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ReadWorks: Why Do Cave Fish Lose Their Eyes? in Google Classroom

ReadWorks: Why Do Cave Fish Lose Their Eyes?

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Created by Pilar Martinez: Tuesday, October 13 12:10 PM

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Red Scarf Girl Essay in Google Classroom

Red Scarf Girl Essay

Please upload your final drafts of your Red Scarf Girl Essay here.

Essays should be double spaced, in 12 pt font, and Times New Roman.
Created by Pilar Martinez: Tuesday, October 6 11:14 AM

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ReadWorks: Where Does Your Food Come From? in Google Classroom

ReadWorks: Where Does Your Food Come From?

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Created by Pilar Martinez: Tuesday, October 6 11:14 AM

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LW: Why We Need Sleep in Google Classroom

LW: Why We Need Sleep

Created by Pilar Martinez: Tuesday, October 6 11:14 AM

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Vocabulary Unit 3 in Google Classroom

Vocabulary Unit 3

Please complete the activities associated with Unit 3. We will check our answers in class on Thursday, October 8. We will have an assessment on Oct 9.
Created by Pilar Martinez: Tuesday, October 6 11:14 AM

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Weekly Check-in: Week 6 in Google Classroom

Weekly Check-in: Week 6

Please fill in this weekly check-in with me. Remember that I will not share what you write with anyone but your counselor (if you ask me to share it with your counselor). I am interested in your emotional well being during this time, please don't be afraid to ask if you need some help.
Created by Pilar Martinez: Tuesday, October 6 11:14 AM

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Amplify Grade 7 Reading Assessment 1 in Google Classroom

Amplify Grade 7 Reading Assessment 1

Please follow the link to complete this Illuminate Assessment

In case you are asked, the access code is VFDYRTE
Created by Pilar Martinez: Tuesday, October 6 11:14 AM

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LW: Mao Zedong and the Cultural Revolution in Google Classroom

LW: Mao Zedong and the Cultural Revolution

How can a political leader impact an entire nation?
Created by Pilar Martinez: Thursday, October 1 2:41 AM

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Unit 2 Vocabulary Assessment in Google Classroom

Unit 2 Vocabulary Assessment

Created by Pilar Martinez: Friday, October 2 11:26 AM

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Thursday #1  Unit 4  Lesson 1 Activity 5 Review: Use of Evidence in Google Classroom

Thursday #1 Unit 4 Lesson 1 Activity 5 Review: Use of Evidence

Created by Pilar Martinez: Friday, October 2 11:26 AM

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Thursday #2 Unit 4  Lesson 1 Activity 6 Revise: Use of Evidence in Google Classroom

Thursday #2 Unit 4 Lesson 1 Activity 6 Revise: Use of Evidence

Created by Pilar Martinez: Friday, October 2 11:26 AM

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Wednesday #3 7A: Red Scarf Girl & Narrative  Unit 4  Lesson 1 Activity 4 in Google Classroom

Wednesday #3 7A: Red Scarf Girl & Narrative Unit 4 Lesson 1 Activity 4

Created by Pilar Martinez: Thursday, October 1 2:41 AM

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Wednesday #1  9/30 Unit 4 Lesson 5 Activities 2-6 and Unit 4 Lesson 1 Activities 2 and 4 in Google Classroom

Wednesday #1 9/30 Unit 4 Lesson 5 Activities 2-6 and Unit 4 Lesson 1 Activities 2 and 4

Created by Pilar Martinez: Thursday, October 1 2:41 AM

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Tuesday #4 7A: Red Scarf Girl & Narrative  Unit 4  Lesson 4 Activity 6 (SOLO) in Google Classroom

Tuesday #4 7A: Red Scarf Girl & Narrative Unit 4 Lesson 4 Activity 6 (SOLO)

Skip card #1 and start your work with card #2.
Created by Pilar Martinez: Tuesday, September 29 5:43 PM

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9/29 Tuesday #3 Unit 3 Lesson 12 Activity 4 Write in Google Classroom

9/29 Tuesday #3 Unit 3 Lesson 12 Activity 4 Write

After reading the excerpt from Red Scarf Girl, we will be writing a response to the given prompt.
Created by Pilar Martinez: Tuesday, September 29 5:43 PM

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9/29 Tuesday #1 and #2 Unit 3 Lesson 12 Activity 2 and 3  Close Reading in Google Classroom

9/29 Tuesday #1 and #2 Unit 3 Lesson 12 Activity 2 and 3 Close Reading

We will be reading the excerpts from Red Scarf Girl and having a class discussion about the close reading questions. This is a discussion assignment, so you don't need to submit this as an assignment. You should mark it turned in when we finish our close reading.
Created by Pilar Martinez: Tuesday, September 29 5:43 PM

