8ELA- Cattes-6th Hr. Assignments

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Bellringer- Daily English 5-4-3-2-1  1/4-1/15 in Google Classroom

Bellringer- Daily English 5-4-3-2-1 1/4-1/15

Complete the daily ELA Skills Practice. 1 per day over the week.
5- Mon.
4- Tues.
3- Wed.
2- Thurs.
1- Fri.
Repeat for following week. Review for completion and quality. Submit when completed.

Past Assignments

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Uptopia Project- Self checklist in Google Classroom

Uptopia Project- Self checklist

Below are the required elements that need to be addressed in your presentations. Go through and self-score your group to help see if you are missing any elements before presenting.

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Utopian Community Project in Google Classroom

Utopian Community Project

Create your own Utopian Community with visual to present to class.

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NoRedInk! Dear 2020/21 in Google Classroom

NoRedInk! Dear 2020/21

Work on “Dear 2020/21, .”

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One Word Project in Google Classroom

One Word Project

Follow the directions on the attached slides to complete your one word projects.

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NoRedInk! It all started when/free write in Google Classroom

NoRedInk! It all started when/free write

Work on “It all started when/free write.”

Class code: popular ocean 44

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Bellringer - Reverse Christmas Grammar in Google Classroom

Bellringer - Reverse Christmas Grammar

Do 4 per day.

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Social Activism Instagram Project in Google Classroom

Social Activism Instagram Project

Use Canva to design an Instagram Story highlighting a social activist OR social issue

1.Pick a topic- only one person per topic. Sign up on the Jamboard when you choose.

2. Research- make a copy of the attached research doc
What is the cause/mission of the group you chose
Finding at least one spokesperson for the cause.
Find at least 3 sources that give you factual information.

3. Build-After researching use Canva to build an Instagram story poster to help teach the class about the social activism topic you picked. https://www.canva.com/instagram-stories/templates/

4. Present- You will stand to introduce your topic and play your Instagram story for the class.
_________

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Iqbal- Full Book PDF in Google Classroom

Iqbal- Full Book PDF

Complete the corresponding packet pages for each chapter read.
11/17 Day 1- Read Ch. 1-2
11/18 Day 2- Read Ch. 3
11/19 Day 3- Read Ch. 4
11/20 Day 4- Read Ch. 5
11/23 Day 5- Read Ch. 6
11/30 Day 6- Read Ch. 7-8
12/1 Day 7- Read Ch. 9-10
12/7 Day 8- Read Ch. 11
12/8 Day 9- Read Ch. 12
12/9 Day 10- Read Ch. 13
12/10 Day 11- Read Ch. 14
12/11 Day 12- Read Ch. 15- Epilouge

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Bellringers 12/7-12/11 in Google Classroom

Bellringers 12/7-12/11

Use the attached slides to complete the task for each day.
Directions for what to do on each day are at the top of the slides.
Add a textbox and complete the questions/tasks directly on that day's slide.

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IXL-  D. Text Structure in Google Classroom

IXL- D. Text Structure

D. Text structure
1 Compare and contrast in informational texts
2 Match causes and effects in informational texts
3 Match problems with their solutions
4 Identify text structures
After taking the notes below. Complete the practice on IXL. Smart Score of at least 90 is the goal. Screenshot your score and attach it to this assignment when you are done.

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Bellringers 11/30-12/4 in Google Classroom

Bellringers 11/30-12/4

Use the attached slides to complete the task for each day.
Directions for what to do on each day are at the top of the slides.
Add a textbox and complete the questions/tasks directly on that day's slide.

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Bellringers 11/23-34 in Google Classroom

Bellringers 11/23-34

Use the attached slides to complete the task for each day.
Directions for what to do on each day are at the top of the slides.
Add a textbox and complete the questions/tasks directly on that day's slide.

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Bellringers 11/16 -11/20 in Google Classroom

Bellringers 11/16 -11/20

Use the attached slides to complete the task for each day.
Directions for what to do on each day are at the top of the slides.
Add a textbox and complete the questions/tasks directly on that day's slide.

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Iqbal- Anticipation Guide- Likert Scale in Google Classroom

Iqbal- Anticipation Guide- Likert Scale

For each statement - move the slider to the part that agrees with your feelings.
Define the term if asked. Explain your choice in the box.

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Bellringers 11/9 -11/13 in Google Classroom

Bellringers 11/9 -11/13

Use the attached slides to complete the task for each day.
Directions for what to do on each day are at the top of the slides.
Add a textbox and complete the questions/tasks directly on that day's slide.

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Which short story did you enjoy reading the most? in Google Classroom

Which short story did you enjoy reading the most?

