7th Grade

Week of May 29, 2017

Monday- Memorial Day (No School)

Tuesday- 7B: Help with end-of-year checklist

HW= None

Wednesday- 7B: Help with end-of-year checklist

HW= None

7A: Help with end-of-year checklist

HW= None

Thursday- Award ceremonies & graduation 

Objectives of the Week:

N/A

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Week of May 22, 2017

Monday- 7B: No class due to MAP Testing

HW= None

7A: Begin watching “Happy” and discuss

HW= None

Tuesday- 7B: Continue watching “The Little Prince” and discuss

HW= None

Thursday- 7A: Continue watching “Happy” and discuss

HW= None

Friday- 7A: Continue watching “Happy” and discuss

HW= None

Objectives of the Week:

N/A

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Week of May 15, 2017

Monday- No school: teacher workday

Wednesday- 7A: No class due to MAP Testing

HW= Study for diagnostic

Thursday- All classes take the social studies diagnostic

Friday- 7B: No class due to Math EOC

HW= None

Objectives of the Week:

Wrap up review of objectives from units 1-15 and take diagnostic. 

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Week of May 8, 2017

Monday- 7A: Wrap-up study guide review for EOC

HW= Continue studying for EOC

Tuesday- 7A: Go over any last minute questions about EOC. Spend time reviewing for the week’s EOCs and catch-up on any missing or late work.

HW= Continue studying for EOC

Wednesday- 7B: All classes take the Social Studies EOC

HW= None

Thursday- 7B: Begin watching “The Little Prince” and discuss

HW= Review for diagnostic (May 18th)

7A: Begin watching “The Little Prince” and discuss

HW= Review for diagnostic (May 18th)

Friday- 7B: Create “Kahoot” review game for diagnostic next week using old folders, study guides and notes. We will be playing them next week.

HW= Review for diagnostic (May 18th)

Objectives of the Week:

Wrap up review of objectives from units 1-15 and take End-Of-Course test. 

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Week of May 1, 2017

Monday- 7A: Finish watching ”World War Z“. Continue working on EOC study guide as a class by reviewing “game show” style.

HW= Continue studying for EOC

Tuesday- 7B: Continue working on EOC study guide as a class by reviewing “game show” style.

HW= Continue studying for EOC

Wednesday- 7B: Continue working on EOC study guide as a class by reviewing “game show” style.

HW= Continue studying for EOC

7A: Continue working on EOC study guide as a class by reviewing “game show” style.

HW= Continue studying for EOC

Thursday- 7B: Continue working on EOC study guide as a class by reviewing “game show” style.

HW= Continue studying for EOC

Objectives of the Week:

Continue reviewing objectives from units 1-12 for final diagnostic and End-Of-Course test. 

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Week of April 24, 2017

Monday- 7B: Unit 11 — The World Today: Wrap up powerpoint presentations, continue watching ”World War Z” and begin discussing EOC and final diagnostic. Pass out EOC study guide.

HW= Begin studying for EOC

7A: Unit 11 — The World Today: Wrap up powerpoint presentations, continue watching ”World War Z” and begin discussing EOC and final diagnostic. Pass out EOC study guide.

HW= Begin studying for EOC

Tuesday- 7B: Finish watching ”World War Z“. Prepare for Washington D.C. Trip. Begin working on EOC study guide as a class. Review in “game show” style.

HW= Continue studying for EOC

Thursday- 7A: Prepare for Washington D.C. Trip. Begin working on EOC study guide as a class. Review in “game show” style.

HW= Continue studying for EOC

Friday- Washing D.C. Trip

Objectives of the Week:

Begin reviewing objectives from units 1-11 for final diagnostic and End-Of-Course test. 

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Week of April 17, 2017

Monday- 7B: Unit 11 — The World Today: Work on PowerPoint Project and finish watching ”World War Z.”

HW= Continue working on ”The World Today” PowerPoint Project (Due April 21st)

Wednesday- 7A: Unit 11 — The World Today: Work on PowerPoint Project.

HW= Continue working on ”The World Today” PowerPoint Project (Due April 20th)

Thursday- 7A: Unit 11 — The World Today: Present “The World Today” PowerPoint projects and finish watching ”World War Z.”

HW= None

Friday- 7B: Unit 11 — The World Today: Present “The World Today” PowerPoint projects and finish watching ”World War Z.”

HW= None

Objectives of the Week:

Unit 11

  • 7.H.2.4 – Analyze the economic, political, and social impacts of disease (e.g. smallpox, malaria, bubonic plague, AIDS and avian flu) in modern societies.
  • 7.E.1.4 – Explain how personal financial decision-making impacts quality of life (e.g. credit, savings, investing, borrowing and giving).
  • 7.C.1.1 – Explain how culture unites and divides modern societies and regions (e.g. enslavement of various peoples, caste system, religious conflict and Social Darwinism).

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Week of April 10, 2017

 Spring Break

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Week of April 3, 2017

Tuesday- 7A: Unit 10 — Human Rights & Globalization: Wrap-up watching Netflix documentary “E-Team” and go over any questions about project due on Wednesday.

HW= Continue working on “Universal Declaration of Human Rights” project (test grade due Wednesday, April 5)

Wednesday- 7A: Unit 11 — The World Today: Introduce unit with PowerPoint project on various issues that effect the world today. Begin working on it in class.

HW= Begin brainstorming ideas for “The World Today” PowerPoint Project (Due April 20th)

Thursday- 7B: Unit 10 — Human Rights & Globalization: Turn in “Universal Declaration of Human Rights” project and wrap-up watching Netflix documentary “E-Team.” If time allows, Introduce unit with PowerPoint project on various issues that effect the world today.

HW= None

Friday- 7B: Unit 11 — The World Today: (If not introduced on Thursday) Introduce unit with PowerPoint project on various issues that effect the world today. Watch “World War Z.”

HW= Begin brainstorming ideas for “The World Today” PowerPoint Project (Due April 21st)

7A: Unit 11 — The World Today: Watch “World War Z.”

HW= Continue brainstorming ideas and working on “The World Today” PowerPoint Project (Due April 20th)

Objectives of the Week:

Unit 11

  • 7.H.2.4 – Analyze the economic, political, and social impacts of disease (e.g. smallpox, malaria, bubonic plague, AIDS and avian flu) in modern societies.
  • 7.E.1.4 – Explain how personal financial decision-making impacts quality of life (e.g. credit, savings, investing, borrowing and giving).
  • 7.C.1.1 – Explain how culture unites and divides modern societies and regions (e.g. enslavement of various peoples, caste system, religious conflict and Social Darwinism).

