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Mrs. Giacalone

Week of March 27th

Reminders:
1 NYS ELA STATE EXAM FOR GRADES 6 AND 8-Tuesday, March 28th-Thursday, March 30th
   2. Trimester Two Awards Ceremony will take place on Thursday, March 30th.  We will have an 8:30 a.m. Mass first; then the Awards Ceremony will take place. 

5th Grade
The students will continue their study of the English colonies. They will be discussing when, where, and why groups of people colonized and settled in what is now the United States. They will be analyzing the achievements of colonial leaders such as Roger Williams, Anne Hutchinson, Thomas Hooker, and David Thomson. They will also be identifying and comparing examples of representative government in the colonies. Lastly, the students will be exploring the political, religious, social, and economic institutions that evolved in the colonial era.

3/24: The class will be playing Jeopardy today.
STUDY!

3/27: The students will be taking a test on “The Massachusetts Bay Colony” on pages 188-193.

3/29: Create riddles and sentences for the Vocabulary words on page 194. Make sure you are not using the definitions of the words when you create your riddles and sentences! Also, make sure that your illustrations are complete because the class will be playing Pick the Pic and the Sentence and Riddle Games tomorrow!

Test- signed and corrected.

 

6th Grade
The students will continue their study of China. They will be exploring how Chinese thinkers influenced China’s society and government. They will be focusing on the philosopher Confucius; and discussing some of his proverbs. They will also be exploring the philosophy of Daoism. Lastly, the class will be exploring how Chinese society was organized.

3/24: The class will be playing Jeopardy today.
STUDY!

3/27: The class will be taking a test on “The Birth of Chinese Civilization” on pages 278-285.

7th Grade
The class will be wrapping their study of the American Revolution. They will be analyzing the many problems that the Patriot forces faced fighting the war in the South. They will also be discussing how the American Patriots finally defeated the British at the Battle of Yorktown. Lastly, they will be discussing how the the Treaty of Paris (1783) officially ended the war.

3/24: The class will be playing Jeopardy today.
STUDY!

3/27: The class will be taking a test on “The Struggle for Liberty” on pages 126-134.
3/28: Section Assessment on page 139 #1-4 is due typed on Friday. This assignment will be collected graded out of 50 points.

3/28: Test- signed and corrected

3/29: Student Created Test- is due typed on Tuesday. You must hand in a blank copy of the test and an answer sheet. This assignment will be collected and graded out of 50 points. I will combine the Section Assessment and Student Created Test and count it as a test grade.

3/30: Section Assessment is due tomorrow.

8th Grade
The students will be continuing their study of World War I. They will be exploring how the American forces helped the Allies win the war. The students will be analyzing the final battles of the war. Lastly, they will be discussing why Germany agreed to an armistice.

3/24: The class will be playing Jeopardy today.
STUDY!

3/27: The class will be taking a test on “Americans Prepare for War” on pages 725-729.

3/28: Test- signed and corrected.

Religion

The students will be presenting their Lent, Tritium, and Easter board games.