Thursday, October 18
Today we finished notes on the geography of Mesopotamia and created a skit to summarize the key notes from that section.
Homework: Finish your Middle East map! Checked tomorrow!
Today we continued practicing our Cornell notes as we learn about “The Rise of Sumer”.
Homework: Notebook check FRIDAY
Tuesday, October 17
Today we began exploring the Middle East map by labeling and color-coding the major areas. We also started our new unit on Mesopotamia by setting up a new Table of Contents in our notebook.
Homework: Work on your Middle East map. This will be checked for a grade on Thursday. All areas listed should be labeled and country borders should be outlined or colored.
Monday 10-16: Today we reviewd notes on the 6 parts of civilizations, connected the ideas to Weslandia
Homework: Notebook check this week
Thursday 10-12: We read about the ancient city of Catal Hoyuk and worked in teams to experience early life as “traders.”
Homework: The study guide is due tomorrow- Early Man test is tomorrow.
Wednesday (10/11)-Notes on the parts of civilizations and GRAPES structure
HW-Study for your Early Human/Stone Age Quiz Friday 10/13 and complete your study guide(DUE 10/13)
Tuesday (10/10)-Notes on the development and parts of civilizations plus Early Human/Stone Age review for our quiz on 10/13
Homework: Finish study guide by Friday. Quiz on Friday!!!!
Tuesday, October 3
Today was the last day for the Otzi project in class. Please finish at home.
Homework: Finish (and cut out) the Otzi frame. Don’t forget to add citations of the sources you used on the back. The Africa map quiz is still THursday.
Tuesday, September 26
Today we reviewed the Africa map and took notes on the early hominids and their tools.
Homework: Please finish the notes on early hominids (pages 30-32 in your textbook). Study for the Africa map quiz.
Tuesday, September 19
Today we finished up color-coding the geography of our continents.
Homework: Nothing new! We are finishing the project soon, so there will be some short upcoming homework assignments.
Tuesday, September 5
Today we took our world map quiz (see me at lunch or during class tomorrow to make-up). We also finished labeling latitude/longitude and setting up our papers for our globe project.