Week 22 Homework 4-28-21

1. Caught’yas

Complete Caught-ya #62 and #63. After you are finished, watch the videos below for your corrections.

If you missed class …

Here is the correction for Caught-ya #61 (We corrected this one in class.)

2. Timeline

Study for a final Timeline Race!

3. Writing Assignment

Write a 2-3 page self-reflection essay. Use essay format and answer these questions:

  • What are your takeaways from this class? 
  • What did you learn from what you studied at home and what we did in class? 
  • What did you learn about yourself?

Week 21 Homework 4-14-21

1. Caught’yas

Complete Caught-ya #59 and #60. After you are finished, watch the videos below for your corrections.

If you missed class …

Here is the correction for Caught-ya #58 (We corrected this one in class.)

2. History Study

Spend 60+ minutes researching the following topic during this time period.

Scramble for Africa

1870-1914

  1. Read Usborne Encyclopedia of World History (UEWH) – pages 328-329, 346-347.
  2. Spend at least 60 minutes studying any resource focused on this time period (YouTube, documentary, picture book, magazine, etc.).

    CLICK HERE for a YouTube list of possible videos.

    AND here’s ANOTHER list of YouTube videos that also go with this week’s information.

    (NOTE: I have not previewed all of these videos and can not vouch for all of the content.)

    As you study, fill out your Time Period Study worksheet.

    You must add information about at least one Key Person, one Key Event, and several Interesting Facts. If you want to do more, fill out more than one worksheet.

3. Timeline

  1. Add the following key dates or figures to your timeline.
  2. Add ONE additional date that you find during your History Study.
  • 1806 – Britain takes control of Cape Colony.
  • 1841 – David Livingston starts to explore Africa.
  • 1879 – The Zulus are defeated.
  • 1884 – European leaders divide Africa between them.
  • 1902 – The British defeat the Boers.

4. Writing Assignment

Write a 2-3 page typed journal entry as if you are an immigrant traveling to the US for the first time. You have left your home and headed to the United States.

In your journal entry, some thoughts you could consider sharing: 

  • How old you are and how you fit into your family
  • Who in your family is with you and who you have left behind
  • Where you are from and what it is like
  • Where in the US you will land and where you are ultimately trying to settle
  • What you’re feeling about leaving your home & about the new place you are going to
  • What makes you worried or afraid
  • What your hopes and dreams are

Week 20 Homework 3-31-21

1. Caught’yas

Complete Caught-ya #55, #56, and #57. After you are finished, watch the videos below for your corrections.

2. History Study

Spend 60+ minutes researching the following topic during this time period.

United States and Immigration

1880 – 1924

  1. NO Usborne Encyclopedia of World History (UEWH) reading this week.
  2. Spend at least 60 minutes studying any resource focused on this time period (YouTube, documentary, picture book, magazine, etc.).

    CLICK HERE for a YouTube list of possible videos.
    (NOTE: I have not previewed all of these videos and can not vouch for all of the content.)

    As you study, fill out your Time Period Study worksheet.

    You must add information about at least one Key Person, one Key Event, and several Interesting Facts. If you want to do more, fill out more than one worksheet.

3. Timeline

  1. Add the following key dates or figures to your timeline.
  2. Add TWO additional date that you find during your History Study.
  • 1880-1920 More than 20 million immigrants arrive in the US
  • 1882 Chinese Exclusion Act is passed – barring Chinese from immigrating
  • 1892 Ellis Island opens
  • 1924 Immigration Act of 1924 limits number of immigrants from different countries

4. Reading Assignment

Finish reading King of Mulberry Street (Ch 16-end)
Read The Arrival.

5. Writing Assignment

Write a fictional short story.

Use one of the plots you created two weeks ago in class during Story Dating OR come up with one on of your own.

Your story should be 3-4 pages long.

Week 19 Homework 3-24-21

1. Caught’yas

Complete Caught-ya #53 and #54. After you are finished, watch the videos below for your corrections.

If you missed class …

Here is the correction for Caught-ya #52 (We corrected this one in class.)

2. History Study

Spend 60+ minutes researching the following topic during this time period.

Abolition of Slavery

1807-1888

  1. NO Usborne Encyclopedia of World History (UEWH) reading this week.
  2. Spend at least 60 minutes studying any resource focused on this time period (YouTube, documentary, picture book, magazine, etc.).

    CLICK HERE for a YouTube list of possible videos.
    (NOTE: I have not previewed all of these videos and can not vouch for all of the content.)

