About Lisa Garcia-Arrese

I am an eight grade language arts and social studies teacher.

December 6

Congratulations Atlanta United!!  Let’s support our championship team by wearing our Five Stripes attire tomorrow!!

Today’s Agenda:

BLOCKS 3, 6 & 7

  1. Warm-up Week 15 Thurs (Hint- There are 3 parts to this answer)
  2. Read and Discuss Operation Iraqi Freedom
  3. Complete Summary Sentences
  4. Fill in Graphic Organizer
  5. TEST HISTORY OF SW ASIA PART 2 – DECEMBER 12TH (Study Guide History of SW Asia Part 2 Study Guide-205bu9z)
  6. HOMEWORK – Complete summary sentences for Operation Iraqi Freedom and fill in the graphic organizer (Middle East Conflict Chart – WRITE ANSWERS-1jvsiik)

BLOCK 4 & 5

  1. Warm Up Week 15 Thurs (Hint: there are 3 parts to the answer)
  2. Discuss National Security Directive #54
  3. Read and Discuss Operation Iraqi Freedom
  4. TEST HISTORY OF SW ASIA PART 2 – DECEMBER 12TH Study Guide: History of SW Asia Part 2 Study Guide-205bu9z)
  5. HOMEWORK: Complete Summary of Operation Iraqi Freedom

 

 

 

December 5

Parents/Guardians:

Your student received his or her IOWA scores today.  Please check with your student to get this form.

Thank you!

Today’s Agenda-

Blocks 3, 6 & 7

  1. Warm Up
  2.  The Invasion of Afghanistan
  3. HW: Complete the sentence summaries for The Invasion of  Afghanistan

December 4

Parents and Guardians,

It’s time to plan for the DURHAM REINDEER GAMES! (This is our Holiday Party Theme this year.)  I sent out a Sign-Up Genius this morning.  If you did not receive an email, you can follow this link to participate: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080B45A4AE22AA8-holiday

Today’s Agenda:

Blocks 3,6&7:

  1.  Warm-Up Week 15 (Tues)
  2. Vocabulary Quiz
  3. Modern Conflict/US  Involvement in the ME.  Students used Persian Gulf War (1991) (ol persian gulf war_-2o0fvku) to complete the first row of the graphic organizer (Modern Middle East Conflict Chart-2i7bnrj)
  4. Homework – None

Blocks 4 & 5

  1.  Warm-Up Week 15 (Tues)
  2. Vocabulary Quiz
  3. Modern Conflict/US  Involvement in the ME.  Student led discussion of Shifting Sands (Shifting Sands-1v168dl)
  4. Students turned in assignment for a classwork grade
  5.  Analysis – National Security Directive 54 (National Security Directive 54-001-12anr2q)
  6. Analysis worksheet – Document Analysis Worksheet-1ofkx7c
  7. Homework – Complete Analysis Worksheet

 

December 3

Happy Monday!! Don’t forget to bring your donations for the Angel Tree.

Today’s Agenda:

  1.  Warm-Up Week 15 (Mon)
  2. Complete Kurdish Nationalism Notes
  3. Mini Spider Map Organizer Kurdish Nationalism Organizer Key-19jz765
  4. Persian Gulf War – 1991
  5. Blocks 3, 6 & 7 – Read the article.  Underline the sentences that will help you complete the sentences.  Complete 1-8 in complete sentences.  Only do the 1st page of the packet
  6. Block 4 & 5 – Read “Shifting Sands” Article and answer questions 1-10 in complete sentences
  7. Any questions that are not completed must be finished at home tonight.
  8. Don’t forget – Vocabulary Quiz Tomorrow – History of SW Asia Vocabulary Part 2

November 30

Don’t forget that Angel Tree donations are still be accepted.  The DMS goal this giving season is $600.

Today’s Agenda:

Blocks 3, 6 & 7

  1. Warm-Up Quiz Wks 13 – 14
  2. Review “Who Should Replace Muhammed?” and correct answers as needed
  3. Read the Kurdish Nationalism section Page 86-87
  4. Complete Spider Organizer (after class discussion)**
  5. Don’t forget your vocabulary quiz on December 4th!

Blocks 4 & 5

  • Warm-Up Quiz Wks 13 – 14
  • Review “Who Should Replace Muhammed?” and correct answers as needed
  • Read the Kurdish Nationalism section Page 86-87++
  • Complete Spider Organizer (after class discussion)
  • Don’t forget your vocabulary quiz on December 4th!
    ++Block 5 completed the Middle Ground: Can Palestinians and Israeli See Eye to Eye?”

November 29

 

Block 3, 6, & 7

  1. Entrance Ticket – Decades of Distrust
  2. Text Book Page 85 (Read)
  3. Sunni/Shia Division PPT/Notes
  4. Link to PPT: Sunni and Shia Powerpoint Revised-1usjzsw
  5. HOMEWORK – Complete Who Should Replace Muhammad? Read and annotate the article, Answer all 6 questions in complete sentences.

Block 4 & 5

  • Entrance Ticket – Decades of Distrust
  • Text Book Page 85 (Read)
  • Sunni/Shia Division PPT/Notes
  • HOMEWORK – Complete Who Should Replace Muhammad? Read and annotate the article, Answer all 6 questions in complete sentences (If you did not finish in class)

 

November 28

Today’s Agenda:

  1.  Warm-Up  Week 14 – Tuesday/Wednesday (Key – warm up weeks 13 and 14 key_2-1sn7s75) 
  2.   Discuss “Decades of Distrust” Article and Graphic Organizer (2 Column Notes – Blocks 3,6 & 7) (Spider Diagram Blocks 4 & 5)
  3.   Link to Article – Decades of Distrust Reading-1faosad
  4.   Link to  Organizer –  Decades of Distrust Two Column Notes-25pzf9p
  5.    Vocabulary Quiz December 4 (Vocabulary Words and Definitions – History of SW Asia Vocabulary Part Two-2filx97 )

 

November 26

Welcome Back!  I hope everyone had a lovely Thanksgiving Holiday.

Today’s Agenda:

  1. Warm-up Week 14 Monday #1-2
  2. Decades of Distrust – Read & Annotate
  3. Complete Graphic Organizer – Blocks 3, 6, & 7 – Two Column Notes, Block 4 & 5 – Spider Graph
  4. HOMEWORK – Complete the graphic organizer you began in class.
  5. Vocabulary Quiz – December 4th

Tomorrow is the Georgia Health Survey.

November 15, 2018

Blocks 3, 6 & 7

  1.  Warm-Up Week #13 – Thursday
  2.  Review Crossword Puzzle Answer
  3.   Corrected and Discussed Study Guide
  4.   Group Review Activity

HOMEWORK – Study For Test Tomorrow (11/16)

Test Tip – 7 across, Central Powers

Blocks 4 & 5

  1.  Warm-Up Week #13 – Thursday
  2.  Review Crossword Puzzle Answer
  3.   Corrected and Discussed Study Guide
  4.   Group Review Activity

HOMEWORK – Study For Test Tomorrow (11/16)

Test Tip – 7 across, Central Powers