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HOMEWORK

 

 Social Studies Classroom Resources:  

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Glossary

 

Friday, 6/6/14:

1.  Rehearse Persian War script.

2.  Read pgs. 397-399 in text.  Use text evidence to complete Lesson 1 handout given to you in class.  

Birth of Rome Handout (Lesson

Thursday, 6/5/14:

1.  Bring in bed sheet for Persian War Plays.

2.  Rehearse Persian War lines.

Wednesday, 6/4/14:

1.  Finish Greek Achievements Puzzle for tomorrow.

2.  Bring in bed sheet for Persian War Plays.

3.  Rehearse Persian War lines. 

Tuesday, 6/3/14:

1.  Read the excerpt from Pericle's Funeral Oration.  Complete the Dcoument Analysis on the reverse side.  

2.  Bring in bed sheet for Persian War plays.

3.  Reahearse Persian War lines.

Monday, 6/2/14:

1.  Read your assigned part of the "Alexander the Great" article.  Use text evidence to complete your part's row.

2.  If you have a bedsheet to use for the Persian Wars Play, please bring in by Friday in a bag with your name on  it.

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Friday, 5/30/14:

1.  Read pgs. 369-374 in text.

2.  Complete Lesson 2 handout (Peloponnesian Wars).

Peloponnesian Lesson handout

Thursday, 5/29/14:

No homework.  

Wednesday, 5/28/14:

1.  Rehearse your Battle script for tomrrow.

2.  Read pgs. 362-368 in the text.  Use the text evidenct to complete the Lesson 1 handout.

Tuesday, 5/27/14:

Rehearse your Battle Script for tomorrow.  

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Friday, 5/23/14:

Read handout and script for the Battle of Plataea.  

Thursday, 5/22/14:

Finish reading pgs. 351-357 in text.  Use text evidence to complete Lesson 4 handout.  

Lesson 4 Handout

Wednesday, 5/21/14:

The final draft of your favorite Greek god or goddess poem is due tomorrow.  

Tuesday, 5/20/14.

Write your first draft of the your favorite Greek god or goddess poem for tomorrow. 

** Remember to study for tomorrow's Ticket out the Door for Greece's geography and comparing Athenian democracy to American democracy.  

Monday, 5/19/14:

1.  The Iliad/Odyssey Project is due tomorrow.

2.  If you did not finish reading Lesson 3 (pgs. 345-350) in the text and completing the corresponding note taking graphi organizer and Lesson Support handout, complete for tomorrow.  

Reading Notes for pgs. 345-350

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Friday, 5/16/14:

1.  Work on Iliad/Odyssey Project - due Tuesday, 5/20.

2.  If you didn't finish text reading, pgs. 338-343, complete for Monday.  Use text evidence to complete graphic organizers.

Pgs. 338-343 in text

 

Thursday, 5/15/14:

1.  Work on Iliad/Odyssey Project - due Tuesday, 5/20.

Wednesday, 5/14/14:

1.  Complete through pg. 32 of Early Greek Packet.

2.  Check your e-mail for directions on tomorrow's lesson, Characters of the Iliad and Odyssey.

Tuesday, 5/13/14:

Complete through pg. 21 of Early Greeks Packet.

Monday, 5/12/14:

1. Finish labeling and coloring map of ancient Greece.

2.  Depending on which assignment you chose today, finish completing the questions using text evidence from the source you read.  Keep in mind your answers should answer the Essential Question, How did geography influence settlement and way of life in ancient Greece?

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Friday, 5/9/14:

No homework.  

Thursday, 5/8/14:

If you didn't finish the Han Dynasy text in class, finish for tomorrow.  Explore some of the China websites.  

Wednesday, 5/7/14:

If you didn't finish the Emperor Qin Packet and house organizer in class, finish for tomorrow.

Tuesday, 5/6/14:

1.  Review "Effective Argument/Debate Writing Notes" for Qin Writing Sample on Thursday.

Monday, 5/5/14:

1.  Study for tomorrow's test.

2.  Finish Three Philosophies Text Packet for tomorrow.

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Friday, 5/2/14:

1.  Study for next Tuesday's test.    

2.  Read this week's Scholastic, complete the "Brain Busters", and the "Track Your Screen Time" handout- due Monday, 5/5.  

Shang Text Packet

Track Your Screen Time

3.  If you did not finish Section 2 Reading Notes in the Three Philosophies Packet, finish for Monday.


Thursday, 5/1/14:

1.  Study for next Tuesday's test.    

2.  Read this week's Scholastic, complete the "Brain Busters", and the "Track Your Screen Time" handout- due Monday, 5/5.  

