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    Homework: Whatever you do not finish in class is homework!
     
    Absent work:  You are responsible for checking the class website or asking a classmate what you missed while you were absent.  Of course, if you are unclear about anything, please ask me.  Absent work must be turned in within 5 school days from your return.
     
    Late work:  Must be turned in within 5 school days from when it was originally due for partial credit.
     
     
    Zero Period Digital Arts:  
    Achieve 3000 Requirement - 2 articles per week
    24 articles complete by 12/18 (unfinished articles must be completed for homework by the deadline)
    Monday 8:30-9:00:  Achieve 3000 (article 1 - read, take notes in blue arrows, answer comprehension questions)
    Tuesday 8:30-9:00:  Achieve 3000 (article 1 - thought question)
    Wednesday 8:30-9:00:  Achieve 3000 (article 2 - your choice, no thought question)
    Thursday 8:30-9:00:  DreamBox
    Friday 8:30-9:00:  DreamBox
     
     
    Tuesday, 12/12:   Achieve 3000 - 24 articles by Monday, 12/18
      
    ***Write in your planner every day at the beginning of class*** 
     
    Language Arts:  Stargirl - Chapter 32.  Click here for PDF of book: Stargirl
     
     
    1. Comprehension questions on Edmodo:  Click here Answer the question for chapter 32.
     
    2. Theme essay template:  Rough draft of 2nd body paragraph.  Final essay due Friday, 12/15
     
     
     
     
    History:  Chapter 4 - China in the Middle Ages Chapter 4 Textbook link 
     
    1.  "Shark Tank" Project:  Work on handout with your partner.  You will be giving an oral presentation of your pitch paragraph with your partner - due Friday, 12/15
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
    Monday, 12/11:   Achieve 3000 - 24 articles by Monday, 12/18
      
    ***Write in your planner every day at the beginning of class*** 
     
    Language Arts:  Stargirl - Chapter 31.  Click here for PDF of book: Stargirl
     
     
    1. Comprehension questions on Edmodo:  Click here Answer the question for chapter 31.
     
    2. Theme essay template:  Rough draft of 1st body paragraph.
     
     
     
     
    History:  Chapter 4 - China in the Middle Ages Chapter 4 Textbook link 
     
    1.  "Shark Tank" Project:  Read about the inventions on the handout provided.
     
     
     
     
     
     
    Thursday, 12/7:   Achieve 3000 - 24 articles by Monday, 12/18
      
    ***Write in your planner every day at the beginning of class*** 
     
    Language Arts:  Stargirl - Chapter 30.  Click here for PDF of book: Stargirl
     
     
    1. Comprehension questions on Edmodo:  Click here Answer the question for chapter 30.
     
    2. Theme essay template:  Rough draft of 1st body paragraph.
     
     
     
     
    History:  Chapter 4 - China in the Middle Ages Chapter 4 Textbook link 
     
    1.  Packet:  Finish whole packet. Due Friday, 12/8.
     
     
     
     
    Wednesday, 12/6:   Achieve 3000 - 22 articles by Monday
      
    ***Write in your planner every day at the beginning of class*** 
     
    Language Arts:  Stargirl - Chapter 29.  Click here for PDF of book: Stargirl
     
     
    1. Comprehension questions on Edmodo:  Answer the question for chapter 29.
     
    2. Theme essay template:  Color code introduction paragraph:
     
    Hook sentence=blue
    Main idea sentence=green
    Theme sentence=red
     
     
     
     
    History:  Chapter 4 - China in the Middle Ages Chapter 4 Textbook link 
     
    1.  Packet:  Step Into World History Activity - Simulation sheet 1 - Your table will be assigned one person only.  Due Friday, 12/8.
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
    Tuesday, 12/5:   Achieve 3000 - 22 articles by Monday
      
    ***Write in your planner every day at the beginning of class*** 
     
    Language Arts:  Stargirl - Chapter 27 and 28.  Click here for PDF of book: Stargirl
     
     
    1. Comprehension questions on Edmodo:  Answer the question for chapter 28.
     
    2. Theme essay template:  Introduction paragraph Click here for template 
     
     
     
    History:  Chapter 4 - China in the Middle Ages Chapter 4 Textbook link 
     
    1.  Packet:  Using a T-Chart Activity (both pages)
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
    Monday, 12/4:   Achieve 3000 - 22 articles by Monday
      
    ***Write in your planner every day at the beginning of class*** 
     
    Language Arts:  Stargirl - Chapter 26.  Click here for PDF of book: Stargirl
     
    Entry #15  (Entries 11-15 due on Edmodo tonight by 10pm.  If Edmodo is not working, email your pdf to alicen.boulais@santeesd.net)
     
    1.  3-5 sentence summary of the key events.
     
    2.  1 quote, event, character action, or character change with page number and 2 sentences of commentary.
     
