Thursday, January 18, 2018

The Story of Nakano Takeko - 1/19/2018

HOMEWORK:
Finish Samurai Warrior Queens Study Guide
Prepare for one complete class period of silence on Monday.
Read and prep for a 14:1 reading quiz on Tuesday.
TODAY'S AGENDA:
  1. Welcome and attendance
  2. REMINDER - You have five school days left to sign up for Medieval Times 
  3. The story of Nakano Takeko
    1. Watch the rest of Samurai Warrior Queens from National Geographic, 11:24 - 46:12)
    2. Samurai Warrior Queens Study Guide - HANDOUT HERE
TABLE OF CONTENTS
1. Japanese Feudalism - HANDOUT HERE
2. Training a Samurai/Samurai Needed - HANDOUT HERE
3: 12:3 Reading and Notes
4: 12:4 Reading and Notes
5. Samurai Needed (instructions on Google Classroom)
6. 14:1 Reading and Notes
7. Samurai Warrior Queens - HANDOUT HERE

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

The Geo Bee is Coming! - 1/17/2018


HOMEWORK:
Keep working on the DIGITAL version of the "Samurai Needed" recruitment poster. It is due tomorrow by 11:59 p.m.
Read and prep for a 14:1 reading quiz in the next few days.
Prepare for one complete class period of silence on Monday.
TODAY'S AGENDA:
  1. Welcome and attendance
  2. National Geographic Bee - IT'S OUR FIRST YEAR AT SIERRA VISTA!
    1. Play Kahoot! today
    2. Complete Study Guide is ONLINE HERE
    3. Computer test in class next week; school competition is Thursday, February 1 after school
  3. 12:4 Quiz grading (B Period only)
  4. Samurai Needed Recruitment Poster due TOMORROW by 11:59pm
    1. instructions on Google Classroom
    2. Still need some inspiration? Example HERE and HERE
    3. Here is what I DON'T want - example HERE
    4. Some tips for making your "Samurai Needed" Recruitment Poster GREAT:
      1. Fill your entire space
      2. Don't use pixely graphics--use LARGE resolution when possible
      3. Use WordArt and drop shadow to enhance your text
      4. Spell check and grammar check
      5. Get feedback from a peer
      6. Remember to put your first and last name and class period on the assignment
      7. Follow the directions! Follow the directions! Follow the directions!
TABLE OF CONTENTS
1. Japanese Feudalism - HANDOUT HERE
2. Training a Samurai/Samurai Needed - HANDOUT HERE
3: 12:3 Reading and Notes
4: 12:4 Reading and Notes
5. Samurai Needed (instructions on Google Classroom)
6. 14:1 Reading and Notes

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

The Last of the Samurai - 1/16/2018

HOMEWORK:
Keep working on the DIGITAL version of the "Samurai Needed" recruitment poster.
Prep for a 14:1 reading quiz later this week.
TODAY'S AGENDA:
  1. Welcome and attendance
  2. New Chromebooks are here! - sign your new "Caring for our Chromebooks" agreement
  3. 12:4 Quiz
  4. Samurai Needed Recruitment Poster - instructions on Google Classroom
  5. Some tips for making your "Samurai Needed" Recruitment Poster GREAT:
    1. Fill your entire space
    2. Don't use pixely graphics--use LARGE resolution when possible
    3. Use WordArt and drop shadow to enhance your text
    4. Spell check
    5. Get feedback from a peer
    6. Remember to put your first and last name and class period on the assignment
    7. Follow the directions!
TABLE OF CONTENTS
1. Japanese Feudalism - HANDOUT HERE
2. Training a Samurai/Samurai Needed - HANDOUT HERE
3: 12:3 Reading and Notes
4: 12:4 Reading and Notes
5. Samurai Needed (instructions on Google Classroom)

Friday, January 12, 2018

Japanese Feudalism vs. European Feudalism - 1/12/2018

HOMEWORK:
Keep working on the DIGITAL version of the "Samurai Needed" recruitment poster.
Prep for a 12:4 reading quiz on Monday.
TODAY'S AGENDA:
  1. Welcome and attendance
  2. BrainPop - Feudalism or CLICK HERE to watch at home
  3. Samurai Needed Recruitment Poster - instructions on Google Classroom
VIDEOS to better understand the samurai:
TABLE OF CONTENTS
1. Japanese Feudalism - HANDOUT HERE
2. Training a Samurai/Samurai Needed - HANDOUT HERE
3: 12:3 Reading and Notes
4: 12:4 Reading and Notes
5. Samurai Needed (instructions on Google Classroom)

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Training a Samurai, part 2 - January 11, 2018

HOMEWORK:
Finish Samurai Needed. Pay particularly close attention to the requirements for becoming a samurai.
Prep for a 12:4 reading quiz on Monday.
TODAY'S AGENDA:
  1. Welcome and attendance
  2. New seating chart!!
  3. 12:3 Quiz - GAME SHOW QUIZ!
  4. Chromebook update
  5. Samurai Needed - The difference between doing it to get it done and doing it to learn
VIDEOS to better understand the samurai:
TABLE OF CONTENTS
1. Japanese Feudalism - HANDOUT HERE
2. Training a Samurai/Samurai Needed - HANDOUT HERE
3: 12:3 Reading and Notes
4: 12:4 Reading and Notes