Mrs. Mars 8th Grade ELA 2020-2021-(Bullocks HR) Block 2 (9:50 AM - 10:40 AM) Tuesday - Friday Assignments

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Biden is Elected President in Google Classroom

Biden is Elected President

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Vice President Kamala Harris in Google Classroom

Vice President Kamala Harris

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Biden-Harris 2021 Presidential Inauguration in Google Classroom

Biden-Harris 2021 Presidential Inauguration

Past Assignments

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Youth Live Out King's Legacy in Google Classroom

Youth Live Out King's Legacy

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Dr. MLK, Jr. - Assignment in Google Classroom

Dr. MLK, Jr. - Assignment

Watch the video then list (10) things you learned. Submit through Google Classroom.

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Letters from a Birmingham Jail in Google Classroom

Letters from a Birmingham Jail

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Happy Dr. Martin Luther King Day!!!! (NO SCHOOL)
*EXTRA CREDIT Assignment Opportunity!!!!*   Must be submitted by Friday 1/22/2021, to receive credit. Remember this assignment is optional. 😊 in Google Classroom

Happy Dr. Martin Luther King Day!!!! (NO SCHOOL) *EXTRA CREDIT Assignment Opportunity!!!!* Must be submitted by Friday 1/22/2021, to receive credit. Remember this assignment is optional. 😊

Happy Dr. Martin Luther King Day!!!!
EXTRA CREDIT Assignment!!!!
On Jan. 15, 1929, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was born. We honor his birth the following Monday. He delivered his famous “I Have a Dream” speech in 1963. Beginning with those same words, write your own speech about your hopes for our world and its people.
Or . . . . .
Record a video of yourself delivering your own “I Have a Dream” Speech.

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Edpuzzle - Inferences/Drawing Conclusions Practice in Google Classroom

Edpuzzle - Inferences/Drawing Conclusions Practice

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Edpuzzle - Martin Luther King Jr. in Google Classroom

Edpuzzle - Martin Luther King Jr.

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Time's first Kid of the Year in Google Classroom

Time's first Kid of the Year

Monday's Assignment

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Newsela - Gandhi used nonviolent resistance in Google Classroom

Newsela - Gandhi used nonviolent resistance

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CommonLit: Mexican Migrant Workers in the 20th Century in Google Classroom

CommonLit: Mexican Migrant Workers in the 20th Century

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Vocabulary Sentences in Google Classroom

Vocabulary Sentences

Choose (5) Five Vocabulary Terms of your choice then write a sentence for each one.

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Vocabulary Sentences  in Google Classroom

Vocabulary Sentences

Choose (5) Five Vocabulary Terms of your choice then write a sentence for each one.

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CommonLit: Behind Closed Doors: 'Colorism' in the Caribbean in Google Classroom

CommonLit: Behind Closed Doors: 'Colorism' in the Caribbean

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CommonLit: President Bush’s “Islam is Peace” Speech in Google Classroom

CommonLit: President Bush’s “Islam is Peace” Speech

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iReady  in Google Classroom

iReady

Log on to Clever to access iReady then complete 30-45 mins., of iReady content.

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CommonLit: Exodus 1: Israelites Oppressed in Google Classroom

CommonLit: Exodus 1: Israelites Oppressed

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CommonLit: The Ten Commandments in Google Classroom

CommonLit: The Ten Commandments

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Writing Assignment in Google Classroom

Writing Assignment

IT'S YOUR CHOICE . . . . HOORAY!!! Choose (1) one topic to write about. Remember have fun writing & Submit through this link. Don't forget to spell check and look out for grammatical errors. Also, be sure to write at least (1) one paragraph (5 sentences minimum) responses. Thanks!😁

1) January 12th is Work Harder Day. Think of a way that you can work harder today. This can either be at school or at home. Write about your plan.

Or. . . . . . . . . .

2) On January 12, 1773, the first public, American museum opened. The museum in Charleston, South Carolina offered visitors the opportunity to learn about the natural history and culture of the region. Why do you think museums are important to our society and societies around the world?

