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EVERYBODY SHOULD DO CHARITY WORK

Lucia and Trini wrote a great piece on charity work!!     EVERYBODY SHOULD DO CHARITY WORK Nowadays, people are more worried about material things than about giving a little of themselves to help poor people.  I believe charity work is … Continue reading

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Is Charity Work Needed?

Valentina and Anouk wrote a nice piece in class about charity. IS CHARITY WORK NEEDED? In our opinion, everybody should do charity work. Nowadays, many people need help from others, because there are a lot of poor people in the … Continue reading

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Starting my opinion writing

Last class, we worked on the organization and plan of an opinion writing. Now: Try this exercise These phrases will help you write your opinion writing. Make a good use of them and do not repeat!! INTRODUCTORY PHRASES In my opinion … Continue reading

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Rubric for History oral presentation

Pay attention to this and your presentation will be great!! CATEGORY 4 3 2 1 Comprehension Student is able to accurately answer almost all questions posed by classmates about the topic. Student is able to accurately answer most questions posed … Continue reading

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writing an opinion text

  How is an opinion paragraph organized? Persuasive writing comes in a variety of forms. For example, a letter to the editor is different from movie review. However, opinion paragraphs usually follow this pattern: 1. Statement of opinion 2. Evidence: … Continue reading

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Sonnet 18

Watch the video Think…there’s not just one right answer. Who is “thee”? Does this poem necessarily keep living so long as humans keep breathing? Is the speaker right? Lines 8 and 12 seem to do a bit of foreshadowing. Why? … Continue reading

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American Revolution

Time for revolution! The colonists want to be independent! Watch these videos -According to these videos, what were the causes for the American Revolution? This website will also help you: Social Studies The Boston Tea Party -Explain this in your own … Continue reading

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A person that has taught me something valuable

Think of any person in your life who has taught you a lesson (parents, teachers, brothers, sisters, classmates, friends, etc) It has to be something real!! Create a voki to share the story with all of us! (Think of the … Continue reading

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The Black Cat

After reading and analysing the story, I want you to pay attention to this presentation and the way the plot is dealt with. The Black Cat Intro from tranceking This is the way we are going to continue working with … Continue reading

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Leonardo Da Vinci

Watch this video. What calls your attention? Is there anything we have not read about Da Vinci in class?  

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