Shang Text Packet

Track Your Screen Time

3.  Completed Shang Museum Artifact and description are due tomorrow.


Wednesday, 4/30/14:

1.  Study for next Tuesday's test.    

2.  Read this week's Scholastic, complete the "Brain Busters", and the "Track Your Screen Time" handout- due Monday, 5/5.  

Shang Text Packet

Track Your Screen Time


Tuesday, 4/29/14:

1.  Read & highlight Sections 20.7 through 20.9 in the Shang Text Packet.  

2.  Use text evidence to complete Sections 7-9 Reading Notes.  

3.  Read this week's Scholastic, complete the "Brain Busters", and the "Track Your Screen Time" handout- due Monday, 5/5.  

Shang Text Packet

Track Your Screen Time


Monday, 4/28/14:

1.  Read & highlight Sections 20.5 and 20.6 in the Shang Text Packet.  

2.  Use text evidence to complete Sections 5 & 6 Reading Notes.  

3.  Read this week's Scholastic, complete the "Brain Busters", and the "Track Your Screen Time" handout- due Monday, 5/5.  

Shang Text Packet

Track Your Screen Time

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Friday, 4/25/14:

1.  Read & highlight Section 20.4 in the Shang Text Packet.

2.  Use text evidence to complete Section 4 Reading Notes on pg. 10.

Shang Text Packet

6B - Thursday, 4/24/14:

1.  Completed Scholastic, "Brain Busters", and "To Ban or Not to Ban?" handout due tomorrow.

2.  Use your Shang Text Packet or the Glossary to commplete the vocabulary handout.

3.  Read & highlight 20.3 in Shange Text Packet.  Use text evidence to complete Section 3 Reading Notes on pg. 6.

Shang Vocabulary Handout

Shang Text Packet

6A - Wednesday, 4/23/14:  

1.  Complete the "Preview" on pg. 1 of the Shang Dynasty Packet.

2.  Read & highlight Sections 20.1 and 20.2 in the Shang Dynasty Packet.

3.  Use text evidence to complete Section 2 Reading Notes on pg. 6 of the Shang Dynasty Packet.

Shang Text Packet


6B - Tuesday, 4/22/14:

1.  Complete the "Preview" on pg. 1 of the Shang Dynasty Packet.

2.  Read & highlight Sections 20.1 and 20.2 in the Shang Dynasty Packet.

3.  Use text evidence to complete Section 2 Reading Notes on pg. 6 of the Shang Dynasty Packet.

Shang Text Packet

Monday, 4/21/14:

1.  Study for tomorrow's test.

2.  Read this week's Scholastic News, complete the "Brain Busters" on pg. 8, and the "To Ban or Not to Ban?" handout- due Friday, 4/25.

To Ban or Not to Ban?

3.  If you did not finish your geography poster and paragraph in class, finish for tomorrow. 

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Friday, 4/11/14:

Enjoy Spring Break!

Thursday, 4/10/14:

1.  Scholastic handout and "Brain Busters" are due tomorrow.

2.  If you did not finish you geographic compare/contrast paragraph in class, complete tonight and share with me via GoogleDocs.

3.  Begin geographic scroll illustration.  

Wednesday, 4/9/14:  

1.  Read this week's Scholastic News.  Complete the "Follow the Pollen" handout and "Brain Busters" - due Friday, 4/11.

Follow the Pollen

2.  Complete your Geographic Venn Diagram for tomorrow.  Remember to use specific, text evidence to complete the diagram.

Geographic Venn Diagram


Tuesday, 4/8/14:

1.  Read this week's Scholastic News.  Complete the "Follow the Pollen" handout and "Brain Busters" - due Friday, 4/11.

Follow the Pollen

2.  Finish Section 9 on pg. 16 in China Geography Text Packet.  Read Section 19.9.  

Monday, 4/7/14:

1.  Read & highlight Sections 19.6 & 19.7 in the China Geography Text Packet.

2.  Use text evidence to complete Box #s 6 and 7 on pg. 13.  

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Friday, 4/4/14:

1.  Read & highlight Section 19.5 in the China Geography Text Packet.

2.  Use text evidence to complete Box #5 on pg. 13.  

Thursday, 4/3/14:

1.  Read & highlight Section 19.4 in the China Geography Text Packet.

2.  Use text evidnece to complete Box #4 on pg. 13.  

Wednesday, 4/2/14:

1.  Read & highlight Section 19.3 in the China Geography Text Packet.  

2.  Use text evidence to complete Box #3 on pg. 13 in China Geography Text Packet.  

Tuesday, 4/1/14:

1.  If you did not finish labeling and coloring your physical map of ancient China, complete for tomorrow.

2.  Read & highlight Section 19.1 on pg. 6 in the China Geography Text Packet.  

Monday, 3/31/14:

Use your text packet or Glossary to complete the China Geography Vocabulary handout given to you in class today.  

