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Jot down "Idea", 3 "Thoughts" and 2 "Projects"

For our "How would you unite ancient China?" activity discussed in class today (and located on Teams!) Over the weekend I would like you to: 
 
-Come up with your 2 potential projects you may want to write about. Add just a short phrase or name of the project to your Teams task. 
 
-Come up with an "Idea" and its 3 major "thoughts" you may want to write about. Add just a short phrase or name of your project to your Teams task.
 
*Just a thinking homework assignment with MINIMAL writing! No major sentence making yet!! Please do NOT work ahead on the task. Come to Monday prepared to add more detail during class. 
Created by Ryan Arneson: Friday, April 16 2:25 PM

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Page 257, Qin Dynasty Review #4

Please complete #4 on page 257 for our Qin Dynasty review. 
 
Make sure you: 
 
-Restate the question in your answer. 
 
-Include 3 different ways of how leaders today bring together the people they govern. 
 
-Respond in at least 3 sentences. 
 
*Bonus Point* Provide a real-life example of a leader bringing people together recently in your community, in the state, or in the country. 
Created by Ryan Arneson: Thursday, April 15 3:31 PM

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Read /Notes Page 257

Please read and take notes in your notebook on page 257 from your textbook. "The End of the Qin Dynasty"
Created by Ryan Arneson: Wednesday, April 14 2:51 PM

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Reflection on Filial Piety

Reflection on Filial Piety
 
In at least 5 sentences, please reflect on ONE of the following prompts: 
 
-How do you demonstrate filial piety in your own life? Provide a SPECIFC detail or details! 
 
-What is a tradition your family has kept/enjoys doing? How does this tradition affect your family's relationship with each other? Provide a SPECIFIC detail or details!
 
-Could you show "filial piety" to people outside of your family? Can you demonstrate filial piety at school with your peers? Teachers? How? Provide a SPECIFIC detail or details! 
Created by Ryan Arneson: Wednesday, March 24 2:02 PM

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See Teams for Friday March 19th Task!

See Teams for Friday March 19th Task!
Created by Ryan Arneson: Thursday, March 18 2:38 PM

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Climate of China Worksheet

Please read and complete the Climate of China worksheet that was sent home with you today! We will go over this tomorrow. 
Created by Ryan Arneson: Monday, March 15 3:20 PM

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Finish All Reading and Notes From this Week (Pages 235-241) & Review Questions #1-3 (Page 241)

Finish All Reading and Notes From this Week (Pages 235-241) & Review Questions #1-3 (Page 241)
Created by Ryan Arneson: Thursday, March 11 11:26 AM

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Finish Reading and Notes to page 240

Finish Reading and Notes to page 240
Created by Ryan Arneson: Tuesday, March 9 3:44 PM

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Reading and Notes Pages 236-238

Reading and Notes Pages 236-238 
 
Please read and take notes on pages 236-238. Add your notes to your notebook!
Created by Ryan Arneson: Monday, March 8 2:29 PM

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Print Project Titles, Pictures, and Information!

Print Project Titles, Pictures, and Information! 
 
*AT HOME PRINTERS: Please print your project's titles, pictures and information following our format as stated in our project worksheet! The following students stated they will be printing from home (First and Last Initial): CD, AM, GT, BB, GM, CM, AF, CN, MF, EA, SW, SA, MG, MR, MD, JA, BD, TR, BX 
 
*AT SCHOOL PRINTERS: The following students have stated they will print at school on Thursday (First and Last Initial): EA & AM (If at home printer does not work), HS, KN. 
 
