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May 21st – May 25th, 2018

Agenda/Homework

Monday (5/21)Today we are learning about the origins and geography of Rome.

HW-Check your grades!  Finish any Rome geography notes (pgs. 324-325).

ROME MAP

Tuesday (5/22)-Today we learned about Rome’s early kings and government and why Rome developed into a republic.

HW-Finish “The Early Republic” notes and tape into your notebook (pgs. 328-329)

Wednesday (5/23)We are reviewing Rome’s early republic and continuing to learn about Rome’s political structure, government, and society.

HW-Nothing, have a safe and fantastic day kiddos 🙂 !

Thursday (5/24)

HW

Friday (5/25)

HW-Nothing, have a safe and fantastic weekend kiddos 🙂 !

 

May 14th – May 18th, 2018

Agenda/Homework

Monday (5/14)Today we are examining Greek achievements by creating a concentration memory card game!

HW-Finish ALL your Greece pages and get your notebook up to date, notebook check Thursday!  Also, study for your Unit 8 Ancient Greece test on Friday (5/18)!

Tuesday (5/15)-Today is a testing day!  We are also organizing our notebooks and reviewing the material we learned over the course of the unit.

Starter Dates: 4/11, 4/12, 4/13, 4/16, 4/17, 4/18, 4/19, 4/23, 4/25, 4/27, 5/1, 5/2, 5/4, 5/7, 5/8 (P1, P3, P5) or 5/9 (P4 only), 5/11, 5/14

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HW-Finish ALL your Greece pages and get your notebook up to date, notebook check Thursday!  Also, study for your Unit 8 Ancient Greece test on Friday (5/18)!

Wednesday (5/16)Today is a testing day!  We are also organizing our notebooks and reviewing the material we learned over the course of the unit.

HW-Finish ALL your Greece pages and get your notebook up to date, notebook check Thursday!  Also, study for your Unit 8 Ancient Greece test on Friday (5/18)!

Thursday (5/17)Today was a testing day and also our Ancient Greece notebook check.

HW-Study for your Ancient Greece test tomorrow!  There is a study guide on Google Classroom to help you review and study!

Friday (5/18)Unit 8 Ancient Greece  Group Test, good luck kiddos!

HW-Nothing, have a safe and fantastic weekend kiddos 🙂 !

 

May 7th – May 11th, 2018

Agenda/Homework

Monday (5/7)Today we are examining and describing the causes, effects, and results of the Peloponnesian War in ancient Greece.

Peloponnesian Wars Questions

Athenian Power (Causes):

  1. Why did Athens have so much influence over Greece at the end of the Persian Wars?
  2. What is an alliance? Why did so many Greek city-states enter one following the Persian Wars?
  3. Explain what the Delian League is and how it got its name.
  4. How did the Athenians make an “Athenian Empire” out of the Delian League without fighting?
  5. Who formed the Peloponnesian League and what were they worried about?

The Peloponnesian War (Events):

  1. What was the Peloponnesian War?
  2. Describe the battle of 431 BC. Who attacked who? What events occurred during the battle? Who won?
  3. Describe the battle of 415 BC. Who attacked who? What events occurred during the battle? Who won?
  4. Describe the battle of 404 BC. Who attacked who? What events occurred during the battle? Who won?

Fighting Among the City-States (Results):

  1. Describe what Greece was like after the Peloponnesian War?

HW-Make sure you finish any Greece pages in your notebook, I will stamp tomorrow!

Tuesday (5/8)-Today is a testing day!

HW-Finish ALL your Greece pages!

Wednesday (5/9)Today is a testing day!

HW-Finish ALL your Greece pages!

Thursday (5/10)Today was another test day and we also reviewing what we have learned so far and beginning to learn about Alexander the Great and how he expanded his empire.

HW-Nothing, relax tonight kiddos! 🙂

Friday (5/11)Finishing our Alexander the Great found poem.  Remember, you need a minimum of 10 lines AND an image that represents Alexander the Great and correlates to your poem…you are trying to capture WHO was Alexander the Great and WHY he was “the Great”.

HW-Finish your Alexander the Great poem!

 

April 30th – May 4th, 2018

Agenda/Homework

Monday (4/30)We are continuing our Greek urn project and adding a CROCS argument (claim, reason(s), opposing arguments, and comeback) to the back of our urn (prompt: Why should your god/goddess be the new patron of the city-state Faucheropolis).

Urn

 

CROCS

HW-Finish your urn!

Tuesday (5/1)-We wrapped up our urns today, argumentative paragraph and all.  Remember, your final urn is due in class tomorrow! We also read about Greek literature and discussed how it connects to us in the modern day!

HW-Finish your urns, they are DUE TOMORROW!

Wednesday (5/2)Today we are learning about the growth of the Persian empire!  Then, we will begin to create a Greek newsletter (instructions and template found on Google Classroom) to warn our fellow Greeks of the growing force to the east!

HW-Nothin’, have a relaxing and safe night kiddos!

Thursday (5/3)We are catching up and wrapping up today ladies and gentlemen!  Finishing our newsletter and learning more about the battle(s) between Persian and Greece.

