Classwork and Homework

 
Please check your Google Classroom for all assignments and check your email daily!
 
Please check your Google Classroom for all assignments and check your email daily!
 
Please check your Google Classroom for all assignments and check your email daily!
 
Please check your Google Classroom for all assignments and check your email daily!
 
March 9 - 13
Monday 3/9
Use notes on Imperialism in China to complete the Socrative - minor grade. (hard copy of the Socrative will be a page in your notebook (page 60) Start Centers of Info on China (China: Things You Should Know- page 61 in notebook)
New Flashback was posted on Friday - Flashback #2 - Government - Den time will be used to help complete these this week. It will be due Friday 3/13
Tuesday 3/10
Finish Centers of Info on China - China: Things You Should Know- page 61 in notebook - if you were absent or something did not get finished in class, it is for homework - hard copies of the info is offered as well as posted in the Google Classroom. "Talk Tuesday" - Discussion of "China's Missing Women" article - effects of the one child policy. HW: Flashback #2 - Government - Due 3/13
 
Wednesday 3/11
Start World War I information - Create a foldable/lapbook - items will be given in class to glue and prepare for the unit on WWI. First item to complete on the foldable will be Map of Europe before the War - need to know the countries involved and those that remained "neutral' - Allied Powers vs. Central Powers
HW: Flashback #2 - Government - Due 3/13
 
Thursday 3/12
Alliances of WWI - notes in foldable, Quick Write - Ticket out the Door (CW grade), Simulation with Alliances  - class participated in an activity to understand the complexity of alliances in Europe before WWI started in 1914. HW: Flashback #2 - Government - Due 3/13
 
Friday 3/13
"Powder Keg" - understanding the M.A.I.N. causes of WWI - fill in the notes on this portion of their WWI foldable; complete the questions using the information text on the "Powder Keg"; watch video explaining the Assassination of Franz Ferdinand - fill in the notes on this portion of your WWI foldable. (Slides posted in Google Classroom - Events and Causes of WWI) Flashback due today!
 
March 2 - 6
Monday 3/2
Finish Imperialism in South Asia - Google Slides - Students are to type in the needed information/notes on the topics and questions in the slides.
Explain and introduce the expectations of Flashback posted in classroom - hard copy if needed but need to submit answers on the Google form - Due Monday 3/9, all other times it will be due on a Friday. 
 
Tuesday 3/3
Gandhi and the Partition of India - teacher led video clips with notes
Brainpop - Gandhi (all on the same page - page 57 in notebook)
HW: Work on Flashback #1
 
Wednesday 3/4
Kahoot to Review information
Flocabulary to strengthen knowledge of Imperialism and to prepare for minor assessment tomorrow. 
HW: Work on Flashback #1
 
Thursday 3/5
Review information to prepare for the quizizz
Quizizz on South Asia - minor grade - please use your notes!
Work on Flashback!!
Start on Imperialism Notes in China
 
Friday 3/6
Finish Imperialism in China Notes (page 59 - two pages) 
HW: Work on Flashback #1 due by the end of the day Monday
 
February 24 - 28
Monday 2/24
Review for test tomorrow on Imperialism in Africa - Study Guide (page 53 in notebook)
Hand back Decolonization in Africa CW/HW grade (page 54 in notebook)
 
Tuesday 2/25
Imperialism in Africa Test - Google Form - Google Classroom 
After test, work on  "Genocide in Myanmar - Current Event/Connection to Content Assignment"
 
Wednesday 2/26
Introduce South Asia - Geography and its influence
Start Religions in South Asia (page 56)
HW: Current Event due - Posted in classroom
 
Thursday 2/27
Religions of South Asia - finish notes and use video clips to supplement 
HW: Current Event due - Posted in classroom
 
 
Friday 2/28
Imperialism in South Asia - Google Slides - Students are to type in the needed information/notes on the topics and questions in the slides. Current Event Due!
 
February 17 - 21
Monday 2/17
Decolonization of Africa - use the two resources posted in classroom to complete the handout; Start notes on "Effects of Imperialism in Africa" - slides posted to complete the notes.
 