    As you study, fill out your Time Period Study worksheet.

    You must add information about at least one Key Person, one Key Event, and several Interesting Facts. If you want to do more, fill out more than one worksheet.

3. Timeline

  1. Add the following key dates or figures to your timeline.
  2. Add ONE additional date that you find during your History Study.
  • 1807 – Britain outlaws the Atlantic slave trade- a cause led by William Wilberforce
  • 1848 – France abolishes slavery
  • 1863 – Abraham Lincoln passes Emancipation Proclamation freeing all slaves in US
  • 1888 – Brazil abolishes slavery

4. Reading Assignment

Continue reading King of Mulberry Street (Ch 11 – 15)
Also make sure you have The Arrival to read before April 14.

5. Writing Assignment

Revise your Inventor Essay based on the feedback you received.

Turn in BOTH the original and the revised version next week!

Week 18 Homework 3-17-21

1. Caught’yas

Complete Caught-ya #50 and #51. After you are finished, watch the videos below for your corrections.

If you missed class …

Here is the correction for Caught-ya #49 (We corrected this one in class.)

2. History Study

Spend 60+ minutes researching the following topic during this time period.

Latin America Independence

1808-1826

  1. Read Usborne Encyclopedia of World History (UEWH) pgs 344-345.
  2. Spend at least 45 additional minutes studying any resource focused on this time period (YouTube, documentary, picture book, magazine, etc.).

    CLICK HERE for a YouTube list of possible videos.

    ( NOTE: I have not previewed all of these videos and can not vouch for all of the content.)

    As you study, fill out your Time Period Study worksheet.

    You must add information about at least one Key Person, one Key Event, and several Interesting Facts. If you want to do more, fill out more than one worksheet.

3. Timeline

  1. Add the following key dates or figures to your timeline.
  2. Add ONE additional date that you find during your History Study.
  • 1810 – Independence movement begins in Mexico
  • 1813 – Simon Bolivar begins his revolutionary career in Venezuela
  • 1825 – Most of Latin America becomes independent
  • 1836 – Texas declares independence from Mexico
  • 1898 – Spanish-American War

4. Reading Assignment

Start reading King of Mulberry Street (Ch 1 – 10)
Also make sure you have The Arrival to read before April 14.

5. Writing Assignment

Catchup week!

Work on any assignments that you haven’t finished and bring them for next week.

6. Presentation

If you didn’t present in class, come prepared to present next week!
If you need to remember who you signed up for: Inventor Signup

Remember the following guidelines:

  • Be creative! (Don’t be boring) — Make your presentation engaging and include ways for everyone to participate.
  • No more than 5 minutes. (I will be timing you!)
  • Half the class will share next week. The other half the week after. Who shares each week will be random, so everyone should come prepared next week!

Week 17 Homework 3-10-21

1. Caught’yas

Complete Caught-ya #47 and #48. After you are finished, watch the videos below for your corrections.

If you missed class …

Here is the correction for Caught-ya #46 (We corrected this one in class.)

2. History Study

Spend 60+ minutes researching the following topic during this time period.

Napoleonic Europe

1799 – 1815

  1. Read Usborne Encyclopedia of World History (UEWH) pgs 334-335.
  2. Spend at least 45 additional minutes studying any resource focused on this time period (YouTube, documentary, picture book, magazine, etc.).

    CLICK HERE for a YouTube list of possible videos.

    ( NOTE: I have not previewed all of these videos and can not vouch for all of the content.)

    As you study, fill out your Time Period Study worksheet.

    You must add information about at least one Key Person, one Key Event, and several Interesting Facts. If you want to do more, fill out more than one worksheet.

3. Timeline

  1. Add the following key dates or figures to your timeline.
  2. Add ONE additional date that you find during your History Study.
  • 1769 – Napoleon Bonaparte is born
  • 1804 – Napoleon named Emperor of the French Empire
  • 1812 – Napoleon invades Russia
  • 1814 – Napoleon is exiled to Elba (1st time)
  • 1815 – Napoleon is defeated at the Battle of Waterloo
  • 1821 – Napoleon dies in exile on St. Helena

4. Writing Assignment

Write the essay on your inventor. Use the outline you created last week to keep you focused on your thesis as you write.

Your essay will be graded on the Essay Rubric you were given in class. Use your copy to make sure you’ve included all the correct elements.

