Week of February 26-30, 2015

Friday, January 30

8th grade U.S. history:

Standard of the day - 8.7.2 Trace the origins and development of slavery; its effects on black Americans and on the region's political, social, religious, economic, and cultural development; and identify the strategies that were tried to both overturn and preserve it

1/30 Our learning goal today is to know: Slave codes were written to control African Americans & prevent rebellion.  Gabriel Prosser, Denmark Vesey, & Nat Turner led open rebellions nonetheless.

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

Then we will begin to learn about slave resistance. We will use pg. 434 - 435 and this PowerPoint to help us. (N.Turner. play also available)

Next you will answer pgs. 152 – 162.

Then we will hear the final Seneca Falls Declaration recitations.

7th grade social studies

Standard of the day - 7.6.3 Understand the development of feudalism, its role in the medieval European economy, the way in which it was influenced by physical geography (the role of the manor and the growth of towns), and how feudal relationships provided the foundation of political order.

1/30 Our learning goal today is to know: Medieval cities were poorly built, crowded, and dirty. Fires and pollution were both problems.

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

Today we will learn about city/town life in the middle ages. We will start by finishing page 343.

Then we will watch part of a video on the topic. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qC0mKHoHvYY

Next we will narrow down what you need to study on your map of Europe.

Then you will review for Monday’s test. 

Europe rags to riches

People, places, events flashcards

Chapter 6 Self Check Quiz

Study Central

Chapter PowerPoint.

The chapter 6 Binder Papers and Sections 1 & 2 of the Active Reading Workbook are also due on Monday.

 

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 present the drama centered introduction activity. 


Thursday, January 29

8th grade U.S. history:

Standard of the day – 8.7.2 Trace the origins and development of slavery; its effects on black Americans and on the region’s political, social, religious, economic, and cultural development; and identify the strategies that were tried to both overturn and preserve it

1/29 Our learning goal today is to know: Enslaved African Americans could be sold & had to rely on extended family to care for their children. Christianity provided hope & a way to communicate.

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

Today we will learn about life under slavery. We will begin by reading pgs. 433 - 434.

Next you will work on the Active Reading Workbook pgs. 152 - 162.    

Then we will hear Seneca Falls Declaration recitations.

 

7th grade social studies

Standard of the day - 7.6.3 Understand the development of feudalism, its role in the medieval European economy, the way in which it was influenced by physical geography (the role of the manor and the growth of towns), and how feudal relationships provided the foundation of political order.

1/29 Our learning goal today is to know: Craftspeople organized guilds (business groups) which set standards for quality in products and created the apprentice, journeyman, and master process.

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

Today we will finish yesterday’s reading about farming peasants by reading pages 339 – 340.  Then we will begin to learn about medieval towns and cities by reading to pg. 343.

We will also discuss this PowerPoint: Medieval Guilds

Next you will work in your Active Reading Workbook to pg. 96.

The Ch. 6 Part 1 test will be on MondayStudy your learning log entries a little each night in order to be well prepared.  You can also play: Europe rags to riches

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 introduction activity. 


Wednesday, January 28

8th grade U.S. history:

Standards of the day - 8.7.3 Examine the characteristics of white Southern society and how the physical environment influenced events and conditions prior to the Civil War. 8.7.4 Compare the lives of and opportunities for free blacks in the North with those of free blacks in the South.

1/28 Our learning goal today is to know: Free African Americans lived mostly in the cities of the south working & living in segregated communities. Education in the south lagged behind that of the north.

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

The Northeast News project is now worth 60% credit.

Today we will learn about city life and education in the south. We will begin by reading pages 430 - 431 of our textbook.

Next you will work on Active Reading Workbook pgs. 152 – 160

 

Then we will hear Seneca Falls Declaration recitations. Presentations must be done when your card is called.

 

7th grade social studies

Standard of the day - 7.6.3 Understand the development of feudalism, its role in the medieval European economy, the way in which it was influenced by physical geography (the role of the manor and the growth of towns), and how feudal relationships provided the foundation of political order.

