Tuesday, September 30, 2014

7th Grade-Queen Elizabeth

Read the article on page 13 in your packet entitled, "Sickness & Health." Which "beauty regimen" used by women in the 16th and 17th centuries do you think was the most shocking?  Why?  Can you think of modern examples of both women and men going too far for the sake of their appearance?  (Don't forget to post as ANONYMOUS using first name, last initial and class period. COPY your paragraph onto your clipboard or into Docs before publishing!!)

Monday, September 29, 2014

8th Grade-Citizenship!

Answer one or both of the questions below in paragraph form:
1) Do you think the steps required to become a citizen of the USA are fair?  If not, should they be more or less strict? Explain your answer.
2) Do you think most natural born citizens are appreciative of their rights as citizens of this country?  Do you think most Americans are good citizens?  Explain your answer.

Post as ANONYMOUS and write your first name, last initial and period only at the end of your paragraph.  I highly recommend typing your answer in Drive first, or copying and pasting to your clipboard before publishing!!

Friday, September 19, 2014

Columbus: Hero or Villain?-7th Grade


Based on what you have learned about Christopher Columbus, do you feel he was a hero or villain of history? Give facts and examples to support your opinion! (Post as anonymous, but type your first name, last initial and class period at the end of your post!) You may also reply to your peers' posts!

Monday, September 8, 2014

7th Grade-Welcome Back, September 2014

You are no longer the youngest ones in the school!  Now that you are 7th graders, what are one or two pieces of advice you would give to the new sixth graders on how to best survive/succeed in their 6th grade year at Bayshore?  Be very specific! (Post as "anonymous" and type in your first name, last initial and period after your post.)  Feel free to reply to your classmates' posts for extra points!

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Jeopardy Review Games!

Please comment below with your group members' names (first name, last initials only!), class period, and the link to PLAY your review game.  Try out other groups' games and give feedback (constructive criticism and positive comments only please!)  Choose ANONYMOUS as your profile. Thanks and have a great summer!

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

John Brown: Martyr or Madman?

Based on the historical evidence provided in Chapter 10 of War, Terrible War by Joy Hakim, the video entitled “John Brown’s Raid in American Memory” on the Virginia Historical Society’s website, and the article “The Impending Crisis,” on page 20 of your packet,  do you believe John Brown was a martyr or a madman?  Use TEXTUAL evidence to support your opinion!

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Last Post for 2nd MP-How DID we win?

In the first years of the American Revolution, it seemed unlikely that the shabby group of men calling themselves the Continental Army could ever beat the world's greatest army (England.)  After learning about the war, explain how the colonists did, in fact, succeed in their goal of defeating England and becoming an independent nation.