Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Wednesday April 18, 2018

Classwork:  Today we started our first introduction of Financial Literacy in Social Studies.  We discussed the importance of making money to influence positive change and talked how our Grizzlies Give Back is an example of that.  I focused on a small introduction of the Stock Market, what is, and how it works. 

Homework:  Please discuss what you learned about stocks with your parents.  Ask your parents if they actively or non-actively invest in stocks.

Tuesday April 17, 2018

Classwork: Today I took the day to discuss Taxes and how it relates to the Universal of Culture known as economy.  It's also a small introduction of Financial Literacy. 

Homework:  Have a discussion about Taxes with your parents

Monday April 16, 2018

Classwork:  The class objective was to analyse primary and secondary sources to determine bias and a point of view by analyzing the Battle of Little Big Horn.

Homework:  Please discuss the 2 points of view with your parents.

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Tuesday April 10, 2018

Classwork:  We finished the packet of the massacre of the Incas by the Spanish.  

Discussion Points included:

  • Primary vs. Secondary Sources
  • Why we have to start with Primary Sources
  • The importance of asking where the evidence comes from.  Does it come from  a primary or secondary source?
  • Final question will be graded: Do you think Atahualpa brought the Bible up to his ear or not.  Explain why.  
Homework: Discuss with your parents the complexity of this issue.

Monday April 9, 2018

Classwork:  The objective is to identify Primary and Secondary Sources by analysing historical events.

Homework: Discuss the two different documents and the problem of whether Atahualpa threw the Bible in anger or confusion.

Friday April 6 2018

Classwork: We started a packet about Primary and Secondary Sources.  We focused on the massacre of Atahualpa from the Spanish.  We started with the textbook entry, then read two Primary Sources from the Spanish.

Homework: Discuss what can go wrong with a primary source in determining the truth of a subject.

Thursday, April 5, 2018

Thursday April 5, 2018

Classwork: Today we will finish our writing prompt on the Columbian Exchange, finish the multiple choice test and start the Primary vs. Secondary Source Power Point

Homework:  Parents, please check over your child's writing prompt in Google Classroom.  Ask them questions about Primary vs. Secondary Sources.