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Mrs. Giacalone

Week of May 29th to June 2nd

5th Grade
The students will continue their study of the events that led up to the American Revolution. They will be analyzing the causes and the effects of the Boston Tea Party and the Intolerable Acts. They will also discussing the significance of the First Continental Congress. Lastly, they will be examining the issues surrounding the battles at Lexington and Concord.

5/26: STUDY! Test- Wednesday: “The Road to War” on pages 288-292.

5/30: STUDY! Test- tomorrow!

5/31: The class will be taking a test on “The Road to War” today.

6th Grade
The students will continue their study of ancient Greece. They will be analyzing the different types of governments that each city-state had. They will be comparing and contrasting the city-states of Sparta and Athens and discussing Athens differed from all the other city-states.

5/29: STUDY! Quiz-Thursday: “Sparta and Athens: City-State Rivals” on pages 183-189.

5/30: Finish outlining “Athens: A Young Democracy” on pages 187-189.

STUDY!

5/31: STUDY! Quiz- Tomorrow!

6/1: The class will be taking a quiz on “Sparta and Athens: City-State Rivals” today.

7th Grade
Over the next few weeks the students will be reviewing for the final by creating a board game on all of the topics we studied in Social Studies Class this year. They will be creating questions based on information from the Final Review Sheet. They will be working with partners, and they will be following a detailed rubric.

5/31: Materials for your board game are due on Tuesday, June 6th.

8th Grade
Over the next few weeks the students will be reviewing for the final by creating a song about all they have learned in Social Studies Class this year. They will use their Final Review Sheets as a guide, and they will include as many topics as they can in their song. They will be working with a partner, and they will be given a detailed rubric describing what is expected of them.

5/26: Current Events- is due on Wednesday! You must have two articles; one national and one international. The articles must discuss politics, the environment, economics, science/health, or religious issues.

5/30: Current Events- is due tomorrow.

Religion
Over the next few weeks the students will be reviewing for the final by creating a song about all they have learned in Religion Class this year. They will use their Final Review Sheets as a guide, and they will include as many topics as they can in their song. They will be working with a partner, and they will be given a detailed rubric describing what is expected of them.

STUDY for your Final Exam!