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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/#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 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/#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 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/#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/#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/#1: Student Mock Election Research Sheet in Google Classroom

CA Wk3/#1: Student Mock Election Research Sheet

1) Watch 20-30 minutes of this week's Presidential Debate Tuesday Night from 6-8pm. If you miss the debate, watch a recording available on YouTube or C-Span. Email me if you have difficulties viewing the event.
2) Complete Part 1 by taking notes and answering the reflection question.
3)Part 2. Research the presidential candidates. Use the links embedded in the google doc. Fill out the chart and answer the reflection question.

FULLY COMPLETE THE REASEARCH SHEET FOR 5 EXTRA CREDIT POINTS.

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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/#1:Edpuzzle | CER  in Google Classroom

CA Wk2/#1:Edpuzzle | CER

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CA Wk 2/#3: Jamestown Newsela Text Set in Google Classroom

CA Wk 2/#3: Jamestown Newsela Text Set

1) Go to my Clever Class page and log into Newsela.
2) Go to assignments or return and click the direct link below to the text set of articles.
3) Choose ONE of the articles in this text set to read about the Jamestown Colony.
4) Take the Newsela Quiz.
5) Then, return to fill the summary chart for your chosen article.
***Be prepared to share your learning next week on Monday/Tuesday during small group discussions.***

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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)
-----I uploaded the class slides from today to help you with your writing.
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.

OPTIONAL: 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. They are not required.
https://subscriptions.teachtci.com/shared/sections/12623?program_id=240

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Edpuzzle | Crash Course #1: Natives & Spaniards in Google Classroom

Edpuzzle | Crash Course #1: Natives & Spaniards

Watch video and answer questions.

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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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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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Wk2/#1 Key Themes in History (Sections 1-7) in Google Classroom

Wk2/#1 Key Themes in History (Sections 1-7)

1) Log into your textbook using the purple TCI app in Clever. (There is a link to Clever below)
2) Go to assignments to access your readings.
3) By 9.3/9.4, read and complete the workbook for sections 1-4
4) By 9.6, complete the reading and workbook for sections 5-7 and summary.
5) Mark as done in Google Classroom when complete.

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Wk1/Assignment 1: Distance Learning Discussion in Google Classroom

Wk1/Assignment 1: Distance Learning Discussion

Let's have our first class discussion around the topic of distance learning. Please answer the two questions below in complete sentences for full credit.
1) How would you describe how distance learning went for you last spring?
2) Are there any challenges you are worried could make distance learning hard for you this fall?

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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.

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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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Student Introductions  in Google Classroom

Student Introductions

1) Sign onto SeeSaw

Go to app.seesaw.me
Choose "I’m a Student"
Type in the code: VJKD MWJF. This code expires on August 27, 2020
Finish creating your account using your school Google account or email address

2) Complete the Student Introductions Activity. Don't forget to click mark as done in Google Classroom when you finish.