Friday, November 17, 2017

HAPPY THANKSGIVING BREAK!!

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AGENDA

*Today we will talk about the history of our national seal (see below) Of course, our nation's bird is the bald eagle.  And here is our national seal:

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But, if Benjamin Franklin had his way, it wouldn't be an eagle, it would be a turkey.  After reading about Franklin's reasoning, you'll create a new seal for the nation, with a turkey, not a bald eagle. Be creative!



Thursday, November 16, 2017

Thursday November 16th, 2017

HAPPY NATIONAL FAST FOOD DAY

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AGENDA

*Today we are going to take a look at the Declaration of Independence. You are going to start by taking some notes. These can be found on Google Classroom titled ¨Declaration of Independence Notes¨ The book pages that you need are linked to the assignment

*Second, you will be breaking down the Declaration of Independence. You will take a look at 8 excerpts, and put them into your own words. This will be graded as an assessment! This too can be found on Google Classroom. 

HOMEWORK

*Declaration of Independence Notes- Due at the end of class

*Declaration of Independence Excerpts- Due Tomorrow!!


Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Wednesday November 15th, 2017

NATIONAL CLEAN OUT YOUR FRIDGE DAY!

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AGENDA

*Today we will be doing Personal Financial Literacy. We will be focusing on taxes, and income today!

HOMEWORK

*No Homework today :)


Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Wednesday November 8th, 2017

NATIONAL CAPPUCCINO DAY!!

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AGENDA

*Today we will be doing Financial Literacy! We are going to continue talking about careers, and you will take a more in depth look at some of the careers that you choose last time. 

HOMEWORK

*NO HOMEWORK :)

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Tuesday November 7th, 2017

HAPPY ELECTION DAY!

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AGENDA

*Welcome to class in the library! Today we are going to start with a quick warm-up on Google Classroom. Go ahead and start working on the question

*We are going to continue with an assignment called "Preparations for War" This will allow you to compare the British and the Patriots going into the war, and figure out who had the clear advantages

*We will end with a brief constructed response in which you will decide who you think should win the war based on the facts

HOMEWORK

*Be sure to turn in "Preparations For War" (paper copy) as well as the Constructed Response (Google Classroom)

*Be ready for a quick vocab. quiz tomorrow!!

Monday, November 6, 2017

Monday November 6th, 2017

NATIONAL NACHOS DAY!!

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AGENDA

*Today we have a guest speaker. He will be talking to you about the Revolutionary War. We will be meeting in the 8th grade pod. 

HOMEWORK

*No Homework today. 

**TOMORROW WE WILL BE MEETING IN THE LIBRARY TOMORROW!!

Friday, November 3, 2017

Friday November 3rd, 2017


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AGENDA

*To kick off our Revolutionary War Unit, we will be watching "America the Story of Us- Revolution". Yes, there will be a video guide in case you were wondering :)This should take us the whole class period since we are on an assembly schedule today

HOMEWORK

*No Homework- Have an excellent weekend!

**Remember to meet in the 8th grade Pod on Monday for our guest speaker!!