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Week of June 16th: FINALS

Posted by Jennifer Given on Sunday, June 15, 2014,


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onday, June 16th

Period 7 and 6 exams


Tuesday, June 17th

Period 5 and 4 exams 

Wednesday, June 18th: 
Period 3 and 2 exams

Thursday, June 19th: 
Period 1 Exam ~ Buses arrive at 9:30


Friday, June 20th

Make Up Day 

Thank you for a wonderful year!  Have a fantastic summer! 

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Week of June 9th:

Posted by Jennifer Given on Sunday, June 8, 2014,


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onday, June 9th

Classwork: Time in the library to put finishing touches on final projects. 
Homework: Final projects due tomorrow. 

Tuesday, June 10th

Classwork: FINAL PROJECTS DUE.  Begin final presentations
Homework: No homework. 

Wednesday, June 11th: 
Classwork:  Continue Presentations 
Homework
No homework 

Thursday, June 12th: 
Classwork:
  Continue Presentations 
Homework
No homework 

Friday, June 13th

Classwork: Continue final presentations. 
Homework: No homework. 

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Week of June 2nd:

Posted by Jennifer Given on Sunday, June 1, 2014,


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onday, June 2nd
:
Classwork: Period 5: Clips on the Soviet/Afghan war and US involvement. Period 7: Class notes on the last proxy war: Soviet/Afghan War.
Homework:
Have an outline of your presentation next block. Have a draft of your presentation for peer review on Thursday.

Tuesday, June 3rd

Classwork: Period 5:  Time to work on final projects in class. Additional sources and project outline due.  Option one: Research Project
Option two: Rock and Roll Project 
Possible Topics

Homework:
Have a ...
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Week of June 2nd:

Posted by Jennifer Given on Sunday, June 1, 2014,


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onday, June 2nd
:
Classwork: Period 5: Clips on the Soviet/Afghan war and US involvement. Period 7: Class notes on the last proxy war: Soviet/Afghan War.
Homework:
Have an outline of your presentation next block. Have a draft of your presentation for peer review on Thursday.

Tuesday, June 3rd

Classwork: Period 5:  Time to work on final projects in class. Additional sources and project outline due.  Option one: Research Project
Option two: Rock and Roll Project 
Possible Topics

Homework:
Have a ...
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Week of May 26th:

Posted by Jennifer Given on Monday, May 26, 2014,


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onday, May 26th
: Memorial Day 

Tuesday, May 27th
Classwork: Period 5: Class notes and discussion: Afghanistan, last of the Cold War Proxy Wars. 
Homework:
 Continue to work on final projects, due June 9th. 

Wednesday, May 28th: 
Classwork: Period 7: Class notes and discussion: Afghanistan, last of the Cold War Proxy Wars. 
Homework:
 Continue to work on final projects, due June 9th

Thursday, May 29th: Prevention Walk
Classwork:
  Period 5 and 7: Time to work on final projects in class. Additional sou...

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Week of May 19th: NECAPS

Posted by Jennifer Given on Sunday, May 18, 2014,
  
 
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onday, May 19th
: NECAP Bell Schedule (Miss period 7) 
Classwork: 
Period 5: Begin Forrest Gump and work on assignment for the film. 
Homework:  Continue to work on final projects, due June 9th. 

Tuesday, May 20thNECAP Bell Schedule 
Classwork: Period 5: Continue Forrest Gump and work on assignment for the film. 
Homework:
 Continue to work on final projects, due June 9th. 

Wednesday, May 21st: NECAP Bell Schedule (Miss period 7 and 5) 


Thursday, May 22nd: 
Classwork:
  Period 5 and 7: Time to work...

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Week of May 12th:

Posted by Jennifer Given on Sunday, May 11, 2014,
           
 
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onday, May 12th

Classwork:
Continue class discussion on Civil Rights cases.  Case analysis. 
Homework: Quiz Friday. 

