Monday, Sept. 22
Bell Ringer: Open your textbook to page 98 and answer the Connecting to the Past questions.
In Class: Students copied their assignments for the week.
Students were divided into EXPERT groups based on the headings and subheadings from Chapter 3, Section 3.
Students worked with a partner to become and EXPERT on their assigned topic.
Students were then divided into two SHARE groups in which EXPERTS shared information on their respective topics.
We will finish this JIGSAW group activity tomorrow in class.
Assignment: Tomorrow is the last day to submit the three (3) quizzes associated with Chapter 3, Section 2 Activities. Quizzes will not be accepted after students’ respective class times. Quizzes submitted by the students’ class times tomorrow will be worth 60% of the earned grade in accordance with the EAET policy.
Tuesday, Sept. 23
Bell Ringer: Open your textbook to page 102 and answer the DBQ.
In Class: Students returned to their SHARE groups and EXPERTS continued teaching their respective topics.
In classes where students finished SHARING before class ended, students had time to study for tomorrow’s test.
Assignment: Prepare for Topic 3 Test.
Wednesday, Sept. 24
Bell Ringer: Write your name on the NAME line, Topic 3 Test on the SUBJECT line, your class period on the PERIOD line, and 9/24/14 on the DATE line of Side 1 (the blue side) of your answer document.
In Class: Students completed Topic 3 Test today in class.
Students could either read, work on assignments from other classes, or rest after the test.
Assignment: Topic 3 Test is today!
Thursday, Sept. 25
Bell Ringer: Open your textbook to page 195 and answer the Using Geography Skills questions.
In Class: Students organized their binders today using the sheet protector organizational system to keep their binders current.
Students received their Topic 3 Test scores today.
Students copied tonight’s and Friday night’s assignments.
We then began our study of Indian Civilization by discussing The Land of India, Civilization Emerges on the Indus, Sophisticated, Planned Cities, and City of Harappa.
Assignment: Topic 4 Guided Reading assigned question(s) due by the time students return to class on Monday. Students’ answer documents can be accessed through either their Google Drive account or through their Edmodo BackPack which we have linked to Google Drive. Also, Indian Civilization Quiz #1 on Edmodo is due by the time students return to class on Monday.
Friday, Sept. 26
Bell Ringer: Open your textbook to page 198 and answer the Using Geography Skills questions.
In Class: We graded bell ringers today at a value of 20 points.
We then discussed Harappan Culture, Indus Valley Culture Ends, The Aryans Invade, The Aryans, and The Aryans Bring Change.
Assignment: Indian Civilization Quiz #2 on Edmodo is due by the time students return to class on Tuesday.