• Agenda is now being posted in Google Classroom!

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  • January 27-31

    January 27-31

    Please visit Google Classroom.  Bothe 6th and 7th grade agendas from today are posted there.

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  • January 21-24

    January 24

    Posted in Google classroom

    January 23

    Please visit Google Classroom for today's agenda.

    January 22

    6th Grade

    Due: Investigation should be complete.  All Supporting Questions and Learning Targets should include relevant notes.

    Classwork:

    - Review GRASPS for Newspaper Article summative

    -Class time to work on summative (Due at the end ofd the day Friday.)

    Homework:- Nothing if you want to work on the summative you can

     

    7th grade

    Due: Nothing

    Classwork

    - Entrance Ticket: In three or more sentences tell me about the Mongols.

    - Mongol videos in Google classroom.  Add relevant notes for Supporting Questions and Learning Targets

    Homework: Nothing 

     

    January 21

    6th Grade

    Due: nothing

    Classwork:

    - Complete investigation for the Ancient Israelites

    Homework:- Nothing if finished with investigation

     

    7th grade

    Due: Nothing

    Classwork

    - Chinese Inventions Quiz

    - Mongol videos in Google classroom.  Add relevant notes for Supporting Questions and Learning Targets

    Homework: Nothing if finished with the Mongols videos

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  • January 13-17

    January 15

    6th

    Due: 

    - Nothing

    Classwork:

    - Video: My Life, My Religion: Judaism & Complete Venn Diagram 

    Homework:

    - Complete Venn Diagram

    7th

    Due: Nothing

    Classwork:

    - Return and review Essay, "Why did Islam spread so quickly?" 

    - Cinese Inventions: See Google Classroom

    Homework: Nothing unless you are redoing your essay.  The last day to turn in a completed essay is January 30.

     

     

    January 14

    6th

    Due: 

    -Nothing

    Classwork:

    -Review yesterday's information.

    - Read and enter notes into IPJ for:

         - "The Laws of David and Soloman (outside source)

         - A Way of Life (outside Source)

         - My Life, My Religion: Judaism (BBC Video)

    Homework

    -nothing

     

    7th

    Due: nothing

    Classwork

    - Review LT #1

    - Read and enter notes into IPJ for:

    - Revival of Confucian Ideas (p 185)

    - Neo-Confucianism (p 186)

    - The Civil Service (p 187)

    TED Ed video:

    Who was Confucius?

     Homweork: Nothing

     

    January 13

    6th

    Due: 

    -Nothing

    Classwork:

    - Read and enter notes into IPJ for;

         - "Philistines (.120)

         - Military Conquest (120-121)

         - Life in Canaan (121)

         - The Tabernacle (122) 

    Video: TED Ed: The five major world religions (Judaism only)

    Homework

    -nothing

     

    7th

    Due: nothing

    Classwork

    - Project Alert

    Homweork: Nothing

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  • January 6-10

    January 10

    6th

    Due

    Classwork:

    -Quiz: The Israelites Beginnings

    - Read and enter notes into IPJ for "The Land of Canaan" and "Who were the Canaanites?" 

    -CNN10

    Homework

    -nothing

     

    7th

    Due:

    - China map 

    Classwork

    - Quiz: Imperial China: China Reunifies

    - Video: The Grand Canal

    - CNN10

    Homework

    -nothing

     

    January 9

    6th

    Due: Nothing 

    Classwork:

    Team Reading- Read and take relevant notes for the following textbook sections: 

    - The Hebrew Bible (p115) *completed as a class*

    - Abraham (p116)

    - Isaac & Jacob (p116)

    - Moses and the Exodus (pp 116-117)

    - The Covenant (pp 117-118)

     Homework

    - Complete any reading and notes your team was unable to finish.

    - Complete China map (due Friday)

     

    7th

    Due:

    - Nothing

    Classwork:

    Team Reading- Read and take relevant notes for the following textbook sections: 

    The Tang Dynasty (180-181)

    Growth and Trade (181)

    The Song Dynasty (182)

    Buddhism in China (182)

    How did the Tang rulers view Buddhism? 182-183)

    Buddhism in Korea (183-184)

    Homework

     - Complete any reading and notes your team was unable to finish.

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    January 8

    6th

    Due

    -nothing

    Classwork

    - Complete organizing Inguiry Process Journal

    - Begin reading Chapter4 Lesson 1: Beginnings.  Record relevant notes in the IPJ.

    Homework

    - period 1&4: none

    - period 5: finish reading and notes on page 155.

     

    7th

    Due

    - nothing (China map is due on Friday)

    Classwork

    - Complete organizing Inguiry Process Journal

    - Read pages 178-180 and add relevant notes to IPJ.

