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    Period 3: Wednesday, April 1, 12:30 PM

    Period 5: Thursday, April 2, 9:00 AM

    Period 6: Thursday, April 2, 10:30 AM

     

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    Things to Know . . .

     

    ELA Distance Learning Activity, Tuesday, March 31

    Overview:

    • In this activity, you will read the short story "Autumntime." We are trying to answer these big questions: "What are the costs and benefits of technology?" and "What should the future look like?"

    Estimated Time:

    • 30 minutes

    Explanation:

    • This story is set in a future where technology meets almost all human needs.
    • Answer ONE of the FOUR discussion questions on Canvas.
    • The questions are listed in Canvas for you.

    Materials:

    • Laptop
    • CommonLit
    • Canvas

    Things to Know:

    • I'm available on chat or email.

    Submission Guidelines:

    • Answer the ONE discussion question in Canvas.

    ELA Distance Learning Activity, Monday, March 30

    Overview:

    • In this activity, you will read the short story "Autmntime." We are trying to answer these big questions: "What are the costs and benefits of technology?" and "What should the future look like?"

    Estimated Time:

    • 30 minutes

    Explanation:

    • This story is set in a future where technology meets almost all human needs.
    • You started reading this story last week.
    • Review the story and answer the assessment quesetions. 

    Materials:

    • Laptop
    • CommonLit

    Things to Know:

    • I'm available on chat or email.

    Submission Guidelines:

    • Complete the assessment questions in CommonLit.

    ELA Distance Learning Activity, Thursday, March 26

    Overview:

    • In this activity, you will read the short story "Autumntime." We are trying to answer these big questions: "What are the costs and benefits of technology?" and "What should the future look like?"

    Estimated Time:

    • 30 minutes

    Explanation:

    • This story is set in a future where technology meets almost all human needs.
    • Read the story and answer the guiding questions. Do not go any futher than the guiding questions.

    Materials:

    • Laptop
    • CommonLit

    Things to Know:

    • I'm available on chat or email.

    Submission Guidelines:

    • Complete the guiding questions in CommonLit.

    ELA Distance Learning Activity, Wednesday, March 25

    Overview:

    • In this activity, you will participate in a virtual author talk with Joelle Charbonneau. Ms.Charbonneau is the author of the New York Times best selling The Testing trilogy (The TestingIndependent Study, and Graduation Day) as well as two mystery series: The Rebecca Robbins mysteries and the Glee Club mysteries.

    Estimated Time:

    Explanation:

    •  Enjoy listening to Ms. Charbonneau!

    Materials:

    • Laptop
    • Canvas

    Things to Know:

    • I'm available on chat or email.
    • Check yesterday's jounal entries for feedback! I'll be leaving notes throughout the day. Thank you for sharing with me!

    Submission Guidelines:

    • Leave a comment in our Canvas Chat. What are your thoughts? What stuck with you? Would you be interested in reading any of  Ms. Charbonneau's novels if you haven't already?

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    ELA Distance Learning Activity, Tuesday, March 24

    Overview:

    • In this activity, you will practice using connotation and denotation as you learn more about the importance of word choice.

    Estimated Time:

    • Approximately 30 minutes

    Explanation:

    • In this activity, you will watch a Flocabulary video on Word Choice. After the video, you can play some practice games, complete a read/respond activity and take a practice quiz!

    Materials:

    • Laptop
    • Flocabulary

    Things to Know:

    • I'm available on chat or email.
    • This does not COUNT.
    • Check yesterday's jounal entries for feedback! I'll be leaving notes throughout the day. Thank you for sharing with me!

    Submission Guidelines:

    • This activity has been assigned to you on Flocabulary.

     

    ELA Distance Learning Activity, Monday, March 23

    Overview:

    • In this activity, you will keep a record of your daily life during this unprecedented time.

    Estimated Time:

    • Approximately 30 minutes

    Explanation:

    • In this activity, you will keep a record of your daily life during this unprecedented time. This journal entry should be at least 5 sentences and can be formatting in any way you would like—you may choose to write it as a diary entry, short story, or poem! No matter how you choose to write it, make use to reflect on the following:

      • What you are seeing?
        • Around you
        • On the news
        • On social media
      • What you are doing?
        • How are you keeping busy?
        • What is distance learning like?
      • How are you feeling?

       Once you have finished your journal entry, please add a picture or other creative element.

    Materials:

    • Laptop
    • Canvas
    • Word document

    Things to Know:

    • I'm available on chat or email.

    Submission Guidelines:

    • This is a word document upload on Canvas.

    ELA Distance Learning Activity, Thursday, March 19

    Overview:

    • Today we will review and practice connotation and denotation. 

    Estimated Time:

    • Approximately 30 minutes

    Explanation:

    • Let's review connotation and denotation so that we can better understand why writers choose certain words!

    Materials:

    • Connotations Video
    • Connotations Student Notes Organizer
    • Connotations Student Practice

    Things to Know:

    • Part of this activity is a video.
    • Everything is on Canvas under the DISTANCE LEARNING MODULE.
    • ONLY submit the STUDENT PRACTICE WORKSHEET when you are finished.

    Submission Guidelines:

    • This actvity can be found on Canvas and submitted on Canvas.

     

    ELA Distance Learning Activity, Wednesday, March 18

    Overview:

    • Today we will review what we know and enhance our understanding of Greek Mythology.

    Estimated Time:

    • Approximately 30 minutes

    Explanation:

    • Let's review Mythology by completing a Flocabulary.

    Materials:

    • Go to Flocabulay and complete the Greek Mythology Flocabulary.
    • Be sure to login with 365.

    Things to Know:

    • Enjoy reviewing your Greek Mythology knowledge.

    Submission Guidelines:

    • This is a Flocabulary submission.

    ELA Distance Learning Activity, Tuesday, March 17

    Happy St. Patty's Day!

    Overview:

    Today we'll practice with "The Diary of Anne Frank" test.

    Estimated Time:

    • Approximately 30 minutes

    Explanation:

    • Let's see how well you know your content from "The Diary of Anne Fank" Unit. This does NOT count as a grade! Challenge yourself and see what you know! Have fun!

    Materials:

    • Take the Unit Test on Canvas.
    • Go to Canvas and click on Today's Lesson.

    Things to Know:

    • This doesn't count!

    Submission Guidelines:

    • This is a Canvas Quiz.