    ***Each entry must be numbered, dated, and you must write which chapters we read that day.
     
     
     
     
     
    History:  Chapter 4 - China in the Middle Ages Packet: Vocabulary Activities (Content Vocabulary Activity and Academic Vocabulary Activity)
     
     
    Chapter 4 Textbook link (all chapers are also posted on the "History" page to the left)
     
     
     
     
    Friday, 12/1:
      
    ***Write in your planner every day at the beginning of class*** 
     
    Language Arts:  Stargirl independent work - continue your theme essay planning and catch up on journal entries 11-14. (See Language Arts page <--- for help)
     
    Essay coming soon!!!  Start narrowing down which theme you will write about in your essay.  Once you choose a theme, start listing specific examples in the book that show the theme (evidence).  You will need the page number and 2 sentences of commentary for each example.  Your essay will need 2-3 examples from the book to support your theme statement.
     
     
    For your reference:
     
     
     
     
    History:  Chapter 4 - China in the Middle Ages Packet, Section 4 (Sections 4-1 - 4-4 must be complete by Monday 12/4)
     
     
    Chapter 4 Textbook link (all chapers are also posted on the "History" page to the left)
     
     
     
     
     
    Thursday, 11/30:
      
    ***Write in your planner every day at the beginning of class*** 
     
    Language Arts:  Stargirl independent work - continue your theme essay planning and catch up on journal entries 11-14. (See Language Arts page <--- for help)
     
    Essay coming soon!!!  Start narrowing down which theme you will write about in your essay.  Once you choose a theme, start listing specific examples in the book that show the theme (evidence).  You will need the page number and 2 sentences of commentary for each example.  Your essay will need 2-3 examples from the book to support your theme statement.
     
     
    For your reference:
     
     
     
     
    History:  Chapter 4 - China in the Middle Ages Packet, Section 4 
     
     
    Chapter 4 Textbook link (all chapers are also posted on the "History" page to the left)
     
     
     
     
     
    Wednesday, 11/29:
      
    ***Write in your planner every day at the beginning of class*** 
     
    Language Arts:  Independent work - read chapter 27 and start planning your theme essay. (See Language Arts page <--- for help)
     
    Essay coming soon!!!  Start narrowing down which theme you will write about in your essay.  Once you choose a theme, start listing specific examples in the book that show the theme (evidence).  You will need the page number and 2 sentences of commentary for each example.  Your essay will need 2-3 examples from the book to support your theme statement.
     
     
    For your reference:
     
     
     
     
    History:  Chapter 4 - China in the Middle Ages Packet, Section 3 (Not homework)
     
     
    Chapter 4 Textbook link (all chapers are also posted on the "History" page to the left)
     
     
     
     
     
    Tuesday, 11/28:
      
    ***Write in your planner every day at the beginning of class*** 
     
    Language Arts:  Independent work - read chapter 26 and start planning your theme essay. 
     
    Essay coming soon!!!  Start narrowing down which theme you will write about in your essay.  Once you choose a theme, start listing specific examples in the book that show the theme.  You will need the page number and 2 sentences of commentary for each example.  Your essay will need 2-3 examples from the book to support your theme statement.
     
     
    For your reference:
     
     
     
     
    History:  Chapter 4 - China in the Middle Ages Packet, Section 2 
     
     
    Chapter 4 Textbook link (all chapers are also posted on the "History" page to the left)
     
     
      
     
     
    Monday, 11/27:
      
    ***Write in your planner every day at the beginning of class*** 
     
    Language Arts:  Stargirl - Chapters 24 and 25.  Click here for PDF of book: Stargirl
     
    Entry #14
     
    1.  3-5 sentence summary of the key events.
     
    2.  1 quote, event, character action, or character change with page number and 2 sentences of commentary.
     
    ***Each entry must be numbered, dated, and you must write which chapters we read that day.
     
     
     
     
     
    History:  Chapter 4 - China in the Middle Ages Packet, Section 1 
     
     
    Chapter 4 Textbook link (all chapers are also posted on the "History" page to the left)
     
     
     
     
     
     
    Thursday, 11/16:
      
    ***Write in your planner every day at the beginning of class*** 
     
    Language Arts:  Stargirl - journal catch-up day and theme brainstorming.
     
    Today's entry #13:
     
    Write 3 possible theme statements for Stargirl from what we have read so far.
     
    ***Remember, THEME is an underlying message or lesson about life that an author is trying to portray through character's actions, words, and changes. Theme is not just one word, like “Friendship” or "Loyalty."  It’s a sentence that states a claim like, “A true friend will always be there for you, even when times get tough.”  
     
     
     
     
     
    History:  Chapter 4 - China in the Middle Ages  
     
    Discuss/turn in:
    China's Bravest Girl: The Story of Hua Mulan (pages 274-279).  Answer questions 1-5 on page 279 - due today
     
    On #4, short story is optional.
    On #5, you must addresss each question, but it does not need to be an essay.
     
    Chapter 4 Textbook link (all chapers are also posted on the "History" page to the left)
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
    Wednesday, 11/15:
      
    ***Write in your planner every day at the beginning of class*** 
     
    Language Arts:  Stargirl - read chapter 22-23 and write the following in your Stargirl response journal: 
     
    This is entry #12
     
    1.  3-5 sentence summary of the key events.
     
    2.  1 quote, event, character action, or character change with page number and 2 sentences of commentary.
     
    ***Each entry must be numbered, dated, and you must write which chapters we read that day.
     
     
     
     
    History:  Chapter 4 - China in the Middle Ages  
     
    Read China's Bravest Girl: The Story of Hua Mulan (pages 274-279).  Answer questions 1-5 on page 279 - due Thursday, 11/16.
     
