All homework due Friday, March 31st
Find out about one (or more) early battles of the Revolution:
Make a poster showing your impression of the battle.
Write a journal/diary entry using your fictional character as if you had been there on the day of the battle. Be creative: describe the scene, use interesting vocabulary - but also include some accurate historical detail! Don't forget the proofreading!
Research one of the following topics and write paragraph summaries of what you find. Focus on a good introduction and three things you found interesting/surprising/amusing/shocking! Don't forget a strong conclusion too!
Women and the armies
Africans and the armies
Medicine and the armies
Winter and the armies
Daily life for the armies
Weapons and the armies
Clothing, equipment and the armies
Diet and the armies
Enjoy yourselves, have fun and remember:
PARENTS ARE THE BOSSES OF HOMEWORK
Links to Grading Rubrics
This is the rubric location for specific homework projects.
This is the main store of rubrics used in the class.
Reading and Language Arts MCAS preparation
This week your homework is to answer two practice Language arts MCAS questions.
Please work on the technique as we applied it in class:
Make a plan for each of your answers using the provided templates.
Highlight relevant sections, if you want.
Write essay with introduction, facts, two or three supporting details per reason, transitional words and a strong conclusion.
Please handwrite and proofread each essay.
Hand in your homework on Friday, March 17th.
Please hand in planning templates and final essays.