posted by Alan Wilson on Dec 10

I will begin using google classroom for assignments effective when we return from Christmas break.  Your student has a class code and can help you log into the classroom.  All assignments listed on the blog, will be listed there.

 

 

Work for the week of December 11th – 15th
DON’T FORGET THOSE PRE-EXCUSED ABSENCE FORMS FOR THURSDAY AND FRIDAY IF NEEDED.
Turn in final copies of essay by Wednesday of this week
Monday-
Review for the vocabulary quiz on important people from Chapter 9 The Roaring Twenties
Take the Quiz
Review for the Vocabulary test. 1,2 will take Tuesday, 5,6 will take Wednesday, and 3,4 will take Thursday
Tuesday-
2 period will take their test( 2 bonus points per question correct )
Watch War Horse
Wednesday-
5,6 periods will take test
Watch War Horse
Thursday-
3,4 will take test
Finish War Horse
Friday-
Students will report to 1,2,3,4 and dismiss from 4th period to go home for the holiday
play Kahoot with student devices, listen to music of the 1920’s and 1930’s

posted by Alan Wilson on Nov 30

2017 fall exam schedule

 

The above form explains the exam schedule

posted by Alan Wilson on Nov 29

Mr. Wilson’s Class

I can Statements for student led conferences with Mrs. Cook, Horton, and Hess

 

I can analyze and explain working conditions of children and minorities during the second Industrial Revolution.

 

Explain how America’s economy grew during World War 1 and how roles of women changed in America.

 

Understand and write about why America wanting to expand its territory during the time of the Spanish American War- specifically Hawaii and Alaska

 

Explain and describe new weapons and technology used to fight          World War1

posted by Alan Wilson on Nov 29

Define these words in class and at home by next Tuesday.  The Gold Vocabulary test will be on Tuesday, December 12th.

 

Scopes Trial,

Talkie,

Jazz Age,

expatriates,

Harlem Renaissance,

Lost Generation,

fundamentalism,

Teapot Dome Scandal, Kellog-Briand Pact,

flappers,

Red Scare,

21st amendment

posted by Alan Wilson on Nov 27

Social Studies Week of 11/27 – 12/2

Monday-

Review test and Extra Credit in class

Share Projects

Students will complete Standardized Test Practice page 251 1-6 due Tuesday- Graded Assignment

Tuesday-

Listen to Section # 1 The Jazz Age on Audio – Listen to Jazz Music

Share Projects

Complete Section # 1 Handout due tomorrow ( Handout provided to students )

Wednesday

Listen to Section # 2 The Jazz Age on Audio( 1st part )

Group Activity- Read article about the Great Gatsby in small groups answer questions together and share with class

Share Projects

Thursday-

Finish reading section # 2 together in class –

Map activity- About Harlem,

New York and artists of The Jazz Age – Work on Map activity in class

Friday-

Finish Map activity

Watch part of War Horse

Share 5 projects in class

posted by Alan Wilson on Nov 9

Handouts for the Week of November 13 – 17

Students should print out the Military lingo extra credit sheet and bring to class finished.  Students can  earn up to 8 points extra credit for this sheet.

Parents,

All papers are graded that I have received.  I have 20 no name papers in the no name paper drawer  from various classes.  Some students are not turning in work when requested.

world war one study guide page 1

world war one study guide page 2

world war one section # 4

military lingo extra credit sheet

posted by Alan Wilson on Nov 9

Social Studies Week of November 13 – 17
ANNOUNCEMENT: WORLD WAR I TEST IS NEXT FRIDAY NOVEMBER 17TH. STUDENT GUIDE FOLLOWS THE TEST ITEMS.
I WILL REVIEW FOR THE TEST ON THURSDAY IN CLASS.
Study guide passed out to students on Friday, November 10th. Students used class time to work on the study guide.
Monday
Work on study guide to finish
Make sure propaganda poster is colored with your name and period written on the front- turn into the tray
Tuesday
We will have Botvin Training on Tuesday morning- small groups meet in the morning.
In the Media center with Mrs. Dodson to work on Slides for WW 1 project due on December 1st. If students finish their project, they are going to work on their Americanism Essay which was announced this past Monday.
Tuesday
Work on WW1 project or Americanism Essay in the media center with Mrs. Dodson
Wednesday
Watch part 2 of War Horse in class
Thursday
Test Review in class- kahoot
Friday
WW1 test and extra credit sheet

posted by Alan Wilson on Nov 6

 

Here are the two handouts for the week which may be printed out as needed or viewed to complete classwork

AMERICANISM ESSAY CONTEST 2017

chapter 8 section#3

 

Monday

November 6th

 

Explain the Americanism Essay Contest Assignment (Go over handout)

Due Date:  December 14th before the holidays Students will have two class periods to work in class on the assignment prior to the due date.  One will be a writer’s workshop, the other a time to type their written work and prepare for submission.

 

Who makes a Hero- Veterans Day writing assignment

Students will watch a 3 minute motivational video about Veterans and our military.  Students will have a writing time to produce a short paragraph explaining what a hero means to them.  Students will take their rough draft, edit, and then write as neatly as possible on the card stock provided.

 

Work on Section # 3 Chapter 8 handout due Wednesday

 

Tuesday

November 7th

 

Finish work on Veterans Day writing assignment

Write final copy on paper provided.

Finish section # 3 Chapter 8 handout due Wednesday

 

Wednesday

November 8th

Veterans Day Program 8:30 – 9:30

 

Work on Propaganda poster coloring design

Check Section # 3 handout

Listen to section # 4 on audio

 

Thursday

November 9th

Work on finishing propaganda poster

Complete Section # 4 vocabulary review sheet

View Video

 

 

 

posted by Alan Wilson on Oct 27

Map of Europe WW 1

map of europe ww 1

posted by Alan Wilson on Oct 27

ww1section#2 handout

Click on the above to access copy of section # 2 handout