    On #4, short story is optional.
    On #5, you must addresss each question, but it does not need to be an essay.
     
    Chapter 4 Textbook link (also on the "History" page on the left <----)
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
    Tuesday, 11/14:
      
    ***Write in your planner every day at the beginning of class*** 
     
    Language Arts:  Stargirl - read chapter 20-21 and write the following in your Stargirl response journal:
     
    This is entry #11
     
    1.  3-5 sentence summary of the key events.
     
    2.  1 quote, event, character action, or character change with page number and 2 sentences of commentary.
     
    ***Each entry must be numbered, dated, and you must write which chapters we read that day.
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
    Response journal entries (you need to number and date your entries): Submit to Edmodo today - 11/14:
     
    6.  11/6 - Chapters 13-14:  1 meaningful quote/event/character action with page number and 2 sentences of commentary.
     
    7.  11/7 -  Chapters 14-15:  3-5 sentence summary of the key events.
     
    8.  11/8 - Chapter 16:  3-5 sentence summary of the key events.
     
    9.  11/9 - Chapter 17:  3-5 sentence summary of the key events.
     
    10. 11/13 - Chapters 18-19:  3-5 sentence summary of the key events.
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
    History:  Chapter 4 - China in the Middle Ages
     
    Read China's Bravest Girl: The Story of Hua Mulan (pages 274-279).  Answer questions 1-5 on page 279 - due Thursday, 11/16.
     
    On #4, short story is optional.
    On #5, you must addresss each question, but it does not need to be an essay.
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
    Monday, 11/13:
      
    ***Write in your planner every day at the beginning of class*** 
     
    Language Arts:  Stargirl - read chapter 18 and 19 and write a 3-5 sentence summary of the key events in your response journal.
     
    New response journal entries (you need to number and date your entries):
     
    6.  11/6 - Chapters 13-14:  1 meaningful quote/event/character action with page number and 2 sentences of commentary.
     
    7.  11/7 -  Chapters 14-15:  3-5 sentence summary of the key events.
     
    8.  11/8 - Chapter 16:  3-5 sentence summary of the key events.
     
    9.  11/9 - Chapter 17:  3-5 sentence summary of the key events.
     
    10. 11/13 - Chapters 18-19:  3-5 sentence summary of the key events.
     
     
    History:  Chapter 4 - China in the Middle Ages
     
    Read China's Bravest Girl: The Story of Hua Mulan (pages 274-279).  Answer questions 1-5 on page 279 - due Thursday, 11/16.
     
     
    Thursday, 11/9:
      
     
    Language Arts:  Stargirl - read chapter 17 and write a 3-5 sentence summary of the key events in your response journal.
     
    New response journal entries (you need to number and date your entries):
     
    6.  11/6 - Chapters 13-14:  1 meaningful quote/event/character action with page number and 2 sentences of commentary.
     
    7.  11/7 -  Chapters 14-15:  3-5 sentence summary of the key events.
     
    8.  11/8 - Chapter 16:  3-5 sentence summary of the key events.
     
    9.  11/9 - Chapter 17:  3-5 sentence summary of the key events.
     
     
    History:  Ch. 3 Foldable - Medieval Africa Due today
     
     
     
     
     
    Wednesday, 11/8:
      
     
    Language Arts:  Stargirl - read chapter 16 and write a 3-5 sentence summary of the key events in your response journal.
     
    New response journal entries (you need to number and date your entries):
     
    6.  11/6 - Chapters 13-14:  1 meaningful quote/event/character action with page number and 2 sentences of commentary.
     
    7.  11/7 -  Chapters 14-15:  3-5 sentence summary of the key events.
     
    8.  11/8 - Chapter 16:  3-5 sentence summary of the key events.
     
      
     
     
    Keep THEME in mind as we read this book.  THEME is an underlying message or lesson about life that an author is trying to portray through character's actions and changes. Theme is not just one word, like “Friendship” or "Loyalty."  It’s a sentence that states a claim like, “A true friend will always be there for you, even when times get tough.”  As we read the story, you will have a note in Notability that you will be adding quotes or events from the book to.  You will be writing a theme essay at the end, so you will want to gather evidence for your theme as you go.
     
    Theme
     
     
     
     
    History:  Ch. 3 Foldable - Medieval Africa Due Thursday 11/9
     
    Geography
      
    Learning Target:  7.4 - Students analyze the geographic, political, economic, religious, and social structures of the sub-Saharan civilizations of Ghana and Mali in Medieval Africa.
     
    Foldable requirements/success criteria:
     
    Each flap of your foldable must have:
     
    1. 3 paraphrased facts from the text book about the topic.
     
    2. Illustration or symbol that represents one or more of your facts.
     
     
    Here are the topics for each flap:
     
     
    Characteristics of civilizations:

    Religion - who/what they worship/beliefs/traditions (pages 223-227)

    Culture - music, food, art, architecture, clothing (pages 235-237)

    Government - laws, who’s in power, who makes decisions (pages 227-229)

    Economy - goods/services/trading/jobs (pages 209-210)

    Society - social structure/male vs. female roles (page 231)

    Technology - something people create to be more efficient (pages 213-214, 224 bottom left)

    People - influential people of the time (pages 226 and 232)

    Geography - where the civilization was located, geographical features (put on back of foldable) (pages_____)
     
    Text book link:
     
     
    Tuesday, 11/7:
      
     
    Language Arts:  Stargirl - read chapters 14-15 and write a 3-5 sentence summary of the key events in your response journal.
     