Remember to :  define the word

                             name a specific example that applies to China for each word

                             create a symbol to represent the word

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Friday, 3/28/14:

No homework!

Thursday, 3/27/14:

Finish your Pyramid of Achievements for tomorrow. 

Wednesday, 3/26/14:

Finish "Saba the Farmer" comprehension questions for tomorrow. 

Tuesday, 3/25/14:

Scholastic due tomorrow. 

Monday, 3/24/14:

1.  Read & highlight the "What are Document Based Questions?" hadout for tomorrow.

What are DBQs

2.  Read this week's Scholastic News.  Complete the "Brain Busters" on pg. 8 and the "Anticipation Guide" handout - due 3/26.  

 

 

 

Anticipation Guide


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Friday, 3/21/14:

 

1.   Read this week's Scholastic News.  Complete the "Brain Busters" on pg. 8 and the "Anticipation Guide" handout - due 3/25.  

 

 

 

Anticipation Guide


Thursday, 3/20/14:

 

1.   Read this week's Scholastic News.  Complete the "Brain Busters" on pg. 8 and the "Anticipation Guide" handout - due 3/25.  

 

 

 

Anticipation Guide


Wednesday, 3/19/14:

1.   Read this week's Scholastic News.  Complete the "Brain Busters" on pg. 8 and the "Anticipation Guide" handout - due 3/25.  

 

Anticipation Guide

 

Tuesday, 3/18/14:

 

1.  King Tut Mask, Rhyme Time, and Test Your Fashion Sense Extra Credit are due on Friday, 3/21.

 

2.  Read this week's Scholastic News.  Complete the "Brain Busters" on pg. 8 and the "Anticipation Guide" handout - due 3/25.  

 

Anticipation Guide


Tuesday, 3/18/14:

1.  King Tut Mask, Rhyme Time, and Test Your Fashion Sense Extra Credit are due on Friday, 3/21.

2.  Read this week's Scholastic News.  Complete the "Brain Busters" on pg. 8 and the "Anticipation Guide" handout - due 3/25.  

Anticipation Guide

 

Monday, 3/17/14:

King Tut Mask, Rhyme Time, and Test Your Fashion Sense Extra Credit are due on Friday, 3/21.  

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Friday, 3/14/14:

No homework!

Thursday, 3/13/14:

If you were not able to finish the Reading Response in class today, please finish for tomorrow.  

"The Challenge" Extra Credit is due tomorrow.  

Wednesday, 3/12/14:

1.  Study for Friday's test.

2.  "The Challenge" Extra Credit is due Friday.

3.  Read & highlight Section 9.7 (pgs. 20 & 21) in the Egypt Daily Life Packet.  Use the text information to complete the Reading Notes on pg. 22.

Tuesday, 3/11/14:

1.  Read this week's Scholastic News, complete the "Brain Busters" on pg. 8, and complete the "What's Your Opinion?" handout - due Wednesday, 3/12.  

 

 What's Your Opinion?

 

 2.  "The Challenge" Extra Credit is due on 3/14

 

 3.  Read & highlight the main ideas in Section 9.5 (pgs. 17 & 18) in the Egypt Daily Life Packet.  Use the text evidence to complete the Reading Notes on pg. 19.  

 

4.  Study for Friday's test.   

 

Egypt Daily Life Packet


Monday, 3/10/14:

 

1.  Read this week's Scholastic News, complete the "Brain Busters" on pg. 8, and complete the "What's Your Opinion?" handout - due Wednesday, 3/12.  

 

What's Your Opinion?

 

2.  "The Challenge" Extra Credit is due on 3/14

 

3.  Read & highlight the main ideas in Section 9.4 (pgs. 14 & 15) in the Egypt Daily Life Packet.  Use the text evidence to complete the Reading Notes on pg. 16.  

4.  Study for Friday's test.  

 

Egypt Daily Life Packet


 

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Friday, 3/7/14:  

 1.  Read this week's Scholastic News, complete the "Brain Busters" on pg. 8, and complete the "What's Your Opinion?" handout - due Wednesday, 3/12.   

What's Your Opinion?

2.  "The Challenge" Extra Credit is due on 3/14

 3.  Read & highlight the main ideas in Section 9.4 (pgs. 11 & 12) in the Egypt Daily Life Packet.  Use the text evidence to complete the Reading Notes on pg. 13.  

Egypt Daily Life Packet


Thursday, 3/6/14:

1.  Read this week's Scholastic News, complete the "Brain Busters" on pg. 8, and complete the "What's Your Opinion?" handout - due Wednesday, 3/12.  

