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Idioms, Similes, Metaphors in Google Classroom

Idioms, Similes, Metaphors

See attached
Created by Diane Hofsess: Saturday, May 8 8:32 PM

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Read and annotate Ch. 6-10 in Hope Was Here in Google Classroom

Read and annotate Ch. 6-10 in Hope Was Here

At the end of each chapter, summarize the chapter on a sticky note and place it on the last page of each chapter.  Within each chapter be sure to include another annotation of some sort. This could be a reaction to something you have read, a note about a Biblical allusion, or a plot element. Be ready for a quick quiz over the assigned readings. I hope you are enjoying Hope Was Here.
Created by Diane Hofsess: Friday, May 7 4:01 AM

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MyON reading week of May 3 in Google Classroom

MyON reading week of May 3

Compete 30 minutes of reading each week on the MyON online reading program. It is always due by the end of the day each Friday.
Created by Diane Hofsess: Friday, May 7 4:01 AM

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Hope and I in Google Classroom

Hope and I

See attached.  Be sure to complete this during Literature class TODAY. Turn it in through Google Classroom. This is an open-book assignment.
Created by Diane Hofsess: Saturday, May 8 8:32 PM

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Read and annotate ch. 1-5  in Google Classroom

Read and annotate ch. 1-5

Read through chapter 5 of our last novel of the year, Hope Was Here. Write a chapter summary of each chapter on a sticky note and place it at the end of each chapter. Tweet at least once within each chapter on a sticky note. Your tweets can be reactions to what you are reading, summary information, character information, or key facts such as setting. Expect a quick comprehension check each class on assigned reading.
Created by Diane Hofsess: Wednesday, May 5 11:14 AM

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MyOn Reading Week of April 26 in Google Classroom

MyOn Reading Week of April 26

Complete 30 minutes of reading on MyON.
Created by Diane Hofsess: Wednesday, April 28 8:08 AM

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When Stars Are Scattered Test in Google Classroom

When Stars Are Scattered Test

Be prepared to take a multiple choice test over the whole novel on Friday in class. 
Created by Diane Hofsess: Wednesday, April 28 8:08 AM

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When Stars Are Scattered in Google Classroom

When Stars Are Scattered

You may only open this test ONE time. This means YOU!
Created by Diane Hofsess: Saturday, May 1 7:58 PM

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Character Analysis Chart in Google Classroom

Character Analysis Chart

As you read When Stars Are Scattered, continue to complete the attached chart. This is an ongoing assignment while we read the graphic novel.
Created by Diane Hofsess: Wednesday, April 14 11:04 PM

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Stars Chapter Summaries Part Two in Google Classroom

Stars Chapter Summaries Part Two

Summarize chapters 8 through 14 on the attached Google Doc and submit through Google Classroom.
Created by Diane Hofsess: Tuesday, April 20 11:39 AM

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MyON Reading Week of April 19 in Google Classroom

MyON Reading Week of April 19

Each week for the rest of the school year you will need to log at least 30 minutes on MyON. This is always due by the end of the school day o Friday of each week.
Created by Diane Hofsess: Wednesday, April 21 3:03 PM

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Stars Ch. 1-7 summaries in Google Classroom

Stars Ch. 1-7 summaries

After you read each chapter in Part One of When Stars Are Scattered, write a summary of the chapter on the attached Google document. Use complete sentences and spellcheck your work. Capture not only the plot events, but also the emotions of the characters in your summaries. 
Created by Diane Hofsess: Wednesday, April 14 11:04 PM

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MyON Reading in Google Classroom

MyON Reading

Complete 30 minutes or more of reading time on MyON EACH WEEK by selecting books that both interest you and are at your reading level.
Created by Diane Hofsess: Wednesday, April 14 11:04 PM

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Stars Ch. 4-7 in Google Classroom

Stars Ch. 4-7

Read chapters 4-7 of When Stars Are Scattered and complete the chapter summaries in your Google Classroom document by the end of Literature class on Friday, April 16. As you read, continue to fill out the character conflict chart. Be prepared to discuss what you have read.
Created by Diane Hofsess: Wednesday, April 14 11:04 PM

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Stars Ch. 1-3 in Google Classroom

Stars Ch. 1-3

Be sure your have read chapters 1-3 of the graphic novel When Stars Are Scattered by the start of class on Wednesday, April 14. Be ready to discuss what you have read.
Created by Diane Hofsess: Wednesday, April 14 11:04 PM

