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Sept. 9-13

This week we’ll start working with The Declaration of Independence.

MONDAY- After listening to the declaration in class, each group should define the list of terms assigned to them. We’ll share them tomorrow. Declaration of Independence Vocabulary


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Sept. 5-9

This week we’ll start our unit called “Rebels and Rhetoric: The Founding of our Nation.”

TUESDAY-  Today we are talking about the move from Colonialism to Rationalism. (There are notes from a slideshow, so if you’re absent please make sure

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Aug.26-Aug. 30


Using Elements of Literature, define the following terms and give an example for each. On the left side of your paper, write the word and the definition. On the right, write the example.

  • Personification
  • Hyperbole
  • Metaphor
  • Simile
  • Analogy
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Students who need help or have questions can see me every day after school until 3.30. It is possible for me to stay later if I know in advance.  Parents, if you have questions or concerns or want to know

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Aug. 19- 23

This week we’ll be learning about the Great Awakening and it played a role in influencing the colonists to form our nation.


  • What was the significance of the Enlightenment in America?
  • What are the elements of the
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