Tuesday, May 13th
Classwork: Period 5: Intro to Vietnam. Class notes, discussion and clips from the early days of the conflict. 
Homework:
 Quiz Friday.  

Wednesday, May 14th: 
Classwork: Period 7:  Intro to Vietnam. Class notes, discussion and clips from the early days of the conflict.
Homework: Quiz Friday. 

Thursday, May 15th: EARLY RELEASE
Classwork:
  Time to work on ...

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Week of May 5th:

Posted by Jennifer Given on Sunday, May 4, 2014,
           
 
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onday, May 5th

Classwork: 
Class notes: Bay of Pigs and the Cuban Missile Crisis   

Homework:
Quiz Friday. 

Tuesday, May 6th
Classwork: Period 5: Intro to Civil Rights movement and case law analysis.  Brown vs. Board of Ed
Homework:
 Quiz Friday. 

Wednesday, May 7th: 
Classwork: Period 7: Intro to Civil Rights movement and case law analysis.  Brown vs. Board of Ed. 
Homework: Quiz Friday.

Thursday, May 8th
Classwork:
  Intro to final projects.  Time to work in class. 
Homework:
Quiz Fr...

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Week of April 21st:

Posted by Jennifer Given on Wednesday, April 16, 2014,
          
                                                                    
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onday, April 21st
:
Classwork:
Class notes: 50s culture and life at home.  

Homework:
Reading due for Friday.

Tuesday, April 22nd:
Classwork: Period 5: Introduction to McCarthyism.  Begin watching Good Night and Good Luck
Homework:
Reading due for Friday.

Wednesday, April 23rd:
Classwork: Period 7: Introduction to McCarthyism.  Begin watching Good Night and Good Luck
Homework: Reading due for Friday.

Thursday, Apr...

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Week of April 14th:

Posted by Jennifer Given on Sunday, April 13, 2014,
          
                                                                    


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onday, April 14th
:
Classwork:
Period 5: 
Finish in class discussion on Japanese internment camps and the Final Solution.
Homework:
Complete compare/contrast assignment through turnitin.com by tomorrow at midnight.

Tuesday, April 15th:
Classwork: Period 5: Footage and notes and discussion: the start of the nuclear age.
Homework:
Reading due for Friday.

Wednesday, April 16th:
Classwork: Period 7: Footage and notes ...

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Week of April 7th:

Posted by Jennifer Given on Wednesday, April 2, 2014,
          
                                                  Housing Barracks, Colorado                                           

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onday, April 7th
: End of Quarter 3
Classwork:
Period 5: 
Finish presentations (as needed). Reading and discussion: The Final Solution.
Period 7: Notes and discussion: The Final Solution.
Homework:
Complete compare/contrast assignment through turnitin.com by Tuesday, April 15th

Tuesday, April 8th: Start of Quarter 4
Classwork: Period 5: Doc analysis: Japanese Internm...
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Week of March 31st:

Posted by Jennifer Given on Sunday, March 30, 2014,
                                                          

                                                                   D-Day
     

Monday, March 31st
:
Classwork:
Complete
America in WWII class notes.
Homework:
Continue to work on WWII projects.

Tuesday, April 1st:
Classwork: Period 5: Clips on D-Day.  Work on projects in class.
Homework:
Continue to work on WWII projects.

Wednesday, April 2nd:
Classwork: Period 7: Clips on D-Day.  Work on projects in class.
Homework: Projects due tomorr...

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Week of March 24th:

Posted by Jennifer Given on Sunday, March 23, 2014,
                                                          

     
                                            Japanese Expansion, 1942                                

Monday, March 24th
:
Classwork:
Complete discussion and clips of Pearl Harbor.
Homework:
Continue to work on WWII projects.

Tuesday, March 25th:
Classwork: Period 5: Class notes and clips:  America in WWII.
Homework:
Reading for Friday.  Prep for quiz.

Wednesday, March 26th:
Classwork: Period 7: Class notes and clips:  America in ...

