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English 1-Period 5 Assignments

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May Journals  in Google Classroom

May Journals

17. List at least 3 or more examples of what teacher, Taylor Mali, makes. (YouTube Video) 
18. Who is Amanda Gorman? Do some research into her biography.  What is the meaning and tone of "The Hill We Climb?"19. What was your favorite book, play or short story we read this year and why?   What was your least favorite reading this year and why?  What are you summer plans?

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Poetry Book Final in Google Classroom

Poetry Book Final

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8. Haiku  in Google Classroom

8. Haiku

“A World of Dew” by Kobayashi Issa
A world of dew,
And within every dewdrop
A world of struggle.

Sonia Sanchez “Haiku [for you]”
love between us is
speech and breath. loving you is
a long river running.

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Extra Credit Poetry Analysis Part 2  in Google Classroom

Extra Credit Poetry Analysis Part 2

Write a paragraph about the tone and meaning of each poem.  


1.  Kobe Bryant “Dear Basketball”
2. Alex Dang - “What Kind of Asian Are You?”
3. Dr. Maya Angelou “And Still I Rise”

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7. Concrete Poem  in Google Classroom

7. Concrete Poem

You may draw out your concrete poem, or create it digitally.

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6. Sonnet  in Google Classroom

6. Sonnet

Sonnet 130 by William Shakespeare 


My mistress' eyes are nothing like the sun;

Coral is far more red than her lips' red;

If snow be white, why then her breasts are dun;

If hairs be wires, black wires grow on her head.

I have seen roses damasked, red and white,

But no such roses see I in her cheeks;

And in some perfumes is there more delight

Than in the breath that from my mistress reeks.

I love to hear her speak, yet well I know

That music hath a far more pleasing sound;

I grant I never saw a goddess go;

My mistress, when she walks, treads on the ground.

   And yet, by heaven, I think my love as rare

   As any she belied with false compare.

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5. Ode  in Google Classroom

5. Ode

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4. Ballad in Google Classroom

4. Ballad

Example: 



"Annabel Lee"

I was a child and she was a child,
In this kingdom by the sea,
But we loved with a love that was more than love—
I and my Annabel Lee—
With a love that the wingèd seraphs of Heaven
Coveted her and me.

And this was the reason that, long ago,
In this kingdom by the sea,
A wind blew out of a cloud, chilling
My beautiful Annabel Lee;


So that her highborn kinsmen came
And bore her away from me,
To shut her up in a sepulchre
In this kingdom by the sea.

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Extra Credit : Poetry Analysis  in Google Classroom

Extra Credit : Poetry Analysis

Write a paragraph describing the meaning and tone of each poem. 


1. Lin-Manuel Miranda - "Hamilton Mixtape" 


2. Harry Baker "Sunshine Kid" 


3. Marshall Jones "Touchscreen"

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2. "I Am" Poem

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3. Free Write in Google Classroom

3. Free Write

It should be at least 10 lines long. 

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1. Biographical Poem in Google Classroom

1. Biographical Poem

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April Journals in Google Classroom

April Journals

14. If you could spend a day with one of your ancestors, what would you ask them? 
15. If you could live in the fictional world of any book series, which one would you choose and why? 
16. If you could change three things about the world, what would you change and why?

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Persuasive Speech in Google Classroom

Persuasive Speech

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CNN Student News in Google Classroom

CNN Student News

Write a paragraph on one story from CNN Student News for the following days. 


1) 4/16
2) 4/19 
3) 4/23 

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Nonfiction Summaries  in Google Classroom

Nonfiction Summaries

Summarize 3 different non fiction articles, essays or speeches.  Include the URL link as well.  You can include the Time article, "How to Overcome FOMO" as one of the articles.

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"On Summer" pgs. 455-461 Google Form

Read pages 455-461 and complete the form. 

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"A Celebration of Grandfathers" pg. 443-452

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Vocabulary #13 in Google Classroom

Vocabulary #13

Complete the Vocabulary Chart

1. Insurgent
2. Judicious
3. Listless
4. Misconstrue
5. Obsolete
6. Periphery
7. Preclude
8. Queue
9. Remorse
10. Residual
11. Servile
12. Succinct
13. Tepid
14. Veracity
15. Volition

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Exit Ticket: I have a dream, too!  in Google Classroom

Exit Ticket: I have a dream, too!

Fill in the blank with your own phrases.  


I have a dream that one day this nation will ______________________________________________________
I have a dream that one day _______________________________________________________________________
I have a dream that one day _______________________________________________________________________
I have a dream that _______________________________________________________________________________
I have a dream today.
I have a dream that one day _______________________________________________________________________
I have a dream today.
I have a dream that one day _______________________________________________________________________
This is my hope and faith. With this faith we will be able to ______________________________________
This will be the day when _________________________________________________________________________

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Spring Break in Google Classroom

Spring Break

1) Add a memorable photo from Spring break and include your name on the Jamboard.


