Week of January 12-16, 2015

Friday, Jan. 16

8th grade U.S. history:

Standards of the day - 8.6.6 Examine the women's suffrage movement (e.g., biographies, writings, and speeches of Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Margaret Fuller, Lucretia Mott, Susan B. Anthony).

1/16 Our learning goal today is to know: Abolitionists Lucretia Mott, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, & Susan B. Anthony worked to end laws discriminating against women & to gain women’s suffrage.

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

Then we will learn more about the Women's Movement in the northeast. We will begin by reading pgs. 410 - 412 of our textbook.

Next you will answer pages 126 - 149 in your Active Reading Workbook.

Then you will work on the Northeast United States News project. It is due on Thursday.

The Ch. 8 test is on Wednesday.  Study your learning log entries a little each night in order to be well – prepared. You can also play this review game: Rags to Riches Chapter 8 Review  

7th grade social studies:

Standard of the day - 7.6.4. Demonstrate an understanding of the conflict and cooperation between the Papacy and European monarchs (e.g., Charlemagne, Gregory VII, and Emperor Henry IV).

1/16 Our learning goal today is to know: The Catholic Church spread Christianity through Western Europe with monasteries helping the people.

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

Today we will learn about the rise of the Catholic Church in Western Europe. We will begin by reading pages 331 - 333.

Then you will work in your Active Reading Workbook pgs. 87 - 91.

Afterwards you will work on the Charlemagne Project. It is due on Thursday.   

On Tuesday, at the end of the period, we will take a quiz on our first 7 learning log entries.  Be sure to study.

Speech and Debate

Standards of the day: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.8.1.a Come to discussions prepared having read or researched material under study; explicitly draw on that preparation by referring to evidence on the topic, text, or issue to probe and reflect on ideas under discussion.

We do not have a new learning goal for today.

 

Today we will debrief debate and decide what we want to do for second semester.

 


 
Thursday, Jan 15

8th grade U.S. history:

Standards of the day 8.6.7 Identify common themes in American art as well as transcendentalism and individualism (e.g., writings about and by Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, Herman Melville, Louisa May Alcott, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow).

1/15 Our learning goals today are to know: Transcendentalist writers stressed the importance of nature & individual conscience. The Seneca Falls Convention of 1848 was the 1st for women's rights.

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

Then we will talk a little more about Transcendentalism by using a PowerPoint.  Then we will start to learn about the Women's Movement in the northeast. We will read pg. 409.

Next you will answer pages 126 - 142 in your Active Reading Workbook.

Then you will work on the Northeast United States News project. It is due on Thursday.

The Ch. 8 test will next Wednesday.  Study your learning log entries a little each night in order to be well – prepared.

7th grade social studies:

Standard of the day- 7.11.1 Know the great voyages of discovery, the locations of the routes, and the influence of cartography in the development of a new European worldview.

1/15 Our learning goal today is to know: The Vikings discovered and settled the islands of Iceland and Greenland and reached the east coast of North America creating a settlement called Vinland.

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

Today we will continue to learn more about the Vikings. We will begin by watching this video: Viking Warriors 12 mins. and then discussing this PowerPoint: The Vikings and Sailing

Next you will read and answer the questions on the Vikings Trade, Culture, and Exploration worksheet. When you are done, you will place this worksheet into your binder.

Afterwards you will work on the Charlemagne project. It is due next Thursday.

Speech and Debate

Standards of the day: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.8.1.a Come to discussions prepared having read or researched material under study; explicitly draw on that preparation by referring to evidence on the topic, text, or issue to probe and reflect on ideas under discussion.

Our learning goals today are to be able to research and find evidence to support an assertion.

 

Today we will have our third debate. Good luck to both teams!


 Wednesday, January 14

 

8th grade U.S. history:

Standards of the day - 8.6.5 Trace the development of the American education system from its earliest roots, including the roles of religious and private schools and Horace Mann's campaign for free public education and its assimilating role in American culture.

1/14 Our learning goal today is to know:  Wanting liberty & justice for all, reformers worked on: Utopias, 2nd Great Awakening, Temperance Movement, Public Education & Colleges, Schools for Disabled, & Prison Reform.

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

We will begin today by finishing the video on Irish immigrant factory workers.

Then we will learn about types of reform in the northeast. We will read pgs. 405 - 407 of our textbook.

Next you will answer pages 126 - 142 in your Active Reading Workbook.

Then you will work on the Northeast United States News project. It is due on Wednesday. (note the date change)

 

7th grade social studies:

Standard of the day 7.6 Students analyze the geographic, political, economic, religious, and social structures of the civilizations of Medieval Europe.

