Week of January 5-9, 2015

Friday, January 9

8th grade U.S. history:

Standard of the day - 8.6.2 Outline the physical obstacles to and the economic and political factors involved in building a network of roads, canals, and railroads

1/9 Our learning goal today is to know: As the factory system increased, worker conditions worsened. With no laws to protect them, workers formed trade unions & held strikes. African Americans and women were discriminated against.

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

Today we will learn more about factories and workers in the northeast on pgs. 396 - 398 of our textbook.

Next you will answer pages 126 - 134 in your Active Reading Workbook.

Then you and a partner will begin work on our new project the Northeast News.  It will be due next Friday and will be the first grade of third 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).

1/9 Our learning goal today is to know: After Rome fell, Western Europe was divided into many kingdoms by different Germanic tribes; the Franks were the first tribe to become Christians.

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

The Ch. 5 binder papers and your Active Reading Workbook pages 70 – 86 are 2 days late.  The Kids Guide project is due today.

Today we will learn about the Germanic tribes who took over the old Roman Empire. First we will read pages 326 - 327 in our textbook.

Then we will watch a video about Charles Martel of the Franks tribe:http://www.history.com/videos/the-reign-of-charlemagne#charles-martel-repels-the-moors

Next you will begin work on the chapter 6 map and also answer pgs. 88 - 89 in the Active Reading Workbook.

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 continue to research for our MSPDP debates.


Thursday, January 8

 

8th grade U.S. history:

Standard of the day - 8.6.2 Outline the physical obstacles to and the economic and political factors involved in building a network of roads, canals, and railroads

1/8 Our learning goal today is to know: D. Clinton's 363-mile Erie Canal linked N.Y. to the Great Lakes & was the 1st to link the east & the west. More western states developed. Mail & newspapers linked the nation too.

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

Ch. 7 Active Reading Workbook pages and Ch. 7 Binder papers are 2 days late.

Today we will read more about America developing systems of transportation on pgs. 390 - 394 of our textbook.

We may also watch a short video clip on the Erie Canal (2:30) 

 Steam engines) (Canal lock animation)

Next we will finish taking video notes from Living During the Industrial Revolution.

Then you will answer pages 126 - 132 in your Active Reading Workbook.


7th grade social studies: 
Standard of the day -7.6.1. Study the geography of the Europe and the Eurasian land mass, including its location, topography, waterways, vegetation, and climate and their relationship to ways of life in Medieval Europe. 
1/8 Our learning goal today is to know: Europe is a continent with water on three sides & many rivers inside which encourage trade; its rivers & mountains separated people and encouraged the growth of kingdoms.

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

The Ch. 5 binder papers and your Active Reading Workbook pages 70 – 86 are 1 day late.  

Today we will begin by going over yesterday’s test results.

Then we will start our new unit on feudal Europe. We will begin by watching a short video clip on the geography of Europe Countries, Islands, Peninsulas (5:30). We will also use this short video clip on Climate 4:21.

Then we will read pages 325 - 326 in our textbook.

Next you & your partner will finish the Kid’s Guide to Medieval Japan project.  It is due tomorrow.

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 continue to research for our MSPDP debates.


 

 

Wednesday, January 7

8th grade U.S. history:

Standard of the day - 8.6.1 Discuss the influence of industrialization and technological developments on the region, including human modification of the landscape and how physical geography shaped human actions.  8.6.2 Outline the physical obstacles to and the economic and political factors involved in building a network of roads, canals, and railroads

1/7 Our learning goal today is to know: Congressman Clay's 1820s program, the American System, aimed to link the Northeast, South, & West together with canals & roads. Turnpikes (toll roads) & Fulton's steamboats helped.

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

Ch. 7 Active Reading Workbook pages and Ch. 7 Binder papers are 1 day late.  The Found Poem assignment is now worth late credit.

Today we will read about America's changing economy on pgs. 387 - 390 of our textbook.

Next we will watch and take notes on a video called: Living During the Industrial Revolution.

Afterwards you will answer pages 126 - 129 in your Active Reading Workbook.

 

7th grade social studies:

Today we are assessing all aspects of the standards under 7.5

1/7 Our learning goal today is to show mastery of the standards under 7.5

There is no learning log entry today.

