8th grade assignments
We will continue taking notes on early Civil Rights Era events today and tomorrow. No homework.
M. 2/20 Due T. 2/21T. 2/21
Annotate the attached article:
1. What is MLK’s definition of nonviolent resistance?
2. What is his understanding of civil disobedience?
3. List and be able to explain the six key principles of nonviolent resistance.
W. 2/15Finish reading and annotating the articles on Political Will.
Read your assigned Timeline articles. Here are the directions:
M. 2/6Finish up the research we started in class...finding sources and looking at the loaded language used. (20 dedicated minutes)
Civil Rights Resource Timeline
1. Put the documents in chronological order
2. Create a timeline on paper...For each document, include:
Title of the document
Identify the author of the document
Write 3-4 attitudes/perceptions the author has (somewhat specific)
W. 1/30Be sure to finish your script tonight and bring paper copies for all group members so you can rehearse tomorrow.
M. 1/23Next current event is posted in classroom. It is an editorial - not neutral information. Regardless of your emotional reaction, analyze the author's arguments for your response.
Interesting discussions this week. If you need the directions and resources for the Personal Finance letter, they are attached below.
T. 1/17Finish up Immigration quick-research and get notes onto small group PPT.
Finish responding to the two prompts on the current events watch "classroom". (u3nklgm)
Th. 12/22Structure for personal finance advice:
1. Start by Advising changes to current spending - have a "why" and/or "how" for each change you want your client to make. Be sure to include saving in your new budget. Employ some psychology here...
2. Discuss strategies specific to your client's situation for getting debt under control with some "tutoring" on why debt is a problem and how/why to be strategic at building up a strong credit history...perhaps tying to future goals.
3. Finish with your client's "Long term" picture. This doesn't have to be part of his/her budget. It doesn't need specific numbers to define it. What kinds of things might your client want to consider for their future financial health and well being? his is where you can include investments. Give them 3 target goals with reasons why this will be a wise course of action specific to their situation.
3. What factors (at least 4) did you take into consideration when choosing what you planned and how you spent money on different expenses for this trip.
2. Describe several (at least 3) strategies you used to get the most for your money when planning the trip.
(1 Alt: If you had enough money for the trip you planned, explain how you might use the remainder of the $1000 after you pay for the trip.)
1. If you need more money for your trip, how might you raise the money you need?
M 12/12 Budget practice: planning a trip due W. 12/14
Budget practice reflection questions:
M.12/5Today classes remembered the economics structures and vocab from past years as a prep for the Personal Finance unit. No homework.
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