Tuesday 2/18
Mrs. Skeen used majority of the class to catch each class up on the importance of the items completing in class on Friday and Monday (review, discuss, and make connections - page 49, 50, 51); Use Kahoot to help reiterate the Causes/Impact of Imperialism; Make changes to any item that is needed for the CW "Imperialism: Causes, Motives, Impact" - 10 questions submit into Socrative. (page 50)
 
Wednesday 2/19
Effects of Imperialism in Africa (page 51)
Continued to add to knowledge of specific examples of how imperialism has had long lasting effects on some countries in Africa: Rwanda, Sudan, Nigeria, South Africa - visuals/video to help summarize the impacts; Complete notes /analysis of South Africa (page 52) HW: Continue to study notes for test Friday; quizlet posted in classroom and link is here. 
 
Thursday 2/20
Finish all items on South Africa's history: Nelson Mandela and anti-apartheid movement (page 52); Study Guide for test HW: Continue to study notes for test Monday; quizlet posted in classroom and link is here. 
 
Friday 2/21
Finish Study Guide for Imperialism in Africa (page 53) Test moved to Monday due to weather and time in class on Thursday. HW: Continue to study notes for test Monday; quizlet posted in classroom and link is here. 
 
February 10 - 14
Monday 2/10
Africa: Insight to its Geography; go over the information/answers and use videos to show more insight to the key items of the assignment (Suez Canal, Cobalt mining, South Sudan) Turn in for CW grade
Tuesday 2/11
Imperialism Intro - Students need to finish the Google Doc in Classroom (used pages 907 and 908 in textbook - the pdf of these pages are posted with the assignment), Kahoot it - used to assess understanding of Imperialism map. 
Wednesday
(Classes shortened due to Hero Buck Auction and Pep Rally)
Notes on Imperialism (page 48)
 
Thursday
Finish notes on Imperialism (page 48 in notebook)
 
Friday
Highlighting activity with the article "What is the Driving Force of Imperialism in Africa" (page 49); Complete Imperialism: Causes, Motives, Impact - 10 questions. (students need to use their notes to help them complete)
 
February 3 - 7
Monday 2/3
Review for Benchmark - recap the topics, terms, and concepts studied in 2nd quarter - Google Classroom - Google Docs - use your notebook pages to assist with your answers. 
 
Tuesday 2/4
Finish Review for Benchmark/ Discuss/ Clarify Information; Begin "Africa: Insight to its Geography"
 
Wednesday 2/5
Benchmark Test (during class time) - after test Finish "Africa: Insight to its Geography"
 
Thursday 2/6
Extension of"Africa: Insight to its Geography" with connection to Africa today and current events. Students will then use pages 906-908 in their textbook to complete a Google Docs item in Google Classroom to understand the term "imperialism", the motives behind European Imperialism, and the reasons for taking over areas like Africa.
 
Friday 2/7
Finish all items using pages 906-908 in their textbook to complete a Google Docs item in Google Classroom to understand the term "imperialism", the motives behind European Imperialism, and the reasons for taking over areas like Africa.
 
January 27 - 31
Monday 1/27
Finish Digital Breakout and go over answers (page 44); Start/Introduce Centers of Learning - Effects of the Industrial Revolution
HW: Study for test Thursday on the Industrial Revolution - use notes and quizlet to help
 
Tuesday 1/28
Centers of Learning - Effects of the Industrial Revolution - students will use information about 6 specific effects to answer questions and formulate a summary about each. Watch Flocabulary on the Industrial Revolution to assist in understanding. 
HW: Study for test Thursday on the Industrial Revolution - use notes and quizlet to help
 
Wednesday 1/29
Go over the Centers of Learning - Effects of the Industrial Revolution - slides posted in Google Classroom to assist in the process; Watch Brainpop on Industrial Revolution to help summarize the main aspects of the historical time period; Quizizz for a CW grade - student may attempt it twice. 
HW: Study for test Thursday on the Industrial Revolution - use notes and quizlet to help
 
Thursday 1/30
2 hour delay schedule due to Math Check-In Exam;
Industrial Revolution Test
 
Friday 1/31
2 hour delay schedule due to Math Check-In Exam;
Mystery of the Nile - watch expedition of the Nile River and complete the needed items for your notebook page (#46). 2nd half will be completed during DEN time next week. 
 
