Reminder for May 14th: Your creative project for our Islam unit is due May 28th. ABC or Pop-up Book Directions
Reminder for April 26th: Medieval Japan creative projects are due Monday, April 29th. Creative Projects of Japan Study 2013
Reminder for Spring Break: IC is now updated for 4th quarter. Students also received progress reports today and were asked to check out materials to complete missing work. The Dynamic Dynasty games for our China unit are due April 2nd. Dynamic Dynasty Board Game 2.0.
Reminder for March 7th: The last day to turn in missing or late work for the 3rd quarter grades will be Tuesday, March 12th. Our current China studies and assignments will be included in the 4th quarter grades. (China studies include textbook and workbook chapters 16, 17, and 18 and atlases 12ab and 13ab).
Homework reminder for Jan. 18th (due Weds. Jan. 23rd): If you did not complete the following West African assignments in class, please complete these assignments at home over your four day weekend and turn in on Weds. Jan. 23rd - Chapter 12 (textbook pgs. 134-143 and workbook pgs. 79-82), Chapter 13 (textbook pgs. 145-153 and workbook pgs. 83-87), Chapter 14 (textbook pgs. 155-163 and workbook 89-92), and atlases 48, 47, and 46/49. Remember that we are sharing our African dances, songs, and music on Wednesday and beginning our paper masks!
Homework reminder for Dec. 12th: Dear Parents, I have updated IC today and provided all students with progress reports to inform them of any missing work. If your child has misplaced his/her progress report, please check IC. I will also update IC on a daily basis until the end of the semester. In order to give me time to grade and enter data, ALL LATE AND MISSING WORK MUST BE TURNED IN BY MONDAY, DECEMBER 17TH. Thank you for all of your support and assistance this semester.
Assignment for Dec. 5th (due Dec. 17th): We will have time in class on Dec. 5th, 6th, 7th, 10th and 11th to work on your Egyptian resumes and your tomb and/or home for your famous Egyptian person. If you need additional time to complete the project, you will need to finish at home. Egypt Resume Directions. List of Egyptian Greats
Homework for Nov. 20th (Due Monday Nov. 26th): Please finish your Medieval Satire Project if you did not complete it in class. Medieval Brochure, News, Story.
Homework for November 1st (due Monday, November 5th): This weekend visit the official websites for the presidential candidates, President Obama and Gov. Romney (www.barackobama.com and www.mittromney.com). First, choose 5-7 issues important to you. Second, create a chart that you can use to compare the two candidates regarding their positions on your 5-7 issues. Third, view the candidates’ websites to determine their positions on your chosen issues and take brief notes on your chart. (You may also use other sources, but it is not required.) On Tuesday, November 6th, you will have an opportunity to vote in the DPS student mock elections.
Homework for October 23rd: (Due Monday, Oct. 29th unless you plan to be out of town this weekend.) Time Machine Visit to Rome (the directions). rubric for artistic project – 2012-2013. Roman Online Resources (Youtube movie and documentary clips).
Enrichment Activity (optional, due Monday, Oct. 8th): Watch the presidential debate in Denver either on Weds. Oct. 3rd or on the internet afterwards. Write a two paragraph analysis of both Gov. Romney’s and Pres. Obama’s performances. Discuss both their strengths and weaknesses in the debate as you see them.
Classwork for Friday, Sept. 28th: If you were absent, please watch the following PowerPoint, take notes, and complete the quiz at the end. Monday, Oct. 1st we will begin our research of Ancient Greece and our Prezi presentations. http://www.slideshare.net/wtidwell/ancient-greece-9058057. (copy into address bar to get link)
Classwork for Weds. Sept. 26th – For those who will be absent, here are the links to the materials we will view in class. Please review and take notes on how the civilizations of Mesopotamia were similar to and different from the U.S.A. Thursday we will compare the civilizations in class.
Mesopotamia PowerPoint – http://worldhistorymsclemmer.wikispaces.com/Mesopotamia
Mesopotamia video clip #1 – http://video.nationalgeographic.com/video/kids/people-places-kids/iraq-mesopotamia-kids
Sumer Art – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UU9-2c2ysFw
Mesopotamia video clip #2 – http://www.natgeoeducationvideo.com/film/1011/mesopotamia
Sumer video clip #3 – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c__KltEH-vw&feature=related
Homework for Thurs. Sept. 20th (due Monday, Sept. 24th).
- Please define the following terms for our Prehistory studies: prehistory, archaeology, artifact, anthropology, hominid, homo sapiens, civilization, Neolithic Age, Paleolithic Age, Nomad, “Lucy” and Donald Johanson, Louis and Mary Leakey.
- Please create a timeline of your own life. Include 12-15 events, 3-4 should be major events and the rest minor events. This is your view of your life and only you can decide which events to include and which events are major (life changing) and which are minor. You should include a few details about each event and include symbols, pictures, or anything else that you think will make your timeline more attractive and help to explain your life.
Homework for Weds. Sept. 12th (Due Mon. Sept 17th): Create a piece of art 5″ x 5″ max) that reflects the elements of your different cultures or subcultures. rubric for artistic project – 2012-2013 (click to download)
Friday Aug. 31st: (Due Tues. Sept. 4th) If you did not finish in class, please complete your one-page introduction of a classmate over the weekend. We will share the introductions on Tuesday.
Thurs. August 30th: (Due Friday August 30th) Please write a formal letter to Ms. Threet. In your letter help me get to know you better. Include information that will help me support you as a student, help you learn, and help you have a fantastic school year. Tell me what you would like to learn this year. Share with me things that you really like in the classroom and things that bug you.