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

--John Adams

Thursday, September 1, 2011

Week of September 6-9

Baby Birds, Welcome to the fourth week of school!

NotesInvention Project is due Wednesday, September 7 (ALL Classes) -- Colonies Test on Thursday/Friday -- depending on our last day of the week.

***If you would like to come in before school for Studyfest 2011 (extra review time for the test) you may come in on Wednesday and meet in my room at 7:25 and we will review until 7:45***

Day 1:  Slavery discussion and Review for the Test -- Watching "Roots" and reading from the Slavery packet

Day 2:  Colonial Slavery & Review for the Test -- Study Guide is as follows:

-Comparing & Contrasting the Colonial Regions - Geography, Climate, Industy/Economy, Culture
-Life in the Colonies -- Cities & Farms
-Slavery in the Colonies -- Triangular Trade, Middle Passage, reasons for enslaving Africans
-Jamestown...all of it!
-Reasons for colonizing the New World

Day 3:  Colonies Test (Thursday & Friday depending on when I have you in class)