Friday, October 17, 2014

Weekend HW Brooklyn Bridge slips...

202:

ELA:

  • Independent Reading 25 min. Response format. Strategy 2 inferences.
    • Remember its taking an educated guess about what is happening in that moment that the book doesn't explain
    • In your response first write down the part that you are talking about
  • Code-X vocabulary sentences and vocab story using sensory details
  • Sensory detail paragraph of an important moment in your life
    • each sentence should have a sensory detail.
    • re-write on loose-leaf paper
U.S. History:
  • Complete guided questions about the Haymarket Square Affair
Guided Questions...
1.What were the conditions the protestors were protesting for? (P 2-4)
2. Why were Albert and Lucy Parsons important to the cause? (P 5-7)
3. Summarize what happened during the Haymarket Square meeting. (P. 8)
4. How did the government respond to the bombings the next day? (P. 9)
5.How were the "Haymarket Eight" treated unfairly? (P 10)
6.What rights were taken away from the protestors? (P.11)
7.Why does the author state that we're still feeling the consequences of this event today?

201:

U.S. History:

  • Complete the reflection about life in 2014
    • Explain how people transport around
    • How people spend their free time
    • How your neighborhood and city look (buildings, stores, streets, apartments)
    • The type of people you see everyday walking around

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Thursday Assignment, Brooklyn Bridge Permission Slips

202:

ELA:

  • Complete your vocabulary assignment
    • Organizer page 22
    • 6 sentences for each vocabulary word
    • A story using all 6 vocabulary words and add sensory detail.
  • Complete sensory detail paragraph on an important part to your life re-write on loose-leaf paper.
201:

U.S. History:
  • Complete compare and contrast chart on living conditions during the Ind. Rev. compared to our lives today.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Wed. HW Sorry for delay..

202:

ELA:

  • Read 25 min. Response format. Strategy 2 inferences.
U.S. History:
  • Highlight all the safety issues faced by the workers in the Triangle Shirtwaist factory"
201:

U.S. History:
  • Summarize the living conditions of the immigrants in NYC during the Ind. Rev.

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Tuesday HW 202 students please bring in high school directories for Wed. 8th period

202

ELA:

  • Write your sensory detail paragraph.
    • Make sure each sentence has a sensory detail.
U.S. History:
  • Front-page paper due on either John D. Rockefeller or Andrew Carnegie


201:

U.S. History:
  • Give 3 examples for each category about U.S. business in today's world.
    • Example: Immigrant workforce during Ind. Rev./ Today Immigrant workforce, and also college educated skilled workforce.
    • U.S. businesses that are world market
    • Products you know of that are mass produced
    • Inventions
    • Advertising
  • Extended work: Research the main industries of these major cities in today's market.

    • N.Y.C
    • Pittsburgh
    • Detroit
    • Chicago
    • Miami


Friday, October 10, 2014

Columbus Day weekend

202:

ELA:

  • Reading response 25 min. Strategy 2 inferences.
    • Guided questions
      • How do you think the character feels?
      • What do they really mean when they said that?
      • Why are they acting like that?
    • When responding first state the part your talking about, then make your inference.
U.S. History:
  • Create your Front Page story on either Andrew Carnegie or John D. Rockefeller
    • Need a Name for your paper and date
    • Need a headliner for all 3 stories.
    • Need to explain each of the three stories
    • Add visual pictures
    • Grab your reader's attention
201:

U.S. History:
  • Complete poster for your cause that your standing up for.
    • Your cause is your title/slogan
    • 3 reasons why people should support your cause
    • logo
    • color to your poster (be creative)
    • Name on back of your poster

*Christopher Columbus did not discover America. There were groups of settlers that found the land before he did What he found was an island in the Caribbean known as Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Canary Islands, and Cuba eventually. The importance of his voyage was after he made his voyage, is when European people began to explore and conquer the land in America, the Caribbean, Mexico, Central America, and South America.