Monthly Archives: January 2015

Grade 6 – US Land and Sea

January 26 to 30, 2015

Monday –6A Quiz on the Rivers

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/USA_Geography/USA-rivers.html

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/USA_Geography/USA-rivers-click.html

Mount Vernon – Home of George Washington was on the Potomac River:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oo4n5u-BiDY&index=2&list=PLyTJPlboZYVfV5NYHpSwVXNep4lSX8Lb5

Monday – 6B Quiz on the Oceans/Bodies of Water

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/USA_Geography/USA-ocean.html

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/USA_Geography/USA-ocean-click.html

Culture of the US

Tuesday – 6A Quiz on the Oceans/Bodies of Water

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/USA_Geography/USA-ocean.html

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/USA_Geography/USA-ocean-click.html

Wednesday – Half day/Soccer game.

Thursday – Case Study: Land Survey Systems/The Economy

Friday – The Great Lakes and the St. Lawrence Seaway

The week of February 2 to 6, 2015

Monday –

Tuesday – The Northern Forest in the library.

Wednesday –

Thursday –

Friday – Midterm

Grade 7 – Russia

January 26 to 30, 2015

7A QUIZ  http://www.wiley.com/college/kuby/0471701211/mapquizzes/russia/features.html

Monday – Review. The Soviet Union/Aunt Rimma’s Treat, People, Places and Cultures page 358. 7B Review to 358 to 360. Capitalism vs. Communism. Discuss heartland.

Tuesday – Russia Today

More than Metal: Gold and Iron from Russia’s Heartland:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YF2cKsRf-HQ

Inside the Kremlin part 1:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oVW2xeL9iRo

Wednesday – Half day. Soccer game.

Thursday – Siberia, People, Places and Change pages 364 to 366

Trans-Siberian:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vkeky_u1oss

Siberian City:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dslponXipFQ

Friday – The Russian Far East, People, Places and Change pages 367 to 369

Grade 8 – Ancient Greece

January 26 to 30, 2015

Monday – Alice Kober biography due. Greek leader presentations.

Aristophanes Origin of Human Nature and Love:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XvVX-sxZLvI

Tuesday – Greek leader presentations.

Greeks Shaped Mathmatics:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y1lIdkoIn0Y

What the Ancients Knew – Greece:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nJRFLXBlsmA

Athenian Democracy Solon and Cleisthenes:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g9FfwVZiF94

Wednesday – Half day

Thursday – Greek leader presentations.

Review Ancient Greeks

 

Friday – Recoup 10:00 to 11:45

Greek leader presentations.

Week of February 2 to 6, 2015

Monday –  Review Ancient Greeks

Tuesday – Ancient Greek Test

Wednesday – Return tests. The Greco-Roman World.

COLORED ENTRANCE

This photo of a finely dressed black mother and daughter — standing below a “Colored Entrance” sign at a bus station in Birmingham, Alabama, in 1956 — was taken by Gordon Parks, one of the seminal figures of twentieth century photography. A humanitarian with a deep commitment to social justice, Parks left behind a body of work that documents race relations, poverty, civil rights and urban life. BlackPast.org

Grade 6 – US History

The week of January 19 to 23, 2015

HOMEWORK! Learn the geography on these links!

Monday – Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday, NO SCHOOL

Tuesday – Practice with these web games! Computer Lab

http://yourchildlearns.com/mappuzzle/us-puzzle.html

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

Wednesday – Quiz on the Regions.

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/USA_Geography/USA-georegion.html

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/USA_Geography/USA-georegion-click.html

Thursday – Quiz on the Lakes.

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/USA_Geography/USA-lakes.html

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/USA_Geography/USA-lakes-click.html

Friday – A photographer, a journalist, and an architect from Russia will visit our geography classes on January 23, 2015.

Quiz on the Rivers

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/USA_Geography/USA-rivers.html

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/USA_Geography/USA-rivers-click.html

Mount Vernon – Home of George Washington was on the Potomac River:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oo4n5u-BiDY&index=2&list=PLyTJPlboZYVfV5NYHpSwVXNep4lSX8Lb5

Monday – Quiz on the Oceans/Bodies of Water

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/USA_Geography/USA-ocean.html

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/USA_Geography/USA-ocean-click.html

 

Grade 7 – Russian Geography and History

The week of January 19 to 23, 2015

HOMEWORK! Learn the geography on these links!

Russia: Cities – Map Quiz Game:  http://online.seterra.net/en/cm/1005

Physical Features:  http://www.wiley.com/college/kuby/0471701211/mapquizzes/russia/features.html

Monday – Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday, NO SCHOOL

Tuesday – Quiz on basic geographic features.

Know these! http://www.wiley.com/college/kuby/0471701211/mapquizzes/russia/features.html

Wednesday – Russian History and Culture, People, Places, and Change page 356.

Ivan the Terrible: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1QZEOHLbB_g

Thursday –  Russian History and Culture, People, Places, and Change page 357 to 360. Do Section Review 2 on page 360 in your notebook.

Friday – Guests from Russia.

QUIZ  http://www.wiley.com/college/kuby/0471701211/mapquizzes/russia/features.html