Mr. Valenzuela
15Oct/19

Humanities 7 – Homework – Oct 15

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Today in class, students concluded the last presentations from the Boston Neighborhoods Project.

microsoft_word_logo Boston Neighborhoods WebQuest

link Boston Zoning Viewer (Source: Boston Planning and Development Agency)

link Boston Census and Demographic Maps (Source: Boston Planning and Development Agency)

 Maps On "Is Boston Segregated?" Activity

microsoft_word_logo Is Boston Segregated? Understanding Questions

Homework - Complete BOTH assignments tonight for credit. Your HW is worth TWO STAMPS!

p. 31 - Complete the Boston Neighborhoods WebQuest handout by using the links above to answer the questions.

p. 32 - Complete the "Is Boston Segregated?" understanding questions handout that we started in-class.

Reminder - You now have your Notebook Quiz (pages 12-25) on Friday 10/18!

11Oct/19

Humanities 7 – Homework – Oct 11

presentation

Today in class, students began presenting with groups to the whole class on their assigned neighborhood thematic maps. Students in the audience took notes during each presentation.

microsoft_word_logo Boston Neighborhoods Presentations Chart

microsoft_word_logo Boston Neighborhoods Map Rubric

Homework - p. 30 - In your notebook, on page 30, reflect on what you have learned about each of the neighborhoods of Boston presented today in class by writing a summary of the information. Your summary must be 10+ sentences, and include at least one piece of information from each of the neighborhoods presented today.

8Oct/19

Humanities 7 – Unit 1 Boston Neighborhoods Project Research

neighborhoods

Today in class, students were assigned groups to begin researching their assigned neighborhoods for the Unit 1 Boston Neighborhoods Project. Students can use the links below to begin their research.

microsoft_word_logo Boston Neighborhoods Project (Instructions)

microsoft_word_logo Boston Background Articles

microsoft_word_logo Boston Neighborhood Map Rubric

adobe-pdf-logo Sample Completed Map Project (Mission Hill)

Neighborhood Research

 Allston/Brighton

 Downtown (which for this project includes the following: North End, Beacon Hill, Chinatown, and West End)

 Charlestown

 Dorchester and Mattapan

 East Boston

 Jamaica Plain and Roslindale

 Roxbury and South End

 South Boston

 West Roxbury and Hyde Park

General Resources and Links

Use the links below to start creating your maps or to find the places for your thematic map (transportation, education, entertainment, sightseeing, food).

General Map Information For Boston

link Google Maps

link Boston Redevelopment Authority

link Bostonography

link Boston Neighborhood Maps

Research On Transportation In Boston

link MBTA

Research On Sightseeing, Entertainment and Food In Boston

link Yelp

link TripAdvisor

link WikiTravel

link FourSquare

link Map of Historical Landmarks in Boston

Research On Boston's Education

adobe-pdf-logo Boston Public Schools Map

link Map of Colleges/Universities in Boston

8Oct/19

Humanities 7 – Homework – Oct 8

groupwork

Today in class, students continued the research of the assigned neighborhoods in groups as part of the Unit 1 Boston Neighborhoods Project.

Homework - p. 28 - Using page 28 of your notebook, record at least five (5) interesting facts about your assigned neighborhood using the research links from the class website.

7Oct/19

Humanities 7 – Unit 1 Boston Neighborhoods Project

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Unit 1 Boston Neighborhoods Project 2019

The goals of the Unit 1 Boston Neighborhoods Project are: 1) to gain proficiency in Boston’s local features; 2) to practice creating and analyzing thematic maps; and 3) to celebrate the many neighborhoods BLA students come from by learning about each!

If you need any of the class handouts (including the instructions and the background articles) you can download them:

microsoft_word_logo Boston Neighborhoods Project (Instructions)

microsoft_word_logo Boston Background Articles

microsoft_word_logo Boston Neighborhood Map Rubric

adobe-pdf-logo Sample Completed Map Project (Mission Hill)

 Folder of Neighborhood Brochures

link Boston Neighborhood Maps and Information (Source: Boston Planning and Development Agency)

link Historical Background on Boston Neighborhoods (Source: City of Boston)

7Oct/19

Humanities 7 – Homework – Oct 7

Mission Hill Model Map

Today in class, students prepared for their Unit 1 Projects by reflecting on neighborhoods in Boston and explaining the directions for the upcoming Unit 1 Boston Neighborhoods Project.

microsoft_word_logo Boston Neighborhoods Project (Instructions)

Homework - Start working on the Boston Neighborhoods Project by researching about your neighborhood using some of the links on the class website.

 

2Oct/19

Humanities 7 – Homework – Oct 2

boston

Today in class, while Mr. Valenzuela was out sick, students prepared for their Unit 1 Project by previewing and reflecting on their knowledge of neighborhoods in Boston.

microsoft_word_logo Boston Neighborhoods Intro

microsoft_word_logo Boston History Articles

Homework - p. 27 - Complete the Boston History Articles by reading and annotating the articles with at least FIVE (5) comments and/or questions EACH!

27Sep/19

Humanities 7 – Sub Work – Sept 27 – Oct 1

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Sub Work Humanities (Sept. 27 - Oct. 1)

Mr. Valenzuela will not be in school for the next three days, but in his absence students will work on several assignments with the substitute to begin preparing for the Unit 1 Quiz by completing the Unit 1 Study Guide, and previewing our next topic (Boston) by investigating several Latinx ethnicity groups in Boston and comparing and contrasting these groups using various data.

Handouts

microsoft_word_logo Sub Work Packet for Humanities

adobe-pdf-logo Profiles of Latinos in Boston (Source: BPDA)

Schedule

Friday 9/27 - Classwork: Complete the Unit 1 Study Guide from your Sub Work Packet

Monday 9/30 - Classwork: Complete the Latinos in Boston Day 1 Notes from your Sub Work Packet

Tuesday 10/1 - Classwork: Complete the Latinos in Boston Day 2 Notes from your Sub Work Packet

Homework - Each night you will have homework to complete while Mr. Valenzuela is absent. See below for which assignments to complete on which night.

p. 20 (9/27) From the study guide packet, use page 20 to complete a letter to Mr. Valenzuela. Your letter should be 15 SENTENCES LONG, and should explain how class went today without Mr. V, how your year is going so far, and what has or hasn't been going well for you. If you need more space, finish on a separate sheet of paper and attach.

p. 22 (9/30)Create a "fake test" of 15 questions AND answers from information from Unit 1 so far (complete in Sub Work Packet).

p. 24 (10/1)  - Complete the Latinos in Boston reflection handout from your Sub Work Packet in at least 15 sentences.

Reminder - You have a quiz on what we have learned so far in Unit 1 on Thursday Oct 3rd!

26Sep/19

Humanities 7 – Homework – Sept 26

quiz

Today in class, students assessed their organization in their Interactive Student Notebook in Humanities so far this term by taking a Notebook Quiz.

Homework - There is no new HW tonight. Enjoy!

25Sep/19

Humanities 7 – Homework – Sept 25

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Today in class, students examined the use of scale and projection in map making by observing and analyzing various types of map projections.

microsoft_word_logo Projection Maps Gallery Walk Chart

microsoft_word_logo Gallery Walk of Map Projections

Homework - p. 18 - On a separate sheet of paper, explain which map is the most accurate from what you saw in class today and WHY – make sure to accurately use the vocabulary from this unit so far (scale, projection, distortion) – your reflection should be at least 10 sentences.