Monday, September 14, 2009

Week of Sept. 14

Collected responses to John Brown prompt (P2, 3, 7) and notes from article (P7). Watched and took notes on part of Slave Catchers, Slave Resisters [from the History Channel].
Homework Write a journal (diary) entry as a runaway slave, drawing on your notes from the video. Include a minimum of five facts from the video, and highlight them. If you don't have a highlighter, draw a box (rectangle) around the words/phrase/fact. If you choose to draw the box, please leave every other line free in your journal entry.

Constitution Day w/s
P2 & 3: Read and discussed The Story of John Brown.
P7: Students read and took notes on The Story of John Brown.
Homework Respond to the following prompt in a good paragraph (min. 5-8 sentences): Was John Brown justified in what he did? Why or why not? (This would be your opinion, from what you have learned.)

Early Release - special schedule.
Graded Friday's Vocab/Content Ch 11-15 S1 Quiz and the packet completed in class yesterday.
Homework None

Collected the summary/reflection from Monday's video. Students answered questions on Section 21 packet on the events leading up to the Civil War - these were turned in.
Homework Enrichment Activity 13-3 w/s: The Decade that Cotton became King

Students who were absent Friday took the test today. Checked HW - notes on Ch15 S3, Communicating in Code w/s, Review Ques. 7 & 8 p. 476.
Students took notes as we watched part of the History Channel video "Slave Catchers, Slave Resisters."
Homework Using the notes, write a summary of the video, leave a line free, and then write a reflection piece (your thoughts, feelings, on what you saw) - in other words, two good paragraphs.

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