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Monthly Archives: November 2014

Weekly Plan – December 1st to December 5th

3rd Grade
This week students will be starting their study of the Great Plains states.
Monday – The Great Plains – Geography
Tuesday – The Great Plains – People & History
Thursday – The Great Plains – Economy
 
5th Grade
This week students will continue their study of colonial America by looking at the Puritans and Pilgrims and New Amsterdam.
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Thanksgiving Break

Just a quick reminder about work over Thanksgiving.
5th Grade – Students have a small graphic organizer to complete about the reasons for the founding of Plymouth Colony by the Puritans.  They had around 30 minutes to start this in class today and should spend a similar amount of time completing it for the Monday we … Continue reading »

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Blackadder Goes Fourth

It’s 1917 and Blackadder is now a captain in the British Army at the Front, commanding gallant-but-dumb Lieutenant George St. Barleigh and the even dumber Private Baldrick.  His life isn’t made any easier by the six million heavily armed Germans in front and the general behind offering him numerous ways to have his brains blown … Continue reading »

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5th Grade – Headright System – Homework

Just a quick reminder for the 5th graders of the instructions for their headright system projects:
Requirements:
You are a ship captain about to sail for Virginia.  To make a profit on your journey you need a good cargo of indentured servants whose contracts you can sell when you arrive at Jamestown.  Create a poster advertising for … Continue reading »

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Weekly Plan – November 17 to November 21

3rd Grade
This week students will be continuing their study of the Midwest states.
Monday – The Midwest – Crossword Day
Tuesday – The Midwest – Activity Day
Thursday – The Midwest – Unit Review
 
5th Grade
This week students will continue their study of colonial America by looking at the Puritans and Pilgrims.
Monday – The Headright System – Project Day
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7th Grade – Work Submission Trial

A few new pieces of software that I’ve obtained have made it considerably easier to make direct and detailed comments on student work.  As a trial I would like to ask the 7th grade students to send me a photograph of their completed assignments rather than hand in the work directly.  To ensure that their … Continue reading »

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Student Work – 7th Grade – Ancient Greece

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Student Work – Extra Credit – Ben C

 

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Weekly Plan – November 10th to November 14th

3rd Grade
This week students will be commencing their study of the Midwest states.
Monday – The Midwest – Geography
Tuesday – The Midwest – People and History
Thursday – The Midwest – Economy
 
5th Grade
This week students will finish their study of the Age of Exploration and begin their study of the history of colonial America.
Monday – Jamestown Colony
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Weekly Plan – November 3rd to November 7th

Following my paternity leave and last weeks events things should be getting back to normal with regards to classes.  Please be on the lookout for some significant grade changes towards the end of the week as I input final projects as well as class/behavior grades.
 
3rd Grade
This week students will be continuing their study of the … Continue reading »

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