 

What's Your Opinion?

2.  "Letter" Extra Credit is due tomorrow.

3.  "The Challenge" Extra Credit is due on 3/14.

4.  Read & highlight the main ideas in Section 9.3 (pgs. 8 & 9) in the Egypt Daily Life Packet.  Use the text evidence to complete the Reading Notes on pg. 10.  

 

Wednesday, 3/5/14:

1.  Read this week's Scholastic News, complete the "Brain Busters" on pg. 8, and complete the "What's Your Opinion?" handout - due Wednesday, 3/12.  

What's Your Opinion?

Tuesday, 3/4/14:

1.  Study for tomorrow's test.

2.  Letter Extra Credit due on Friday.

3.  "The Challenge" Extra Credit due on 3/14.  

Monday, 3/3/14:

1.  Study for Wednesday's test.

2.  Letter Extra Credit due on Friday.

3.  "The Challenge" Egypt handout is due on Friday, 3/14.  

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Friday, 2/28/14:

1. Study for next week's test.

2.  Letter Extra Credit due on Friday, 3/7. 

Thursday, 2/27/14:

1.  Study for next week's test.

2.  Scholastic is due tomorrow.

3.  If you would like to to complete the Extra Credit, it is due next Friday, 3/7.  

4.  Use your Egypt Daily Life Packet to complete the vocabulary handout.  

Egypt Daily Life Packet

Egypt Daily Life Vocabulary

Wednesday, 2/26/14:

1.  Study for next week's test.

2. Scholastic is due on Friday.

3. Finish "Preview" on pg. 1 of the Egypt Daily Life Text Packet.  

Egypt Daily Life Packet


Tuesday, 2/25/14:

6B - Use text evidence to complete the "Abu Simbel" Postcard on pg. 21 in your Pharaohs of Egypt Text Packet.  

6A- Use text evidence to complete the "Dayr al-Bahri" postcard on pg. 17 in your Pharaohs of Egypt Text Packet.  

Both Classes- Read this week's Scholastic News, complete the "Brain Busters" on pg. 8, and fill out the "Prove It" handout - due Friday, 2/28.

Monday, 2/24/14:

Read this week's Scholastic News, complete the "Brain Busters" on pg. 8, and fill out the "Prove It" handout - due Friday, 2/28.

Prove It

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Friday, 2/21/14:

No homework.

Thursday, 2/20/14:

No homework.  

Wednesday, 2/19/14:

Read & highlight the main ideas in Section 8.2 of the Pharaohs of Egypt Text Packet.  Use text evidence to complete the Reading Notes on pg. 8.

Egypt Pharaohs Text Packet

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Wednesday, 2/12/14:

Read the current issue of Scholastic News, "A Case for Equality."  Complete the "Brain Busters" on pg. 8 and the "Analyze the Photo" handout - due Wednesday, 2/19. 

Analyze the Photo

Tuesday, 2/11/14:

Answer questions #1-4 based on Howard Carter's journal entry.  Complete the Primary Source Analysis for written text.

Howard Carter Primary Source R

Monday, 2/10/14:

No homework.  

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Friday, 2/7/14:

 

1.  Read this week's Scholastic News.  Complete the Brain Busters on the last page and the "A World Apart" handout - due Monday, 2/10.

 

A World Apart - Scholastic

2.  Complete "Preview" on pg. 1 of Egypt Pharaohs Text Packet.

Egypt Pharaohs Text Packet


Thursday, 2/6/14:

1.  Study for tomorrow's test.

2.  Read this week's Scholastic News.  Complete the Brain Busters on the last page and the "A World Apart" handout - due Monday, 2/10.

A World Apart - Scholastic

3.  Extra Credit- Complete the Egyptian Symbols handout for tomorrow.

Egyptian Symbols - Extra Credi

Wednesday, 2/5/14:

Snow Day-No School.

Tuesday, 2/4/14:

Due to yesterday's snow day, the test has been moved to Wednesday, 2/5.  Study.

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Friday, 1/31/14:

Study for Monday's test.  

Thursday, 1/30/14:

Study for Monday's test.

Wednesday, 1/29/14:

1.  Review Egypt Geography Text Packet, Reading Notes, Cause and Effect Charts, and vocabulary for Monday's test.

2.  Read your chosen handout (Nefertit, Khufu, Saba the Farmer, or Rulers of Egypt).  

Tuesday, 1/28/14:

1.  Read & highlight the main ideas for Section 7.3 in your Egypt Text Packet.  Use the text information to complete Section 3 Reading Notes and the Section 7.3 Cause and Effect Chart.

