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The Week of February 23

Posted by Jay McGaughy on 23rd February 2015

Monday, Feb. 23

Bell Ringer: p. 402; Analyzing Visuals; complete sentence(s)

In Class: Students continued working on their ‘Islamic Empires’ enrichment activities today in class.

The ‘Islamic Empires’ enrichment activities will be graded tomorrow in class.

Students may take with them any activities they still need to complete, but must return them tomorrow to be graded.

Assignment: None!

Tuesday, Feb. 24

Bell Ringer: Complete the quiz you received on your way in on your own sheet of paper.

In Class: We graded the ‘Islamic Empires’ enrichment activities at a value of 145 points.

Assignment: None!

Wednesday, Feb. 25

Bell Ringer: NO SCHOOL!

In Class: NO SCHOOL!

Assignment: None!

Thursday, Feb. 26

Bell Ringer: p. 405; Reviewing Vocabulary, Terms, and People; Follow the directions in your textbook.

In Class: Students began working on their ‘Cultural Achievements’ enrichment activities.

Assignment: None!

Friday, Feb. 27

Bell Ringer: Complete all of your ‘Cultural Achievements’ enrichment activities today in class.

In Class: Students continued working on their ‘Cultural Achievements’ enrichment activities.

Assignment: None!

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The Week of February 16

Posted by Jay McGaughy on 17th February 2015

Monday, Feb. 16

Bell Ringer: Presidents’ Day – No School!

In Class: Presidents’ Day – No School!

Assignment: None!

Tuesday, Feb. 17

Bell Ringer: p. 398; Interpreting Maps; list your answer #1 a, #2 a-b

In Class: We graded last week’s bell ringers at a value of 20 points.

Students then continued completing ‘Islamic Beliefs and Practices’ enrichment activities.

Students who missed ‘The Roots of Islam’ Quiz completed it today in class.

Assignment: None!

Wednesday, Feb. 18

Bell Ringer: p. 399; Interpreting Maps; list your answer #1 a, #2 a-b

In Class: Students received ‘IslamicEmpires’ enrichment activities today in class. All of these assignments will be due Monday, Feb. 23, and students will have time in class on Friday to complete these assignments.

We will take the ‘Islamic Beliefs and Practices’ Quiz tomorrow in class and grade the ‘Islamic Beliefs and Practices’ enrichment activities after the quiz.

Assignment: None!

Thursday, Feb. 19

Bell Ringer: Complete the quiz you were handed on your way in today on your own sheet of paper.

In Class: We graded ‘Islamic Beliefs and Practices’ enrichment activities at a value of 110 points.

Assignment: None!

Friday, Feb. 20

Bell Ringer: Career Day!

In Class: Career Day!

Assignment: None!

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The Week of February 9

Posted by Jay McGaughy on 9th February 2015

Monday, Feb. 9

Bell Ringer: p. 387; Interpreting Maps; list your answer #1-2

In Class: Students had 10 minutes or until everyone was finished to read ‘The Roots of Islam’ on pages 386-389.

Students then completed the Section 1 Assessment on page 389. For #’s 1 and 2, parts a, b, and c, students should write their answers in complete sentences. For #3, students should draw and label the timeline. For #4, students should use each of the suggested headings and record a minimum of three bullet notes for each heading.

Assignment: None!

Tuesday, Feb. 10

Bell Ringer: p. 389; Reading Time Lines; list your answer #1

In Class: Students continued completing Section 1 Assessment on page 389. For #’s 1 and 2, parts a, b, and c, students should write their answers in complete sentences. For #3, students should draw and label the timeline. For #4, students should use each of the suggested headings and record a minimum of three bullet notes for each heading.

Students then received a summary of ‘The Roots of Islam’ and had to answer a variety of ‘on the line’, ‘between the lines’, and ‘beyond the lines’ questions.

Assignment: None!

Wednesday, Feb. 11

Bell Ringer: p. 392; Analyzing Visuals; list your answer #1

In Class: Students received ‘History and Geography for Arabia in AD 570′ map skills activity and ‘Khadijah Biography’ primary sources readings today in class. Students completed these assignments today in class.

Students were allowed to take any work they still needed to complete home with them after class today. All work so far assigned this week will be graded tomorrow.

Students will complete a comprehensive quiz based upon all work completed this week at the beginning of class tomorrow.

Assignment: None!

Thursday, Feb. 12

Bell Ringer: Take out a blank sheet of paper. Write ‘The Roots of Islam’ Quiz. Number 1-10. Write the letter of the correct answer.

In Class: We graded ‘The Roots of Islam’ enrichment activities today in class.