    Homework

    - Complete China map (due Friday)

    January 7

    6th

    Due: Five W's Source Evaluation 

    Classwork:

    - Review Five W's Source Evaluation

    - Begin next unit: The Ancient Israelites

    Homework

    - Nothing

     

    7th

    Due: 

    - Project Alert: Test Your Drug IQ

    Classwork

    - Review Project Alert: Test Your Drug IQ

    - Imperial China Map

    Homework

    - Nothing

     

    January 6

    6th

    Due: Nothing 

    Classwork: Evaluate the two sources in Google Classroom using the "Five W's of source Evaluation" page

    Homework: Nothing 

     

    7th

    Due: Nothing

    Classwork: Project Alert

    Homework: Nothing

     

    6th

    Due

    Classwork

    Homework

     

    7th

    Due

    Classwork

    Homework

     

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  • December 21-January 5

    Winter Break

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  • December 16-20

    December 20

    6th Grade

    Due: Turn in scoring rubric, Inquiry Process Journal, and 5W's page.

    ClassworK: time to finish up anything that needs to be finished & video

    Homework:  Have a fun and relaxing break!  

    7th Grade

    Due: DBQ questions & TBEAR paragraph frames

    ClassworK: time to finish up anything that needs to be finished & video

    Homework:  Have a fun and relaxing break!  

    December 19

    6th Grade

    Due: Ancient Egypt Fakebook Page

    Classwork: Review Action Plan and Fakebook grading criteria.  Fakebook Page is due at the end of the day.  I will collect the Inquiry Process Journal on tomorrow.

    7th Grade

    Due: "Why did Islam spread so quicly?  Essay, DBQ pages and TBEAR paragraph frames.

    Classwork: Type essay "Why did Islam spread so quickly?.

    December 18

    6th Grade

    Due: LT#4: I can describe the contributions made by Egypts' rulers.

    Classwork: Review Action Plan and Fakebook grading criteria.  Fakebook and Inquiry Process Journal due at the end of the day on Thursday.

    7th Grade

    Due: Nothing today

    Classwork: "Why did Islam spread so quickly? Essay due at the end of the period on Thursday.

    December 17

    6th Grade

    Due: LT#4: I can describe the contributions made by Egypts' rulers.

    Classwork: Review Action Plan and Fakebook grading criteria.  Fakebook Page is due at the end of the day on Thursday.  I will collect the Inquiry Process Journal on Friday.

    7th Grade

    Due: Nothing today

    Classwork: "Why did Islam spread so quickly? Essay due at the end of the period on Thursday.

    December 16

    6th Grade

    Due: LT#4: I can describe the contributions made by Egypts' rulers.

    Classwork: Review Action Plan and Fakebook grading criteria.  Fakebook and Inquiry Process Journal due at the end of the day on Thursday.

    7th Grade

    Due: Nothing today

    Classwork: "Why did Islam spread so quickly? Essay due at the end of the period on Thursday.

    December 16

    6th Grade

    Due: Nothing today

    Classwork: "Why did Islam spread so quickly?" TBEAR Essay

    Homework: 

     

    7th Grade

    Due: Nothing today

    Classwork: Return DBQ documents and begin writing our resonse to the question: "How did Islam spread so quickly?" 

    Homework: Nothing tonight.

     

     

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  • December 9-13

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  • December 2-6

    December 2

    6th Grade

    Due: Nothing

    Classwork: 

    - GRASPS: Ancient Egypt and the Kush Kingdom

    - Put together Inquiry Process Journal and enter inquiry questions.

    Homework:

    - locate an Egyptian name from from the class website that you will use for your Fakebook page persona.

     

    7th Grade

    Due: Nothing

    Classwork: 

    - Medieval Newspaper Gallery Walk

    - Medieval Newwspaper Reflection

    Homework:

    - complete the reflection if not finished.

     

    December 3

    6th Grade

    Due:

    - Egyptian Name for Fakebook persona

    Classwork:

    - Read and analyze PEGS information using article, "How did the Nile River influence life in ancient Egypt?" + add notes to Inquiry Process Journal.

    Homework:

    - Make am entry for the Nile River on your Fakebook Page.

     

    7th Grade

    Due:

    - Medieval Newspaper  Reflection

    Classwork:

    -Medieval Europe Study Guide for LT Teast

    Homework:

    - study for tomorrow's  LT Test 

     

    December 3

    6th Grade

    Due:

    Classwork:

    - Map of the Nile River

    - Watch the video "Gift of the Nile"  on the class website and add notes to Inquiry Process Journal for Supporting Question #1.  

    Homework:

    - Work on Fakebook page.

     

    7th Grade

    Due:

    - LT Study Guide

    Classwork:

    -Medieval Period Test

    - Read Background essay and underline PEGS.  Answer the Background Essay questions. 