The Samurai Tanka assignment is now worth late credit.

Today we will take the chapter 5 test on medieval Japan. You will have the first ten minutes to review. You can review by:

reading over your learning log entries & map.

playing the Japan Review Game

Then you will take the test.

After you are done, you will turn in your chapter 5 binder papers and your Active Reading Workbook pages 70 – 86. Both are due today.

Next you can work on your kid’s guide to the arts of medieval Japan.  It is tomorrow on Friday.

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 continue to research for our MSPDP debates.


 

Tuesday, January 6

8th grade U.S. history:

Standard of the day - 8.6.1 Discuss the influence of industrialization and technological developments on the region, including human modification of the landscape and how physical geography shaped human actions

1/6 Our learning goal today is to know: Workers, water power, location, capital (money), and British technology were key factors in New England's Industrial Revolution. 

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

Ch. 7 Active Reading Workbook pages and Ch. 7 Binder papers are due today.  The Found Poem assignment is 3 days late.

Today we will learn more about the Industrial Revolution.  We will read pages 383 - 386 in our textbook.

Afterwards you will answer pages 126 - 127 in your Active Reading Workbook and finish the mapping America worksheet that you already have.

 

7th grade social studies:

Standards of the day - 7.5, 7.5.1, 7.5.2, 7.5.3, 7.5.4, 7.5.5. 7.5.6 Students analyze the geographic, political, economic, religious, and social structures of the civilizations of Medieval Japan.

1/6 Our learning goal today is to review the standards under 7.5 medieval Japan.

There is no learning log entry today.

The Samurai Tanka assignment is 3 days late.

Today in class we review all of chapter 5. The chapter test is tomorrow.

First we will finish looking at this Just the Facts PowerPoint.

Then you will check that your binder papers are complete and that you have finished pgs. 70 - 86 in your Active Reading Workbook.  Both of these are due tomorrow.

Then you will review. You can play these review games:

Japan Review Game- Rags to Riches.

Japan Crossword Puzzle

People, places, and events flashcards

You can also try this Chapter 5 Self Check Quiz

Then visit Study Central to help you study some more.

Next you and your partner will work on the project.  It is due on Friday.

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 continue to research for our MSPDP debates.


Monday, January 5, 2015

 

8th grade U.S. history:

Standards of the day -Reviewing standards under 8.5., 8.6.1 Discuss the influence of industrialization and technological developments on the region, including human modification of the landscape and how physical geography shaped human actions

1/5 Our learning goal today is to know: The U.S. Industrial Revolution began around 1800 in the New England states.

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

The Found Poem assignment is 2 days late. Ch. 7 Active Reading Workbook pages and Ch. 7 Binder papers are both due today.

We will begin today by going over the answers to the Ch. 7 Test.

Next we will begin Unit 4, chapter 8. We will begin by looking at the unit overview on pg. 374, the chapter overview on pg. 379, and reading pg. 383.

Then we will watch a short video clip on the Industrial Revolution (2:30)

Next you will finish work on your mapping changes in American worksheet. It is a first binder paper for the new chapter.

Finally, you will begin work on the Ch. 8 Active Reading Workbook pages.

 

7th grade social studies:

Standards of the day - 7.5, 7.5.1, 7.5.2, 7.5.3, 7.5.4, 7.5.5. 7.5.6 Students analyze the geographic, political, economic, religious, and social structures of the civilizations of Medieval Japan.

1/5 Our learning goal today is to review the standards under 7.5 medieval Japan.

There is no learning log entry today.

The Samurai Tanka assignment is 2 days late.

Today in class we review all of chapter 5. The chapter test is Wednesday.

First we will look at this Just the Facts PowerPoint.

Then we will look at your Japan map and narrow down the number of places you need to study for the test.

Next you will check that your binder papers are complete and that you have finished pgs. 70 - 86 in your Active Reading Workbook.  Both of these are due Wednesday.

Then you will review. You can play these review games:

Japan Review Game- Rags to Riches.

Japan Crossword Puzzle

People, places, and events flashcards

You can also try this Chapter 5 Self Check Quiz

Then visit Study Central to help you study some more.

You can also use the Chapter PowerPoint

Next you and your partner will work on the project.  It is due on Friday.

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 work on researching and rehearsing for our MSPDP debate.