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Nearpod: Warm Up- Gratitude Board in Google Classroom

Nearpod: Warm Up- Gratitude Board

As class gets started, fill out this gratitude board with something you are thankful for today.

Lesson code: TRXA9

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Fourth of July CER #2  in Google Classroom

Fourth of July CER #2

Pick any of the questions on the document of the story you read titled, The Fourth of July by Audre Lorde as your prompt. When you pick the question you want to answer, copy/paste it into your prompt box. If you need to go back to week 8 to review your notes, do so!

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Lesson: CER in Google Classroom

Lesson: CER

We will do this lesson in class together in Zoom! Use the link to join this Pear Deck activity! Just log in with Google or use the website joinpd.com and the code: yby mgc

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Fourth of July CER in Google Classroom

Fourth of July CER

Use the Google Slide template to write a CER paragraph analysis about the short story The Fourth of July. If you need support in writing this, please stay at the end of class during the independent work time.

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Nearpod: SEL Temperature Check in Google Classroom

Nearpod: SEL Temperature Check

Log in using google, please be as honest as you feel comfortable. Remember that you have many resources available to you including myself and your counselors, just reach out!

Lesson Code: WA372

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Popular Culture Survey in Google Classroom

Popular Culture Survey

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The Fourth of July by Audre Lorde in Google Classroom

The Fourth of July by Audre Lorde

Read & CATCH Annotate the Nonfiction Short Story by Audre Lorde

Sorry.... please DONT follow the directions about making a copy and turning in on UC scout (i taught this assignment over summer). Instead complete on the document itself and TURN IN HERE, use the support documents if you need them!!

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Lit Circle Weekly Tasks in Google Classroom

Lit Circle Weekly Tasks

Your Weekly Tasks are assigned at the beginning of the week (Mon/Tues), and are due at the end of every week (Thurs/Fri). Note that they are all listed as ONE assignment with multiple documents attached to THIS ASSIGNMENT. Your documents will get returned to you weekly and you will continue your work ON THE SAME DOCUMENTS EVERY WEEK UNTIL THEY ARE COMPLETED IN FULL BY THE FINAL SOCRATIC SEMINAR.

๐™€๐™ซ๐™š๐™ง๐™ฎ ๐™ฌ๐™š๐™š๐™  ๐™ฎ๐™ค๐™ช ๐™จ๐™๐™ค๐™ช๐™ก๐™™:
1. Read your lit circle book following the SUGGESTED reading schedule
2. Track on YOUR reading log (5 pts)
3. Make progress on YOUR Socratic Seminar Preparation Questions (1 question a week) (5 pts)

๐’๐ž๐ž ๐‹๐ข๐ญ ๐‚๐ข๐ซ๐œ๐ฅ๐ž๐ฌ ๐†๐ฎ๐ข๐๐ž๐ฅ๐ข๐ง๐ž๐ฌ ๐ƒ๐จ๐œ๐ฎ๐ฆ๐ž๐ง๐ญ ๐จ๐ซ ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐š๐ฌ๐ฌ๐ข๐ ๐ง๐ฆ๐ž๐ง๐ญ๐ฌ ๐ญ๐ก๐ž๐ฆ๐ฌ๐ž๐ฅ๐ฏ๐ž๐ฌ ๐Ÿ๐จ๐ซ ๐ฆ๐จ๐ซ๐ž ๐๐ž๐ญ๐š๐ข๐ฅ๐ฌ ๐š๐›๐จ๐ฎ๐ญ ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐ฌ๐ญ๐ž๐ฉ๐ฌ ๐š๐›๐จ๐ฏ๐ž

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SOS Student Response Survey in Google Classroom

SOS Student Response Survey

PART 2 of Attendance Participation for Thursday October 8th, to be completed AFTER the SOS Presentation by the counselors

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Story Recommendation Video in Google Classroom

Story Recommendation Video

Directions:
Using either your summer reading texts, or the short story we read in class, highly recommend (or even highly DO NOT recommend) to your classmates a story that you have read. The goal here is to have a claim, evidence, and reasoning, but to be ENGAGING when you express your opinion. You will be sharing your opinion on a Flipgrid video and want to be sure you pay attention to your tone, volume and your facial expressions and eye contact when presenting, since speaking and listening is also part of the grade.

Sentence Frames
CLAIM
-I would (not) recommend the story Title of Story becauseโ€ฆ.
EVIDENCE
-One reason is because in the storyโ€ฆ.
REASONING
-This is interesting for the reader becauseโ€ฆ.
-This should inspire others to want to read the story becauseโ€ฆ.

