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    English 12 1st Block

    Distance Learning Phase 2 

    Monday, April 20

    • Synchronous Learning- Teams Meeting 9:30
      • Teacher Instruction-  Discussion and Explanation of Body Paragraphs for essay

     

    • Asynchronous Learning 
      • Overview: Begin Writing Body Paragraphs
      • Estimated Time: 45  Minutes
      • Explanation: Today, you will write the second and third paragraphs of your essay.
      • Materials Needed: Computer, Web Browser, Word
      • Things to Know: This is a writing lesson where you will learn the format for a body (supporting) paragraph and then write your own.
      • Tasks: Use the example and information provided during Teacher Instruction to write your body paragraphs.
      • How to Turn In: Email your document to Ms. Ryker

     

     

    Wednesday, April 15

    • Synchronous Learning- Teams Meeting 9:30
      • Teacher Instruction-  Discussion and Explanation of Intro Paragraph for essay

     

    • Asynchronous Learning 
      • Overview: Begin Writing Introductory Paragraph
      • Estimated Time: 45  Minutes
      • Explanation: Today, you will write the first paragraph of your essay.
      • Materials Needed: Computer, Web Browser, Word
      • Things to Know: This is a writing lesson where you will learn the format for an intro paragraph and then write your own.
      • Tasks: Use the example and information provided during Teacher Instruction to write your intro paragraph.
      • How to Turn In: Email your document to Ms. Ryker

     

     

     

    Wednesday, April 7

    *Person of Magnitude Research- Perform research on your chosen Person of Magnitude. Come up with two important accomplishments/achievements that support their nomination. Submit these via email.

    Monday, April 6 

    • Synchronous Learning- Teams Meeting 9:30
      • Powerpoint- Man of Magnitude review from Master Harold... and the boys
      • Teacher Instruction- completing the Form for Nomination of a Person of Magnitude

     

    • Asynchronous Learning 
      • Overview: Prewriting Activity- Person of Magnitude Paper
      • Estimated Time: 45  Minutes
      • Explanation: Today, you will identify characteristics and choose a "Person of Magnitude" to write about.
      • Materials Needed: Computer, Web Browser, FORMS Link- On Canvas
      • Things to Know: This is a brainstorming activity for you to gather your thoughts for a persuasive writing piece.
      • Tasks: Follow the link and complete the FORMS activity
      • How to Turn In: Your answers will submit through Forms

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Distance Learning Phase 1 

    Tuesday,  March 31

    Overview: Grammar Practice

    Estimated Time: 45  Minutes

    Explanation: Today, you will complete an activity reviewing how to correct Run On sentences.

    Materials Needed: Computer, Web Browser, Nearpod Code ONTPU

    Things to Know: This activity will help you identify run on sentences and how to correct them.

    Tasks: Complete the student paced Nearpod activity.

    How to Turn In: Your answers will submit through Nearpod. Please enter your first name and last initial when you join the lesson.

    Monday,  March 30

    Overview: Figurative Language Review

    Estimated Time: 45  Minutes

    Explanation: Today, you will complete an activity reviewing the use of Imagery to enhance literature.

    Materials Needed: Computer, Web Browser, Nearpod Code (On Canvas)

    Things to Know: This activity will help you identify how authors use imagery to appeal to the five senses of the reader.

    Tasks: Complete the student paced Nearpod activity.

    How to Turn In: Your answers will submit through Nearpod. Please enter your first name and last initial when you join the lesson.

     

     

     

     

    Thursday, March 26

    Overview: Grammar Review Practice

    Estimated Time: 45  Minutes

    Explanation: Today, you will read a story and fill in the blanks with the correct usage of the words: THERE, THEY'RE, THEIR, THAN, THEN, ITS, and IT'S. Look for guest appearences from your favorite classmates and teacher :)!

    Materials Needed: Computer, Web Browser, Nearpod Code (On Canvas)

    Things to Know: These review activities will help you review and reinforce the correct usage of commonly misused homonyms.

