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Mrs. Giacalone

Week of September 30th, 2019

Reminders:

1). Monday, September 30th

~ The Cheesecake Sale begins.

       ~ Grades 6 & 7 will be going over to church for Fr. Marc’s lecture.

2). Tuesday, October 1st…

~ Today is a Box Top Day!

~ Tuition payments are due.

3). Wednesday, October 2nd…

~There is a Ladies Night Out meeting @ 7:30 p.m.-Lenny’s. 

4). Friday, October 4th…

~There is a 12:30 P.M. Dismissal/Faculty Meeting.

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.  The class will be identifying the early people of North America.

The students will also be examining the lives of the Ancient Indians.  They will be describing the type of settlements these ancient peoples lived in.  Lastly, they will be exploring the impact that technology and agriculture had on the Indians.

9/30: STUDY! Jeopardy- Tomorrow and Test Wednesday: “The First Americans” on pages 56-59. 15 Jeopardy questions are due tomorrow.

10/1: The class will be playing Jeopardy today.  STUDY!

10/2: The class will be taking a test on “The First Americans”.

10/3: Create sentences for the vocabulary words on page 62.  Make sure that your illustrations are completed because the class will be playing the Vocabulary and Sentence Games tomorrow!

6th Grade

This week, 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.

9/30: STUDY! Jeopardy- Wednesday and Test- Thursday: “Hunter-Gatherers” on pages 54-61.  20 Jeopardy questions are due on Wednesday.

       Worksheet- “The Ice Ages”

10/1: STUDY! 20 Jeopardy questions are due tomorrow!

10/2: The class will be playing Jeopardy today.  STUDY!

10/3: The class will be taking a test on “Hunter-Gatherers”.

7th Grade

This week, the students will begin their study of Europe before transatlantic travel.  They will be exploring the Greek and Roman forms of government.  They will also be discussing the Middle Ages and the impact the Renaissance had on Europe.  

9/27: STUDY! Quiz- Monday: “Native American Cultures” on pages 10-15.  

9/30: The class will be taking a quiz on “Native American Cultures”.

10/1:   Make sure that your illustrations are completed because the class will be playing the Vocabulary Game tomorrow!

10/3: Finish outlining “Greek and Roman Governments” on pages 22-23.

8th Grade

This week, 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.

9/30-10/2: The students will be working with partners to create a Front Page News Project on The War in the East.  They will be using their Chromebooks during social studies class to research and write the articles.  Each Front Page News Project must consist of three articles (War in the East, Battle of Antietam, Breaking the Union’s Blockade), one interview (Thomas Stonewall Jackson or Robert E. Lee), and an ad (something that would interest either southerners or northerners).

10/3: The students will be presenting their “Front Page News: The War in the East” Project.

10/3: Create meanings, illustrations, and riddles for the Key Terms and People on page 522.   The class will be playing Pick the Pic and the Riddles Games tomorrow.

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.  Lastly, the class will be learning how to find readings in the Bible.

9/27:  Pages 28-30 are due completed on Tuesday.

STUDY! Jeopardy- Thursday and Test- Friday: “Gods Revelation” on pages 20-30.  15 Jeopardy questions are due on Thursday.