English as a New Language 2020-2021 Assignments

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Poetry Annotation Activity # 2 in Google Classroom

Poetry Annotation Activity # 2

1. Read the document " Model Poem for Annotation guide"
2. Read and annotate  the document "Mother to Son Poem"

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Poetry Annotation Activity # 1  in Google Classroom

Poetry Annotation Activity # 1

1. Read the documnet " Model Poem for Annotation guide"
2. Read and annotate  the document "Bed in Summer-Poem"

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Scholarsweek Week Assignment Part 2  in Google Classroom

Scholarsweek Week Assignment Part 2

1. Respond to the short response below in full detail.  Your response will be graded as an exam response. 

SHORT RESPONSE : What is the central idea of your favorite movie that you watched ? How does the movie director/producers use Characterization to develop the central idea throughout the movie ? Explain in full detail. REMEMBER, some of the movies I have not seen so you need to explain it well in your own words. Type your response in compound and complex sentences below.  ( 8 points)

2. Take the Summer Class Survey Below  ( 2 points)


*** Both are apart of your grade for today.

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" The Man in the Well" Activity #7 (Central Idea Response)

1. Read the document "Central Ideas in Fiction Explained " ( it includes: an expalnation of central ideas, a writing frame to help you and an example of a effective central idea response)

2. Read the instruction on " The Man in the Well " Central Idea Assignment and complete the task


** Read the rubric to see how you will be graded 
***THIS IS AN EXAM GRADE

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" The Man in the Well" Activity #6 (Central Idea Bainstorm)

Next week you will write a central idea response.  THIS IS NOT YOUR CENTRAL IDEA RESPONSE . I would like to know your thoughts on the questions below. 


Be sure to respond to the questions in 5-6 in completes sentences. Be sure to include a variety of sentence structures including simple, compound and complex sentences. 



1. What do you think is the central idea of the story ? Why?
2. Which writing strategy best shows this central idea? Explain

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       Fictional Writing Assignment  in Google Classroom

Fictional Writing Assignment

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Growing Up Activity #6 (Central Idea Response) in Google Classroom

Growing Up Activity #6 (Central Idea Response)

1. Read the document "Central Ideas in Fiction Explained "
2. Read the instruction on " Growing up" Central Idea Assignment and complete the task

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"Growing Up" Activity # 5 ( Pre -Writing Assesment)



1.Reread "Growing up"
2. Identify a central idea in the story - 
3. Explain thoroughly in your own words why you think this is the central idea of the story. Be sure to cite evidence in your response.


Ex: "djgajgkjagkjgajksdgfjkadgfkjgdfjkgadjfgjadgfjkg" ( page 55)

**A central idea is a big message or lesson the author writes about a topic.  A central idea is not a theme, however it can be based on a theme. 


Ex : Theme -Love , Central idea- When you love someone you make sacrifices for them 



Writing frame if you need it  :


A central idea in " Growing Up" is __________________. The author shows us the central idea by..... The text states, "_________________" ( page #). This shows _______________. Likewise on page # it says, "________________________."  This proves .... 


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Growing Up Activity # 4 ( Examples of Characterization) in Google Classroom

Growing Up Activity # 4 ( Examples of Characterization)

1. Read "Characterization Explained"
2. Complete the assignment "Characterization Assignment "

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Growing Up Activity # 3  ( End of Reading Quiz) in Google Classroom

Growing Up Activity # 3 ( End of Reading Quiz)

Read the story and take the Quiz

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"Growing Up" Activity # 2 (Do now Quiz)

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"Growing Up" Text

Read the text Below and take the quiz

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"Growing Up" Activity #1 ( Vocab)

Please complete the Vocabulary chart attached

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" Finding Phillip" Vocabulary log

Please complete the attached assignment. It will help you to understand the story you will read tomorrow. 




