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Mrs. Giacalone

Week of May 8th 2017

5th Grade
The students will continue their study of the English Colonies. This week they will be focusing on the Southern Colonies. They will be discussing why people colonized Maryland, the Carolinas, and Georgia. They will also be analyzing the achievements of George Calvert, Eliza Lucas Pinckney, and James Oglethorpe. Lastly, they will be examining how people in the Southern Colonies earned a living.

5/8: Make sure that your illustrations, riddles, and sentences are completed. The class will be playing Pick the Pic, the Sentence and Riddle Games tomorrow.

5/9: Read: “The Carolinas” on pages 234-236. Then answer the questions on the worksheet.
STUDY! Quiz- Friday: “Settlements of the South” pages 232-238. 

5/10: Read and Outline: “Virginia” on pages 238-239.
STUDY!

5/11: STUDY!

5/12: The class will be taking a quiz on “Settlements of the South” pages 232-238.

6th Grade
The students will continue their study of ancient China. This week they will be focusing on the Qin and the Han Dynasties. They will be exploring the rule of Emperor Shi Huangdi and Emperor Wudi and the affects they had on the formation of China. They will also be analyzing the importance that the Silk Road had on ancient China’s economy.

The students will begin their study of Ancient Greece. They will become familiar with the location and geography of Greece. They will be discussing how the mountains and seas of Greece made trade, travel, and communication difficult. They will also be exploring the Minoan and Mycenaean civilizations. Lastly, the students will be discussing trade and the development of Greek city-states.

5/5: Lesson 3 Review- page 299 #1-7 is due typed on Monday. Remember this assignment is going to be collected and graded! Take your time and look back in the textbook and your notes to help you answer the questions.

5/8: Lesson Review is due today!
Quiz and answer sheet is due typed on Wednesday.

5/9: Quiz and answer sheet is due tomorrow.

5/10: Worksheets- “Where was Ancient Greece?” and “Trade and Commerce”

5/11: Create riddles for the vocabulary words on pages 174-182.

7th Grade
The students will begin their study of the U.S. Constitution. They will be discussing the purpose of the Constitutional Convention was to improve the government of the United States. They will also be analyzing how the issue of the representation led to the Great Compromise. Lastly, they will be examining the Constitution (the branches of government, checks and balances, the amendments, federalism, and popular sovereignty).

5/5: Create riddles for the Key Terms and People on page 163. Make sure that your illustrations are completed! The class will be playing Pick the Pic and the Riddle Game on Monday.

5/10: Read and outline: “The Constitution” pages 167-168.

Worksheet Packet- “The United States Constitution”: Read, highlight, and answer the Quick Review Questions on pages 74, 75,76.

5/12: STUDY! Jeopardy-Wednesday and Test- Thursday: “The U.S. Constitution” pages 163-168 and the Worksheet Packet.

8th Grade
The students will begin their study of the Roaring Twenties and the Great Depression. They will be exploring prohibition and the 18th Amendment, the Republican Decade, the United States in World Political Affairs, and the crash of the Stock Market. They will be analyzing the economic, political, and social impact of the Great Depression.

5/8: Finish creating illustrations and riddles for the vocabulary words from “The Great Depression” Be ready to play Pick the Pic and the Riddle Game tomorrow.

5/9: Worksheet Packet- :The Great Depression” – Read, highlight, take notes and answer the Quick Review questions.
STUDY! Jeopardy- Thursday and Test- Friday: “The Roaring Twenties” and “The Great Depression” (Worksheet Packets) 20 Jeopardy questions are due on Thursday.

5/10: STUDY!

5/11: The class will be playing Jeopardy today.

5/12: The class will be taking a test on “The Roaring Twenties” and “The Great Depression”.

Religion
The students will be caring about the transformation of Israel under the leadership of Saul and David. They will be discussing how God called Samuel to serve him, when Saul became Israel’s first king, and that God chose David to lead Israel.