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10th Grade AVID

Sample Week at a Glance



2013-14

Each bulleted activity/lesson/project listed below represents one class period,



The other two days each week are devoted to tutorials.


Week #

AVID Lessons

1

AVID Basics

  • AVID Overview/Making the Grade Video Clip & Go Over Syllabus

  • Binder Set-up & Portfolio Requirements

  • Cornell Notes Power Point

  • Costa’s Levels of Intellectual Functioning (Three Little Pigs & Goldilocks & The Three Bears)

  • AVID Pictionary (Teambuilding)

2

Getting to Know You

  • Life Goals Essay

  • Tutorial Video & Filling Out Tutorial Sheet (Questions from Student Handbook)

  • Peer Review of Life Goals Essay

  • Practice Tutorial (use questions from student handbook)

  • Teambuilding activity

3

Time Management

  • Time Management Prioritization Activity & Group Posters

Recording Accomplishments

  • High School Activities Record & Resumes

  • Presentation of Resumes

4

Problem-Solution

  • Essay

  • Speech

  • Presentation of Speeches

5

Organizing Your Life

  • Organizing Your Life Power Point

  • How to Get Organized Display Board

  • Presentation of Display Boards

6

College Exploration

  • Priorities for College & Planning for College Worksheet/My Ideal College

  • College Information Worksheet & College Research Essay in Lab

  • What Colleges Look For & College Admissions Game

7

Principle #1: Take 100% Responsibility for Your Life

  • Worksheet

Principle #2: Believe It’s Possible

  • Worksheet

Philosophical Chairs

8

Principle #3: Decide What you Want

  • The Bucket Book

Principle #4: Be Clear Why You’re Here

  • Mission Statements

  • Presentation of Mission Statements

9

Principle #5: See the Best to Be the Best

  • Gratitude Journal

Principle #6: Unleash the Power of Goal Setting

  • Personal & Career Goals

Teambuilding Activity

10

Principle #7: Release the Brakes

  • Worksheet & Essay

Principle #8: See What You Want, Get What You See

  • Film Strip

  • Presentation of Film Strips

11

Principle #9: Act As If

  • As If Essay

Principle #10: Just Lean Into It

  • Poster

  • Presentation of Posters

12

Principle #11: Face Your Fears Head-On!

  • Worksheet

Principle #12: Be Willing to Pay the Price

  • Essay

  • Essay Read Around

13

Principle #13: Ask! Ask! Ask!

  • Worksheet

Principle #14: Reject Rejection

  • Interviews

Teambuilding Activity

14

Principle #15: Use Feedback to Fast-Forward

  • Interviews

Principle #16: Stop Hanging with Turkeys and Soar with Eagles

  • Friend Analysis

Socratic Seminar

  • Friendship Quality and Social Development

15

Principle #17: Keep Score of Your Success and Build On It

  • Success Journal

Principle #18: Perform with Persistence by Keeping Your Eyes on the Prize

  • Essay

Philosophical Chairs

16

Principle #19: Give Your Best to Be Your Best

  • Essay

Principle #20: Start Now…Just Do It!

  • Activity Cards

17

The Success Principles Project

  • Group Project

  • Group Project

  • Presentations

18

Research Skills

  • MLA Format (Parenthetical Citations & Works Cited Practice)

  • Citation Sentence Templates & 3-Part Source Integration Technique

Pass Out Be an Expert Report and begin research in computer lab

19

FINALS WEEK (AVID Reading Logs & Portfolios Due)

  • Multiple Choice Test on The Success Principles for Teens

  • The Success Principles for Teens Mini Book

  • 1st Semester Portfolio Evaluation

20

Pass Out New: Reading Logs, Binder Checklists, Community Service Logs

Be an Expert Report



  • Research in computer lab

  • Research in computer lab

  • Presentations

21

Scholarships

  • How to Get Money For College Power Point & Video Clip, Article & Worksheet

  • Research scholarships using Scholarship Research Packet in the computer lab

  • Continue researching scholarships using Scholarship Research Packet in the computer lab

22

Scholarships

  • Mock Scholarship Group Project

  • Mock Scholarship Group Project

  • Applying for Mock Scholarships

23

Scholarships

21 Day Challenge (Changing or Developing a Habit)

24

Community Service Project Plan

  • Project

  • Project

  • Presentation

25

Interview Skills

26

Interview Skills

  • Research in Computer Lab

  • Presentations

  • Presentations

27

Public Speaking

 The Power of Persuasion

 Two Minute Speeches

 Teambuilding Activity



28

Career Projects

  • Career Interest Survey and Career Research (Mini Display Board) in Computer Lab

 Research in Computer Lab

 Presentation of Career Research Display Boards



29

Being a Savvy Shopper

  • Deceptive Advertising

  • Advertising Project

  • Presentation of Projects

30

Artistic Convergence

  • Projects

  • Projects

  • Presentations

31

Public Speaking

  • Begin Writing Persuasive Speeches

  • Presentation of Persuasive Speeches

  • Presentation of Persuasive Speeches

32

College Exploration

  • College Research Project (Mini Books) & College Information Worksheet

  • Research in Lab

  • Presentation of Mini Books

33

The Cost of Living

  • Research in computer lab

Mock Letter of Recommendation (about yourself)

  • Type in computer lab

  • Read around using score sheet

34

College Admissions Essay

  • Personal Inventory & College Admission Essay

  • Continue working on College Admissions Essay

  • Peer Review of Admissions Essays

35

Money Management

  • Credit Cards Socratic Seminar & Worksheet

  • Checking Accounts

  • Checking Account Game

36

Money Management

  • Tips for Stretching Your Dollar Handout

  • Preparing Booklets entitled “Ways to Stretch Your Dollar”

  • Presentations

37

FINALS WEEK (AVID Reading Logs Due)

  • Sophomore Summary Essay

  • Portfolio Assessment

38

Collaborative Group Project Presentations

Assignment is to be placed in students’ Sophomore Portfolio after being graded

10th Grade AVID Texts: The Success Principles for Teens by Jack Canfield and Kent Healy &



Cool Stuff They Should Teach in School by Kent and Kyle Healy

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