• Week of 4/13: Work is due on Friday, 4/17. I will begin grading on Saturday, 4/18.

    Office Hours: Tuesday, 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. and Thursday, 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

    Monday: Last day of spring break

    The plan this week is to continue listening to Act II of Hamilton. The main adjustment that you will need to make is going to our Teams page for assignments and resources. This week, I will post in both places. Next week, everything will be on Teams.

    Tuesday

    Today is a reassessment and exploration day. Please complete the following tasks. Reassessment is optional for anyone with a passing score on an assessment You can view your scores on these assessments in Progressbook.

    1. Need to reassess the Hamilton biography assignment (2 facts + MLA citation)? The link below contains instructions.

    2. Need to reassess any of the Hamilton questions 1-5? The link below contains instructions.

    3. Find Teams! The first link below is a PDF with instructions for finding Teams from your Office 365 email account. The second link is a video that walks you through finding Teams and joining a meeting. Once you are on Teams, enter our Team, and post a message in the channel (this is what you call a section on Teams) called "Say Hello." Posting here will earn you 5 points.

    Finding Teams instructions (PDF)

    Video guide to finding Teams and joining a meeting

    If you want, you can stop in during Office Hours, too. To do so, select "Calendar" from the menu that runs along the left. Find our Office Hours meeting on the calendar today, Tuesday, 4/14. Today, we have time from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. If you are looking at Teams outside of this time frame, you will not be able to video chat with us. If you are within this time, click "join" on the meeting, and you should connect to our meeting. Please enter the meeting with your video and microphone off. Below is a video created by Mrs. Doty that walks you through these steps with visuals.

     Entering a Teams meeting

    Wednesday

    1. Check your email and read any updates.

    2. Listen to the following songs. You will need to answer questions/guided notes about the songs, so you may want to preview the questions at the link below. The song links will take you to videos; most show the lyrics and characters' names. These songs begin Act II with the return of Thomas Jefferson to the U.S. This section develops the conflict between Jefferson and Hamilton, as well as the effects of the professional pressures on Hamilton's life.

     What'd I Miss?

    Cabinet Battle #1

    Take a Break

    Say No To This

    The Room Where It Happens

    2. Answer the questions about the story the songs tell. You can find the questions at the link below. Completing the questions with accuracy will earn you 7 points.

    Hamilton questions 6

    Thursday

    1. Check your email and read any updates.

    2. Listen to the following songs. You will need to answer questions/guided notes about the songs, so you may want to preview the questions at the link below. The song links will take you to videos; most show the lyrics and characters' names. These songs go through the end of Washington's administrations and the continued conflict between Jefferson and Hamilton.

    Schuyler Defeated

    Cabinet Battle #2

    Washington on Your Side

    Once Last Time

    Know Him

    3. Answer the questions about the story the songs tell. You can find the questions at the link below. Completing the questions with accuracy will earn you 5 points.

    Hamilton questions 7

    Friday

    1. Check your email and read any updates.

    2. Listen to the following songs. You will need to answer questions/guided notes about the songs, so you may want to preview the questions at the link below. The song links will take you to videos; most have the lyrics and characters' names. These songs tell about John Adams's election and administration as well as what happens when the public learns of Hamilton's infidelity.

    The Adams Administration (This version of the song includes a chunk cut from the current stage performance. You'll know the part that is inserted. I chose this because it is a cleaner version. It doesn't have lyrics, but I couldn't win both battles here.)

    We Know

    Hurricane

    The Reynolds Pamphlet

    3. Answer the questions about the story the songs tell. You can find the questions at the link below. Completing the questions with accuracy will earn you 5 points (2 points per short answer question; 1 point for multiple choice).

    Hamilton questions 8