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Monthly Archives: November 2013

Weekly Plan – November 18th to November 22nd

5th Grade
This week students will be learning about the Spanish exploration of North America as well as the conflicts between England and Spain during the late 1500s.
Tuesday – Hernando de Soto

Wednesday – Hernando de Soto – Poster Day

Thursday – John Cabot & Henry Hudson / The Spanish Armada

Friday – The Spanish Armada – Project Day

 
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The First World War – Blackadder Goes Forth

For the 8th Graders currently studying the First World War.

Join Captain Edmund Blackadder as he faces the prospect of being ordered to walk through no-mans-land towards a million heavily armed Germans.
Blackadder Goes Forth – Netflix Streaming Link
Blackadder Goes Forth – Itunes Download Link

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National Park Project – Example

Here’s an example for all 8th graders currently working on their national park presentation.  Just remember the following things:
1 – Presentations should be 10 slides or less as you will have only 2 minutes to present the information.
2 – Don’t go overboard with text.  A few key points are all that’s required.
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Ken Burns – National Parks

This week the 8th graders will be learning about the formation of the National Park system.  If you have Netflix Streaming you can watch this great series produced by Ken Burns.

Click on the image below to take you to the Netflix page.

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Weekly Plan – November 11th to November 15th

5th Grade
This week students will be presenting their projects on the fall of the Aztecs and Incas before moving on to study the Spanish explorers of the American south and southwest.
Tuesday – Fall of the Aztecs and Incas – Presentation Day

Wednesday – Fall of the Aztecs and Incas – Presentation Day

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Student Work – Greek Buildings

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Odysseus – The Greatest Hero Of Them All

As students are currently studying Greek myths in both English and History I’d like to make you aware of these audiobooks that take a somewhat twisted look at the story of Odysseus.
Odysseus – The Greatest Hero Of Them All – Amazon Link
Odysseus – Journey Through Hell – Amazon Link

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Greek Myths – Videos

Just a few movies to give the 7th graders some ideas as they create their short plays.
 
MYTHIC WARRIORS – SERIES

CLASH OF THE TITANS – YOUTUBE RENTAL

JASON AND THE ARGONAUTS – YOUTUBE PURCHASE

HERCULES – YOUTUBE RENTAL

HISTORY CHANNEL – CLASH OF THE GODS – ZEUS

HISTORY CHANNEL – CLASH OF THE GODS – HADES

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Weekly Plan – November 4th to November 8th

5th Grade
This week we will be continuing our project on the fall of the Aztec and Inca Empires.  Students should have their projects completed by Friday ready to perform the following week.
Tuesday – Fall of the Aztecs and Incas – Project Day

Wednesday – Fall of the Aztecs and Incas – Project Day

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