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7P - English 3 Academic/Honors-Period 7: 12:35 – 1:50 Assignments

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Tragic Hero Summative Assessment in Google Classroom

Tragic Hero Summative Assessment

Complete each of the prompts as thoroughly as possible. 
See the scoring rubric to guide your responses.

Summative: 4 point proficiency score - please see the conversion table.

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Tragic Hero Notes in Google Classroom

Tragic Hero Notes

Directions
1. Read about Burr's life after the duel
2. Understanding the modern tragic hero - notes
Formative - 12 points: Complete notes using the Google Doc & Tragic Hero Notes

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"Non-Stop" - The Power of Words

Directions
1: View the video about the Constitution (13 minutes)
2: View the video about the Federalist Papers (1:25 minutes)
3: View the video of the song, “Non-Stop" (6 minutes)
4. Write your response to the questions listed in the attached Google Doc. Non-Stop Power of Words
- You can refer to the lyrics of the song to support your points, but this is not required. However, using the lyrics to support your answers may improve your overall score.
- Refer to the scoring rubric to guide your responses. 

Formative: 4 points

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What Comes Next? in Google Classroom

What Comes Next?

Directions
1. Review the plot points of Act 1 - this play has 2 Acts
2. Watch 2 videos from the play.
3. Use the Google Doc - Act 2: What Comes Next - to make predictions about the 5 main characters in Act 2.
* You should make at least 2 predictions per character.

I made a few simple entries as examples. These do not count as 1 of your two for those characters. 

Formative - 10 points based on effort and clarity

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Poetic Connections:

Poetic Connections: "To His Excellency, General Washington"

Hamilton and Washington
1. Watch 2 videos
 - Right Hand Man performance
 - Hamilton's America: Founding Fathers
2. Read "To His Excellency" and the analysis
3. Connect Wheatley's poem to the play using the attached Google Doc

Formative - 4 points

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Thomas Paine: Crisis Number 1 in Google Classroom

Thomas Paine: Crisis Number 1

We will examine the historical relevance to the song, "Right Hand Man" and "Yorktown".
- Read the lyrics to connect to what led Washington to seek help from Hamilton.
- Watch a performance of the song from the Tony Awards
- Introduce Crisis Number 1, by Thomas Paine.
- Watch the video and answer questions using Edpuzzle

8 Point Formative

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Hamilton Quiz 1 - Introduction in Google Classroom

Hamilton Quiz 1 - Introduction

The following quiz covers our first two weeks of studying the introduction to the play, Hamilton. Please read each prompt carefully and answer each question thoroughly. 

This summative assessment has 24 possible points. The score you earn will be converted to a proficiency score based on the 4-point conversion chart posted in the quiz.

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Historical Characters 2: “My Shot” in Google Classroom

Historical Characters 2: “My Shot”

Directions: After watching the PBS video, reading the lyrics, and listening to the audio clip, answering the following questions. 
Formative: 15 points - 3 points per response based on the included rubric.

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Historical Characters 1:

Historical Characters 1: "Aaron Burr, Sir"

Unit Lesson Plans: Historical Characters - Day 1
1. Discuss what we know about Hamilton and Aaron Burr at this point in the play.
2. Read the lyrics to "Aaron Burr, Sir" - discuss what we learn about these two characters
3. Listen to the second song of the play, "Aaron Burr, Sir" - use the lyrics to follow along with the audio
4. Complete the worksheet analyzing the characters, Hamilton and Burr. Refer to the lyrics to complete the assignment. 

Formative: 9 points

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Hamilton: One Shot At Broadway in Google Classroom

Hamilton: One Shot At Broadway

Directions: We will watch the documentary, Hamilton: One Shot At Broadway, in two parts. After each section, List key points presented in the sections provided in the Google Doc.  
Part 1: 35:18
Part 2: 37:42 to end of the video
Formative: 8 Points - please see the rubric included with the assignment.

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Alexander Hamilton: The Story Begins in Google Classroom

Alexander Hamilton: The Story Begins

Directions: Complete the following class notes as we review the PowerPoint together. There is a PDF posted on Google Classroom if you missed the class discussion. 


Formative = 21 points based on completeness

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Introductory Notes: Expressions of America in Google Classroom

Introductory Notes: Expressions of America

Directions: As we review the introduction to the unit, complete the following notes. 
Formative assessment score = 20 points (2 points each)Score based on completeness

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Summative Assessment: The Things They Carried in Google Classroom

Summative Assessment: The Things They Carried

Use your viewing notes to complete this assessment.
- Multiple choice questions are each worth 1 point
- Written responses are worth 4 points each; they rubric is included in the assessment.

