2nd Braden Writing-FY Assignments

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Persuasive Commercial Project (5/23) in Google Classroom

Persuasive Commercial Project (5/23)

You have learned how to write informational and argumentative essays this year. It is time to apply what you have learned to a realistic situation. For this project, you will work in a small group of 3-4 to develop a new product idea, write a script for a commercial/ skit to sell your item, and present your commercial/ skit to the class.

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Wonder Project (5/16) in Google Classroom

Wonder Project (5/16)

Follow the directions on each slide to create your project based on the movie Wonder!

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Elements of Fictional Narratives Quiz (4/22) in Google Classroom

Elements of Fictional Narratives Quiz (4/22)

Read each question and choose the best answer.

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Pre On-Demand (3/25) in Google Classroom

Pre On-Demand (3/25)

A fictional narrative is a completely made-up story that the author develops using his or her imagination. For your pre on-demand, you will have 45 minutes to write a complete fictional narrative. Try to fill up at least two pages!

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Pronouns Unit Test (3/24) in Google Classroom

Pronouns Unit Test (3/24)

Read each question carefully and select the correct answer.

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Identifying Antecedents (3/21) in Google Classroom

Identifying Antecedents (3/21)

Complete the attached IXL activity on identifying antecedents. You must receive a 100 smart score!

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Vague Pronouns (3/21) in Google Classroom

Vague Pronouns (3/21)

Complete the attached IXL activity on vague pronouns. You must get a 100 smart score!

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Interrogative, Demonstrative, and Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement Quiz (3/18) in Google Classroom

Interrogative, Demonstrative, and Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement Quiz (3/18)

Read each question and select the correct answer.

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Possessive, Reflexive, and Intensive Pronouns Quiz (3/11) in Google Classroom

Possessive, Reflexive, and Intensive Pronouns Quiz (3/11)

Read each question carefully and select the correct answer.

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Subject and Object Pronouns Quiz (3/3) in Google Classroom

Subject and Object Pronouns Quiz (3/3)

Read question and select the correct answer(s).

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Pronouns Pre-Test (2/28) in Google Classroom

Pronouns Pre-Test (2/28)

Read each question carefully and select the correct pronoun.

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VR Argumentative Essay (2/24) in Google Classroom

VR Argumentative Essay (2/24)

Type the final draft of your VR argumentative essay on the template. Be sure to include all five paragraphs (introduction, three body paragraphs, conclusion), and use correct spelling and punctuation. Remember to follow the T.R.E.E.E. method!

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RFID Argumentative Essay (2/10) in Google Classroom

RFID Argumentative Essay (2/10)

Type the final draft of your RFID argumentative essay on the template. Be sure to include all five paragraphs (introduction, three body paragraphs, conclusion), and use correct spelling and punctuation. Remember to follow the T.R.E.E.E. method!

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Drones Argumentative Essay (2/2) in Google Classroom

Drones Argumentative Essay (2/2)

Type the final draft of your drones argumentative essay on the template. Be sure to include all five paragraphs (introduction, three body paragraphs, conclusion), and use correct spelling and punctuation. Remember to follow the T.R.E.E.E. method!

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Social Media Argumentative Essay (1/27) in Google Classroom

Social Media Argumentative Essay (1/27)

Type the final draft of your social media argumentative essay on the template. Be sure to include all five paragraphs (introduction, three body paragraphs, conclusion), and use correct spelling and punctuation. Remember to follow the T.R.E.E.E. method!

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Raymond's Run Essay (1/19) in Google Classroom

Raymond's Run Essay (1/19)

Type the revised final draft of your Raymond's Run argumentative essay on the attached template. Your essay should have an introduction, three body paragraphs, and a conclusion. Please do not change the font size, color, or style on the template.

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Argumentative Writing Quiz (1/21) in Google Classroom

Argumentative Writing Quiz (1/21)

Read each question carefully and choose the correct answer.

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Pre On-Demand (1/6) in Google Classroom

Pre On-Demand (1/6)

Open the template below and follow the instructions to complete your argumentative pre on-demand.

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Choice Board (12/6) in Google Classroom

Choice Board (12/6)

Much like Bingo, your goal is to complete five of the writing assignments in a row. You may do this vertically, horizontally, or diagonally. Please complete each assignment in your journal.

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Informational Presentation Slides (12/3) in Google Classroom

Informational Presentation Slides (12/3)

Upload your informational presentation slides here! See the attached rubric for details.

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Choice Informational Essay (11/18) in Google Classroom

Choice Informational Essay (11/18)

Type the revised final draft of your choice informational essay on the attached template. Your essay should have an introduction, three body paragraphs, and a conclusion. Please do not change the font size, color, or style.

