Week of January 20th

MONDAY – NO SCHOOL – Martin Luther King Day

TUESDAY – No Warm up.

Activity – Presentations

For those students who were not prepared to present today, I will be available during lunch Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday of this week. Each student must make an appointment for the day they’d like to present. There WILL NOT be an opportunity to make this up after Friday.

WEDNESDAY – Warm-up: You have two choices again. 1) You may continue to use the Europe by region map to work your way up to 100%. 2) Or…you may want to compete against your peers on the complete Europe map and get your name on the leader-board. To qualify you must show the 100% screen with the time to complete.

The Europe test will be on February 3rd!!

Activity – Pre-assessment for Christopher Columbus unit. Posted in Google Classroom.

Activity – We watched two videos. If you were absent, you should watch these and take notes. They will come in handy later.

Biography of Christopher Columbus

Explorers for Kids

THURSDAY – Warm-up: You have two choices again. 1) You may continue to use the Europe by region map to work your way up to 100%. 2) Or…you may want to compete against your peers on the complete Europe map and get your name on the leader-board. To qualify you must show the 100% screen with the time to complete.

Activity – Story Time! – Encounter – by Jane Yolen.

Video – The Columbus Controversy

FRIDAY – Warm up –  Europe by region practice for the test. Complete Europe map to compete against your peers.

THE TEST HAS BEEN MOVED TO FEBRUARY 4TH!!

Activity : The People vs. Columbus et. al. – If you were absent, you should read through the indictments posted below so you are prepared to help your group upon your return to class. You will be representing one of the five defendants. the mock trial will be on Feb. 3rd. The preparation worksheet is posted in Google Classroom.

The Indictments2

 

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