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UNIT 4 SELECTION TEST "Civil Peace" (T/Q) at Savvas EasyBridge

  • Multiple Choice
  • Comprehension Check
  • Text Analysis
  • Analyze Craft & Structure-Development of Theme
  • Word Study-Compound Nouns
  • Concept Vocabulary

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UNIT 4 EXTENSION SELECTION TEST "Civil Peace" (T/Q) at Schoology

  • Multiple Choice / Short Answer
  • Comprehension Check
  • Text Analysis
  • Compound Nouns

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ANALYZE CRAFT & STRUCTURE (CW) "Civil Peace" pg 397

Development of Theme

The theme of a literary work is the central message or insight into life it expresses.

1. (a) Find an example of the juxtaposition of two ideas in “Civil Peace.”

(b) What effect does Achebe create by pairing these two ideas?

2. (a) Describe the events in the story that prompt Jonathan to use the expression “Nothing puzzles God.”

(b) Judging from the circumstances of each event, explain what you think Jonathan means by this expression.

5. What theme do Jonathan’s actions and the events in the story develop?

Support your answer with evidence from the text.

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UNIT 4 Close Read "Civil Peace" (CW) pgs 392 & 394

SUBMIT Portions of text that would be annotated, along with responses to QUESTION / CONCLUDE

CLOSE READ
ANNOTATE: In paragraphs 24–27, mark words and phrases that suggest a casual friendliness in the way the thief speaks to
Jonathan.
QUESTION: Why does the thief address Jonathan with seeming friendliness and familiarity?
CONCLUDE: What is the effect of this seemingly friendly tone?

ANNOTATE: A simile is a figure of speech that uses an explicit comparison word such as like or as to make a comparison between two dissimilar things. In paragraph 40,mark the simile.
QUESTION: Why does the author use this simile after the threats of violence that came earlier in the story?
CONCLUDE: What is the effect of this simile?

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UNIT 4 Text Analysis Discussions (CW) "Civil Peace" pg. 396

3. Infer

After the robbery, Jonathan says, “Or is it greater than other things that went with the war?”

To what is he referring? Explain.

4. Connect

Why do you think the author chooses the term “Civil Peace” as the story’s title?

Explain your reasoning, using details from the story.

Comment on one other classmate's response.

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UNIT 4 "Civil Peace" Comprehension Check Quiz (T/Q)

5  Questions Multiple Choice in Schoology

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UNIT 4 SELECTION TEST (T/Q) "The Necklace"

  • Comprehension Check
  • Analyze The Text
  • Concept Vocabulary
  • Word Study
  • Analyze Craft & Structure – Literary Devices – Situational Irony

Multiple Choice at Savvas EasyBridge

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UNIT 4 "The Necklace" Extension Selection Test (T/Q)

Complete and Submit at Schoology
 
3 Multiple Choice
1 Short Answer

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ANALYZE CRAFT & STRUCTURE (CW) Situational Irony pg 383

Discussion at Schoology

Answer the prompt:

2. How might Mathilde’s life have been different if she had told Madame Forestier the truth right after the ball? Explain.

Pose a question to ONE other classmates response.

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ANALYZE CRAFT & STRUCTURE (CW) Situational Irony pg 383

Complete Chart (#1)

Be prepared to answer numbers 2-4 in a Discussion.

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ANALYZE THE TEXT-Make A Judgement (CW) "The Necklace" pg. 382

Make a Judgment: Which contributes more to Mathilde’s misery—her circumstances or her desires?

Explain in a short paragraph

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ANALYZE THE TEXT-Speculate (CW) "The Necklace" pg 382

Complete and submit in Schoology discussion
 
SPECULATE
Answer prompt: Speculate Will Mathilde tell her husband the truth about the necklace? Explain.
Respond to ONE other classmate with a question about their response.

