IMPORTANT NOTICE TO ALL: KBARR Responding is getting mighty lazy! You might notice me coming for you in the forum. So, the responding part of KBARR is now more valuable than the chart. Response = 25, Chart =10. Get to thinking and writing!
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YOU MUST come to the afternoon minutes to clear a zero.
REPEAT: ZEROS MUST BE CLEARED “IN PERSON” IN THE AFTERNOON MINUTES.
Current Homework: Beginning 3/1.

KBARR (3/13/4). Read 25 minutes Monday – Thursday, get kbarrform2020 signed (in notebook, cross out the 5th line). Respond 35 sentences/day in current forum.

VOCAB 13. Defns due Wednesday 3/3 (Periods 1,2,3) – Thursday, 3/4 (Periods 5,6).

NO SMYK’s THIS WEEK!
 NO 600 Words due until the week of 3/93/16!

INTERVIEW: Rough Draft due Friday, 3/5 (Periods 1,2,3) or Monday, 3/8 (Periods 5,6).

FINAL DRAFT DUE THURSDAY 3/11 FOR ALL CLASSES.
 Introduction: Setting. Description of scene/setting. How it was set up. Why you chose this person. Relationship to this person.
 Description of person. Show, don’t tell.
 Looks. (Details.)
 Voice and choice of words. Delivery.
 Personality. (Bitter? Enthusiastic? Happy? Lost in memories? Crabby? What?)
 The intro/description should be 350400+ words. Interview Opener Examples.
 Interview.
 Questions you asked, followed by answers and follow up.
 You may summarize their answers, but please include at least three good quotes (word for word, as close as you can get) that use the person’s actual words.
 Conclusion: Discuss what you learned, most surprising info, most interesting, change in attitude toward older people, etc. About 75100+ words.
 Come up with a creative title that sums up the interview.
 Extra Credit: pics.