Unit 10

  • 7.H.2.3 – Explain how increased global interaction accelerates the pace of innovation in modern societies (e.g. advancements in transportation, communication networks and business practices).
  • 7.G.1.2 – Explain how demographic trends (e.g. population growth and decline, push/pull factors and urbanization) lead to conflict, negotiation, and compromise in modern societies and regions.
  • 7.C&G.1.3 – Compare the requirements for (e.g. age, gender, legal and economic status) and responsibilities of citizenship under various governments in modern societies (e.g. voting, taxes and military service).
  • 7.E.1.2 – Explain the implications of economic decisions in national and international affairs (e.g. OPEC, NAFTA, G20, WTO,EU and economic alliances).
  • 7.C.1.1 – Explain how culture unites and divides modern societies and regions (e.g. enslavement of various peoples, caste system, religious conflict and Social Darwinism).

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Week of March 27, 2017

Monday- 7A: Unit 10 — Human Rights & Globalization: Begin self-lead guided reading activity with the help of UN Human Rights packet. Use packet to complete corresponding crossword puzzle. Continue watching Netflix documentary E-Team.

HW= Finish self-lead guided reading, crossword puzzle and study for quiz (March 28th)

Tuesday- 7A: Unit 10 — Human Rights & Globalization: No class due to ISF Presentations

HW= N/A

Wednesday- 7B: Unit 10 — Human Rights & Globalization: Quiz on human rights. Continue watching Netflix documentary “E-Team.”

HW= None

Thursday- 7B: Unit 10 — Human Rights & Globalization: Discuss “Universal Declaration of Human Rights” project (test grade due Thursday, April 6) and continue watching documentary.

HW= Work on “Universal Declaration of Human Rights” project (test grade due Thursday, April 6)

7A: Unit 10 — Human Rights & Globalization: Quiz on human rights. Discuss “Universal Declaration of Human Rights” project (test grade due Wednesday, April 5) Continue watching Netflix documentary “E-Team.”

HW= Work on “Universal Declaration of Human Rights” project (test grade due Wednesday, April 5)

Friday- 7B: No class due to ISF Presentations

HW= Continue working on “Universal Declaration of Human Rights” project (test grade due Thursday, April 6)

Objectives of the Week:

    • 7.H.2.3 – Explain how increased global interaction accelerates the pace of innovation in modern societies (e.g. advancements in transportation, communication networks and business practices).
    • 7.G.1.2 – Explain how demographic trends (e.g. population growth and decline, push/pull factors and urbanization) lead to conflict, negotiation, and compromise in modern societies and regions.
    • 7.C&G.1.3 – Compare the requirements for (e.g. age, gender, legal and economic status) and responsibilities of citizenship under various governments in modern societies (e.g. voting, taxes and military service).
    • 7.E.1.2 – Explain the implications of economic decisions in national and international affairs (e.g. OPEC, NAFTA, G20, WTO,EU and economic alliances).
    • 7.C.1.1 – Explain how culture unites and divides modern societies and regions (e.g. enslavement of various peoples, caste system, religious conflict and Social Darwinism).

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Week of March 20, 2017

Monday- 7A: Unit 10 — Human Rights & Globalization: Begin “global connections” guided notes and introduction into human rights interactive game and potato activity.

HW= Complete human rights peace sign activity

Tuesday- 7B: Unit 10 — Human Rights & Globalization: Begin “global connections” guided notes and introduction into human rights interactive game and potato activity.

HW= Complete human rights peace sign activity

Wednesday- 7B: Unit 10 — Human Rights & Globalization: Continue discussion of human rights issues with “where do your clothes come from?” activity. Students pick a favorite clothing item and research where it is made and the working conditions/human rights issues (if any) within the country. Write two paragraphs on what is discovered/learned. Begin watching Netflix documentary E-Team.

HW= Finish any work not completed in class

7A: Unit 10 — Human Rights & Globalization: Continue discussion of human rights issues with “where do your clothes come from?” activity. Students pick a favorite clothing item and research where it is made and the working conditions/human rights issues (if any) within the country. Write two paragraphs on what is discovered/learned. Begin watching Netflix documentary E-Team.

HW= Finish any work not completed in class

Thursday- 7B: Unit 10 — Human Rights & Globalization: Begin self-lead guided reading activity with the help of UN Human Rights packet. Use packet to complete corresponding crossword puzzle. Continue watching Netflix documentary E-Team.

HW= Finish self-lead guided reading, crossword puzzle and study for quiz (March 29th)

Objectives of the Week:

    • 7.H.2.3 – Explain how increased global interaction accelerates the pace of innovation in modern societies (e.g. advancements in transportation, communication networks and business practices).
    • 7.G.1.2 – Explain how demographic trends (e.g. population growth and decline, push/pull factors and urbanization) lead to conflict, negotiation, and compromise in modern societies and regions.
    • 7.C&G.1.3 – Compare the requirements for (e.g. age, gender, legal and economic status) and responsibilities of citizenship under various governments in modern societies (e.g. voting, taxes and military service).
    • 7.E.1.2 – Explain the implications of economic decisions in national and international affairs (e.g. OPEC, NAFTA, G20, WTO,EU and economic alliances).
    • 7.C.1.1 – Explain how culture unites and divides modern societies and regions (e.g. enslavement of various peoples, caste system, religious conflict and Social Darwinism).

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Week of March 13, 2017

Monday- Teacher Workday

Tuesday- 7B: Unit 9 — Cold War: Begin guided notes and discussion of essential questions for Unit 9. Show clip of Nuke Town as well as Bomb Drills used in schools. 

HW= None

7A: Unit 9 — Cold War:  Begin guided notes and discussion of essential questions for Unit 9. Show clip of Nuke Town as well as Bomb Drills used in schools. 

HW= None

Wednesday- 7B: Unit 9 — Cold War & Unit 10 — Human Rights & Globalization: Wrap up guided notes on the Cold War and begin discussing globalization. Show photos of Berlin Wall tear-down as well as news clips

HW= Pick your favorite clothing item and email me a picture of it as well as where it was made.

Friday- 7A: Unit 9 — Cold War & Unit 10 — Human Rights & GlobalizationWrap up guided notes on the Cold War and begin discussing globalization. Show photos of Berlin Wall tear-down as well as news clips.

HW= Pick your favorite clothing item and email me a picture of it as well as where it was made.

Objectives of the Week:

Unit 10

  • 7.H.2.3 – Explain how increased global interaction accelerates the pace of innovation in modern societies (e.g. advancements in transportation, communication networks and business practices).
  • 7.G.1.2 – Explain how demographic trends (e.g. population growth and decline, push/pull factors and urbanization) lead to conflict, negotiation, and compromise in modern societies and regions.
  • 7.C&G.1.3 – Compare the requirements for (e.g. age, gender, legal and economic status) and responsibilities of citizenship under various governments in modern societies (e.g. voting, taxes and military service).
  • 7.E.1.2 – Explain the implications of economic decisions in national and international affairs (e.g. OPEC, NAFTA, G20, WTO,EU and economic alliances).
  • 7.C.1.1 – Explain how culture unites and divides modern societies and regions (e.g. enslavement of various peoples, caste system, religious conflict and Social Darwinism).

