PJones-Writing/ELA-Period 6-FY Assignments

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Literature Response in Google Classroom

Literature Response

1. Read through the topics and write as much as you can on ONE topic or on two or more topics.  This is a test grade.

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Revising and Editing, Using Transitions! in Google Classroom

Revising and Editing, Using Transitions!

1. Add transitions to the essay attached.
2. Then correct all the errors in the essay using your blue lines to signal problems.

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My Literary Extended Response in Google Classroom

My Literary Extended Response

1. Use the sentences you drafted yesterday and write your BEST paragraph using those sentence.  Check for capitalization and periods.

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My Literary Essay in Google Classroom

My Literary Essay

1. Review the checklist. READ our class example of a literary essay.
2. Use the Google Doc attached to add your introduction, body and conclusion paragraph. MOST of you should be able to copy/paste but check ALL your blue lines once you are complete.
3. William and Malik, you should complete this AT HOME.  Make sure you transfer the introduction, body and conclusion paragraph you wrote onto the document posted.  Check for all errors.

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Literary Analysis Body Paragraphs in Google Classroom

Literary Analysis Body Paragraphs

Use the graphic organizers to jot down your claim and two pieces of evidence to support each character trait.

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Introduction to Literary Analysis in Google Classroom

Introduction to Literary Analysis

1. Use the example we created as a class to write your own introductory paragraph on a character of your choice.
You must have a "hook," an informational sentence and then a thesis.

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My Bio Poem in Google Classroom

My Bio Poem

1. Once you have written your poem, type the poem on this document for publication.

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Edpuzzle - Literary Essay Overview in Google Classroom

Edpuzzle - Literary Essay Overview

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My Digital Argument Slides in Google Classroom

My Digital Argument Slides

Once your box and bullet is completed, you will create your slides.
1. Title Slide
2. Claim and 2-3 reasons
3. Reason 1 and evidence
4. Reason 2 and evidence
5. Reason 3 and evidence (if you have 3 reasons)
6. Conclusion.  Be sure to restate slide 2 and end with a "hook."

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Digital Argumentative Task in Google Classroom

Digital Argumentative Task

We will use the following resources to complete a digital argumentative task this week.

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Edpuzzle - Argumentative Writing in Google Classroom

Edpuzzle - Argumentative Writing

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Finding and Organizing my Evidence in Google Classroom

Finding and Organizing my Evidence

1.  We will use this Box and Bullet Organizer to organize our evidence.

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"Found" Poetry

1. We are learning how to change simple sentences into poetry.
2. Once you have answered your questions on paper, write your poem on the document attached below.

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My Argumentative Essay in Google Classroom

My Argumentative Essay

Last day for our homework essays!


We are going to write a STRONG conclusion and use our rubric to check our work! 

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Finding EVIDENCE to Support My Reasons in Google Classroom

Finding EVIDENCE to Support My Reasons

Use the articles attached to find specific evidence that supports your two reasons in your essay.  This will make for solid body paragraphs.

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Using Evidence to Support Your Reasons in Google Classroom

Using Evidence to Support Your Reasons

1. Read two homework articles in small group to find evidence to support your reasons in your claim.2. Work in small group instruction today to understand how to use the graphic organizer to organize your ideas.
3. Complete the graphic organizer.

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Homework Argumentative Essay in Google Classroom

Homework Argumentative Essay

1. Follow teacher's guided lesson today to create a claim and three reasons for your homework essay.

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Get Me That Phone! in Google Classroom

Get Me That Phone!

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My Argumentative Paragraph in Google Classroom

My Argumentative Paragraph

1. Type your paragraph on the Google Document.
2. Did you indent?
3. Did you capitalize the first word of each sentence?
4. Did you use a period at the end of each of your sentences?
5. Did you correct all errors that are underlined?

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Edpuzzle - Identifying an Argument in Google Classroom

Edpuzzle - Identifying an Argument

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Edpuzzle - Argumentative Writing in Google Classroom

Edpuzzle - Argumentative Writing

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My New Year in Google Classroom

My New Year

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CommonLit: The White Nights of Ramadan in Google Classroom

CommonLit: The White Nights of Ramadan

This assignment is due 12/17/2021. Click the attached link to access the assignment; on the CommonLit login page, click Log In With Google.

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I Am the Expert in Google Classroom

I Am the Expert

1. Draft your ideas on the following slides. You may omit any slides you do not need.

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My Interview Research in Google Classroom

My Interview Research

Using your presentation board, create a slide presentation of interesting facts and details about the person you interviewed.

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Pet Essay in Google Classroom

Pet Essay

1.  Use the document attached to draft your pet essay.
2. Use the checklist attached to ensure you have written the best essay you can write.

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Pet Research (Informational Text) in Google Classroom

Pet Research (Informational Text)

Use the websites attached and your graphic organizers to organize three paragraphs about the pet you choose.

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Steve Jobs' Life Lessons in Google Classroom

Steve Jobs' Life Lessons

Type your essay here.

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Teen Activist Flash Draft in Google Classroom

Teen Activist Flash Draft

Use THIS Google Doc to type your draft.
You need an introductory paragraph with a HOOK.
You need a main paragraph with a topic sentence and three details about your teen activist.

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What is Informational Text in Google Classroom

What is Informational Text

Take notes with Miss Penni on your slides.
Then find pictures of informational text and post to your presentation.
Attached is a copy of the notes from today's slides to add to your slides.

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My Spooky Story in Google Classroom

My Spooky Story

Draft your spooky story here today.  

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Final Draft of My Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day in Google Classroom

Final Draft of My Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

1. Use the Google Document to type your story.  Remember to type the BEST version of your story.  
2. Use your checklist to check over your work.

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September 10-Focusing on my beginning, middle and end of my story. in Google Classroom

September 10-Focusing on my beginning, middle and end of my story.

1. Join Google Meets.
2. Today, you will write your beginning, middle and end of your story on a story mountain like we used in yesterday's lesson.
3. Some of you will have time to draft your story.

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September 9- Generating Story Ideas from Other Authors in Google Classroom

September 9- Generating Story Ideas from Other Authors

1.  Join Google Meets.
2. Participate in the brainstorming activity and the interactive read aloud.
3.  Complete the story mountain attached.

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September 8 Quick Drafts in Google Classroom

September 8 Quick Drafts

1. Join Google Meets.
2. Today we will quick draft a half page of our story.

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September 2 Looking at a Powerful Lead in Google Classroom

September 2 Looking at a Powerful Lead

1. Join Google Meets.
2. After the mini-lesson, work to revise your piece using dialogue to start your story.  Everyone should have a half page written today.  Your writer's notebook in posted in September 1.

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September 1, 2021 Powerful Leads to Stories in Google Classroom

September 1, 2021 Powerful Leads to Stories

1. Join the Google Meets.
2. Be prepared to share you first sentence in your draft with the class.
3. With teacher guidance, we will look at powerful leads for our own stories.
4. Revise your story with a new lead.

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What is narrative writing? in Google Classroom

What is narrative writing?

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Developing Craft from Other Authors in Google Classroom

Developing Craft from Other Authors

1. Join the Google Meets.
2. With teacher guidance identify what the story does well to make us feel like we are living the story.
3. Draft your own small moment in Google Docs.

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Drafting a Small Moment in Google Classroom

Drafting a Small Moment

1. Join the Google Meets.
2. Draft a small moment today about a person or place that you have a clear memory about.