 Thompson Middle
 What we did in class today?

WHAT WE DID TODAY:
Friday 22120 Today the bell ringer was to copy and answer the 2 questions from the map on page 136.
13. What major natural resource is found in Pennsylvania?
14. How is land use in the Northeast differnet from land use in the West?
We then finished all incomplete work from chapter 5 including the maps. Students worked on the chapter 5 study guide. Students started working on the chapter 5 essay questions. The states and capitals will be on the quiz on Thursday. Homework is to finish the study guide.
Ch 5 essay questions GEOGRAPHY
Thursday 22020 Today the bell ringer was to study before the chapter 5 vocab quiz. Students then took the chapter 5 vocab quiz. After the quiz, students finished their maps of the U.S. and also any other incomplete work from chapter 5. Students then started to work on their chapter 5 study guides. We then watched a video clip agout geographic regions of U.S.
http://www.viewpure.com/Y0YWttGmbKk?start=0&end=0
ch 5 geography STUDY GUIDE student copy
Wednesday 21920 Today the bell ringer was to copy and answer the 2 questions from page 119.
11. Where is the highest elevation in the U.S. located?
12. how do you think the Appalachians have influenced settlement in the United States?
We then finshed all work from chapter 5 and labeled U.S. state capitals on the map. Students were also given a critical thinking handout to complete on why cities are where they are. We reviewed chapter 5 vocab. Homework is to study ch 5 vocab.
critical thinking why U.S. cities are where they are chapter 5 page 1
critical thinking why U.S. cities are where they are chapter 5 page 2
U.S. Map with stars at state capitals for students to label
Tuesday 21820 Today the bell ringer was to copy the weekly agenda(see caledar tab). We then watched a clip on President's Day: http://www.viewpure.com/zhDlkeqmtO0?start=0&end=0 We then finshed all incomplete work from chapter 5. We watched a short video clip on weird U.S. facts: http://www.viewpure.com/IiQMgKOh8e4?start=0&end=0 We then read through 5.3 and completed the 5.3 handout. Students then were given the map of the U.S. and asked to label the states.
Monday 21720 No school today.
Friday 21420 Happy valentines day. Today students were given a chance to finish ch 5 vocab. We then watched a video clip on the Geography of the U.S. We then finished the 5.1 handout, and read through 5.2 and 5.3. Students completed 5.2 and 5.3 handouts
http://www.viewpure.com/deta5DscPS4?start=0&end=0
Thursday 21320 Bell ringer is to study before the quiz. Students then took the 40 country map quiz. After the the quiz, students completed their ch 5 vocab, 5.1 handout, and read 5.2 and started 5.2 handout. We will finish 5.2 tomorrow in class.
Wednesday 21220 Today the bell ringer was to silently study before the chapter 4 test. Students then took the chapter 4 test. Students then finished and turned in the chapter 4 essay question if they did not turn it in yet. Students then finished chapter 5 vocab. We read through 5.1 and students worked on 5.1 handout. We reviewed the 40 countries map for the quiz tomorrow. Homework is to study for tomorrow's map quiz on the 40 countries.
Use this to study for map quiz:
MAP ACTIVITY february 6 2020 to use to study for quiz ANSWER KEY
Tuesday 21120 Today due to the delay start, we moved the chapter 4 test back to tomorrow. I was worried all classes would not have a chance to finish it with shorter class times. Students came in and studied for thier test, we went back over the answers to the chapter 4 study guide. Students were given a chance to finsh and turn in ch 4 essay question. They were then given chapter 5 vocab to start if they were done with everything else.
Ch 4 essay questions GEOGRAPHY
Monday 21020 Today the bell ringer was to copy the weekly agenda (see calendar tab). We then had student take a few minutes to study the continents and oceans. We then had students take the Continent and Ocean quiz. Students the finshed the chapter 4 study gudie. We passed out the chapter 4 essay question. We then went over the answers to the study guide. Homework is to study.
Ch 4 essay questions GEOGRAPHY
Friday 2720 Today the bell ringer was to finish all incomplte work from chapter 4. We then completed the map. We then started the chapter 4 study guide. Homework is to finish the Study Guide for chapter 4.
MAP ACTIVITY february 6 2020 to use to study for quiz ANSWER KEY
Answer key back side of chapter 4 handouts
Thursday 2620 Today we were on a 2 hour delay schedule. Students were given a chance to finish all work from chapter 4. We then disucssed the current weather that came through last night. We read through chapter 4 section 4. Students were given a Map activity to use to study for the 2 map quizzes next week. On Monday, we have a quiz on the continents and oceans. On Thursday we have a quiz on the 40 countries that were listed on the map, It will be broken into 4 answer boxes, where studnets will choose from the Americas, Europe, Asia, and then Africa.
MAP ACTIVITY february 6 2020 to use to study for quizzes
Wednesday 2520 Today the bell ringer was to silently study vocab. Students then turned i thhe chapter 4 vocab activity. They then took the ch 4 vocab quiz. After the quiz, studetnet finished all incomplete work from chapter 4 (4.1, 4.2, and 4.3). We then read through 4.3 and 4.4 and students started 4.4 handout.
Tuesday 2420 Mr. Ray was out today due to sick child. We did not have a sub pick up the job, classes were split. Students were left 4.3 handout to work on. We will take the vocab quiz Wednesday.
Monday2320 Today students came in and copied the weekly agenda (on calendar tab of this website). Students then were given time to finish chapter 4 vocab and 4.1 handout. We then graded chapter 4 vocab. We watched 2 video clips and read chapter 4 section 2 and completed the 4.2 handout (given out today). We then reviewed chapter 4 vocab. Homework is to study ch 4 vocabulary for tomorrow's quiz.
Chapter 4 Vocabulary Terms and definitions GEOGRAPHY
Friday 13120 Today the bell ringer was to finsh the chapter 4 vocab. We then watched the following video clip on Culture
http://www.viewpure.com/jt2tikGSu98?start=0&end=0
We then read 4.1 and completed the 4.1 handout.
Thursday 13020 Today the bell ringer is to silently study before the chapter 3 test. Students then get to take the chapter 3 test. We will then work on chapter 4 vocab activity after the test.
Wednesday 12920 Today the bell ringer will be to answe the following 2 questions from page74.
9. On the bar graph above, which climate region has the highest annual precipitation?
10. Which 2 climate regions have about the same?
Students will then be givne the chapter 3 essay question to work on. While students are working on the essay question they will bring thier ch 3 study guides to Mr. Ray to grade them. Once all study guides have been graded, we will go over the correct answers and review for tomorrow's test. We went over the potential documents that may be on the test as well as some possible questions. Homework is to study tor tomorrow's test and finish the essay questions.
