Monday, August 26th
Your first assignment is to go over the class policies and procedures form with your parents. YOU AND YOUR PARENT must sign the form. Not just your parent. :)
Also... there will be a mini quiz on your knowledge of these rules and procedures at the beginning of class tomorrow.
Forgot the form? No problem. Here you go.
Tuesday, August 27th
Watch the first part (45mins) of the video called "America Before Columbus" here and then answer the questions on the document provided. If you can't print out the document just write answers on a separate sheet of paper.
Wednesday, August 28th
Pre Read this article (The Black Legend) and be ready to discuss in class tomorrow based on the following quesiton.
"Has the discovery of America been beneficial or harmful to the human race?"
Thursday, August 29
Today in class we are talking about The Spanish, The French, & The English first settlements in the "New World". We used our book to fill in the Colonization Chart and began watching the Video in class, "Jamestown: Against All Odds."
You don't have any home work for tonight.
Just remember that your first test is on Wednesday September 4th so you should be continuously going over your notes and looking back at the videos that we have watched in class that I've posted here.