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Lang Arts H 8-Period 5 - Kern Assignments

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"The Landlady" Choice Activity

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Quarter 1 Reading Log in Google Classroom

Quarter 1 Reading Log

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Lit Circle: Socratic Seminar Questions in Google Classroom

Lit Circle: Socratic Seminar Questions

Past Assignments

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Weekly Lesson Outline - ELA H 8 - 10/26/20 to 10/30/20 in Google Classroom

Weekly Lesson Outline - ELA H 8 - 10/26/20 to 10/30/20

Timetracker: This section indicates items that students should write in their Timetrackers, such as due dates and where to submit assignments.

Objectives: This section indicates our weekly objectives. It will often include academic vocabulary words with links to corresponding definitions.

Lesson Focus: This section indicates the weekday of the lesson and the relevant topic(s) and/or essential questions.

Agenda: This section indicates an overview of the lesson.

Wednesday PAWS Intervention/Enrichment Focus: This section indicates what my PAWS session will be focusing on that Wednesday.

Optional Extensions: This section indicates activities that students may complete to enrich their learning.

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The Fourth of July in Google Classroom

The Fourth of July

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Weekly Lesson Outline - ELA H 8 - 10/19/20 to 10/23/20 in Google Classroom

Weekly Lesson Outline - ELA H 8 - 10/19/20 to 10/23/20

Timetracker: This section indicates items that students should write in their Timetrackers, such as due dates and where to submit assignments.

Objectives: This section indicates our weekly objectives. It will often include academic vocabulary words with links to corresponding definitions.

Lesson Focus: This section indicates the weekday of the lesson and the relevant topic(s) and/or essential questions.

Agenda: This section indicates an overview of the lesson.

Wednesday PAWS Intervention/Enrichment Focus: This section indicates what my PAWS session will be focusing on that Wednesday.

Optional Extensions: This section indicates activities that students may complete to enrich their learning.

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Short Film in Google Classroom

Short Film

You may work with one to two partners, but please ensure that every group member includes his/her/their name and uploads the assignment individually.

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Weekly Lesson Outline - ELA H 8 - 10/12/20 to 10/16/20 in Google Classroom

Weekly Lesson Outline - ELA H 8 - 10/12/20 to 10/16/20

Timetracker: This section indicates items that students should write in their Timetrackers, such as due dates and where to submit assignments.

Objectives: This section indicates our weekly objectives. It will often include academic vocabulary words with links to corresponding definitions.

Lesson Focus: This section indicates the weekday of the lesson and the relevant topic(s) and/or essential questions.

Agenda: This section indicates an overview of the lesson.

Wednesday PAWS Intervention/Enrichment Focus: This section indicates what my PAWS session will be focusing on that Wednesday.

Optional Extensions: This section indicates activities that students may complete to enrich their learning.

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SOS Student Response Survey in Google Classroom

SOS Student Response Survey

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Short Story: Socratic Seminar Self-Reflection in Google Classroom

Short Story: Socratic Seminar Self-Reflection

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Edpuzzle | Literary Devices in Google Classroom

Edpuzzle | Literary Devices

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Weekly Lesson Outline - ELA H 8 - 10/05/20 to 10/09/20 in Google Classroom

Weekly Lesson Outline - ELA H 8 - 10/05/20 to 10/09/20

Timetracker: This section indicates items that students should write in their Timetrackers, such as due dates and where to submit assignments.

Objectives: This section indicates our weekly objectives. It will often include academic vocabulary words with links to corresponding definitions.

Lesson Focus: This section indicates the weekday of the lesson and the relevant topic(s) and/or essential questions.

Agenda: This section indicates an overview of the lesson.

Wednesday PAWS Intervention/Enrichment Focus: This section indicates what my PAWS session will be focusing on that Wednesday.

Optional Extensions: This section indicates activities that students may complete to enrich their learning.

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Short Story: Socratic Seminar Questions in Google Classroom

Short Story: Socratic Seminar Questions

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Short Story: CATCH, Objective Summary, and Theme in Google Classroom

Short Story: CATCH, Objective Summary, and Theme

STEP 1: Self-select ONE short story for this assignment based upon your level.
STEP 2: Closely read and CATCH annotate your short story.
STEP 3: Create an objective summary for your short story.
STEP 4: Answer the question about the theme (we will be going over “themes” on September 24th/25th).