****Please keep in mind that it will be graded as classwork and also your particpation for the the day.

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Parts of a Plot  in Google Classroom

Parts of a Plot

Identify the Parts of the  plot in "Fish Cheeks"


Use the "Parts of a plot" document to help you

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Fusion Recipe Writing  in Google Classroom

Fusion Recipe Writing

Write a Fusion Recipe in which combine a dish form your culture with a dis from another country . Please read the document "Fusion Recipe Assignment"

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Vocabulary for Recipe Writing  Classwork  in Google Classroom

Vocabulary for Recipe Writing Classwork

1. Look at the vocabulary on the document " Terms for Recipe Writing"
2. Complete the document "Recipe Writing Activity"

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Reading Assignment  in Google Classroom

Reading Assignment

Read the attached article and answer the questions and the end of the article.

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Food Staple Text in Google Classroom

Food Staple Text

1. Read the text
2. Take the quiz. The quiz must be COMPLETED before 5 pm !!

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Food Vending Your Country Presentation in Google Classroom

Food Vending Your Country Presentation

Create a presentation about Food vending your country .

You must include:

Background information about your country : Where is your country located? Which countries are close to your country ? where in your country are you and your groups are from ? What should we know about food vending in your country?

2-3 examples of food vending / street food options in your countries. Be sure to include the name of the food, the ingredients, the food group as well as any other information that will help viewers know more about your food vending / street food options.

Use of a variety of adjectives to describe food

Creative features ( colors, front, picture etc)



**** See my example

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Food Vending Text Informational Summary  in Google Classroom

Food Vending Text Informational Summary

Using the document " Teacher Example Informational text Summary" write an informational summary based " Food Vending Text"

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Street Food Video  in Google Classroom

Street Food Video

After watching the video, answer the questions below in complete sentences:

1. In your own words, define “street food”?

2. Give the name of one street food and the country it is from. Use 3 adjectives to describe it based on what you see in the video .

3. In your opinion, what is the most **appetizing street food in your country ? Give the name , 3 adjectives to describe it and explain why it is the most appetizing street food.


**Appetizing : Having a good smell or appearance that makes people want to eat.

ex: New Yorkers find pizza appetizing.

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Food and Culture Text  in Google Classroom

Food and Culture Text

1. Read the text " Food and Culture"
2. Take the Quiz

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Your Favorite Food  in Google Classroom

Your Favorite Food

Using the writing guide below and adjectives from the document " Adjectives describing Food" write about your Favorite food

My Favorite food is ____________. It is ______________. It is a part of ______________ food group. Some Ingredients in the dish are It is ………… I usually eat this meal for _______ ( lunch, dinner, snack, anytime of day) . I eat it with_________. The last time I had this meal was ___________. This is my favorite food because ...

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Student Choice Best Cuisine Jam Board Survey  in Google Classroom

Student Choice Best Cuisine Jam Board Survey

1. Look the student created Jam Board below
2. Take the Student Choice google form Survey

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Food Unit Survey  in Google Classroom

Food Unit Survey

Please take the survey attached. I would like to know how you feel . It worth 10 points on your classwork grade for the week.

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Best Cuisine Assignment  in Google Classroom

Best Cuisine Assignment

Cuisine Definition : a style of type of cooking . It can mean different dishes made in different countries.

For example when making a Haitian recipe you are cooking a dish from the Haitian Cuisine.

INSTRUCTIONS :

A. Create a Jam board slide in which you explain based on your opinion, which cuisine is the best. You MUST give two reasons as well as evidence to support your reasons.

B. Use the teacher model as an example of how to complete the assignment.

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Word Hunger Text Annotation Assignment  in Google Classroom

Word Hunger Text Annotation Assignment

As read the text attached, make comments in which you summarize the key information in each paragraph.

