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Inca Empire

Posted on March 19, 2015 at 1:25 PM Comments comments (0)

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Lost Civilizations: Mayans

Posted on March 19, 2015 at 1:15 PM Comments comments (0)

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Engineering an Empire: Aztecs

Posted on March 19, 2015 at 1:10 PM Comments comments (0)

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A Crash Course in Crash Course

Posted on March 10, 2015 at 10:40 AM Comments comments (0)

For our exploration and analysis of the Civilizations of the Americas (Mayans, Incans and Aztecs) we will be creating our own Crash Course style video. After researching the basic aspects of these civilizations, groups of students will break-up into teams of researchers, cartoon editors and script writers. Deadlines for the phases will be announced shortly. Go to the Documents page for a copy of the directions and ...

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Gol of the Century

Posted on January 30, 2015 at 1:25 PM Comments comments (0)

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Translate to English what Victor Hugo Morales announced in 1986 for extra credit.

Engineering an Empire: Da Vinci's World

Posted on January 13, 2015 at 1:35 PM Comments comments (0)

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Renaissance

Posted on December 19, 2014 at 8:20 AM Comments comments (0)

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Bubonic Plague

Posted on December 17, 2014 at 10:05 AM Comments comments (0)

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Middle Ages

Posted on December 2, 2014 at 8:30 AM Comments comments (0)

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More Barbarians: The Vikings!

Posted on November 21, 2014 at 9:35 AM Comments comments (0)

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The Byzantines

Posted on November 16, 2014 at 7:00 AM Comments comments (0)

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Fall of Rome

Posted on November 12, 2014 at 5:00 PM Comments comments (0)

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The Roman Empire. Or Republic. Or...Which Was It?

Posted on October 29, 2014 at 2:00 PM Comments comments (0)

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Alexander the...Great?

Posted on October 21, 2014 at 1:35 PM Comments comments (0)

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Ancient Greece

Posted on October 17, 2014 at 12:25 AM Comments comments (0)

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7th Grade Update (before I leave for Outdoor Ed)

Posted on September 30, 2014 at 6:00 PM Comments comments (0)

I will be cooking my heart away at Sandy Hill Camp from Wednesday-Friday with the 6th graders at Outdoor Ed. Here is what will our near future looks like:


WEDNESDAY

Work on the Greek Government Skits. If time allows, study for the Geography of Europe Quiz.


THURSDAY

Remember how I've been...

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LOST LADS

Posted on September 29, 2014 at 3:05 AM Comments comments (0)

We learned about the 8 essential elements or parts ALL good maps need. They are LOST LADS:

Key, Compass, Scale, Title, Labels, Author, Date & Symbols.


Crash Course: Greece vs Persia

Posted on September 26, 2014 at 8:00 AM Comments comments (0)

Please turn in Crash Course: Persians and Greeks next week.


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How Geography Impacted Ancient Greece

Posted on September 25, 2014 at 12:35 AM Comments comments (0)

 

 



The Greek city-states were located in southern Europe, grouped together on a very large peninsula that juts into the Mediterranean Sea. A peninsula is a piece of land surrounded by water on three sides. Smaller peninsulas stuck out from the main Greek peninsula, forming a great deal of coastline and many natural harbors. The Greeks could always count on seafood to eat...

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Fortunately?

Posted on September 16, 2014 at 9:30 AM Comments comments (0)

Remy Charlip wrote an illustrated children’s book in 1993 called Fortunately. It was one of my son Ben’s favorite books. Ned, the main character of the book, goes back and forth between a series of fortunate and unfortunate events. Your task, if you choose to accept it, (and since it will be graded, I cannot think of a good reason not to accept it) will be to write a book using the same format Remy used to describe the geography of Europe.

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