Review Questions

  1. Who was Homer? What is one of his works? What purpose did works such as these serve for the Greeks?
  2. What is lyric poetry?
  3. Who was Aesop? What is one of his works and what lesson did it teach?
  4. What is one example of how Greece has influenced modern day language, literatue, or art?
  5. Why was King Cyrus called the Great?
  6. What effective strategy did Darius I use to rule the Persian empire?

HW-Finish your newsletter and tape it in your notebook and Cornell notes from pages 289-291.

Friday (5/4)Today we are learning about the two greatest Greek city-states—Sparta and Athens.

HW-Finish your Sparta/Athens Chart and Google Classroom post.  Also, make sure to complete ANY Greece pages in your notebooks!  I will stamp on Tuesday 🙂

 

April 23rd – April 27th, 2018

Agenda/Homework

Monday (4/23)Today we learned about direct and representative democracy and seeing how Athenian democracy compares to our modern day democracy!

HW-Finish Ancient Democracy Differs from Modern Democracy Cornell notes (pgs. 266-267) and study for your Western Europe map quiz on Thursday!

Tuesday (4/24)-Today we are learning about and researching Greek mythology with the help of our magical black boxes! Use these sites to help you on your webquest.

Greek Mythology Websites

  1. http://greece.mrdonn.org/greekgods/
  2. http://www.historyforkids.net/ancient-greek-gods.html
  3. http://www.ducksters.com/history/ancient_greek_mythology.php

HW-Study for your Western Europe map quiz on Thursday!

Wednesday (4/25)We are beginning our urn project today

HW-Study for your Western Europe map quiz tomorrow finish your web quest!

Thursday (4/26)Western Europe Map Quiz!

HW-Nada, relax tonight kiddos!

Friday (4/27)Today we are continuing to work on our urns.

HW-Have a safe and fantastic weekend kiddos! 🙂

 

April 16th – April 20th, 2018

Agenda/Homework

Monday (4/16)Today we continued to work on our Western Europe maps and began to explore the geography of Greece!

HW-Finish your Western Europe maps, they’re due tomorrow!

Tuesday (4/17)-Learning more about and exploring the geography of Greece.

HW-Check your grades and finish any maps and/or Greece pages you have yet to do…remember, some credit is better than no credit!

Greece Geography

TO DO LIST:

  1. Trace the peninsula of Greece in RED
  2. Color the Peloponnesus Peninsula GREEN
  3. Trace a box around the Ionian, Mediterranean, and Aegean Seas in BLUE
  4. Find Athens and Sparta and label them in ORANGE
  5. Label Mt. Olympus with a BROWN TRIANGLE
  6. Fill in the other mountains in Greece with BROWN TRIANGLES
  7. Trace the islands of Greece in PURPLE and LABEL CRETE
  8. Reread pages 254-256 and add notes such as:
  • What is a peninsula?
  • How did mountains affect settlement?
  • How did seas/ships affect Greece?
  • Crops? (wheat, barley, olives, grapes, citrus)

Wednesday (4/18)Why did the Greeks develop city-states?  That is our essential question for the day as we explore the Greek polis and create our own too!

Greek City-State (Polis) Pictionary Instructions:

Draw and label your own polis.  Please include all 9 components in your notebook.  The components are: acropolis, town, walls, farmland and farmer housing, agora, Parthenon (found on pg. 304), pnyx (found on pg. 264-265), list the 3 functions a polis serves, and take notes on the sections titled “City-States and Colonization” and “Patterns of Trade”.  Remember, every time you label something make sure to write down the definition or significance.

HW-Check your grades and finish any maps and/or Greece pages you have yet to do…remember, some credit is better than no credit!

Thursday (4/19)Today we reviewed the geography of Greece and the Greek polis (city-state).  Then, we began to analyzer the various types of government that developed in Greece.

HW-Check your grades and finish any maps and/or Greece pages you have yet to do…remember, some credit is better than no credit!

Friday (4/20)Wrap up your “Types of Government in Ancient Greece” organizer and begin learning about democracy in Greece with your question scavenger hunt!

HW-Make sure your notebooks are all up to date!  You should have 4 pages complete and ready!  I will stamp on Monday!  Also, study for your map quiz on 4/26 (ask your peers for the list of potential test locations 🙂 )

Table of Contents: Ancient Greece

  1. Greece map/geography (pgs. 254-156)
  2. Greek City-State Pictionary 2.0 (pgs. 258-259)
  3. Types of Government in Ancient Greece (pgs. 262-263)
  4. Democracy in Action: Athens Creates Democracy (pgs. 265-266)

 

April 9th – April 13th, 2018

Agenda/Homework

Monday (4/9)Today we completed our notebook check and continued to work on our study guides/reviewed for our test tomorrow!

HW-Finish your study guide and study for your China test tomorrow!

Tuesday (4/10)-Today we took our ancient China test.

HW-Nada, relax tonight kiddos 🙂 !

Wednesday (4/11)Today we discussed how we can do better and finish out the remainder of the year strong in addition to the FUN RUN!

HW-Check your grades kiddos!

Thursday (4/12)Today we examined the commonalities of the civilizations we have discussed so far.

HW-Check your grades kiddos!

Friday (4/13)We have the Healthy Kids survey today and will continue to work on our Western Europe map.

Survey: http://surveys.wested.org/chks/XC476HF

HW-Nada, have a safe and fantastic weekend kiddos 🙂 !