This 20-point assessment will be converted to a 4 point proficiency grade in IC. Please see the conversion chart in the assessment.

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Vietnam Perspectives in Google Classroom

Vietnam Perspectives

Directions: We will watch the documentary, Vietnam Perspectives, in two parts. After each section, make the stories we have read and the themes we have discussed.
Part 1: 27:30
Part 2: End of film

Rubric: Each of your responses will be scored on the following criteria, for a formative score of 8 points. See the rubric included in the Google Doc.

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Applying Themes: The Things They Carried in Google Classroom

Applying Themes: The Things They Carried

Directions: Read the assigned chapters carefully. Apply the three themes from our class notes to each of the chapters. Use quotes and/or direct references to the text.

Formative: 27 points

- "Stockings"
- "Church"
- "Ambush"

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Theme: The things They Carried in Google Classroom

Theme: The things They Carried

Complete the attached Google Doc as we review classnotes. This is a formative assessment worth 15 points based on completion.

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Why was Vietnam called the first TV War? What impact did this have on the war and the perception of Americans?  in Google Classroom

Why was Vietnam called the first TV War? What impact did this have on the war and the perception of Americans?

Take notes while watching the documentary and use those notes to complete this question.

Formative = 12 points based on completeness of your answer and the quality of your writing.

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Reading 2 Analysis: “Spin” in Google Classroom

Reading 2 Analysis: “Spin”

Directions: After reading and discussing the chapter as a class, answer the following questions for this chapter.

Assigned Pages: Chapter 3, “Spin”

Formative: 12 points - 4 points per response.

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Chapter 1 Reading & Questions in Google Classroom

Chapter 1 Reading & Questions

Directions: Answer the attached questions while reading the assigned pages in the text.

Assigned Pages: Chapter 1 from beginning to approximately page 20 of digital text. Please see the images attached to the assignment.

Note: If you click at the bottom of the page it will give you the percentage of the book you are at. You are reading from 2% to 7%.

Formative: 12 points - 4 points per response. See the rubric posted in the document.

Attachedments:
* Chapt 1 Reading: Visuals of the beginning and ending paragraphs for this reading assignment.
* Reading Settings: Visual for changing the settings for the size and spacing of the text.
* Reading 1 Analysis: Questions for this reading assignment.

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Literary Connections: The Ghosts of My Lai in Google Classroom

Literary Connections: The Ghosts of My Lai

Directions: We will watch the documentary, The ghosts of My Lai, in two parts. After each section, make connections to the section of The Things They Carried we have reviewed in class. Try to extend the list of things American soldiers ‘carried’ based on this video.
Part 1: 26:20
Part 2: End of film

Fromative = 8 points, review the rubric included in the Google Doc

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"The Things They Carried": They Endured

Directions: Read the excerpt from the beginning of the novel, then respond to the questions.

12-point Formative based on thoroughness of your responses.

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Introduction: The Things They Carried in Google Classroom

Introduction: The Things They Carried

Directions: Read the excerpt from the beginning of the novel, then complete the writing assignment.

Formative = 4 points based on thoroughness.

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The Sixties is cansidered a decade of turmoil. List at least 3 key factors that contributed to the unrest in America.  in Google Classroom

The Sixties is cansidered a decade of turmoil. List at least 3 key factors that contributed to the unrest in America.

Take notes while watching the video, then answer the question above.
Formative = 4 points based on the completeness of your response.

Completeness: Clear and readable sentences that include specific details from the documentary.
DO NOT CREATE A SIMPLE LIST OF WORDS!

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Argumentative Essay Outline - Summative Assessment in Google Classroom

Argumentative Essay Outline - Summative Assessment

What is your definition of the American Dream?

Directions: You will NOT be writing a complete essay. You will complete an outline for an essay using the chart below. You should refer to all the material we read and viewed during the past 4 weeks to support your arguments. Begin with your brainstorming activity of the American Dream done on Dec. 3.

Summative: Scored based on a 1-4 proficiency grading scale. Please see the rubric included in the assessment.

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Pursuit of Happyness Summative in Google Classroom

Pursuit of Happyness Summative

Directions: Using your viewing notes from the movie, Pursuit of Happyness, answer the questions as they apply to each quote.