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Week of March 17th:

Posted by Jennifer Given on Sunday, March 16, 2014,

 
                                                                 

                                       USS Arizona at Pearl Harbor, 1941

Monday, March 17th
:
Classwork:
Complete class notes, discussion: dictators and American foreign policy: 1921-1941
Homework:
Prep for quiz next block.

Tuesday, March 18th:
Classwork: Period 5:  Quiz: Class notes and reading:  Dictators and American foreign policy: 1921-1941.  Intro to WWII projects.
Homework:
No homework.

Wednesday, March 19th:
Classwork: P...

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Week of March 10th:

Posted by Jennifer Given on Sunday, March 9, 2014,

 
                                                                 


Monday, March 10th
:
Classwork:
Class notes, discussion: American foreign policy: 1921-1941
Homework:
Reading for Friday.

Tuesday, March 11th: TEACHER WORKSHOP DAY

Wednesday, March 12th:
Classwork: Period 7: Rise of dictators in Europe
Homework: Reading due for Friday. Review for quiz.

Thursday, March 13th:
Classwork:
Period 5: Rise of dictators in Europe and clips from 1930s.
                    Period 7: Time to go over reading...

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Week of March 3rd:

Posted by Jennifer Given on Sunday, March 2, 2014,

 
                                                                 

Monday, March 3rd
:
Classwork:
Class notes, discussion: The Great Depression.
Homework:
Continue to work on projects. Post to turnitin the summary of the trial you chose to research.  By Thursday: Respond to at least one other group's post with your thoughts on how that trial might assist you in answering the essay prompt. 

Tuesday, March 4th:
Classwork:
Period 5: Stock Simulation Game.
Homework: Continue to work on projects...
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Week of February 17th: SPIRIT WEEK!

Posted by Jennifer Given on Sunday, February 16, 2014,

 
                                   Great Depression                                             

Monday, February 17th
: PJ Day
Classwork: Finish presidential video clips (FDR).  Analyze primary sources.
 
Homework:
Continue to work on projects. Post to google docs and allow to allow for peer editing. View and respond to 2 other essays by Wednesday.

Great primary sources

Dorethea Lange photos

Tuesday, February 18th: Ugly Sweater Day
Classwork:
Period 5: Work on 20s and 30s projects.
Homework:...

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Week of February 10th:

Posted by Jennifer Given on Thursday, February 6, 2014,

                                                 Harlem Jazz, 1920

Monday, February 10th
:
Classwork:
Primary Source analysis. Prohibition, flappers, Harlem Renaissance. 
Homework:
Continue to work on projects.

Tuesday, February 11th:
Classwork:
Period 5: Work on projects.
Homework:
Continue to work on projects.

Great primary sources

Dorethea Lange photos

Wednesday, February 12th:
Classwork: Period 7: Work on projects.
Homework:
Continue to work on projects.

Thursday, February 13th: SNOW DAY

Friday...

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Week of February 3rd:

Posted by Jennifer Given on Thursday, January 30, 2014,



Monday, February 3rd
:
Classwork: 
Class notes: End of WWI.  Introduction to the 20s vs. 30s History Portfolio
Homework:
No homework.

Tuesday, February 4th:
Classwork:
Period 5: Intro to the Roaring 20s.  Video clips:  Prohibition
Homework:
Continue to work on projects.

Wednesday, February 5th:
Classwork: Period 7: Intro to the Roaring 20s.  Video clips:  Prohibition
Homework:
Continue to work on projects.

Thursday, February 6th:
Classwork: Time to work on 20s and 30s projects
(computer access).
Ho...

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Week of January 27th:

Posted by Jennifer Given on Thursday, January 23, 2014,

                                                        Trench warfare, 1916

Monday, January 27th: Early Release. Start of Quarter 3
Classwork: 
Primary sources: WWI
Homework:
No homework.

Tuesday, January 28th:
Classwork:
Period 5: Class notes and discussion - Battle tactics of WWI and US entry into the war
Homework:
Reading due for Friday.