    New response journal entries (you need to number and date your entries):
     
    6.  11/6 - Chapters 13-14:  1 meaningful quote/event/character action with page number and 2 sentences of commentary.
     
    7.  11/7 -  Chapters 14-15:  3-5 sentence summary of the key events.
     
     
    Submitted to Edmodo on 11/6:
    Novel Response Journal Entries so far:
     
    1. 10/27 - Chapters 4-6:  3-5 key events
     
    2. 10/30 - Chapters 7-9:  3-5 key events 
     
    3. 10/31 - Chapter 10:  1 meaningful quote with page number and commentary
     
    4. 11/1 - Chapter 11:  1 meaningful quote/event/character action with page number and commentary
     
    5. 11/2 - Chapter 12:  1 meaningful quote/event/character action with page number and commentary
     
     
     
    Keep THEME in mind as we read this book.  THEME is an underlying message or lesson about life that an author is trying to portray through character's actions and changes. Theme is not just one word, like “Friendship” or "Loyalty."  It’s a sentence that states a claim like, “A true friend will always be there for you, even when times get tough.”  As we read the story, you will have a note in Notability that you will be adding quotes or events from the book to.  You will be writing a theme essay at the end, so you will want to gather evidence for your theme as you go.
     
    Theme
     
     
     
     
    History:  Ch. 3 Foldable - Medieval Africa
     
    Block 1 - People
     
    Block 2 - Geography
     
     
     
    Learning Target:  7.4 - Students analyze the geographic, political, economic, religious, and social structures of the sub-Saharan civilizations of Ghana and Mali in Medieval Africa.
     
    Foldable requirements/success criteria:
     
    Each flap of your foldable must have:
     
    1. 3 paraphrased facts from the text book about the topic.
     
    2. Illustration or symbol that represents one or more of your facts.
     
     
    Here are the topics for each flap:
     
     
    Characteristics of civilizations:

    Religion - who/what they worship/beliefs/traditions (pages 223-227)

    Culture - music, food, art, architecture, clothing (pages 235-237)

    Government - laws, who’s in power, who makes decisions (pages 227-229)

    Economy - goods/services/trading/jobs (pages 209-210)

    Society - social structure/male vs. female roles (page 231)

    Technology - something people create to be more efficient (pages 213-214, 224 bottom left)

    People - influential people of the time (pages 226 and 232)

    Geography - where the civilization was located, geographical features (put on back of foldable) (pages_____)
     
    Text book link:
     
    Monday, 11/6:
      
     
    Language Arts:  Stargirl - read chapters 13-14 and write one meaningful quote, event, character change, or character action with page number and commentary on your theme notes.
     
    Submit to Edmodo:
    Novel Response Journal Entries so far:
     
    1. 10/27 - Chapters 4-6:  3-5 key events
     
    2. 10/30 - Chapters 7-9:  3-5 key events 
     
    3. 10/31 - Chapter 10:  1 meaningful quote with page number and commentary
     
    4. 11/1 - Chapter 11:  1 meaningful quote/event/character action with page number and commentary
     
    5. 11/2 - Chapter 12:  1 meaningful quote/event/character action with page number and commentary
     
     
     
    Keep THEME in mind as we read this book.  THEME is an underlying message or lesson about life that an author is trying to portray through character's actions and changes. Theme is not just one word, like “Friendship” or "Loyalty."  It’s a sentence that states a claim like, “A true friend will always be there for you, even when times get tough.”  As we read the story, you will have a note in Notability that you will be adding quotes or events from the book to.  You will be writing a theme essay at the end, so you will want to gather evidence for your theme as you go.
     
    Theme
     
     
     
     
    History:  Ch. 3 Foldable - Medieval Africa
     
    Block 1 - Technology
     
    Block 2 - People
     
     
     
    Learning Target:  7.4 - Students analyze the geographic, political, economic, religious, and social structures of the sub-Saharan civilizations of Ghana and Mali in Medieval Africa.
     
    Foldable requirements/success criteria:
     
    Each flap of your foldable must have:
     
    1. 3 paraphrased facts from the text book about the topic.
     
    2. Illustration or symbol that represents one or more of your facts.
     
     
    Here are the topics for each flap:
     
     
    Characteristics of civilizations:

    Religion - who/what they worship/beliefs/traditions (pages 223-227)

    Culture - music, food, art, architecture, clothing (pages 235-237)

    Government - laws, who’s in power, who makes decisions (pages 227-229)

    Economy - goods/services/trading/jobs (pages 209-210)

    Society - social structure/male vs. female roles (page 231)

    Technology - something people create to be more efficient (pages 213-214, 224 bottom left)

    People - influential people of the time (pages 226 and 232)

    Geography - where the civilization was located, geographical features (put on back of foldable) (pages_____)
     
    Text book link:
     
    Friday, 11/3:
      
    BLOCK 1:
    Language Arts:  Stargirl - read chapter 12 and write one meaningful quote, event, character change, or character action with page number and commentary on your theme notes.
     
