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From March 16-May 5, our students need to connect with each class on Schoology every day and complete all assignments & discussions with their teachers, including PE & electives.
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Driving with Fido: Legal in most states, controversial in all and article summary sheet

Assigned April Due April 6 (End of class/day)

Please read the attached text: Driving with Fido: Legal in most states, controversial in all and complete the article summary worksheet. Once you have completed the assignment upload it to Schoology.

 

REMEMBER TO UPLOAD THE COMPLETE ARTICLE SUMMARY SHEET AND THE QUIZ ANSWERS TO SCHOOLOGY

Past Assignments

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HOW TO BE A LEADER - Motivational Speech By Simon Sinek

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=urrYhnaKvy4

Assigned March 30 Due April 1

Please review the attached links about How to be a Leader. Using the attached TED Talk note-taking sheet take notes on the VIDEO ONLY: How to be a Leader.  Once you have complete the TED Talk notetaking sheet for the video: How to be a Leader. UPLOAD THE COMPLETED TED TALK NOTETAKING SHEET  TO SCHOOLOGY TO RECEIVE CREDIT

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How to Spot Fake News | Hannah Logue | TEDxYouth@Lancaster Video

Assigned March 26 Due March 27

Current Event/Issue (video):

*How to Spot Fake News | Hannah Logue | TEDxYouth@Lancaster

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YDxGZIW8Z74

 Directions:

Please review the attached links about How to Spot Fake News. Using the attached TED Talk note-taking sheet take notes on the VIDEO ONLY: How to Spot Fake News.  Once you have complete the TED Talk notetaking sheet for the video: How to Spot Fake News. UPLOAD THE COMPLETED TED TALK NOTETAKING SHEET  TO SCHOOLOGY TO RECEIVE CREDIT

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 Americans haven't lost their appetite for fast food and article summary sheet

Assigned March 23 Due March 25 (End of class/day)

Please read the attached text:  Americans haven't lost their appetite for fast food and complete the article summary worksheet. Once you have completed the assignment upload it to Schoology.

 

REMEMBER TO UPLOAD THE COMPLETE ARTICLE SUMMARY SHEET AND THE QUIZ ANSWERS TO SCHOOLOGY

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Intro Commercial Speech

Assigned March 10 Due March 23

You will begin presenting your commercials  March 23

Working with a partner, you will select a topic/product for your commercial. Once your selected partner and topic/product have been approved, begin researching the topic/product you will create your commercial for.

 

Commercial Partners/Groups

 

 

Partners/Group

Commercial Subject/Topic

Savannah S and  Kaylem K. 

Diapers

Delilah J. and  Kylie E.

Hair spray

Juan R and Avaeya M

Cereal

Noah H. and  Anthony R

Smartphone

Evangelina E and Ella A

Candy Bar

Brooke M and  Armando C

Paper towels

Sage B and  Evan Y

Car

Kinsley W and Genaro G

Turf shoes

Ella O. and Aleeza A

Lollipop

Phillip V and Jayden B

Protein shake

Nathan V. and Nikolas C

Pain reliever

Justin G and Joshua M.

Fast food restaurant

Aiden R. and Nathen G

Energy drink

Joseph A.

Cologne

 

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Close Read: Women's Roles and Rights in the 1800s and article summary sheet

Assigned March 20 Due March 23 (End of class/day)

Please read the attached text: Women's Roles and Rights in the 1800s  and complete the article summary worksheet. Once you have completed the assignment upload it to Schoology.

 

REMEMBER TO UPLOAD THE COMPLETE ARTICLE SUMMARY SHEET AND THE QUIZ ANSWERS TO SCHOOLOGY

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Close Read: Thanks to a woman mathematician and the military, we now have GPS 

Assigned March 18 Due March 19 (end of class/day)

Please read the attached text:  Thanks to a woman mathematician and the military, we now have GPS 

 and complete the article summary worksheet. Once you have completed the assignment upload it to Schoology.

 

REMEMBER TO UPLOAD THE COMPLETE ARTICLE SUMMARY SHEET AND THE QUIZ ANSWERS TO SCHOOLOGY

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Storyboard for Commercial

Assigned March 13 Due March 17

Once you have completed your commercial template,  work with your group to develop a storyboard for your commercial. Your commercial should have at least SIX  scenes. Each should equal at least 5 seconds of your commercial. Once you have completed the storyboard for your commercial,  EACH member of the group must submit their own copy of the template to Schoology for credit.

 I've attached student examples for your reference.

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Commercial Template

Assigned March 10 Due March 12

After watching the videos on how to write a script, work with your group to develop the concept of your commercial using the attached frame. Once you have completed the frame using the attached template,  EACH member of the group must submit their own copy of the template to Schoology for credit.

I've attached examples from past classes for your reference.

 

Commercial Partners/Groups

 

 

Partners/Group

Commercial Subject/Topic

Savannah S and  Kaylem K. 

Diapers

Delilah J. and  Kylie E.