 

April 2nd – April 6th, 2018

Agenda/Homework

Monday (4/2)Today we are beginning our 3D art project/diary entry to learn about Han achievements/inventions.

HW-Work on your project and gather materials to create your 3D representation

Tuesday (4/3)-Continuing to work on our achievement project.

HW-Achievement project

Starter (7 total as of 4/4): 3/7, 3/8, 3/9, 3/15, 3/16, 4/3, 4/4

Table of Contents for the notebook check on ancient China:

  1. China Map/Geography
  2. Shang Dynasty 4 Square Notes
  3. Zhou Dynasty Cornell Notes
  4. The Three Philosophies Organizer
  5. Qin Dynasty Organizer
  6. Han Dynasty Questions
  7. Han Achievements (facts/sources)
  8. Han Contacts with Other Cultures Cornell Notes

Wednesday (4/4)Today are finishing up our achievement project and completing Cornell notes to learn how the Han dynasty made contact with other cultures (pgs. 208-211).   

HW-Finish your notes on Han Contacts with Other Cultures (pgs. 208-211) and finish “hangin’ out” with them too!  Also, remember your achievement project is due first thing tomorrow when you walk in the door!

Thursday (4/5)Learning about the diffusion of goods, ideas, and technologies via the Silk Road, doing a Kahoot review, and beginning to work on our study guide.

HW-Get your notebook squared away, we have a notebook check on Monday (4/9) and a test on ancient China on Tuesday (4/10)!

Friday (4/6)Continuing to work on our study guides and getting our notebooks squared away!

HW-Get your notebook and study guide squared away, we have a notebook check on Monday (4/9) and a test on ancient China on Tuesday (4/10)!  Otherwise, have a safe and fantastic weekend kiddos 🙂 !

 

March 26th – March 30th, 2018

Agenda/Homework

SPRING BREAK! HAVE FUN AND BE SAFE KIDDOS! 🙂

 

March 19th – March 23rd, 2018

Agenda/Homework

CAMP WEEK! 🙂

 

March 12th – March 16th, 2018

Agenda/Homework

Monday (3/12)Today we reviewed our Shang dynasty 4 Square and then worked on our Zhou dynasty Cornell notes (pgs. 188-190).

HW-Finish your Zhou dynasty Cornell notes (pgs. 188-190)

Tuesday (3/13)-Discussing how the Zhou dynasty affected China and the three philosophies that emerged from the Zhou dynasty.

HW-Check those grades and see me if needed, otherwise, none.  Time to relax and take a breath 🙂

Wednesday (3/14)Today we wrapped up our simulation of the three philosophies that emerged out of the Zhou dynasty.

HW-Finish reading pgs. 191-193/adding notes to your Three Philosophies AND complete your response to your Google Classroom post

Thursday (3/15)Today we learned about the Qin dynasty and the policies/achievements of Emperor Shi Huangdi.

HW-Finish your Qin dynasty notes AND Google Classroom post

Friday (3/16)Today we are exploring the Han dynasty!

HW-Make sure your Han dynasty questions (listed below) are completed, otherwise nothing, have a safe and fantastic break kiddos 🙂 ! Make sure you are packed and ready for camp!

Han Dynasty Questions (make sure to incorporate the question within the answer to make for a full and structure response):

  1. What changes did Liu Bang bring to China?;
  2. How did Wudi strengthen China’s government?;
  3. What were the social classes in Han China?;
  4. Why were the wealthy merchants the lowest class? How is this different than most social hierarchies?;
  5. How did living conditions for the wealthy differ from those of the peasants during the Han dynasty?;
  6. Why were sons more valued than daughters?

 

March 5th – March 9th, 2018

Agenda/Homework

Monday (3/5)We had our notebook check today and some more time to work on our study guides.

HW-STUDY for your test on India tomorrow and remember your study guide!

Tuesday (3/6)-Ancient India Test

HW-Nothing tonight, relax and enjoy 🙂

Wednesday (3/7)Creating a map of China to learn about China’s geography.

HW-Nothing new today, relax and enjoy your minimum day!

Thursday (3/8)Creating a map of China to learn about China’s geography and learning about the Shang Dynasty.

HW-Finish your China map/geography notes (pgs. 182-185)

Friday (3/9)Learning about the Shang Dynasty (pgs. 185-187)

HW-Finish your Shang Dynasty 4 square (pgs. 185-187) if you didn’t finish in class, otherwise nothing. Have a safe and fantastic weekend kiddos 🙂 !

 

Feb. 26th – March 2nd, 2018

Agenda/Homework

Monday (2/26)Finishing our Buddhism Wheel and beginning to learn about Indian Empires.

HW-Finish your Buddhism Wheel.  Make sure it gets in your notebook!

Tuesday (2/27)-Learning about Indian Empires through textbook scavenger hunts and Venn diagrams.

HW-Finish your Indian Empire questions!

Mauryan Empire:

  1. Who was Chandragupta?
  2. What was Chandragupta Maurya’s government like?
  3. Who was Asoka? How did Asoka’s behavior change after he became a Buddhist?

Gupta Empire:

  1. Who was Chandragupta I? What religion did he practice and how did that impact India?
  2. Who was Chandragupta II? What did he do? What happened in society during this time period?
  3. Explain what responsibilities and rights women had during this time?

