Today you are going to make a short presentation with you small group. You will use the link below to access the shared Grade 7-8 Google Drive folder. You will open your groups word document and collectively make a poster outlining your map element. Then you will use that poster to present to the class how you map element is used/useful. Then you will use your new-found knowledge of map elements to create and label your own maps using the assignment below.
Today we are going on a virtual tour following 3 child refugees on their journeys. Join these children for their story and then use the assignment linked below to complete your responses.
Please note: If you are watching this video you have two options. You can either watch in a browser and use the arrows or your cursor to turn around or you can use the official youtube app on a smartphone with a vr viewer to d othe full immersive vr experience (I suggest this one).
Today we are going into VR to witness “The Battle for Northern Syria”. Students will be using our VR headsets to immerse themselves in Syria to learn about the ongoing battle. Students will use the video below and respond with the questions provided below. To get some background we previewed the first video below and observed notes related to the video.
Today we are going to talk about the rise of city-states in Ancient Greece. Students will then respond by creating their very own Greek City state (Polis). Watch the videos below to understand what a city-state is and how/why they came to be in Ancient Greece.
Today we are going on a virtual field trip to Egypt with our VR headsets. You will see many wonders including the Rosetta Stone itself. Download a copy of the google expeditions onto you device in order to join the fun. The google expedition that we are going on is called “Masterpieces of Ancient Egypt Art”
Students have an assignment associated with the experience. Download the response questions here.
Today we are discussing the Rosetta Stone: the key to understanding ancient Egypt. Students will decipher codes, watch a fascinating documentary, and begin work on their very own Rosetta Stones that will be written in Cuneiform (the Mesopotamians), hieroglyphics (the ancient Egyptians), and English (us of course).