Topics: Current Events, The Declaration of Independence
Assessment - 4/11. If students will not be at school on Thursday, April 11, the test will be given to these people on Tuesday, April 9.
Current Events: Information regarding the 4th quarter Current Events presentations will be coming home with students on a green sheet. This handout explains the assignment, includes Google slide instructions, and includes the rubric used for grading. Students are responsible for being ready on their assigned date.
Topics: Arguments for or against independence, The Declaration of Independence
Activity: Patriot/Loyalist debates (self-reflection homework), no Chapter 11 test, Chapter 12-reading and note-taking
Current Events: practice choosing and article and summarizing
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Topic: Colonial Williamsburg
Activities: Reading text, completing handout, participating in 6 colonial life stations: Build a Battledore, Dancing the First of April, Mind Your Manners, The Royal and Most Pleasant Game of Goose, Signs of the Times, and Making a Colonial Toy
Topics: Early English Settlements: Roanoke, Jamestown, Plymouth; Economics: factors of production and scarcity
Activities: class discussions, note-taking
Topic: Age of Exploration
Activities: Trading card presentations, Columbian Exchange reading, Telling the History review
*Age of Exploration test on Friday.
Activities: modeling with Columbian Exchange reading, Landslide Disaster practice
Topics: The Age of Exploration
Activity: Explorer Trading Card project-Students are working with partners to research an explorer. All work is being done in class. Students will present their information after Thanksgiving break.
Skill: Text Structure and Text Evidence
Activity: FACES magazine "Weathering the Weather" and graphic organizer
Hello Bell School! My educational background includes a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education from Saint Mary's College in Indiana, a Master's degree in Curriculum and Instruction, and National Board Certification as a Middle Childhood Generalist. My love for social studies was instilled in me by my dad who loves to talk about history. My parents always included historical sites on our family vacations.