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Thursday, April 15

  1. page Genocide Research Project edited ... Due Dates: Independent Genocide Reading Project to Mrs. Floss on _ ... Staebell on …
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    Due Dates:
    Independent Genocide Reading Project to Mrs. Floss on _
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    Staebell on
    Useful links:
    The Maryvale Middle School Library Homepage
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    Articles and hard copy sources gathered from our Middle School and High School Libraries
    4. Actively read and take cited notes.
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    detailed notes.
    Do not click and print. Read, Think, and Write Cited Notes!!!
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    of resource.
    *Keep these to use with Noodle Tools for the Works Cited as well as to hand in for a grade with the final project.*
    {Cite Books and Periodicals with Notes.doc} {Cite Databases with Notes.doc} {Cite Webpage with notes.doc}
    5. Organize, compose, and create your project.
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    you begin.
    {newspaper model with guidelines} {newspaper article planning pyramid.doc}

    6. Evaluate the quality of your work before submitting it.
    Did you read your final draft aloud, scrutinizing your conventions and fluency?
    Did you complete all of the steps of the project and staple them in order?
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    Article (top)
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    2)
    edited draft(s)
    3)

    3)
    planning pyramid
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    4)
    all cited
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    or more)
    5)

    5)
    Noodle Tools Works Cited (bottom)(bottom)
    Is this
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    best work?
    Do

    Do
    you understand
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    you used?
    {Genocide Newspaper Article Rubric.doc}

    *You will need to use the same process, resources, and sheets for you upcoming Decades Project as well as all other research projects in all subjects throughout 8th grade and high school.*
    After the Project:
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  2. page Genocide Research Project edited {Big {Genocide Independent Reading Project.doc} {Genocide Research Project.doc} Big 6 RESE…
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    {Genocide Research Project.doc}
    Big
    6 RESEARCH MODEL.doc}Genocide Research Project:
    First, complete the Independent Genocide Reading Project, given to you by Mrs. Floss. Second, complete in class lectures and activities in ELA and SS classes in connection to genocide as well as research and writing skills. Third, complete independent research and writing in and out of class, following these steps. Use the sheets available in Mrs. Floss’s and Mr. Staebell’s rooms as well as in the library and on the class wiki (see address below).
    Due Dates:
    Independent Genocide Reading Project to Mrs. Floss on _
    Genocide Newspaper Article with edited draft, planning pyramid, all cited note sheets, and Noodle Tools Works Cited to Mr. Staebell on
    Useful links:
    The Maryvale Middle School Library Homepage

    1. What
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    big question?
    from

    from
    America to Darfur...
    Choose

    Choose
    a genocide
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    and place.
    Native Americans Armenian Ukrainian The Holocaust Cambodian Rwandan Dafur
    Then,

    Then,
    develop a
    ...
    to research th​at you willand report on
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    newspaper article.
    Native Americans

    What were the causes? (immediate and/or long-term)
    Armenian
    What were the effects on the nation or world? (immediate and/or long-term)
    Ukrainian
    How did the rest of world react or not to the genocide? (immediate and/or long-term)
    The Holocaust
    How it the people resist? (individually or as a movement)
    TheseCambodian
    These
    are only ideas of Big Questions to get
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    on your own.
    2.
    own:
    Rwandan
    Other:
    Darfur
    Other:
    Other:
    Your Choice:
    Your Choice:
    2.
    Determine and
    ...
    quality sources.
    Complete

    Complete
    the independent reading projectIndependent Genocide Reading Project as well
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    newspaper article.
    3. Locate actual resources and information.
    4.Possible Sources to use:
    Databases from Mrs. Muse’s Library Website (see password information in your agenda)
    Genocide: The Systematic Killing of a People by Linda Jacobs Altman
    Links to valued and unbiased news and academic organization websites available on The Maryvale Middle School Library Website
    Articles and hard copy sources gathered from our Middle School and High School Libraries
    4.
    Actively read
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    cited notes.
    Use active reading strategies and take detailed notes.
    Do not click and print. Read, Think, and Write Cited Notes!!!
    Use the research note sheets with citation information for every piece of research. There are copies in the library as well as on the class wiki and on the Library Webpage. Be sure to use the correct sheet for the type of resource.
    *Keep these to use with Noodle Tools for the Works Cited as well as to hand in for a grade with the final project.*

    5. Organize,
    ...
    your project.
    Use

    Use
    the guidelines
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    newspaper article to and the graphic organizerplanning pyramid to help
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    into a well writtenwell-written newspaper article.
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    not necessary.
    6.
    You may also choose to format your article into columns, like a real newspaper. Please review the rubric before you begin.
    6.
    Evaluate the
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    submitting it.

    Did you read your final draft aloud, scrutinizing your conventions and fluency?
    Did you complete all of the steps of the project and staple them in order?
    1) Genocide Newspaper Article (top)
    2) edited draft(s)
    3) planning pyramid
    4) all cited note sheets (3 or more)
    5) Noodle Tools Works Cited (bottom)
    Is this your best work?
    Do you understand the research process you used?
    *You will need to use the same process, resources, and sheets for you upcoming Decades Project as well as all other research projects in all subjects throughout 8th grade and high school.*
    After the Project:
    Be sure to complete the Quia Survey available on the class wiki or the Library Website. It is part of your Independent Reading Project grade and will be evaluated by Mr. Staebell and Mrs. Floss. You can complete it in the library at anytime within three days of finishing your project. It is part of your grade, so don’t forget!

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Monday, March 29

  1. page Persuasive Speech edited ... {Words.bmp} {MoreWords.bmp} Complete your planning outline in the persuasive speech packet…
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    {Words.bmp} {MoreWords.bmp}
    Complete your planning outline in the persuasive speech packet. This will include ideas to remember as well as complete sentences to use when you write your rough draft in the next step of the writing process. Use the "Ideas for Addresses" sheet as well as the "Persuasive Techniques" to assist you in your planning.
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    Addresses.doc} {PersuasiveTechniques.bmp} {Persuasive Strategies.notebook}
    How will my persuasive speech be ASSESSED?
    The teacher will grade you Persuasive Speech Packet to assess your research skills and writing process.
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  2. page Smart Board Lessons edited ... Pronoun Lesson: {PersonalPronoun smart board lesson.notebook} Adverb Lesson with Practice: {…
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    Pronoun Lesson: {PersonalPronoun smart board lesson.notebook}
    Adverb Lesson with Practice: {Adverb smart board lesson.notebook}
    Give a Speech with Practice Timer: {GivingaSpeech Smart Board.notebook} {Principles of giving a speech.notebook}
    Comparing Poetry Lesson: {ComparingPoetry smartboard lesson.notebook}
    General Vocabulary Lessons and Review: {PrefixesAndSuffixes.notebook} {IntroToPrefixesAndSuffixes.notebook} {Prefixe sAnd Their Meaning.notebook} {Vocabulary-Roots-Prefixes-Suffixes.notebook}
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