December 4th, 2017

Homework for the week of 12/04-08/2017

Reading

Mon-Thurs: AR Reading

Comprehension Reading test on Friday

History

The student will use their Essential Knowledge,to study US1.5d. The political and economic relationships between the colonies and Great Britain.

Fri- Fill in the blank test on Friday.

Writing

AR summaries due on Friday

 

 

November 26th, 2017

Homework for the week of 11-27- Dec-1-2017

Reading
AR- Read for twenty minutes and write a short summary of what you read. (Turn in four summaries every Friday) They must be in a notebook or folder.
Friday-Quiz- Reading comprehension test

History-US1.5c
The student will study their EK on the factors that shaped colonial America by
c) describing colonial life in America from the perspectives of large landowners, farmers, artisans, women, free African Americans, indentured servants, and enslaved African Americans.

Friday-Quiz

Writing
4 reading Summaries due on Friday
Friday-Editing quiz

 

November 13th, 2017

Homework for the week of 11-13- 17-17

Reading
AR- Read for twenty minutes and write a short summary of what you read. (Turn in four summaries every Friday) The work  must be in a notebook or folder.
History
MON- Direction: Place the events in Chronological order. (Which event happen first?)
• Plymouth Colony Massachusetts-1620
• Savannah, Georgia-1733
• Jamestown Settlement, Virginia-1607
• Pennsylvania-1681
• Massachusetts Bay Colony- Massachusetts-1630
Tues-Thursday-Student your Essential Knowledge. US1.5a:
Why did Europeans establish colonies in North America?
AM&PM Classes-Writing– AR Summaries

Writing-Homeroom Class only
Add quotation marks to each sentence. Write the new sentences.
1. Let’s listen to some music, Franklin suggested.1 & 2 due Tues.
2. How are your CDs organized? he asked.
3. Organized? What do you mean? I replied. 3 & 4 due Wed.
4. Are they in alphabetical order? Franklin inquired.
5. They aren’t in any order at all! I admitted. 5 & 6 due Fri.
6. What is your name? asked the girl.

November 8th, 2017

Homework for the week of November 6,8, & 9-2017



Reading

Mon-Wed-AR reading

History

Study the next US1.5a in your Essential Knowledge

The student will demonstrate knowledge of the factors that shaped colonial America by

  • a) describing the religious and economic events and conditions that led to the colonization of America.

Writing

Turn in last week summaries

 

 

October 30th, 2017

Homework for the week of 10-30-2017 to 11-03-2017

Reading

Mon-Thurs-Read an AR book of your choice for twenty minutes, write a short summary on what you read. Parents must sign summaries.

This will indicate, that the parents are monitoring their child or children’s reading habits each night.

History– The students will continue to study US1.4 a-c in their Essential Knowledge on the European explorations in North America and West Africa.

Writing-

Mon-Thurs-AR- Summaries from an AR book of your choice, with a parent signature

Friday-Turn your 4 summaries in every Friday, with a parent signature.

Friday- Please study for your Science Benchmarks.

October 23rd, 2017

Homework for the week of 10-23-27-17

 

Reading

Wednesday – Reading Benchmark Test

Mon-Thurs-Read an AR book of your choice for twenty minutes, write a short summary on what you read. Parents must sign summaries.

This will indicate that the parents are monitoring their child or children’s reading habits each night.

History- The students will use their Essential Knowledge to study the

The student will demonstrate knowledge of European explorations in North America and West Africa by

  1. c) Identifying the location and describing the characteristics of West African societies (Ghana, Mali, and Songhai) and their interactions with traders.

A graded assignment will be given on Friday (quiz)

Homeroom students’ only-Writing except for the summaries

Tuesday- 10 question MC test

Mon-Thurs-AR- Summaries from a book of your choice, with a parent signature

Friday-Turn your 4 summaries in every Friday, with a parent signature

Friday– Test on subjects and predicates

October 15th, 2017

Homework for the week of 10-16-20-17

Revised History 

Homework for the week of 10-16-20-17

Reading

Mon-Thurs-Read an AR book of your choice for twenty minutes, write a short summary on what you read. Parents must sign summaries.

