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12/15 Final Exam-Freedom Writers Project in Google Classroom

12/15 Final Exam-Freedom Writers Project

Watch the movie Freedom Writers-Watched as a class

Plot Element Project based on the movie:
You may choose to do a Google slides presentation or a poster. 
You must include all plot elements and write a paragraph for each element.
The elements are: exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, and resolution
You must include images from the movie that connect to each plot element. 
Resources: you may Google student samples for ideas, you may rewatch the movie if you have Paramount + or Amazon Prime (the cost to rent it is $2.99), or you can watch specific parts of it on YouTube.
Created by Arlene Acosta: Friday, December 15 10:23 AM

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12/15 Final Exam-Freedom Writers Project in Google Classroom

12/15 Final Exam-Freedom Writers Project

Watch the movie Freedom Writers-Watched as a class

Plot Element Project based on the movie:
You may choose to do a Google slides presentation or a poster. 
You must include all plot elements and write a paragraph for each element.
The elements are: exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, and resolution
You must include images from the movie that connect to each plot element. 
Resources: you may Google student samples for ideas, you may rewatch the movie if you have Paramount + or Amazon Prime (the cost to rent it is $2.99), or you can watch specific parts of it on YouTube.
Created by Arlene Acosta: Friday, December 15 10:23 AM

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12/15 Final Exam-Freedom Writers Project in Google Classroom

12/15 Final Exam-Freedom Writers Project

Watch the movie Freedom Writers-Watched as a class

Plot Element Project based on the movie:
You may choose to do a Google slides presentation or a poster. 
You must include all plot elements and write a paragraph for each element.
The elements are: exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, and resolution
You must include images from the movie that connect to each plot element. 
Resources: you may Google student samples for ideas, you may rewatch the movie if you have Paramount + or Amazon Prime (the cost to rent it is $2.99), or you can watch specific parts of it on YouTube.
Created by Arlene Acosta: Friday, December 15 10:23 AM

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12/15 Final Exam-Freedom Writers Project in Google Classroom

12/15 Final Exam-Freedom Writers Project

Watch the movie Freedom Writers-Watched as a class

Plot Element Project based on the movie:
You may choose to do a Google Slides presentation or a poster. 
You must include all plot elements and write a well-detailed paragraph for each element.
You must include a quote from the story in each paragraph.
The elements are: exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, and resolution-below is the notes that we did as a class on the board. 
You must include images from the movie (found on Google) that connect to each plot element. 
You may email the images to me and I will print them out for you. 
Resources: you may Google student samples for ideas, you may rewatch the movie if you have Paramount + or Amazon Prime (the cost to rent it is $2.99) account, or you can watch specific parts of it on YouTube for FREE.
You may text or call me at 626-548-8515 if you need any clarifications.
Created by Arlene Acosta: Monday, December 18 12:17 PM

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11/29 Nearpod #2 in Google Classroom

11/29 Nearpod #2

Created by Arlene Acosta: Wednesday, November 29 9:16 AM

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11/29 Nearpod #2 in Google Classroom

11/29 Nearpod #2

Created by Arlene Acosta: Wednesday, November 29 9:16 AM

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11/15 The Fall of the House of Usher Test Part 1 in Google Classroom

11/15 The Fall of the House of Usher Test Part 1

Attached below is the test. 
TAKE YOUR TIME
Details matter
You will be graded on the QUALITY of your answers. 
Please let me know if you have any questions or just need clarification. 

When you have completed the test, please work on your poster.
Created by Arlene Acosta: Wednesday, November 15 9:39 AM

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11/15 The Fall of the House of Usher Test Part 1 in Google Classroom

11/15 The Fall of the House of Usher Test Part 1

Attached below is the test. 
TAKE YOUR TIME
Details matter
You will be graded on the QUALITY of your answers. 
Please let me know if you have any questions or just need clarification. 

When you have completed the test, please work on your poster.
Created by Arlene Acosta: Wednesday, November 15 9:39 AM

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10/11 Three Paragraph Essay Test in Google Classroom

10/11 Three Paragraph Essay Test

Directions: The Doll's House and The Necklace
Write an introductory paragraph.
Write a body paragraph- 2 compare examples and 2 contrast examples
Write a conclusion paragraph
Compare means what is the same about the two stories.
Contrast means what is different about the two stories.
Created by Arlene Acosta: Wednesday, October 11 12:16 PM

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10/11 Three Paragraph Essay Test in Google Classroom

10/11 Three Paragraph Essay Test

Directions: The Doll's House and The Necklace
Write an introductory paragraph.
Write a body paragraph- 2 compare examples and 2 contrast examples
Write a conclusion paragraph
Compare means what is the same about the two stories.
Contrast means what is different about the two stories.

