Monthly Archives: October 2014

Knights And Castles

In this unit, you will learn about daily life in medieval times and key developments of the Middle Ages.  You will explore the events that contributed to the decline of feudalism in the 12th through 15th centuries. There were many … Continue reading

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Dear Rosa Parks

In this playlist you will use a graphic organizer to record information about Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott. 1. Mini-Biography: Rosa Parks: Watch this video all the way through, multiple times if needed. Take notes on your paper … Continue reading

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School Desegregation Becoming A Detective

First Days of School Desegregation Becoming a Detective In the 1954 decision Brown v. Board of Education, the Supreme Court ruled segregation unconstitutional, thus desegregating public schools nationwide. This decision reversed the Supreme Court’s 1896 ruling supporting the traditional concept … Continue reading

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The Atomic Bomb Becoming A Detective

The Atomic Bomb: “The Year of Decisions” Becoming a Detective: On June 17th, 1945, President Truman writes in his personal diary, “I have to decide Japanese strategy – shall we invade Japan proper or shall we bomb and blockade? That … Continue reading

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Ancient Rome K-W-L Chart

Class Starter.  Create a K-W-L chart on Ancient Rome.  In your class starter notebook draw a chart with 3 columns. Label them the following way. Here is an example of a finished chart. Watch Crash Course video with John Green. … Continue reading

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Mnemonic Device for Islam

Few people cheer for pizza Explanation The first letter of each word is the first letter of an Islamic commandment: faith, prayer, charity, fasting, pilgramage

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Christopher Columbus

in 1492 Columbus sailed the ocean blue

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