If you need to remember who you signed up for: Inventor Signup

5. Presentation

Prepare your presentation on your inventor.

Remember the following guidelines:

  • Be creative! (Don’t be boring) — Make your presentation engaging and include ways for everyone to participate.
  • No more than 5 minutes. (I will be timing you!)
  • Half the class will share next week. The other half the week after. Who shares each week will be random, so everyone should come prepared next week!

Week 16 Homework 3-3-21

1. Caught’yas

Complete Caught-ya #44 and #45. After you are finished, watch the videos below for your corrections.

If you missed class …

Here is the correction for Caught-ya #43 (We corrected this one in class.)

2. History Study

Spend 60+ minutes researching the following topic during this time period.

Industrial Revolution

1760 – 1910

  1. Read Usborne Encyclopedia of World History (UEWH) pgs 336-341.
  2. Spend at least 45 additional minutes studying any resource focused on this time period (YouTube, documentary, picture book, magazine, etc.).

    CLICK HERE for a YouTube list of possible videos.

    ( NOTE: I have not previewed all of these videos and can not vouch for all of the content.)

    As you study, fill out your Time Period Study worksheet.

    You must add information about at least one Key Person, one Key Event, and several Interesting Facts. If you want to do more, fill out more than one worksheet.

3. Timeline

  1. Add the following key dates or figures to your timeline.
  2. Add ONE additional date that you find during your History Study.
  • 1764 – Spinning Jenny invented
  • 1781 – James Watt improves steam Engine
  • 1789 – Samuel Slater secretly brings British industrial ideas to America
  • 1794 – Eli Whitney patents the cotton gin
  • 1844 – Samuel Morse opens successful single telegraph line
  • 1855 – Henry Bessemer process for extracting steel discovered
  • 1869 – Transcontinental railroad completed in America
  • 1879 – Thomas Edison invents light bulb
  • 1901 – Modern assembly line is introduced
  • 1903 – Wright Brothers fly first airplane
  • 1908 – Henry Ford begins production of Model T

4. Writing Assignment

Create and outline for your Inventor Essay.

NOTE: Essay due date is now MARCH 17 (same day as your presentation)

  1. Write a question or prompt about your inventor.
  2. Write a claim about your inventor.
    • MUST be something you can argue. Do NOT state facts.
  3. Write a thesis statement that includes your claim and THREE points that prove the claim.
  4. Create an outline for your essay. Use the Complete Essay Outline you were given in class.

Add a copy of your outline to your packet. It can be handwritten or typed.

If you need to remember who you signed up for: Inventor Signup

Week 15 Homework 2-24-21

1. Inventor Presentation

Sign up for your Inventor if you haven’t already. You will be writing an essay AND giving a presentation on this person.

Inventor Signup

Your essay will be due March 10. Your presentation will be on either March 17 or March 24.

2. Caught’yas

Complete Caught-ya #41 and #42. After you are finished, watch the videos below for your corrections.

If you missed class …

Here is the correction for Caught-ya #40 (We corrected this one in class.)

3. History Study

Spend 60+ minutes researching the following topic during this time period.

French Revolution

1774 – 1794

  1. Read Usborne Encyclopedia of World History (UEWH) pgs 332-333.
  2. Spend at least 45 additional minutes studying any resource focused on this time period (YouTube, documentary, picture book, magazine, etc.).

    CLICK HERE for a YouTube list of possible videos.

    ( NOTE: I have not previewed all of these videos and can not vouch for all of the content.)

    As you study, fill out your Time Period Study worksheet.

    You must add information about at least one Key Person, one Key Event, and several Interesting Facts. If you want to do more, fill out more than one worksheet.

4. Timeline

  1. Add the following key dates or figures to your timeline.
  2. Add ONE additional date that you find during your History Study.
  • 1789 – Storming of the Bastille & Women’s March on Versailles
  • 1793-1794 – Reign of Terror
  • 1794 – Maximilien Robespierre executed

5. Writing Assignment

Select ONE of the three silly topics that you’ve been writing about for the last few weeks.

