Here’s the link we’ll be using: http://clements.umich.edu/exhibits/online/spies/stories.html
1. What do you infer about Jonathan’s father’s feelings about war? Why?
2. What are Jonathan’s dreams of war? Why are his views so different from his father’s?
3. Pull out of these chapters the one sentence or phrase that you think is the most important. Explain.
4. What is the situation at the tavern? Why have the men been called?
5. Describe the Corporal. How does he act? What can you infer about him?
6. What questions would you like to ask Jonathan?
7. Predict what will happen next.
Check out this link: http://www.oldandinteresting.com/history-butter-churns.aspx
Colonial Candle Making
Mostly women and children in the home did candle making in the late 1700s. Since there was no electricity, they needed candles daily for light.
Most colonial families averaged making 400 candles each year. They would usually… THERE SHOULD BE 3 BODY PARAGRAPHS TALKING ABOUT THE TOPIC.
As you can see, candles were very important to colonial life. They provided light in homes and taverns during the night.
1. Tinsmithing is also known as _________________________________________.
2. Apprenticeships usually lasted about ______________________________ years.
3. Commonly produced items produced by tinsmiths were ____________________.
4. Some tools that the tinsmith used were __________________________________.
5. The men and boys often did the tinsmithing and the women and young girls would _______ the finished products.
6. Because the art of tinsmithing has declined due to factories and industry, sheets of tin have been replaced with ____________________________________.
7. One advantage of using tin over iron is that it does not _____________________.
8. No self-respecting tinsmith would refer to himself as a ______________________ who were repairers of tin, not artisans.
9. Some of the tinsmith’s hammers were made of __________________________ so that they would not dent the delicate tin.
CHECK OUT THIS LINK: http://patterns2.othermyall1.net/pierced-tin-patterns/
NOW CREATE YOUR OWN DESIGN…
Sorry for the delay on these… Here are our class lists for Valentines if you’d like to do them:
Mrs. Gilbert’s Class: Sophie, Kai, Evan, Cate, Luke, Hannah, Ashley, Ashlyn, Andrew, Anthony, Dylan, Talia, Gabe, Meha, Corbin, Jack
Mr. Gilbert’s Class: Bella, Elias, Taylor, Rusty, Devony, Jonathan, Connor, Kyle, Danny, Jacob, Jake, Richard, Ethan, Emily, Olivia, Liam