Reading the Biography CN-ECS11UB_1 (Period 1) 2021 1 Assignments

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Final Writing Assignment for Reading the Biography in Google Classroom

Final Writing Assignment for Reading the Biography

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Humanitarian Exam in Google Classroom

Humanitarian Exam

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November 30th Presentation Day: Humanitarians in Google Classroom

November 30th Presentation Day: Humanitarians

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November 16th Reading Assignment: Taliban Threat in Google Classroom

November 16th Reading Assignment: Taliban Threat

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November 10th Class Notes: Class Journal in Google Classroom

November 10th Class Notes: Class Journal

Directions: By Monday, everyone should have submitted their three entries and the Padlet should encapsulate this historic moment in our lives. 


Here are some ideas to consider for your entries:

1) Describe a dream or wish you had while city was under lockdown.
2) Explain your hopes and/or fears.
3) Incorporate images, drawings, recordings of yourself or your work that captures how you were/are feeling during this time. [Be sure it is appropriate for a school setting and explain why you selected this to capture your inner thoughts and feelings during this pandemic].
4) Share how you passed or have been passing the time. Why did you chose to do what you did? Explain.
5) Provide a life lesson that you have learned because of your experience. Explain the importance of this lesson and how you have changed because this lesson.
6) Share a video, article, or quote that helped you get through this experience. Explain its significance. 

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November 9th Class Notes: The Importance of Journaling in Google Classroom

November 9th Class Notes: The Importance of Journaling

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I am Malala Exam #1 in Google Classroom

I am Malala Exam #1

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November 1st Task: Research Presentations in Google Classroom

November 1st Task: Research Presentations

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November 1st Task: Research Presentations in Google Classroom

November 1st Task: Research Presentations

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October 21st Assignment: Developing the Central Idea of Chapter Nine of I am Malala in Google Classroom

October 21st Assignment: Developing the Central Idea of Chapter Nine of I am Malala

Directions: With a partner, complete the following graphic organizer. This task requires you to reflect on chapter nine plot events. Discuss what you and your partner think is the message Malala is making about: POWER. Then, determine how she used ONE writing strategy to convey this message. Cite textual evidence to support your analysis. Once you are done, defend your stance on the message Malala is conveying to her readers. 

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October 19th Class Notes: Jigsaw Activity [Chapters 6-8] in Google Classroom

October 19th Class Notes: Jigsaw Activity [Chapters 6-8]

HW: Complete the reading and finish answering the questions assigned to your chapter.

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October 20th Reading:

October 20th Reading: "I am Malala" Chapter 9

Directions: Read and annotate Chapter 9.


On Pear Deck, complete the graphic organizer. Based on Chapter 9 events, how was the Taliban group able to gain power over the people? Connect this to the Ted-Ed video just watched.

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October 19th Reading: Jigsaw for I am Malala [Chapters 6-8] in Google Classroom

October 19th Reading: Jigsaw for I am Malala [Chapters 6-8]

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October 14th Reading: Chapter Five in Google Classroom

October 14th Reading: Chapter Five

Read and annotate Chapther 5 of I am Malala

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October 13th: Writing about an influential person/event in your life in Google Classroom

October 13th: Writing about an influential person/event in your life

Complete the 3-4 paragraph original story.

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October 12th Class Notes: Imagery/Author's Purpose in Google Classroom

October 12th Class Notes: Imagery/Author's Purpose

HW: Finish reading chapter 4. Complete chart on Pear Deck.

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October 7th Topic: Independent Reading/Analysis of Chapter Three of I am Malala in Google Classroom

October 7th Topic: Independent Reading/Analysis of Chapter Three of I am Malala

Return to Chapter Three of I am Malala. 
Independently read the rest of the chapter. 
Take notes of ALL the challenges Ziauddin Yousafzai faced because he and a friend decided to open up a school.

Describe each challenge.
What were the outcomes of these challenges?
What did you learn about opening up a school of your own? Explain.

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Annotating Chapter Four of I am Malala in Google Classroom

Annotating Chapter Four of I am Malala

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Reading of Chapter Three in Google Classroom

Reading of Chapter Three

Directions: Read pages 1-5 of chapter three. Annotate as you go. Answer the following questions as you go:
What is revealed by the teachers' actions in this paragraph?
How has Malala's father's luck changed? What does this mean for him?
What important lesson did Malala's father learn in these pages?
Why is there all of a sudden "a lot of optimism about the future"?
What has caused this violent reaction from the Muslim people? Do they have the right to be angry? Defend your stance.

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Using Education as a Tool Homework in Google Classroom

Using Education as a Tool Homework

Watch Greta Thunberg's speech to world leaders. Answer the questions on Pear Deck.

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Annotating Chapter Three of I am Malala in Google Classroom

Annotating Chapter Three of I am Malala

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Annotating Chapter Two of I am Malala in Google Classroom

Annotating Chapter Two of I am Malala

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Annotating Prologue and Chapter One Assignment in Google Classroom

Annotating Prologue and Chapter One Assignment

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Background Research Assignment for I am Malala in Google Classroom

Background Research Assignment for I am Malala