Month: September 2013

Tempering the Pull by Pushing Back

Hey all, How do you think early immigrants felt about how they were perceived in the U.S.? Would the attitudes of people in the new country have lessened their enthusiasm? Has anything really changed? First this: Protest over Islamic Center…

Visible Thinking + Reading Critically

Hello scholars, Today we are going to concentrate on making our thinking visible. Our focus is our reading goals and providing evidence to support the assertion (thesis statement!) that progress is being made. Open this document: Reading: Visible Thinking You…

Reading Logs!!!

Hey scholars, Today we focused on the Social Studies aspect of our curriculum with a closer look at immigration. We watched an intensive 10 minute John Green video about the waves of different ethnic groups that made the journey. You…