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A DAY, PERIOD 1: Answer the following prompt based on "The Tell-Tale Heart" (DUE WEDNESDAY, 10/24): What are some ways that Poe creates suspense in “The Tell-Tale Heart?” Think about Poe’s writing style, the narration, pacing, vocabulary, etcetera. Provide AT LEAST THREE EXAMPLES using THREE QUOTES from the text to support your response. Make sure you EXPLAIN YOUR QUOTES.                                  A DAY, PERIOD 8: Transitional Story Final Drafts (DUE THURSDAY, 10/25/18) 
Posted by GMiller  at 6:49 PM
  
A DAY, PERIOD 1: Create 5 predictions for the Tell-Tale Heart based on the Poe video. You can make predictions about the characters, themes, plot, genre, etcetera. (DUE TOMORROW, 10/19/18) 
Posted by GMiller  On Oct 18, 2018 at 9:43 AM
  
A DAY, PERIOD 8: Test #1: Plot and Conflict (TOMORROW, 10/16)             A DAY, PERIOD 1: Newsela Article "If a robot pleaded with you..." prompt response (DUE TOMORROW, 10/16/18): "In the article "If a robot pleaded with you...," did you find the results of the study surprising? Provide 3 examples from the text (quotes) to support your response. Make sure to EXPLAIN how your QUOTES support your RESPONSE." 
Posted by GMiller  On Oct 15, 2018 at 9:43 AM
  
A DAY PERIOD 1: Test #1 (Friday, 10/12/18). A DAY PERIOD 8: Test # 1 (Tuesday, 10/16/18) AND transitional word short story, first draft: 8 transitional words / phrases (due Monday, 10/15/18) 
Posted by GMiller  On Oct 09, 2018 at 6:48 PM
  
A DAY, PERIOD 1: Complete final draft of transitional word / phrase story AND peer-reflection guide (due Tuesday, 10/9/18). Test 1 re-scheduled to Thursday, 10/11/18. 
Posted by GMiller  On Oct 05, 2018 at 2:56 PM
  
A DAY, PERIOD 1: Complete the Transitional Word Narrative Assignment: (DIRECTIONS: write a short story based on an interesting experience in your life! In your story, you must correctly use eight transitional words / phrases) (due Friday, 10/5/18) A DAY, PERIOD 8: Finish Literature Circle Role Sheets for Raymond's Run (DIRECTIONS FOR ACCESSING RAYMOND'S RUN ON THE ONLINE TEXTBOOK: 1. go to my.hrw.com. 2. USERNAME: brearley8. 3. PASSWORD: bruins. 4. Click on "Go to Online Textbook." 5. Where it says "select unit or chapter," click on "unit 1: plot and conflict." 6. Where it says "select a section," click on "Raymond's Run.") (due Tomorrow, 10/4/18)
Posted by GMiller  On Oct 03, 2018 at 10:46 AM
  
A Day, Period 8: Complete final draft for Caring Classroom Activity (due Monday, 9/17/18). 
Posted by GMiller  On Sep 15, 2018 at 1:26 PM 1 Comment
  
A Day, Period 8: Class Binder with folder, paper and dividers (due 9/14/18). Final Draft for Caring Classroom Activity. One thing you love about community / world, AT LEAST 3 reasons. One thing you would like to make better in you community / the world, AT LEAST 3 reasons. (due Monday, 9/17/18). 
Posted by GMiller  On Sep 13, 2018 at 12:12 PM
  
A Day, Period 1: Flag Article and Extra Credit A.I. Article (due 9/13/18). Flag Article Question: Why do you think so much effort was put into identifying the flag and the person who turned it in(1 PARAGRAPH, 4 SENTENCES, AT LEAST 1 QUOTE)? Do you believe everyone sees the American Flag the same way, and why? (1 PARAGRAPH, 4 SENTENCES, NO QUOTES). ?A.I. Article Question: ?Based on the article, what are some ways in which A.I. acts racially biased (1 PARAGRAPH, 4 SENTENCES, 1 QUOTE). What are some steps that can be taken to stop racial bias in A.I. (1 PARAGRAPH, 4 SENTENCES, 1 QUOTE).   
Posted by GMiller  On Sep 12, 2018 at 5:03 PM
  
A Day, Period 8: Flag Article and Extra Credit A.I. Article (due 9/13/18). Flag Article Question: Why do you think so much effort was put into identifying the flag and the person who turned it in(1 PARAGRAPH, 4 SENTENCES, AT LEAST 1 QUOTE)? Do you believe everyone sees the American Flag the same way, and why? (1 PARAGRAPH, 4 SENTENCES, NO QUOTES). ​A.I. Article Question: ​Based on the article, what are some ways in which A.I. acts racially biased (1 PARAGRAPH, 4 SENTENCES, 1 QUOTE). What are some steps that can be taken to stop racial bias in A.I. (1 PARAGRAPH, 4 SENTENCES, 1 QUOTE).   
Posted by GMiller  On Sep 11, 2018 at 3:02 PM
  
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