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(2.26) Grammar Quiz in Google Classroom

(2.26) Grammar Quiz

(apostrophes, commonly confused words, fragments, Run-on/Comma Splices, & modifiers)
Created by Katharine Parr: Sunday, February 28 10:47 AM

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(2/26) Lit. Term Quiz # 2 in Google Classroom

(2/26) Lit. Term Quiz # 2

Created by Katharine Parr: Sunday, February 28 10:47 AM

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(2/23) Grammar: (modifiers, fragments, run-ons/comma splices, commonly confused words, & apostrophes) in Google Classroom

(2/23) Grammar: (modifiers, fragments, run-ons/comma splices, commonly confused words, & apostrophes)

Created by Katharine Parr: Tuesday, February 23 5:27 PM

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Mid-Term Mind Map Activity in Google Classroom

Mid-Term Mind Map Activity

Follow the instruction sheet below!

*****STUDENT EXAMPLES WILL NOT BE SHARED ON GOOGLE CLASSROOM- so you must be present in the Zoom class on 2/19*******
Created by Katharine Parr: Friday, February 19 7:12 AM

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What clues are there to indicate that Calpurnia's own thinking regarding whether or not it's right to use two languages when speaking to different audiences is at odds with Jem's blanket declaration that she knows better? in Google Classroom

What clues are there to indicate that Calpurnia's own thinking regarding whether or not it's right to use two languages when speaking to different audiences is at odds with Jem's blanket declaration that she knows better?

Created by Katharine Parr: Monday, February 22 10:40 AM

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(2/17) Grammar: Modifiers, Commonly Confused Words, & Apostrophes in Google Classroom

(2/17) Grammar: Modifiers, Commonly Confused Words, & Apostrophes

Created by Katharine Parr: Wednesday, February 17 11:11 AM

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(02/19): TKAMB “S.I.T.” Notes- 2nd Check (LATE) in Google Classroom

(02/19): TKAMB “S.I.T.” Notes- 2nd Check (LATE)

1.-Upload your notes document today.
2.-I am evaluating if you have been listening & following along to the chapters of To Kill A Mockingbird. The second notes check will consist of all chapters 1-11
3.KEY:-S=Symbol I=Important Character T=Theme
4.-You WILL need this information to understand the novel in full, for various class activities, & the final project.
5.-NOTE: You are responsible for maintaining your notes & keeping up with the due dates daily.

**Second Check Due:**
Friday, 2/19 by 3PM
Created by Katharine Parr: Monday, February 22 10:40 AM

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(2/16) NRI (Practice) Commonly Confused Words - Part 2 in Google Classroom

(2/16) NRI (Practice) Commonly Confused Words - Part 2

Work on “Week 4 (Practice) Commonly Confused Words (Part 2).”
Created by Katharine Parr: Tuesday, February 16 11:30 AM

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(2/8) Week 3 (NRI Practice) Commonly Confused Words (Part 1) in Google Classroom

(2/8) Week 3 (NRI Practice) Commonly Confused Words (Part 1)

Work on “Week 3 (Practice) Commonly Confused Words (Part 1).”
Created by Katharine Parr: Monday, February 8 12:16 PM

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(2/11) Lit. Term Quiz # 1 in Google Classroom

(2/11) Lit. Term Quiz # 1

Created by Katharine Parr: Thursday, February 11 12:04 PM

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Chp. 7: When Jem finds his pants were mended after retrieving them from the Radley yard, why is he surprised (what could this mean?) in Google Classroom

Chp. 7: When Jem finds his pants were mended after retrieving them from the Radley yard, why is he surprised (what could this mean?)

Created by Katharine Parr: Thursday, February 11 12:04 PM

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Chp. 7: Give two reasons to explain Jem's tears as he quietly cries alone on the porch.  in Google Classroom

Chp. 7: Give two reasons to explain Jem's tears as he quietly cries alone on the porch.

Created by Katharine Parr: Thursday, February 11 12:04 PM

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2/8 Attendance Form in Google Classroom

2/8 Attendance Form

Created by Katharine Parr: Monday, February 8 12:16 PM

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CommonLit: From Slaves to Sharecroppers  in Google Classroom

CommonLit: From Slaves to Sharecroppers

This assignment is due 02/08/2021. Click the attached link to access the assignment; on the CommonLit login page, click Log In With Google.
Created by Katharine Parr: Monday, February 8 12:16 PM

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Identity CER in Google Classroom

Identity CER

Writing Prompt/Claim Question : Does family and environment help shape people's identity?

