Friday, January 29, 2010
Today in class students began examining Utah's wave of immigration that went from the 1870's to the 1930's. DUE MONDAY: Nothing. DUE TUESDAY: Family immigration interviews must be completed this day. DUE FRIDAY: Learning Center Check #1 (20 points for Periods 1-2, 4-6; 10 points for Period 3)!
Thursday, January 28, 2010
Today in class students received feedback on their previous persuasive essays. They then wrote a list of their greatest strength in writing and a number of weaknesses that they can improve on for the next essay in abou 1 1/2 weeks. DUE TOMORROW: Nothing.
Wednesday, January 27, 2010
Today in class students learned about Utah's movement for women's suffrage. The acted out a historical fiction debate between Susan B. Anthony and a leading opponent of women's suffrage in Utah--B.H. Roberts. DUE TOMORROW: Nothing.
Tuesday, January 26, 2010
Monday, January 25, 2010
Today in class students in Periods 1, 3, 4 read about government. They did not average a sufficient score on the quiz Friday to play a bonus round of the Democracy Game. Periods 2, 5, 6 were able to earn a bonus round of the game, which they concluded today. DUE TUESDAY: Nothing.
Friday, January 22, 2010
Thursday, January 21, 2010
Today in class students played the Democracy Game for the 2nd day in a row. It is a competition between classes to see who can average the highest score. DUE TOMORROW: Students need to be prepared for a short quiz on the different jobs that our 3 branches of government do.
Friday, January 15, 2010
Today in class students continued studying what the 3 branches of government do. They will take a Rise and Stretch quiz on this on Friday of next week. It is a tough quiz so study hard! DUE WEDNESDAY: Nothing, have a great weekend! But remember there will be the 3 Branches of Gov't quiz a week from today.
Wednesday, January 13, 2010
Today in class students played a practice round of the Democracy game in anticipation for the actual competition next week! They must do a good job of studying the 3 branches of government this Thursday and Friday if they want to be able to compete next week. DUE TOMORROW: Nothing.
Tuesday, January 12, 2010
Monday, January 11, 2010
Friday, January 8, 2010
Today in class students read current events articles about Utah's voter turnout rate. This is an introduction to our unit about government and citizen participation in Utah. Today by 2:45 PM was the latest that missing work could be turned in for Quarter 2. DUE MONDAY: Nothing.
Thursday, January 7, 2010
Wednesday, January 6, 2010
Today in class students reviewed for the Quarter 2 Test we will take tomorrow! DUE TOMORROW: Be prepared for the test by studying from the study guide. DUE FRIDAY @ 2:45 PM: If you still have late work to turn in (including learning centers), you must have that work to me by this time. This is the deadline for Quarter 2!
Tuesday, January 5, 2010
Today in class students learned about the economic changes brought to Utah by the coming of the railroad. They also debated on the merits of these changes. DUE TOMORROW: Learning Center Check #3! (15 points for Per. 1-2, 4-6; 10 points for Per. 3)
Monday, January 4, 2010
Today in class students read from the textbook about the difficulties Utah had in gaining statehood due primarily to the debate over polygamy. DUE TOMORROW: Nothing, but Learning Center #3 (15 points for Per. 1-2, 4-6; 10 points for Per. 3) must be turned in by Wednesday! Students that have not turned in previous learning centers need to turn those in this week also!