutorial Process to create effective, rigorous, and collaborative tutorials?

 

 HW- 

4 CN notes

TRF Reflections- Wed

 10/18

 EQ- 

Warm up: 

10  min notes - study repetition- 

  • circle key words
  • underlining main ideas
  • Summaries
  • Creating question

Classwork:

1.  GPA- goals

2. Goal WS

3. TRF- work time 

 

 HW- 

4 CN notes & repetitions

TRF- Thurs

 10/19  Tutorials- What can we do to refine our 10-Step Tutorial Process to create effective, rigorous, and collaborative tutorials?

 HW- 

  • Read the article and write 2 leveled questions
  • 4 CN notes
  • TRF- Reflections- Friday
 10/20  EQ-  Socratic seminar 

Warmup: Goals, turn them in

Classwork: 

1. create 2 questions about the article

2. Discuss in Socratic seminar group

 HW- 
  • 4 CN notes
  • DUE: 
  • TRF- Reflections- Friday

 Week 2

Monday 

10/23

 Warm up: binder organization, notes repetitions 

DO: 

Cornell Notes Check 

Reflections on Socratic Seminar

TRF if time permits

 HW- 
  • 4 CN notes with repetitions
DUE: 
  • TRF-Tuesday
 10/24  Tutorials   HW- 
  • 4 CN notes
  • DUE: 
  • TRF- Reflections- WED.
 10/25  Warm up: binder organization, notes repetitions 

DO: 

Reread the article, 

Mark the text

Quiz on the article- 

 

 HW- 
  • 4 CN notes with repetitions
DUE: 
  • TRF-Thursday
 10/26  Tutorials   HW- 
  • 4 CN notes with repetitions
DUE: 
  • TRF reflections-Friday
 10/27    

 Week 3

Monday 

10/30

 BW- Binder, CN 

Classwork: 

1. Check SAT practice test

2. Research project 

3. CN notes check for 10/23- 10/27

 HW- 
  • 4 CN notes with repetitions
DUE: 
  • TRF -Tuesday
10/31 TUTORIALS    HW- 
  • 4 CN notes with repetitions
DUE: 
  • TRF reflections- wED 
11/1 Warm up: Binder/ notes repetitions

DO: 

1. Get the computers

2. research the school- 

3. Begin creating the ppt 

  HW- 
  • 4 CN notes with repetitions
DUE: 
  • TRF reflections-Thursday
11/2 TUTORIALS    HW- 
  • 4 CN notes with repetitions
DUE: 
  • TRF reflections-Friday
11/3 Warm up: Binder/ notes repetitions

DO: 

1. Get the computers

2. research the school- 

3. Begin creating the ppt

  HW- 
  • 4 CN notes with repetitions- Mon
DUE: 
  • TRF reflections-

Week 4

Monday

11- 6-17

Warm up: none

DO: 

1. Research the college topic and take Cornell notes 

2. Create the college power point using the information from your research. 

 

 HW- 
  • 4 CN notes with repetitions- summary 
  • College research PPT
DUE: 
  • TRF -Tuesday
 11-7-17  TUTORIALS   HW- 
  • 4 CN notes with repetitions- summary 
  • College research PPT- Nov. 13
DUE: 
  • TRF reflections -Thursday 
 11-8-17  Warm up: none

DO: 

1. Research the college topic and take Cornell notes 

2. Create the college power point using the information from your research. 

 HW- 

Power point - Monday 11/13

 11-9-17  TUTORIALS   
 11-10-17  NO SCHOOL   

Monday 

11/13/17

 Midterms this week 

BW- Binder

CW- 

1. College ppt due at the end of class

 HW- 

Grades

3 notes 

DUE: 

Parent signature

TRF 11/9

3 notes- 11- 6 to 9

 

11/14/17  Tutorial   
11/15/17

 EQ- How will I prepare for a speech? 

BW- Binder, collect grades and TRF 

CW-

1. CN on public speaking 

 HW- 

TRF- Thursday 

4 CN- Monday 

prepare speech

DUE- 

TRF, 3 CN, PPT for college

11/16/17

 

TUTORIALS 

 
11/17/17

 EQ- How can I make an effective speech? 

BW- none

CW- 

Speech notes 

Make note cards- practice 

 HW- 

Prepare for speech- MON

4 CN notes- Monday 

DUE- 

TRF reflection 

Monday 

11/20/17

 EQ- How can I make an effective speech? 

BW- none

CW- 

Speech notes 

Make note cards- practice

 HW- 

Prepare for speech- notecards

11/21/ 17  EQ- How can I make an effective speech? 

