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New Google Classroom Links for Spring Semester in Google Classroom

New Google Classroom Links for Spring Semester

Please join my new Google Classroom before our class on January 4th.

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Vote Your Future Participaton  in Google Classroom

Vote Your Future Participaton

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Vote Your Future: Writing Portion in Google Classroom

Vote Your Future: Writing Portion

Argumentative/Persuasive Writing:
This first draft is basically your script for the flipgrid/video that you posted on 12/9. Eventually, we will turn this into a more formal letter/paper due next semester.
First draft: Letter/paper/script completed by the end of class on 12/10-12/11

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Vote Your Future Final Presentation  in Google Classroom

Vote Your Future Final Presentation

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What gift did you enjoy/treasure  and why? in Google Classroom

What gift did you enjoy/treasure and why?

Esperanza buys a bike with her new friends and this creates a joyful memory. What gift brought you happiness? We will discuss this in class.

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My Name Journal  in Google Classroom

My Name Journal

This is due during your class period.

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Outline Vote Your Future in Google Classroom

Outline Vote Your Future

10 points for thesis
5 points for logos, pathos and ethos.
This is a project grade. Cite your sources by using intext citations.

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Revised/simpler outline (optional) in Google Classroom

Revised/simpler outline (optional)

You may use this outline if you like. It seems a bit simpler. Outlines are due by the end of class either on 11/19 or 11/20.
Use it to record your flipgrid. No required zoom on 11/19-20.

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House on Mango Street Prereading/Discussion Classwork in Google Classroom

House on Mango Street Prereading/Discussion Classwork

You will be given time during class to discuss/answer these. They are due at the end of the class period.

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Flipgrid hook/thesis in Google Classroom

Flipgrid hook/thesis

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Vote Your Future Day 2 and 3 in Google Classroom

Vote Your Future Day 2 and 3

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Ethics of Eating II in Google Classroom

Ethics of Eating II

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Edpuzzle - Paraphrase in Google Classroom

Edpuzzle - Paraphrase

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Letter to Future Self -Done during class in Google Classroom

Letter to Future Self -Done during class

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Theme Paragraph (test grade) in Google Classroom

Theme Paragraph (test grade)

If you did not earn a 27 or above, review the theme paragraph material for the test on 11/5-11/6

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Vote Your Future Per. 2 topics in Google Classroom

Vote Your Future Per. 2 topics

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Vote Your Future Day I in Google Classroom

Vote Your Future Day I

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Abstract Poem in Google Classroom

Abstract Poem

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Edpuzzle - CASEY at the BAT in Google Classroom

Edpuzzle - CASEY at the BAT

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Casey at the Bat  Annotations in Google Classroom

Casey at the Bat Annotations

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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.

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Landlady Theme Paragraph on Canvas in Google Classroom

Landlady Theme Paragraph on Canvas

Go to Canvas for more info.
If you earn an A, this will count for next week's theme paragraph.
If not, this will be a practice warm up.

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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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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 -

Edpuzzle - "The Landlady"

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Richard  Cory Annotations in Google Classroom

Richard Cory Annotations

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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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Socratic Seminar I  in Google Classroom

Socratic Seminar I

See attachment

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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)

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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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Book Talk on Flipgrid in Google Classroom

Book Talk on Flipgrid

Create a book talk about ONE of your summer reading books.

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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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Grit Topic Sentence in Google Classroom

Grit Topic Sentence

What is the main idea. Include speaker's full name, genre (TED talk), title in quotes, and main idea. Use marker verb.

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Summer Reading Assignment in Google Classroom

Summer Reading Assignment

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Summary Group Mindset in Google Classroom

Summary Group Mindset

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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