Egypt Geography Text Packet

Monday, 1/27/14:

Use your Egypt Geography Text Packet or your Glossary to complete the vocabulary handout.

Egypt Geography Text Packet

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Friday, 1/24/14:

Read this week's Scholastic News.  Complete the "Brain Busters" on the last page and the "Making Connections" handout - due Monday, 1/27.

Thursday, 1/23/14:

1.  Complete the "Preview" on page 1 of the Egypt Text Packet.  

Egypt Geography Text Packet

 

2.  Read this week's Scholastic News.  Complete the "Brain Busters" on the last page and the "Making Connections" handout - due Monday, 1/27.

 

Making Connections


Wednesday, 1/22/14:

1.  Read the handout, "Ancient Egypt."  Answer the Comprehension Question in triple-stuffed format.

2.  Read this week's Scholastic News.  Complete the "Brain Busters" on the last page and the "Making Connections" handout - due Monday, 1/27.

Making Connections


Tuesday, 1/21/14:

Read the handout, "Cause and Effect in History."  Complete the "Try This!" section on the reverse side.  Your answeres should be in TTQA format on a separate piece of paper.  

Cause and Effect in History

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Thursday, 1/16/14:

 1.  Scholastic News - Read, complete the "Brain Busters," and mumies handout - due on  Tuesday, 1/21. 

Wednesday, 1/15/14:

 1.  Scholastic News - Read, complete the "Brain Busters," and mumies handout - due on Tuesday, 1/21. 

Tuesday, 1/14/14:

 1.  Study for tomorrow's test.  

 2.  Scholastic News - Read, complete the "Brain Busters," and mumies handout - due on Tuesday, 1/21.  


Monday, 1/13/14:

1.  Study for Wednesday's test.  

2.  Scholastic News - Read, complete the "Brain Busters," and mumies handout - due on Tuesday, 1/21.  

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Friday, 1/10/14:

Read and complete the Brain Busters and the Take a Closer Look for this week's Scholastic News - due on Monday, 1/13/14.  

Thursday, 1/9/14:

Read & highlight the main ideas in sections 6.8 and 6.9 in the 4 Empires of Mesopotamia Text Packet.  Use the text information to complete sections 8 and 9 Reading Notes.

4 Empires of Mesopotamia Text

2.  Read and complete the Brain Busters and the Take a Closer Look for this week's Scholastic News - due on Monday, 1/13/14.  

Wednesday, 1/8/14:

Read & highlight the main ideas in sections 6.6 and 6.7 in the 4 Empires of Mesopotamia Text Pakcet.  Use the text information to complete sections 6 and 7 Reading Notes.

4 Empires of Mesopotamia Text

 

2.  Read and complete the Brain Busters and the Take a Closer Look for this week's Scholastic News - due on Monday, 1/13/14.  

Tuesday, 1/7/14:

1.  Read & highlight the main ideas in sections 6.4 and 6.5 in the 4 Empires of Mesopotamia Text Packet.  Use the text information to complete setions 4 and 5 Reading Notes.

4 Empires of Mesopotamia Text

2.  Read and complete the Brain Busters and the Take a Closer Look for this week's Scholastic News - due on Monday, 1/13/14.  

Monday, 1/6/14:

1.  Read & highlight sections 6.2 and 6.3 in the 4 Empires of Mesopotamia Text Packet.  Use the text information to complete sections 2 and 3 Reading Notes.

4 Empires of Mesopotamia Text

2.  Review your vocabulary words from Thursday for tomorrow's T.O.D.

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Thursday, 1/2/14:

1.  Use the 4 Empires of Mesopotamia Text Packet and your Glossary to complete the vocabulary handout given to you in class today.

4 Empires of Mesopotamia Text

4 Empires Vocabulary Handout

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Wednesday, 12/18/13:

1.  Review your "Effective Argument Writing" notes for tomorrow's test.

2.  Use the "Pillar" model to organize your evidence for tomorrow's test.  

Monday, 12/16/13:

Review your "Effective Argument Writing" notes for Thursday's test.  

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Friday, 12/13/12:

No homework!  Sealed

Thursday, 12/12/13:

6B - Complete the Ancient Sumer Text Packet.

6A - Complete pgs. 8-12 in the Ancient Sumer Text Packet.

Ancient Sumer Text Packet

Wednesday, 12/11/13:

Complete pgs. 1-7 in Ancient Sumer Text Packet.  This includes the Preview on pg. 1, reading Sections 5.1-5.3, and completing the Reading Notes for Sections 2 and 3.

Ancient Sumer Text Packet

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Friday, 12/6/13:

If you did not finish the Scholastic News and crossword in class, complete for Monday.

**Sticky Situation extra credit is due on Monday.**

Thursday, 12/5/13:

No homework.  

