Monday, January 31, 2011

Utah Studies--Monday, January 31, 2010

Today in class students learned how to do learning center homework assignments. Then they worked on labeling a map of Utah. DUE TOMORROW: Nothing. DUE WEDNESDAY: The Utah map must be finished.

Friday, January 28, 2011

Utah Studies--Friday, January 28, 2011

Today in class students read and summarized an article about why 75% of Utahns live along the Wasatch Front. DUE MONDAY: Signed disclosures!

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Utah Studies--Thursday, January 27, 2010

Today in class students discussed why it is important to study history. As an example we listen to and analyzed the meaning of Bob Marley's song "Buffalo Soldier." DUE TOMORROW: Nothing. DUE MONDAY: Course disclosure signed by parents/guardians! (Students cannot earn any points on ANY assignment until they turn this in signed.)

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Utah Studies--Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Today in class students learned about my classroom rules and procedures since they are new to the class. DUE TOMORROW: Nothing.

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Utah Studies--Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Today in class, students wrote their own autobiographical essays which I collected at the end of the period. DUE TOMORROW: Nothing.

Monday, January 24, 2011

Utah Studies--Monday, January 24, 2011

Today in class, I had a new set of students since Utah Studies is only a 1/2 year course. They learned a little bit about me and then began writing about themselves. DUE TODAY: Nothing. DUE TOMORROW: We will finish writing about ourselves in class tomorrow.

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Utah Studies--Thursday, January 20, 2010

Today in class students played the final round of the Democracy Game. DUE TOMORROW: Nothing.

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Utah Studies--Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Today in class students played Round 1 of the Democracy Game. It is a competition between classes to see who can run a government most effectively. DUE TOMORROW: Nothing.

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Utah Studies--Tuesday, January 18, 2010

Today in class students played a practice round of The Democracy Game. DUE TOMORROW: Nothing.

Friday, January 14, 2011

Utah Studies--Friday, January 14, 2011

Today in class students discussed how power is shared in a democracy while it is controlled in a dictatorship. Then I assigned them roles for The Democracy Game, which we will play next week. DUE TODAY: All late work must be in by 4 PM today for Quarter 2! No later!!!

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Utah Studies--Thursday, January 13, 2011

Sorry, I haven't posted this week because I've been out sick. In class today students were given a free day for good behavior for the sub but there are some very important due dates coming up. DUE FRIDAY: Any late work from this quarter MUST be turned in by 4 PM! I will no longer accept late work after this time because grades for the 2nd Quarter will be finalized next week!!!

Friday, January 7, 2011

Utah Studies--Friday, January 7, 2011

Today in class students took a Utah timeline and map test. DUE MONDAY: Nothing. DUE WEDNESDAY: Learning Center Check #3 worth 10 points (15 points for Period 5)!

Thursday, January 6, 2011

Utah Studies--Thursday, January 6, 2011

Today in class students reviewed a Utah map for the test tomorrow. The test will include a Utah history timeline and a Utah map. DUE TOMORROW: Be ready for the test!!!!! DUE MONDAY: Nothing.

Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Utah Studies--Wednesday, January 5, 2011

All apologies for not posting the last two days--I was out of town. Today in class students began reviewing for a test they will take on Friday! DUE TOMORROW: Nothing, but be prepared for Friday's test! DUE NEXT WEDNESDAY: Learning Center Check #3 is due!