11.21-23.16

WA STATE HISTORY:

  1. Many students are STILL finishing the Entry Point Station: Sea and Land Explorers. This was due 11.10.16. It will be a zero in the grade book until it is completed.
  2. Those finished are completing the next of three stations: Lewis & Clark, The Fur Trade or Christian Missionaries. These three stations must be completed by 12.19.16.
    1. Video and Handout links to these stations can be found in the main menu.
    2. To maintain timely use of class time, a zero will be entered in the grade book if one of the three stations is not turned in by 11.23.16, and will stay a zero until completed.

WORLD STUDIES:

  1. Students are working on the 3.4-3.8 map game and journal. This is due 11.23.16.
  2. The Exit Poster for Chapter 3 is due 11.30.16.
  3. Students who have completed ch. 3 assignments and projects are beginning chapter 4 Great Lakes Scientific Research Project. Access to the first 2 research stations can be found at the top menu of this website.

THE HISTORY OF SCIENCE FICTION:

  1. Some are wrapping up the Story Station for “There Will Come Soft Rains”.
  2. We beginning a new direction in the class. How did science fiction start?

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For the next several weeks we will explore how sci-fi started by exploring its beginnings as Fantasy Fiction, beginning with The Bronze Age. Access to this unit can be found in the main menu of this website: THE (REAL) HISTORY OF SCI-FI.

11.14-18.16

On These Days…

WA STATE HISTORY:

  1. Many students are working on Entry Point Station: Sea and Land Explorers. This was due 11.10.16, last week. It will be a zero in the grade book until it is completed.
  2. Those finished may start with the next of three stations: Lewis & Clark, The Fur Trade or Christian Missionaries. These three stations must be completed by 12.19.16.
    1. Video and Handout links to these stations can be found in the main menu.
    2. To maintain timely use of class time, a zero will be entered in the gradebook if one of the three stations is not turned in by 11.23.16, and will stay a zero until completed.

WORLD STUDIES:

  1. Several students are struggling to get get caught up with late work, mostly 3.1-3.3. [UPDATE: all students have completed the 3.1 writing assignment!]
  2. Others are working on the 3.4-3.8 map game and journal. This is due 11.18.16
  3. The Exit Poster for Chapter 3 is due next Wednesday, 11.23.16.

HISTORY OF SCIENCE FICTION:

  1. Students continue working through the story station for “There Will Come Soft Rains”
    1. Setting-Plot handout is past due
    2. Character Map is past due
    3. Finding the Theme handout will be past due 11.10.16
    4. Connecting to History is due 11.15.16
    5. Thematic Analysis is due 11.18.16
  2. Students finishing this station are turning their attention to our next big shift.
    1. (SEE “The (real) History of Sci-Fi” in the main menu.)

11.7-10.16

On These Days…

WA STATE HISTORY:

  1. Many students are working on Entry Point Station: Sea and Land Explorers. This is due 11.10.16
  2. Those finished may start with the next of three stations: Lewis & Clark, The Fur Trade or Christian Missionaries. These three stations must be completed by 12.19.16.
    1. Video and Handout links to these stations can be found in the main menu.

WORLD STUDIES:

  1. Several students are struggling to get get caught up with late work, mostly 3.1-3.3.
  2. Others are working on the 3.4-3.8 map game and journal.

HISTORY OF SCIENCE FICTION:

  1. Students continue working through the story station for “There Will Come Soft Rains”
    1. Setting-Plot handout is past due
    2. Character Map is past due
    3. Finding the Theme handout will be past due 11.10.16
    4. Connecting to History is due 11.15.16
    5. Thematic Analysis is due 11.18.16