January 20 - 24
Monday 1/20 -  Martin Luther King Jr. Day - please recognize the tremendous accomplishments of this individual and think of ways you can make a change for the better in our community
 
Tuesday 1/21 - Optional Teacher Work Day 
 
Wednesday 1/22 - Required Teacher Work Day
 
Thursday 1/23
Review Intro to Industrial Revolution; Notes page - Age of Revolution - page 43 - Discussion of items and how they connect with today.
Friday 1/24
Finish any notes on "Age of Revolution" - page 43; Digital Breakout on Industrial Revolution
 
January 13 - 17
Monday 1/13
Finish highlighting activity on Simon Bolivar; Quizizz: Latin American Revolution-use notes and knowledge of slide presentation from Friday (slides posted in Google Classroom if needed)   
Tuesday 1/14
Complete Quizizz on Latin American Revolution
Revolution Recap - "Change" in Government (Ticket-out-the-door)
Chunk informational text on Russian Revolution, students will be highlighting specific items that go along with the  topics on the Graphic Organizer (page 41); teacher guided for front side.
Wednesday 1/15
Continue with Graphic Organizer (page 41) with Informational text in Google Classroom; add video overview for additional support to understand the topic.
Thursday 1/16 
Finish any Russian Revolution notes with Graphic Organizer. Use notes to complete the Minor assessment on Russian Revolution (page 42) and use map in Google Classroom to finish the last 5 questions. 
Friday 1/17
Industrial Revolution post-it note activity - Intro to the topic 
 
January 6 - 10
Monday 1/6
First 15 minutes of class was used to refresh students on what we completed during 12/16-12/20 due to so many absent students that week as well as taking time to look at the study set in Quizlet on the French Revolution. (test Wednesday) Any make up work (i.e. notes, classwork) has to be completed by Friday 1/10! A quizizz was taken as a grade on Wed/Thurs. This will need to be made up sooner - by Wednesday.  This means that students will need to complete things at home. Watch Brainpop on French Revolution to help refresh students memory about the major events and people involved in this historical event; Use the textbook to recap as well; pages 874-879 to complete the "French Revolution Guided Reading" (page 39 in NTBK). Pages posted in Google Classroom as well. HW:Study for Test on French Revolution (need foldable to take home!)
 
Tuesday 1/7
First 10 minutes finish Guided Reading (page 39 in NTBK); Watch Flocabulary - French Revolution; Gimkit to review terms and needed information (6 minutes). Socrative on French Revolution for a minor grade - students can use any of their notes and/or textbook if needed to complete. HW:Study for Test on French Revolution (need foldable to take home!)
 
Wednesday 1/8
Test on French Revolution; Geography Bee
 
Thursday 1/9
Latin American Revolution- pear deck activity 
Causes of the Revolution, Compare/Contrast to American and French Revolution 
 
Friday 1/10
Historical Article on Simon Bolivar and his help with independence in Latin America 
 
Notebooks due Monday 1/13 - Make sure table of contents are up-to-date and pages are in order and complete!
 
December 16 - 20
Monday 12/16
Start of class use notes and quizlet to study, American Revolution Quiz, Finish textual evidence/know your news handout using a Junior Scholastic article posted in Google Classroom. The Breadwinner questions for the last 5 chapters are posted in Classroom. These will be due Friday during class.
Tuesday 12/17
French Revolution Foldable items - vocabulary and viewing guide information, watch Discovery Streaming video as an overview to help with understanding the vocab and key points we will be studying.  HW: Textual evidence handout "Revolutionary Revelations/Know Your News (page 37 in notebook)
 
Wednesday 12/18
Turn in textual evidence (American Revolution) page 37 in notebook, French Revolution Foldable (notes): 3 Estates, Causes of the French Revolution, video on the causes, Quizizz , slides are posted in Google classroom to assist with notes and video as well as the Quizizz web link (CW) 
 
Thursday 12/19 
Video to connect with current content; Anyone that wanted to do a second attempt on the Quizizz can; Effects of the French Revolution - notes in foldable and video clips to assist in understanding.
 
