May 28, 2008
Due Friday, May 30: Factual Study, pp. 13-18
Due Tuesday, June 3: Case Study, pp. 1-9
Due Friday, June 6: Primary Source, pp. -4
Due Monday, June 9: VIETNAM LESSONS PROJECT accompanied by one-page explanation
(take this design work seriously -- it's your last testimonial at St. Luke's)
START BRINGING IN ALL TEXTBOOKS FOR CHECK IN (I'll take them as you turn them in). You don't want your reports held because of missing books (AJ, Voices of America, Crossing the BLVD, Family Trees, etc.).
May 27, 2008
May 22, 2008
May 18, 2008
Study for the Life Awareness, STD Quiz =
Included topics are . . .
1. Sexuality and sexual orientation
2. Sexual harassment
3. STDs (study handouts, magazine, quiz we took)
4. Risks of sexual behaviors with drugs/alcohol
5. Safe sex
6. Decision-making model
YOU MUST PASS WITH AT LEAST 90%.
THE AMERICAN IMPERIALIST -- Create your own political cartoon...
*Include at least one allegorical image of this "American" that demonstrates your understanding of early American imperialism
*Include at least five references within your cartoon that show you have done the assigned reading on imperialism before WWI (other images that are clear or labeled, statements, etc.). It might be a reference to countries conquered, people involved, wars fought, or regions controlled. The movie can also help you with ideas.
ASSIGNED READING =
MUSH, pp. 171-172; 176 1/2 - 183
*Can be hand-drawn, partly done on the computer (no copies of actual cartoons), and/or with collage of real images
*Must be double the size of a piece of notebook paper
*Does not have to be in color, but must be done carefully and with seriousness (think, "I'm avoiding a test, I'm avoiding a test")
*Due Wednesday at 8:30
Use these sites to help you out:
Google: Imperialism Cartoon (images or text -- you'll get different examples)
May 16, 2008
May 14, 2008
No homework due. However, be prepared for your STD presentations. On Tuesday, 5/20, you will have an STD/sexuality quiz which you must pass with a 90% average. Be sure to review the magazine and keep all of your papers together in your folder.
By tomorrow at 11:30, please save your PowerPoint with the disease name as the title onto the desktop folder called “STD Presentations 2008” on the media projector laptop. DELETE any copies of this PowerPoint in any folders other than your own personal student folder – these pictures are not for public consumption, and your group’s grade will be lowered if they are accessible to other students after tomorrow.
FOR THE 8TH GRADE PRESENTATION DEADLINE, TODAY: Everyone should have saved a Word document in the Media file on the network and something else, if possible.
ALL LIBRARY AND CLASSROOM BOOKS WERE DUE TODAY. LATE BOOKS WILL LOWER YOUR GRADE!mework due. However, be prepared for your STD presentations. On Tuesday, 5/20, you will have an STD/sexuality quiz which you must pass with a 90% average. Be sure to review the magazine and keep all of your papers together in your folder.
May 12, 2008
Finish the rough draft by Monday; finish the final draft by Wednesday, 5/14.
Bring two copies with a cover page/title and an updated bibliography.
ALL BOOKS ARE DUE ON WEDNESDAY OR YOUR FINAL PROJECT GRADE WILL BE LOWERED.
For Life Awareness, be prepared with a handout on Wednesday; presentations are Thursday.
May 7, 2008
PLEASE NOTE: There may be someone taking pictures for the school website.
You may NOT use ipods or listen to music tomorrow. The priority is writing and writing only. Do not waste time on anything else.
Also, all library and classroom books must be returned tomorrow. Any late or unreturned books will lower your research paper grade. During class, make sure you have added any books you will use on your paper to your biblography. These books will be returned to the library on Friday. All books cited in your paper must also be in the bibliography, and you must have a minimum of 20 sources there, 15 of them books.
BRING YOUR AIDS WALK PERMISSION FORM AND BEGIN PERSONALIZING YOUR PAGE AND FUNDRAISING. THE AIDS WALK IS JUST A WEEK AND A HALF AWAY.
May 5, 2008
Many of you have not finished your research or have not shown me your work.
RETURN ALL BOOKS!
Finally, on Wednesday, the WESTERN PROJECT (GROUP) is due. Bring whatever you need for class on Tuesday and Wednesday. THIS PROJECT WILL BE GRADED!!!!!
May 1, 2008
For Friday, you should have a completed script for English. Make it good!
For Monday, write the introduction for your research paper. It could be one paragraph, or several, depending on whether you write something before Ch. 1 and then a transition between Ch. 1 and Ch. 2 which introduces the rest of the paper, previewing Ch. 3 as well. Or you could just write something as a transition after Ch. 1. Up to you.