Unit 9

  • 7.H.2.1 – Analyze the effects of social, economic, military, and political conflict among nations, regions, and groups (e.g. war, genocide, imperialism and colonization).
  • 7.H.2.3 – Explain how increased global interaction accelerates the pace of innovation in modern societies (e.g. advancements in transportation, communication networks and business practices).
  • 7.C&G.1.2 – Evaluate how the Western concept of democracy has influenced the political ideas of modern societies.
  • 7.E.1.3 – Summarize the main characteristics of various economic systems (e.g. capitalism, socialism, communism; market, mixed, command and traditional economies).

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Week of March 6, 2017

Monday- 7B: Unit 8 —New Nations Emerge & Unit 9 — Cold War: Begin guided notes and discussion of essential questions for Unit 8.

HW= Complete any missing work and turn-in

Wednesday- 7A: Unit 8 —New Nations Emerge & Unit 9 — Cold War: Begin guided notes and discussion of essential questions for Unit 8.

HW= Complete any missing work and turn-in

Thursday- 7A: Unit 8 —New Nations Emerge & Unit 9 — Cold War: Wrap-up guided notes and discussion of essential questions for Unit 8. Begin discussion on Unit 9.

HW= Bring in new folder to next class

Friday- 7B: Unit 8 —New Nations Emerge & Unit 9 — Cold War: Wrap-up guided notes and discussion of essential questions for Unit 8. Begin discussion on Unit 9.

HW= Bring in new folder to next class

Objectives of the Week:

Unit 9

  • 7.H.2.1 – Analyze the effects of social, economic, military, and political conflict among nations, regions, and groups (e.g. war, genocide, imperialism and colonization).
  • 7.H.2.3 – Explain how increased global interaction accelerates the pace of innovation in modern societies (e.g. advancements in transportation, communication networks and business practices).
  • 7.C&G.1.2 – Evaluate how the Western concept of democracy has influenced the political ideas of modern societies.
  • 7.E.1.3 – Summarize the main characteristics of various economic systems (e.g. capitalism, socialism, communism; market, mixed, command and traditional economies).

Unit 8

  • 7.H.2.2 – Evaluate the effectiveness of cooperative efforts and consensus building among nations, regions,and groups (e.g. Humanitarian efforts, United Nations, World Health Organization, Non Governmental Organizations, European Union and Organization of American States).
  • 7.G.1.2 – Explain how demographic trends (e.g. population growth and decline, push/pull factors and urbanization) lead to conflict, negotiation, and compromise in modern societies and regions.
  • 7.C&G.1.4 – Compare the sources of power and governmental authority in various societies (e.g. monarchs, dictators, elected officials, anti-governmental groups and religious, political factions).
  • 7.E.1.4 – Explain how personal financial decision-making impacts quality of life (e.g. credit, savings, investing, borrowing and giving).
  • 7.C.1.1 – Explain how culture unites and divides modern societies and regions (e.g. enslavement of various peoples, caste system, religious conflict and Social Darwinism).

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Week of February 27, 2017

Tuesday- 7A: Unit 7 — Interwar Period and World War II: Complete WWII battles flow chart and make bombing “survival kit.” Complete mid-year survey.

HW= Continue studying for test and complete/turn-in any missing work

Wednesday- 7A: Unit 7 — Interwar Period and World War II: Unit test

HW= None

Thursday- 7B: Unit 7 — Interwar Period and World War II: Unit test. Complete mid-year survey when finished.

HW= None

Friday- 7B: Unit 8 —New Nations Emerge & Unit 9 — Cold War: Reading comprehension activity in textbook. Begin on page 388 (Europe since 1945) and read the chapter. We will be combining units 8 & 9 together to make sure we are on schedule. Complete the “reading checks” throughout the reading as well as the section three assessment at the end of the chapter (on page 393).

HW= Complete/turn-in any missing work

7A: Unit 8 — New Nations Emerge & Unit 9 — Cold War: Reading comprehension activity in textbook. Work on page 388 (Europe since 1945) and read the chapter. We will be combining units 8 & 9 together to make sure we are on schedule. Complete the “reading checks” throughout the reading as well as the section three assessment at the end of the chapter (on page 393).

HW= Complete/turn-in any missing work

Objectives of the Week:

  • 7.H.2.1 – Analyze the effects of social, economic, military, and political conflict among nations, regions, and groups.
  • 7.H.2.2 – Evaluate the effectiveness of cooperative efforts and consensus building among nations, regions, and groups.
  • 7.H.2.3 – Explain how increased global interaction accelerates the pace of innovation in modern societies.
  • 7.C&G.1.4 – Compare the sources of power and governmental authority in various societies.
  • 7.E.1.2 – Explain the implications of economic decisions in national and international affairs.

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Week of February 20, 2017

Monday- 7A: Unit 7 — Interwar Period and World War II: Complete web quest on the Holocaust through Google classroom.

HW= None

Tuesday- 7A: Unit 7 — Interwar Period and World War II: Continue with guided notes and powerpoint. Show drone video of famed concentration camp Auschwitz. Continue watching The Boy In The Striped Pajamas.

HW= Complete Great Depression reading comprehension worksheet

Wednesday- 7B: Unit 7 — Interwar Period and World War II: Continue with guided notes and powerpoint. Finish watching The Boy In The Striped Pajamas.

HW= None

Thursday- 7B: Unit 7 — Interwar Period and World War II: Finish guided notes and powerpoint. Discuss unit test (on March 2nd). Create propaganda posters inspired by the posters from WWII.

HW= Finish any work not completed in class/Begin studying for test

7A: Unit 7 — Interwar Period and World War II:  Continue with guided notes and powerpoint. Finish watching The Boy In The Striped Pajamas. Discuss unit test (on March 1st)

HW= Begin studying for test

Friday- 7B: Unit 7 — Interwar Period and World War II: Complete WWII battles flow chart and make bombing “survival kit.”

HW= Continue studying for test

Objectives of the Week:

  • 7.H.2.1 – Analyze the effects of social, economic, military, and political conflict among nations, regions, and groups.
  • 7.H.2.2 – Evaluate the effectiveness of cooperative efforts and consensus building among nations, regions, and groups.
  • 7.H.2.3 – Explain how increased global interaction accelerates the pace of innovation in modern societies.
  • 7.C&G.1.4 – Compare the sources of power and governmental authority in various societies.
  • 7.E.1.2 – Explain the implications of economic decisions in national and international affairs.

