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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Unit 2: Archaeology and Early Humans Overview

Essential Questions to be answered as we navigate this inquiry based unit. How does archaeology provide knowledge of early human life? How does the availability or scarcity of resources affect the settlement of people? _____________________________________________________________________________________ These are the three main topics of the unit. More information will be forthcoming as we get deeper into the […]

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The Lie

On Friday we watched “The Lie.” It was made by a fourth grade teacher and his students about how others judge them based on their race and skin color. I then had students back channel their thoughts on Padlet. Needless to say, it was beyond powerful and emotional. Please be advised, while I am very […]

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