    -Homework:

    - None

     

     

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  • November 25-29

    Thanksgiving Break

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  • November 16-20

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  • November 12-16

    November 12

    6th grade

    Due: Nothing

    Classwork:

    1. Log onto the class website and watch th video "The Fertile Crescent."  As you watch the video complete the guided notes.

    2. Read the article "Sumer."  As you read underline the political, economic, geographic, and social information with the appropriate color.  See your PEGS chart for details,

    Homework:

    Complete any classwork you were unable to finish by class tomorrow.

    7th Grade

    Due: Nothing

    Classwork:

    1.  GRASPS for summative assessment: Medieval Times Newspaper. Newspaper id due Friday, November 22.  

    Homework:

    The deadline for turning in the newspaper is Friday, November 22.  You may need to spend time at home working on one or more items you need to complete in order to make the deadline.

     

     

    November 13

    6th grade

    Due:

    - Sumer reading w/ PEGS analysis 

    - The Fertile Crescent notes

    Classwork:

    1. Record PEGS notes for Supporting question #3 into Inquiry Process Journal.

    2. Log onto class website and watch one of the two videos on the history of Mesopotamian writing.  Add any relevant notes to the Inquiry Process Journal.

    Homework:

    None if finished w/ video and notes.

    7th Grade

    Due: Nothing

    Classwork:

    1.  Goals for newspaper and suggested topics.

    Homework:

    The deadline for turning in the newspaper is Friday, November 22.  You may need to spend time at home working on one or more items you need to complete in order to make the deadline.

     

      

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  • October 27-November 1

    October 31

    Gradebook closes this Friday.  Make sure you check powerschool and turn in any late or missing work.  All assessments except for the first summative can be redone.

    6th Grade

    Due: Nothing today

    Classwork:

    - In class summative assessment, " The Top 5 Most Important Ways Lifewas better in the Neolithic Age"  We will go over the requrements in class and have three days to complete and turn in.  Due today at the end of the period.

    Homework;

    - nothing unless you are working on something missing or late to turn in by Friday's deadline.

    7th Grade

    Due:

    - Nothing

    Classwork:

    -Review the Feudal System

    Homework:

    - Nothing tonight

     

    October 30

    Gradebook closes this Friday.  Make sure you check powerschool and turn in any late or missing work.  All assessments except for the first summative can be redone.

    6th Grade

    Due: Nothing today

    Classwork:

    - In class summative assessment, " The Top 5 Most Important Ways Lifewas better in the Neolithic Age"  We will go over the requrements in class and have three days to complete and turn in.  Due Thursday at the end of the period (one day extension).

    Homework;

    - nothing unless you are working on something missing or late to turn in by Friday's deadline.

    7th Grade

    Due:

    - Feudal Pyramid

    Classwork:

    - Review the "changes' taking place in Erope

    - Read information on Feudalism and complet the feudal pyramid.

    October 29

    Gradebook closes this Friday.  Make sure you check powerschool and turn in any late or missing work.  All assessments except for the first summative can be redone.

    6th Grade

    Due: Nothing today

    Classwork:

    - In class summative assessment, " The Top 5 Most Important Ways Lifewas better in the Neolithic Age"  We will go over the requrements in class and have three days to complete and turn in.  Due Wednesday at the end of the period.

    Homework;

    - nothing unless you are working on something missing or late to turn in by Friday's deadline.

    7th Grade

    Due:

    - Notes for Early Middle Ages

    Classwork:

    -return and review Mayor's Symposium summative and other assignments.  If you are redoung the summative it is due by Friday, November 1

    Homework;

    - Nothing 

    October 28

    Gradebook closes this Friday.  Make sure you check powerschool and turn in any late or missing work.  All assessments except for the first summative can be redone.

     

    6th Grade

    Due:

    - Nothing due today

    Classwork: 

    - In class summative assessment, " The Top 5 Most Important Ways Lifewas better in the Neolithic Age"  We will go over the requrements in class and have three days to complete and turn in.  Due Wednesday at the end of the period.

    Homework:

    -Nothing (Some students are chhosing to work on different parts of the summative they can complete ate home.)  

      

    7th Grade

    Due:

    - Church Authority/ Invasions of Wurope OPTIC

    Classwork

    - Investing Outside sources for information on the Early Middle Ages (due at the end of class tomorrow).

    Homework

    - nothing

     

     

     

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  • October 21-25

    October 21

    6th Grade

    Due:

    - nothing

    Classwork:

    -Begin reading "The Agricultural Revoluntion" (21-29)

    - Add notes from Neolitchic Times to Inquiry Journal SQ #3&4

    - complete "Widespread Farming" graphic organizer on Google classroom

     

    7th Grade

    Due:

    -Nothing if you have completed your presentation.

