Monday – Ferdinand Magellan – Project Day
Wednesday – Ferdinand Magellan – Project Day
Thursday – Ferdinand Magellan – Project Day
Friday – Ferdinand Magellan – Project Day
This week, students will be completing their projects on Ferdinand Magellan by placing in their information and then completing their maps by adding additional details.
This week the 6th graders will continue working on their project on the French Revolution.
Monday – The French Revolution – Poem Review
Wednesday – The French Revolution – Poem Review
Thursday – The French Revolution – Poem Review
Friday – The French Revolution – Poem Review
Students will have until the end of the week to have a rough draft of their poem finished. We will be sharing excerpts from students’ work in class during the week and then working on revisions with the goal that students can have a finished version due early next week.
This week students will continue working on their materials for Ancient Greece.
Monday – Ancient Greece – Level 3 Project Day
Tuesday – Ancient Greece – Level 3 Project Day
Wednesday – Ancient Greece – Group Meeting & Project Discussion
Friday – Ancient Greece – Group Project Work Day
Students will have until Friday to complete their level 3 project. They will then begin work in their groups on their large project which we should finish by the Christmas break.
Monday – The Holocaust & Rwanda Genocide – Reading & Note Review
Tuesday – The Holocaust & Rwanda Genocide – Incorporating Quotations
Wednesday – The Holocaust & Rwanda Genocide – Essay Planning Day
Friday – The Holocaust & Rwanda Genocide – Essay Writing Day
As a reminder, the question students will be answering is:
“What similarities and differences existed between the Holocaust and Rwandan Genocides?”
The essay asks students to focus on the following sub-topics:
- Long and short-term prejudices and hostility.
- Methods of Killing.
- Motivations of Perpetrators.
- Efforts to maintain secrecy.
- The Geopolitical situation at the time.
- Involvement of civilians.
- Elements of sadism/cruelty.