Week of March 9-13, 2015

Friday, March 13

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)...

3/13 Our learning goal today is to know: Harriet Beecher Stowe's novel "Uncle Tom's Cabin" added fuel to antislavery feelings. The Kansas-Nebraska act sparked violence between free & slave forces.

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

We will begin today by viewing a short video clip on the Compromise of 1850.

Today we will read pgs. 544 - 547 about additional events that moved us closer to war.

Then you will work on your Active Reading Workbook pgs. 204 - 217 and on your Nullification assignment which is due on Tuesday.  

 
Study your learning log entries for a Quiz on Monday.

7th grade social studies

Standards of the day: 7.8.4 Describe the growth and effects of new ways of disseminating information 7.8.5 Detail advances made in literature, the arts, science, mathematics, cartography, engineering, and the understanding of human anatomy and astronomy

3/13 Our learning goal today is to know:  William Shakespeare, an English actor, playwright, & poet, wrote over 35 plays and 154 sonnets.  Miguel de Cervantes was the Spanish writer of Don Quixote de la Mancha.

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

The Letter from Florence is 2 days late.

Today we will learn more about one of the greatest writers of the Renaissance, William Shakespeare. We will begin by reading pages 399 - 400.

Then we will read a short version of Shakespeare’s play Romeo & Juliet.

Next we will look at the map for this chapter and narrow down what to study for the test.

Then you will study for Tuesday’s chapter 7 test. 

You can play these review games:

the Renaissance game- rags to riches

People, places, events flashcards

Renaissance Crossword Puzzle

You can also try this Chapter 7 Self Check Quiz

Then visit Study Central to help you study some more. 


Pages 114 - 128 in your Active Reading Workbook and the Ch. 7 binder papers are both are due on Tuesday. 
 

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 form new groups and then create scenes based on a picture. 


 

 

Thursday, March 12

 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…

3/12 Our learning goal today is to know:  Clay's Compromise of 1850: CA as a free state, N.M. territory got popular choice, N.M./TX border settled, no slave trade in D.C. ,Fugitive Slave Act.

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

For U.S. history today we will learn about the western lands & Compromise of 1850 on p. 539 - 542.

Next you begin an assignment on Nullification. It is due on Tuesday.

If time allows, you will also work on your Active Reading Workbook pgs. 204 - 214.

7th grade social studies

Standards of the day: 7.8.4 Describe the growth and effects of new ways of disseminating information 7.8.5 Detail advances made in literature, the arts, science, mathematics, cartography, engineering, and the understanding of human anatomy and astronomy

3/12 Our learning goal today is to know: In the Renaissance people, like Dante and Chaucer, started writing in their own language (vernacular) and the new printing press helped to spread their ideas.

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

The Letter from Florence is 1 day late.

Today we will learn about changes in Renaissance literature. We will begin by reading pages 397 – 399 and I will tell you a short story from The Canterbury Tales.

Then we will watch this video clip: Printing Press 4:07

Next you will complete a worksheet on the impact of the Printing Press. This will be a binder paper.

Then you will answer pgs. 114 - 128 in your Active Reading Workbook

The chapter 7 test is on Monday. Study your Learning Log entries a little each night to be prepared.  You can play the Renaissance 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 finish seeing our “gibberish and a thing” scenes. 

 

Wednesday, March 11 Minimum Day Schedule

8th grade U.S. history: 

Standard of the day 8.10.3 Identify the constitutional issues posed by the doctrine of nullification and secession and the earliest origins of that doctrine.8.9.5 Analyze the significance of the States' Rights Doctrine, the Missouri Compromise (1820), the Wilmot Proviso (1846)…

3/11 Our learning goal today is to know: The Missouri Compromise of 1820 established that, except for Missouri, new slave states could exist only below 36* 30' N. latitude.

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

Ch. 11 Binder papers & Active Rdg. Workbook pgs are 3 days late.

Today we will read about and the Missouri Compromise on pg. 536. Then we will watch a video clip on the topic: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WFHQ37xsr0Y

Next you will work on a new binder paper about the compromise.

Then you will work on your Active Reading Workbook pgs. 204 - 211.

We will take a mid-chapter quiz this Friday.

