SS Unit One Reflection

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bartolom%C3%A9_de_las_Casas

Bartolome De Las Casas Badge

“Bartolomé De Las Casas.” Bartolomé De Las Casas. Wikipedia, n.d. Web. 

Bartolome de las casas was a spanish explorer who fought to free Native American slaves.

Bartolomedelascasas

In this unit, unit one of the TCI textbook, we learned about mapping and geography. We learned about basic features in a map, like a compass rose, key, and title. We also learned about types of map projections,

On the survey, it asked what we enjoyed most about the unit, and I answered the current events game becuase it is really fun and competitive. I feel like I learn better in a competitive environment, even though that sound weird  It is aslo really fun and is almost a break from “boring” classwork.

I was awarded the Bartolome De Casas badge in the bronze tear, and I completely agree with his choice. I think I need to work on my work habits and maybe study a tiny bit harder for tests, but overall i think im doing okay. Bartolome was the badge after the first, and I think that the description is exactly what I thought about my work in class.

One learning strategy that didn’t work last unit was sitting with my friends. We were able to choose our own seats at first, and I made poor choices by sitting with people I like to talk with. This significantly lowered my work habits because I was talking and not paying attention. I think I am doing much better because of the new seating arrangement and think I will be able to improve my work habits.

My goal is to not talk to people by sitting far away from my friends and consulting Mr. Pierce if I am placed with someone I can’t work with. Seeing my work habits kind of opened my eyes and made me realize I need to work harder at keeping focused. I

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