10/13/17: Periods 4, 5, & 7: complete Slavery Timelines, if not finished in class. Due by Monday.
10/12/17 Period 7: Complete graph for homework. Periods 4, 5 & 7: In Class today and tomorrow: Slavery Timeline projects
Period 6: Reading and graphic organizer on Middle Passage by Alexander Falconbridge, started in class and complete for homework
10/11/17 Period 4 & 5: complete questions and graph for homework
10/6/17 Periods 4, 5, & 7: Typing essays in the library.
Period 6: In groups to do yesterday's assignment. (We did not have time to start it yesterday.)
10/5/17 Period 6: Class discussion of the economy of slavery and corrections. Read the "Northern Profits from Slavery" article and complete list of ways the North profited from slavery. For homework, if not finished.
Periods 4, 5 & 7: Write your conclusion of the essay. Write or type your final copy of the conclusion for homework. The essay should be complete in a final copy form for tomorrow.
10/4/17 Period 6: The Economy of Slavery Parts 1 and 2: Start in class and complete for homework. Remember you Timeline for tomorrow.
Periods 4, 5 & 7: Write the rough draft of your third paragraph, explaining the differences between the two settlements. Write or type a final copy of the third paragraph for homework.
10/3/17 Period 6: Start of Slavery Unit; Triangular Trade Map questions and discussion, create a graph of information. Start your slavery timeline and complete for homework for Thursday, Oct. 5th.
Periods 4, 5, & 7: Write the rough draft of your second paragraph, explaining the similarities between the two settlements. Write or type a final copy of the paragraph for homework.
10/2/17 Period 6: Research lesson in the library.
Periods 4, 5, & 7: Writing a compare and contrast essay on Jamestown and Plymouth.We will work on the first introductory paragraph today in class. Complete a final, neat copy for homework.
9/29/17 Period 6: Finish Plymouth video and questions. Start: Write compare and contrast essay on Jamestown and Plymouth. Essay due on Tuesday,10/3 Periods 4,5 & 7 Complete a Venn Diagram of Jamestown and Plymouth, comparing and contrasting the two settlements.
9/28/17 Periods 4, 5 & 7: Finish videos from yesterday. Class discussion. Period 6: finish Jamestown video and start Plymouth video and questions
9/27/17 Periods 4, 5, & 7: Plymouth Video and questions to be finished tomorrow Period 6: Jamestown video and questions to be finished tomorrow
9/26/17 Periods 4, 5 & 7: Jamestown Video and questions Period 6: Introduction to Connecticut History Day research projects and competition
9/25/17 In Class: Jamestown reading and questions
9/20/17 Study for Test tomorrow on Chapter 4. Remember to hand in your Flip Charts.
9/19/17 Flip Charts due tomorrow. Today: Started "Picture" cards to use to study for test on Thursday. Complete cards for homework and study.
9/18/17 All Classes will do a Constitution Day Activity in honor of Constitution Day on 9/17/17.
9/15/17 All Classes will do a baseline reading and writing assessment. Reminder: Chapter 4 Test on Thursday for all classes.
9/14/17 Periods 4, 5, & 7: Discussion of graphic organizers and corrections made in class. Start flip chart projects in class and continue at home. To be completed by Wednesday, September 20th.
Period 6: Work on project in class and complete for homework. Due Friday.
9/13/17 Periods 4, 5, & 7 Homework: Southern Colonies must be completed for tomorrow.
Period 6: Class Discussion and work on project.
9/12/17 Continue from last week on graphic organizers, gathering information. Periods 4, 5 & 7 Homework: Middle Colonies must be completed by tomorrow. You will use this information on your FLIP CHART PROJECT.
Period 6: Chapter 4 discussion today. Begin Flip Chart Projects due on Friday.
Periods 4, 5 & 7: Graphic Organizers will be due by Thursday. Flip Chart Projects will be due on 9/20/17.
9/11/17 Remembrance discussion and short video of 9/11/01 Remainder of Class Worked on graphic organizers and reading Chapter 4
Periods 4, 5 & 7 Homework to have New England section done
Period 6: Chapter 4 Graphic Organizers completed for tomorrow.
9/8/17 Periods 4, 5, & 7: Working on graphic organizers for Chapter 4 Complete (at minimum) New England section of the graphic organizers. Start on Middle. All sections should be complete by Thursday.
Period 6: Be sure to take notes on individual colonies as well as regions. Plan to have both complete by Tuesday.
9/7/17 Periods 4, 5, & 7: Started reading for Flip Chart Project by working on graphic organizers in class
Period 6: Hip Hop review & discussion followed by working on Graphic Organizers for Chapter 4 (Please cover your textbook)
9/6/17 Periods 4, 5 & 7: Maps started in class, if not completed, finish for homework
Period 6: Correct scavenger hunt and listen to "I Want America" and fill in blanks
9/5/17 Period 6: Textbook Scavenger Hunt due tomorrow.
Periods 4, 5, & 7: Hip Hop fill in the blank in class: "I Want America"
8/30/17 Please read, sign and return the Classroom Expectation Sheet for History Class to Mrs. Brooks by Friday, September 1st. (First Homework Credit)
WELCOME TO HISTORY CLASS! It was my pleasure to meet many of you at our Open House. If you were not able to attend but have any concerns or questions, don't hesitate to contact me.