Begin with the End in Mind

Seniors, as we discussed this morning, you need to know where you want to end-up in order to take the steps necessary to get there.

Here are the links I promised to the stories I shared:

Swedish Man reads own Obituary

Scathing Obituary about Mom

Alfred Nobel’s Story


So again to question #10 for today’s assignment: At the end of your life, what do you want people


Budgeting Tools for Seniors

Courtesy Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer, UK (Public Domain)

Hey Finance Class-

Check out the updated money tools list. I have added some simple, useful, and, most important

, FREE tools to control your money. This is just a sample of what is available on the web. If you find others that you like, let me know in the comments section

Catan Tutorial

For those of you who want to get a head start on the simulation next month, here is the link to the Catan Tutorial I mentioned in class:

This will walk you through the basics of the game (gameplay and strategy). If you have an iOS or Android device, you can download the Catan Game Assistant app from the App Store or Google Play.


Happy Settling!

Supreme Court Cases

Here are the recommended websites to use in order to find the information you need for your Supreme Court Case Packets.

Oyez Project– (Can be used for all)

First Amendment School Project– (Recommended for First Amendment Cases)

Legal Information Institute (Cornell University)

Find Law– Full Text of Decisions

Justia Supreme Court Center

*Please use this link for Lee v. Weisman, 505 U.S. 577 (1992)

Wold History: Tudor Videos

If you guys want an encore presentation of the “Horrible Histories” series on the Tudors, I embedded a number of the ones I could find on YouTube.

I also added some “never before seen” bonus Tudor videos that we aren’t watching in class that you may enjoy.

Have fun studying for the Test.

-Mr. G

The Wives of Henry VIII

Phillip & Mary: A Love Story

(Plus Bonuses- TV Show Theme Song and Tudor Toothpaste)

Lady Jane Grey: Queen for 9 Days

Spanish Armada

Mary Queen of Scots Report

Bonus Videos

The Mary Tudor Song

Strange Tudor Laws

Tudor Paramedics

A Tudor Mile

The History Teachers

Here is an extra special bonus: We will be using some videos later this year by this teacher from Hawaii. I’ll also tell you more about her story in class. She creates parodies to teach lessons in her class. Enjoy these two hits.

Mary Queen of Scots (Jenny from the Block)

The Wives of Henry VIII (Money, Money, Money by ABBA)