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AR Week1/#1:TCI’s Lesson 5, Section 1: Before 1763
 in Google Classroom

AR Week1/#1:TCI’s Lesson 5, Section 1: Before 1763

Read Google Doc Version of TCI Lesson 5, Section 1: Before 1763 and answer text questions.

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AR Week1/#2:Join, Or Die: America’s first political cartoon in Google Classroom

AR Week1/#2:Join, Or Die: America’s first political cartoon

1) Watch video titled "Albany Congress: Join or Die!"
2) Read "Join, Or Die: America's first political cartoon"

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Optional Extra Credit :Voter Interview Assignment in Google Classroom

Optional Extra Credit :Voter Interview Assignment

Complete this assignment and turn it in by Election Day- Tuesday, 11/3 to receive 5 extra credit points!

Past Assignments

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CA Wk6/#1: All About____ Choice Board in Google Classroom

CA Wk6/#1: All About____ Choice Board

1) Read the document on the enlightenment thinkers: Hobbes, Montesquieu, Voltaire, & Beccaria. Choose one of these thinkers or one of the women thinkers of enlightenment from last week to further investigate and spotlight in this assignment.
2) For this assignment, you can choose from one of the following options to complete: slideshow, lyrics rewrite or art collage. See attached document for requirements.

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CA Wk5/#2 The Enlightenment, Sections 1 and 3 (Roots and Locke) in Google Classroom

CA Wk5/#2 The Enlightenment, Sections 1 and 3 (Roots and Locke)

1) Read about the roots of the Enlightenment and the ideas of John Locke.
2) Answer the questions at the end of each section.

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CA Wk5/ #3: The Enlightenment, Section 8, Women in of the Enlightenment in Google Classroom

CA Wk5/ #3: The Enlightenment, Section 8, Women in of the Enlightenment

1) Read about the women who contributed to Enlightenment thought.
2) Fill out the chart at the end.
3) Watch the short video about “A Vindication of the Rights of Women” Mary Wollstonecraft.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D4l_mbSd15k

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CA Wk5/#1: Reading Further: A Great Awakening
 in Google Classroom

CA Wk5/#1: Reading Further: A Great Awakening

Directions: Read and highlight the main ideas for each section. Then, write a 3-4 sentence summary for each section.

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CA Wk4/#2: 4.4 Life for African Americans in the Colonies/

CA Wk4/#2: 4.4 Life for African Americans in the Colonies/"Fear and Racism" Excerpt

1) Read this section of your textbook in Google Doc form and a secondary source excerpt about slavery and the roots of racism in Colonial America.
2) Answer the questions after each section.

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CA Wk4/#3: 4.3 and 4.5: Life in the Colonies (Rights of Colonists and Religion) in Google Classroom

CA Wk4/#3: 4.3 and 4.5: Life in the Colonies (Rights of Colonists and Religion)

1) Read this Google Doc version of your TCI textbook.
2) Answer the questions attached to the images and text sections.

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CA Wk4/#1: 4.1 and 4.2: Life in the Colonies (Farms and Cities) in Google Classroom

CA Wk4/#1: 4.1 and 4.2: Life in the Colonies (Farms and Cities)

1) Read this Google Doc version of your TCI textbook.
2) Answer the questions attached to the images and text sections.

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CA Wk3/#2: The New England, Middle and Southern Colonies and Explore: Mercantilism (3.1)  in Google Classroom

CA Wk3/#2: The New England, Middle and Southern Colonies and Explore: Mercantilism (3.1)

1) Complete this textbook reading in Google Doc format.
2) Answer the questions after each section. View the attached video on mercantilism to help you with the Explore: Mercantilism section of the reading.

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CA Wk2/#2:  Was Christopher Columbus a Hero? (Written Assessment) in Google Classroom

CA Wk2/#2: Was Christopher Columbus a Hero? (Written Assessment)

1) Go to my Clever Class page and click on the purple TCI app.
2) Return here and click this link: https://subscriptions.teachtci.com/shared/sections/12621?program_id=240
3) Read the background text and the two primary source readings. One is from The Log of Christopher Columbus and the second is from The Devastation of the Indies: A Brief Account by Bartolomé de Las Casas. (pages 42-45 in your textbook)
4)After reading, scroll to the bottom of the page and fill out all of the questions to help you write your CER paragraph in the final box. Review the rubric at the bottom of the page to guide your writing.
NOTE: For your paragraph, fill free to include the textbook reading and the Newsela article from last week. I upload links it for you in case you want to use them.

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CA Wk2/#1:Edpuzzle | CER  in Google Classroom

CA Wk2/#1:Edpuzzle | CER

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CA Week 1/#2: Newsela: The Taíno people in history in Google Classroom

CA Week 1/#2: Newsela: The Taíno people in history

1) Log into Newsela from my Clever class page. Click on the Newsela app. Go to assignments.
2) Read "The Taíno people in history" and complete Newsela Quiz.
3)) Watch the attached YouTube videos about Taíno Culture.
4) Be prepared to share how your learning in a class discussion on 9/17 or 9/18.

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CA Week 1/#4: Edpuzzle | Columbian Exchange in Google Classroom

CA Week 1/#4: Edpuzzle | Columbian Exchange

Watch video and answer questions.

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CA Week1/#1:Edpuzzle | Copy of Crash Course #1: Natives & Spaniards in Google Classroom

CA Week1/#1:Edpuzzle | Copy of Crash Course #1: Natives & Spaniards

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CA Week 1/#3: TCI-Spain Starts an Empire in Google Classroom

CA Week 1/#3: TCI-Spain Starts an Empire

1)Log into TCI from Mrs. Mendoza's Clever Class page. See Clever link below
2) Go to Assignments in TCI and click on "European Exploration and Settlement (1 item)."
3) Read "Section 1: Spain Starts an Empire." Here is a direct link to the textbook you can use after you have logged in using my Clever class page. https://subscriptions.teachtci.com/shared/sections/12623?program_id=240
4) Scroll to the bottom of the page and complete the online workbook.

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W1/Assignment 3: Syllabus/Class Expectations Exit Ticket in Google Classroom

W1/Assignment 3: Syllabus/Class Expectations Exit Ticket

1. Review our class expectations by reviewing Mrs. Mendoza's class syllabus and virtual class expectations. Videos and documents are attached below.
2. Complete the exit ticket to confirm you understand our class expectations.

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W1/Assignment 2: Design Your Own Virtual Locker in Google Classroom

W1/Assignment 2: Design Your Own Virtual Locker

Help me get to know you by decorating a virtual locker. Include at least 10 things that tell about who you are. Consider including the following:
pictures of family/friends/pets
your favorite book(s)
your favorite movie(s)
your favorite tv show(s)
your favorite music
what you like to do for fun
a future goal you have
your favorite sport and/or team
your favorite food
your favorite subject to learn about
a hobby you enjoy
a college you are interested in attending
a place you’d like to visit
something you did over the summer
be creative!

When you are done, type an explanation of what’s in your locker on the last slide.
PLEASE NOTE: We will be sharing these out in class for the first few days.