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Mrs. Giacalone

Week of April 8th, 2019

Reminders:

1). Spring Picture Day-Tuesday, April 8th

 

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 describing the achievements of colonial leaders such as: Roger Williams, Anne Hutchinson, Thomas Hooker, and David Thomson.  Lastly, the students will also be identifying and comparing examples of representative government in the colonies.  

4/8: STUDY!  Jeopardy- Wednesday and Test- Friday: “New Ideas, New Colonies” on pages 194-199.

        Worksheet– “Indian Wars”

4/9: STUDY! 

4/10: STUDY! 

4/11: Finish your Journal Topic! STUDY!

4/12: The class will be taking a test on “New Ideas, New Colonies.

6th Grade

  The students will continue their study of ancient China.  They will be focusing on the Qin and the Han dynasties.  They will be discussing how a stable government builds growth and strength in a civilization, and how Shi Huangdi united China.  They will also be analyzing the improvements that were made in China during the Han dynasty.

4/8: Create riddles for the vocabulary words on pages 292-299.  Make sure that your illustrations are completed because the class will be playing the Vocabulary Game tomorrow!

4/10: Finish outlining “The Qin Emperor” on pages 292-293.

4/11: STUDY! Quiz- Tuesday: “The Qin and the Han Dynasties” on pages 292-299. 

4/12: STUDY!

7th Grade

  This week the students will be wrapping up their study of the American Revolution.  They will be exploring the problems that the Patriot forces faced as they fought in the South.  They will be discussing how the American Patriots finally defeated the British at the Battle of Yorktown.  Lastly, the class will be examining the official end of the Revolution, the Treaty of Paris.

4/8: Answer Key for your test on “The Struggle for Liberty” is due typed on Wednesday.   STUDY!

4/9: Answer Key is due typed tomorrow! STUDY!

4/11: STUDY! Quiz- Tuesday: “Independence!” on pages 135-139.

4/12: STUDY!

8th Grade

  This week the class will be discussing the economic, social, and political development of America in the period between World War I and World War II.  They will be analyzing the important events that took place in the Roaring Twenties-including the Republican Decade, the United States in world political affairs, the changes that took place in the American workplace, the problems that started to form in American society, and the Stock Market crash.

   The students will be discussing the economic, political, and social impacts of the Great Depression.  They will be analyzing the factors that led up to the Stock Market Crash and how Franklin D. Roosevelt responded to deepening economic woes.  Lastly, the class will be exploring the effects the depression had on family, communities, and Europe.

4/8: Sharpen Up: Pages 154-155- Read, Highlight, take notes, and answer Quick Review questions 3,4,5.

4/10: Complete your illustrations for the vocabulary words on page 157-160 of the Sharpen Up Book. The class will be playing Pick the Pic tomorrow.

4/11: Sharpen Up- pages 157 to the middle of page 159: Read, highlight, take notes and answer Quick Review questions 1&2.

          STUDY! Jeopardy- Tuesday and Test- Wednesday: “The Roaring Twenties and The Great Depression” Sharpen Up pages 152-160. 20 Jeopardy questions are due on Tuesday.

4/12: STUDY!

Religion

  The students will continue their study of Lent, the Triduum, Easter, and Pentecost. Religion.  The 6th Grade students will continue working with their 3rd Grade buddies to create a children’s book on the season of Lent, the Triduum, Easter, and Pentecost.

4/8: STUDY! Test- Friday: “Lent, the Triduum, Easter, and Pentecost. (Lent- pages 231-235, the Triduum- pages 237-241, Easter- pages 307-311, and Pentecost- page 310.)

4/9: STUDY!

4/10: STUDY!

4/12: The class will be taking  test on “Lent, the Triduum, Easter, and Pentecost.