Mar 14, 2008

Have a Great Spring Break!

We start our study of immigration on Tuesday, April 1.
Upcoming trips:
Newcomers High School (Queens), April 3.
Tenement Museum/Lower East Side/Chinatown, April 7.

Mar 13, 2008

Homework due Friday, 3/14

Read the articles on white privilege. If you were absent, you can download part of it on the school website on the class page; however, you will have to get the other part from me at school. It is important to have complete notes in your binder.

Use a highlighter (not a pen or pencil) to outline ideas and privileges that strike you as interesting.

Mar 10, 2008

Homework due Tuesday, 3/11

Study for Civil Rights Test.

Mar 7, 2008

Homework due Monday, 3/10

Study and organize your binder for your open-note TEST ON THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT on Tuesday, 3/11. There will be short answers and an essay on the role of students in the movement.

Mar 6, 2008

Homework due Friday, 3/7

CRM book, pp. 65-71, answer all questions (except the ones on p. 65) -- Birmingham.

Mar 5, 2008

Homework due Thursday, 3/6

Do the worksheet on Sitting Down/Sitting In -- Freedom Riders (part 3). You can download it from the school website. Also, make sure you have yesterday's packet -- you'll need it.

Mar 4, 2008

Homework due Wednesday, 3/5


Sit-In Worksheet (Part II) -- can download from SLS website.

Mar 3, 2008

Homework due Tuesday, 3/4

Read about Rosa Parks and the bus boycott, pp. 37-48. Answer the questions on the worksheet. If you cannot find the worksheet, go to the SS8 page on the school website and download it (parent will have password).

Tomorrow, you will have your 5-min. quiz. Organize your binder!

Amnesty meeting Wednesday -- optional to bring $2.