1/14 Our learning goal today is to know: The Vikings from Scandinavia were expert sailors and conducted raids all over Europe; even conquering a part of western France named Normandy.

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

Today we will learn about another barbarian tribe, the Vikings. We will begin by reading pages 330 - 331 in our textbook.

Next you will answer pgs. 88 - 90 in the Active Reading Workbook.

Then you will begin work on the Charlemagne Project.  It is due on next Thursday.

 

Speech and Debate

Standards of the day: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.8.1.a Come to discussions prepared having read or researched material under study; explicitly draw on that preparation by referring to evidence on the topic, text, or issue to probe and reflect on ideas under discussion.

Our learning goals today are to be able to research and find evidence to support an assertion.

 

Today we will have our second debate. Good luck to both teams!


Tuesday, January 13

 

8th grade U.S. history:

Standards of the day - 8.6.3 List the reasons for the wave of immigration from Northern Europe to the United States and describe the growth in the number, size, and spatial arrangements of cities

1/13 Our learning goal today is to know: Immigrants faced prejudice especially from "nativists" (native born Americans) who formed a secret anti-Catholic party, the Know-Nothings, that wanted stricter citizenship laws.

While I take roll, you should review your first 6 learning log entries.

Then you will take the mid-point quiz.

After you finish the quiz, write today's learning goal in your learning log.

Today we will learn about the impact immigration in the northeast and about the interest in reforming life in America. We will begin by reading pgs. 400 - 403 of our textbook.

Then we will finish watching Dear America: So Far from Home

Next you will answer pages 126 - 139 in your Active Reading Workbook.

Then you will work on the Northeast United States News project.  It is due on Tuesday. 

7th grade social studies:

Standard of the day 7.6 Students analyze the geographic, political, economic, religious, and social structures of the civilizations of Medieval Europe.

1/13 Our learning goal today is to know: Charlemagne popularized feudalism, a political system based on the bond of loyalty in exchange for land.

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

The Chapter 5 binder papers and your Active Reading Workbook pages 70 – 86 are now worth late credit.  Kid's Guide to Japan project is 3 days late.

Today we will finish learning about Charlemagne. We will begin by discussing this PowerPoint: Charlemagne PowerPoint.

Then we will read the play on Charlemagne that we ran out of time for yesterday.

Next you will answer pgs. 88 - 90 in the Active Reading Workbook and make sure your map is completed.

 

Speech and Debate

Standards of the day: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.8.1.a Come to discussions prepared having read or researched material under study; explicitly draw on that preparation by referring to evidence on the topic, text, or issue to probe and reflect on ideas under discussion.

Our learning goals today are to be able to research and find evidence to support an assertion.

 

Today we will have our first debate. Good luck to both teams.


Monday, January 12

 

8th grade U.S. history:

Standards of the day - 8.6.3 List the reasons for the wave of immigration from Northern Europe to the United States and describe the growth in the number, size, and spatial arrangements of cities

1/12 Our learning goal today is to know: Cities grew as people moved there to do factory work. Immigrants from Ireland and Germany also came to the U.S. for work and other opportunities.

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

Today we will learn about immigrants moving into the northeast. We will begin by reading pgs. 398- 400 of our textbook.

Then we will watch part of a video called Dear America: So Far from Home

Next you will answer pages 126 - 138 in your Active Reading Workbook.

Then you will work on the Northeast United States News project.  It is due on Tuesday of next week.

Tomorrow we will take a mid-chapter quiz on your current learning log entries. It is the last grade for second quarter.

 

 7th grade social studies:

Standard of the day 7.6.4 Demonstrate an understanding of the conflict and cooperation between the Papacy and European monarchs (e.g., Charlemagne, Gregory VII, Emperor Henry IV).

1/12 Our learning goal today is to know: In A.D. 800, Pope Leo III crowned Charlemagne, King of the Franks, as the first "Emperor of the Romans" since the fall of the Roman Empire.

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

The Chapter 5 binder papers and your Active Reading Workbook pages 70 – 86 are 3 days late.  Kid's Guide to Japan project is 1 day late.

Today we will learn more about Charlemagne, King of the Franks and Holy Roman Emperor. We will begin by reading pages 327 - 328.

We will take notes about Charlemagne - who he was and what he did - as we watch. This will help you with our next project.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qJBKGVRdhy8;

http://www.history.com/videos/the-reign-of-charlemagne#the-reign-of-charlemagne

Next you will answer pgs. 88 - 89 in the Active Reading Workbook.

 

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