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Monthly Archives: September 2016

6th Grade Homework – Update

Owing to the schedule and a few requests the timeline on the English civil war will be due on Wednesday at the end of class rather than on Monday.

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Weekly Plan – September 26th to September 30th

3rd Grade

 
This week students will continue their study of the states of the Mid-Atlantic by looking at their peoples and economies.
Monday – Mid Atlantic States – People & History
Tuesday – Mid Atlantic States – Economy
Thursday – Mid Atlantic States – Economy Project Day
There is no homework this week.
 
5th Grade

 
This week students will continue their study of the early voyages of exploration.
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7th Grade – Timelines Update

Due to scheduling changes I will not be having the 7th grade on Wednesday.  Because of this the timeline will be due at the end of class on Friday rather than the beginning to give students extra time.

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Student Work – Ancient Greece Maps & Vocab Sheets

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7th Grade – Athenian Government – Timeline Motifs

Here are just a few examples of the kinds of motifs which students might want to use in their projects on the development of Athenian government.
To find these and other examples go to google image search and type in the following terms:
Greek Motifs
Ancient Greece Motifs
Ancient Greece Icons
Ancient Greece Page Border

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Weekly Plan – September 19th to September 23rd

3rd Grade

This week students will commence their study of the states of the Mid-Atlantic
Monday – Mid Atlantic States – Geography
Tuesday – Mid Atlantic States – Map Project Day
Thursday – Mid Atlantic States – State Map Project
There is no homework this week.
 
5th Grade

This week students will continue their study of the early voyages of exploration.
Tuesday – Early Explorers – Voyages of Exploration
Thursday – Dangers of Exploration
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Student Work – August

Here are a few examples of exceptional student work from the first few weeks of school.
3rd Grade – New England Maps
 
5th Grade – New Sailing Technologies
 
6th Grade – Forms of Government
 
7th Grade – Development of Religion & Impact of Geography

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Weekly Plan – September 12th to September 16th

3rd Grade

This week students will conclude their study of the different regions of the  New England region by learning how to use their worksheets and new strategies to complete a crossword project on the region.
Monday – Crossword & Research Strategies
Tuesday – The New England States – Crossword Day
Thursday – The New England States – Project Day
There is no homework this week.
 
5th Grade

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7th Grade – Usborne Book of the Ancient World

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A very useful book for the first couple of 7th grade units on Ancient Greece and Rome.  Brimming with information and illustrations which students can use in their different homework assignments.

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8th Grade – Last Call – The rise and fall of Prohibition

A well written narrative of the prohibition era at a very good price on amazon.
A brilliant, authoritative, and fascinating history of America’s most puzzling era, the years 1920 to 1933, when the US Constitution was amended to restrict one of America’s favorite pastimes: drinking alcoholic beverages.
From its start, America has been awash in drink. The … Continue reading »

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