Thursday, October 31, 2013
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Today students continued learning about Jamestown including about the evidence of cannibalism, the myths about Pocahontas and John Smith, and the system of tobacco plantations and disease (malaria) that allowed the English to take control from the Powhatan and begin enslaving Africans. DUE TODAY: Nothing. DUE SOON: Nothing.
Monday, October 28, 2013
Friday, October 25, 2013
Thursday, October 24, 2013
Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Today in class students read "Click, Clack, Moo" in order to understand what a strike is. Then they began examining the economic life of Utah miners in the 1920's. DUE TODAY: Family Immigration Interviews. Also, all Q1 Late Work must be turned in today by 3:40 PM.
Today in class students took an essay test using their notes to explain 3 things: why Columbus came to the Americas, what effects his voyage had on the world, and whether or not we should celebrate Columbus Day. DUE TODAY: Essay Test and all Q1 Late Work is due by 3:40 PM. DUE SOON: Nothing.
Monday, October 21, 2013
Today in class students began studying a large wave of non-LDS immigration to Utah from the 1870's to the 1920's. DUE TODAY: Nothing. DUE SOON: Family Immigration Interviews due Wednesday! Plus, all Q1 Late Work is due by Wednesday, October 23 @ 3:40 PM!
Monday, October 14, 2013
Friday, October 11, 2013
Today students finished the film "Guns, Germs, and Steel: Conquest" about the Spanish conquest of the Incan Empire. We also discussed deep causes behind the European conquest of the Americas. DUE TODAY: "Guns, Germs, and Steel" film questions. DUE SOON: Nothing.
Monday, October 7, 2013
Friday, October 4, 2013
Today students finished discussing the evidence behind the Bear River Massacre. Then they read about the various Native American wars fought in Utah. DUE TODAY: Native American Wars questions. DUE SOON: Native American Culture Change poster (late next week).