Aim: The historians of 2016 will be able to set up a Google reader account and subscribe to four or more RSS feeds with 100% accuracy.
Do Now: In the comment section below describe the rise and fall of the Tang dynasty. Please use at least three complete sentences. If you need more information about the dynasty, you can read about it here.
Step 1: Follow along with Mr. Sanders as he shows you the different parts to your Gmail account.
Step 2: Add the following bookmarks to your computer:
- Mr. Sanders' blog
- KAO's website
- KIPP LA's website
- The British Museum
- The Louvre Museum Website
- LA Times
Step 3: Add all your teachers to your contacts. Go to the KIPP KAO website to get their information. Teachers: Mr. Luna (firstname.lastname@example.org), Mr. Sanders (email@example.com), Ms. Hernandez (firstname.lastname@example.org), Mr. Piazza (email@example.com), Mr. Jutabha (firstname.lastname@example.org), and Ms. Kavanagh (email@example.com).
Step 4: Track Mr. Sanders as he demonstrates how to set up a Google reader account. When you finish, you can read some news stories from your Google Reader account or start your homework.
Add these news subscriptions to your Google Reader:
- Los Angeles Times
- CNN Breaking News
- CNN World News
- USA Today
- National Geographic Daily Nature
Homework: Read about the Growth of Trade and Commerce and complete the workbook page on the back.