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Today in History: MacArthur returns to the Philippines. - (1944)
 
Quote: "The best luck of all is the luck you make for yourself." - Douglas MacArthur 
 
1) Collect Journals
2) Chapter 3 test - Open book
3) Review and collect tests
4) Collect Extra Credit work
5) Review vocabulary p. 253 - Introduction to the Industrial Revolution
6) Homework:  a) Read p. 252-257
                        b) Take notes from reading
                        c) Work on biography
                        d) Work on vocabulary - Chapter 4.1

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Today in History: First Concorde flight into NYC. - (1977)
 
Quote: "With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts." - Eleanor Roosevelt
 
1) Collect Journals and storybooks.
2) Video - Mindjogger review chapter 3.
3) In class - Answer quest. 1&2 p. 237 and rewrite cloze paragraph on same paper.  (E.C.)
4) Homework: Study for chapter 3 test tomorrow.
5) Bring books to class tomorrow.

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Today in History: U.S. takes possession of Alaska. - (1867)
 
Quote: "To the lover of wilderness, Alaska is one of the most wonderful countries in the world." - John Muir
 
1) Collect Journals and late storybooks
2) Handouts - Ideals of Democracy - Work on in class
3) Finish copying charts on p. 238 for notes
4) Chapter 3 test on Friday
5) Homework: Study for test

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Today in History: Loma Prieta Earthquake hits Northern California. - (1989)
 
Quote: "A person who won't read has no advantage over one who can't read." - Mark Twain
 
1) Collect Journals and Storybook assignments.
2) Review reading p. 232-235.
3) Read p. 236 & 237 in class.
4) Copy chart p. 238 for notes.
5) Homework: Study for Chapter 3 test. (Friday)

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Today in History: The Long March begins. (6,000 miles, 368 days) - (1934)
 
Quote: "In waking a tiger, use a long stick." - Mao Zedong.
 
1) Collect late work on storybooks.
2) Finish work on Journals - Collect.
          a) 42 agendas
          b) 09 biographies
          c) 20 pages of notes
          d) 10 vocabulary sections
          e) returned work
3) Homework: Read p. 232-235.

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Today in History: Cornerstone of the White House laid. - (1792)
 
Quote: "Fear is the foundation of most governments." - John Adams
 
1) Journals due on Monday.
2) Finish Storybooks - Collect work.
3) Work on Journals in class.
4) Homework:  Finish Journals.
          a) 42 Agendas with quotes, anecdotes and dates
          b) 10 Vocabulary lists with definitions
          c) 20 Pages of notes and handouts
          d) 09 Biographies
          e) Returned work

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Today in History: Columbus arrives at San Salvador - (1492)
 
Quote: "Riches do not make a man rich.  They only make him busier." - Christopher Columbus
 
1) Journals are due on Monday
2) Work on Storybooks - Conclusion and re-write. - Due tomorrow
3) Pass back work
4) Homework: Work on Journals.

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Today in History: Apollo 7 is launched. - (1968)
 
Quote: "NASA should start thinking about this planet." - Wally Schirra
 
1) PSAT Testing

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Today in History: U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis is founded. - (1845)
 
Quote: "Let's not do anything stupid, gentlemen." - Alexander J. Krekich, VAdm, USN (Ret.)
 
1) Journals due on Monday, October 16th.
2) Continue work on storybook exercise.
3) Review reading p. 228-231.
4) Pass back work.
5) Homework: Work on Journals.
 
 

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Today in History: Hoover Dam starts sending power to Los Angeles. - (1936)
 
Quote: "The harness(ing) of waterfalls is the most economical method known for drawing energy from the sun." - Nikola Tesla 
 
1) Journals due October 16th (1 week).
2) Continue work on storybooks (event 5 &6).
3) Preview p. 229-230.  Take notes.
4) Homework: Read p. 228-231.  Take notes and work on Journal.

