Week of 4-13-14:

  • SS Binders will be taken up and graded beginning May 16th. Make sure your binder has a complete Table of Contents. Lesson Pages should include completed information, date and page # to receive credit. A Rubric will be given out to students to prepare their binder.


  • If you aren't going to be at school Thursday or Friday of this week, make sure you complete all of your work before your last day.


Monday:




Tuesday:
Wednesday:




Thursday:




Friday
Answer questions on Cold War handout using your notes if needed
Read and highlight important details on the Cold War Notes handout.
Quick Quiz on Cold War notes
Use text pages: 831-841 to complete the Cold War Timeline
ENJOY SPRING BREAK!!!






Week of 4-7-14:

  • SS Binders will be taken up and graded beginning May 16th. Make sure your binder has a complete Table of Contents. Lesson Pages should include completed information, date and page # to receive credit. A Rubric will be given out to students to prepare their binder.


Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Complete notes on page 3-4 of power point.
(World Conflicts of WWII)

Study voc. terms for voc. quiz on Wed. and study handout for test Thursday
Read page 827 and write 5 review questions in your notebook with the answer.
(REMEMBER THESE ARE TO BE UPRISING 8TH GRADE QUESTIONS)

Study voc. terms for voc. quiz on Wed. and study handout for test Thursday
Study for WWII TEST on Thursday
Study:
  • Rise of Dictators Handout
  • 7-4.5/6 (from this week)


  • Study voc. terms for voc. quiz on Wed. and study handout for test Thursday
Complete the comparison chart of Mussolini and Hitler (use Rise of Dictators if needed)

Week of 3-31-14:

  • Report Cards will be handed out at Parent Pick up from 4:00-6:00pm , Monday, March 31st.
  • SS Binders will be taken up and graded beginning May 16th. Make sure your binder has a complete Table of Contents. Lesson Pages should include completed information, date and page # to receive credit.


Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
WWII Begins: Guided Reading page: 815-830

Thursday’s Quiz will be on Guided Reading sheet
WWII Begins: Guided Reading page: 815-830

Thursday’s Quiz will be on Guided Reading sheet
WWII Begins: Guided Reading page: 815-830

Thursday’s Quiz will be on Guided Reading sheet
Quiz: will be on Guided Reading sheet

Guided Reading Handout will be turned in Friday.

Week of 3-24-14

Homework Assignments: PARENTS PLEASE CHECK YOUR CHILD'S AGENDA-

Tuesday-

Read text page 795. Make a list of 10 characteristics of Lenin you think are important

Wednesday-

Complete Facebook Profiles of each leader and ideology from class

Use text pages: 808-809 if needed.

Thursday-

Quiz: The Rise of Dictators

Make sure you know the handout

Week of 3-17-14

Homework Assignments: PARENTS PLEASE CHECK YOUR CHILD'S AGENDA.

On Monday we will have a 5 question quiz using the flowmap of The Balkin Crisis from last week (Homework last week)

Monday/Tuesday- No homework due to PASS Writing.

Wednesday: Complete the flowmap on The Russian Revolution and Chapter 20 Assessment and make sure you have it for class on Thursday.

Thursday: Homework will be assigned in class.

Week of 3-10-14:

ANY STUDENTS WHO AREN'T COMPLETING HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENTS AT HOME WILL BE GIVEN A DEMERIT AND ONCE DEMERITS =5, WEEKEND ASSIGNMENTS WILL BE GIVEN TO MAKE UP FOR THE WORK THEY DID NOT DO DURING THE WEEK. THESE ASSIGNMENTS WILL BE GRADED EACH MONDAY WHEN THEY ARE DUE.

Homework Assignments: BRING YOUR SS TEXTBOOK TO CLASS ALL WEEK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Monday
  • color the 1st map in your handout packet according to the map key.
  • Read text page 783. Create a flowmap of events. Do this in your notebook as a lesson with the title, "The Balkan Crisis"

Tuesday
  • Text page 787 Geography Skills (MAP) answer numbers 1-2. Use the back of your flowmap from last night's homework in your binder
  • Complete the WWI handout from class

Wednesday
  • Study notes, handouts, etc. for your QUIZ on Thursday!

Thursday
  • QUIZ!!!!!!
  • Read text pages 786-788. Be prepared to answer questions about the passages from these pages...hint hint :)

Week of 3-3-2014:

ANY STUDENTS WHO AREN'T COMPLETING HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENTS AT HOME WILL BE GIVEN A DEMERIT AND ONCE DEMERITS =5, WEEKEND ASSIGNMENTS WILL BE GIVEN TO MAKE UP FOR THE WORK THEY DID NOT DO DURING THE WEEK. THESE ASSIGNMENTS WILL BE GRADED EACH MONDAY WHEN THEY ARE DUE.= THIS WEEK ASSIGNMENTS WILL BE GIVEN ON A DAY TO DAY BASIS DUE TO THE AMOUNT OF MATERIAL WE ARE NEEDING TO COVER BEFORE TESTING.

Homework Assignments:
Monday-
  • Complete any notes from class on the Great Depression from power point.
  • Be ready to answer questions using your SS handout about The Roaring 20’s and Great Depression

Tuesday-
  • Complete any notes from class on the Great Depression from power point.

Wednesday-
  • Study voc. terms for quiz tomorrow!!

Thursday-VOC Quiz today!
  • Study over Great Depression notes.....just in case....(hint hint)

Week of February 24:

BEGINNING THIS WEEK, ANY STUDENTS WHO AREN'T COMPLETING HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENTS AT HOME WILL BE GIVEN A DEMERIT AND ONCE DEMERITS =5, WEEKEND ASSIGNMENTS WILL BE GIVEN TO MAKE UP FOR THE WORK THEY DID NOT DO DURING THE WEEK. THESE ASSIGNMENTS WILL BE GRADED EACH MONDAY WHEN THEY ARE DUE.= THIS WEEK ASSIGNMENTS WILL BE GIVEN ON A DAY TO DAY BASIS DUE TO THE AMOUNT OF MATERIAL WE ARE NEEDING TO COVER BEFORE TESTING.

