T2 Period 1-Writing Through Genres Assignments

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Book Talk Final Presentation in Google Classroom

Book Talk Final Presentation

Graphic Organizer Outline in assignment packet 
Present book talks to class Wednesday 3/16

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“Avoiding the Vague Pronoun

“Avoiding the Vague Pronoun "You"

Work on “Avoiding the Vague Pronoun "You".”

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Book Talk Practice Reflection in Google Classroom

Book Talk Practice Reflection

What was the main feedback you received from the practice presentations? What do you need to work on for tomorrow?

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Book Talk Presentation Practice in Google Classroom

Book Talk Presentation Practice

share doc with your partners before you begin

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Books I've Read/Want to Read Chart in Google Classroom

Books I've Read/Want to Read Chart

Fill in through the term and turn in finals week. Goodreads is a great resource to find titles that you might like.

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Identifying Verbs in Simple, Progressive, and Perfect Tenses in Google Classroom

Identifying Verbs in Simple, Progressive, and Perfect Tenses

Work on “Identifying Verbs in Simple, Progressive, and Perfect Tenses.”

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Forming Comparative and Superlative Adverbs in Google Classroom

Forming Comparative and Superlative Adverbs

Work on “Forming Comparative and Superlative Adverbs.”

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Thematic One Pager in Google Classroom

Thematic One Pager

For one of the books you read this term.

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Checkpoint: Using Comparative and Superlative Adjectives in Google Classroom

Checkpoint: Using Comparative and Superlative Adjectives

Work on “Checkpoint: Using Comparative and Superlative Adjectives.”

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Comparative & Superlative Adjectives in Google Classroom

Comparative & Superlative Adjectives

Work on “Comparative & Superlative Adjectives.”

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 Peer Editing: A Work of Creative Expression Everyone Should Experience in Google Classroom

Peer Editing: A Work of Creative Expression Everyone Should Experience

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Writing a Review-A Work of Creative Expression Everyone Should Experience (ROUGH DRAFT) in Google Classroom

Writing a Review-A Work of Creative Expression Everyone Should Experience (ROUGH DRAFT)

Type up your review on a google doc- MLA format. Double Spaced, heading, 12 pt. font. Attach to turn in.

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Editing Practice in Google Classroom

Editing Practice

digital or paper copy

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Student Reviews 2022 Winners in Google Classroom

Student Reviews 2022 Winners

paper or digital copy

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What is the topic/subject for your writing assignment,

What is the topic/subject for your writing assignment, "A Work of Creative Expression Everyone Should Experience"?

Be specific with the creator name and title.

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Checkpoint: Revising for Formality in Google Classroom

Checkpoint: Revising for Formality

Work on “Revising for Formality.”

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Recognizing Language That Is Too Formal or Too Informal in Google Classroom

Recognizing Language That Is Too Formal or Too Informal

Work on “Recognizing Language That Is Too Formal or Too Informal.”

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What artistic or cultural experience would you rave about? in Google Classroom

What artistic or cultural experience would you rave about?

1.What artistic or cultural experience would you rave about?   Edit your brainstorm/timed writing down to 3-5 sentences.


 2. What was easy/hard about this exercise?

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Reading Response #5 in Google Classroom

Reading Response #5

Reading Response Category : identify a topic from handout
Digital or paper copy

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Reading Reviews with a Critical Eye in Google Classroom

Reading Reviews with a Critical Eye

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Do You Read Reviews?  in Google Classroom

Do You Read Reviews?

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Peardeck 2/8 in Google Classroom

Peardeck 2/8

Use the link to join this Pear Deck activity!

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Show Don't Tell- Historical Draft & Graphic Organizer in Google Classroom

Show Don't Tell- Historical Draft & Graphic Organizer

Start with the graphic organizer BEFORE you write your draft.
Attached is a website to help you get started on where to look for research and great information to bring into your writing.

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Evaluating function and commas with Coordinating Conjunctions in Google Classroom

Evaluating function and commas with Coordinating Conjunctions

Work on “Evaluating function and commas with Coordinating Conjunctions.”

