Week of March 23-27, 2015

Friday, March 27 Min. Day schedule for periods 1 & 2 for assembly.

8th grade U.S. history:

Standard of the day 8.10.5 Study the views and lives of leaders (e.g., Ulysses S. Grant, Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee) and soldiers on both sides of the war, including those of black soldiers and regiments.

3/27 Our learning goal today is to know: Most soldiers, Yankee (North) & Rebel (South), were young farm workers. All expected a quick war.

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

The Civil War project is 2 days late. Ch. 12 Binder Papers and Active Rdg. Wkbk. pages are 4 days late.

Today we will learn about the soldiers in the war. We will read pgs. 574 - 577 of our textbook. We will also watch video clip on uniforms, the Battle of Bull Run and a soldier's life.

Next we will hear some more Civil War project presentations.

Then you will answer pgs. 230 - 235 in your Active Reading Workbook.

7th grade social studies

Standards of the day: 7.9.4 Identify and locate the European regions that remained Catholic and those that became Protestant and explain how the division affected the distribution of religions in the New World. 7.9.5 Analyze how the Counter Reformation revitalized the Catholic Church and the forces that fostered the movement (e.g., St. Ignatius of Loyola and the Jesuits, the Council of Trent).

3/27 Our learning goal today is to know: In the Counter Reformation the Catholic Church tried to end Protestantism.  They banned books, used the Inquisition, and created missionaries.

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

Today we will learn more about the Counter-Reformation. We will read pg. 436 and then discuss and take notes on this PowerPoint: Counter Reformation.

Next you will work on a binder paper about St. Ignatius of Loyola.

Then you will finish your Reformation Brochure. It is due Tuesday after break.  Four Types of Christianity during the Reformation

Afterwards you will work in your Active Reading Workbook for Ch. 8 pgs. 130 - 142.

The Ch. 8 test is will be the Tuesday after Spring Break.  Study your learning log entries a little each night in order to be well prepared.  Reformation game 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.

 

Today we will work on memorizing and blocking our scenes.  


 

 

Thursday, March 26

8th grade U.S. history:

Standard of the day 8.10.2 Trace the boundaries constituting the North and the South, the geographical differences between the two regions, and the differences between agrarians and industrialists.

3/26 Our learning goal today is to know: The Union had a 3 part plan to win the war: blockade Southern ports, gain control of the Miss. River, & take the Confederate capital of Richmond. The South intended to defend their independence.

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

The Civil War project is 1 day late. Ch. 12 Binder Papers and Active Rdg. Wkbk. pages are 3 days late.

Today we will finish reading about the strengths and weaknesses of the North and South on pg. 572. Then we will read about the strategies of each side on pg. 573.

Next you will take notes on the strengths and weaknesses of the North and the South – this will be a binder paper. You can review pgs. 572 - 573 to help you with this.

You can also answer pgs. 230 - 231 in your Active Reading Workbook.

Then we will hear some Civil War project presentations.


7th grade social studies

Standards 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). 7.9.3 Explain Protestants' new practices of church self-government and the influence of those practices on the development of democratic practices and ideas of federalism.

3/26 Our learning goal today is to know: Anglican/Calvinist Christians who wanted to "purify" their faith of Catholic ideas created Puritan Christianity. Many Puritans colonized North America to gain religious freedom.

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

Today we will learn how Puritan Christianity was created by reading page 434 in our textbook and we will also start reading about the Counter-Reformation.

Next you will work in your Active Reading Workbook for Ch. 8 pgs. 130 – 323

Then you will work on the Reformation Brochure. It is due on Wednesday. Four Types of Christianity during the Reformation

The Ch. 8 test is the Tuesday we return from Break.  Study your learning log entries a little each night in order to be well prepared.  You can also use the rags to riches: Reformation game 

 

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 cast the parts and begin working on scene reading.  


 

 

Wednesday, March 25

8th grade U.S. history:

Standards of the day 8.10.2 Trace the boundaries constituting the North and the South, the geographical differences between the two regions, and the differences between agrarians and industrialists.

