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Homework for Thursday February 26

U.S. History All blocks : Finish the farmer’s alliance sheet from chapter 13, section 3.

World History both blocks: Your last (#5) World War One diary is due Monday March 2.


Loose Lips Sink Battleships || Star Wars Propaganda

In our never ending search for ways to integrate pop culture, we have stumbled upon the amazing art of Cliff Chiang. He takes our favorite characters from the rebel alliance and empire both, and creates propaganda posters for both causes. 107 more words

Social Studies

The Golden Goblet by Eloise Jarvis McGraw

I’ve read this book as part of our preparation for entering Ancient Egypt. I’ve seen it recommended on many lists. It was a fabulous read! However, I will hold off reading it with my children until they are a bit older. 32 more words

Book Reviews

Today's Happy Birthday wishes: Ibn Battuta

Today happens to be the 711th birthday of Ibn Battuta, whose importance to history hasn’t been unfairly overlooked, in contrast to some other people we could mention… 657 more words


Thinking Aloud: "The Sultan of Byzantium"

Feb. 23, 2015 by Darius

While I was away, I read The Sultan of Byzantium by Turkish novelist Selçuk Altun.  Though it had an interesting plot, the main thrust of… 189 more words

Thinking Aloud

Studying Greek Roots

My seventh grader is studying World History.  As part of the study of the Greek contribution to modernity, he did a study of the most frequently used Greek roots.   302 more words