Monday, December 14: Today was our Rendezvous! Students had the opportunity to trade with each other, write on their Facebook posters, participate in competitions, and told tall tales.
Due: Facebook Poster
In Class: none
Homework: Study for test, finish assignments for unit in workbook
Wednesday, December 16: Class began with a review of mountain men. They then took the unit test on the Spanish explorers and mountain men.
In Class: Unit Test
Friday, December 18: Today we talked about cause and effect and completed W. 66-67
Homework: Current Event
Tuesday, December 8: Students worked on their mountain man research reports today, which are due tonight by midnight. The requirements are below. They then did the Facebook poster rough draft on W. 63. If time, they began to make their actual Facebook posters for their assigned mountain man.
Due: Current Event #4, Research report (by midnight)
In Class: Research Report, Poster Rough Draft
Homework: Research Report due by midnight, finish poster rough draft (W. 63)
Thursday, December 10: Students had the entire class period to work on their mountain man Facebook posters.
Due: Poster rough draft
In Class: Mountain man Facebook poster
Homework: Finish Facebook poster, prepare for rendezvous next class
Research Report Requirements:
Title: Mountain Man Report - Your Name
-5-8 paragraphs (must have an introductory and concluding paragraph)
-Each paragraph must have at least 5 sentences
-Double-spaced, 11-12 pt font, default font
-Share with email@example.com
*Do not start introduction (or any paragraphs for that matter) with a question
*No 'I', 'me', 'you', 'us', 'we', etc.