Welcome John Adams Middle School

Nov. 18, 2011

Friday Nov. 18, 2011 NOTE

to:All Students

Dear Students/Parents:

I am not able to attend Friday. I will be at a Professional Development meeting for Holt Social Studies: World History. When the sub is here, remember our classroom expectations.

Schedule for Class 11/18/11:

  • CNN Student NEWS
  • SS Strategy page (Student Edition)
  • Reading Like a Historian
  • Preview Chp. 6, Section 1 (Student/Teacher's Edition)
  • Planners
  • CLOSING (end of period)

Thank you students! Have a fun day tomorrow and be on your best behaviors!!

Mr. Rogers


Nov. 17, 2011



Remember that your Holt Social Studies: World History Chapter 6 Project is due Nov. 29. Needs to be turned in and completed.


25: Neat, Completed, and effort put into the project

20: Mostly Completed, Mostly Neat, and Some effort put into the project

15: 1/2 complete, 1/2 neat, little effort put into the project

10: 1/4 complete, 1/4 neat, no effort (sloppy) put into the work

5: not complete, not neat, no effort what so ever put into the project

0: nothing at all: not turned in


NOTE: Please print off the attached file and also please remember to be on time to the Class Connect Session on Nov. 28th. We will be starting Chp. 6 and will complete the chapter opener. On the 29th, we will start chp. 6, section 1 and finish up in a couple of days after.


Mr. Rogers                        Holt Social Studies: World History

Nov. 17, 2011


Welcome to Holt Social Studies: World History class. This year, we will be studying Ancient Civilizations, E 1arly Years, Mesopotamia, and many more. Please print out the sylabus on the units of study (the attached document).

Information about Mr. Rogers:

I have been teaching World History for 4 years now. Before that, I was a GIP student and I worked at George Gibbs Elementary School. In the past, I have taugh 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 7 grades.

I graduated from Winona Stae University.


Thank you for your time!

Mr. Rogers, J.              (jorogers@rochester.k12.mn.us) (507)696-8420