Mr. Valenzuela
4Jan/19

Humanities 7 – Unit 4.1 Flashcards – Study For Friday’s Quiz

4Jan/19

Humanities 7 – Homework – Jan 4

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Today in class, students described the background on the region of Africa by completing a background information worksheet on the region.

microsoft_word_logo Africa Background Notes

adobe-pdf-logo Introducing the Region: Africa

link Africa Map Practice Game

Homework - p. 42 - Write a letter to a friend (at least 10 sentences) that explains what you learned in class today on the background of Africa.

3Jan/19

Humanities 7 – Homework – Jan 3

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Today in class, students reflected on Unit 3 and Enrique's Journey by having a whole class discussion. Students also were able to preview the next unit of study Unit 4.1 "The Memory of Enslavement" by learning the vocabulary words for the unit and going over a map of Africa.

microsoft_word_logo Unit 4 Memory of Enslavement Vocabulary Chart

adobe-pdf-logo Blank Africa Map

Homework - p. 40-41 - Complete the Unit 4.1 Vocabulary Chart (must be NEAT and COLORFUL) and fill in all of the country names for our new region of the world Africa. Each homework is worth one HW stamp each.

13Dec/18

Humanities 7 – Unit 3 Student Survey

13Dec/18

Humanities 7 – Homework – Dec 13

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Today, Mr. Valenzuela was at an orientation and was not in school, but in his absence students continued the readers workshop on Enrique's Journey by reading and taking notes on the facts in the Epilogue and Afterward of the book.

microsoft_word_logo Enrique's Journey Epilogue and Afterward Notes

Homework - Complete the Unit 3 Student Survey on the class website.

12Dec/18

Humanities 7 – Homework – Dec 12

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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)

link US Citizenship Test - Could You Pass? (Source: The Washington Times)

Homework - p. 34 - Read the second part of Chapter 10 (pages 195-201) of Enrique's Journey and create eight (8) discussion questions on page 34 of your notebook, using the questioning strategies from Humanities.

11Dec/18

Humanities 7 – Homework – Dec 11

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Today in class, assessed what they have learned so far from reading Enrique's Journey. Then students continued the readers workshop for Enrique's Journey in small groups. Students also explored what the border between the United States and Mexico currently looks like by doing an investigation of a couple of links.

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

link Borderline (Source: Washington Post)

link Borderland (Source: NPR)

Homework - p. 33 - Read Chapter 9 (pages 169-194) of Enrique's Journey and create eight (8) discussion questions on page 33 of your notebook.

10Dec/18

How Corporations Profit From Border Militarization [Video]

10Dec/18

Humanities 7 – Homework – Dec 10

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

microsoft_word_logo Border Militarization Film Notes

youtube-logo How Corporations Profit from Border Militarization

link Borderland (Source: NPR)

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

Homework - p. 31 - Read the second part of Chapter 8 (pages 149-168) of Enrique's Journey and create eight (8) discussion questions on page 29 of your notebook, using the questioning strategies from Humanities.

7Dec/18

How The US Outsourced Border Security To Mexico [Video]