No School -- Snow
AH-4 completed their quiz on Chapter 2 and then worked on their homework, Preview 5 and the Pre-Reading for Chapter 5.
All other classes reviewed Preview 5 and then completed the Pre-Reading assignment. Students also had the opportunity to begin their Chapter 5.1&2 notes.
AH-4: Students should complete Preview 5 .
All others: No Homework
Classwork: No School -- Snow Fabulous Ur Handout. Begin the map for HW.
Homework: Mesopotamia Map Activity (Suspended due to a visability issue)
Students finished analyzing the artifacts found on the plackards. The class reviewed the findings and then moved on to completing the Chapter 5 graphic organizer notes. Students who did not finish the notes should do so for homework.
Extra Credit has been offered for any student interested. The extra credit option was discussed in class.
Homework: Finish the Chapter 5 notes if you did not finish them in class.
Students reviewed the answers to the Chapter 5 notes. After, students learned and discussed the assessment for Ch. 5 -- The Letter to the Editor. Students will have to write a letter demonstrating that Sumer is a civilization based on the 7 Characteristics of a Civilization. Students will use their notes from the artifacts of Sumer handout to serve as the basis for their arguement.
Draft their letter to the editor.
Work on a final draft of your letter to the editor. Be sure to use the check list and rubric posted above.