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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow- POV Assessment in Google Classroom

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow- POV Assessment



Make changes to the excerpt to shift the point of view.
Type your “new” passage below.
Highlight or bold your changes.
Explain how your new point of view impacts the text.

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Legend of Sleepy Hollow- Theme Assessment in Google Classroom

Legend of Sleepy Hollow- Theme Assessment


Write a complete response:
-Choose either: “Monkey’s Paw” by W.W. Jacobs, “The Tell-Tale Heart” by Edgard Allan Poe OR “Sleepy Hollow” by Washington Irving.
-Using the 5 elements of horror stories, explain how your selected tale meets the elements of a horror story.

5 Elements of Horror Stories
1.Explore ‘wicked’ characters, deeds, or phenomena.
2. Arouse feelings of fear, shock, or disgust as well as the sense of the uncanny – things are not what they seem. There is a heightened sense of the unknown and/or mysterious.
3. Are intense Horror books convey intense emotion, mood, tone, and environments. Together, these produce a sense of ominous possibility.
4. Contain scary and/or shocking plot twists, cliff hangers and story reveals
5. Strong tone - use adjectives + language that suggests dread, horror, and the eerie/unsettling haunting.

Response Writing Directions-
1. Make a clear and logical claim to prove the story your chose fits the Horror genre- HIGHLIGHT YOUR CLAIM in PURPLE
2. Use at least 2 quotes and SPECIFIC details to prove it. -HIGHLIGHT THE QUOTES YOU USED TO PROVE YOUR CLAIM IN YELLOW.
3. Cite any/all sources (Author’s Last Name, Page #) Example (Poe 2) HIGHLIGHT IN YELLOW
4. Do your very best with capitalization, spelling, punctuation.
5. After submitting your response on Google Classroom add a private comment on where you feel you should score using the rubric above. (3 is proficient)

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Digital Escape Room- The Legend of Sleepy Hollow in Google Classroom

Digital Escape Room- The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

If doing from home screenshot when you've unlocked /Escaped the room and attach to this assignment for Mrs. Cattes to see.

How to solve the clues…
• There is a “lock” icon in the digital escape room that opens to a
Google Form. No copy is necessary. Your students can submit
their answers directly in the form.
• Correct answers will be accepted. Wrong answers are
prompted “OOPS, TRY AGAIN.”
• Locks should be solved in order.
• Encourage students to work on each lock together. Discourage
dividing up the locks amongst the group. **Allow one device per
group.**
• The videos are not VR formatted. But, looks great in the VR
headset. If the video is filmed from a “point of view” The VR
headset will give the feeling of being in the setting.
The 360° view of the digital escape room has a VR option using
mobile. In the corner there is a icon. Click it and the view
will change. As your students move the tablet or phone device
so will the 360° view. It’s really cool!
• Additional materials -The main page of the digital escape room
provides a link to Google Earth and any pertinent information
to decipher codes

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Digital Escape Room- The Monkey's Paw in Google Classroom

Digital Escape Room- The Monkey's Paw

If doing from home screenshot when you've unlocked /Escaped the room and attach to this assignment for Mrs. Cattes to see.

How to solve the clues…
• There is a “lock” icon in the digital escape room that opens to a
Google Form. No copy is necessary. Your students can submit
their answers directly in the form.
• Correct answers will be accepted. Wrong answers are
prompted “OOPS, TRY AGAIN.”
• Locks should be solved in order.
• Encourage students to work on each lock together. Discourage
dividing up the locks amongst the group. **Allow one device per
group.**
• The videos are not VR formatted. But, looks great in the VR
headset. If the video is filmed from a “point of view” The VR
headset will give the feeling of being in the setting.
The 360° view of the digital escape room has a VR option using
mobile. In the corner there is a icon. Click it and the view
will change. As your students move the tablet or phone device
so will the 360° view. It’s really cool!
• Additional materials -The main page of the digital escape room
provides a link to Google Earth and any pertinent information
to decipher codes

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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow- 1st Read/ Questions in Google Classroom

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow- 1st Read/ Questions

We will work on this over the next few days. Due complted by end of the day Monday.

**Wed Work- 11/4- #1-10 and 20 min in to story. Bottom of 3rd paragraph of p. 13

1. Read "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" by Washington Irving
2. Respond in complete sentences (TTQA) to the attached reading comprehension questions to demonstrate your understanding of the text. Use evidence from the text to support your thinking. ( Use Blue text to show your responses.)

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Bellringers 11/2 -11/6 in Google Classroom

Bellringers 11/2 -11/6

Use the attached slides to complete the task for each day.
Directions for what to do on each day are at the top of the slides.
Add a textbox and complete the questions/tasks directly on that day's slide.

