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APA History Class Work Schedule

World History: Period 1: Expansion and Isolation – 09/29/2021 UN Declaration in Eurasia – 09/29/2021 Participation is graded weekly Wold History Test – 09/27/2021 Period 6: UN Declaration – 09/30/2021 Participation is graded weekly Test – 09/27/2021 Euraisa Vocabulary – 10/19/2021 A Day in… – 10/19/2021 United States History: Period 2: Own Declaration of IndependenceContinue reading “APA History Class Work Schedule”

Articles of Confederation

Introduction: With the introduction of the Declaration of Independence, the continental congress recognized the need to establish guideline for a new government. Congress’s overriding concern to insure that the government was not as strong as centralized body similar to the British Parliament. With that in mind, the Articles of Confederation were drafted and adopted, providingContinue reading “Articles of Confederation”

History Day!

History Day is an annual competition where a person or team presents a chosen history topic to a team of judges.  Theme: The theme for 2022 is: Debate & Diplomacy in History: Successes, Failures, Consequences.  Information: We will have the preliminary competition in the first week of November. Everyone will participate. The top team fromContinue reading “History Day!”

Lesson: Harrison Bergeron

After reading the nonfiction book,The Road to Serfdom write what you have learned about what some thinkers believe will happen in a world of central planning. Now you will analyze the potential consequences of central planning in a fictional setting. The story of Harrison Bergeron involves a world where, in the United States everyone is equal.Continue reading “Lesson: Harrison Bergeron”

Deep Dive: Body Paragraphs.

Whenever you write an essay the meat of info is in the body paragraph. A trick I like to do is write the body paragraph before even writing the introduction. This is what you are going to do as you revise your essay on Why become proficient at English? (Essay #1). Below is a linkContinue reading “Deep Dive: Body Paragraphs.”

Why become proficient at English? (Essay #1)

Here are some examples to help get started: To communicate better with others. To get paid more. To succeed at the PSAT. To get a better jobs. (actors, teachers, lawyers) To sound professional. To be taken seriously. To express yourself better. To have a better understanding.(books, movies, music) With the ideas given above write downContinue reading “Why become proficient at English? (Essay #1)”

Self Introduction Activity

In order to be successful for job interview you have to be able to successfully answer the Self Introduction question “Tell me about yourself?”. The following is an activity you could use for your self introduction if you have no job experience or are only a teenager. Self Introduction Name. Grade/ Name of School. SomethingContinue reading “Self Introduction Activity”

Calculate Taxes and Tips

When you buy food at the grocery store, you will often find that the price is more than what is on the sticker price. That extra money you pay is the sales tax. In the United States, different states and cities charge different amount of sales tax. Take a look at this receipt from aContinue reading “Calculate Taxes and Tips”

Using transitional words effectively

The following are resources for learning transitional words and phrases. Start here for an explanation and short quiz: https://bestgedclasses.org/using-transitional-words-and-phrases/ Take a transitional words quiz: https://www.proprofs.com/quiz-school/story.php?title=transitional-words_3 Exercise: Add missing transition words to the following paragraph: Below is a useful reference of popular transition words:

Top 25 Things You Need to Know to Pass the GED Reading and Language Arts Test

The following is adapted from the book Language Arts Workbook for the GED Test. I highly recommend it for study, as it has plenty of realistic practice question with explanations. Main Idea: Identify the main idea of a paragraph or passage. Structural Relationships: Distinguish between cause-and-effect, compare-and-contrast, and parallel relationships. Follow the sequence of eventsContinue reading “Top 25 Things You Need to Know to Pass the GED Reading and Language Arts Test”