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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: Thursday, January 21 12:38 PM

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"The Lottery" Questions

Created by Katharine Parr: Thursday, January 21 12:38 PM

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CommonLit: The Lottery in Google Classroom

CommonLit: The Lottery

This assignment is due 01/19/2021. Click the attached link to access the assignment; on the CommonLit login page, click Log In With Google.
Created by Katharine Parr: Tuesday, January 19 12:01 PM

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2081 Questions in Google Classroom

2081 Questions

After watching the film version of "Harrison Bergeron," please answer the following questions and be prepared to discuss.
Created by Katharine Parr: Thursday, January 14 1:20 PM

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(1/15) CER

(1/15) CER "Harrison Bergeron"

Please write a formal one paragraph response to the following: What is Kurt Vonnegut’s message in the short story “Harrison Bergeron”?
*****Think about: the message (theme) the author conveys through the story and look at what the characters do and say in order to develop this message?

Add a new Google doc to this assignment and use your previous CER notes to help you construct a stronger CER.

Use the following resources: No No Word list, Analysis Guide, MLA format sheet, thesaurus, (google list of transitions), and Write Like a Pro notes.

I added an outline for you to follow.
Created by Katharine Parr: Friday, January 15 2:55 PM

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1/12

1/12 "Harrison Bergeron" Questions

You will work on these in groups today during class. Be prepared for a discussion tomorrow (Wed. 1/13). Students who discuss the text will receive a discussion grade in PowerSchool.
Created by Katharine Parr: Tuesday, January 12 5:08 PM

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(1/12) CER Analysis in Google Classroom

(1/12) CER Analysis

Created by Katharine Parr: Tuesday, January 12 5:08 PM

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(1/11) CER Analysis in Google Classroom

(1/11) CER Analysis

Created by Katharine Parr: Tuesday, January 12 5:08 PM

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(1/11) Quickwrite

(1/11) Quickwrite "Harrison Bergeron"

Created by Katharine Parr: Tuesday, January 12 5:08 PM

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1/7 Foreshadowing CER in Google Classroom

1/7 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: Thursday, January 7 6:55 AM

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Questions: "The Most Dangerous Game"

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 (1/6). 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 or phone camera!)
Created by Katharine Parr: Tuesday, January 5 11:20 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: Tuesday, January 5 11:20 AM

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Memoir Brainstorm/Outline in Google Classroom

Memoir Brainstorm/Outline

Created by Katharine Parr: Wednesday, December 9 5:54 PM

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Clear Version (12/9) Pulling Teeth & Annotations in Google Classroom

Clear Version (12/9) Pulling Teeth & Annotations

Created by Katharine Parr: Wednesday, December 9 5:53 PM

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(12/8) Text & Annotation for

(12/8) Text & Annotation for "Mrs. Flowers"

While you read the text with Mrs. Parr:
~Annotate for the following: 5 w's (who, what, when, where, & why)
~the main idea
~the hook
~strong verbs
~showing vs. telling
~dialogue
~lesson learned/moral
Created by Katharine Parr: Tuesday, December 8 5:28 PM

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(12/8) Text & Notes Story - Cracks in Google Classroom

(12/8) Text & Notes Story - Cracks

Created by Katharine Parr: Tuesday, December 8 5:29 PM

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"The Prom" Podcast Questions

Please upload you questions here by Friday 12/4! Make sure your answers are in complete sentences and properly punctuated. Also, your answers should be in another readable color other than black.
Created by Katharine Parr: Thursday, December 3 10:23 AM

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12/1 Using Evidence to Support Thinking in Google Classroom

12/1 Using Evidence to Support Thinking

Created by Katharine Parr: Tuesday, December 1 10:10 AM

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"The Battle of Athens - The Twentieth of April" Chapter Questions

Created by Katharine Parr: Tuesday, December 1 5:21 PM

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"First Encounter with a Bandit" Chapter Questions

Created by Katharine Parr: Monday, November 30 10:54 AM

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"Mdisho Mawanumwezi" Chapter Questions

Created by Katharine Parr: Monday, November 30 10:55 AM

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(11/19)

(11/19) "The Beginning of the War"

After reading the chapter "The Beginning of the War," please complete the multiple choice questions in Amplify.
Created by Katharine Parr: Thursday, November 19 9:16 AM

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Book Review Essay in Google Classroom

Book Review Essay

This is due Friday 11/20!
Created by Katharine Parr: Monday, November 16 10:26 AM

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(11/17) Chapter 2

(11/17) Chapter 2 "Dar Es Salaam" Chart Assignment

1. Follow along with Mrs. Parr (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, November 17 5:26 PM

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(11/16)

(11/16) "The Voyage Out" Amplify Assignment

After you finish reading chapter 1 The Voyage Out, please answer the multiple choice questions on Amplify. You can access it through my Google Classroom under Week 3 Assignments.
Created by Katharine Parr: Thursday, November 19 9:17 AM

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 Rough Draft of Book Review in Google Classroom

Rough Draft of Book Review

Created by Katharine Parr: Friday, November 13 7:04 AM

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(11/10) Lecture Notes in Google Classroom

(11/10) Lecture Notes

Fill out these notes with me during class today!
Created by Katharine Parr: Friday, November 13 7:04 AM

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No Red Ink Directions & Links in Google Classroom

No Red Ink Directions & Links

1. See Directions on how to add Noredink and this class if you forgot how to log in.
2. Work on “NoRedInk Diagnostic (35 minutes).” DUE SUNDAY 11/8
Created by Katharine Parr: Friday, November 13 7:05 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: Saturday, November 14 12:11 AM