Wednesday (2/28)Using art and our note taking skills to further our learning on Indian achievements and completing a gallery walk

HW-Get those notebooks ready and study for your test on 3/6!

Thursday (3/1)Finishing our gallery walk and beginning to review for our upcoming India Test (3/6).

HW-Study hard for your upcoming India test (3/6) and get those notebooks read for Monday!

Friday (3/2)Continuing to review for our upcoming India Test (3/6) and organizing our notebooks.

HW-Study hard for your upcoming India test (3/6) and get those notebooks ready! Have a safe and fantastic weekend kiddos 🙂 !

Notebook Table of Contents: 1. India Map/Geography, 2. Harappan Civilization Cornell Notes, 3.-4. Mohenjo Daro Excavation, 5. Aryan Invasion Cornell Notes, 6. India Society Divides, 7. Hinduism Beliefs, 8. Life of Siddhartha, 9. Buddhism Wheel, 10. Indian Empires, 11. Indian Achievements

 

Feb. 19th – Feb. 23rd, 2018

Agenda/Homework

Monday (2/19)-NO SCHOOL

HW-Nothing tonight. Relax and enjoy.  Have a safe and fantastic weekend kiddos 🙂 !

Tuesday (2/20)-Learning about Hinduism and Hindu deities!

HW-Finish your notes on Hinduism and Hindu deities, remember the research document is on Google Classroom!

Wednesday (2/21)Wrapping our Hinduism Beliefs Charts and completing a discussion board post on Google Classroom about Jainism v. Hinduism.

HW-Complete your Hinduism Beliefs Chart and Jainism discussion board post on Google Classroom

Thursday (2/22)Learning about the life of Buddha and his practices.

HW-Finish your notes on the Life of Siddhartha (the document required for these notes can be found on Google Classroom)

Friday (2/23)Working on our Four Noble Truths and Eightfold Path Buddhism Wheel

HW-Finish your Four Noble Truths and Eightfold Path Buddhism Wheel.  IF you finished it in class then nothing tonight. Relax and enjoy.  Have a safe and fantastic weekend kiddos 🙂 !

 

Feb. 12th – Feb. 16th, 2018

Agenda/Homework

Monday (2/12)Learning about the Aryan Invasion of India.

HW-Finish Aryan Invasion Cornell Notes (pgs. 148-149) and study for your East Asia Map quiz on Thursday 2/15!

Tuesday (2/13)-Learning about the origins of Hinduism and the caste system of India.

HW-Study for your East Asia Map quiz on Thursday 2/15!

Wednesday (2/14)Finishing up caste system jigsaw activity and doing some East Asia map review, remember, TEST TOMORROW!

HW-Study for your East Asia Map quiz on tomorrow!

Thursday (2/15)East Asia map quiz and creating test questions about the Brahmanism for our Kahoot review.

HW-Nothing tonight. Relax and enjoy.  Have a safe and fantastic weekend kiddos 🙂 !

Friday (2/16)-NO SCHOOL

HW-Nothing tonight. Relax and enjoy.  Have a safe and fantastic weekend kiddos 🙂 !

 

Feb. 5th – Feb. 9th, 2018

Agenda/Homework

Monday (2/5)Today we learned more about the geography of India.

HW-None

Tuesday (2/6)-Reviewing the geography of India and learning about the Harappan Civilization.

HW-Finish your Harappan Civilization Cornell Notes (pgs. 146-148) and “hangout” with them too!

Wednesday (2/7)Catching up today and getting everything ready for our excavation of Mohenjo Daro tomorrow!

HW-None

Thursday (2/8)Mohenjo Daro excavation day!

HW-None

Friday (2/9)Seeing if our predictions from our excavation match up with the real experts.

HW-Nothing tonight. Relax and enjoy.  Have a safe and fantastic weekend kiddos 🙂 !

 

Jan. 29th – Feb. 2nd, 2018

Agenda/Homework

Monday (1/29)Wrappin’ up our unit and finishing learning about Egyptian temples/art, then working on our pyramid study guides!

HW-Make sure your notebooks are all squared away and up to date!

Table of Contents *P3 DOES NOT need the “Nile: River of the Gods” Notes

-1. Egypt Geography/Map, 2. Nile: River of the Gods Video Notes, 3. Kings Unify Egypt Cornell Notes, 4.-5. Daily Life in Egypt, 6. Egyptian Religion Research Notes, 7. The Three Kingdom Notes, 8. Women in Egypt, 9. Egyptian Temples/Arts Cornell Notes

Starters – 11 total for P1, P4, and P5 and 10 total for P3 (starting from 1/4)

Tuesday (1/30)-Today we are reviewing for our test and working on our pyramid study guide!

HW-Get those notebooks up to date and work on your study guide!

Wednesday (1/31)Having a notebook check and working on our study guide!

HW-Work on your study guide and study!  Test tomorrow!

Thursday (2/1)Ancient Egypt Test

HW-Nothing tonight, relax and enjoy.

Friday (2/2)Beginning our new unit on ancient India and doing a map to learn about geography!

HW-Finish labeling and coloring your map if you didn’t in class, otherwise, nothing tonight. Relax and enjoy.  Have a safe and fantastic weekend kiddos 🙂 !