2) Submit your own Jamboard page with pictures from your Spring break.  Make sure you share your Jamboard with anyone with a WVUSD account.

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Of Mice and Men Extra Credit Assignments in Google Classroom

Of Mice and Men Extra Credit Assignments

Choose one of the following:

Design a Full Color Poster
1. Movie Poster: New version of the film with appropriate casting for the lead characters.You also need to include the release date, two specific movie review quotes, one to two things from the film, its rating, and a tag line for the film.

2. Book Cover: New book cover that includes the title, artwork, author’s name, publisher, and tag line. The back of the book should also be included.

3. Children’s Book
o Create a children’s book adapted from the story. The children’s book should be in color and include artwork on every page. The story should be simplified and adapted into a version for children to read. (Think Cat in the Hat or If you give a Mouse a Cookie). Your book should adapt the entire story into a shortened version appropriate for children.

4. Comic Book
o Create a comic book or graphic novel based on the story. Your comic book should focus on the entire story and have color images on every page. Adapt the story in a way you see fit.

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March Journals in Google Classroom

March Journals

9. "Lord and Lady Capulet and Lord and Lady Montague seem to be very out of touch with their children. Do you think modern day parents are more or less in touch with their children than the Capulets and Montagues? What does a parent have to do to be “connected” to their teenager’s life and choices? What may cause a parent to lose touch?"

10. "Describe a dream that you have for your future. What do you need to do to make this dream come true?"

11. Recall a time when you were an outsider or in the minority. How did you feel about being an outsider or minority member? Were you treated any differently from the others? How did this experience make you feel about the group in control?"

12. "Recall a situation where you felt powerless. Were you truly powerless, or did you really have some options? Was it frustrating to be powerless or a relief not to have to make a choice?"

13. What is the most important relationship in your life? What makes this relationship important to you? How would your life be different if the relationship had not occurred and how would you be affected if the relationship ended? How does the relationship affect your decisions and actions? Does it interfere with your freedom?

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Of Mice and Men Essay  in Google Classroom

Of Mice and Men Essay

Prompt - "What is the importance of dreams in Of Mice and Men? What role do they play in the character's lives? How do people in the story use dreams, and how do various characters’ dreams affect them? (Minimum of three quotes required)"


Format: This essay should be at least two (2) full pages, double-spaced. You should use 12 pt. font and standard (one inch) margins. If your essay is not formatted correctly, I will automatically deduct five (5) points. Your heading should include the words your name, the class and period, and the date you turn it in. You should also have an appropriate and interesting title. When you use quotes, you must write the page number immediately after the quote: “quote” (23).

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Of Mice and Men (1992)  in Google Classroom

Of Mice and Men (1992)

Write at least 3 summaries on the movie Of Mice and Men. Include a paragraph comparing the differences and similarities to John Steinbeck's short novel.

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Of Mice and Men Study Questions in Google Classroom

Of Mice and Men Study Questions

Create a Google document to complete the questions. Answer in complete sentences.

Of Mice and Men Study Questions

Chapter 1
1. In what part of the country does the novel take place? Time period?
2. List words that describe Lennie.
3. List words that describe George.
4. To what animal is Lennie compared?
5. To what animal would you compare George? Why?
6. Why were George and Lennie run out of Weed?
7. What things does Lennie do and say that make him like a child?
8. Where does George tell Lennie to hide if he gets in trouble?

Chapter 2
1. Who greeted George and Lennie at the bunkhouse?
2. What unusual habits did Whitey have?
3. Whom did the boss punish because George and Lennie were late? Why?
4. Why does George answer all the questions directed to Lennie?
5. How does the boss react to George's friendship with Lennie?
6. What excuse does George give for Lennie's slowness?
7. How does Curley react to Lennie's silence?
8. What does Curley think about George and Lennie's traveling together?
9. What does the swamper mean by the statement "Curley's pretty handy"?
10. What uneasy feeling does George have about Curley's wife?

Chapter 3
1. Who is Slim?
2. What kind act does Slim do for Lennie?
3. How does Slim react to Lennie and Goerge's traveling together?
4. Why do you think George told Slim about what happened in Weed?
5. From Carlson's point of view list words that describe Candy's dog.
6. What is Carlson's solution to the problem of the dog?
7. Describe how Carlson shoots Candy's dog.
8. What role does Candy play in helping George and Lennie try to buy land?
9. Why does Curley attack Lennie? What happens to Curley?

