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Summative: Romeo & Juliet Themes in Google Classroom

Summative: Romeo & Juliet Themes

Please use the attached Google Form to complete this assessment. 

Choose only THREE themes to complete this assessment.
1. Choose a theme
2. Enter your personal reaction to the statement - use your pre-reading answers.
3. Make at least 1 connection to the play, using quotes whenever possible.
4. BONUS: Submit your summary of the acts and scenes of the play.
     - 1 BONUS POINT (example: 21+1=22 points converts a 3.5 to a 3.67) 

Summative = 4-point proficiency score
* Please see the rubric and the proficiency score conversion chart posted in the Google Form.

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Review Act 5 in Google Classroom

Review Act 5

1. Review summary notes for Act 5

2. Watch video of Act 5: Scenes 5 as staged at the New Globe Theatre
- 2:30:25 - End
- If watching outside of class, use the link to the video posted with the text, and watch the above noted times for the scene.


3. Watch two additional versions of Act 5: Scene 3 using the link below

1968 Version: 3:00 - 7:30
1996 Version: 9:50 - End of video
4.  Complete the comparison chart: What is unique in each version?

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Reading Quiz for Act 3: Scene 1 in Google Classroom

Reading Quiz for Act 3: Scene 1

Complete Reading Quiz for Act 3: Scene 1

Formative: 6 points

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Romeo & Juliet - Act 1: Scene 5 Reading Quiz in Google Classroom

Romeo & Juliet - Act 1: Scene 5 Reading Quiz

Directions: As you read Act 1: Scene 5, look for the answers to the questions below. Each correct response is worth 1 point.

Act 1: Scene 5 - Pages 19 - 24
Use the side-by-side PDF of the play posted here: https://classroom.google.com/c/MTg0MTMwMzIxODkz/m/MzM3Njk3NDI3Mzk1/details 

Formative: 8 points

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R&J: Pre-Reading in Google Classroom

R&J: Pre-Reading

Directions: Briefly answer each of the following questions prior to experiencing the play. Please explain your answer with more than a simple yes or no response. 

Formative: 14 points - 2 points per response based on attention to detail

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Shakespearean Sonnets in Google Classroom

Shakespearean Sonnets

We will review the structure of the Shakespearean Sonnet, and make connections to Hip-Hop.

Watch the YouTube Video - to 10:20
Take notes on the structure of sonnets
Formative: 14 points

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Crash Course: Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet Parts 1 & 2 in Google Classroom

Crash Course: Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet Parts 1 & 2

Directions: We will be watching 2 episodes of Crash Course to get some background information about Shakespeare's play, Romeo and Juliet. 

Use the attached Google document to take notes.

The narrator talks fast, so focus on capturing 3 key ideas.
Be prepared to share your notes with the rest of the class. anonymously. 

Formative: 12 points based on your original notes from watching the episodes
* Each idea you include is worth up to 2 points

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Understanding Shakespeare in Google Classroom

Understanding Shakespeare

Understanding Shakespeare Through Modern Music & Theater

Directions: Complete the following notes while we learn about Shakespeare's poetry.

Formative: 10 points

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Introductory Notes to Shakespeare in Google Classroom

Introductory Notes to Shakespeare

Directions: Answer each of the following questions as we discuss the life of William Shakespeare. The answers are underlined in bold in the presentation. 

Formative: 16 points - 1 point per question

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What do you know or think you know about William Shakespeare? in Google Classroom

What do you know or think you know about William Shakespeare?

Answer the question with any information you know, as well as ideas you might have about William Shakespeare. 

Please DO NOT worry about being 'wrong,' this is not a quiz.
Thank you!

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Of Mice and Men: Novel vs. Film in Google Classroom

Of Mice and Men: Novel vs. Film

Comparing John Steinbeck’s novella with the 1992 movie
- Summative: Each section is worth 4 points based on the rubric.
- Your score will be averaged and converted to a proficiency score- see the score conversion table.
- Completed summative is due at the end of class on April 1 (no joke)

* The full movie is only available through Amazon Prime and YouTube, but there is a rental cost. Note: There are clips on YouTube free for viewing, which can be used to complete the assessment. The link to the first clip is below.

We will be watching the video in 3 parts as listed below.
Part 1: stop at 36:06
Part 2: stop at 1:11:00
Part 3: 36 mins to the end of the movie

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OMAM Summative Assessment in Google Classroom

OMAM Summative Assessment

Directions: Create a slide presentation that answers the question of guilt or innocence for George and Lennie.