 

Jan. 22nd – Jan. 26th, 2018

Agenda/Homework

Monday (1/22)Presenting our group projects on Egyptian religion and beginning our Old, Middle, and New Kingdoms note chart

HW-Continue working on your Old, Middle, and New Kingdoms note chart using the textbook (pgs. 93-94, 98-103) and the websites below:

  1. http://ancientegypthistorykingdom.weebly.com/differences-between-the-three-kingdoms.html
  2. http://www.kidsgen.com/ancient_egypt/the_three_kingdom.htm
  3. http://www.ducksters.com/history/ancient_egypt/new_kingdom.php

Tuesday (1/23)-Presenting our group projects on Egyptian religion and finishing our Old, Middle, and New Kingdoms note chart

HW-Finish working on your Old, Middle, and New Kingdoms note chart using the textbook (pgs. 93-94, 98-103) and the websites below:

  1. http://ancientegypthistorykingdom.weebly.com/differences-between-the-three-kingdoms.html
  2. http://www.kidsgen.com/ancient_egypt/the_three_kingdom.htm
  3. http://www.ducksters.com/history/ancient_egypt/new_kingdom.php

Wednesday (1/24)Reviewing the importance of religion in Egypt and what we learned from our presentations in addition to discussing the Old, Middle, and New Kingdoms via Kahoot! Then, we will learn about the important women in ancient Egyptian history.

Websites on Egyptians Queens:

  1. https://www.biography.com/people/nefertiti-9421166
  2. http://www.history.com/topics/ancient-history/nefertiti
  3. http://www.history.com/topics/ancient-history/hatshepsut
  4. https://www.ancient.eu/hatshepsut/

HW-Get your notebook caught up if it is not up to date

Thursday (1/25)Wrapping of Queens/Women of Egypt and learning about Egyptian writing and creating our own cartouche.

Websites on Egyptians Queens:

  1. https://www.biography.com/people/nefertiti-9421166
  2. http://www.history.com/topics/ancient-history/nefertiti
  3. http://www.history.com/topics/ancient-history/hatshepsut
  4. https://www.ancient.eu/Hatshepsut/

Write Like An Egyptian:

https://www.penn.museum/cgi/hieroglyphsreal.php

HW-Double check your grades and notebook and finish your diary entry for Queens of Egypt!

Friday (1/26)Finishing up with Egyptian writing and then learning about Egyptian temples/art.

Write Like An Egyptian:

https://www.penn.museum/cgi/hieroglyphsreal.php

HW-Nothing tonight, relax and enjoy.  Have a safe and fantastic weekend kiddos 🙂 ! If you get bored remember we have a test and notebook check next week!

 

Jan. 15th – Jan. 19th, 2018

Agenda/Homework

Monday (1/15)NO SCHOOL! MLK JR. DAY

HW-Nada, nothing tonight, relax and enjoy.  Have a safe and fantastic weekend kiddos :)!

Tuesday (1/16)-Today we are beginning on our Egyptian Religion Group Project! Make sure to pick a topic and determine how you are going to present your newly learned knowledge with your group. Take solid notes from pages 95-97 in the textbook and your virtual archaeological dig (the internet). Cite your sources and know where the information came from so you are not plagiarizing. Remember, the possible topics are:

  1. Research and describe the top 5 Gods/Goddesses (Osiris, Isis, Horus, Ra (or Re), and Thoth) and describe their significance to ancient Egypt; or
  2. Research and investigate the Egyptian belief in the afterlife and describe the soul’s journey through the afterlife; or
  3. Research and describe the steps behind mummification and the burial practices of the ancient Egyptians

HW-Read (or reread pages 95-97)

Wednesday (1/17)Taking the History Bee and then continuing our Egyptian Religion Group Project, make sure you are working diligently!

HISTORY BEE WEBSITE: https://www.aceqb.com/historybee/exam

HW-Make sure your group is working hard on your project!

Thursday (1/18)We are continuing our Egyptian Religion Group Project! Make sure your are working hard, tomorrow is the last in class day to work with your groups!

HW-Make sure you and your group is working diligently on your project!

Friday (1/19)Today is our last and final day to work on our projects in class! make sure you are getting all the finishing touches on things!

HW-Nada, nothing tonight, relax and enjoy.  Have a safe and fantastic weekend kiddos 🙂 !

 

Jan. 8th – Jan. 12th, 2018

Agenda/Homework

Monday (1/8)Lower v. Upper Egypt – Kings Unify Egypt (pgs. 91-92)

HW-Finish your Cornell Notes on Kings Unify Egypt (pgs. 91-92)

National History Bee Study Guides

  1. https://www.aceqb.com/static/pdfs/nhb/Study%20Guide-US.pdf
  2. https://www.aceqb.com/static/pdfs/nhb/Study%20Guide-World.pdf

Tuesday (1/9)-Today we are spies and examining the daily lives of the Egyptians

HW-Finish  and “hangout” with your Cornell Notes on Kings Unify Egypt (pgs. 91-92).  Also, make sure your notebooks are up to date (3 pages) and check those grades kiddos!

Wednesday (1/10)Finishing our examination of the daily lives of the Egyptians

HW-Check your grades and see me if you need to raise them…final grades are due soon!  Also, read pages 104-106 in your textbooks!

Thursday (1/11)Learning about the Old Kingdom and The Pyramids, then playing, “Are you Smarter than a Pharaoh?”

