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If something here asks you for a library password, look it up on this Google Spreadsheet! 

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Everyone Reads this eBook

All students must read this eBook as homework throughout the enrichment. The homework schedule is in the box below.

eBook Directions: To access the eBook DAMS AND HYDROPOWER, simply click on the link or book cover, log in to Destiny Discover with your school username and password. The eBook should open up to the cover. To check it out, click on the "Book" menu, and select "Check Out Title." Once you have the book checked out, you can get back to it by clicking on the bookbag icon in Destiny Discover. (Note: the eBook can be read on a mobile device with the "Destiny Discover" app.)

 

Homework Schedule

Homework for the night of:

Wed., 3/8: Two articles given to you by your SS teacher. Use the SUBSEARCH P.S. reading strategy guide to read, annotate, and summarize source numbers 1 & 2 given to you. Record evidence to support the statements on the Evidence Log for each of the articles. Cite sources on evidence log.

Thurs., 3/9: Chapters 1+2, of the eBook DAMS AND HYDROPOWER; read and annotate within the FollettShelf eBook software. Record evidence supporting the statements in the Evidence log for this eBook (Source 3).

Fri., 3/10: Chapters 4+5 [skip chapter 3], read and take notes within the FollettShelf eBook software. Record evidence supporting the statements in the Evidence log for this eBook (Source 3).

Mon., 3/13:  Chapter 7 [skip chapter 6], read and take notes within the FollettShelf eBook software. Record evidence supporting the statements in the Evidence log for this eBook (Source 3). ALSO: Watch "People of the Nile" video in Google Drive...Take notes on video on the Note Taking Sheet for it; (It is source 4); be sure you can answer the questions.

Weds., 3/15: Read the shortened CultureGrams article about the country your group will present on (Egypt-Culturegrams article OR Ethiopia-Culturegrams article). (It is source 5.) Read and record evidence supporting the statements in the Evidence Log for it. If you can't find any relevant sections of the article on how your country's geography, economics, politics, or culture are affected by the water, you can choose to use an alternative source that is more relevant. (Try the articles on the LibGuide!)

Thurs., 3/16: Start/Continue working on your Presentation.  (Instructions/Criteria here.)

Fri., 3/17:  Finish Presentation so it is MOSTLY DONE when you enter the building on Monday.  

Mon., 3/20:  *Presentations begin this week! Practice and be ready!*

Tues., 3/21: Open-note quiz. Print out any note-taking or evidence sheets to have for quiz.

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