Assignment: None!

Friday, Feb. 13

Bell Ringer: p. 397; Interpreting Maps; list your answer #1-2

In Class: Students received ‘Islamic Beliefs and Practices’ enrichment activities today in class. All of these assignments will be due Wednesday and students will have time in class on Tuesday to complete these assignments.

Assignment: None!

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The Week of February 2

Posted by Jay McGaughy on 2nd February 2015

Monday, Feb. 2

Bell Ringer: p. 367; Comprehension and Critical Thinking; #6 a, b, c

In Class: We graded 11.2 Main Idea Questions at a value of 20 points.

Students reported their Week 22 Bell Ringer scores from last week.

We then graded 11.3 Main Idea Questions at a value of 12 points.

Students voted for Who’s Who.

Assignment: The End of the Empire Quiz will be Wednesday.

Tuesday, Feb. 3

Bell Ringer: p. 367-8; Comprehension and Critical Thinking; #7 a, b, c

In Class: We discussed Emperors Attempt Reforms, A New Empire, Emperor Justinian, and Life in the New Empire.

Assignment: Topic 10 Test will be Friday!

Wednesday, Feb. 4

Bell Ringer: p. 368; Comprehension and Critical Thinking; #8 a, b, c

In Class: We discussed Life in the New Empire, Constantinople’s Hectic Pace, Riots at the Hippodrome, and Fall of the Byzantine Empire.

Students then completed the The End of the Empire Quiz at a value of 20 points.

We discussed the different items and ways in which students should prepare for Topic 10 Test, which is Friday.

Students had time to begin studying for their test.

Assignment: Week 23 Bell Ringers due tomorrow.

Thursday, Feb. 5

Bell Ringer: p. 369; Standardized Test Practice; Write the letter of the correct answer #1-7.

In Class: We graded Week 23 Bell Ringers at a value of 20 points.

Students then used the section assessments to gauge their level of preparedness for tomorrow’s test on Topic 10.

Assignment: Use Section Assessments to study for Topic 10 Test.

Friday, Feb. 6

Bell Ringer: NAME: Your Name; SUBJECT: Topic 10 Test; PERIOD; Your class; DATE: 2/6/15

In Class: Students completed Topic 10 Test today in class.

Assignment: Have a Great Weekend!

 

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The Week of January 26

Posted by Jay McGaughy on 26th January 2015

Monday, Jan. 26

Bell Ringer: p. 362; Interpreting Maps; list your answer

In Class: We graded 11.1 Main Idea Questions today at a value of 18 points.

Students completed the From Republic to Empire Quiz at a value of 20 points.

Students then began completing ‘The Roman Empire and Religion’ Reading with a Purpose.

Assignment: None

Tuesday, Jan. 27

Bell Ringer: p. 364; Evaluating; list your answer

In Class: Students continued working on the ‘The Roman Empire and Religion’ Reading with a Purpose.

Assignment: None

Wednesday, Jan. 28

Bell Ringer: p. 366; Practice and Apply the Skill; list your answers #1-4

In Class: Students completed the ‘The Roman Empire and Religion’ Reading with a Purpose the first few minutes of class.

Students then completed The Roman Empire and Religion Quiz at a value of 20 points.

Assignment: 11.2 Main Idea Questions due tomorrow.

Thursday, Jan. 29

Bell Ringer: p. 367; Reviewing Vocabulary, Terms, and People; write the letter of the correct answer

In Class: We discussed AP World History for 9th grade.

We then discussed The Fall of the Roman Empire.

Assignment: Week 22 Bell Ringers due tomorrow.

Friday, Jan. 30

Bell Ringer: p. 369; Standardized Test Practice; write the letter of the correct answer

In Class: Students completed ten_theories_on_the_fall_of_rome_readings_and_graphic_organizer[1] by highlighting interesting or important facts, underlining similarities to the United States, and commenting on both the highlighted and underlined items. Students then matched the theories to political cartoons and compared and contrasted the theory to America today.

Assignment: 11.3 Main Idea Questions due Monday.

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The Week of January 19

Posted by Jay McGaughy on 20th January 2015

Monday, Jan. 19

Bell Ringer: MLK Jr. Day – No School!

In Class: MLK Jr. Day – No School!

Assignment: MLK Jr. Day – No School!

Tuesday, Jan. 20

Bell Ringer: p. 347; Interpreting Maps; list your answers

In Class: Students organized their binders.

I then modeled for students how to complete Topic 10 Main Idea Questions – Rome and Christianity.

Students had the remainder of the period to complete the aforementioned assignment.

Assignment: Complete Topic 10 Main Idea Questions – Rome and Christianity. Due dates to follow.

