Windsor 8 ELA Homework Blogs
Mr. Small's Social studies class
Read the article and identify the following:
3 vocabulary terms that are new or you are unsure of the meaning.
3 things you learned about the native people of Maine.
3 questions you have about the article or the people mentioned in it.
You can vote once per day until Monday, March 6th.
List of current active tribes: www.ncai.org/tribal-directory
List of Historic Tribes: www.legendsofamerica.com/na-tribelist.html
Read the article, write down two things that struck you as interesting and two questions you have about the article. If you would like a four, agree or disagree with the author on at least one point he is making and explain why you feel the way you do.
Sequences 5,2,and 1
Read the article on "Homelessness."
Code for understanding while reading the article.
- Underline and put a checkmark next to two facts you already knew.
- Underline and put a * next to two facts or terms that are new to you.
- Underline and put a ? next to two things you don't understand or make you want more info. Write your question in the margin or at the bottom of the page.
When you are done coding, answer the questions on the second page.
There is no homework tonight. In some of our sequences we started the Press Herald article about our two new City Councilors.
Here is the link to the article:
Sequence 5 students need to survey an adult. Surveys were handed out in class. These are questions Windsor 8 students generated in Math classes. This assignment is due, tomorrow.
Sequences 2 and 4 need to write a one paragraph opinion about being for or against the zoning change to allow taller buildings on Commercial Street. You must use the article to give evidence that supports your opinion.