• April 29-May 3

    Posted by Kristin Cronn on 5/1/2019

    April 29 th - ELA CAT testing  No homework

    April 30th - Imports and Exports and Tariffs! In class response  worksheet and reading- No homework

    May 1 - Watch Planet Money https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r2Zod7Sd3rQ&list=PLp-wXwmbv3z8aAJrhyttiqPMiKy0WVJym&index=1

    Make sure to watch all the episodes about the Journey of a T-shirt and complete the worksheet.  No Homework.

    May 2 and 3rd - Foundations of Wealth concepts and worksheet - If you missed these days please see me for the information!  Moo


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  • April 15 - 19th

    Posted by Kristin Cronn on 4/15/2019

    Monday the 15th - Special Testing Schedule.  Periods 1-3:  Looking at Western cultural values through folktales and compare with Eastern cultural Values.  Read 2 folktales and record values in your journal.  Play Ancient China Kahoot! Work on China mini research  - Due on Friday!  Homework:  Begin mini project at home.

    Tuesday the 16th  - See above:  Periods 4-6.

    Wednesday the 17th - Compare Eastern values through folktales. Watch the video on Yoshi the Stone Cutter: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HxeV3o6RZwQ  Take notes on what is rewarded/punished and what the lesson teaches us about Eastern culture.  Then read the Korean Folktale.

    Continue work on mini research 


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  • April 8-12th

    Posted by Kristin Cronn on 4/12/2019

    Monday 4/8 - No school  - Teacher grading day!

    Tuesday 4/9 - Philosophy sort!  Journal notes on Buddhism.  Homework:  No Homework.

    Wednesday 4/10 - Ancient China Daily Life reading on Google Classroom - journal notes.  Homework:  No homework.

    Thursday 4/11 - Achievement stations for Ancient China - Homework:  No Homework

    Friday 4/12 - Google classroom writing - How did Ancient China become a global trading power?  Use 3 resources to support your thinking.  Complete by the end of class!  No Homework :)  Happy Weekend!

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  • April 1 - 5th

    Posted by Kristin Cronn on 4/5/2019

    Monday - 4/1 - The silk road and why it is important for Ancient China - reading, video and notes.  Homework:  No Homework

    Tuesday - 4/2 - Ancient China and Map - what are the geographical advantages?  Homework:  Complete Map at home!  

    Wednesday - 4/3 - Ancient China Dynasties and journal notes.  Homework:  No homework

    Thursday - 4/4 - Ancient Chinese Philosophies - Google Classroom reading and journal notes.  Homework:  Make sure your entries are complete for an open note quiz tomorrow!!!  

    If you have missed any class days - see me for extra handouts and complete your journal notes!  Moo!

    Friday - 4/5  End of Quarter 3!!  Open note quiz on Ancient China!  No homework.


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  • March 11-15th

    Posted by Kristin Cronn on 3/11/2019

    Monday March 11 - Add to notes about African stereotypes today and journal check!  Homework:  No homework 

    Tuesday 3/12 - partner article reading and review last 15 minutes of Guns, Germs, and Steel documentary: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=opZD8237rJ8  - begin video at minute 32 and finish at minute 48. Homework:  No homework

    Wednesday 3/13 - How have resources caused conflict in Africa? - lesson on google classroom. Homework:  Finish summary and questions in your journal Questions- DUE tomorrow.

    Thursday 3/14 - Evidence share out from Africa Disease and Conflict.  Argument essay with rebuttal group example.  Homework:  No homework.

    Friday 3/15 - Africa resources today - station work.  Notes in your journal.  Homework:  No Homework.




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  • March 4-8th

    Posted by Kristin Cronn on 3/4/2019

    Monday - March 4:  Review of East and West African Kingdoms - journal notes.  Write a narrative on google classroom about a day in a life.... Due Tuesday.  Homework:  Complete narrative writing on google classroom.  Don't forget to press Turn-in!

    Tuesday - March 5:  Indian Ocean Trading reading and group activity.  Homework:  No homework.

    Wednesday - March 6: Imperialism and Slavery Reading and video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3NXC4Q_4JVg

    Thursday - March 7:  Imperialism and Industry reading and notes - Check Google classroom for the reading article.  Homework:  Make sure your Africa map is complete as well as the narrative.  Journal check is next week!

    Friday - March 8:  African Stereotypes reading and questions - Packet Due at the end of class.



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  • February 25 - March 1st

    Posted by Kristin Cronn on 2/26/2019

    Monday - late start (yeah snow!) Africa and Africa stereotypes - journal notes.  Homework:  no homework

    Tuesday - Gold and Salt reading and questions.  Complete Africa map and glue into journal.  Homework:  No homework (Africa map must be complete and in your journal)

    Wednesday - Snow Day - no School

    Thursday - guest speaker!  Zimbabwe Kingdom and notes.  Homework:  Inquiry project revisions/no homework.

    Friday - East and West African Kingdom notes and Venn diagram.  Homework:  Africa map must be complete!!!! MAP and Climate Map


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  • February 11-15

    Posted by Kristin Cronn on 2/12/2019

    Monday - Inquiry research - second article close read and add to your packet notes.  Homework:  3 articles RADCAB and 2 articles have notes - inquiry packet.

    Tuesday - Inquiry research - 3rd article close read/inquiry group meeting.  Homework - complete article research in your packet.

    Wednesday - Writing your evidence and claim/inquiry group meeting.  Panel Practice.  Homework:  Review your packets for panel presentations!

    Thursday - Panel visuals (if time) or Panel Presentation practice.  Homework:  No homework.

    Friday - Panel Presentations and class feedback.  Homework:  Panel Presentations for Tuesday!

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  • February 4-8

    Posted by Kristin Cronn on 2/4/2019

    Monday 2/4:  RADCAB lesson with Mrs. Coreson - please get class notes if you are absent.  Homework:  No Homework

    Tuesday 2/5:  Begin research using the RADCAB process.  Using your group inquiry question, begin a mini-RADCAB process to choose 4 research articles.  Homework:  No Homework if you finish your classwork.

    Wednesday 2/6:  Early Release!  Close reading lesson and practice.  Homework:  No homework.


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  • January 22 - 25th

    Posted by Kristin Cronn on 1/22/2019

    Monday - No School - MLK Day

    Tuesday - Muslim Culture Contributions - gather information from stations.  Homework:  No homework

    Wednesday - Read - How the Middle East Got that Way article and find text evidence to represent conflict.  Complete Study Guide for Middle East Quiz - DUE tomorrow.  Homework:  Complete Study Guide for Quiz on Thursday 1/24.

    Thursday - Middle East Quiz.  Complete Article reading and share findings.  Homework:  No Homework.

    Friday -  End of the Quarter!!  Gallery walk for Middle East Current Day Issues and develop questions.  Homework:  Plan for Inquiry topics for Tuesday.

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