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Scavenger Hunt in Google Classroom

Scavenger Hunt

Complete the attached scavenger hunt in blue ink and return it today through Google Classroom. It should only take you 30 minutes to complete. When finished log on to MyON and read for 30 minutes. You should have 30 minutes logged in MyON before Monday.
Created by Diane Hofsess: Friday, April 9 6:59 PM

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World's Largest Refugee Camp in Google Classroom

World's Largest Refugee Camp

Carefully read, annotate (highlight with margin notes), and answer the 5 comprehension questions AND the 3 discussion questions. Use ink and your best cursive. Bring the completed work to our next class. This article describes the setting of When Stars Are Scattered, which is the Authors in April novel that we will be starting to read next week.
Created by Diane Hofsess: Friday, April 9 6:59 PM

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#82 - Word Study - At your level in Google Classroom

#82 - Word Study - At your level

Created by Diane Hofsess: Tuesday, March 23 7:39 PM

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#91 - Aretha Franklin in Google Classroom

#91 - Aretha Franklin

Created by Diane Hofsess: Tuesday, March 23 7:39 PM

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Comparing Arguments in Google Classroom

Comparing Arguments

Created by Diane Hofsess: Friday, March 26 8:14 PM

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Small Group Poetry Analysis Project in Google Classroom

Small Group Poetry Analysis Project

Created by Diane Hofsess: Wednesday, March 17 11:55 AM

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Study for Paul Revere quiz in Google Classroom

Study for Paul Revere quiz

The quiz will cover the poem "Paul Revere's Ride" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. It is in your textbook on p. 731.
Created by Diane Hofsess: Friday, March 12 11:38 PM

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Paul Revere Quiz in Google Classroom

Paul Revere Quiz

Created by Diane Hofsess: Friday, March 12 11:38 PM

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Who was Paul Revere? in Google Classroom

Who was Paul Revere?

Complete the attached document and submit it through Google Classroom.
Created by Diane Hofsess: Saturday, March 6 7:11 PM

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Paul Revere's Ride Paraphrase in Google Classroom

Paul Revere's Ride Paraphrase

For each of the 14 stanzas in the poem, write a one-sentence summary in your own words in your Literature notebook. The poem begins in your Literature textbook on p. 731. Use ink and your best cursive.
Created by Diane Hofsess: Saturday, March 6 7:11 PM

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Memorize Frost poem in Google Classroom

Memorize Frost poem

Pick any one of the following three poems by Robert Frost and memorize it:
The Road Not Taken
Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
Nothing Gold Can Stay
Created by Diane Hofsess: Saturday, February 27 1:18 AM

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Poetry Test in Google Classroom

Poetry Test

Be sure to review the following poems for the poetry test: The Road Not Taken, Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Nothing Gold Can Stay, and O Captain! My Captain. The Road Not Taken and O Captain! are both in your textbook, starting on p. 777. The other two are on handouts I distributed in class. Review your notes. Review the vocabulary in the poems, and review the poetry terms we used, such as end rhyme, internal rhyme, metaphor, extended metaphor, and personification. The test has three parts: memorize the Frost poem of your choice, multiple choice questions about the four poems, and an essay questions about the poems.
Created by Diane Hofsess: Wednesday, March 3 11:40 AM

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Frost and Whitman Poetry Test in Google Classroom

Frost and Whitman Poetry Test

Created by Diane Hofsess: Thursday, March 4 6:39 AM

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O Captain!  Vocab Warm-Up in Google Classroom

O Captain! Vocab Warm-Up

Complete this vocabulary warm-up to familiarize yourself with vocabulary found in the poem.
Created by Diane Hofsess: Wednesday, March 3 11:40 AM

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#37 - Abraham Lincoln in Google Classroom

#37 - Abraham Lincoln

As background for understanding the poem "O Captain! My Captain" by Walt Whitman, complete the biographical assignment about Abraham Lincoln.
Created by Diane Hofsess: Saturday, February 27 1:18 AM

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Stopping by Woods in Google Classroom

Stopping by Woods

Read over the Robert Frost poem "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening" and come to class prepared to discuss and analyze the poem using the SPAMTOT method.
Created by Diane Hofsess: Tuesday, February 23 5:42 AM

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Quote Analysis / Diary of Anne Frank in Google Classroom

Quote Analysis / Diary of Anne Frank

See instructions on the attached assignment.
Created by Diane Hofsess: Friday, January 29 3:32 PM

