Unit Study


History- 5/9/17

posted May 9, 2017, 9:58 AM by Keith Burgoyne

Today students worked in groups to prepare to be a character in an upcoming debate. The characters are either Loyalists or Patriots. 

History- 5/2/17

posted May 1, 2017, 6:53 AM by Keith Burgoyne

We are starting work on chapter 11 in the text. This chapter deals with some different perspectives which debated declaring war on Great Britain.

Science- 1/20/17

posted Jan 20, 2017, 10:56 AM by Keith Burgoyne

Today we finished the model we started yesterday. We also read about models and systems.

Science- 1/19/17

posted Jan 20, 2017, 10:55 AM by Keith Burgoyne

Today's lesson focused on models. We discussed how scale applies to models, and how models can help us better understand our world. Then we created a scale model showing the distance of the planets from the sun.

Science- 1/18/17

posted Jan 20, 2017, 10:52 AM by Keith Burgoyne

Today we started a new science unit titled "Earth and Space Systems". We discussed systems and parts of systems, and how knowing about systems can help us better understand our world. 

Social Studies- 1/13/17

posted Jan 20, 2017, 10:49 AM by Keith Burgoyne

Today students performed their presentations and explained their Broadsides (Billboards).

Social Studies- 1/5/17

posted Jan 5, 2017, 12:58 PM by Keith Burgoyne

Students worked in cooperative groups to create a Broadside (Billboard) to showcase their assigned colony. They will present the finished Broadside with jingles, slogans, and lively presentations. 

Social Studies- 12/15/16

posted Dec 15, 2016, 9:55 AM by Keith Burgoyne

We started the next chapter which is about three early settlements, Roanoke, Jamestown, and Plymouth. Students read to learn about the people in those settlements and then performed an "act-out" of characters in pictures from the settlements.

Social Studies- 12/8/16

posted Dec 8, 2016, 6:50 AM by Keith Burgoyne

Today we finished performing the plays and reviewed for tomorrow's test.

Social Studies- 12/6/16

posted Dec 6, 2016, 11:07 AM by Keith Burgoyne

Today students are in small groups, preparing to present a play. Play presentations will begin today and continue tomorrow.

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