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9/28 Monday #2 7A: Red Scarf Girl & Narrative  > Sub-unit 3 > Lesson 11 > Solo in Google Classroom

9/28 Monday #2 7A: Red Scarf Girl & Narrative > Sub-unit 3 > Lesson 11 > Solo

Students read and annotate, and then answer multiple choice questions that focus students on understanding Ji-li's loyalties
Created by Pilar Martinez: Monday, September 28 3:13 PM

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Monday 9/28#1  U3L11A2-5 in Google Classroom

Monday 9/28#1 U3L11A2-5

Created by Pilar Martinez: Monday, September 28 3:13 PM

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Week 5 Check-in in Google Classroom

Week 5 Check-in

Created by Pilar Martinez: Monday, September 28 3:13 PM

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7A: Red Scarf Girl & Narrative  > Sub-unit 3 > Lesson 10 > Solo in Google Classroom

7A: Red Scarf Girl & Narrative > Sub-unit 3 > Lesson 10 > Solo

Read the assigned excerpt from Red Scarf Girl and respond to the multiple choice questions.
Created by Pilar Martinez: Friday, September 25 8:20 AM

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Vocabulary Unit #2 in Google Classroom

Vocabulary Unit #2

You will do the all of the assigned activities for the Unit 2 packet. We will check our answers in class on September 25.
Created by Pilar Martinez: Monday, September 21 8:33 AM

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LW: A Ring from 'The Hobbit' in Google Classroom

LW: A Ring from 'The Hobbit'

Created by Pilar Martinez: Monday, September 21 8:34 AM

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7A: Red Scarf Girl & Narrative :Unit 3  Lesson 9 Activity 7 (SOLO) in Google Classroom

7A: Red Scarf Girl & Narrative :Unit 3 Lesson 9 Activity 7 (SOLO)

Read the assigned passages from Red Scarf Girl and then answer the multiple choice questions.
Created by Pilar Martinez: Friday, September 25 1:59 AM

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9/25 Friday #2: Unit 3 Lesson 10 Activity 3 Write in Google Classroom

9/25 Friday #2: Unit 3 Lesson 10 Activity 3 Write

After reading the excerpt from Red Scarf Girl, we will be responding to the writing prompt, "What kind of day was Ji-li’s birthday (happy, sad, exciting)? Describe how the details she includes about the day create a feeling for you as a reader."
Created by Pilar Martinez: Friday, September 25 8:19 AM

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9/25 Friday #1: Unit 3 Lesson 10 Activity 2 Analyzing Mood in Google Classroom

9/25 Friday #1: Unit 3 Lesson 10 Activity 2 Analyzing Mood

We will be reading the excerpt from Red Scarf Girl and highlighting for the assigned purpose. Along with highlighting, we will be engaging in a class discussion based on the excerpt.
Created by Pilar Martinez: Friday, September 25 8:19 AM

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Wednesday #4 (9/23) (SOLO) Unit 3 Lesson 8 Activity 8 in Google Classroom

Wednesday #4 (9/23) (SOLO) Unit 3 Lesson 8 Activity 8

ONLY DO WEDNESDAY #4 PART 2!
Part 1: Read the excerpt from Red Scarf Girl and annotate for the assigned purpose.
Part 2: Answer the multiple choice questions.
Created by Pilar Martinez: Wednesday, September 23 11:55 AM

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Thursday #1: Unit 3 Lesson 9 Activities 3, 4, and 5 Setting Details 1 and 2 and Write in Google Classroom

Thursday #1: Unit 3 Lesson 9 Activities 3, 4, and 5 Setting Details 1 and 2 and Write

We will be reading excerpts from Red Scarf Girl to look at how setting can convey the atmosphere and Ji-li's state of mind.
Created by Pilar Martinez: Friday, September 25 1:59 AM

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ReadWorks: The Elves and the Shoemaker in Google Classroom

ReadWorks: The Elves and the Shoemaker

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Created by Pilar Martinez: Tuesday, September 22 3:07 PM

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Tuesday #1: Unit 3 Lesson 7 Activities 2 and 5 in Google Classroom

Tuesday #1: Unit 3 Lesson 7 Activities 2 and 5

1) Highlight and annotate what you noticed with Ji-li’s emotions in this scene
2) Please write about how Du Hai’s feelings change as he gains power over Ji-li. Please write for 10 min. and write about 100 words. You will be sharing your responses
Created by Pilar Martinez: Tuesday, September 22 3:07 PM