HW-Reread pages 93-94 and 98-100.

Friday (1/12)Continuing The Old Kingdom (pgs. 93-94) and The Pyramids (pgs. 98-100) by playing “Are you Smarter than a Pharaoh?” and maybe even doing a Jolly Rancher review 🙂

HW-Nada, nothing tonight, relax and enjoy.  Have a safe and fantastic weekend kiddos :)! (IF your class was assigned Cornell Notes on The Old Kingdom (pgs. 93-94) and The Pyramids (pgs. 98-100) then you must finish them and “hangout” with them too!)

 

Jan. 3rd – Jan. 5th, 2018

Agenda/Homework

Wednesday (1/3)Beginning our new unit, Egypt! As per usual, we begin with geography 🙂

HW-Check those grades and see me if you need to raise ’em. Also, reread pages 88-91 and make sure your map is up to date.

Thursday (1/4)Wrapping up Egyptian geography and then preparing for our Egyptian geography rap battle!

HW-Nothing tonight, relax and enjoy

Friday (1/5)Finishing our raps on Egyptian geography and watching a video to learn more about the importance of the Nile and its impact on Egypt

HW-Nada, have a safe and fantastic weekend kiddos!

 

Dec. 11th – Dec. 15th, 2017

Agenda/Homework

Monday (12/11)Beginning our study guide!

HW-“Hangout” with your notes on Revolt, Defeat, and Migration (pgs. 240-242) and work on your study guide

Tuesday (12/12)-Continuing to review what we have learned over the course of our unit on Ancient Israel

HW-Finish your study guide and study for your test tomorrow!

Ways To Study

  1. Online Quizzes–>Go to go.hrw.com and use password SQ6hp8 in the GO Resources box
  2. Section Assessment(s)–>Page(s) 231, 237, and 245
  3. Standards Review and Assessment–>Pages 247-249
  4. The Reading Check Questions found throughout the sections in Chapter 8

Wednesday (12/13)Unit 4 Ancient Israel Test

HW-Get your notebook ready to rumble for tomorrow

Thursday (12/14)Notebook check!

HW-Bring a blanket for our movie tomorrow if you want 🙂

Friday (12/15)Something fun 🙂

HW-Nada, have a safe and fantastic break kiddos! Happy holidays!

 

Dec. 4th – Dec. 8th, 2017

Agenda/Homework

Monday (12/4)Today we are finishing our ancient Israel timeline and learning more about Jewish beliefs

HW-Finish your timeline (pgs. 228-237) and Cornell Cornell Notes on Jewish Beliefs (232-234)

Timeline Dates (14 total): 2000 BC, Mid 1000’s BC, 1200 BC, 1000 BC, 965 BC, 930 BC, 722 BC, 586 BC, 530 BC, 330 BC, 160 BC, 63 BC, 100 BC – AD 50 , Mid AD 200 – 600

Tuesday (12/5)-We have a guest speaker today to tell us even more about Judaism and further explain the history of the ancient Israelites

HW-Make sure your timelines and Cornell Notes on Jewish Beliefs (pgs. 232-234) are wrapped up and your notebooks are good to go and all squared away!

Wednesday (12/6)First we are reviewing our timelines, then playing ring a ding ding review, and finally starting our Jewish texts/holidays jigsaw

HW-Make sure your timelines and Cornell Notes on Jewish Beliefs (pgs. 232-234) are wrapped up and your notebooks are good to go and all squared away!

Thursday (12/7)Learning about the Assyrian siege of Jerusalem

HW-Make sure your timelines and Cornell Notes on Jewish Beliefs (pgs. 232-234) are wrapped up and your notebooks are good to go and all squared away!

Friday (12/8)Completing our jigsaw learning activity for Jewish texts/holidays and then learning about Jewish revolts, defeats, and migrations (Cornell Notes)

HW-Finish your Revolts, Defeat, and Migration Cornell Notes (pgs. 240-242) and make sure your notebook is all squared away! Have a safe and fantastic weekend!

 

Nov. 27th – Dec. 1st, 2017

Agenda/Homework

Monday (11/27)Reviewing the geography of ancient Israel, learning about the Dead Sea Scrolls, and then beginning our Dead Sea exploration activity

Websites for Dead Sea Exploration:

  1. http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Dead_Sea
  2. http://www.extremescience.com/dead-sea.htm
  3. http://atlastours.net/jordan/dead-sea/

HW-Finish your ancient Israel map and Dead Sea Exploration research

Tuesday (11/28)Starting our Dead Sea prompt and learning about milestones in Hebrew history

Some helpful hints for your Dead Sea prompt:

Remember to…

-Use transitions (i.e. firstly, secondly, in addition, moreover, etc.)

-Cite your sources (either in your sentence OR at the end in parenthesis)

-Look at your worksheet! It has sentence starters, sentence frames, and even a topic sentence to help your organize your research

A sample paragraph frame: There are several reasons why the Dead Sea is considered unusual. Firstly, according to the article “________”, the Dead Sea________. In addition, the author of the article “________” states the Dead Sea________. Lastly, the article “________” states the Dead Sea________. In conclusion ________.

HW-Finish your Dead Sea prompt and make sure your prompt and map are glued in your notebook!

