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Monthly Archives: September 2011

World History

Journal:  Get out your Prediction worksheet about  pre-exploration African civilizations.  Complete the last two columns  Fold into quarters and staple/tape into your journal.  You will get 10 minutes to complete

1) Africa Wrap-Up

2) Africa Map Activity

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US Gov

1) Congressional Rotations

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Geography

1) Severe Weather notes

2) Severe Weather Project

3) Finish Weather Map Analysis from yesterday.

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World History

Journal: Take notes on African Kingdom Presentation

1) Finish Presentations

2) Homework: Read pg 34-35 in textbook if not done so already!

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US Gov

1) Congressional Rotations Day 3

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Geography

1) Weather Factors notes

2) Reading Weather Maps


World History

NO JOURNAL

1) African Kingdom Presentations

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US Government

1) Congressional Rotations (Day 2)

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Geography

1) To the Library to finish weather webquest

2) Print off 3 weather maps.


World History

Journal:

How is your freshman year at LHS going?  Do you like your classes?  Are you making new friends?

1) Work day on Africa Presentations

PRESENTATIONS TOMORROW!

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US Gov

1) Day 1 Congressional Rotations

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Geography

1) Climate and Latitude Chart

2) Read “The Poles” on page 58.  Take notes and answer the questions “Applying What You Know”


World History

Journal:

—Without using names describe your best experience with group work and explain why it was your best experience. (3 Sentence minimum.)

1) Group Assignments

2) Library day!

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US Government

1) 10 Things you need to know about the House!

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Geography

1) Geography of Mars WebQuest

 


World History

Journal

Would you want to travel to Africa today?  Why or why not? 

What aspects would you want to see OR what aspects would you want to avoid?

1) Lecture West African Kingdoms

2) Travel Agent Project!

Meet in the library tomorrow!

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US Gov

1) Congressional Profile Worksheet

2) Finish GR 5-3

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Geography

1) Mapping Mars WebQuest.

 


World History

Journal:

—Define Culture
—List five features or items you can find in a travel brochure or pamphlet
1) African Folklore Activity
  • Read 2 of the African myths provided
  • Complete the analysis worksheet
  • Be prepared to discuss/tell your myth to the rest of the class
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US Government
1) Congressional Organization notes
2) Guided Reading 5-2 and 5-3
–  If not finished in class then it is for homework
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Geography
1) Chapter 2 Review Pg. 38-39
  • Understanding Main Ideas
  • Thinking Critically 1-2
  • Building Social Studies Skills