Monthly Archives: August 2014

Grade 7 – African Test on Thursday!

September 1 to 5, 2014

Monday – West/Central Africa: Senegal, Gambia, Guinea Bissau, Guinea, Sierra Leon, Liberia, Cote D’Ivoire, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Nigeria, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Tuesday – Southern Africa: Angola, Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Lesotho, Swaziland, Madagascar, Comoros, Seychelles, Mauritius.

Wednesday – East Africa: Eritrea, Ethiopia, Djibouti, Somalia, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Madagascar, Comoros, Mauritius, Seychelles.

Thursday – African Countries TEST! All 55!!!

Friday – Midterm reports filed

http://www.sporcle.com/games/blueberry412/africa-physical-map

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/Africa-georegion.html

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Grade 8 – Early Civilizations

September 1 to 5, 2014

Monday – Return test

Tuesday – Review

Wednesday – Test (Midterm)

Thursday – Computer Lab

http://glencoe.mheducation.com/sites/0078799813/student_view0/unit1/chapter2/self-check_quizzes.html

http://glencoe.com/sites/common_assets/socialstudies/in_motion_10/gwh/GWH_027.swf

http://glencoe.com/sites/common_assets/socialstudies/in_motion_10/gwh/GWH_047.swf

Glencoe World History, pages 45 to 53. Section 2-2 Assessment page 53, 1 to 7. Due Monday.

Friday – Turn in notebooks, return tests, review reading, answer questions about section assesment, Midterm Reports filed

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September 8 to 12, 2014

Monday – Section Assessment Due! Library

Tuesday – Ancient Egypt

Wednesday – Library

Thursday – Computer Lab

Friday – Independence Day activities/half day

Grade 6 – World Geography

August 25 to 29, 2014, This is the last week to work with paper mache during class time!

HOMEWORK: http://yourchildlearns.com/mappuzzle/world-features-puzzle.html

Monday – Work on paper mache

Tuesday – Library, 10:25 Oliver & Santiago talk on being Eco Friendly

Wednesday – Work with paper mache

Thursday – Quiz on World Features, Mountains, Deserts, Rain Forests and a Barrier Reef!   http://yourchildlearns.com/mappuzzle/world-features-puzzle.html

Friday – Last day to work with paper mache in class, must be completed during lunch if not completed over the weekend!

Grade 7 – Africa Physical and Political Geography

August 25 to 29, 2014

Monday – Physical and Political Geography of Africa

Tuesday – Quiz on the countries of North Africa

Wednesday – 7A, Library. 7B, No class.

Thursday – Choose African country to report on

5 Themes of Geography Cartoon   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i95OOkTudI8

5 Themes of Geography Song  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AIqC79WrpKg

Friday – Quiz on countries of the Sahal: Senegal, Mauritania, Mali, Burkina Faso, Algeria, Niger, Nigeria, Chad, Sudan, Somalia, Ethiopia and Eritrea

https://i2.wp.com/www.enchantedlearning.com/agifs/Africamap.GIF

Grade 8 – Neolithic Era

August 25 to 29, 2014

Online resources to review and study:

The Agricultural Revolution: Crash Course World History #1

http://www.flocabulary.com/fertile-crescent-civilizations/

http://glencoe.mheducation.com/sites/0078799813/student_view0/unit1/chapter1/self-check_quizzes.html

http://yourchildlearns.com/mappuzzle/world-features-puzzle.html

http://glencoe.mheducation.com/sites/0078799813/student_view0/unit1/chapter1/in-motion_animations.html

Monday – Seat changes, geography pretest, text book forms. Neolithic Era. Section 2, The Neolithic Revolution and the Rise of Civilization, pages 27 to 33, Glencoe World History.

Tuesday – Mesoptamia, timeline and geography, pages 34 to 36, Glencoe World History.

  Mesopotamia: Crash Course World History #3        
       

Wednesday – Glencoe World History, pages 37 to 44. Section 2-1 Assessment page 43, 1 to 7. Due Friday.

Thursday – Computer Lab

*Write title for each of the seven stanzas (paragraph) of  the song in your notebook, leaving enough space to write four sentences between each. Next click on the link to flocabulary and copy the sentences that have words written in blue.

http://www.flocabulary.com/fertile-crescent-civilizations/

* http://glencoe.mheducation.com/sites/0078799813/student_view0/unit1/chapter1/self-check_quizzes.html

*Quizlet:  http://quizlet.com/7880217/social-studies-unit-2-index-cards-neolithic-era-flash-cards/

Study this map for the test:

http://yourchildlearns.com/mappuzzle/middle-east-puzzle.html

http://www.ilike2learn.com/ilike2learn/mideast.html

http://www.lizardpoint.com/geography/mideast-quiz.php?type=randmenu

Challenge for the A students! http://www.addictinggames.com/puzzle-games/middleeastsouthasiamap.jsp

https://i0.wp.com/www.worldatlas.com/webimage/testmaps/mideast.gif

Indentify the major bodies of water and the geographical features.

Friday – TEST on Neolithic Era

Grade 6 – Mountains, Deserts, Rain Forests and a Barrier Reef!

Mountains, Deserts, Rain Forests and a Barrier Reef!

Quiz on Thursday, August 28, 2014. Use this link to practice the world features.

http://yourchildlearns.com/mappuzzle/world-features-puzzle.html

Rivers & Lakes Quiz on Thursday, August 21, 2014. Know the 24 rivers and lakes on the world features link. http://yourchildlearns.com/mappuzzle/world-features-puzzle.html

Important Rivers of the World:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UEwCPJj-5Z0