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Socratic Seminar Preparation Exit Ticket in Google Classroom

Socratic Seminar Preparation Exit Ticket

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Weekly Lesson Outline - ELA H 8 - 09/28/20 to 10/02/20 in Google Classroom

Weekly Lesson Outline - ELA H 8 - 09/28/20 to 10/02/20

Timetracker: This section indicates items that students should write in their Timetrackers, such as due dates and where to submit assignments.

Objectives: This section indicates our weekly objectives. It will often include academic vocabulary words with links to corresponding definitions.

Lesson Focus: This section indicates the weekday of the lesson and the relevant topic(s) and/or essential questions.

Agenda: This section indicates an overview of the lesson.

Wednesday PAWS Intervention/Enrichment Focus: This section indicates what my PAWS session will be focusing on that Wednesday.

Optional Extensions: This section indicates activities that students may complete to enrich their learning.

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Objective Summary Reflection in Google Classroom

Objective Summary Reflection

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Edpuzzle | Author's Purpose in Google Classroom

Edpuzzle | Author's Purpose

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Author's Purpose Practice in Google Classroom

Author's Purpose Practice

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Weekly Lesson Outline - ELA H 8 - 09/21/20 to 09/25/20 in Google Classroom

Weekly Lesson Outline - ELA H 8 - 09/21/20 to 09/25/20

Timetracker: This section indicates items that students should write in their Timetrackers, such as due dates and where to submit assignments.

Objectives: This section indicates our weekly objectives. It will often include academic vocabulary words with links to corresponding definitions.

Lesson Focus: This section indicates the weekday of the lesson and the relevant topic(s) and/or essential questions.

Agenda: This section indicates an overview of the lesson.

Wednesday PAWS Intervention/Enrichment Focus: This section indicates what my PAWS session will be focusing on that Wednesday.

Optional Extensions: This section indicates activities that students may complete to enrich their learning.

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Summer Reading Review in Google Classroom

Summer Reading Review

Over the summer, you were required to read TWO (2) choice books and provide specific information about each text including a summary.

In a FlipGrid video, answer the following question:

What is a summary of ONE (1) of your choice books for summer reading?

Please include three (3) supporting details for your summary.

Make your video as creative, funny, and interesting as possible!

If you did not complete your summer reading assignment, complete this FlipGrid by giving a summary of the "Dealing With Stress and Strong Emotions" article found on Google Classroom.


Tips for success

- Jot down a script of what you'd like to say in your video!

- Make sure your video doesn't sound like something that came from the internet (don't plagiarize)

- Have fun and show your personality

Grading will be 10 points in the Speaking, Listening, and Interacting category.

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Article: CATCH and Objective Summary in Google Classroom

Article: CATCH and Objective Summary


STEP 1: Self-select ONE article for this assignment based upon your level.
STEP 2: Closely read and CATCH annotate your article.
STEP 3: Create an objective summary for your article.

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Weekly Lesson Outline - ELA H 8 - 09/14/20 to 09/18/20 in Google Classroom

Weekly Lesson Outline - ELA H 8 - 09/14/20 to 09/18/20

Timetracker: This section indicates items that students should write in their Timetrackers, such as due dates and where to submit assignments.

Objectives: This section indicates our weekly objectives. It will often include academic vocabulary words with links to corresponding definitions.

Lesson Focus: This section indicates the weekday of the lesson and the relevant topic(s) and/or essential questions.

Agenda: This section indicates an overview of the lesson.

Wednesday PAWS Intervention/Enrichment Focus: This section indicates what my PAWS session will be focusing on that Wednesday.

Optional Extensions: This section indicates activities that students may complete to enrich their learning.

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Edpuzzle | How to Make Stress Your Friend - Thursday in Google Classroom

Edpuzzle | How to Make Stress Your Friend - Thursday

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Weekly Lesson Outline - ELA 8 H - 09/08/20 to 09/11/20 in Google Classroom

Weekly Lesson Outline - ELA 8 H - 09/08/20 to 09/11/20

Timetracker: This section indicates items that students should write in their Timetrackers, such as due dates and where to submit assignments.