    - Complete any make-up presentations 

    - Begin New Idea Change Lives Mayor's Symposium Reflection 

    Homework

    - None

     

     

     

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  • October 15-18

    October 18

    6th Grade

    Due

    -Today is the last day to turn in Reflections for regrading

    Classwork

    -Quizziz Formative Assessment for for Supporting Question #1 & 3 and LT#3 & 4.

    -CNN10

     

    7th Grade

    -"New Ideas Change Lives" Mayors Symposium

    Homework

    -None

     

    October 17

    6th Grade

    -Inquiry notes for Supporting Questions 1 & 2 should be finished by the end of the period.  Use the textbook and Inquiry Sources Folder. 

    -Homework: If you are redoing the reflection remember it is due tomorrow..

     

    7th Grade

    Classwork

    -"New Ideas Change Lives" Mayors Symposium

    Homework

    - none if you have already presented

     

    October 16

    6th Grade

    -Mondavi Center Field Trip

    -Homework: If you are redoing the reflection remember it is due this Friday.

     

    7th Grade

    Classwork

    -"New Ideas Change Lives" Mayors Symposium

    Homework

    - none if you have already presented

     

    October 15

    6th Grade

    -Theater Etiquette

    -Supporting Question #'s 1&2 recearch.

     

    7th Grade

    Classwork

    -"New Ideas Change Lives" Mayors Symposium

    Homework

    - none if you have already presented

     

    October 14

    -No School

     

     

     

     

     

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  • October 7-11

    October 11

    6th Grade

    Due:

    - Exit Ticket at the end of class

    Classwork:

    -Read and add relevant notes for "The Invention of Tools" pp 15-16 of textbook.

    -Exit Ticket.  "In three or more sentences tell me three things Paleolithic people did to survive."

    -CNN 10

    Homework:

    7th Grade

    Due:

    -Inquiry Journal

    Classwork:

    - Redo SMS Learning Target Test: Rome and the Rise of Christianity"

    -CNN 10

    Homework:

    - Be ready to present on Tuesday

     

    October 10

    6th Grade

    Due:

    - Nothing today

    Classwork:

    - Begin Inquiry Process for Essential and Supporting Questions: "The Paleolithic Age" pages 14-15

         - Surviving the Paleolithic Age 

         - Finding Food  

    Read and add notes to the relevant sections of the Inquiry Journal.

    Homework:

    - no homework

    7th Grade

    Due:

    - New Ideas Change Lives Mayor's Symposium presentation turned in to Google Classroom

    Classwork:

    - Finish Mayor's Symposium presentation and turn in to Google classroom

    Homework:

    - Retakes SMS Learning Target Test: Rome and the Rise of christianity

    - Be prepared to share your presentation with the class on Tuesday.

    October 9

    6th Grade

    Due: nothing today

    Classwork:

    - CNN10

    - Buddy visit to Theodore Judah (1st period)

    - Early Humans and the Agricultural Revolution: Inquiry Questions and Learning Targets 

    -Eyewitness Books: "Life in the Ice Age" information pages.

    Homework:

    -none tonight

     

    7th Grade

    Due: 

    - nothing today

    Classwork:

    - work on summative presentation: New Ideas Change Lives Mayor's Symposium

    Homework:

    October 8

    6th Grade

    Due: Two assignments will be collected today after we review and complete them.

    Classwork:

    - Review question from yesterday, "How does the map, page 11, illustrate how modern humans began to populate the earth?"

    -video clip: The Earliest Human Migrations

    -OPTIC Analysis: Lascaux

    -Video Clip: The Dordogne, France: Lascaux's Prehistoric Cave Paintings

    Homework:

    - None

    7th Grade

    Due: 

    -Nothing

    Classwork:

    - Time to create the Mayors Symposium Presentation 

    Homework:

    - Work on presentation, due Thursday at the end of class.

     

    October 7

    6th Grade

    Due:

    - Nothing today

    Classwork:

    - Read & enter notes for the following sections

          -Modern Humans (p. 9)

          - A Time of Transformation (p 9-10)

          - Populating the World (p 11-12)

    Video Clip: 

    Making Stone Tools | Big History Project

     

    Homework:

    - Optional- Redo Reflection Journal 

    7th Grade

    Due:

    - Nothing

    Classwork:

    - SMS Learning Target Test: Ch 1 Rome and Rise of Christianity

    - Begin creating your presentation for the "Mayor's Symposium" 

    Homework:

    - Work on Mayor's Symposium- Due ate the end of class Tursday.

