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    Schedule of Daily Assignments

    Week of March 17-20

    Standard:  7W1:  Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.

    Task:  Write an argumentative text entitled:  “Should Schools Be Closed Due to Coronavirus?  Support your claim with evidence from newspapers, valid online sources, and television news sources.  Make sure to effectively elaborate and provide at least one counterpoint in your essay. 

    Due Date:  Your typed essay should be emailed to ittakesavillage2002@gmail.com by 4pm Monday, March 23, 2020.

    Week of March 23-27, 2020

    Standards:  7RL1:  You will be able to cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

    Task: You will do daily practice activities on how to cite evidence from text Monday –Thursday.  On Friday you will take a test on this topic in the USA Test Prep platform. Assignments are as follows:

    March 23: Distance Learning Assignment 1

    March 24: Distance Learning Assignment 2

    March 25: Distance Learning Assignment 3

    March 26: Distance Learning Assignment 4

    March 27: Distance Learning Test 1

    Week of March 30-April 3, 2020

    Standards: 7RL2:  Determine a theme and/or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text; provide an objective summary of the text.

    Task:  You will do daily practice activities on how to determine a theme of text Monday –Thursday.  On Friday you will take a test on this topic in the USA Test Prep platform. Assignments are as follows:

    March 30: Distance Learning Assignment 5

    March 31: Distance Learning Assignment 6

    April 1: Distance Learning Assignment 7

    April 2: Distance Learning Assignment 8

    April 3:  Distance Learning Test 2

    Week of April 6-Arpril 10, 2020

    Spring Break 2020

     

    April 13, 2020-May 8, 2020

     

    Finish all assignments in Distance Learning Weeks 1-3.  Even if the due date has passed, finish the assignments.  I have extended the deadline.  Modified grades will be posted May 1, 2020.