Write a 2-3 page essay, using material you’ve already written and adding to it. Make sure your essay includes ALL of these parts:

  • introduction paragraph that includes 3 parts
    • hook
    • transition to thesis
    • thesis statement
  • 3 separate body paragraphs — each on a different topic from your outline
    • each body paragraph should have 4 parts
      • topic sentence
      • data/examples
      • your analysis
      • wrap-up sentence (leads back to the thesis and echoes the topic sentence)
  • conclusion with 2 parts
    • restate thesis
    • final thoughts

Be sure to follow all the correct paper formatting rules:

  • name, date, assignment in the top left corner
  • double spaced
  • page numbers

6. Reading Assignment

Finish reading Tale of Two Cities

Book 3 Ch 7-15

Week 14 Homework 2-17-21

1. Inventor Presentation

Sign up for your Inventor if you haven’t already. You will be writing an essay AND giving a presentation on this person.

Inventor Signup

Your essay will be due March 10. Your presentation will be on either March 17 or March 24.

2. Caught’yas

Complete Caught-ya #38 and #39. After you are finished, watch the videos below for your corrections.

If you missed class …

Here is the correction for Caught-ya #37 (We corrected this one in class.)

3. History Study

Spend 60+ minutes researching the following topic during this time period.

Exploring the South Seas

1606 – 1840

  1. Read Usborne Encyclopedia of World History (UEWH) pgs 326-327.
  2. Spend at least 45 additional minutes studying any resource focused on this time period (YouTube, documentary, picture book, magazine, etc.).

    CLICK HERE for a YouTube list of possible videos.
    ( NOTE: I have not previewed all of these videos and can not vouch for all of the content.)

    As you study, fill out your Time Period Study worksheet.

    You must add information about at least one Key Person, one Key Event, and several Interesting Facts. If you want to do more, fill out more than one worksheet.

4. Timeline

  1. Add the following key dates or figures to your timeline.
  2. Add ONE additional date that you find during your History Study.
  • 1606 – Dutch explorers reach Australia
  • 1642 – Abel Tasman reaches New Zealand
  • 1770 – James Cook claims Australia for England
  • 1779 – James Cook is killed in Hawaii
  • 1788 – Britain begins sending convicts to Australia

5. Writing Assignment

Write THREE different introductions to go with the three silly essay paragraphs and outlines you’ve already created.

Practice using a different type of introduction for each one – using the handout you were given in class.
If you weren’t in class, here are reference images:
Image 1
Image 2
(Also be sure to check pages 38, 40 and 42 in your 5 Paragraph essay book about how to write an introduction.)

6. Reading Assignment

Continue reading Tale of Two Cities

Book 2 Ch 19-24
Book 3 Ch 1-6

Week 13 Homework 2-10-21

1. Inventor Presentation

Sign up for your Inventor. You will be writing an essay AND giving a presentation on this person.

Inventor Signup

Your essay will be due March 10. Your presentation will be on either March 17 or March 24.

2. Caught’yas

Complete Caught-ya #35 and #36. After you are finished, watch the videos below for your corrections.

If you missed class …

Here is the correction for Caught-ya #34 (We corrected this one in class.)

3. History Study

Spend 60+ minutes researching the following topic during this time period.

RUSSIA & PRUSSIA – Catherine the Great & Frederick the Great

1740-1796

  1. Read Usborne Encyclopedia of World History (UEWH) pgs 316-319.
  2. Spend at least 45 additional minutes studying any resource focused on this time period (YouTube, documentary, picture book, magazine, etc.).

    CLICK HERE for a YouTube list of possible videos.

    ( NOTE: I have not previewed all of these videos and can not vouch for all of the content.)

    As you study, fill out your Time Period Study worksheet.

    You must add information about at least one Key Person, one Key Event, and several Interesting Facts. If you want to do more, fill out more than one worksheet.

4. Timeline

  1. Add the following key dates or figures to your timeline.
  2. Add ONE additional date that you find during your History Study.
  • 1740 – Frederick the Great ascends to the Prussian throne
  • 1756-1763 – 7 Years War between France, Austria, Saxony, Sweden, and Russia on one side, and Prussia, Hanover, and Great Britain on the other
  • 1762 – Catherine the Great seizes throne from husband, Peter. Peter abdicates and is later killed.
  • 1783 – Russia annexes Crimea, increasing Russian trade options and control
  • 1791 – Pale of Settlement relocates all Russian Jews to one area of Russia, mostly Ukraine and former Poland

5. Writing Assignment

Create three essay outlines using the silly theses you created last week. Use the Simple Essay Outline handouts you received in class.

NOTE: You do NOT have to fill out the claim/prompt section of the handout.

Be sure to bubble map brainstorm on the back of the outline if you need to dump your thoughts before organizing them.

6. Reading Assignment

Continue reading Tale of Two CitiesBk 2 Ch 6-18