Chapter 3 study guide GEOGRAPHY
potential ch 3 documents that may be on TEST
Tueday 12820 Today the bell ringer was to copy and answer the 2 questions from page 66 and 67.
7. What mountain ranges covered parts of North America 74 million years ago?
8. Based on the maps above, how has North America changed since the dinosaur age?
We then finished all work from chapter 3. Students finshed the map activity from yesterday and turned it in for a grade. They then worked on the Study Guide. Homework is to finish the chapter 3 study guide.
Chapter 3 study guide GEOGRAPHY
Monday 12720 Today the bell ringer was to copy the weekly agenda. We then watched a clip on Natural Resources
http://www.viewpure.com/Qw6uXh9yM54?start=0&end=0
We then read through 3.4 and completed the 3.4 handout. We then started the Map activity. Homework is to finish all incomplet work from chapter 3 (excluding the map from today).
3.4 Handout Geography page 001
3.4 Handout Geography page 002
map activity january 27 page 001
map activity january 27 page 002
Friday 12420 Bell ringer was to copy and answer the 2 questions from page 56 and 57.
5. Which climates are found mainly in the Northern Hemisphere?
6. What climated does most of North Africa have?
We then gave students a chance to finish the 3.1 and 3.2 handouts. Students then watched 2 short video clips and discussed them. The then read 3.3 and completed the 3.3 handout. Students then started the map activity.
Thrursday 12320 Today the bell ringer is to silently study ch 3 vocab before quiz (terms and definitions were displayed on board). Students then turned in chapter 3 vocab activity. Students took the chapter 3 vocab quiz. Students fiinished the 3.1 handout. We read throught 3.2 and students worked on 3.2 handout.
Wednesday 12220 Today the bell ringer was to copy and answer the following 2 questions from the Major Ocean Currents map on page 52.
3. Does a warm or cold ocean current flow along the lower west cost of North America? Cold
4. How do ocean currents move heat between warmer and colder areas of Earth?When warm water currents flow to colder areas, then the warmer air is blown by westerly winds.
We then had students finsh chapter 3 vocab. We watched the weather vs. climate video clip.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YbAWny7FV3w
We then read 3.1 and students worked on answering 3.1 handout. We reviewed chapter 3 vocab. Homework is to study for the ch 3 vocab quiz on Thursday.
geography ch 3 vocab TERMS and DEFINITIONS
Tuesday 12120 Today the bell ringer was to copy the weekly agenda (see calendar tab) and then to silently study before the test. Students then turned in thier chaper 1 & 2 study guides. Students then took the chapter 1 & 2 test. After the test students worked on chapter 3 vocab activity. Homework is to make sure at least 1/2 of the vocabulary is complete. We will finish the rest in class tomorrow.
Monday 12020 No School
Friday 11720 Today the bell ringer was to copy and answer the following question from the page 32 warter cycle drawing.
2. How does evaporaton differ from precipitation? Evaporation occurs when water turns from liquid to gas; precipitation when water falls to earth from condensed water vapor
We then read through chapter 2 section 3. and finished the 2.3 handout. Students then finished their study guide for chapter 1 & 2. We checked the Study Guide. We then went over the Jeopardy game review
https://jeopardylabs.com/play/geographyintroductionandtheearth
Homework is to study for the Chapter 1 & 2 Test that is on Tuesday. No school Monday.
geography ch 1 and 2 study guide ANSWER KEY
geography ch 1 & 2 study guide
Thursday 11620 Today the bellringer was to study before the chapter 2 vocab quiz. Students then turned in chapter 2 vocab assignment. They then took the chapter 2 vocab quiz. After the quiz, students read ch 2 section 3 and completed the 2.3 handout. Students then finished any incomplete assignments from chapter 2 before starting the chapter 1 & 2 study guide.
geography ch 1 & 2 study guide
Wednesday 11520 Today the bell ringer was to copy and answer the following question from the diagram on page 27.
1. Is the region north or south of the equatior receiving more solar energy? How can you tell? North; tilted toward the sun
Students were then given a chance to finish all incomplete work. We watched a video clip on the water cycle. We then read 2.2. We then completed the 2.2 questions. We reviewed chapter 2 vocab. Homework is to study chapter 2 vocab for the quiz tomorrow.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qyb4qz19hEk
ch 2 vocab terms and definitions
Tuesday 11420 Today students came in and were given a chance to look over ch 1. We then took the quiz on ch 1. AFter the quiz, students finished all incomplete work (1.3, map activity, and ch 2 vocab if not done). We watched a video clip about the rotation and revolutions of the earth. We then read through chapter 2 section 1. Students then worked on the 2.1 handout.
http://www.viewpure.com/cDed5eXmngE?start=0&end=0
Monday 11320 Today the bell ringer was to copy the weekly agenda (see calendar tab). We then checked some of the work from last week and we then watched a video clip. We then started chapter 2 vocab. Studens should finish ch 2 vocab for homework.
http://www.viewpure.com/BsqKTJtK_vw?start=0&end=0
1.1 Geography ANSWER KEY to handout 001
1.1 Geography ANSWER KEY to handout 002
1.2 geography Answer key to handout 001
1.2 geography Answer key to handout 002
Friday 11020 Today students were given a chance to finish 1.1 and 1.2 work. Students the read 1.3 and completed 1.3 handout. Students then completed the Activity 1 politial map. Homework is to finish the map and all the work from chapter 1 (We will check this Monday).
world outline maps activity 1 Political map page1
world outline maps activity 1 Political map page 2
Thursday 1920 Today the bell ringer was to silently study before the quiz. Students then took the chapter 1 vocab quiz. After the quiz, students finished the 1.1 handout questions. They then read 1.2 and worked on 1.2 handout.
Wednesday 1820 Today the bell ringer was to study ch 1 vocab (or finish it). We finished grading vocabulary for classes we did not yesterday. We then took notes on chapter 1. We rad 1.1 and students completed the 1.1 handout. Homework is to study ch 1 vocab for the quiz tomorrow.
Geography chapter 1 notes powerpoint
Geography Chapter 1 Vocabulary Terms and Definitions
Tuesday 1720 Today the bell ringer was to sit quietly and finsh the chapter 1 vocab and study it. Students then took the geography bee.
https://forms.gle/
eHKME4mYAGT1oSQC8 After the geography bee, students finshed chapter 1 vocab before I graded it. Homework is to finish chapter 1 vocab if it is incomplete.