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Wednesday#1 Unit 3 Lesson 8 Activity 2-Internal Narration in Google Classroom

Wednesday#1 Unit 3 Lesson 8 Activity 2-Internal Narration

We will read the excerpt from "Red Scarf Girl" and complete the discussion questions. This assignment will not be turned in for grading. Mark it turned in in Google Classroom once we finish our discussion of the excerpt.
Created by Pilar Martinez: Wednesday, September 23 11:55 AM

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Wednesday (9/23) #3: Unit 3 Lesson 8 Activity 5 WRITE in Google Classroom

Wednesday (9/23) #3: Unit 3 Lesson 8 Activity 5 WRITE

Read the excerpt from Red Scarf Girl and respond to the writing prompt.
Created by Pilar Martinez: Wednesday, September 23 11:55 AM

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Wednesday (9/23) #2: Unit 3 Lesson 8 Activities 3-4 Read for Internal Narration in Google Classroom

Wednesday (9/23) #2: Unit 3 Lesson 8 Activities 3-4 Read for Internal Narration

1) Read the text and then highlight for the assigned purpose.
2) Respond to the short answer question.
Created by Pilar Martinez: Wednesday, September 23 11:55 AM

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Monday #3: Unit 3 Lesson 6 Activity 6 (SOLO-ASYNCHRONOUS WORK) in Google Classroom

Monday #3: Unit 3 Lesson 6 Activity 6 (SOLO-ASYNCHRONOUS WORK)

1) Read this passage from Red Scarf Girl. Highlight words or phrases that catch your attention and write an annotation that explains why.
2) Answer the following short answer and multiple choice questions.
Created by Pilar Martinez: Friday, September 25 1:59 AM

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Monday #2: Unit 3 Lesson 6 Activity 4: Close Reading in Google Classroom

Monday #2: Unit 3 Lesson 6 Activity 4: Close Reading

1) We will be reading the excerpt and responding to the assigned prompt.
Created by Pilar Martinez: Monday, September 21 8:33 AM

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Monday #1: Unit 3 Lesson 6 Activity 2 Revise: Use of Evidence in Google Classroom

Monday #1: Unit 3 Lesson 6 Activity 2 Revise: Use of Evidence

1) Looking back at your writing assignment from Friday, read your writing to find a place where you used details from the book to develop your idea.
2) Re-read that part of the book and identify one to two additional details that connect to your idea. Copy and paste your writing from Friday into this document and skip a few lines. Write 3-5 more sentences below what you originally wrote.
Submit your work and mark as turned in.
Created by Pilar Martinez: Monday, September 21 8:34 AM

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Tuesday #2  Unit 3 Lesson 7 Activity 7 (Pts 1 and 2) in Google Classroom

Tuesday #2 Unit 3 Lesson 7 Activity 7 (Pts 1 and 2)

1) Part 1: Read and highlight the except from Red Scarf Girl for the assigned purpose.
2) Part 2: Answer the multiple choice questions.
Created by Pilar Martinez: Tuesday, September 22 3:07 PM

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Common and Proper Nouns in Google Classroom

Common and Proper Nouns

After watching the Khan Academy video on common and proper nouns, do the assigned activity.
Created by Pilar Martinez: Tuesday, September 22 3:07 PM

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Week 4 Check-In in Google Classroom

Week 4 Check-In

Created by Pilar Martinez: Monday, September 21 8:34 AM

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Vocabulary Unit 1 Assessment in Google Classroom

Vocabulary Unit 1 Assessment

Take your Unit 1 vocabulary assessment. We are using the honor code, so do not use your book or work with a peer. This is an assessment of what you know, not what you learned with a peer/parent's help. Submit your assessment when it's complete and mark turned in.
Created by Pilar Martinez: Friday, September 18 4:05 PM

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Thursday #3: Unit 3 Lesson 4 Activity 6 (SOLO ACTIVITY-CAN BE DONE ASYNCHRONOUSLY) in Google Classroom

Thursday #3: Unit 3 Lesson 4 Activity 6 (SOLO ACTIVITY-CAN BE DONE ASYNCHRONOUSLY)

1) Read the text the first time for content, then re-read a second time and highlight for the assigned purpose.
2) After you finish highlighting and annotating, answer the multiple choice questions.
Submit your assignment and mark it turned in.
Created by Pilar Martinez: Friday, September 18 4:05 PM

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ReadWorks: The Tea Ceremony (ASYNCHRONOUS) in Google Classroom

ReadWorks: The Tea Ceremony (ASYNCHRONOUS)

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Created by Pilar Martinez: Friday, September 18 4:06 PM

