I don't have a lot of time to write today, since I am going to help with tutoring after school. Our school really does offer a lot of opportunities to help our students succeed.
We worked on our Five Pillars of Faith drawings today. We also watched a little video of the Kaaba, Islam's holiest site. Here's the video:
We compared it to the Ark of the Covenant for Judaism.
THE PICTURES ARE HOMEWORK. IF THEY'RE NOT FINISHED, FINISH THEM NOW!
After that we worked on the webquest. I think it went pretty well. We'll see how they turn out.
To get the extra credit for reading the blog, discuss the following questions:
Are your pictures finished? (Ask to take a look at them, ask what they each mean...)
How did the webquest about Hammurabi go? How far did you get?
In order to get the extra credit for reading today's blog, write the following phrase on a scrap of paper: "If I go to China, I'm not going to go to the Nike store." Have the adult that you read the blog with sign the paper. Adult, by signing the paper you are signifying that you really did read the blog and discuss the questions with the kid from my class...