Monday, December 15: Today we reviewed for the test next class. We then went over the vocabulary for Unit 5 (found on p. 65 of workbook). The quiz will be the week after break. Next we discussed cause and effect, completing p. 66-67 in the workbook.
In class: p. 66-67 in workbook
Homework: Study for test, make sure Unit 4 assignments in workbook completed, Community Experience due next class
Wednesday, December 17: Today we took the test on Explorers. We then began watching a documentary on the Donner-Reed Party, completing p. 68 in the workbook as we watched.
Due: Community Experience, Unit 4 Assignments in Workbook
In Class: Explorers Test (make up after school if absent), Donner-Reed Video Guide on p. 68 (if absent, see Ms. Nay to get a copy of the movie with a flash drive or memory card)
Friday, December 19: Today we wrapped up the Donner Party Video. We then had our semester party.
Due: All Missing Work
In Class: finished p. 68
Homework: Current Event #5
Tuesday, December 9: Students were given the entire class period to work on their Facebook posters.
Due: Current Event #4
In Class: Facebook poster
Homework: Facebook poster due next class, Rendezvous next class
Thursday, December 11: Today was the student's Rendezvous. Students traded items, wrote on each other's Facebook posters, and told tall tales.
Due: Facebook Poster
Monday, December 1: Today students had the class period to work on their mountain man research (p. 62-63 in the workbook). Once the chart was completed, they began to write their research report on their mountain man. Here are the requirements for the research paper:
1. At least 400 words
2. Introduction and Conclusion paragraphs a must!
3. Typed 11-12 point font, Times New Roman or similar, double spaced, one inch margins
4. Works cited page (not included in word count)
5. Write about each part of the research chart (perhaps a paragraph each?)
Homework: Finish Research Chart on p. 62-63
Wednesday, December 3: Students wrote their mountain man research paper today in class. If they finished early, they began to make their Facebook poster for their mountain man.
Due: Research Chart
Homework: Finish essay (due next class)
Friday, December 5: Students had the class period to create their mountain man Facebook posters.
Due: Mountain Man Research Paper
Homework: Mountain Man Facebook Poster (due Dec. 11/12)