Wednesday, 12/4/13:

1.  Study for Thursday's test on the Rise of Sumer.  Review text information, Reading Notes, Problem/Solution Flow Chart, and vocabulary words.

 2.  Work on Sumerian Real Estate advertisement - due Friday.  

Tuesday, 12/3/13:

 

1.  Study for Thursday's test on the Rise of Sumer.  Review text information, Reading Notes, Problem/Solution Flow Chart, and vocabulary words.

 

2.  Work on Sumerian Real Estate advertisement - due Friday.  


Monday, 12/2/13:

1.  Study for Thursday's test on the Rise of Sumer.  Review text information, Reading Notes, Problem/Solution Flow Chart, and vocabulary words.

2.  Work on Sumerian Real Estate advertisement - due Friday.  

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Wednesday, 11/27/13:

Enjoy Thanksgiving!

Tuesday, 11/26/13:

1.  If you did not finish in class, read and highlight Sections 4.7 and 4.8 in the Rise of Sumer Text Packet.

Rise of Sumer Text Packet

2.  Use the text evidence to complete the flow chart on page 15.

3.  Read "Processing" on pg. 15, we will be completing this in class tomorrow.  

Monday, 11/25/13:

No homework.  Sealed

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Friday, 11/22/13:

No homework!  Laughing

Thursday, 11/21/13:

 

Due Friday - Read this week's Scholastic News - complete the Brain Busters on pg. 8 and the handouts.  

 

Thinking Stems

 

Native North Americans


Wednesday, 11/20/13:

 

Due Friday - Read this week's Scholastic News - complete the Brain Busters on pg. 8 and the handouts.  

 

Thinking Stems

 

Native North Americans


Tuesday, 11/19/13:

 

1.  Study for tomorrow's quiz on map of ancient Mesopotamia.

 

2.  6A - Rise of Sumer Vocabulary Pyramids are due tomorrow.

 

Sumer Vocabulary Pyramids

 

3.  Due Friday - Read this week's Scholastic News - complete the Brain Busters on pg. 8 and the handouts.  

 

Thinking Stems

 

Native North Americans


Monday, 11/18/13:

1.  Study for Wednesday's quiz on map of ancient Mesopotamia.

2.  6A - Rise of Sumer Vocabulary Pyramids are due on Wednesday.

Sumer Vocabulary Pyramids

3.  Due Friday - Read this week's Scholastic News - complete the Brain Busters on pg. 8 and the handouts.  

Thinking Stems

Native North Americans

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Friday, 11/15/13:

6B - 1.  Finish Rise of Sumer Vocabulary Pyramids.

Sumer Vocabulary Pyramids

2.  Study for Wednesday's quiz.


6A - Study for Wednesday's quiz.  

Thursday, 11/14/13:

1.  Scholastic News is due tomorrow.  

2.  Geography Jeaopardy Extra Credit and Sticky Situation extra credit are due tomorrow.

3.  Study ancient Mesopotamia map for Wednesday's quiz.

Practice Ancient Mesopotamia M

Wednesday, 11/13/13:

Read the Scholastic News.  Complete the Brains Busters on pg. 8 and the blue, "Step-by-Step/Big Idea" handout.

 

Step-by-Step/Big Idea


Tuesday, 11/12/13:

Read the Scholastic News.  Complete the Brains Busters on pg. 8 and the blue, "Step-by-Step/Big Idea" handout.

Step-by-Step/Big Idea


Monday, 11/11/13:

Complete the "Preview" Activity on pg. 2 of the Rise of Sumer Text Packet.

Rise of Sumer Text Packet

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Friday, 11/8/13:

If you did not finish the Middle East Map and What's the Big Idea handout, complete for Monday.  

What is the Middle East?

What's the Big Idea?

Thursday, 11/7/13:

 

1.  Due Friday - Read the Scholastic News, Teaching with Tablets.  Use the information to complete the "Brain Busters" on pg. 8 and teh "A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words" and "Debate Skills" handout.

 

Wednesday, 11/6/13:

1.  Due Friday - Read the Scholastic News, Teaching with Tablets.  Use the information to complete the "Brain Busters" on pg. 8 and teh "A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words" and "Debate Skills" handout.

 

A Picture is Worth a Thousand


Tuesday, 11/5/13:

Election Day - No School.  

Monday, 11/4/13:

1.  Due Friday - Read the Scholastic News, Teaching with Tablets.  Use the information to complete the "Brain Busters" on pg. 8 and teh "A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words" and "Debate Skills" handout.

