It has been a productive couple of days !
Who's Got the Power?
Citizens can impact the formation and change of governments.
Lines of Inquiry:
*Various forms of governments
*How governments work
*Rights and responsibilities of citizens of a country
Here are some inquiries generated before our unit-
What are the various forms of government?
How old do you have to be to get involved in government?
What is the history of women in our government?
What is the form of government in the U.S. and how does it work?
What is a dictator and how do they get into power?
We are learning about the beginnings of our U.S. government from the Articles of Confederation to the Bill of Rights. Students will also learn about the 3 Branches of the government and we will enjoy a trip to the State Capitol. *Please see date below.
Students will conduct independent inquiries into various forms of governments and present their new learning to the class.
The summative task for this unit is for students to demonstrate their knowledge on an assessment.
Book Club Novels
Morphology - Learning Prefixes, Root Words, and Suffixes
Important Upcoming Dates
Report Cards will be available by Friday.
No School this upcoming Monday & Tuesday Jan. 20th & 21st
January 29th- Field Trip to State Capitol
*If you would like to chaperone please let me know!
SAVE THE DATE---Feb. 6th EXHIBITION INFORMATION NIGHT for Parents
*Letters were in Friday Envelopes but see attached letter below if needed
Feb. 9th Family Fun Run
Happy Birthday Andrew & Charlotte! We all enjoyed the delicious birthday treats!
We have a new student. Heath Manson joined our class right after the break. The students were excited to see him back at L.J.A.!