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Week of February 13, 2017

Monday- 7A: Unit 7 — Interwar Period and World War II: Take quiz on vocabulary for unit. Continue with guided notes and powerpoint. Continue watching The Boy In The Striped Pajamas

HW= None

Tuesday- 7B: Unit 7 — Interwar Period and World War II: Take quiz on vocabulary for unit. Continue with guided notes and powerpoint. Begin watching The Boy In The Striped Pajamas.

HW= None

Wednesday- 7B: Unit 7 — Interwar Period and World War II: Continue with guided notes and powerpoint. Show drone video of famed concentration camp Auschwitz. Show clip of Pearl Harbor bombing, people of London taking cover from blitz and map of German blitz on London. Continue watching The Boy In The Striped Pajamas.

HW= Complete “Hitler’s Lightening War” reading comprehension worksheet

7A: Unit 7 — Interwar Period and World War II: Continue with guided notes and powerpoint. Show drone video of famed concentration camp Auschwitz. Show clips of Pearl Harbor bombing, people of London taking cover from blitz and map of German blitz on London. Continue watching The Boy In The Striped Pajamas.

HW= Complete Great Depression reading comprehension worksheet

Thursday- 7B: Unit 7 — Interwar Period and World War II: Continue with guided notes and powerpoint. Continue watching The Boy In The Striped Pajamas.

HW= None

Objectives of the Week:

  • 7.H.2.1 – Analyze the effects of social, economic, military, and political conflict among nations, regions, and groups.
  • 7.H.2.2 – Evaluate the effectiveness of cooperative efforts and consensus building among nations, regions, and groups.
  • 7.H.2.3 – Explain how increased global interaction accelerates the pace of innovation in modern societies.
  • 7.C&G.1.4 – Compare the sources of power and governmental authority in various societies.
  • 7.E.1.2 – Explain the implications of economic decisions in national and international affairs.

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Week of February 6, 2017

Monday- No school (teacher workday)

Tuesday- 7B: Unit 7 — Interwar Period and World War II:  Continue discussing Interwar Period and WWII. Continue with guided notes and powerpoint. Discuss propaganda used during WWII and view cartoons (“Ducktators” & “Thrifty Pig“) run during the time period discussing the stereotypes and bigotry displayed in them. Begin Nazi Germany statistics worksheet. Vocab quiz next Tuesday.

HW= Finish any classwork not completed in class & study for quiz

7A: Unit 7 — Interwar Period and World War II: Continue discussing Interwar Period and how WWII began. Continue with guided notes and powerpoint. Activity on “appeasement process” between England, France and Germany in the beginning of WWII. Begin Nazi Germany statistics worksheet. Vocab quiz next Monday.

HW= Finish any classwork not completed in class & study for quiz

Wednesday- 7B: Unit 7 — Interwar Period and World War II: Continue discussing Interwar Period and WWII. Continue with guided notes and powerpoint. Discuss concentration camp conditions and affects of atomic bombs.

HW= Complete Great Depression reading comprehension worksheet & study for quiz

Friday- 7A: Unit 7 — Interwar Period and World War II: Continue discussing Interwar Period and WWII. Continue with guided notes and powerpoint.  Discuss concentration camp conditions and affects of atomic bombs. Begin watching The Boy In The Striped Pajamas

HW= None

Objectives of the Week:

  • 7.H.2.1 – Analyze the effects of social, economic, military, and political conflict among nations, regions, and groups.
  • 7.H.2.2 – Evaluate the effectiveness of cooperative efforts and consensus building among nations, regions, and groups.
  • 7.H.2.3 – Explain how increased global interaction accelerates the pace of innovation in modern societies.
  • 7.C&G.1.4 – Compare the sources of power and governmental authority in various societies.
  • 7.E.1.2 – Explain the implications of economic decisions in national and international affairs.

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Week of January 30, 2017

Monday- 7B: Unit 7 — Interwar Period and World War II: Begin discussing Interwar Period and how WWII began. Begin guided notes with powerpoint. “Tug of War” ideas activities discussing the dynamic people and situations in history.

HW= Complete WWII dictators worksheet

Wednesday- 7A:  Unit 7 — Interwar Period and World War II:  Begin discussing Interwar Period and how WWII began. Begin guided notes with powerpoint. “Tug of War” ideas activities discussing the dynamic people and situations in history. Discuss propaganda used during WWII and view cartoons (“Ducktators” & “Thrifty Pig“) run during the time period discussing the stereotypes and bigotry displayed in them.

HW= Complete WWII dictators worksheet

Thursday- 7A: No class; students will be on field trips 

HW= N/A

Friday- 7B:  Unit 7 — Interwar Period and World War II: Continue discussing Interwar Period and how WWII began. Continue with guided notes and powerpoint. Activity on “appeasement process” between England, France and Germany in the beginning of WWII.

HW= None

Objectives of the Week:

  • 7.H.2.1 – Analyze the effects of social, economic, military, and political conflict among nations, regions, and groups.
  • 7.H.2.2 – Evaluate the effectiveness of cooperative efforts and consensus building among nations, regions, and groups.
  • 7.H.2.3 – Explain how increased global interaction accelerates the pace of innovation in modern societies.
  • 7.C&G.1.4 – Compare the sources of power and governmental authority in various societies.
  • 7.E.1.2 – Explain the implications of economic decisions in national and international affairs.

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Week of January 23, 2017

Tuesday- 7A: Continue reviewing units 1-6 for midterm/diagnostic (Wed.)

HW= Continue reviewing for midterm/diagnostic

Wednesday- 7A: Take midterm/diagnostic

HW= None

Thursday- 7B: Take midterm/diagnostic

HW= None

Friday- 7B: Finish midterm/diagnostic

HW= None

7A: Finish midterm/diagnostic

HW= None

Objectives of the Week:

We will be reviewing all of the “objectives of the week” from previous week in order to prepare for and take our midterm/diagnostic.

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Week of January 16, 2017

Monday- No school (holiday)

Tuesday- 7A: Continue reviewing units 1-6 for midterm/diagnostic (next Wed.)

HW= Continue reviewing for midterm/diagnostic & working on Social Studies ISF research

Wednesday- 7B: Continue reviewing units 1-6 for midterm/diagnostic (next Thurs.)

HW= Continue reviewing for midterm/diagnostic & working on Social Studies ISF research

Thursday- 7B:  Continue reviewing units 1-6 for midterm/diagnostic (next Thurs.)

HW= Continue reviewing for midterm/diagnostic & working on Social Studies ISF research

7A: Continue reviewing units 1-6 for midterm/diagnostic (next Wed.)

HW= Continue reviewing for midterm/diagnostic & working on Social Studies ISF research

Friday- 7B:  Special unit about inauguration day

HW= Continue reviewing for midterm/diagnostic

Objectives of the Week:

We will be reviewing all of the “objectives of the week” from previous week in order to prepare for our midterm.

