Tuesday, March 29, 2016
A DAY: Today in class students began preparing for an essay test about how Manifest Destiny affected Westward Expansion. They also examined Thomas Jefferson's complex views on slavery. DUE TODAY: Nothing. DUE WEDNESDAY @ 3:20 PM: All Quarter 3 late work! DUE THURSDAY: Manifest Destiny Essay Tests during class.
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
A DAY: Today in class students analyzed the words of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo in order to understand what happened to Mexican citizens who were incorporated into the United States after the Mexican War. Then students began writing an essay about Manifest Destiny and Native Americans. DUE TODAY: Nothing. DUE FRIDAY: We will finish the Manifest Destiny/Native American essay.
Tuesday, March 15, 2016
Monday, March 14, 2016
A DAY: Today in class students examined the controversy over who really started the Mexican-American War. They learned how a young Abe Lincoln argued that the US provoked the war and paid the price in his political career. DUE TODAY: Nothing. DUE SOON: Manifest Destiny Practice Essays (Friday).
Friday, March 11, 2016
Thursday, March 10, 2016
Wednesday, March 9, 2016
Tuesday, March 8, 2016
A DAY: Today in class students learned about various large groups of non-LDS immigrants that came to Utah from the 1860's through 1920's. Then they compared one of those groups to their own family coming to Utah. DUE TODAY: Nothing. DUE THURSDAY: Signed Grade Printoffs for those who didn't come see me at parent-teacher conferences.
Wednesday, March 2, 2016
B DAY: Today students learned about how Utah changed hands after the Mexican-American War. Then they wrote essays about how life would be different had Mexico kept the lands they lost in the war. DUE TODAY: What if...Essays. DUE SOON: SAGE 3 and Family/Immigrant Venn Diagram (next Wed.)