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Part 2 Review Choice Assignment in Google Classroom

Part 2 Review Choice Assignment

Prepare for a Quiz on part 2 Monday/Tuesday by choosing one of the following:

Create a title for each chapter and include a small image that relates to the chapter and title (using google Doc below or complete on paper)

Create a picture for the most important event of each chapter in part 2 and include a caption for each one (using the Google Slides attached below or complete on paper)

write a 3-5 sentence summary for each chapter (using the attached Google doc for chapter summaries or complete on paper)


Delete any attached files you don't use.  If you choose to complete your choice activity on paper, you MUST include a clear photograph of each page completed and attach it to this assignment.
**The assignment is due Monday/Tuesday BEFORE you take the quiz on part 2.
Created by Michelle Lajiness: Saturday, April 24 9:13 PM

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BONUS POINTS question -Stars in Google Classroom

BONUS POINTS question -Stars

Ch. 12 focuses on Omar's interview with the UN.  What did Omar share with the UN worker from his memories in Somalia?  Include at least three important details to support your claim.  Use complete sentences.




*****ALL other assignments for the week must be completed ON TIME or you will not receive bonus points for this assignment.*****
Created by Michelle Lajiness: Saturday, April 24 9:13 PM

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Stars - Part 2 Quiz in Google Classroom

Stars - Part 2 Quiz

Created by Michelle Lajiness: Wednesday, April 28 8:05 AM

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MyOn Reading April 19-23 in Google Classroom

MyOn Reading April 19-23

Between Monday, April 19th and Friday, April 23rd spend 35 minutes or more reading a book selection or two from "My ZPD" using MyOn.   You will need to sign into Star Renaissance first.  
Select Library--> Recommendations --> My ZPD 


Only time read during this date range will count unless you have worked out an arrangement with me.  You have 5 days to complete this reading.  Please don't wait until the last minute when you are getting ready for tests and quizzes in other classes. Remember to complete all quizzes and reviews assigned.  


Writing Reviews:
I have noticed a few people giving very general reviews such as,  "It was good.  I liked it."  Reviews should be specific.  For example, "I really enjoyed this fast-paced adventure that left me wanting to see what happens next.  My favorite character was Jed because I found him inspiring.  He thinks about others before himself, even in times of personal danger.  I recommend this book to anyone who likes survival stories and lots of action."


Quizzes:
Read questions carefully.  Don't rush.  Don't skip questions.  Answer each one as best you can.  I believe in you!
Created by Michelle Lajiness: Tuesday, April 20 11:36 AM

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Bell Ringer #3 - Stars in Google Classroom

Bell Ringer #3 - Stars

1) Discuss TWO ways living in Birmingham, AL in 1963 as a Black American is similar to living as a female refugee in Dadaab, Kenya 2015.

2) Explain how life is different for each group/setting in at least THREE ways.
Created by Michelle Lajiness: Wednesday, April 21 2:59 PM

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(LATE) Quizizz activity for those who weren't able to complete is last week in Google Classroom

(LATE) Quizizz activity for those who weren't able to complete is last week

Created by Michelle Lajiness: Wednesday, April 14 10:58 PM

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When Stars are Scattered - Part 1 Quiz in Google Classroom

When Stars are Scattered - Part 1 Quiz

Created by Michelle Lajiness: Tuesday, April 20 11:36 AM

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Bellringer #2: Stars ch. 3-6 in Google Classroom

Bellringer #2: Stars ch. 3-6

Answer the following questions related to your reading:


1)  In ch. 6, Omar and Jeri have a conversation related to Hassan and special needs.  What was Jeri's suggestion to Omar for Hassan? Why did Jeri feel compelled to discuss this with Omar?


2)  What is Maryan and Nimo's plan?  Do you think their plan will work?  Why or why not?
Created by Michelle Lajiness: Saturday, April 17 10:48 PM

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Bellringer #1: Stars ch. 1-2
Omar stated,

Bellringer #1: Stars ch. 1-2 Omar stated, "I want to go to school so badly it hurts. But I'm scared." Why is Omar conflicted about whether he should go to school or not? Why does he have a great desire to go? What is he scared of if he decides to go? Use details from your reading to support your thinking.

