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**STUDENTS: PLEASE CHECK YOUR EMAIL AND TEAMS DAILY!****Email Address :* firstname.lastname@example.org**Also available for students via Teams and Instagram @mrs_billings_class**Regardless of the mode of instruction, students are expected to be engaged in learning and be accessible to teachers and attending required sessions from 8:20-3 pm each day.(Even if you don't have class in person, you should log-in at the same time to see if we are streaming live, completing a writing piece, etc. There will be something to work on daily.)OFFICE HOURS: Available daily Monday - Friday, 8 AM - 3 PM!! (or by appointment)This means, I will get back to you with questions via Teams or email ASAP. I'm available to help during these times.If you send me a message or an email on weekends or late at night, I will get back to you when it is a convenient time for me. Do not expect an immediate response.If you are working late on a Saturday night, I may not be able to answer your question until Monday morning.Please be understanding. You are important to me, but I have family obligations to meet, as well. :)11/23 - 11/24MONDAY & TUESDAY - THE TELL-TALE HEART ASSESSMENT IN COMMONLIT, FOLLOWED BY WORK ON INDEPENDENT WRITING PIECE - A SCARY SHORT STORY11/16-11/20EDGAR ALLAN POE AND THE TELL-TALE HEART(CHECK ASSIGNMNETS IN TEAMS)WEEK OF 11/9 - 11/13MONDAY/TUESDAY - REVIEW ON QUIZLET & KAHOOT FOR QUIZMAIN CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT FOR SHORT STORYFINISH & SUBMIT COMMONLIT ASSIGNMENTWEDNESDAY - VETERAN'S DAYTHURSDAY/FRIDAY - REVIEW & QUIZWORK ON WRITING PIECE (CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT)11/2 - 11/6New Unit - Short StoriesMONDAY/TUESDAY - FINISH TESTS; CATCH UP ON BACK WORK FOR MP 1WEDNESDAY - CATCH-UP DAY - MAKE DAY FOR REMOTE STUDENTSTHURSDAY/FRIDAY - REVIEW LITERARY TERMS (QUIZLET & KAHOOT)QUIZ NEXT WEEK!COMMON LIT ASSIGNMENT IN WWW.COMMONLIT.ORG OR IN CLASS NOTEBOOK "HANDOUTS"WEEK OF 10/26-10/30MONDAY/TUESDAY (RED) - FINISH PART 5 OF BGD; REVIEW LITERARY TERMSWEDNESDAY- UNIT TEST -EXTENDED RESPONSE WRITINGTHURSDAY/FRIDAY- UNIT TEST - MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONSWEEK OF 10/19 - 10/23MONDAY/TUESDAY (RED)- CREATE ACCOUNTS ON COMMONLIT.COM VIA CLASSLINKCOMPLETE "DREAMS"ASSIGNMENTBEGIN THEME 1 FOR BGD PART 4 ASSIGNMENT (DUE FRIDAY)WEDNESDAY- REMOTE INSTRUCTION DAY- LITERARY TERMS IN CLASS NOTEBOOKTHURSDAY/FRIDAY (GOLD)-PLAY KAHOOT/QUIZLET FOR ALL LITERARY TERMS TO REVIEWCOMPLETE PART 4 THEMES 2 & 3 - DUE BY MIDNIGHT.WEEK OF 10/12 - 10/16MONDAY - NO SCHOOL; COLUMBUS DAYTUESDAY - RED - LITERARY MIXED TERMS QUIZ; READ PART 3WEDNESDAY - REMOTE DAY; PART 3 ACTIVITY - PowerPoint & study guideTHURSDAY/FRIDAY - GOLD - LITERARY MIXED TERMS QUIZ; READ PART 3WEEK OF 10/5 - 10/9MONDAY/THURSDAY - REVIEW PART 1; ASSIGN READING FOR PART 2, LITERARY TERMS ON COLLABORATION PAGETUESDAY/FRIDAY - REVIEW LITERARY TERMS ON COLLABORATION PAGE, ASSIGN BGD STUDY GUIDE PART 2WEDNESDAY - POWERPOINT PRESENTATION & JOURNAL ASSIGNMENTWEEK OF 9/28 - 10/2MONDAY - REVIEW & REREAD SOME OF THE POEMS IN PART 1 OF BROWN GIRL DREAMING; WORK ON JOURNAL ENTRY #1 ("IT'LL BE SCARY SOMETIMES") WRITE ABOUT A TIME WHEN YOU WALKED INTO A ROOM OR SITUATION AND NO ONE THERE WAS LIKE YOU.TUESDAY - REVIEW FOR POETRY QUIZ; CONTINUE PART 1 REVIEW AND WRITINGWEDNESDAY - REMOTE- POETRY TERMS QUIZTHURSDAY - REVIEW PART 1 AND FINISH WRITINGFRIDAY - PART 1 STUDY GUIDE QUESTIONSWEEK OF 9/21 - 9/25MONDAY - REVIEW ALL TECHNOLOGY & PROGRAMS; POETRY TERMS REVIEW. Practice opening an email attachment.TUESDAY - REVIEW; READ WORKS ACTIVITY, Practice & review sending an email attachmentwith a formal email to a teacher! Begin reading Part 1 of BGD (Pages 1-41)WEDNESDAY - REMOTE LEARNING DAY -INDEPENDENT LEARNING -Research topicsYour name (first, middle, last)Your birthdayTHURSDAY - BROWN GIRL DREAMING -FRIDAY - BROWN GIRL DREAMING - Part 1 should be complete!WEEK OF 9/14 - 9/18MONDAY - Assigning seats, logging into to all necessary websites and programs in 365, classroom rules, etc. ("housekeeping")TUESDAY - More technology housekeeping and organization information;"HOW TO EMAIL A TEACHER" POWERPOINT & ACTIVITY (Due: Wednesday!)WEDNESDAY - Email assignment is due today!THURSDAY - Working in Teams - looking at files & creating foldersFRIDAY - Editing an Email Assignment (practice modifying an assignmnet and submitting in Teams)WEEK OF 9/7-9/11 -Week 1MONDAY - LABOR DAY!TUESDAY - STAFF DEVELOPMENT DAYWEDNESDAY - FIRST DAY OF CLASSES (REMOTELY) USING TEAMS; LOG-IN FOR A CLASS MEETING AND SUBMIT 3-QUESTION ASSIGNMENTTHURSDAY - GOLD COHORT - Assigning seats, logging into to all necessary websites and programs in 365, classroom rules, etc. ("housekeeping")FRIDAY - GOLD COHORT - More technology housekeeping and organization information; Resumbission of 3-questions Assignmnet #1 (revisions)
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