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Thursday #2: Unit 3 Lesson 4 Activity 3 in Google Classroom

Thursday #2: Unit 3 Lesson 4 Activity 3

Using the excerpt from Red Scarf Girl, respond to the prompt. You should write for at least 10 minutes and produce at least 100 words. When you finish, submit your writing and mark the assignment turned in.
Created by Pilar Martinez: Friday, September 18 4:06 PM

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Listenwise

Listenwise "The Story Behind Every Letter from A-Z" (Asynchronous)

Listen to "The Story Behind Every Letter A-Z." As you listen, you should fill in the graphic organizer and then answer the short answer questions when you finish listening.
Created by Pilar Martinez: Tuesday, September 15 5:33 PM

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Wednesday #1: Unit 3 Lesson 3 Activities 3, 4, and 5 in Google Classroom

Wednesday #1: Unit 3 Lesson 3 Activities 3, 4, and 5

Read the except from Red Scarf Girl. After reading, go back and re-read to highlight and annotate for the given purpose. After you finish your annotating and highlighting, we will share what we highlighted and annotated.

After we finish activity 3, we will answer the questions for activities 4 and 5. When we finish, submit and turn in your assignment.
Created by Pilar Martinez: Thursday, September 17 3:49 AM

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Activity 4    7A: Red Scarf Girl & Narrative  > Sub-unit 3 > Lesson 1 > Solo (Can be done ASYNCHRONOUSLY) in Google Classroom

Activity 4 7A: Red Scarf Girl & Narrative > Sub-unit 3 > Lesson 1 > Solo (Can be done ASYNCHRONOUSLY)

Read the provided passages from Red Scarf Girl, annotate the text, and answer the multiple choice questions. Remember to HAND IN the assignment when you have completed it.
Created by Pilar Martinez: Tuesday, September 15 3:55 AM

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7A: Red Scarf Girl & Narrative  > Sub-unit 2 > Lesson 6 > Vocabulary Activity (ASYNCHRONOUS WORK) in Google Classroom

7A: Red Scarf Girl & Narrative > Sub-unit 2 > Lesson 6 > Vocabulary Activity (ASYNCHRONOUS WORK)

Complete the assigned vocabulary activity. Don't forget to HAND IN your work.
Created by Pilar Martinez: Tuesday, September 15 3:55 AM

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Tuesday #1: Unit 3: Lesson 2: Ji-Li's Troubles Begin in Google Classroom

Tuesday #1: Unit 3: Lesson 2: Ji-Li's Troubles Begin

Activity #1: Using the attached Google document, read the excerpt from Red Scarf Girl. After reading the text, highlight and make annotations from the text that stood out for you. Be prepared to share what you annotated with your peers. When we finish the activity, be sure to turn in your assignment. I will be checking for highlighting and annotations. Do not ask me how many things to highlight and annotate. You need to decide what stood out for you, I cannot make that decision for you.
Created by Pilar Martinez: Tuesday, September 15 5:33 PM

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Tuesday #3: Unit 3: Lesson 2: Ji-Li's Troubles Begin in Google Classroom

Tuesday #3: Unit 3: Lesson 2: Ji-Li's Troubles Begin

Activity #3: Read the except from Red Scarf girl. Highlight and annotate the text for things that catch your attention. WORD TO THE WISE: HIGHLIGHT AFTER YOU FINISH READING, GO BACK AND RE-READ FOR YOUR HIGHLIGHTING AND ANNOTATIONS.
After reading/highlighting and annotating the text, answer the multiple choice questions that follow.
Attach your document and turn in your work.
Created by Pilar Martinez: Tuesday, September 15 5:33 PM

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Tuesday #2: Unit 3: Lesson 2: Ji-Li's Troubles Begin in Google Classroom

Tuesday #2: Unit 3: Lesson 2: Ji-Li's Troubles Begin

Activity #2: After reading the excerpt from Red Scarf Girl, decide on a scale of 1-10 how hopeful Ji-li appears to be. Using evidence from the excerpt, tell what from the text made you feel how hopeful Ji-li was. Submit your document and turn in your assignment.
Created by Pilar Martinez: Tuesday, September 15 5:33 PM

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Activity 3 7A: Red Scarf Girl & Narrative  > Sub-unit 3 > Lesson 1 > Write: Describing Details You Notice (ACTIVITY 5) in Google Classroom

Activity 3 7A: Red Scarf Girl & Narrative > Sub-unit 3 > Lesson 1 > Write: Describing Details You Notice (ACTIVITY 5)

