"There are two types of education. One should teach us how to make a living, and the other how to live..."

--John Adams

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Snow Day Updated Schedule of Stuff!

Hey #Davis8, I know that Winter is Coming and that the snow hath covered our great city...First, I hope you are all warm, safe, and all is good at home.  I would hate to hear that someone is seriously affected by this weather.  These days remind me of what it was like to live in New Hampshire!

Here is some minor changes to what is going on.  I will give EVERYONE in the grade 7 A for the Day's if EVERYONE has this done by 8 am, Jan. 20, 2k18.  Be good classmates and text, call, SnapChat, I don't care...inform each other!  Thank you for being great students and good to each other in helping each other do this assignment and Be Good!

Y'all watch this video podcast and answer the following Google Form for a Quiz Grade...Be Good!


Era of Reform Google Form Click Me!

Remember that Martin Van Buren, William Henry Harrison, and John Tyler are due Friday!  The handout is on the right side of the blog...See y'all soon, love you, and Be Good!

Monday, January 15, 2018

Week 21: Jan. 15-19, 2k18

Hey #Davis8, welcome to week 21!  More westward expansion...

Day 1
In Class: Go over the Oregon Trail... Continue The West Q's about Mormons...

The Mormons

California Gold Rush 1849


HW: MVB, WHH, J. Tyler Presidential Projects due Friday --Doc to read about these three! MVB, WHH, JT Presidencies!

Day 2
In Class: Technology in the Mid-19th Century! -- Inventions and innovation that changed the nation in the mid 19th century Technology in the Mid 19th Century!
HW: Watch video podcast about Era of Reform and answer Q's from the Google Form... MVB, WHH, J. Tyler Presidential Projects due Friday -- Doc to read about these three! MVB, WHH, JT Presidencies!


Day 3
In Class: Era of Reform!  Abolitionism -- Temperance -- Women's Rights!!!!

HW: None!


Sunday, January 7, 2018

Week 20: Jan. 8-12, 2k18

Happy New Year #Davis8 and welcome back to school!  We're entering the second half of the year and this week we dive right into a nation moving west in the 19th century...

Day 1
In Class:  Welcome back!  Reminder of the Andrew Jackson paper -- Class time to work on/finish paper.  I will take a look at yours if you'd like...If finished, you can work on the Andrew Jackson presidential project for 7 A for the Days extra credit...Give back Midterms
HW:  Bring in headphones for Day 2 of class this week!  Andrew Jackson paper due Friday

Day 2

In Class:  Introduce Westward Expansion -- 1800s expansion west of the Mississippi River.  Read through the Westward Expansion Doc and have the Green Q's answered by the end of Day 3 in class for a HW Grade Westward Expansion Doc

HW:  Andrew Jackson paper due Friday

Day 3
In Class:  Work on Green Q's from Westward Expansion Doc and Q's are due by the end of the period for a HW grade
HW:  Andrew Jackson paper due Friday

Day 4
In Class:  Jackson Paper due!  Go over the Westward Expansion Doc Q's -- Oregon Trail Game!!!

HW:  None!

Friday, December 22, 2017

Happy Winter Break

#Davis8:  Well gang, we've had a terrific first half of the school year!  It's hard to believe some of the things we've done together...Remember when we...

-Took the first day of school geography quiz where you drew the world and the U.S.
-Did the National Parks Project
-Ate each other talking about Jamestown and cannibalism
-Wrote the American Revolution paper...IN THE THIRD PERSON!!!  :)
-Dressed up and re-enacted the Second Continental Congress
-Hung me in effigy... I'm still creeped out by this, but it was awesome
-Read about the Constitutional scenarios when learning about the Amendments
-Wrote our "Dear Mr. President" letters
-Sang "I'm just a bill"
-Wore all the "date" shirts during the Constitution unit
-Explored the west on the Lewis and Clark Expedition


...Thank you for an AWESOME first half of the year....It's be a fun first half of the year and I look forward to our second half when we get back from break.  Enjoy your break...Be safe...Have fun...I love you and I'll miss you!  See you in 2k18!

Saturday, December 16, 2017

Week 19: Midterm Week! -- Dec. 18-22, 2k17

Hey Gang!  This is our last week of 2017 and the midterm week!  Here is an outline of the week...

Day 1 -- Work on midterm study guide -- You must handwrite the answers only.  You do not need to write the questions, I only want the answers!  You may use notecards if you would like...

Day 2 -- Work on midterm study guide -- You must handwrite the answers only.  You do not need to write the questions, I only want the answers!  You may use notecards if you would like...

Day 3 -- Kahoot review!!! 

Day 4 -- MIDTERM!!!!!

Have a wonderful Winter Break!