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Find fiction signposts for Chapters 6-8 and then add them to your document.
Last Modified: Friday, May 18 11:08 AM

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Bookopoly Potluck! Check Google Classroom for the signup chart and please bring in something to share with the class.
Last Modified: Tuesday, May 8 3:01 PM

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Symbolism activity: See Google Classroom for details. Assigned on 5/8 and 5/9
Last Modified: Tuesday, May 8 4:25 PM

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Reread Chapters 4 & 5, finding signpost and then adding them to your chart.
Last Modified: Friday, May 11 3:48 PM

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Finish comprehension questions and signposts for chapters 1-3. Quiz over Chapters 1-3 and vocabulary. 
Last Modified: Tuesday, May 8 4:27 PM

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Read Chapter 2 and find singposts for Chapters 1 & 2. Write the signposts and answer the questions on the post-its (using your bookmark) and place on page where you found it. Then, write all signposts on the chart on Google Classroom.
Last Modified: Sunday, May 6 4:19 PM

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Finish the research assignment with your partner and turn in to Google Classroom before class. 
Last Modified: Tuesday, May 1 2:39 PM

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Complete The Devil's Arithmetic Research Slide Show with facts, images and sources for each topic.
Last Modified: Thursday, May 3 10:12 AM

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Comic Strip - Create a comic strip depicting a humorous or otherwise memorable event from your childhood. Make sure to have characters, dialogue, plot and speech bubbles in your comic strip. Make sure to use indirect characterization to reveal your characters' personalities. You will be expected to share your comic strip with your classmates.
Last Modified: Friday, April 20 12:41 PM

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Complete the Concept Vocabulary and Word Study Doc and turn in to Google Classroom.
Last Modified: Tuesday, April 3 3:44 PM

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Finish the close read in the margins of the poems from Brown Girl Dreaming. (pages 13-19) Annotate, Question, and Conclude
Last Modified: Monday, April 2 3:24 PM

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You are to log in to Flipgrid.com and create a video answering the question: What do you look forward to about becoming an adult and what might you miss about your childhood? (Talk about at least 3 things that you will look forward to and 3 things that you will miss.) After you post your video, view your classmates videos.
Last Modified: Monday, March 26 3:39 PM

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Complete the After the Discussion on your doc. Don't turn the doc in just yet. You will need it to complete two structured body paragraphs on Tuesday. Also, read for Bookopoloy and browse the new OverDrive online library that was posted on Google Classroom.
Last Modified: Thursday, March 1 10:02 AM

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Write evidence from all 5 pit bull sources onto chart as well as other resources you researched online.
Last Modified: Wednesday, February 28 3:35 PM

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Vocabulary Quiz on Thursday, March 1.
Last Modified: Tuesday, February 27 11:19 AM

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Homework: Find more reliable sources to obtain evidence for both sides of the arguement and add to the chart.
Last Modified: Tuesday, February 27 3:22 PM

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Reread the first 2 sources from the pit bull article packet and listed evidence from each onto the chart on the Google Doc. Make sure you have listed evidence from the 2 videos and the first two sources on the Doc. 
Last Modified: Friday, February 23 3:58 PM

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Pit Bull Articles Vocabulary Slide Show. See Google Classroom for instructions.
Last Modified: Wednesday, February 21 2:57 PM

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Watch the 2 videos on Google Classroom about pit bulls and write three pieces of evidence for "Yes" pit bulls should be banned and for "NO" pit bulls should not be banned on the chart (Should pit bulls be banned doc).
Last Modified: Wednesday, February 21 3:01 PM

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Finish the worksheet "What Surprised You?" (Really?? Template) after reading the article "Hard at Work". Make sure you have highlighted or underlined contrasts and contradictions (CC) in the text and answered the questions for the signpost in the margins.
Last Modified: Tuesday, February 13 3:44 PM

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Nonfiction Activity for "Diary of a Teenage Refugee" - Choose one of the options listed on Google Classroom. Either turn it in via Google Classroom or if you created it by hand, turn in to Mrs. Ingerson by the due date.
Last Modified: Tuesday, February 13 3:53 PM

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Simple and Compound Sentence Task Cards on Google Classroom. Write the correct letter answer on the Response Sheet.
Last Modified: Friday, February 2 3:04 PM

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Study for the vocabulary quiz that will cover the 10 vocabulary words from the 5 sources. Review your slide show and create a quizlet to help study the words.
Last Modified: Tuesday, February 27 4:16 PM

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Passage to Freedom Assessment on Monday, January 22.
 
Make sure to reread the story and listen to the Afterword again using the link below. (It begins on 12:44 min.) Also, review the vocabulary frames and plot diagram in your notebook.
Last Modified: Friday, January 19 10:22 AM

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Watch the following video and complete ONE of the assignments below. Turn in to Google Classroom.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ahppWUAlMrA

1. The author wrote this story from the point of view of Hiroki Sugihara. Suppose you were one of the refugees outside the consulate. Try writing about what happened from the point of view of a Jewish refugee from Poland.
2. Work with a partner or on your own to think of an award you might give to honor the Chiune Sugihara and his family. Create a name for the award and write an explanation of why the family deserves it.
3. Write a poem or short paragraph that expresses your ideas about courage.
Last Modified: Wednesday, January 17 3:42 PM

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Complete Passage to Freedom questions - Document is on Google Classroom.
Last Modified: Thursday, January 11 3:06 PM

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Passage to Freedom Plot Diagram 
Last Modified: Friday, January 12 2:46 PM

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Complete Signpost chart for Passage to Freedom.
Last Modified: Tuesday, January 9 10:59 AM

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Close read to paragraph 21. Finish vocabulary frames and glue down on pages 31 and 32.
Last Modified: Friday, January 5 4:03 PM

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Complete Flocabulary World War II 
Last Modified: Wednesday, January 3 3:04 PM

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Complete Dorothea Lange response questions and T-Chart. Turn assignments in to Google Classroom.
Last Modified: Wednesday, January 3 3:02 PM