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Quotation Analysis Workshop in Google Classroom

Quotation Analysis Workshop

Use your class time today, Friday, February 5, to work on your quotation analysis assignment. Remember to respond on the Google Classroom template I already sent you called "Quote Analysis / Diary of Anne Frank". Reread the directions on the template to make sure you are including all the requirements for each quote analysis. When you finish all 5 (one for each scene in Act II), you may turn it in to me through Google Classroom. Do not submit it until you have finished all five.
Created by Diane Hofsess: Friday, February 5 11:51 PM

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Act II Test / Diary of Anne Frank  in Google Classroom

Act II Test / Diary of Anne Frank

Half of your test over The Diary of Anne Frank Act II is take home - the five quotes you need to analyze. The other half is comprehension questions about the reading, which we will do in class on Friday. Feb. 12.
Created by Diane Hofsess: Wednesday, February 10 10:14 AM

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Highlight Quotations in Google Classroom

Highlight Quotations

Be sure to color code your five quotes according to the attached directions before submitting your quotation analyses for The Diary of Anne Frank, Act II.
Created by Diane Hofsess: Friday, February 12 8:00 AM

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Anne Frank Test, Act II in Google Classroom

Anne Frank Test, Act II

Do not open or begin this test until you are in class with Mrs. Hofsess and she gives you the go-ahead.
Created by Diane Hofsess: Sunday, February 14 5:33 AM

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Anne Frank vocabulary in Google Classroom

Anne Frank vocabulary

Complete the vocabulary exercises for Act II of The Diary of Anne Frank.
Created by Diane Hofsess: Sunday, January 31 12:05 PM

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#31 - Adolf Hitler in Google Classroom

#31 - Adolf Hitler

Created by Diane Hofsess: Monday, February 1 8:47 PM

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Read Diary of Anne Frank, Act II, scene 1. in Google Classroom

Read Diary of Anne Frank, Act II, scene 1.

Created by Diane Hofsess: Monday, January 25 6:41 PM

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Diary of Anne Frank, Act I test in Google Classroom

Diary of Anne Frank, Act I test

Be sure to review all five scenes in Act I before Monday and bring both your book and your literature notebook to class.
Created by Diane Hofsess: Friday, January 22 10:22 AM

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Diary Entry Notebook Check in Google Classroom

Diary Entry Notebook Check

Please see the attached rubric and turn in the rubric with your notebook.
Created by Diane Hofsess: Sunday, January 24 9:59 AM

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Diary of Anne Frank, Read Act I, scene 5 in Google Classroom

Diary of Anne Frank, Read Act I, scene 5

Finish reading the rest of the scene before our next class and be prepared to discuss.
Created by Diane Hofsess: Friday, January 22 10:22 AM

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Scene summaries in Google Classroom

Scene summaries

Complete a scene summary in cursive in your literature notebook for each scene of the play as we finish reading them. Because scene 3 of Act I is so long, complete your summary of the first half of scene three before coming to class on Wednesday, Jan. 13. Your summary should cover pages 870-884.
Created by Diane Hofsess: Tuesday, January 12 1:06 AM

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Anne Frank, Act I, scene 3 in Google Classroom

Anne Frank, Act I, scene 3

After reading Act I, scene 3, of The Diary of Anne Frank, write a summary of the scene in your literature notebook. Use ink. Write in cursive.
Created by Diane Hofsess: Thursday, January 14 6:37 PM

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Timeline Quiz in Google Classroom

Timeline Quiz

Read and study the timeline in your textbook found on pages 850 and 851. Be sure to know key dates of Anne Frank's life and WWII in preparation for a timeline quiz on Friday, Jan. 8.
Created by Diane Hofsess: Wednesday, January 6 8:03 AM

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Bring your textbook in Google Classroom

Bring your textbook

Happy New Year! We are starting the new year with a new work of literature. Bring your literature textbook to class this week as we begin The Diary of Anne Frank, a play in two acts.
Created by Diane Hofsess: Monday, January 4 1:51 PM

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Permission slip in Google Classroom

Permission slip

Remember to bring in your permission slip to watch The Giver with us.
Created by Diane Hofsess: Tuesday, December 15 3:38 AM

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The Tell-Tale Heart in Google Classroom

The Tell-Tale Heart

Read the story "The Tell Tale Heart" and the in your textbook, beginning on page 293. Complete the attached Story Map Essentials form.
Created by Diane Hofsess: Saturday, December 12 2:49 PM

