Classwork: Today we peer edited outlines for the research paper. By the end of class you should of had at least 2 different people look at your outline and provide feedback. We spent the remaining time working on the monarch baseball cards with Charlie Brown and the Great Pumpkin playing in the back ground.
Homework: Works Cited is due on Monday - you need a hard copy in class.
Classwork: Today we continued to look at absolute monarchy in Russia. We reviewed the reading from the textbook last night and watched a documentary about Peter the Great. We also discussed norms for peer editing our class. If you are absent you need to have someone peer edit over the weekend - this could be a friend, sibling or parent.
Homework: Outline is due tomorrow. It needs to be uploaded to turnitin.com and you need to bring a hard copy to class.
Classwork: Today I collected your note cards for the research paper. I introduced the culminating project for this unit - absolute monarch baseball cards. The remainder of class was used to read about Absolute Monarchs in Russia.
Homework: Read/Take notes on Ch 16.5 (Absolute Monarchs of Russia). Reminder that your outline is due by Friday morning.
Classwork: Today I collected the English Monarchy Comic Strip. We spent the class period in the library working on the research paper. You should have spent most of the time working on the outline, which is due on Friday.
Homework: Note Cards are due tomorrow.
Classwork: Today we discussed outlines. Please review the guide and use the template to write your outline for the research paper. We reviewed absolute monarchy in France and took notes on the Monarchs in Austria and Prussia.
Homework: English Monarchy Comic Strip due tomorrow. TRS#5. Note cards are due on Wednesday.
Classwork: We took notes on absolutism and France and the palace of Versailles. We worked on the English monarch comic strip, which is now due on Tuesday. ** 5/6 Block - read Chapter 16.2 in the textbook about Absolutism in France (due Monday)
Classwork: Today we spent the class period in the library working on the research paper. I checked off your TRS #4. By the end of today all of your research should be complete and you should start thinking about the writing process, specifically the outline. In class on Monday we will talk more in-depth about outlines, however, if you would like to get an early start you can access outline guides under the research paper resources on the right.
Classwork: Today you spent the class period in the computer lab working on the research paper.
Homework: Revise Thesis TRS#4 is being checked off tomorrow.
Classwork: Today we had shorter class periods due to an AM assembly. In class you solved a murder mystery to better understand how evidence and thesis statements relate to each other. I went over tips/tricks about writing thesis statements and looked at examples of good, bad and ugly thesis statements.
Homework: Thesis Check 1 is due tomorrow. Write the best thesis you can based upon the evidence you have collected so far.
Monday 2/12: WWI Soldier Paragraph
Semester 2 Final
Early Modern Europe
- Early Modern Euro Research Paper
- TRS Sheet
- Writing PPT
- Note/Source Card How to
- Noodle Tool 'How To'
- Noodle Tool
- Research Q/Thesis "How To"
- Dead Words/Active Voice
- Citation Guide
- Outline How-To
- Outline Guide
- Outline Template
- Source Evaluation Tool
- Source Evaluation Assignment
- Sample Paper
- What is Plagiarism
- Prevent Plagiarism
- Essay Revision Procedure