The purpose of this blog is to create an easy and fast form of communitcation for my classroom. On the blog you will find weekly updates in class assignments, events and changes. The blog will also provide links for extra work, assignments and/or information, I feel may be helpful.

Thursday, March 28, 2013

Junior High Announcements/ Reminders

*Friday, March 29th: 7pm-9am(Saturday): JUNIOR HIGH  REWARD LOCK-IN

*Monday, April 1st: NO SCHOOL Spring Recess

*Tuesday, April 2nd: Vocabulary Quiz
                                      (7th and 8th Grade) Chapter 7
                                 Chapter 6 Retake Day
                                     ( @ lunch w/ original test signed by Parent/Guardian)
                                                   8th Grade Graduation Trip Information Night
                                                         @6pm in Mrs. Johnson's Room

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Vocabulary Scramble (7th Grade DUE Thurs. 3/28 and 8th Grade DUE Fri. 3/29)

Directions: Students must take each vocabulary word and mix-up the letters to create a "scrambled" word. (Please highlight or underline the scrambled word). Then the student must provide a clue (definition or fact) about the word to help determine the scrambled word. Each word should be provided with a spot labeled as "Answer" for the original vocabulary word.

Example: Using the vocabulary word "capital"

1. laaptic 
clue: money or wealth
Answer: ______________

Extra Credit: Get a friend or family member to solve each scramble word and have them sign their name for EXTRA CREDIT.

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

8th Grade Vocabulary DUE Thursday 3/26/13

Chapter 7: The US Constitution

1. constitution
2. executive
3. economic depression
4. Daniel Shays
5. Shays' Rebellion
6. The Articles of Confederation
7. James Madison
8. The Virginia Plan
9.legislative branch
10. executive branch
11. judicial branch
12. The Great Compromis
13. The New Jersey Plan
14. Three-Fifths Compromise
15. Gouverneur Morris
16. ratify
17. Federalists
18. Antifederalists
19. amendment
20. The Bill of Rights

Monday, March 25, 2013

Chapter 7 Vocabulary Due WEDNESDAY 3/27/13

(7th Grade: The Industrial Revolution)

Directions: students must define each of the following words from the chapter.

1. anesthetic
2. Agriculture Revolution
3. enclosure
4. smelt
5. capital
6. urbanization
7. tenements
8. labor unions
9. utilitarianism
10. socialism
11. means of production
12. Communism
13. Karl Marx
14. proletariat
15. Marxism

Thursday, March 21, 2013

Yearbook Announcements

If any parents have pictures (field-trips, buses, lunches, classroom, etc...) that you would like to see in the yearbook, please send to Ms. Eva ASAP. You can send via email or just take her the camera to see if she can download onto her computer. All yearbook pictures need to be turned into Eva no later then Friday, March 29th.

If you need any more information, please feel free to leave a comment and email me.


Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Paul Revere Commerical (Extra Credit)


1. Go to the following link and watch the short commercial: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WIPsYnUw7rI&playnext=1&list=PL3A31C28AB4727F75&feature=results_video

2. Answer the following question in the comment section of this post:
         -In the commercial it shows how the technology of cell phones could of changed Paul Revere's famous ride to warn colonist that British troops were invading.  What are some other changes that might of took place during the American Revolution, if cell phones were available during this time?

-Answer must be in complete sentences and a minimum of 5 sentences.

Famous Quotes (Extra Credit) 3/19/13

"I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country."

                                                               ------ Who said this?