Grand Meadow ISD 495‚Äč

710 4th Ave NE  PO Box 68  Grand Meadow, MN 55936  Phone: 507-754-5318  Fax: 507-754-5608

 
 
English I:
11/19-12/21:
Snow Day 1: DO again for Snow Day 3
1) Watch a telvision show or movie or choose one you’ve already watched.
2) Create a plot map for the story in which you identify each of the following plot points: 
  • Introduction (setting, protagonist, mood)
  • Rising Action (antagonist, conflict) 
  • Climax (protagonist confronting the conflict) 
  • Falling Action (what happens as a result of the climax)
  • Resolution (how the story ends for the protagonist) 
Snow Day 2 (1/29/19): 
1) Choose a character from a book, movie, video game, or television show. 
2) Identify 5 things the character says, does, or thinks. 
3) Explain what character traits are revealed based on the five things you chose. 

Snow Day 4 1/31/19: DEAR :) Read completely uninterrupted for at least 10 minutes. Be ready to share a brief summary of what you read with the class when we get back to school. 

Snow Day 5: repeat snow day 1

British Literature:
Snow Day 2 (1/29/19): Write 3 haikus about the snow. 
Snow Day 3 (1/30/19): Watch and take notes for this video. Note: This is in a similar style as the video about Antiheroes, but you have not seen this yet. 
Snow Day 4 1/31/19: Watch this video and take notes. There is some profanity in it. We will be reading parts of Beowulf soon. 
Snow day 5: watch a TV show or movie with a hero whom you believe embodies our society’s ideals of heroism. Be ready to share your movie and assertions. 

Literature 120: 
Snow Day 2: 1/29/19 - Watch this video and take notes.
Snow Day 3: 1/30/19 - Watch this video and take notes.
Snow Day 4: 1/31/19 - Review this presentation and take notes.
Snow day 5: watch This video

Essentials of Speaking and Listening: 
Snow Day 2: 1/29/19 - Watch this video and take notes (Referring specifically to the "tactics).
Snow Day 3: 1/30/19 -  Review the syllabus/Course Guide and answer the questions below on a sheet of paper.
1. Can you use a podium to deliver speeches? 
2. How many notecards can you use to deliver speeches? 
3. What is the word requirement for one notecard? 
4. How many speeches are required? 
5. How many sources must you use in each of the required speeches? 
6. Which two speeches require an outline be completed? 
7. What are two effective ways to begin a speech? 
8. How many pages should your outline be? 
Snow Day 4 1/31/19: Review this PowerPoint and take notes. Please make note of any questions you may have. 
Snow day 5: watch your favorite show or movie. When we meet next, you will have 2 minutes to persuade us to watch it—this “speech” will be a participation grade and will let your practice speaking in front of people. 

8th Grade: Reading 
Snow Day 2 1/29/19:
1) Watch a television show or movie or choose one you’ve already watched.
2) Create a plot map for the story in which you identify each of the following plot points: 
  • Introduction (setting, protagonist, mood)
  • Rising Action (antagonist, conflict) 
  • Climax (protagonist confronting the conflict) 
  • Falling Action (what happens as a result of the climax)
  • Resolution (how the story ends for the protagonist)
Snow Day 3 1/30/19: Read Chapter 4 of To Kill a Mockingbird
Snow Day 4 1/31/19: Read Chapter 5 of To Kill a Mockingbird. 
Snow day 5: using complete sentences, describe one simple thing that made you happy today.