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Newsela - The Candidates in Google Classroom

Newsela - The Candidates

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Quiz: Review Context Clues & Inferences:  in Google Classroom

Quiz: Review Context Clues & Inferences:

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Edpuzzle -  Group C: Context Clues in Google Classroom

Edpuzzle - Group C: Context Clues

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WRITING ASSIGNMENT in Google Classroom

WRITING ASSIGNMENT

January 7 - ON THIS DAY . . .
In 1789, the first U.S. Presidential election was held. If you were running for President at that time, what issue(s) would you have based your campaign on?

Today is Old Rock Day. List all the possible uses for a rock.
* IT'S YOUR CHOICE . . . . CHOOSE ONE (1) OF THE TWO (2) TOPICS ABOVE AND WRITE AT LEAST A (1-3) PARAGRAPH(S) RESPONSE.

THIS WILL REQUIRE YOU TO DO SOME RESEARCH. YOUR RESPONSE TO THE FIRST CHOICE SHOULD REFLECT THE SOCIETY AND ISSUES THEY FACED DURING THAT ERA.

IF YOU CHOSE THE SECOND OPTION THEN YOU NEED TO RESEARCH DIFFERENT USES FOR ROCKS. YOU SHOULD TURN IN SCHOLARLY WORK!

SUBMIT YOUR WRITING THROUGH THIS LINK.

THANKS,

MRS. MARS <3

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ReadWorks: Road Trips in Google Classroom

ReadWorks: Road Trips

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iReady Assignment in Google Classroom

iReady Assignment

Log onto Clever.com to access your iReady Assignment.
You should spend at least 35-45 min(s) on this assignment.
Thank-You!

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December Holidays around the World in Google Classroom

December Holidays around the World

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Thank-You!

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CommonLit: Examination Day in Google Classroom

CommonLit: Examination Day

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Newsela

Newsela "U.S. Olympian"

1. Click on the Link Below
2. Complete the Assignment
3. Remember to Turn-In

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Edpuzzle - The Giver Audiobook - Chapter 7 in Google Classroom

Edpuzzle - The Giver Audiobook - Chapter 7

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Literary Devices in The Giver in Google Classroom

Literary Devices in The Giver

Please complete this assignment by the specified due date.

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Kahoot -

Kahoot - "The Giver" Chapters 1-5 Vocabulary

If you were unable to access the first assignment please click on the link, complete and submit this one. Thank-You!

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The Society of The Giver in Google Classroom

The Society of The Giver

Please complete this assignment by the specified due date.

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Wednesday Assignment - iReady in Google Classroom

Wednesday Assignment - iReady

Complete 30-45 minutes of iReady ELA content.

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The Giver Setting in Google Classroom

The Giver Setting

Please complete this assignment by the specified due date.

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Kahoot - The Giver 1-5 Vocabulary in Google Classroom

Kahoot - The Giver 1-5 Vocabulary

Game PIN: 01461402

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The Giver Literary Analysis in Google Classroom

The Giver Literary Analysis

Please complete this assignment by the specified due date.

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Dystopian Short Story in Google Classroom

Dystopian Short Story

Create Your Own Dystopian Short Story and Submit through this Assignment Link.
Due 11/25/2020.
Thank-You!

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What Genre is The Giver? in Google Classroom

What Genre is The Giver?

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Is The Giver a Dystopia or a Utopia? in Google Classroom

Is The Giver a Dystopia or a Utopia?

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The Giver Book Series: Summary & Themes in Google Classroom

The Giver Book Series: Summary & Themes

Please complete this assignment by the specified due date.

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CommonLit: Behind Bars, Vets With PTSD Face A New War Zone, With Little Support in Google Classroom

CommonLit: Behind Bars, Vets With PTSD Face A New War Zone, With Little Support

This assignment is due 11/13/2020. Click the attached link to access the assignment; on the CommonLit login page, click Log In With Google.

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iReady - Wednesday's Assignment in Google Classroom

iReady - Wednesday's Assignment

Good Morning Students,
Hope all is well with you and your loved ones. Today's lesson is asynchronous. Please log on to iReady and complete at least (30-45) minutes of ELA content, by 3:00 pm this afternoon. Mark as Done when Complete. Thank-You!

