M.Cerna 03-English I ADV- meet.google.com/mmg-civm-vsu Assignments

Instructor
Mrs. Michelle Cerna
Term
2020-2021
Department
English
Description
This course is designed to meet the educational needs of the students based on the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills objectives. Emphasis will be on fundamental language skills: reading, writing, speaking, listening, viewing and presenting. An emphasis on vocabulary and composition skills will be an on-going part of the program. The course includes studies of various literary genres: short story, poetry, novel, drama and non-fiction. The development of critical reading and critical writing skills is a major emphasis of the course.

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Past Assignments

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Attendance 1/21 in Google Classroom

Attendance 1/21

What’s your favorite YouTube channel?

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The Return Selection Test in Google Classroom

The Return Selection Test

This is an open book test, you are allowed to find the text evidence using the pdf. This is NOT a timed test, so please take your time.

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***Renaissance Testing Today*** in Google Classroom

***Renaissance Testing Today***

Follow the steps below:
Click on the following https://global-zone50.renaissance-go.com/welcomeportal/742566
Enter your user name and password, select login, select STAR READING and once you select on the assessment you can START.
When you are done, turn in assignment, so that you can get a grade. It is important that you try your best, because it will be counted as a test grade. You do need to complete the test by the end of the day.

If you do not know your user name and password, please email me immediately.

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Attendance 1/20 in Google Classroom

Attendance 1/20

Where were you born?

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The Return Analysis  in Google Classroom

The Return Analysis

When you analyze a story, you try to find a meaning for the story. You make a claim about the story's meaning, and provide evidence from the story itself to support your analysis. You look for a reasonable way of understanding the story.

Your assignment today is to analyze "The Return" to make connections that are not directly stated in the text. Open the Google Form to answer the TWO questions about the short story.

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Attendance 1/19 in Google Classroom

Attendance 1/19

What’s your favorite sport to play?

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Prepare to Read: The Return in Google Classroom

Prepare to Read: The Return

Follow the Nearpod to read the short story "The Return." You may also listen to story being read aloud using the green link provided. Your assignment is to answer the three questions at the end of the Nearpod.

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Attendance 1/18 in Google Classroom

Attendance 1/18

If you could invite four famous people to dinner, who would you invite?

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Create your own myth !  in Google Classroom

Create your own myth !

In this assignment you will be a creator and you will be creating your own myth: a creation myth. It’s your turn to describe how the world came into existence. You can create our world in any way you like, but try to remember some of the traditional elements of a creation myth. Will there be good and evil? Will there be action? Will it be “real,” or outrageous?
Some ideas for you if you are really stuck:
• how cats got their tails
• how the sun came into being
• why the moon disappears once a month
• why giraffes have long necks
• why there is dew on the grass in the summer
• why dogs bark instead of chirp
• why penguins can't fly
• why trees grow vertically instead of horizontally
• why people have language and animals do not

Open the Cavna slideshow for more information. Your FINAL is due on Friday 1/15/2021. (I do not want a rough draft)

EXTRA CREDIT ALERT: You will receive 10 extra points if you create an illustration that represents part of your myth. Your illustration must be colored.

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Attendance 1/15 in Google Classroom

Attendance 1/15

What’s the most overrated TV show?

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Attendance 1/14 in Google Classroom

Attendance 1/14

If you had to change your name, what would you change it to?

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Attendance 1/13 in Google Classroom

Attendance 1/13

Would you rather have a pet dinosaur or a pet dragon?

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Flocabulary: The Odyssey in Google Classroom

Flocabulary: The Odyssey

Follow the link to complete your Flocabulary assignment

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Odyssey: A Graphic Novel in Google Classroom

Odyssey: A Graphic Novel

Follow the Nearpod to answer comprehension questions on the selected excerpt from the graphic novel.

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Attendance 1/12 in Google Classroom

Attendance 1/12

What’s your favorite ice cream flavor?

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Historical Context in Google Classroom

Historical Context

This part of the text is a setup to what is to come. You must first understand the "times" before we read the next short story.

Assignment: Read and answer the questions about the historical context. There are 4 open ended questions about the reading.

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Attendance 1/11 in Google Classroom

Attendance 1/11

If you could choose any car to drive for a year, what would it be?

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Attendance 1/8 in Google Classroom

Attendance 1/8

If someone handed you $10 million, what is the first thing you would buy?

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Hero's Journey in Commercial in Google Classroom

Hero's Journey in Commercial

Watch the YouTube commercial attached and analyze how the creator incorporated the "hero's journey." Your assignment is to map out the hero's journey as explained in the commercial. Is it the woman's journey or the jeep's journey or something totally different. I want to know how you would map out this journey. This is your opinion, so with that said you will only fail if submit a blank document.