First paragraph: 
Introduce the two stories with  explaining what the two stories are about.
Second Paragraph:
Compare and contrast the two stories. What is the same and what is different with explanation. 
Third Paragraph: 
Conclude with the common theme of the two stories.
Include your perspective of the two stories.
Created by Arlene Acosta: Thursday, November 9 11:28 AM

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9/14 Figurative Language Nearpod #1 in Google Classroom

9/14 Figurative Language Nearpod #1

Created by Arlene Acosta: Thursday, September 14 12:16 PM

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9/1 Nearpod-Empathy in Google Classroom

9/1 Nearpod-Empathy

Journal Prompt


Quick Write Questions:
Explain in your own words what empathy means.
Give an example of a time where you may have not shown empathy. GIVE DETAILS!!
Give an example of someone who showed you empathy. Explain what you were going through and how you were showed empathy.
Created by Arlene Acosta: Friday, September 1 12:13 PM

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9/5 Quick Write Chicken Made in a Lab in Google Classroom

9/5 Quick Write Chicken Made in a Lab

In 4-5 sentences explain what the article is about.

After reading the article, would you eat lab-grown chicken? 

Why or why not? Explain your answer!
Created by Arlene Acosta: Tuesday, September 5 12:14 PM

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8/31 Picture of Man Hiking-Detail Paragraph  in Google Classroom

8/31 Picture of Man Hiking-Detail Paragraph

Partner Discussion and paragraph on a Google Doc with proper grammar and a minimum of 5 sentences.
Introductory sentence
Detail 1
Detail 2
Detail 3
Concluding sentence
Created by Arlene Acosta: Thursday, August 31 12:14 PM

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8/31 Picture of Man Hiking-Detail Paragraph  in Google Classroom

8/31 Picture of Man Hiking-Detail Paragraph

Partner Discussion and paragraph on a Google Doc with proper grammar and a minimum of 5 sentences.
Introductory sentence
Detail 1
Detail 2
Detail 3
Concluding sentence
Created by Arlene Acosta: Thursday, August 31 12:14 PM

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8/29 Quick Write Describe This School Year in Google Classroom

8/29 Quick Write Describe This School Year

Writing Prompt: 
Is your school year going as you are expecting so far? 
How is it going? Describe
Do you want to make any adjustments moving forward?
EXPLAIN why or why not?
Created by Arlene Acosta: Tuesday, August 29 12:13 PM

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8/25 Lit Word of the Day and Quick Write in Google Classroom

8/25 Lit Word of the Day and Quick Write

Assignment: Using the Student Dictionary Link below write the definition for Character Development.
Quick Write Prompt: Trump Surrenders
Created by Arlene Acosta: Friday, August 25 11:02 AM

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8/25 Lit Word of the Day and Quick Write in Google Classroom

8/25 Lit Word of the Day and Quick Write

Assignment: Using the Student Dictionary Link below write the definition for Character Development.
Quick Write Prompt: Trump Surrenders
Created by Arlene Acosta: Friday, August 25 11:02 AM

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8/24 Show Me Your Writing in Google Classroom

8/24 Show Me Your Writing

Assignment:
Complete the Nearpod with Mrs. Acosta.
Created by Arlene Acosta: Monday, August 28 9:26 AM

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8/28 Article for Quick Write in Google Classroom

8/28 Article for Quick Write

Quick Write Questions:
What is the article about in a summary? Why or Why not?
Does the article appear biased?
What is your opinion of the article? Back up your opinion with valid reasons.
Created by Arlene Acosta: Monday, August 28 12:13 PM

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8/23 Word of the Day  in Google Classroom

8/23 Word of the Day

Journal Reflection: "What disaster happened in Hawaii?" Give me details of at least 4-5 sentences.
1. Look up the word of the week and write its definition. Be ready to explain what it could mean. 
Created by Arlene Acosta: Wednesday, August 23 11:42 AM

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8/21 Week 2 Name Art in Google Classroom

8/21 Week 2 Name Art

What is My Name About
Draw your name in an artful way.
Design your rough draft graffiti art name. 
Due: Wednesday-8/23 
Created by Arlene Acosta: Monday, August 21 10:18 AM

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8/22 Where Does My Name Come From in Google Classroom

8/22 Where Does My Name Come From

Please create a Google doc. Please write a paragraph about your name and include...

Name
Date
Period
Begin your paragraph- My name is________.
It comes from ________.
Answer these questions:
Were you named after anyone? Who? Why?
Do you wish you had a different name? Which name and why? 
If you like your name, tell me why?
What do you think your name says about you? Qualities, personality (describe yourself)
Give examples...
Created by Arlene Acosta: Thursday, August 24 9:54 AM

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8/15 Week 1-"All About Me" Google Slides in Google Classroom

8/15 Week 1-"All About Me" Google Slides

Tell me who you are through a Google Slide or Prezi presentation.
Have a minimum of 6-7 slides.
You will be graded on creativity, use of media (real pictures, computer images, colors, borders, etc)
Titles to include are Title Page, Introductory slide (this is where you introduce yourself), Family members, friends, likes, dislikes, Fun Facts about yourself, Future Goals and Plans (after high school)
Created by Arlene Acosta: Wednesday, August 16 10:40 AM