AVID 10th Announcements

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Wednesday, September 20th, 2017 - Stuff for today...

posted by Matt Harmless   [ updated ]

 ONE: Binder Checks
Give your Binder to your Tutor.

TWO: Day two of your Lesson Project
Click Here to go to the Project Page. 
Work on the part that says, "Day Two"

Monday, September 18th, 2017 - Stuff for Today!

posted Sep 18, 2017, 10:02 AM by Matt Harmless   [ updated Sep 18, 2017, 11:59 AM ]

Week Four Vocab
Your presentation is in Google Drive.
If you need help with the definitions. look up each of the words on Visuwords.

FRIDAY, September 15th, 2017 ~ Today!

posted Sep 15, 2017, 10:03 AM by Matt Harmless

Directions for Today:

  1. We are all going to try to do the Learn Storm assignment on Khan Academy. (Click Here to Start)
  2. If that doesn't work, or if you complete that, go to Google Classroom and make sure you have completed and turned in the following assignments:
    1. Khan Academy Week 1 Learn Storm
    2. AVID Vocab for SAT Prep
    3. AVID Goal Setting Assignment
    4. AVID Persuasive One-Pager
    5. Answer this question... 
  3. If you are done with everything else, please work on the SAT Prep portion of Khan Academy. (Click Here to Start)

September 14th, 2017 -- Tutorials!

posted Sep 14, 2017, 7:15 AM by Matt Harmless


We are doing tutorials today!
  • I hope you brought your TRF's!
  • Don't forget to hold in the chaos.
    • (Use your "inside voices" during the tutorial)
  • If you haven't finished any of the previous assignments, please do so on your own time. 
    • I may give you some time tomorrow, but I won't give you the entire class.

September 13th, 2017 -- Today:

posted Sep 13, 2017, 9:28 AM by Matt Harmless   [ updated Sep 13, 2017, 10:31 AM ]

Binder Checks Today: 

  Take this Survey: Click Here
  When you are done, get on a Chromebook (or your phone) and go to Khan Academy.
  (Don't forget to sign in.)
  Work on SAT Prep.

September 12th, 2017 -- Tutorials Today!

posted Sep 12, 2017, 9:13 AM by Matt Harmless

 Number One:
 Number Two: 
  • Tutorials Today
  • Make sure you bring your TRF to class. 
  • Make sure you are respectful, helpful, and quiet for your new tutors.
 Number Three:
  • You should go to Google Classroom and finish any assignments that you haven't finished.

September 11th, 2017 -- Directions for Today!

posted Sep 11, 2017, 5:08 AM by Matt Harmless   [ updated Sep 11, 2017, 5:55 AM ]

Stuff for Today:

AVID SAT Prep Vocab Slides:
  • Go to Google Classroom and open the assignment. 
  • I have attached two documents. 
  • One is a list of the words with the directions.
  • The other one is a presentation that you will need to work on. 
  • You are allowed to work with a partner on this assignment. 
  • If you do work with a partner, make sure you insert a slide at the beginning that has both of your names on it. 

September 8th, 2017 -- What's happening today?

posted Sep 8, 2017, 4:55 AM by Matt Harmless   [ updated Sep 8, 2017, 11:57 AM ]

 Binder Checks Today! 
  1. Get with a partner (or two). 
  2. Exchange Binders 
  3. Go to The Binder Check Form to check your partner's Binder. 
 When you and your partners are done with the Binder Checks...
    follow the directions below. 
          (This is all about following directions.)
  1. Tell Mr. Harmless that you have completed your Binder Check.
  2. Get a Manila Folder from Mr. Harmless.  (Go back and get one from him!)
  3. Print your name on the top of the folder.  Use this format: Last Name, First Name
  4. The next few steps require some drawing... If you want to use some color, come back and get some markers or colored pencils or crayons.
  5. In the top left corner create an illustration for a goal that you have for the year.
  6. In the top right corner create an illustration for the college or university that you plan to attend.
  7. In the bottom left corner create an illustration for your proudest moment from your freshman year.
  8. In the bottom right corner create an illustration that depicts a favorite childhood memory.
  9. Show one other person your folder.
  10. When you have finished your folder, give it to Mr. Harmless.
  11. Go back to your seat.
  12. Ask (kindly) one other person to get off of their phone. 
  13. If your name is Delrey... do the "get quiet" clap.
  14. Get a copy of the AVID notes to add to your Binder. (Mr. Harmless has them on his podium.)
  15. Ask Mr. Harmless where to get a blank TRF for next Tuesday.
  16. Go get a blank TRF for next Tuesday.
  17. Once you have completed all of these steps, login to your School E-mail and send Mr. Harmless (harmlessm[at]danville118.org) an e-mail that says, "I have followed directions today." (You can sign in to your e-mail by clicking here.)
  18. If you have completed all of these steps, I will give you a 100% for following Directions!
  19. That's It!

September 7th, 2017 -- Today!

posted Sep 6, 2017, 7:06 PM by Matt Harmless

Tutorials Today!

September 6th, 2017 -- Assignment for Today

posted Sep 6, 2017, 9:47 AM by Matt Harmless

This paper will be your first paper in an online digital portfolio. 

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