Tuesday, March 21, 2017

What goals can help me stay excited and overcome obstacles on the way to my first choice college? Week of 21-23 March

Image result for preparing for college timeline cfncHey Advisees!

Affording College Letter with notes from you and your family. 
College Profile
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...
...navigate a college website.
...decorate my profile with relevant information.
...set college planning goals.
...create a timeline.
Performance Task: College Profile due TODAY! College Planning Timeline due next Thursday!
Tuesday, 21 March
College Profile Day 3

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1) Get Ready: Review what you have left to do on your College Profile. Ask me if you have any clarifying questions.

2) Go!
  1. Finish filling in your profile.
  2. Then, create a border with 5 doodles, quotes, relevant illustrations, etc that show something about your college or your college goals.
  3. Done early? Read, work on homework, etc. 
  4. Turn your college profile in today!

Wednesday, 22 March
College Planning Timeline Day 1

1) Get Ready: Read through the college planning timeline task and ask me any questions you have. Discuss the goals of the task:
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  1. Set goals that will help you stay on track for the rest of the time you are at LEC/CCCC.
  2. Create a visual reminder of your goals.
  3. Plan how you will deal with expected obstacles.
2) Go!
  1. Fill in the top part of the sheet. If you haven't changed college goals, you have this information.
  2. Start setting goals. Finish setting goals next Tuesday and use next Tuesday and Wednesday to create your visual! 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!!!
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    Thursday, 23 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. Annotate 3 pages in a textbook using sticky notes. 
      3. Create flashcards or study tools for an upcoming test.
      4. Peer evaluate a paper with a classmate. 
    2) Closure: Reflect on what you accomplished today by filling in your SSP log.

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