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Friday, May 18
Due Date: 5/18/2018
Subject: Social Studies
  • Starter Activity (TURN IN today)
  • Finish Maya Glyph Partner Activity
  • Defeat of the Inca Empire Video


Thursday, May 17
Due Date: 5/17/2018
Subject: Social Studies
  • Starter Activity
  • Maya Glyphs--partner activity
  • Building 12 Field Trip


Wednesday, May 16
Due Date: 5/16/2018
Subject: Social Studies
  • Starter Activity
  • Maya Glyphs Decoding Activity--partner work (complete assignment from yesterday)


Tuesday, May 15
Due Date: 5/15/2018
Subject: Social Studies
  • Starter Activity
  • Maya Glyphs Decoding Activity--partner work
    • If absent, you will be working on this assignment tomorrow.


Monday, May 14
Due Date: 5/14/2018
Subject: Social Studies
  • Starter Activity
  • The Americas Comic Strip (available in Presentations)--complete assignment from Friday
  • HOMEWORK:  Complete comic strip assignment


Friday, May 11
Due Date: 5/11/2018
Subject: Social Studies
  • Starter Activity (TURN IN today)
  • The Americas Comic Strip Assignment (available in Presentations)
    • If absent complete this assignment on notebook paper.


Wednesday, May 9
Due Date: 5/10/2018
Subject: Social Studies
  • Starter Activity
  • The Americas Test (if absent, you must come during HR to makeup the test)
  • Finish any incomplete notebook assignments


Thursday, May 10
Due Date: 5/10/2018
Subject: Social Studies
  • Spring Fling


Tuesday, May 8
Due Date: 5/8/2018
Subject: Social Studies
  • Starter Activity
  • 4th and 9th Periods:  finish viewing guide for Inca Mummies:  Secrets of the Lost World video
    • NOTE:  If you need to complete the viewing guide, you will need to access the video from one of the marked computers in Mrs. Rollins' classroom during HR.  The video is on the desktop, listed with the icons on the left-hand side.
  • All classes:  finish graphic organizer on page 7.66 of your Learning Target Notebook
  • Periods 6 and 7:  Copy Inca notes (available in Presentations) on your own paper
  • HOMEWORK:  Study for Wednesday's test.  Online review games are available.  Look in Links for game codes.  Remember:  You must use your first name and last name initial as your player name.


Monday, May 7
Due Date: 5/7/2018
Subject: Social Studies
  • Starter Activity
  • 4th Period Only:  Inca Notes (available in Presentations)--copy notes onto your own paper
  • Inca Mummies:  Secrets of the Lost World Video
    • Continue watching video and completing viewing guide from Friday.
    • I am working on a link for this video.  More information about it coming soon.
  • HOMEWORK:  Begin studying for Wednesday's test.  Online review games are available.  Look in Links for game codes.  Remember:  You must use your first name and last name initial as your player name.


Friday, May 4
Due Date: 5/4/2018
Subject: Social Studies
  • Starter Activity (TURN IN todday)
  • Inca Mummies:  Secrets of the Lost World Video
    • If absent, get your viewing guide from the front pocket of the pink makeup work binder.
    • You will receive instructions next week on how to makeup this assignmnet.


Thursday, May 3
Due Date: 5/3/2018
Subject: Social Studies
  • Starter Activity (if you will be on a school field trip tomorrow, complete Friday's Starters also and TURN in today)
  • Aztec Brainpop (if absent, you must come during HR to watch the Brainpop movie and complete the quiz; you can also practice it at home)
  • Learning Target 7.66 Graphic Organizer:  Create a graphic organizer or concept map that explains when, how, and where each empire (Maya, Aztec, Inca) arose and declined
    • You may use notes, learning target notebooks, and textbooks (pp. 163-169) to find information.