Homework Assignments:

Monday-

Handout on Spanish/American War (use your notes/textbook)


Tuesday-
Write at least 3 review questions on the Spanish American War.
Write your questions on a clean sheet of paper to be turned in.

Wednesday-
Study for the test on Thursday (Spanish American War).
Study your handouts and homework handout we have discussed in class.

Thursday- TEST!
Read over the WWI notes (handed out in class). Highlight the key/important ideas.

Week of February 17th:

BEGINNING NEXT WEEK, ANY STUDENTS WHO AREN'T COMPLETING HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENTS AT HOME WILL BE GIVEN A DEMERIT AND ONCE DEMERITS

5, WEEKEND ASSIGNMENTS WILL BE GIVEN TO MAKE UP FOR THE WORK THEY DID NOT DO DURING THE WEEK. THESE ASSIGNMENTS WILL BE GRADED EACH MONDAY WHEN THEY ARE DUE.=
  • Monday, Feb. 17th- No school


THIS WEEK WE WILL BE COVERING THE LESSONS WE MISSED LAST WEEK. ALL HOMEWORK NEEDS TO BE DONE OR YOU WILL NOT UNDERSTAND THE LESSON CONTENT IN CLASS.

HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENTS:

Imperialism Voc. Quiz will be Thursday!!!!!!


TUESDAY:
  • Complete the flowmap of the Zulu War, Sepoy Rebellion and Boxer Rebellion if not completed in class.
  • Complete notes on the Boxer Rebellion/Opium War (slides 77-79, 81,87)


WEDNESDAY:
  • Voc. Quiz on Thursday!!!!!
  • Complete notes on Causes and Effects of The Spanish American War notes (Causes: slides 3-10, 14) (Effects: slides 16-26, 31)

THURSDAY: WE ARE MAKING A CHANGE IN TONIGHT'S ASSIGNMENT
FINISH THE CAUSES/EFFECTS ON THE HANDOUT FROM CLASS

FOR SOME REASON THE JAPANESE EXPANSION NOTES AREN'T SHOWING UP FOR SOME PEOPLE SO WE WILL GO OVER THIS IN CLASS :)
  • Complete notes on Japanese Expansion (if you can view them)




Week of February 10th:

  • Awards Day Program will be this Friday, Feb. 14th at 9:30 am


Homework Assignments: Imperialism Voc. Quiz will be Thursday!!!!!!


Monday-
  • Complete pp notes
  • Zulu War(slides 54-57, 62) and Sepoy Rebellion (slides 63-67, 71,74)

Tuesday-

  • Complete the flowmap of both the Zulu War and Sepoy Rebellion (from class if not complete)
  • Complete notes on the Boxer Rebellion/Opium War (slides 77-79,81,87)


Wednesday-
  • Voc. Quiz on Thursday!!!!!
  • Complete notes on Causes and Effects of The Spanish American War notes (Causes: slides 3-10, 14) (Effects: slides 16-26, 31)

Thursday-
  • Complete notes on Japanese Expansion (if not completed in class)




Week of February 3rd:

  • Friday, Feb. 7th~ Job Shadowing Day for students. Forms were given out last week. Friday will be a half day for any students who are not participating in the job shadowing.
  • Awards Day has been rescheduled for Friday, Feb. 14th


Homework Assignments:

Monday- Thursday Night:
Complete any notes from class on the Imperialism Unit
Be prepared for a pop quiz on what we have covered.

Tuesday- Complete slides 19-35
Wednesday- slides 36-49
Thursday- slides 50-57



Week of January 27th:

  • Awards Day~ Jan. 31 at 9:30 am

  • Benchmark Testing will this week

  • Industrial Revolution Test is Wed., Jan. 29th

Homework Assignments:

Monday-

Complete study guide and study

Text page: Read pgs. 734-737 and write 4 review questions (with the answers on a clean sheet of notebook paper)

Tuesday-

Study for IR test WED.

Wednesday-

Complete any notes from class on Imperialism

Thursday-

Text pgs. 766-768. Write and answer Geography questions 1-3 (pg. 767)




Week of January 21st:

  • PLEASE ask to see your child's agenda where he/she should have all assignments written down daily. They are responsible for writing all assignments daily.
  • All assignments need to be done ON TIME due to the amount of content we will be covering. It will be easy to get behind.
  • Awards Day for 1st Semester will be Jan. 31st

Homework Assignments:
Tuesday- Complete chart for Inventors/Inventions; complete any notes from class

Wednesday- Study voc. terms for quiz tomorrow
Title: Spread of Industry ~ slides 67-73

Thursday-
Title: Interchangeable Parts/Mass Production ~ slides 73-82

Week of January 13th:


PLEASE ask to see your child's agenda where he/she should have all assignments written down daily. They are responsible for writing all assignments daily.


All assignments need to be done ON TIME due to the amount of content we will be covering. It will be easy to get behind.

Important Dates to Remember:
January 17- Teacher Inservice (No school for students)
January 20- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (No school)
January 23- Report Cards!!!!

With all of the available means of communication using Homework Hotline, wikispace and agenda's ~ students should be able to keep up with their work assignments on the days they are absent from school (except in cases of extreme sickness). Please be reminded that there is a 3 day limit for getting missing work assignments in for grading.


Homework Assignments: Quiz on Nationalism will be on Thursday!!!

Monday-
Complete class slides 1-12
Text: Page 725 Using Geography Skills 1-2. Write the questions and answers in notebook

Tuesday-
Complete slides 13-26

Wednesday-
Study for Nationalism quiz tomorrow: (Handout 7-3.2, Notes from power point)

Text pages: 742-743
Answer questions 1-3 in your notebook. Be sure to write the questions


Thursday-
No Homework







Week of January 6, 2014:

Happy New Year!!!!


