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Social Studies Week 4

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How will we get the history background we need to begin discussing World War I? What big world events were happening during each presidency? Why do historians love timelines? This week, we begin the timeline project to find out! The plan is to finish off our “my maps” on google maps and begin the timeline project by mid-week. Your My Map is due on Wednesday. Remember that your shared map auto-updates so your grade will reflect whatever work is completed as of that day. Click here for a Grading Checklist to see how you will be assessed. Remember, as always, e-mail me, record a voice-mail(click on the right) me or see me after class if you have any questions. (more…)

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Social Studies Week 3

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This week, we move into the digital realm. We will check the accuracy of our “from memory maps,” using online satellite imagery and we will learn how to use the “create my map” function on google maps.  See google’s custom maps tutorial here!

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