Wednesday, May 2
Due Date: 5/2/2018
Subject: Social Studies
  • Starter Activity
  • The Aztecs (available in Presentations)--copy the PPT notes onto your own paper


Friday, April 27
Due Date: 4/30/2018
Subject: Social Studies
  • Starter Activity (complete Starters for all week and TURN IN today)
  • Maya and Aztec Video (take notes on video--10 facts about the Maya and 10 facts about the Aztec)


Monday, April 30
Due Date: 4/30/2018
Subject: Social Studies
  • Starter Activity
  • Update Blue Grade Sheets
  • Organize several papers inside Learning Target Notebook
  • Maya and Aztec Video (continue video notes from Friday)


Thursday, April 26
Due Date: 4/26/2018
Subject: Social Studies
  • Starter Activity
    • 6th and 7th Periods:  Complete Starters for Thursday and Friday and TURN IN today!
  • Review Games


Wednesday, April 25
Due Date: 4/25/2018
Subject: Social Studies
  • Starter Activity
  • Conquistadors Brainpop (if absent, you must come during HR to watch the Brainpop movie and take the quiz; you can also practice at home)
  • Review Game


Tuesday, April 24
Due Date: 4/24/2018
Subject: Social Studies
  • Starter Activity
  • Create questions for review games
  • HOMEWORK:  Review Conquistadors Brainpop
    • URL:  brainpop.com
    • UN:  lfmsstudent
    • PW:  learn


Monday, April 23
Due Date: 4/23/2018
Subject: Social Studies
  • Starter Activity
  • Create questions for review games
  • 4th Period ONLY:  Maya Brainpop (if absent, you must come during HR to makeup the Brainpop)


Friday, April 20
Due Date: 4/20/2018
Subject: Social Studies
  • Starter Activity (TURN IN today)
  • Maya Civilization Brainpop
    • If absent, you must come during HR to watch the Brainpop movie and makeup the quiz.
    • You can also practice watch the movie and practice the quiz at home.
      • URL:  brainpop.com
      • UN:  lfmsstudent
      • PW:  learn
  • Standards Vocabulary--work on definitions for ALL units inside your Learning Target Notebook (pages 5-16)


Thursday, April 19
Due Date: 4/19/2018
Subject: Social Studies
  • Starter Activity
  • Standards Vocabulary--work on definitions for ALL units inside your Learning Target Notebook (pages 5-16)


Wednesday, April 18
Due Date: 4/18/2018
Subject: Social Studies
  • Starter Activity
  • Standards Vocabulary--work on definitions for ALL units inside your Learning Target Notebook (pages 5-16)


Tuesday, April 17
Due Date: 4/17/2018
Subject: Social Studies
  • Starter Activity
  • Standards Vocabulary--work on definitions for ALL units inside your Learning Target Notebook (pages 5-16)


Monday, April 16
Due Date: 4/16/2018
Subject: Social Studies
  • Starter Activity
  • Learning Target 7.65 Readings and Tasks--finish and discuss assignment from Friday about the Maya Civilization
  • Maya, Aztec, Inca Quiz (if absent, you must come during HR to makeup the quiz)
  • The Americas--Standards Vocabulary (available in Learning Target Notebooks)
    • The definitions are also inside the front pocket of the Starter Activity binder.
    • Copy the definitions onto page 16 in your notebook.


Friday, April 13
Due Date: 4/13/2018
Subject: Social Studies
  • Starter Activity (TURN IN today)
  • Learning Target 7.65 Readings and Tasks--Maya Civilization (available in Handouts)
    • Label the front of page 7.65 "Maya Social Structure."
    • Label the back of page 7.65 "Maya City-States" on the top half of the page.
    • Label the back of page 7.65 "Maya Agriculture" on the bottom half of the page.
    • Use the Information texts to complete each task described.
  • NOTE AND HOMEWORK:  Today's quiz has been rescheduled for Monday.  Study for the quiz!


Thursday, April 12
Due Date: 4/12/2018
Subject: Social Studies
  • Starter Activity
  • Aztec and Inca Comparison (available in Presentations)
    • Copy Learning Target 7.67 into the top margin of the correct page in your notebook.
    • Copy the PPT notes onto the correct page.
  • HOMEWORK:  Study for Maya, Aztec, Inca Quiz


Wednesday, April 11
Due Date: 4/11/2018
Subject: Social Studies
  • Starter Activity
  • Native Civilizations Map--review map that should already be completed
  • Impact of Geographic Features and Climate on the Americas Worksheet
    • If absent, get your paper for this assignment from the front pocket of the pink makeup work binder.
    • Use the textbook to complete the answers to the questions.  Page numbers are provided on the worksheet.
    • Note:  If you did not finish in class, you may come during HR to complete it.


