Sunday, January 28, 2007

Week 1 Social Studies

Every week we'll have vocabulary words that are taken from American Historical documents. On Monday the words will be on the board. Make a vocab. folder on your desktop. Look up the words on your laptops.

On Tuesdays we'll go over the words and you'll be expected to have the correct meanings.

On Wednesdays we'll have a crossword puzzle as a review.

On Fridays we'll have a quiz.

On Mondays we'll also have a news activity. Throughout the week you'll be expected to review the week's news stories and there will be a couple of questions on the week's quiz.

We will also be studying historical documents starting with the Declaration of Independence. (We will also be studying the US Constitution with an emphasis on the Bill of Rights) There will be a question or two about the documents on the weekly quiz.

Here is the first news activity: (Read the article and answer the question)

http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,245528,00.html

Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-NY, announced that she is taking an initial step in a bid for the presidency in 2008 by filing papers to form an exploratory committee. The former First Lady made her announcement on her Web site. Summarize what she said.

8 comments:

Leigh Welch said...

Senator Hillary Clinton announced that she would form a presidential explortory committee and saying she's "in to win"

tyler russ said...

Well first she was saying that she wil be running for president in 2008 and that she is "in it to win it" :D

Anonymous said...

Senator Hillary Clinton said that she was going to form a presidential explortory committee. She also said that she was in it to win it.
Charna Reeves

taylor said...

she said that she was in it to win. and she said that she will run for presdent

Kayla D. said...

This is about the fact that Hillary Clinton has announced that she is going to run for President for the 2008 and she said that shes "In it to win"

travis lecourt said...

Hillary Clinton said she would make a presidential committee.

Nicholas Estes said...

Senator Hillary Clinton said she is going to run for president by filling out papers to form a exploratory committee.

chris scamman said...

Hillarry clinton former first lady is forming an investigation on presidential ambition with the help of the fedral electors