10/20 END OF THE 1ST NINE WEEKS - CONGRATS!
HW: Vocab handout (located below also). Look up the words for Ch. 4 on the handout. In the online textbook, if you click on the vocab word it will give you the definition. Then pick 4 vocab words and give me amazing, creative, unique detailed sentences and a picture representation.
The Greek Festival is this weekend. I will not be giving extra credit for attending but if you do go, please send me a picture and I will share it with the class. We will be studying ancient Greece in the last nine weeks.
10/19 HW: Read Ch.4 Lesson 2 Progress Checks (3) Answer the Raa Way on paper.
10/18 HW: Read Epic of Gilgamesh section in Ch. 4 (3 questions). Reading check quiz in class.
10/17 Mesopotamia Enrichment
10/10 Review Day - TEST TOMORROW Ch. 3
10/7 Ch. 3 Study Guide handed out. Ch. 3 Test will be Tuesday. We will review on Monday. Fall Holiday Wednesday - no school.
Asian Festival Extra Credit. Attend this festival and take a picture of yourself enjoying some cultural aspect of the event. Email me or bring me the picture and I will add 3 points to your final grade of the nine weeks (end of the semester is 10/20). The festival will have cultural performances, arts and crafts, exhibits, demonstrations and Asian Cuisine. Admission is FREE.
When: Saturday, October 8, 2016 from 10am-5pm
Where: Lewis and Bloxham Parks, Downtown Tallahassee, Florida
10/4 Domestication Lesson using NPR audio, click here and hit play button. Make sure headphones are plugged in.
10/3 Paleolithic and Neolithic Chart due Wednesday (available below "Ch.3HW")
9/30 Ice Age Wrap-Up: Wikipedia Extinct Animals List here
HW: Extinct Animal Research wkst (available below also)
Online textbook: connected.mcgraw-hill.com
9/28 Chapter 3 Paleolithic People are HERE. HW: Finish classwork and ICE AGE handout. (also available below Ch.3 Lesson 1) Do not work on this more than 45 minutes.
9/26 Test Tomorrow! Ch. 1 and 2.
9/23 Barter Bag Today! HW: Study Guide for Ch.1 and 2 Test on Tuesday (study guide available below with answers)
9/22 Twilight Zone Economics. HW: Study Ch. 2 Vocab (quizlet.com search inglettk)
9/20: CW: GPS video click here. Geocaching Video click here. Hemispheres webpage click here.
HW: Ch. 2 Lesson 2 Vocab and discussion with parents.
9/19: HW: Connect the Dots Compass Directions worksheet
THE WEEKEND IS HERE!!!! YAY! HW: Create a unique to you 16 point compass rose. Handout also available below.
9/15 CW: Practice Long/ Lat and complete Lesson 1. Open House is tonight 6pm, optional.
9/14 HW: Get Progress Report signed. Complete Australia and US Long/Lat wkst. (also available below)
9/13 CW: Longitude and Latitude HW:Read Ch. 2 Lesson 1 Hemispheres and Map Projections (pgs. 1,2,3 online) connected.mcgraw-hill.com username: LCSB_ID# pw:lcs12345
List of US colleges/universities : click here.
9/9 Locate a historian in your field of interest (archaeology, paleontology, anthropology, natural history, geology, etc...) and write them a letter. Template available below.
HW: Complete the letter to historian. If you want to mail it, I will do it from the school address - NOT YOUR HOME ADDRESS.
9/8 We presented Timelines in class today. HW: Ch. 1 Assessment Multiple Choice Questions 1-8 and Raa Way 9,10, use online textbook. Textbook info is below in green highlighter.
The first question is:1. How does the Gregorian calendar label events that happened after the birth of Jesus? If you do not see this as the first question you are in the wrong section. Go to Ch. 1, Activities Assessment, pg. 2, complete 1-10.
9/1 Timeline Project Due Tuesday when we return to school. Directions and example available below (powerpoint format). Stay safe!
8/30 Timeline Project Directions and Rubric available below(powerpoint format). Final Draft Timeline due Friday (no pencil, no notebook paper).8/29 CW: Timelines and Researching History HW: Write down 5 events and dates that happened before you were born but are related to your family: examples: mom and dad meet, older bro or sis born, a big move, ...can include one historical event that interests you.
8/26 Cultures of the World through FOOD. HW: Have a great weekend. Read for fun.
8/24 Complete vocab terms and definitions from class. (19 total) List available below.
8/23 First homework assignment using online textbook(Ch.1Lesson1 also available below but given out in class).
PW: lcs12345 unless you're from Sealey, then its seals1
8/22 Week Two! Yippee! Today students took their pretest on content that will be covered in this class. Students need to come to class with 2 pens and novel everyday.Classroom donations: clorox wipes and tissue boxes would be greatly appreciated. :)
8/17 Masterlock Homework: click on the below links and complete the assignment given out in class (also available below). Turn in Friday.
Masterlock One-Minute Video If you have any issues with the links, please see me before school at 9 am and/or email me at email@example.com/16Syllabus coming home today. Please sign and return tomorrow.
8/16 Welcome Parents and Students!
This is where I will keep you posted of upcoming class events and assignments.
I am so excited for the new year and cannot wait to get to know your student better!