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  • September 30-October 4

    October 4

    6th Grade

    Due:

    - Redone "How do we know what happened in the past?" Summative Assessment - Mural and Plaque.  Remember to attach the purple "Regrade Request Form"

    Classwork:

    - Returns and portfolio filing 

    - Review "How dod we know what happened in the past?" Reflection Scoring

    Homework:

    - Reflections are now able to be redone to improve your skill level.  Remember you have two weeks, due Friday, October 18.

     

    7th Grade

    Due:

    - Nothing

    Classwork:

    - SMS Learning Target test reschedulkesd for Monday, October 7. Test

    -Review Summative Assessment: "Mayor's Symposium"

     

    Homework:

    - Study Learning Target Notes

     

    October 3

    6th Grade

    Due:

    - three column notes on for Neanderthals, Homo erectus, Denisovans 

    Classwork:

    - review updated gradebook & scores

    -Mammath House OPTIC

    Homework:

    -If you are redoing the mural or plaque it is due tomorrow.  If you aren't there is no homework

     

    7th Grade

    Due:

    -None

    Classwork:

    -class meeting

     Homework:

    -study for tomorrows Learning Target Test

     

    October 2

    6th Grade

    Due:

    - "The First Humans"

    Classwork:

    - Video Clip on Lucy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kqcpkx8tfKI

    -Team Reading and notes for Homo erectus, Neanderthals, Denisovans (due tomorrow)

     Homework:

    - Complete notes for Hono erectus, Neanderthals, Denisovans (due tomorrow)

     

    7th Grade

    Due:

    - Nothing

    Classwork:

    - Investigate any questions from your Inquiry Journal that has not been completed yet.

     Homework:

    - Complete any questions from your Inquiry Journal that has not been completed yet.  

     

    October 1

    6th Grade

    Due:

    - "Place and Time" map and timeline

    Classwork:

    - "The First Humans' read and respond to handout questions- due tomorrow.

     Homework:

    - Complete "The First Humans" if not finished before the end of the period.

     

    September 30

    6th Grade

    Due:

    - Nothing

    Classwork:

    -Introduction to, " Early Humans and Agricultural Revolution"

    - Complete, "What I Know"  answering the question "What do you know about early humans and how they adapted to their environment?"

    - Introduction to the chapter: Early Humans and the Agricultural Revolution map and Timeline.  

    Homework:

    -Complete map and timeline- due tomorrow

     

    7th Grade

    Due:

    - OPTIC (Period 5) only

    Classwork:

    -Read and take notes for "The Early Church" pp. 34-40.

    Homework:

    - none

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  • September 23-27

    September 26

    6th Grade

     Due: "Historiqan's Toolkit Learning Targets Study Guide"

    Classwork:

    - Correct Learning Targets Study Guide

    - Kahoot review game 

    Homework:

    -study for tomorrow's learning target test.

     

     

     7th Grade

    Due: None

    Homework: 

    -None

    Classwork:

    -Entrance Ticket:  Who were the apostles?  How did they help spread Christianity?

    - Learning Target #5 OPTIC

    - CNN10

    Homework:

    September 25

    6th Grade

    Due: at the end of class the "Types of Maps" worksheet should be placed in the class box.

    Homework: Complete "Historiqan's Toolkit Learning Targets Study Guide"

    Classwork:

    - Types of Maps- I can identify a political, physical, and special purpose map.

    - "Historiqan's Toolkit Learning Targets Study Guide"

     7th Grade

    Due: None

    Homework: 

    -Complete Inquiry Journal notes for "Early Christianity"

    Classwork:

    -SMS Learning Target #5: I can provide reasons why Christianity spread throughout the Roman Empire.  Team read Inquiry Journal notes for "Early Christianity" pp. 25-33.

    7th Grade

    Due: None

    Homework: 

    -Complete Inquiry Journal notes for "Early Christianity"

    Classwork:

    -SMS Learning Target #5: I can provide reasons why Christianity spread throughout the Roman Empire.  Team read Inquiry Journal notes for "Early Christianity" pp. 25-33.

     

    September 24

     

    6th Grade

    DUE: Top half of the "Types of Maps" assignment. 

    Homework: Get Theodore Juddah Field Trip permission slip signed.

    Classwork:

    - Types of Maps- I can identify a political, physical, and special purpose map.

     

    7th Grade

    Due: None

    Homework: None

    Classwork: 

    - Entrance Ticket: "In three or more sentences tell me about Hagia Sophia."

     

    September 23

    6th Grade

    DUE: None

    Homework: Complete the top half of the Types of Maps handout

    Classwork:

    -New Teams

    - Types of Maps: Read pp HT 16-17 and complete graphic organizer

    7th Grade

    Due: None

    Homework: None

    Classwork: 

    - Hagia Sophia

     

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  • September 16-20

    September 20

    6th Grade

    Homework: None.

