Monday: Use your device, or, a lap top to view this PowerPoint on the French and Indian War. Fill in this Graphic Organizer while viewing the PowerPoint. Once finished you will use the red America textbook and begin to look up the important vocabulary for the American Revolution unit.
Tuesday: Primary Document readings on six acts passed by Britain that led to Americans toward rebellion.
Wednesday: Examine Primary Resource Documents. Tea Party Stamp Act Boston massacre
Write down your initial observations, then reflect with a partner and finish by creating a question together about the image. Next take two column notes of what is important and why using this PowerPoint. (The "what is important is in red)
Thursday: Finish the Reflect and Question portions of your Primary Source document picture analysis. Next use a laptop for this interactive Revolutionary War timeline. two column notes of "what is important" and "why is it important" for the following items on the timeline: Lexington & Concord, 2nd Continental Congress, Bunker Hill, Crossing the Delaware, Saratoga, Valley Forge, Monmouth, King's Mountain, Guilford Courthouse, Yorktown, Treaty of Paris, Washington resigns his command
Friday: Finish the timeline and then read the Declaration of Independence. In groups of 4 make Four T-Charts for the following themes, or, principals of the Declaration of Independence.
1) All People are Created Equal 2) All People have basic rights that cannot be taken away 3) The Government gets its power to make decisions and protect rights from the people 4) When the Government Does Not protect the rights of the people, the people have the right to alter or abolish the Government. On one side of the T Chart show how these principals and working in today's society and on the other how the are a work in progress.
Science: A video showing a total solar ecplise in India. Warning: After school School, whether it is cloudy or not, do not look anywhere directly at the sun! It will do damage to your eyes!!! It is not worth it irreparable damage. Instead, enjoy the environment around you the landscape and world around you change.
Next, do the reading passage activity about the Total Solar eclipse today in the United States. Follow the directions on what parts to highlight. Next, use a device or a laptop.
Before moving to the back of the page, visit this website about eye safety to learn more about how important it is to keep your eyes safe during this event. On a separate piece of paper please report "how to protect your eyes by only using proper eclipse glasses, or an indirect method like the pinhole projector.
The last part of this lesson requires students to use the eclipse simulator and fill out the "Locate Where You Are" part of the assignment.
Tuesday: work on the mini posters about "Upwelling". Due Wednesday.
Wednesday: Graphing the Ocean floor activity (seafloor_labeling_image.png) and understanding the different zones of the ocean. Use the online textbook to complete this guided reading study guide for Chapter 5: Section 2. Due Friday.
Thursday: Learn about commercial fishing, including problems associated with overfishing. We will start by viewing this video and take good two column notes of what is important and why.
Friday: Continue learning about overfishing and the concept of by-catch and aquaculture. Groups of three use two Seafood menus and learn to evaluate them for sustainability. Each group will have one member use this Seafood sustainability guide to help research items found on the restaurant menus. Another group member will look up the menu items and the third will record the answers on this response worksheet.