Week of January 20-23, 2015

Friday, January 23

8th grade U.S. history:

Standard 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.

1/23 Our learning goal today is to know: "Deep South" = Georgia, S. Carolina, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Florida, Arkansas, & Texas (cotton, some rice & sugarcane). Upper South = Maryland, Virginia, Tennessee & N. Carolina (slaves).

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

The Northeast News project is 1 days late.  Ch. 8 Binder Papers and Active Reading Workbook pgs. are 2 day late.

We will begin Ch. 9 on the South. We will read pgs. 423 - 425.

Then you will answer pgs. 152 - 153 in the Active Reading Workbook.

 

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.

1/23 Our learning goal today is to know: Knights had both flexible chain mail and also solid plate armor.  Both were hot & uncomfortable.

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

The Charlemagne project is 1 day late. 

Today we will begin by watching the video clip that we did not get to yesterday: Knights

Then we will learn more about knights by reading pages 131 – 134 in the purple books.

Afterwards you will answer the Reading Check questions on pg. 134.  This will be a binder paper.

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

 

Speech and Debate – This class will attend the annual Peace Builders Awards Ceremony.


 

Thursday, January 22

 8th grade U.S. history:

Standard 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).

1/22 Today we will wrap up the Northeast and preview the South.

There is NO new learning goal for today.

Ch. 8 Binder Papers and Active Reading Workbook pgs. are 1 day late.

We will begin today by going over the answers to the Ch. 8 test.

Next we will discuss our new recitation piece from “The Declaration of Sentiments and Resolutions” issued at Seneca Falls in 1848.

Then you will turn in your Northeast News project is due today.  

 

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.

1/22 Our learning goal today is to know: Knights were low ranking nobles who wore armor, followed the code of chivalry, & fought on horseback in exchange for the hope of receiving a fief.

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

Today we will learn about and take notes on Becoming a Knight.

Afterwards we will also watch a short video clip on knights. Knights

Next you will finish and turn in your Charlemagne project.  It is due today.

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

 

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 have no new learning goal for today.

 

Today we will hear our presentations on what our next focus should be. 

 


 
Tuesday, January 21

8th grade U.S. history:

Standard of the day -Today we are assessing all aspects of the standards under 8.6

Our learning goal today is to show mastery of the standards under 8.6

There is no new learning log entry for today.

Today we will take the Chapter 8 Test. You will have the first ten minutes to review. You can review by:

Taking one last look at your learning log

by playing the Rags to Riches Chapter 8 Review

by having someone at your table quiz you

Then we will take the test.

Next you will turn in the chapter 8 Active Reading Workbook pgs. 126 - 150 and Binder Papers. Both are due today.

The Northeast News project is due tomorrow.

 

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.

1/21 Our learning goal today is to know: A vassal was a noble who served lord of higher rank, vowing loyalty to him in return for a grant of land called a fief.

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

Our new learning today is about feudalism. We will begin by reading pages 335 - 336.

Then we will watch a short video comparing the knights of Europe with the Samurai of Japan. (7 mins.)

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

You will also work on your Charlemagne Project. It is due on 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.

We have no new learning goal for today.

 

Today we will discuss a final debate for what our next focus should be. 


Tuesday, January 20th

8th grade U.S. history:

Standard 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).

1/20 Our learning goal today is to know: Women also worked towards: opening colleges for women, property rights, child guardian rights, & job choice rights.

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

Today we will finish our discussion of the women’s movement by going over this PowerPoint: Women's Movement and reading page 413.

Next you will finish answering pages 126 - 150 in your Active Reading Workbook.

Then you will review for tomorrow’s test on chapter 8. To help you study you can:

Play Rags to Riches Chapter 8 Review

Take the Ch. 8 Self Check Quiz

Use Study Central

Play Ch. 8 Drag & Drop Game

Use the People, Places, and Events e-flashcards

Study your learning log entries & your Active Reading Workbook!

The Northeast News project is due this Thursday.

 

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).

1/20 Our learning goal today is to know: The Pope was both the head of the Catholic religion had the powers of excommunication & interdiction to ensure proper behavior.

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

Today we will continue to learn about the power of the pope versus the power of a king. We will use pg. 333 to help us.

Next you will work on your Active Reading Workbook for pgs. 88 - 91.

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

Review your first 7 learning log entries before today’s quiz.

Then we will take our Ch. 6 Quiz.

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 have no new learning goal for today.

 

Today we will discuss a final debate for what our next focus should be.