Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Papers Due

We completed the American Culture presentations!  While most were done well there is always room for improvement and I look forward to your Country Cultural Commonalities project coming up next.

Your reflection paper is due MONDAY, FEB. 4th on google docs at at the beginning of class.  If it is not in google docs by the beginning of class it is late.

 Please follow instructions for your paper
  • Personal Reflection Paper:
  •   You will TYPE at least a ONE PAGE paper (delivered via GOOGLE DOCS and shared with me covering the following info:
    • What did you learn about the American culture from your own project?
      • Be specific- three examples
    • What did you learn from the other groups?
      • Be specific- three examples
    • How will this knowledge help you as you try to understand other cultures?
    • Why do leaders need to understand the “background story?”  

PERMISSION SLIPS FOR FIELD TRIP- Some of you do not have them in, If they are not in with your payment on MONDAY FEB 4 you will not be able to attend the field trip on FRIDAY.  

Field Trip- Friday Feb 8 
Ras Kassas Ethiopian Restaurant in Boulder  

Thursday, January 17, 2013

Class update


MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY event to be held at SCHS on Monday, Jan 21 from 1-4pm.  Join us in this celebration of unity. 
Volunteers needed to help with this event!  Great opportunity to volunteer and help the community! 

AMERICAN CULTURE projects- due soon! Are you ready?  Help your team be successful and carry your load.  If you need any items from Ms. Adams let me know on Friday. 

Jan 23- Sports and Folklore
Jan 25- Manners, Food
Jan 29- Inventions and Music 

FIELD TRIP PERMISSION SLIPS- to our trip to Ras Kassas in Boulder need to be in on
TUESDAY JAN 29.  The field trip will be on FRIDAY FEB 8th and we need parent drivers!

Contracts need to be signed an in.

If you need a book- please bring $10 made out to SCHS.  I will order new books this week. 

Sunday, January 13, 2013

Homework 1/14/13

SCLA 10- 

Homework assignment due Monday, Jan. 14 

  • Contracts- signed 
  • Read the article you got on Friday on your cultural lenses.  Be prepared to discuss and share your thoughts.  
  • American culture project- What are you working on?  

As always, if you have any questions, contact Ms. Adams at 

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Turn your stuff in!

Hi SCLA 10ers!

Brand new into the semester and missing one or two little things bites you hard in the gradebook!!! 
You have three assignments due-
Contact Ms. Adams if you have any concerns. 

Here are the two videos we watched today: 

For class on THURSDAY 1/10 
  • Bring your three ring binder!

Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Welcome to SCLA 10!!

Welcome to the SCLA 10 Blog!

This is a great place for you to make sure you are up to date on what is happening in SCLA 10.  Save this and check it often.  You can share this blog with your parents, so they can see what we are up to  as well.   

I look forward to a great year!!!

This year's syllabus is below.  Please read and share with your parents.  

SCLA 10 Syllabus

When you and your parents have read the syllabus, please complete the following form: 

Syllabus student/parent signature form 

SCLA 10 Homework DUE Tuesday 1/8
  • Syllabus read and electronically signed by you and your parents.  Print if you would like to keep for you records.  
  • Find your SCLA text book from last year.  If you can't find it you can purchase another one for $10.  Check to SCHS. 
  • Write Ms. Adams an introductory business style email at  You may want to include the following:  How long you have been in SCLA, what your favorite part of last year was, what your least favorite part of last year was, what you are involved in when you are not in class, what your hopes, dreams and goals are for the future, or anything that you think might help me get to know you better.  Remember, we are practicing to write professional emails! 
  • Supply list- You will need a thee ring notebook for this class with several page protectors.  Check the syllabus for specifics.