Michael J. Allen

Class of 2016 - 2017

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All homework due Friday, March 31st


Job 1:

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!

Job 2:

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:



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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:

  • Read article

  • 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.




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