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UNIT 4 "The Necklace" Quiz(T/Q) - Comprehension Check

Multiple Choice
Complete and submit at Schoology

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UNIT 4 DISCUSS IT (CW) pg 362 "Power of Half"

DUE AT BEGINNING OF CLASS
1. Watch video
2. Answer question in Discussion at Schoology:
Why do people acquire more than they need?
3. COMMENT on ONE classmates response and pose ONE QUESTION.
WRITE in FULL sentences.
 

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UNIT 4 Launch Activity (CW) Pg 368 "I Came, I Saw, I Shopped"

DUE AT BEGINNING OF CLASS

Consider this statement: If they can afford it, people should buy whatever they want.

Decide how strongly you agree or disagree with the statement:

Strongly Agree    /  Agree   /   Disagree   / Strongly Disagree

Briefly explain your reasons in the Discussion at Schoology

COMMENT on ONE classmates response and pose ONE QUESTION to that classmate.

USE FULL SENTENCES

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LAUNCH TEXT SUMMARY (R) "I Came, I Saw, I Shopped" (990L) pg 366-367

READ Launch the Informative Text "I Came, I Saw, I Shopped"
WRITE Summary on page 368
 

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UNIT 4 Scavenger Hunt (CW)

Explore UNIT 4 "All That Glitters"

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MIDDLE OF YEAR Diagnostic - at Savvas EasyBridge

  • Check of Standards Mastery Growth in comparison to Beginning of Year Diagnostic
  • Individual Growth Results will be emailed
  • Access Savvas EasyBridge through Schoology

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MIDDLE OF YEAR Diagnostic at Renaissance Learning (CW)

  • Check of Mid-Year Lexile reading growth using STAR Reading Assessment
  • Access through Schoology

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SPRING 2021 SYLLABUS (CW)

Acknowledge receipt of syllabus with contact information in Schoology

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UNIT 1 TEST - AVAILABLE DECEMBER 10th-14th

COMPLETE at Savvas Easy Bridge

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INDEPENDENT READING - Choose ONE Text

  • CHOOSE ONE Text / Access at Savvas Easy Bridge
  • COMPLETE Reading
  • COMPLETE Comprehension Check Questions
  • COMPLETE Text Questions
  • TURN IN at Schoology,
  • You will be assigned Selection Test at SAVVAS EASYBRIDGE
  • COMPLETE Selection Test at SAVVAS EASYBRIDGE
  • ALL ITEMS DUE BY Thursday, DECEMBER 10th

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SELECTION TEST PART 1 Poetry Collection

Multiple Choice at SAVVAS EASYBRIDGE
  • beware: do not read this poem
  • The Raven
  • Windigo
  • Comprehension Check
  • Analyze the Text
  • Concept Vocabulary
  • Word Study: prefix be-
  • Analyze Craft and Structure: Theme / Imagery

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SELECTION TEST Part 2 Poetry Collection

Multiple Choice / Short Answer at SCHOOLOGY
  • beware: do not read this poem
  • The Raven
  • Windigo
  • Comprehension Check
  • Concept Vocabulary
  • Word Study: prefix be-
  • Analyze Craft and Structure: Theme / Imagery

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ANALYZE THE TEXT Poetry Collection pg 110

Review and Clarify
Reread lines 1–12 of “The Raven.”

Discuss the ways in which Poe establishes the setting for the poem.
  • How do the time of day and the season match the speaker’s state of mind?
  • What overall mood or atmosphere does the poet create?

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COMPREHENSION CHECK pg 109 Poetry Collection

Read poems
  • beware: do not read this poem
  • The Raven
  • Windigo
COMPLETE Comprehension Check questions
 

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GROUP RESEARCH PROJECT pg 99

Assignment - TO BE PRESENTED IN CLASS
Research cultural dimensions of the ways in which people experience and express fear.

Then, collect your findings and present them in a digital presentation.

Choose ONE from these options:

POLL

  • Design and conduct a poll to determine how people feel about scary but generally safe experiences, such as roller coasters, movies, and even extreme sports.
  • Write a series of at least ten yes/no questions that you will have people answer.
  • Calculate the results, gather visuals, and organize your findings into a presentation to share with the class.

