Monday, March 26: Today we first had a quiz on chp. 1-8 of Journey to Topaz. We then finished the Prezi notes on W. 38 (Link). We also read chp. 9-10 of Journey to Topaz.
In Class: W. 38, J2T 9-10
Homework: Workbook up to date
Wednesday, March 28: Today we answered the questions on W. 40-41. We then read chp. 11-12 of Journey to Topaz.
In Class: W. 40-41, J2T 11-12
Homework: Finish W. 40-41
Friday, March 30: We completed a Read Stop Write for T. 156-156. We then read chp. 13-14 of Journey to Topaz.
Due: W. 40-41
In Class: RSW 156-157, J2T 13-14
Homework: Current Event #1
Tuesday, March 20: First we read chapters 5-6 in Journey to Topaz. We then continued the Topaz documentary, taking notes on W. 82 and completing W. 83. If absent, take notes from T. 256-257.
Due: Current Event #4
In Class: Notes on W. 82, 83, J2T Chp. 5-6
Thursday, March 22: Today we read chapters 7-8 in Journey to Topaz. We also made a foldable for W. 38 and began taking notes from a Prezi. If absent, click HERE for Prezi.
In Class: Foldable notes on W. 38
Monday, March 12: Students took a test on Territorial Utah. If absent, come see Ms. Nay ASAP to find out when you can make this up. Students then had some time to finish the final drafts of their newspapers, which are due by Wednesday. If complete, the completed the Thomas Kearns interactive.
In Class: Test
Homework: Newspaper final draft complete
Wednesday, March 14: Today students were introduced to the topic of the Japanese internment during World War II. We read and completed W. 75. Students also received a copy of a novel we will be reading. Students are responsible for taking care of this book. We read the introduction and chapters 1-2. The novel is called Journey to Topaz.
In Class: W. 75, Journey to Topaz (J2T) Chp. 1-2
Homework: J2T Chp. 1-2 Read, Extra Credit due next class
Friday, March 16: We read chp. 1-3 if Journey to Topaz. Students then watched part of a documentary on the Topaz internment camp. While watching, they took ten notes on W. 82. If absent, research Topaz and take ten notes on W. 82.
Due: J2T 1-2 Read, Extra Credit
In Class: J2T 3-4, Topaz Documentary Notes on W. 82
Homework: Current Event #4
Monday, March 5: Students had the class period to work on their territorial Utah newspapers. They finished their rough drafts and began working on final drafts.
In Class: Newspaper Rough Draft, Started Final Draft
Homework: Community Experience; Final draft 1/3 complete
Wednesday, March 7: First we reviewed for the text next class on Territorial Utah. Students then had time to work on the final drafts of their newspapers.
Due: Community Experience
In Class: Newspaper Final Draft
Homework: Study for test; Final draft 1/3 complete