Tuesday, March 15: Today we continued learning about Utah's struggle for statehood. We added to our foldable notes on W. 38 (see a peer for notes if absent). We then read T. 150-152 and completed one Read, Stop, Write. We then started taking some additional notes about the Utah War on W. 39 (see a peer for notes if absent).
Due: Current Event #5
In Class: Utah War notes on W. 38 and W. 39. One RSW for T. 150-152
Homework: Community Experience
Thursday, March 17: Today we completed a Read Stop Write for T. 154-157, which we then discussed. Lastly, students started answering as many questions as they could on W. 40-41.
Due: Community Experience
In Class: RSW 154-157, W. 40-41
Monday, March 7: Today we reviewed Chapter 8 for the test next class period. We played Jeopardy and Siege to review.
In Class: none
Homework: Study for test, workbook ready to turn in next class
Wednesday, March 9: Students were given a few minutes to review. We then took the unit test. After the test, students completed the Thomas Kearns interactive, found at http://www.utahheritagefoundation.org/kearnsgame/index.html
In Class: Unit Test
Friday, March 11: Today students were introduced to the Struggle for Statehood Unit. We went over the Unit Guide in the workbook, focusing on the vocabulary. We then started to take notes in a foldable on W. 38 on the Prezi (http://prezi.com/sazt7s64e3gu/?utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=copy&rc=ex0share). If absent, view the Prezi and take notes in the workbook.
In Class: Foldable Notes W. 38
Homework: Current Evet #5
Tuesday, March 1: Today students finished working on their rough drafts for their newspapers on Territorial Utah (instructions on W. 35). They then started working on their final drafts.
Due: Current Event #4
In Class: Newspaper rough draft
Thursday, March 3: Students had the class period to work on the final drafts of their territorial newspapers.
In Class: Final draft
Homework: Finish newspaper final draft (due next class)