Volume 1, Number 1 January 2011 That’s History! This Month in Mr. Granito’s Class… Units Covered This Month: Unit 4 - Mesopotamia Unit 5 - Ancient Egypt Warm Welcome ContactStarting in a new school is not easy. Making new friendsand meeting new people is always exciting. Over my first Please feel free to contact Mr.month at Hammarskjold Middle School, I have met new Granito at email@example.com orpeople and made new friends. I can honestly say that my through the classroom Moodle atcolleagues have made the transition smooth, easy and http://moodle.ebnet.orgcomforting. Not only is the faculty great, but also so is theentire school atmosphere. From the Principal Gaskell downto the kids, HMS has turned out to be a great place to land. UpcomingIt is great being here and I look forward to the remainder of Eventsthe school year. Feb. 4 M.P. 2 Ends Classroom Highlights Feb. 16 Report CardsDuring our study of ancient Egypt, we’ve discussed the Feb. 21 No Schoolthree major kingdoms of ancient Egypt, some importantpharaohs, such as Khufu and Hatshepsut, and even took avirtual field trip down the Nile to visit some greatmonuments along the way. Looking Ahead… Although February is a short month, Mr. G has a lot planned. We will continue our studies of Ancient Egypt, as well as learn about some great African American leaders.