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Reading Response #4  in Google Classroom

Reading Response #4

Identify a strong, descriptive, “show don’t tell” passage. 
Include it as a direct citation in Reading Response #4 
In your response- describe how the details the author includes adds to your understanding and imagining of the scene. What kind of sensory details are used? Are there strong verbs? What else do you notice about this passage?

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Practice: ID Coordinating Conjunctions in Google Classroom

Practice: ID Coordinating Conjunctions

Work on “ID Coordinating Conjunctions.”

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Connecting Clauses with Colons & Semicolons in Google Classroom

Connecting Clauses with Colons & Semicolons

Work on “Connecting Clauses with Colons & Semicolons.”

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"Show Don't Tell" Draft

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What are some historical periods (think time & location) that interest you? Why? in Google Classroom

What are some historical periods (think time & location) that interest you? Why?

What are some historical periods (think time & location) that interest you? Why?
Describe one or two time periods & settings you think would be interesting to write about.

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Commas: Parenthetical Phrases & Separating Adjectives in Google Classroom

Commas: Parenthetical Phrases & Separating Adjectives

Work on “Commas: Parenthetical Phrases & Separating Adjectives.”

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Type your best

Type your best "showing" sentence from the 6 practice prompts.

Be sure to edit your sentence for conventions, spelling, and clarity before submitting.

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Commas with Introductory Phrases and Clauses in Google Classroom

Commas with Introductory Phrases and Clauses

Work on “Commas with Introductory Phrases and Clauses.”

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Asynch Work Day 1/21 Reading Response #3 in Google Classroom

Asynch Work Day 1/21 Reading Response #3

Read on your own today and complete Reading Response #3 (top box) 

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What is the

What is the "Show Don't Tell" technique in writing? Why is it important?

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Checkpoint: Commonly Confused Words in Google Classroom

Checkpoint: Commonly Confused Words

Work on “Checkpoint: Commonly Confused Words.”

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Quest Narrative in Google Classroom

Quest Narrative

see attached rubric
attach your doc to turn in
MLA format please

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Writing Titles Practice in Google Classroom

Writing Titles Practice

Do as many of the suggestions as you can in 5 minutes!

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Quest Narrative Editing Checklist in Google Classroom

Quest Narrative Editing Checklist

Share both your draft and the checklist with your partner. Your grade is based on the depth and helpfulness of your feedback. Use the rubric as you review their draft- think about where you would score this essay, and how to improve it.

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Distinguishing Contractions and Possessives Practice in Google Classroom

Distinguishing Contractions and Possessives Practice

Work on “Distinguishing Contractions and Possessives.”

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Reading Response #2 in Google Classroom

Reading Response #2

On paper or digital- do the second (bottom) box on the handout. In your response, show your progress through the book, but making a note of what page you are on, or writing on a different topic. Apply the corrections you received on the first response-pay close attention to how you write the citations. 

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Commonly Confused Words Practice in Google Classroom

Commonly Confused Words Practice

Work on “Commonly Confused Words Practice.”

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Commonly Confused Words #1 in Google Classroom

Commonly Confused Words #1

Work on “Commonly Confused Words #1.”

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Reading Response #1 in Google Classroom

Reading Response #1

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Prewriting: A Quest Narrative in Google Classroom

Prewriting: A Quest Narrative

Attach your work for the PREWRITING: A QUEST NARRATIVE
For this one, do a CLUSTERING/WEB  visual prewriting style. 

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The Defender: Content/Style Notes in Google Classroom

The Defender: Content/Style Notes

attach a photo of your notes or digital copy. Analyze "The Defender" for content & style.

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Winter Planning Diagnostic in Google Classroom

Winter Planning Diagnostic

Work on “Winter Planning Diagnostic.”

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Literature Jigsaw in Google Classroom

Literature Jigsaw

Digital or Paper Copy

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Syllabus Acknowledgment  in Google Classroom

Syllabus Acknowledgment

Click YES if you have read and understood the syllabus. Please email me if you have any questions.

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Parts of the Quest Poster  in Google Classroom

Parts of the Quest Poster

in google classroom