You have 10 minutes to answer this question.
Created by Michelle Lajiness: Wednesday, April 14 10:58 PM

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My On Assignment in Google Classroom

My On Assignment

1) Sign in to Star Renaissance
2) Select the MyOn tile instead of Freckle.   If it asks you to select your interests, please do so and save it.
3) Click "library", then select "recommended"
4) Look at the section titled "Books in your ZPD"
5) Select a book and click "read"


I will be able to see your reading progress throughout the quarter.  Whenever MyOn is assigned, you should continue where you left off with your selected book.  When you finish the book, you will complete a quiz.
Created by Michelle Lajiness: Friday, April 9 6:53 PM

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6th Grade Folk Literature Review  in Google Classroom

6th Grade Folk Literature Review

Created by Michelle Lajiness: Friday, April 9 6:53 PM

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Friday, March 26th in Google Classroom

Friday, March 26th

Sign into Star Renaissance (see link in Google Classroom). Select the "Freckle" pink tile. DO NOT go to Freckle.com!!!!
Select my name and "assigned to me". You should see the following stories assigned:
+ Pigs in a Pickle
+ Shelter from the Storm
+ Young Frog, Old Frog

These assignments will be a grade in PowerSchool. Do not rush through them. I see can how much time you spend on each one. Read the text at least twice before answering the questions. Ask yourself if you are able to retell the story without looking. If not, consider reading it again.

When you are finished you may work on your "Arachne" questions in your red notebook if you did not finish them (see Wednesday's post in Google Classroom)
Created by Michelle Lajiness: Friday, March 26 8:11 PM

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Watsons Study Guide: Characters (Section A) in Google Classroom

Watsons Study Guide: Characters (Section A)

Next to each name, note whether the character is "static" (his/her personality stays the same throughout the novel) or "dynamic" (he/she goes through personal changes throughout the novel) using parentheses. Then, write a description for the character.

For example:
Buphead: (static) He is about ___ years old. He is ______'s best friend in Flint. Kenny describes him as ______.
Created by Michelle Lajiness: Tuesday, February 23 5:41 AM

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🧡 Friday, Feb. 5 - Quick Quiz & Agenda in Google Classroom

🧡 Friday, Feb. 5 - Quick Quiz & Agenda

🟠 Complete the ch. 7-10 Quick Quiz (attached - you may use your notes)
🔴 Read ch. 11 from the Watsons Go to Birmingham
🔵 Write a short summary and prediction on sticky notes for ch. 11
🟡 Complete questions 1-13
Created by Michelle Lajiness: Friday, February 5 11:47 PM

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💮Watson Brothers Character Traits in Google Classroom

💮Watson Brothers Character Traits

For each character (Byron and Kenny), insert images to represent different character traits. Label each one. Fill each side of the slide with a minimum of 5 character traits each. You may need to adjust the size of your images to fit them on the slide.
Created by Michelle Lajiness: Friday, January 29 3:28 PM

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Open notebook Watsons quiz ch. 3-6 in Google Classroom

Open notebook Watsons quiz ch. 3-6

You may use your red notebook, but not your novel or worksheets. You will have a limited amount of time to complete this quiz.
Created by Michelle Lajiness: Friday, January 22 10:18 AM

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💥1-15-21 in Google Classroom

💥1-15-21

Check answers for ch. 4 questions
🔴 Read ch. 5
🔵 Complete summary & prediction at the end of this chapter on a sticky note
Created by Michelle Lajiness: Saturday, January 16 7:05 AM

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🌈 Monday June 11th in Google Classroom

🌈 Monday June 11th

Complete ch. 1-2 quiz in class

🔴Read chapter 3 (in-class)
🔵Complete summary and prediction on sticky notes
🟡Complete questions for ch. 3 (attach photo on Wednesday IN-CLASS and submit)
Created by Michelle Lajiness: Wednesday, January 13 8:59 AM

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Watson ch. 3 questions in Google Classroom

Watson ch. 3 questions

Take a photo of your answers to the ch. 3 questions BEFORE we check them together in class. Attach your photo to this assignment.
Created by Michelle Lajiness: Thursday, January 14 6:34 PM

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Watsons Ch. 1 in Google Classroom

