High School (8th-12th Grades)

*Be sure to complete the Social Studies lesson before starting ELA*

***Important Note: Make sure each assignment has your name, the subject, title of lesson, and building name****


Week Six: May 25 - May 29, 2020 

Wednesday May 27, 2020

Writing a Letter


Lesson Objectives:
Students will be able to properly set up and write a letter. 
Students will be able to identify different parts of speech in their letter. 


Step One:
Read/Listen to the Google slides presentation. On a separate sheet of paper, complete the in-class "Writing a Letter" assignment on slide 9. Be sure to turn your responses in to your building's ELA homework folder for Thursday May 28, 2020

Writing a Letter 

**Go to the Resource Tab and view the example letter to see how to identify the different parts of speech**


Step Two
 : 
There is no new homework today. Spend your time and energy writing a really great letter for the "Writing a Letter" assignment. Turn in your letter to your building's ELA homework folder by Thursday May 28, 2020

**Use the Parts of Speech - Quick Guide as a resource to help you with your letter.**

 
Parts of Speech Quick Guide.pdf


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Monday May 25, 2020

No School - Memorial Day

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Week Five: May 18-20, 2020

Grammar Practice: Adverb Placement

Wednesday May 20, 2020
(Ms. Alsaiyad's dog, Gigi, turns 15 today!)

Lesson Objectives:
*Students will be able to place adverbs at different points in a sentence.
*Students will be able to explain how the meaning of a sentence changes based on where an adverb is placed.

Step One:
Read/Listen to the Google slides presentation. On a separate sheet of paper, complete the "Try It Out" activity on slide 10. Be sure to turn your responses to your building's ELA folder, by
 Thursday May 21, 2020

Grammar Practice: Adverb Placement

Step Two
:
Be sure to complete the "Try It Out" activity from today's lesson (slide ten). You will need to turn in a paper with three sentences and an a,b,and/or c response for each of the sentences. Turn in your responses in to you building's ELA folder by Thursday May 21, 2020

                                 The Birthday Girl!
The Birthday Girl<3

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Grammar Practice: Adjectives vs. Adverbs

Monday, May 18, 2020


Lesson Objectives:

*Students will be able to define adjectives and adverbs.

*Students will be able to identify adjectives and adverbs in a sentence.
*Students will be able to explain when to use adjectives and adverbs in a sentence and why.

Step One:

Read/listen to the Google Slides presentation. Complete the practice work on a separate piece of paper.

Grammar Practice: Adjectives vs. Adverbs


Step Two:

There are three parts to your homework. For parts one and two, choose which word best completes the sentence. For part three, use adjectives and adverbs to make the given sentences more descriptive.

Adj. vs. Adverbs.pdf

Be sure to follow all directions found in the assignment and complete your own, individual work. Make sure to turn in your assignment to your building's ELA folder by Thursday, May 21, 2020.

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Week Four: May 11-13, 2020

Native American Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s-1970s:
Language and Identity

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Lesson Objectives: 
*Students will respond to the question, "what does language mean to you?"


Step One:
Read/Listen to the Google slides presentation. Respond to the focus question, "what does language mean to you?", using the Testmoz link found on slide 13.


Language and Identity

Step Two:
Homework
 - There is no new homework for today. Use the time to complete the 
"Wenabozho and the Rock" assignment from Monday. If you are finished, see if there are ways that you can expand your answers. Can you include more examples or reasons for why you believe or feel the way you do on this subject?

Wenabozho and the Rock

Be sure to follow all directions found in the assignment and complete your own, individual work. Your homework is due by Thursday May 14, 2020.


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Native American Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s-1970s:
Language and Culture

Monday, May 11, 2020


Lesson Objectives:
*Students will be able to explain why language is important to Native American people.
*Students will be able to describe the connection between Native American language/culture.


Step One:

Read/Listen to the Google slides presentation. 
On a separate sheet of paper, respond to the two Exit Ticket questions found on slide 11.

Language and Culture

Step Two:

Complete Homework - This week's lesson introduces you to an Ojibwe story called "Wenabozho and the Rock." Use the Google slide presentation posted below or on the Homework tab on the left side of the screen. After you read through the background information and listen to the story, you will need to respond to the four comprehension questions found on slide 9.

Wenabozho and the Rock

Be sure to follow all directions found in the assignment and complete your own, individual work. Your homework is due by Thursday May 14, 2020.

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Week Three: May 4-6, 2020

Making Inferences

Wednesday, May 6, 2020


Lesson Objectives:
*Students will be able to define what an inference is.
*Students will be able to make inferences using specific pictures


Step One:
Read/Listen to the Google slides presentation. Respond to the questions throughout the lesson on a sheet of lined paper.
Making Inferences

Step Two:

There is NO new homework for today. If you finish early, return to any unfinished work from Monday's social studies or ELA lessons. Be sure to turn all in-class responses in to the homework folder for Thursday May 7, 2020.
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Grammar Practice: Parts of Speech

Monday, May 4, 2020

Lesson Objectives:
*Students will be able to define prepositions, conjunctions, and interjections. 
*Students will be able to identify all parts of speech in a sentence
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Step One:
Read/Listen to the Google slides presentation. Complete the activities mentioned in the presentation on a lined piece of paper.

Grammar Presentation

Step Two:

Complete Homework - Turn your homework and in-class responses in to the homework folder by Thursday May 7, 2020.
Parts of Speech.pdf


Go to Resource Tab for a Grammar Quick Guide!
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Week Two: April 27-29, 2020

African-American Civil Rights

Wednesday, April 29th 2020

Step One: Open Powerpoint below.
                  ELA Week 2 Wednesday


Step Two:
Write your journal entry 
             
You will need a pencil and some paper.

Step Three:
 
(if needed)
                        The Girl Who Dared play.
   
                     
Monday's Powerpoint

Step Four:
Slogan/Protest Sign.

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 Monday, April 27th, 2020

Step One: Open the PowerPoint Below 
ELA Week 2 ELA Week 2 pdf (just in case)

Step Two: Write your journal entry 
You will need a pencil and some paper.


Step Three: Read Play
The Girl Who Dared pdf

Step four:
 Answer the questions on the last slide of the Power Point.


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Week One: April 20-24, 2020


African-American Civil Rights

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Step One: Read the Summary Activity Instructions page
                Summary Instructions
                Civil Rights PPT

Step Two: Complete homework - Due April 23