Monday, May 1, 2017

What will I do during 10 Day Review to end the year successfully? Plans for 1-15 May

Hey Advisees!
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Image result for review imagesHomework: 
-By Wednesday: Turn in your Wellness Journal to replace your lowest Q4 grade
-ASAP: Turn in late work and revisions for HS classes
-Ongoing: Study for CCCC and HS finals
-Optional:
1) Consider donating sticky notes, highlighters, positive notes, stickers, pens, pencils, granola bars, gum, etc to create 10 Day Review Survival Kits.
2) Consider bringing a snack to share for Monday, 15 May. 
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Big Idea: Systems have interrelated parts
Essential Question: What will I do during 10 Day Review to end the year successfully?
Objectives: I can...
...write to prepare for college and careers.
...create and follow a timeline.
...set, meet, and discuss personal goals.
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4th Block DLL Students: To work in ANY location other than Mrs. Kitchens' classroom during DLL, you MUST have an email or note from the teacher whose project you are working on stating where you are working. Mr. Lockard must know where you are and what you are doing at all times. Thank you!
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Monday, 1 May
Final Test Planning Day
1) Prepare:
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  1. Read the final test sheet.
  2. Select the Final Test Choice you will complete. *Star* it. Let me know if you choose "Option 2: Common Application Revised".
  3. Check off the Successful Student Portfolio Components you know you have completed and can show me.
  4. Read the grading information.
  5. Ask questions.
2) Plan:
  1. Write a SMART goal for each day during 10 day review.
  2. These goals must be specific!
    1. Example: Rewrite the unit circle 3 times; Spend 20 minutes revising English 3 paper; Finish final HIS 132 DB in 30 min; Do two pages in science study guide
    2. Non-Example: Study math
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Tuesday-Wednesday, 2-3 May
Final Test Choice Work Time
1) Prepare:
    1. Review the prompt you chose to respond to.
    2. Let me know if you have questions.
    3. Resume Resources: Writing a resume (Look under “Related Files”)
2) Write on! Finished early? Work on your SSP components or study.
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    Thursday, 4 & Tuesday, 9 May
    Successful Student Portfolio Day

    Image result for portfolio1) Get Ready: Fill in what you will do today during in your SSP log. If needed, update your log in general so it is complete. Options:
    1. Complete your Final Test Choice writing task.
    2. Work on your Required and Choice Portfolio Components.
    2) Closure: Reflect on what you accomplished today by filling in your SSP log. Tuesday, 9 May: Complete the Advisory Reflection below.
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    Wednesday - Thursday, 10-11 May
    Study Time
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    1) Get Ready: Review your SMART goal for today.
    2) Go! 

    1. Study, create flash cards, etc to meet your studying SMART goal.
    2. Finish up your SSP.
      1. Need choice activities? Get a TRF, learning log (counts as 2), and/or Frayer model from the side table.
      2. Didn't keep a log? Create a one-pager:
        1. Middle: Successful Student Portfolio
        2. Border: Name or doodle different things you've worked on 
        3. Corner 1: Write 4 sentences evaluating how you used your time on SSP days
        4. Corner 2: Draw your favorite study tools
        5. Corner 3: Create a sample to do list for what you'd do if you had a big project coming up
        6. Corner 4: Write a list of 5 things others should do to make the most of their SSP

    **Take a picture of your calendar. Be ready to turn in your Advisory Final Test by Friday at the latest!**

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    Monday, 15 May 
    Advisory Celebration


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    The AVID district program is hosting its second Summer College Road Trip! This is a GREAT way to visit colleges for ONLY the cost of lunch! Below you can see the dates and locations. You'll tour the school, eat in the dining hall (or bring a bag lunch and make this free!), see a dorm, and visit students' favorite places around campus!


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    How to sign up:
    1) We'll share the application with you once we have it. More trips will be added after we leave for the summer, SO PLEASE check the Lee County Schools' homepage here for the updates. Fill in the application! This is first come, first serve!
    2) Get a permission slip from by Ms. Delmaine's door (these will be out sometime during 10 day review - so keep checking). Complete the form with your parents/guardians and return it to Ms. Delmaine!
    3) On the day of the trip, meet at Lee Senior around 6am with about $10 for lunch.