FILM STUDY

  • Conduct a film study of scary movies from the 1950s or 1960s.
  • Watch two films, or segments of more, and analyze the sources of fear in each one.
  • Draw conclusions about the types of things that scared mid-twentieth-century Americans.
  • Locate images or video clips, and organize your findings and visuals into a report to share with the class.
    (Clear the movies you will watch with your teacher before proceeding.)

HISTORICAL STUDY

  • Conduct a historical study of comets as objects of fear in ancient societies.
  • Find out how ancient peoples explained what comets were and what they meant, and consider some of the reasons
    for those perceptions.
  • Locate drawings and other visuals that will help communicate your findings.
  • Then, organize and deliver your presentation.

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SELECTION TEST PART 2 "Why Do Some Brains Enjoy Fear?"

COMPLETE DURING CLASS at SCHOOLOGY
 
Multiple Choice / Short Answer
  • Analyze the Text
  • Scientific / Technical Diction
  • Word Study - Patterns of Word Changes (suffix -ive / -ion)
 
 

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SELECTION TEST PART 1 "Why Do Some Brains Enjoy Fear?"

COMPLETE BY END OF DAY at SAVVAS EASYBRIDGE
 
Multiple Choice
  • Comprehension Check
  • Analyze the Text
  • Technical Vocabulary
  • Author's Style: Claims-Evidence-Credibility
  • Craft and Structure: Scientific / Technical Diction
  • Word Study - Patterns of Word Changes (suffix -ive / -ion)
 
 

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ANALYZE THE TEXT (CW) pg 96 In Class Discussion Groups

IN CLASS DISCUSSION GROUPS  Have answers prepared to share during class.
  • Post your response to questions #1 and #2.
  • Read other group members responses
  • Pose a TWO PART followup question to at least two responses.

1. Review and Clarify: Reread paragraph 6 of the selection.

How can fear be both “innate” and “learned”?

2. Present and Discuss: Share the passages from the selection that you found especially relevant.

Share your passages.

Discuss what you noticed in the selection, what questions you asked, and what conclusions you reached.

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COMPREHENSION CHECK (R) pg 95 "Why Do Some Brains Enjoy Fear?"

Answer questions 1-3

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AUTHOR'S STYLE (CW) pg 98 Scientific and Technical Diction "Why Do Some Brains Enjoy Fear?"

Complete chart

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SELECTION TEST Part 1 "Where Is Here?"

Multiple Choice
At SAVVAS EASYBRIDGE
  • Comprehension Check
  • Analyze the Text
  • Analyze Craft & Structure: Modern Gothic
  • Concept Vocabulary: gregarious amiably stoical
  • Word Study: Adverbs of Manner (-ly)
  • Author's Style: Dialogue and Character Development
 

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SELECTION TEST PART 2 "Where Is Here?"

Multiple Choice AND Short Answers
Complete at SCHOOLOGY (DURING CLASS PERIOD)
  • Analyze the Text
  • Word Study: Adverbs of Manner (-ly)

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AUTHOR'S STYLE - pg 80 Character Development / Dialogue DISCUSSION POST

Analyze the mother in “Where Is Here?”
Explain what you learn about her character from each example of dialogue.
POST AT SCHOOLOGY   /    Comment on ONE GROUP MEMBER'S analysis

“I wasn’t the one who opened the
door to that man in the first place,”
the mother said, coming up behind
the father and touching his arm.

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ANALYZE CRAFT & STRUCTURE pg 79 Modern Gothic

COMPLETE CHART 
 
Practice:
Work individually to identify details in “Where Is Here?” that relate to each literary element.
Be prepared to discuss your choices with your group. Focus especially on your interpretations of the ambiguous ending.