1/28 Our learning goal today is to know: Farming peasants: 1. freemen who rent, 2. serfs who were bound to the land & the noble. Both improved harvests by inventing the iron-blade plow, the horse collar, watermills & wind mills, and 3-field rotation of crops.

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

The Charlemagne project is now worth 60% credit.

Today we will learning about farming peasants in medieval Europe. We will begin by reading pages 336 - 338 and 339 - 340.

Then we will watch this short video clip: The Serf: Village Life 5:14

Next you will work in your Active Reading Workbook to pg. 102.

The Ch. 6 Part 1 test will be on Monday.  Study your learning log entries a little each night in order to be well prepared.  You can also play: Europe rags to riches

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 begin introductory drama activities. 

 


Tuesday, January 27

8th grade U.S. history:

Standards of the day -8.7.3 Examine the characteristics of white Southern society and how the physical environment influenced events and conditions prior to the Civil War.

1/27 Our learning goal today is to know: Plantations, farms of up to several thousand acres, used enslaved labor to earn profits.

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

The Northeast News project is 3 days late.  Ch. 8 Binder Papers and Active Reading Workbook pgs. are 4 days late.

Today we will about plantation life. We will begin by reading pages 429 - 430 of our textbook.

Next we will watch a video on plantation life: Life on a Slave Plantation and take video notes.

Then you will answer pgs. 152 - 157 in the Active Reading Workbook.

 

You will also practice your Seneca Falls Declaration. Presentations must be done this week. 

7th grade social studies

Standard of the day - 7.6.3 Understand the development of feudalism, its role in the medieval European economy, the way in which it was influenced by physical geography (the role of the manor and the growth of towns), and how feudal relationships provided the foundation of political order.

1/27 Our learning goal today is to know: A castle could be successfully captured with the use of a siege (surrounding it & cutting off supplies & help) or by tunneling to bring down the wall.

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

The Charlemagne project is 3 days late.

Today will we continue our discussion of castles and learn how invaders could successfully break in to one.

Then we will go on to learn about peasants by reading pages 336 - 338.

Next you will work in your Active Reading Workbook to pg. 94.

 

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 begin introductory drama activities. 


Monday, January 26

 

8th grade U.S. history:

Standards of the day -8.7.1 Describe the development of the agrarian economy in the South, identify the locations of the cotton-producing states, and discuss the significance of cotton and the cotton gin. 8.7.3 Examine the characteristics of white Southern society and how the physical environment influenced events and conditions prior to the Civil War.

1/26 Our learning goal today is to know: The South was a region of rural villages, plantations, few industries or railways. Most farmers did not own slaves & lived in poor rural areas.

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

The Northeast News project is 2 days late.  Ch. 8 Binder Papers and Active Reading Workbook pgs. are 3 days late.

Today we will continue to learn about business in the south and the life of the average rural farmer. We will use pgs. 425 - 428 to help us.

We will also discuss this PowerPoint: Cotton, Slavery, and the Old South

Then you will answer pgs. 152 - 157 in the Active Reading Workbook.

You continue memorizing a portion of the declaration from the Seneca Falls convention. Presentations must be done this week.

 

7th grade social studies

Standard of the day - 7.6.3 Understand the development of feudalism, its role in the medieval European economy, the way in which it was influenced by physical geography (the role of the manor and the growth of towns), and how feudal relationships provided the foundation of political order.

1/26 Our learning goal today is to know: Castles were fortress homes built to withstand attack during times of war.

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

The Charlemagne project is 2 days late.

Today we will learn about the castles by reading pages 338 - 339 of our textbook

We will also watch a video clip on castles: Castle Life 10:49

Next you will work labeling the parts of a castle.  This is a binder paper.

http://www.ictgames.com/knightinarmour.html

http://simonwiddowson.typepad.com/files/castlelabelling.swf
http://stalbansmuseums.org.uk/historyhunt/

If time allows, you will also work in your Active Reading Workbook to pg. 95.

Speech and Debate You will work with the Collaboration Monday guest teacher on an alternative topic for today. 

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 begin introductory drama activities.