    Tasks: Complete the student paced Nearpod activity.

    How to Turn In: Your answers will submit through Nearpod. Please enter your first name and last initial when you join the lesson.

     

     

     

     

    Wednesday, March 25

    Overview: Review of Vocabulary and Master Harold... and the boys

    Estimated Time: 45  Minutes

    Explanation: Today, you will play Kahoot! to review the vocabulary and important events from Master Harold... and the boys.

    Materials Needed: Computer, Web Browser, Kahoot! codes for each review (On Canvas)

    Things to Know: These review activities will help you recall important events from the story and the vocabulary terms.

    Tasks: Complete the individual Kahoot! challenges. There are two separate challenges The codes can be found on Canvas.

    How to Turn In: Your answers will submit through Kahoot. Please enter your first name and last initial when you join the lesson.

     

    Tuesday, March 24

    Overview: Grammar review and practice!

    Estimated Time: 45  Minutes

    Explanation: Today, you will review the homonyms: Its and It's, and Then/Than and practice using them correctly in sentences. 

    Materials Needed: Computer, Web Browser, Nearpod.com lesson code

    Things to Know: Grammar, while not everyone's favorite, is necessary for strong communication skills. We are going to practice grammar on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

    Tasks: Complete the student-paced lessons on Nearpod.com. There are two separate lessons this time. The codes can be found on Canvas.

    How to Turn In: Your answers will submit through Nearpod. Please enter your first name and last initial when you join the lesson.

     

    Monday, March 23

    Overview: Literary Terms Review

    Estimated Time: 45  Minutes

    Explanation: Today, you will review the literary terms we've covered in class including: Simile, Metaphor, Imagery, and Personification

    Materials Needed: Computer, Web Browser, Nearpod.com lesson code

    Things to Know: This activity will use exerpts from Master Harold... and the boys to review your knowledge of literary terms.

    Tasks: Complete the student-paced lesson on Nearpod.com. The code can be found on Canvas.

    How to Turn In: Your answers will submit through Nearpod. Please enter your first name and last initial when you join the lesson.

     

     

     

    Thursday, March 19

    Overview: Grammar review and practice!

    Estimated Time: 45  Minutes

    Explanation: Today, you will review the homonyms: There, They're, and Their and practice using them correctly in sentences. 

    Materials Needed: Computer, Web Browser, Nearpod.com lesson code

    Things to Know: Grammar, while not everyone's favorite, is necessary for strong communication skills. We are going to practice grammar on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

    Tasks: Complete the student-paced lesson on Nearpod.com. The code can be found on Canvas.

    How to Turn In: Your answers will submit through Nearpod. Please enter your first name and last initial when you join the lesson.

     

     

    Wednesday, March 18

    Overview: Review Symbolism from Master Harold... and the boys

    Estimated Time: 45  Minutes

    Explanation: Today, you will review the meanings behind the symbols and then post a thread to the discussion board about one of the symbols from, Master Harold… and the boys. Be sure to explain the symbol to the best of your ability. Then, choose two posts from your classmates to respond to. I will participate in the discussion as well.

    Materials Needed: Computer, Web Browser, Symbolism PowerPoint

    Things to Know: We are reviewing material from the play, Master Harold... and the boys. 

    Tasks: Review the PowerPoint on Symbolism and then post to the discussion board on Canvas.

    How to Turn In: Your answers will submit through Canvas on the discussion board.

    Tuesday, March 17

    Overview: Review Symbolism from Master Harold... and the boys

    Estimated Time: 45  Minutes

    Explanation: On the course Canvas page, locate the Symbolism Code for Nearpod. Login to Nearpod using the code and complete the "Student Paced" Lesson.

    Materials Needed: Computer, Web Browser, Nearpod.com code

    Things to Know: We are reviewing material from the play, Master Harold... and the boys. 

    Tasks: Complete the Student Paced Lesson through Nearpod.

    How to Turn In: Your answers will submit through Nearpod. Please enter your first name and last initial when you join the lesson.