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     AVID

     

    GCISD AVID Vertical Alignment of Skills and Strategies

     

    The AVID Elective class is built around detailed content standards in each of these eight domains: 

     

     

    Writing

     

    • The Writing Process
    • Writing Skills
    • Writing Applications
    • Writing to Learn

     Inquiry

     

    • Costa’s Levels of Thinking
    • Tutorials
    • Socratic Seminar and Philosophical Chairs

    Collaboration

     

    • Types of Interactions
    • Positive Interaction Skills

     Organization

     

    • Organization and Time Management
    • Note-Taking
    • Research and Technology
    • Test Preparation/Test-Taking  
     

    Reading

     

    • Vocabulary
    • Textual Analysis

    College Readiness 

     

    • Guest Speakers
    • Field Trips
    • College and Career Knowledge
    • College Entrance Testing
    • College Admissions

     Character Development

     

    • Self-Awareness
    • Goals
    • Community & School Involvement
    • Ownership of Learning

     Communication

     

    • Speaking
    • Listening 

     

    The AVID Elective curriculum supports student success by intentionally scaffolding and increasing expectations around specific skills and strategies designed to accelerate growth in the eight domain categories. The foundational skills and strategies are as follows:  
     
     
     
     
Last Modified on December 1, 2017