Thursday, September 21, 2017

Thursday September 21st, 2017

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AGENDA

*Today you are going to finish up the colonies! We will start by completing the colonies map 

*You will spend the rest of class finishing up the Colonies Matrix. You will be completing the New England Colonies. The whole matrix should be completed before you leave today!

HOMEWORK

*Colonies Matrix- Due TOMORROW!

*Tomorrow you will be analyzing a primary source ON YOUR OWN. This will be counted as a test grade 




Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Wednesday September 20th, 2017

NATIONAL STRING CHEESE DAY!


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AGENDA

*Today we are going to take a look at 2 primary sources relating to life in the Middle Colonies. You will be using the "Read Like a Historian" technique to break down each of the sources. You will be doing this with a partner, and will be given about 15 minutes for each source. You will be turning this in at the end of class!

HOMEWORK

*Colonies Matrix will be due on FRIDAY! (We will finish up the New England colonies tomorrow)

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Tuesday September 19th, 2017

HAPPY NATIONAL TALK LIKE A PIRATE DAY!

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AGENDA

*You are going to be taking the ACYI Survey in class today. The link to this survey will be shared with you on Google Classroom. 

*When you finish, go to Google Classroom and watch the EdPuzzle video. You will be answering questions along the way. 

HOMEWORK 

*Finish EdPuzzle if not finished in class :)

Monday, September 18, 2017

Monday September 18th, 2017

HAPPY NATIONAL RICE KRISPIE TREAT DAY!

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AGENDA

*Today you are going to finish analyzing the primary source for the Southern Colonies. I will give you about 10 minutes and then we will go over it as a class

*We are going to start the Middle Colonies today. We will add the middle colonies to our map and label them. 

*You will be filling in notes on the Middle Colonies. There are only 2 colonies that you will be taking notes on. Fill out these notes using the Colonies Matrix and the website shared with you on Google Classroom. 

HOMEWORK

*Finish notes on the Middle Colonies


Friday, September 15, 2017

Friday September 15th, 2017

NATIONAL DOUBLE CHEESEBURGER DAY :)

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AGENDA

*You will be given 10-15 minutes to finish up the Southern Colonies notes (What you don't finish will be homework)

*We are going to learn a new strategy for analyzing primary source documents called "Think Like a Historian". We will go over the steps together and then analyze two primary sources. The first primary source I will do with you, and the second you will work with a partner on. 

HOMEWORK

*No Homework :) Unless you need to finish any of the Southern Colony notes.

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Thursday September 14th, 2017

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AGENDA

*Today we are going to start our tour of the colonies. You will begin with a short warm-up mapping activity. We are going to focus just on the SOUTHERN colonies today

*You are going to take notes on 3 of the Southern colonies- Virginia, South Carolina, and Georgia. This will be done on the Colonies Tour Matrix found on Google Classroom. 

HOMEWORK

*No homework today :)

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Wednesday September 13th, 2017

NATIONAL PEANUT DAY!

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AGENDA

*Today we are going to talk about "Mercantilism", "Triangular Trade", and "The Middle Passage". All three topics are essential to understanding the colonies and the relationship the English colonies had with England

*You will be completing a packet in class today. We will read it together, and there will be questions for you to answer. And yes, we will even do a bit of math today!

HOMEWORK

*Finish packet if not completed in class