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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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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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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!

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

CA Wk2/#1:Edpuzzle | CER

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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 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/#4: Edpuzzle | Columbian Exchange in Google Classroom

CA Week 1/#4: Edpuzzle | Columbian Exchange

Watch video and answer questions.

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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/#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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Wk 3/#2: Edpuzzle | BRAINPOP - SEPTEMBER 11, 2001 in Google Classroom

Wk 3/#2: Edpuzzle | BRAINPOP - SEPTEMBER 11, 2001

Watch video and answer questions about this week's historical event.

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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 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. Both 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.

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W1/Assignment 4: Key Themes in History Introduction in Google Classroom

W1/Assignment 4: Key Themes in History Introduction

I will go over this in class on Friday.
1) Sign onto your TCI History Alive! textbook using the Clever link below. Click on the TCI app icon to get to your digital textbook.
2) Read the Key Themes in History Introduction
3) Complete the Preview activity in your Interaction Notebook. It can be found by scrolling to the end of the textbook page.

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Student Introductions in Google Classroom

Student Introductions

Welcome to my social studies class! Please take a moment to introduce yourself. Sign onto Flipgrid using your Google Account. When you are finished with your Flipgrid, please do not forget to click "mark as done" in Google Classroom.

In under 3 minutes, please include the following information in your video:
1) Please say your first and last name slowly and give me any tips for how to pronounce it properly.
2) Please tell me your favorite food, color and animal.
3) Share any additional information you think I need to know for the first week of school.