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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/#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 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 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 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. Watch the attached video 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 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 Week1/#1: Edpuzzle | Copy of Crash Course #1: Natives & Spaniards in Google Classroom

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