You can use these sentences to help in your response :

In this part of the text it is saying ..
In other words ..
This is saying..
The most important thing this paragraph expresses is…



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Monday Feb 22, 2021 Classwork  in Google Classroom

Monday Feb 22, 2021 Classwork

Read the instructions on the attached document. Use the website below to help to you

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Food and the Body Poster Presentations  in Google Classroom

Food and the Body Poster Presentations

1. Please read through the document " Food Poster/ Presentation Guide"
2. Choose and Copy one of the Templates to create your poster .
3. Complete your Poster/Presentation and turn it in by 1:20 Feb 11, 2021

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Malnutrition  in Google Classroom

Malnutrition

1. Read the article
2. Answer the Questions on the blank document

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How does Food Sustain the Body? in Google Classroom

How does Food Sustain the Body?

1. Read "Food and the Body Text"
2. Complete the document "Student Response: How does food sustain the body ? ​"

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Do Now : Feb 4,2021 in Google Classroom

Do Now : Feb 4,2021

Why do you think it is beneficial to know the food groups?

Respond in compound or complex sentences and use 2 of the vocabulary words in your response (Nutrient-dense, Consume ,Starchy, Fiber, Digestive system, Refined, Calories, Nutrients).

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The Food Groups  in Google Classroom

The Food Groups

1. Read "Food Groups Vocabulary"
2. Read "The Food Groups Text"
3. Answer the questions on the document "Food Groups Text Questions"

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Final Draft  - Argument Essay  in Google Classroom

Final Draft - Argument Essay

Please format your essay into a neat and organized paragraph on the blank document . It is due at 5:00 pm today !

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Argument Essay in Google Classroom

Argument Essay

Day 1 - Wednesday Jan 20th : Complete the introduction box on the "NYC Argument Essay Organizer" before 11:59 pm
Day 2 - Thursday Jan 22: Complete the Paragraph # 1 box on the "NYC Argument Essay Organizer" before 11:59 pm
Day 3 - Friday Jan 23: Complete the Paragraph # 2 box on the "NYC Argument Essay Organizer" before 11:59 pm
Day 4 -Tuesday Jan 26: Complete Paragraph # 3 box on the "NYC Argument Essay Organizer" before 11:59 pm

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Should New York City be considered an extraordinary city? in Google Classroom

Should New York City be considered an extraordinary city?

Respond to the question below and give 3 reasons to support your claim.

Should New York City be considered an extraordinary city?

নিউ ইয়র্ক সিটি একটি অসাধারণ শহর হিসাবে বিবেচনা করা উচিত?

Extraordinary- means different from what is usual or normal. It means extremely good or impressive.

অসাধারণ- এর অর্থ যা স্বাভাবিক বা সাধারণ অত্যন্ত ভাল বা চিত্তাকর্ষক থেকে আলাদা


Sentence starters for your claim: New York City should/should not be considered ..

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Test your knowledge- Parts of an Argument  in Google Classroom

Test your knowledge- Parts of an Argument

Please take the pre-quiz

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New York A Unique Immigrant City  in Google Classroom

New York A Unique Immigrant City

1. Read the article New York A Unique Immigrant City and Summarize each paragraph using the sentence starters below (Jan 12)

In this part of the text it is saying ..
In other words ..
This is saying..
The most important thing this paragraph expresses is…

The summary of each paragraph is 2 points. There are 7 paragraphs 7x2 = 14 points. To get 2 points for each summary you must use the sentence starters, writing in complete sentences and in include the important points from the paragraph in your own words.

2. Complete the chart " Identifying the Argument in Articles Template:" ( Jan 13)

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Ethnic Neighborhoods in NYC  in Google Classroom

Ethnic Neighborhoods in NYC

1. Read about your assigned neighborhood from the attached website
2. Add information to the Jam board presentation about your assigned neighborhood. You must include information about the type of people living in the neighborhood, where it is located, unique features of the neighborhood.
3. If you are not sure how to use Jam board, please watch the video " How to create a Jam board Presentation"

See your Neighborhood number below:

1- Sebastien
5 & 8- Ishraq
6- Elham
7- Christ
9- Leana
10- Sumaya
12- Dwinie
13- Vanessa
14- Lisbeth
15- Aminata
18- Dieugot




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The Argument of The Cultural and Ethnic Diversity in NYC Article  in Google Classroom

The Argument of The Cultural and Ethnic Diversity in NYC Article

1.Please read the article "Cultural and Ethnic Diversity in NYC" from our previous class.
2. Complete the attached document.