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Week of January 9, 2017

Monday- No school (snow/ice cancellation)

Tuesday- No school (snow/ice cancellation)

Wednesday- No school (snow/ice cancellation)

Friday- 7A: Begin reviewing units 1-6 for midterm/diagnostic

HW= Begin reviewing for midterm/diagnostic using study guide & work on Social Studies ISF research (5 points that you will use in the essay)

Objectives of the Week:

  • 7.H.2.1 – Analyze the effects of social, economic, military, and political conflict among nations, regions, and groups (e.g. war, genocide, imperialism and colonization)
  • 7.H.2.2 – Evaluate the effectiveness of cooperative efforts and consensus building among nations, regions, and groups (e.g. Humanitarian efforts, United Nations, World Health Organization, Non Governmental
    Organizations, European Union and Organization of American States)
  • 7.H.2.3 – Explain how increased global interaction accelerates the pace of innovation in modern societies(e.g. advancements in transportation, communication networks and business practices)
  • 7.C&G.1.4 – Compare the sources of power andgovernmental authority in various societies (e.g.monarchs, dictators, elected officials, anti-governmental groups and religious, political factions)
  • 7.E.1.3 – Summarize the main characteristics of various economic systems (e.g. capitalism, socialism,communism; market, mixed, command and traditional economies)
  • 7.C.1.2 – Explain how cultural expressions (e.g. art, literature, architecture and music) influence modern society.

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Week of January 2, 2017

Monday- No school (holiday)

Tuesday- 7B: Unit 6 — World War I and the Russian Revolution: Begin discussing the unit’s essential questions

HW= Continue brainstorming answers to essential questions discussed in class

Thursday- 7A: Unit 6 — World War I and the Russian Revolution: Begin discussing the unit’s essential questions

HW= Continue brainstorming answers to essential questions discussed in class & work on Social Studies ISF research (5 points that you will use in the essay are due tomorrow)

Friday- 7A: Unit 6 — World War I and the Russian Revolution: Continue discussing the unit’s essential questions

HW= Continue brainstorming answers to essential questions discussed in class  & work on Social Studies ISF research (5 points that you will use in the essay are due Tuesday)

Objectives of the Week:

  • 7.H.2.1 – Analyze the effects of social, economic, military, and political conflict among nations, regions, and groups (e.g. war, genocide, imperialism and colonization)
  • 7.H.2.2 – Evaluate the effectiveness of cooperative efforts and consensus building among nations, regions, and groups (e.g. Humanitarian efforts, United Nations, World Health Organization, Non Governmental
    Organizations, European Union and Organization of American States)
  • 7.H.2.3 – Explain how increased global interaction accelerates the pace of innovation in modern societies(e.g. advancements in transportation, communication networks and business practices)
  • 7.C&G.1.4 – Compare the sources of power andgovernmental authority in various societies (e.g.monarchs, dictators, elected officials, anti-governmental groups and religious, political factions)
  • 7.E.1.3 – Summarize the main characteristics of various economic systems (e.g. capitalism, socialism,communism; market, mixed, command and traditional economies)
  • 7.C.1.2 – Explain how cultural expressions (e.g. art, literature, architecture and music) influence modern society.

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Week of December 19, 2016

Monday- 7A: Unit 5 — Industrialism, Imperialism and Nationalism: Begin watching Back To The Future

HW= None

Tuesday- 7B: Unit 5 — Industrialism, Imperialism and Nationalism: Begin watching Back To The Future

HW= None

Wednesday- 7B: Unit 5 — Industrialism, Imperialism and Nationalism: Continue watching The History Channel’s American: The Story of Us (episode 7 Cities) and answering connecting questions

HW= None

7A: Unit 5 — Industrialism, Imperialism and Nationalism: Begin watching The History Channel’s American: The Story of Us (episode 7 Cities) and answering connecting questions

HW= None

Objectives of the Week:

 N/A

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Week of December 12, 2016

Monday- 7B: Unit 5 — Industrialism, Imperialism and Nationalism: Complete Google Classroom “Industrial Revolution Webquest” 

HW= Continue working on “innovations and innovators” project ( due Dec. 13) and complete any missing work

Tuesday- 7B: Unit 5 — Industrialism, Imperialism and Nationalism: Present “innovations and innovators” projects

HW= Complete any missing work

7A: Unit 5 — Industrialism, Imperialism and Nationalism: Present “innovations and innovators” projects

HW= Complete any missing work

Wednesday- 7B: Unit 5 — Industrialism, Imperialism and Nationalism: Watch The History Channel’s American: The Story of Us (episode 7 Cities) and answering connecting questions

HW= Complete any missing work

Friday- 7A: Unit 5 — Industrialism, Imperialism and Nationalism: Complete Google Classroom ”Industrial Revolution Webquest” 

HW= Complete any missing work

Objectives of the Week:

  • H.2.3 – Explain how increased global interaction accelerates the pace of innovation in modern societies (e.g. advancements in transportation, communication networks and business practices).
  • G.1.2 – Explain how demographic trends (e.g. population growth and decline, push/pull factors and urbanization) lead to conflict, negotiation, and compromise in modern societies and regions.
  • C&G.1.1 – Summarize the ideas that have shaped political thought in various societies and regions (e.g. Enlightenment and Scientific Revolution, democracy, communism and socialism).
  • E.1.1 – Explain how competition for resources affects the economic relationship among nations (e.g. colonialism, imperialism, globalization and interdependence).

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Week of December 5, 2016

Monday- 7B: Unit 5 — Industrialism, Imperialism and Nationalism: continue working on guided notes and “innovations and innovators” project.

HW= Continue working on “innovations and innovators” project ( due Dec. 13)

7A: Unit 5 — Industrialism, Imperialism and Nationalism: continue working on guided notes and “innovations and innovators” project.

HW= Continue working on “innovations and innovators” project ( due Dec. 13) Extra credit available for those who would like to raise their vocabulary quiz score. For 10 extra points you must write (one page, 12 pt font, double spaced) a paper on one invention and their invention. An extra five points will be added for those that write one and a half to two pages.

Tuesday- 7B: Unit 5 — Industrialism, Imperialism and Nationalism: continue working on guided notes and complete “human assembly line” activity

HW= Continue working on “innovations and innovators” project ( due Dec. 13) Extra credit available for those who would like to raise their vocabulary quiz score. For 10 extra points you must write (one page, 12 pt font, double spaced) a paper on one invention and their invention. An extra five points will be added for those that write one and a half to two pages.