Monday 1620 Today students will come in and copy the weekly agenda. We will discuss what we will learn this semester in geography. A few students will be making up tests they missed last semeste due to illness. Students will start chapter 1 vocabulary. Homework will be to finish chapter 1 vocabulary activity.
Start of 2nd semester
End of 1st semester
Thursday 121919 Today students had 1 last chance to turn in work and make up and retake tests and quizzes before I finalized grades. IF YOU HAVE BEEN OUT THIS WEEK SICK, YOU WILL TAKE YOUR 9 WEEK EXAM WHEN YOU RETURN TO SCHOOL IN JANUARY, PLEASE STUDY, RESOURCES TO STUDY ARE BELOW ON THIS PAGE!!!!!!! Students dismissed at 1:00 today, so I did not see all classes today. Hope everyone has a Merry Christmas!!!!
Wednesday 121819 Today the bell ringer was to sit quietly and study for test retakes and make up quizzes. Students were then given a chance to retake tests and make up quizzes. All students were given printouts of their grades so they could see anything they needed to redo or turn in. I also told students they can turn in all make up work tomorrow morning if they still have not turned it in. I will be one of the teachers staying back from the talent show tomorrow, so they can come to me and finish any retakes or make up work at that time (last chance to improve grade). All grades have been enterd into inow and grades will be finalized tomorrow afternoon.
Tuesday 121719 Today the bell ringer was to silently study before the exam. Students then took the 2nd 9 weeks exam. After the exam, students studied for test retakes and were given a chance to finish make up work. Homework is to study for tomorrow's in class test retakes and opportunity to make up any missed quizzes. If you were absent and missed the exam, you will take it when you return to school. If you are sick all week, you will just take the exam in January when you return to school. All work that has been turned in has been graded and entered into inow, check you grades and turn in any work you need to, or study for test retakes!!!!!!
Monday 121619 Today the bell ringer was to finish the 9 week exam study guide. Students who were absent Friday made up the bell ringer quiz. We then checked the exam study guide. All the questions on the study guide were from previous study guides. The exam is a review of everything we have done the 2nd 9 weeks. We then started to go over the test review powerpoint. Homeowork is to study for tomorrow's civics exam!!! Also, make up work, make up tests, make up quizzes, and test retakes must be turned in or completed by Wednesday (you can come to warrior time if you need to).
I know a lot of studens have been sick lately, if you miss the exam, you will just take it when you get back to school, even if that means you miss the rest of the week, you will take it in January when you return to school.
fall 2019 2nd 9 weeks exam study guide ANSWER KEY
Study Guide 2nd 9 weeks exam fall 2019
2nd 9 week exam review powerpoint
9 weeks exam review game ANSWER KEY
Friday 121319 Tooday the bell ringer will be to Read page 309 and answer the following 2 questions:
 How id students in Newberg respond to the problem of teenage homelessness in their community?
 what methods did the students use to gain support for their idea?
Students will then take the 2nd 9 weeks bell ringer quiz (they were allowed to use their bell ringers and textbook and the answers to the 2 bell ringers from today were on the board). Afte the quiz, students will be able to work on their 2ns 9 weeks exam study guide. They can also work on test retakes or make up work. Homework over the weekend is to finsh their 9 week exam study guide. ***All testre takes, make up work, and make up quizzes need to be done and turned in by Wednesday 121819, we will retake tests in class on Wednesday, or they can come Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday morning in warrior time.***
first half of answers to exam review fall 2019
Study Guide 2nd 9 weeks exam fall 2019
2nd 9 week exam review powerpoint
Thursday 121219 Today the bell ringer was to silently study before the chapter 11 & 12 Test. Students then took the test. After the test they finshed and turned in chapter 12 essay question. They then started to work on the 9 week exam study guide for the exam on Tuesday 121719. Homework is to make sure they have all 12 bell ringers from this 9 weeks for the bell ringer quiz that is tomorrow (bell ringers must be handwritten).
Study Guide 2nd 9 weeks exam fall 2019
Bell ringers for quiz on december 13 2019
Wednesday 121119 Today the bell ringer was to read page 301 and copy and answer the following 2 questions.
11. Why do you think that local governments spend the largest postion of their revenue on education?
12. What are the largest forms of revenue for federal, sate and local governments?
Students then had some time to finish the chapter 11 & 12 study guide before we went over it. We then passed out the chapter 12 essay question. We went over some of the chapter 11 & 12 Review Game PowerPoint. Homework is to study for tomorrow's chapter 11 & 12 Test.
Chapter 11 and 12 Study Guide for Test
Chapter 11 and 12 Review Game powerpoint
Ch 11 and 12 Review Game Answer Key in a Word document
Answers to the chapter 11 and 12 study guide
Tuesday 121019 Today the bell ringer was to study before the chapter 12 vocab quiz. Students were given a print out of their current civics grade. Studetns then finished the 12.2 and 12.3 questions and we went over the answers. They then worked on the chapter 11 & 12 study guide. Homework is to work on the chapter 11 & 12 study guide. All grades and make up work that has been turned in has been entered into inow, students were given a print out of current grades, and I highlighted things students need to redo or turn in to improve their grades.
12.2 handout ANSWER KEY in word doc
Chapter 11 and 12 Study Guide for Test
Answers to the chapter 11 and 12 study guide
Monday 12919 Today the bell ringer was to copy the weekly agenda. We then had students finish the 12.1 handout and chapter 12 vocab. We checked the 12.1 and ch 12 vocab. We then read 12.2 and 12.3 and completed the 12.2 & 12.3 questions. We reviewed chapter 12 vocab. We also gave students the chapter 11 & 12 study guide. Homework is to study for the chapter 12 vocab quiz that is tomorrow.
Ch 12 vocabulary terms and definitions
Chapter 11 and 12 Study Guide for Test
Friday 12619 Today the bell ringer was to finish the 11.3 questions. We then had students stat chapter 12 vocab. We read through 12.1 and worked on the 12.1 handout. We will have the chaper 12 vocab quiz next Tuesday and chapter 11 & 12 test will be on Thursday.
Wednesday 12419 and Thursday 12519 We had early dismissal and delayed starts these 2 days. The bell ringer was to silently study before the chapter 11 vocab quiz. Students then took the chapter 11 vocab quiz. After the quiz, students finshed the 11.1 and 11.2 questions and we started checking them. We then had students read 11.3 and start the 11.3 questions. In some classes we read back throught the entire chapter as a class using the book website. No homework tonight as we will finish the work from chapter 11 in class Thursday and Friday.
