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“Passage to Freedom”. Vocabulary Ms. Hicks & Mrs. Muir. Do Now…November 25, 2013. Journal Entry: We were introduced to our unit on “Fairness” on Friday. We discussed what is fairness, is being fair always equal, and is fairness always just.

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passage to freedom

“Passage to Freedom”

Vocabulary

Ms. Hicks & Mrs. Muir

do now november 25 2013
Do Now…November 25, 2013
  • Journal Entry: We were introduced to our unit on “Fairness” on Friday. We discussed what is fairness, is being fair always equal, and is fairness always just.
    • In your journal, write about an experience you encountered where you felt the act of fairness was not equal or just.

Homework: Simple Solutions pages , practice book page .

*Book report on “A Kind of Grade,” page 456 – make sure rubric is attached.

*Research on JFK is due on 12/5/2013 – make sure you have rubric attached.

Check Homework Blog for daily classwork, Homework, Reports and Notifications

purpose why
Purpose: Why?
  • Purpose: We will figure out meaning of words using context clues (tricks). We have learned different tricks how to figure out the meanings of unfamiliar words.
  • Why: If you use these skills in your everyday reading, the more your vocabulary will grow (gargantuan, huge).
    • Having a gigantic vocabulary will allow you to…
self assessment in your journal entry
Self Assessment in your journal entry
  • Did I challenge myself?
  • What did you understand?
  • Can I apply the skills I learned in this lesson?
  • Did you do your best? Why? Why not?
  • Reminder: Journals will be collected week of December 2, 2013
visas
visas
  • The families heard from others that visas, are an official written permission to travel through another country.
  • documents that disapprove travel to a specific country
  • documents that give people consent to travel to a specific country
  • documents that give people consent to travel to a specific country
superiors
superiors
  • A person who bullies may behave in this intimidating way in order to get attention or to make them feel superiorto others.
  • those who have a low status; feel inferior to others
  • those who have higher rank and more authority
  • those who have higher rank and more authority
refugees
refugees
  • The refugee, with his family, fled from the war and left his home country behind.
  • people who flee their homes in order to escape harm
  • immigrant seeks citizenship in another country
  • people who flee their homes in order to escape harm
g overnment
government
  • Agovernment is a body that makes and enforces laws The United States has a powerful government.
  • the body or organization that manages a nation
  • an assembly of rebels that create an opposition on a nation
  • the body or organization that manages a nation
diplomat
diplomat
  • Diplomats are selected to deal with challenges across that cross the United State’s boundaries that affect us, such as terrorism and make peace.
  • one who is appointed to represent his or her government in its relations with other governments
  • one who is appointed to represent and antagonize relations with other governments
  • one who is appointed to represent his or her government in its relations with other governments
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