Chapter 4
1. Name four of the possessions that Crooks has in his room.
2. What does Crooks say happens to a guy if he gets too lonely?
3. What does Crooks offer in return for joining George, Lennie, and Candy on the dream farm?
4. What is Crooks’ reaction to the threats of Curley’s wife?
5. What does Curley’s wife say is her husband’s main topic of conversation?
6. At the end of this chapter, what has Candy to make George angry?

Chapter 5
1. What did Lennie do to the puppy?
2. In what ways does Lennie show that he is confused and nervous?
3. When Curley’s wife asks Lennie why he likes rabbits so much, what is his response?
4. What reason does Curley’s wife give Lennie for wanting to talk to him?
5. Where does Lennie go right after he kills Curley’s wife?
6. Whom does Candy blame for the murder?
7. Why is Candy so angry at what has happened?

Chapter 6
1. While he is waiting for George in the clearing, what two hallucinations does Lennie have?
2. What does George tell Lennie to calm him down before he shoots him?
3. How do Curley and Carlson assume that Lennie met his death?
4. Why did George lie to the others about what really happened?

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Vocabulary #12 in Google Classroom

Vocabulary #12

Complete the Vocabulary Chart

1. Aggravate
2. Anarchy
3. Audacity
4. Bane
5. Blight
6. Capitulate
7. Corroborate
8. Deride
9. Disdain
10. Exhume
11. Flagrant
12. Guile
13. Haughty
14. Impetuous
15. Incriminate

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Of Mice and Men Escape Room in Google Classroom

Of Mice and Men Escape Room

Make sure to include all the names in your group.

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Vocabulary List and Chart #11 in Google Classroom

Vocabulary List and Chart #11

1. Insipid
2. Interrogate
3. Laudable
4. Mundane
5. Paltry
6. Placate
7. Prodigious
8. Pugnacious
9. Rectify
10. Repress
11. Scintillating
12. Steadfast
13. Terse
14. Unobtrusive
15. Vivacious

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Romeo and Juliet Soundtrack Project in Google Classroom

Romeo and Juliet Soundtrack Project

Imagine you have been asked to work on a new film adaptation of "Romeo and Juliet." Your job is to bring your musical expertise to a short film adaptation by creating the "Soundtrack," and "virtual storyboard."

For this project, you must choose AT LEAST 5 songs to be part of your short film adaptation.

For this project, you must turn in a completed Romeo and Juliet storyboard.

Use James Cordon's video as a example. Identify in your storyboard which scene the song goes with.

You may choose any music you like, as long it is appropriate and the choices fit with the scene.

*For example:
"Just Dance" by Lady Gaga for the dance scene.

Guidelines:
- Songs do not need to be the song in entirety, but can be partial lines, verses, or choruses that make sense in the context of the story.
-You may send me a link of the music, such as a Spotify playlist, etc.

- The Virtual Storyboard should include images for at least 5 locations and the songs playing on each slide that take us through your movie. You can use google slides for this!

-You may work with a partner.

Points:
-Virtual Storyboard: 25 Points

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February Journals in Google Classroom

February Journals

5. "Why or why not should parents have any control over the personal lives of their children?"

6. “Is lying ever justified? Explain your answer.

7. "Write Juliet’s or Romeo’s diary entry after the balcony scene."

8. "Write a letter that Juliet might have written to Romeo to be read if she died from the potion that Friar Lawrence gave her."

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R & J Essay  in Google Classroom

R & J Essay

Prompt: "Many characters in Romeo and Juliet have foils. Compare two characters in the play and show their similarities and/or differences in personality and behavior. Some possible pairs include Romeo/Juliet, Romeo/Paris, Lord and Lady Montague/Capulet, Friar/Nurse, Tybalt/Mercutio, Tybalt/Benvolio, Romeo/Mercutio, Romeo/Benvolio, etc. . (Minimum of three quotes required)"


Format: This essay should be at least two (2) full pages, double-spaced. You should use 12 pt. font and standard (one inch) margins. If your essay is not formatted correctly, I will automatically deduct five (5) points. Your heading should include the words your name, the class and period, and the date you turn it in. You should also have an appropriate and interesting title. When you use quotes, you must write the page number immediately after the quote: “quote” (23).

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Act 5 Assessment in Google Classroom

Act 5 Assessment

You must choose ONE of the following tasks to complete in order to show your understanding of Act 5 of Romeo & Juliet

*You must include a summary of all of the scenes listed in the act.

1) Summary of the Act told through a Flipgrid video. (join code: a371e7de)

2) Powerpoint Summary with at least one image for each slide (Google Slides). You may include bullet points or paragraphs.

