For ALS 1…Choose one article from the http://www.newsela.com website that DOES NOT HAVE A QUIZ to respond, either agreeing with or disagreeing with the article’s message. First, summarize the article in one paragraph, being sure not to plagiarize. Then, explain why you either agree with or disagree with the article’s message. Be sure to use specifics and details from the article. Don’t just go off on a “tangent,” but stick to the points the article makes and respond in a second, well-written paragraph.
Choose a character from a favorite movie and discuss that character’s role in the movie itself as well as how that character is important to understanding the story’s main idea (theme).