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Week of March 18: 

 

8th Grade:

8th week ended on Friday, so missing homework scores are now zero.

You still have time to raise your grade is you re-take a recent quiz or test this week.

We are currently on our South Korea Unit!!!!!!

The last 2 weeks:

We have a small Test this Friday on East Asia.  We will be comparing and contrasting the 3 countries of China, S. Korea, and Japan.  The notes have been on the board for you to copy during all of our classes this week.  If you have questions please come see me.

Our India Poverty Web Site is Due.  At this point either come and show me your web site in person or develop a paper version of your web site.  The directions papers are at the front of class.

India Poverty Exit Ticket: In a few sentences compare poverty in India with Poverty in America.  Use one of the facts we learned in class.  Hint:  21% of the people in India live on less than ___ dollars a day.

India Destination Poster: Choose Goa or Jaipur.  Include the average weather/climate, a map of the location, and a drawing depicting that city.  Try to advertise the location as a tourist hot spot!

 

7th Grade:

8th week ended on Friday, so missing homework scores are now zero.

You still have time to raise your grade is you re-take a recent quiz or test this week.

We are currently discussing the start of the 20th century (1900’s) and will create a web site this week.

Topics: Hormel Foods + Inventions

Last 2 Weeks:

Gilded Age Essay Test= Make sure you finish the essay test and do a re-take if needed.

We are starting a new Unit on Reconstruction after the Civil War as well as the Gilded Age.

For some of you I recommend taking a retake on your Civil War Test.  Please talk to me so I can help you review/study.

Some people are missing the following assignments:

Exit Ticket:

If you were drafted into the Civil War would you go?  Why? Not go? Why?

If you were drafted into a modern war would you go? Why?

2 sentences each. 4 sentences total.

Civil War Recruitment Poster:

Find “Civil War Recruitment Poster” on Google.  Try and recreate one yourself.  5 points.

 

 

6th Grade:

8th week ended on Friday, so missing homework scores are now zero.

You still have time to raise your grade is you re-take a recent quiz or test this week.

We will have the opportunity to redo or retake our last test to increase some of the students scores before the end of the quarter.

Current Unit: US-Dakota War

 

Last Week:

US-Dakota War Worksheet due Wednesday, March 13. Still accepting Worksheets until Friday, March 15.

2 Weeks Ago:

Our Next Unit will be on the Dakota War in Minnesota.

Some of you may want to think about a retake on our Civil War/US Government Test (Thursday, March 7).

Make sure you turn the following assignments in:

Minnesota Civil War Worksheet 2 (Due March 7)

Minnesota Civil War Overview Worksheet (#1)

Immigration Poster: Why should new Immigrants come to Minnesota?  This poster should attract them!  Farm Land, Lumberjack Jobs, Flour Mill Jobs, Beautiful Lakes and Land!!!

 

Steam Engine Paper:

1/2 page paper on the following:

How the Steam Engine changed Minnesota:

– Steam Engine Overview

– Railroads & Immigration

– Farming & Wheat Reaper

– Forestry & Saw Mill