3) Comic book summarizing the act from start to finish.

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Romeo and Juliet Movie Notes  in Google Classroom

Romeo and Juliet Movie Notes

Write down any similarities or differences you observe in watching the 1968 and 1996 movie versions of Romeo and Juliet.

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Obituary Assignment in Google Classroom

Obituary Assignment

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Act 4 Assessment in Google Classroom

Act 4 Assessment

You must choose ONE of the following tasks to complete in order to show your understanding of Act 4 of Romeo & Juliet

*You must include a summary of all of the scenes listed in the act.

1) Summary of the Act told through a Flipgrid video.

2) Powerpoint Summary with at least one image for each slide (Google Slides). You may include bullet points or paragraphs.

3) Comic book summarizing the act from start to finish.

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Mood Meter Week #6  in Google Classroom

Mood Meter Week #6

How are you feeling this morning? Respond to at least one classmate.

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Act 3 Assessment  in Google Classroom

Act 3 Assessment

You must choose ONE of the following tasks to complete in order to show your understanding of Act 3 of Romeo & Juliet

*You must include a summary of all of the scenes listed in the act.

1) Summary of the Act told through a video

2) Powerpoint Summary with at least one image for each slide (Google Slides)

3) Comic book summarizing the act from start to finish

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January Journals in Google Classroom

January Journals

Submit journals #1-4 here.
#1: How was your winter break? Describe your favorite moments, gifts, meals, trips, etc. What are some of your goals for 2021 and why? Answer in a paragraph.

#2: What is your opinion in "love at first sight?" Do you believe it exists? Explain your reasoning.

#3: "Have you ever found yourself between two friends who are angry at each other? What happened?"

#4: "How hard is it to keep a secret? Are there circumstances when you think you should break a promise about keeping a secret?"

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R & J Questions Act 2 in Google Classroom

R & J Questions Act 2

Answer the questions in complete sentences on a separate google document.

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Digital Journal #4 in Google Classroom

Digital Journal #4

Write the following prompt and your response in your Digital Journal:

"How hard is it to keep a secret? Are there circumstances when you think you should break a promise about keeping a secret?"

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Vocabulary List & Chart #10 in Google Classroom

Vocabulary List & Chart #10

Complete the Vocabulary Chart

1. Abhor
2. Alacrity
3. Animosity
4. Augment
5. Bogus
6. Censure
7. Congenial
8. Cursory
9. Digress
10. Elated
11. Ephemeral
12. Fallible
13. Gregarious
14. Hypothetical
15. Inadvertently

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R & J Act I Questions in Google Classroom

R & J Act I Questions

Complete the Act I questions on a separate Google document.

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Vocabulary List and Chart #9 in Google Classroom

Vocabulary List and Chart #9

Complete the Vocabulary Chart

1. Impulsive
2. Inopportune
3. Intermittent
4. Lackluster
5. Ludicrous
6. Moribund
7. Opaque
8. Pervasive
9. Premonition
10. Rebuff
11. Repertoire
12. Rudimentary
13. Spendthrift
14. Taciturn
15. Travesty

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Vocabulary List and Chart #9 in Google Classroom

Vocabulary List and Chart #9

Complete the Vocabulary Chart

1. Impulsive
2. Inopportune
3. Intermittent
4. Lackluster
5. Ludicrous
6. Moribund
7. Opaque
8. Pervasive
9. Premonition
10. Rebuff
11. Repertoire
12. Rudimentary
13. Spendthrift
14. Taciturn
15. Travesty

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Sonnet 130 Assignment in Google Classroom

Sonnet 130 Assignment

Using art materials that you have at home (colored pencils, crayons, paint, etc) draw what you imagine the mistress to look like it William Shakespeare's sonnet 130.

Post your drawing on Padlet as well and include your name.

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Sonnet 130 Assignment in Google Classroom

Sonnet 130 Assignment

Using art materials that you have at home (colored pencils, crayons, paint, etc) draw what you imagine the mistress to look like it William Shakespeare's sonnet 130.

Post your drawing on Padlet as well and include your name.

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Points of View Writing Activity in Google Classroom

Points of View Writing Activity

Choose a fairytale, and tell it from start to finish on the google doc provided.

You must do this FOUR TIMES, telling the STORY through DIFFERENT POINT OF VIEWS.

1. First Person
2. Second Person
3. Third Person Limited
4. Third Person Omniscient

(You can swap out Third Person Limited or Omniscient with Third Person Objective if desired)

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Shakespeare Escape Room in Google Classroom

Shakespeare Escape Room

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Vocabulary List and Chart #8  in Google Classroom

Vocabulary List and Chart #8

Find the definition and part of speech.

