Wednesday, November 30, 2011
Tuesday, November 29, 2011
Monday, November 28, 2011
Tuesday, November 22, 2011
Monday, November 21, 2011
Today in class, students read two poems about the American Dream and whether it is a reality or not. We discussed the meaning of these poems. Finally, students were given a homework assignment (due Tuesday, November 29) in which they have to interview family members about their family coming to Utah. DUE TOMORROW: Learning Center Check #1 (30 points for Period 2; 15 points for Periods 4, 5, 6) AND Signed Grade Print-offs!!!!
Today in my 1st Period class, student read 2 articles: one about economic causes of the American Revolution and 1 about social causes of the American Revolution. Then they wrote a short summary of each. In my 7th Period (which is a day behind), we took notes on political causes of the American Revolution and then we read an article about economic causes of the Revolution. Finally we summarized that article. DUE TOMORROW: Signed Grade Print-offs!
Friday, November 18, 2011
Today students examined the debate over women's suffrage in Utah. The acted out a skit showing the perspectives of the different sides involved in this debate. DUE TUESDAY: Learning Center Check #1 (30 points for Period 2; 15 points for Period 4, 5, 6) AND Signed Grade Print-offs!
Thursday, November 17, 2011
Today students finished "West Side Story" and we discussed the destructive consequences of violence and how individuals can choose to reject violence to help our world. DUE TOMORROW: Nothing. DUE TUESDAY (FOR 7TH GRADERS): Learning Center Check #1 (30 points for 2nd Period; 15 points for 4th, 5th, 6th periods)