Additional Assistance: You can list out the steps on a Google Document OR you can use the Google Document attached. You DO NOT have to use all 12 steps.

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Attendance 1/7 in Google Classroom

Attendance 1/7

Would you rather be invisible or super strong?

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Movie/Book of your choice  in Google Classroom

Movie/Book of your choice

Use the Google Document to list out the steps of the hero's journey of a character of your choice. Please be sure to:
1. Add the name of the book/movie and character to the worksheet
2. Use all 12 steps

Additional assistance: You can view/study examples of "Moana" and "Cinderella" as plotted on the hero's journey.

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Hero's Journey  in Google Classroom

Hero's Journey

After watching the video clip and viewing the PPT, list 3 movies or books that you have read that follow the "hero's journey."

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Attendance 1-6 in Google Classroom

Attendance 1-6

If you could trade lives for a day with anyone, who would it ?

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Attendance 1-5 in Google Classroom

Attendance 1-5

What city would you like to explore ?

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Unit 4 Mentor Text in Google Classroom

Unit 4 Mentor Text

Read PDF or listen (green link) to the Mentor text found in your text book on pg 476. After reading the mentor text complete the Google document on vocabulary, summary and thought question.

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What is your favorite holiday song?  in Google Classroom

What is your favorite holiday song?

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What is your favorite Christmas movie?  in Google Classroom

What is your favorite Christmas movie?

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Complete the end of semester survey in Google Classroom

Complete the end of semester survey

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Semester Exam  in Google Classroom

Semester Exam

The semester exam was administered on Tuesday Dec 15 from 10:35 am - 12:15 pm. If you were not present for the live session, please email me to make arrangements to take it at a different time.

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Is my lunch number on the list?  in Google Classroom

Is my lunch number on the list?

If you see your lunch number listed, please email me immediately because you are missing one or more assignments. Check off that you have read this question and looked for your lunch number.

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Grammar Boot Camp Day 4 in Google Classroom

Grammar Boot Camp Day 4

Follow the link to complete your Flocabulary assignment

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Grammar Boot Camp Day 3 in Google Classroom

Grammar Boot Camp Day 3

Read the selection located on the Google Form to best make revisions and edits.

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Grammar Boot Camp Day 2 in Google Classroom

Grammar Boot Camp Day 2

Use the text option to add a comma/s to the sentences.

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Grammar Boot Camp Day 1 in Google Classroom

Grammar Boot Camp Day 1

Open the worksheet to identify the correct usage in each sentence.

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3rd Six Weeks Exam in Google Classroom

3rd Six Weeks Exam

If you missed this test please submit your answers on this link and I will grade it manually.

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Unit 3 Selection 2 in Google Classroom

Unit 3 Selection 2

Analyze the timeline taken from the Unit 3 exam, and answer the two questions on the Google Document.

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Unit 3 Selection 1 in Google Classroom

Unit 3 Selection 1

Read the attached selection from the Unit 3 Exam, and complete the Google document. Unit 3 Exam will be on Friday Dec 4.

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Figurative Language Quiz in Google Classroom

Figurative Language Quiz

Follow the link to complete your Flocabulary assignment

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Flocabulary: Figurative Language in Google Classroom

Flocabulary: Figurative Language

Follow the link to complete your Flocabulary assignment

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Figurative Language in Pictures  in Google Classroom

Figurative Language in Pictures

1. Each student will select two Christmas items and two figurative language cards from the worksheet below.
2. Once you have selected pairs, you can create two different sentence combining your Christmas item and figurative language element.
3. When your sentences are complete, you can create a drawing representative of your Christmas item and figurative language element.

I have added two examples along with the worksheet.

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Figurative Language in music  in Google Classroom

Figurative Language in music

Complete the worksheet below. Read the lyrics of the song, then identify the figurative language device used. Lastly identify a song of your choice and identify 1-2 figurative language devices.

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Figurative Language Review  in Google Classroom

Figurative Language Review

Show what you know, by completing the figurative language worksheet. This is a review, therefore I want to know what you remember from previous lessons on figurative language.

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2nd Six Weeks Survey in Google Classroom

2nd Six Weeks Survey

Complete the survey in all honesty. I do read them and take your answers into consideration. Have a great weekend !

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If you see your lunch number listed, please email me immediately because you are missing one or more assignments.  Check off that you have read this question and looked for your lunch number.    in Google Classroom

If you see your lunch number listed, please email me immediately because you are missing one or more assignments. Check off that you have read this question and looked for your lunch number.

