Monday/Tuesday: 1. Quiz about You 2. School and Class procedures 3. Class Eye-Spy Game 4. Summer Travel. Distance Calculations finish for HW if needed. HW: get your school supplies by Friday/Monday and decorate the cover of you folder with images of your favorite things. HW: 1st period: Fill out your emergency and health cards and get them signed by a parent. Due by end of week. (complete the free/reduced lunch and/or health insurance applications as needed.)
Wednesday/Thursday: 1. Summer Travel. Finish distance Calculations if needed and class share. 2. Summer fun Primary source proof. for HW *Think of something fun that you did this past summer. *How can you prove that you did this? What primary sources were created? *For HW, find and bring in one example of p.s. proof. 3. Birthplace Geography. finish for HW if needed.
Friday/Monday: A. Due: Decorated history folder and class supplies B. Due: Birthplace map. HW: Course Syllabus: It is located on the home page of my class website. Read over it with your parents. Have a parent sign your planner to affirm that you have read it.
C. Due: Primary source evidence of summer adventure In sentence format answer the following questions 1.Describe your evidence/ what is it? (receipt, photo, etc) 2.What type of information is included in the evidence? (Who made it, what is it, when made, where made and why made) 3.Explain why your evidence an example of a primary source 4.One a scale of 1 to 10, how informative is your evidence? •1 is very little information is included •10 is very informative, you have no doubt about the who, what, when, where and why this document was made.) 5.Explain your rating.
D. Read the article: "The Sacred Rac of the Asu Tribe" •Make a claim about the article. (Sentence format) Group •Evidence: Give examples, quotes, or other text based references that support your claim. (bullet points, 4+) Group •Interpretation: Explain how your evidence supports your claim. (paragraph format, 4+ sentences) Individual
Tuesday/Wednesday A. Finish Summer Primary Source Evidence Summary and Show-n-tell, if needed.
B. Finish "The Sacred Rac of the Asu Tribe" article and claim writing activity, if Needed.
C. Biography Bags 1. At the teacher’s signal, open your bag and examine the items within. 2. All of the items in the bag are artifacts from one person’s life. Try to determine what the person is like based on the evidence in their bag.
A man or woman
Old or young
Married or single
Parents or childless
Homeowners or renters
What type of job do they have
Hobbies & other interest
3. For each claim you make about the person, provide supporting evidence related to the objects in the bag. •example: “This person has a pet because they have a postcard reminder to schedule a vet appointment for their pet.”
A. Opening Activity: In your groups discuss: •Look up the definition of “artifact.” Are the items in the bio bags artifacts? Why? •How is the bio bag activity similar to how historians learn about the past?
B. 1st Quarter History PreTest
C. After the test: Look at the USA maps in the atlas. Pages 38-49 and 27-31. Study the locations of major landforms and cities. When EVERYONE is done, play “Stack the States” or another USA Geography game on the ipad.