Tuesday, April 10
Due Date: 4/10/2018
Subject: Social Studies
  • Starter Activity
  • Update Blue Grade Sheets (if absent, you will do this the next time we update grade sheets)
  • Mesoamerica Brainpop
    • If absent, you must come during HR to makeup the Brainpop.  You may practice at home also.
      • Log in to the Brainpop web site and watch the movie.  (brainpop.com  UN: lfmsstudent  PW: learn)
      • Bring paper and pencil to Mrs. Mitchell's room to complete the quiz.
  • Native Civilizations Map (finish map from yesterday)

 



Monday, April 9
Due Date: 4/9/2018
Subject: Social Studies
  • Starter Activity
  • Columbian Exchange Brainpop
    • If absent, you must come during HR to makeup the Brainpop.  You may practice at home also.
      • Log in to the Brainpop web site and watch the movie.  (brainpop.com  UN: lfmsstudent  PW: learn)
      • Bring paper and pencil to Mrs. Mitchell's room to complete the quiz.
  • Native Civilizations Map
    • If absent, get your map from the front pocket of the pink makeup work binder.  Use page 153 and Starter Activity 4-3 to help you complete the map.
  • HOMEWORK:  Practice the Mesoamerica Brainpop.


Friday, April 6
Due Date: 4/6/2018
Subject: Social Studies
  • Starter Activity (TURN IN today)
  • Columbian Exchange (Look in Presentations for the title "Exploration Combined")
    • Use Slide 14 to complete the Columbian Exchange map given to you during class yesterday.
      • Label North America, South America, Europe, Africa, and Asia.
      • Draw and label the arrows shown on the map.
      • Choose 5 resources to draw and label going TO Europe, Africa, and Asia.
      • Choose 5 resources to draw and lable going TO the Americas.
  • Scientific Revolution, Enlightenment, and Exploration Test
    • If absent, you must come during Homeroom to makeup the test.


Thursday, April 5
Due Date: 4/5/2018
Subject: Social Studies
  • Starter Activity
  • Exploration Combined (available in Presentations)--If absent, get materials for this assignment from the front pocket of the pink makeup work binder.
    • Use the PPT to complete the information and activities for the following Learning Targets:
      • Learning Target 7.72 (Slide 2)--copy the learning target into the top margin on the correct page in your notebook
        • Copy the notes found on Slide 4 on the front of page 7.72.
      • Learning Target 7.71 (Slide 5)--copy the learning target into the top margin on the correct page in your notebook.
        • Copy the notes found on Slide 6 on the front of page 7.71.
        • Use Slide 7 to complete the chart given to you during class.
          • Glue the chart to the front of page 7.71 below the notes you wrote.
        • Use the map on Slide 9 to complete the map provided to you during class.
          • Write all the numbers in the correct locations (these numbers match the ones found on the chart).
          • Color the key and the map like the one found on Slide 9.
          • G;ue the map to the back of page 7.71.
      • Learning Target 7.74 (Slide 12)--copy the learning target into the margin on the correct page of your notebook.
        • Copy the first and last notes found on Slide 13 on the front of page 7.74.
        • Use Slide 14 to complete the Columbian Exchange map given to you during class.
          • Label North America, South America, Europe, Africa, and Asia.
          • Draw and label the arrows shown on the map.
          • Choose 5 resources to draw and label going TO Europe, Africa, and Asia.
          • Choose 5 resources to draw and lable going TO the Americas.
    • NOTE:  We will complete Learning Target 7.63 at a later date.  Skip Slides 10-11.
  • HOMEWORK:  Study for Friday's test over the Scientific Revolution, Enlightenment, and EXPLORATION.  Online review games are available.  Look in Links for game codes.  Remember:  You must use your first name and last name initial as your player name.


Wednesday, April 4
Due Date: 4/4/2018
Subject: Social Studies
  • Starter Activity
  • Voyages of Discovery (available in Presentations)
    • Complete map from yesterday (all directions are provided on the map).
    • Use the PPT to help you draw in the routes of each explorer.
  • Exploration Technology (available in Presentations)
    • Copy Learning Target 7.73 into the top margin of the correct page of your notebook.
    • Follow the directions provided on Slide 3 of the PPT to complete this assignment.
    • Use the information provided in the PPT to complete the assignment.
  • HOMEWORK:  Study for Friday's test over the Scientific Revolution, Enlightenment, and EXPLORATION.  Online review games are available.  Look in Links for game codes.  Remember:  You must use your first name and last name initial as your player name.