Thursday- 7A: Unit 5 — Industrialism, Imperialism and Nationalism: continue working on guided notes and complete “human assembly line” activity

HW= Continue working on “innovations and innovators” project ( due Dec. 13) and finish any work not completed in class

Friday- 7A: Unit 5 — Industrialism, Imperialism and Nationalism: finish working on guided notes and spend time working on “innovations and innovators” project

HW= Continue working on “innovations and innovators” project ( due Dec. 13) and complete any missing work

Objectives of the Week:

  • H.2.3 – Explain how increased global interaction accelerates the pace of innovation in modern societies (e.g. advancements in transportation, communication networks and business practices).
  • G.1.2 – Explain how demographic trends (e.g. population growth and decline, push/pull factors and urbanization) lead to conflict, negotiation, and compromise in modern societies and regions.
  • C&G.1.1 – Summarize the ideas that have shaped political thought in various societies and regions (e.g. Enlightenment and Scientific Revolution, democracy, communism and socialism).
  • E.1.1 – Explain how competition for resources affects the economic relationship among nations (e.g. colonialism, imperialism, globalization and interdependence).

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Week of November 28, 2016

Monday- 7B: Unit 5 — Industrialism, Imperialism and Nationalism: Begin unit discussion with introduction of vocabulary words and guided notes. Begin working on “innovations and inventions” worksheet.

HW= Study for vocabulary quiz and finish ”innovations and inventions” worksheet

Wednesday- 7A: Unit 5 — Industrialism, Imperialism and Nationalism: Begin unit discussion with introduction of vocabulary words and guided notes. Begin working on “innovations and inventions” worksheet.

HW= Study for vocabulary quiz and finish ”innovations and inventions” worksheet

Thursday- 7A: Unit 5 — Industrialism, Imperialism and Nationalism: Quiz on unit vocabulary, begin working on guided notes and introduce “innovations and innovators” project (Due Dec. 13)

HW= Continue working on “innovations and innovators” project

Friday- 7B: Unit 5 — Industrialism, Imperialism and Nationalism: Quiz on unit vocabulary, continue working on guided notes and introduce “innovations and innovators” project.  (Due Dec.13)

HW= Continue working on “innovations and innovators” project

Objectives of the Week:

  • H.2.3 – Explain how increased global interaction accelerates the pace of innovation in modern societies (e.g. advancements in transportation, communication networks and business practices).
  • G.1.2 – Explain how demographic trends (e.g. population growth and decline, push/pull factors and urbanization) lead to conflict, negotiation, and compromise in modern societies and regions.
  • C&G.1.1 – Summarize the ideas that have shaped political thought in various societies and regions (e.g. Enlightenment and Scientific Revolution, democracy, communism and socialism).
  • E.1.1 – Explain how competition for resources affects the economic relationship among nations (e.g. colonialism, imperialism, globalization and interdependence).

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Week of November 21, 2016

Monday- 7A: Unit 5 — Industrialism, Imperialism and Nationalism: Bring headphones to class to watch three Crash Course videos on imperialism, nationalism and industrialization.

HW= Continue watching videos (if they were not finished in class) while taking self-guided notes & study for (possible) quiz

Tuesday- 7B: Unit 5 — Industrialism, Imperialism and Nationalism: Bring headphones to class to watch three Crash Course videos on imperialismnationalism and industrialization.

HW= Continue watching videos (if they were not finished in class) while taking self-guided notes & study for (possible) quiz

Wednesday- 7B: Discuss the history of Thanksgiving — how it came to be and why we still celebrate it today. Test student’s knowledge by playing a game of Thanksgiving bingo.

HW= None (enjoy your break!)

7A: Discuss the history of Thanksgiving (both fact and fiction) — how it came to be and why we still celebrate it today. Test student’s knowledge by playing a game of Thanksgiving bingo.

HW= None (enjoy your break!)

Thursday- No school (fall holiday break)

Friday- No school (fall holiday break)

Objectives of the Week:

  • H.2.3 — Explain how increased global interaction accelerates the pace of innovation in modern societies (e.g. advancements in transportation, communication networks and business practices).
  • G.1.2 — Explain how demographic trends (e.g. population growth and decline, push/pull factors and urbanization) lead to conflict, negotiation, and compromise in modern societies and regions.
  • C&G.1.1 — Summarize the ideas that have shaped political thought in various societies and regions (e.g. Enlightenment and Scientific Revolution, democracy, communism and socialism).
  • E.1.1 — Explain how competition for resources affects the economic relationship among nations (e.g. colonialism, imperialism, globalization and interdependence).

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Week of November 14, 2016

Monday- 7BUnit 4 — An Age of Revolutions: Continue discussing the French Revolution with guided notes, clips of the History Channel’s The French Revolution documentary and begin discussing French/American Revolution board game project. (See examples here and here)

HW= Complete any missing work and begin working on Revolution Board Game Project (Due Wednesday November,16th)

Tuesday- 7B: Unit 4 — An Age of Revolutions: Spend the entire class period working on Revolution Board Game Project

HW= Continue working on Revolution Board Game Project (Due Wednesday November,16th)

7A: Unit 4 — An Age of Revolutions: Spend the entire class period working on Revolution Board Game Project

HW= Continue working on Revolution Board Game Project (Due Friday November, 18th)

Wednesday- 7B: Unit 4 — An Age of Revolutions: Spend of time playing board games created by students and introduce ideas of the next unit (Unit 5 — Industrialism, Imperialism and Nationalism)

HW= None

Friday- 7A: Unit 4 — An Age of Revolutions: Spend of time playing board games created by students and introduce ideas of the next unit (Unit 5 — Industrialism, Imperialism and Nationalism)

HW= None

Objectives of the Week:

  • H.2.1 – Analyze the effects of social, economic, military, and political conflict among nations, regions, and groups (e.g. war, genocide, imperialism and colonization).
  • H.2.3 — Explain how increased global interaction accelerates the pace of innovation in modern societies (e.g. advancements in transportation, communication
    networks and business practices).
  • G.1.2 – Explain how demographic trends (e.g.population growth and decline, push/pull factors and urbanization) lead to conflict, negotiation, and compromise in modern societies and regions.
  • C&G.1.1 – Summarize the ideas that have shaped political thought in various societies and regions (e.g.Enlightenment and Scientific Revolution, democracy,
    communism and socialism).
  • E.1.1 – Explain how competition for resources affects the economic relationship among nations (e.g.colonialism, imperialism, globalization and
    interdependence)

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Week of November 7, 2016

Monday- 7B: Unit 4 — An Age of Revolutions: Continue discussing the French Revolution with guided notes and an activity, clips of the History Channel’s The French Revolution documentary and begin “Get off our back, King!” worksheet.

HW= None

7A: Unit 4 — An Age of Revolutions: Continue discussing the French Revolution with guided notes, clips of the History Channel’s The French Revolution documentary and begin “Get off our back, King!” worksheet.

HW= None

Tuesday- 7B: Unit 4 — An Age of Revolutions: Continue discussing the French Revolution with guided notes, clips of the History Channel’s The French Revolution documentary and begin discussing French/American Revolution board game project.

HW= Finish “Get off our backs, King!” worksheet if not completed in class.