This will indicate that the parents are monitoring their child or children’s reading habits each night.

History- The students will use their Essential Knowledge to study the European explorations in North America and West Africa

The student will demonstrate knowledge of European explorations in North America and West describing cultural and economic interactions between Europeans and American Indians that led to cooperation and conflict, with emphasis on the American Indian concept of land.

A graded assignment will be given on Friday (quiz)

 

-Writing

Mon-Thurs-AR- Summaries from a book of your choice, with a parent signature

Friday-Turn your 4 summaries in every Friday, with a parent signature

Friday– Graded assignment on subjects and predicates-Homeroom students only

October 9th, 2017

Homework for the week of 10-09-13-2017

 

Homework for the week of 10-9-13-17

Reading-

Mon-Thurs-Read an AR book of your choice for twenty minutes, write a short summary on what you read. Parents must sign summaries. This will indicate that the parents are monitoring their child’s or children’s reading habits each night.

History

The student will continue to student: US1.4a

The student will demonstrate knowledge of European explorations in North America and West Africa by

  1. a) Describing the motivations for, obstacles to, and accomplishments of the Spanish, French, Portuguese, and English explorations.

 

Fill in the blank Test on Friday

Writing

PM- AM-Mon-Thurs-AR- Summaries from a book of your choice, with a parent signature

PM-AM-Friday-Turn your 4 summaries in on Friday, with a parent signature, every Friday

October 1st, 2017

Homework for the week of 10-2-6-17

 

Reading

Mon-Thurs-Read an AR book of your choice for twenty minutes, write a short summary on what you read. Parents must sign summaries.

This will indicate that the parents are monitoring their child or children’s reading habits each night.

Mon- TSW complete drawing A Conclusion worksheet (What is It?), due on Tuesday

History

The student will continue to study!: US1.3 a

a) Describing how archaeologists have recovered material evidence of ancient settlements, including Cactus Hill in Virginia.

The students will study US 1.3:

b) Locating where the American Indians lived, with emphasis on the Arctic (Inuit), Northwest (Kwakiutl), Plains (Lakota), Southwest (Pueblo), and Eastern Woodlands (Iroquois)

c) Describing how the American Indians used the resources in their environment.

 Thursday: Map Quiz on the America Indians  

Friday: Fill in the blank Test on the America Indians and their resources 

Homeroom students only-Writing

Mon-Thurs-AR- Summaries from a book of your choice, with a parent signature

Mon-The students will complete, Persuasive Word in their  Reader’s & Writer’s Notebook, Page.382, due on Tuesday

Friday-Turn your 4 summaries in every Friday, with a parent signature

Friday– Editing quiz

September 25th, 2017

Homework for the week of 09-25-2017

Homework for the week of 09-25-2017

Reading-

Mon-Thurs-Read an AR book of your choice for twenty minutes, write a short summary on what you read. Parents must sign summaries. This will indicate that the parents are monitoring their child’s or children’s reading habits each night.

History

The student will continue to use their notes to,

  1. a) Locate the seven continents and five oceans.
  2. b) Locate and describe the location of the geographic regions of North America: Coastal Plain, Appalachian Mountains, Canadian Shield, Interior Lowlands, Great Plains, Rocky Mountains, Basin and Range, and Coastal Range.

The students will continue use their notes and map to study the water features.

  1. c) Locate and identify the water features important to the early history of the United States: Great Lakes, Mississippi River, Missouri River, Ohio River, Columbia River, Colorado River, Rio Grande, St. Lawrence River, Atlantic Ocean, Pacific Ocean, and Gulf of Mexico.

Study US1.2b, d

  1. d) Locate and identify the water features important to the early history of the United States: Great Lakes, Mississippi River, Missouri River, Ohio River, Columbia River, Colorado River, Rio Grande, St. Lawrence River, Atlantic Ocean, Pacific Ocean, and Gulf of Mexico.

 

Writing

Mon-Thurs-AR- Summaries from a book of your choice, with a parent signature

Friday-Turn your 4 summaries in on Friday, with a parent signature, every Friday

Friday– Editing quiz

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