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2nd Six Weeks Exam in Google Classroom

2nd Six Weeks Exam

Once you start the test you must complete it on DMAC. DO not open DMAC unless you are ready to key in all your answers. I would suggest you take the test, write your answers on a piece of paper, then transfer them over to DMAC. E-mail me with any questions or concerns. Plan for an HOUR to take this test.
DMAC Student ID: (6 digit lunch #) you have to add a 0 before your lunch number

DMAC TEST ID: 1343866

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Selection 2 in Google Classroom

Selection 2

This is the text that will be used for the Six Weeks Exam. Use this time to review the poem and answer the questions on the Google Slide. You can annotate the selection, highlight important details or even print it out.

ASSIGNMENT: Read the poem and answer the questions on the Google Slides.

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Selection 1  in Google Classroom

Selection 1

This is the text that will be used for the Six Weeks Exam. Use this time to review the selection and answer the questions on the Google Slide. You can annotate the selection, highlight important details or even print it out.

ASSIGNMENT: Read the selection and answer the questions on the Google Slides.

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Flocabulary: Irony in Google Classroom

Flocabulary: Irony

Follow the link to complete your Flocabulary assignment

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Irony in Senor Noboa in Google Classroom

Irony in Senor Noboa

Reread Senor Noboa in order to participate in the class questions for the day. REMINDER: This is an advanced class, therefore I expect your work to be turned in using COMPLETE sentences and minimal to no spelling/punctuation errors. Please check your work before you turn it it. Today's skill is using "citing" to answer the questions. Two questions ask you to site from the text, so you are explaining where you found your answer (what paragraph and what did it say.)

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Irony Practice  in Google Classroom

Irony Practice

After reviewing the slideshow, practice identifying irony using the Google Form.

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Flocabulary: Irony in Google Classroom

Flocabulary: Irony

Follow the link to complete your Flocabulary assignment

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Senor Noboa in Google Classroom

Senor Noboa

Follow the Nearpod to read or listen to the short story. Answer the questions at the end of the story to show your comprehension.

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Happy FRIDAY !!  in Google Classroom

Happy FRIDAY !!

After reading the prompt, attach your work to this assignment.

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Project Reflection in Google Classroom

Project Reflection

In reference to the project we just completed, please answer the 3 questions on the Google Form. Be honest about your work, and the unit.

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Final Project in Google Classroom

Final Project

Upload your final project here. If you are having trouble uploading your content please send me a comment or email.

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Tuesday Update  in Google Classroom

Tuesday Update

Give me an update of how your project is coming along. Use the Google Form.

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What did you choose ?  in Google Classroom

What did you choose ?

Please complete the form by 11:59pm to let me know what project you will be working on.

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ADVANCED COURSE AGREEMENT in Google Classroom

ADVANCED COURSE AGREEMENT

Now that you have been through a full six weeks of an ADV course and know what the course work will consist of, you are being asked to sign an Advanced Class agreement. Please read over the agreement with your parent/guardian by Friday 10-23-2020. The agreement must be signed by you and your parent by 10-23-2020. Please let me know if you have any questions or concerns.

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Injustice Essay in Google Classroom

Injustice Essay

Identify an injustice you think is taking place today. Write an essay explaining what is wrong and how you think it can be changed. I have added a graphic organizer you may choose to use it or not. Your essay must be four paragraphs to receive full credit, and you will have two whole days to complete the task.

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****Renaissance Testing Today****  in Google Classroom

****Renaissance Testing Today****

Log in to your computers, go to the following link https://global-zone50.renaissance-go.com/welcomeportal/74256, enter your user name and password, select login, for the READING ASSESSMENT select the STAR READING and once you select on the assessment you can START. Once you are done, turn in assignment, so that you can get a grade. It is important that you try your best, because it will be counted as a test grade. You do need to complete the test by the end of the day.

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Timeline Comparisons in Google Classroom

Timeline Comparisons

Create three timelines comparing the lives of John Lewis, Martin Luther King, Jr., and a third person who was active in the civil rights movement. You must use either Google Doc, Google, Sheets, or Microsoft Word. I added two timelines as examples to start off with. You are going to create three timelines: John Lewis, Martin Luther King, Jr. and one of your choice. You must have at least 8 life events on each timeline.

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John Lewis & Nonviolent Action in Google Classroom

John Lewis & Nonviolent Action

Follow the Nearpod to complete all questions.

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MLK Quiz in Google Classroom

MLK Quiz

Use the MLK's speech to show your comprehension of the selection.

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MKL Build Insight in Google Classroom

MKL Build Insight

Open the Nearpod to reread MLK's speech. After you have reread the speech, answer the questions at the end of the Nearpod.