TURN IN ON FLIPGRID

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Socratic Seminar Reflection/Self-Evaluation in Google Classroom

Socratic Seminar Reflection/Self-Evaluation

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Short Story: CATCH & Theme in Google Classroom

Short Story: CATCH & Theme

STEP 1: Self-select ONE short story for this assignment based upon your level.
***Please note you will have to make a copy of the GoogleDoc (select โ€œFileโ€ in the top-left corner โ†’ click โ€œMake a copyโ€ โ†’ Rename your document with your name). To submit you will need to ATTACH the document to the assignment โ€œShort Story & Themeโ€***
STEP 2: Closely read and CATCH annotate your short story.
STEP 3: Answer the question about the theme

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aReading Assessment in Google Classroom

aReading Assessment

Your score will go into Aeries but will not count against your grade. The idea is to see what you know already and what you still need support in with Language Arts.

See the attached slideshow for log in instructions

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Flipgrid Introduction in Google Classroom

Flipgrid Introduction

This is a way to practice using Flipgrid before you get assessed using Flipgrid. Introduce yourself using the provided prompts. See attached video for info on accessing Flipgrid.

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โ—(START HERE)โ— Overview: CATCH Annotation & Objective Summary Assessmentโ— in Google Classroom

โ—(START HERE)โ— Overview: CATCH Annotation & Objective Summary Assessmentโ—

Begin by reading this overview document then complete all 3 parts that are assigned as 3 separate assignments on Google Classroom

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๐Ÿ“˜ Part 2: CATCH Annotation Assessment in Google Classroom

๐Ÿ“˜ Part 2: CATCH Annotation Assessment

1. Pick any 1 article from this text set
2. Use CATCH annotating
3. Be sure to highlight AND write annotations
4. You must include at least one annotation addressing each part of CATCH.

You are selecting the level of difficulty based on the READING level you feel you need. You can have the articles read aloud to you as a support for ALL levels. More details can be found on the material titled "Overview: CATCH Annotation & Objective Summary Assessments"

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โœ๐Ÿฝ  Part 3: Objective Summary  in Google Classroom

โœ๐Ÿฝ Part 3: Objective Summary

Create a doc on this assignment to write your objective summary on or Write on a Google Doc THEN attach it to this Google Classroom Assignment when finished

1. At least five (5) complete sentences
2. Answer the questions: Who? What? How? Why? To Whom?

Advanced & Benchmark
- Write a summary of your new NewsELA article
Support
- Write a summary on the Stress article from last week, using your Nearpod Graphic Organizer

Additional resources are attached if you need them:
1. "Objective Summary Example & Sentence Starters" to help write your summary
2. Grading Rubric

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๐Ÿ–ฅ๏ธ Part 1: Objective Summary Writing Nearpod in Google Classroom

๐Ÿ–ฅ๏ธ Part 1: Objective Summary Writing Nearpod

Assigned in Google Classroom, but you must complete IN Nearpod and mark as done when you complete it. Be sure to LOG IN WITH GOOGLE so that you can access it and I can see that you DID your work or you will not get credit.

Code for the lesson: OKBVD

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Edpuzzle | How to Make Stress Your Friend in Google Classroom

Edpuzzle | How to Make Stress Your Friend

Independent Work on Main Idea and Key Details

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In Class Check In:  in Google Classroom

In Class Check In:

We will do this IN CLASS (ZOOM) TOGETHER! I will take volunteers to share their answers out loud to the class! :)

Click the link and log in with Google or I WILL NOT KNOW WHO YOU ARE AND YOU CANNOT GET CREDIT. If the link doesn't work, the code for the lesson is: ABIPT

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Paraphrasing Main Ideas & Key Details in Google Classroom

Paraphrasing Main Ideas & Key Details

You will have the option to complete this with me in class or to leave class early and do this independently. I recommend using your annotated Newsela article from last week to help you with this assignment.

MAKE SURE YOU LOG IN WITH GOOGLE. If you do not, you may not get credit for completing the assignment!

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NewsELA CATCH Annotations:

NewsELA CATCH Annotations: "Dealing with Stress & Strong Emotions"

CATCH Annotate the text, if you need detailed explanation of each step, see your CATCH annotation material on Google Classroom

C: Check unknowns
A: Ask questions
T: Talk to the text
C: Connect to the text
H: Highlight main ideas

Color Coding: unknowns in red/pink, supporting details and commentary in green, and main ideas of the text in blue.

