Baby Update

Today is the expected due date for our second child!  Once baby #2 is born, I will be taking off two weeks to spend time with my family under the Family Medical Leave Act.  I just wanted to give you all a heads up as my communication with be very, very limited.  Thanks to everyone […]

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Ancient Greece and Rome

Aloha! We have started our next unit focusing on Ancient Greece and Rome.  Below you will find more information about unit goals and inquiry questions. This unit will introduce students to two ancient civilizations whose contributions can be seen in many areas of our lives today. They will learn about the Greek and Roman governments, […]

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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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