We will be putting our posters together in class on Thursday! Please come prepared with your prints ready to go! As always, if there are any questions or concerns, please let me know. 
Created by Ryan Arneson: Tuesday, March 2 2:39 PM

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Finish "Part #2 Research"

Finish "Part #2 Research" 
 
Make sure to have gathered all information on your part #2 research (see project information sheet) before class tomorrow!
Created by Ryan Arneson: Monday, March 1 3:32 PM

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China Geography Project Map Labeling

China Geography Project Map Labeling
 
By Monday, please finish your map labeling: 
 
-China 
-Japan
-N./S. Korea 
-Your feature as well as shapes indicating what it is (key from class with mountain, wave, river, desert image) 
-Added color!
Created by Ryan Arneson: Friday, February 26 2:40 PM

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China Geography Project

China Geography Project 
 
*See Teams or Packet From Class*
 
Please: Decide on a geographical feature, complete the "Location" section and finding 4 images section as described on your project worksheet on Teams! Bring to class on Thursday! 
 
Due Friday 2/26: Finish collecting research on the wildlife that calls your feature "home"!
Created by Ryan Arneson: Thursday, February 25 3:49 PM

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China Geography Project

China Geography Project 
 
*See Teams* 
 
Please: Decide on a geographical feature, complete the "Location" section and finding 4 images section as described on your project worksheet on Teams! Bring to class on Thursday!
Created by Ryan Arneson: Tuesday, February 23 2:57 PM

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Finish Notes Page 231-234

Finish reading and notes for pages 231-234. Last day to show me completed notes is tomorrow in class!
Created by Ryan Arneson: Monday, February 22 2:43 PM

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Notes by 2/22

By Monday, 2/22 please read the sections titled "The Land of China" and "China's Land Regions" (Page 231-233)
 
For your notes, please do the following: 
 
-In your notebook, write a bullet point for each paragraph you read. Your bullet point should be a brief summary of what you read, in your own words. 
 
-If you come across a vocab word, write the vocab word as a bullet point and simply add the definition next to it. Remember the definitions are found in your textbook! 
 
Please have both sections read and completed notes by class on Monday!
Created by Ryan Arneson: Friday, February 19 1:51 PM

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Study for Last India Quiz!

Please study pages 204-209 to prepare for our India quiz on Thursday! A reminder: you may use your notes already completed in class and your "Make Your Own Review" activity sheet during the quiz. Please study at least 20 minutes on Tuesday and 20 minutes on Wednesday! You all will be successful on this quiz! 
Created by Ryan Arneson: Tuesday, February 9 2:37 PM

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Do it Yourself Review!

Please complete your "Do it Yourself Review!" found on Teams by tomorrow before class! Please follow the directions posted there. 
Created by Ryan Arneson: Monday, February 8 3:32 PM

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Finish Reading/Notes on Pages 208-209

Finish Reading/Notes on Pages 208-209. This will be the paragraphs/vocab words that we did not finish in class today. 
Created by Ryan Arneson: Tuesday, February 2 9:51 AM

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"Life in the City" Activity

"Life in the City" Activity 
 
Using the picture of a house in the Indus Valley passed out to you in class (should be in your notebook!) please answer the following questions: 
 
1. What modern conveniences (tools, things) do you see? 
2. Why do think there is an open courtyard on the roof of the house? 
3. What other means of staying cool (from the heat) do you see? 
 
You MUST re-state the question in your answer! 
Created by Ryan Arneson: Monday, February 1 2:50 PM

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India Geography Review

Please complete the review sheet that was passed out in class today by Thursday, 1/28 before class! During Thursday's class we will go over our geography quiz where you can use your review sheet. It is your one copy!! Make sure you complete it and have it ready to go before our quiz!
Created by Ryan Arneson: Monday, January 25 2:51 PM

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Finish Reading and Notes

Finish reading page 205 in your textbook, taking 2 bullet point notes from the last 2 paragraphs that we didn't read in class today. Come to class with your notes on page 205 finished! 
Created by Ryan Arneson: Monday, January 25 2:44 PM

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Study for Tomorrow's Quiz!

At home tonight, please study before tomorrow's Kahoot quiz on the geography of India! 
 
Important parts to review: 
 
-The chapter's vocab words (highlighted in your textbook, should be listed in your notes!!) 
 
