Agenda September 2-6, 2013…

Monday

NO SCHOOL Labor Day!

Tuesday

Chapter 4 Opening the West Vocabulary (Content, Academic, Key People & Events) pages 110, 118, 124, & 132 (32 items)

Wednesday

VFW Essay Edits & Final Draft

Editing Activity “Read Aloud” to yourself…

Editing Activity “Peer Edit” (have a classmate read it & offer you suggestions)

Word Choice Editing Activity at wordle.net

Thursday

VFW Essay Edits & Final Draft

Word Choice Editing Activity at wordle.net

Friday

Essay Scorer

VFW Final Drafts DUE

Chapter 4 Activities…

Opening the West Vocabulary Activities

Opening the West Cloze Reading Activity Popups

Opening the West Cloze Reading Activity Fill in the Blank

Strike it Rich (Game)

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Agenda August 26-30, 2013…

Monday

Patriot’s Pen Essay – What Patriotism Means to me

Pre-write Case Study – D-Day WWII 6/6/1944

What is a veteran?

What is patriotism?

How am I patriotic?

Examples of patriotism?

Tuesday

Essay (Pre-write)

Wednesday

Essay (Idea Diagram)

Thursday

Essay (Rough Draft)

Friday

Essay (Rough Draft)

Agenda August 19-23, 2013…

Monday:

Geography and Map Skills Review

Textbook Checkout (Online Textbook Link:  http://www.glencoe.com – type in the code from the inside front of your textbook to gain access)

Tuesday:

Social Studies Skills Review

Introduction to the Constitution (Preamble)

Wednesday:

Government Unit

Preamble Practice

Thursday:

Government Unit

3 Branches of Government Game

Checks and Balances Game

Could you pass a U.S. Citizenship Test?

Branches of Power Activity

Preamble Practice

Friday:

Government Practice

Bill of Rights Game

Do I Have a Right? (Bill of Rights iCivics)

Preamble Quiz

Resources…

Our Government

Ben’s Guide to U.S. Government

The Duties of the 3 Branches of Government

Citizenship Handbook

History Skills Handbook

Geography and Map Skills

Government Study Guide A

Government Study Guide B