BW- none

CW- TUTORIALS 

 note cards- Practice in groups 

1. introductions

2. conclusions

3. eye contact

4. volume

 HW- 

Prepare for speech- 

11/22/17  EQ- What are some prospective colleges

CW-  College oral presentations

As you listen to the speeches, record the college information 

 HW- 

Prepare for speech- MON

11/23/17 No School   
11/24/17 No School   
11/27  EQ- What are some prospective colleges

CW-  College oral presentations

As you listen to the speeches, record the college information

HW- 

4 Cornell notes- Monday 

TRF- 

11/28 Tutorials   
11/29

EQ- Speaking skills 

BW- turn in grades 

CW- 

Presentations- notes on perspective colleges

HW- 

4 Cornell notes- Monday 

Bring science notes-FRI

TRF- 

 Monday Week 8 12/4  BW-  None

CW- 

1. Final presentations 

2. Cornell note work time 

3. Binder checks finalized 

 HW- 

TRF

Cornell notes 

FINALS- study 

 12/5

CW- 

1. Civics review time

2. Tutorials-   TRF due today 

No reflection

 HW- 

4 cornell notes- 

 

 12/6

 BW- binder organization 

CW- 

Cornell notes check

Binder check 

Bird Poop paragraph 

 HW- 

TRF

Study for finals- 

note cards, study guides

12/7

BW- Binder check with Sarbo 

CW- 

1. Study in your content area- repetition of notes, note cards, study guides

2. Tutorials 

HW- 

Make up work for other classes!!!!

Tutors have offered to help after school T and TH

Study for Finals!!!!!!!

12/8

BW- finish notes check, binder check

CW- 

Science study session, Kahoot it

HW- 

Make up work!!!! See your teachers

Tutors have offered to help after school T and TH

Study for finals- note cards, study guides

 12/11   BW- binder check with Sarbo

CW-

1. Improve sets of notes summarize the notes 

2. Study your content area for finals- summaries in your notes, note cards, study guides, etc

 HW- 

Make up work!!!! See your teachers

Tutors have offered to help after school T and TH

Study for finals- note cards, study guides

 12/12  BW- Binder check with Sarbo 

CW- 

1. Study in your content area- repetition of notes, note cards, study guides

2. Tutorials 

 HW- 

Make up work!!!! See your teachers

Tutors have offered to help after school T and TH

Study for finals- note cards, study guides

 12/13

 BW- check notes improvements 

CW- 

1. Binder checks, notes check

2. Critical reading work time, persuasive paragraph

 HW- 

Make up work!!!! - FRIDAY 

Tutors have offered to help after school T and TH

Study for finals- note cards, study guides

 `12/14  BW- Binder check with Sarbo 

CW- 

1. Study in your content area- repetition of notes, note cards, study guides

2. Tutorials 

 HW- 

Make up work!!!! FRIDAY

Tutors have offered to help after school T and TH

Study for finals- note cards, study guides

 12/15  BW- binder TLC

CW-

GPA calculations

Study time

 HW- 

Parent signature in planner

Study for finals- note cards, study guides

Save your best work for each class- essay, TRF, tests, Cornell notes 

 Monday Week 12/18

 BW- none

CW- 

Critical reading- mark the text 

Informational Paragraph 

 
 12/19  BW- none

CW- 

Portfolio

 HW-  gather your best work

Math, science, social studies and English

 12/20  

BW- none

CW- 

Grades for second quarter

!st semester reflection paper

 HW-  gather your best work

Math, science, social studies and English

 12/21    
12/22 Early Release schedule  
  SEMESTER 2  
 DATE  CLASSWORK  HOMEWORK

Week 1

Monday 

1/8/18

BW- Binder supply check

CW- 

  • Complete Alcatraz paragraph

HW- 

  • TRF
  • NOTES- 4 Tuesday 
 1/9  EQ- Where should I focus my tutorial TRF? 

CW- 

  • Part A- Complete Tutorial Grade reflection- answer all questions
  • Part B- Tutorial analysis
 HW- 
  • NOTES- 4 Tuesday 
1/10  BW- Binder supply check

CW- 

  • Complete/Improve Alcatraz paragraph
  • Outlining
  • Textual evidence
  • Mark the text 

HW- 

  • NOTES- 4 Tuesday 
1/11

 Tutorials

  • TAG- complete the analysis of your grades 
  • Complete the paragraph with cited evidence
  • work on your notes 
 HW-
  • NOTES- 4 Tuesday
1/12

 CW- 

Collaboration- 

Partner drawing

 

HW- 

  • NOTES- 4 Tuesday

1/15

Monday Week 2

No School- MLK 

HW- 

  • TRF
  • NOTES- 4 Tuesday 
1/16  TUTORIALS   
1/17  

HW- 

  • TRF
  • NOTES- 4 Tuesday 
1/18  TUTORIALS   
1/19

 EQ- "Should the government impose a tax on junk food and sodas?