Wednesday, January 29th:
Classwork: Period 5: Class notes and discussion - Battle tactics of WWI and US entry into the war
Homework:
Reading due for Friday...

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Week of January 20th:

Posted by Jennifer Given on Tuesday, January 21, 2014,


                                                          

Monday,
January 20th: No School

Tuesday, January 21st:
Midterm Exams: Periods 1 and 2
Midterm materials:
Historical Documents for Essay. 
Writing Tips. 
Grading Rubric. 
Prompt and review.


Wednesday, January 22nd:
Midterm Exams: Periods 3 and 4

Thursday,
January 23rd:
Midterm Exams: Periods 5 and 6

Friday, January 24th: 
Midterm Exam: Period 7



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Week of January 13th:

Posted by Jennifer Given on Thursday, January 9, 2014,


                                                           

Monday,
January 13th:
Classwork:
Midterm Prep
Homework:
Complete midterm review games for next block.  Work on exam prep.
Midterm materials:
Historical Documents for Essay. 
Writing Tips. 
Grading Rubric. 
Prompt and review.  

Tuesday, January 14th:
Classwork:
Period 5: Games due.  Midterm review games.
Homework:
Work on midterm reviews.

Wednesday, January 15th:
Classwork: Period 7: Games due.  Midterm review games.
Homework:
Work on m...

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Week of January 6th:

Posted by Jennifer Given on Saturday, January 4, 2014,



                                                              Europe, 1914

Monday, January 6th:
Classwork:
Vocab reviewClass notes: Intro to WWI
Homework:
Reading on WWI for Friday
Continue to work on midterm review games.

Tuesday, January 7th:
Classwork:
Period 5: WWI as a school yard fight.  WWI who's who.  Video clips on the start of the war.
Homework:
Reading on WWI for Friday Continue to work on midterm review games.


Wednesday, January 8th:
Classwork: Period 5: WWI as a school yard ...

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Week of December 30th:

Posted by Jennifer Given on Wednesday, January 1, 2014,

Monday, December 30th:
No School

Tuesday, December 31st:

No School


Wednesday, January 1st:

No School

Thursday, January 2nd:
Snow Day

Friday, January 3rd: Snow Day



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Week of December 16th:

Posted by Jennifer Given on Thursday, December 12, 2013,



Monday, December 16th:
Classwork:
Vocab: Progressive Era.  Time in the library to work on Progressive/Imperialism Vocab.
Homework:
Complete vocab for vocab quiz on Thursday.

Tuesday, December 17th:
Classwork:
Period 5: Continue Progressive/Imperialism Vocab work.
Homework:
Complete vocab for vocab quiz on Thursday.

Wednesday, December 18th:
Classwork: Period 7: Continue Progressive/Imperialism Vocab work.
Homework:
Complete vocab for vocab quiz tomorrow.

Thursday, December 19th:
Classwork:
Vide...

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Week of December 9th:

Posted by Jennifer Given on Wednesday, December 4, 2013,


Monday, December 9th:
Classwork:
Class notes: Populism and the Progressive Era.  Reading and discussion.
Homework:
Reading due for Friday. Prep for quiz.

Tuesday, December 10th:
Classwork:
Period 5: Reading: Allegory of Oz. Class notes and discussion.  Clips from The Wizard of Oz
Homework:
Reading due for Friday. Prep for quiz.

Wednesday, December 11th:
Classwork: Period 7: Reading: Allegory of Oz. Class notes and discussion.  Clips from The Wizard of Oz
Homework:
Reading due for Friday. Prep for ...

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Week of December 2nd:

Posted by Jennifer Given on Friday, November 22, 2013,


Monday, December 2nd:
Classwork:
Essay prep for DWC
Homework:
Posters due on Wednesday.

Tuesday, December 3rd:
Classwork:
TO NEWPORT!
Homework:
Posters due tomorrow.