You DO NOT need to complete the quiz or write activities

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Lit Circle Guidelines & Book Choice in Google Classroom

Lit Circle Guidelines & Book Choice

You will choose ONE novel to read independently. You have approximately SIX WEEKS to read your book. While you read and at the end of your book, you will have Zoom Socratic Seminars. Your final Summative Socratic Seminar will be on either October 22nd or 23rd. You will complete a reading log and develop questions in preparation for the Socratic Seminars while you read your books.

By September 10/11:
Once you explored the books and picked the ones you are interested in reading Complete the Google Form to tell your teacher what titles youโ€™ve chosen. If you do not select your top choice books, I will select one for you :)

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Quiz: Syllabus & Resources in Google Classroom

Quiz: Syllabus & Resources

This is an OPEN note/resource, so use your syllabus, the "Digital Classroom" Slides (Bitmoji animated classroom, and the information under "year-long resources" under "classwork" to help you answer the questions! Take as many times as you need to get the score you want! If it doesn't let you retake it, email me or text me on Remind and I will return your quiz so you can retake it :)

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Nearpod: Distance Learning tips in Google Classroom

Nearpod: Distance Learning tips

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Edpuzzle | CATCH Annotating Overview in Google Classroom

Edpuzzle | CATCH Annotating Overview

Watch the attached EdPuzzle video and complete the questions within the video for full credit on this assignment. If Google Classroom doesn't automatically mark as complete, make sure you mark as done when you finish it!

Shoutout to Mr. Kern for creating this AWESOME video to go along with the document I created explaining how to CATCH annotate

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Syllabus Digital Signatures in Google Classroom

Syllabus Digital Signatures

Make sure you and your adult at home go through the syllabus together and fill out this Google Form to show you agree to the expectations outlined in the syllabus :)

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Discussion: STACC Strategies!  in Google Classroom

Discussion: STACC Strategies!

๐–๐ก๐ข๐œ๐ก ๐จ๐Ÿ ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐’๐“๐€๐‚๐‚ ๐ฌ๐ญ๐ซ๐š๐ญ๐ž๐ ๐ข๐ž๐ฌ ๐Ÿ๐จ๐ซ ๐ฐ๐จ๐ซ๐ค๐ข๐ง๐  ๐Ÿ๐ซ๐จ๐ฆ ๐ก๐จ๐ฆ๐ž (๐ข๐ง๐ญ๐ซ๐จ๐๐ฎ๐œ๐ž๐ ๐ข๐ง ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐„๐๐๐ฎ๐ณ๐ณ๐ฅ๐ž ๐ฅ๐ž๐ฌ๐ฌ๐จ๐ง) ๐š๐ซ๐ž ๐ฒ๐จ๐ฎ ๐ ๐จ๐ข๐ง๐  ๐ญ๐จ ๐Ÿ๐จ๐œ๐ฎ๐ฌ ๐จ๐ง ๐ญ๐ก๐ข๐ฌ ๐ฐ๐ž๐ž๐ค? ๐‡๐จ๐ฐ ๐๐จ ๐ฒ๐จ๐ฎ ๐ฉ๐ฅ๐š๐ง ๐ญ๐จ ๐ข๐ฆ๐ฉ๐ฅ๐ž๐ฆ๐ž๐ง๐ญ ๐ญ๐ก๐ข๐ฌ ๐ฌ๐ญ๐ซ๐š๐ญ๐ž๐ ๐ฒ? ๐–๐ก๐š๐ญ ๐ฌ๐ญ๐ž๐ฉ๐ฌ ๐ฐ๐ข๐ฅ๐ฅ ๐ฒ๐จ๐ฎ ๐ญ๐š๐ค๐ž ๐ญ๐จ ๐ฆ๐š๐ค๐ž ๐ข๐ญ ๐ก๐š๐ฉ๐ฉ๐ž๐ง?

Aฬฒ ฬฒrฬฒeฬฒmฬฒiฬฒnฬฒdฬฒeฬฒrฬฒ ฬฒoฬฒfฬฒ ฬฒtฬฒhฬฒeฬฒ ฬฒSฬฒTฬฒAฬฒCฬฒCฬฒ ฬฒSฬฒtฬฒrฬฒaฬฒtฬฒeฬฒgฬฒiฬฒeฬฒsฬฒ:
Structure: time-blocking to plan your day
Transition Time: Rituals to help switch between tasks
Accountability: Check in regularly with an accountabili-buddy
Connection: Find creative ways to socialize
Cues: Create clear signals it's time to work

๐Ÿ’ฌ ๐€๐ง๐ฌ๐ฐ๐ž๐ซ๐ข๐ง๐  ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐๐ฎ๐ž๐ฌ๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง (Due Monday):
3 sentence minimum, include the question in your answer
๐™€๐™ญ๐™–๐™ข๐™ฅ๐™ก๐™š ๐™–๐™ฃ๐™จ๐™ฌ๐™š๐™ง: This week I plan to work on the "Structure" strategy. I am going to do this by making sure I use the independent work time at the end of the day to be productive on my school work, not consider it "free time," procrastinating on my work. I will transition into that independent work time by listening to music while I work so it feels less like work.