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Informational Writing Quiz (11/19) in Google Classroom

Informational Writing Quiz (11/19)

Read each question carefully and choose the correct answer.

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New York City Informational Essay (11/8) in Google Classroom

New York City Informational Essay (11/8)

Type the revised final draft of your informational essay about New York City on the attached template. Your essay should have an introduction, three body paragraphs, and a conclusion. Please do not change the font size, color, or style.

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Malala Informational Essay (10/26) in Google Classroom

Malala Informational Essay (10/26)

Type the revised final draft of your informational essay about Malala Yousafzai on the attached template. Your essay should have an introduction, three body paragraphs, and a conclusion. Please do not change the font size, color, or style.

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Pre On-Demand (10/12) in Google Classroom

Pre On-Demand (10/12)

Write an informational essay that explains how exploration is good for people. Use information and evidence from both passages, include an introduction and conclusion, and develop at least 2-3 main ideas and write strong body paragraphs about them.

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Sentence Structure Test (10/7) in Google Classroom

Sentence Structure Test (10/7)

Please read each question and the instructions carefully. Good luck!

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Complex Sentences Quiz (10/5) in Google Classroom

Complex Sentences Quiz (10/5)

Read each sentence. If the sentence is a complex sentence, answer "Yes." If the sentence is not a complex sentence, answer "No."


Remember, a complex sentence contains one independent clause and at least one dependent clause.

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Compound Sentences Quiz (10/1) in Google Classroom

Compound Sentences Quiz (10/1)

Read each sentence. If the sentence is a compound sentence, answer Yes. If the sentence is not a compound sentence, answer No.


Remember, a compound sentence expresses two complete thoughts or ideas (independent clauses), which are joined by a coordinating conjunction (F.A.N.B.O.Y.S.).

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Simple Sentences Quiz (9/29) in Google Classroom

Simple Sentences Quiz (9/29)

Decide if the following sentences are complete or simple sentences. Read each question and then answer with Yes or No. Remember, the subject is implied when the sentence is a command.

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Grammar Unit One Pre-Test (9/23) in Google Classroom

Grammar Unit One Pre-Test (9/23)

Read each question and select the best answer.

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Writer's Workshop Student Feedback (9/23) in Google Classroom

Writer's Workshop Student Feedback (9/23)

Please share what you like and dislike about Writer's Workshop by answering each question honestly.

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Post On-Demand (9/21) in Google Classroom

Post On-Demand (9/21)

Type your post on-demand personal narrative on the template below.

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Final Personal Narrative (9/17) in Google Classroom

Final Personal Narrative (9/17)

Type the final draft of your personal narrative on the attached template.

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Session 13- Dialogue (9/9) in Google Classroom

Session 13- Dialogue (9/9)

Write a dialogue between two characters on the attached document. Each dialogue should have its own paragraph. It should also be punctuated correctly with quotation marks and dialogue tags (see the examples from the slide show if you are unsure). You must have at least ten (10) sentences that are written and punctuated correctly.

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Session 12- Internal/ External Details (9/8) in Google Classroom

Session 12- Internal/ External Details (9/8)

Copy and paste one of your own narratives to the attached document, and add at least three internal details and three external details to your narrative. Highlight the internal details in blue and the external details in yellow.

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Elements of Narrative Writing Quiz (9/7) in Google Classroom

Elements of Narrative Writing Quiz (9/7)

Read each question and select the best answer. After you turn in your quiz, use the extra class time to complete any missing assignments for Writer's Workshop.

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Session 11- Flash-Draft (9/2) in Google Classroom

Session 11- Flash-Draft (9/2)

Write the complete first draft of a new personal narrative in one sitting. It's okay if you don't think this is your best work- just focus on getting your story down quickly and in order.

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Session 10- Narrative Leads (9/1) in Google Classroom

Session 10- Narrative Leads (9/1)

Read the examples and create a strong version of each type of lead for one of the narratives you have written or want to write in the future.

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Session 9- Writing Checklist (8/31) in Google Classroom

Session 9- Writing Checklist (8/31)

After reading "Look Up and Watch the Show," evaluate the author's work using the narrative writing checklist.

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Session 8- The Tell Tale Heart (8/30) in Google Classroom

Session 8- The Tell Tale Heart (8/30)

We are analyzing "The Tell Tale Heart" in class today. As you read through the text, complete the attached graphic organizer. In each section, provide examples of narrative elements found in Poe’s tale.

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Session 5- Personal Narrative (8/25) in Google Classroom

Session 5- Personal Narrative (8/25)

See Session 5 slides for instructions.

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Session 1- Pre On-Demand (8/19) in Google Classroom

Session 1- Pre On-Demand (8/19)

See Session 1 slides for instructions.