Day 10 of GED in 5 months, more salty evidence, and librarians!

So, if salt is so important, then how would you find evidence that salt is important?   For that matter, how would you find evidence that the Crusades really happened?  Ask your favorite reference librarian, perhaps, at your local public library branch?  One of the key parts of our democracy, and of Phase I of the Four Freedoms movement is libraries, right?

Day 10 Lesson Plan
Grammar activity (fewer vs. less):
Khan Academy activity: Order of Operations
powers of 10
Day 10 ExitSlips

(Day 9Day 11)

Action Items:

1.) Why is salt important, and how do we know this?

2.) Can you find any connection between the salt or spice trades, and the Crusades?

3.) Share your thoughts on whether trade and resources, or the lack thereof, could have influenced wars.

4.) Write a book, story, blog post or tweet that uses those thoughts, and please tell us about it! If you write a book, once it is published please consider donating a copy to your local public library.

Dear Readers, ideas on learning, especially multiple #LanguageLearning, on-going education and empathy-building, to #EndPoverty, #EndHomelessness,  #EndMoneyBail & achieve freedom for All HumanKind

Support our key #PublicDomainInfrastructure  & #StopSmoking for CCOVID-19:
1. #PublicLibraries,
2. #ProBono legal aid and Education,
3. #UniversalHealthCare, and
4. good #publictransport

Read, Write

-we can learn from the past Stayed on Freedom’s Call for free,

     by Teaching and Learning (Lesson Plans offline) in the present, to

           help build a kinder future: Baby Acres: a Vision of a Better World

(Online pdfs of 5 month GED lesson 5 of 67 plans), and

Babylon 5 review posts, how story inspires learning…

Peace     ! שָׁלוֹם

Shira Destinie A. Jones, MPhil, MAT, BSCS

the year, 2021 CE = year 12021 HE

Stayed on Freedom’s Call
(free: https://archive.org/details/StayedOnF…)
includes two ‘imagination-rich’ walking tours, with songs, of Washington, DC. New interviews and research are woven into stories of old struggles shared by both the Jewish and African-American communities in the capital city.

Shared histories are explored from a new perspective of cultural parallels and parallel institution-building which brought the two communities together culturally and historically.

Please leave a review, if you can, on the GoodReads page.

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12 thoughts on “Day 10 of GED in 5 months, more salty evidence, and librarians!

  1. On a trip to England in the 1980s, we saw x marks in an old church, supposedly made by Crusaders before leaving on a Crusade. News from the Middle East reference the Crusader mentality of the US and Western Europe.

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    1. No way!!
      Crusader “Jim was here” graffiti, and in a church, no less?! No wonder they knocked over Constantinople on the 4th: we come from a bunch of Vandals! (When did they knock over Rome, before or after the Goths, Visigoths, Huns…?)

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