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Emperor Norton – Project

A Special San Francisco based history unit which students can complete for extra credit if you’re getting a little bored over the vacation.
http://www.mrgrayhistory.com/special-units/emperor-norton-project/

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Tom Lehrer – Student Videos

NATIONAL BROTHERHOOD WEEK
 

SO LONG MOM
 

THE OLD DOPE PEDDLER
 

SMUT
 

POLLUTION
 

THE FOLK SONG ARMY
 

WERNER VON BRAUN
 

WE WILL ALL GO TOGETHER WHEN WE GO
 

THE WILD WEST IS WHERE I WANNA BE
 

WHO’S NEXT?
 

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2016-17 History Review

To download the file in pdf please use the link below the slide shows.
 
THIRD GRADE
 
FOURTH GRADE
 
FIFTH GRADE
 
SIXTH GRADE
 
SEVENTH GRADE
 
EIGHTH GRADE
 
 
 
2016-17 History Review – Pdf Download Link

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Weekly Plan – May 15th to May 19th

3rd Grade
This week students will conclude their work on their booklet on the Great Plains.
Tuesday – Great Plains Booklet – Work Day
Thursday – Great Plains Booklet – Work Day
Friday – Great Plains Booklet – Final Work Day
Students have been practicing using titles and lists to help organize their information.  They will be presenting their sample pages on Tuesday and then should have … Continue reading »

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Weekly Plan – May 8th to May 13th

3rd Grade
This week students will conclude their work on their booklet on the Great Plains.
Tuesday – Great Plains Booklet – Work Day
Thursday – Great Plains Booklet – Work Day
Friday – Great Plains Booklet – Work Day
This week students will be focusing on how to use templates to effectively summarize and write their information about farming, mining, and foods.  They should have finished copying … Continue reading »

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Middle Projects – Question Sheets

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Weekly Plan – May 1st to May 5th

3rd Grade
This week students will continue their work on their booklet on the Great Plains.  They should have their rough draft finished by Thursday and will start on their final version on Friday.
Tuesday – Great Plains Booklet – Rough Draft Day
Thursday – Great Plains Booklet – Rough Draft Day
Friday – Great Plains Booklet – Final Version Day
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7th Grade – Early Middle Ages – Projects & Presentations

This week the 7th graders will be beginning some special projects about the history of the early middle ages.
 
Students will be working in pairs to craft a presentation which will then be used by other members of the class to learn about the various topics in the unit.  These topics include:
 
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Tom Lehrer – 8th Grade Song Files

Here are the song files to help students learn their songs.  I’ll add the others as I make them so please be patient.  I should have the last up by early next week.
 
National Brotherhood Week
 
Normal Pitch – Song File MP3
 

Pollution
 
Normal Pitch – Song File MP3
Lower Pitch 1 – Song File MP3
Lower Pitch 2 – Song File MP3
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7th Grade – Fall of the Roman Empire

 
Essay Question : What internal and external factors led to the decline and fall of the Western Roman Empire?
 
Main Focus : Students should reflect on how the different factors which contributed to the decline and fall of the Western Roman Empire impacted/reinforced each other.

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