     
     
     
    Thursday, 11/2:
      
     
    Language Arts:  Stargirl - read chapter 12 and write one meaningful quote, event, character change, or character action with page number and commentary on your theme notes.
     
     
    Keep THEME in mind as we read this book.  THEME is an underlying message or lesson about life that an author is trying to portray through character's actions and changes. Theme is not just one word, like “Friendship” or "Loyalty."  It’s a sentence that states a claim like, “A true friend will always be there for you, even when times get tough.”  As we read the story, you will have a note in Notability that you will be adding quotes or events from the book to.  You will be writing a theme essay at the end, so you will want to gather evidence for your theme as you go.
     
    Theme
     
     
     
     
    History:  Ch. 3 Foldable - Medieval Africa
     
    Block 1 - Society
     
    Block 2 - Technology
     
     
     
    Learning Target:  7.4 - Students analyze the geographic, political, economic, religious, and social structures of the sub-Saharan civilizations of Ghana and Mali in Medieval Africa.
     
    Foldable requirements/success criteria:
     
    Each flap of your foldable must have:
     
    1. 3 paraphrased facts from the text book about the topic.
     
    2. Illustration or symbol that represents one or more of your facts.
     
     
    Here are the topics for each flap:
     
     
    Characteristics of civilizations:

    Religion - who/what they worship/beliefs/traditions (pages 223-227)

    Culture - music, food, art, architecture, clothing (pages 235-237)

    Government - laws, who’s in power, who makes decisions (pages 227-229)

    Economy - goods/services/trading/jobs (pages 209-210)

    Society - social structure/male vs. female roles (page 231)

    Technology - something people create to be more efficient (pages 213-214, 224 bottom left)

    People - influential people of the time (pages_______)

    Geography - where the civilization was located, geographical features (put on back of foldable) (pages_____)
     
    Text book link:
     
    Wednesday, 11/1:
      
     
    Language Arts:  Stargirl - read chapter 11 and write one meaningful quote, event, character change, or character action with page number and commentary on your theme notes.
     
     
    Keep THEME in mind as we read this book.  THEME is an underlying message or lesson about life that an author is trying to portray through character's actions and changes. Theme is not just one word, like “Friendship” or "Loyalty."  It’s a sentence that states a claim like, “A true friend will always be there for you, even when times get tough.”  As we read the story, you will have a note in Notability that you will be adding quotes or events from the book to.  You will be writing a theme essay at the end, so you will want to gather evidence for your theme as you go.
     
    Theme
     
     
     
     
    History:  Ch. 3 Foldable - Medieval Africa
     
    Block 1 - Economy
     
    Block 2 - Society
     
     
     
    Learning Target:  7.4 - Students analyze the geographic, political, economic, religious, and social structures of the sub-Saharan civilizations of Ghana and Mali in Medieval Africa.
     
    Foldable requirements/success criteria:
     
    Each flap of your foldable must have:
     
    1. 3 paraphrased facts from the text book about the topic.
     
    2. Illustration or symbol that represents one or more of your facts.
     
     
    Here are the topics for each flap:
     
     
    Characteristics of civilizations:

    Religion - who/what they worship/beliefs/traditions (pages 223-227)

    Culture - music, food, art, architecture, clothing (pages 235-237)

    Government - laws, who’s in power, who makes decisions (pages 227-229)

    Economy - goods/services/trading/jobs (pages 209-210)

    Society - social structure/male vs. female roles (page 231-232)

    Technology - something people create to be more efficient (pages 213)

    People - influential people of the time (pages_______)

    Geography - where the civilization was located, geographical features (put on back of foldable) (pages_____)
     
    Text book link:
     
     
     
    Tuesday, 10/31:
      
     
    Language Arts:  Stargirl - read chapter 10 and write one meaningful quote with page number and commentary on your theme notes.
     
     
    Keep THEME in mind as we read this book.  THEME is an underlying message or lesson about life that an author is trying to portray through character's actions and changes. Theme is not just one word, like “Friendship” or "Loyalty."  It’s a sentence that states a claim like, “A true friend will always be there for you, even when times get tough.”  As we read the story, you will have a note in Notability that you will be adding quotes or events from the book to.  You will be writing a theme essay at the end, so you will want to gather evidence for your theme as you go.
     
    Theme
     
     
     
     
    History:  Ch. 3 Foldable - Medieval Africa
     
    Block 1 - Government
     
    Block 2 - Economy
     - 
     
    Foldable requirements:  Each flap of your foldable must have 3 paraphrased facts from the text book and a simple illustration or symbol.  Here are the topics for each flap:
     
     
    Characteristics of civilizations:

    Religion - who/what they worship/beliefs/traditions (pages 223-227)

    Culture - music, food, art, architecture, clothing (pages 235-237)

    Government - laws, who’s in power, who makes decisions (pages 227-229)

    Economy - goods/services/trading/jobs (pages_______)

    Society - social structure/male vs. female roles (pages_______)

    Technology - something people create to be more efficient (pages_______)

    People - influential people of the time (pages_______)

    Geography - where the civilization was located, geographical features (put on back of foldable) (pages_____)
     
    Text book link:
     
     
    Monday, 10/30:
      
     
    Language Arts:  Stargirl - read chapters 7-9 and list 3-5 key events (total - not for each chapter).  Key Events are events that help keep track of the main story line.  They should be events that stand out most in your mind (not minor details).
     