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The Legend of Sleepy Hallow- Short Read/Quiz in Google Classroom

The Legend of Sleepy Hallow- Short Read/Quiz

Follow along with this short version of TLOSH and then complete the online quiz linked below. Take a screenshot of your results and attach to this assignment.

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Tell Tale Heart- Theme Assessment in Google Classroom

Tell Tale Heart- Theme Assessment

You will: Justify the reasons a main idea or theme is the most important in the book and support it with textual evidence.

Write a complete response:
Choose the most important theme from “Tell Tale Heart” and defend your choice with specific evidence from the text.

Make a clear and logical claim
Use quotes and SPECIFIC details to prove it.
Cite any/all sources
Do your very best with capitalization, spelling, punctuation.

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Themes found in The Tell Tale Heart in Google Classroom

Themes found in The Tell Tale Heart

Add a theme statement you found in TTH to our Jamboard.

The theme is the message the artist is trying to say about the subject. Themes should be written in a complete sentence.

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8th BellRingers 10/19-22 & 10/26-30 in Google Classroom

8th BellRingers 10/19-22 & 10/26-30

Use the attached slides to complete the task for each day.
Directions for what to do on each day are at the top of the slides.
Add a textbox and complete the questions/tasks directly on that day's slide.

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IXL C.3 Compare passages for tone in Google Classroom

IXL C.3 Compare passages for tone

Use IXL to complete C.3 Compare passages for tone.

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Digital Escape Room- Tell Tale Heart in Google Classroom

Digital Escape Room- Tell Tale Heart

If doing from home screenshot when you've unlocked /Escaped the room and attach to this assignment for Mrs. Cattes to see.

How to solve the clues…
• There is a “lock” icon in the digital escape room that opens to a
Google Form. No copy is necessary. Your students can submit
their answers directly in the form.
• Correct answers will be accepted. Wrong answers are
prompted “OOPS, TRY AGAIN.”
• Locks should be solved in order.
• Encourage students to work on each lock together. Discourage
dividing up the locks amongst the group. **Allow one device per
group.**
• The videos are not VR formatted. But, looks great in the VR
headset. If the video is filmed from a “point of view” The VR
headset will give the feeling of being in the setting.
The 360° view of the digital escape room has a VR option using
mobile. In the corner there is a icon. Click it and the view
will change. As your students move the tablet or phone device
so will the 360° view. It’s really cool!
• Additional materials -The main page of the digital escape room
provides a link to Google Earth and any pertinent information
to decipher codes

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Tell Tale Heart- Tone Assesment in Google Classroom

Tell Tale Heart- Tone Assesment

Write a complete response:
Use the excerpt from “Tell Tale Heart” and rewrite it to improve meaning and tone

1. Make changes to the excerpt to improve the mood and tone.
2.Type your “new” passage below.
3.Highlight or bold your changes.
****4.Leave a comment on your assignment with what score you think you should get and why according to the rubric. I won't score yours unless you've done this final step.

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Tell Tale Heart- Point of View Assessment in Google Classroom

Tell Tale Heart- Point of View Assessment

Write a complete response:
Using the excerpt above from “Tell Tale Heart,” please rewrite it from any third-person point of view.

1. Make changes to the excerpt to change Point of View.
2. Type your “new” passage below.
3. Highlight or bold your changes.
****4.Leave a comment on your assignment with what score you think you should get and why according to the rubric. I won't score yours unless you've done this final step.

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Unreliable narrator-Tell Tale Heart in Google Classroom

Unreliable narrator-Tell Tale Heart

Using our class jambaord. Post a quote where you found the narrator to be unreliable. Add your changed version to make the narrator more reliable. Use proper spelling and punctuation to show your 2 quotes.

Attached below is the Text.

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Peer Feedback- FlipGrid Picture BookTheme in Google Classroom

Peer Feedback- FlipGrid Picture BookTheme

Watch 3 of your peers' Theme videos. Leave a comment for each video with your peer feedback.
Include 1 thing they could improve (content/ presentation)
1thing you think they did well.

Link to FlipGrid- Theme Videos attached below. Sign in with Google.

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Point of View- Notes/Tell Tale Heart in Google Classroom

Point of View- Notes/Tell Tale Heart

1.Add the POV notes to your Digital Notebook in the Skills Notes Tab. (Photo of slide attached)

2.Reread - Tell Tale Heart to determine the POV and highlight lines of text/words that allow you to figure out the POV. Leave a sticky note on our class JamBoard with what POV and 1 line of text evidence. You can't use the same line as someone else.

3.Ask- What do we learn about the Narrator by his words?

