Broxson ELA Period 3 (Adv/Gft)-FY Assignments

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New Year's Resolutions in Google Classroom

New Year's Resolutions

In an argument-style essay, describe how you are going to choose at least two New Year's Resolutions that will make you a better person in 2022. 


Use the rubric and mentor text attached.

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Write Score Writing Task in Google Classroom

Write Score Writing Task

Answer the 3 multiple questions using the Passages. 


Then, use the Passages to write an Argument Essay: 
Music censorship is a hot topic. Some believe music should be censored, while other believe it is unconstitutional. Weigh the claims of both sides, and then write an argumentative essay in your own words explaining whether you believe music should be censored or not and why. 
Be sure to use evidence from BOTH texts in your argumentative essay. Write your essay on the Google Document provided below.

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All Summer in a Day--Continued... in Google Classroom

All Summer in a Day--Continued...

Project Grade: Pick up where Bradbury left off. What happened to Margot? Follow the rubric and submit your story NLT 1 Feb '22. 


Have fun!

Past Assignments

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Conclusion Paragraph Practice in Google Classroom

Conclusion Paragraph Practice

Copy your Intro and Body Paragraphs from yesterday; paste them here. Then add a conclusion paragraph to complete your argument writing.

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Body Paragraph Practice in Google Classroom

Body Paragraph Practice

Copy your revised introduction Paragraph and the old Body Paragraphs from the Pre-On Demand writing you did at the beginning of this unit. (You wrote about Rules).


Use what you now know, rewrite and revise the Body Paragraphs (at least two).

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Intro Paragraph Practice in Google Classroom

Intro Paragraph Practice

Copy and Paste your intro paragraph from the Pre-On Demand writing you did at the beginning of this unit. (You wrote about rules)


Using what you know now, revise this paragraph into the perfect Intro Paragraph. 


Make sure you have a hook, a claim, and a counterclaim.

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All Summer in a Day Worksheet in Google Classroom

All Summer in a Day Worksheet

For extra credit (a Project grade), complete the worksheet below. Answer the questions using the RACER strategy. That means you need to restate the question into your answer. The deadline for this X-Credit opportunity is COB Friday afternoon.


I have also added the written story and an audio / video version of All Summer...

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Achieve 3000 (Should the Voting Age be Lowered?) in Google Classroom

Achieve 3000 (Should the Voting Age be Lowered?)

If you are home today and looking for something to do, you are in luck. Go to Achieve 3000 (Teen Biz) and do the article: Should the Voting Age by Lowered? Then fill out the short form attached...done. It's that easy.

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Position Paper Pre-On Demand in Google Classroom

Position Paper Pre-On Demand

You will have 45 minutes to complete this Pre-On Demand Position Paper. Use the rubric as your guide.

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The I's have it in Google Classroom

The I's have it

After reading your Twas poems before Christmas, I was profoundly perturbed and dismayed to find that way too many of you still use the lowercase letter "i" when referring to yourself. This exercise should help everyone break this horrible habit so that you do not embarrass yourselves in high school and beyond.

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'Twas the Project before Christmas in Google Classroom

'Twas the Project before Christmas

Write a 20 line rhyming poem that begins with the familiar phrase "Twas the ____" 


Use the attached rubric to assist you.

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Achieve 3000 in Google Classroom

Achieve 3000

If you are home today, for whatever reason, you need to complete the article "More Suffixes" in Achieve. This is due today--15 Dec 2021
Then fill out the form below. 



This is NOT for students that are at school.

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Mop-Up Opportunity (Make-up work)  in Google Classroom

Mop-Up Opportunity (Make-up work)

If you are missing any of the assignments in the attached slide then you have until Monday at 4:00 PM to finish them and let me know that you completed the assignment(s). You can reply to this site if you have any questions.

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Achieve 3000 (Feathered and Fearless) in Google Classroom

Achieve 3000 (Feathered and Fearless)

Read the Achieve article and answer the eight questions. 