Homework Assignments:

Monday:
Study for Fr. Rev. Test (Thursday)
Read Handout 7-3.2 and complete handout

Tuesday-
Study for Fr. Rev. Test
Read text pages: 749-751
Complete triple Venn Diagram from power point

Wednesday-
Study for FR. REV. TEST

Thursday-
Read text pages 747-748
Complete handout

Week of December 16th:

Short week....but let's stay focused!!!

To all of my students and parents, I wish you all a very safe and Merry Christmas and Happy New Year with an abundance of blessings.....


Homework Assignments:
Monday-
-finish slides from class (#80-90)
-study voc. terms for the French Rev. (handout)~ Quiz is Tuesday.


Tuesday- Wednesday- NO HOMEWORK if your notes are complete


MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!!!! ~ If you are unable to bring your refreshments, please let me know :)

Week of December 9th:

  • This is the last FULL week of school before Christmas Break, so we need to stay focused!!!

Homework Assignments: The French Revolution
Monday- Complete any class slides that you need (slides 47-58)
Complete slides 59-66~ Title: The Fall of Napoleon

Tuesday- Handout #1
Complete any slides from class you need (slides 67-75)

Wednesday- Study for the quiz tomorrow : The French Revolution
Begin working on the French Revolution Study Guide

Thursday- Quiz
Handout #2

Week of December 2nd:

  • Welcome Back~ We have a lot to do in the weeks before our Christmas break so make sure you keep up with your assignments so you won't get behind.

  • If there are any assignments you need to make up, make sure you come by during your WEB time or Special Area time to make these assignments up, this is YOUR responsibility and you have a limited time to do this.

  • Interim Reports need to be signed and returned to your home room teacher if you haven't done so


Homework Assignments: Unit The French Revolution

Monday- Complete slides #1-21

Tuesday- Complete slides #22-33 and first draft of Bastille Story

Wednesday- Complete final copy of Bastille Story

Thursday- Complete slides #34-46

Friday- No homework if you have ALL SLIDES completed for this week (slides 1-46)

Week of November 18th:

*Interim Reports go home Thursday, November 21st! Please sign and return to your child's homeroom teacher
  • "Show What You Know" Projects are due Friday, November 22nd.

Homework Assignments:

Monday Homework:

Read text pages: 691-694. Write 5 review questions (with the answer).

Study voc. terms

Begin on “Show What You Know” Project~ Due: Friday, 11-22
Tuesday Homework:

Bring your text Wed.

Study voc.

Read text pages: 695-698

Work on your “Show What You Know” Project!!
Wednesday Homework:

Study for Voc. Quiz Thursday

BRING YOUR TEXT Thursday!

Work on your project~ due Friday, 11-22
Thursday Homework:

Bring your text Friday!

Complete your project~ due on Friday!!

Week of November 11th:

Please take time on Monday, November 11th to thank a veteran past or present for their service.

Homework Assignments: BRING YOUR TEXTBOOK TUESDAY- FRIDAY!!!!!


Monday Homework:
Begin working on study guide for Enlightenment Test ~ Test is Friday
Complete notes from class today (slides 1-5)
Tuesday Homework:
Complete study guide~ Test is Friday

Complete notes from class today (slides 6-9)

Read text page: 688
Answer Geography questions 1-2 (in notebook)
Wednesday Homework:
textbook page: 702
Put work on a clean sheet of notebook paper!
Review Voc. (1-10)
Review Main Ideas-Section 3 (11-12)
Thursday Homework:
Study voc. terms and study guide for Enlightenment test on Friday!!!




Week of November 4th:

  • Parents- Some report cards were incorrectly marked regarding Honor Roll. The criteria was made clear after parents began coming in for parent teacher conferences and some report cards had already been marked. If you have a question concerning your child's status, please contact me.

* Parent letters went home on Monday, Nov. 4th ~ please read, sign and return to Mrs.Ganes


Homework Assignments:

Scientific Revolution Test is Wednesday, November 6th!!!!!!


Monday Homework:

Study Sc. Rev. notes, voc. and Guided Reading Sheet for test Wed.
Tuesday Homework:

*Study for Sc. Rev. Test on Wed.

*Finish chart from class
Wednesday Homework:

*Read and highlight handout 7-2.3 Enlightenment Philosophers
Thursday Homework:

*Complete Enlightenment Power Point notes

Week of October 28th:


  • If students are absent on a quiz day or test, they will have 2 days to come back to me during their related arts time to make up the work. After that time, a grade of 0 will be the grade for that assignment.

  • If at any point you are having trouble viewing the power points, please send me an email at my school email address mganes@clarendon3.org ,Facebook or a written note.Our textbook doesn't cover the SC Standards so the power points are my textbook. Students need access to the Internet and power point on the computer. This will be necessary for the remainder of the school year.

Monday Homework:
Finish/ Complete notes on The English Civil War (sidles 1-8)

Read and highlight 7-2.4 Handout
Tuesday Homework:

Create a flowmap of the events of The Glorious Rev.
Wednesday Homework:

Complete highlighting and notes from class.
Thursday Homework:

Have ALL notes completed from this week's lessons.


Week of October 20th:

If at any point you are having trouble viewing the power points, please send me an email at my school email address mganes@clarendon3.org ,Facebook or a written note.Our textbook doesn't cover the SC Standards so the power points are my textbook. Students need access to the Internet and power point on the computer. This will be necessary for the remainder of the school year.

