Wednesday, October 19, 2016

October 19

Public Speaking

1 Minute to introduce your partner.  Not following the directions from Tuesday will result in a loss of 3 points.  Learn to read the whole set of directions.

Study public speaking terms for quiz.

Friday, October 14, 2016

October 17

Set up your calendar for this week.

Check Classroom for the assignment.

Monday, October 10, 2016

October 11

Read the article.

Quick write What does it mean to  eat healthy?
Take notes on the reading.  

Write a full one pager.  Do not lose the one pager guide.

Have a great day!  

Mr. Angel

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

October 4 -- Goals and Wishes

Supplies needed today
Cornell Note Page

Set up a page for Cornell Notes

EQ: What is the difference between a goal and a wish?

Use a dictionary to define the following words

goal --

wish  -- 

Brainstorm how you would teach the difference between a goal and a wish

Class common definition 

Group up with 5 to 6 member in a group, look for common learning styles

Use your brainstorms to come up with a product demonstrating the differences between a goal and a wish.  See the rubric in Google Classroom.

Monday, October 3, 2016

October 3

Show me your Math Yuhasz students.

This week's agenda

In Google Classroom start your questioning sheet

October 3

Show me you Math Yuhasz students.

This week's agenda

In Google Classroom start your questioning sheet

Thursday, September 29, 2016

September 29

Define in classroom


Make a table with 3 columns,. 1st column is word, 2nd column is definition, 3rd column is logo

Google Draw -- Costa House -- Classroom

Read Costa's Levels of Questioning

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

September 28

Math Higher Level Questions

Science Notebook Higher Level Questions

History Notebook -- Higher Level Questions

English Higher Level from your at home reading.

Use Google Draw to represent Level 1, Level 2, and Level 3 of Costa's questions.


Tuesday, September 27, 2016

September 27 -- Questioning

Read the following story: Butterfly Lovers

Use Costa's levels of questioning sheet to ask two Level 1 questions , two Level 2 question , and 1 Level 3 question.  Write the questions in your notes.

Think --Write --  Pair -- Share

Look at your notes from a math lesson,  As a group  use Costa's levels of questioning sheet to ask two Level 1 questions , two Level 2 question , and 1 Level 3 question.  Write the questions in your notes.

Think Write Pair Share

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Wednesday, September 14, 2016


KWL  What do you know about how you learn?  How does that affect the way you study?

Today we will be completing a Learning Styles Inventory.

Friday, September 9, 2016

September 9


1. Turn in Grade Check Sheets
2. Catch up Assignment Logs -- Future Reference do this as you get assignments.  The goal is organization, not busy work.
3.  Log in to a work station at each table. Print your Bio Poems.
4. Present Bio Poem
5.  School Service Hours/Community Action Project
     A. AVID students must complete 25 hours of school service for the semester.  
           Options include 1. WEB, Area 55 (after school), Tough 2 volunteer (not at school), helping Dave at lunch, working the door at athletic contests
We need two people on Sept 20 and Sep 22 to work the door at a volleyball game from 3 until 4:30.

Thursday, September 8, 2016

September 8

Scary Words

What are words that are often overused?

Add to the note page

Revise your bio poem

 A. Share with 2
      First share no edits, just discuss format and maybe adding adjectives or taking away scary words.
      Second share  -- edits, spelling, capitalizations, punctuation

Mr A bio poem


Write your final draft  -- You will be asked to print it.
Extra Credit  -  illustrate using storybird or slides


Pink Sheets (Grade check)

Tomorrow we present.

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

September 7

Pull out your Bio Poem

Create an account at and bring your writing to life.

Now lets look at word choice.

Monday, September 5, 2016

September 6

Good Day AVID Students,

I hope that you had a restful but fun weekend.  Today we have a guest teacher and I know that you will treat him with the utmost kindness and respect.
Today's assignment is found in Classroom.  Please complete a rough draft of the Bio Poem.

Friday, September 2, 2016

Thursday, September 1, 2016

September 1 - GPA Goal Setting

1.  Today we are finishing up our discussion from yesterday and watching a TED Talk.

Then we will move into discussions about grades and goal setting.  Please go to classroom after the TED Talk.

In classroom you will see an assignment titled GPA Goal Setting.

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

August 31


What was your after school time like?  Last week, yesterday, today?

Using an agenda.  Notetaking: Set up a Cornell Note Page

Key questions: Where do you keep your agenda?

What should you do everyday?
How do you keep track of completed assignments?
How do you archive important information?

What are the 8 things that lead to success in the TED Talk found in the link above?  How do you use these?

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

August 30, 2016

One complete discussion of social contract

2. Vocabulary words

3. Time management suggestions.  How do you know what to do after school?

Quickwrite:  What did you do after school last Wednesday?  What about yesterday?

What does your after school schedule look like today?

4.  School Service Plan