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Mrs. Giacalone

Week of April 29th, 2019

Reminders:

1). School resumes on Monday, April 29th.

2). Grades 4,6, and 7 Mathematics State Exam will be taking place on Wednesday, May 1st, and Thursday, May 2nd.

3). First Friday Mass will be on Friday, May 3rd; there is a 12:00 p.m. dismissal this day as well.

 

5th Grade

  The students will be continuing their study of the English colonies, and they will be focusing on the Breadbasket Colonies.  They will be identifying the various groups that settled in the Middle Atlantic Colonies.  Lastly, the students will be analyzing the contributions made by different religious and cultural groups that settled in this area.

4/29: Finish outlining “New Netherland” on pages 210-211. 

4/30: Read and Outline: “New Netherland Becomes New York” on pages 212-213.

5/1: Worksheet: “New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware”. Use pages 213-214 to help you complete this assignment.

5/2: Finish the project pages on New York and New Jersey.

6th Grade

  This week the students will be working independently to create an Illustrated timeline on the ancient Chinese dynasties.  

***Research for your Illustrated Chinese Dynasties Timeline is due on Monday, April 29th, 2019.***

***The shape of your timeline (cut out) is due on Tuesday, April 30th, 2019.***

4/30: Illustrated Chinese Dynasties Timeline- Rough Draft: Finish picking out the four dates/events for the Shang and the Zhou dynasties and create the corresponding illustrations.

4/29-5/3: Project:  Construct a timeline of the historical era being studied.  Create an illustrated timeline showing the following dynasties of Ancient China: Shang, Zhou, Qin, Han. You must include five historical events, inventions, or other concepts/ideas for each dynasty.  Your timeline must be in a shape that represents the Chinese culture in some way. 

5/2: Illustrated Chinese Dynasties Timeline- Rough Draft: Finish picking out the four dates/events for the Qin and the Han dynasties and create the corresponding illustrations.

7th Grade

The class will also begin their study of the formation of American government.  They will be analyzing, in detail, the Articles of Confederation.  They will be discussing the positive and negative aspects of the Articles as well.

4/29: Sharpen Up: Finish creating the meanings, illustrations, and riddles for the vocabulary words on pages 68-70 and the Key Terms and People on page 152. Be ready to play Pick the Pic tomorrow.

5/2: STUDY! Jeopardy- Tuesday and Test- Wednesday: “The Articles of  Confederation”- Sharpen Up Packet. 

         Sharpen Up Packet- Finish reading, highlighting, taking notes, and answering the Quick Review questions for pages 68 to the top of page 70,

5/3: STUDY! 

8th Grade

  This week the students will begin their study of World War II.  They will be discussing why World War II began and how it changed the lives of millions of people.  They will be analyzing how the war affected all aspects of American life. Lastly, the students will be discussing the Holocaust.

4/29: Finish creating meanings for the vocabulary from the Sharpen Up Packet on World War II.

            Test must be signed and corrected.

4/30: Finish creating illustrations for the vocabulary words from the Sharpen up Packet on World War II.  The class will be playing Pick the Pic tomorrow.

5/1: Sharpen Up- pages 164-167: Read, highlight, take notes, and answer the Quick Review questions. (Stop at Quick Review #3.)

STUDY! Jeopardy- Tuesday and Test- Wednesday: “World War II”  Sharpen Up pages 164-169. 20 Jeopardy questions are due on Tuesday.

5/2: Sharpen Up: Finish pages 166-168.

       STUDY!

5/3: STUDY!

Religion

  This week the students will be learning about the Israelites conquest of Canaan.  They will be focusing on how God has always been with His people and will be identifying ways that God is with his people today. Lastly, the students will be analyzing the story of Samson, and they will be discussing ways that people can become strong in their love for God and for others.

4/29-4/30: The class will be finishing their Lent, the Triduum, Easter, and Pentecost books with their buddies.