A Picture is Worth a Thousand

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Friday, 11/1/13:

1.  Study for Monday's test.

2.  Analyzing Artifacts extra credit due on Monday.

Thursday, 10/31/13:

 

1.  Due Friday, 11/1 - Read the Scholastic News given to you in class today.  Complete the questions on pg. 8 and the handout titled, Reasons for Running/Ready, Set, Debate.

 

Reasons for Running/Ready, Set


Wednesday, 10/30/13:

 

1.  Due Friday, 11/1 - Read the Scholastic News given to you in class today.  Complete the questions on pg. 8 and the handout titled, Reasons for Running/Ready, Set, Debate.

Reasons for Running/Ready, Set

 

2.  Study for Monday's test.  


Tuesday, 10/29/13:

 

1.  Due Friday, 11/1 - Read the Scholastic News given to you in class today.  Complete the questions on pg. 8 and the handout titled, Reasons for Running/Ready, Set, Debate.

Reasons for Running/Ready, Set

 

2.  Study for Monday's test.  


Monday, 10/28/13:

1.  Due Friday, 11/1 - Read the Scholastic News given to you in class today.  Complete the questions on pg. 8 and the handout titled, Reasons for Running/Ready, Set, Debate.

Reasons for Running/Ready, Set

2.  Study for Monday's test.  

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Friday, 10/25/13:

Read the two Scholastic News articles, What's in a Name? and Honor or Insult?  Use the information in the paired texts to complete questions 1-4 in TTQA format.  Due Monday, 10/28/13.

 

What's in a Name?


Thursday, 10/24/13:

Read the two Scholastic News articles, What's in a Name? and Honor or Insult?  Use the information in the paired texts to complete questions 1-4 in TTQA format.  Due Monday, 10/28/13.

What's in a Name?

Wednesday, 10/23/13:

No homework.  Wink

Tuesday, 10/22/13:

Use your "From Hunters and Gatherers to Farmers" text packet to complete the vocabulary handout.  

Vocabulary - From Hunters & Ga

From Hunters & Gatherers to Fa

Monday, 10/21/13:

1.  Study for tomorrow's quiz.

Primary & Secondary Sources

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Friday, 10/18/13:

1.  Complete all the packet reading and reading notes for the From Hunters and Gatherers to Farmers Text Packet.

From Hunters & Gatherers to Fa

2.  Study for Tuesday's quiz.

Primary & Secondary Sources

Thursday, 10/17/13:

1.  Complete Sections  3.2-3.5 and the corresponding reading notes for the From Hunters and Gatherers to Farmers Text Packet.

From Hunters & Gatherers to Fa

2.  Study for Tuesday's quiz on Primary and Secondary Sources.

Primary & Secondary Sources

Wednesday, 10/16/13:

1.  Current Events:  Read the article, Pass the Bugs Please and complete the Context Clues handout.

Pass the Bugs Please

2.  Study for Tuesday's quiz on Primary and Secondary Sources.

Primary & Secondary Sources

Tuesday, 10/15/13:

If you did not finish the primary source vocabulary handout in class, you need to finish it tonight for tomorrow's class.

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Friday, 10/11/13:

Completed Early Hominid Poster is due on Tuesday.

Thursday, 10/10/13:

Bring your completed Dodgeball article and organizer tomorrow.  

Wednesday, 10/9/13:

1.  Study for tomorrow's test.

2.  Dodgeball Article:  Bring article and organizer to class on Friday for essay.

Tuesday, 10/8/13:

1.  Study for Thursday's test.

2.  Dodgeball Article:  Bring article and organizer to class on Friday for essay.

Monday, 10/7/13:

1.  Study for Thursday's test.

2.  Dodgeball Article:  Read article and complete supports organizer for Friday.  Remember, you are not to write the paragraph on the supports handout.

Debate: Should Schools Ban Do

Dodgeball Support

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Friday, 10/4/13:

Begin to review the vocabulary and reading notes in your Early Hominid Text Packet for next Thursday's test.  

Thursday, 10/3/13:

Read & highlight the main ideas in Sections 2.10-2.12 (pgs. 21 & 22).  Use the text evidence to complete the Reading Notes on pg. 23.  You DO NOT NEED to complete the Processing Activity tonight.

Early Hominid Text Packet

Wednesday, 10/2/13:

Read & highlight the main ideas in Sections 2.8 & 2.9 (pgs. 17 & 18).  Use cited text evidence to complete the Reading Notes on pg. 19.

Early Hominid Text Packet

Tuesday, 10/1/13:

Read and highlight the main ideas in Sections 2.6 & 2.7 (pgs. 13 & 14) in the Early Hominid Text Packet.  Use cited text evidence to complete the Reading Notes on pg. 15.

