Monthly Archives: April 2017

Outline of a Letter

Below is an outline of what a letter to your elected representative should look like. Don’t forget your rough draft is due on Monday. Its worth 25 pts.   Salutation (E.g. Senator Toomey, Representative Doyle, Governor Wolfe) Paragraph 1 – … Continue reading

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7/8 Nightly Viewing/Listening Assignment 4.26.17

All the following links will take you to some information regarding education and its costs. Tech Not Taxes – This is a little dated but still interesting. Free College is a Really a Thing – In some places at least. Listen to the audio … Continue reading

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The Conflict in Palestine

In the past we’ve mentioned over and over the empires and peoples of the Fertile Crescent, an area we today sort of generally refer to as ‘the Middle East’.  Conflict in this region is not confined to ancient history and, … Continue reading

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7/8 Nightly Listening/Viewing Assignment 4.19.17

The War on Drugs – Take a look at the chart at the top of this page. What does it tell us? Skim through the article. How does the article explain the numbers and trends on the chart.   How … Continue reading

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7/8 Nightly Reading/Viewing Assignment 4.18.17

Syria the World’s Nightmare – Reporting from and about Syria. Be sure to click on the first bit of audio (At Home in Aleppo) then choose at least one of the other segment to listen to. Think about Thucydides as … Continue reading

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