Tuesday 12319 Today the bell ringer was to tun in chapter 10 essay question if they had not, and then finish chapter 11 vocab. Students who were absent on Tuesday then took the chapter 10 Test. Students then finished the 11.1 handout from yesterday. They then read 11.2 and answered the 11.2 questions. We then reviewed chapter 11 vocab. Homework is to study for tomorrow's vocab quiz on chapter 11.
Chapter 11 Vocabulary TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
Monday 12219 Today the bell ringer was to copy the weekly agenda (see calendar tab). Students then finshed the chapter 10 essay question and turned it in if they did not on Tuesday. Students then finished chapter 11 vocab. We read 11.1 and worked on the 11.1 questions. Make up chapter 10 test is tomorrow in class for those who did not take it Tuesday.
Here is the Schedule for classes on Wednesday and Thursday this week:
TMS early dismissal on wednesday december 4 and thursday december 5 2019.
Wednesday 111718 through 12119 Thanksgiving break
Tuesday 112619 Today the bell ringer was to study before the chapter 10 test. Students then took the chapte 10 test. After the test studetns finished and turned in chapter 10 essay question. They then started chapter 11 vocab. If you did not take the test today, you will take it Tuesday 12319.
Monday 112519 Today the bell ringer was to make sure you copied this weekls agenda last week. We then gave students time to finish the chapter 10.4 questions and finish the ch 10 study guide before we checked both of them. We watched a video clip on electoral college and discussed it. We then gave students the chapter 10 essay question to start on. Homework is to study for tomorrow's chapter 10 test and finish the essay question.
Chapter 10 Study Guide Answer Key
Friday 112219 Students will come in and finish all incomplete work from chapter 10. They will check the 10.3 notes (answers were written on board), then finish 10.3 quesitons on their own, and then they will read 10.4 and answer the questions. After that, they work on the chapter 10 study guide. Homework is to make sure all work is complete from chapter 10 and finish the chapter 10 study guide.
Thursday 112119 Today the belll ringer was to silently study before the test retakes. We then toook the chapter 7, 8 , and 9 test retakes. Students then finished the 10.2 organizer and questions and they checked their answers. Students read chapter 10 section 3 and completed the 10.3 notes and questions.
We passed out Friday's work which is the 10.4 handout questions and the chapter 10 study guide that is on the back.
Wednesday 112019 Today the bell ringer was to finish the finance project and turn it in. We then watched a video clip on political parties.
http://viewpure.com/VS6Nun3Hx5s?start=0&end=0
We then read chapter 10 section 2 and completed the 10.2 organizer and questions. We gave students a chance to review for Thursday's in class test retakes. Homework is to study for the test retakes that are tomorrow in class!
thanksgiving lunch schedule november 20th and 21st 2019
Tuesday 111918 Today the bell ringer was to silently study chapter 10 vocab. The terms and definitions were displayed on the board. We then had students take the chapter 10 vocab quiz. After the quiz, students worked on finishing the finance project. The car websited we normally use to complete this project are now blocked, so we had to use some local car dealership websites to find our cars. When students finshed the project they turned it in. Students who did not finish the project today in class need to finish it for homework and turn it in tomorrow as the start of class.
local car dealer websites students can use to find a car
Monday 111819 Today the bell ringer was to copy the weekly agenda (see calendar tab). I then walked around and checked that sudents did this and they got a grade for it. Students then worked on the finance project (we will continue to work on finance project on Tuesday in class). The finance project will be turned in Wednesday at the start of class. We then reviewed chapter 10 vocab for the quiz on Tuesday. Homework is to study for chapter 10 vocab quiz that is tomorrow.
ch 10 section 1 & 2 vocab terms & definitions
Notes off board for Help on Finance project
Friday 111519 Today the bell ringer was to get out the project and sit quietly. We then finished the first part of the finance project. We then gave students chrome books and the rented an apartment today as part of their project and wrote a check for the rent. We will continue to work on the project on Monday.
Thursday 111419 Today the bell ringer was to finish chapter 10 vocab and 10.1 questions. Students then started the finance project, we assigned careers and students worked on the first part of the project "Welcome to the Working World". This is not homework, as we will work in class on this tomorrow. I also gave students a print out today of their current grades, and Highlighted thing they need to turn in and wrote on them any test they need to retake. We will allow all students to retake a test on Thursday 112119.
Wednesday 111319 Today the bell ringer was to finish the chapter 10 vocabulary activity from yesterday. Students who were absent yesterday were given a chance to take the chapter 9 test. Students were given a final chance to turn in the chapter 9 essay question. Studnets then read 10.1 and completed the 10.1 questions.
Tuesday 111219 Today the bell ringer was to copy the weekly agenda (see calendar) and then to silently study before the chapter 9 test. Students then finished the chapter 9 test. After the test, students finishhed and turned in the chapter 9 essay question. They then worked on the chapter 10 section 1 & 2 vocab activity.
vocab activity Chapter 10 section 1 and 2
Monday 111119 Veteran's Day, no school
Friday 11819 Today the bell ringer was to read page 236 and copy and answer the following:
9. Describe the four structures of local government?
10. Which structure of local government is most efficient? Explain.
We then finished the chapter 9 review questions. Students were given the chapter 9 essay question. We went over the answers to the review questions. Homework is to study for the chapter 9 test that is Tuesday (NO SCHOOL MONDAY!)
Info on Birmingham's Veterans day parade: http://nationalveteransday.org/
Civics Chapter 9 review questions Student Copy
Civics Chapter 9 review questions Answer key
Thursday 11719 Today the bell ringer was to study before the vocab quiz. Students then took the ch 9 vocab quiz. Students then completed the 9.4 questions. They then started to work on ch 9 review questions, and we will finish this tomorrow.
Wednesday 11619 Today the bell ringer is to copy and answer the following question from the media investigation box on page 232.
8. How do you know you are on government websites?
We then finished 9.3 outline and questions that we worked on yesterday. We went over the 9.3 questions. We then read chapter 9 section 4. Students worked on 9.4 questions. We reviewed chapter 9 vocab . Homework is to study for the chapter 9 vocab quiz that is tomorrow.
Chapter 9 vocabulary terms and definitions
Tuesday 11519 Today the bell ringer was to copy and answer the following question from the primary source box on page 229.
7. Why do you think the cartoonis chose to depict such an exaggerated method of stopping speeders?
We then finished the 9.2 notes from yesterday. We read 9.3 as a class. Students then worked with partners to outline 9.3 and then answer the 9.3 questions.
9.3 outline and questions for students to complete
Monday 11419 Today the bell ringer was to copy the weekly agenda. Students were given a chance to complete the chapter 9 vocabulary activity. Students then took notes on 9.1 and 9.2 and worked on some questions from 9.2.
