Weekly information 13-17 February.
The students will be studying the factors causing the American Revolution and the writing of the Declaration of Independence. The students will have a written assessment to explain the causes and effects leading to revolution.
Students have received a new grade sheet to monitor their progress. Please know that parents are to sign the grade sheet to acknowledge that the students have a wrote a reflection and stated their goals for the 3rd marking period.
Students are expected to keep a separate notebook for this class, divided into 2 sections for classwork and graded work. Please remind your student to be prepared every day with 3 pens/pencils, loose leaf paper, and materials of your own choosing (erasers, highlighters, etc).
USI.6 American Revolution
I can describe the steps Great Britain took to increase control over its colonies.
I can explain why colonists became dissatisfied with Great Britain’s control over the colonies.
I can analyze the philosophies about government that were expressed in the Declaration of Independence.
I can identify some of the key individuals in the Revolutionary War.
I can describe the role of key individuals in the Revolutionary War/
I can describe some of the key events that occurred during the Revolutionary War period.
I can analyze what advantages helped the American colonists win the Revolutionary War.
Feb 2017 calendar.pub
PG USI 2016 (1).docx
6th Grade US History Curriculum Overview .doc
1. Students may use Spartan Time to retake any assessments or make up any work in order to earn a higher grade. I am also available before and after school. Attached is the recovery form granting permission to try the assignment or assessment again.
2. Parents or students can check their academic progress by going to the parent portal.
Username- Student # Password- 2 digit month/2 digit day/full year (04062003)
3. Please note that I am randomly checking that students are organized for class, particularly with 3 writing utensils and a well organized notebook. If a student is checked three times as unprepared, a lunch detention will be offered so the student may spend time with me to get organized.
Career day at Saunders will soon be upon us. Any parents who are interested in being presenters should review the attached documents to sign up.
Response form 2017.doc
Considering that we are learning US history the students have been introduced to an eagle population in which one egg recently hatched. Harriet is the mother and M15 is the father. Please know that students are encouraged to visit the site to stream live what is happening in the nest, but keep in mind that this is a wildlife setting and students must understand that wildlife actions may occur.
Harriet the eagle
Should you have any questions, I am readily available at ONeillD@pwcs.edu