1. Abyss
2. Alleviate
3. Antipathy
4. Badger
5. Bolster
6. Chide
7. Construe
8. Deflect
9. Diffident
10. Elusive
11. Eminent
12. Eulogy
13. Fallacious
14. Gratuitous
15. Hyperbole

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Mood Meter Week #1 in Google Classroom

Mood Meter Week #1

Welcome back from break everyone! How are you feeling today? I hope you are well rested and ready for second semester :)

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Winter Break/ Resolutions in Google Classroom

Winter Break/ Resolutions

Create two pages in Jamboard with 1) Images from your winter break and captions 2) Your New Year's resolutions with images.

You will be sharing these with your classmates.

Make sure you share your Jamboard with anyone with a WVUSD account.

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SSR Book Report in Google Classroom

SSR Book Report

Include a picture of your book from Week 2. Complete the form by Tuesday, December 15th.

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Extra Credit Visual in Google Classroom

Extra Credit Visual

You may use pencil, paint or digital applications to depict an image from To Kill A Mockingbird, or the Odyssey including an important quote. You can also choose a short story we’ve read at the beginning of the year. Make sure to add color. You can earn up to 20 points.

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Digital Journal in Google Classroom

Digital Journal

Use this Digital Journal for the Entire Semester!

Prompts will be posted weekly. Make sure to copy and paste the prompt


17 journals x 5 points each = 85 points

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November/December Journals in Google Classroom

November/December Journals

Submit journals #13-#17 here.

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Vocabulary Chart #7 in Google Classroom

Vocabulary Chart #7

Complete the Vocabulary Chart

1. Intermediary
2. Kindle
3. Lucid
4. Mandatory
5. Nemesis
6. Paradox
7. Posthumous
8. Puerile
9. Refute
10. Tortuous
11. Verbose
12. Voracious
13. Retract
14. Slovenly
15. Succumb

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Journal #17 in Google Classroom

Journal #17

Write the following prompt and your response in your Digital Journal:

"How important is it to be honest with your friends? Why? Are there times when you should be honest and times you should not? Explain your reasoning. "

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The Odyssey - In Class Essay in Google Classroom

The Odyssey - In Class Essay

Prompt: "What is a hero? Using examples from the story, show what a hero is through the heroic journey taken by Odysseus. (Minimum of three quotes required)"


Format: This essay should be at least two (2) full pages, double-spaced. You should use 12 pt. font and standard (one inch) margins. If your essay is not formatted correctly, I will ask you to resubmit it and will automatically deduct five (5) points. Your heading should include the words your name, the class and period, and the date you turn it in. You should also have an appropriate and interesting title. When you use quotes, you must write the page number immediately after the quote: “quote” (23).

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Vocabulary Chart #6 in Google Classroom

Vocabulary Chart #6

Complete the Vocabulary Chart

1. Admonish
2. Altercation
3. Appease
4. Banal
5. Brigand
6. Clandestine
7. Corpulent
8. Deplore
9. Discredit
10. Emissary
11. Excise
12. Filial
13. Genre
14. Implicit
15. Infallible

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Journal #16 in Google Classroom

Journal #16

Copy and paste this prompt into your digital journal.

How did you change your Thanksgiving plans to follow the CoVid guidelines this year? What did you do differently last year? What are some things you are grateful for?

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Extra Credit

Extra Credit "The Odyssey" Movie/Novel Notes

What are some similarities and differences between the Odyssey epic, and the Odyssey movie? Write at least 10 facts for each column.

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Thanksgiving Break in Google Classroom

Thanksgiving Break

How was your Thanksgiving break? Fill out the pie chart on google slides. Follow the instructions below. Check out my pie chart as an example.

Step 1: Open the Google Docs document where you want to add a pie chart on your PC.
Step 2: Click on Insert, followed by Chart. Then select Pie from the menu.
Step 3: A pie chart with sample data will be added in Docs.

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The Odyssey Scrapbook in Google Classroom

The Odyssey Scrapbook

Create a scrapbook using google slides, or paper. Follow the directions attached. Include a table of contents, and a title page for Part 1 and Part 2 of the Odyssey stories. Include an image (drawn or picture from online) for each story.

