Thursday, June 1: Today we learned about the Navajo Code Talkers. Students tried to write their own code.
In Class: Navajo Code Talkers Activity
Monday, May 22: Students reviewed for the final today. They also had a little time to work on their ABC books (due Friday).
In Class: Review; ABC book
Homework: Study for Final; Extra Credit (W. 68-71 OR W. 74-79 due Wednesday)
Wednesday, May 24: Today was the final exam. If absent, you must come ASAP to make this up. They then read Journey to Topaz Chp. 12-14 or worked on ABC Books.
Due: Extra Credit
In Class: Final Exam; ABC Book
Homework: Read J2T Chp. 12-14; ABC book more than halfway finished
Friday, May 26: Today students worked on their ABC books, which are due by the end of the day. We also read J2T Chp. 15-17.
Due: ABC Books by end of day
In Class: ABC Books; J2T Chp. 15-17
Homework: Finish J2T; Late work due May 31st
Tuesday, May 16: Today we took the compare and contrast post-test. If absent, please come ASAP to complete this. Next, we looked at how World War II progressed. We then read Journey to Topaz Chp. 6-8.
Due: Current Event #3, Workbooks, J2T 3-5 read
In Class: Compare and contrast post-test, J2T 6-8
Homework: Finish reading J2T 6-8, Community Experience
Thursday, May 18: Students began working on their ABC Books. They must have a word that relates to Utah Studies for each letter. They must use that word in a sentence and draw an image for every two letters of the alphabet. We also read Journey to Topaz Chp. 9-12.
Due: J2T 6-8 Read, Community Experience
In Class: Start on ABC Book, J2T 9-12
Homework: Read J2T 9-12, Cover & A-F in ABC Book Complete
Monday, May 8: Today we reviewed for the test on Friday. We also finished W. 67 on the New Deal. If not finished, use the internet to complete. A4 class also answered questions 6-21 on W. 56-57. Lastly, we introduced the novel Journey to Topaz which we will be reading.
In Class: W. 67, Q. 6-21 on W. 56-57 (for A4)
Homework: Study for Test
Wednesday, May 10: Field Trip
Friday, May 12: Students took the test on Early 20th Century today. If absent, please come ASAP to take the test. We then read some of Journey to Topaz. Students received a copy to take home while we read it. We also discussed the beginning of World War II.
In Class: Journey to Topaz Chp 1-3
Homework: Read J2T Chp. 4-5, Current Event #3
Tuesday, May 2: Today we learned about the Roaring 20s. We discussed some of the changes, reading T. 242-243 as a class, and then watched a video about the Roaring 20s, completing W. 88-89 as we watched. If absent, come to a lab to watch the video, or research the Roaring 20s and take some notes on W. 88. We then learned how to do the Charleston dance and practiced it.
Due: Political Cartoons, Current Event #2
In Class: W. 88-89
Thursday, May 4: Today we took notes on W. 64 on Causes of the Great Depression. If absent, view the Powerpoint on the Documents page and take some notes about the causes on W. 64. We then watched part 2 of War, Depression, War and answered questions 6-21 on W. 56-57. If absent, come to a lab to view this part of the video. Students then completed W. 67 about the New Deal, using their textbooks or the internet at home.
In Class: W. 64 notes, Q. 6-21 on W. 56-57, New Deal W. 67
Homework: Complete/Finish W. 67 about the New Deal. Use the textbook or the internet.