Week of March 16-20, 2015

Friday, March 20

8th grade U.S. history:

Standard of the day 8.10.6 Describe critical developments and events in the war, including the major battles, geographical advantages and obstacles, technological advances, and General Lee's surrender at Appomattox.

3/20 Our learning goal today is to know:  The 1st armed conflict of the 4 year war happened at Fort Sumter, S.C. in April 1861.

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

The Nullification assignment is 3 days late. 

Today we will read about the first military engagement of the Civil War on pgs. 558 - 559.

Then we will use PowerPoint to review the events which led up to the war.

Next you will finish your Active Reading Workbook pgs. 204 – 228 and your Ch. 12 Binder papers.  Both are due on Monday.

Then you will study for Monday’s chapter 12 test. To help you study you can:

Play the Rags to Riches ch. 12 review

Take the chapter 12 Self-Check Quiz

Use Study Central

Play Chapter 12 Crossword Puzzle

Use the People, Places, and Events e-flashcards

Study your learning log entries!

You can also work on your I Hear the Civil War a Comin' project.  It is due on Wednesday.

7th grade social studies

Standard of the day: 7.9.2 Describe the theological, political, and economic ideas of the major figures during the Reformation (e.g., Desiderius Erasmus, Martin Luther, John Calvin, William Tyndale).

3/20 Our learning goal today is to know: Martin Luther began the Reformation with his 95 Theses against indulgences. He was excommunicated and created the first Protestant Christianity - Lutheranism.

While roll is taken, write today's learning goal in your learning log.

The Chapter 7 binder papers and pgs. 114 - 128 of the Active Reading Workbook are 3 days late. 

Today you will learn about Martin Luther. You will use the “purple book” to read pgs. 153 – 160. 

Then you will answer the five Reading Check questions from pg. 160 on lined paper.  This will be a Ch. 8 Binder Paper.

Next you will work in your Active Reading Workbook for Ch. 8.

 

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.

 

Today we will watch your fairy tale scenes.


 

Thursday, March 19

8th grade U.S. history:

Standard of the day 8.10.6 Describe critical developments and events in the war, including the major battles, geographical advantages and obstacles, technological advances, and General Lee's surrender at Appomattox.

3/19 Our learning goal today is to know: The South justified secession as states' rights. Pres. Lincoln said states do not have the right to break up the govt.

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

The Nullification assignment is 2 days late.

Today we will read about the reaction to the Confederate States of America on pgs. 556 - 557.

Next you will finish your Active Reading Workbook pgs. 204 – 228 and your Ch. 12 Binder papers.  Both are due on Monday.

The chapter 12 test is on Monday. To be well prepared, study your learning log entries. You can also play Rags to Riches ch. 12 review

Then you will work on your I Hear the Civil War a Comin' project.  It is due Wednesday.

7th grade social studies:
Standards of the day: 7.9.1 List the causes for the internal turmoil in and weakening of the Catholic Church (e.g., tax policies, selling of indulgences). 7.9.2 Describe the theological, political, and economic ideas of the major figures during the Reformation (e.g., Desiderius Erasmus, Martin Luther, John Calvin, and William Tyndale).
3/19 Our learning goal today is to know: Many Catholics like Erasmus, Wycliffe, Luther, & Tyndale wanted people to be able to read the Bible & have changes made to improve the church.

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

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

Today we will learn about people who called for church reform. We will begin by reading pages 423 - 424.

Then we  will create a binder paper using information from a flipchart on Early Reformers.
 

Next you will begin work in your Active Reading Workbook for Ch. 8 pgs. 130 - 131.

You will also work on your binder paper if you have not yet finished it.

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.

 

Today we will work on writing a fairy tale scene. 


 

 

Wednesday, March 18

8th grade U.S. history:

Standard of the day 8.10.4 Discuss Abraham Lincoln's presidency and his significant writings and speeches and their relationship to the Declaration of Independence, such as his "House Divided" speech (1858), 8.9.5 Analyze the significance of the States' Rights Doctrine, the Missouri Compromise (1820), the Wilmot Proviso(1846), the Compromise of 1850, Henry Clay's role in the Missouri Compromise and the Compromise of 1850, the Kansas-Nebraska Act (1854), the Dred Scott v. Sandford decision (1857), and the Lincoln-Douglas debates (1858).

3/18 Our learning goal today is to know:  Lincoln won the 1860 election for president. South Carolina seceded from the union & created the Confederate States of America with Jefferson Davis as president.

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

The Nullification assignment is 1 day late.

Today we will learn about the election of 1860 and the resulting Secession on pgs. 555 - 556.

Next you will begin work on a new project: I Hear the Civil War a Comin'. It is due next Wednesday.