9.1 and 9.2 notes handout STUDENT COPY
Friday 11219 Coach Ray was out today, and all classes were split up. They were given a handout to complete.
Thursday 11119 Today students came in and were given a few minutes to study before the chapter 8 test. Students then took the chapter 8 test. After the test, students started to work on ch 9 vocab.
Civics Chapter 9 vocabulary Activity
Wednesday 103019 Today the bell ringer was to finish the chapter 8 review. Students then turned in chapter 8 review questions for a grade. They then finished the chapter 8 essay question. We passed back and went over the chapter 8 review questions. Students who finished the chapter 8 essay question went ahead and turned it in. Homework is to study for tomorrow's chapter 8 test.
ch 8 review questions answer key
ch 8 Review Questions for test
Tuesday 102919 Today the bell ringer was to silently study ch 8 vocab and the 13 terms and definitions were displayed on the board before the quiz so students could study. Students then took the chapter 8 vocab quiz. Students finished the 8.4 handout and we went over the answers to it. They then worked on the chapter 8 review questions. Students were also given the chapter 8 essay question that is due on Thursday. Homework is to finish the chapter 8 review questions and start to study for Thursday's test.
ch 8 Review Questions for test
Monday 102819 Today the bell ringer was to copy the weekly agenda (see calendar tab). We then gave students time to finsh 8.3 questions from Friday. We then checked the 8.3 questions. We read chapter 8 section 4 and students competed the 8.4 handout. We also gave out the ch 8 review questions that we will work on after the quiz tomorrow. Homework is to study ch 8 vocab for tomorrow's quiz.
Chapter 8 vocabulary terms and definitions
Friday 102519 Today the bell ringer was from the primary source box on page 208:
6. What point about the public's opinion of state legislatures is this cartoon attempting to make?
We then had students finsh the 8.2 outline and questions. Students turned in chapter 8 vocabualary. It was graded before being passed back to them (grades in inow). We then checked the 8.2 outline and questions. Students took notes on 8.3, read throught 8.3 and worked on 8.3 questions. We will finish the 8.3 questions Monday. At this point, all work from chapter 8 should be complete with the exception of the 8.3 questions that we will finish Monday. If a student has any incomplete work, that should be finished for homework (excluding 8.3 questions).
Thursday 102419 Today the bell ringer was to copy and answer the following question from page 204.
5. Why do you think that some powers are granted exclusively to state governments?
Students were then given a chance to finish ch 8 vocab. They then finished the 8.1 questions and we checked them. We then read 8.2 and students completed nthe 8.2 outline and questions with a partner. We also went over grades. Homework is to finish ch 8 vocab if it is not complete.
8.1 notes and questionsANSWER KEY
Wednesday 102319 Today the bell ringer was to finish the chapter 8 vocab from yesterday and make sure you turned in the chapter 7 essay question. We then took notes on 8.1. We read 8.1 and had students worked on the questions on the bottom of the notes.
8.1 notes and questions handout
Tueday 102219 Today the bell ringer was to silently study before the test. Students then took the chapter 7 test. Students then finished and turned in ch 7 essay question. Students then stated working on ch 8 vocab. We will continue to work on ch 8 vocab tomorrow.
Monday 102119 Today the bell ringer was to copy the weekly agenda (see calendar tab). Students then turned in the chpter 7 study guide and Coach Ray graded them and passed them back. Students then finished their chapter 7 essay quesitons. Students were given back their study guides and we went over the answers. We then went over some of the review powerpoint. Homework is to study for tomorrow's test on chapter 7.
Essay Questions FROM chapter 7
ch 7 review powerpoint ANSWER KEY
Friday 101819 Today the bell ringer was to read page 193 and copy and answer the following questions:
3. How swer the students inspired to promote safe exercise in their community?
4. How did the students work with local officials to gain support for thier ideas?
Students then worked on the chapter 7 study guide they were given yesterday. We passed out the chapter 7 essay question (they can finish Monday in class). Homework is to finish the chapter 7 study guide (This will be turned in at the start of class Monday, graded, and returned before we go over it Monday).
Essay Questions FROM chapter 7
Thursday 101719 Today the bell ringer is to silently study chapter 7 vocab. Students then took the chapter 7 vocab quiz. Students then finished and turned in the Supreme Court cases RACES paragraph (5 sentence minimum) for a grade. We then watched a video clip. Students then were given the chapter 7 review questions to work on. We will finsh working on the review questions in class tomorrow.
http://viewpure.com/hq0qMt1jO4w?start=0&end=0
Wednesday 101619 Today the bell ringer was to copy and answer the following 2 questions from the drawing on page 186 and 187.
1. what are the steps that a case may take through the judicial system?
2. Why might a court of appeals send a case back to a district court for a new trial?
Students then finished the 7.3 questions from yesterday. We completed the 7.3 Supreme Court Case Chart. We watched video clips on those cases. Students then wrote a Races Paragraph on the Supreme Court and turned it in for a grade (if they did not finish and turn it today, they can finish it tomorrow after quiz). We then reviewed chapter 7 vocab. Homework is to study chapter 7 vocab.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HTVvZ1Sdkaw This video is long, so we will just watch the following parts:
marbury v Madison 3 min5 min
plessy v ferguson 14:4418 min
brown v. board of education of Topeka 2527.30 min
Miranda v Arizona 31 min
Supreme Court RACES paragraph assignment
Landmark Supreme Court Cases blank chart students filled in
Landmark Supreme Court Cases Completed Chart answer key
Civics Chapter 7 Vocabulary Terms and definitions
Tuesday 101519 Copy the weekly agenda, finish all work from last week. We checked some of it. We then watched a video clip on the judicial branch. We then read chapter 7 section 3 and students worked on 7.3 questions.
Monday 101419 No School
Friday 101119 Students who did not take the exam took it today. All students then finishd up the previous work from chatper 7. They then read chapter 7 section 2 and worked on the 7.2 questions handout. Today is the last day of the 9 weeks, report cards go home next Friday.
Thursday 101019 Students who were absent yesterday will take exam today. Students then finished chapter 7 vocab. They then read chapter 7 section 1 and completed the 7.1 handout.
Wednesday 10919 Students will take the 1st 9 week exam. After the exam, they will start chapter 7 vocab activity chart.
Civics Chapter 7 Vocabulary chart
Tuesday 10819 Today students came in and got out thier study guide and studied. They were asked to turn in any essay questions or make up work they have not turned in yet. We then checked the study guide for a completion grade. WE then went over how to bubble in the scantron. We then reviewed some document type questions that could be simmilar to exam questions. We then went over the review powerpoint. Homework is to study for tomorrow's civics exam and to bring a pencil to answer the test with.
