LA 4/21

  • Read “Part Five: Justin” (Pgs. 186-204) by Monday, 4/24.  While there is no written assignment for this chapter, you must still pay close attention to any allusions and symbols presented.  Mentally prepare yourself to discuss one or more of them and their significance within the novel and if possible, your own life.
  • Newsela (Life in Outer Space. . . Saturn’s Moon) due Tuesday 4/25.

Video we watched, yesterday… The real, important factors in giving a presentation!

S.S. Periods 1-2

Periods 1-2 should complete the following since you missed S.S. class today:

  • Name the religion that has the largest number of followers in the world.
  • Name the city that is considered holy by all three of the Abrahamic religions.
  • Name the Jewish nation created in the Middle East in 1948?
  • Define Antisemitism.
  • What is the name of the Middle Eastern nation that is currently experiencing a civil war and a massive refugee crisis?
  • What civilization created democracy?
  • Define oligarchy.

LA 4/20

  • Logs (Reading and WordPart) due, tomorrow.
  • Read “Part Five: Justin” (Pgs. 186-204) by Monday, 4/24.  While there is no written assignment for this chapter, you must still pay close attention to any allusions and symbols presented.  Mentally prepare yourself to discuss one or more of them and their significance within the novel and if possible, your own life.
  • Newsela (Life in Outer Space. . . Saturn’s Moon) due Tuesday 4/25.

Video we watched today… The real important factors in giving a presentation!

Photos from the Republic of Rome v. Marcus Brutus Mock Trial

Prosecutor Gavin S., cross examines the defendant, Ryan A. during period 6.

Prosecutor Gavin S., cross examines the defendant, Ryan A. during period 6.

Prosecutor Steph G., cross-examines the defendant, Ryan A., during period 6.

Prosecutor Steph G., cross-examines the defendant, Ryan A., during period 6.

Attorney Nate C. questioning witness Mikayla R. in period 2.

Attorney Nate C. questioning witness Mikayla R. in period 2.

Period 1 dressed for the occasion on day 1 of the trial.

Period 1 dressed for the occasion on day 1 of the trial.

Witness pointing out the defendant to the courtroom.

Witness Nick C. pointing out the defendant to the courtroom, as prosecutor Yan P. interrogates.

S.S. HW, 4/19

Fall of Rome document interpretation.

  1. Rank the six primary/secondary source documents in order of importance to the Fall of Rome. (1-most important; 6-least important).
  2. Write 2-3 sentences explaining the significance of your most important document.

Link to the documents: https://drive.google.com/a/srsd.org/file/d/0B-8C8uFBsLQcN1dPckwyNnYwcU0/view?usp=sharing

 

LA 4/19

  • Finish reading “Part Four: Jack,” Pages 158-185, in “Wonder” and complete a 10 line poem with a specific rhyme scheme IN YOUR JOURNAL that reflects on the text, an allusion referenced HERE, and yourself.  Really think about the significance of the allusion.
  • New Newsela is posted and due on 4/25.
  • Logs are due Friday

LA 4/18

  • Begin reading “Part Four: Jack,” Pages 134-157, in “Wonder” and complete a 5-6 sentence reflection IN YOUR JOURNAL on the text, an allusion referenced HERE, and yourself.
  • New Newsela is posted and due on 4/25.
  • Logs are due Friday.