Mr. Divis' Classroom

WHAT'S GOING ON IN YOUR CLASS?

-course information, lessons, and assessments can be found by logging in to the course website on VTVLC


Current Unit:  Capital Punishment

What we did today:  

-discussed various methods of capital punishment

Homework: 

-contact elected officials (due Tues.)
-PSA (due Thurs.)
-study for test on Fri.
-persuasive essay (due Mon.)

Long-term assignments:
-Level 4 - 1st Quarter Research Paper
  • Final copy (Oct. 28)
-Level 4 - C-SPAN StudentCam documentary
  • Research complete (Oct. 21)
  • Interviews scheduled (Nov. 7)
  • Script complete (Dec. 9)
  • Filming complete (Dec. 19)
  • Final product (Jan. 3)

Upcoming assignments:
-Capital Punishment PSA
-Capital Punishment persuasive essay
-Capital Punishment test


Current Unit:
  Module 2: Exploration and Conquest (1450-1550)

What we did today:  

-discussed Spanish exploration

Homework: 

-read p. 342-350 in your textbook
-study for the test on Fri.
-DBQ due Mon.

Long-term assignments:
-1st Semester Research Paper and Presentation
  • Annotated Bibliography (Oct. 7)
  • Final copy of your essay (Jan. 3)
  • Presentations begin (Jan. 4)
Upcoming assignments: 
-Age of Exploration DBQ
-Thomas More's Utopia

Mr. Craig M. Divis

~2010 Vermont Teacher of the Year~

 Social Studies Teacher/Department Coordinator             Phone:  802-463-3944 ext. 263
 Bellows Falls Union High School, Vermont                        E-mail:  craig.divis@wnesu.com

*Erin Carlson will be interning with me this school year through Marlboro College Graduate School's Spark Teacher Education Institute.  Please feel free to contact her at erin.carlson@wnesu.com

2016-2017

1st semester schedule

1st Block (8:00-9:27am):           

Planning/Learning Lab

2nd Block (9:53-11:20am):

              VTVLC Global Studies

3rd Block (11:23-12:47pm): 

Senior Seminar

4th Block (1:18-2:45pm): 

A.P. European History


Mr. Divis with President Obama in the White House Oval Office (April 29, 2010)

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