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"The Outsiders" Assessment

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CommonLit: Someone Might Be Watching — An Introduction to Dystopian Fiction in Google Classroom

CommonLit: Someone Might Be Watching — An Introduction to Dystopian Fiction

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The appeal of dystopian novels for teens in Google Classroom

The appeal of dystopian novels for teens

Students need to create an Actively Learn account by clicking the Google button on https://read.activelylearn.com to join your classes.

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Edpuzzle - The Scarecrow Dystopia in Google Classroom

Edpuzzle - The Scarecrow Dystopia

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ReadWorks: Running a Real

ReadWorks: Running a Real "Zombie 5K"

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"Hispanic American History" Slide Presentation

Turn in Slide Presentation through this link.
Due 10/30/2020

1) Presentation should include at least five (5) slides of content. No More than seven (7).
2) Prepare to present for five (5) minutes. Practice sharing your screen and time yourself to ensure you don't go over your time allotment.
3) Be Creative (Don't be afraid to use photos of your contributor) and Use the Topic Headings Below:

i) Title Slide
ii) Bio Slide (Include: Early Life, Education, Occupation, Family Life, Date of Birth, Date of Death if deceased).
iii) Accomplishments & Contributions to Society
iv) Video Clip Slide (No longer than a 2 minute clip) / or Picture Slide of your contributor performing his/her duty.
v) Controversy Involving Your Contributor Slide
vi) Reference page

4) Due Oct. 30, 2020

Thank-You!

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There is a Great Pumpkin in Google Classroom

There is a Great Pumpkin

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iReady in Google Classroom

iReady

Good Morning Students,
Hope all is well with you and your loved ones. Today's lesson is asynchronous. Please log on to iReady and complete (20) minutes of ELA content, by 3:00 pm this afternoon. Mark as Done when Complete.

Best Regards,

Mrs. Mars <3

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Hispanic History Milestones: Timeline - HISTORY in Google Classroom

Hispanic History Milestones: Timeline - HISTORY

1) Read the article attached below.
2) Using the document below, list ten (10) new things you learned about Hispanic History.
3) Make a copy of the document to edit with your answers.
4) Be sure to Turn-In and Submit through this assignment.
Thank-You

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CommonLit: All Summer in a Day in Google Classroom

CommonLit: All Summer in a Day

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CommonLit: Why Teens Find The End Of The World So Appealing in Google Classroom

CommonLit: Why Teens Find The End Of The World So Appealing

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Nearpod-Who Was Cesar Chavez? in Google Classroom

Nearpod-Who Was Cesar Chavez?

Code: 8X9QM

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CommonLit: Pasha’s First Yom Kippur in Google Classroom

CommonLit: Pasha’s First Yom Kippur

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"The Outsiders" Chapter Twelve Questions

1) Read Chapter (12) Twelve of "The Outsiders".
2) Answer the Questions Below.
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"The Outsiders" Chapter Eleven Questions

1) Read Chapter Eleven (11) of "The Outsiders".
2) Answer the Questions Below.
Thank-You!

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"The Outsiders" Chapter Ten Questions

1) Read "The Outsiders" Novel
2) Answer the Questions Below.
Thank-You!

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CommonLit: Little Things Are Big  in Google Classroom

CommonLit: Little Things Are Big

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"The Outsiders" Reading Questions Chapter 9

1) Read Chapter 9
2) Answer the Questions
3) Turn in Through this Assignment.
*Remember to Go to the Homework Link and Write your Summaries nightly as well.

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"The Outsiders" Reading Questions Chapter 8

1) Read Chapter 8.
2) Answer the Questions.
3) Turn in Through this Assignment.
*Remember to Go to the Homework Link and Write your Summaries nightly as well.

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"The Outsiders" Reading Questions Chapter 7

1) Read Chapter 7
2) Answer the Questions
3) Turn in Through this Assignment.
*Remember to Go to the Homework Link and Write your Summaries nightly as well.

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"The Outsiders" Reading Questions Chapter 6

1) Read Chapter 6
2) Answer the Questions
3) Turn in Through this Assignment.
*Remember to Go to the Homework Link and Write your Summaries nightly as well.