Friday 12/20
Alternate schedule due to afternoon "The Breadwinner" movie and snacks
Finish Reading The Breadwinner book - Chapters 14 and/or 15 and complete the questions posted in Google Classroom
 
December 9 - 13
Monday 12/9
Review the and complete "Influence of the Enlightenment" notes page. (page 35 in NTBK) Key will be posted in Classroom if needed. Make sure foldable is created and needed items are glued into it (page 36 in NTBK); Watch video and complete viewing guide on the Influence of the Enlightenment to the American Revolution and items that played and important role in this historical time period.
Tuesday 12/10
Take notes on vocabulary of the American Revolution, Causes of the American Revolution and events that shaped the Revolutionary war (flow chart). All these items will be in written into your foldable.
Wednesday 12/11
Review all items from the day before; provide the slides, key, and additional resource to students to assist in completing any missing items and to understand the meaning of the words, concepts, and events. Start American Revolution worksheet using notes, if not finished in class it is for homework and take foldable home to study 
Thursday 12/12
Use the beginning of class to study using Quizlet; grade and have students share answers on the American Revolution worksheet, it will be collected for a CW/HW grade. Start textual evidence/know your news handout using a Junior Scholastic article posted in Google Classroom. HW: Study foldable
Friday 12/13
2 - hr delay, Field Trip to "A Christmas Carol" the musical
HW: Study for quiz, American Revolution: use foldable of notes and quizlet posted in Google Classroom
 
December 2 - 6
Monday 12/2
Students use the first 10 minutes of class using Quizlet to refresh their memory about Enlightenment vocabulary terms. Use two different sources for page 32 - Adam Smith  - textbook page 867 and Brainpop video to complete the notes. 
Tuesday 12/3
Complete Enlightenment Review/Study Guide; Use Quizizz to assess and prepare for test tomorrow (20 questions - Classwork Grade)
HW: Study for Enlightenment Test!! (page 29 - 33 in notebook and quizlet)
Wednesday 12/4
Test on Enlightenment ; start Absolute Monarch notes - Google Classroom slide presentation and notes page (#34)
Thursday 12/5
Finish "Absolute Monarchy" notes - weebly ?'s; use video in SAS curriculum pathways (teacher-led) HW: Study notes!!
Friday 12/6
Socrative on Absolute Monarch (minor grade); Complete page 35 in notebook - Influence of the Enlightenment - use informational text in Google Classroom to complete; create foldable for American Revolution and French Revolution. (#36 in NTBK)
 
November 25 - 29
Monday 11/25
Enlightenment Philosophers Chart and review
Gimkit- review of the Enlightenment 
Enlightenment worksheet (classwork grade)
Tuesday 11/26
Enlightenment Socrative Questions (minor grade) 
Finish Breadwinner Questions for chapters 6-10

Wednesday 11/27

Thanksgiving Break

Thursday 11/28

Thanksgiving Break

Friday 11/29

Thanksgiving Break

 

November 18 - 22

Monday 11/18

Finish any of the items for page 28 in notebook - Picture Cards and Scientific Revolution application/connection/scientist identification questions. Review using quizlet and kahoot. 

Tuesday 11/19

Redo of Kahoot on the Scientific Revolution
Scientific Revolution questions in google form (CW grade)

Wednesday 11/20

Pear Deck with Google Slides on Intro to the Enlightenment: Use pictures and quotes to predict what the Enlightenment was

Thursday 11/21

Evans and McKinney - work on Flow map; Skeen and Griffin complete Ticket out the Door Review; Start Enlightenment Vocab (page 29)

Friday 11/22

Finish Enlightenment Vocab (page 29 in NTBK) using the textbook pages 864-867; discuss the significance of each - HW if not finished with any of the vocab - textbook pages posted in google classroom if needed - will check for completion on Monday; start Enlightenment Philosophers Chart using slides posted in Google Classroom. Go over the column "Ideas found in the United States" (page 30 in NTBK)

 

November 11 - 15

Monday 11/11

Veteran's Day - Holiday

 

Tuesday 11/12

Gimkit - Review for Reformation Test; Work on Historical Figure: Martin Luther Assignment in Google Classroom 

HW: Study for Test on the Reformation - use notes on pages 24,25,26 in notebook and quizlet.

 

Wednesday 11/13

Reformation Test; Finish on Historical Figure: Martin Luther Assignment in Google Classroom - if you do not finish in class you will need to finish for HW; work on "The Breadwinner" questions for Chapters 6,7,8

 

Thursday 11/14

Anyone that has not turned in their work for the Historical Figure: Martin Luther Assignment in Google Classroom will have to at the beginning of class. Scientific Revolution video - overview of information, picture cards, and notes from the textbook (page 28)

 

Friday 11/15

TAME - Domestic Violence program

 

November 4 - 8

Spirit Week!!