Homework Assignments:

Monday- Tuesday- Wednesday- Thursday- Friday-
Homework:
*Study voc. Terms
*finish powerpoint notes from class
*Finish and Study Guided Reading Handout
Homework:
*finish powerpoint if not completed in class
*Study voc. And Guided Reading Handout for quiz

Textbook page: 679 (#1-6) Write and answer questions. Be prepared to turn in.
Homework:
*finish power point if not completed in class
*Study voc. Terms and Guided Reading Handout for quiz
Homework:
*complete classwork
*Turn in Guided Reading Handout (graded)
Homework: none :)

Week of October 14th:

*Monday~ no school COLUMBUS DAY

Homework Assignments:

Tuesday- BRING YOUR TEXTBOOK WEDNESDAY!
Begin studying voc. terms
Finish power point notes

Wednesday-
Study voc. terms
Finish and review power point notes from class
Complete the Guided Reading Handout

Thursday-
BRING TEXTBOOK
Review Quiz on Thursday!
Complete any notes/ classwork from discussions in class Venn Diagram and Begin on Guided Reading Sheet.

Friday- Guided Reading Handout is due.

Week of October 7th, 2013:

  • Students will have a 1/2 day of school on Friday, Oct. 11th and there will be NO SCHOOL on Monday, Oct. 14, 2013 in observance of Columbus Day.

Homework Assignments:
Monday-
Complete slides 2-16 from class

Tuesday-

IN YOUR NOTEBOOK~ create a Venn Diagram comparing Louis XIV and Peter the Great

Wednesday-
Complete ALL slides for Limited/Unlimited Govts. ~ study your notes for quiz on Thursday.

Thursday-
No Homework (if your SS notes are complete)


Week of September 30- October 4th:

  • Open Note Quiz is Thursday~ Make sure ALL notes on Asia, Africa, and The America's are complete in your notebook.
  • SS Notebook Check is this week: ALL notes are to be complete and notebook organized to receive credit
  • *Daily Work Notebook Check is this week~ ALL entries are to be complete with a date to receive credit.
  • Parents: I will send home a letter in the agenda about SS. Please ask your child about this letter.

Homework Assignments:

Monday-
Gather information on Asia and The America’s for your brochure. Brochure is DUE FRIDAY, OCTOBER 4th!!!!!!!!!!!
Complete slides 2-6 from class

Tuesday-
Gather information on Africa for brochure
Complete slides 8-15 from class

Wednesday-
Read and study the handout for Asia, America’s and Africa for “OPEN NOTE QUIZ” Thursday
Complete slides 17-18 from class
Work on Brochure

Thursday-
QUIZ DAY!!!!!!!
Complete your brochure on Asia, America’s and Africa
Make sure you add color, illustrations and details

YOUR BROCHURE IS DUE ON FRIDAY, OCT. 4th!!!!!!!!!!!

*

* Interims~ Please sign and return to Homeroom Teacher

Week of September 23:

Monday- Text page: 669. Section 1 Review ~ Write and answer questions #2-5 in your NOTEBOOK with YOUR NOTES.

Tuesday-
Highlight key points from the handout ~Asia

Wednesday-
Study voc. terms and notes from the Spanish Society ~ Quiz is Thursday!!

Thursday-
Highlight key points from handout ~ The Americas and Africa


Week of September 16:


  • 1st nine weeks interims will go home Thursday, September 19th!
  • No school for students on Friday, September 20th.
  • Students need to make sure all SS notes are complete and written in notebook. Printed power point notes are not considered "completed notes". Notes need to be handwritten by the student and in the SS notebook to be given credit.

Homework Assignments:

Monday-
Begin studying voc. terms for capitalism.
Text page 667- Geography questions 1-2. Write the questions IN YOUR NOTEBOOK in CAPITALISM section of notes!!!!

Tuesday-
Finish highlighting key points from handout as done in class

Wednesday-
Study voc. terms and triangle formation of social classes and capitalism notes for quiz

Thursday- NONE!!!!
*

Week of September 9-13:


Thanks to all of our parents who came to Open House last Thursday night. It was a pleasure to meet all of you.
For parents who weren't able to make it, I hope to see you soon.

Homework Assignments:

Monday-
Homework handout

Tuesday-
Complete the “Show What You Know” slide questions from class (last slide in pp)

Wednesday-
Study highlighted power point notes from Sc./Technological Advances and The Commercial Rev. notes.
Study for quiz on Thursday!!!

Thursday--
Textbook:
Geography/
Map Skills- page: 662 (#1-2)

BRING TEXTBOOK TO CLASS FRIDAY!!!

Week of September 2-6:


*OPEN HOUSE- Thursday Night (Sept. 5) from 4:30-6:30. I hope to see you there!

  • Thanks to all of the parents who have brought in or sent supplies for our class! We will definitely put them to good use.

  • If you need to make up The Age of Exploration Test from last week, make sure you see me this week. (Remember, you have only 5 days to make it up)

  • Once again, let me extend my apologies for the mix up last Thursday for homework. I have talked with each class and have explained that I wouldn't leave that amount of work to be done with a test the next day. Hopefully this will not happen again in my absence, but to all of my students who put forth the effort to do all of the work, THANK YOU for your efforts :))

HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENTS:

Monday- LABOR DAY
Tuesday-
1. Look over questions #1-15 on Colonization Handout (from last week)~ these questions should have been done last week. Answer questions 16-29 if you haven't already.
2. Review voc. terms (quiz Thursday)
3. Make sure your notebook and NOTES are complete (hint hint)

Wednesday-
Review voc. terms and review/study notes from the power point and colonization questions this week for the quiz Thursday)

Thursday-
Use your Colonization Handout to complete the graphic organizer from class.

Week of August 26-30:

Make sure you complete any notes at home you did not complete in class!!!

Test on The Age of Exploration is Friday, Aug. 30th. Study your vocabulary terms, notes and study guide every night.


Homework Assignments:
Monday-
Complete handout (study guide) for test on Friday

Tuesday-
Study voc. and study guide
BRING TEXTBOOK ON WEDNESDAY

Wednesday-
Complete Explorer Brochure

Thursday-
Study for test:
Vocabulary/
Study Guide Handout

Friday-
TEST !!!! The Age of Exploration


Week of August 19-23:

Welcome Back to school!! We are off to a great start in 7th grade SS. We have been organizing our binder and learning to create an interactive SS notebook/binder. This binder will be used everyday throughout the entire year so its important to keep it organized with the Table of Contents, Lesson pages, dates and page numbers.

