Friday, May 29, 2015
Today some students had to take the Civil War Essay test due to not meeting absence, tardiness, and work completion goals. Due to the short periods, students will finish Monday. DUE MONDAY: Civil War Essay Tests. DUE TUESDAY @ 3:20 PM: Q4 Late Work Deadline!
Thursday, May 28, 2015
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Today in class, students defined "total war" and examined how it was used by the Union to destroy the Confederacy. Also, we discussed the emotional effect winning the war had on people, North and South. DUE TODAY: Nothing. DUE SOON: Civil War Essay Test (next Friday).
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Monday, May 18, 2015
Friday, May 15, 2015
Thursday, May 14, 2015
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Today in class students in Periods 2 and 4 went to a website to learn modern Utah religious demographic statistics. Periods 5 and 7, though, read an article about how various religious groups reached Utah over the years and the effect that has had on our culture. DUE TODAY: Nothing. DUE SOON: Mountain Meadows Massacre Questions (Thursday).
Today students concluded their debate on what they thought Lincoln's main goals in issuing the Emancipation Proclamation was: to free the slaves or win the war. Then we discussed how maybe he felt that there was no way to truly do one without the other. DUE TODAY: Presentation of Lincoln Written Argument. DUE SOON: 13th Amendment Questions (next Tuesday).
Monday, May 11, 2015
Today in class students in Periods 2 and 4 read an article about the history of various religious groups in Utah. Periods 5 and 7 did an internet scavenger hunt for religious statistics on the US and Utah using the "Pew Research: Religion and Public Life Project" website. DUE TODAY: (Period 5 and 7 only) Religion Scavenger Hunt Questions. DUE SOON: Mountain Meadows Massacre Questions (Thursday).
Thursday, May 7, 2015
Today in class students examined the effects the Emancipation Proclamation had on America in 1863. Then they began examining evidence to help them uncover the main goal Lincoln had in issuing the Emancipation Proclamation. DUE TODAY: Nothing. DUE SOON: Why Lincoln Issued Emancipation Proclamation Essay (Tuesday).
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Today in class students learned about the life of Abraham Lincoln before he was president. Then they read the text of the Emancipation Proclamation to begin understanding it's effect on America in 1863. DUE TODAY: Nothing. DUE SOON: Why Did Lincoln Issue the Emancipation Proclamation? Essay (next Tuesday).
Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Monday, May 4, 2015
Today in class students examined the reasons why the US Civil War killed more Americans than any other war. Then students went outside and simulated how outdated military tactics were no match for new weaponry during the early years of the war. DUE TODAY: Nothing. DUE SOON: Why Lincoln Issued the Emancipation Proclamation Essay (next Tuesday).