Wednesday, May 3, 2017

What strategies can I use to help me succeed on my final exams? Daily Plan: Thursday, 4 May

Happy Thursday AVID Students!
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-Ongoing: Study, Revise, Turn in all work!
-Tomorrow! Consider donating large zip lock bags, highlighters, pens, pencils, sticky notes, gum, granola bars, positive notes, stickers, etc to help create 10 Day Review survival kits
Image result for sketch notes*Mark your calendars for After School De-Stress Activities! Monday, 5/8: Color to Calm
Big Idea: Structures have interrelated parts
Essential Questions: What strategies can I use to help me succeed on my final exams?
Objectives: I can...

...create art/sketch notes. my notes by annotating them.
...practice a variety of test taking strategies.
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1) Warm Up: Art Notes (10 min)
  1. Choose a new assignment from "Part 2: Assignment Review" to focus on today.
  2. Record the basic information about that assignment on Thursday, 5/4's page in your packet.
  3. Turn your notes into art/sketch notes OR take notes from a video/website in art/sketch note form.
  4. Finally, add labels to your art/sketch notes to make them useful in the future. Include at least 2 key terms in your labels (and highlight them!).
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Image result for annotated notebooks2) Notes Review: Note Annotations (15 min)
  1. Choose one class to review.
  2. Gather your notes, assignments, text books, etc for that class.
  3. Add tabs to your notes, assignments, and textbooks that include: Summaries, reminders to yourself, key terms and definitions, formulas to remember, questions to ask your teacher, etc.
  4. You may leave your tabs in your notebooks/textbooks or staple/tape them to one of the blank pages in this packet.
Image result for formula sheets3) Work Time: Test Strategies Workshop (45 min)
*3rd block, go directly to your first workshop after lunch! Each workshop will last about 25 minutes.*
  1. Identify which workshops you are attending here.
  2. Need resources? Refer to the document here.
  3. Take notes recording the topics covered and key points. 
  4. Closure: Based on what you learned in the workshops, write a to do list of 2-3 tasks you can complete to help you succeed on your exams.
    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!

    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!
    Image result for college road trip3) On the day of the trip, meet at Lee Senior around 6am with about $10 for lunch.

    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!

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