For homework assigned on Feb. 2nd, students needed to choose a 1950’s rock n roll song, print out the lyrics, and write a brief paragraph about how the song exemplifies the music of that era (lyrics, vocals, guitar, etc…). Some artists discussed in class were Little Richard, Chuck Berry, Buddy Holly, Dion and the Belmonts, and Ray Charles. This is late and is due as soon as possible.
Homework assignment due this Thursday Feb. 15:
We ended the 1950’s by discussing the Beatnik generation. For HOMEWORK, students are to take the class discussion and video clips watched in class and complete the following:
List 5 characteristics of beatniks
List five characteristics of beatnik poetry.
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A couple of things on the homework front:
- History homework is due tomorrow. Links to the assignments are below.
- For students in the Annabel, Cagney, and Geuliette groups, Friday is the last day to turn in their homework assignment entitled “Exploring Joshua Tree National Park.” If it is not turned by Friday, 9/29 students will take a zero for the assignment.
- There are a few students who have not turned in their outlines for the National Park Service project. I take 10% off for each day the assignment is late, therefore it’s a good idea to turn this in as soon as possible.
HistoryYosemite– Annabel and Cagney homework due 2/28
John Muir worksheet – Lacey and Cookie due 2/28
HistoryYosemite – Romeo and Geuliette due 2/28
Just a reminder that research outlines are due this Friday, 9/22. I have attached a copy of the outline below just in case it’s needed.
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On Monday, students were given an online research assignment pertaining to Joshua Tree National Park. Just a reminder that the assignment is due on Wednesday, September 6th. Below is a link to the assignment if needed.
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Exploring the Park- Lower grades
Students are learning about the National Park Service and the different designations within the NPS. They have been given a lengthy Guided Notes packet that we will be completing together in class. The Guided Notes is to be completed IN CLASS and to be used as a study resource for upcoming quizzes and/or tests. As of yet, I have not set a date for a quiz or test because I’m still assessing the needs of each group.
Also, students were given a homework assignment today to help prepare them for the upcoming internet research they will be doing for their National Park Service project. The due date of this assignment is Tuesday, Sept. 5th.
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Exploring the Park- Lower grades
There were several students who did not turn in their assigned essay. This was due last Friday. This assignment needs to be completed as soon as possible.
Topic: Explain how the 14th Amendment has affected civil liberties in the United States since its passage at the end of the Civil War.
Another reminder about the essay assigned to the Geuliette group last week. The essay was outlined in class and is due tomorrow.
Topic: Should the police have the right to search the property of a student at school without having a search warrant?