Summative: Each response will score on a scale of 1- 4 based on the included rubric.
Grade will equal average score of each response.

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Interpreting Argument: “The American Dream” in Google Classroom

Interpreting Argument: “The American Dream”

Directions: Carefully read the excerpt from Martin Luther King’s speech given at Drew University in 1964. Look for his key argument(s), then summarize King’s point, or thesis, in one or two sentences in the space provided after the speech.

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The Pursuit of Happyness - Viewing Notes in Google Classroom

The Pursuit of Happyness - Viewing Notes

Directions: Use the attached chart to guide your notes while watching the movie.

* This assignment is ungraded, BUT the notes will be need for a post-viewing SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENT.

Below are the end times for each part of the movie.
- Part 1: 40:00 (Chris asks police to make a phone call)
- Part 2: 1:20:00 (Doctor will not see Chris)
- Part 3: End of the movie

NOTE: If you are unable to watch the full movie, there is a complete synopsis of the movie posted on this assignment on our Google Classroom.

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Reading Interpretation Quiz in Google Classroom

Reading Interpretation Quiz

After discussing the article, A Quilt of a Country, take this quiz. It is comprised of multiple choice and True/False questions.

Formative = 14 points

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Reading Interpretation: A Quilt of a Country in Google Classroom

Reading Interpretation: A Quilt of a Country

Read Anna Quindlen's essay and be prepared to discuss this in class.

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Determining Argument - The American dream: Is it slipping away? in Google Classroom

Determining Argument - The American dream: Is it slipping away?

Directions:
1. Review the Annotated Sample essay to determine elements necessary to create an Argument.
2. Read this essay, American Dream: Is it Slipping Away, and complete the analytical activities following the essay. You may copy and paste sentences from the essay to complete the assignment.

While reading, determine the thesis of the essay, supporting evidence, and counter arguements. Highlight or note as you read.

Formative = 20 points based on your effort. Your notes will be used for the final assessment.

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American Dream Brainstorm Activity in Google Classroom

American Dream Brainstorm Activity

Directions: You are going to brainstorm your ideas about the American Dream. Refer to all the material we have reviewed to date. Follow the steps as listed in the Google Doc.

Formative = 12 Points based on effort

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Success is Built on Failure in Google Classroom

Success is Built on Failure

Directions: We will watch a video with a series of motivational ideas about succeeding from failure. During or following the video, complete the following set of notes and turn them into the assignment.

Formative = 4 points based on completeness

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12 Shocking Habits of Successful People in Google Classroom

12 Shocking Habits of Successful People

Directions: Watch the video and answer the posted questions using the link below.

Formative = 24 points - 2 points per question.

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In Praise of the F Word in Google Classroom

In Praise of the F Word

Directions: Read the posted article and answer the following interpretation questions.
This is a formative assessment: 12 points
Each response is scored on the following rubric.

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Happiness Poetry Analysis in Google Classroom

Happiness Poetry Analysis

Directions: The attached 5 poems were selected because each relates to at least one idea or interpretation of happiness that is presented in the documentary, happy!
* You may work alone or with a partner.
* Each student must turn in their own complete assignment.

Summative Assessment: 20 points = 100 - see scale in document

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Happy! Part 5 in Google Classroom

Happy! Part 5

Part 5 Formative Assessment: Use the attached Google doc to complete the part 5 viewing assessment.

NOTE: The Happy! documentary is approximately 90 minutes long. We will be watching segments throughout the week, and completing formative viewing assessments. There is a link posted below the first assignment to the full video for those students unable to attend class.

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Happy! Part 4 in Google Classroom

Happy! Part 4

Part 4 Formative Assessment: Use the attached Google doc to complete the part 4 viewing assessment.

NOTE: The Happy! documentary is approximately 90 minutes long. We will be watching segments throughout the week, and completing formative viewing assessments. There is a link posted below the first assignment to the full video for those students unable to attend class.

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Happy! Part 3 in Google Classroom

Happy! Part 3

Part 3 Formative Assessment: Use the attached Google doc to complete the part 3 viewing assessment.

NOTE: The Happy! documentary is approximately 90 minutes long. We will be watching segments throughout the week, and completing formative viewing assessments. There is a link posted below the first assignment to the full video for those students unable to attend class.

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Happy! Part 2 in Google Classroom

Happy! Part 2

Part 2 Formative Assessment: Use the attached Google doc to complete the part 2 viewing assessment.

