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Thursday, December 11, 2008

Articles of Confederation activity Due Monday

Objective: To understand the limited powers under the Articles of Confederation.
Product: Construct a T-chart- Click on this link for a T-Chart template you can print out and use.
that determines
Congress established under the Articles--foreign affairs, war, finance, and the post office. Choose 2 out of the 4 departments and determine one or two things the department could do under the Articles, and one or two it could not do. Present your findings drawing a T chart with the required information.

Monday, December 8, 2008

Dear Parents:

Our class is learning words related to personality. Help your student apply these words to real life by completing this activity together.
-Read the word list below. Write definition clues for some of the words on the word list. Then write answer to the clues. Here's an example:
It's what I'm really good at. Answer: forte

part 1
forte, audacity, authentic, exude, bizarre, exotic, tenacious, captivating, stately, visionary.

part 2
contended, conceited, staid, contentious, deceitful, impertinent, incapable. steadfast, receptive, obstinate.

part 3
indignant, condescending, impulsive, sullen, notorious, pretentious, immodest, timid, despicable, defensive.