Olympia

High School

1302 North Street
Olympia, WA 98501
Phone: (360) 596-7000
Attendance: (360) 596-7003
Fax: (360) 596-7001

Homework:   Click here for Cornell Note paper! Click here for a TRF 

SECOND SEMESTER! 

 February 20-24

Monday: No school

Tuesday: No school

Wednesday:  Share your poems from Friday if you want to. Binder check; TRF; decorate mask.

Thursday:  Tutorial

Friday: We wear the mask. Binder check on Monday. 6 notes

 

February 13-17

 Monday: Binder check  (6 notes due.  Change total to 30for notes and 55total.)  TRF and Goals for 2nd semester. One academic goal, one social goal, and one kindness/happiness goal. 

 Tuesday: Tutorial

 Wednesday: Family meeting

 Thursday: Tutorial

 Friday:  Walk in someone's shoes. Binder check on Monday 10 notes!

 

 

February 6-11

Monday: Snow day

Tuesday: Snow day

Wednesday:   Binder check!  Semester grade check and GPA!  Finish four year plan

Thursday:Tutorial pointers/ changes.  TRF.Tutorial

Friday: organizing notes. Teambuilding. Creating a happiness survival kit.

 

 

January 30-February 3

Monday:  reset on binders and notetaking. Using learning logs. Lecture and notes on time management.

Tuesday:  Table talks, reflection and debrief

Wednesday: Four year plan. folders.  Fill out TRF for tomorrow

Thursday: Tutorial or math notes

Friday: TED talk on happiness.

 

 January 23-27  Finals week

 

 Remember to have someone read your essay and sign it to get extra credit!

Monday: Mandala and study groups for health.  TRF

 

Tuesday: Tutorial review for finals.

 

Wednesday:  Finals periods 3, 6.Finish up mandala, Final draft of paper due to turnitin.

 

Thursday: Periods 4,5 finals.  Present your mandala to the class. 

 

Friday:  Periods 1,2 finals.

 

Week of January 16-20  

 

Monday  No school

 Tuesday:  Rough draft of essay due  for peer review.  Backwards mapping for finals.

 Wednesday: Peer review groups on essay.  Mandala

 Thursday: Tutorial: Finals study groups science

 Friday: Mandala.  

 Week of January 9-13  

 Monday: Binder check. Type up first draft of essay. 

Tuesday: Tutorial

 Wednesday: Self editing of essay.

 Thursday: Tutorial: Finals study groups: Math

 Friday:  Information about Mandala project. Brainstorm ideas. 

 

 Week 16  January 3-6

Tuesday: Gratitude and appreciation

Wednesday: TRF for tomorrow. More info on self and Who am I essay.

Thursday:  Tutorial

Friday: Begin drafting who am I essay.  Binder check and backpack check on Monday.

 

 

Week 15

 Monday:  Binder check. TRF.  Check with teachers. Is there any make up work you can do before the break?

Tuesday: Tutorial

Wednesday:  TRF on a personal rather than academic challenge. Everyone fills one out, you DO NOT have to present your challenge to the class unless you want to. Film.

Thursday: Family meeting on tutorials.

Friday:  Nice things.  Have a good break. If you have homework, try to do it early in the break so you don't forget.

 

Week 14

 Monday:  12-week grade check. Binder check. TRF Homework:  Complete your TRF

Tuesday:   Tutorial 

 Wednesday:  Film: The Blindside.  Journal/exit slip.  How does this relate to you? What did the film today make you think about.  Homework:  TRF

 Thursday:  Tutorial

 Friday:  Snow day!

 

 

Week 13

Monday:   Learning styles inventory.  How can you work with your learning style to be the best student you can be. Homework:  Complete your TRF

Tuesday:   Tutorial 

Wednesday:  Film: The Blindside.  Journal/exit slip.  How does this relate to you? What did the film today make you think about.  Homework:  TRF

Thursday:  Tutorial

Friday:  Would you rather, plus more of film. Today is the end of 12 weeks. Only six weeks left iin the semester. Finish strong!  Binder check and grade check on Monday.

 

Week 12

Monday 11/21   Peer binder check.  TRF for tomorrow: Optional. You can do it on a personal topic if you would like.

Tuesday 11/22   Tutorial.  Gratitude. 

Have a great Thanksgiving.  I am thankful for all of you!

Week 11  

 Monday 11/14   Binder check.  Fill out TRF. Check your grades.

