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!