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Thursday, May 24

Greek Mythology Day

Greek Mythology Word Scramble/Ancient Greek Gods and Goddesses Crossword

The Big 3 Greek Gods Poster Activity

Percy Jackson and the Olympians

Have a summer!

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Wednesday, May 23

Today’s Learning: Why did Europeans of the 15th century want to explore?

Warm Up: Please find Document A – Instructions for the Government of the Indians we close read yesterday. Be sure you’re finished responding to the questions about the document found at the bottom of the page.

Class Work: Share your warm up responses with your assigned partner.

Close read underline, highlight, annotateDocument B – The Aztec Account of the Conquest of MexicoThen complete the partner work at the bottom of the page.

Close read underline, highlight, annotateDocument C – Balboa Claims the PacificThen respond to the questions that follow Document C.

Please find the turn to p. 58 in your notebook. Title that page The Age of Discovery, 1400 – 1550. Stump the champ questions.

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Tuesday, May 22

Today’s Learning: Why did Europeans in the 15th century want to explore?

Warm Up: Please have your Chromebook out of its case on your table top.

Class Work: Guided Notes: WHY did Europeans want to explore?

View The Great Age of Exploration, 1400-1550 with Stump the Champ questions, notebook p. 58.

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Monday, May 21

Today’s Learning: Why did Europeans of the 15th century want to explore?

Warm Up: Please find the Guided Notes: What new DEVELOPMENTS enabled European exploration? we began last Friday.

Class Work: Guided Notes: What new DEVELOPMENTS enabled European exploration?

Respond to these Portugal Video Questions as we view the video clip about this topic.

Instagram assignment.

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Friday, May 18

Today’s Learning: Why did European explorers want to explore?

Warm Up: Please use the sources we’ve used in our study of Standards 8.2/3/4 listed on the white board (see below) – notice the Review is NOT a source – to make any and all corrections to your Standards 8.2/3/4 Quiz. When you’re finished, please hand in on the front table. If you missed NONE, I don’t need to see your quiz again. When you’re finished, please find something quiet to do so you’re not disrupting the (re-?)learning of others.

Class Work: Find Someone Who…

Guided Notes: What new DEVELOPMENTS enabled European exploration?

Describe the stories you hear on today’s CNN 10 on p. 57 of your notebook.

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Thursday, May 17

Today’s Learning: Show what you know about the Maya, Aztecs, and Inca.

Warm Up: Please spend a few minutes studying the Progressive Review we completed yesterday and your completed Standards 8.2/3/4 Review quietly and independently to help prepare for today’s quiz.

Class Work: Standards 8.2/3/4 Quiz.

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Wednesday, May 16

Today’s Learning: Who were the Inca, Maya, and Aztecs?

Warm Up: Please write an answer to the framing question: Who were the Inca? on the blank paper in front of you. You may use the following resources:

Class Work: Progressive Review activity.

Standards 8.2/3/4 Review.

Standards 8.2/3/4 QuizThursday, May 11.

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Tuesday, May 15

Today’s Learning: Who were the Inca?

Warm Up: Please find your Machu Picchu Decoded video guide we began yesterday so that we may finish it today.

Class Work: Continue viewing Machu Picchu DecodedWhen finished, share responses on your video guide with your assigned travel guide.

 Please use your Student Reading: Achievements of the Inca to help you finish filling out your Achievements of the Inca Learning Log that we began yesterday quietly and independently. Share your responses with your table partner.

Standards 8.2/3/4 QuizThursday, May 11.

 

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Monday, May 14

Today’s Learning: Who were the Inca?

Warm Up: Please make sure your name is on your Annotated Illustration, then turn in your completed assignment on the front table. If you need a reminder of what was required, please visit my classroom blog at wp.lps.org/pells/daily-agenda/.

Class Work: Close read – underline, highlight, and annotate – Student Reading: Achievements of the IncaThen complete only the Agriculture and Trade section of the Learning Log: Achievements of the Inca.

Share the information on your learning log with your assigned travel partner.

Respond to the questions on Machu Picchu Decoded video guide as we view the video of the same name.

Standards 8.2/3/4 Review activity

Standards 8.2/3/4 Quiz, Thursday, May 17

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Friday, May 11

Today’s Learning: Who were the Aztecs?

Warm Up: Turn to p. 56 of your notebook. Has the answer to the question about the Aztecs you wrote here on Tuesday been answered? If so, how? Write your response on p. 56.

Class Work: Share your warm up responses with the class.

Share yesterday’s #hashtag assignment responses as a class to see what’s trending @aztecs.

Create an annotated illustration of an Aztec city. Due Monday, May 14.

Describe the stories you hear on today’s CNN 10 on p. 57 of your notebook.

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