Watsons Ch. 1

Finish reading ch. 1 if needed.  Write a short summary of the major events and understandings in this chapter on a sticky note.  Write a prediction at the end of the chapter based on details shared in the chapter and your prior knowledge.  Use this format on a sticky note: I predict ______, because ______.
Created by Michelle Lajiness: Monday, January 4 1:31 PM

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🎀 Nearpod - Watsons Intro in Google Classroom

🎀 Nearpod - Watsons Intro

Created by Michelle Lajiness: Monday, January 4 1:48 PM

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FRIDAY WORK #1 Figurative Language Practice in Google Classroom

FRIDAY WORK #1 Figurative Language Practice

How well do you know figurative Language? See what you remember. Can you beat your own score? You may take this game quiz up to 3 times. Good luck! 😊
Created by Michelle Lajiness: Saturday, December 12 2:44 PM

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The Drive-In Movies Analysis Questions in Google Classroom

The Drive-In Movies Analysis Questions

You can annotate as you read by highlighting text and choosing the T textbox icon. Then type your thoughts. As you read the text, you will be asked guiding questions. Answering a question allows you to view the next portion of text. After the text has been been fully read, a set of questions will appear on the right side of the screen. Some of them will be multiple choice and some will require a typed answer. Complete the questions and then submit your answers.

Your percentage will be converted into a grade out of 10. For example, 85% = a score of 8.5
Created by Michelle Lajiness: Tuesday, December 15 3:35 AM

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🎄Christmas Escape Room in Google Classroom

🎄Christmas Escape Room

Can you escape the room using your reading skills?
Created by Michelle Lajiness: Friday, December 18 10:56 AM

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FRIDAY WORK #2 Dec. 11th  - FRECKLE Details & Evidence - At your level in Google Classroom

FRIDAY WORK #2 Dec. 11th - FRECKLE Details & Evidence - At your level

Complete this AFTER your 1st assignment today.
Created by Michelle Lajiness: Saturday, December 12 2:44 PM

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Stray - Essential Question in Google Classroom

Stray - Essential Question

Write your answer in the blue box on the slide. Your answer should be supported with details and logical reasoning from the story and life experiences.
Created by Michelle Lajiness: Thursday, December 10 9:13 AM

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🎁 12-7-2020 Comprehension Check for

🎁 12-7-2020 Comprehension Check for "Stray"

AFTER completing your plot diagram and rereading the story, take this 5 question multiple choice quiz. It is due TODAY!
Created by Michelle Lajiness: Wednesday, December 9 8:29 AM

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🎁 12-7-2020 Plot Diagram for

🎁 12-7-2020 Plot Diagram for "Stray"

FIll in the missing information for Story, "Stray" on the plot diagram template. If you are unsure of what belongs in each box, refer to the "Plot Diagram Explanation" that is attached.
Created by Michelle Lajiness: Wednesday, December 9 8:30 AM

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❤ 12-2-2020 Today's Assignments in Google Classroom

❤ 12-2-2020 Today's Assignments

"Stray" - Textbook p. 22-29

1) Review the vocabulary on p. 22 of the textbook before reading the story, "Stray".
2) Read "Stray" on p. 23-28 (including author info and background for the story).
3) Using your STICKY NOTES, write your answers to the questions found in the margins of each story page. For example, on p. 25 there is a "Making Predictions" question, a "plot" question, and a "reading check" question (see sample sticky note photo). Be sure to note the page number on the stick note and which question you are answering.


In your RED NOTEBOOOK, complete the following:

P. 28 Critical thinking questions # 1, 2, 3b, 5
P. 29 Plot questions  #2-3 

Keep your notebook organized by progressing to the next clean page to begin a series of pages for the story, "Stray". Do not skip around the notebook (see sample photos of how to set-up your question pages).

*Be prepared to discuss answers during the next Zoom meeting. I will use a random name picker to call on students.
Created by Michelle Lajiness: Friday, December 4 7:05 AM

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Figurative Language Lesson Nov. 23 in Google Classroom

Figurative Language Lesson Nov. 23

Created by Michelle Lajiness: Monday, November 23 7:23 PM

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Which book did you enjoy reading the most this summer?  Why? in Google Classroom

Which book did you enjoy reading the most this summer? Why?

Created by Michelle Lajiness: Wednesday, August 26 9:09 PM