Hair spray

Juan R and Avaeya M

Cereal

Noah H. and  Anthony R

Smartphone

Evangelina E and Ella A

Candy Bar

Brooke M and  Armando C

Paper towels

Sage B and  Evan Y

Car

Kinsley W and Genaro G

Turf shoes

Ella O. and Aleeza A

Lollipop

Phillip V and Jayden B

Protein shake

Nathan V. and Nikolas C

Pain reliever

Justin G and Joshua M.

Fast food restaurant

Aiden R. and Nathen G

Energy drink

Joseph A.

Cologne

 

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Self Evaluation and Reflection Impromptu Speech

Assigned March 10  Due March 11

Now that you have received feedback regarding, your Something Worth Fighting For speech, complete the attached self-evaluation sheet. Use the feedback provided to help you complete the reflection. Please respond using complete sentences. Each response box should have at least SIX sentences. Once you have completed the self-evaluation sheet, upload it to Schoology for credit.

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"Measure of a Man" can teach people of all ages how to stand up to bullies and article summary sheet

Assigned March 9 Due March 10

Please read the attached text: Opinion: "Measure of a Man" can teach people of all ages how to stand up to bullies and complete the article summary worksheet. Once you have completed the assignment upload it to Schoology.

REMEMBER TO UPLOAD THE COMPLETE ARTICLE SUMMARY SHEET AND THE QUIZ ANSWERS TO SCHOOLOGY

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Impromptu Speech  and Directions 

Assigned Feb. 25 Due Mar. 4

Review the attached directions to learn about the expectations for your impromptu speech. The first impromptu speech will be in pairs, your second impromptu speech will be individual.

This is a credit/no credit assignment. You will immediately be given credit for completing the impromptu speech.

Topic 1 impromptu with a partner  is worth 5 points (WEDNESDAY)

Topic 2 impromptu with a partner practice 1 and 2 are each worth 10 points (THURSDAY AND FRIDAY)

Topic 1 Impromptu alone is worth 20 points (MONDAY AND WEDNESDAY)

Use the attached rubric for your final impromptu speech worth 20 points

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PRO/CON: Standing for the Pledge of Allegiance and Article Summary Sheet

Assigned March 3 Due March 4

 

Please read the attached text: PRO/CON: Standing for the Pledge of Allegiance and complete the article summary worksheet. Once you have completed the assignment upload BOTH to Schoology for credit

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Self Evaluation and Reflection Something Worth Fighting For

Assigned Feb. 25 Due Feb. 26

Now that you have received feedback regarding, your Something Worth Fighting For speech, complete the attached self-evaluation sheet. Use the feedback provided to help you complete the reflection. Please respond using complete sentences. Each response box should have at least SIX sentences. Once you have completed the self-evaluation sheet, upload it to Schoology for credit.

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Something Worth Fighting Debate Outline and Rubric

Assigned Feb. 18 Due Feb. 19 End of Class 

Use the attached rubric and outline to plan and rehearse your debate. Once you have completed the worksheet, you must UPLOAD it to Schoology to receive credit. Each partner must submit the assignment separately to receive credit.

Debates will begin on Friday, Feb 21

I have also attached a resource on how to write an opening and closing statement for your debate.

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 Assigned Feb. 13 Due Feb. 14 (End of Class)

Something Worth Fight For Partners

 

Partners

Worth Fighting For

Armando C  and Evangelina E

Homes for the homeless

Delilah J. and Kaylem K.

Right of Homeless Children

Kylie E. and Avaeya M

Caring for our state via recycling

Genaro G and Juan R

Protecting Amur Leopards

Savannah S and Kinsley W

Global Warming (air pollution)

Sage B

Freedom of Religion

Evan Y and Brooke M

Animal Testing

Ella A. and Anthony R

Animal Abuse

Ella O. and Joshua M.

Protecting ocean life

Aleeza A and Nikolas C

Right of Foster Children

Anthony O and Jayden B

Lowering the voting age

Noah H.  and  Nathen G

Gun Violence

Nathan V. and Joseph A.

School Safety

Justin G and Aiden R.

Reducing Plastic Water Bottle Waste

Phillip V

Reducing taxes

 

Working in partnerships you will first come to an agreement of what you believe is worth fighting for. Once you have come to an agreement, notify me and then you will collect information about what you believe is worth fight for.  Complete the attached collecting ideas sheet to record your ideas for your debate.  Once you have completed the collecting ideas sheet, write THREE arguments on the last page (blank page) that you would like to present and defend in your debate. Once you have completed ALL parts of this assignment, SUBMIT it to Schoology for credit.

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Object Speech Self Reflection

Assigned Feb.11 Due Feb. 12

Use the attached sheet to reflect on the object speech activity. Please answer each question in complete sentences and include examples to support your responses. Once you have completed the assignment upload it to Schoology.

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Something Worth Fighting For Video

Assigned Feb. 11 Due Feb. 12 End of Class

Use the attached sheet to take notes of the videos presented in class.  Once you have recorded your notes brainstorm ideas of what you believe may be worth fighting for.