3/25 Our learning goal today is to know: The Confederacy = S.C., Miss., Fla., Ala., GA., LA., TX., VA., Ark., N.C., Tenn., (MO. & KY were recognized but never fully seceded)

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

Ch. 12 Binder Papers and Active Rdg. Wkbk. pages are 2 days late.

Today we will review the reasons for the Civil War (flipchart) and read about border states of the Civil War on pgs. 571 - 572 of our textbook.

Next you will answer pgs. 230 - 231 in your Active Reading Workbook.

Then you will finish and turn in your Civil War project. It is due today.

7th grade social studies

Standards of the day: 7.9.2 Describe the theological, political, and economic ideas of the major figures during the Reformation. 7.9.3 Explain Protestants' new practices of church self-government and the influence of those practices on the development of democratic practices and ideas of federalism.

3/25 Our learning goal today is to know: Henry VIII created the Anglican Church in England in which the king, not the pope, was the head of the church.

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

We will begin class today by watching this short video clip: Calvinism 2:49

Then we will learn about Anglican Christianity. We will read pages 432 - 434 in our textbook.

Next you will work in your Active Reading Workbook for Ch. 8 pgs. 130 - 138.

Then you will work on our assignment, the Reformation Brochure. It is due on Wednesday.  This PowerPoint can be of help in gaining extra information:  Four Types of Christianity during the Reformation

 

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 learning a script.  

 


 
Tuesday, March 24

8th grade U.S. history:

Standards of the day:  All standards dealing with the events building up to the Civil War

Our goal today is to review all standards under 8.9 and .10 “Approaching the Civil War.”

New Seats - stand around the sides of the room. 

 
There is no new learning log entry for today.

The Ch. 12 Binder Papers & Ch. 12 Active Reading Workbook pages are 1 day late.

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

Next we will do all of the cross outs for our new chapter. 

Then you will work on your project. It is due tomorrow.

7th grade social studies

Standards of the day: 7.9.2 Describe the theological, political, and economic ideas of the major figures during the Reformation. 7.9.3 Explain Protestants' new practices of church self-government and the influence of those practices on the development of democratic practices and ideas of federalism.

3/24 Our learning goal today is to know: John Calvin created the 2nd type of Protestant Christianity - Calvinism. Calvinists believe in predestination & that congregations should choose their own leaders.

New Seats - stand around the sides of the room.  

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

Today we will learn about John Calvin and the creation of Calvinist Christianity. We will read pages 431 - 432 in our textbook.

Next you will work in your Active Reading Workbook for Ch. 8 pgs. 130 - 137.

Then you will work on you Reformation Brochure assignment.  It is due the Tuesday after Spring Break.

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.

 

New Seats - stand around the sides of the room.  

Today we will discuss learning a script. 

 

 

Monday, March 23

8th grade U.S. history:

Standards of the day:  All standards dealing with the events building up to the Civil War

Our goal today is to show mastery of all standards under 8.9 and .10 “Approaching the Civil War.”

There is no new learning log entry for today.

Today we will begin by watching this 5:30 min video clip on Fort Sumter http://app.discoveryeducation.com/search?Ntt=Fort+Sumter

Next you will review for today's test. You can use:

the Rags to Riches ch. 12 review

the chapter 12 Self-Check Quiz

Chapter 12 Crossword Puzzle

the Presentation Plus PowerPoint

the learning log entries

Then you will take the chapter 12 test.

Afterwards you will turn in the Ch. 12 Binder Papers and the Ch. 12 Active Reading Workbook pages.  Both are due today.

Next you will then work on your project. It is due on Wednesday.

 

7th grade social studies

Standards 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). 7.9.4 Identify and locate the European regions that remained Catholic and those that became Protestant

3/23 Our learning goal today is to know: Many German rulers realized that if they made their territory Lutheran, they could keep money that they used to have to send to the Catholic Church.

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

We will begin class today by watching a DVD segment on Martin Luther and the Reformation 7:58.

Then we will learn about politics and Lutheranism. We will read pages 428 - 429 in our textbook.

Next you will begin work in your Active Reading Workbook for Ch. 8 pgs. 130 - 134.

You will also begin work on our new assignment, the Reformation Brochure. It is due next Wednesday. 

 

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