Your presentation should:

1. Clearly determine whether George is innocent or guilty of murder, using contextual evidence from the story and the definitions of the types of murder.

2. Clearly determine whether Lennie is innocent or guilty of murder, using contextual evidence from the story and the definitions of the types of murder.

Honors: Define the term justice in your own words and explain how this definition applies to the guilt or innocence of George and Lennie.

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Of Mice and Men: Chapters 5 & 6 Review
 in Google Classroom

Of Mice and Men: Chapters 5 & 6 Review

Directions: While reading and listening to chapters 5 and 6, summarize the key points of each chapter.

Formative = 8 points, 4 per each response based on completeness.

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Of Mice and Men Chapter 4 in Google Classroom

Of Mice and Men Chapter 4

* You will independently read and/or listen to chapter 4 in the novel Of Mice and Men.
* Answer the attached reading questions as thoroughly as possible.
* Make sure you turn in your responses.

Formative: 30 points, 3 points per correct response

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Quiz Chapters 1-3 
Of Mice & Men in Google Classroom

Quiz Chapters 1-3 Of Mice & Men

* Each question is worth 1 point.
* You may use your notes and the novel.
* Please take your time and read each question carefully.

30 possible points = converted to a 4-point proficency score
4-point Summative Assessment

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Of Mice and Men: Chapter 1 Reading Comprehension in Google Classroom

Of Mice and Men: Chapter 1 Reading Comprehension

Directions: Review chapter 1 and answer the following questions related to the events in chapter 1. Use as much detail as you can in completing each question.

Formative = 30 points (3 possible points per question)

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Surviving Dust Bowl in Google Classroom

Surviving Dust Bowl

Directions: We will watch the documentary, Surviving Dust Bowl, in two parts. After each section, take notes on key points related to the impact the Dust Bowl had on farming and everyday life.
Monday, March 8 - Part 1: 25:20 “...the rain did not come.”
Tuesday, March 9 - Part 2: End of film

Rubric: Each of your responses will be scored based on the rubric posted in the assignment.

Formative score of 8 points.

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Theme Analysis: The Hunger Games in Google Classroom

Theme Analysis: The Hunger Games

* This is a summative assessment.
* Each response will be scored on a scale of 0 to 1.
* Review the rubric and score conversion posted in the form.

Please use the viewing class notes of the movie clips taken during class.

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Literary Connections: The Hunger Games in Google Classroom

Literary Connections: The Hunger Games

Directions -
1. Watch each movie clip in class.
2. Discuss how the plot is connected to the other stories we read in class.
3. Use the Google Doc to complete the assignment.

Formative = 16 points: Each response scored on a 2 point scale.

The video clips are numbered based on YouTube’s labeling.
- Begin with Propaganda video - why there is a yearly game
- Follow with clips: 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 12

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Theme: Most Dangerous Game in Google Classroom

Theme: Most Dangerous Game

This is a formative assessment. Score of 1-4 based on your attention to detail, thoroughness.
1. Working with a partner, discuss the theme of the short story, "The Most Dangerous Game."
2. Each student should enter their own responses in the Google Form.

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Analyzing Conflict
4-Point Summative Assessment in Google Classroom

Analyzing Conflict 4-Point Summative Assessment

The conflict of a story creates suspense as the main character struggles to find a resolution to the problem.

There are three types of conflicts found in stories:
- Person versus Person: The main character struggles against an enemy or villain.
- Person versus Nature: The main character struggles against elements in nature.
- Person versus Self: The main character must overcome emotional struggles; fears and anxieties

Directions: Each of the following quotes from the story, "The Most Dangerous Game," reflects 1 or more types of conflicts. For each quote: Determine the type of conflict and explain your answer.

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Examine Foreshadowing
4-Point Summative Assessment in Google Classroom

Examine Foreshadowing 4-Point Summative Assessment

Richard Connell, the author of “The Most Dangerous Game," uses the literary device of foreshadowing to help readers predict future events in the story. Review the predictions you made as we read the story, then complete this assignment.

