Tuesday, May 31, 2011
Today in class students finished reading through Chapter 18 in the book "Crossing the Wire." They also turned in the questions they answered from Chapter 10 through 18. DUE TOMORROW: Learning Center Check #3 (worth 10 points)! DUE FRIDAY @ 4 PM: This will be the very latest students can turn in late work to help their 4th quarter grades!
Wednesday, May 25, 2011
Today in class students continued reading "Crossing the Wire" but this time they were answering questions about what they read instead of doing summaries, like before. DUE TOMORROW: Nothing, but 1 week from today (June 1) Learning Center Check #3 is due (worth 10 points). By this time all students should have completed a total of 30 points!
Tuesday, May 24, 2011
Monday, May 23, 2011
Wednesday, May 18, 2011
Tuesday, May 17, 2011
Today in in Periods 4-6 students took a Utah Map and Timeline test. Then they were introduced to the subject of modern-day undocumented immigration by watching a series of news stories about the subject. Today in Period 1 students began reading a novel called "Crossing the Wire" about undocumented immigration. DUE TOMORROW: Nothing. DUE THURSDAY (Periods 1-4) or DUE FRIDAY (Periods 5-6): Essay Rewrites (if you earned a C or lower on the last essay).
Monday, May 16, 2011
Today in 6th period, students reviewed for a test they will take tomorrow about important dates in Utah's history and Utah map locations. Today in Periods 1-3 students took this test (they reviewed for it on Friday). They also were introduced an important current issue facing Utah: immigration. They will soon begin reading a historical fiction about this issue. DUE TOMORROW (for Periods 4-6): Be prepared for the test! DUE THURSDAY (for Periods 1-4): Essay rewrites (only for those who got a C or below)! DUE FRIDAY (for Periods 5-6): Essay rewrites (only for those who got a C or below)!
Thursday, May 12, 2011
Today in class students finished their Civil Rights projects. They also received individual feedback on how to improve their writing. DUE TOMORROW (for Periods 1-5): Learning Center Check #2 (worth 10 points)! DUE MONDAY (for Period 6): Learning Center Check #2 (worth 10 points)!
Tuesday, May 10, 2011
Monday, May 9, 2011
Friday, May 6, 2011
Today in Period 4-6 students learned about Native American Civil Rights and also listened to songs from the civil rights movement. Period 1 learned how to do their civil rights project and then worked on it in class. DUE MONDAY: Nothing. DUE TUESDAY (for Per. 1-4) OR WEDNESDAY (for Per. 5-6): Signed Grade Printoffs (for all students who did not attend parent teacher conferences).
Thursday, May 5, 2011
Today in Period 6 students watched a documentary film about the civil rights movement called "Eyes on the Prize." They took notes and then wrote a summary. Today in Periods 1-3 students learned about Native American's fight for civil rights and then listened to and discussed songs about the civil rights movement. DUE TOMORROW: Nothing.