BW-   Philosophical chairs prep 10 

CW- 

Philosophical chairs 20 mins 

House of cards if time permits 

 

 

 HW- 
  • NOTES- 4 bring Monday 

DUE-  TRF and reflection

week 3

Monday 

1/22

 BW- binder check 

CW- 

Notes check- 4 notes  1-9 to 1-19

Reflection for the discussion 

Community service involvement  

 

 HW-  

Notes -4 

TRF- Tuesday 

 

 1/23

 BW- Essential question

TUTORIALS 

  HW-  

4 sets of CN notes 

TRF- Reflection

DUE 

TRF

 1/24

 EQ- “What careers align with my interests?”

 

BW-

 Find something you love to do, and you’ll never have to work a day in your life!”

–Harvey MacKay

·     What does it mean?

 

·     Do you agree with it?

CW- Career interest quiz

*     http://www.educationplanner.org/students/career-planning/find-careers/career-clusters.shtml

  HW-  

3 set of CN notes 

TRF- 

DUE 

TRF reflection

1/25 TUTORIALS-   POC questions   
1/26

EQ- What are some career options that match my interests? 

BW- Grades 

CW-   

1. KWLQ

2. Use the internet to do a preliminary search on one  of the careers you are interested in.

 HW-

Bring notes 

Parent signature in the planner 

1/29

EQ- How can I use my planning sheet to create a project?

BW- Notes check 

CW-

Career project directions: DAY 1 

O NET Online

 

 

 

 HW-  

GRADES- Wednesday 

4 sets of CN notes 

TRF- Tuesday 

DUE 

Notes 

 1/30  BW- POC- tutors check these 

TUTORIALS 

 HW-  

GRADES 

4 sets of CN notes 

TRF- Reflection- Wednesday 

DUE 

TRF 

 1/31

 

 EQ- How can I use the internet to find information? 

 

BW- Binder organization  

CW-

Career project Research DAY 2 

O NET Online

 HW-  

4 sets of CN notes 

TRF-

DUE 

GRADES 

TRF- Reflection 

2/1 TUTORIALS - Tutors check binders  
2/2

EQ- How can I use the internet to find information? 

 

BW-  SST- Sacred Study TImeRevisit  your notes

CW-

research check point - DUE MONDAY

Career project Research DAY 3

O NET Online

HW-  

RESEARCH

4 sets of CN notes 

TRF-

DUE 

TRF- Reflection 

Monday 

Week 5 

2/5

BW:- SST- notes 

CW:

CK notes

CK grade in planner 

POSTER WORK TIME

 HW:

TRF

4 notes- core classes 

DUE: 

4 notes- core classes

 Career notes 

2/6  TUTORIALS   HW:

TRF- reflections

4 notes- core classes 

Career poster

DUE: TRF

2/7  BW:- SST- notes 

CW:

POSTER WORK TIME

 HW:

TRF- 

4 notes- core classes 

Career poster

DUE: TRF

2/8  TUTORIALS   HW-  

RESEARCH

4 sets of CN notes 

TRF-

DUE 

TRF- Reflection 

2/9  Poster work time   

Monday 

Week 6 

2/12

 

BW- SST

CW- 

Notes check

Poster work time

 HW- 

TRF- Tuesday 

Career Poster 

2/13  TUTORIALS 

 HW:

4 notes- core classes 

Career poster

DUE: TRF- Wednesday 

2/14

BW- none 

CW- 

Public speaking skills-  

note cards

 HW:

TRF- 

4 notes- core classes 

 

DUE:

Career poster, TRF Reflection 

2/15  TUTORIALS   HW-

4 sets of CN notes 

TRF-

DUE 

TRF-

2/16

 BW- SST- prepare your notes 10 minutes 

CW- 

Prepare speech for Monday

Read silently for your Book report book

Research for the Change Project- prepare the speech

 

 HW-  

READ

4 sets of CN notes 

TRF-

DUE 

TRF- Reflection 

Monday 

week 7 

2/19

No School   
2/20 Tutorials  
2/21

BW- SST

CW- 

 
2/22 TUTORIALS 

HW- 

TRF reflections

2/23

BW- SST

CW- 

Presentation videos

Presentation 

HW- 

Presentations

DUE: presentations

TRF

 

