Ancient China Quiz Friday

There will be an Ancient China quiz on Friday.  We have been covering the following areas in class. The following topics will be on the quiz; Students must have a basic understanding of the following beliefs and philosophies and be able to explain in their own words. Confucianism Daoism Legalism Buddhism Vocabulary: Students will have […]

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Ancient China Unit

Hi All! Midterms are over and we are going to get back into the swing of things in room 215. Our next unit will be focused on Ancient China. Students will be able to answer the following umbrella question as the unit progresses;   Umbrella Question How does philosophy impact and influence our lives? The […]

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Elly Swartz Visit

Dear Parents and Guardians, In preparation for our visit with Elly Swartz, the author of “Finding Perfect,” I am planning on giving you all an opportunity to purchase the book. I will be placing an order on Amazon by Thursday, January 19th to ensure it arrives on time for her visit on Monday, January 23rd. […]

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Deeper into Neolithic Revolution

Below is a video of a passage that I created for my scholars. The content of the video is centered around why the Neolithic Revolution is considered a turning point in human history. More specifically, students are asked to answer the following question in complete sentences using evidence from the text. Question: Identify one way […]

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Neolithic Revolution Video

Please see the embedded video below. We will be using this passage for the next few days as we explore the Neolithic Era on a deeper level. I have made annotations to the text to make it accessible for all students. Students will be asked to answer text dependent questions, using non fiction text features […]

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Heirloom Project

Dear Parents and Guardians, Today I am introducing the Heirloom project. Students will be doing the research for this project as purposeful and relevant homework: – choose a family heirloom or artifact – ask relatives about the object, its purpose/function, how it came to be in the family, why it was passed on through the […]

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