Monday, February 28, 2011

Day 19: Oscars and Themes

History Minute  King's Speech   Social Network

1.  Themes:  Explain projects.
2.  Work on first of four themes of WWI.

Friday, February 25, 2011

Day 18: Presentations and Film

1.  History minute of the day: 132 launches in 132 seconds
2.  Cornell note presentations.
3.  Walkabout ... choose one cornell note to copy.
4.  All Quiet on the Western Front Part 1 Part 2

Thursday, February 24, 2011

Day 17: Battles and Bombs

1.  History Minute of the Day: Ottawa Bombs
2.  Finish Battles (20 minutes).
3.  Small group Cornell Notes
4.  Literacy Test Prep

Tomorrow: Cornell Note presentations

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Day 16: Battles of WWI

1.  History Minute of the Day  1   2  New Zealand Earthquake
2.  Battles of WW1: Scrapbook and Text from yesterday
3.  Cornell Note: Recap of battles

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Day 11: Letters from the Trenches

1.  History Minute of the Day: Who, Watson?    Practicing    Real Game
2.  Letters from the trenches:
     a) Greeting, expressing WHO is getting the letter
     b) State your location (country).  State whether you were in battle yesterday, had the day off, or was in the hospital after being wounded.
     c) Describe what you saw yesterday (use the "See" vocabulary on the back wall.  3 sentences).
     d)  Describe what you heard yesterday (use the "Hear" vocabulary on the back wall.  2 sentences).
     e) Describe what you smelled yesterday (use the "Smell" vocabulary on the back wall.  2 sentences).
     f) Ask for something from home.  Explain why you want it.
     g) End the letter with a wish/hope for either you OR the person/family who are receiving your letter.

3.  Get the rough draft edited by either me OR a peer.
4.  Begin to write your good copy on the card provided.
5.  If time remains, work on your map and/or poster.


Monday, February 14, 2011

Day 10: Posters due, Trench life

1.  History minute of the day The Egg 
2.  Chicago Massacre
3.  Hand in posters
4.  Review of WWI
5.  Text Reading: pg. 12 & 13
6.  Map of Trench for notes
7.  Brainstorming: Chart Paper: Words War (Small groups)
8.  Assignment

Day 9: Working on Posters

Work on your posters.  They are due Monday.

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Day 7: Entering WWI and Posters

History minute of the day: Ralph
1. Map: Hand in any that are missing.
2.  Canada Enters the War: Text reading and note
3.  Posters: Examples
4.  WWI Poster vocabulary
5.  Start the planning of your poster.

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Day 6: Map assignment

History minute of the day
1.  Map assignment: decide as a class when it is due
2.  Canada enters the War: Handout  Read pages 10-11 of text

Monday, February 7, 2011

Day 5: Setting the Stage (part 3)

Daily History: Background on Iran (discussion of bias)  Free the hikers     Part 1   Part 2
1.  Finish the technology note from Friday.
2.  Sparks and Flames note.
3.  Hand out map assignment.  Decide on due date as a class.
4.  Work on map assignment.

Friday, February 4, 2011

Day 4: Setting the Stage (Part 2)

1. In the news: VW  Snickers
2.  Finish WWI Timeline from yesterday
3. Overview of WWI: Technologies, Battles, Stats
4. The Sparks and the Flames
5.  Map Assignment

Thursday, February 3, 2011