Thursday, December 8, 2016


All Late work from the 2nd Quarter is due tomorrow Dec. 9 by 3:15pm! After that all work that has not been turned in or completed will be given a 0.

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Week before finals

Study guide for final is up on on the G-Drive and each class will receive a hard copy as well. Final schedule is below.

Ch. 10 test and packet will be due on Thursday for period 5 and Friday for Period 4 and 6

I will not accept any late work for the 2nd quarter after Friday Dec 9th at 3:15pm.

Hamilton High School FINALS SCHEDULE
December 2016
Monday December 12, 2016
Regular Schedule- Periods 1-6 meet
PLC for Teachers = Test Prep

Tuesday December 13, 2016-                        Bell Schedule Remains the Same

Final, Period 1             8:15-9:39
Final, Period 3             9:54-11:17
BRAVES Time, Per. 2  11:26-12:02                 Finals Prep
Period 5                       12:37-2:00                  
Period 4                       2:10-3:10                     Finals Prep

Wednesday December 14, 2016-      Bell Schedule Remains the Same

Final, Period 2             8:15-9:39
Final, Period 4             9:54-11:17

BRAVES Time, Per. 5  11:26-12:02                 Finals Prep
Period 6                       12:37-2:00                  
Period 7                       2:10-3:10                     Finals Prep

Thursday December 15, 2016 –         Bell Schedule Remains the Same

Final, Period 5             8:15-9:39
Final, Period 6             9:54-11:17
BRAVES Time, Per. 7  11:26-12:02                 Finals Prep
Final, Period 7             12:37-2:00                  
Period 1                       2:10-3:10                     EXTRA TIME FOR TEST OR MAKE-UPS

Friday December 16, 2016 – MINIMUM DAY-          Bell Schedule Remains the Same

Period 2                       8:15-9:10                                
Period 4                       9:20-10:15                               IF ATTENDING GAME, TAKE ROLL IN CLASS FIRST
Period 6                       10:30-11:25                             (ALL ATTEND OR NONE ATTEND)

Period 7                       11:35-12:30

Wednesday, November 30, 2016



Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Thinkbook due thursday/Friday

You are a resident of a Central/South American Nation you read about the 3 arguments for US expansion and reasons for the US coming to your countrywhat is your reaction.

*Minimum 8 sentences.

Tuesday, November 15, 2016


Period 5 November 17
Period 4 and 6 November 16

Be ready for benchmarks this week

Friday, October 28, 2016

Weekend Oct 29-30

Period 5, 4, and 6

Thinkbook Activity:

Pick one of the immigrant groups we talked about in class...
Eastern European

Write a letter back home explaining your journey to america, what happened when you arrived, and what your life has been like sense you settled into your new life.

Make sure the letter is ATLEAST one page in your think book and addresses the difficulties and experiances of your chosen group and the topics above as well as the 3 Strikes of immigrants we talked about in class.

Next week: We will cover section 4 on monday in all classes and have our Test on Tuesday/Wednesday. Packets will also be due on Test day.

Have a great weekend!!!!

Friday, October 7, 2016


You do not have any homework over the weekend unless you wish to start reading ch. 6. Take the weekend to get caught up on late work.

I will NOT BE ACCEPTING ANY LATE WORK for the first quarter after Wednesday Oct 12 at 3:15pm for ALL CLASSES. If you are missing work those assignments will go to a zero after Wednesday Oct 12 at 3:15pm.

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Friday, September 30, 2016

Think book for period 4 and 6 DUE WEDNESDAY

You are packing for the Gold Fields of California, the Cattle Drives and Ranching of Texas, or for work on a large bonanza farm on the plains…Pick one destination. Tell me where you are going, Why you are going there, What you expect to find ounce you get there, Where you are leaving from and why you are leaving…This needs to be about 150-250 words and written as a journal entry OR a report back to a friend in your home town you left.

ALSO DUE WEDNESDAY -  Your packet for Ch. 7. You will have a Ch. 7 test on Wednesday Oct 5 as well. 

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Period 4, 5, and 6 Thinkbook Homework.

Pick one of the following and explain through a letter to a friend (150 words) in England how your life during the last 10 years of reconstruction has been:

Freedmen (ex slave)Southern Plantation Owner (large farm)Northern Business Owner (shipping)Northern carpert baggerNorthern Skalawag

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Period 4 and 6 Thinkbook Homework

You guys learned about the civil rights act of 1867 and the military occupation of the South...What do you think is going to happen when the military leaves?

Answer the above question in your think book using complete sentences in a paragraph of no less then 8 sentences.

Friday, September 9, 2016

Period 5 Homework

Study for your Ch. 2 test on Monday.

Finish your Ch. 2 packet due monday

Finish/polish up your Venn Diagram we did in class that is due Monday as well.

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Period 4 and 6

Homework is do finish the the Hamilton vs. Jefferson Venn Diagram by Friday. Friday your packet for "Ch. 2 - Revolution and Constitution Unit" is also due and there will be a test. So, make sure to finish  your packet, read the Hamilton vs. Jefferson article and complete the Venn Diagram as well as finish your packet.

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Period 5 homework

Based on your ven diagram and reading we did today in class on Hamilton and Jefferson in your think book tell me which person's idea of the ideal United States and US government do you want to live in.

Due Sept 8

Thursday, September 1, 2016

5 period Homework

Think book assignment Due Tuesday Sept 6

In your think book create a Ven Diagram where you compare the articles of confederation and the constitution – Characteristics and similarities.

Be ready for test on Ch. 2 sections 1-3 on Thursday Sept 8. Your packet will also be due then. 

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Period 4 Homework

Thinkbook - How do you deal with the lack of trust, different goals, conflicting motivations, and just overall differences between the 13 colonies after the revolutionary war...There is no right answer think through the general concept of what you do when trying to get a group of people to work towards a common goal when there is no common goal.

We will talk about what actually happens on Friday so we are forecasting here what "you" think the solution is to what the colonist do after the revolutionary war.

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Period 5 Homework

Get caught up on the "Ch.2 -Revolution and Constitution Unit" packet through #5

Think book activity with "join or die" political cartoon - Join or Not and Why?

Monday, August 29, 2016

Period 4, 5, 6

The power points for Ch. 2 are up on the google drive. Make sure to review your notes and read ch. 2 sec. 1

Friday, August 26, 2016


No homework this weekend for all periods. Good work this last week. I will have your tests graded and put into the grade book by mid next week. Have a great weekend!

Wednesday, August 24, 2016


Here is 4 questions from the upcoming test for you to study...These will be on the test.

2. What were the two Earliest English Colonies in North America? (2pts)


3. One of the above colonies was a Joint Stock Venture. How did this Colony become profitable for its investors and settlers? (5pts)

4. Explain how indentured servitude worked and was used in southern colonies? (5pts)

5. What area of North America did the French colonize and how did their colonies become profitable? (5pts)