BPS AVID Standards Book

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Grade 6

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 AVI-06.SA Grade 7Student Agency Domain

AVI-06.SA.01: Student Empowerment
AVI-6.SA.01.a  Determine personal interest for extracurricular and community service activities within the school and community
AVI-6.SA.01.b  Gain awareness of extracurricular and community service activities within the school and community
AVI-6.SA.01.c  Evaluate the impact of decisions on others
AVI-6.SA.01.d  Explore the importance of healthy, balanced lifestyles, including aspects such as good sleeping, eating, and exercise habits
AVI-6.SA.01.e  Establish understanding of concepts and content-specific vocabulary related to personal finance
AVI-6.SA.01.f  Identify the characteristics of positive, healthy relationships
AVI-6.SA.01.g  Explore individual peer relationships and identify those that are positive and healthy

AVI-6.SA.01.h  Gain awareness of motivators that positively impact performance
AVI-6.SA.01.i  Self-monitor to diagnose areas of need (e.g., academic, personal, social-emotional)
AVI-6.SA.01.j  Gain awareness of skills that increase mental flexibility
AVI-06.SA.01.k  Explore the relationship between grit and perseverance
AVI-6.SA.01.l  Identify strategies and skills that promote self-awareness
AVI-06.SA.01.m  Identify individual strengths and areas of challenge related to academic skills and performance
AVI-6.SA.01.n  Determine key points from learning experiences
AVI-06.SA.02: Leadership of Others
AVI-6.SA.02.a  Identify traits connected to personal integrity and ethics
AVI-6.SA.02.b  Identify leadership opportunities and positions in the school and community
AVI-6.SA.02.c  Determine formal and informal leadership opportunities that could be pursued
AVI-6.SA.02.d  Select tools to analyze a conflict and identify a positive solution
AVI-6.SA.02.e  Classify passive, assertive, and aggressive statements

AVI-06.AP Grade 7Academic Preparedness Domain

AVI-06.AP.01: Writing
AVI-06.AP.01.a  Develop writing skills related to argumentative and narrative modes of writing
AVI-6.AP.01.b  Plan and structure writing based on the mode (descriptive, narrative, expository, argumentative)
AVI-6.AP.01.c  Draft initial writing
AVI-6.AP.01.d  Analyze a writing task by identifying key vocabulary and audience
AVI-6.AP.01.e  Gather and analyze feedback from peers and instructors
AVI-6.AP.01.f  Edit drafts for grammar, mechanics, and spelling
AVI-6.AP.01.g  Analyze the organizational structure of writing
AVI-6.AP.01.h  Publish writing to a small group audience within the classroom, such as a formal written paper
AVI-06.AP.01.i Take notes with an emphasis on identifying and recording the note-taking objective and/or Essential Question
AVI-06.AP.01.j  Take notes with an emphasis on setting up notes, including all required components
AVI-06.AP.01.k  Summarize by pulling together the most important information related to the objective and/or Essential Question

AVI-06.AP.02: Inquiry
AVI-06.AP.02.a  Create questions based on Costa’s Levels of Thinking
AVI-6.AP.02.b  Identify misunderstood concepts or problems
AVI-6.AP.02.c  Determine the steps/process that led to a solution
AVI-6.AP.02.d  Reflect on learning to make connections between new learning and previous learning
AVI-6.AP.02.e  Reflect on learning strategies that were employed and whether those strategies were effective
AVI-6.AP.02.f  Identify processes that are used
AVI-6.AP.02.g  Reflect on a process that was used and whether that process was effective
AVI-06.AP.02.h  Analyze a research prompt
AVI-6.AP.02.i  Locate sources that are relevant to the topic and support the purpose of the research assignment
AVI-6.AP.02.j  Distinguish between primary and secondary sources
AVI-6.AP.02.k  Plan and structure the writing based on the research prompt
AVI-6.AP.02.l  Integrate quotations and references to texts, using proper citations
AVI-06.AP.02.m  Publish research to a small group audience within the classroom, such as a formal written paper

AVI-06.AP.03: Collaboration
AVI-6.AP.03.a  Establish norms and expectations around shared responsibility among group members
AVI-6.AP.03.b  Establish norms and expectations around appreciating diversity among group members
AVI-06.AP.03.c  Develop a foundational familiarity and comfort with classmates
AVI-6.AP.03.d  Identify respectful and disrespectful actions of self and others
AVI-6.AP.03.e  Check group members’ level of understanding
AVI-6.AP.03.f  Utilize technology to collaborate with classmates
AVI-06.AP.03.g  Apply basic understanding of effective public speaking
AVI-06.AP.03.h  Incorporate visual aids and/or technology when appropriate
AVI-6.AP.03.i  Describe the characteristics of effective listening, such as eye contact and mirroring
AVI-6.AP.03.j  Monitor word choice when speaking
AVI-6.AP.03.k  Identify formal and informal language registers

AVI-06.AP.04: Organization
AVI-06.AP.04.a  Begin implementing organizational tools that support academic success
AVI-6.AP.04.b  Create an activity log or tracking system for community extracurricular activities and hours
AVI-06.AP.04.c  Explore a variety of organizational formats for calendaring/planning
AVI-6.AP.04.d  Determine how to use time effectively
AVI-6.AP.04.e  Assess complex assignments and break them into smaller tasks
AVI-06.AP.04.f  Set personal, academic, and career goals
AVI-6.AP.04.g  Monitor progress toward goals
AVI-6.AP.04.h  Utilize visual frameworks to organize information

AVI-06.AP.05: Reading
AVI-6.AP.05.a  Determine the characteristics of a high-quality text in relation to the reading purpose
AVI-6.AP.05.b  Preview text features
AVI-6.AP.05.c  Identify prior knowledge that may be relevant to the reading
AVI-6.AP.05.d  Assess knowledge of academic and content-specific vocabulary words
AVI-06.AP.05.e  Mark the text to accomplish the reading purpose
AVI-6.AP.05.f  Identify the key components of a text related to the reading purpose
AVI-06.AP.05.g  Extend beyond the text by applying key learning

 AVI-06.OK Grade 7Opportunity Knowledge Domain

AVI-06.OK.01: Advancing College Preparedness
AVI-6.OK.01.a  Identify personal interests and skills related to future college aspirations, such as through an interest inventory
AVI-06.OK.01.b  Know how to determine GPA
AVI-06.OK.01.c  Develop familiarity with college terminology
AVI-6.OK.01.d  Classify the various types of colleges
AVI-6.OK.01.e  Understand scholarships and the role they play in college financing
AVI-6.OK.01.f  Articulate the importance of long-term academic plans as a part of goal setting and achievement
AVI-6.OK.01.g  Identify what is meant by match schools, reach schools, and safety schools in order to determine the best academic fit during the selection process
AVI-06.OK.02: Building Career Knowledge
AVI-06.OK.02.a  Identify personal interests and skills related to future career aspirations
AVI-6.OK.02.b  Increase familiarity with career terminology
AVI-6.OK.02.c  Distinguish between jobs, careers, and career fields
AVI-6.OK.02.d  Establish initial knowledge around the characteristics that contribute to academic, social, and financial fit
AVI-6.OK.02.e  Explore the net cost of attending college to inform decisions and budget plans
AVI-6.OK.02.f  Request assistance in selecting career elective courses and pathways that match interests and goals.