2/26

BW- SST

CW- 

Notes check 

Presentations

 HW- 

NOTES in classes- 4 sets 

TRF

DUE- parent signature

2/27  TUTORIALS   HW- 

NOTES in classes- 4 sets 

TRF Reflections

DUE- 

TRF 

2/28  BW- SST

CW- 

Presentations


 HW- 

NOTES in classes- 4 sets 

TRF

DUE- 

TRF reflections 

3/1  TUTORIALS   HW- 

NOTES in classes- 4 sets 

TRF reflections

DUE- 

TRF

3/2  BW- SST

CW-

 HW- 

NOTES in classes- 4 sets 

DUE- 

TRF reflections

 

3/5

Monday 

week 8

 BW-SST- notes and TRF

CW- 

  • PICK two assignments for each class to save for the portfolio that show growth and pride

GPA calculation

 HW- 

GPA calculation and reflection- Wed

TRF

 

3/6  TUTORIALS   HW- 

NOTES in classes- 4 sets 

TRF - reflection 

DUE- 

TRF 

3/7  BW- SST & TRF reflection 

CW-

Presentations - 3

GPA WS

HW time...

 HW- 

NOTES in classes- 4 sets 

TRF

DUE- TRF reflection in groups 

3/8

 TUTORIALS

BINDER CHECK

Portfolio choices- 

2 TRFs 

1 quality assignments per core class

1 additional writing assignment

NAME acrostic rough copy 

 HW- 

NOTES in classes- 4 sets 

TRF

3/9  BW- SST

CW-

 HW- 

NOTES in classes- 4 sets 

TRF

 3/12  HAVE A GREAT SPRING BREAK  HW- 

NOTES in classes- 4 sets 

TRF

3/19

Monday 

week 1

BW- SST/ binder time

CW-

Pie vs Pi poems

HW- 

TRF

DUE- 

Parent signature

 3/20  TUTORIALS   HW- 

TRF reflections 

 3/21

 EQ- What classes do I need to take in high school to help me be ready for college?

 

BW-  When you think about your grades from 7th grade and the 1st semester of 8th grade, what patterns do you see? In which courses did you have strong grades? In which courses did you struggle? 

CW- 

6 year plan for college readiness

  • Stay in AVID as long as possible
  • Strong vs weak courses
  • AP indicators- Take rigorous courses at each level to be college ready 
  • Options for credits- summer school, 0 hour, credit by examination
  1.  Tell what you have done to follow your 6 year plan since last year. If there have been changes to your coursework in the original plan, explain why you made  those changes. 
  2. Explain how your current coursework will prepare you for the courses you need to take in high school.  Decide if you need to make any changes or additions to your class schedule to be ready in high school.
  3. Are you considering any changes, either short-term or long-term, to the coursework in your 6 year plan?  Explain which courses you might change, and why or explain why you intend to follow your current plan.  
 
 3/22  TUTORIALS 

 HW- 

TRF reflections 

 3/23

EQ-  What classes do I need to take in HS to be prepared for college

BW- SST- binder- TRF reflection

CW- 

6 year plan 

Pie vs Pie poem- final copy, decorate

 HW- 

Bring notes Monday

Parent signature

DUE-

TRF reflection 

3/26

Monday 

week 2

EQ- What do I need to know to be prepared for high school and college? 

BW- SST- binder, notes check 

CW- 

Finish 6 year plan WS

PPT- & Critical reading WS- Explanation of Life Goals Essay

 

HW-

TRF- Tuesday 

DUE- 

6 year plan- WS

3/27 TUTORIALS 

HW- 

TRF reflections 

3/28

EQ- 

BW-  SST- binder, reflections, notes 

CW- 

Critical reading WS- Explanation of Life Goals Essay- discuss 

What

Complete the 6 year plan reflection on the back

Pie vs Pi poem and I AM  

HW- 

TRF

DUE - 

Final copy Pie VS Pi poem 

3/29

TUTORIALS 

Pie vs Pi  poetry slam 

HW- 

TRF reflections 

3/30 Spring Holiday   

4/2

Monday 

Week 3

EQ- Practice test taking 

BW- SST- grades

CW 

AZ merit practice 

 HW-

TRF- Tuesday 

Notes 

Pie VS Pi poem - Friday 

4/3

TUTORIALS 

Binder check 

HW-  

TRF Reflections 

4/4

EQ- Test prompt strategies 

BW- SST- binder, notes, reflections 

CW- 

Timed writing- plan it out

 HW-

TRF- Thursday 

Pie VS Pi- Friday

DUE- 

TRF and reflections 

4/5 TUTORIALS   HW-

TRF and reflectionsday 

Pie VS Pi- Friday

DUE- 

TRF 

4/6

EQ- Practice test taking -Thesis and  outlining

BW- SST- grades

CW 

AZ merit practice- Rafts, Thesis, blueprint and outline

Pie VS Pi Poem- Final copy

 

 HW- 

Bring notes Monday

 

DUE- 

Pre-writing notes and practice

Pie VS Pi- Friday

TRF and reflections 

4/9

Monday 

week 4

EQ-

What are the attributes of a  “a high school AVID student.”