Monday 11/4

Finish any items from pages 24 and 25 from Friday. Use class time to discuss and review the information to prepare for a "Causes of the Reformation" 10 question assessment tomorrow. Textbook pages needed for the back of page 25 are linked here.

 

Tuesday 11/5

Use Kahoot to review for assessment, 10 question assessment using google forms. (altered schedule due to Math Benchmark)

 

Wednesday 11/6

Students will complete the notes for page 26, Protestant Reformation using the slides posted in Google Classroom. 

 

Thursday 11/7

Effects of the Reformation - CW grade - students will use reading and text in their textbook to help with the answers to the handout. pages740-745    pages 750 - 754 Here are the links to these pages if needed. - This handout will also be a page in their notebook (page 27). 

 

Friday 11/8

Check "Effects of the Reformation, Martin Luther - Historical Figure 

HW: Study for test on Wednesday 11/13 on the Reformation - use pages 24-27 to study and quizlet if needed. 

 

October 28 - November 1

Monday 10/28

Teacher Work Day

 

Tuesday 10/29

Start new section of SS notebook for 2nd nine weeks - paper protector provided with new table of contents, Finish all of your "Renaissance Artists" items - page 23, Digital Breakout Box - Renaissance (for review and hero bucks)

HW: Study for test tomorrow on the Renaissance - make sure pages 21, 22, 23 are complete for you to use tomorrow. 

 

Wednesday 10/30

Renaissance Unit Test, "The Breadwinner" - read Chapter 6

 

Thursday 10/31

Use extension "Pear Deck" to introduce information about the Protestant Reformation. This extension is an interactive way for students to type in feedback and comments using an existing google slide presentation as it is teacher led on their screens. 

 

Friday 11/1

Build your knowledge about the Reformation - The Catholic Church during the 1500s Bubble Map (page 24) and Martin Luther: What is his role? (page 25)

 

October 21 - October 25

Monday 10/21

Finish notes on page 22 in the first 10 minutes of class, Review information in the notes, Complete the Socrative on the Renaissance, use notes and pages 712-727.

Tuesday 10/22

Finish and Enter your answers into the Socrative session that you worked on yesterday, Gimkit on the Renaissance to review and keep information fresh for upcoming test. Also, quizlet is posted in Google Classroom to help prepare. 

Wednesday 10/23

Use the resources in Google Classroom to complete the "Renaissance Artists" page (#23 in NTBK)

Thursday 10/24

Review for 1st Quarter Benchmark - Google Classroom

Friday 10/25

Alternative Schedule due to PBIS Reward time from 2-3

1st Quarter Social Studies Benchmark Test

**** End of the 1st Quarter ****

 

October 14 - October 18

Monday 10/14

Finish and Review answers for page 18 (Europeans Explore and Settle in the Americas), Complete Study Guide (page 19);

HW: STUDY -  Prepare for TEST tomorrow - use pages 11-19 in notebook to study and use quizlet to supplement your pages in notebook. (Exploration Quizlet)

Tuesday 10/15

Exploration Unit Test - 25 questions, administered in Google Classroom/Google form

(Classes will be 45 minutes due to Solar Oven Lab)

 

Wednesday 10/16

Introduction to the Renaissance: Use of Flocabulary lyrics and audio to help identify at least 6 items that define this time in history (page 20 bubble map); Use the textbook to make connections with prior knowledge on Feudalism. Questions and terms need to be completed by using the specific pages in the textbook (page 21)

Thursday 10/17

Finish page 21 "Origins of the Renaissance" (if you were absent the presentation of the information is posted in Google Classroom); Classwork assessment on "Birthplace of the Renaissance" - students use a 10 minute video and History atlas map to answer the questions. Resources posted in Google Classroom. 

Friday 10/18

Finish Classwork assessment "Birthplace of the Renaissance" if needed. Fill in page 20 for notebook. The Renaissance and it's importance. Students will be provided the presentation and the students will need to fill in the appropriate notes for their notebook (page 22 - two pages)

 

October 7 - October 11

Den Time this week - Reading of "The Breadwinner" and understanding of the story - Google Classroom Assignment posted to start completing for Chapters 1-5

Monday 10/7

Recap "Exploration Rotation" (page 12) - back page will be collected tomorrow for a CW/HW grade, Vocabulary review (page 13); Submit your answers on your Socrative Minor Assessment you completed in class Friday electronically - when finished turn in hard copy and use quizlet to review terms and concepts; Columbian Exchange notes (page 14). 

