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Mrs. Giacalone

Week of September 24th, 2018

5th Grade

The class will continue their study of the First Americans.  They will be explaining how geographic factors influenced the migration of people from Asia to North America.  They will be describing how the first Americans used natural resources to meet their needs.  Lastly, they will be identifying the early people of North America.

9/24: Finish filling in the outline on “The First Americans”. 

Worksheet– “Coming to the Americas”

STUDY! Three Strikes and You’re Out…… 

STUDY! Jeopardy- Thursday and Test- Friday “The First Americans” on pages 56-59. 10 Jeopardy questions and answers are due on Thursday.

9/25: Read: “Origin Stories” on pages 58-59. Then fill in the worksheet.

STUDY!

9/26: STUDY! Jeopardy- tomorrow! 10 Jeopardy questions are due tomorrow!

9/27: The class will be playing Jeopardy today.

STUDY!

9/28: The class will be taking a test today on “The First Americans”.

6th Grade

The students will continue their study of how people adapted to their societies during the Stone Age. They will be exploring how technology led to the expansion and survival of early civilizations.  The class will discuss how hunting and gathering cause early people to become nomads. Lastly, the students will analyze how people survived the Ice Ages.

9/24: Read and Outline: ” The Paleolithic Age” pages 54-56 (Surviving in the Paleolithic Age, Finding Food, and The Inventions of Tools).

9/25: Worksheet– “Building Communities”

STUDY! Jeopardy-Monday and Test- Tuesday: “Hunter-Gatherers” on pages 54-61. 20 Jeopardy questions are due on Friday.

9/26: STUDY!

9/27: Finish the worksheet “The Ice Ages”.

        STUDY! 

9/27:  Journal Topic– revised rough draft is due tomorrow! Imagine you are a mother or father who lives during the early Paleolithic Age.  In a few paragraphs, describe your life.   

 STUDY!

9/28: STUDY! Jeopardy questions are due Monday!

7th Grade

 This week, the students will begin their study of early Native American societies. They will be discussing that many Native American cultures developed across the different geographic regions of North America.  They will also be exploring how geographic areas influenced Native American cultures.  Lastly, the students will be exploring the Native American religion.

9/24: Read: “Native American Culture” on pages 12-14. Then complete the questions on the worksheet.

STUDY! Quiz- Thursday: “Native American Cultures” on pages 10-15.

9/25: Section 2 Assessment- page 15 #s 1-3.  Makes sure you are using details and examples when answering the questions because we will be playing the Dart Game tomorrow. 

STUDY!

STUDY! Quiz- tomorrow

9/27: The class will be taking a quiz on “Native American Cultures”.

8th Grade

The students will continue the study of the Civil War.  They will be focusing on how Union and Confederate forces fought for control of Virginia. They will be discussing how the Battle of Antietam gave the North a slight advantage.  Lastly, the class will be analyzing how the Confederacy attempted to break the Union naval blockade.

9/24:  Read and Outline: “Battle of Antietam” on page 519.  Biography: Robert E.Lee- page 519: How did Lee’s choice reflect the division of the states?

9/25: Section 2 Assessment on page 521 is due typed on Thursday.  This assignment will be collected and graded as a quiz. Make sure to use details and facts when answering the questions!

BRING IN RESEARCH AND OTHER MATERIALS FOR THE “FRONT PAGE NEWS: THE WAR IN THE EAST” PROJECT.

MAKE SURE THAT YOU HAVE ENOUGH MATERIALS TO BEGIN PUTTING TOGETHER YOUR “FRONT PAGE NEWS: WAR IN THE EAST” PROJECT! 

9/27: All news articles and interviews for the “Front Page News Project” are due typed on Monday.

9/28: All news articles and interviews for the “Front Page News” Project are due typed on Monday.

 

Religion

This week the class will be discussing the ways that we get to know God. They will be learning about God’s self-Revelation through His creation, through the Bible, and in his Son, Jesus Christ.

9/24: Make a postcard of a scene that reminds you of God.  In a caption on the card, explain why the scene makes you think of God. This assignment will be graded as a Journal Topic.

9/26: STUDY! Jeopardy- Tuesday and Test- Wednesday: “God’s Revelation”- pages 20-30. 15 Jeopardy questions are due on Tuesday.

9/27& 9/28: STUDY!