Fill in the worksheet attached.

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Writescore Essay in Google Classroom

Writescore Essay

You will copy and paste your writescore argument essay to the attached document for a grade. 
To copy your essay from Writescore, press Control and C
To paste your essay to the Google Doc, press Control and V

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Mr. Broxson's Investigative Journalism Unit Test in Google Classroom

Mr. Broxson's Investigative Journalism Unit Test

It's time for you Unit Test. There are 50 questions and they count 2 pts each. Do your best. 

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Carrier PIgeons in Google Classroom

Carrier PIgeons

From the paired passages, complete question # 10. 


10. Describe a way that courier pigeons could be used. Make sure you include information about your story setting, characters, action/problem, and outcome in your writing.

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JFK Conspiracy Theory Article in Google Classroom

JFK Conspiracy Theory Article

Use the information posted, your journals, and your own research to write an article about a conspiracy theory regarding the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.

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Achieve 3000 in Google Classroom

Achieve 3000

Complete the article titled: The President is in the Car

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Extra Credit Opportunity in Google Classroom

Extra Credit Opportunity

If you have finished writing the Article / Letter to Vet, you can earn extra credit by completing Question # 10 on the Paired Passages assignment. 


Your assignment: Imagine that you were able to see orcas hunting seals n land or on an ice floe. In a letter to a friend, describe what you saw, as well as provide some information about orcas. Remember to include the parts of a letter, such as the date, a greeting, and a closing.

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Veterans Day Letter / Article in Google Classroom

Veterans Day Letter / Article

You have two options: Write a news-type article about a Veteran you have interviewed (3 paragraphs). 


Or...Write a letter to a Veteran using the exemplar as your guide (3 paragraphs). Paragraph #1--Write about yourself
Paragraph # 2--Express your gratitude, Paragraph # 3--Ask questions

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Lonely in the Cafeteria / Gym Part II in Google Classroom

Lonely in the Cafeteria / Gym Part II

Once you have completed the news report "Developing Compassion", I want you to rewrite your article using a different perspective / angle (Developing Compassion Part II). Perhaps you were the lonely kid, or the event involves a teacher, counselor, or even a bully that created the problem. Yes, this means you have to completely rewrite the article

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Lonely in the Cafeteria / Gym (a news report of compassion) in Google Classroom

Lonely in the Cafeteria / Gym (a news report of compassion)

Write a news report (3rd person POV), about a student you noticed sitting alone in the cafeteria or gym. Provide a setting, action, dialogue to evoke compassion. Use the Exemplar and the Checklist to assist you in writing.

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Scary Story Project in Google Classroom

Scary Story Project

It's Halloween week, time to get scared. Write a scary story and be prepared to present it to the class on Friday. There will be a contest to see who wins the cash prize for the best tale. 
Minimum of 350 words. 


You will be provided a folder as a book cover for your story. The best ones will get posted on the bulletin board. They must contain the title of your story, a blurb about the story, an illustration (drawing), and, of course, your name.

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The Great Gym Adventure in Google Classroom

The Great Gym Adventure

As promised, here is your opportunity to write an article using the information you observed in our trip around the school. Use the exemplars to make sure you are including the 5 Ws, a Grace Note, and  a Delightful Jolt.

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Mrs. Andrews Goes into Labor in Google Classroom

Mrs. Andrews Goes into Labor

Rewrite and Revise the article you started yesterday about Mrs. Andrews. Make sure you use first-person POV and you provide all the details in the video. You can use the Exemplar as your guide.

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Journalism ON DEMAND in Google Classroom

Journalism ON DEMAND

I realize that we have not studied journalism yet, however, we need to see what you already know about this genre. 


Pick a topic and write from the perspective of a journalist. (Remember that Journalists typically use 3rd person POV)

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Memoir Project in Google Classroom

Memoir Project

Use the exemplar to assist you in writing your memoir. 
It should be 350 words
Have at least one picture that symbolizes the event
Sum up the event in a six-word sentence (not just six random words)

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Memoir Writing for 16 Sept '21 in Google Classroom

Memoir Writing for 16 Sept '21

Use your draft to assist you in writing and publishing this week's memoir. You should be writing about a traumatic event or time in your life. Use the exemplar to guide you.

