Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Monday, September 24, 2012
Thursday, September 20, 2012
Today in class students read an article about the Aztec Empire of Mexico and wrote levels of questions about the article. DUE TODAY: Aztec Levels of Questions! DUE MONDAY: The due date for Signed Grade Print-offs (only for those who missed Parent-Teacher Conferences) has been moved back to Monday! ALSO, you will now need to turn in your Family Ancestry Interviews on Monday!
Today in class students finished playing the Democracy Game. The winning class earned a free A and a free day in class. DUE TODAY: Nothing. DUE MONDAY: The due date for signed grade print-offs (only for those who did attend Parent-Teacher Conferences) is moved to Monday!
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Today in class students reviewed how to write different Levels of Questions. Then they watched a video about the Anasazi, the Mound Builders, and the Mayan people. DUE TODAY: Nothing. DUE TOMORROW: Nothing but signed grade printoffs are due by Friday for students who did not attend Parent Teacher Conferences.
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Today in class students examined common misconceptions about Native American culture. They also read about how people first arrived in the Americans over 20,000 years ago. DUE TODAY: Nothing. DUE TOMORROW: Nothing, but family ancestry interview is due by Friday!
Monday, September 17, 2012
Today in class students examined the genetic geography of humanity--in other words how genes can show us where our ancestors once lived. Then they researched their own ancestry on a National Geographic website. DUE TODAY: 8 Facts about Your Ancestors from National Geographic website! DUE TOMORROW: Nothing.
Friday, September 14, 2012
Thursday, September 13, 2012
Periods 1-4 were cancelled due to the field trip to see the film "Bully." Students in 6th Period US History and 7th Period Utah Studies spent the day examining the process for becoming president and then looking at an projected electoral map for the upcoming presidential election. DUE TOMORROW: Nothing.