AVID II

January 5-8

Happy New Year!

Welcome back to school my amazing students! I hope you had a wonderful break.


Please note: Ms. Baer will be out all of next week. We have no school next Friday (1/15) or the following Monday (1/18). Enjoy your four-day weekend :)

Unit Learning Goal

Students should be able to sufficiently explain what makes them a unique and successful choice for various situations, such as jobs, college admittance, and scholarships.

Weekly Learning Goal

Students will be able to:


  • Re-assess and re-evalute goals from the beginning of the school year
  • Extend their memorization when taking Cornell notes and studying

Tuesday, January 5

Do Now: Sat Question of the Day


Introduction to Quarter 3 Unit A Learning Scale


Goal Re-evaluation: Log into your Google Drive and review your goals from the beginning of the school year. How much progress have you made? Did you complete some of your goals? Do you have new goals? Do you need to re-asses them?


GPA Goal-setting Worksheet: Refine your goals for the year. Choose one academic, one personal, and service-oriented goal to focus on for the next two quarters. (iPad/online submission available).


Under the 1.0/2.0 reflection section of your unit scale, tell me how today's activity supported you in reaching our unit learning goal.

Wednesday, January 6

Do Now: SAT Question of the Day


Memory Game - Can you remember 20 words in 3 minutes???


Take Cornell Notes as we watch the following video:

Reviewing Cornell Good Practices - using pictures and diagrams

What are the three most important points of the video? Turn them into a picture or diagram. (iPad/online submission).


TRF's DUE TOMORROW WHEN YOU WALK IN THE DOOR!!!

Thursday, January 7

Memorization Activity Continued..

Friday, January 8