Early Hominid Text Packet

Monday, 9/30/13:

Read and highlight the main ideas in Sections 2.4 and 2.5 (pgs. 9 & 10) in the Early Hominid Text Packet.  Use cited text evidence to complete the Reading Notes on on pg. 11.

Early Hominid Text Packet

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Friday, 9/27/13:

No homework.  Wink

Thursday, 9/26/13:

1.  Use your Early Hominid Text Packet and Glossary to complete the Vocabulary Development handout.

Early Hominid Vocabulary

Early Hominid Text Packet

Glossary

Wednesday, 9/25/13:

1.  Study for Thursday's test.  

2.  Archaeology Discovery Reprot is due on Thursday- remember to use the rubric you were given in class to assess your work.  

Tuesday, 9/24/13:

1.  Study for Thursday's test.  

2.  Archaeology Discovery Reprot is due on Thursday- remember to use the rubric you were given in class to assess your work.  

Monday, 9/23/13:

1.  Study for Thursday's test.

2.  Archaeology Discovery Report is due on Thursday.  If you chose to write the optional Historical Narrative, that is also due on Thursday.

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Friday, 9/20/13:

1.  Use your Investigating the Past text packet and Glossary to complete the Word Map handout.

Word Map- Investigating the Pa

2.  Study for Thursday's test.

3.  Optional, historical narrative is due on Thursday, 9/26.


Thursday, 9/19/13:

Finish reading & highlighting Sections 1.7 0 1.10 (pgs. 10 & 11) in the Investigating the Past text packet.  Use the text evidence to complete Reading Notes Sections 8 & 9 (pg.12).  

Investigating the Past Text Pa

Wednesday, 9/18/13:

Finish reading & highlighting the main ideas in Sections 1.4 - 1.6 (pgs. 6 & &) in the Investigating the Past text Packet.  Use the text evidence to complete the Reading Notes in Sections 4-6 (pgs. 8 & 9).  

 

Tuesday, 9/17/13:  

No homework.

Monday, 9/16/13:

Read the Scholastic News article, King's Dream on pgs. 4 & 5 in the Scholastic News.  Use text evidence in the article to complete the Powerful Words handout.

King's Dream

Powerful Words

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Friday, 9/13/13:

No homework.  Enjoy the weekend with friends and family!

Thursday, 9/12/13:

No homework.  Laughing

Wednesday, 9/11/13:

1.  Study for tomomrrow's quiz.  Use the Map Skills study guide and packet to help you.

Map Skills Study Guide

2.  If you still need to make final corrections to mystery, need to be done tomorrow.

Tuesday, 9/10/13:

 

1.  Completed, Ancient Mystery Fact Card is due on Wednesday, 9/11.  Be sure to include the following:

 

                a.    Typed, 14 pt font in Google Docs

 

                b.    Share the document with me

 

                c.    Proper heading

Refer to Directions handout for format.  

 

3.  Review Mapping Skills Packet for Thursday's quiz.



Monday, 9/9/13:

1.  First draft of Ancient Myster Fact Card is due tomorrow.  Remember to "share" with me using Google Docs.  Refer to directions that were passed out in class on Friday.  

2.  Completed Ancient Mystery Fact Card is due on Wednesday, 9/11.  Be sure to include the following:

                a.    Typed, 14 pt font in Google Docs

                b.    Share the document with me

                c.    Proper heading

3.  Review Mapping Skills Packet for Thursday's quiz.

                 


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Friday, 9/6/13:

1.  Read & highlight the main ideas on pgs. 3 & 4 in the "What is History?" Packet.

2.  On a separate piece of paper, complete #4 under Critical Thinking on pg. 4 on a separate piece of paper.

What is HIstory Packet

3.  Completed, final clean copy of your Ancient Mystery Fact Card is due on Wednesday, September 11th.  You MAY hand it in earlier.  

Wednesday, 9/4/13:

1.  Read and highlight the main ideas on pgs. 1 and 2 in the "What is History?" Packet.

2.  On a separate piece of paper in your binder, write down five NEW facts you learned about what history is.  

Example:  I learned that history is..... 

What is HIstory Packet

Tuesday, 9/3/13:

1.  Complete pgs. 416 - 418 in the Map Skills Packet.

Compass Rose

Map Scale

Map Title & Symbols

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Friday, 8/30/13:

Complete pg. 414 (The Global Grid) and pg. 415 (The Hemispheres) in the Map Skills Packet.  

The Global Grid

hemispheres

Thursday, 8/29/13:

Complete pgs. 412 (Oceans & Continents) & pg. 413 (Latitude and Longitude) in the Map Skills Packet for tomorrow.  

Oceans and Continents

Latitude and Longitude


Wednesday, 8/28/13:

No homework.  

Laughing