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Visualize Suspense
Summative Assessment 4-point in Google Classroom

Visualize Suspense Summative Assessment 4-point

Directions
Use the link to the website Word Art: https://wordart.com/create
1. Type in the suspenseful words you collected from the story.
2. Manipulate the image, using shapes, colors, etc. to create a visual representation of the suspense created in the story.
3. Take a picture of of your final image
4. Insert your image below and write an explanation of your visual

See rubric posted in the Google Doc

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Create the ending: “The Lady or the Tiger”
Summative Assessment: 4-point proficiency score in Google Classroom

Create the ending: “The Lady or the Tiger” Summative Assessment: 4-point proficiency score

Directions: You will create an ending to the short story, “The Lady or the Tiger.” Use the story outline we reviewed in class.
· Use the space provided on the second page to write your ending.
· You cannot change the elements of the story prior to the climax.
· Climax: Determine what is behind the door on the right: the lady or the tiger.
· Falling Action: Explain the events once the door is open. Is there a wedding or does the tier attack the young man? How does the Princess react?
· Resolution: What happens to the characters after the events in the arena? If the man lives, what is his life like with his new bride? How does the Princess deal with her jealousy? If the young man dies, how does the Princess deal with his horrible death.

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Create the ending: “The Lady or the Tiger”
Summative Assessment: 4-point proficiency score in Google Classroom

Create the ending: “The Lady or the Tiger” Summative Assessment: 4-point proficiency score

Directions: You will create an ending to the short story, “The Lady or the Tiger.” Use the story outline we reviewed in class.
· Use the space provided on the second page to write your ending.
· You cannot change the elements of the story prior to the climax.
· Climax: Determine what is behind the door on the right: the lady or the tiger.
· Falling Action: Explain the events once the door is open. Is there a wedding or does the tier attack the young man? How does the Princess react?
· Resolution: What happens to the characters after the events in the arena? If the man lives, what is his life like with his new bride? How does the Princess deal with her jealousy? If the young man dies, how does the Princess deal with his horrible death.

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READING SKILL: MAKING PREDICTIONS in Google Classroom

READING SKILL: MAKING PREDICTIONS

Complete this assignment after you have handed in the Lady or the Tiger ending.

Before we read “The Most Dangerous Game,” take a few minutes to make predictions using a “plot impression.”

4-point Formative: scored based on thoroughness; how well you complete the assignment.

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READING SKILL: MAKING PREDICTIONS in Google Classroom

READING SKILL: MAKING PREDICTIONS

Complete this assignment after you have handed in the Lady or the Tiger ending.

Before we read “The Most Dangerous Game,” take a few minutes to make predictions using a “plot impression.”

4-point Formative: scored based on thoroughness; how well you complete the assignment.

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Plot Outline for

Plot Outline for "The Lady or the Tiger"

Directions: We will review the story and complete this outline with details.

Ungraded - needed for summative writing assessment

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The Lady or the Tiger: Analyzing Literature Questions in Google Classroom

The Lady or the Tiger: Analyzing Literature Questions

Directions
• Answer each of the following questions after reading the story.
• You are encouraged to refer to the story when answering these questions, included in the post from yesterday.
• 20-point Formative
• Refer to the scoring rubric.

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The Lady or the Tiger: Pre-Reading Focus Activity
 in Google Classroom

The Lady or the Tiger: Pre-Reading Focus Activity

Use the attached Google Doc to complete a pre-reading activity. We will review the assignment first.

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Interpreting Plot Elements in Google Classroom

Interpreting Plot Elements

Directions: Read each Fairytale and complete the plot elements chart. The first one has been done for you. Will we review before you complete the rest on your own.

Formative: 4 points based on completness.

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Elements of Short Stories in Google Classroom

Elements of Short Stories

Directions: Fill in the blanks as we review the elements of a plot diagram.
Answers are in RED.

Formative: 10 points based on completeness and correctness of your answers.

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Fairy Tale Assessment in Google Classroom

Fairy Tale Assessment

Directions: Read each question carefully. Construct your answer in complete sentences, and support with quotes from the text.

Each response is worth 4 points. Your total score will be averaged and converted to the 4-point proficiency grade.

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Interpreting Fairy Tales in Google Classroom

Interpreting Fairy Tales

We will read the attached document together, and you will take notes based on our discussion on Fairy Tales. This will be submitted for a formative score of 1-4, based on the completeness of your answers.

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Traditional Literature Class Notes in Google Classroom

Traditional Literature Class Notes

Complete the attached worksheet as we review the class notes about traditional literature.