     
    Keep THEME in mind as we read this book.  THEME is an underlying message or lesson about life that an author is trying to portray through character's actions and changes. Theme is not just one word, like “Friendship” or "Loyalty."  It’s a sentence that states a claim like, “A true friend will always be there for you, even when times get tough.”  As we read the story, you will have a note in Notability that you will be adding quotes or events from the book to.  You will be writing a theme essay at the end, so you will want to gather evidence for your theme as you go.
     
    Theme
     
     
     
     
    History:  Ch. 3 Foldable - Medieval Africa:  Today's flap - Government
     - 
     
    Foldable requirements:  Each flap of your foldable must have 3 paraphrased facts from the text book and a simple illustration or symbol.  Here are the topics for each flap:
     
     
    Characteristics of civilizations:

    Religion - who/what they worship/beliefs/traditions (pages 223-227)

    Culture - music, food, art, architecture, clothing (pages 235-237)

    Government - laws, who’s in power, who makes decisions (pages 227-229)

    Economy - goods/services/trading/jobs (pages_______)

    Society - social structure/male vs. female roles (pages_______)

    Technology - something people create to be more efficient (pages_______)

    People - influential people of the time (pages_______)

    Geography - where the civilization was located, geographical features (put on back of foldable) (pages_____)
     
    Text book link:
     
     
    Friday, 10/27:
      
     
    Language Arts:  Stargirl - read chapters 4-6 and list 3-5 key events (total - not for each chapter).  Key Events are events that help keep track of the main story line.  They should be events that stand out most in your mind (not minor details).
     
     
    Keep THEME in mind as we read this book.  THEME is an underlying message or lesson about life that an author is trying to portray through character's actions and changes. Theme is not just one word, like “Friendship” or "Loyalty."  It’s a sentence that states a claim like, “A true friend will always be there for you, even when times get tough.”  As we read the story, you will have a note in Notability that you will be adding quotes or events from the book to.  You will be writing a theme essay at the end, so you will want to gather evidence for your theme as you go.
     
     
     
    History:  Ch. 3 Foldable - Medieval Africa:  Today's flap - Religion
     - 
     
    Foldable requirements:  Each flap of your foldable must have 3 paraphrased facts from the text book and a simple illustration or symbol.  Here are the topics for each flap:
     
     
    Characteristics of civilizations:

    Religion - who/what they worship/beliefs/traditions (pages 223-227)

    Culture - music, food, art, architecture, clothing (pages 235-237)

    Government - laws, who’s in power, who makes decisions (pages______)

    Economy - goods/services/trading/jobs (pages_______)

    Society - social structure/male vs. female roles (pages_______)

    Technology - something people create to be more efficient (pages_______)

    People - influential people of the time (pages_______)

    Geography - where the civilization was located, geographical features (put on back of foldable) (pages_____)
     
    Text book link:
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
    Thursday, 10/26:
      
     
    Language Arts:  Stargirl Chapters 1-3 
     
     
    History:  Ch. 3 Foldable - Medieval Africa
     
     
    Foldable requirements:  Each flap of your foldable must have 3 paraphrased facts from the text book and a simple illustration or symbol.  Here are the topics for each flap:
     
     
    Characteristics of civilizations:

    Religion - who/what they worship/beliefs/traditions (pages ______)

    Culture - music, food, art, architecture, clothing (pages_______)

    Government - laws, who’s in power, who makes decisions (pages______)

    Economy - goods/services/trading/jobs (pages_______)

    Society - social structure/male vs. female roles (pages_______)

    Technology - something people create to be more efficient (pages_______)

    People - influential people of the time (pages_______)

    Geography - where the civilization was located, geographical features (put on back of foldable) (pages_____)
     
    Text book link:
     
    Wednesday, 10/25:
      
     
    Language Arts:  Finish District Narrative - Due Thursday 
     
     
    History:  Block 1 - correct and turn in chapter 3 packet and story questions. 
     
    Block 2 - Ch. 3 Timeline activity
     
    Text book link:
     
     
     
    Tuesday, 10/24:
      
     
    Language Arts:  District narrative - Due Thursday 
     
     
    History:  Block 1 - no history today, Block 2 - correct and turn in chapter 3 packet and story questions. 
    Text book link:
     
     
     
    Monday, 10/23:
      
     
    Language Arts:  We will be brainstorming narrative story ideas for the district writing assessment. You will need to know what you will write about by tomorrow. 
     
     
    History:  Chapter 3 Packet:  Section 3 
    Text book link:
     
     
     
    Friday, 10/20:
      
     
    Language Arts:  Read Sundiata The Hungering Lion in history book pages 215-220. Answer questions 1-5 on lined paper.  Due Monday 10/23.
     
     
    History:  Chapter 3 Packet:  Section 3 (may start on it if you finish the assignment above, but it is not due Monday).
    Text book link:
     
     
     
     
    Thursday, 10/19:
      
     
    Language Arts:  Read Sundiata The Hungering Lion in history book pages 215-220. Answer questions 1-5 on lined paper.  Due Monday 10/23.
     