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Cultural and Ethnic Diversity in NYC in Google Classroom

Cultural and Ethnic Diversity in NYC

1. Read the document "Cultural and Ethnic Diversity in NYC Vocabulary "
2. Read the article "Cultural and Ethnic Diversity in NYC" and summarize each paragraph using the sentence starters below:

In this part of the text it is saying ..
In other words ..
This is saying..
The most important thing this paragraph expresses is…

The summary of each paragraph is 2 points. There are 7 paragraphs 7x2 = 14 points. To get 2 points for each summary you must use the sentence starters, writing in complete sentences and in include the important points from the paragraph in your own words.

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Reflecting on the School Year  in Google Classroom

Reflecting on the School Year

We are half way through the school year. Please answer the following questions in complete sentences :

What are some things you are doing well in this class ?
What are some things you can improve on in this class?
How do you plan to improve in this class ?

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 Life Changing Experience  Recording  in Google Classroom

Life Changing Experience Recording

Please record your life changing experience that you completed this week. You can do a video or a voice recording

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 How do you think the people felt as the saw the Towers Collapse? What do you think they were thinking ? What emotions did they feel after they survived ? in Google Classroom

How do you think the people felt as the saw the Towers Collapse? What do you think they were thinking ? What emotions did they feel after they survived ?

Watch the first 3 minutes of the video and respond to the questions below in complete sentences. You must explain your response for full credit

How do you think the people felt as the saw the Towers Collapse?
What do you think they were thinking ?
What emotions did they feel after they survived ?

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Life Changing Experience  Assignment in Google Classroom

Life Changing Experience Assignment

1. Read the document "9/11 Survivor Experience"
2. Read the instructions on the document "Life Changing Experience Assignment" and complete it


****A life-changing experience is something that memorable something that you will never forget.

Examples of Life-changing experiences : experiencing a natural disaster ( an earthquake), moving or traveling to a new country, surviving COVID, getting married, having a baby ...

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Attacks on 9/11 Response Questions  in Google Classroom

Attacks on 9/11 Response Questions

1. Read the article " Attacks on September 11"
2. Answer the questions on the document " 9/11 Article Response Questions"

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Attacks on September 11  in Google Classroom

Attacks on September 11

1. Read your group's section of the article "Attacks on September 11 Article"

Breakout room 1 - Section " The World Trade Center" - Ishraq and Christ
Breakout room 2 - Section " Pentagon Attack" - Elham
Breakout Room 3- section- "The Fourth Flight" - Sebastien - Lisbeth
Breakout Room 4- section- "Devastating Loss of Lives " Aminata -- Mst

2. Write a response on the Jamboard .

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What happened on 9/11? in Google Classroom

What happened on 9/11?

1. Read 9/11 Vocabulary
2. Watch the video showing the events of 9/11
3. Answer “ What happened on 9/11?” using at least 2 vocabulary words in your response.
On 9/11.....

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Should NYC Ban New Skyscrapers ? in Google Classroom

Should NYC Ban New Skyscrapers ?

1. Read the document "What is a claim?"
2. Use the sentences from "What is a claim?" to write a your response on the blank document using evidence from the article below

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1. What are some advantages of building Skyscrapers? 
2. What are some disadvantages of building Skyscrapers?  in Google Classroom

1. What are some advantages of building Skyscrapers? 2. What are some disadvantages of building Skyscrapers?

1. Read the document "New York City's Skyline Article Vocab"
2. Read the document "New York City's Skyline Article "
3. Answer the questions:
What are some advantages of building Skyscrapers? Some advantages are … On page # it says, “_________.” Also on pages # it mentions that …...
What are some disadvantages of building Skyscrapers? Some disadvantages are … On page # it says, “_________.” Also on pages # it mentions that …...