1st 9 weeks study guide fall 2019
1st 9 weeks exam STUDY GUIDE ANSWER KEY fall 2019
Civics 1st 9 week exam review powerpoint
ANSWERS to Powerpoint Review questions for 1st 9 week exam fall 2019
2019 examples of document questions for exam
scantron example on how to mark answers
Monday 10719 Today students came in and copied and updated their weekly agenda for this week (see calendar tab). Students then finished the exam review questions. We then checked the Exam review questions. Homework is to finish the exam review questions and study for Wednesday's Civics Exam.
1st 9 weeks study guide fall 2019
1st 9 weeks exam STUDY GUIDE ANSWER KEY fall 2019
Civics 1st 9 week exam review powerpoint
Friday 10419 Today students came in and took the bell ringer quiz. After the quiz, students worked on the 1st 9 week civics exam study guide. Monday will be the last day for students to turn in make up work, or retake tests. Students should start to prepare for Wednesday's Civics Exam.
1st 9 weeks study guide fall 2019
1st 9 weeks exam STUDY GUIDE ANSWER KEY fall 2019
Civics 1st 9 week exam review powerpoint
Thursday 10319 Today the bell ringer was to silently study before the chapter 6 Test. Students then took the chapter 6 test. After the test, students finished their chapter 6 essay question and turned those in. Students were then asked to make sure they had all bell ringers for the quiz tomorrow. Students were given the 9 weeks exam review study guide and started working through it.
bellringers for quiz on 10419
1st 9 weeks study guide fall 2019
Wendesday 10219 Today the bell ringer was read the box on page 165 and copy and answer the following question.
15. Do yo think that being a naturalborn citizen should still be a requirement for being president? Explain.
We then had studetns finish their chapter 6 review questions before going over them. Students then started to work on the chapter 6 essay questions that are due tomorrow. Homework is to study for tomorrow's chapter 6 test and finish the essay question. ALL BELLRINGERS MUST BE HANDWRITTEN TO USE THEM ON THE QUIZ ON FRIDAY. I have also uploaded the 1st 9 weeeks exam study guide below that I will pass out tomorrow to students.
ch 6 review questions answer key
bellringers for quiz on 10419
1st 9 weeks study guide fall 2019
Tuesday 10119 Today the bell ringer was to study before the chapter 6 vocab quiz and test retakes. Students then took the chapter 6 vocab quiz and then they took their test retakes. Students then were supposed to work on the chapter 6 review questions. Remember, Thursday students take the chapter 6 test and then on Friday they will complete the bell ringer quiz.
Monday 93019 Today the bell ringer was to Copy the weekly agenda for the next 2 weeks (see calendar tab), then read page 163 and copy and answer the following 2 questions
13. What specific environmental problem did the students identify in their community?
14. How did the students go about convincing hte legislature to support their idea? How did support from the Sate executive branch help their cause?
Students then were given a chance to complete all incomplete work from chapter 6 (ch 6 vocab, 6.1 handout ?s, 6.2 notes & ?s). They then read chapter 6 section 3 & 4 and worked on the 6.3 and 6.4 questions handout. Homework is to study for Tuesdays test retakes and ch 6 vocab quiz that is tomorrow. Students were also given the chapter 6 review questions for the test on Thursday.
Civics Chapter 6 vocabulary terms DEFINED
Friday 92719 Today Mr. Ray was out, he left the 6.3 & 6.4 handout questions for students to work on.
Thursday 92619 Today the bell ringer was to copy and answer the following questions from page 161.
12. In today's world, what are three ways a vice president might assist the president?
Students were then given a chance to finish the ch 6 vocab and 6.1 guided reading. We then checked 6.1. We then took notes on 6.2. We also gave students a print out of current grades. I highlighetd it so they could see what test they needed to retake on Tuesday and any make up work that needed to be turned in.
Wednesday 92519 Today the bell ringer was to read page 153 anc copy and answer the following 2 questions.
10. How did the Tuscon Students and the state legislature work together to help the bill become a law?
11. What problem would you like a law passed to solve? Why?
We then gave students a chance to do make test corrections to the chapter 5 test to improve their scores. Students then finished the chapter 6 vocab and then read chapter 6 section 1. Students then complete dthe 6.1 gudied reading. If you did not turn in the paragraph on How a bill becomes a law, you have a zero on that until you turn it in.
Tuesday 92419 Today students came in and silently studied for their test. Students then took the chapter 5 test. After the test, students started the chapter 6 vocab activity. We went then went over chapter 5 test scores (if time allowed). Next Tuesday(101019), students will be allowed to retake 1 test in class that they have scored the lowest on. The test scores for the chapter 5 test today were not great, so we will allow students to look back over their tests tomorrow to earn back points.
Monday 92319
Today the bell ringer was to copy the weekly agenda. Students then finshed the chapter 5 review questions. We checked the chapter 5 review questions. We went over the congress research from Friday. Homework is to study for tomorrow's chapter 5 test.
Chapter 5 Review Questions Student Copy
ch 5 review questions ANSWER KEYFriday 92019 Today the bell ringer will be to finish and turn in the writing assignment on how a bill becomes a law. Students then should work on their chapter 5 review questions. We then will research Alabama's members of the U.S. Congress. If there is any time remaining, students will continue to complete chapter 5 review questions. Homework over the weekend is to finish chapter 5 review questions.
researching members of congress who represent Alabama
ch 5 review questions ANSWER KEY
Thursday 91918 Today students will study before the chatper 5 vocab quiz. Students then take the chapter 5 quiz. After the quiz students finished the comic strip, finished the 5.4 guided reading. They then woked on the how a bill becomes a law writing assignment and turned it in, if they did not turn it in today, they can turn it in tomorrow. Students then worked on the chapter 5 study guide.
Chapter 5 Review Questions Student Copy
Wednesday 91819 Today the bell ringer was to work on your powers of congress comic strip. We then read chapter 5 section 4 and completed the 5.4 guided reading.
We wrote a paragraph on how a bill becomes a law. We then reviewed chapter 5 vocab for the chapter 5 vocab quiz that is tomorrow. Homework is to study chapter 5 vocab for the quiz tomorrow.How a bill becomes a law writing assignment
ch 5 section 1 & 2 vocab terms and definitions
Tuesday 91719 Today the bell ringer was to copy and answer the following questions from the map on 137.
