Saturday, January 30, 2010

Hyler • For The Week of Feb. 2

Teacher:  Hyler                         Class:  Social Studies                   Hour:  2, 5, 6, 7, 8
Notes:   If you need help accessing your child's grades, please check with the guidance office.   Note:  I make every effort possible to update grades on Skyward daily.

Please make sure your child has a 3-ring notebook  that is just for social studies materials and pencils.
If you haven't heard, we have $2,000 for Haiti.  The seventh gade voted to give $1,000 to the American Red Cross and $1,000 to Doctors without Borders and to give their $100 to the Haiti fund!
Assignment  Monday - Friday
Monday -no schoo!
Tuesday & Friday
-Just a few students need to give me their research topic by Friday for 50 points.  If they don't, I assign a topic, and they don't get the points!
-We will be working on the thesis sentence.
-Friday last day to turn in permission form(s) for the Brown v. Board trip to Topeka.
Wednesday or Thursday
-Computer day to do research and/or read your research.

3)   Write your thesis sentence.  (100 points, must rewrite until you have at least 90 points)
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.
  • Before one decides their view on stem cellresearch, one should consider what stem cells do, how stem cells are harvested,and how stem cells can benefit society.
  • While many people play video games for fun, thesevideo games have been proven to cause aggression, addiction, and evencontribute to death.
  • Steroids can cause medical addiction,uncontrollable rage, and have physical consequences.
  • Communism is a philosophy about equality, a morecontrolling government, and a planned economic system.
  • Steroids are illegal drugs that have anegative effect on an athlete’s life causing mental aggression, unacceptablesocial behavior, and physical problems.