********Constructed Response Guidelines:
*Begin with a CLAIM (reword the prompt in an interesting and unique way).
*Use EVIDENCE to support your claim (Include quotes from both texts).
*Use evidence from ONE of the short podcasts OR texts below AND evidence from TKAMB
*Add ANALYSIS (show how your evidence proves your claim- go beyond the quotes- Don’t just explain the quotes again). Spend 2-3 sentences after each quote.
*Properly frame your quotes
Lead into the quote, “Quote” (Lopez 1).
Lead into the quote “Quote” (Lee 1).
*Avoid All No No Words!
*Use present tense verbs.
*Stick with 3rd Person POV
*(Only Use 1st Person POV if using personal experience as one piece of evidence)
*Upload to Turnitin
Created by Katharine Parr: Friday, February 5 8:37 AM

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(S2) Week 2 (Prctice- NRI) Topic Sentences in Google Classroom

(S2) Week 2 (Prctice- NRI) Topic Sentences

Work on “(S2) Week 2 (Practice) Topic Sentences .”
Created by Katharine Parr: Tuesday, February 2 5:30 PM

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(2/4) Cont. Identifying Grammar Mistakes in Google Classroom

(2/4) Cont. Identifying Grammar Mistakes

Created by Katharine Parr: Thursday, February 4 9:25 PM

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Identification of Grammar Mistakes in Google Classroom

Identification of Grammar Mistakes

Created by Katharine Parr: Thursday, February 4 9:25 PM

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TKAM (Chp. 2 QUIZ) How did Scout learn to read and write? in Google Classroom

TKAM (Chp. 2 QUIZ) How did Scout learn to read and write?

Created by Katharine Parr: Tuesday, February 2 5:29 PM

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TKAM (Chp. 2 QUIZ) How much money doe Miss Caroline, the teacher,  offer to loan Walter Cunningham so he can buy lunch? in Google Classroom

TKAM (Chp. 2 QUIZ) How much money doe Miss Caroline, the teacher, offer to loan Walter Cunningham so he can buy lunch?

Created by Katharine Parr: Tuesday, February 2 5:29 PM

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TKAM (Chap. 1 QUIZ) in Google Classroom

TKAM (Chap. 1 QUIZ)

Created by Katharine Parr: Tuesday, February 2 5:30 PM

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Week 1 Notes Upload in Google Classroom

Week 1 Notes Upload

Please upload your Google Doc/ or take a picture of your Lit. Term notes from this week!
Created by Katharine Parr: Thursday, January 28 7:27 PM

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Notes: Background Presentations in Google Classroom

Notes: Background Presentations

Created by Katharine Parr: Thursday, January 28 7:27 PM

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CER

CER "The Lottery" Final Semester Writing Piece

Why do the townspeople agree to take part in the lottery and turn against each other? Do you think their willingness to take part in the lottery makes them bad people? Why or why not? Can you think of any real-world examples where people have done bad things for what they believed to be a greater good? Cite examples from the text, your own experience, and other literature, art, or history in your answer.
Created by Katharine Parr: Wednesday, October 28 9:00 AM

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10/23 CER

10/23 CER "Harrison Bergeron"

What message does the author convey through the story and how do the characters develop this message? Add a new Google doc to this assignment and use your previous CER to help you construct a stronger CER. Also, look over our notes we annotated and discussed a few weeks ago.
Created by Katharine Parr: Saturday, October 24 9:49 AM

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10/20

10/20 "Harrison Bergeron" Questions

Created by Katharine Parr: Friday, October 16 12:23 AM

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10/16 Foreshadowing CER in Google Classroom

10/16 Foreshadowing CER

In a C-E-R, Please select 2 examples of foreshadowing from the presentation slides, and explain How they enhance the story? Create a new Google doc under this assignment. Remember everything we discussed about CERs from the other week,. Format your doc using the MLA cheat sheet.
Created by Katharine Parr: Friday, October 16 3:29 PM

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10/15 Creative Assignment Choice