    Classwork:

    - Return and file assignments.

    -  CNN10

     

    7th Grade

    Due: None

    Homework: None

    Classwork: 

    - Read Justinian's Rule on pages 20-24 and enter notes into the Inquiry Journal

     - CNN 10

     

    September 19

    Homework: Nones.

    Classwork:

    - Library visit for reading book checkout, renewal, and return.  Remember you need to have your pleasure reading book in class every day.

    -  Complete Geography of Maroo and turn in.  (4th and 5th earned an extension.  Due Friday at the beginning of the period.)

     

    7th Grade

    Due: None

    Homework: None

    Classwork: 

    - Library visit for reading book checkout, renewal, and return.  Remember you need to have your pleasure reading book in class every day.

    - Read Justinian's Rule on pages 20-24 and enter notes into the Inquiry Journal

     

    September 18

    6th Grade

    Due: World Geographic Features

    Homework: Bring Sutter ID Card and library book to class tomorrow.  We are heading to the library to check out, return, renew books.

    Classwork:

    - The Resources Provided by the Geography of Maroon

     

    7th Grade

    Due: None

    Homework: None

    Classwork:

    -Complete OPTIC Analysis of Constantinople. 

    - Read Justinian's Rule on pages 20-24 and enter notes into the Inquiry Journal

     

     

    September 17

    6th Grade

    Due: None 

    Homework: None

    Classwork:

    - World Geographic Features (finish)

    - Finish mural presentations (5th period)

     

    7th Grade

    Due: none

    Homework: None

    Classwork:

    - Read the first part of The Byzantine Empire, pp 18-20 (stop at Justinian's Rule and add notes to the Inquiry Journal.

    - Begin OPTIC Analysis of Constantinople. 

     

    September 16

    6th Grade

    Due: Reflections

    Homework: None

    Classwork:

    -All periods will continue with mural presentations.

    -Periods 1&4 begin World Geographic Features

     

    7th Grade

    Due: none

    Homework: None

    Classwork:

    -Return and review Friday's Exit Ticket: In three or more sentences describe the problems that led to the fall of Rome.

    -Read and talke notes in the Inquiry Journal textbook section, "Rome's Legacy" on pages 15-17.

     

     

     

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  • September 9-13

    September 12

    6th Grade -

    Please note each class is in a slightly different place as summative assessments are being finished.  Some students have already completed the reflection and others are waiting until they finish the mural and plaque.

    Due: Unit Reflection

    Classwork:

    - The Inquiry Process: Step 4: Present

    Today we will use the document camera and present our mural designs to the class.

    Homework: None

     

    7th Grade

    Due: Notes for textbook pages 8-10

    Classwork:

    - Continue reading lesson 1: Rome's Decline and note the relevant information in the Inquiry Journal.

    Homework: None

    September 11

    6th Grade

    Due: Summative packet w/ Inquiry Journal and Action Plan attached.

    Classwork:

    - Finish in class summative assessment. Today is the last day to work on the summative in class.  Due at the end of the period.

    - Unit Reflection

    Homework: Complete Unit Reflection

     

    7th Grade

    Due: Key Vocabulary

    Classwork:

    - Add 2 pages to the Inquiry Process Journal for SMS 7 Learning Targets & STEM Learning Targets

    - As a team practice the team reading process and begin adding notes for Lesson 1: Rome's Decline, pp 8-10.

    Homework: None

    September 10

    6th Grade

    Due: Summative packet w/ Inquiry Journal and Action Plan attached.

    Classwork:

    - Continue in class summative assessment. You  will have two more full class periods to complete.  Due Wednesday at the end of the persiod.

    Homework: None

     

    7th Grade

    Due: none

    Classwork:

    - FinishingWork in teams to add Key Vocabuary for Chapter 1 toi the Inquiry Journal.

    - Finish TCI notes for the accomplishments of Rome

    Homework: None

    September 9

    6th Grade

    Due: Summative packet w/ Inquiry Journal and Action Plan attached.

    Classwork:

    - Begin in class summative assessment. You  will have three full class periods to complete.  Due Wednesday at the end of the persiod.

    Homework: None

     

    7th Grade

    Due: none

    Classwork:

    - Create "contribution" team challenge posters for the what teams should look and sound like in class.

    - Work in teams to add Key Vocabuary for Chapter 1 toi the Inquiry Journal.

    Homework: None

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  • September 3-6

    September 6

    6th Grade

    Due: none

    Classwork:

    - Review mural and plaque requirements for Monday's summative assessment

    -Kahoot Key Vocabulary review

    -CNN 10

    Homework:

    - Prepare for Monday's summative.  Make sure your Inquiry Process Journal has all of the notes you need to answer the essential question.  Bring any materials you need to create the mural with you to class on Monday.

