Mr. Valenzuela
4Dec/17

Humanities 7 – Homework – Dec 4

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Today in class, students continued the readers workshop for Enrique's Journey in small groups.

microsoft_word_logo Enriques Journey Matrix

ppt_icon Reading Discussion Questions Instructions (How-To-Guide)

Homework - p. 23 - Read the rest of Chapter 4 (pages 70-93) of Enrique's Journey and create eight (8) discussion questions on page 23 of your notebook, using the questioning strategies from Humanities.

1Dec/17

Humanities 7 – Homework – Dec 1

Central Americans Undertake Grueling Journey Through Mexico To U.S.

Today in class, students assessed the organization of their Interactive Student Notebooks so far in Term 2 by taking a notebook quiz. Students also continued the readers workshop for Enrique's Journey in small groups.

ppt_icon Reading Discussion Questions Instructions (How-To-Guide)

Homework - p. 20-21 - Read Chapter 3 (pages 53-64) and Chapter 4 (pages 65-70) of Enrique's Journey and create eight (8) discussion questions on page 20 (for Chapter 3), and eight (8) discussion questions on page 21 (for Chapter 4) of your notebook, using the questioning strategies from Humanities. Don't forget to include page numbers for each question!

30Nov/17

Humanities 7 – Homework – Nov 30

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Today in class, students continued the readers workshop for Enrique's Journey in small groups.

ppt_icon Reading Discussion Questions Instructions (How-To-Guide)

Homework - p. 19 - Read the first part of Chapter 2 (pages 34-50) of Enrique's Journey and create eight (8) discussion questions on page 19 of your notebook, using the questioning strategies from Humanities.

29Nov/17

Humanities 7 – Homework – Nov 29

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Today in class, students began the readers workshop model for Enrique's Journey in small groups. Students were introduced to the strategies we will use throughout the readers workshop for developing and discussing questions.

ppt_icon Reading Discussion Questions Instructions (How-To-Guide)

Homework - p. 17 - Read Chapter 1 (pages 19-33) of Enrique's Journey and create eight (8) discussion questions WITH THEIR CORRESPONDING PAGE NUMBERS on page 17 of your notebook, using the questioning strategies we practiced today in Humanities.

Reminder: You have a Notebook Quiz on Friday 12/1 on pages 1-11!

29Nov/17

Humanities 7 – Images from Enrique’s Journey

Enrique's Journey - A Story in Photographs

28Nov/17

Humanities 7 – Homework – Nov 28

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Today in class, students previewed the book Enrique's Journey and the process for readers workshop.

microsoft_word_logo Central American Immigrants in the United States

microsoft_word_logo Enrique's Journey Letter to Families

Homework - There are THREE parts to your homework tonight, make sure to do them all!

1) Get your letter on page 14 signed (and sign it too)

2) Complete the reading on Central American Immigrants with ANNOTATIONS (5 comments/questions) and answer the questions

3) Read the prologue of Enrique's Journey (pages 1-16)

28Nov/17

Humanities 7 – Unit 3 Enrique’s Journey Reader’s Workshop

01. Bound To El Norte

Unit 3 Enrique's Journey Readers' Workshop

The goals of the Unit 3 Readers' Workshop are: 1) to better understand the reasons why people migrate from one country to another; 2) to put a human face to the statistics and facts about immigration to better empathize with those that make the journey to the United States; and 3) to begin to articulate a better pathway forward for those that decide to come to the United States in the future.

ppt_icon Reading Discussion Questions Instructions (How-To-Guide for Your Notebook)

ppt_icon Presentation on Strategies for Questioning (from ELA class)

microsoft_word_logo Enrique's Journey Letter to Families

link Enrique's Journey (Website)

link Enrique's Journey Interactive Timeline

link StoryBoard That

27Nov/17

Humanities 7 – Homework – Nov 27

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Today in class, students discussed the myths and truths about immigration in the United States by doing a carousel activity in groups.

microsoft_word_logo MythBusters Immigration Poster

microsoft_word_logo MythBusters Immigration Wall Activity

adobe-pdf-logo The Truth About 10 Immigration Myths (updated statistics on these myths can be found here)

Homework - p. 12 - Create a poster that educates others about one of the myths from class today – make sure that your poster is neat and colorful!

21Nov/17

Humanities 7 – Immigration WebQuest

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 Immigration WebQuest

Today in class, students have the opportunity to investigate the  statistics about immigration in the United States and around the world in order to better understand the FACTS about migration patterns.

microsoft_word_logo Immigration WebQuest Handout

link Most Common Country of Origin for Immigrants in Each of the 50 States (Source: Slate)

link Immigrant Population by State, 1990-Present (Source: Migration Policy Institute)

link List of Countries By Immigrant Population (Source: Wikipedia)

link Frequently Requested Statistics on Immigrants and Immigration in the United States
(Source: Migration Policy Institute)

21Nov/17

Humanities 7 – Homework – Nov 21

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Today in class, students investigated the statistics of migration patterns to the United States and around the world by completing a WebQuest activity. Students also had a chance to discuss and summarize their learning about migration to the United States based on their reading yesterday in class.

link Immigration WebQuest Activity

microsoft_word_logo Immigration WebQuest Handout

Homework - p. 11 - Complete the Immigration WebQuest Activity that we started in class today.