Thanks to all of the parents who have sent supplies! We really use a lot of Kleenex, paper towels, markers, and Clorox wipes so again, THANK YOU soooo much helping out with these supplies.

This wikispace is set up each week to post events, reminders, homework assignments and power points for students and parents. To find the power points from class, look to the listings on the left of this page. Click the tab, Pages and Files. Locate the power point from class and open the link.

Homework Assignments:
Monday- none
Tuesday-finish the World Map from class. Label the continents and color the continents and oceans.
Wednesday- Complete and bring back the information sheets for the Nurse and the orange sheet for Mrs.Ganes.
Finish copying notes from The Age of Exploration power point (slides #1-10)
Thursday- Complete all slides from the Age of Exploration power point. Read and review all notes from the power point.
Friday- Quiz on the World Map. Locate and label all continents. Study over vocabulary terms from power point presentation.



























































Week of May 20:

Reminder: Friday is our Carolwinds Trip...make sure you turn in your permission slip
We will be covering The Holocaust this week.

HOMEWORK FOR THIS WEEK :
YOU WILL BE CHOOSING A UNIT WE HAVE COVERED THIS YEAR AND YOU WILL CREATE AND PRESENT A POWERPOINT PRESENTATION TO THE CLASS BEGINNING ON TUESDAY OF NEXT WEEK (MAY 28) THROUGH FRIDAY (MAY 31).

WE WILL GO OVER ALL OF REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS PROJECT IN CLASS

BEGIN LOOKING OVER YOUR NOTES NOW AND DECIDE WHAT UNIT YOU WILL BE PRESENTING

*NOTEBOOKS WILL BEGIN TO BE TAKEN UP THIS WEEK~HAVE YOURS READY BEGINNING ON TUESDAY**
I WILL RANDOMLY SELECT AT LEAST 5 NOTEBOOKS EACH DAY FROM EACH CLASS

Week of May 13-17:

Monday:
Tuesday:
Choose an adult to interview about the events they remember of September 11, 2001.

Wednesday:
Using the interview notes of your interview,
write a one page essay describing the interview.
Thursday:
Bring in a current events article to discuss in
class on Friday


Week of April 22-26:

Bring your SS Notebooks to class each day~ We are reviewing for PASS!!

ANY AND ALL WORK COMPLETED FOR HOMEWORK MAY BE GRADED
[[#|STUDY]] YOUR NOTES EACH NIGHT~ YOU NEVER KNOW WHEN THERE WILL BE A "POP QUIZ" (HINT HINT)

Monday:
Guided Reading Assignment on class discussion topics
Tuesday:
Guided Reading Assignment on class discussion topics
Wednesday:
Guided Reading Assignment on class discussion topics
Thursday:
Guided Reading Assignment on class discussion topics


Week of April 15th

Monday: [[#|STUDY]] FOR THE COLD WAR TEST on Tuesday! Study your handouts (from last week), your notes and any SS documents you have on the Cold War.
Tuesday-Thursday homework will be discussed on Tuesday.

SS BENCHMARK will be Thursday, April 18th.

Week of April 8th-12th

Report Cards go out Monday, April 8th.
SS [[#|Test Prep]] is up and running. [[#|Students]] may log in to review and practice on key content points for SS Review.
SS COLD WAR TEST IS [[#|NEXT]] WEEK!!! STUDY YOUR HANDOUTS AND NOTES FROM CLASS. THESE ARE YOUR [[#|STUDY GUIDES]]!

Homework [[#|Assignments]]:
Monday:
[[#|Complete]] the Cold War Worksheet (handout) and study it (hint hint)
Study the Cold War Notes from class today
(hint hint)
Tuesday:
[[#|Complete]] the Vietnam Worksheet (handout) and
study it!! (hint hint)
Wednesday:

Complete the Collapse of the Soviet Union
handout from class and study it (hint hint)
Thursday:
Using notes from SS document 7-6.1 write at least 3 review questions ON INDEX CARDS for each of the following :
Impact of the collapse of the SU in:
Czechoslovakia
Yugoslavia
East Germany
Birth of European Union
(12 review questions/answers in all)



Week of March 25, 2013

If any work needs to be made up, make sure it is completed this week!!

Monday:
.STUDY for WWII Unit Test

Study your [[#|study guides]] and SS documents 7-4.5-6


Tuesday:
Read and highlight important details on the Cold War Notes
handout.

Wednesday:
Use
text pages: 831-841 to [[#|complete]] the Cold War Timeline






FYI: The handout for Thursday Night's homework for 1st period was not handed out to students today. Students may work on this Friday morning in class.


Week of March 18, 2013

Monday: NO [[#|HOMEWORK]] DUE TO PASS TESTING TUESDAY
Tuesday: NO [[#|HOMEWORK]] DUE TO PASS TESTING WEDNESDAY

MONDAY and TUESDAY - STUDY YOUR STUDY GUIDES!!!!


Wednesday:
Use the 7-4.5 document and answer the questions on the handout (Rise of Dictators)
[[#|Study]] your WWII [[#|study]] guides~ WWII test will be Tuesday, March 26th.

Thursday:
Use the 7-4.6 document and answer the questions on the handout
[[#|Study]] your WWII [[#|study]] guides~ WWII [[#|test]] will be Tuesday, March 26th.




Week of March 11th, 2013

[[#|Homework]]:

Monday:
SS [[#|Textbook]]: The Rise of Dictators
Read pages: 805-812
Section 1 Review: Write and Answer questions #1-4

Tuesday:
Use the [[#|power]] point, Causes of WWII to [[#|complete]] the handout questions Causes of WWII.

