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7th Grade History

English

5C: finish the ch. 18 question in your Google Doc (remember to describe, not draw!); vocab lesson 12 exercise B (pages 57-58)

6H: finish chapter 19 and complete chart for chapters 18 and 19; vocab quiz on Thursday

 

History

6M: continue working on your concept cubes for your country; Cultural celebration on Thursday – remember to fill out what you are bringing in the Google Doc.

7A: Read textbook pages 332 – 335, and the Trail of Tears handout. Once you have finished the reading, complete the sensory activity on the handout you received in class, and glue it onto page 106 of your ISN.

English

5C: Read chapter 17 and complete question in your Google Doc; revise your answer to the chapter 16 question if it was not complete

6H: finish chapter 17 and complete your chart for 16 and 17; vocab unit 9 Completing the Sentences; vocab quiz on 5/19

 

History

6M: continue working on your concept cubes for your country; FEAST on Thursday, 5/19

7A: Write your Nobel nomination (in proper letter format!!!) to the Nobel prize committee using either Washington, Hamilton, Jefferson, or Adams as your nominee. Use the chart you have been working on to provide specific evidence. Instructions, model, and rubric are on the handout you received in class.

English

5C: Finish chapter 15 of Homesick and complete question in your Google Doc; QUIZ on chapters 1-14 on Friday

6H: Vocab lesson 11 Synonyms and Antonyms (Quiz on lesson 11 on 5/20/16); Giver chapters 1-15 QUIZ on Friday

 

History

7A: Read sections 1 and 2 of chapter 7 in your textbook (begins on page 234) and, following instructions on the handout you received today, complete your chart for Washington and Hamilton. Share your chart with me either from Docs or Pages BEFORE class tomorrow.

English

5C: Read chapter 14 of Homesick and complete questions in Google Doc; complete your index card for Fakes and Forgeries – remember to include your artist’s name, when and where they lived, and their major contributions to the art world. You want to be able to provide a good overview to our visitors!

6H: Vocab lesson 9 Choosing the Right Word (p. 113-114); read The Giver chapter 12 and complete chart for chapters 10-12

 

History

6M: finish biography – have it printed and ready to hand in by the beginning of class on Monday! prepare your index card on key points (persons name, when and where they lived, most important achievement, any interesting facts your learned)

7A: Quiz Tuesday – open notebook! Make sure pages 94-101 in your ISN are in tip-top shape!

English

5C: vocab exercise C; read chapter 11 of Homesick and do questions in Google Doc

6H: Read chapter 7 of The Giver and do chart; create a Jonas identity map in art journal –  consider all the roles that Jonas may identify with in the different facets of his life –write words and phrases that encompass his identity

 

History

6M: finish your phrase book and have it printed and ready for class!

7A: complete notes on chapter 6 section 3; QUIZ on Thursday on Bill of Rights, Amendments, amendment process, and rights & responsibilities of citizenship

English

5C: Read chapters 9 and 10 of Homesick and complete questions in your Google Doc; vocab lesson 11 exercise B

6H: Read The Giver chapters 5 and 6 and complete chart; write a paragraph (minimum of 5 sentences) in which you explain which society you would rather live in: the one we live in now, your “ideal” society that you created in class, or Jonas’? The format of your paragraph should be: The society I prefer is….I like it because… Be sure to name some specific aspects of the society that make it the one you want to live in. We will share these on Monday – have them printed out and ready to hand in!!!!

 

History

6M: finish revisions on any parts of your study of your country that you would like to earn points back on – have them printed and ready to hand in on Monday!!!

7A: finish your illustrated timeline of the amendments to the Constitution (see yesterday’s post for complete instructions)

English

5C: put in rainbow edits on your research essay – those who have not finished their conclusion MUST finish it; Read chapters 9 and 10 of Homesick/complete questions in Google Doc FOR MONDAY.

6H: Read chapter 4 of The Giver and complete that section of your chart

 

History

6M: finish designing your menu (see email for complete instructions and model) – DO NOT EMAIL THIS TO ME, you are responsible for printing it before class!

7A: On page 96 of your ISN, create an “illustrated” timeline of the Constitutional amendments. Your timeline should start with the RATIFICATION of the Bill of Rights, and then the RATIFICATIONS of each of the amendments from the 11th to the 27th. Be sure to use the RATIFICATION dates and not the proposal dates. Include a small illustration representing the idea of the amendment for any FIVE amendments. DUE MONDAY due to special Law Day class tomorrow.

English

5C: Vocab lesson 11, exercise A. Read chapters 7-8 of Homesick and do questions in your Google Doc FOR THURSDAY.

6H: Finish reading chapters 1 through 3 of The Giver FOR THURSDAY. Remember to pay special attention to characters, events, and themes you come across by highlighting or making notes in the margins of your book.

History

6M: finish trading card; do currency assignment (see email) – DO NOT EMAIL TO ME – YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR PRINTING THEM OUT!

7A: Using the worksheet you were given at the end of class, match the remaining amendments to their number. Use the picture below as a guide to set up your notebook page (page 97) – you will need to individually cut and paste each amendment’s text. You can use today’s date on the notebook page and in the table of contents. DUE THURSDAY since we don’t meet tomorrow.

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