๐™Ž๐™š๐™ฃ๐™ฉ๐™š๐™ฃ๐™˜๐™š ๐™๐™ง๐™–๐™ข๐™š (Optional!):
1. This week I plan to work on the ____________ strategy. I am going to do this by.....

๐Ÿ’ฌ ๐‘๐ž๐ฉ๐ฅ๐ฒ๐ข๐ง๐  ๐ญ๐จ ๐š ๐‚๐ฅ๐š๐ฌ๐ฌ๐ฆ๐š๐ญ๐ž (Due Thursday):
๐˜š๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ต๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ค๐˜ฆ ๐˜ง๐˜ณ๐˜ข๐˜ฎ๐˜ฆ๐˜ด ๐˜ง๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ ๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฑ๐˜ญ๐˜บ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜ต๐˜ฐ ๐˜ข ๐˜ค๐˜ญ๐˜ข๐˜ด๐˜ด๐˜ฎ๐˜ข๐˜ต๐˜ฆ (optional!)
1. That was a great idea for working on the strategy because...
2. I also wanted to work on this strategy because...

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Summer Reading Assignment in Google Classroom

Summer Reading Assignment

Turn in your summer reading assignment by attaching a document to this assignment.

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Edpuzzle | Get Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable in Google Classroom

Edpuzzle | Get Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable

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Edpuzzle | A Simple Guide to Working / Learning From Home: HOW TO ADJUST in Google Classroom

Edpuzzle | A Simple Guide to Working / Learning From Home: HOW TO ADJUST

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Which do you prefer, socializing online or in person? Why? in Google Classroom

Which do you prefer, socializing online or in person? Why?

๐Ÿ’ฌ ๐€๐ง๐ฌ๐ฐ๐ž๐ซ๐ข๐ง๐  ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐๐ฎ๐ž๐ฌ๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง (Due Monday/Tuesday):
3 sentence minimum, include the question in your answer
๐˜š๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ต๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ค๐˜ฆ ๐˜ง๐˜ณ๐˜ข๐˜ฎ๐˜ฆ๐˜ด ๐˜ง๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ด๐˜ธ๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ฒ๐˜ถ๐˜ฆ๐˜ด๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ:
(use any, all, or none in your answer!)
1. I prefer socializing online becauseโ€ฆ
OR
2. I prefer socializing in person because...

๐Ÿ’ฌ ๐‘๐ž๐ฉ๐ฅ๐ฒ๐ข๐ง๐  ๐ญ๐จ ๐š ๐‚๐ฅ๐š๐ฌ๐ฌ๐ฆ๐š๐ญ๐ž (Due Thursday/Friday):
๐˜š๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ต๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ค๐˜ฆ ๐˜ง๐˜ณ๐˜ข๐˜ฎ๐˜ฆ๐˜ด ๐˜ง๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ ๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฑ๐˜ญ๐˜บ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜ต๐˜ฐ ๐˜ข ๐˜ค๐˜ญ๐˜ข๐˜ด๐˜ด๐˜ฎ๐˜ข๐˜ต๐˜ฆ:
(use any, all, or none in your reply!)
1. I agree with you that socializing online is better because...
2. I agree with you that socializing in person is better because...
3. I liked when you said "quote" because...
4. I see what you are saying, thank you for sharing. I kindly disagree and think that socializing online is better because...
5. I see what you are saying, thank you for sharing. I kindly disagree and think that socializing in person is better because...

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"How to Deal With Stress" Nearpod Lesson (Independent-Asynchronous)

Your lesson today is going to be completed independently during our class time. It is due by the end of the day. I will go over instructions during our BRIEF zoom meeting. Make sure you use your full name when you do the lesson so I know who you are. Just click " mark as done" when you finish, I can see that you completed it on my end in Nearpod :)

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Student Survey: Tell Me About You!  in Google Classroom

Student Survey: Tell Me About You!

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Exit Ticket: Introduce Yourself to Your Counselor in Google Classroom

Exit Ticket: Introduce Yourself to Your Counselor

Fill out the attached Google form before the end of the period to introduce yourself to your counselor!