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Revised Plot Diagram in Google Classroom

Revised Plot Diagram

Using card stock provided by the teacher, create a cleaned up version of your plot diagram. Be sure to label your diagram with a title and the five parts of the diagram: exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, and resolution. Use a ruler. Make it neat and presentable. Put your name and hour on the back. If you took the early shuttle and were not in class to pick up your diagram, please stop by my classroom to get your diagram.
Created by Diane Hofsess: Wednesday, December 9 8:36 AM

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Annotations of The Giver in Google Classroom

Annotations of The Giver

Turn in your book for an annotations check.
Created by Diane Hofsess: Wednesday, December 9 8:36 AM

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The Giver vocabulary in Google Classroom

The Giver vocabulary

Be sure to study these words from our novel to prepare for the test on Friday, Dec. 4.
Created by Diane Hofsess: Thursday, November 5 10:32 PM

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The Giver Vocabulary Quiz in Google Classroom

The Giver Vocabulary Quiz

Know your 20 vocabulary words from the novel for our vocabulary quiz. Here is the link to our Quizlet info on these words. https://quizlet.com/_8zmmnm?x=1jqt&i=39sabl  
Created by Diane Hofsess: Tuesday, December 1 3:50 AM

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Story Maps in Google Classroom

Story Maps

Your story map for The Giver is due on Friday, Dec. 4. If you are in school, just show me your map. If you are home on quarantine, take a photo of your map and send it to me via email at hofsess.diane@holyfam.org
Created by Diane Hofsess: Friday, December 4 7:11 AM

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Research Project in Google Classroom

Research Project

Group projects were assigned today, and group members will have an additional 30 minutes to work on their presentations in class on Monday, Nov. 30. Presentations should be shared with the teacher by the start of class time on Wed., Dec. 2.
Created by Diane Hofsess: Monday, November 23 7:24 PM

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Read, read, read in Google Classroom

Read, read, read

Be sure to finish reading both chapters 12 and 13 before our next class. Annotate. Predict. Summarize. Name. Tweet. Smile.
Created by Diane Hofsess: Friday, November 20 4:44 AM

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The Giver quiz 2 in Google Classroom

The Giver quiz 2

Your quiz will cover through chapter 13 of the novel.
Created by Diane Hofsess: Friday, November 20 4:44 AM

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Job application for The Giver in Google Classroom

Job application for The Giver

For those who were absent, carefully complete the attached job application. It will be used by the elders of the class to select your career assignment, just as the elders in the novel The Giver selected career assignments for the twelve-year-olds in the story.
Created by Diane Hofsess: Tuesday, November 17 4:45 AM

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Annotations in Google Classroom

Annotations

Created by Diane Hofsess: Friday, November 13 1:15 AM

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The Giver Reading Schedule in Google Classroom

The Giver Reading Schedule

Created by Diane Hofsess: Tuesday, November 10 10:44 AM

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Leaves in Google Classroom

Leaves

Read "Why Leaves Turn Colors in the Fall" by Diane Ackerman in your textbook. It begins on page. 540. Answer the four critical thinking questions at the end of the cause-and-effect essay in cursive in your literature notebook. Be prepared to take a Freckle-like comprehension quiz on the essay.
Created by Diane Hofsess: Monday, November 2 5:08 PM

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Author background in Google Classroom

Author background

Visit the website loislowry.com and find 10 interesting items about her life. List them in your literature notebook and be prepared to share them in class.
Created by Diane Hofsess: Monday, November 2 5:08 PM

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Spirit Bear vocabulary  in Google Classroom

Spirit Bear vocabulary

Finish the Spirit Bear vocabulary packet and be sure to bring the completed packet AND YOUR BOOK with you to class tomorrow, Oct. 29, 2020. We are following a Friday schedule, so I will see all of you.
Created by Diane Hofsess: Thursday, October 29 12:33 AM

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Spirit Bear artwork in Google Classroom

Spirit Bear artwork

On a sheet of 8.5 X 11 inch unlined paper, illustrate your assigned chapter of the novel Touching Spirit Bear. Be prepared to explain your illustration when we get to your chapter on our reading schedule. Follow our reading calendar to know when your artwork is due. Be sure to label your artwork with your name, the chapter number you illustrated, and the hour you have our class. Looking forward to seeing your artwork!
Created by Diane Hofsess: Friday, October 9 6:33 PM

