6th Grade AVID Standards:
Character Development 6-CD
A. Self-Awareness - Develop self awareness. Complete self evaluations of personal behavior and interactions
B. Goals - Understand and monitor GPA, set goals (SMART goals),
C. Community and School Involvement - Identify various opportunities to become involved in and contribute to the school/community
A. Speaking - Develop public speaking skills including vocabulary, non verbal and verbal communication.
A. Writing - Complete the writing process
B. Writing Skills - Apply strategies to build vocabulary, use proper grammar
C. Writing Applications - Develop and strengthen writing through the creation of a narrative essay and an expository essay
D. Writing to Learn - Write summaries which include only the most important information and Reflect on learning from all content areas
A. Costa's Levels of Thinking - Develop an awareness of Costa’s Levels of Thinking and/or Bloom’s Taxonomy
B. Tutorials - Establish a foundational understanding for collaborative tutorial skills Participate in academic tutorials with peers.
C. Socratic Seminar and Philosophical Chairs - Introduce the basic components of Philosophical Chairs and Socratic Seminars. Compare and contrast topics using Socratic Seminar and/or Philosphical Chairs. Integrate information duing Socratic Seminar or Philosophical Chair discussion
A. Team building - Learn about valuing and effectively working with others by follow established rules for engaging in collaborative activities including discussions ( one to one , in groups) with diverse partners