Wednesday, Jan. 21

Bell Ringer: p. 351; Identifying Points of View; Complete sentence

In Class: Students had an additional day to complete Topic 10 Main Idea Questions – Rome and Christianity.

Assignment: Complete Topic 10 Main Idea Questions – Rome and Christianity. Due dates to follow.

Thursday, Jan. 22

Bell Ringer: p. 357; Analyzing Information; Complete sentence

In Class: Students received notes sheets for Topic 10.

We then discussed Julius Caesar Takes Control, Caesar’s Reforms, and Beginning of the Empire

Assignment: Read notes and corresponding page numbers in textbook.

Friday, Jan. 23

Bell Ringer: p. 360; Interpreting Maps; list your answer

In Class: We graded Week 21 Bell Ringers at a value of 20 points.

We then discussed Pax Romana, A Sound Government, Agriculture and Trade, The Roman World, Slaves and Captivity, and Society and Culture.

Assignment: 11.1 Main Idea Questions due Monday.

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The Week of January 12

Posted by Jay McGaughy on 12th January 2015

Monday, Jan. 12

Bell Ringer: pp. 332-333; Analyzing Visuals; list your answers #1-2

In Class: Students copied their assignments for the week.

We discussed A Republican Government, Roman Army, and The Punic Wars.

Assignment: Ch. 10, Sec. 2 Main Idea Questions due tomorrow

Tuesday, Jan. 13

Bell Ringer: p. 334; Interpreting Maps; list your answer

In Class: We graded Ch. 10, Sec. 3 Main Idea Questions at a value of 12 points.

Students then completed the Government and Society Quiz at a value of 20 points.

We then reviewed students’ notes and wrote corresponding page numbers from their textbooks as a test preparation strategy.

We then discussed Can You Save the Roman Republic Introduction.

Assignment: None!

Wednesday, Jan. 14

Bell Ringer: p. 335; Analyzing Information; list your answer

In Class: We discussed Can You Save the Roman Republic?

Assignment: Ch. 10, Sec. 3 Main Idea Questions due tomorrow

Thursday, Jan. 15

Bell Ringer: p. 337; Reviewing Vocabulary, Terms, and People; write the letter of the correct answer

In Class: We graded Week 20 Bell Ringers at a value of 20 points.

We then graded 10.3 Main Idea Questions at a value of 11 points.

Students then completed The Late Republic Quiz at a value of 20 points.

Students had 10 minutes at the end of class to begin studying for their test, which they will take tomorrow.

Assignment: Topic 9 Test Tomorrow!

Friday, Jan. 16

Bell Ringer: NAME: Your Name; SUBJECT: Topic 9 Test; PERIOD: Your class period; DATE: 1/16/15

In Class: Students completed Topic 9 Test at a value of 100 points.

Students either read, worked on assignments from other classes, or rested after the test.

Assignment: Have a Great Weekend!

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The Week of January 5

Posted by Jay McGaughy on 5th January 2015

Monday, Jan. 5

Bell Ringer: p. 317; Interpreting Maps; list your answer

In Class: Students copied tonight’s assignment (see below).

Students received their EXPLORE Test results.

Students also received an EXPLORE Test Worksheet that they used to compile data from their EXPLORE Test results.

Students then organized their binders using the sheet protector system.

Students had about 10 minutes in class to begin working on Topic 9 Main Idea Questions – The Roman Republic.

Assignment: Complete Topic 9 Main Idea Questions – The Roman Republic. Due dates for each section to follow.

Tuesday, Jan. 6

Bell Ringer: p. 320; Interpreting Maps; list your answer

In Class: Students copied assignments for the remainder of the week.

We then discussed Origins of Rome, Geography of Rome, The First Romans, The Early Republic, and Patricians and Plebeians.

Assignment: Ch. 10, Sec. 1 Main Idea Questions due Thursday, Jan. 8.

Wednesday, Jan. 7

Bell Ringer: p. 326; Analyzing Information; list your answer

In Class: Students completed a primary sources packet today in class.

Assignment: Primary Source Packet due Friday, Jan. 9.

Thursday, Jan. 8

Bell Ringer: p. 321; Analyzing Primary Sources; list your answer

In Class: We graded 10.1 Main Idea Questions at a value of 9 points.

We then discussed Twelve Tables, A Republican Government, and Roman Army.

Assignment: Ch. 10, Sec. 2 Main Idea Questions due

Friday, Jan. 9

Bell Ringer: p. 331; Interpreting Maps; list your answer

In Class: We graded bell ringers today at a value of 20 points.