     
    History:  Chapter 3 Packet:  Section 2
    Text book link:
     
     
     
     
    Wednesday, 10/18:
      
     
    Language Arts:  Amplify:  7A, Unit 3, Red Scarf Girl Lesson 7
     
     
    History:  Chapter 3 Packet:  Section 1
    Text book link:
     
     
     
     
     
     
    Tuesday, 10/17:
      
     
    Language Arts:  Amplify:  7A, Unit 3, Red Scarf Girl Lesson 6 (cards 6 and 1)
     
     
    History:  Chapter 3 Vocabulary Activity
    Text book link:
     
     
     
     
    Monday, 10/16:
      
     
    Language Arts:  Amplify:  7A, Unit 3, Red Scarf Girl Lesson 5 (cards 3, 8, 1)
     
     
    History:  Chapter 2 wrap-up: 
     
    *Choose 1 fact from your group facts that you will share with the class.
     
    *Double check your fact by finding it in the book and write down the page number where it is found in the text book. 
     
    *Make sure your fact is a complete sentence with an example, if necessary.
     
     
     
     
     
     
    Friday, 10/13:
      
     
    Language Arts:  Amplify:  7A, Unit 3, Red Scarf Girl Lesson 4 (Card 1 and 6 only)
     
     
    History:  Chapter 2 - Group Activity:
    Each table will be assigned one characteristic and will do the following:
     
    1. Write your group's characteristic at the top of the page.
     
    2.  Together, as a group, look throught chapter 2 to find 4 facts about your characteristic.
     
    3.  Write the 4 facts on the blank page in your packet (each person in the group will write all 4 facts). 
     
    4. Make sure that you paraphrase (use your own words).  Don't copy word for word from the text book. 
     
    5.  You may only get your information from the text book (not Google).
     
    ***Packet (including group activity on blank page in packet) due Monday***
     
    Text book link: 
     
     
     
    Thursday, 10/12:
      
     
    Language Arts:  Amplify:  7A, Unit 3, Red Scarf Girl Lesson 3
     
     
    History:  Chapter 2 Packet - Vocabulary pages (last pages in packet)
     
    Text book link: 
     
     
     
     
    Wednesday, 10/11:
      
     
    Language Arts:  Amplify:  7A, Unit 3, Lesson 2
     
     
     
    History:  Chapter 2 Packet - Section 3
     
     
     
     
    Tuesday, 10/10:
      
     
    Language Arts:  Amplify:  7A, Unit 3, Lesson 1 - Card 8
     
     
     
    History:  Chapter 2 Packet - Section 2
     
     
     
     
     
    Monday, 10/9:
      
     
    Language Arts:  Amplify:  7A, Unit 3, Lesson 1 - up to card 5 (card 5, 2nd part needs to be 100 words) 
     
     
     
    History:  Chapter 2 Packet - Section 1
     
     
     
     
    Friday, 10/6: 
      
     
    Language Arts:  
    Amplify:  7A, Unit 3, Lesson 1 - vocabulary activities (Block 2 will do on Monday)
    Free reading
     
     
    History:  Watch Rome newscasts
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
    Thursday, 10/5: 
      
     
    Language Arts: Narrative Writing - Final Narrative story due Friday, 10/6 
    Go over Narrative Rubric - Click here for Rubric
    Today's focus:  Editing with Lenses and Independence
     
    History:  Group project - Press Release from Rome due today.
     
    *Email newscast to alicen.boulais@santeesd.net
     
     
     
     
     
    Wedneday, 10/4: 
      
     
    Language Arts: Narrative Writing - Final Narrative story due Friday, 10/6 
    Go over Narrative Rubric - Click here for Rubric
    Today's focus:  Crafting Leads
     
     
    History:  Group project - Press Release from Rome
    *Back of Press Release sheet, #3.  On the Press Release Format box, change #6 to News Cast - Due Thursday, 10/5
    1. Newspaper article on large white paper.
    2. Newscast of the event (about 2 minutes).
     
     
     
     
    Tuesday, 10/3: 
      
     
    Language Arts: Narrative Writing - Final Narrative story due Friday, 10/6 
    Go over Narrative Rubric - Click here for Rubric
    Today's focus:  Transitions and story structure (event sequencing)
     
     
    History:  Group project - Press Release from Rome
    *Back of Press Release sheet, #3.  On the Press Release Format box, change #6 to News Cast - Due Thursday, 10/5
    1. Newspaper article on large white paper.
    2. Newscast of the event (about 2 minutes).
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
    Monday, 10/2: 
      
     
    Language Arts: Narrative Writing 
     
    *Amplify:  Unit 7A, Sub-unit 2, Lesson 5, Cards 3, 4 and 5:  The Impact of Showing
    Final Narrative Story due Friday, 10/6
     
     
    History:  Group project - Press Release from Rome
    *Back of Press Release sheet, #3.  On the Press Release Format box, change #6 to News Cast - Due Wednesday, 10/4
    1. Newspaper article on large white paper.
    2. Newscast of the event (about 2 minutes).
     
     
     
     
     
    Friday, 9/29: 
      
     
     
    History:  Group project - Press Release from Rome
    *Back of Press Release sheet, #3.  On the Press Release Format box, change #6 to News Cast - Due Wednesday, 10/4
    1. Newspaper article on large white paper.
    2. Newscast of the event (about 2 minutes).
     