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Object Speech Rubric and Presentations

Assigned Jan. 21 Due  Feb. 7

Use your Object Speech outline and the attached rubric to prepare and practice for your upcoming Object Speech presentation. Object Speech presentations will begin on Friday, February 7.

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Assigned Jan. 28 Due Jan. 31

You will work in groups to prepare for the trial of Spongebob Squarepants. After you and your group have completed the attached trial packet, you will present your argument for or against Spongebob's guilt. You can submit the hard copy given in class or the attached electronic copy of the assignment. You will present your case to the class on Monday, February 3.

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“World’s Youngest Barber is an 8-year old West Philly Girl”  and article summary sheet

Assigned Jan. 27  Due Jan. 28

Please read the attached text: “World’s Youngest Barber is an 8-year old West Philly Girl” and complete the article summary sheet.

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Object Speech Outline

Assigned Jan.23 Due Jan. 27

6th Graders leaving for camp MUST submit this assignment BEFORE  they leave for camp Monday.

Working in partnerships or triads complete the attached Object Speech Outline worksheet. You will use this outline to write your final speech. Once you have completed the worksheet,  submit the completed worksheet on Schoology. 

Object Speech Groups and Objects:

 

Partners

Object

Genalo G. and Juan R.

Soccer ball

Savannah S. and Evangelina E

Band-Aid

Sage and Kinsley

Play Dough

Avaeya M. and Delilah J.

Tennis Ball

Evan J. and Anthony O.

Toilet Paper

Jayden B.

Basketball

Joseph A.  and Aiden R.

Air Pods

Armando C. and Anthony R.

Sponge

Ella A. and Joshua M.

Backpack

Aleeza A. and Brooke M.

Plastic Water

Kaylem K. and Phillip V.

Paper

Ella O.  and Noah H.

Cleats

Nathan V. and Justin

fork

Kylie E. , Nathen G, and Nikolas C.

newspaper

 

EACH GROUP MEMBER MUST SUBMIT THEIR OWN COPY OF THE COMPLETE ASSIGNMENT ON SCHOOLOGY IN ORDER TO RECEIVE CREDIT

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Directions and Collecting Ideas Object Speech

Assigned Jan. 21 Due Jan.23 

Select a partner to complete the Object Speech with. Once you have selected your partner you must with your partner select an object for your speech. Ms. Naulls must approve your object before you can begin collecting ideas for your speech.

Working in partnerships, complete the attached collecting ideas worksheet. Once you have completed the worksheet,  submit the completed worksheet on Schoology. 

 

 

 

*EACH GROUP MEMBER MUST SUBMIT THEIR OWN COPY OF THE COMPLETE ASSIGNMENT ON SCHOOLOGY IN ORDER TO RECEIVE CREDIT

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Quick Write Speech and Debate

Assigned Jan. 17 Due Jan. 21

On the attached sheet record everything you know and understand about speech and debate. Respond to AT LEAST FOUR  of the bulleted questions. Answer each question with complete sentences and provide examples when possible. Once you have completed the sheet, please upload it to Schoology for credit. 

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SnapChat Self Reflection

Assigned Jan. 17 Jan. 21

Use the attached sheet to reflect on the SnapChat activity. Please answer each question in complete sentences and include examples to support your responses. Once you have completed the assignment upload it to Schoology.

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Assigned Jan. 10 Due Jan. 14
Snapchat Page and Introduction
 
Using the attached templates and directions, create a Snapchat page about yourself to present to the class. Remember you are introducing yourself to the class, so include your most interesting attributes on your page and in your presentation. When you have completed your page submit it on Schoology.

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Assigned Jan. 10 Due Jan. 15

Use the attached oral presentation rubric to rehearse for your Snapchat presentation Wednesday, Jan. 15

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Speech and Debate Syllabus and Parent Signature
Assigned Jan. 10 Due Jan. 13
 
After reviewing the syllabus in class, share the attached syllabus with your parents, complete the signature page and submit it on Schoology.

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Speech and Debate Syllabus and Scavenger Hunt

Assigned Jan. 9 Due Jan. 10

You will be working in the following groups:

Speech and Debate Work Groups 

 

Group Number

Group Members

Group Number #1

Joseph A., Ella A., Aleeza A., Jayden B.

Group Number #2

Sage B. Armando C., Nikolas C. Kylie E.

Group Number #3

Evangelina E., Justin G. Nathen G., Hayden H.

Group Number #4

Genaro G., Noah H., Delilah J., Avaeya M.

Group Number #5

Evan J., Kaylem K., Brooke M., Ella O.

Group Number #6

Joshua M., Anthony O., Violet P., Juan R.

Group Number #7

Anthony R., Aiden R., Savannah S.

Group Number #8

Phillip V., Nathan V., Kinsley W.

 

After reading and discussing the syllabus with your group, answer all the questions on the attached Scavenger Hunt Worksheet. You can complete the worksheet with your group. Once you have completed the worksheet, you MUST UPLOAD it to Schoology to Receive Credit.