Thursday- 7A: Unit 4 — An Age of Revolutions: Continue discussing the French Revolution with guided notes, clips of the History Channel’s The French Revolution documentary and begin discussing French/American Revolution board game project. (See examples here and here)

HW= Finish “Get off our backs, King!” worksheet if not completed in class.

Friday- 7A: Unit 4 — An Age of Revolutions: Show clips of the History Channel’s The French Revolution documentary and start working on French/American Revolution board game project.

HW= Continue working on French/American Revolution board game project (Due Friday November, 18)

Objectives of the Week:

  • H.2.1 – Analyze the effects of social, economic, military, and political conflict among nations, regions, and groups (e.g. war, genocide, imperialism and colonization).
  • G.1.2 – Explain how demographic trends (e.g.population growth and decline, push/pull factors and urbanization) lead to conflict, negotiation, and compromise in modern societies and regions.

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Week of October 31, 2016

Monday- 7B: Unit 4 — An Age of Revolutions: Discuss the history of Halloween and the Jack O’ Lantern while playing a game of historical Halloween facts bingo.

HW= None

Wednesday- 7A: Unit 4 — An Age of Revolutions: Continue discussing the French Revolution with guided notes and activity, sprinkled with clips of the History Channel’s The French Revolution documentary.

HW= Study for quiz

Thursday- 7A: Unit 4 — An Age of Revolutions: Continue discussing the French Revolution with guided notes and a “Let them eat cake!” activity.

HW= Newspaper activity

Friday- 7B: Unit 4 — An Age of Revolutions: Continue discussing the French Revolution with guided notes and an activity, sprinkled with clips of the History Channel’s The French Revolution documentary. Pop quiz on unit vocabulary.

HW= Newspaper activity

Objectives of the Week:

  • H.2.1 – Analyze the effects of social, economic, military, and political conflict among nations, regions, and groups (e.g. war, genocide, imperialism and colonization).
  • G.1.2 – Explain how demographic trends (e.g.population growth and decline, push/pull factors and urbanization) lead to conflict, negotiation, and compromise in modern societies and regions.

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Week of October 24, 2016

Monday- No School (Teacher Workday)

Tuesday- 7A: Unit 4 — An Age of Revolutions: Finish presenting Historial Figure projects and begin Unit 4 by watch Crash Course video on The French Revolution.

HW= None

Wednesday- 7A: Unit 4 — An Age of Revolutions: Spend the class researching and looking up various candidates for both local, state and national elections and write why you’ve chosen to vote for them.

HW= Finish filling out NC sample voting ballot

Thursday- 7B: Unit 4 — An Age of Revolutions: Spend the class researching and looking up various candidates for both local, state and national elections and write why you’ve chosen to vote for them.

HW= Finish filling out NC sample voting ballot

Friday- 7B: Unit 4 — An Age of Revolutions: Introduce the unit’s vocabulary with a powerpoint and ask student’s to fill in worksheet with definitions. Discuss the connection between the French Revolution and the American Revolution.

HW= None

7A: Unit 4 — An Age of Revolutions: Introduce the unit’s vocabulary with a powerpoint and ask student’s to fill in worksheet with definitions. Discuss the connection between the French Revolution and the American Revolution.

HW= None

Objectives of the Week:

  • H.2.1 – Analyze the effects of social, economic, military, and political conflict among nations, regions, and groups (e.g. war, genocide, imperialism and colonization).
  • G.1.2 – Explain how demographic trends (e.g.population growth and decline, push/pull factors and urbanization) lead to conflict, negotiation, and compromise in modern societies and regions.

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Week of October 17, 2016

Monday- 7A: Unit 3—Absolutism and the Enlightenment: Continue working on Historical Figures Project

HW= Continue working on Historical Figures Project. It is due Wednesday.

Tuesday- 7B: Unit 3—Absolutism and the Enlightenment: Continue working on Historical Figures Project.

HW= Continue working on Historical Figures Project. It is due Wednesday.

Wednesday- 7B: Unit 3—Absolutism and the Enlightenment: Present projects to class.

HW= None

7A: Unit 3—Absolutism and the Enlightenment: Present projects to class.

HW= None

Thursday- 7B: Critical thinking, reading comprehension activity (Sr. Kaitlin will be on a field trip with the 8th graders)

HW= None

Objectives of the Week:

  • H.1.2 – Summarize the literal meaning of historical documents in order to establish context.
  • H.1.3 – Use primary and secondary sources to interpret various historical perspectives.

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Week of October 10, 2016

Monday- No School

Tuesday- 7B: Unit 3 — Absolutism and the Enlightenment: Continue with guided notes and start Absolutism and the Enlightenment movie poster activity.

HW= Finish Absolutism and the Enlightenment movie poster activity

7A: Unit 3 — Absolutism and the Enlightenment: Historical Figures Project

HW= Continue working on Historical Figures Project

Wednesday- 7B: Unit 3 — Absolutism and the Enlightenment: Historical Figures Project

HW= Continue working on Historical Figures Project

Friday- 7A: Unit 3 — Absolutism and the Enlightenment: Historical Figures Project

HW= Continue working on Historical Figures Project

Objectives of the Week:

  • H.1.2 -­‐ Summarize the literal meaning of historical documents in order to establish context.
  • H.1.3 -­‐ Use primary and secondary sources to interpret various historical perspectives.

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Week of October 3, 2016

Monday- 7B: Unit 3 — Absolutism and the Enlightenment: Continue with guided notes and review for quiz

HW= Study or quiz

7A: Unit 3 — Absolutism and the Enlightenment: Continue with guided notes and review for quiz

HW= Study for quiz

Tuesday- 7B: Unit 3 — Absolutism and the Enlightenment: Quiz

HW= Watch 20-30 Minutes of Vice presidential debate and write down three things that were discussed during it

Thursday- 7A: Unit 3 — Absolutism and the Enlightenment: Quiz, continue with guided notes and worksheet activity on Elizabeth I’s letter.

HW= Finish worksheet on Elizabeth I’s letter if not completed in class.

Friday- 7A: Unit 3 — Absolutism and the Enlightenment: Continue with guided notes and start Absolutism and the Enlightenment movie poster activity.

HW= Finish Absolutism and the Enlightenment movie poster activity

Objectives of the Week:

  •  C&G.1.1 – Summarize the ideas that have shaped political thought in various societies and regions (e.g. Enlightenment and Scientific Revolution, democracy, communism and socialism).
  • C&G.1.4 – Compare the sources of power and governmental authority in various societies (e.g. monarchs, dictators, elected officials, anti-governmental groups and religious, political factions).

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Week of September 25, 2016

Monday- 7B: Begin Unit 3 — Absolutism and the Enlightenment: with guided notes and vocabulary.

HW= Watch a minimum of 30 minutes of tonight’s presidential debate and write down three of the things discussed.