    ​Trips:
    June 14: NCSU, Peace
    June 15: UNC Charlotte
    June 20: High Point University
    July 25: ECU
    Hopefully upcoming: ASU, UNCCH, NCCU, Virginia Tech, UNCP​

    We hope you can go! Please let Ms. Foster or Ms. Delmaine know if you have questions!

    Monday, April 17, 2017

    How will I sustain my personal wellness? Weeks of 18-20 April & 25-28 April

    Hey Advisees!
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    Homework: 
    -Wellness Journal due Friday, 28 April
    -Finish and turn in late work: Affording College Letter; College Profile; College Application Timeline
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    Big Idea: Systems have interrelated parts
    Essential Question: How will I sustain my personal wellness?
    Objectives: I can...
    ...set and meet a short term goal.
    ...create my own wellness station schedule.
    ...practice different strategies for staying well.
    ...identify the parts of the Common Application I need to work on.
    ...write a practice essay for the Common Application.
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    Tuesday, 18 April

    Catch Up Day
    1) Catch Up!
    1. Check your missing work for Advisory.
    2. Finish any missing tasks or revisions.
    3. Turn work in to me when you are done!
    2) Get Ready!
    1. Read the wellness station descriptions and days offered. *You may choose to do a wellness activity tomorrow as an addition to your portfolio if there are a lot of stations you like.*
    2. Create your schedule and give it to me.
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    Activity Day Reminders:
    1. Lunch is at 12:00!
    2. Missing work? Go to your missing work room RIGHT AFTER Advisory. You will have from 12:00-12:45 for lunch.
    3. No missing work? Enjoy Activity Day fun for all of 3rd period w/ lunch at 12:00!
    4. EVERYONE will be in 4th period ON TIME!
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    Image result for dimensions of wellnessWednesday, 19 and Tuesday, 25 and Wednesday, 26 April
    Wellness Day 1-4

    1) Stations!
    1. Review the stations you selected for today.
    2. Complete the station tasks.
    3. Station H: Intellectual Exploration Resources
      1. NPR.org
      2. The News IQ Quiz
      3. Science Discoveries Worth Celebrating
    4. Station I: Menu Mayhem Resources
      1. Tasty from Buzzfeed
      2. Foodgawker Healthy Gallery
      3. Four Food Blogs Perfect for Students
      4. Cooking Light 5-Ingredient Cookbook
    2) Exit Ticket: List what you did today and then reflect on what you learned.

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      Thursday, 19 April
      Successful Student Portfolio Day
      Wellness Day 2 (Optional)

      Image result for portfolio1) Get Ready: Fill in what you will do today during in your SSP log. Options:
      1. Complete a wellness station activity.
      2. Organize your binder and complete the binder checklist (you have this in your red folder).
      3. Work on late Advisory work.
      4. Complete any choice activity!
      2) Closure: Reflect on what you accomplished today by filling in your SSP log.
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      Thursday, 27 April
      Common Application Day 1

      Image result for common application1) Get Ready: Prepare for the Common Application
      1. Read the tips here to learn more about the Common Application.
      2. Ask questions!
      2) Go!
      1. Fill in as much as you can of the Common Application here.
      2. *Star* or highlight parts you'll need help with from your parents/guardians when you actually apply to college.
      3. Choose your essay prompt from the source here. Copy and paste the option you will respond to in a new document.
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      Friday, 28 April
      Common Application Day 2

      1) Get Ready: 
      1. Review the prompt you will respond to. 
      2. List some points you will make in your essay.
      2) Go! Write your Common Application Essay and share what you have with me for feedback!

      Tuesday, April 4, 2017

      What goals can help me stay excited and overcome obstacles on the way to my first choice college? Week of 4-6 April