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Today in History: First U.S. train robbery. - (1866)
 
Quote: "Nothing is impossible.  The word itself says 'I'm possible'." - Audrey Hepburn
 
1) Journals due October 16th
2) Finish make-up tests
3) Review reading p. 223-225
4) Work on storybooks - event 2&3
5) Homework: a) Week 8 biographies
                       b) Notes
                       c) Vocabulary
 

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Today in History: British airship, R-101, crashes in France. - (1930)
 
Quote: "Happiness is not something ready-made.  It comes from your own actions." - Dalai Lama
 
1) Journals due on October 16th.
2) Late tests - Make up work.
3) Review reading p. 219-223.  Take notes.
4) Continue work on storybooks in class.  Should be working on Event #2
5) Homework: Read p. 223-227.  Take notes.  Work on vocabulary p. 219

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Today in History: Sputnik is launched. - (1957)
 
Quote: "I have learned to use the word 'impossible' with the greatest caution." - Wernher von Braun
 
1) Journals due October 16th
2) Make up tests - Chapter 2
3) Work on Introduction and event #1 paragraphs in class
4) Review reading p. 215-218.  Take notes
5) Homework:
          a) Read p. 219-223.  Take notes
          b) Work on vocabulary p. 219
 

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Today in History: East and West Germany reunite. - (1990)
 
Quote: "We know that our live of freedom is stronger than terror." - Angela Merkel
 
1) Journals due October 16th
2) Late tests - Chapter 2
3) Work on Introductory paragraph of storybook
4) Homework: Finish reading p. 215-218
           a) Take notes on reading
           b) Work on vocabulary p. 211

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Today in History: Operation Typhoon begins. - (1941)
 
Quote: "You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist." - Indira Gandhi
 
1) Journals due October 16th (2 weeks)
2) Late tests
3) Preview p. 215-218
4) Worksheet - Work in pairs
5) Homework: Read p. 215-218.  Take notes
 

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Today in History: Allies break through Hindenburg Line. - (1918)
 
Quote: "A positive outlook can really make dreams come true." - David Bailey
 
1) Journals due October 16th
2) Make-up tests
3) Handout - Cause and Effect: The French Revolution - Discuss
4) Review reading p. 210-214
5) Homework: Work on Journals
          a) Biography - 7th week
          b) Vocabulary p. 211 of text
          c) Notes

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Today in History: Battle of Yorktown begins. - (1781)
 
Quote: "Everything is funny, as long as it's happening to somebody else." - Will Rogers
 
1) Journals due Monday, October 16th.
2) Chapter 2 test.
3) Review and collect test.
4) Pass back work.
5) Homework: Read text p. 210-214 The French Revolution Begins.  
          a) Take notes.
          b) Work on vocabulary p. 211 for Journal.
 
 

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Today in History: Radio program, The Shadow, premiers starring Orson Welles. - (1937)
 
Quote: "Who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of men?  The Shadow knows." - Orson Welles
 
1) Journals due October 16th
2) Chapter 2 test tomorrow
3) Review for test - Mindjogger Video
4) Collect late work p. 195-200
5) Homework: Study for test

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Today in History: Congress sends ambassadors to France. - (1776)
 
Quote: "Energy and persistence conquer all things." - Benjamin Franklin 
 
1) Journals are due on October 16th.
2) Chapter 2 test on Thursday
3) American Revolution part II
4) Turn in late work from p. 197-200
5) Homework: A) Study for test
                       B) Work on Journals

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Today in History: Central High School in Littlerock, Arkansas is integrated. - (1957)
 
Quote: "The clearest way to show what the rule of law means to us in everyday life is to recall what has happened when there is no rule of law." - Dwight D. Eisenhower
 
