English 10        Spring 2020
Lessons, Materials, Resources, etc.

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Lessons, Links & Assignments

Friendship Qualities
Due 4/17


    In the Word doc in the Teams Assignment Tab, write a paragraph or two, discuss the qualities you look for in a friend. Consider the following as you write your response:  

-Do opposites really attract?  

-Do we have to like/love everything about someone in order to maintain      a friendship?  

-Do friends have to have everything/anything in common to be friends?  

-Do friends have to see each other often to maintain a friendship?  

-What causes friendships to evolve and change?  -

  How do people stay friends for 10, 20...or 70 years?! 

 ***Your NAME MUST be included with EVERY response.


Tuesday, 4/14                                          Castle Learning

Assignment: Night Final Test (20 Questions)   100 Points


Thursday 4/9 Argument Writing: 1936 Berlin Olympics

Directions: Watch the three short videos The Nazi Olympics: Berlin 1936, and base your argument responses on the information in the film footage.

Topic: Should countries (and athletes), including the United States, have boycotted the 1936 Berlin Olympics?

Assignment Document

Film Links:




Optional video and text source 


Monday 4/6  (2 Assignments)

Argument Writing: Holocaust Artwork 

View Video Clip & Write a Response                           Due 4/8     50 Points

Submit: Open attached document in Teams Assignment Tab

Assignment: In 1-2 paragraphs, discuss whether families who purchased paintings without knowing their origins be forced to return the works of art to the Jewish families and art galleries they were seized from during the Holocaust? Why or why not? Refer to the video clip in your paragraph as support.

A Girl and Her Duck         <-Best Story Ever!

Video: On the Road with Steve Hartman

Submit: Open attached document in Teams Assignments Tab


>In your response, include something you wondered about while you watched. Maybe watch it again and notice things you may have missed the first time around. What can we learn about love and life and friendship from it?

For More stories by On the Road with Steve Hartman, Go to CBS Evening News and scroll down for miles and miles of heartwarming stories of all that is good in this world.


Wed. 4/1- Assignment Due: Film Review (Page 1 link below)  Introduction                       paragraph only,  


4/16-4/27 - Supplemental Assignment Packet 1