Wednesday (11/29)Comparing the 10 Commandments to Hammurabi’s Code and learning about the important people of Israel to making trading cards

HW-Finish your Dead Sea prompt and make sure your prompt and map are glued in your notebook!

Thursday (11/30)Finishing our discussion on the 10 Commandments v. Hammurabi’s Code and wrapping up our important people of Israel trading card activity

Important People in Israel History Trading Card Instructions:

Side 1 – Name, date(s), significant characteristics and achievements, and an image to represent that particular person

Side 2 – Write a slogan/catch phrase to sum up the significance of that particular person(think about their achievements/characteristics)

HW-Finish trading cards and be ready to share out tomorrow!

Friday (12/1)Beginning our Israel timeline (pg. 228-237)

HW-Make sure your trading cards are finished and have a safe and fantastic weekend!

 

Nov. 20th – Nov. 24th, 2017

FALL BREAK! NO SCHOOL! HAPPY THANKSGIVING AND BE SAFE!

 

Nov. 13th – Nov. 17th, 2017

Agenda/Homework

Monday (11/13)Finishing our Phoenician Twitter activity and working on our study guides

HW-Study for your Unit 3 Mesopotamia Quiz Wednesday 11/15 and complete your study guide

Online Quizzes (click on the link below and type in the code for access to Ch. 3 quizzes)

Website – https://go.hrw.com/gopages/ss-wh.html

Code – Ch. 3 = sq6hp3

Tuesday (11/14)-Mesopotamia mind map and then studying/reviewing for our Unit 3 Mesopotamia test tomorrow!

HW-Study for your Unit 3 Mesopotamia Quiz Wednesday 11/15 and complete your study guide

Wednesday (11/15)Unit 3 Mesopotamia Quiz

HW-Make sure your notebook and PBnJ materials are ready to rumble for tomorrow!

Thursday (11/16)Notebook, PBnJ, and grade check!

HW-See me if you have questions about your grades, remember progress reports are due tomorrow.  Otherwise,  nada, have a great day 🙂

Friday (11/10)Introduction to Ancient Israel and its geography

HW-Have a safe and fantastic break!  Happy Thanksgiving!

 

Nov. 6th – Nov. 10th, 2017

Agenda/Homework

Monday (11/6)Starting our Empires of Mesopotamia notes and our study guide

HW-No homework today 🙂

Tuesday (11/7)-Finishing our Empires of Mesopotamia notes and our study guide, then creating a skit to review our notes

HW-“Hang out” and annotate your notes on Empires of Mesopotamia

Wednesday (11/8)Finishing our skits and creating a mind map to review our Mesopotamia notes

HW-Complete your study guide and study for your Unit 3 Mesopotamia Test on Tuesday, 11/14

Thursday (11/9)Wrapping up our unit by learning about the Phoenicians and then online quiz review

HW-Complete your study guide and study for your Unit 3 Mesopotamia Test on Tuesday, 11/14

Friday (11/10)Holiday! NO SCHOOL

HW-Have a safe and fantastic weekend! Remember to complete your study guide and study for your Unit 3 Mesopotamia Test on Tuesday, 11/14

 

Oct. 30th – Nov. 3rd, 2017

Agenda/Homework

Monday (10/30)Learning about Hammurabi and his code of laws and then beginning our Hammurabi flyer

HW-Finish “hanging out” with ALL your Cornell Notes

Tuesday (10/31)-Finishing our Hammurabi flyers

HW-Have a safe and spooky Halloween…remember to make smart choices, be safe, and say “Thank you” 🙂

Wednesday (11/1)Our final day to work on our Hammurabi flyers

HW-Finish your Hammurabi flyer (DUE 11/3)

Thursday (11/2)Putting together our globes!

HW-Hammurabi flyer (DUE 11/3)

In case you need help with your paragraph structure…

C- I believe Hammurabi’s code of laws is fair OR unfair (must choose a claim)

E/R- One reason Hammurabi’s code is fair/unfair (must choose a claim) is because_______. For example, in law ###, it states, “________” (CITE TITLE OF SOURCE). This law shows how Hammurabi’s code is fair/unfair (must choose a claim) because_______.*Use this same structure for reason #2 and #3.

T- In conclusion, I believe Hammurabi’s code of laws is fair/unfair (must choose a claim) for myself and the citizens of the Babylonian empire.

Remember to color code each section of your CERT paragraph on your rough draft to ensure you have all your pieces and they are in the correct spot! Remember your name(s) and the visual too!

Friday (11/3)Write like a Sumerian…in cuneiform!

HW-Have a safe and fantastic weekend!

 

Oct. 23th – 27th, 2017

Agenda/Homework

Monday (10/23)Cornell Notes on “Religions Shape Society” and discussing religions’ impact on Sumerian social hierarchy

HW-Study your Middle East map (quiz 10/27)

Tuesday (10/24)-“Hanging out” with our notes on Rise of Sumer and Religion Shapes Society and then beginning our Sumerian achievement chart

HW-Study your Middle East map and finish “hanging out” with your notes

Wednesday (10/25)Finishing our Sumerian achievement chart and some Middle East map review

HW-Finish Sumerian achievement chart (make sure it is glued on your notebook on the correct page!)