****Remember:

An advantage is something that helps to make someone or something better or more likely to succeed
A disadvantage is something that causes difficulty : something that makes someone or something worse or less likely to succeed.


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How did NYC change over time ? Use 3 of the vocabulary terms in your response.  in Google Classroom

How did NYC change over time ? Use 3 of the vocabulary terms in your response.

1. Read the document : "NYC Unit Vocabulary Part 1"
2. Watch the video below
3. Answer the question using 3 of the vocabulary terms from "NYC Unit Vocabulary Part 1"

Sentence Starter for your response : NYC changed over time ____( because/by) ... For example in the _______ ( 1950's , 1990's , 200's ) ..........

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Which Borough is the most iconic?  in Google Classroom

Which Borough is the most iconic?

1. Read " What is claim?"
2. Using evidence from the website below and ALL the sentence frames from "What is claim?", write a claim explaining which borough is the most iconic borough.
3. It is due at 11:59 pm

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5 Boroughs Quiz  in Google Classroom

5 Boroughs Quiz

1. Read the information of the website below. You can use SNAP and Read !!!
2. Take the Quiz

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NYC Jam board  in Google Classroom

NYC Jam board

Please read your assigned section of the article and add to the Jam board. You will be grade individually . Everyone MUST add to the Jam board.

Breakout room 1 - Aminata, Sumaya Ishraq
Breakout room 2 - Christ, Elham, Lisbeth
Breakoutr oom 3- Vanessa, Sebastien and Leanna

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NYC Video in Google Classroom

NYC Video

1. Watch the video
2.Answer the questions in complete sentences :

1. In your own words : what is a landmark?
2. What are 3 famous landmarks in New York City?
3. Where did British Troops land in 1776 ?

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NYC KWL Chart  in Google Classroom

NYC KWL Chart

Complete the KWL chart

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Preparing For your Exam - Part 1 in Google Classroom

Preparing For your Exam - Part 1

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Complex Sentence Structure Activity  in Google Classroom

Complex Sentence Structure Activity

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Sentence Structure Activity  in Google Classroom

Sentence Structure Activity

1. Read through the document "Sentence Structures"
2. Complete the worksheet "Sentence Structure Activity"

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Types Sentences Quiz  in Google Classroom

Types Sentences Quiz

Identify the types sentences on the document Below.


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Sentence Structure  in Google Classroom

Sentence Structure

1. Watch the video Below

2. Answer the questions below in COMPLETE sentences:

a. What is a simple sentence ?

b. What is compound sentence ?

c. How is a simple sentence different from a compound sentence ?

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Subject Verb Agreement Quiz  in Google Classroom

Subject Verb Agreement Quiz

Please follow go to the website and complete the Quiz

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Subject Verb Agreement  Video and Quiz  in Google Classroom

Subject Verb Agreement Video and Quiz

1. Watch the video below .
2. Complete the "Subject Verb Agreement Quiz "

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Simple Tense and Progressive Tense Verbs Activity  in Google Classroom

Simple Tense and Progressive Tense Verbs Activity

1. Review the document "Verbs : Simple Tense and Progressive Tense"
2. Complete the assignment "Simple Tense vs Progressive Tense Worksheet"

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Identifying Types of Nouns in Google Classroom

Identifying Types of Nouns

ALL WORK MUST BE COMPLETED AND TURNED IN BEFORE CLASS ON OCT 15TH FOR A GRADE.

1. Please read the document " Marston Oct 14 Period 6" and complete the do now.
2. Complete the assignment below "Identifying Types of Nouns"
3. Watch the video if you are confused.

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Parts of Speech Quiz  in Google Classroom

Parts of Speech Quiz

Please complete the quiz

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Identity - Part 1  in Google Classroom

Identity - Part 1

_____________, Who I am


My Identity is influenced by___________, _____________ and _________________.

For me, these are the most influential parts of my identity because ________________.

For example, ________________________.

Also,____________________.