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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

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Wednesday, Jan. 28

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Thursday, Jan. 29

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Friday, Jan. 30

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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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The Week of December 1

Posted by Jay McGaughy on 1st December 2014

Monday, Dec. 1

Bell Ringer: p. 273; Interpreting Maps; list your answer #1-2

In Class: Students organized their binders.

Students received their Topic 7 Test scores.

Students then completed the following activities:

Assignment: Week 16 Bell Ringer Quiz (if not already completed)

Tuesday, Dec. 2

Bell Ringer: p. 276; Interpreting Maps; list your answer #1-2

In Class: Students completed the following activities today in class:

Assignment: Greece and Persia Quiz tomorrow in class.

Wednesday, Dec. 3

Bell Ringer: p. 280; Analyzing Points of View; Complete Sentences

In Class: Students completed the Greece and Persia Quiz today in class.

Students completed the following activities today in class:

Assignment: None

Thursday, Dec. 4

Bell Ringer: p. 282, Interpreting Maps; list your answer #1-2

In Class: Students completed the following activities today in class:

Assignment: Sparta and Athens Quiz tomorrow in class.

Friday, Dec. 5

Bell Ringer: p. 287; Interpreting Maps; list your answer #1-2

In Class: Students completed the following activities today in class:

Assignment: Week 17 Bell Ringer Quiz due Monday, Dec. 8.

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The Week of November 17

Posted by Jay McGaughy on 18th November 2014

Monday, Nov. 17

Bell Ringer: p. 250; Analyzing Primary Sources; Complete Sentence

In Class: Students copied their assignments for the week.

Students began Reciprocal Teaching for ‘Government in Athens’.

Students will have time tomorrow in class to finish this activity.

Assignment: Government in Athens Quiz tomorrow in class.

Tuesday, Nov. 18

Bell Ringer: p. 253; Analyzing Visuals; list your answers #1-2

In Class: Students continued Reciprocal Teaching for ‘Government in Athens’.

Students then completed the Government in Athens Quiz.

Assignment: Topic 7 Test is Friday!

 Wednesday, Nov. 19

Bell Ringer: p. 255; Analyzing Information; Complete Sentence

In Class: Students were assigned a particular heading or subheading for ‘Greek Mythology and Literature’ and with a partner or two, students became experts on their assigned topic of study.

Students then joined one of two or three share groups to share their expertise on the topics for which they became experts.

Students will continue in their share groups tomorrow in class.

Assignment: Greek Mythology and Literature Quiz tomorrow in class.

Thursday, Nov. 20

Bell Ringer: p. 256; Making Predictions; Complete Sentence and p.257; Drawing Inferences; Complete Sentence

In Class: Students continued working in their share groups today.

Students then completed the Greek Mythology and Literature quiz.

Assignment: Topic 7 Test is tomorrow!

Friday, Nov. 21

Bell Ringer: NAME: Your name; SUBJECT: Topic 7 Test; PERIOD: Your class period; DATE: 11/21/14

In Class: Students completed Topic 7 Test today in class.

Assignment: Week 16 Bell Ringer Quiz due Dec. 1.

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The Week of November 10

Posted by Jay McGaughy on 10th November 2014

Monday, Nov. 10

Bell Ringer: NAME: Your Name; SUBJECT: Topic 6 Test; PERIOD: Your class period; DATE: 11/10/14

In Class: Students completed Topic 6 Test today in class.

Students received their Pre-AP Activity: Identifying Point of View today in class and began working on this activity after they finished their tests.

Assignment: Complete the Pre-AP Activity: Identifying Point of View.

 Tuesday, Nov. 11

Bell Ringer: VETERANS’ DAY – No School!

In Class: VETERANS’ DAY – No School!

Assignment: VETERANS’ DAY – No School!

Wednesday, Nov. 12

Bell Ringer: p. 239; Interpreting Maps; list your answers #1-3

In Class: Students organized their binders today in class.

Students received back their Topic 6 Test scores.

Students began completing an SQ3R for Geography and the Early Greeks. Students were instructed to work on this assignment at home if they felt they would not be able to complete the remainder of the section in class on Friday.

Students will complete a quiz on Geography and the Early Greeks in class on Friday.

Assignment: High Flight tomorrow; dress appropriately!

Thursday, Nov. 13

Bell Ringer: HIGH FLIGHT TODAY!

In Class: HIGH FLIGHT TODAY!

Assignment: HIGH FLIGHT TODAY!     Geography and the Early Greeks quiz tomorrow in class.

Friday, Nov. 14

Bell Ringer: p. 242; Interpreting Maps; list your answer #1

In Class: Students continued working on the SQ3R for Geography and the Early Greeks.

I met individually with each student to discuss his or her progress in class by reviewing his or her progress report.

Students then completed the Geography and the Early Greeks quiz.

Assignment: Bring Progress Report to class today. Chance to help improve your grade!!!

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The Week of November 3

Posted by Jay McGaughy on 3rd November 2014

Monday, Nov. 3

Bell Ringer: p. 460; Analyzing Primary Sources; Complete Sentence(s)

In Class: Cities and Trade 5 Word Prediction, Semantic Map, 3-2-1

Arts and Inventions Poem and Invention Selection and Justification

Assignment: Tang and Song Achievements Quiz tomorrow in class.

Tuesday, Nov. 4 – ELECTION DAY!

Bell Ringer: p. 461; Analyzing Visuals; Complete Sentence(s)

In Class: We finished the Arts and Inventions Poem and Invention Selection and Justification today in class.

Students then took the Tang and Song Achievements Quiz at a value of 10 points.

Students then began the Confucianism SQ3R in class. Students should finish this activity today in Advisory or tonight at home. Here is the SQ3R instruction sheet needed to complete the activity.

Students should complete the Scholar-Officials Frayer Model Vocabulary activity and be prepared to discuss tomorrow in class.

Students will complete a quiz on the aforementioned activities tomorrow in class; therefore, students should read the material as instructed in each of the activities.

Assignment: Finish SQ3R. Complete Frayer Model Vocabulary.

Wednesday, Nov. 5

Bell Ringer: p. 462-463; Analyzing Visuals; Complete sentence(s)

In Class: We reviewed both the Confucianism SQ3R and the Scholar-Officials Frayer Model Vocabulary today in class.

Students completed the Confucianism and Government quiz at a value of 10 points.

Assignment: HighFlight tomorrow; dress appropriately!

Thursday, Nov. 6

Bell Ringer: HighFlight Today! p. 465; Generalizing; Complete sentence(s)

In Class: HighFlight Today! We completed a Carousel Brainstorm Activity today for The Yuan and Ming Dynasties.

Assignment: HighFlight Today! The Yuan and Ming Dynasties quiz tomorrow in class.

Friday, Nov. 7

Bell Ringer: p. 467; Reviewing Vocabulary, Terms, and People; Write the letter of the correct answer

In Class: Students completed The Yuan and Ming Dynasties quiz today at a value of 10 points.

Students then used the posters they created from yesterday’s Carousel Brainstorm Activity to answer a series of questions that will guide students in studying for their Topic 6 Test.

TOPIC 6 TEST WILL BE MONDAY! STUDY!!!

Assignment: Week 14 Bell Ringer Quiz on Edmodo is due Monday. Topic 6 Test will be Monday! STUDY!!!

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