Thursday (10/26)Sumerian achievement reflection, Hammurabi’s Code of Laws Cornell Notes (pgs. 74-745)

HW-Finish your Hammurabi’s Code of Laws notes

Friday (10/27)Middle East map quiz then talking about laws and their importance to civilization

HW-Have a safe and fantastic weekend!

 

Oct. 16th – 20th, 2017

Agenda/Homework

Monday (10/16)Journal check!

HW-Bring any Federal Survey cards (P1 only) and check your grades! If you have any questions, comment, or concerns please come in and see me after school

Tuesday (10/17)Beginning to learn about the geography of Mesopotamia (pgs. 56-59 in textbook) to see how geography and the environment support and shape civilization

HW-Review the geography of Mesopotamia and check your grades (see me after school if you have any questions, comment, or concerns)

Wednesday (10/18)Continuing to learn about the geography of Mesopotamia with our Middle East maps and geography of Mesopotamia notes so we can make our commercials!

HW-Finish Middle East map DUE TOMORROW (Thursday 10/19)

Thursday (10/19)Creating and presenting our geography of Mesopotamia commercials and practicing Cornell notes as we learn about “The Rise of Sumer”

HW-Study your Middle East map (quiz next week)

Friday (10/20)Practicing Cornell notes as we learn about “The Rise of Sumer” and doing some Middle East map review

HW-Have a safe and fantastic weekend! Finish “The Rise of Sumer” notes and study those Middle East maps too!

 

Oct. 9th – 13th, 2017

Agenda/Homework

Monday (10/9)-Reviewing our Stone Age notes, double checking those notebooks, and Stone Age charades

HW-Study for your Early Human/Stone Age Quiz Friday 10/13 and complete your skull study guide cheat sheet (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

Online Quizzes (click on the link below and type in the codes for access to the Ch. 1 and 2 quizzes)

Website – https://go.hrw.com/gopages/ss-wh.html

Codes – Ch. 1 = sq6hp1 and Ch. 2 = sq6hp2

HW-Study for your Early Human/Stone Age Quiz Friday 10/13 and complete your skull study guide cheat sheet (DUE 10/13)

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 skull study guide cheat sheet (DUE 10/13)

Thursday (10/12)-Review GRAPES and connect GRAPES to Westlandia

HW-Study for your Early Human/Stone Age Quiz Friday 10/13 and complete your skull study guide cheat sheet (DUE 10/13)

Friday (10/13)-Early Human/Stone Age Quiz

HW-Nothing, have a great and safe weekend! 🙂

 

Oct. 2nd – 6th, 2017

Agenda/Homework

Monday (10/2)-Beginning a mini research project on Otzi the Iceman to learn how to use research, analyze findings, and draw conclusions

Sources

  1. https://www.thoughtco.com/the-iceman-lost-in-italian-alps-171387
  2. http://teachingkidsnews.com/2012/03/20/dna-reveals-clues-about-otzi-the-iceman/
  3. https://wiki.kidzsearch.com/wiki/%C3%96tzi_the_Iceman
  4. http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2013/10/131016-otzi-ice-man-mummy-five-facts/
  5. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/ancient/iceman-murder-mystery.html (watch video by logging in with your Google account or read the transcript)

HW-Study your Africa map (Quiz 10/6) and complete parts 1 and 2 on your Otzi frame

Tuesday (10/3)-Finishing our Otzi project

HW-Study your Africa map (Quiz 10/6) and finish Otzi frame

Wednesday (10/4)-Continuing to learn about early man/woman and the Stone Ages through note taking

HW-Study your Africa maps (quiz 10/6)

Thursday (10/5)-Finishing and reviewing our Stone Ages notes and creating a Stone Ages study guide

HW-Study your Africa map (Quiz tomorrow!) and finish your Stone Age notes in your notebook/add notes from your other secondary source

Friday (10/6)-Today is the day of our Africa map quiz, good luck kiddos! (Faucher absent)

HW-Finish your study guides and have a great and safe weekend! 🙂

 

Sept. 25th – 29th, 2017

Agenda/Homework

Monday (9/25)-Debrief our archaeological exploration activity from Friday and begin our Africa maps

HW-Finish labeling/coloring your Africa map AND study it

Tuesday (9/26)-Begin learning about early man/woman and complete our early man charts

HW-Finish hominid/early human chart and study Africa map

Wednesday (9/27)-Review our Hominid/Early Man charts and continue learning about Hominid/Early Man (hunter-gatherer society) and complete skull activity

HW-Study your Africa maps and finish your hominid early human chart in your notebooks

Thursday (9/28)-Reading and learning about the ice age and the migrations of early humans and adding more to our globes

HW-Study your Africa maps

Friday (9/29)-Finishing the final stage of our globe project and starting a mini research project on Otzi the Iceman to learn how to use research, analyze findings, and draw conclusions

Sources

  1. https://www.thoughtco.com/the-iceman-lost-in-italian-alps-171387
  2. http://teachingkidsnews.com/2012/03/20/dna-reveals-clues-about-otzi-the-iceman/
  3. https://wiki.kidzsearch.com/wiki/%C3%96tzi_the_Iceman
  4. http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2013/10/131016-otzi-ice-man-mummy-five-facts/
  5. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/ancient/iceman-murder-mystery.html (watch video by logging in with your Google account or read the transcript)

HW-Study your Africa maps and have a fantastic and safe weekend! 🙂

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