Mrs. Victoria Walsh

Carmel Middle School

Carmel Clay Schools

300 S. Guilford Road (Map It!)

Carmel, IN 46032

(317) 846-7331 ext. 6417


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Weekly Agenda

This page will be updated by 3:05 PM each school day.

  Week of August 21
Monday, August 21

White Day             

  • This Week in U.S. History: August 24, 1814: British burn down White House; August 20, 1920: Professional football is born; August 26, 1920: 19th Amendment is adopted
  • Discuss events for this week include due dates for the email and Time Capsule Letter
  • Organize binders. Check class syllabus for what tabs should be labeled and home page for what should be in your binder.
  • Distribute States Test Study Guide and discuss.
  • Check for binder and book cover. Those are due today.
  • Distribute textbooks.
  • Begin going over Classroom Behaviors, including using the spiral notebook (D.S.S. Notebook) that will be kept in the classroom.
  • D.S.S. #1: What topic are you most interested in studying and why?
  • Complete Discovering Your Textbook from last class.
 No Assignment. Complete email and Time Capsule letter if necessary. 

Tuesday, August 22

Blue Day

  • This Week in U.S. History: August 24, 1814: British burn down White House; August 20, 1920: Professional football is born; August 26, 1920: 19th Amendment is adopted
  • Discuss events for this week include due dates for the email and Time Capsule Letter
  • Organize binders. Check class syllabus for what tabs should be labeled and home page for what should be in your binder.
  • Distribute States Test Study Guide and discuss.
  • Check for binder and book cover. Those are due today.
  • Distribute textbooks.
  • Begin going over Classroom Behaviors, including using the spiral notebook (D.S.S. Notebook) that will be kept in the classroom.
  • D.S.S. #1: What topic are you most interested in studying and why?
  • Complete Discovering Your Textbook from last class.

 No Assignment. Complete email and Time Capsule letter if necessary.          

Wednesday, August 23
                       

White Day             

Email due by 9:00 PM               

  • Review Classroom Behaviors and add a few more.
  • D.S.S. #2: Create a bulleted list of 5 things that describe the culture of a group or area.
  • Discuss the 7 major culture areas of Native Americans in North America. Absent students: read through pgs. 12-20.
 No Assignment. Time Capsule Letters due next class. 
Thursday, August 24
                       

 Blue Day

  • Review Classroom Behaviors and add a few more.
  • D.S.S. #2: Create a bulleted list of 5 things that describe the culture of a group or area.
  • Discuss the 7 major culture areas of Native Americans in North America. Absent students: read through pgs. 12-20.

 No Assignment. Time Capsule Letters due next class. 

Friday, August 25

White Day                       

Time Capsule Letter Due 

  • Classroom Tour to point out helpful resources like the Late Work Logs.
  • Finish posters about Native American culture areas from last class and present. Complete 1.1 Wkst during presentations. Absent students should complete on their own using the textbook.
  • Discuss Totem Pole Project due Thursday.
  • Continue going over classroom behaviors.
  • Watch video about Columbus and his interactions with the Natives. Complete video worksheet. Absent students may find this video on youtube. Click here and watch from 1:40-13:06.
 Assignment: Totem Pole due Thursday 

Last Week's Agenda

  Week of August 14
Monday, August 14 Teacher Work Day      
     

Tuesday, August 15

White Day

 Assignment: Spiral Notebook due in class crate by end of the day on Friday. Binder and book cover due Monday. Email due Wednesday. 
 
Wednesday, August 16
                       

Blue Day                            

 Assignment: Spiral Notebook due in class crate by end of the day on Friday. Binder and book cover due Tuesday. Email due Wednesday.     

Thursday, August 17
                       

 White Day

  • Go over answers to the 50 States Nicknames
  • Assign Time Capsule letter. Due next Friday and will be returned on the last day of school. Letter can include anything!
  • Review First Week of School Assignments
  • Go over safety information
  • Return Classroom Observations and go over
  • Distribute Syllabus and discuss.
  • Begin working on Discovering Your Textbook. Answer questions in box on front side about primary sources.
 Assignment: notebook due tomorrow; binder and book cover due Monday; email due Wednesday 
Friday, August 18

Blue Day                        

Spiral Notebook due in class crate

  • Go over answers to the 50 States Nicknames
  • Assign Time Capsule letter. Due a week from Monday and will be returned on the last day of school. Letter can include anything!
  • Review First Week of School Assignments
  • Go over safety information
  • Return Classroom Observations and go over
  • Distribute Syllabus and discuss.
  • Begin working on Discovering Your Textbook. Answer questions in box on front side about primary sources.

 Assignment: notebook due today; binder and book cover due Tuesday; email due Wednesday