Grade 8 – Calendar May 2015

We have 13 classes in May, three review days and  a semester exam the last week of May. Be sure all assignments are turned in on time, and remember late work will receive 70% credit if it is one day late and half credit after that. The last day any work will be accepted is Thursday, May 21, 2015.

The week of May 4 to 8, 2015: Emerging Europe and the Byzantine Empire, 400-1300

Monday – Transforming the Roman World, Glencoe World History, page 285.

Assignment: Chapter 9, Section 1 Assessment

Tuesday – Feudalism,  Glencoe World History, page 291

The Carolingian Empire:

Assignment: Chapter 9, Section 2 Assessment

Wednesday – The Growth of European Kingdoms, Glencoe World History, page 297

Invasions of Europe:

Assignment: Chapter 9, Section 3 Assessment

How Dark were the Dark Ages?

Thursday – The Byzantine Empire and the Crusades, Glencoe World History, page 303

The Slavic Migrations:

Assignment: Chapter 9, Section 4 Assessment

HOMEWORK:           DO the self-check Quiz and EMAIL it to:

Friday – Peasants, Trade, and Cities, Glencoe World History, page 315

Byzantine Empire and it’s Neighbors:

Friday, May 8, HANDOUT!!!

Grade 8, May 8, 2015, Europe in the Middle Ages, Peasants, Trade, & Cities. NAME ___________

Class work. Turn in this paper before you go to lunch today.

Self-check quiz is HOMEWORK!!!

DO the self check quiz for chapter 9 and email it to me at:

In place of the chapter 10, section 1 assessment, define or explain the following terms.

  1. Define
  2. Manor
  3. Serf
  4. Money economy
  5. Commercial capitalism
  6. Guild
  7. Masterpiece
  8. Identify
  9. Carruca
  10. Bourgeoisie
  11. Patricians
  12. Apprentice
  13. Journeymen
  14. Locate Venice & Flanders
  15. Explain the process of becoming a master in a guild. (Write on other side.)
  16. List the developments of the Middle Ages that allowed for the emergence of commercial capitalism. (Write on other side.)

DISCOVERY IDOL – Students can audition their songs, dances or other talents on Thursday, May 7, and Friday 8. The talent show will take place on Wednesday, May 20 at 10:15 p.m.

Honors Breakfast May 8, 2015

The week of May 11 to 15, 2015: Europe in the Middle Ages

Monday – Christianity and Medieval Civilization, Glencoe World History, page 323

Tuesday – The Culture of the High Middle Ages, Glencoe World History, page 329

Wednesday – The Late Middle Ages, Glencoe World History, page 335

Thursday – The Renaissance, Glencoe World History, page 375

Friday – The Intellectual and Artistic Renaissance, Glencoe World History, page 382

The week of May 18 to 22, 2015

Monday – The Renaissance

Tuesday – The Renaissance

Wednesday – DISCOVERY IDOL –  May 20 at 10:15 a.m. HALF DAY! Period 4 will be at 8:00 a.m.

Thursday – The Renaissance

Friday – Review

The week of May 25 to 29, 2015: FINALS WEEK!

Monday – Review

Tuesday – Review

Wednesday – Semester Exams

Thursday – Semester Exams

Friday – Semester Exams


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