It's finally Friday! Today we took Vocabulary Quiz #3. Afterwards, we signed on to Google Classroom to engage in a "silent debate" over the #takeaknee issue.
Have a great weekend!
Today we introduced America's first government: the Articles of Confederation! The PowerPoint can be found on Google Classroom.
Vocabulary Quiz #3 will be tomorrow. Also, students should bring headphones to class tomorrow!
Today we finished discussing the Revolutionary War. We talked about battles and the results of the war.
Vocabulary Quiz #3 will be on Friday.
HW: Finish DBQ documents not finished from Tuesday's class for Thursday (see yesterday's post for pdf of documents)
Today students will be working on a DBQ that covers content relating to the causes of the Revolutionary War. It poses the question: Were the American colonists justified in waging war and breaking away from Britain? Students will answer the document questions and work to formulate a thesis statement.
HW: Vocabulary #3 is due tomorrow
We started the class by taking Vocabulary Quiz #2 . Afterwards, we began the Revolutionary War! We took some notes which can be found on Google Classroom.
HW: Vocabulary #3 due Wednesday, 9/27
Today we studied the actual Declaration of Independence by writing it in the form of a break up letter to King George III!
Vocabulary Quiz #2 will be on Monday!
Today, something sad happened...the American colonies broke up with Great Britain. :( We even got emotional and listened to a sad song. To put students in the mindset of the Declaration of Independence, they wrote their own break-up letters. On Friday, they will study history's ultimate break-up letter, the Declaration of Independence.
Our Vocabulary Quiz #2 is rescheduled for Monday, 9/25 due to Rosh Hashanah.
Today we finished discussing events leading to the American Revolution.
HW: Vocabulary #2 is due tomorrow
Today we began discussing the Road to the American Revolutionary War! The PowerPoint can be found on Google Classroom.
HW: Define Vocabulary #2
Today debriefed our taxation activity from yesterday's class period. We also discussed test taking strategies that can be used when taking vocabulary quizzes in our class. Our first vocabulary quiz will be 9/22 on Vocabulary #2. We then played several games of Quizlet Live with Vocabulary #1!
Have a great weekend!