Wednesday:
Use the [[#|power]] point, World Conflicts to [[#|complete]] the handout questions World Conflicts Handout


Thursday:
SS [[#|Textbook]]: World War II Begins
Read pages: 813-819
Section 2 Review: Write and Answer questions #1-6



Week of March 4th, 2013:

Monday:
[[#|Complete]] your highlighting of Great [[#|Depression]] notes from [[#|power]] point.
Be ready to answer questions using your SS handout about The Roaring 20’s and Great [[#|Depression]].


Tuesday:

Read SS handout 7-4.4
Be ready to compare the ideologies discussed in the handout.


Wednesday:

Read the SS handout 7-4.5 of the causes and course of WWII.
[[#|Study]] your highlighted notes on SS handouts 7-4.3 and 7-4.4.



Thursday:

[[#|Complete]] the guided reading handout using your notes (SS handout 7-4.5)

Pay special attention to:
Isolations
Appeasement
Military aggression
Invasion of Poland, Battle for Britain, invasion of Soviet Union, “Final Solution”, the Lend-Lease Program, Pearl Harbor, Stalingrad, campaigns in N.Africa/the Mediterranean, the DDay invasion, island hopping and bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki





Week of February 25th, 2013:

  • WW1 TEST is THURSDAY, FEB. 28th!!
  • BRING [[#|TEXTBOOK]] TO [[#|CLASS]] ON THURSDAY
  • TURN IN CHAPTER 20 ASSESSMENT ([[#|homework]]) on FRIDAY

Homework:

MONDAY:
[[#|Begin]] working on [[#|study]] guide questions for test Thursday.
[[#|Complete]] chapter 20 Assessment . pages: 798-799
All [[#|homework]] should be done on the same notebook page. Homework will be turned in on Friday for a grade.
Vocabulary- #1-8
Review Main Ideas- #9-10

TUESDAY:
Work on study guide questions for test Thursday

Chapter 20 Assessment:
Page: 798- Section 3 #-13-14
Reading Skill #17-18

[[#|Complete]] on the same homework page as Monday

WEDNESDAY:
Study
for test on WW1

THURSDAY:
Make sure ALL textbook homework is [[#|complete]]. Chapter 20 Assessment p. 798-799
Bring your [[#|textbook]] to [[#|school]] on Friday along with your textbook homework for the week.

Chapter 20 Assessment:
Critical Thinking-#21
[[#|Geography]] Skills-#23-25



Week of February 18th, 2013:

Monday:
No School~ Presidents Day

Tuesday:

Complete the map for the Allies and Central Powers Put into your notebook for future reference.

Make sure all notes in notebook are complete

Review WW1 on Quizlet :Vocabulary, Scatter

Wednesday:
Study
your handouts from [[#|class]] today: The Treaty of Versailles for [[#|Quiz]] on Thursday


Thursday:
Complete
the WW1 Changes Handout




Week Of February 11th, 2013:

Monday: Tuesday:

BRING YOUR SS TEXTBOOK TUESDAY!!!!!!!!! -Read text pages:
781-783. Write 2 review questions for each page you read. (6 questions in all).

Causes of WWI
-Read text pages: 784-785. Add at least 4 review questions to your [[#|homework]] questions from last night.

The War Begins
.

Wednesday:
-Study notes, review questions and study guide handouts for Thursday’s quiz on WWI causes and beginnings.

Thursday:
Text pages 790-793. [[#|Complete]] the WWI handout from class

Week of February 4th, 2013:

[[#|Assignments]]:
Monday
BRING YOUR SS TEXTBOOK TUESDAY!!!!!!!!!
-All notes on The Spanish American War should be [[#|completed]] and in notebook
-Using your notes, answer the 4 review questions from class. Do not answer using 1 or 2 word answers~

Tuesday-
-Copy WWI notes from power point into notebook.
-Complete the Guided Reading Handout from class. Use text pages 781-788 and your notes.

Wednesday
-continue getting WWI notes into notebook
-Study notes on the Spanish American War for [[#|quiz]] on Thursday.

Thursday
-ALL WWI notes should be written into notebook. (Note check on Friday).
_Read pages 789-796 in textbook. Write and answer Section 4 Review questions from page 796 on a sheet of notebook paper. Answer #1-6.



Week of January 28th, 2013:

  1. Friday, Feb. 1st~ Go to work with a parent day! Sheets are due NO LATER than Tuesday, Jan. 29th.


Monday:
[[#|Complete]] Venn [[#|Diagram]] from notes. Each section should be [[#|completed]].
[[#|Begin]] copying notes from The Spanish American War


Tuesday:
[[#|Complete]] classwork~due by Thursday!
Create a flowmap using a written explanation or illustrations that explain each rebellion/war. This is graded!


Wednesday:
Study 7-3 document and notes along with the study guide for a [[#|quiz]] on Thursday


FOR [[#|STUDENTS]] COMING ON FRIDAY~ BRING YOUR TEXTBOOK!!

Week of January 21st, 2013:

Announcements: Report Cards will be issued Thursday, Jan. 24th!


Assignments:

Tuesday:

Read notes handout and SS 7-3 Document CAREFULLY and highlight or underline key points.



Wednesday:

Complete Imperialism Handout from class

Thursday:

Read over your notes and SS document handout for [[#|quiz]] on Friday

Week of January 14th, 2013:

Announcements:

  • Benchmark Tests will be given this week~ Thursday is SS!! Students need to review ALL notes for the 2nd 9 weeks to prepare for the Benchmark

  • Last day for teachers to add grades is Thursday. All [[#|assignments]] should be made up BEFORE Thursday.
  • No school for students on Friday, Jan. 18 (Teacher Inservice) and Monday, Jan. 21 (Observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Day)

Assignments:

Monday:

Finish worksheet questions from class if not completed in class.