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Summative: Step 4 Personal Hero Journey in Google Classroom

Summative: Step 4 Personal Hero Journey

Step 4: Using the template, create a slide presentation of your Hero Journey.
- You will use Google Slides to create this presentation
- You will need to submit your finished presentation to the assignment in our Google Classroom.
- Summative Assessment = 4 point proficiency score

Note: Scoring rubric is included in this PDF

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Steps 1 & 2: Personal Hero's Journey in Google Classroom

Steps 1 & 2: Personal Hero's Journey

We have read, watched, and reviewed examples of the hero journey. Now you will show your understanding of the hero journey by applying the elements to an event in your own life – see yourself as a hero on an adventure.
Think creatively and use your time well.

Steps 1 & 2: Due Tuesday, Nov. 3
Steps 3: Due Wednesday, Nov. 4
Step 4: Due Thursday, Nov. 5
The final presentation will be a summative assessment.

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Step 3: Charting My Hero Journey in Google Classroom

Step 3: Charting My Hero Journey

Using the Hero Journey chart, outline the steps of your personal journey. Please remember that steps of a hero's journey do not always follow in order.

This is a 12-point formative assessment.

Step 4 will be a summative

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Edpuzzle -

Edpuzzle - "Star Wars: The Legacy Revealed" HD | Mythological Documentary

- Watch the video and answer the questions.
- Questions are all multiple choice.
- You can rewatch a segment before answering the question.
- The video will end at 15:23 minutes
- Formative = 10 points

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How well did the video version of the story of Theseus compare with the version you read in class?  in Google Classroom

How well did the video version of the story of Theseus compare with the version you read in class?

- Be specific in your critique.
- Formative = 4 points based on effort.

NOTE: Unfortunately, the video can only be seen with a Amazon Prime Video account. You can schedule a time to view the video with Mr. Brassard if you missed class, or you can request a link to the video on Amazon Prime if your family has an account.

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Theseus and the Minotaur in Google Classroom

Theseus and the Minotaur

1. Read the myth of Theseus and the Minotaur.
2. Determine the elements of the Hero's Journey in the myth by copying text directly from the myth and pasting it in the Hero's Journey Chart.
3. Determine the purposes of myths expressed in the story.

Formative = 16 points for correctness

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Purposes of Myths in the Perseus Story in Google Classroom

Purposes of Myths in the Perseus Story

After reading the video version of Perseus and the Gorgan, complete this form.
- Use the original, printed version of the myth
- Copy and paste from the myth, AND include paragraph numbers

Note: The video version can only be watched in class.

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Interpreting the Hero Journey of Perseus in Google Classroom

Interpreting the Hero Journey of Perseus

We will reread the story of hero, Perseus, to determine the elements of the STEPS of his hero journey.

PLEASE submit your completed document once done.
Formative = 12 points based on completness

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Class Notes - Hero Journey: An Archetypal Story in Google Classroom

Class Notes - Hero Journey: An Archetypal Story

Directions: Take notes using the attached Google Document as Mr. Brassard reviews the material. This may take more than 1 class. Please wait to submit until we are finished with the notes.

Formative = 20 points - 1 points per item based on completeness

* * NOTE: A PDF of the notes has been uploaded for those who were absent. Please complete the notes and submit.

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Introduction to Myths in Google Classroom

Introduction to Myths

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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Pretest: There, Their, and They're in Google Classroom

Pretest: There, Their, and They're

Homopnoes are two or more words that have the same pronunciation, but different meanings.

This pretest will measure your ability to determine the differences between the three homophones: There, Their, They're.
Your responses will inform the classwork that is needed on these specific homophones.

NOTE: The first question asks for your email. The quiz will collect emails as well.

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Myths & Archetypes Introductory Notes in Google Classroom

Myths & Archetypes Introductory Notes

Directions: As we review the material, highlight key passages. Use the space provided on the right side for any additional notes, thoughts, questions, or connections you make to the material. Please submit once you have completed your notes.

Formative: Scored on a 1 - 4 scale based on effort and completeness

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How do you define reading? Do you consider yourself a reader? Explain your answer. in Google Classroom

How do you define reading? Do you consider yourself a reader? Explain your answer.

Please answer the questions thoroughly. This is a formative assessment, your grade is based on effort.

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Period 4 Syllabus Quiz in Google Classroom

Period 4 Syllabus Quiz

Directions: Please refer to your copy of the course syllabus when answering these questions. The order of the questions follows the syllabus.

Formative Assessment worth 12 points

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Introduction to Storytelling in Google Classroom

Introduction to Storytelling

- Take notes using thge attached Google Doc.
- Submit your notes before leaving class.