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A DAY, PERIOD 3: Answer the following self-reflection questions based on your performance during the book talk (DUE MONDAY, 10/22/18):         1. List three GLOWS regarding your performance during the Book Talk. In what areas have you improved since the last book talk?            2. List three GROWS regarding your performance during the activity. In what areas can you improve before the next Book Talk? In what areas have you improved since the last book talk?           3. EXPLAIN SOME STRATEGIES YOU CAN USE TO IMPROVE? IF YOU LIST ANY OF THE SAME GROWS AS YOUR PREVIOUS BOOK TALK, EXPLAIN WHETHER THE STRATGEY YOU USED IS WORKING OR, IF NOT, HOW YOU CAN REVISE THAT STRATEGY. (ONE PER GROW)
Posted by GMiller  On Oct 18, 2018 at 4:54 PM
  
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 4:44 PM
  
Complete the following prompt for the "An experiment shows..." article (DUE TOMORROW, 10/18/18): In the article, "An experiment shows," did you find the results of the study surprising? Provide 2 examples from the text (quotes) to support your response. Make sure to EXPLAIN how your QUOTES support your RESPONSE.
Posted by GMiller  On Oct 17, 2018 at 6:26 PM
  
Complete the following prompt for the "An experiment shows..." article (DUE THURSDAY, 10/18/18): In the article, "An experiment shows," did you find the results of the study surprising? Provide 2 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 5:13 PM
  
Test #1 (Friday, 10/12/18) 
Posted by GMiller  On Oct 09, 2018 at 6:49 PM
  
Complete the final draft for the Transitional Word / Phrase Story (DUE TUESDAY, 10/9/18) 
Posted by GMiller  On Oct 05, 2018 at 2:58 PM
  
Complete the Transitional Word Narrative assignment (typed, Times New Roman, 12 point font) (DUE FRIDAY, 10/5/18). The directions for this assignment are as follows: Write a short story based on an interesting experience in your life! In your story, you must incorporate and correctly use six transitional words / phrases.
Posted by GMiller  On Oct 03, 2018 at 4:48 PM
  
Homework: Answer the following prompt in FOUR SENTENCES, based on the article "Hall of Fame Honorees: Toni Cade Bambara" -   "Now that we know who Toni Cade Bambara is, what predictions can we make about her short story “Raymond’s Run?” What might the author talk about in her story, "Raymond's Run?" What lessons might the author want us to take away from the story? What type of characters may we see? What might the setting be?"'  You do not have to answer every question in the prompt. Just provide as many predictions about "Raymond's Run" as you can.  (due Monday, 9/24/18)
Posted by GMiller  On Sep 21, 2018 at 4:08 PM
  
A Day, Period 4: 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 5:02 PM
  
- Binder with folder, paper and labeled dividers (due 9/14/18) 
Posted by GMiller  On Sep 10, 2018 at 6:49 PM