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

--John Adams

Monday, February 2, 2009

Week of February 2-- 6

Monday, February 2
In Class: Handed out Presidential Packet on John Tyler, Polk, Taylor, Fillmore, Pierce and Buchanan. Assigned Presidential Projects for Tyler--Pierce [Due Feb. 20] Class discussion on Morse Code and Tyler's Presidency
Homework: Get progress reports signed if you have not done so already!!!
Notes: Presidential Projects due Wednesday -- Jackson, Van Buren, Harrison -- Current Events due Friday!

Tuesday, February 3
In Class: Morse Code and the Election of 1844 -- James K. Polk!
Homework: Presidential Projects & Current Events
Notes: Test coming up on Feb. 12

Wednesday, February 4
In Class: Manifest Destiny and Polk's goals in office
Homework: Current Events due Friday
Notes: Presidential Projects due today -- Jackson, Van Buren, Harrison

Thursday, February 5
In Class: Manifest Destiny and the Mexican War -- Alamo and Texas acquisition!
Homework: Current Events due Tomorrow!!!
Notes: Work on your Presidential Papers and Presidential Projects

Friday, February 6
In Class: Seneca Falls Women's Convention and Polk's Presidency
Homework: None Shabbat Shalom
Notes: Work on your papers...Outline due next Wednesday! Be good.