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ANALYZE THE TEXT pg 78 "Where Is Here?" POST AT SCHOOLOGY DISCUSSION

Complete the Activities on your own (NOT BEING TURNED IN)
 
QUESTION #2: BE PREPARED TO SHARE A KEY PASSAGE DURING CLASS
  • What made you choose these (this) particular passages? .
  • Discuss what details you noticed, what questions you asked, and what conclusions you reached. 
  • READ AND COMMENT ON TWO ADDITIONAL NON-GROUP MEMBER'S KEY PASSAGE CHOICE

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WORKING AS A TEAM (CW) page 66

COMPLETE #1-5
Also watch and discuss "The Visit"
DUE AT BEGINNING OF CLASS

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COMPREHENSION CHECK (R) "Where Is Here?" pgs 69-76

READ Story
COMPLETE Comprehension Check pg 77 Questions 1-4

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Unit 1 Performance Task: Writing Focus: Explanatory Essay

Unit 1 Performance Task: Writing Focus: Explanatory Essay

Essay Scoring Activity (see pages 58-63)

Use your knowledge of these texts and your own experience or observations to write an explanatory essay that answers this question:

How and when does imagination overcome reason?

ELECTRONIC VERSION OF DRAFT SHOULD BE AVAILABLE TO PASTE INTO BROWSER FOR REVISIONS AND FINAL SUBMISSION

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SELECTION TEST PART 1 "House Taken Over"

House Taken Over - Taken at Savvas EasyBridge DURING CLASS
  • Comprehension Check
  • Analyze the Text
  • Analyze Craft & Structure: Elements of Magical Realism
  • Comparison of Genres (Gothic pg. 33/Magical Realism pg. 45)
  • Concept Vocabulary: spacious    unvoiced    obscure   vestibule   recessed   muffled
  • Word Study- Prefix/Suffix patterns of change
Multiple Choice / MUST BE COMPLETED DURING CLASS

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SELECTION TEST PART 2 "House Taken Over"

House Taken Over - Taken at SCHOOLOGY DURING CLASS
  • Elements of Magical Realism
  • Comparison of Genres (Gothic pg. 33/Magical Realism pg. 45)
  • Word Study- Prefix/Suffix patterns of change
Multiple Choice / Short Answer

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CLOSE READ "House Taken Over"

ANNOTATE / QUESTION / CONCLUDE

  • See margins on pages 38 and 40
  • Complete TWO (2) Close Read activities located in margins
    • ANNOTATE - in your textbook (Do not need to see picture of your ANNOTATE)
    • QUESTION / CONCLUDE answers submitted via Schoology

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ANALYZE THE TEXT pg 44 "House Taken Over"

Complete questions 1-4
Question #4 Answer in complete paragraph
 
PERIOD 5 ONLY / DUE AT END OF DAY / PERIOD 5 ONLY

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COMPREHENSION CHECK pg 43 "House Taken Over"

  • Questions 1-6
  • Write summary at bottom of page 42

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SELECTION TEST #1 "The Fall of the House of Usher" (Pages 12-35) PART 1 of 2

SELECTION TEST #1 / Part #1 of 2

"The Fall of the House of Usher

  • Comprehension Check
  • Close Read / Analyze the Text
  • Analyze Craft & Structure: Elements of Gothic Literature
  • Concept Vocabulary: Words of decay/destruction (annihilate, rending, tumultuous, antiquity, fissure, dissolution)
  • Word Study: Connotation / Denotation
  • Conventions: Sentence Structure (Simple, Compound, Complex, Compound-Complex)
Multiple Choice completed online at Savvas EasyBridge DURING class period.
 

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SELECTION TEST #1 "The Fall of the House of Usher (Pages 12-35) Part 2 of 2

SELECTION TEST #1 / Part #2 of 2

"The Fall of the House of Usher

  • Comprehension Check
  • Close Read / Analyze the Text
  • Word Study: Connotation / Denotation
  • Conventions: Sentence Structure (Simple, Compound, Complex, Compound-Complex)
Short Answer / Multiple Choice submitted through Schoology by END OF DAY.