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Homework - Reading Chapter Summaries 9/14 - 9/18/2020 in Google Classroom

Homework - Reading Chapter Summaries 9/14 - 9/18/2020

1) Read "The Outsiders"
2) Write a Summary for the Chapter you have read.
3) This weeks reading includes Chapters 5-9. (One Chapter Per Night)

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The Outsiders Reading Questions Chapter 5 in Google Classroom

The Outsiders Reading Questions Chapter 5

1) Read Chapter 5
2) Answer the Questions
3) Turn in Through this Assignment.
*Remember to Go to the Homework Link and Write your Summaries nightly as well.

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The Outsiders Chapter 4 Questions in Google Classroom

The Outsiders Chapter 4 Questions

1)Read/Listen to novel.
2) Answer the questions.
3)Turn In through this assignment. Please do not Share.

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Homework in Google Classroom

Homework

1) Read/listen to the novel "The Outsiders"
2) Write a summary of what you've read.
3) Complete IXL and record scores.
4) Turn-In completed assignment on Friday 9/11/20.
Thank-You : )

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The Outsiders Themes in Google Classroom

The Outsiders Themes

Please complete this assignment by the specified due date. (9/11/20)

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The Outsiders Setting in Google Classroom

The Outsiders Setting

Please complete this assignment by the specified due date.

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The Outsiders Metaphors in Google Classroom

The Outsiders Metaphors

1) Click on the Link Below.
2) Complete the Assignment.
3) Turn-In through this Assignment's Link.
Thank-You : )

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The Outsiders: Literary Context & Devices in Google Classroom

The Outsiders: Literary Context & Devices

Please complete this assignment by the specified due date.

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Commonlit Pre-Assessment in Google Classroom

Commonlit Pre-Assessment

1) Click on the link below.
2) Complete Assignment.
Thank-You : )

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The Outsiders based on Chapter 1 in Google Classroom

The Outsiders based on Chapter 1

1) Read/Listen to the Novel "The Outsiders" Chapter One (1)
2) Answer the Questions.
3) Turn In through this assignment please do not Share.

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"The Outsiders" based on Chapter 2.

1) Read/Listen to the novel.
2)Answer the questions.
3) Turn In through this assignment. Please do not Share.

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Homework  in Google Classroom

Homework

1) Read/listen to the novel "The Outsiders"
2) Write a Summary of what you've read.
3) Complete IXL and record scores.
4) Turn-In completed assignment on Friday 9/4/20.
Thank-You : )

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"The Outsiders" based on Chapter 3.

1)Read/Listen to novel.
2) Answer the questions.
3)Turn In through this assignment. Please do not Share.

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CommonLit: The Value of Being Confused in Google Classroom

CommonLit: The Value of Being Confused

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ReadWorks: The Orchid's Secret in Google Classroom

ReadWorks: The Orchid's Secret

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Vocabulary in Google Classroom

Vocabulary

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CommonLit: We Real Cool in Google Classroom

CommonLit: We Real Cool

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CommonLit: Healing ‘Brick City’: A Newark Doctor Returns Home in Google Classroom

CommonLit: Healing ‘Brick City’: A Newark Doctor Returns Home

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Weekly Homework Assignment  in Google Classroom

Weekly Homework Assignment

1) Read any book of your choice. (20 min.)
2) Write an essay summarizing what you've read.
3) Please use the template below.
4) Submit every Friday through GC not through Share.
Thank-You : )

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Student/Parent Survey in Google Classroom

Student/Parent Survey

1) Complete the Form Below
2) Submit
Thanks! : )

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Acrostic Poems & Book Title in Google Classroom

Acrostic Poems & Book Title

1. Click on the Link below to see the the Sample Acrostic Poems.
2. Create an Acrostic Poem using your name. (Be Creative)
3. Answer the questions below. On a separate document.
There's an old adage (a proverb or short statement expressing a general truth), that says "Never judge a book by it's cover". If people were to look at you ( The Cover), (A) What do think would they'd see? Share. (B)Think about your life as a whole. If you were a book, what would your title be? Explain why. (C) Does what people might see ( Your Cover) match the story of who you are as a total person? Yes/No? Why/Why Not?
4. Submit Both Documents through GC.