     

    7th Grade

    Due: none

    Classwork:

    - Review "Quick Check for Short Answers" Scoring Rubric

    - Respond to Entrance Ticket: In theree pr more sentences tell me about one of Rome's accomplishments.

    - Complete TCI notes for Accomplishments of Rome

    Homework: None

     

    September 5

    6th Grade

    Due: none

    Classwork:

    - review inquiry process

    -Finish investigation of Supporting Questions

    Homework:

    - Using your Inquiry Process Journal you should be able to answer all three supporting questions.

     

    7th Grade

    Due: none

    Classwork:

    - Put together Inquiry Process Journal

    - Introduce Inquiry Process and Action Plan

    - TCI notes for Accomplishments of Rome

    Homework: None

     

     

     

    September 4

    6th Grade

    due: none

    classwork:

    - Inquiry investigation continues w/ team reading, " Inerpreting History" (HT 24-27) Add any relevant notes to the Inquiry Process Journal.

    - Log into Google Classroom and begin watching the assitional videos.  add any relevant information to your Inquiry Process Journal.

    homework: Begin thinking about what you are going to put on your Mural.

     

    7th Grade

    Due: none

    cCasswork:

    -Unpack the Essential and Supporting Questions.

    - Define "achievement" and "contribution" (terms common in all supporting questions)

    -  Begin "Investigate" phase of The Inquiry Process using TCI information, The Accomplishments of Rome.  Record notes in the graphic organizer.

    Homework:

    -None

    September 3

    6th Grade

    due: none

    classwork: team work with primary and secondary sources 

    homework: none

     

    7th Grade

    due: none

    classwork: Discuss new unit and discuss product (presentation) ideas and scoring criteris

    scoring: none

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  • August 26-30

    August 26

    -Due: 

    6th Grade: None

    7th Grade: None

     

    -Classwork

    6th Grade: Continue wit Action Plan.  Step 2: Investigate: Teams work together to determine the relevance of the blue subject heading and define the key vocabulary.

     

    7th Grade: Log into Google Classroom and watch the Source 3 video, "Trade and Discovery of the Monsoon."  and note the elements of PEGS in a 4 square.  Identify the PEGS of source 4,    

    -Homework

    6th Grade: complete key vocabulary if your team was not able to finish.

    7th Grade: Complete analyzing Sourcees 3&4 if you were unable to finish in class. 

     

    August 27

    -Due

    6th grade: Key Vocabulary

    7th Grade: Source DBQ: Source 3 & 4 

    -Classwork

    6th Grade: Continue following the Action Plan-

         - Team Reading Process 

         - Read "Why Study History?"  and make notes in investigation journal.

     

    7th Grade

    - Plan a Paragraph with Step Up to Writing.  

     

    -Homework

    6th Grade

    - 1st period complete "Why Study History?"  and make notes in investigation journal. 

    7th Grade

    - Complete informal outline.  You will need it for tomorrow's in class summative.

     

    August 28

    -Due

    6th Grade: nothing due today

    7th grade: informal outline for DBQ

    -Classwork

    6th Grade: Continue following Action Plan.  Today use Team Reading Process to read "Digging Up the Past."  Add any relevant notes to your inquiry journal. 

     

    7th Grade:  Use your Fact Finding worksheet and source information as well as your informational outline to write a expository paragraph.

    -Homework

    6th and 7th grade: no homework

     

     

    August 29

    Due

    -6th and 7th Grade: none 

    Classwork

    6th Grade: 

    -Agenda Check 

    -Entrance Ticket: "In three or more sentences tell me how science helps us learn about the past.

    -Continue working through Action Plan.  Today, as a team,  you should be reading, discussing, and taking notes on:

         -"Asking Questions"

         -"What is the Evidence?"

    Optional videos can be found on Google Classroom

     

    7th Grade

    - Time to complete summative paragraph "How interconnected were distant regions of the world in 300CE?

    - When finished with the paragraph log in to Google Classroom and complete assigned article "What is Globalization?"  

     

    Homework

    -6th Grade: Finish any reading/ notes your team decides needs to be done before tomorrow.

     -7th Grade: None

     

    August 30

    Due

    - 6th Grade: nothing today

    7th Grade: "What is Globalization? article questions and DBQ paragraph both should be finished at the end of class. 

     

    Classwork

    -6th Grade:

        - Revisit Action Plan

        - Teamwork Brag sheet 

        - 4 Things for Our Muaral

        - CNN 10 (CNN Student News)

    Note- Due date for the mural is moved to Sept. 11 to account for the minimum day for BTSN and the Labor Day holiday.  Both events were not reflected in the original Action Plan.