You will also work on your Active Reading Workbook pgs. 204 - 223.

The chapter 12 test will be on Monday. Study your Learning Log entries a little each night to be prepared. You can also use the Rags to Riches ch. 12 review .

7th grade social studies:

Standards of the day: 7.9 Students analyze the historical developments of the Reformation. 7.9.1 List the causes for the internal turmoil in and weakening of the Catholic Church (e.g., tax policies, selling of indulgences).

3/18 Our learning goal today is to know: The Reformation started near the end of the Renaissance with people questioning Catholic beliefs/power because of some problems in the church.

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

The Ch. 7 Binder papers and Active Reading Wkbk pages are 1 days late.     

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

Then we will learn about the problems which led up to the Reformation. We will use this PowerPoint: Problems in the Church PowerPoint.

As we go, you will work on the Problems which led to the Reformation worksheet.

Then we will do all of the cross outs for Ch. 8 in the 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.

 

Today we will work on writing a fairy tale scene. 


 

 

Tuesday, March 17

8th grade U.S. history:

Standard of the day 8.10.4 Discuss Abraham Lincoln's presidency and his significant writings and speeches and their relationship to the Declaration of Independence, such as his "House Divided" speech (1858), 8.9.5 Analyze the significance of the States' Rights Doctrine, the Missouri Compromise (1820), the Wilmot Proviso(1846), the Compromise of 1850, Henry Clay's role in the Missouri Compromise and the Compromise of 1850, the Kansas-Nebraska Act (1854), the Dred Scott v. Sandford decision (1857), and the Lincoln-Douglas debates (1858).

3/17 Our learning goal today is to know: Republican A. Lincoln gave the "House Divided" speech while debating with Democrat Stephen Douglas. Abolitionist John Brown raided the arsenal at Harper's Ferry hoping to arm slaves to create a rebellion. He was hanged.

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

Today we will finish up the Dred Scott decision by looking at the nation’s reactions.  Then we will move on to our new topic of the Lincoln - Douglas debates and the raid on Harpers Ferry on pgs. 552 - 553.

Next you will finish and turn in the Nullification assignment. It is due today.

You will also work on a new binder paper and on your Active Reading Workbook pgs. 204 - 223.

The chapter 12 test will be on Monday or Tuesday. Study your Learning Log entries a little each night to be prepared.

7th grade social studies

Standards of the day: Assessing all standards under 7.8 the Renaissance.

3/17 Our learning goal today is to show mastery of all standards under 7.8.

There is NO new learning log entry for today.

The Letter from Florence is 4 days late.

Today you will have the first 10 minutes for review for today’s test.

 looking at your Learning Log entries and map

playing the Renaissance game- rags to riches

 

Then you will take the Chapter 7 test.

Next you will turn in the  Ch. 7 Binder Papers & the Ch. 7 Active Reading Workbook pages are both due today.  

 

If time allows, you will also begin labeling the Reformation map.

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.

 

Today we will work on various drama activities.  


 

 

Monday, March 16

8th grade U.S. history:

Standard of the day 8.9.5 Analyze the significance of the States' Rights Doctrine, the Missouri Compromise (1820), the Wilmot Proviso (1846), the Compromise of 1850, Henry Clay's role in the Missouri Compromise and the Compromise of 1850, the Kansas-Nebraska Act (1854), the Dred Scott v. Sandford decision (1857)…

3/16 Our learning goal today is to know: The newly formed Republican Party wanted to ban slavery from new territories. In the Dred Scott case the Supreme Court's ruling protected slavery as a property right's issue.

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

Today we will finish reading about the fallout from the Kansas Nebraska Act on pg. 547.

Then we will learn about the founding of the Republican Party and the impact of the Dred Scott decision on pgs. 549 - 550.

Next you will work on your Nullification Assignment. It is due tomorrow.

Then you will take the Ch. 12 mid-chapter quiz.

7th grade social studies

Standards of the day: Assessing all standards under 7.8 the Renaissance.

3/16 Our learning goal today is to review all standards under 7.8.

There is NO new learning log entry for today.

The Letter from Florence is 3 days late.

Today we will finish learning about Friday’s standard on Renaissance writers by reading pg. 400 and then watching this video: Tales of Magic - Don Quixote (10:44)

Next you will review for tomorrow’s test.  You can review by:

 looking at your Learning Log entries and map

playing the Renaissance game- rags to riches

using the People, places, events flashcards

working the Renaissance Crossword Puzzle

trying this Chapter 7 Self Check Quiz

The Ch. 7 Binder Papers & the Ch. 7 Active Reading Workbook pages are both due tomorrow.  

 

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.

 

Today we will rehearse and perform our scenes based on a picture.