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EXTRA CREDIT - LAPL Student Success Card

In honor of LIBRARY CARD SIGN-UP MONTH / NATIONAL LITERACY MONTH

10 point READING extra credit
Submit photo of your current LAPL Student Success Card!
 

NOTE: Additional 10 point Reading Extra Credit if agreeable to submitting

photo of yourself with your success card for Banning HS Librarian's newsletter.

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CONVENTIONS - Sentence Structure

Simple / Compound / Complex / Compound-Complex
 
COMPLETE PAGE 35
  • Read It - complete in textbook (annotate)
  • Write It

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ANALYZE CRAFT AND STRUCTURE- Elements of Gothic Literature (CW) Page 33

COMPLETE CHART ON PAGE 33

Practice
Use the chart to record passages from the story that exemplify elements of the Gothic literary tradition.

Explain each choice.

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CONCLUSION CHALLENGE (CW) "Usher" Final Paragraph

  • Write alternative final paragraph to the story
  • Use sensory details, vivid language

    Give reasons for your new conclusion to the story.

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CONCEPT VOCABULARY pg 34 (CW) "The Fall of the House of Usher"

COMPLETE:

  • Why These Words? Questions 1 & 2
  • Practice: 1 (just list words in order, do not copy paragraph) & 2

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WORD STUDY pg 34 (CW) "The Fall of the House of Usher"

Denotation & Connotation

COMPLETE Questions 1 & 2

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CLASS SYLLABUS

  • Show to / Discuss with Parent-Guardian
  • Student & Parent-Guardian acknowledge receipt/understanding

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ANALYZE THE TEXT pg 32 (CW) "The Fall of the House of Usher"

COMPLETE QUESTIONS 1-5

Question 5 - (5-6 sentence paragraph)

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CLOSE READ: "The Fall of the House of Usher" (see margins)

Complete SIX (6) Close Read activities located in margins

ANNOTATE - in your textbook (Do not need to see picture of your ANNOTATE)

QUESTION / CONCLUDE submitted via Schoology

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FIRST READ - "The Fall of the House of Usher" 1410L

pgs. 13-30
  • COMPLETE First Read of story
  • COMPLETE Six Frame Storyboard on page 30 (see posted example)
  • COMPLETE Comprehension Check page 31

Approx 50-70 minute read

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LAUNCH TEXT EXPLANATORY MODEL My Introduction to Gothic Literature

PAGES 6-9

READ TEXT SELECTION
Summary Page 8
Quick Write Page 9

"The Cask of Amontillado" available for viewing in Schoology

 

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MyPerspectives Textbook Scavenger Hunt

NOTE DUE DATE IS BY START OF CLASS, NOT END OF DAY!

Complete ALL questions 

  • Submit typed document, upload to Schoology
  • Type answers directly into assignment on Schoology
  • Write on paper and submit photo on Schoology 

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Vocabulary.com Practice Assignment (UNIT 1 words)

Practice: BYRD UNIT 1 Academic Vocabulary / Concept Vocabulary "Fall of the House of Usher"

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NEWSELA - Reading Skills Check #1

Read and Complete quizzes for all THREE assigned articles

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BEGINNING OF YEAR DIAGNOSTIC ASSESSMENT (MyPerspectives)

Complete Beginning of Year Assessment by 9AM

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PERSONAL NARRATIVE PROMPTS

Choose TWO scenarios to write about.
MINIMUM of THREE paragraphs for each chosen scenario.
 

STUDENTS WHO HAVE MR. BYRD FOR L & L (PERIOD 2) AND ELA10 DO NOT NEED TO COMPLETE A SECOND TIME

WORK WILL BE APPLIED TO BOTH ASSIGNMENTS

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Discussion Board Response: DIAGNOSTIC ASSESSMENT

See Schoology for Discussion question
Discussion question will be published after slide presentation in ZOOM
Post response to receive full credit

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IMPORTANT NOTICE!

Please email me if you do not have your textbook


MyPerspectives GRADE 10 Volume ONE