AVID Tutorial Make-Up Assignments by 86k2ZOX1


									AVID 1 / MS. SIMON

                       AVID Tutorial Make-Up Assignments
Directions: During tutorial sessions, at least 45 minutes worth of learning takes place that
you miss if you are absent. Therefore, you must make up the time by doing one of the
following assignments. If you do not make up your missed tutorial sessions, they will go
into the grade book as zeros and bring down your overall AVID grade. You will not be
automatically excused from any tutorial sessions, regardless of whether the absence is
excused or not. If you must leave a tutorial early for any reason, you must complete one of
the following assignments to make up that tutorial!
     SQ4R: Complete one from a chapter in a college-prep class you are taking this
       semester. Minimum of one full page in length. SQ4R = Survey, Question, Read,
       Recite, Review, Reflect. (See back for more info)
     College/Career Article: From a magazine, newspaper, or Internet about a college-
       related topic or something about a career you are interested in pursuing or
       something that deal with getting a job. Attach the article to a one-page reflection
       about it.
     Subject Content: Choose a topic you are currently studying in a college prep class,
       and research this topic. Create Cornell notes (including the summary!) on your
       findings. Minimum or one page.
     After School Study Center/Tutoring: Attend one day. Use a Tutorial Request form
       to complete your studying after school. Have one of the teachers sign you in and out
       in their handwriting! You must attend from beginning to end in order to receive full
     College/Career Center Guest Speaker: Attend a college or career presentation put
       on by the College/Career Center. Take Cornell notes and have the advisor sign and
       date your notes.
     Interview a Professional: about their career or profession. Learn everything about
       what this person does and what they had to do to earn this position (college,
       additional training, etc). Find out the pros and cons to their job and what a typical
       day is like. Turn in Cornell notes about this great experience. Include the title of
       their job and a detailed reflection of your thoughts/reactions. This person cannot
       be a parent/guardian!
     Interview a College Student (who is currently enrolled): You must interview them
       by way of e-mail or in person and by asking them a minimum of 10 questions. (Have
       your questions prepared before communicating with this person!) Print the
       entire correspondence between the two of you and turn it in.

 ***All tutorial make-up assignments MUST be submitted no later than
     one week after the absence! No credit will be given to make-up
                 assignments received after that date!***
             SQ4R: Survey, Question, Read, Recite, Relate, Review
                                             the title, headings, and subheadings
                                             captions under pictures, charts, graphs, or maps
                                             review questions or teacher-made study guides
    Before you read, survey the chapter
                                             introductory and concluding paragraphs
                                             summary
                                             try to get an overview of what lies ahead
                                             turn the title, headings, and/or subheadings into
                                             read questions at the end of the chapters or after
                                              each subheading
     Question while you are surveying        ask yourself, “What do I already know about this
                                             ask yourself, “What did my instructor say about
                                              this chapter or subject when it was assigned?”
                                             you should write out these questions in your notes!
                                             look for answers to the questions you first raised
                                             answer questions at the beginning or end of
                                              chapters or study guides
                                             reread captions under pictures, graphs, etc
                                             note all the underlined, italicized, bold printed
         When you begin to read               words/phrases
                                             study graphic aids
                                             reduce your speed for difficult passages
                                             stop and reread parts which are not clear
                                             read only a section at a time and recite after each
                                             orally ask yourself questions about what you have
                                              just read and/or summarize, in your own words,
                                              what you read
                                             take notes from the text but write the information
                                              in your own words
                                             underline/highlight important points you’ve just
     Recite after you’ve read a section
                                             use the method of recitation which best suits your
                                              particular learning style
                                             remember to look for answers as you read and to
                                              recite or take notes before moving on
                                             recite key terms and concepts
                                             it is easier to remember ideas that are personally
                  Relate                     when you study a chapter, try to link new facts,
                                              terms, and concepts with information you already
                                             When you’re done reading, skim back over the
                                              chapter, or read your notes. Then check you
        Review an ongoing process             memory by reciting and quizzing yourself again
                                             make frequent review a key part of your study

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