Monday, November 28: Today we learned about famous mountain men. If absent, see the Documents page for the famous mountain men PowerPoint and take notes on W. 51. Then, to review, students completed W. 52-53. If there was extra time, students were able to catch up on any missed assignments.
In Class: W. 51 notes, W. 52-53 complete
Homework: Make sure W. 52-53 complete
Wednesday, November 30: Students were randomly assigned a mountain man that they will research (if absent, please see Ms. Nay to know which mountain man to research). Once given their mountain man, students used the chrome books to do some research, completing W. 61-62 in the process.
In Class: W. 61-62
Homework: Finish W. 61-62 if not finished in class
Friday, December 2: Today we discussed fact and opinion, completing W. 64 in the process. Ms. Nay then told some mountain man tall tales and we discussed what a tall tale is. Students read W. 56-57. They then started writing a tall tale of their own on W. 58, taking an event from their life and exaggerating it to epic proportions.
In Class: W. 64, W. 58
Homework: Make sure research on W. 61-62 complete, Current Event #3
Tuesday, November 22: Today was our Pow-wow. If absent, we are sorry you missed it!
Due: Current Event #2
In Class: No assignments
Monday, November 14: Today was our unit test on Native Americans. If absent, please come to an after school lab to take the test. We then completed a read stop write with T. 68-69. Lastly, we tested the atlatl projects.
In Class: Unit Test, RSW 68-69
Wednesday, November 16: Today we took notes on W. 46 on the Dominguez-Escalante Expedition. See a peer or Ms. Nay for the missed notes. Students then went on an expedition around the school and mapped the school on W. 47.
In Class: W. 46-47
Friday, November 18: The mountain men of Utah unit was introduced and students completed an application to be a mountain man on W. 49. We then read W. 50 as a class and completed the page. We also read and completed W. 54-55.
In Class: W. 49-50, 54-55
Homework: Current Event #2
Tuesday, November 8: Today we created a foldable for W. 40 and learned about the impact of the Native Americans on Utah (find PowerPoint on Documents page). We then reviewed for the unit test next week. Lastly, students worked on their legends.
Due: Current Event #1
In Class: W. 40 notes
Homework: Finish unit project
Thursday, November 10: Students presented their unit projects.
Due: Unit Project
In Class: Presentation
Homework: Study for test next class, workbook ready to turn in
Monday, October 31: Completed the chart on W. 29. Watched Navajo episode of We Shall Remain and completed video guide (if absent see Ms. Nay for alternate assignment). We then learned the Bear Dance.
Wednesday, November 2: We did a Read Stop Write for T. 62-63. We watched the Shoshone episode of We Shall Remain and completed the video guide (if absent see Ms. Nay for alternate assignment).
Friday, November 4: Took notes on the spiritual side of Utah's Native Americans on W. 40. If absent, see the PowerPoint on the documents page for notes. We then learned about legends, reading W. 36-37 together. Students then started writing their own legend on W. 39, using a story to explain some natural phenomenon in the world.
In Class: W. 40 (top half), W. 39
Homework: Current Event #1
Tuesday, October 25: Read Stop Write with textbook pages 56-57. Watched We Shall Remain episode for Goshutes and completed the video guide (if absent see Ms. Nay for alternate assignment).
Due: Current Event #4
Thursday, October 27: Read Stop Write with textbook pages 57-59. Watched We Shall Remain episode for Paiutes and completed the video guide (if absent see Ms. Nay for alternate assignment).
Due: all missing work