Beginning 2/22.
 KBARR (2/222/25). Read 25 minutes Monday – Thursday, get kbarrform2020 signed (in notebook, cross out the 5th line). Respond 35 sentences/day in current forum.
 600 (NEW) Words/Week due (Every) Tuesday.
 Test #12 is Thursday, 2/25 for Periods 1,2,3 and Friday, 2/26 for Periods 5,6. Here is the Preview: Test122021Preview
 Interview Notes are due March 1 (Periods 1,2,3) and March 2 (Periods 5,6)! (Create a Google doc for them and share it with me.)
Beginning 2/16.
 Vocab 12. Defns. due Wednesday, 2/17 for Periods 1,2,3 and Thursday, 2/18. SMYK’s due Friday, 2/19 for Periods 1,2,3 and Monday 2/22 for Periods 5,6.
 KBARR (2/162/18). Read 25 minutes Tuesday – Thursday, get kbarrform2020 signed (in notebook, cross out the 4th and 5th line). Respond 35 sentences/day on current forum.
 Preliminary interview2021 Questions due Wednesday, 2/17 for Periods 1,2,3 and Thursday, 2/18 for Periods 5,6.
 600 (NEW) Words/Week due (Every) Tuesday.
 Interview Notes are due March 1 (Periods 1,2,3) and March 2 (Periods 5,6)! (Create a Google doc for them and share it with me.)
Beginning 2/9 (Monday is a Holiday)
 KBARR is back (2/92/12). Read 25 minutes Tuesday – Thursday, get kbarrform2020 signed (in notebook, cross out the 4th and 5th line). Respond 35 sentences/day on current forum.
 Test #11 is Friday, 2/12 for Periods 1,2,3 and Tuesday, 2/16 for Periods 5,6. Here is the Preview: Test11Preview.
 Preliminary interview2021 Questions due Wednesday, 2/17 for periods 1,2,3 and Thursday, 2/18 for periods 5,6. COUNTS for 600 words.
Beginning 2/1.
 KBARR is back (2/12/4). Read 25 minutes MONDAY – THURSDAY (NEW!), get kbarrform2020 signed (in notebook, cross out the 5th line). Respond 35 sentences/day on current forum.
 VOCAB11: Defns. due Wednesday, 2/3 for Periods 1,2,3 and Thursday, 2/4 for Periods 5,6. SMYK’s due Friday, 2/4 for Periods 1,2,3 and Monday, 2/8 for Periods 5,6.
 600 Words/Week begins. First 600 due Tuesday, 2/9 FOR EVERYBODY. Share your Google Doc called “Your Name600 Words” ONCE, after the first 600 (by Tuesday,2/9). I will check it every Tuesday after that; no need to share again.
Beginning 1/20 and 1/25 (Semester 2!)
 Test #10 is Thursday, 1/28 for Periods 1,2,3 and Friday, 1/29 for Periods 5,6. Preview will go up Wednesday afternoon. The test will cover: “Old Glory,” “The Forecast,” euphemisms, vocab, and Maus.
 KBARR is back (1/25 – 1/29). Read 25 minutes EVERY SCHOOL DAY, get kbarrform2020 signed (in notebook). Respond 35 sentences on current forum.
 FOR SGI FRIDAY, 1/22 (Periods 1,2,3) and MONDAY, 1/25 (Periods 5,6): NEWSELA – Hitler, PART 2: https://newsela.com/assignment/2004416621/?classroom_id=2002732643&return_url=/binder/assignments
 VOCAB 10: Defns due Friday, 1/22 for Periods 1,2,3, and Monday, 1/25 for Periods 5,6. SMYK’s due Tuesday, 1/26 (Periods 1,2,3) and Wednesday, 1/27 (Periods 5,6).
 NEWSELA Article on the Holocaust due by FRIDAY, 1/22 for all classes: https://newsela.com/assignment/2004383893/?classroom_id=2002732643&return_url=/binder/assignments
Beginning 1/11. LAST WEEK OF THE SEMESTER!
 KBARR! Read 25 minutes EVERY SCHOOL DAY, get kbarrform2020 signed (in notebook).
Respond 35 sentences on current forum.  Test #9 is Thursday, 1/14 for Periods 5,6 and Friday, 1/15 for Periods 1,2,3. Here is the Preview Copy: Test0921Preview!
Beginning 1/4
 KBARR! Read 25 minutes EVERY SCHOOL DAY, get kbarrform2020 signed (in notebook). Respond 35 sentences on current forum.
 Vocab 9:
 Defs due Wednesday, 1/6 (Periods 5,6) – Thursday 1/7 (Periods 1,2,3)
 Show Me You Knows due Friday, 1/8 (Periods 5,6) – Monday 1/11 (Periods 1,2,3)
Beginning 12/14
 KBAR – NO RESPONSE! NO KBAR FRIDAY! You’re welcome!
 Outsiders Assignments assigned in class in the morning are due by next morning class.
 Vocab is review; no defns. etc.
 Writing Assignment. Explanation Paper.
 Explain how to do something step by step.
 Start by showing WHY you might want to learn this.
 Explain step by step what to DO. Be sure to use appropriate transition words.
 Conclude with tips for trying it out and/or taking it further.
 450+ words. Shared GDoc. Title. NDP. Wednesday, 12/16 for Periods 1,2,3 and Thursday, 12/17 for Periods 5,6.
Beginning 12/7.
 KBARR! Read 25 minutes EVERY SCHOOL DAY, get kbarrform2020 signed (in notebook).
Respond 35 sentences in current forum.  Test #8 is Thursday, 12/10 for Periods 1,2,3 and Friday, 12/11 for Periods 5,6.
 Preview is here: Test08preview.
 NEW! Writing Assignment. Explanation Paper.
 Explain how to do something step by step.
 Start by showing WHY you might want to learn this.
 Explain step by step what to DO. Be sure to use appropriate transition words.
 Conclude with tips for trying it out and/or taking it further.
 450+ words. Shared GDoc. Title. NDP. Due
Monday, 12/14Wednesday, 12/16 for Periods 1,2,3 andTuesday, 12/15Thursday, 12/17 for Periods 5,6.