Tuesday, April 3
Due Date: 4/3/2018
Subject: Social Studies
  • Starter Activity (Write "Monday--No School" on your Starter paper.)
  • Voyages of Discovery (available in Presentations)
    • Copy Learning Target 7.58 into the tope margin of the correct page in your notebook.
    • On the BACK of page 7.58, copy the notes from Slides 4-5.
    • On the FRONT of 7.58, divide the paper as shown on Slide 7.  Use the notes from Slides 8-22 to take notes about each explorer.
    • If absent, get your map from the front pocket of the pink makeup work binder.  Use the directions provided on the map and Slide 2 to complete the map.


Thursday, March 29
Due Date: 3/29/2018
Subject: Social Studies
  • Starter Activity (TURN IN today)
    • Write "Friday--No School" on your Starter paper.
  • Be sure assignments on page 7.60 are completed in your notebook (both sides).
  • Scientific Revolution and Enlightenment Quiz (if absent, you must come during HR to makeup the quiz)


Wednesday, March 28
Due Date: 3/28/2018
Subject: Social Studies
  • Starter Activity
  • Enlightenment Thinkers (available in Presentations)
    • Check yesterday's categorization activity--matching facts to Locke or Montesquieu.  You may check your answers using Slide 9 of the PPT.  NOTE:  If you are in 9th period, you will need to get your paper for this assignment from the front pocket of the pink makeup work binder.
    • Color code the facts by coloring the boxes for Locke green.  Color the boxes for Montequieu orange. 
    • At the top of the list of facts, write "Locke" in green.  At the bottom of the list of facts, write "Montesquieu" in orange.
  • Scientific Revolution Scientists (available in Presentations)
    • Divide the back of page 7.60 into four boxes.
    • Label the boxes:  telescrope, microscope, thermometer, barometer.
    • Inside each box, describe the function of the scientific instrument and draw a picture of it.


Tuesday, March 27
Due Date: 3/27/2018
Subject: Social Studies
  • Starter Activity
  • Work Sample Selection
    • Select two work samples (successful and needs improvement) to be added to Bear Binders.  You may choose work completed during February or March only.
  • Blue Grade Sheets
    • If absent, you will do this the next time grade sheets are updated.
  • Enlightenment Thinkers (available in Presentations)
    • Copy Learning Target 7.62 into the top margin of the correct page in your notebook.
    • On the front of page 7.62, copy the notes found on Slides 6 and 7 about John Locke and Charles-Louis Montesquieu.
    • If absent, get the categorization paper from the front pocket of the pink makeup work binder.
      • Use the PPT Presentation and the paper provided in class to mark each fact with an "L" or "M" to represent the person that best matches the information.  We will continue this assignment in class tomorrow.  (SPECIAL NOTE:  9th period did not begin this assignment to the papers will be given to everyone in class tomorrow.  If absent from 9th period social studies today, you will not have one inside the pink makeup work binder.)


Monday, March 26
Due Date: 3/26/2018
Subject: Social Studies
  • Starter Activity
  • Enlightenment Roots (available in Presentations)
    • Copy Learning Target 7.61 into the top margin of the correct page in your notebook.
    • If absent, get your paper for this assignment from the pink makeup work binder.
    • Use the PPT notes to complete the worksheet/notes.  You will stop at Slide 14.


Friday, March 23
Due Date: 3/23/2018
Subject: Social Studies
  • Starter Activity (TURN IN today)
  • 4-H Club Meeting


Thursday, March 22
Due Date: 3/22/2018
Subject: Social Studies
  • Starter Activity
  • Scientific Revolution Scientists (available in Presentations)
    • Copy Learning Target 7.60 into the top margin on the correct page of your notebook.
    • On the front of page 7.60, draw the chart found on slide 3 of the PPT.
    • Using pages 348-353 of the textbook, complete the chart following the directions found on Slide 3.
      • The online textbook code and information can be found in "Textbooks."
      • After you have logged in, look in Chapter 13 Lesson 1 for the information.
    • DO NOT complete the group activity.


Wednesday, March 21
Due Date: 3/21/2018
Subject: Social Studies
  • Starter Activity
  • Roots of the Scientific Revolution (available in Presentations)
    • On the back of page 7.59 in your notebook, copy the notes found on Slide 2 of the PPT.
    • Check "Contributions" answers inside your foldable.
    • Be sure you have completed the "Importance" explanations for all of the contributions.  (This information is not in the PPT.)
    • Glue your foldable to the front of page 7.59 in your notebook.


