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Language Arts 6 - Mr. Grime-Period 5 Assignments

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"The All-American Slurp" Quiz

This is the quiz for "The All-American Slurp." Chose your answers carefully. There will be no retests.

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Quickwrites in Google Classroom

Quickwrites

Use the document below to write your in-class quickwrites. You do not need to work on any of your quickwrites after class.

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"The All American Slurp" Paragraph

Open the document below. Follow the directions and write your paragraph on the document. Make sure you turn it in when you are done.

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"The All American Slurp" Theme

On the document below write down what you believe was the theme of "The All American Slurp."

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Theme Practice in Google Classroom

Theme Practice

Open the document below and follow the directions. Turn in your document when you are done.

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"The All-American Slurp" Literary Response and Analysis

Answer the questions on the document below and turn in when you are done.

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Commit to Read a Book from the Amplify Library in Google Classroom

Commit to Read a Book from the Amplify Library

By filling out the form below, you are committing to read the book you write down on the form. If you want to change the book you've committed to read at a later date, you must request the change by emailing your teacher.

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Capitalization Exercise 2 in Google Classroom

Capitalization Exercise 2

Take this quiz as many times as you would like to or until you get a perfect score.

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Capitalization Exercise 1 in Google Classroom

Capitalization Exercise 1

Take this quiz as many times as you would like to or until you get a perfect score.

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"Ta-Na-E-Ka" Paragraph - Citing Textual Evidence

Read the passage on the first document.

Then read the directions on the second document, and write a paragraph on the last page of the document. Turn it in when you are done.

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Six Week Survey in Google Classroom

Six Week Survey

Complete the Six Week Survey below.

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Summer Reading Assignment in Google Classroom

Summer Reading Assignment

Turn in your summer reading assignment here. If you didn't do the summer reading assignment, I will not count it against you. If you did it, you will receive points for doing so.

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"Ta-Na-E-Ka" Compare and Contrast Paragraph

Open the document below and follow the directions. The paragraph you will be writing was started for you at the bottom of the document.

If you'd like, you can move the paragraph to the second page. Otherwise, If you run out of space, continue writing on the next page.

You are also welcome to modify the sentence starters, but your final paragraph must follow the outline.

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"Ta-Na-E-Ka" Quiz

Find where I posted the story, the audio, and the slideshow on plot. Read the directions there. Make sure you watch the slideshow on plot and that you understand it before taking the quiz. Make sure you have reread the story at least on more time before you take the quiz. There are no retests. The quiz should be turned in by midnight, Saturday night.

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Rite of Passage - Paragraph Response in Google Classroom

Rite of Passage - Paragraph Response

Imagine that your parents asked you to participate in the ritual that you saw performed by the Satere-Mawe tribe in the video we watched in class. Would you do it? If so, explain why? If not, why not? What would you say to get out of it?

Create a document and write your response.

For this assignment I will be looking closely at your topic sentence. Your topic sentence must use the words from the question and it must provide a clear complete answer.

The rest of your paragraph should include four or more sentences that support your topic sentence.

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"All Summer in a Day" Narrative Writing Assignment

On the document below, write what you think would be a good ending to "All Summer in a Day." The ending you write should be one that Ray Bradbury would have written. It must contain at least two similes and two metaphors and two lines of dialogue. Highlight your similes in yellow and metaphors in light blue.

Keep in mind that every time a new character speaks, you must indent and put their words inside quotation marks. Use the story as a model.

Your ending should be no longer than a half page.

Start your ending with the following lines: They unlocked the door, even more slowly, and let Margot out.

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"All Summer in a Day" Identify and Analyze Figurative Language

Open the attached document and complete the assignment. There are two parts to the assignment. After you complete both parts, turn in your document.

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Plot Review and

Plot Review and "All Summer in a Day" Quiz

Reread the story along with the Youtube audio.
Review the slideshow on Plot
Take the "All Summer in a Day" Plot Quiz.

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Plans to Colonize Mars - Paragraph Response in Google Classroom

Plans to Colonize Mars - Paragraph Response

Create a document and write a paragraph response to the following question:

If you were given the opportunity to move to Mars would you move there? Why or why not?

Your paragraph should contain a topic sentence; three different reasons, each with its own sentence; and at least one sentence of elaboration after each reason, preferably two sentences.

If the directions are not clear, watch the attached video on how to write a paragraph response to a question.

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First Assignment  in Google Classroom

First Assignment

Create a document. In that document write one sentence telling me something you like. Then write one sentence telling me something you don't like. Make sure you turn in your document when you are done.

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How To Make Friends - Reflection in Google Classroom

How To Make Friends - Reflection

Create a document. On that document write a paragraph in which you answer the following question:

What special qualities do you look for in a friend? Why?

Your paragraphs should have at least five sentences.

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Digital Friendships Reflection in Google Classroom

Digital Friendships Reflection

Create a document. On that document write a one-paragraph response to the following question:

Which do you prefer, Socializing on-line or in person? Why?

Begin your response with a topic sentence. Ex. I prefer socializing online. Support your topic sentence with reasons and examples.

Your entire paragraph should be a minimum of five sentences.