The Illinois Constitution test will be next week on Friday, October 14. Students have to earn a 70% or better to pass the test.
We'll finish our unit on the Industrial Revolution, and then we'll move on to the Great Depression and WWII.
We have begun Chapter 9 this past week. We'll have three small section quizzes next week, and we'll be looking to test on or around October 19/20.
We'll also be trying to include some more SAT essay prep.
Chapter 3 will take us into the first global age with the conquest of the Americas and the beginning of the African slave trade.
Geography is going to be testing Chapter 4 next Friday, October 14. We'll then take a week to discuss some geographic theories of Professor Jared Diamond and the effects of geography upon culture.
We'll begin Chapter 5 before the end of the month, during which we'll be working to learn the 50 US states.
Government & Current Events
These classes merged this past week to watch and discuss the Presidential Debate, which was an activity designed to give these students a taste of college.
Furthermore, in response to a request from the County Clerk, some of our seniors will be serving as election judges.
Friday, October 7 - No School | Teacher Institute
Monday, October 9 - No School | Columbus Day
Thursday, October 20 - PT Conferences
Thursday, October 27 - PT Conferences