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Reading Strategies & Questions-The Black Cat by Edgar Allan Poe in Google Classroom

Reading Strategies & Questions-The Black Cat by Edgar Allan Poe

Complete the attcahed Reading Strategies notes worksheet. The Black Cat by Edgar Allan Poe is a short story that is a study of the psychology of guilt and of our capacity for evil. This story is paired with a Poe favorites: The Raven & The Tell-Tale Heart.

You can choose how to read
1. Video w audio & text attached (use headphones/earbuds or read text w video)
2. Pfd of full text attached

Complete the attcahed Questions #1 -12 Using Complete sentences and evidence from the text to support your thinking.

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NoRedInk! Topic Sentences/Claims, Evidence and Reasoning  in Google Classroom

NoRedInk! Topic Sentences/Claims, Evidence and Reasoning

Work on “Topic Sentences/Claims, Evidence and Reasoning.”

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Close Read-Tell Tale Heart-Reading Strategies in Google Classroom

Close Read-Tell Tale Heart-Reading Strategies

Refer to the example we completed in class (orange photo)
Read the Tell Tale Heart on your own and complete the attached Reading Straegy Notes assignment.
You can insert a photo or draw an image in the VRI Box when doing this assignment digitally.

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Bellringers 10/5-9 & 10/11-16 in Google Classroom

Bellringers 10/5-9 & 10/11-16

Use the attached slides to complete the task for each day.
Directions for what to do on each day are at the top of the slides.
Add a textbook and complete the questions/tasks directly on that days slide.

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Flipgrid- Themes in Picture Books in Google Classroom

Flipgrid- Themes in Picture Books

After writing your scrpit and practicing it, record your videos using the link below.

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Retake Mood and Tone (optional to improve score) in Google Classroom

Retake Mood and Tone (optional to improve score)

Click on the link below to start the game

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Mood and Tone in Google Classroom

Mood and Tone

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NoRedInk! Phrases and Clauses in Google Classroom

NoRedInk! Phrases and Clauses

Work on “Phrases and Clauses.”

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Tone Assessment 1- Monkey's Paw in Google Classroom

Tone Assessment 1- Monkey's Paw


You will: Critique the effectiveness of the words and phrases in a text, proposing alternatives to improve the effect on meaning and tone.

Write a complete response:
Using the excerpt above from Monkey’s Paw, rewrite it to improve meaning and tone.

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Bellringers 9/21-9/25 & 9/28-10/2 in Google Classroom

Bellringers 9/21-9/25 & 9/28-10/2

Use the attached slides to complete the task for each day.
Then add them to your digital notebook for that day.

Directions for what to do on each day are at the top of the slides.

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E-Mail Etiquette Assessment in Google Classroom

E-Mail Etiquette Assessment

Complete the google form Quiz to show that you understand email etiquette based on the 20 tips.

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Email Scenarios w/ Rubric in Google Classroom

Email Scenarios w/ Rubric

Directions: Use the template email and the rubric on the first slide to compse an email following one of the scenarios attached on second slide. Complete the rubric before submitting. Create a textbook and use X's to show you have completed each item on the rubric.

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9/16 Bellringer  in Google Classroom

9/16 Bellringer

In the Bellringer section of your Digital ELA Notebook-

9/16- What is your favorite book/ reading material?
Why do you like it?
(Paragraph response can include image to support)

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Funny Email  in Google Classroom

Funny Email

Have them identify the errors to refresh their memories
about what you discussed on Day 1.

Fill out the evaluation page with stars and specific reasons for your rating.

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Email Task Cards in Google Classroom

Email Task Cards

Complete the attached task cards. Record emails on slide 1. Work with shoulder partner if in class.

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Email Etiquette in Google Classroom

Email Etiquette

1. Send an email to any teacher with a made up/real question or concern. Save as a draft (or send if a real concern)
2. Watch video linked below- How does this relate to you?
3. Go over Email Etiquette 101 Presentation- taking notes in your ELA Digital Notebook under skills practice tab
4. Complete the Email Etiquette Practice Pages attached-you can type your responses on in a different color ink. Turn in these pages when complete. Finish as HW if not done in class.

Due Friday 9/11

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ELA Digital Notebook in Google Classroom

ELA Digital Notebook

This is your notebook for the year.

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9/11 Bellringer  in Google Classroom

9/11 Bellringer

9/11- “When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me. ‘Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.” -Mr. Rodgers

What can you/everyday people do to be a helper in a bad situation? (Paragraph response)

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Would you rather get a brand new car or get to take a three month trip around the world when you turn 18? in Google Classroom

Would you rather get a brand new car or get to take a three month trip around the world when you turn 18?

Respond with your choice in a complete sentence with an explanation of why.

Be sure to use capitals, end punctuation and reread your submission before turning in.
Only responses done completely will earn points.