     

    7th Grade

         - Complete DBQ summative paragraph "How interconnected were distant regions of the world in 300CE?

         - Compete "What is Globalization ?" article questions and PEGS 

    Homework

     

    6th and 7th Grade: Hav a great Labor Day!

     

     

     

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  • August 19-23

    August 19

    Due:

    - Map from home (6th Grade)

    Classwork:

    - World Map (6th Grade)

    - My Place in History (7th)

    - The World in 300 C.E. (7th)

    Homework:

    - None (6th Grade)

    - None, if finished with one of today's assignemnts.  (7th Grade)

     

    August 20

    Due:

    One of the following

    - My Place in History (7th)

    - The World in 300 C.E. (7th)

     

    Classwork:

    LT: I can say hello in 15 languages by the end of September (6th Grade)

     

     Time to work on

    - My Place in History (7th)

    - The World in 300 C.E. (7th)

    Both are due by the start of class tomorrow.

    Homework:

    No Homework for 6th grade. 

    Finish- Both due tomorrow

    - My Place in History (7th)

    - The World in 300 C.E. (7th)

     

    August 21

    Due: 

    - World in 300 CE map (7th)

    - World Map (6th)

    Classwork:

    - Unit 1 How do w know what happened in the past?  GRASPS & library walk (6th) 

    - DBQ: How Interconnected were distant regions of the world in 300CE? (7th)  

     Homework:

     - None (6th & 7th)

    August 22

    Due:

    - none (6th & 7th)

    Classwork:

    - DBQ: How Interconnected were distant regions of the world in 300CE? Complete PEGS analysis of Source 1 and answer source questions. (7th grade)  

    - Begin Inquiry Process Journal (6th grade)

    Homework:

    - Use textbook page HT 7 to define archaeolgy, artifacts, paleontology, fossil, anthropology.  Determine if each key term is relevant for answering the essential question or supporting questions. (6th grade)

    - None (7th grade)

     

    August 23

    Due:

    - Key vocabualry definitions for archaeolgy, artifacts, paleontology, fossil, anthropology. (6th grade)

    - none (7th grade)

    Classwork: 

     - Review Key Vocabulary from last night.  Determine if the relevance to the inquiry for each. (6th grade)

    - Follow Action plan and begin reviewing the Historian's Toolkit to see which sections are relevant to our inquiry. (6th grade)

    - DBQ: How Interconnected were distant regions of the world in 300CE? Complete PEGS analysis of Source 2 and answer source questions. (7th grade)  

    Homework:

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  • August 12-16

    Monday, August 12

    Classwork (6th &7th grade): 

    - Create Teams

    - Class Tour 

    - Class Syllabus

    - Classmate Bingo

    Homework

    - STEM Academy Signature page due bu Friday.

     

    Tuesday, August 13

    Classwork: 

    - Continue working Class Syllabus Info. (6th & 7th grade )

    - Label Class folders (6th & 7th grade )

    - Marooned (6th Grade)

    - Log in to Google Classroom (7th grade) 

    - It Happened in My Lifetime (7th Grade)

     

    6th Grade Homework: 

    -Bring a map from home to class. It doesn't matter how old it is or what is shows.  We will use them next week to compare types or maps and their purpose.

    - STEM Parent signature page due Friday.

    7th grade homework:

    - Have 7 events on your graphic organizer for class tomorrow.

    - STEM Parent signature page due Friday.

      

    Wednesday, August 14

    Classwork: 

    - Continue working Class Syllabus Info. (6th & 7th grade )

    - Map Check (6th Grade)

    -"teamwork"  What does it look like?  Sound Like?  Team points. (6th grade)

    It Happened in My Lifetime (7th Grade)

     

    6th Grade Homework: 

    -Bring a map from home to class. It doesn't matter how old it is or what is shows.  We will use them next week to compare types or maps and their purpose (due Monday)

    - STEM Parent signature page (due Friday to your Advisory teacher).

    7th grade homework:

    - Plot 2-3 items on your adding machine tape by tomorrow.

    - STEM Parent signature page due Friday  (due Friday to your Advisory teacher).

     

     Thursday, August 15

     Classwork:

    - Class Syllabus cont. (6th & 7th)

    - Team Textbook Scavenger Hunt (6th grade)

    - It Happened in My Lifetime Timeline (7th)

    Homework:

    -Bring a map from home (6th)

    - It Happened in My Lifetime Timeline -due tomorrow (7th)

     

    Friday, August 16

    Due: 

    - It Happened in My Lifetime Timeline (7th)

    Classwork:

    -STEM Puzzle Piece for Portfolio Cover (6th & 7th grade)

     Homework:

    - None

     

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