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Verge's Period 5 Lang Arts 8-9_2199 Assignments

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Abstract Poem in Google Classroom

Abstract Poem

Past Assignments

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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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How are you currently feeling?  How was your weekend?  in Google Classroom

How are you currently feeling? How was your weekend?

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Landlady Test (40 points) in Google Classroom

Landlady Test (40 points)

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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What Socratic Seminar are you participating in today? Landlady? TKAM? 
ATTWN? The Hate U Give? in Google Classroom

What Socratic Seminar are you participating in today? Landlady? TKAM? ATTWN? The Hate U Give?

And Then There Were None-ATTWN
To Kill a Mockingbird TKAM

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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

We will do this in class on Monday.

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How are you doing today?  in Google Classroom

How are you doing today?

Please look at the slide and explain how you are feeling and perhaps why.
I'm available at office hours today at 1:30-2:00

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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 - Theme - Topic vs. Themes in Google Classroom

Edpuzzle - Theme - Topic vs. Themes

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Edpuzzle -

Edpuzzle - "The Landlady"

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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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Reading Quiz Week 2 for Socratic Novel in Google Classroom

Reading Quiz Week 2 for Socratic Novel

This quiz is on Canvas

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Socratic Seminar I in Google Classroom

Socratic Seminar I

See attachment for directions

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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

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Literary Terms in Google Classroom

Literary Terms

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Two Tone Color Poem in Google Classroom

Two Tone Color Poem

See attachment

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Edpuzzle | CATCH Annotating in Google Classroom

Edpuzzle | CATCH Annotating

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Fastbridge Assessment areading  in Google Classroom

Fastbridge Assessment areading

Get this completed this week!

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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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Book Talk on Flipgrid  in Google Classroom

Book Talk on Flipgrid

Record a short video about one of your summer reading books. See attachment for more details.
This is due before your class on Thursday or Friday.

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Mindset Flipgrid in Google Classroom

Mindset Flipgrid

Tell us the main idea about Mindset.
What is the difference between a growth mindset and a fixed mindset?
How does learning help your brain?

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Summary Writing/Grit TED Talk in Google Classroom

Summary Writing/Grit TED Talk

Required: Write a topic sentence.
What is the main idea. Include speaker's full name, genre (TED talk), title in quotes, and main idea. Use marker verb.
Extra challenge
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

Optional:
Summer Reading Handout: Make a copy and rename it your full name/summer reading and fill in the required information.

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Summary Writing Mindset in Google Classroom

Summary Writing Mindset

Submit Your Summary here

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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