Ms. Cox's Classes

Daily log for Ms. Cox's social studies classes.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

The first quarter progress report period ends this Friday, September 22nd. See me if you have any questions about your grade. 

US History:
1. Unit test on Thursday (Colonies to Constitution). Be sure you have your binder with you -- you will be handing in a packet of homework/classwork.
2. Due Friday: Textbook reading guide, "Washington and the Government."

EL World History:
1. If you didn't finish the questions on the ancient Greeks in class at block, have them ready for a stamp on Thursday.

APEH:
1. First section of the Chapter 13 Study Guide is due on Thursday (including the first 5 IDs).

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

US History:
1. Due at block: Answers to the questions on Alexander Hamilton.
2. We'll review the US Constitution, and the debate about whether to ratify it.
3. If we have time, you will take the test on our first unit -- Colonies to Constitution. If we're not quite ready for it at block, the test will be on Thursday.

EL World History:
1. If you didn't finish the questions on the ancient Greeks in class on Tuesday, finish them and have them ready for a stamp on Thursday.

APEH:
1. You should be working on the first part of the Reformation Study Guide.
2. Finish up your DBQ outline. You may use either form (outline or graphic).
3. Start reading the sources on Lutheranism, Calvinism and Catholicism. We'll have a bit of time to work on the chart in class.

Monday, September 18, 2017

US History:
1. Due at block: Read and annotate the primary source by Alexander Hamilton. Answer the questions on a separate sheet of paper.
2. You will take the unit test on our first unit (Colonies to Constitution) this week -- If we're not quite ready by block period on Wednesday, we'll do it on Thursday.
3. Be sure your binder is in order. You will be handing in a packet of homework/classwork on the day of the test.

EL World History:
No homework.

APEH:
1. Revise your SAQ. You should have 3 clearly identified short paragraphs, using the SEA pattern.
2. Start working on the Chapter 13 Study Guide. Do questions 1 and 4, and the first 5 IDs. Remember, we always do the "Comprehension Check."

Friday, September 15, 2017

US History:
1. No homework.
2. We will wrap up this unit next week and move on to "Expansion of the USA."

EL World History:
1. You will have time in class on Monday to finish the final draft of your paragraph on "The Wisest Philosopher."

APEH:
1. Study Guide is due on Monday. Just do the assigned questions, IDs, etc.
2. See how you do on the multiple-choice test...some of the answers may not be in your book, since the test was based on an older edition of the book.
3. SAQ on Monday!

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Friday, September 15 is an early dismissal day -- students are out at 2:25.

US History:
1. If you missed Wednesday's quiz, see me immediately to arrange a makeup.

EL World History:
1. You should have finished your rough draft of "The Wisest Philosopher." We will finish and print on Friday.

APEH:
1. We'll wrap up the Renaissance unit on Friday. If there's time, you will be writing an SAQ in class.
2. All parts of the Study Guide are due on Monday. Just do the questions and IDs I assigned in class, and the "Comprehension Check" questions.
3. Please remember to return borrowed copies of "The Prince" and "Utopia," so that they can be used by next year's students.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

US History:
1. Due Thursday: "Winning the War."

EL World History:
1. Quiz Thursday: Philosophers and Types of Government.

APEH:
1. Due Thursday: Questions 15 and 16, and your notes on Machiavelli and More.
2. We should be ready for a test of some kind on Friday. SAQ?  Multiple Choice? Both???

Monday, September 11, 2017

US History:
1. Open-Notebook Quiz!  All material from the "Colonies to Constitution" unit, up to the Declaration of Independence and Thomas Paine's "Common Sense" will be included.

EL World History:
No homework.

APEH:
1. Machiavelli and More discussion groups at block!
2. Latest section of the SG due on Thursday.
3. We'll do the chart of New Monarchs together as a class...and then move on to a test on the Renaissance, including an SAQ.