1) Continue work in text:
          a) Answer inset question on p. 195
          b) Answer questions 4&5 on p. 197
          c) Do the vocabulary exercise (#1-10) on p. 200 - Write out the sentence
          d) Answer questions 27&28 on p. 200
2) Collect work at end of period
3) Finish copying Chapter Summary Chart on p. 200 for notes
4) Chapter 2 test on Thursday or Friday
5) Homework: Work on Journals

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Today in History: Lincoln signs the Emancipation Proclamation. - (1862)
 
Quote: "Be sure to put your feet in the right place, then stand firm." - Abraham Lincoln 
 
1) American Revolution pt. I - Take notes
2) Answer insert quest. on p. 195, quest. 4 & 5 p. 197.  Do the Vocabulary Exercise p. 200
          (1-10) and answer quest. 27 & 28 p. 200.  Due Monday
3) Homework: a) Finish copying Chapter Summary Chart p. 200 for your notes
                       b) Read p. 198 - 199.  Take notes
                       c) Work on Journals (Biographies, Vocab. etc.)

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No School - Enjoy the Holiday
 

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Today in History: Magellan sets sail from Spain. - (1519)
 
Quote: "I am a part of everything that I have read." - Theodore Roosevelt
 
1) Collect Handouts
2) The American Revolution part I
3) Copy Chapter Summary Chart on p. 200 into notes
4) Review Vocabulary Terms
5) Homework: Read p. 194-197.  Take notes

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Today in History: Battle of Saratoga - (1777)
 
Quote: "Laws made by common consent must not be trampled on by individuals." - George Washington
 
1) Power Point - The Enlightenment part II - Take notes.
2) Work on Handouts in Class - Due Tomorrow
3) Homework: A) Finish Vocabulary from Chapter 2.2
                       B) Read p. 190-194 - Take notes.

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Today in History: General MacArthur arrives in Tokyo. - (1945)
 
Quote: "Age wrinkles the body.  Quitting wrinkles the soul." - Douglas MacArthur
 
1) Review and collect p. 781, 182 and 189.
2) Power Point - The Enlightenment pt. I
3) Video - Natural Rights
4) Handout on Natural rights - Work on in class
5) Homework: Work on Vocabulary for Journal

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Today in History: The Four Seasons have their first #1 hit. - (1962)
 
Quote: "Jazz was my first love." - Frankie Valli.
 
1) Collect Hobbes and Locke worksheet
2) Add quest. #4 p. 189 to work from p. 781 and quest. 3-5 p. 182
3) Review and collect work
4) Homework - A) Work on Journals
                                    a) Vocabulary
                                    b) Notes
                                    c) Biographies (Week 5)
                         B) Finish reading p. 187-189.  Take notes
 

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Today in History: President McKinley dies from wounds. - (1901)
 
Quote: "A free man cannot be long an ignorant man." - William McKinley
 
1) Cause and Effect Chart p. 162 (10 minutes)
2) Video - What was the Enlightenment? - Take Notes
3) Graphic Organizer - Work in pairs.  Hobbs and Locke - (25 minutes) 
4) Collect work
5) Homework: Read p. 187-189.  Take notes
 

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Today in History: Francis Scott Key writes poem The Star-Spangled Banner - (1814)
 
Quote: "The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today." - H. Jackson Brown Jr.
 
1) Power point - Glorious Revolution II.
2) Cause and Effect Chart.
3) John Locke video - Read handout and take notes.
4) Homework: Read p. 183-186.  Take notes.
 

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Today in History: Khrushchev becomes Soviet leader. - (1953)
 
Quote: "The more bombers, the less room for doves of peace." - Nikita Khrushchev
 
1) Continue work on p. 781.  Add questions 3-5 on p. 182 to work
2) Power Point (If time)
3) Homework: Work on Journals
          a) vocabulary
          b) notes
          c) biographies

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Today in History: World Trade Center is destroyed. - (2001)
 
Quote: "September 11 either made me love this country, or it made me realize how much I already did." - Patti Davis
 
1) Late tests
2) Power Point - The Glorious Revolution
3) Text p. 781 - Work on Cause and Effect
4) Homework: Read p. 179-182.  Take notes.