 Tuesday 11/15   Tutorial

 Wednesday 11/16  What color are you?  What does that mean?  Where are you on Cornell Notes? Homework:  Fill out TRF form

 Thursday 11/17 Tutorial 

 Friday 11/18:  Guest speaker. Share most embarrassing moment.

 

Week 10 

 Monday 11/7   Binder check.  Fill out TRF. Work on your poster.

 Tuesday 11/8   Tutorial

 Wednesday 11/9 College goals poster. Present for extra credit.  

 Thursday 11/10 Continue presenting posters. 

 Friday 11/11:  No school. Veterans Day.

 

 Week 9  

 Monday 10/31   Binder check.  Fill out TRF. Check your grades.

 Tuesday 11/1   Tutorial

 Wednesday 11/2 College goals. Create roadmap  Homework:  Fill out TRF form

 Thursday 11/3 Tutorial 

 Friday 11/4:  Share your college road map

 

 Week 8   

Monday 10/24   Binder check.  Fill out TRF. Check your grades.

Tuesday 10/25   Tutorial

Wednesday 10/26  Career interest survey.

Thursday 10/27  Tutorial review and discussion of how to be successful in weakest subject area.

Friday 10/28:  We will work with the career match findings today.

 

Week 7   Goal: Improve your Cornell Notes!  Five days of good notes in any class. Go for some extra credit notes

Monday 10/17:    Binder check!  We will debrief the mock tutorial and fill out a trf.

Tuesday 10/18:  Group  tutorial

Wednesday10/19: Read through your notes to fill out TRF

Thursday10/20:  We will try an AVID tutorial. 

Friday  10/21:  Socratic seminar: article and discussion.  Reminder: binder check on Monday.

 

Week 6   Goal: Improve your Cornell Notes!  Five days of good notes in any class. Go for some extra credit notes

Monday 10/10:    Binder check!  Grade check!!

Tuesday 10/11:  More on the AVID tutorial.  How to fill out a TRF

Wednesday10/12:  Finalize your first semester smart goal.

Thursday10/13:  We will try an AVID tutorial. I will provide your point of confusion for this trial run.

Friday  10/14: No school for students. Have a great weekend.

 

Week 5    Goal: Improve your Cornell Notes!  Five days of good notes in any class. Go for some extra credit notes

Monday 10/3:    Binder check!

Tuesday 10/4:  I will introduce the AVID tutorial.  Take notes 

Wednesday10/5:  Goal setting brainstorming.

Thursday10/6:  Interviews of Mira, Alex, and Chantal. Take notes

Friday  10/7: We will debrief yesterday's interviews and work on the smart goals for the first semester.

 

 

Week 4    Goal: Improve your Cornell Notes!  Five days in science or math (or both)

Monday 9/26:    Costa's three levels of questions. 

Tuesday 9/27:  We will start an interview project practicing upper level questions. Plan your questions.

Wednesday 9/28: Interview your partner and start planning presentation.

Thursday9/29:  Introduce your partner by presenting your interview narrative.

Friday  9/30:  Finish introductions. Practice Cornell notes on speaker from AVID institute.

 

Week 3   This week's goal. Take Cornell notes in Science or Math (or both for extra credit) every day

Monday:  Reminder. Take notes in math or science every day.  Finish folders and share info. Do you have grit? Practice notes on Ted Talk.

Tuesday:  Social contract. Group agreement for our AVID family.

Wednesday: Finish and sign social contract for our team.  Find something you have in common with every student in this class without using words or making sounds.

Thursday:Grade check and plan for Bear Time.

Friday:   We will organize binders in anticipation of the binder check on Monday.  Fun Friday activity. Team building.

 

 

Week 2    This week we will start talking about taking notes and keeping up with assignments

 

Monday: AVID contract, study buddies, hints on using your binder, cards.  This is a test to see if anyone checked my webpage. If you see this come up to me and say, I like candy and you will get some!

 

Tuesday:Role playing teacher student scenarios. I will show you an example of a great binder and an organizational disaster!

 

Wednesday: Cornell notes. We will talk about how and why you use them!  Great strategy for learning.

 

Thursday:  Practice notes. Set up folder

 

Friday:  Notebook check.  I will share some of the videos of the student and teacher speakers at AVID the avid institute this summer. 

 

 

 

Week 1  This week we will focus on getting to know each other and getting our binders set up for academic success!

WEDNESDAY:  Binders, planners, class goals, contract. 

THURSDAY: Avid contract, birthdays in planner, study buddies.

FRIDAY:  First binder check.  We will talk about barriers and how you overcome them.