Week of May 26-29, 2015

Friday, May 29

 8th grade U.S. history:

Standards of the day 8.12.9 Name the significant inventors and their inventions and identify how they improved the quality of life.

5/29 Our learning goal today is to: There were many new American inventions in the late 1800s such as: Morse’s telegraph, Bell’s telephone, Edison’s light bulb, Wrights’ airplane, & Ford’s car.

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

We will begin class today by watching a short video clip inventions and industry 4:11 at the turn of the century. 

Then you and your team will work on the "Make it Memorable" project. You need to be ready to present by Tuesday.

Next you will finish and turn in the Active Reading Workbook questions that go with your assigned section as well as the ones that go with Ch. 15.1 and 15.2.  These are due today.

 

7th grade social studies

Standards of the day: 7.11 Age of Exploration

5/29 Our learning goal today is to demonstrate mastery of all standards under 7.11 related to the Age of Exploration.

There is no new learning goal today.

The My Explorer Interviews Project is 3 days late.

We will begin class by watching a part of this video: Early Explorers: The Age of Exploration (watch middle 10 mins).

Then you will use the next 10 minutes of this period to review for today's chapter 10 test. You can use the following to help you prepare:

Review your learning log entries and the map

Age of Exploration Crossword Puzzle

Age of Exploration- rags to riches

Explorers: Prince Henry, Dias, Da Gama

North American Explorer game- matching

Try the Chapter 10 Self Check Quiz

Use the People/Events Flashcards

Visit Study Central

Then you will take the test.

Afterwards you will turn the Chapter 10 Binder Papers and the Active Reading Workbook pgs. 162 – 174.  Both are due today.

 

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 our play. 


 

 

Thursday, May 28

8th grade U.S. history:

Standards of the day 8.12.1 Trace patterns of industrial development as they relate to climate, resources, markets, and trade

5/28 Our learning goal today is to: The spread of railroads across the country encouraged America's expanding economy.

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

We will begin class today by watching a short video clip on the American Industrial Revolution Railroads 2:44  at the turn of the century. 

Then you and your team will work on the "Make it Memorable" project.

Be sure to finish answering  the Active Reading Workbook questions that go with your assigned section as well as the ones that go with Ch. 15.1 and 15.2.  These are due tomorrow.

 

7th grade social studies

Standard of the day: 7.11.2 Discuss the exchanges of plants, animals, technology, culture, and ideas among Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Americas in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries and the major economic and social effects on each continent.

5/28 Our learning goal today is to know: European diseases killed millions of Native Americans, new plants & animals hurt native ones, and millions of Africans were enslaved & moved to America.

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

The My Explorer Interviews Project is 2 days late.

We will begin today by watching a short video clip on the Columbian Exchange 4:39.

Then we will learn about the problems with the Columbian Exchange by reading pages 504 - 505 in our textbook.

Next we will go over the map for this chapter and narrow down what you need to study.

Afterwards you make sure that all of your binder papers and  pgs. 162 -176  of the Active Reading Workbook are finished.  Both are due tomorrow.

Then we will play a whole class review.

Next you will study for tomorrow’s chapter 10 test. You can use the following online activities to help you:

Age of Exploration Crossword Puzzle

Age of Exploration- rags to riches

Explorers: Prince Henry, Dias, Da Gama

North American Explorer game- matching

Try the Chapter 10 Self Check Quiz

Use the People/Events Flashcards

Visit Study Central to help review some more

 

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 our play. 


 

 

Wednesday, May 27

8th grade U.S. history:

Standard of the day 8.12.1 Trace patterns of agricultural and industrial development as they relate to climate, use of natural resources, markets, and trade and locate such development on a map.

5/27Our learning goal today is to know:  As crop prices fell, farmers began forming political parties. The Populist Party helped create: federal income tax, direct election of Senators, secret ballots, primary elections, & the 8-hour workday.

 

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

The Reconstruction Project is 4 days late.

Today we have a variety of things to do.  First we will discuss today's learning log entry.  

Then we will talk about and complete a Project Portfolio reflection. 
 
Next you will meet in your teams to begin planning your  “Make it Memorable” activity.

Then your team will finish reading your section and answering the Active Reading Workbook pages that go with it. The Active Reading Workbook pages are due this Friday. 

7th grade social studies

Standard of the day: 7.11.2 Discuss the exchanges of plants, animals, technology, culture, and ideas among Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Americas in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries and the major economic and social effects on each continent.

5/27 Our learning goal today is to know: The Columbian Exchange was the trade of people, goods, technology, ideas, & diseases between the Old World & the New World.

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

The My Explorer Interviews Project is 1 day late .

Today we will learn about the Columbian Exchange. We will begin by reading pages 503- 504 in our textbook.

Next you will work on pgs. 162 -173 of the Active Reading Workbook.

We will take the chapter 10 test on Friday. Study a little each night in order to be well prepared. You can also play: Age of Exploration- 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 rehearse our play.


 

 

Tuesday, May 26

8th grade U.S. history:

Standard of the day 8.12.1 Trace patterns of agricultural and industrial development as they relate to climate, use of natural resources, markets, and trade and locate such development on a map.

5/26 Our learning goal today is to know:  Broken treaties caused Native American attacks. The Dawes Act of 1887 tried to force "White" culture onto Native Americans. The Battle of Wounded Knee ended Native American hopes for fair treatment.

 

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

The Reconstruction Project is 3 days late.

Today we will divide into teams and select at random our team topic of study for the “Make it Memorable” activity.

Then you will meet with your team to read your section and answer the Active Reading Workbook pages that go with it. The Active Reading Workbook pages are due this Friday. 

 7th grade social studies

Standard of the day: 7.11.3 Examine the origins of modern capitalism; the influence of mercantilism and cottage industry; the elements and importance of a market economy in seventeenth-century Europe; the changing international trading and marketing patterns...

5/26 Our learning goal today is to know: European exploration & trade was good for Europeans but not for many Americans, Africans, & Asians.

 

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

Today we will start by watching a short video clip on Cottage Industries.

Next we will read pages 500 – 501 about the good points and the bad points on exploration of trade.

Then you will answer the “You Be the Historian” questions on pg. 501.  This will be a binder paper.  You can also work on pgs.162 -171 of the Active Reading Workbook.

Finally you will turn in the Explorer Interviews project. It is due today.

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 our play.