Tuesday, March 20
Due Date: 3/20/2018
Subject: Social Studies
  • Starter Activity
  • Roots of the Scientific Revolution (available in Presentations)--Foldable Activity
    • Copy Learning Target 7.59 into the top margin on the correct page in your notebook.
    • If absent, get your white paper for the foldable from the pink makeup work binder.  (You can also use notebook paper.)
      • Create the foldable using the directions provided on Slides 3-4 of the PPT presentation.
      • Use Slides 5-9 to complete the "Contributions" portion of the foldable. 
      • Complete the "Importance" portion of the foldable be making inferences and using your own knowledge.


Monday, March 19
Due Date: 3/19/2018
Subject: Social Studies
  • Starter Activity
  • Reformation Worksheet (finish this assignment which was given before Spring Break)
  • Scientific Revolution/Enlightenment and Age of Exploration Definitions
    • These definitions are in the front pocket of the Starter Activity binder.
    • Follow the directions provided and copy the definitions onto the correct pages of your notebook.


Friday, March 09
Due Date: 3/9/2018
Subject: Social Studies
  • Starter Activity (TURN IN today)
  • Update Blue Grade Sheets
  • Galileo Video


Thursday, March 08
Due Date: 3/8/2018
Subject: Social Studies
  • Starter Activity
  • Reformation Test (if absent, you must come during HR to makeup the test)
  • Read pages 346-352
  • TURN IN Notebooks today!


Wednesday, March 07
Due Date: 3/7/2018
Subject: Social Studies
  • Starter Activity
  • Catholic Counter Reformation (available in Presentations)
    • Copy Learning Target 7.57 into the top margin on the correct page in your notebook.
    • Follow the instructions provided in the PPT for dividing page 7.57 of your notebook.
    • Take notes in each box for the topic shown.
    • Use the primary source documents to answer the following questions (write the answers on the back of page 7.57).
      • Primary Source #1:  What were two parts of the Profession of Faith issued by the Council of Trent?  (What are two things the people promised to do or believe?)
      • Primary Source #2:  Based on the primary source, Decree Concerning Indulgences, what did the Church decide to do about this practice?
      • Primary Source #3:  According to the Constitution of the Society of Jesus (The Jesuits), what was the purpose of this organization?
      • Primary Source #4:  Read the excerpt of Loyola's rules for the Jesuits.  In your opinion, what two rules were the most important?  Sumamrize the rules in you chose and include its number.  Clearly explain why you think those two rules were the most importat.
  • HOMEWORK:  Study for Thursday's test over the Reformation.  Online review games are available.  Look in Links for game codes.  Remember:  You must use your first name and last name initial as your player name.


Tuesday, March 06
Due Date: 3/6/2018
Subject: Social Studies
  • Starter Activity
  • Protestant Reformation (available in Presentations)
    • In your notebook, use Slides 22-25 to take notes about William Tyndale (back of page 7.55) and Henry VIII of England (back of page 7.54).
  • NOTE:  Students who are participating in a field trip on Thursday, must plan on completing the Reformation Test tomorrow.  In addition to studyingthe information we have already covered, you also need to study the notes about the Catholic Counter-Reformation (available in Presentations).
  • HOMEWORK:  Begin studying for Thursday's test over the Reformation.  Online review games are available.  Look in Links for game codes.  Remember:  You must use your first name and last name initial as your player name.


Monday, March 05
Due Date: 3/5/2018
Subject: Social Studies
  • Starter Activity (TURN IN Starter Activity 3-8 today)
  • Protestant Reformation (available in Presentations)
    • On page 7.55 in your notebook, use Slides 10-22 to take notes about the Martin Luther, John Calvin, and Desiderius Erasmus.  Use 1/2 page for each person (2 on the front and 1 on the back) 
  • HOMEWORK:  Begin studying for Thursday's test over the Reformation.  Online review games are available.  Look in Links for game codes.  Remember:  You must use your first name and last name initial as your player name.


Thursday, March 01
Due Date: 3/1/2018
Subject: Social Studies
  • Starter Activity
  • European Religions, 1600 Map and The Reformation Guided Reading Activity
    • If absent, get these assignments (2 pages--stapled together) from the pink makeup work binder.
    • Complete the map using the directions provided.  You will need to refer to Starter Activity 3-7 which can be found on this web page in Starter Activities or you may come during HR and use the starter binder under the desks.
    • Use the textbook to complete the Guided Reading Activity.  If using the online textbook (log in information and textbook codes are on this web page in Textbooks), look in Chapter 11, Lesson 3.  The online textbook does not use page numbers.  You may also check out a book from the classroom in order to complete this assignment.