7th grade social studies

Standard of the day: 7.8.5 Detail advances made in literature, the arts, science, mathematics, cartography, engineering, and the understanding of human anatomy and astronomy.

3/11 Our learning goal today is to know: Leonardo da Vinci was the ultimate Renaissance Man because he was so multitalented as a: scientist, inventor, engineer, sculptor, architect, painter, & mathematician.

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

Today we will learn more about Leonardo da Vinci as an inventor. We will begin by discussing this PowerPointPowerPoint.

Then we will watch this video clip: Achievements of Leonardo 4:42

Next you will answer pgs. 114 - 128 in your Active Reading Workbook

Then you will finish and turn in the Letter from Florence Project. It is due today.

The chapter 7 test is on Monday.  Study your Learning Log entries a little each night to be prepared. You can also use the Renaissance 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 see our “gibberish and a thing” scenes. 


 

 

Tuesday, March 10

8th grade U.S. history:

Standard of the day: Describe the leaders of the movement (e.g., John Quincy Adams and his proposed constitutional amendment, John Brown and the armed resistance, Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad, Benjamin Franklin, Theodore Weld, William Lloyd Garrison, Frederick Douglass).

3/10 Our learning goal today is to know:   The Fugitive Slave Act of 1850 required all citizens to help catch runaway slaves or face fines or jail time.

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

Ch. 11 Binder papers & Active Rdg. Workbook pgs are 2 days late.

Today we will learn about the Fugitve Slave Act.  We will read pgs. 533 – 534.  Then we will analyze images related to the act and view primary source material online at: http://docsteach.org/activities/17459

Next you will work in your Active Reading Workbook pgs. 203 - 207.

 

7th grade social studies

Standards of the day: 7.8.5 Detail advances made in literature, the arts, science, mathematics, cartography, engineering, and the understanding of human anatomy and astronomy.7.8.1 Describe the way in which the revival of classical learning and the arts fostered a new interest in humanism.

3/10 Our learning goal today is to know: Humanism, which is based on the values of ancient Greeks & Romans, is a belief that the individual & human society are important.

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

Today we will learn about Renaissance Humanism. We will begin by reading pages 395 and part of 397 in our textbook and discussing a Powerpoint.

Then you will work on a new binder paper about Humanism that requires use to also use the internet.

Next you will work on A Letter from Florence. It is due tomorrow.

You can also answer pgs. 114 - 119 and 125 - 128 in your Active Reading Workbook

The chapter 7 test will be next Monday. Study your Learning Log entries a little each night to be prepared.

 

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 see our last group from Friday and then work on a scene entitled "Gibberish and the thing". 


 

Monday, March 9

8th grade U.S. history:

Standard of the day: Describe the leaders of the movement (e.g., John Ouincy Adams and his proposed constitutional amendment, John Brown and the armed resistance, Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad, Benjamin Franklin, Theodore Weld, William Lloyd Garrison, Frederick Douglass).

3/9 Our learning goal today is to know: Abolitionists such as Garrison, the Grimkes, Walker, Douglass, & Truth worked in the 1830s/40s to end U.S. slavery. With meetings & published papers, they gained both white & black supporters.

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

Ch. 11 Binder papers & Active Rdg. Workbook pgs are 1 day late.

Today we will learn about the great Abolitionists. We will read pgs. 530 - 532.

Next you will answer pgs. 204 - 206 of the Active Reading Workbook and also work on a new binder paper. 

7th grade social studies

Standard of the day:7.8.5 Detail advances made in literature, the arts, science, mathematics, cartography, engineering, and the understanding of human anatomy and astronomy

3/9 Our learning goal today is to know: In the late 1400s, the Renaissance spread to northern Europe influencing the art of Jan van Eyck, Albrecht Durer, & many others.

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

Before we start our new topic, we will wrap up Friday's learning by discussing Michelangelo.

Then we will learn how the Renaissance spread from Italy to northern Europe. We will begin by reading pages 412 - 413. We will also discuss part of this PowerPoint: Northern Renaissance Art

Then you will work on A Letter from Florence. It is due on Wednesday.

Next you will answer pgs. 114 - 119 and 125 - 128 in your Active Reading Workbook

 

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