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

--John Adams

Monday, August 24, 2009

Week of August 31 -- September 4

Monday, August 31
In class: Colonial Presentations and Colonial Slavery PPT
Homework: Study for Test on Thursday!
Notes: Test on Colonies & Slavery on Thursday

Tuesday, September 1
In Class: Colonial slavery discussion, Triangular trade route, introduction to "Roots: The Saga of an American Family"
Homework: None
Notes: Study for test

Wednesday, September 2
In Class: Colonial slavery & review for test
Homework: Study!
Notes: Test tomorrow!

Thursday, September 3
In Class: Colonies & Slavery test -- Introduction reading to the French & Indian War
Homework: None
Notes: None

Friday, September 4
In Class: Introduce the struggle for American land -- French and Indian fight for the Ohio River Valley...Why fight? How do we know wins this struggle?
Homework: None
Notes: Be good and Shabbat Shalom!

***Parents: The Second Continental Congress Re-enacment date is set for Tuesday, September 22, 2009. This event will last all day in the Middle School gymnasium. Information regarding the simulation will be distributed the following week!