Tuesday, Feb. 27
Due Date: 2/27/2018
Subject: Social Studies
  • Starter Activity
  • Protestant Reformation (available in Presentations)
    • Copy the Learning Target 7.54 into the top margin on the correct page in your notebook.
    • Copy the notes from Slide 3-4 in the PPT.


Monday, Feb. 26
Due Date: 2/26/2018
Subject: Social Studies
  • Starter Activity
  • Impact of Missionaries (available in Presentations)
    • Copy the Learning Target 7.51 into the top margin on the correct page in your notebook.
    • Follow the directions provided in the PPT.  You can also use the samples in the PPT to help you complete this assignment.
    • There is an online textbook code available in the link for "Textbooks."  However, the online version does not include page numbers.  Therefore, you come during homeroom to use a textbook or you may check out a textbook if needed.


Friday, Feb. 23
Due Date: 2/23/2018
Subject: Social Studies
  • Starter Activity (TURN IN today)
  • Renaissance Test (if absent, you must come during HR to makeup the test)
  • Read pages 302-309
  • TURN IN notebook today


Thursday, Feb. 22
Due Date: 2/22/2018
Subject: Social Studies
  • Starter Activity
  • Renaissance Museum Gallery Walk
    • If absent, you must see Mrs. Mitchell about this assignment!  It requires several different types of materials and specific instructions for completing the assignment.
    • If you did not complete this assignment in class, look in Presentations for the gallery information.  Complete the information on the back of each graphic you picked up during class today.
    • The "galleries" will also be open during HR on Friday if you need to come and complete one.
  • HOMEWORK:  Study for test over the Renaissance.  Online review games are available.  Look in Links for game codes.  Remember:  You must use your first name and last name initial as your player name.


Wednesday, Feb. 21
Due Date: 2/21/2018
Subject: Social Studies
  • Starter Activity (complete questions for Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday)
  • Humanism During the Renaissance (available in Presentations)
    • Copy the Learning Target into the top margin on page 7.46 of your notebook.
    • Copy the PPT notes from Slides 2-4.
  • Advancements and People (We will finish this assignment in class tomorrow.)
    • Copy the Learning Target into the top margin on page 7.48 of your notebook.
    • Ask a friend how to divide the front of your paper for this assignment.
    • If absent, get your paper for this assignment from Mrs. Mitchell.


Friday, Feb. 16
Due Date: 2/16/2018
Subject: Social Studies
  • Starter Activity (TURN IN today)
  • 4-H Club Meeting
  • HOMEWORK:  Begin studying for next Friday's test over the Renaissance.  Online review games are available.  Look in Links for game codes.  Remember:  You must use your first name and last name initial as your player name.


Thursday, Feb. 15
Due Date: 2/15/2018
Subject: Social Studies
  • Starter Activity
  • Learning Target 7.45
    • Glue yesterday's fill-in-the-blank paper to the front of page 7.45.
    • Marco Polo Assignments
      • If absent, get the Journey of Marco Polo map from Mrs. Mitchell (it is too small to put in the pink makeup work binder).
      • Use Starter Activity 3-4 to draw in Marco Polo's journey on the map.  Use two colored pencils--one for his journey to China and a different one for his journey home from China.
        • Tape the map to the back of page 7.45.
      • Ask a friend to help you get the questions and answers from the video watched during class.  Complete these on the back of page 7.45.


Wednesday, Feb. 14
Due Date: 2/14/2018
Subject: Social Studies
  • Starter Activity
  • Marco Polo and the Reopening of the Silk Road (available in Presentations)
    • If absent, get your paper for this assignment from the front pocket of the pink makeup work binder.
    • Use the PPT notes to complete the fill-in-the-blank summary.
    • Glue the paper to the front of page 7.45 in your notebook.
  • Marco Polo Brainpop
    • If absent, you must go to Mrs. Rollins' room during HR to watch the movie.
    • You must come to Mrs. Mitchell's room (with pencil and paper) to makeup the Brainpop quiz.
    • You may practice the quiz using the Brainpop link and log in information located in Links.


Tuesday, Feb. 13
Due Date: 2/13/2018
Subject: Social Studies
  • Starter Activity
  • Italian City-States Map
    • If absent, get your map from Mrs. Mitchell (it is too small to put in the pink makeup work binder).
    • Look in Presentations for the PPT titled "Renaissance Beginnings--Why the Renaissance Began in Italy."
      • Use the instructions found on the last two slides to complete the map.
      • Be sure to ask Mrs. Mitchell if you have any questions.


