Queens History Lesson


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Queens History Lesson

  1. 2. Classroom Rules 9/06/07 Aim: What are the classroom rules?
  2. 3. Rules <ul><li>1.I will bring my student ID and program card to school every day and submit it upon request from the school official. </li></ul><ul><li>2.I will arrive for class on time every day and take an assigned seat immediately. </li></ul><ul><li>3.I will never “cut” the class. </li></ul><ul><li>4.I will never wear a hat, radio, earphones or a cell phone in the school building and in the classroom. </li></ul>
  3. 4. Rules <ul><li>5. I will never call out in the classroom. </li></ul><ul><li>6. I will raise my hand and WAIT to be recognized by the teacher when I wish to speak to the teacher or answer a question. </li></ul><ul><li>7. I will never leave my assigned seat without the teacher’s permission. </li></ul><ul><li>8. I will not ask for a bathroom pass during the first ten minutes and during the last ten minutes of the period. </li></ul>
  4. 5. Rules <ul><li>9. I will never ask to leave the room to see a guidance counselor or any other member of the staff unless I have a pass from that person. If I do have a pass, I will show the pass to my teacher who will decide whether or not I may leave the room. </li></ul><ul><li>10. I will never bring any food or soda to the classroom. </li></ul><ul><li>11. I will never litter the classroom or any part of the school building. </li></ul><ul><li>12. I will never make noise in the classroom or engage in any unauthorized conversations with my classmates. </li></ul>
  5. 6. Rules <ul><li>13. I will bring all of my supplies everyday.* </li></ul><ul><li>14. I will use the following heading on all my classwork and homework assignments: </li></ul><ul><li>First Name, Last Name </li></ul><ul><li>Date </li></ul><ul><li>Aim </li></ul>
  6. 7. Supplies <ul><li>Everyday, you must have with you, </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A binder with two sections </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A folder </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A pen </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Loose leaf paper </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Your Homework </li></ul></ul>
  7. 8. History of Queens <ul><li>9/06/07 </li></ul><ul><li>Aim: What are some important historical facts about Queens? </li></ul>
  8. 9. Queens Today <ul><li>What is Queens like today? </li></ul><ul><li>Who lives here? </li></ul><ul><li>What kind of jobs do people do? </li></ul><ul><li>How do people get around? </li></ul><ul><li>What kind of food do people eat? </li></ul><ul><li>What do people do for fun or to relax? </li></ul>
  9. 10. Facts about Queens Today <ul><li>Queens is the biggest borough in New York. </li></ul><ul><li>Queens is the most ethnically diverse county in the United States. </li></ul><ul><li>First generation immigrants make up 47% of the population. </li></ul><ul><li>Queens has 2.2 million people. </li></ul><ul><li>Queens would be the tenth largest city in America if it were it’s own city. </li></ul>
  10. 11. Queens History <ul><li>Where did Queens get the name Queens? </li></ul><ul><li>Queens is named after the Queen Catherine of England. </li></ul><ul><li>Brooklyn used to be called Kings County. </li></ul><ul><li>Why would Queens be named after the Queen of England? </li></ul><ul><li>Queens was home to Native Americans for nearly 2000 years. </li></ul><ul><li>Dutch and English settlers began to live in Queens in 1635. (Flushing was settled in 1642.) </li></ul>
  11. 12. <ul><li>Queens was established as a British Colony in 1683 before New York was a state. </li></ul><ul><li>Colony? </li></ul><ul><li>Queens became a home to Quakers and other people seeking religious freedom. </li></ul><ul><li>Queens is called the birthplace of religious freedom. </li></ul>
  12. 16. <ul><li>During the American Revolutionary war British soldiers took over the homes of Queens residents. </li></ul><ul><li>Queens became part of the city of New York in 1898. </li></ul><ul><li>It rapidly expanded in population after 1900. </li></ul><ul><li>Why? </li></ul>
  13. 17. <ul><li>When the movie industry began Queens was the Hollywood of today. </li></ul><ul><li>Major stars lived and worked here and the RKO theatre was host to the most popular acts in entertainment. </li></ul><ul><li>The movie industry is coming back to Queens. There are now two major film studios in Queens. </li></ul>
  14. 20. Future of Queens <ul><li>The future of Queens will be determined by you and your families. </li></ul>