Week of February 10-13, 2015

Friday, February 13

8th grade U.S. history:

Standard of the day 8.8.1 Discuss the election of Andrew Jackson as president in 1828, the importance of Jacksonian democracy, and his actions as president

2/13 Our learning goal today is to know: Pres. Jackson forced the National Bank to close. The Panic of 1837 caused economic problems that split the Democratic Party. Martin Van Buren became the 8th Pres. 

While I take roll, write today’s learning goal into your learning log.

The Plantation Life Poem is now worth 60% credit.

Today we will focus on President Jackson's war against the national bank. We will read pgs. 459 – 460 in our textbooks.

Next you will answer pgs. 166 -178 in the Active Reading Workbook.

Then you will work on the new project.  It will be due next Friday.

 

The chapter 10 mini-test will be on Wednesday.  Start studying your learning log entries.

7th grade social studies

Standard of the day- 7.6.8 Understand the importance of the Catholic Church as a political, intellectual, and aesthetic institution

2/13 Our learning goal today is to know: Very religious people often devoted their lives to religion by joining a religious order to become a monk, a nun, or a friar; some became priests.

While I take roll, write today's learning goal in your learning log.

Today we will learn about the role of religion in medieval society. We will begin by reading pages 356 - 358.

Next you will finish answering pgs. 98 - 105 in the Active Reading Workbook.

Afterwards you will work on the Comic Strip History of the Crusades project. It is due on Friday.

Speech and Debate

Standards of the day: CCSS.ELA-Literacy, Public Speaking

Our learning goal today is to begin to gain a basic understanding of how to attach different meanings to actions.

 

Today we will perform the partner pantomime activity. 


 

 

Thursday, February 12

 8th grade U.S. history:

Standard of the day 8.8.2 Describe the purpose, challenges, and economic incentives associated with westward expansion, including the concept of Manifest Destiny (e.g., the Lewis and Clark expedition, accounts of the removal of Indians, the Cherokees' “Trail of Tears,” settlement of the Great Plains) and the territorial acquisitions that spanned numerous decades.

2/12 Our learning goal today is to know: The Seminoles of Florida were the only ones to "win" against U.S. relocation. The 5 Civilized Tribes were mostly relocated into Oklahoma.

While I take roll, write today's learning goal in your learning log.

The Plantation Life Poem assignment is 3 days late.  The chapter 9 binder work and Active Reading workbook pgs. are now worth late credit. 

 

Today we will focus on Native American resistance. We will read pgs. 455 - 457.

 

Next you will begin work on our new project, Slogans & Buttons. It is due next Friday.

 

You can also answer pgs. 166 -175 in the Active Reading Workbook.

 

7th grade social studies

Standard of the day - 7.6.6 Discuss the causes and course of the religious Crusades and their effects on the Christian, Muslim, and Jewish populations in Europe, with emphasis on the increasing contact by Europeans with cultures of the Eastern Mediterranean world.

2/12 Our learning goal today is to know: Two of the biggest effects of the Crusades were: the breakdown of the feudal system and increased trade between Europe and the Middle East.

While I take roll, write today's learning goal in your learning log.

Today we will learn about the effects the Crusades had on life in medieval Europe. We will read page 354 in our textbook and discuss this PowerPoint: Effects of the Crusades.

Next you will select a partner and begin work on our new project, the Comic Strip History of the Crusades. It will be due next Friday.

finish answering pgs. 98 - 102 in the Active Reading Workbook.

 

Here are some PowerPoints that can be of help: Peasants Crusade, Kings Crusade, Bad Knights CrusadeCrusade Effectshe textbook does a good job for the Knight's Crusade. 

 

Speech and Debate

Standards of the day: CCSS.ELA-Literacy, Public Speaking

Our learning goal today is to begin to gain a basic understanding of how to attach different meanings to actions.

 

Today we will work on a partner pantomime activity. 


Wednesday, February 11 – NO Period 1 or 2 classes today due to the awards ceremony.

 

 

7th grade social studies

Standard of the day - 7.6.6 Discuss the causes and course of the religious Crusades and their effects on the Christian, Muslim, and Jewish populations in Europe, with emphasis on the increasing contact by Europeans with cultures of the Eastern Mediterranean world.

2/11 Our learning goal today is to know: The Fourth Crusade resulted in the sacking of Constantinople and a weakening of the Byzantines.  The last big crusade involved children.

While I take roll, write today’s learning goal in your learning log.

Today we will learn about the 3rd and 4th crusades by reading pg. 354 in our textbook.

Then you will add notes to your Crusade note paper from yesterday.

Next you will learn about the children’s crusade.  You will read pgs. 124 – 127 in the purple book.

Then you will answer pgs. 98 - 102 in your Active Reading Workbook.

Speech and Debate

Standards of the day: CCSS.ELA-Literacy, Public Speaking

Our learning goal today is to begin to gain a basic understanding of how to attach different meanings to actions.

 

Today we will work on a partner pantomime activity. 

 


Tuesday, February 10

8th grade U.S. history:

Standard of the day 8.8.2 Describe the purpose, challenges, and economic incentives associated with westward expansion, including the concept of Manifest Destiny (e.g., the Lewis and Clark expedition, accounts of the removal of Indians, the Cherokees' “Trail of Tears,” settlement of the Great Plains) and the territorial acquisitions that spanned numerous decades.

2/10 Our learning goal today is to know: The 1830 Indian Removal Act let the federal govt. pay Native Americans to move west of the Mississippi River. The Cherokee refused; Jackson had troops remove them = the Trail of Tears.

While I take roll, write today's learning goal in your learning log.

The Plantation Life Poem assignment is 2 days late.  The chapter 9 binder work and Active Reading workbook pgs. are 3 days late. 

Today you will learn about the moving of Native Americans. We will read pgs. 453 in the textbook.

Then you will watch a video on the Trail of Tears.

Next you will read the primary source document on pg. 463 and answer question #4 at the bottom.  Put your answer on lined paper.  This is a binder document.

  
Then you will answer pgs. 166 - 173 in the Active Reading Workbook.

7th grade social studies

Standard of the day - 7.6.6 Discuss the causes and course of the religious Crusades and their effects on the Christian, Muslim, and Jewish populations in Europe, with emphasis on the increasing contact by Europeans with cultures of the Eastern Mediterranean world.

2/10 Our learning goal today is to know: In 1095 Pope Urban II called for the crusades to free Jerusalem. Peasants, knights, kings, & kids all went; only the knights won.

While I take roll, write today's learning goal in your learning log.

Today we will continue to learn about the Crusades.  We will start by reviewing our notes on the Peasants’ Crusade and watching a short video clip about reasons people went on the crusades. 

 
Then we will read about the First Knight’s Crusade on pages 352 – 354.

Next you will jot down some additional notes on these new crusades.

Finally you will work in your Active Reading Workbook.

 

Speech and Debate

Standards of the day: CCSS.ELA-Literacy, Public Speaking

Our learning goal today is to begin to gain a basic understanding of how to attach different meanings to words through voice and actions.

 

Today we will work on a drama centered activity.