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11/24/14 -
Complete the chapter 4 question in the Sounder packet
11/20/14 -
Complete the Sounder journal entry for chapters 4-6 about what it mean to be "born to lose."
11/19/14 -
Complete the chapter 3 question in the Sounder packet
11/18/14 -
Study for a commonly misused word quiz
11/17/14 -
Write a simple sentence using EACH commonly misused word.  You do not have to show the meaning, but you need to use the word properly and underline/highlight each word.
11/13/14 -
Study for Unit 2 vocabulary test tomorrow
Choose 11 words from unit 2 and create a mnemonic device for each. Try to use different mnemonic devices.
10/29/14 -
Create an outline for your persuasive essay about Lincoln's 10% plan vs the Wade-Davis Bill.
10/27/14 -
Finish Freedmen's Bureau poster and write a paragraph on the back that explains what you included and why.
10/23/14 -

Finish a final copy of your Civil War story that contains at least (3) magic 3s that are highlighted.  The previous 2 drafts should be handed in as well behind the final copy.  The final copy should be extremely neat and show considerable change between each draft.  Make sure there is a creative title for your story.

10/22/14 -
1. Study for the Civil War test on Friday
2. Complete final draft of O Captain! My Captain poem
Complete the top section of the social studies review sheet
Write a poem about a personal role model mimicking the same style as Walt Whitman's O Captain! My Captain!
10/15/14 -
Create a list of 10 possible Proclamation ideas and include a statement that explains why you are allowed to discuss this topic.
10/8/14 -
Journal Entry - Design a plan for reconstruction.   How would you allow the South back into the Union?  What would you require them to do?  Would you be lenient or harsh?  Why?
10/7/14 -
Read and take notes on the following sections from the Civil War reading packet...Western Advance, Eastern Stalemate, Gettysburg to Appomattox, With Malice Toward None, and Radical Reconstruction.
10/6/14 -
In your own words, explain how the president of the United States is elected.  In a second paragraph, explain how a president could receive less total votes (popular votes) and still win the election.  Why do you think we elect our president this way.
10/2/14 -
Write a second half page historical fiction story about the Civil War.  You must use one of the methods discussed in class to generate your story idea.  Make sure that TADD is evident in your story.
Also, study capitalization rules for a quiz tomorrow.
10/1/14 -
Write a half page historical fiction story about the Civil War.  You must use one of the methods discussed in class to generate your story idea.  Make sure that TADD is evident in your story.
9/30/14 -
Create 3 examples for each rule and each bullet from your capitalization notes.  Skip rule #2.  You should create 3 simple sentences for rules 1, 3, 5.  Create a list for the rest.  Please circle or highlight the letter that is capitalized in each example. 
9/29/14 -
Answer the following on a separate piece of paper....Do you agree with the message(s) that Lincoln delivered in his First Inaugural Address?  Why or why not?  Do you believe that the South or any other part of this country has the right to secede? Why or why not?
9/25/14 -
English - Study for Unit 1 Vocabulary test tomorrow
9/24/14 -
Social Studies - Read Lincoln's First Inaugural Address and write a paragraph that explains what was Lincoln's message to the South.  Also, highlight two sentences that support your ideas about Lincoln's message.
9/23/14 -
English - Study for Unit 1 Vocabulary test on Friday
9/22/14 -
English - Finish creating your mnemonic devices for unit 1 vocabulary.
9/18/14 -
English - On a separate piece of paper, write a sentence for each vocabulary word that uses context clues to show the meaning.
9/17/2014 -
English - Define each vocabulary word in unit 1.  Be sure to include the full definition and the part of speech.  Use the 1 definition that matches the way the word is used in the sample sentences.
9/16/2014 -
Social Studies - Using your observations from the pictures, think of a story that you could write using details from your observations.  Write a paragraph describing the setting and create a plot line with events that are listed and a climax.
9/15/2014 -
English - Find a simple story (children's book is great) and read it.  On a separate piece of paper, complete all of the Literary Device questions that we used for Little Charlie and His Tu-Ta-Roo Band. (12 questions) 

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