Wednesday, May 29: Students had the class period to finish their ABC Books. We also finished reading Journey to Topaz. Students turned in their textbooks and novels.
Due: ABC Book
In Class: ABC Book
Homework: All work due Friday
Friday, May 31: No class due to Day of Service
Tuesday, May 21: Today we reviewed for the final and watched a video of the pictures from our field trip.
In Class: Review
Thursday, May 23: Today was the final exam. If absent, see Ms. Nay ASAP! Students then worked on their ABC Books.
In Class: Final Exam
Homework: ABC Book to a point where you can finish it and turn it in next class; any thing your grade needs
Monday, May 13: Today we discussed rationing in WW2. Students read W. 68-69 and answered the questions on W. 70. We then read J2T 13-14 and students were given a little time to work on their ABC books.
Due: J2T 11-12
In Class: W. 68-70, J2T 13-14
Homework: J2T 13-14, Community Experience, Permission Slip
Wednesday, May 15: No class - field trip!
Due: Community Experience
Friday, May 17: First we had a reading quiz. Today we finished reading Journey to Topaz. We discussed the book and then worked on ABC books. Students began making their actual books today. Students also received the study guide for the final.
In Class: Reading quiz, ABC Book
Homework: None - just remember field trip tomorrow!
Tuesday, May 7: First students took a quiz on Journey to Topaz Chp. 1-8 (if absent, see Ms. Nay ASAP to take the quiz). We then discussed the causes of WW2 and the rise of the Nazi party. Next, students were given instructions for the ABC Book. They were given time to finish The New Deal worksheet started last class and then begin outlining their ABC books while Ms. Nay read Journey to Topaz 9-10.
Due: Current Event #3, J2T 7-8
In Class: J2T 1-8 Quiz, W. 65, J2T 9-10
Homework: Read J2T 9-10
Thursday, May 9: We discussed the progression of WW2 and then watched part 3 of War, Depression, War, answering the remaining questions on W. 57. We then read J2T 11-12. Students were given a little time to work on their ABC books.
Due: J2T 9-10
In Class: W. 57, J2T 11-12
Homework: Read J2T 11-12
Monday, April 29: We finished reading Journey to Topaz chp. 2-4. Students then started a documentary on Topaz and took 8 notes on W. 82.
In Class: J2T 2-4, Notes on W. 82
Wednesday, May 1: We finished watching the Topaz documentary, completing notes on W. 82-83. We then read chp. 5-6 of Journey to Topaz.
In Class: W. 82-83, J2T 5-6
Homework: Finish J2T 5-6
Friday, May 3: We took some general notes about the causes of the Great Depression on W. 62. If absent, see a peer or Ms. Nay for notes. Students then completed W. 63 about the New Deal using their textbooks. Then we started J2T chp. 7.
Due: J2T 5-6 read
In Class: W. 62, W. 63, J2T 7
Homework: J2T 7-8, Current Event #3
Tuesday, April 23: CAREER DAY
Due: Current Event #2
In Class: None
Thursday, April 25: Students created a political cartoon on a current or historical issue. Students were then introduced to the novel we will be reading about the Japanese internment camp at Topaz. The novel is called Journey to Topaz (J2T). Books were checked out to the students, who are in charge of the care of the book until we finish it. We read the intro and chapters 1 & 2. If absent, please see Ms. Nay ASAP for a copy of the book so that you can get caught up.
In Class: J2T Chp. 1-2, W. 75
Homework: Workbook up-to-date, Political Cartoon
Monday, April 1: Students took some notes about checks and balances on W. 45 (if absent, see Ms. Nay or a peer for notes). They then worked on the Chapter 10 fill in the blanks on W. 48-50 (using old textbooks).
In Class: W. 45, 48-50
Homework: W. 48-50; Workbook up-to-date
Wednesday, April 3: Using the old textbook, students completed W. 46, making lists of our rights and obligations as citizens of the US and of Utah. They were then introduced to the Progressive Era, watching some video clips to explain some of the reforms that took place during the era. Students completed W. 52-53 using T. 234-236).
In Class: W. 46, W. 52-53
Friday, April 5: We learned about World War I today. First, students took notes about WWI on W. 54-55 (if absent, find PowerPoint on Documents page). Next, we watched part 1 of War, Depression, War and answered questions 1-5 on W. 56 (if absent, come to a lab to watch the ten minute video clip). Finally, students took notes on W. 58-59 on propaganda during WWI and the purpose of political cartoons (PowerPoint on documents page).
In Class: W. 54-55, W. 1-5 on W. 56, W. 58-59
Homework: Ideas for political cartoon, Current Event #2
Tuesday, March 26: Today we created a Foldable for W. 44 and took notes on the Federal Government set up. If absent, see Ms. Nay or a peer for the notes. We also corrected W. 40-41.
Due: Current Event #1
In Class: Notes on W. 44
Thursday, March 28: Today we completed the state side of the foldable on W. 44 (if absent, see Ms. Nay or a peer for the notes). Students then used the old Utah textbooks to work on W. 47-50.
In Class: W. 44 Completed, W. 47-50
Homework: W. 47-48 complete
Monday, March 18: Students completed a Read, Stop, Write for T. 150-151. They then went over the vocabulary on W. 37 and did the following on a separate piece of paper:
1. Write the word so you'll remember it
2. Use it in a sentence
3. Write a synonym
4. Write an antonym
5. Draw a small, simple picture to represent the word.
In Class: RSW 150-151, Vocabulary
Wednesday, March 20: Students created a foldable for W. 38 and took notes based off the Prezi. Students then answered as many of the questions on W. 40 as they could.
In Class: W. 38 Foldable
Homework: Most of W. 40 complete
Friday, March 22: Students discussed the Utah War and took some notes on W. 39. If absent, find the Utah War PPT on the Documents page and write ten interesting facts on W. 39. Students then completed what they could of W. 41.
Due: W. 40
In Class: Utah War Notes, W. 41
Homework: Current Event #1
Tuesday, March 12: Students had time to work on their territorial newspapers.
In Class: Newspaper
Thursday, March 14: Students again had time to work on their territorial newspapers. These are due next class.
In Class: Newspaper