Table of Contents
1. Part 1
2. Sailing from Troy
3. The Lotus Eaters
4. Cyclops
5. The Land of the Dead
6. The Sirens
7. Scylla and Charybdis
8. The Cattle of the Sun God
9. Part 2
10. The Return of Odysseus
11. Argus
12. The Suitors
13. Penelope
14. The Challenge
15. Odysseus' Revenge
16. Penelope's Test


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Vocabulary List #5 and Chart in Google Classroom

Vocabulary List #5 and Chart

Complete the Vocabulary Chart

1. Heterogenous
2. Indelible
3. Inequity
4. Intercede
5. Juxtapose
6. Loquacious
7. Malign
8. Mortify
9. Ostracize
10. Plausible
11. Pristine
12. Recoil
13. Meticulous
14. Nullify
15. Perforate

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"The Odyssey" Questions p.1105 #1-4, p.1114 #1-3 & 5

Pg. 1105 #1-4

1. Who does Telemachus think Odysseus is when they first reunite?
2. Describe Antinous' treatment of Odysseus. Why do you think Antinous treats Odysseus as he does?
3. What does Odysseus tell Penelope about himself? Why do you think Odysseus chooses not to reveal his identity to his wife?
4. Which of Odysseus' responsibilities are revealed in this section? Do you think he manages them heroically? Explain your response.

Pg. 1114 #1-3, 5
1. When Odysseus returns to his home, who helps him?
2. What planning does Odysseus do before he battles the suitors?
3. What is Penelope's test, and how does Odysseus pass it?
4. Do you think Odysseus kills the suitors to fulfill his responsibilities? Explain.

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The Odyssey Questions #1-4, p. 1082 in Google Classroom

The Odyssey Questions #1-4, p. 1082

Complete the questions by tomorrow

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"The Odyssey" questions p. 1069, #1-3, 5-7

Answer the questions after the reading.

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Vocabulary List #4 & Chart in Google Classroom

Vocabulary List #4 & Chart

Vocabulary List #4 & Chart

Complete the Vocabulary Chart

1. Infirmity
2. Interment
3. Labyrinth
4. Lucrative
5. Mitigate
6. Omnipotent
7. Peruse
8. Precursor
9. Rapport
10. Reticent
11. Somber
12. Sullen
13. Toxic
14. Versatile
15. Zenith

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October Journals in Google Classroom

October Journals

Submit your digital journal here. Journal #9-Journal #13

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Greek Mythology in Google Classroom

Greek Mythology

Use the Odyssey PDF to complete the handout.

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"The Odyssey" Intro Escape Room

Complete the escape room with your group. Add each of your group members names in the submission.

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TKAM Movie Notes/Book Notes in Google Classroom

TKAM Movie Notes/Book Notes

Take notes while watching the movie. Include the plot, characters, major events, etc. Write any details which the book differs.

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To Kill A Mockingbird In Class Essay in Google Classroom

To Kill A Mockingbird In Class Essay

Prompt: " 'Mockingbirds don't do one thing but make music for us to enjoy. They don't eat up people's gardens, don't nest in corncribs, they don't do one thing but sing their hearts out for us. That's why it's a sin to kill a mockingbird.' Provide an example of three characters in the book who symbolize a mockingbird. Why did you choose them? Use quotes from the book as evidence. (Minimum of three quotes required)"


Format: This essay should be at least 1 1/2 to 2 full pages, double-spaced. You should use 12 pt. font and standard (one inch) margins. If your essay is not formatted correctly, I will ask you to resubmit it and will automatically deduct five (5) points. Your heading should include you name, the class and period, and the date you turn it in. You should also have an appropriate and interesting title. When you use quotes, you must write the page number immediately after the quote: “quote” (23).

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To Kill A Mockingbird Poster/Book Cover Art  in Google Classroom

To Kill A Mockingbird Poster/Book Cover Art

To Kill A Mockingbird Visual

Please choose one of the following:

- Design a Full Color Poster
o Movie Poster: New version of the film with appropriate casting for the following
characters: Atticus Finch, Scout Finch, Jem Finch, Dill Harris, Boo Radley, Calpurnia, Bob Ewell, Tom Robinson, and Miss Maudie. You also need to include the release date, two specific movie review quotes, one to two things from the film, its rating, and a tag line for the film.

o Book Cover: New book cover that includes the title, artwork, author’s name,
publisher, two quotes from the book, and a tag line.

1) You may draw it out using what you have at home such as colored pencils, markers, ink, paint etc.

2) You may use digital applications such as procreate, and medibang to draw. You may also use Google slides, Google docs, padlet or Jamboard to create your visual.

For Extra Credit: you can do both. You can get up to 20 extra credit points.

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Chapters 22-31 TKAM Questions in Google Classroom

Chapters 22-31 TKAM Questions

Complete the questions for Chapters 22-31 by Monday October 19th.

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Chapters 22-31 Vocabulary in Google Classroom

Chapters 22-31 Vocabulary

Complete by tomorrow.

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Journal #10 in Google Classroom

Journal #10

Write the following prompt and your response in your Digital Journal:

"In Chapter 21, we learn the verdict of the trial. What is the "truth" in the verdict? What is the justice in it? What does the verdict say about the people in the novel and society as a whole?"