After re-reading the prologue of Red Scarf Girl, respond to the prompt in Activity 5. Remember to read both questions and answer BOTH fully.
Created by Pilar Martinez: Tuesday, September 15 3:55 AM

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Monday #1: 7A: Red Scarf Girl & Narrative  > Sub-unit 3 > Lesson 1 > Present: Download the Unit Texts  in Google Classroom

Monday #1: 7A: Red Scarf Girl & Narrative > Sub-unit 3 > Lesson 1 > Present: Download the Unit Texts

1) From the Global Navigation Menu, click on the Amplify Library
2) Set up a PIN if it has not been done for you (I recommend writing it down somewhere so if you forget, you can easily find out what you decided your PIN was).
3) Search for Red Scarf Girl: A Memoir of the Cultural Revolution.
4) Download the text.
5) Bookmark the Amplify Library.
6) If you use a different device at home or for your Solo work, make sure to download these same texts onto that device.
Created by Pilar Martinez: Tuesday, September 15 3:55 AM

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Monday #2   7A: Red Scarf Girl & Narrative  > Sub-unit 3 > Lesson 1 > Work Visually: Reading an Image I (Activity 3) in Google Classroom

Monday #2 7A: Red Scarf Girl & Narrative > Sub-unit 3 > Lesson 1 > Work Visually: Reading an Image I (Activity 3)

After looking at the image of Mao, you will need to do activities on cards 1 and 2, then hand in your work. We will discuss in class.
Created by Pilar Martinez: Tuesday, September 15 3:55 AM

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Week 3 Check-In in Google Classroom

Week 3 Check-In

Please take a few minutes to check in with me this week.
Created by Pilar Martinez: Tuesday, September 15 3:55 AM

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Vocabulary from Latin and Greek Roots: Unit 1 Assignment in Google Classroom

Vocabulary from Latin and Greek Roots: Unit 1 Assignment

Complete the attached work for Unit 1 from "Vocabulary from Latin and Greek Roots." The assignment needs to be completed by September 11. We will review our answers in class on Friday, September 11. You will have an assessment for these words on September 18.
Created by Pilar Martinez: Wednesday, September 9 9:10 AM

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Grade Seven – Writing Performance Pre-Test in Google Classroom

Grade Seven – Writing Performance Pre-Test

This an asynchronous writing activity that is designed to get a baseline of your writing skills. I will be reading it to get to know you better, but will not be assigning a grade for your work. Please do your best work by yourself. This is an evaluation of your writing skills without outside assistance. I will be happy to answer any clarifying questions for you, but if there is something you don't know (ex. Thesis statement), skip it. We will review these elements again throughout the year. Remember not to stress out over this, you have two weeks to get this done. You can do it!
Created by Pilar Martinez: Wednesday, September 9 9:10 AM

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7A: Red Scarf Girl & Narrative  > Sub-unit 2 > Lesson 5 > EXTRA: Additional Text Writing Prompt in Google Classroom

7A: Red Scarf Girl & Narrative > Sub-unit 2 > Lesson 5 > EXTRA: Additional Text Writing Prompt

I will be grading the "Extra Writing Activity." Do your best work.
Created by Pilar Martinez: Thursday, September 10 10:29 AM

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Week 2 Check-In in Google Classroom

Week 2 Check-In

Please fill this in while we wait for our peers to come to class.
Created by Pilar Martinez: Wednesday, September 9 9:10 AM

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"All About Me Slide" Activity

In order for your peers and I to get to know you, please complete the attached Google slide "All About Me" activity. You will need to turn this assignment in to Google Classroom when you are finished. I have attached an example for you to see and to help you to get to know me better as well. Please ask questions if you need help. I have also attached several templates for you to pick from to fill in for your "About Me" slide. You don't need to fill in all of them, just pick one.
Created by Pilar Martinez: Wednesday, September 9 9:10 AM

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7th Grade SDUSD Welcome Week Portfolio in Google Classroom

7th Grade SDUSD Welcome Week Portfolio

Please review the SDUSD Welcome Week Portfolio video before you begin working on completing the necessary activities. The SDUSD Welcome Week Portfolio is an interactive notebook with lessons for students to complete the first week of school. Students will use this one portfolio document to engage in and share their work throughout the week. All assignments and student submissions of work will be housed in the portfolio.
Created by Pilar Martinez: Wednesday, September 9 9:10 AM

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Week 1 Check-In in Google Classroom

Week 1 Check-In

Use this to check-in with me. Please fill in this form while you wait for your peers to enter our Zoom meeting. We're also going to discuss your "This or That" choices on the check-in, so be ready to discuss your thoughts on the issue.
Created by Pilar Martinez: Wednesday, September 9 9:10 AM