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.