STUDY for Industrial Revolution Test: notes and vocabulary terms

SS Benchmark on Thursday

Tuesday:

Guided Reading Handout (use your textbook and notes)

SS Benchmark on Thursday

Wednesday:

Benchmark Tomorrow!

Review all of your notes for the 2nd 9 weeks.


Week of January 7th, 2013:

Announcements:

  • PLEASE ask to see your child's agenda where he/she should have all assignments written down daily. They are responsible for writing all assignments daily.

  • All assignments need to be done ON TIME due to the amount of content we will be covering. It will be easy to get behind.


Important Dates to Remember:
January 18- Teacher Inservice (No school for students)
January 21- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (No school)

With all of the available means of communication using Homework Hotline, wikispace and agenda's ~ students shouldbe able to keep up with their work assignments on the days they are absent from school (except in cases of extreme sickness). Please be reminded that there is a 5 day limit for getting missing work assignments in for grading.



Monday:

Finish class notes (slides #27-43)
[[#|Begin]] answering questions on study guide (page 1)
Complete slides #45-53~ Title: Major Technologies from the IR

Tuesday:

Complete notes from class (slides #59-72)
Complete page 2 of studyguide
Complete slides #73-82~ Title: Interchangeable Parts & Mass Production

Wednesday:

Make sure ALL Industrial Revolution notes are
complete for quiz on Thursday
[[#|Work]] on completing the study guide for The Industrial Revolution~ Study!

Thursday:

Complete questions on study guide and bring to class on Friday
STUDY for the IR TEST [[#|next]] week !!!!!!








Week of December 10, 2012~ French Revolution TEST is Thursday!!! Review your

notes and study guide EVERY night.



Monday:
Read text pages: 719-723. [[#|Complete]] Section 1 Review (Questions 1-4). Write the questions and answers on a sheet of notebook paper.

Study study guide and notes for French Revolution test on Thursday
Tuesday:
[[#|Complete]] workbook handout (Reinforcement Guide page: 99-104)

Study for test on Thursday

Wednesday:
Study for Test tomorrow
Thursday:
[[#|Complete]] notes from class











Week of December 3, 2012

Interims go home on Tuesday!!!! Be sure you have made up any work.

Homework Assignments:

Monday:

Read handout 7-3.2
Highlight important points to discuss in class on Tues.

[[#|continue]] studying Quizlet French Revolution voc. #1 and #2

Tuesday:

Complete notes in notebook using 7-3.2 handout.

Study French Rev. voc from Quizlet #1-#2

Wednesday:

Handout “Napoleon’s Rise to Power and Ultimate
Defeat”
Study for weekly quiz

Thursday:

NO [[#|HOMEWORK]].....unless you haven't [[#|completed]] ALL of your notes for this week.





Week of November 25, 2012

  • Welcome back! I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving.

  • We have a lot to cover from now until [[#|Christmas]] Break so students will need to make sure they are checking the wikispace and keeping up with [[#|assignments]] so they won't get behind.

  • Make sure all [[#|assignments]] are made [[#|up and]] turned in before interims go out or a grade of "0" will be assigned.

  • Quizlet~ Questions are posted for The French Revolution to help prepare for the Unit Test (this test will be given before Christmas Break so get ready).

Homework Assignments:

Monday:

[[#|Complete]] Final Draft of Bastille Story from class.
Begin studying Quizlet French Revolution voc. #1 and #2 and Study notes from class on The French Revolution

Tuesday:

Complete copying notes from class #33-44.
Study French Rev. voc from Quizlet #1-#2 and study the notes from class on The French Revolution

Wednesday:

Complete copying notes from class #45-56
Study French Rev. voc. #1 and #2 (Quizlet) and notes from class on the French Rev. for [[#|quiz]] on Thursday

Thursday:

Finish notes from class (slides #58-64).

Week of November 12, 2012

Many students are having [[#|problems]] getting notes from [[#|class]] because they say they can't open the power points on their [[#|computer]] at home. If your child is experiencing this problem, please let me know. Mrs. Kemp (our Media Specialist) has agreed to print out copies of the power points for students who are having trouble retrieving the notes.
Remember: if you have missed an [[#|assignment]] or test, it is YOUR responsiblity to come to make it up.

Homework Assignments:

Monday:

Complete [[#|Class]] constitution on handout and put
into notebook.

Tuesday:

Complete copying notes from class.
Study over notes on [[#|American]] Rev. and Constitutions and voc. For [[#|quiz]] Thursday

Wednesday:

Complete copying notes from class.
Study for quiz on American Rev and Constitutions.

REMEMBER TO BRING YOUR TEXTBOOK FOR THE QUIZ TOMORROW!!!!

Thursday:

Complete notes from class.

Week of November 5, 2012~ Remember to remind your parents to VOTE on Tuesday!!

* The studyguide is attached along with the powerpoints on Pages and Files Tab

Monday:

Complete notes from power point on American Rev.
Chapter 18 Assessment #1-10 (Page 702)
Begin studying for test

Tuesday:

Make sure your notes are complete
Study your studyguide

Wednesday:

Complete daily [[#|work]] project
Read Chapter 18 Section 4 (pgs: 691-700) complete Section 4 review #1-5
Study for the test tomorrow

Thursday:

Finish all textbook [[#|homework]]: turn in on Friday
Friday: turn in all textbook assignments.

Week of October 29, 2012.....Happy Halloween!!!

Homework:

Monday:

Complete any power point notes from class.
Use voc. Term handout to make flashcards to study
Tuesday:
Complete any power point notes from class
Complete handout from class if not finished
Wednesday:
Study notes and vocabulary for quiz
Complete any power point notes from class
Thursday:
Complete project (timeline or flipbook)
Friday:
Turn in project (timeline or flipbook)

Week of October 22, 2012

1st Nine Weeks Benchmarks will be given this week even though this is Homecoming Week! Let's have fun but also keep our minds on learning :)
[[#|Homework]]:
Monday-Set up notebook with lesson on Enlightenment Philosophers and complete slides into notes for [[#|John Locke]], Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Baron de Montesquieu and Volitaire.