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Read: "I Have a Dream"

Read (PDF) or listen (green realize link) to "I Have a Dream." After you have read or listened to the speech complete the Flipgrid AND 2 question Google Form.

(If you have a book, it is on pg. 165.)

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Remembering Civil Rights History in Google Classroom

Remembering Civil Rights History

Open the Nearpod to listen to the PBS News Segment. After watching the video, complete all 4 open ended questions at the end of the Nearpod.

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Mentor Text: 1963: The Year That Changed Everything in Google Classroom

Mentor Text: 1963: The Year That Changed Everything

Read (Mentor PDF link) or listen (Green Realize link) to the mentor text. Once you have finished reading please complete the Google document Part A,B, and C. Email if you have any questions.

(If you have a book, it is on pg. 154-155)

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Class Survey 1st 6 Weeks in Google Classroom

Class Survey 1st 6 Weeks

Please complete the survey and type done in the comment box.

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Sherpa- Digital Media in Google Classroom

Sherpa- Digital Media

Please follow the directions on the attached document. You will have 2 days to complete this assignment. It will be due on Oct. 8.

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Sherpa Build Insight  in Google Classroom

Sherpa Build Insight

Reread the passage to now check for comprehension. Answer the questions at the end of the slideshow on a Google doc or Word doc. (attach file when submitting work)

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The Value of Life in Google Classroom

The Value of Life

Click on the link below to read about Sherpa life in Nepal. There are 2 question for you to answer at the end for the slideshow. Create your own Google document or Word document to attach to this assignment.

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Final Project in Google Classroom

Final Project

Attach your final project to this assignment page.

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Draft on Project  in Google Classroom

Draft on Project

Please attach a draft of your working project. You may also turn in pictures of your unfinished work and/or brainstorming notes.

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The Most Dangerous Game Exam in Google Classroom

The Most Dangerous Game Exam

Answer each question carefully. After you submit your test, you won't be able to change your answers.

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Read: The Most Dangerous Game in Google Classroom

Read: The Most Dangerous Game

Monday-Thursday
Read or listen to the story. (If you would like to read to please click the "Realize" assignment. If you are going to read on your own your can click the "PDF" assignment.) As you read, complete the questions on the Google doc.

Thursday- Complete the Plot diagram of the Most Dangerous Game

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Through the Tunnel in Google Classroom

Through the Tunnel

You all have worked extremely hard these past two weeks. Happy Friday !

Today's assignment is to complete the Google Form.

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Prepare to Read: Through the Tunnel in Google Classroom

Prepare to Read: Through the Tunnel

Read or listen to "Through the Tunnel." After reading complete the vocabulary worksheet attached. I have also attached the PDF of the text as a back up plan to online version not working.

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Flocabulary: Plot Elements in Google Classroom

Flocabulary: Plot Elements

1. Follow the link to complete your Flocabulary assignment.

2. After you have completed the Flocabulary, take the text from the week "Through the Tunnel" and complete the plot diagram. I have included the PDF of the story or you can go back and listen to it from your online textbook on Monday's assignment.

3. I have also attached at YouTube click for clarification of a plot diagram.

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Comprehension Questions in Google Classroom

Comprehension Questions

After reading "Through the Tunnel" answer the following comprehension questions. You can reread the PDF attached or log on to Monday's assignment to listen to the text.

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Build Insight: Through the Tunnel in Google Classroom

Build Insight: Through the Tunnel

Complete the Build Insight section of the textbook. You must complete RESPONSE and COMPREHENSION only (1-3).

**** If you are not able to view the online textbook for any reason, I have attached a PDF of the reading and questions.

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Personal Narrative  in Google Classroom

Personal Narrative

Remember you have all week to turn in your final draft. A rough draft is due Thursday.

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Virtual Locker in Google Classroom

Virtual Locker

Directions to get started...

Create & edit your own locker or cubby
Be unique and have fun!

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Mentor Text: The Cost of Survival in Google Classroom

Mentor Text: The Cost of Survival

You only have to complete the Word Network and Summary section.

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U1: Academic Vocabulary in Google Classroom

U1: Academic Vocabulary

REMINDER: you can use a dictionary to look up the words.

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PreGrammar Test in Google Classroom

PreGrammar Test

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Sentence Fragments in Google Classroom

Sentence Fragments

Complete all sections and submit. Assignment is due TODAY.

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Past and Present Verbs in Google Classroom

Past and Present Verbs

Complete all sections of the worksheet. Due TODAY

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Introduce Yourself in Google Classroom

Introduce Yourself

Flipgrid is a video creation program that we will be using throughout the year. To get to know the app, record a video to introduce yourself and something that you are looking forward to this year.