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Finish reading Spirit Bear in Google Classroom

Finish reading Spirit Bear

Per our reading calendar, you will need to finish reading Touching Spirit Bear before coming to class on Friday, Oct. 23. I hope you are enjoying the book. Remember to annotate, summarize, predict, and name the chapter.
Created by Diane Hofsess: Thursday, October 22 11:26 PM

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Spirit Bear Quiz Ch. 1-20 in Google Classroom

Spirit Bear Quiz Ch. 1-20

Be sure to read through chapter 20 of your Touching Spirit Bear book for our quiz scheduled for Monday, October 19.
Created by Diane Hofsess: Friday, October 16 8:53 AM

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Spirit Bear quiz Ch. 1-10 in Google Classroom

Spirit Bear quiz Ch. 1-10

Be sure you have read through chapter 10 for Monday's Touching Spirit Bear quiz. Remember to annotate as you read, name each chapter, summarize, and predict. Watch for the development of your assigned theme. We will also be sharing chapter art, so complete your illustration when we get to your chapter. Enjoy the book!
Created by Diane Hofsess: Friday, October 9 6:33 PM

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Spirit Bear Quiz Ch. 1-3 in Google Classroom

Spirit Bear Quiz Ch. 1-3

Be sure to read and annotate chapters 1-3 of your Spirit Bear book and complete your chapter summaries and predictions, as well as your definitions. Chapter art is due Wednesday, Oct. 7, only for those assigned chapters 1, 2, or 3.
Created by Diane Hofsess: Monday, October 5 5:06 PM

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Twain conflict resolution exercise in Google Classroom

Twain conflict resolution exercise

Be sure to complete this exercise in complete sentences and return through Google Classroom.
Created by Diane Hofsess: Wednesday, September 30 8:54 AM

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"Cub Pilot"

Read "Cub Pilot on the Mississippi" by Mark Twain. Starts on p. 65. Then write a paragraph (at least six sentences) summary in Google Classroom describing the conflict in the story. Be sure to use a quote from the story somewhere in your paragraph. Use M:A format.
Created by Diane Hofsess: Saturday, September 26 2:42 AM

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Test on

Test on "The 11:59" and Baker Heater League"

Study for upcoming test Wednesday, September 23, over both readings. The open-book test completed in class on 9/21-2020 was a review for Wednesday's written test. Turn in completed packet on the readings, including objective summary of "The 11:59."
Created by Diane Hofsess: Monday, September 21 10:30 PM

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Finish 11:59/Baker League packet in Google Classroom

Finish 11:59/Baker League packet

Complete the packet I gave you for the two short stories "The 11:59" and "Baker Heater League" in cursive and complete sentences. Then read in your textbook, "Baker Heater League," which starts on p. 20 in your textbook. Then, in your textbook, on page 23, write out the answers to questions 2-5 and number 7 in your reading notebook. Be sure your computer is charged up for class.
Created by Diane Hofsess: Thursday, September 17 8:58 PM

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Freckle Online Reading in Google Classroom

Freckle Online Reading

Go to http://student.freckle.com
Put in your name and enter class code HOFSET
Go to "English" and then "Library"
Take the pretest
Then go to English and Library and complete at least one other fiction selection, working to the best of your ability to answer questions correctly.
Created by Diane Hofsess: Friday, September 11 2:31 PM

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Summer Reading Test in Google Classroom

Summer Reading Test

Study characters, setting, themes, and assigned vocabulary.
Created by Diane Hofsess: Tuesday, September 1 4:22 AM

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Summer Reading Test in Google Classroom

Summer Reading Test

Study characters, setting, themes, and assigned vocabulary.
Created by Diane Hofsess: Tuesday, September 1 4:22 AM

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Sign and return syllabus receipt in Google Classroom

Sign and return syllabus receipt

Created by Diane Hofsess: Tuesday, September 1 4:22 AM

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Sign and return syllabus receipt in Google Classroom

Sign and return syllabus receipt

Created by Diane Hofsess: Tuesday, September 1 4:22 AM

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Shard chapter summaries in Google Classroom

Shard chapter summaries

Created by Diane Hofsess: Tuesday, September 1 7:20 PM

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Cover your textbook in Google Classroom

Cover your textbook

Created by Diane Hofsess: Saturday, August 29 5:26 AM

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Cover your textbook in Google Classroom

Cover your textbook

Created by Diane Hofsess: Saturday, August 29 5:26 AM