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Ms. Welsh (Social Studies)

Welcome to my webpage, I hope you are able to find what you are looking for.  If you need additional information or have questions please feel free to contact me.  This is my third year at Merrill Middle School and my third year in Denver, CO.  I am originally from the Portland, OR region, I received my bachelors and masters degrees from Portland State University.  Besides teaching every 6th grade Social Studies class I also run the Student Council helping them to put on events and celebrations for the school.  
Name  Morgan Welsh
Email:  morgan_welsh@dpsk12.org
Phone: 720-424-0679

Quarter 3 Ends 3/10

Current Unit

Exploration: we will be focusing on the motivating factors and results of the movement of people across the Atlantic Ocean. 

Quizzes and Tests


Text books and resources will be provided in class.  

Class Work

Classwork is listed by week
Files are linked.

Week of Feb 21-24:explorer motivation notes , in-class video and image analysis, finishing Code Talker, descriptive writing posters
Week of Feb 27-March 3: Columbus Journalsfinishing Code Talker and/or descriptive writing posters, Code Talker test-in class only, 3G Advertisement , Magellan Journals 
Week of March 6-10: CER paragraph about Magellan's motivation, 3G Advertisement (link above), Magellan Mapping , Cortes Letters , CER outline about Cortes' motivation.
Week of March 20-24: Colonization Notes , 
Week of April 3-7: exploration test review 
Week of April 10-14: exploration test (in class only), timelines