      Hey Advisees!
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      Homework: 
      -Due Wednesday 4/5: College Application Timeline
      -Finish and turn in late work: Affording College Letter; College Profile; Report Card check
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      Big Idea: Systems have interrelated parts
      Essential Question: What goals can help me stay excited and overcome obstacles on the way to my first choice college?
      Objectives: I can...
      ...set college planning goals.
      ...create a visually appealing timeline.
      ...describe how I will overcome obstacles
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      Image result for life timelines drawn by handTuesday, 3 April
      College Planning Timeline Day 4
      1) Get Ready:
      1. Preview the end of the semester:
        1. 4-6 April: Timeline
        2. 17-21 April: Common Application Practice
        3. 23-28 April: Wellness Week
        4. 1-15 May: 10 Day Review; Life Planning Revisited
        5. Requests? Concerns? Etc...?
      2. Review the requirements for earning a 50/50 on your timeline.
      2) Go! 
      1. Make sure your goals are SMART goals. Get ideas from these resources:
        1. Timeline from CFNC
        2. Senior Year Application Checklist from Big Future
        3. Timeline 12th Grade from Big Future
        4. Master Timeline: College Admissions from Khan Academy
        5. Your College Prep Timeline from Princeton Review
        6. Check your college's website to see what you need to do AFTER you are admitted! Don't forget to make your down payment, accept your admissions, review financial aid packages, apply for housing, etc. Sound crazy? Remember, AVID 4 will help you with this!!!
      2. Work on your visual!
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      Wednesday, 5 April
      College Planning Timeline Day 3

      1) Get Ready:
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      1. Number off.
      2. Get with your partner.
      3. Share your goal sheet and timeline.
      4. Give each other a plus and delta.
      2) Go!
      1. Use your goal sheets, big white paper, construction paper, computer paper, markers, colored pencils, etc. to finish your visual timeline!
      2. Have fun with the visual and let me know if you need ideas and help! Foldables, flip books, spirals, traditional timelines, digital piktocharts all work!
      3. Turn in your completed goal sheet and timeline.
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        Thursday, 6 April
        Successful Student Portfolio Day

        Image result for portfolio1) Get Ready: Fill in what you will do today during in your SSP log. 
        1. Options:
          1. Organize your binder and complete the binder checklist (you have this in your red folder).
          2. Work on late Advisory work.
          3. Complete any choice activity!
        2) Closure: Reflect on what you accomplished today by filling in your SSP log.

        Tuesday, March 28, 2017

        What goals can help me stay excited and overcome obstacles on the way to my first choice college? Week of 28-30 March

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        Have you done these things?
        Hey Advisees!
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        Homework: 
        -Finish and turn in late work: Affording College Letter; College Profile; Report Card check
        -Due Soon/Next Wednesday 4/5: College Application Timeline
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        Big Idea: Systems have interrelated parts
        Essential Question: What goals can help me stay excited and overcome obstacles on the way to my first choice college?
        Objectives: I can...
        ...set college planning goals.
        ...create a visually appealing timeline.
        ...describe how I will overcome obstacles
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        College Planning Timeline Day 2
        1) Get Ready:
        1. Discuss current assignments and late assignments.
        2. Take out college application timeline materials.
        2) Go! 
        1. Fill in the top part of the sheet. If you haven't changed college goals, you have this information.
        2. Finish setting goals! Resources for goal setting:
          1. Timeline from CFNC
          2. Senior Year Application Checklist from Big Future
          3. Timeline 12th Grade from Big Future
          4. Master Timeline: College Admissions from Khan Academy
          5. Your College Prep Timeline from Princeton Review
          6. Check your college's website to see what you need to do AFTER you are admitted! Don't forget to make your down payment, accept your admissions, review financial aid packages, apply for housing, etc. Sound crazy? Remember, AVID 4 will help you with this!!!
        3. Begin creating your visual!
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        Wednesday, 29 March
        College Planning Timeline Day 3

        1) Get Ready:

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        1. Review how your timeline will be graded and read the visual requirements.
        2. Reflect and predict: What grade do you think you'll get if you keep working on this the way you have?
        2) Go!
        1. Use your goal sheets, big white paper, construction paper, computer paper, markers, colored pencils, etc. to create your visual timeline!
        2. Have fun with the visual and let me know if you need ideas and help! Foldables, flip books, spirals, traditional timelines, digital piktocharts all work!
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          Thursday, 30 March
          Successful Student Portfolio Day

          Image result for portfolio1) Get Ready: Fill in what you will do today during in your SSP log. 
          1. Options:
            1. Organize your binder and complete the binder checklist (you have this in your red folder).
            2. Work on late Advisory work.
            3. Complete any choice activity!
          2) Closure: Reflect on what you accomplished today by filling in your SSP log.