Monday, Feb. 12
Due Date: 2/12/2018
Subject: Social Studies
  • Starter Activity
  • Renaissance Beginnings--Why the Renaissance Began in Italy (available in Presentations)
    • Copy notes onto page 7.43 of your notebook; follow the directions provided in the PPT


Friday, Feb. 09
Due Date: 2/9/2018
Subject: Social Studies
  • Starter Activity (TURN IN today)
  • Medieval Europe--Part 2 Test (if absent, you must come during HR to complete the test)
  • Turn in notebooks today


Thursday, Feb. 08
Due Date: 2/8/2018
Subject: Social Studies
  • Starter Activity
  • Emergence of the Modern Economy (glue yesterday's worksheet to the front of page 7.41 in your notebook)
  • Reconquista and Spanish Inquisition
    • Write the learning target in the top margin of page 7.42 in your notebook.
    • If absent, get two papers for today's assignment from the front pocket of the pink makeup work binder:
      • Iberian Peninsula Map--Look in Presentations for the PPT notes.  Use Slide 5 to color the map.  Choose ONE of the maps on Slide 5 to use as a coloring guide (there are four maps to choose from). 
        • Label Africa, France, Spain, and Portugal.
        • Glue the map to the front of page 7.42 in your notebook.
        • Under the map, make a map key for the colors.
        • Write the date of the map (this is on the PPT slide).
        • Write an explanation for your map.  What period of the Reconquista is represented?  What do the colors mean?  How would the colors change over time and what would this mean?
      • Reconquista and Spanish Inquisition True/False Worksheet (half page)
        • Look in Handouts for the informational text to use in completing the worksheet.
        • Follow the directions provided on the worksheet.
        • Glue the worksheet to the back of page 7.42 in your notebook.
  • HOMEWORK:  Study for tomorrow's test (Medieval Europe--Part 2).  Online review games avaiable.  Look in Links for game codes.  REMINDER:  Use your first name and last initial for the player name.  Finish any incomplete notebook assignments.


Wednesday, Feb.07
Due Date: 2/7/2018
Subject: Social Studies
  • Starter Activity
  • Emergence of the Modern Economy
    • Informational Texts for this assignment available in Handouts.
    • If absent, get your worksheet for this assignment from the pink makeup work binder.
  • HOMEWORK:  Complete Emergence of the Modern Economy Worksheet
    • WORKSHEET HELP:
      • Emergence of Modern Economy:  8, 13, 18
      • Grrowth of Banking:  2, 4, 5, 6, 11, 16, 21,22
      • Growth of Technology and Agriculture:  1, 3, 7, 9, 15, 23, 25
      • Towns:  12, 20
      • Commerce and the Merchant Class:  7, 10, 14, 17, 19, 24, 26
  • HOMEWORK:  Begin studying for Friday's test (Medieval Europe--Part 2).  Online review games now avaiable.  Look in Links for game codes.  REMINDER:  Use your first name and last initial for the player name.


Tuesday, Feb. 06
Due Date: 2/6/2018
Subject: Social Studies
  • Starter Activity
  • Black Death Writing Assignment:  Using ALL information learned about the Black Death (textbook passage, Brainpop information, video, song, primary source), wrtie three paragraphs in your notebook that describe the soclal, economic, and population effects of the disease.  Complete this assignment on page 7.40 of you notebook.  You may use the front and back of the page.
  • HOMEWORK:  Begin studying for Friday's test (Medieval Europe--Part 2).  Online review games now avaiable.  Look in Links for game codes.  REMINDER:  Use your first name and last initial for the player name.


Monday, Feb. 05
Due Date: 2/5/2018
Subject: Social Studies
  • Starter Activity (TURN IN Starter Activity 3-4 TODAY!)
  • Black Death Sorting Activity and Video Segment
    • Review the Sorting Activity in Presentations
      • Explain the terms "social effect," "economic effect," and "population effect."
      • Using the sorting activity, paraphrase two or three examples of each one.
    • Watch the video and make additional notes about the social, economic, and population effects of the Black Death.


Thursday, Feb. 01
Due Date: 2/3/2018
Subject: Social Studies
  • Starter Activity
  • Black Death Notes (available in Presentations)
    • Complete the notes on notebook paper.
    • Focus on items in yellow--paraphrase when possible.


