Teacher: Hyler Class: Social Studies Hour: 2, 5, 6, 7, 8
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Assignment Monday - Friday
- Monday is our last collection day for Central Helping Haiti!
- We have finished watching our videos of before and after the Brown v Board case (Separate But Equal and Crisis at Central High.
-Students are beginning to select partners (max 3 to a group) for research papers and thinking about their topics.
-Research materials are being handed out in class so students should have a 1.5 inch notebook for these materials and their research materials. We will be working on these papers through February.
-We will be going to the computer lab on Wednesday or Thursday for about three weeks for work on the papers.
-After picking a topic and researching it, we will begin by writing the thesis sentence - easier said than done!
-Students will also be getting information about a field trip to the Brown v. Board Museum in Topeka. The transportation for this trip is thanks to a grant I wrote. The Brown Foundation has funded approximatley $800 for our total transportation costs for this trip and there is no admittance cost to the musuem.
1) Pick your topic.
v Consider writing your paper about your History Day topic.
Sample Topics for 9thGrade Research Paper
The responsibility of first ladies (Eleanor Roosevelt, etc) Their changing roles.
2) Read, Read, Read about your topic! Become an expert!
3) Write your thesis sentence.
After picking a topic and reading, you will need to write a thesis statement that includes the three topics for your three body paragraphs. Below are some sample thesis statements.
Friday, January 22, 2010
Hyler For Tuesday 1/25 - Friday 1/29
at 11:20 AM