10/15 Creative Assignment Choice "The Most Dangerous Game"

Look at directions under the "Stream" tab.
Created by Katharine Parr: Thursday, October 15 9:11 AM

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Time for a Hunt: Simile Wrangling in Google Classroom

Time for a Hunt: Simile Wrangling

Rather than hunting for big game, today you'll take the more civilized path of hunting for those wiliest of literary devices: similes. Find and record the words from the story to complete each passage from the text.
Created by Katharine Parr: Wednesday, October 14 6:25 PM

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Questions: "The Most Dangerous Game"

After finishing the story, please hand write answers to the 8 questions on a separate sheet of paper. To receive full-credit, you MUST write complete, thoughtful sentences. These questions will require you to revisit the text in order to fully answer the questions. Please attach and upload a picture of your handwritten answers to this assignment by tomorrow evening (10/13). This assignment will guide our wonderful class discussion on Wednesday. Be prepared to share!

UPDATE: PLEASE PUT YOUR NAME ON YOUR ANSWERS TO THE QUESTIONS OR HAVE PART OF YOUR FACE IN THE PICTURE (this can be done using your computer camera!)
Created by Katharine Parr: Tuesday, October 13 5:15 PM

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Final Memoir Essay in Google Classroom

Final Memoir Essay

Please copy and paste your rough draft of your memoir and continue to add to it this week. You should be adding dialogue, sensory details, emotion, and all your Write Like a Pro techniques.
Created by Katharine Parr: Tuesday, October 6 11:23 AM

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8C: Liberty & Equality > Sub-unit 1 > Lesson 7 > Solo in Google Classroom

8C: Liberty & Equality > Sub-unit 1 > Lesson 7 > Solo

After reading chapters 4 & 5 please answer the multiple choice questions.
Created by Katharine Parr: Tuesday, October 6 11:23 AM

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8C: Liberty & Equality > Sub-unit 1 > Lesson 5 > Solo in Google Classroom

8C: Liberty & Equality > Sub-unit 1 > Lesson 5 > Solo

After reading chapters 2 & 3 in the novel The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, please answer the 11 multiple choice questions in Amplify.
Created by Katharine Parr: Tuesday, October 6 11:23 AM

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10/1 Washington & Douglass C-E-R in Google Classroom

10/1 Washington & Douglass C-E-R

Created by Katharine Parr: Friday, October 2 11:34 AM

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8C: Liberty & Equality Sub -Unit 1 Lesson 3 Solo Activity in Google Classroom

8C: Liberty & Equality Sub -Unit 1 Lesson 3 Solo Activity

Please finish reading the rest of chapter 1 (paragraphs 7-10) from the chapter we began today and complete the 7 multiple choice questions.
Created by Katharine Parr: Thursday, October 1 2:47 AM

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(9/28) Memoir Brainstorm in Google Classroom

(9/28) Memoir Brainstorm

Created by Katharine Parr: Monday, September 28 3:17 PM

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Week 4 Model Perfect Sentences in Google Classroom

Week 4 Model Perfect Sentences

Created by Katharine Parr: Tuesday, September 22 3:10 PM

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"Mrs. Flowers" from I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou


While you read the text with Mrs. Parr:
~Annotate for the following: 5 w's (who, what, when, where, why, and how)
~the main idea
~the hook
~strong verbs
~showing vs. telling
~dialogue
~lesson learned/moral

You can annotate or take notes in the following ways:
~Annotate on the PDF document with the comment feature in the upper right hand corner to highlight and note-take OR...
-Write notes by hand and take a picture to post your annotations OR...
-Write notes on a Google Doc and post directly to this assignment
Created by Katharine Parr: Friday, September 25 8:21 AM

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"Hello My Name Is________"

Annotate for the following:
~5 w's (who, what, when, where, why, and how)
~the main idea
~the hook
~strong verbs
~showing vs. telling
~dialogue
~lesson learned/moral
Created by Katharine Parr: Friday, September 25 8:21 AM

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Individual Reading Group Texts in Google Classroom