We graded Primary Source Packets at a value of 26 points.

Students then completed the Geography and the Rise of Rome Quiz at a value of 20 points.

Assignment: Week 19 Bell Ringers due in class today!

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The Week of December 15

Posted by Jay McGaughy on 15th December 2014

Monday, Dec. 15

Bell Ringer: Take out your benchmark exam study guide, several sheets of paper, and your textbook. Then, copy this week’s assignments into your agenda.

In Class: We worked through the benchmark exam study guide today in class.

Students will have to complete the criteria they were given and will have to study for the exam tonight.

Assignment: Second Quarter Benchmark Exam is tomorrow!

Tuesday, Dec. 16

Bell Ringer: NAME: Your Name; TEST: 2nd 1/4 Benchmark Exam; DATE: 12/16/14. *Write your name on your benchmark exam above where it is written: BENCHMARK EXAM.

In Class: Students completed their Second Quarter Benchmark Exam.

***BEGIN ON #16 ON YOUR ANSWER DOCUMENT!!!

STUDENTS WHO MISSED TODAY’S BENCHMARK EXAM WILL MAKE UP THE EXAM ON FRIDAY, DEC. 19. FOR STUDENTS WHO DO NOT RETURN TO SCHOOL THIS WEEK, THEY WILL MAKE UP THERE EXAM ON TUESDAY, JAN. 6.

Assignment: BENCHMARK EXAM TODAY!!!

Wednesday, Dec. 17

Bell Ringer: None!

In Class: Students received their 2nd 1/4 Benchmark Exam scores today in class.

Students then had time to study for either their math or ELA benchmark exam(s) or students could use their time to read.

Students also made up quizzes and tests they missed last week.

Benchmark Exams will be made up tomorrow.

STUDENTS WHO MISSED TODAY’S BENCHMARK EXAM WILL MAKE UP THE EXAM ON FRIDAY, DEC. 19. FOR STUDENTS WHO DO NOT RETURN TO SCHOOL THIS WEEK, THEY WILL MAKE UP THERE EXAM ON TUESDAY, JAN. 6.

Assignment: All make-up work is due by tomorrow!

Thursday, Dec. 18

Bell Ringer: None!

In Class: Students studied for the their ELA Benchmark Exam or read during class today.

Students also made up benchmark exams today during class.

FOR STUDENTS WHO DO NOT RETURN TO SCHOOL THIS WEEK, THEY WILL MAKE UP THERE EXAM ON TUESDAY, JAN. 6.

Assignment: Week 18 Bell Ringer Quiz is due tomorrow!

Friday, Dec. 19

Bell Ringer: ASSEMBLIES and CHRISTMAS PARTY!

In Class: ASSEMBLIES and CHRISTMAS PARTY!

Assignment: Enjoy your Christmas Break!

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The Week of December 8

Posted by Jay McGaughy on 8th December 2014

Monday, Dec. 8

Bell Ringer: p. 291; Analyzing Visuals; Complete Sentence(s)

In Class: Students copied their assignments for the week.

We worked together to complete the following activities:

Assignment: Alexander the Great Quiz tomorrow in class.

Tuesday, Dec. 9

Bell Ringer: p. 292; Analyzing Primary Sources; list your answer

In Class: We worked together to complete the following activities:

Students then completed the Alexander the Great Quiz.

Assignment: Topic 8 – The Greek World Questions — Answer before test!

Wednesday, Dec. 10

Bell Ringer: p. 293; Drawing Conclusions; complete sentence

In Class: We worked together to complete the following activities:

For those students who were out of class today for the choir trip, you will need to complete at least half of the activities before returning to class tomorrow. If you will be gone on the TFT shopping field trip on Thursday, you will need to complete all of the activities in preparation for your test.

Assignment: Greek Achievements Quiz tomorrow in class.

Thursday, Dec. 11

Bell Ringer: p. 295; Making Inferences; complete sentence(s)

In Class: We worked together to complete the following activities:

For those of you who were out of class today for the TFT shopping field trip, you will need to complete all of the activities in preparation for your test.

Students completed the Greek Achievements Quiz today.

All students who missed quizzes for Topic 8 will make up those quizzes during Benchmark Exam Week.

Assignment: Topic 8 Test is tomorrow; STUDY!!!

Friday, Dec. 12

Bell Ringer: NAME: Your Name; SUBJECT: Topic 8 Test; PERIOD: Your class period; DATE: 12/12/14

In Class: Students completed Topic 8 Test today in class.

Students also received their Second Quarter Benchmark Exam Study Guide today in class.

Assignment: Second Quarter Benchmark Exam is Tuesday, Dec. 16!

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