Welcome Class of 2020!
It looks like you may be stuck with me for Social Studies. Here is your summer assignment if this is the case. Whether you travel outside of the US or stay within the borders, keep an eye on the news during the summer months. We will begin with what has happened during the summer months. Enjoy time!
Week of 11-12-18
Focus question: Select one set of English colonies in the Americas and discuss what made their economy successful.
Tuesday: Research for economic success of English colonies in the Americas due
Finish outline work
Thursday: Transitions work/ Group rehearsal
Friday: Group oral presentations begin
Since the high school students presented this week:
Week of 11-19-18
Monday: Finish rehearsals for small group presentations
Tuesday: Oral presentations begin
Week of 11-26-18
Monday-Thursday: Complete oral presentations
Friday: Focus question: Explain one of the British taxes placed upon the American colonies and analyze how the colonists felt about it.
Week of 12-3-18
Tuesday: Review possible main points for paragraph 1/ Homework: Research needed for possible main point
Wednesday: In class work on paragraph 1/ Homework: Finish paragraph 1 at home
Thursday: Outline work for paragraph 2/ Begin work on paragraph 2/ Homework: Finish paragraph 2 at home
Friday: Edit both paragraphs
Week of 12-10-18
Monday: Edit first drafts for essay exam
Tuesday: Essay exam on British taxation of colonists
Wednesday: Review student work/ 2nd rewrite of exam/ 303/
308/ Essay exam/ Finish at home
Thursday: Review British taxation of colonies
It's that time of year again. With the coming of Winter Break, please do not waste your funds on me with gift cards and the like. If you do wish to do something, please donate to a local charity. Stone Academy's FOSA organization will do wonders with a donation as will organizations such as the Greater Chicago Food Depository and many others. It is a good time of year to help others. Please do so. Thanks!
Week of 12-17-18
Monday-Thursday: Prepare outlines for creation of US Constitution essay
Enjoy your Winter Break!
Needed for January: Social Studies notebook and outlines!
Week of 1-7-19
Monday: Review local, national and world events for last 2 weeks
Tuesday: First draft of 2 paragraph expository essay
Wednesday: Edit essay
Thursday: Final draft of expository essay
Friday: Anonymous read paragraphs