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Chapters 15-21 Questions in Google Classroom

Chapters 15-21 Questions

Complete the questions by Monday 10/12.

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Chapters 15-21 Vocabulary  in Google Classroom

Chapters 15-21 Vocabulary

Complete by tomorrow.

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TKAM Assessment Chapters 8-14  in Google Classroom

TKAM Assessment Chapters 8-14

You must choose ONE of the following tasks to complete in order to show your understanding of Chapters 8-14 of "To Kill A Mockingbird":

*You must include a summary of all of the chapters listed in your task.

1) Podcast

2) Video Summary/Discussion (Flipgrid)

3) Powerpoint Summary (Google Slides)

4) Comic book

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September Digital Journals in Google Classroom

September Digital Journals

5. “Keep Your Friends Close”
6. TKAM Prompt
7. Ruth Bader Ginsburg 9/21
8. CNN Student News 9/28

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TKAM Questions Chapters 8-14 in Google Classroom

TKAM Questions Chapters 8-14

Answer the questions in the separate Google document.

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TKAM Chapters 8-14 Vocabulary in Google Classroom

TKAM Chapters 8-14 Vocabulary

Complete the vocabulary for Chapters 8-14. Include the definition, and part of speech.

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TKAM Chapter 1-7 Questions in Google Classroom

TKAM Chapter 1-7 Questions

Complete the following questions for Chapters 1-7.

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To Kill A Mockingbird Escape Room in Google Classroom

To Kill A Mockingbird Escape Room

Only submit one form for each group. Make sure all your group member names are written in the form.

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TKAM Chapter 1-7 Vocabulary in Google Classroom

TKAM Chapter 1-7 Vocabulary

You only need to complete the word, part of speech, and definition.

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Digital Journal #6 in Google Classroom

Digital Journal #6

Write the following prompt and your response in your Digital Journal:

"In Chapter 1, Scout, Jem, and Dill are fascinated by the Radley house.When you were a child, was there a neighbor, family member, or place that scared you? Describe that person/place as you remember them and think about how your experience parallels the children in the novel."

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What does it mean to be racist? What does it mean to take a stand? in Google Classroom

What does it mean to be racist? What does it mean to take a stand?

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9/11 Extra Credit  in Google Classroom

9/11 Extra Credit

Watch the segment on 9/11 on CNN Student News. Create a new google doc, and write a paragraph on the topic.

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Mood Meter Week #6 in Google Classroom

Mood Meter Week #6

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Short Story #8-#10 Reading Questions in Google Classroom

Short Story #8-#10 Reading Questions

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#10 The Golden Kite, the SIlver Wind in Google Classroom

#10 The Golden Kite, the SIlver Wind

read pgs. 396-400

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#9 Blues Ain't No Mockin Bird in Google Classroom

#9 Blues Ain't No Mockin Bird

Read pgs. 349-358

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Short Story Recap in Google Classroom

Short Story Recap

Step 1: Choose ONLY ONE of the short stories from this week to complete this task:

"The Man to Send the Rain Clouds," "Old Man of the Temple," or "Rules of the Game"

STEP 2: Using flipgrid, complete one of the following tasks:

- OPTION #1: Record a video or podcast summarizing/reviewing the story

- OPTION #2: Write your own version of the story! You will record yourself reading your story aloud,

- OPTION #3: Write a song, rap, poem, scene, monologue, or spoken word inspired by the story and record yourself performing it.

https://flipgrid.com/155710fb

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Journal Prompt #5 in Google Classroom

Journal Prompt #5

Write the following prompt and your response in your Digital Journal:

"Keep your friends close, keep your enemies closer. Do you believe this? Why or why not?"

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#8 The Necklace in Google Classroom

#8 The Necklace

read pgs. 332-342

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#5-#7 Short Story Assignments  in Google Classroom

#5-#7 Short Story Assignments

Fill out the chart and answer the questions.

5 & 6 - Fill out the diagram.
7 - Answer the questions provided.

Rules of the Game
1. Early in the story, what happens when Waverly asks for a bag of salted plums? What happens when she stops asking? How does Waverly later apply that strategy that desire to play chess competitively?

2. How does Mrs. Jong teach Waverly rules of behavior? How does Waverly translate these rules into strategies for winning at chess? How does she use these rules against her mother?

3. Who do you think will "win" the game between Waverly and her mother? Use details from the text to explain.

4. Is it necessary for Waverly to oppose her mother at the market? How do their personal and cultural differences make it "necessary" for Waverly to see her mother on the other side of the chess board?

