2.27.15

HISTORY OF SCIENCE FICTION:

We completed yesterday’s assignment.

WORLD STUDIES:

We completed yesterday’s assignment.

WORLD HISTORY:

We completed yesterday’s assignment.

2.26.15

HISTORY OF SCIENCE FICTION:

Due tomorrow:

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Reviewed previous day’s video notes. Finished and discussed film. Reviewed tomorrow’s project assignment.

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2.25.15

HISTORY OF SCIENCE FICTION:

Completed our viewing of Cosmos, episode 3. Tomorrow we will answer the essential question, “How does knowledge conquer fear?”

WORLD STUDIES:

Completed our preview of Chapter 2.

WORLD HISTORY:

Resumed yesterday’s video on the Natufians and how they evolved from hunter-gatherers into herder-farmers. (See 2.24.15 for the video link)

2.24.15

HISTORY OF SCIENCE FICTION:

Continued watching Cosmos, episode 3. Discussed video study guide questions. (see 2.23.15)

WORLD STUDIES:

Discussed exit ticket results. Remakes are possible with new exit ticket. Continued previewing chapter two.

WORLD HISTORY:

Discussed article on the Natufians and took notes of their hunting & gathering traits and evidence of farming and herding:

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2.23.15

HISTORY OF SCIENCE FICTION:
Began watching episode 3 of Cosmos, about the Scientific Revolution. It is available via Netflix streaming.

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Chapter One map skills exit ticket. After the test, we started previewing chapter two.

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Early Stone Age unit exit ticket. Worth 10% of their grade. This is NOT a take home assignment. If your student was absent, they will do the assignment in Mrs. Costi’s room upon their return and they will need their notes (graphic organizer).

2.20.15

HISTORY OF SCIENCE FICTION:

We reviewed the connection between the Renaissance and The Inferno. Made corrections on the Inferno-Renaissance comparison and handed those in, along with the posters.

WORLD STUDIES:

We reviewed the map activity and checked our answers. Monday is the exit ticket for chapter one. Can we use longitude/latitude, map scales and cardinal/intermediate directions to find absolute and relative location?

WORLD HISTORY:

We reviewed for the exit ticket, which will be on Monday. The information collected will be used. (Make sure you don’t leave it at home!!!)

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2.19.15

HISTORY OF SCIENCE FICTION:

Continued our discussion of cultural ages by reviewing The Renaissance.

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Completed 1.5 map activity.

WORLD HISTORY:

Completed our discussion of “The Ancient Culture From the Border Cave” and added this information to our graphic organizer. We also handed in the article, worth 10 pts.

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2.18.15

HISTORY OF SCIENCE FICTION:

Continued reviewing the cultural ages.

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Reviewing the reading for the border cave article and imputing the artifacts and other evidence into the graphic organizer we used yesterday to compile our observations of the primary artifacts.

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2.17.15

HISTORY OF SCIENCE FICTION:

Reviewing the cultural ages studied so far, including their corresponding literature. Will finish this tomorrow.

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Finished our discussion of longitude and latitude.

WORLD HISTORY:

We are reviewing the primary artifacts of the cultural landscapes we have discovered last week. We are compiling the evidence into a graphic organizer.

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2.13.15

HISTORY OF SCIENCE FICTION:

Due today…

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Continued our discussion of longitude and latitude and the position of the sun throughout the year.

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We continued our exploration of the cultural landscapes of the people who once lived in the Border Cave. 1. Hunting 2. Burial Rites 3. Jewelry-Clothing 4. Tools-Technology

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