Sunday, January 2, 2011

January 3-7

United States History:
Finish "Glory"
Resources:
http://www.history.com/videos/gilder-lehrman-massachussetts-54th
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/54th_Massachusetts_Volunteer_Infantry
African Americans and the Civil War:
http://www.history.com/topics/african-american-soldiers-in-the-civil-war
Read in class:
http://printables.scholastic.com/content/collateral_resources/pdf/09/TEAJAN09_004.pdf

Civil War Diorama:



How to make a battle scene diorama:
http://www.ehow.com/how_6191947_make-battle-scene-diorama.html

Wednesday-Friday:
http://hansengeorge.blogspot.com/2011/01/immigration-late-twentieth-century.html

English:
Continue Freedom Writers Diary
Read The Terrible Things
Threaded Discussion on the white board
Choral Reading "The Terrible Things" Eve Bunting.
Threaded Discussion on the white board:
Questions: Who are "The Terrible Things"? Why didn't the forest animals resist "The Terrible Things"? In life, who are "The Terrible Things"? Why don't more people resist "The Terrible Things"?


World Studies:
Continue Three Cups of Tea
Begin Dioramas
Links (How to make a diorama):
http://www.ehow.com/how_12761_make-diorama.html
http://www.ehow.com/how_6455999_make-mountain-diorama.html

Examples:

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