Objectives: This section indicates our weekly objectives. It will often include academic vocabulary words with links to corresponding definitions.

Lesson Focus: This section indicates the weekday of the lesson and the relevant topic(s) and/or essential questions.

Agenda: This section indicates an overview of the lesson.

Wednesday PAWS Intervention/Enrichment Focus: This section indicates what my PAWS session will be focusing on that Wednesday.

Optional Extensions: This section indicates activities that students may complete to enrich their learning.

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8th Grade Summer Reading Assignment in Google Classroom

8th Grade Summer Reading Assignment

Your 8th Grade Summer Reading Assignment is due Thursday, September 3rd, 2020.

Please ensure that you avoid plagiarism.

(Please note that the points currently set for this assignment will change from "Ungraded" to an appropriate value once I begin grading)

Update: I have added a template for those who might find it helpful.

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Mr. Kern’s ELA 8 Syllabus in Google Classroom

Mr. Kern’s ELA 8 Syllabus

Students and guardians, please read, sign, and return "Mr. Kern’s ELA 8 Syllabus."

You may print out the "Mr. Kern’s ELA 8 Syllabus" document, physically sign, and return a scanned copy clearly showing the required completed sections, or you may electronically sign the "Mr. Kern’s ELA 8 Syllabus" document.

Students, please complete the "Mr. Kern's ELA 8 Syllabus - Student Electronic Signature" if you choose to electronically sign.

Guardians, please complete the "Mr. Kern's ELA 8 Syllabus - Guardian Electronic Signature" if you choose to electronically sign.

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CATCH Annotating: Dealing with Stress and Strong Emotions - Monday in Google Classroom

CATCH Annotating: Dealing with Stress and Strong Emotions - Monday

1. Select your level (you are choosing one, or you will read the same article at three different levels)

SUPPORT: If you have never made annotations before or struggled with CATCH annotating in the past. If you select this level, I strongly advise you to attend my PAWS session on Wednesday.

BENCHMARK: This is where most students should at least attempt to start.

HONORS: This is for students who want to challenge themselves!

2. Open the document
3. Select “File” in the upper left
4. Click “Make a copy”
5. Rename your copy to include your first and last-name
6. Follow the instructions
7. Submit here once you have highlighted and created fifteen (15) comments as your CATCH annotations

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Weekly Lesson Outline - ELA H 8 - 08/31/20 to 09/04/20 in Google Classroom

Weekly Lesson Outline - ELA H 8 - 08/31/20 to 09/04/20

Timetracker: This section indicates items that students should write in their Timetrackers, such as due dates and where to submit assignments.
 
Objectives: This section indicates our weekly objectives. It will often include academic vocabulary words with links to corresponding definitions.
 
Lesson Focus: This section indicates the weekday of the lesson and the relevant topic(s) and/or essential questions.
 
Agenda: This section indicates an overview of the lesson.
 
Wednesday PAWS Intervention/Enrichment Focus: This section indicates what my PAWS session will be focusing on that Wednesday.
 
Optional Extensions: This section indicates activities that students may complete to enrich their learning.

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Edpuzzle | CATCH Annotating in Google Classroom

Edpuzzle | CATCH Annotating

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Weekly Lesson Outline - ELA H 8 - 08/24/20 to 08/28/20 in Google Classroom

Weekly Lesson Outline - ELA H 8 - 08/24/20 to 08/28/20

Timetracker: This section indicates items that students should write in their Timetrackers, such as due dates and where to submit assignments.
 
Objectives: This section indicates our weekly objectives. It will often include academic vocabulary words with links to corresponding definitions.
 
Lesson Focus: This section indicates the weekday of the lesson and the relevant topic(s) and/or essential questions.
 
Agenda: This section indicates an overview of the lesson.
 
Wednesday PAWS Intervention/Enrichment Focus: This section indicates what my PAWS session will be focusing on that Wednesday.
 
Optional Extensions: This section indicates activities that students may complete to enrich their learning.