Tuesday: Write at least one paragraph for the philosophers from the power point presentation based on facts from your notes. Prepare notebook for [[#|notebook check]] on Wed.
Wednesday:Turn in Enlightenment [[#|Chart]] Review notes on Age of Exploration and The Scientific Method to prepare for SS Benchmark on Thursday

Thursday: Copy the power point notes in your notebook for "The Enlightenment Part II". This is a part of the original power point we have discussed in class, The Enlighenment.

Week of October 15, 2012

Bring textbook and Guided Reading Handout to class Tuesday!!

[[#|Homework]]:
Monday- Get voc. terms from Quizlet (Enlightenment II); Study both sets of voc. terms ~ [[#|Quiz]] is Thursday
Study Guided Reading handout on The Scientific [[#|Revolution]] ~questions from the handout will also be on the quiz Thursday.
Finish power point notes from class today if needed.
Tuesday- Study voc. terms from Enlightenment I and II
Study Guided Reading Handout
complete any power point notes from [[#|class]]

Wednesday- We are not ready for the test on The Scientific Revolution just yet, so homework tonight is
Set up a new lesson in your notebook's Table of Contents : Newton and Galileo
copy the power point notes for Newton and Galileo into your notebook.

[[#|Continue]] to study voc. and your guided reading handout
Thursday- study notes, handout and vocabulary for the test tomorrow.

Week of October 8, 2012:

No School Monday~ Columbus Day

No Vocabulary due to a short week

Homework:

Tuesday-

begin working on Scientific Revolution handout (this is due on Friday),

write down vocabulary words and definitions from Quizlet (under Enlightenment Voc.)

begin studying (quiz will be next week)

Wednesday-

finish power point notes from class if not finished

continue working on Scientific Revolution handout (due Friday)

continue to study voc. and definitions (quiz will be next week)

Thursday-

finish power point notes from class if not finished

finish Scientific Rev. handout (due tomorrow)

This wikipage is now open for all students to view...you no longer have to set up a user account to view this page. Please let your friends know they can just type in my wiki address, mganes.wikispaces.com and it should come up :)

Due to some extra activities on our "Blue and White" Day, I have made some adjustments to our schedule and homework this week :)
*No Vocabulary this week
When searching for the powerpoints, look to the left at the "Pages and Files" tab on this page.Click "Page and Files" . On that page, type in "Asia" in the search box and the power point should show up. Then click "open".
Homework Assignments:
Monday- Complete notes on Asia
Read section on The America's and highlight important details-add notes in your notebook
Tuesday- create a lesson on Africa using the handout. Put notes into your notebook . You are also responsible for finishing the lesson in your notebook on The America's using the handout. Study for OPEN NOTE quiz on Wed.
Wednesday- will take a Quiz on Asia, America's and Africa (use your notes in notebook- you will not be able to use the handout from class)

Thursday-write 5 study/flashcards for each : Asia, America's and Africa (15 cards in all)

Friday-

no homework



Week of September 24: Remember to get interims signed and return them!!!!!

Remember: It would help to keep your vocabulary words on index cards because you will need to know ALL of them for a test of vocabulary terms at the end of the nine weeks.
* Vocabulary Words are not on quizlet~ study your voc. sheet.
Homework Assignments:
Monday-
Read Text Pages:
246: write and answer questions #1-2
247: write and answer questions #1-2
247: Reading Check- write and answer question
Tuesday-
Review your notes from Monday's powerpoint : The Spanish Society
Write 5 review questions on index cards (one card for each question). Put the question on the front side of the card and the answer on the back of the card.
Wednesday-
Study for the voc. quiz tomorrow
Thursday- Review The Age of Exploration powerpoint notes. Write 5 review questions/answers on index cards. Put the question on the front side and the answer on the back.
Study your notes on The Spanish Society....note quiz is Friday~

Week of September 17:

Homework Assignments:
Monday-
- study for vocabulary quiz (Thursday)
-read text pages 532-533 write and answer questions #1-3
Tuesday-
-Study for voc. quiz (Thursday)
-Read text pages 523-524 ; create a thinking map of Feudalism and plot the characteristics.
Wednesday-
-STUDY for VOC. QUIZ (THURSDAY)
-create a Venn Diagram of Nobles and Peasants using the text pages 526-527
Thursday-
NO HOMEWORK!!!
Friday- No school....enjoy your long weekend :)
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If you are here...you made it to my wikispace!!

  • ----

  • My telephone is still in the process of being reset with my information so the Homework Hotline is not available at this time.
  • [[#|Students]] write their assignments in their agenda each day and I initial them so ALL [[#|students]] should be able to do their [[#|work]].

Here is the informaton about quizlet I have told you in class:

1. Go to quizlet.com

2. Under the blue band on the right side, go to the search quizlet box

3. Type in tifmatthews and Ms. Matthews quizlet page from last year should appear

All of the study notes and units are located here.

Always review and study your daily notes....because you never know when there will be a "Pop Quiz"......


HOMEWORK for WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 10-14:


Monday-
Chapter 16~Section 3: Read and answer each Reading Check question after each section.

pg. 595: Who were the conquisatadors?
pg. 597: Why did the Aztec think they should welcome Cortes?
pg. 600: How did Pizzaro fail to keep his promise to Atahualpa?

Tuesday-.
Sect. 3 Review (pg. 600) #1-3
Write and answer each question

Wednesday-
Divide paper into 2 columns. Compare/Contrast Montezuma and Hernan Cortes based on what you already know and the Biography on page 598.
Must have at least 7-8 comparisons for each side

Thursday-
[[#|Complete]] handout from class

Friday-(No [[#|homework]] :)
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STUDENTS: If you are absent, it is still your responsibility to |make up any [[#|work]] or tests you miss. You will need to see me when you need to make up a quz or test.