-Your notes from our chapter (Note Packet created and completed in class) 
 
-Your India map
Created by Ryan Arneson: Thursday, January 21 12:48 PM

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Notes from 1/11

Notes for 1/11:
 
Please read and take notes (following our format discussed in class!) on the section titled: "Rivers and Rainfall" on page 201-202. Take a picture and send to Teams when finished!
Created by Ryan Arneson: Monday, January 11 2:36 PM

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Indian Subcontinent Map

Submit a picture of your finished Indian Subcontinent map. Due Monday! 
Created by Ryan Arneson: Friday, January 8 12:46 PM

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Nile Animal Report

Come to class with the name of an animal that can be found on the Nile!
Created by Ryan Arneson: Monday, December 14 2:43 PM

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Turn-in Traveling Along the Nile Activity

Turn-in  your Traveling Along the Nile Activity; see Teams for details and for the turn-in!
Created by Ryan Arneson: Tuesday, December 8 3:02 PM

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Traveling Along the Nile

Traveling Along the Nile
 
In class we completed the attached sheet explaining a story of an Egyptian trader traveling through ancient Egypt. Your task will be to create your own traveling story! Using the map on the class activity you need to: 
 
-Create an ancient story of traveling through Egypt (IN ANCIENT TIMES!) 
-Include 6 cities from our map (1 point each)
-Include a measurement between each stop (See our distance key on the map) (1 point each)
-Include the direction you traveled (North, South, East, North-East, Ect.) (1 point each) 
 
BONUS: If your story also includes using the Nile's current and/or wind direction for your traveling (remember our class discussion on this from our textbook??) you can receive extra points!
Created by Ryan Arneson: Monday, December 7 3:13 PM

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Chapter 2, Lesson 1 Assessment

Chapter 2, Lesson 1 Assessment is due by tomorrow on Teams! See the assignment on Teams for more details. The assessment, which we started in class, is due by Wednesday (11/4) morning!
Created by Ryan Arneson: Tuesday, November 3 2:43 PM

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10/22 Video Notes

Turn in/upload your responses and notes to our Mesopotamia video, completed in class today! See Teams for submission and more details. 
Created by Ryan Arneson: Thursday, October 22 2:54 PM

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Hunter Gatherer Final Draft

Hunter Gatherer Final Draft 
 
Please upload your Hunter-Gatherer final draft to Teams by the end of today, Monday October 5th! Please see the Teams assignment for an attached copy of the assignment to use as a reference. 
Created by Ryan Arneson: Monday, October 5 3:19 PM

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Hunter Gatherer Project Rough Draft due Friday Afternoon

Please have a completed rough draft of your menu finished before class on Friday! Make sure to include any requirements listed on the Hunter Gatherer Project document found under "Files" in Teams. Have the rough draft ready when you come to class, you will not be uploading it to Teams.
Created by Ryan Arneson: Thursday, October 1 3:25 PM

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Chapter 1, Lesson 1 and Lesson 2 Notes

Please upload to Teams pictures of the notes you took in Chapter 1, Lesson 1 and in Lesson 2.
 
REMINDER: We are practicing correct note taking format in class. This is to practice uploading assignments and for me to see how well you are understanding our note format. 
 
In "Files" on Teams you have a sample for how notes should look, and a "real life" example of how your notes should look based on the notes we took in class today. If you weren't able to follow closely in class today when we went over note taking PLEASE copy down in your notebook my notes from our lesson today (9-24). This will allow you to have a good reference that you can look at when you need to know how to format your notebook! 
 
Please email me if you have any questions. 
Created by Ryan Arneson: Thursday, September 24 2:55 PM

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Fossil Finds Notes

Finish your notes on the last 3 paragraphs of the section titled "Fossil Finds" on page 52 and 53. Find and write down the main idea of each paragraph. Add the main idea of each paragraph to your spiral notebook. The 3 paragraphs start with the words: 
 
#1.) "Other scientists have also made..." (Page 52) 
 
#2.) "'I just can't believe it!' Johanson cried out upon..." (Page 52) 
 
#3.) "In 1994 University of California scientist..." (Page 53) 
 
No need to submit your notes, simply have them ready by class on Thursday! 
Created by Ryan Arneson: Tuesday, September 15 2:45 PM