9. What 5 states have the most representatives in the House of Representatives?
Students were then given a chance to finish the 5.2 guided reading. We checked the chapter 5 vocab for a grade. We took notes on 5.3 and then worked on the 5.3 comic strip. We watched video clip on powers of congress.
http://www.viewpure.com/Oj6E4sUc8E?start=0&end=0
ch 5 section 3 notes powerpoint
5.3 notes student copy to be completed using powerpoint
powers of congress comic strip activity
Monday 91619 Today the bell ringer was to copy the weekly agenda (see calendar tab). We then finished the chapter 5 vocab activity. We finished the 5.1 handout and checked it. We then watched a video clip about congress:
http://viewpure.com/n9defOwVWS8?start=0&end=0
We read 5.2 and completed the 5.2 guided reading. Homework is to finsh the chapter 5 vocab.
Friday 91319 Today the bell ringer was to finish the chapter 5 vocab activity students were given yesterday. Students then were given a final chance to turn in the essay question. We then voted on Student council. 2019 7th grade ballot Students read chapter 5 section 1 and worked on answering the 5.1 questions. We went over the chapter 3 & 4 test scores and we watched and discussed videos on Congress.
How is the House of Representatives different than the Senate?
http://viewpure.com/19cZtIIjF4?start=0&end=0
Gerymandering explained
http://viewpure.com/Mky11UJb9AY?start=0&end=0
***Progress reports were sent home today, they were printed before I had all grades in inow for the chapter 3 & 4 test from yesterday, check inow for the most updated grade. Students are allow 1 test retake each 9 weeks. If you would like to retake a test, please study for it and then come to me in Warrior Time to retake it.
Thursday 91219 Today the bell ringer was to study before the test. Students then took the chapter 3 & 4 test. After the test, they finished and turned in the chapter 3 & 4 essay question. Students then started chapter 5 vocab activity.
Wednesday 91119 Today the bell ringer was to finish the chapter 3 & 4 study guide and finish the 3 & 4 essay question. We then watched a video clip about 9/11 and discussed.
We then checked the study guide. We went over th review powerpoint. Homwork is to study for tomorrow's test.
ch 3 & 4 study guide ANSWER KEY typed up
3 & 4 test review game powerpoint
Ch 3 and 4 Review Game PowerPoint ANSWER KEY
Tuesday 91019 Today the bell ringer was to silently study chapter 4 vocab before the quiz today (terms and definitions were displayed on the board). After the quiz, students worked on the chapter 3 & 4 study guide. We went over study guide questions 2839 today in class. Students were given time to finsh the rest of the study guide questions in class, if they did not finish, the study guide is homework. Students were also given the chapter 3 and 4 essay question that is due on Thursday.
3 & 4 test review game powerpoint
ch 3 and 4 study guide answers for questions 1 through 39
Monday 9919 Today the bell ringer was to copy the weekly agenda (see calendar tab). We then finished the 4.3 guided reaing and went over it. Students were then given time to work on the chapter 3 and 4 study guide for Thursday's test. We went over all the chapter 3 questions from the study guide and students were given a chance to get them down off the board. We then went over the chapter 4 vocab definitions. Homework is to study for tomorrow's chapter 4 vocab quiz.
ch 4 vocab terms and definitions
Friday 9619 Today the bell ringer was to finish the 4.2 questions from yesterday. We then went over them. We then watched video clips on duties and responsibilities and why you vote.
http://www.viewpure.com/SNfaOKFpe4Y?start=0&end=0
http://viewpure.com/ucTLKmvCyUI?start=0&end=0
We discussed chapter 4 section 3 and students worked with partners to complete the 4.3 guided reading. After the guided reading, students started the chapter 3 & 4 study guide. We will work on the Study Guide in class on Monday, so it is not homework this weekend. Next week, we will have chapter 4 vocab quiz on Tuesday and the chaper 3 & 4 test on Thursday.
Thursday 9519 Today the bell ringer was to read the box on page 114 and copy and answere the following questions:
8. Why do you think the right to won a gun remains important to many Americans today?
We then finnished the Bill of Rights notes and questions from yesterday. We watched a video clip on 11th27th amendments.
http://www.viewpure.com/6gPNPWaTQGI?start=0&end=0
We then took notes on the 11th27th amendments. We read through ch 4 section 2 and then we completed the 4.2 questions.
Wednesday 9419 Today the bell ringer was to finish the chapter 4 vocabulary. We then watched video clips on the Bill of Rights
http://www.history.com/topics/billofrights
http://www.viewpure.com/nXopINJmxkE?start=0&end=0
http://www.viewpure.com/yYEfLm5dLMQ?start=0&end=0
We then talked about the Bill of Rights. We Completed the Bill Of Rights notes from 4.1. we then read through 4.1. Homework is to finish chapter 4 vocab.
ANSWER KEY to Bill of Rights notes from 4.1
Tuesday 9319 Today the bell ringer was to copy the weekly agenda and study chapter 3 vocab. Stuents then took the chapter 3 vocab quiz. Students finished the 3.3 guied reading p.99102. and then started the chapter 4 vocab actvity. We then checked the 3.3 guided reading.
Monday 9219 Labor Day No School
Friday 93019 Today the bell ringer was to finish all incomplete work from chapter 3. We then went over some of the work. We watched a video clip. We then read through chapter 3 section 3 and completed the 3.3 guided reading questions handout. Homework is to study for the chapter 3 vocab quiz that will be Tuesday.
http://www.viewpure.com/HuFR5XBYLfU?start=0&end=0
http://www.viewpure.com/FwREAW4SlVY?start=0&end=0
ch 3 vocab terms and definitions
Thursday 92919 Today the bell ringer was to copy and answer the following question from the primary source box on page 87.
7. Why do you think the colonists felt the need to establish government for themselves?
Students then finished the chapter 3 vocab activity and the 3.1 handout. Students then read chapter 3 section 2 and worked on the 3.2 branches of government activity and questions. Homework is to finish all incomplete work from chapter 3.
3.2 branches of Government Chart ANSWER KEY
3.2 Branches of Government activity
Wednesday 92819 Today the bell ringer was to finish the chapter 3 vocab activity students were given yesterday. We then went over the ch 1 & 2 test scores. We then watched the video clips on Mayflower Compact and Constitution and discussed them.
http://viewpure.com/CbjWqsC0Lpk?start=0&end=0
http://www.viewpure.com/yHp7sMqPL0g?start=0&end=0
We then read through chapter 3 section 1. Students worked on the 3.1 questions handout. We will finish the 3.1 handout tomorrow.