HW: Complete back page of #12 - Map of Europe if not completed; Study for test that will be Tuesday, October 15.

 

Tuesday 10/8

Turn in page #12: Map of Europe for CW grade. Teacher collected. Review Columbian Exchange; Brainpop video to assist with chart and questions; (page 15 in notebook) Brainpop questions will be a CW grade. Kahoot to keep Exploration information fresh. 

HW: Study for test that will be Tuesday, October 15.

 

Wednesday 10/9

Turn in BrainPop Columbian Exchange page 15 for CW grade. Use the resource SAS Curriculum Pathways for exploring the details of the Age of Exploration: Spain in the New World and complete guided notes paper as we use it (page 16)

HW: Study for test that will be Tuesday, October 15.

 

Thursday 10/10

Economic Connection of Age of Exploration: Growth of Trade - Global Trade - using our textbook at the main resource today to complete a handout that corresponds with the reading material. (page 17)

HW: Study for test that will be Tuesday, October 15.

 

Friday 10/11

Use History Atlas pages to complete map related questions on Exploration.(page 18) Innovations in Exploration article and complete graphic organizer (back of page 18) to explain the innovations that had an impact on exploration. Video segment to supplement the reading. 

HW: Study for test that will be Tuesday, October 15.

 

September 30 - October 4

Den Time this week - Reading of "The Breadwinner" and understanding of the story

Monday 9/30

Geography of Europe (teacher led discussion) Information Text: Reasons for Exploration - annotate the reading and create a graphic organizer for Motives/Reasons for Exploration  -- Outcomes/Advancements due to Exploration. (page 11 in notebook)

 

Tuesday 10/1

Finish Motives/Reasons for Exploration  -- Outcomes/Advancements due to Exploration - notes side of the paper (page 11 in notebook); Students started a Exploration "Rotation" of reasons to help identify and explain the following areas: 7 main Reasons for Exploring, The Need for Spices, Famous Explorers and their Claim to fame, Life on a Ship, and Impact/Effects of Exploration. 

 

Wednesday 10/2

Finish Exploration "Rotation" information.

 

Thursday 10/3

Review and go over the needed information in the "Exploration Rotation", discussion, correct papers, video clips to enhance info. HW: The last portion of the rotation was "Map of Europe"  10 Map Skill questions about Europe. These need to be completed before entering class tomorrow. It will be a CW/HW grade. Students were told at the beginning of class and end of class about this needed assignment. 

 

Friday 10/4

Exploration Vocabulary (page 13 in NTBK), complete 15 assessment questions using the textbook reading on pages 762-769 and 770-775. These pages elaborate and repeat the information learned from the "Exploration Rotation". This will be a minor assessment grade. (Test on exploration will not be for another week but students need to review any notes from each day.)

 

September 23 - 27

Monday 9/23

Turn in your U.S Constitution Scavenger Hunt; update your table of contents in notebook, complete notes for page 8 - Economics - using Google classroom slides. Discussion of Economic Systems.

 

Tuesday 9/24

Finish discussion of notes from page 8 - Economic Systems; Advantages/Disadvantages of Economic Systems sorting activity; Use Article to further understanding of Capitalism, Socialism, and Communism and answer questions using the Article. Ticket out the Door HW: Study notes and use quizlet to help assist in understanding 

 

Wednesday 9/25

Complete the Economic Concept questions as you watch "The Lorax"; review the concept of Communism with using Brainpop

HW: Study notes and use quizlet to help assist in understanding 

 

Thursday 9/26

Discuss "The Lorax" and why it connects with our content; Scenario Activity to review each Economic System; Study Guide (4 sqaure &Matrix) to help master your understanding of each type of system. HW: Study notes and use quizlet to help assist in understanding 

 

Friday 9/27

Quiz over Economic Systems; If time permits, "The Breadwinner" read as a class chapter 3

 

September 16 - 20

Monday 9/16

Turn in Themes of Geography Project - Mrs. Skeen explained how to attach your slide presentation to the assignment ; Finish page 5 in notebook (Types of Government) - all types need at least two examples (countries) - use Jr. Scholastic Almanac to finish examples; Complete Limited/Unlimited Government handout - CW grade; If time allows - Types of Government  HW: Study for test - Quizlets are in Google Classroom and here https://quizlet.com/_4hvort,  https://quizlet.com/_5a1gij