Beginning 11/30.
 KBARR! Read 25 minutes EVERY SCHOOL DAY, get kbarrform2020 signed (in notebook). Respond 35 sentences on current forum.
 Vocab82020:
 Definitions due Wednesday, 12/2 for Periods 1,2,3 and Thursday, 12/3 for Periods 5,6.
 SMYK’s due Friday, 12/4 for Periods 1,2,3 and Monday, 12/7 for Periods 5,6.
Beginning 11/16
 KBARR! Read 25 minutes EVERY SCHOOL DAY, get kbarrform2020 signed (in notebook). Respond 35 sentences on current forum.
 Test #7 will be Thursday (11/19) for Periods 1,2,3 and Friday (11/20) for Periods 5,6. HERE is the Preview.
Beginning 11/9
 KBARR! Read 25 minutes EVERY SCHOOL DAY, get kbarrform2020 signed (in notebook). Respond 35 sentences on current forum.
 Test062020 Preview Link. Test #6 is Tuesday, 11/10 for Periods 1,2,3 and Thursday, 11/12 for Periods 5,6.
 Vocab72020:
 Due 11/13 for Periods 1,2,3 and 11/16 for Periods 5,6: Look up definitions at learnersdictionary.com and write them IN YOUR NOTEBOOK!
 Due 11/16 for Periods 1,2,3, and 11/18 for Periods 5,6: Copy and finish the Show Me You Know Sentences
(Beginning 11/2)
 vocab62020: Definitions due MONDAY, 11/2 for Periods 1,2,3 and Tuesday, 11/3 for Periods 5,6.
 Vocab Show Me You Knows due Wednesday for Periods 1,2,3 and Thursday for Periods 5,6.
 KBARR! Read 25 minutes EVERY SCHOOL DAY, get kbarrform2020 signed (in notebook).
Respond daily in the current forum.NO RESPONSE 11/211/6!
Last week:
 vocab52020:
 Definitions due Wednesday, 10/21 for Periods 13, due Thursday, 10/22 for Periods 5,6.
 SMYK’s due Friday, 10/23 for Periods 13, due Monday, 10/14 for Periods 5,6.
 Extra Credit Sentences due on Test day.
 Show not Tell: You Pick! This one has to be TRUE! Due Thursday, 10/29 for Periods 1,2,3 and Friday, 10/30 for Periods 5,6.
 “What a mistake!” SHOW you making a big mistake or doing something you regret. Don’t tell me what you did, SHOW you doing it. 350+ words, shared Gdoc, ndp, title
OR  “Wow, that was unexpected!” SHOW an unexpected BIG event in your life. Don’t tell me what happened, SHOW it happening to you. 350+ words,shared Gdoc, ndp, title
 “What a mistake!” SHOW you making a big mistake or doing something you regret. Don’t tell me what you did, SHOW you doing it. 350+ words, shared Gdoc, ndp, title
 Test #5 is Thursday, 10/29 for Periods 1,2,3 and Friday, 10/30 for Periods 5,6.
“Week” of 10/710/20
 KBARR! Read 25 minutes EVERY SCHOOL DAY, get kbarrform2020 signed (in notebook), respond 35 sentences on the Forums EVERY SCHOOL DAY. (Here are some more ideas for responding.)
 vocab42020:
 Definitions due Friday, 10/9 for Periods 13, due Monday, 10/12 for Periods 5,6.
 SMYK’s due Tuesday, 10/13 for Periods 13, due Wednesday, 10/14 for Periods 5,6.
 Extra Credit Sentences due on Test day.
 Perfect Paper#1
 Share the Google Doc with me by Monday, 10/19 for Periods 1,2,3… Due Tuesday, 10/20 for Periods 5,6.
 CONTENT IS NOT GRADED: ONLY MECHANICAL ERRORS!
 300+ words. Word count at end.
 At least 4 vocabulary words, marked in some way.
 At least 2 paragraphs.
 Name, Date, Period. Title. (Yes, those words count.)
 You start with 40 points. I subtract 5 for each mechanical error until I reach zero.
 If you are PERFECT, you are done! You don’t have to do the next one.
 Topic: Music
“Week” of 9/22 – 10/5.
 KBARR! Read 25 minutes EVERY SCHOOL DAY, get chart signed (in notebook), respond 35 sentences on the Forums EVERY SCHOOL DAY. (Here are some more ideas for responding.)
 Vocabulary:
 Definitions due Thursday, 9/24 for Periods 13, due Friday, 9/25 for Periods 5,6.
 SMYK’s due Monday, 9/29 for Periods 13, due Tuesday, 9/30 for Periods 5,6.
 Show not Tell: “It Was So Much Fun…” Show me you having fun. What does that look, feel, sound like? Don’t tell me what you like to do; SHOW me you in the middle of doing it! 350+ words, share your Gdoc with me, ndp, creative title. No opinions!
 Due
Friday, 10/2Monday, 10/5 for Periods 13.  Due
Monday, 10/5Tuesday 10/6 for Periods 5,6.  Dates changed due to Teacher Work Day, Friday, 10/2.
 Due
“Week” of 9/8 – 9/21.
 KBARR begins! Read 25 minutes EVERY SCHOOL DAY, get chart signed (in notebook), respond 45 sentences on the Forums EVERY SCHOOL DAY. (Here are some more ideas for responding.) That means 4 responses and 4 lines in the chart by end of the day on Friday!
 Vocabulary:
 Definitions due Thursday, 9/10 for Pers 13, due Friday, 9/11 for Pers 5,6.
 SMYK’s due Monday, 9/14 for Pers 13, due Tuesday, 9/15 for Pers 5,6
 “My Room is Such a Mess” due next Friday, 9/18 for Periods 13, due Monday, 9/21 for Pers 5,6. Details Thursday, Friday.
“Week” of 8/249/4.
 Vocabulary due Wednesday/Friday (pers 13) and Thursday/Monday (pers 46). (See sheet.) HANDWRITTEN IN NOTEBOOK!
 Get a spiral notebook (for English only) by Tuesday/Wednesday.
 Get a KBARR book this week.
 Due Thursday, 9/3Friday, 9/4: Short Slang Paragraph. Share a Google Doc with me by then.