When you walk in your gowns at graduation, think of the heroes of the 54th Massachusetts Regiment. Think of their sense of pride and their strong sense of loyalty to each other and their country. The 54th fought the injustices of slavery through strength and persistence. Their leader, Colonel Robert Gould Shaw, led them as equals Read More…
Category: Class of 2015
First & Fourth Amendments
We began discussing several significant SCOTUS cases that involve the 1st and 4th Amendments: Tinker v. Des Moines, NJ v. TLO, and Redding v. Safford. EXTRA CREDIT: Post a comment and use details. Which case was the most interesting or shocking? How did SUPREME DECISION (the game about Ben’s Case) help you to understand the First Read More…
Are you Smarter than These Adults?
Watch the American Bar Association’s Video and post a comment below answering the question: What surprised you the most?
Who would get your vote based on campaign platforms?
Totally like Leadership Skills
Are leaders born or created? Which Habits of Mind are NECESSARY for LEADERSHIP? Watch the following video clip, ESCALATOR and respond to the following: Provide advice for the people on the escalator from the POV of 1 Habit of Mind. What would a LEADER do in this situation? Which Habit(s) of Mind are MOST important Read More…
Piggy’s Got The Conch!
Last week we started comparing and contrasting the Lion King with Lord of the Flies while focusing on the following: State of Nature, Natural Rights, Tyranny/Absolute Power, Consent, Conscience, Social Contract EXTRA CREDIT OPPORTUNITY! As we continue our study of the Foundations of our government, watch the clips again located in the LIVEBINDER and use Read More…
Check out our first set of Quizlet Flashcards . Use the audio enhanced version by clicking on the text. To flip it over click anywhere on the white. FLASHCARDS
iT’S aLL PRiMaRY…oR SeCoNDaRY
Today we start our HISTORICAL SCENE INVESTIGATION to evaluate historical sources throughout history. Items will be placed at 7 stations. Students worked in teams to examine and analyze each source using their PRIMARY AND SECONDARY SOURCES cheat sheet (refer to WHY HISTORY MATTERS slideshow). We also conducted an in class partner activity to relate Primary and Read More…
Watch the video. Share the most powerful stanza from the song and explain the meaning by posting a comment.
Commenting Practice: Select a response from one of your slides and share it by posting a comment below.