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Vocabulary List #3 and Chart in Google Classroom

Vocabulary List #3 and Chart

Complete the Vocabulary Chart

1. Affirmation
2. Amorphous
3. Astute
4. Bland
5. Candor
6. Condone
7. Cryptic
8. Diabolical
9. Eccentric
10. Ennui
11. Facade
12. Gist
13. Gratis
14. Homogeneous
15. Impotent

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#6 Old Man of the Temple in Google Classroom

#6 Old Man of the Temple

read pgs. 298-304

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#4 Interlopers Questions in Google Classroom

#4 Interlopers Questions

Answer the questions below.

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August Journals in Google Classroom

August Journals

Turn in your August journals here. There should be 4 in total.

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#4 The Interlopers in Google Classroom

#4 The Interlopers

Read pgs. 270-278 The Interlopers by Zaki.

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Mood Meter Week #4 in Google Classroom

Mood Meter Week #4

How are you feeling today?

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Short Story #3 Gift of The Magi in Google Classroom

Short Story #3 Gift of The Magi

Read pages 261-266 in your textbook. Complete the assignment.

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Short Story #2 American History in Google Classroom

Short Story #2 American History

read "American History" by Judith Ortiz Cofer in your textbooks on pgs. 241-252.

Complete the assignment below.

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Vocabulary List #2 and Chart in Google Classroom

Vocabulary List #2 and Chart

An example of legacy would be #6 in the Hamilton quotes.

Vocabulary List #2 & Chart

Complete the Vocabulary Chart

1. Inane
2. Introverted
3. Legacy
4. Malaise
5. Morose
6. Opulent
7. Piety
8. Pretense
9. Recluse
10. Replenish
11. Sardonic
12. Squalid
13. Tactile
14. Turbulent
15. Vilify

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Thriller Video Freytag's Pyramid in Google Classroom

Thriller Video Freytag's Pyramid

Watch the Michael Jackson "Thriller Video" and complete Freytag's Pyramid.

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Freytag's Pyramid - The Most Dangerous Game in Google Classroom

Freytag's Pyramid - The Most Dangerous Game

In your break out groups, complete the pyramid. Submit only one copy per group. Don't forget to add everyone's group names!

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Vocabulary List and Chart #1 in Google Classroom

Vocabulary List and Chart #1

Vocabulary List #1 & Chart

Complete the Vocabulary Chart

1. Acme
2. Allusion
3. Antithesis
4. Balm
5. Breach
6. Circumspect
7. Contiguous
8. Defunct
9. Diminutive
10. Embellish
11. Euphemism
12. Fidelity
13. Grizzled
14. Imminent
15. Incarcerate

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Short Story #1 The Most Dangerous Game in Google Classroom

Short Story #1 The Most Dangerous Game

Read the "Most Dangerous Game" in your textbooks on pages 214-236.

Complete the comic.

You must include at least 3 quotes from the story. You can use the speech bubbles or write above the box.

The comic strip should be in color.

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Short Story Escape Room in Google Classroom

Short Story Escape Room

Escape room of the day :) Work with your group members on one form.

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SSR Book in Google Classroom

SSR Book

What book are you reading for SSR? (sustained silent reading) Who is the author? How many pages is it? What genre would you say it falls under? (comedy, romance, tragedy, etc). Be prepared to write a book report. Post a picture of your book.

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Short Story Terminology in Google Classroom

Short Story Terminology

We'll fill this spreadsheet together as a class! Find your name and add the definition and the example.

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Autobiographical Essay (Final Draft)  in Google Classroom

Autobiographical Essay (Final Draft)

Tell us your story. What unique opportunities or challenges have you experienced throughout your life that have shaped who you are today?

Should be in MLA format with no spelling or grammar errors.

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Signed Syllabus in Google Classroom

Signed Syllabus

Please attach the syllabus with all signatures by Friday.

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MLA Poster in Google Classroom

MLA Poster

Create an MLA poster on padlet.com with the 8 requirements to meet MLA format. Include at least 5 images to make your poster creative as well as informational.

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Autobiography (rough draft)  in Google Classroom

Autobiography (rough draft)

You may choose to complete the outline or graphic organizer. Only choose ONE!

Tell us your story. What unique opportunities and challenges have you experienced that have shaped who you are today?

You do not have to write in complete sentences. Bullet points are okay.

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Virtual Locker Room in Google Classroom

Virtual Locker Room

Complete the virtual locker room. Get creative with this :)

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Journal Prompt #1  in Google Classroom

Journal Prompt #1

Complete Journal prompt #1. Keep this document for future journals.

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Who Am I?   in Google Classroom

Who Am I?

Please fill out the form below.