Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Wednesday HW



  • Read Respond. 25 min. Strategy 2 predictions
U.S. History:
  • Annotate Brooklyn Bridge Article
  • Answer these guided questions
    • What were the challenges that they faced in building the Brooklyn Bridge?
    • How did they build the bridge?
    • What was controversial about the building of the Brooklyn bridge?
    • What does the Brooklyn Bridge symbolize?


US History:
  • Complete essay organizer for project

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Tuesday HW..

Reminder please bring in Brooklyn Bridge permission slips. Trip is on Thursday.

202: My 8th grade group remember to bring in High School books period 8

  • Complete Code-X On demand writing activity question 12 on handout to be handed in.
    • First write down what the question wants. 
    • Then write down the text evidence.
    • Then respond using R.A.C.E. 
    • I expect all of these to be written on paper.
U.S. History:
  • Using the eye witness account "City Life at the Turn of the Century" Respond to the reading by writing the following.
    • Explain what transportation was like then, and how it is now.
    • Explain the leisure activities that they did then and what you do now.
    • Explain what your city looks like now (buildings, stores, apts.)
    • Explain the type of people you see walking around today.

U.S. History:
  •  Complete the focus questions for you unit project.

"Dream the dreams of other men, and you will have no rivals."

Friday, October 24, 2014

Weekend Warriors.. Brooklyn Bridge Permission Slips



  • Read and Respond 25 min. Strategy 2 inferences.
  • Code-X page 26. Read and annotate each paragraph. Answer q. 9-11
U.S. History:
  • Make a list of the living conditions in your house, neighborhood, and city. Then compare and contrast how your living conditions are the same and different from the people during the Industrial Rev.

U.S. History:
  • Create a visual representation of the Brooklyn Bridge
  • Include in your representation a summary of the intro article and the Frank Harris Primary source. Also include 3 fun facts about the Brooklyn Bridge

Brooklyn Bridge with Twin Towers in background

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Wed. HW


  • Reading Response 25 min. Strategy 2 inferences

U.S. History:
  • Read Squalid article and annotate each paragraph.

U.S. History:
  • Finish annotating the article on the making of the Brooklyn Bridge
  • Respond top the following question
    • Do you think that the lives of people is worth the growth and progress of society? Like in the making of the Brooklyn Bridge. Explain.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Tuesday HW. Bring High school directories for 8th period

My logo...


  • Code-X unit 1 MOOC. Finish annotating each sentence on page 24 and 25. 
  • Answer questions 3-7. Use R.A.C. to answer them.
U.S. History:
  • Complete your Cause poster make sure to include the following.
    • Cause
    • Slogan
    • 3 things you want to fix or 3 problems you want to solve.
    • Logo
    • Colored
    • Name on back