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Verge's Period 1 Lang Arts H 8-9_692 Assignments

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Socratic Seminar Template for Literature Circles in Google Classroom

Socratic Seminar Template for Literature Circles

Write 6 or more Socratic Seminar Questions for your outside reading book. I will put you in a group based on the book that your are reading. Our Socratic Seminars will begin on 10/15.

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Landlady Test  in Google Classroom

Landlady Test

This will be taken on Canvas during class. You will also be participating in your Socratic Seminar on 10/22-10/23. Reminder your 6 Q/A are due on 10/20.

Past Assignments

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Socratic Seminar Final (6Q and A) in Google Classroom

Socratic Seminar Final (6Q and A)

Reminder: Make a copy of your previous handout and submit it here. You may have to unsubmit your first two questions for the previous Socratic Seminar.
Remember: you must have questions and answers with textual evidence to support your answers. You must participate in the discussion without dominating.

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What was the best moment of your weekend? What was a low moment of your weekend? You can answer both or just one. in Google Classroom

What was the best moment of your weekend? What was a low moment of your weekend? You can answer both or just one.

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The Landlady Group Socratic Seminar Practice  in Google Classroom

The Landlady Group Socratic Seminar Practice

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The Landlady annotations and other fun in Google Classroom

The Landlady annotations and other fun

See attachments
I will go over this in class next week. (hint: no emails)
RL 8.3 will be done in class on Thursday/Friday. Just submit a blank form for now.

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Edpuzzle -

Edpuzzle - "The Landlady"

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Edpuzzle - Theme - Topic vs. Themes in Google Classroom

Edpuzzle - Theme - Topic vs. Themes

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What is a Theme in Google Classroom

What is a Theme

Make sure to review theme since we will have a test soo.

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Socratic Seminar I in Google Classroom

Socratic Seminar I

See attachment for directions

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Poetry Theme Practice with Group in Google Classroom

Poetry Theme Practice with Group

4-6 sentence paragraph
Include names of all members of the group.

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Reading Quiz Week 2 for Socratic Novel in Google Classroom

Reading Quiz Week 2 for Socratic Novel

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I Too Poem (How do you feel about being an American)  in Google Classroom

I Too Poem (How do you feel about being an American)

Write a poem similar to the poems we studied in class. You must include personification and two other literary elements. Make sure to add visuals.
See handouts for help. I will go over this assignment on Thursday and Friday during class. If you have questions, attend my office hour on Thursday or my intervention today. See zoom links. (hint: no emails)

You do not have to complete the Pre Writing Handout.

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Quiz on Canvas Part I of Socratic Seminar Novel in Google Classroom

Quiz on Canvas Part I of Socratic Seminar Novel

Grades on Aeries and Canvas.

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Two Tone Color Poem in Google Classroom

Two Tone Color Poem

See attachment

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Fastbridge Assessment areading  in Google Classroom

Fastbridge Assessment areading

Get this completed this week!

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Edpuzzle | How to break habits (from The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg) in Google Classroom

Edpuzzle | How to break habits (from The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg)

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Booktalk/Flipgrid in Google Classroom

Booktalk/Flipgrid

Create a book talk about one of your summer reading books and record it here.

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4-6 Sentence summary

4-6 Sentence summary "Why your mindset matters"

On a google doc, write a summary for this article. We will read and annotate the article together.

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Edpuzzle | CATCH Annotating in Google Classroom

Edpuzzle | CATCH Annotating

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Summary Writing/Grit TED Talk in Google Classroom

Summary Writing/Grit TED Talk


Required: Write a topic sentence for this Ted Talk. Include speaker, genre title, and main idea.
Suggested:
Use the attachment to write a summary of the Grit TED talk of 4-8 sentences. Include some of the suggested vocabulary such as the genre and marker verbs.

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Summer Reading Assignment in Google Classroom

Summer Reading Assignment

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Group Summary Verge's ELA work for week of  8/31 in Google Classroom

Group Summary Verge's ELA work for week of 8/31

Please see the lesson and links. Join Newsela based on your period.

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All About Me Bio Board in Google Classroom

All About Me Bio Board

See Link
All About Me Page
Due date: 8/27-8/28

Create a page all about YOU!

Write your full name and period somewhere on the document.

Include: One picture of you and four more pictures of your joys, hobbies, activities, your lifeā€¦

Include: Five images of dreams you have for your future.
This can be for this year or the next five years or so

Feel free to include inspirational word art

Canva is a great way to design this assignment.

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Letter to Ms. Verge in Google Classroom

Letter to Ms. Verge