Thursday, August 18, 2011

Day 5: Current Events Introduction (8/19/2011)

Key Points:
1. Maps serve many purposes
2. Technology is a tool and must be handled with care.
3. Current events can help us make choices.
Objective: The junior historians of 2017 will be able to evaluate and make connections to current events.

Task 1: Take out your homework and complete the do now.

Task 2: Track the video montage on the history of the United States "The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly".

Task 3: Watch today's episode of CNN Student News.

Task 4: Participate in the discussion of CNN Student News.

Task 5: Practice entering and exiting the classroom with Chromebooks.

Homework: Create a political map of your house or a resource map of your neighborhood.

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