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Memoir--Wait Till Next Year in Google Classroom

Memoir--Wait Till Next Year

Read along with the audio.


Write your own Memoir about any type of sporting event in your life.

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Quest-3 Writing Memoir in Google Classroom

Quest-3 Writing Memoir

Here ya' go. Complete the attached Quest. Do your best. When finished, work on your Sports-related memoir. It is due today!

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Attendance 9 Sept 2021 in Google Classroom

Attendance 9 Sept 2021

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Matching Vocabulary-2 in Google Classroom

Matching Vocabulary-2

Make a copy of this document, then match up the letters to find the secret word. 


Be the first to Post the secret word in the chat box.

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Attendance 8 Sept 2021 in Google Classroom

Attendance 8 Sept 2021

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Attendance 7 Sept 2021 in Google Classroom

Attendance 7 Sept 2021

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Achieve 3000--A Legacy of Service in Google Classroom

Achieve 3000--A Legacy of Service

Log in using Clever Sign on. Follow the directions in the document. 


Do this article: A Legacy of Service


Answer the questions on the form.

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Quest-1 (Memoir and Vocabulary) in Google Classroom

Quest-1 (Memoir and Vocabulary)

Click on the Quest and answer all the questions. You can use your notes to assist you, but there is a time limit. 


Do your best!

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Memoir Vocabulary Matching in Google Classroom

Memoir Vocabulary Matching

Open the attached document and match the letter of the definition with the word. 
If you get most of them correct, it will spell out a secret word!

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Memoir Map in Google Classroom

Memoir Map

Use the Google slide to create a map of a place you know where a story might be hiding.

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Attendance 1 Sept 2021 in Google Classroom

Attendance 1 Sept 2021

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Attendance 31 Aug 2021 in Google Classroom

Attendance 31 Aug 2021

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Everyday Edit (Back to School) in Google Classroom

Everyday Edit (Back to School)

Open the Google Doc. Find and fix 10 mistakes made in the first paragraph. Look for punctuation, capitalization, and spelling errors. 


Leave the bottom paragraph uncorrected.

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Memoir

Memoir "Eleven"

Watch the video of the memoir Eleven, by Sandra Cisneros. I have also attached a copy of this memoir. 
Then use the memoir to answer the questions in the Google Doc titled Eleven Questions. Use R.A.C.E.R. to answer the questions. 



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yzDLNE1OyVM

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Memoir Poem in Google Classroom

Memoir Poem

Watch the video of Elizabeth Acevedo reciting her poem "Hair". I have also attached a copy of the poem for you to read. 
There is also an exemplar which I have written. 


I want you to write a memoir style poem. Basically, a poem that reflects something unique about yourself. (It does not have to rhyme)



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0I11xCfnzXs

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Achieve 3000 in Google Classroom

Achieve 3000

Log in using Clever Sign on. Follow the directions in the document. 


Do this article: Immersive Art Draws People In


Answer the questions on the form.

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Memoir Pre On Demand Writing in Google Classroom

Memoir Pre On Demand Writing

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Revising your Draft in Google Classroom

Revising your Draft

Choose one of the two drafts you worked on this week from your Writer's Notebook. Today you will rewrite and revise one of them. Either "Watson and the Shark" or "I bet you didn't know..." You may also choose to create an entirely new piece of writing. 
Give it a Title
Use proper formatting (paragraphs)
Give me 250 words

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Vocabulary Matching in Google Classroom

Vocabulary Matching

Directions: Match the definition with the vocabulary word by placing the letter in the blank beside  the corresponding number. If you have the letters in the right order, you will see that some of the letters spell out a ‘Secret Word’. Write that word in the space at the bottom.



This is due Wednesday!!!!!!!!!