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SMSD Online Learning Commons has written 86 posts for Bayonet

Canterbury Tales (ELA4)

Canterbury Tales Notes Canterbury Tales Reading Canterbury Tales Audio Canterbury Tales Character Analysis Canterbury Tales Character Sketch Character Sketch Student Examples Here and Here

Into the Wild (AP Lang)

Transcendentalism Emerson / Thoreau Notes Emerson / Thoreau Group Work  Resistance to Civil Government Images (here) and (here) Notes Into the Wild Chapters 1-7 Notes (here) Into the Wild Chapters 1-7 Station Work (here) Into the Wild Chapters 8-15 Notes (here) Into the Wild Chapters 16-End Notes (here) Into the Wild Character Map and Timeline … Continue reading

Analysis Essay Lesson Plan (AP Lang)

Lesson Plan Analysis Essays Alfred Green Civil War Speech Richard Louv Last Child in the Woods Cesar Chavez Nonviolence Resistance Leonid Fridman America Needs Its Nerds Florence Kelley Child Labor Speech Abigail Adams Letter to Son Lesson Plan Instructions and Resources Lesson Plan Instructions Argument Notes Argumentative Essay Structure and Intro Analysis Essay Resources and … Continue reading

AP Seminar Resources

Themes and Lenses AP Seminar Themes AP Seminar Lenses QUEST Framework Question Formulation Technique Examining Your Question Graphic Organizer Evaluating Lenses Graphic Organizer Lenses Democracy Example Solutions and Conclusions Question Stems Sourcing and Citing Argument Analysis Notes Argument Analysis Template SOAPSTone Analysis Strategy Unconscious Bias and Schema Development Annotated Bibliography AP and  UNC and UT-A&M MLA v. APA … Continue reading

Independent Reading (ELA 4)

Independent Reading Book Review Instructions (Quarter 1) Book Talk Ideas (Quarter 2) Independent Reading Bookmark (here) (here) What We Are Reading  Malcolm Mitchell Working to Read Finding Fiction Good Reads Popular Teen Books Penny Kittle’s Custom Book List Nerdy Book Club Top 10 Lists Center for Teaching and Learning   Finding Nonfiction Good Reads Best Nonfiction … Continue reading

Argumentative Essay (ELA 4)

Argumentative Writing  Notes Framework Thesis Paragraphs Intro and Body Examples Intro Example Assignment Essay Getting Started Themes Lenses Values–50 Core Values  UN 30 Human Rights  Issues–ProCon  New York Times Causes–Greater Kansas City Nonprofits Follow Up Activity  Response Paragraph Student Essay Topics Media Literacy Graphic CRAP Test Example Search Operators SMS Library Website MLA Format MLA … Continue reading

The Things They Carried (AP Lang)

Notes The Things They Carried Notes (pdf) The Things They Carried Reading Guide (pdf) Lesson Plan Activity (pdf) Personal Narrative Activity Personal Narrative Essay (pdf) Personal Narrative Notes (pdf) MLA Format (pdf) Personal Narrative Rubric (pdf) Personal Narrative Rewrite Instructions (pdf) Personal Narrative Examples (pdf) Common App Website (web) Common App Example (web) AP Okefenokee … Continue reading


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Hero (ELA4)

Notes Beowulf Notes Beowulf Review Readings Beowulf (19) Beowulf Graphic Novel (51) Dulce et Decorum Est (89) Alfred Green Speech NPR Does the NFL Pay for Pain? The Ethicist Is It Wrong to Watch Football? Assignments Personal Narrative  Assignment  MLA Format   6 Trait Writing Rubric  Narrative Notes Beowulf Epic Hero Paragraph  MELCON  Epic Hero Traits Personal Values  … Continue reading

This I Believe

This I Believe Speech (here) NPR This I Believe Website (here) Mission / Vision / Values (here)