Wednesday, Jan. 31
Due Date: 1/31/2018
Subject: Social Studies
  • Starter Activity
  • Black Death Brainpop
    • If absent, you must come during HR to watch the Brainpop movie and makeup the quiz.
    • You may also practice the Brainpop quiz at home.


Tuesday, Jan. 30
Due Date: 1/31/2018
Subject: Social Studies
  • Starter Activity
  • Influence of the Catholic Church Stations
    • Complete stations from yesterday.
    • If absent, you must come during HR to complete the station work.


Thursday, Jan. 25
Due Date: 1/25/2018
Subject: Social Studies
  • Starter Activity
  • The Crusades:  Viewing Guide (make corrections to viewing guide answers)
  • Catholic Church in the Middle Ages (available in Presentations)
    • If absent, get white piece of paper for this assignment from the pink makeup work folder
    • Use the PPT notes to create your grahpic organizer and take the appropriate notes inside


Wednesday, Jan. 24
Due Date: 1/24/2018
Subject: Social Studies
  • Starter Activity
  • The Crusades:  Viewing Guide
    • Finish watching video and complete viewing guide (also available in Handouts) from yesterday.
    • To complete this guide, use the video transcript located in Handouts.
    • Complete all questions on the viewing guide.


Tuesday, Jan. 23
Due Date: 1/23/2018
Subject: Social Studies
  • Starter Activity
  • The Crusades:  Viewing Guide
    • If absent, get your viewing guide from the pink makeup work binder (also available in Handouts).
    • To complete this guide, use the video transcript located in Handouts.
    • Complete #1-13 of the viewing guide.


Monday, Jan. 22
Due Date: 1/22/2018
Subject: Social Studies
  • Starter Activity
  • The Crusades:  Cause and Effect Graphic Organizer
    • You should have a hard copy of the grahpic organizer that has been used in class the past two Fridays.
    • Finish the graphic organizer.  Notes for the graphic organizer are available in Presentations.
  • NOTE:  Extra credit 4-H speeches will be given this Thursday.  You must inform the teachers if you are planning to give a speech.
  • NOTE:  Blue Grade Sheets signed by a parent/guardian are due by this Friday for extra credit.  This extension is due to last week's inclement weather.


Friday, Jan. 19
Due Date: 1/19/2018
Subject: Social Studies
  • Starter Activity (Complete ALL starter activity questions for every day of Week 3-2; TURN IN today)
  • The Crusades:  Cause and Effect Graphic Organizer 
    • Copy notes from Slides 3-7 of the PPT onto the back of graphic organizer (available in Presentations).
    • Use Slides 10-13 of the PPT (available in Presentations) to complete the three boxes on the left side (causes) of the graphic organizer. 


Friday, Jan. 12
Due Date: 1/12/2018
Subject: Social Studies
  • Starter Activity (TURN IN today!)
  • Complete Second Grading Period Blue Grade Sheet
  • The Crusades:  Cause and Effect Graphic Organizer (if absent, get you paper from the pink makeup work binder; graphic organizer is also available in Handouts)
    • Copy the Learning Target 7.38 into the top margin on the correct page of your notebook.
    • Note:  All classes reached a different point in today's lesson. 
      • Sixth Period (ONLY CLASS) took notes on the back of the graphic organizer.  Copy these notes from Slides 3-7 of the PPT (available in Presentations).
    • Use Slides 10-13 of the PPT (available in Presentations) to complete the three boxes on the left side (causes) of the graphic organizer. 
  • HOMEWORK:  Get 2nd Grading Period Blue Grade Sheet signed by parent/guardian (doing so will earn you extra credit points)


Thursday, Jan. 11
Due Date: 1/11/2018
Subject: Social Studies
  • Starter Activity
  • Social Studies Policies and Procedures Quiz (if absent, you must come during HR to take the quiz)
  • Middle Ages Brainpop and Quiz (if absent, you must come during HR to watch the movie and take the quiz)


Tuesday, Jan. 9
Due Date: 1/10/2018
Subject: Social Studies
  • Starter Activity
  • Social Studies Policies and Procedures Review--see Mrs. Mitchell about this asignment!


Wednesday, Jan. 10
Due Date: 1/10/2018
Subject: Social Studies
  • Starter Activity
  • Social Studies Policies and Procedures Reivew
    • Students checked yesterday's assignment
  • Class Web Page--reviewed steps for accessing web page
  • HOMEWORK:  Study for Quiz!