Tuesday 92719 Today the bell ringer was to silently study before the test. Students then took the chapter 1& 2 test (grades have been entered in inow for this). They the worked on the chapter 3 vocab activity, we will finish this tomorrow.
Monday 92619 Today the bell ringer was to copy the weekly agenda (see calendar tab). Students then were given a few minutes to finish their study gudie and study. We then checked the study guide for a grade and went over the answers. We then went over the review powerpoint. Homework is to study for tomorrow's tes on chaper 1 & 2.
Ch 1 and 2 Answer key to Study Guide answers typed up
ch 1 & 2 test Powerpoint Review game
Friday 92319 Today the bell ringer was to work on the chapter 1 & 2 study guide. We went over the first 1/2 of the study guide and students were given a chace to write them down, as they were displayed on the Smart Board. Students then read through the Declartaion of Independence and discussed it. After that, they were given time to finish their study guides. Homework is to finish the study guide as they will get a grade for it on Monday.
http://viewpure.com/ETroXvRFoKY?start=0&end=0
How the Declaration of Independence can be broken into parts page 1
How the Declaration of Independence can be broken into parts page 2
First half of ch 1 and 2 study guide ANSWER KEY
ch 1 & 2 test Powerpoint Review game
Thursday 92219 Today the bell ringer was to silently study befor the chapter 2 vocab and comprehension quiz. The terms and definitions were displayed on the board, and we went over them. Students then took the chapter 2 vocab and comprehension quiz. After the quiz, they were asked to finish all incomplete work from chapter 2 and then to start the chapter 1 & 2 study guide.
Wednesday 92119 Today the bell ringer was to copy and answer the following question from page 37 on the weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation.
6. What were some of the weaknesses of the national government under the Articles of Confederation? Possible answer: There was no executive branch to ensure that the laws passed by Congress were carried out. There were no national courts to interpret laws or judge people who broke the laws. Congress could not raise money to pay for the country's debts or carry out government activities.
We then gave students a chance to finish the 2.2 guided reading and questions before going over it. We then checked the ch 2 vocab activity for a completion grade. We then read chapter 2 section 3 and compled the chapter 2 section 3 questions. Homework is to study for tomorrow's chapter 2 vocab and comprehension quiz.
2.2 guided reaing and ?s ANSWER KEY
ch 2 vocab terms and definitions
Tuesday 92019 Today the bell ringer was to copy and answer the following question from page 31.
5. What is the cartoonist trying to say about those who wish to suppress peaceful protest? That those who wish to suppress peaceful protest are undemocratic.
We then gave students a chance to finish the 2.1 handout befroe going over it. We watched 2 video clips about the Articles of Confederation.
http://www.viewpure.com/3KGG9afW7XY?start=0&end=0
http://viewpure.com/EFIkxQdZMZ0?start=0&end=0
We then read chapter 2 section 2 and started working on the 2.2 guided reaing and questions.
2.2 guided reading and questions side 1
2.2 guided reading and questions side 2
Monday 91919 Today the bell ringer was to copy the weekly agenda (see calendar tab). We then fiinshed the chaper 2 vocab activity and the census activity. We then watched a video clip about differnt types of governmetns. We then read chapter 2 section 1 and completed the 2.1 handout. Students worked on the 2.1 handout questions. Homework is to complete ch 2 vocab activity and the census activity if they did not.
http://www.viewpure.com/N4r0VUybeXY?start=0&end=0
Friday 91619 Today the bell ringer was to copy and answer the following question from the Learning English box on page 20.
4. What might be the advantages and disadvantages of both bilingual and immersion programs? Bilingual programs make sure students learn various subjects, but they may learn English slower. Students might learn English faster in immersion classes but could fall behind in other subjects.
We then gave students a chance to complete the chapter 2 vocabulary from yesterday. We then looked at www.census.gov and discussed the census and watched a few short clips off the site. Studnets were then given a copy of the upcoming 2020 census to fill out (they keept this). Homework is to complete the chapter 2 vocab and 2020 census sheet that were passed out (students were told they cound make up info on census sheet if they did not know or want to put their real answers)
https://www.census.gov/library/video/2017/2020innovations.html
https://www.census.gov/library/video/nation_throughdecades.html
how Target uses census data:
https://www.census.gov/library/video/sia_target_uses.html
Thursday 81519 Today the bell ringer was to silently study ch 1 vocab and look over all classwork for the comprehension quiz (ch 1 vocab terms and definitions were shown on the smart board at the front of the class during this time). We then took the chapter 1 vocab and comprehension quiz. After the quiz students worked ont he cahpter 2 vocabualry handout. I did the first one on the board to show students as an example on how to complete it. We will finish ch 2 vocab in class later.
Wednesday 81419 Today the bell ringer was to copy and answer the 2 questions from the American Civil Liberties box on page 13.
2. What role did religion play in the arrival of early American colonists? Many early colonists came to America to escape religious persecution in their home countries.
3. Why do you think some colonial settlements were successful in supporting religious liberty while others were not? Possible answer: some colonists wished to establish their own religions, while others hoped to avoid the intolerance of the places they had fled.
We then read through chapter 1 section 2 and completd the 1.2 worksheet. We then went over the 1.2 questions. We read chapter 1 section 3 and completed the 1.3 questions. We then reviewed chapter 1 vocabulary. Homework is to study for the chapter 1 vocab and comprehension quiz that is tomorrow. You can study your classowrk from this week and the vocabualry is below in a word document, or you can study your vocab activity sheet.
1.2 questions answer key side 1
1.2 questions answer key side 2
ch 1 vocab terms and defintions
Tuesday 81319 Today the bell ringer was to copy and answe the following question from the equality of access box on page 8.
1. How do people today benefit from equal access to transportation?
Then students were given a chance to finish the 1.1 guided reading and ch 1 vocab activity before we went over them. We then watched a videoclip on how to become a citizen from the U.S. citizenship website. We then read through chapter 1 section 2 and worked otn the 1.2 questions.
ch 1 vocab terms and defintions
Monday 81219 Today the bell ringer was to copy the weekly agenda (see calendar link). We then watched a video clip on what is civics. We then read chapter 1 section 1. Students then worked on the 1.1 guided reading and the chaper 1 vocab activity.
http://www.viewpure.com/1uLDKKVjovI?start=0&end=0
Friday 8919 Today was the second day of school, we showed students how to use this website, and how to use the textbook website, and how to log on (instructions under the textbook tab of this website). We then got to know each other a little more.
Thursday 8819 Today was the first day of school, students came in and copied the weekly agenda and then we got to know each other. We then went over the syllabus, and students need to get it signed and return it tomorrow.