Extra Credit Options


Tuesday, 16 May

Your warmup packets are due on Friday. The last day to turn in any late work is Thursday, 25 May.

Friday, 12 May

We read today. You don't need to make anything up.

Thursday, 11 May

We read today. You don't need to make anything up.

Tuesday, 9 May

We took the Africa test today. We've also been working on reading The Ugly American and have been talking about India.


Tuesday, 2 May

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • We started the book The Ugly American

IF YOU MISSED CLASS
  • Come in to get a copy of the book. Read chapters 1 and 2.

Tuesday, 25 April

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • We looked at info on food, oral culture, and kente cloth today.

HOMEWORK
  • We'll take the test next time. Things to study:
    • Be able to name some African countries
    • What functions does Africa's oral tradition play?
    • What are some foods eaten in different parts of Africa?
    • What is kente cloth?


Friday, 21 April

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Finished the assignment described on 20 April

HOMEWORK
  • None

Thursday, 20 April

WHAT WE DID TODAY
  • Looked at daily life for people in some parts of Africa

IF YOU MISSED CLASS
  • Do today's warmup
  • Turn in your kente cloth project if you haven't already
  • Find a news article that focuses on a person or group of people somewhere in Africa. Read the article and answer the following:
    • What is the article about?
    • Who is the article about?
    • Where do the people in the article live?
    • Why does the information in the article matter?
    • Imagine you're interview the person or a person the article is about. Write 10 interview questions you could ask them, and answer them with how you think the person would respond.

HOMEWORK
  • None

Thursday, 13 April

We talked more about the African continent in general and students made in infographic with the information.

Tuesday, 11 April

We began talking about Africa. We looked at a nature documentary and talked about things in our culture that come from the continent.

Thursday, 30 March

We took the test today, then watched some clips about Eastern Europe.


Tuesday, 28 March

We reviewed a bit and did a couple more activities.

Test on Thursday--here's the study guide:

Friday, 24 March

If you weren't in class, please complete the homework: Look up two Eastern European countries and write down ten facts about each. Please also complete today's warmup.

Thursday, 23 March

We looked at information from Karl Marx and Adam Smith. If you were absent, you'll need to make this assignment up.