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Today in History: President Ford pardons Nixon. - (1974)
 
Quote: "Truth is the glue that holds government together." - Gerald R. Ford
 
1) Collect late work.
2) Chapter 1 Test.
3) Review and collect tests.
4) Cause and Effect - p. 781
5) Homework: Read p. 174-178.  Work on Journals.
          a) Vocabulary
          b) Notes
          c) Biographies

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Today in History: Turtle attacks British warship. - (1776)
 
Quote: "Liberty, when it begins to take root, is a plant of rapid growth." - George Washington
 
1) Collect late work
2) Video - Mindjogger, Chapter 1 review
3) Review vocabulary
4) Chapter 1 test tomorrow
5) Homework - Study for test.
 

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Today in History: The Vittoria returns to Spain. - (1522)
 
Quote: "It's not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves." - William Shakespeare
 
1) Collect late work - p. 159 Activity #8 and Handouts from last week.
2) Video - Magna Carta explained.
3) Work on Magna Carta handout in class.
4) Review and collect work.
5) Chapter 1 test on Friday. (Open book and notes).
6) Homework - Study for test.

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Today in History: First Continental Congress meets. - (1774)
 
Quote: "An investment in knowledge pays the best interest." - Benjamin Franklin
 
1) Collect p. 159, Activity 8 (per. 2, 3, 4 & 6)
2) Power point - England in the High Middle Ages
3) Handouts - Magna Carta.  Do worksheet in class
4) Homework - Work on Journals
          a) Vocabulary
          b) Notes
          c) Biographies
 
 

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Today in History: Polish government signs labor agreement with shipyard workers. - (1980)
 
Quote: Authority must be respected, and chosen wisely." - Lech Walesa
 
1) Period 2, 3, 4 & 6 - Review and collect p. 147-162
2) Period 5 - Collect and review Handouts
3) Continue Power Point on Rome
4) Homework - (Period 2,3,4 & 6 - Do Activity #8 p. 159).  All periods work on Journals
          a) vocabulary
          b) notes
          c) biographies (Week 3)
 
 

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Today in History: Thurgood Marshall becomes a Supreme Court Justice. - (1967)
 
Quote: "Sometimes History takes things into its own hands." - Thurgood Marshall
 
1) Collect late work p. 133-143
2) Collect late parent letters
3) Period 2, 3, 4, & 6:
          a) Rome presentation
          b) Answer quest. #2 p. 147, #1 p. 150, #6 p. 151, #46 & 47 p. 162 - Finish as Homework
4) Period 4
          a) Handout - Elements of Geography and Vocabulary Terms
          b) Review and collect work - Finish Venn Diagrams
5) Homework - Work on Journals
 
 

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Today in History: Hurricane Katrina hits Gulf Coast. - (2005)
 
Quote: "Walking is man's best medicine." - Hippocrates
 
1) Collect late work p. 133-143
2) Collect late Parent Letters
3) Period 3 & 5
          a) Review and collect worksheet
          b) Making Comparisons p. 780 - Athens and Sparta
          c) Use Venn Diagram worksheets
          d) Homework - Read Longman text p. 7-11 work on Journals.
4) Period 2, 4 & 6
          a) Film - The Republic of Rome part II. - Take notes
          b) In class: Answer quest. #2 p. 147 and quest. #1 p. 150
          c) Homework - Read p. 154-156.  Take notes and work on Journals
 
 
 

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Today in History: Riot in Chicago at the Democratic Convention - (1968)
 
Quote: "If you fell down yesterday, stand up today." - H. G. Wells
 
1) Collect and review late work p. 133-143.
2) Parent letters - Collect.
3) Period 3 & 5
          a) Themes in Geography Worksheet
          b) Homework - Answer insert question p. 139.  Work on Journals
4) Period 2, 4 & 6
          a) Film - The Republic of Rome part I
          b) Skill builder - Making Comparisons p. 780
          c) Homework - Read p. 148-151
 

