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Subjects: History - Divine and World
                 Social Studies

A class web site can be a creative way of getting students excited about a subject, keeping them up to date on assignments, and providing them with valuable online resources. Because a class site should be engaging, I'll present information that makes the subject interesting and fun, such as brain teasers or polls about current events. Of course, I'll want to include plenty of links so students can explore a wealth of ideas on the web.

Here are examples of the content I might include.


Events and Announcements
Updated 7/07/2008

Don't forget, we're taking a trip to the _____________ on _____________. You won't need to bring a lunch, but you must have your permission slip signed and with you when you get on the bus.

Assignment ______________ is not due until ______________.

In the News

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Here I might mention a story in the news that pertains to my subject and solicit opinions from the class. Or I might ask a question about material we covered in class, for example:

This week we read a great short story. If you could be any of the characters in this story, which would you be and why?

I'll post the answers on the "Class Bulletin Board" page.

Meet the Challenge!

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Here, I might put a weekly brain teaser. For example, where did Jesus pray before he was betrayed and arrested?

Last week's answer: Garden of Gethsemane
Last week's winner: Student John

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