Wednesday, December 4th:
Classwork: Finish HH Holmes documentary.
Homework: No homework. 

Thursday, December 5th:
Classwork:
Periods 5 and 7:  Work on Essays in class.
Homework:
Complete essays for tomorrow.

Friday, December 6th: 
Classwork:  Essays due. Video clips on progressives. 
Homework: No homework.


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Week of November 25th:

Posted by Jennifer Given on Wednesday, November 20, 2013,


                                                                  HH Holmes
       
Monday, November 25th:
Classwork:
Reading due: 337-368. Quiz on reading and discussion.
Homework:
Reading for tomorrow: 369-390


Tuesday, November 26th:
Classwork:
Period 5 & 7: Reading due: 369-390Reflection on the book.
Homework:
No homework.

Wednesday, November 26th: No School: Teacher Workshop

Happy Thanksgiving!


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Week of November 18th:

Posted by Jennifer Given on Friday, November 15, 2013,

                                                   Olmstead's Central Park, NYC

Monday, November 18th:
Classwork:
Class activities - Devil in the White City
Homework:
Read pages 274-298 for tomorrow/Wednesday. Respond to at least two people's posts on turnitin.com for Thursday.

Tuesday, November 19th:
Classwork: Period 5:
Quiz on reading (274-298). Class discussion on the reading.  Time to complete class activities and read for Thursday.
Homework:
Read pages 299-326 for Thursday. Respond to at l...
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Week of November 11th:

Posted by Jennifer Given on Thursday, November 7, 2013,


Monday, November 11th:  No School ~ Veteran's Day

Tuesday, November 12th:
Classwork: Period 5:
Quiz on reading (206-231).  Intro to the Devil in the White City Movie Poster assignment.
Homework:
Read pages 235-257 for Thursday. Submit one response to the prompt on turnitin.com by Friday. Reply to at least 2 responses by Tuesday.

Wednesday, November 13th:
Classwork: Period 7: Reading due, 206-231. ntro to the Devil in the White City Movie Poster assignment.
Homework: Read pages 235-257 for tomo...

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Week of November 4th:

Posted by Jennifer Given on Friday, November 1, 2013,


Monday, November 4th:
Classwork: Periods 5 and 7: View: American Experience: Annie Oakley
Homework: Read: 128-182 for Thursday

Tuesday, November 5th: No School ~ Teacher Workshop


Wednesday, November 6th:
Classwork: Period 7: Reading questions and time to read in class.
Homework: Read pages 128-182 for tomorrow

Thursday, November 7th:
Classwork:
Periods 5 and 7:  Group work: questions and discussion on the reading. 
Homework:
Read 183- 205 for tomorrow.

Friday, November 8th: 
Classwork:  Quiz on ...

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Week of October 28th:

Posted by Jennifer Given on Saturday, October 26, 2013,

                                                            World's Fair: October 1893

Monday, October 28th:
Classwork: Periods 5 and 7: Video clips:  History Channel's America:The Story of Us ~ Cities
Homework: Read: 61- 84 for tomorrow/Wednesday.

Tuesday, October 29th:

Classwork: Period 5: Quiz on the reading and discussion. Create a list of historical references from the text.  Continue reading in class.
Homework: Read pages 85-109 for Thursday

Wednesday, October 30th:
Classwork: Period 7: ...

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Week of October 21st:

Posted by Jennifer Given on Friday, October 18, 2013,

Monday, October 21st:
Classwork: American Cities: class notes. Begin reading The Devil in the White City.
Homework: Read: xi - 34 for tomorrow/Wednesday.

Tuesday, October 22nd:

Classwork: Period 5: Reading discussion. Work on character charts and create a class list of historical references from the text.  Continue reading in class.
Homework: Read pages 35-47 for Thursday

Wednesday, October 23rd:
Classwork: Period 7: Reading discussion. Work on character charts and create a class list of histo...