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Today in History: Paris is liberated. - (1944)
 
Quote: "Facts are stubborn things that cannot be ignored." - John Adams
 
1) Finish quest. 1&2 p. 133, quest. 2 p. 136, quest. 4&6 p. 141 and quest. 3 p. 143.
2) Review and collect work.
3) Video - Greece and Persia
4) Homework:  a) Finish reading p. 144-147.  Take notes.
                        b) Journal
                               1) Vocabulary
                               2) Notes
                               3) Biographies (2nd week)
 
 

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Today in History: Mount Vesuvius erupts. - (79 C.E.)
 
Quote: "Few things motivate people better than a volcano." - Anon.
 
1) Power Point - Greece pt. 2 - Review and discuss.
2) Work on quest. 1 & 2 p. 133, quest. 2 p. 136, quest. 4 & 6 p. 141 and quest. 3 p. 143.
3) Review and collect work.
4) Collect parent letters
5) Homework - Read p. 144-147.  Take notes.
 
 

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Today in History: Hitler and Stalin sign Non-Aggression Pact. - (1939)
 
Quote: "What we think, we become." - Buddha
 
1) Video - Ancient Egypt
2) Power point - Greece part I
3) Continue work on Quest. 1 & 2 p. 133.  Add quest. 2 p. 136.
4) Start collecting Parent Letters. - Due Friday.
5) Homework - Read p. 139 - 143.  Take notes.
                                            
 
 

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Today in History: Soviet army invades Czechoslovakia. - (1968)
 
Quote: "Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it." - George Santayana
 
1) Video - Mesopotamia
2) Review concept of ancient law - power point
3) In class: Answer quest. 1 & 2 p. 133
4) Homework - Work on Journals (vocabulary, notes, finish 1st biography)
 

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Today in History: Hawaii became the 50th state. - (1959)
 
Quote: "He who knows does not speak.  He who speaks does not know." - LaoTzu
 
1) Mr. Lip Handout
2) Parent Letters
3) Class rules and Journal handouts
4) Video - Indus River Valley
5) Work on vocabulary p. 134
6) Homework p. 134-138.  Take notes.
 
 

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Today in History: Soviet coup against Gorbachev fails. - (1991)
 
Quote: "Leadership is about taking responsibility, not making excuses." - Mitt Romney
 
1) Review textbook as a resource.
2) Review vocabulary.
3) Finish quest. 1 & 2 p. 125 and quest. 4, 5 & 7 p. 129.  Review and collect.
4) Video - Iliad and the Odyssey.
5) Homework - Journals
          a) Work on Biographies
          b) Work on Vocabulary from p. 134

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 Today in History: First Trans-Atlantic balloon flight. - (1978)
 
Quote: "You cannot have a positive life and a negative mind." - Joyce Meyers
 
1) Journals
2) Video - Agricultural Revolution (per. 3-6)
3) Answer quest. 1 & 2 p. 125 and quest. 4, 5 & 7 p. 129
4) Review and collect work
5) Homework - Read p. 130-133.  Take notes.

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Today in History: Gold discovered in the Yukon - (1896)
 
Quote: "Independence is happiness - Susan B. Anthony
 
1) Book Check
2) Seating Chart
3) Finish reading p. 114-115 and p. 120-124.  Take notes.
4) Video - Crash Course - Agricultural Revolution
5) Homework - Read p. 125-129.  Take notes.
 
 

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Today in History: Woodstock - (1969)
 
Quote: "The only true wisdom is knowing you know nothing." - Socrates
 
1) Program Cards
2) Essay - Why I am here.  (1 paragraph of 5 sentences)
3) Homework - Read p. 114 & 115.  Also read p. 120-124.  Take notes.