BW- SST- notes prep

CW- 

Get out the article- "Life Goals"

Choose a silhouette

What does it mean to be a high school student?  


Think about questions such as the following:

 

1. What should a high school AVID student have in their backpack? (They could draw a backpack, and then draw in the contents.)

2. What should a high school AVID student be thinking about? (They could draw thinking bubbles, and then fill it in with what the student is thinking.)

 

3. What should a high school AVID student be wearing? (Items may include graduation gown, National Honor Society collar, medals, etc.)

 HW- 

TRF

DUE 

Late Pie vs Pi poems

Parent signatures in planner

4/10  TUTORIALS 

 HW- 

TRF reflections 

4/11

EQ-

What are the attributes of a  “a high school AVID student.”

BW- SST- notes prep

CW- 

Get out the article- "Life Goals"

Choose a silhouette

What does it mean to be a high school student?  


Think about questions such as the following:

 

1. What should a high school AVID student have in their backpack? (They could draw a backpack, and then draw in the contents.)

2. What should a high school AVID student be thinking about? (They could draw thinking bubbles, and then fill it in with what the student is thinking.)

 

3. What should a high school AVID student be wearing? (Items may include graduation gown, National Honor Society collar, medals, etc.)

 HW- 

TRF

4/12  tutorials   
4/13  EQ-

What are the attributes of a  “a high school AVID student.”

BW- SST- binder, grades, TRF

CW- 

Get out the article- "Life Goals"

Choose a silhouette

What does it mean to be a high school student?  


Think about questions such as the following:

 

1. What should a high school AVID student have in their backpack? (They could draw a backpack, and then draw in the contents.)

2. What should a high school AVID student be thinking about? (They could draw thinking bubbles, and then fill it in with what the student is thinking.)

 

3. What should a high school AVID student be wearing? (Items may include graduation gown, National Honor Society collar, medals, etc.)

 HW- none

4/16

Monday week 5

   
4/17    
4/18

 BW- binder org, reflections

CW- 

1. choose a location - w/partner

2. word map to describe

3. Take notes on writing

4. Description of an object 

 HW- 

Homework

4/19  BW- none 

CW- 

1. choose a location - w/partner

2. word map to describe the location-  

3. Description of a memorable place-  RAFTS, word web

 HW- description word web- if not completed
4/20

 BW- notes for Monday 

CW- 

Description Rubric

Read sample papers- rate each one

Review your word web to see if you have enough detail- ADD details 

 HW- 

Bring notes Monday 

Parent Signatures in planner 

 5/4

 EQ- Sensory details 

BW- SST- notes, grades, binders

CW- 

1. Show Don's Tell WS, Passive vs Active voice WS

2. #Thankateacher- Instagram  or Twitter

 HW- 

NONE

 5/7  EQ-  Revision

BW- Thank a teacher or TRF

CW- 

1. Show Don't Tell and Passive vs ACTIVE

2. Revise and final copy

 HW- 

TRF

Final copy 

 5/8  EQ- 

BW- none

CW- 

 
 5/9  EQ- 

BW- 

CW-  TUTORIALS 

 
 5/10  TUTORIALS- bring study guides   
 5/11    EQ-  Revision

BW- Grades 

CW- 

1. Show Don't Tell and Passive vs ACTIVE

2. Revise and final copy

 HW-

Bring Notes Monday

Bring study guides

 5/14

 EQ- Goal Setting 

BW- 

notes check

Vision board directions 

3 SMART goals, 10 pictures each x3 30 pictures, quotes 

 HW- 

Bring magazine or printed pictures from the internet

 

 5/15  TUTORIALS   HW- Study for finals 
 5/16   EQ- Goal Setting 

BW- 

notes check

Vision board directions 

3 SMART goals, 10 pictures each x3 30 pictures, quotes 

 HW- 

Bring magazine or printed pictures from the internet

 5/17

 Field Trip to ASU- 

Bring Lunch, water,  comfy shoes 

RETURN TO SCHOOL at 1:30

 

Bring study guides, projects, etc 

 

 

 HW- 

Study for finals 

 5/18