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									           AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination)

The mission of AVID is to close the achievement             Havenview Middle School
   gap by preparing all students for college                 “Learners Today, Leaders
  readiness and success in a global society.                       Tom orrow”
                                                                                                Dr. Jada Meeks
                                                           Date: Sept. 20 - Sept.24, 2010

  This Week’s Assignments

   Guiding Questions: What career are you
                                                                This Week’s Highlights
   interested in learning about? How do you present
   information? How do you set goals?
                                                           DAY 1:Public Speaking Skills
   Curriculum Objectives: Research a career and
   prepare a presentation. Set Goals and Prepare for
                                                            Student will prepare a presentation script and
   college visits
                                                            practice the delivery of the speech
   Resources: Research for career, Binders
  Teacher Handouts/Activity 1.2, 1.7, 1.8, 14.1, 14.2,     DAY2: Goal Setting
  16.1
  SPIs: LA 0701.2.6 Deliver effective oral                  Students will evaluate their academic
  presentations, Career Guidance 2.1.1 Set and
  achieve goals
                                                            progress and set new goals. Students will
                                                            calculate their gpa and set new goals.

  Reminder to Parents                                      DAY 3: Organization and Planning for a
   Please review the your child’s Cornell                         College visit
   Notes daily. Look for the questions
   they generated and their summaries                      Students will organize their binders, review
   for each class. Also check their                        notes and prepare for the college visit
   binders for class notes daily.
    ALL PARENTS ARE WELCOME TO VISIT THE                         VOCABULARY TEST!!!!!
           CLASS W/ OFFICE PERMIT.
                                                           DAY 4: Fish Bowl Speeches
  Vocabulary Words
                                                           Students will choose topics and present mini-
   1. Speaker                                              speeches during the class.
   2. Conduct
   3. Profession
   4. Mastery
   5. TCAP
   6. Basic
   7. Proficient
   8. Advanced                              AVID Teacher’s email: meeksjs@mcsk12.net
   9. Introduction                          State Vocabulary Terms: Students must know, learn and be able
   10. Conclusion
                                            to apply the words in each subject area. Go here to see the list
   SCHOLARS OF THE WEEK:                    for each grade:
    7-10 – Elijah Berry                     www.tennessee.gov/education/ic/doc/academic_vocab.pdf
    7-9 – Bria Brown
    7-8 - Dezmen Boyce
    7-7 – Anjelica Brittenum                               Important Dates/Upcoming Events
    7-6 - Allison Ambrose                                         AVID CLUB 6th Grade Sign Up:
    Every students will be highlighted                                 September 30, 2010
             during the year

								
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