Wednesday- 7A: Begin Unit 3 — Absolutism and the Enlightenment: with guided notes and reading activity on Queen Elizabeth I of England.

HW= Finish classwork worksheet activity if not completed in class

Thursday- 7A: Unit 3 — Absolutism and the Enlightenment: Rise and fall of Absolute Monarchy worksheet with lego activity.

HW= Study for quiz

Friday- 7B: Unit 3 — Absolutism and the Enlightenment: Rise and fall of Absolute Monarchy worksheet with lego activity.

HW= Study for quiz

Objectives of the Week:

  •  C&G.1.1 – Summarize the ideas that have shaped political thought in various societies and regions (e.g. Enlightenment and Scientific Revolution, democracy, communism and socialism).
  • C&G.1.2 – Evaluate how the Western concept of democracy has influenced the political ideas of modern societies.
  • C&G.1.4 – Compare the sources of power and governmental authority in various societies (e.g. monarchs, dictators, elected officials, anti-governmental groups and religious, political factions).

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Week of September 18, 2016

Tuesday- 7A: Unit 2: — Age of Colonization: Finish PowerPoint on the Age of Colonization. Complete part two of Diego Rivera’s “Encomiendas” worksheet.

HW= None

Wednesday- 7A: Unit 2 — Age of Colonization: Wok in pairs to complete “build and maintain your own colony” online educational game. Complete part three of Diego Rivera’s “Encomiendas” worksheet.

HW= Study for quiz

Thursday- 7B: Unit 2 — Age of Colonization: Finish PowerPoint on the Age of Colonization. Complete part two and three of Diego Rivera’s “Encomiendas” worksheet.

HW= Finish Diego Rivera’s “Encomiendas” worksheet if it wasn’t finished in class. Study for quiz

Friday- 7B: Unit 2 — Age of Colonization: Quiz on Unit 2 and begin working on Dutch East India Company worksheet.

HW= Finish the Dutch East India Company worksheet given in class.

7A: Unit 2 — Age of Colonization: Quiz on Unit 2 and begin working on Dutch East India Company worksheet.

HW= Finish the Dutch East India Company worksheet given in class.

Objectives of the Week:

  • C&G.1.4 – Compare the sources of power and governmental authority in various societies (e.g. monarchs, dictators, elected officials, anti-governmental groups and religious, political factions)
  • E.1.1  Explain how competition for resources affects the economic relationship among nations (e.g. colonialism, imperialism, globalization and interdependence)

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Week of September 12, 2016

MondayNo school

TuesdayNo school

WednesdayNo school

Thursday- 7A: Unit 2 — Age of Colonization: Begin PowerPoint on the Age of Colonization. Discuss Diego Rivera’s “Encomiendas” and complete first related activity.

HW= None

7B: Unit 2 — Age of Colonization: Begin PowerPoint on the Age of Colonization.

HW= None

Friday- 7B: Unit 2 — Age of Colonization: Finish PowerPoint on the Age of Colonization. Discuss Diego Rivera’s “Encomiendas” and complete first related activity.

HW= None

Objectives of the Week:

  • H.2.1  -­‐  Analyze  the  effects  of  social,  economic,  military and  political  conflict  among  nations,  regions,  and groups  (e.g.  war,  genocide,  imperialism  and  colonization).
  • G.1.1  -­‐  Explain  how  environmental  conditions  and human  response  to  those  conditions  influence  modern societies  and  regions  (e.g.  natural  barriers,  scarcity  of resources  and  factors  that  influence  settlement).

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Week of September 5, 2016

Monday- No school

Wednesday- 7A: Unit 2 — Age of Colonization: Play-Doh “create your own colony” activity.

HW= None

Thursday- Social Studies Diagnostic Test

Friday- Social Studies Diagnostic Test

Objectives of the Week:

  • H.2.1  -­‐  Analyze  the  effects  of  social,  economic,  military and  political  conflict  among  nations,  regions,  and groups  (e.g.  war,  genocide,  imperialism  and  colonization).
  • G.1.1  -­‐  Explain  how  environmental  conditions  and human  response  to  those  conditions  influence  modern societies  and  regions  (e.g.  natural  barriers,  scarcity  of resources  and  factors  that  influence  settlement).

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Week of August 29, 2016

Monday- 7A: Unit 1 — Age of Exploration: Age of Exploration powerpoint and note taking

HW= Breakdown recipes using knowledge of Columbian Exchange (chart)

Tuesday- 7A: Unit 1 — Age of Exploration: Age of Exploration powerpoint and note taking

HW= Read worksheet and answer questions using knowledge and notes about mercantilism

Wednesday- 7B: Unit 1 — Age of Exploration: Age of Exploration powerpoint and note taking

HW= Read worksheet and answer questions using knowledge and notes about mercantilism

Thursday- 7B: Unit 1 — Age of Exploration: Age of Exploration powerpoint and note taking & Gummy Government activity about different types of governments

HW= None

7A: Unit 1 — Age of Exploration: Gummy Government activity about different types of governments

HW= None

Friday- 7B: Unit 1 — Age of Exploration: Wrap up Age of Exploration with infographic & begin Unit 2 — Age of Colonization: Native Peoples Crash Course video with guided notes

HW= None

Objectives of the Week:

  • C&G.1.4 -­‐ Compare  the  sources  of  power  and governmental  authority  in  various  societies  (e.g. monarchs,  dictators,  elected  officials,  anti-governmental  groups  and  religious,  political  factions).
  • E.1.1 -­‐ Explain  how  competition  for  resources  affects the  economic  relationship  among  nations  (e.g. colonialism,  imperialism,  globalization  and interdependence).
  • C.1.1 -­‐ Explain  how culture  unites  and  divides  modern societies  and  regions  (e.g.  enslavement  of  various peoples,  caste  system,  religious  conflict  and  Social Darwinism).

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Week of August 22, 2016

Tuesday- 7B: Introduction to Sr. Kaitlin and 7th Grade Social Studies

HW= Bring back signed paperwork and a short personal history (Be creative when detailing your history!)

Wednesday- 7B: Crash Course Video on civilization/early peoples’ movements and note taking

HW= None

7A: Introduction to Sr. Kaitlin and 7th Grade Social Studies

HW= Bring back signed paperwork and a short personal history (Be creative when detailing your history!)

Thursday- 7B: Age of Exploration powerpoint and note taking

HW= Breakdown recipes using knowledge of Columbian Exchange (chart)

Objectives of the Week:

  • H.2.3 -­‐ Explain  how  increased  global  interaction accelerates  the  pace  of  innovation  in  modern  societies (e.g.  advancements  in  transportation,  communication networks  and  business  practices).
  • G.1.1 -­‐Explain  how  environmental  conditions  and human  response  to  those conditions  influence  modern societies  and  regions  (e.g.  natural  barriers,  scarcity  of resources  and  factors  that  influence settlement).