US History 7th Grade

Graffiti Vocabulary

Posted: September 19, 2017

Today students were introduced to the Graffitit Vocabulary Strategy. Here is a link to refer to for an example, as well as the rubric that will be used to grade, it is Strategy 2. These are to be completed for homework if they did not finish them in class today.

http://learningtasks.weebly.co...

Each student was given a vocabulary word to complete. Here are the list of words we tackled today as we get ready to sharpen our map skills!

1. Cardinal Directions

2. Latitude

3. Longitude

4. Prime Meridian

5. Equator

6. Hemisphere.

El Grito!

Posted: September 15, 2017

Mexican Independence Day Webquest:

 You are el historiador (the historian). Your responsibility is to find out the facts behind the fiesta.

Internet Links:

This link provides background information on Mexican Independence Day.

http://teacherlink.ed.usu.edu/tlresources/units/Byrnes-celebrations/mid.html

 

This link has information on the history of Mexican independence.

http://www.mexonline.com/mexican-independence.htm

 

This online article includes a brief description of Mexican Independence, how Mexicans celebrate this day and photo images of the celebration.

http://www.inside-mexico.com/featureindep.htm

 

This link has an image of the Mexican flag and significance of the flag colors.

http://www.inside-mexico.com/flag.htm

9.11

Posted: September 11, 2017

Please click on the link below so you can complete your 9/11 webcast!  This is to be completed in class today, and what is not done will be for homework! Let's get started:)

http://www.history.com/topics/...

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