Day 5: Current Events Introduction (8/19/2011)

Key Points:
1. Maps serve many purposes
2. Technology is a tool and must be handled with care.
3. Current events can help us make choices.

Objective: The junior historians of 2017 will be able to evaluate and make connections to current events.


Task 1: Take out your homework and complete the do now.


Task 2: Track the video montage on the history of the United States "The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly".


Task 3: Watch today's episode of CNN Student News.


Task 4: Participate in the discussion of CNN Student News.


Task 5: Practice entering and exiting the classroom with Chromebooks.


Homework: Create a political map of your house or a resource map of your neighborhood.


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