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Week of October 7th:

Posted by Jennifer Given on Friday, October 4, 2013,

                                             American Cowboy, c. 1887


Monday, October 14th: Columbus Day ~ No School


Tuesday, October 15th:

Classwork: Period 5: Westward Expansion class notes and reading.  Continue to review for upcoming exam.
Homework: Review for upcoming exam. 

Wednesday, October 16th:
Classwork: Period 5: Westward Expansion class notes and reading.  Continue to review for upcoming exam.
Homework: Review for upcoming exam. 

Thursday, October 17th:
Classwork:
Periods 5 and 7:...

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Week of September 30th:

Posted by Jennifer Given on Friday, September 27, 2013,


                   
                                                     

Monday, September 30th: 
Classwork:
Timelines due.  Presentations.
Homework: No homework.


Tuesday, October 1st: Early Release

Classwork: Period 5: Continue presentations as needed. 
Homework: Study for Friday's quiz on Civil War/Reconstruction Events (use class notes and timelines to review.)

Wednesday, October 2nd:
Classwork: Period 7: Continue presentations as needed.
Homework: Study for Friday's quiz on Civil War/Reco...

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Week of September 23rd:

Posted by Jennifer Given on Friday, September 20, 2013,


                   
                                                      Ford's Theater, c. 1870


Monday, September 23rd: 
Classwork: Finish Class notes: The Civil War
Homework: Continue to work on projects


Tuesday, September 24th:
Classwork: Period 5:  Primary Source Analysis - Emancipation Proclamation, Gettysburg Address
Homework: Work on Civil War Timeline Project. Participate in online discussion for Thursday. Post at least once for Thursday.  Second post for Sun. evening. Discussion Rub...
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Week of September 16th:

Posted by Jennifer Given on Friday, September 13, 2013,


                    Engineers of the 8th New York State Militia, 1861

Monday, September 16th: 
Classwork: Go over quizzes.  Class notes: The Civil War
Homework: No homework.  


Tuesday, September 17th:
Classwork: Period 5:  Introduction to the Civil War Timeline Project 
Homework: Work on Civil War Timeline Project

Wednesday, September 18th:
Classwork: Period 7: Introduction to the Civil War Timeline Project 
Homework: Work on Civil War Timeline Project

Thursday, September 19th:
Classwork: Per...

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Week of September 9th:

Posted by Jennifer Given on Saturday, September 7, 2013,

                                     Artist interpretation: Lincoln at Gettysburg
   
Monday, September 9th: 
Classwork: Loewen responses due. Review Sectionalism.   Read and discuss Dred Scott v. Sanford.
Homework: No homework.  


Tuesday, September 10th:
Classwork: Period 5: Continue discussion on Dred Scott.  Class notes: civil rights vs. property rights.
Homework: Review for Friday's quiz.

Wednesday, September 11th:
Classwork: Period 5: Continue discussion on Dred Scott.  Class notes: civil...

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Week of September 2nd:

Posted by Jennifer Given on Monday, September 2, 2013,


Monday, September 2nd:  Labor Day


Tuesday, September 3rd:
Classwork: Period 5: How to write a good persuasive essay. Intro to online discussion forum through  turnitin.com.  Time in class to work on Loewen prompt.
Homework: Reading and draft of prompt response for tomorrow.

Wednesday, September 4th:
Classwork: Period 7:How to write a good persuasive essay. Intro to online discussion forum through  turnitin.com.  Time in class to work on Loewen prompt.
Homework: Finish reading. Work on prompt r...

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Week of August 26th:

Posted by Jennifer Given on Friday, August 23, 2013,
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Monday, August 26th:  Teacher Workshop 

Tuesday, August 27th: Teacher Workshop

Wednesday, August 28th: Teacher Workshop

Thursday, August 29th: Orientation for Freshmen and Transfer Students
 
Friday, August 30th: 
    Classwork: Introduction to course syllabus, expectations.  US Pre-Quiz
    Homework: Reading: pages 1-9 of Loewen handout for Wednesday.

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