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Grade 6 – The End is Near!

The week of MaY 25 TO 29, 2015.

Monday – Plan a vacation, group project.

Tuesday – Plan a vacation, group project.

Wednesday – Post test, Chalk state, & Wars

Thursday – Wars & other stuff

Friday – Last day of school!

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Grade 7 – The Middle East

The week of May 25 to 29, 2015. The last week of the school year!

Study this map from last Friday and be ready for a POP QUIZ!

Monday – MAP test make up.

The Middle East Geography song:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xbfg-Qtg0QY

Memorize Middle East countries:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1d–L3rxBu4

Tuesday – Geography

Geography of Israel:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QHi22VJzC64

Israel – Small but outstanding:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AoizSL-TEJQ

Conflict in Israel & Palestine:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1wo2TLlMhiw

Wednesday – Mesopotamia

Crash Course Mesoptamia:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sohXPx_XZ6Y

Thursday – The Agricultural Revolution;  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yocja_N5s1I

Friday – Last day of school!!! 🙂

Grade 8 – Finals Week! Study Guide #3

Study Guide #3

Glenco World History pages 282 to 383 & 368 to 403.

Use the Glencoe website as a great source of information, especially the following links:

Emerging Europe and the Byzantine Empire

Map:  http://glencoe.com/sites/common_assets/socialstudies/in_motion_10/gwh/GWH_309.swf

http://glencoe.com/sites/common_assets/socialstudies/in_motion_10/gwh/GWH_320.swf

http://glencoe.mheducation.com/sites/dl/free/0078799813/195018/map12.html

http://glencoe.mheducation.com/sites/dl/free/0078799813/195022/map16.html

Slef-check quiz: http://glencoe.mheducation.com/sites/0078799813/student_view0/unit2/chapter9/self-check_quizzes.html

Europe and the Middle Ages

Maps:  http://glencoe.mheducation.com/sites/dl/free/0078799813/195025/map19.html

http://glencoe.mheducation.com/sites/dl/free/0078799813/195027/map21.html

Self-check quiz:  http://glencoe.mheducation.com/sites/0078799813/student_view0/unit2/chapter10/self-check_quizzes.html

Renaissance and Reformation

Maps:  http://glencoe.com/sites/common_assets/socialstudies/in_motion_10/gwh/GWH_399.swf

http://glencoe.mheducation.com/sites/dl/free/0078799813/195029/map23.html

Self-check quiz:  http://glencoe.mheducation.com/sites/0078799813/student_view0/unit3/chapter12/self-check_quizzes.html

Crash Course Videos

Grade 8 – Finals Week! Study Guide #2

Study Guide #2

Glenco World History pages 184  to 219 for Islam, 220 to 243 for Africa and Asia.

Use the Glencoe website as a great source of information, especially the following links:

Islam

Map: http://glencoe.com/sites/common_assets/socialstudies/in_motion_10/gwh/GWH_193.swf

http://glencoe.com/sites/common_assets/socialstudies/in_motion_10/gwh/GWH_197.swf

Slef-check quiz: http://glencoe.mheducation.com/sites/0078799813/student_view0/unit2/chapter6/self-check_quizzes.html

Africa

Maps:  http://glencoe.com/sites/common_assets/socialstudies/in_motion_10/gwh/GWH_243.swf

http://glencoe.mheducation.com/sites/dl/free/0078799813/195024/map18.html

Self-check quiz:  http://glencoe.mheducation.com/sites/0078799813/student_view0/unit2/chapter7/self-check_quizzes.html

Asia

Maps:  http://glencoe.mheducation.com/sites/dl/free/0078799813/195020/map14.html

Self-check quiz:  http://glencoe.mheducation.com/sites/0078799813/student_view0/unit2/chapter8/self-check_quizzes.html

Crash Course Videos

Islam: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TpcbfxtdoI8

Africa:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jvnU0v6hcUo

Grade 8 – Study Guide Greco-Roman World

Study Guide #1

Glenco World History pages 106 to 281.

Use the Glencoe website as a great source of information, especially the following links:

Greeks

Map:  http://glencoe.mheducation.com/sites/dl/free/0078799813/195015/map09.html

Slef-check quiz:  http://glencoe.mheducation.com/sites/0078799813/student_view0/unit1/chapter4/self-check_quizzes.html

Romans

Maps:  http://glencoe.com/sites/common_assets/socialstudies/in_motion_08/gwh/GWH_175.swf

http://glencoe.mheducation.com/sites/dl/free/0078799813/195011/map10.html

Self-check quiz:  http://glencoe.mheducation.com/sites/0078799813/student_view0/unit1/chapter5/self-check_quizzes.html

Crash Course Videos

Persians and Greeks:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q-mkVSasZIM&index=5&list=PLBDA2E52FB1EF80C9

Alexander the Great:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0LsrkWDCvxg&index=8&list=PLBDA2E52FB1EF80C9

The Roman Empire:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oPf27gAup9U&index=10&list=PLBDA2E52FB1EF80C9

Christianity:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TG55ErfdaeY&index=11&list=PLBDA2E52FB1EF80C9

Fall of Rome:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3PszVWZNWVA&index=12&list=PLBDA2E52FB1EF80C9

Grade 8 – Semester Exam

The grade 8 semester final will be given at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 28, 2015. It will cover the time period from the ancient Greeks up to the Reformaion. This is 3,000 years of history! Students have many sources of information to help them review, the textbook, blog, publisher’s website, crash course videos, and most importantly those precious notes that they have so carefully been taking this semester.

Friday, Monday, and Tuesday have been designated as review days and we will be breifly going over each of the periods. Students should pay close attention to the self-check quizzes and and maps when they are studying at home.

Thank you for turning in all your assignments, engrade has been updated and grades are being placed on report cards.