Today we started our Latin America Unit by watching an episode of Engineering an Empire (linked below). It was a thrilling journey into the engineering prowess and astrological abilities of the empire.
During the video, we completed a viewing guide (due Monday)
In addition, this weekend you should complete the Actively Learn assignment titled "Maya Cities and Kings" on www.activelylearn.com
Your class codes are:
1/2 Period: xedwx
6th Period: 7ldpq
Today we took the district mandated post-assessment! It was a thrilling opportunity to demonstrate our knowledge of Civics.
Your map from Monday is due tomorrow. Additionally, you have a Civics Exam on Thursday! There will be a review session in room 2216 before school (9:30am) tomorrow.
Here is the link for today. This assignment is due on Monday:
Yesterday students worked on Chapters 8 and 9 of the Civics Textbook. Students completed the attached worksheet and wrote a paragraph on the back answering the following prompt:
How do political parties and interest groups work to influence our elections?
Additionally, your Civics test is Thursday the 29th. Here is a study guide:
Here is a link to the quiz from today:
And here are the questions that go with it:
Please answer the following questions on a separate sheet of paper
Today we saw the goals of the Civil Rights movement come to fruition with the Civil Rights Act, the Voting Rights Act, and the 24th Amendment. We talked about Selma, the murder of MLK, and Bobby Kennedy.
Then we had some additional work time on your Recipe for a Movement project, which is due on Monday in addition to your Civil Rights Movement reading questions.
Here is the link for you Recipe for a Movement project.
Today we talked about the tools the Civil Rights Movement had as well as the spark of the movement.
Then we had some time to work on the packet we started Friday.
Today we talked about Emmett Till and continued our evaluation of the "spark" of the Civil Rights Movement. We continued working on the attached question guide, with today specifically focused on the "Reading Questions" section based on the reading attached.
You don't have homework this weekend, as this will be completed in class next week.
Link for the Questions:
Link for the Reading:
Today we talked A LOT about the Civil Rights movement in order to start preparing ourselves for our next project, which is focused on creating social change.
In class, we worked to complete this note chart:
You don't have any homework!