NOTE: The Happy! documentary is approximately 90 minutes long. We will be watching segments throughout the week, and completing formative viewing assessments. There is a link posted below the fist assignment to the full video for those students unable to attend class.

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Happy! Documentary Part 1 in Google Classroom

Happy! Documentary Part 1

Part 1 Formative Assessment: Use the attached Google doc to complete the part 1 viewing assessment.

NOTE: The Happy! documentary is approximately 90 minutes long. We will be watching segments throughout the week, and completing formative viewing assessments. There is a link posted for the full video for those students unable to attend class.

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What do you think of the movie version of The Crucible? in Google Classroom

What do you think of the movie version of The Crucible?

Did the movie version do a good job in representing the play?
Were the characters represented well in the movie?
Would you like to see the rest of the moivie when we return in November?

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The Crucible Act 4 Summary in Google Classroom

The Crucible Act 4 Summary

Directions: Complete each of the short writing assignments below. Type your responses below and make sure you SUBMIT your complete assignment. Review the rubric to make sure you understand the expectations.

Formative: 8 points - see the rubric attached and posted on the Google Doc.

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The Crucible: Act 3 - Interpreting Theme in Google Classroom

The Crucible: Act 3 - Interpreting Theme

Directions: While reading Act 3, find an important quote that reflects each of the themes. Include a page number from the text. Quotes may reflect more than 1 theme. There is an example quote from Act 1 to guide you.

Rubric: Each quote and explanation will be scored on a scale of 1 to 4 based on the following:
1. Completeness: Quotes span the chapter.
2. Correctness: Quotes and explanations contain correct information from the play.
3. Proper grammar usage: capitalization, punctuation, spelling, complete sentences.
4. Citations & authenticity: Quotes indicate page number; authenticity check

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The Crucible: Act 2 in Google Classroom

The Crucible: Act 2

Directions: Read Act 2, pages 49 - 69. Remember that there is a link to an audio book for each act.

As your read Act 2 focus on how the characters develop and change, especially on the following:
- Mary Warren
- Reverend Hale
- John Proctor

Complete the attached Google worksheet after reading Act 2.

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The Crucible: Act 1 Questions & Answers in Google Classroom

The Crucible: Act 1 Questions & Answers

Directions: As you read Act 1, pages 24 - 48:
- Create 10 reading questions and answers about the plot development and character description.
- Each question and answer will be scored on a scale of 1 to 4 based on the following
1. Completeness: Spans chapter and each Q & A is well constructed
2. Correctness: The Q&A contains correct information from the play.
3. Proper grammar usage: capitalization, punctuation, spelling, complete sentences
4. Citations & authenticity: Q&A indicate page number; authenticity check through Google Classroom assignment.
- Questions and answers for Act 1 MUST be done by the end of the day on Wednesday, Sept 23.
- We will review Act 1 on Thursday.
- You MUST report and work during class each day
- Mr. Brassard will be conducting regular check-ins
- Formative worth 40 points

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In Search of History: Salem Witch Trials in Google Classroom

In Search of History: Salem Witch Trials

Directions: Answer these questions as you watch the documentary about the Salem witch trials. Type your answer in the space provided below each question. You have control of the video, so pause and rewind if necessary to thoroughly complete this formative assignment.
* This formative assessment will be scored on a 4 point scale based on the completeness and correctness of your answers.
* PLEASE submit your answers once you have completed the video and answered all the questions.

You may need to log into Classroom video:
username: windham-hs
password: eagles

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The Crucible Character Overview in Google Classroom

The Crucible Character Overview

Use the Google Doc to take notes as we review the character summaries.

PLEASE SUBMIT once complete to receive credit.

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Crucible Introductory Notes in Google Classroom

Crucible Introductory Notes

Answer each question based on the information presented in the PowerPoint.

Although these are class notes, please make sure you submit once you are done so that I can track your work.
This will count as a 4 point formative assessment, scored based on completeness.
Make sure you save your completed copy in an Engish folder on your Google Drive once it is returned.

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Virus Outcasts Reading Notes in Google Classroom

Virus Outcasts Reading Notes

Answer each of the questions as you read the article.
- This is a formative reading quiz, which will be returned to you to save as notes.
- The questions do follow the order of the material discussed in the article.
- You will need to refer to a dictionary.
- Each question is scored on a 1-4 scale based on the thoroughness of your responses.

NOTE: There are passages from the article included to help you in answering certain questions.