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Mrs. Giacalone

Week of January 6th, 2020

 

Reminders: 

1). School resumes on Monday, January 6th. 5-8 will attend mass. 

2). Box Top Day-Tuesday, January 7th

 

5th Grade

  This week the students will continue their study of New Spain.  They will be exploring when, where, and why the Spanish colonized North America.  They will also be analyzing how the Spanish tried to maintain control of North America.  Lastly, the class will be discussing the introduction of slavery into the Americas.

1/6: Continue picking out important facts for “Building New Spain” on page 144-145.  Make sure that you are not writing down everything, and that you are condensing the material.

    STUDY! Vocabulary Quiz- Friday! Please study the vocabulary words from “New Spain” on page 144.  Make sure that you are able to put the words into sentences and you can draw an illustration for each word.

1/8: Finish picking out important facts for “The Spanish Borderlands” on pages 146-147. Make sure that you are not writing down everything, and that you are condensing the material.

     STUDY!

1/9: Finish picking out important facts for “Ranches and Haciendas” on page 147. Make sure that you are not writing down everything, and that you are condensing the material.

     STUDY! 

1/10: The class will be taking a vocabulary quiz on the words from “New Spain”.

STUDY! Jeopardy- Wednesday and Test- Thursday: “New Spain” on pages 144-149.  20 Jeopardy questions are due on Wednesday.

 

6th Grade

 This week the students will also begin their study of ancient Egypt.  They will begin by analyzing the geography/location of Egypt.  They will be discussing the importance of the Nile River, and how it impacted the development of ancient Egypt. Lastly, the students will be analyzing how Egypt became united.

1/6: Create riddles for the vocabulary words on pages 100-107.  Make sure that your illustrations are completed because the class will be playing Pick the Pic and the Riddle game tomorrow.

1/7: Read and outline “The Nile River Valley” on pages 100-103. Then answer the Progress Check question on page 103 and the Geography Connection questions on page 101.

1/8: Finish outlining “People of the River” on pages 103-105.

    STUDY! Jeopardy-Tuesday and Test- Wednesday on “The Nile River” on pages 100-107. 20 Jeopardy questions are due on Tuesday.

1/10: STUDY!

 

7th Grade

This week the students will begin their study of the English colonies.  They will be focusing on the Southern colonies.  The students will be analyzing the colony of Jamestown: the problems they faced and why the colonists’ relationship with the Indians changed.  They will also be exploring what daily life was like in the Virginia colony, and they will be comparing and contrasting the life of a slave and an indentured servant.  Lastly, the class will be discussing the founding of Maryland, the Carolinas, and Georgia.

1/6: Create riddles for the Key Terms and People on page 72.  Make sure that your illustrations are completed because the class will be playing the Vocabulary  and Riddle Games tomorrow!

1/8: Finish picking out positive facts about Virginia (pages 72-73).

Section 1 Assessment: page 77 #s 1-5 is due typed on Tuesday.  This assignment will be collected and graded as a quiz!

1/9-1/14: The students will be working independently to create a pamphlet about the Southern Colonies.  They will be trying to persuade people to settle in this region of the English Colonies.  They will be following a detailed rubric and using their Chrome-books to help them complete this assignment.

1/10: Section 1 Assessment is due typed on Tuesday!

 

8th Grade

The students will continue their study of immigration in the late 1800s and early 1900s. They will be analyzing how the immigration patterns changed during the late 1800s as new immigrants arrived from Europe, Asia, and Mexico.  They will also be exploring how these new immigrants adjusted to their new life in America. The students will be discussing why some Americans opposed immigration and how they worked to restrict it. The class will then be focusing on the growth of cities and how both immigrants and native-born Americans moved to growing urban areas in record numbers in the late 1800s and early 1900s.  Lastly, they will be analyzing how new technology and ideas helped cities change and adapt to this rapid urban growth.  

1/6: Use your outline on “Changing Patterns of Immigration” to answer the questions below:

  1. What areas of Europe did old immigrants come from? Where did new immigrants come from?

  2. Some people imagined that their lives in the United States would be ideal.  Once they arrived, how do you think their opinion might have changed? Be specific and give examples.

  3. How was the experience of immigrants at Ellis Island different from that of immigrants at Angel Island?

1/7: Finish outlining “Adjusting to a New Life” on pages 638-640.

1/8: Section Assessment- page 641 #s 1-4. This assignment will be collected and graded!

*Poster Board is due on Friday.

 

Religion

The students will continue discussing how and when people turned from God.  They will be analyzing “The Fall of Man” and discuss had all people suffer the effect of Original Sin.

1/8: Finish the worksheet “God Called Us to be Stewards of Creation”.  Use page 46and 47 to help  you answer the questions.

1/9: STUDY! Test- Thursday: “People Turn from God” on pages 44-54. 10 Dart Game questions are due on Tuesday.

1/10: STUDY!