Individual Reading Group Texts

Annotate for the following: 5 w's (who, what, when, where, why, and how), the main idea, the hook, strong verbs, showing vs. telling, dialogue, lesson learned/moral
-Annotate on the PDF document with the comment feature in the upper right hand corner to highlight and note-take OR...
-Write notes by hand and take a picture to post your annotations OR...
-Write notes on a Google Doc and post directly to this assignment by the due date.
Created by Katharine Parr: Friday, September 25 8:21 AM

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(Questions) The Battle of Athens- Twentieth of April) in Google Classroom

(Questions) The Battle of Athens- Twentieth of April)

Complete these questions AFTER you read the chapter.
Created by Katharine Parr: Tuesday, September 22 3:11 PM

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Mdisho Chapter Questions in Google Classroom

Mdisho Chapter Questions

Created by Katharine Parr: Tuesday, September 22 3:11 PM

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First Encounter with a Bandit Chapter Questions in Google Classroom

First Encounter with a Bandit Chapter Questions

After you finish reading this chapter today, please answer the 3 multiple choice questions.
Created by Katharine Parr: Tuesday, September 22 3:11 PM

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Model Perfect Sentences in Google Classroom

Model Perfect Sentences

Created by Katharine Parr: Tuesday, September 15 5:38 PM

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(9/16) The Beginning of the War Assignment in Google Classroom

(9/16) The Beginning of the War Assignment

The Amplify assignment is the same as the Google Form. Please try to log onto Amplify if you can to complete the assignment tonight. If you cannot access Amplify, please answer the questions on the Google Form.
Created by Katharine Parr: Thursday, September 17 3:51 AM

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Chapter 2

Chapter 2 "Dar Es Salaam" Chart Assignment

1. Due to log in difficulty last class with Amplify, I decided the assignment will be done fully in G.C. Please see attached documents.
2. Amplify Library OR Use the PDF document attached to read/listen to "Dar Es Salaam"
2. Amplify Assignment: Unit 8A Sub-Unit 3 Lesson 3 Two kinds of Hot
3. Re-read the description below the chart.
4. The chart is started for you with an example from the letter as well as the memoir.
5. Fill in the chart with two more examples. Use the text below the chart as a guide for evidence.
6. Turn in completed chart to GC assignment
Created by Katharine Parr: Tuesday, September 15 5:38 PM

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"The Voyage Out" Questions

Read the first chapter of Going Solo and answer the questions. You will complete this assignment in the program Amplify.
Created by Katharine Parr: Tuesday, September 15 3:58 AM

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(Back-Up Assignment) Chapter 1:

(Back-Up Assignment) Chapter 1: "The Voyage Out" Questions

Please answer these multiple choice questions in Google IF you cannot access Amplify. If you can access Amplify, please answer the questions in that assignment.
Created by Katharine Parr: Tuesday, September 15 3:58 AM

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Book Review Essay in Google Classroom

Book Review Essay

I will help you all submit during class on Monday!
Created by Katharine Parr: Tuesday, September 15 3:58 AM

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Focus on a Moment (Notes) in Google Classroom

Focus on a Moment (Notes)

Fill out the note sheet throughout class. Finish up the last part outside of class and turn it in by 7:00 AM Wednesday (9/9)!
Created by Katharine Parr: Wednesday, September 9 12:42 PM

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Notes: Informal vs Formal Writing in Google Classroom

Notes: Informal vs Formal Writing

1. Use this form to take notes during my presentation.
2. Retitle it to include your name.
3. Refer back to the document when you are writing your Book Review!
Created by Katharine Parr: Tuesday, September 8 11:51 AM

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Book Review Organizer in Google Classroom

Book Review Organizer

Please plan out your writing before you begin your essay! Organizers are DUE NO LATER THAN 9/7. The earlier you submit this, the faster I give you feedback on your plan.
*****YOU MUST SUBMIT A WRITING PLAN BEFORE BEGINNING YOUR ESSAY!****
A completed example of a filled out organizer is also below.
Created by Katharine Parr: Wednesday, September 2 11:11 AM

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Virtual Ice Breaker Activity in Google Classroom

Virtual Ice Breaker Activity

1. Pick ONE slide from below to edit (do not edit anyone else’s slide!)
2. In the center of the slide put your name & the name you prefer to be called
3. Fill in the the text boxes.
4. Decorate the slide with pictures, change the font, etc. - Make it your own!
Created by Katharine Parr: Sunday, August 30 3:07 PM