 

Tuesday 9/17 

Turn in Limited/Unlimited Government Handout; Use notes on Types of Government to complete the practice sheet on examples - grade in class. Start U.S. Constitution Scavenger Hunt. HW: Study for test - Quizlets are in Google Classroom and here https://quizlet.com/_4hvort,  https://quizlet.com/_5a1gij

 

Wednesday

Work on U.S. Constitution Scavenger Hunt; Discuss the background of the novel we will be reading - The Breadwinner by Deborah Ellis and read first few pages aloud in class. HW: Study for test - Quizlets are in Google Classroom and here https://quizlet.com/_4hvort,  https://quizlet.com/_5a1gij

 

Thursday 9/19

Remember to finish your U.S. Constitution Scavenger Hunt - Due September 23 (time at the test tomorrow can be used to work on it; Quizlet live used to prepare for test on Types of Government and 9/11 terms; Read "The Breadwinner"  HW: Study for test - Quizlets are in Google Classroom and here https://quizlet.com/_4hvort,  https://quizlet.com/_5a1gij

 

Friday 9/20

Test on Types of Government ; Finish U.S. Constitution Scavenger Hunt - due Monday; Read chapters 1& 2 of "The Breadwinner"

 

September 9 - 13

Monday 9/9

Geography Unit Test, Work on Theme of Geography Project (Google Classroom) (each den time with Mrs. Skeen this week will be devoted to working on the project - even Thursday )

 

Tuesday 9/10

Roles of Government - discussion of each role and provide three examples for each role, start the back "Foundations of Government" using textbook. (page 4 in notebook)

 

Wednesday 9/11

Background of 9/11 - Discussion with student sharing their knowledge, Nick News special.

 

Thursday 9/12

Identify 11 terms to know about 9/11 - page 6 in notebook, completed the back side of the paper-  students used posters around the room to explain the impacts of 9/11 answering the guided questions for each impact topic, last 15 minutes work on Themes of Geography project.

 

Friday 9/13

Finish the back of page 4 of notebook with the pages listed from textbook, notes and examples of types of governments for page 5 (teach-led notes). Projects will be submitted on Monday due to time used in class to finish government items. Quizlets posted in Google Classroom to study for upcoming test on Government types and terms to know of 9/11.

 

September 2 - 6

Monday 9/2

Labor Day - Holiday

 

Tuesday 9/3

Start Five Themes of Geography, page 3 in notebook - fill in notes from guided slides in class, sketch an example for each theme, start geography vocabulary.

HW: Be able to use relative location in association with your house to the school.

 

Wednesday 9/4

Finish page 3 of Notebook on Themes of Geography, Vocabulary related to topics, join Google Classroom and trouble shoot any computer log in issues

 

Thursday 9/5

Review of Themes of Geography, Kahoot, Classwork Assessment in Google Form, Introduce Theme of Geography Project

 

Friday 9/6

Work on Theme of Geography Project

 

August 26 - August 30

First day of school - 1st quarter dates (8/26 - 10/25)
Monday 8/26
Discuss all items in the handbook during each class. Explain expectations of class.
HW: Prepare for a Continents and Oceans Quiz on Friday - study where the 7 continents of the world are located as well as the Oceans
 
Tuesday 8/27
Icebreaker activity with key Social Studies words, Notebook setup, view teacher website and how it is used, 6 reasons why we learn about social studies brainstorming activity - discuss findings.
HW: Prepare for a Continents and Oceans Quiz on Friday - study where the 7 continents of the world are located as well as the Oceans
 
Wednesday 8/28
Geography Review (page 1 in NTBK) - teacher led notes on key terms to know, map skills to complete on world map and to create a usable world map to study in preparation for quiz Friday
HW: If "Geography Review page is not finished in class it is for homework, Prepare for a Continents and Oceans Quiz on Friday - study where the 7 continents of the world are located as well as the Oceans
 
Thursday 8/29
Check CW/HW page "Geography Review", Complete Map Skills handout "Know Your Way Around" (page 2 NTBK) - both items will be a CW/HW grade
HW: Prepare for a Continents and Oceans Quiz on Friday - study where the 7 continents of the world are located as well as the Oceans
 
Friday 8/30
Continents and Oceans Quiz, Cybersafety Lesson - Digital footprint information