     
     
     
     
    Thursday, 9/28: 
     
    Language Arts: Narrative Writing 
     
    *Amplify:  Unit 7A, Sub-unit 2, Lesson 3, Card 5:  Zooming In:  The Power of Focus
     Requirement: at least 100 words
     
    History:  Group project - Press Release from Rome
    *Back of Press Release sheet, #3.  On the Press Release Format box, change #6 to News Cast - Due Wednesday, 10/3
     
     
     
     
    Wednesday, 9/27: 
     
    Language Arts: Narrative Writing 
     
    *Amplify:  Unit 7A, Sub-unit 2, Lesson 3, Card 4:  Zooming In:  The Power of Focus
     
    History:  Group project - Press Release from Rome

    *Back of Press Release sheet, "How to Do It" #1 and #2 (for #2 you need to have the 5 W's of your event: who, what, when, where, why) - Due Thursday, 9/28
     
     
     
     
     
     
    Tuesday, 9/26: 
     
    Language Arts: Narrative Writing 
     
    *Unit 7A, Sub-unit 2, Lesson 2, Card 6:  Giving and Getting Feedback - Due tomorrow, 9/27 
     
     
    History:  Group project - Press Release from Rome

    *Back of Press Release sheet, "How to Do It" #1 and #2 - Due Thursday, 9/28
     
     
     
     
    Monday, 9/25: 
     
    Language Arts:  Finish Amplify Welcome lesson - Emily Dickinson poem.
    Unit 7A, Sub-unit 2, Lesson 1, Card 7:  "Most Disgusting Food Experience" writing.  
     
     
    History:  Group project - Press Release from Rome
    Answer questions 1-5 on lined paper.
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
    Friday, 9/22: 
     
    Language Arts:  Amplify Welcome lesson - solve all 3 mysteries.  Write personal narrative about the most disgusting thing you've ever tasted.
     
     
    History:   Roman Biography Packet.  We will be doing one biography per day this week!  Packet will be due Monday, 9/25.
     
    *Today's famous Roman is:  Clovis!  
     
     
     
     
    Thursday, 9/21: 
     
    ***Field Trip***
     
     
     
    Wednesday, 9/20: 
     
    Language Arts:  Amplify Welcome lesson
     
     
    History:   Roman Biography Packet.  We will be doing one biography per day this week!  Packet will be due Monday, 9/25.
     
    *Today's famous Roman is:  Marcus Aurelius!  
     
     
     
     
     
    Tuesday, 9/19: 
     
    Language Arts:  PTSA Reflections Contest - deadline now!
    *Yellow entry form and Artwork due (today) Tuesday, 9/19.  
     
    *Digital submissions must be emailed in the specified format  to: alicen.boulais@santeesd.net
     
    *Entries must reflect the theme: "Within Reach."
    *You will be given credit for completing requirements as stated on the yellow entry form.
     
     Click here for: 
     
     
    History:   Roman Biography Packet.  We will be doing one biography per day this week!  Packet will be due Monday, 9/25.
     
    *Today's famous Roman is:  Epictetus!  
     
     
     
     
     
    Monday, 9/18: 
     
    Language Arts:  PTSA Reflections Contest - deadline tomorrow!
    *Yellow entry form and Artwork due Tuesday, 9/19.  
     
    *Digital submissions must be emailed in the specified format  to: alicen.boulais@santeesd.net
     
    *Entries must reflect the theme: "Within Reach."
    *You will be given credit for completing requirements as stated on the yellow entry form.
     
     Click here for: 
     
     
    History:   Ch. 1 packet due.  Start Roman Biography Packet.  We will be doing one biography per day this week!  Packet will be due Friday.
     
    *Today's famous Roman is:  Augustus!  
     
     
     
     
    Friday, 9/15: 
     
    Language Arts:  PTSA Reflections Contest - deadline coming up!
    *Yellow entry form and Artwork due Tuesday, 9/19.  
     
    *Digital submissions must be emailed in the specified format  to: alicen.boulais@santeesd.net
     
    *Entries must reflect the theme: "Within Reach."
    *You will be given credit for completing requirements as stated on the yellow entry form.
     
     Click here for: 
     
     
    History:   Ch. 1 packet - finish today!  Entire completed packet is due Monday, 9/18
    Click here for:
     
     
     
    Thursday, 9/14: 
     
    Language Arts:  PTSA Reflections Contest
    *Yellow entry form and Artwork due Tuesday, 9/19.  
     
    *Digital submissions must be emailed in the specified format  to: riosecoreflections@gmail.com and alicen.boulais@santeesd.net
     
    *Entries must reflect the theme: "Within Reach."
    *You will be given credit for completing requirements as stated on the yellow entry form.
     
     Click here for: 
     
     
    History:   Ch. 1 packet - Roman Gods and Goddesses page  
    (Entire packet will be due Monday, 9/18) 
    Click here for:
     
     
     
    Wednesday, 9/13: 
     
    Language Arts:  PTSA Reflections Contest - Yellow entry form and Artwork due Tuesday, 9/19.  
     
    Digital submissions must be emailed in the specified format to: riosecoreflections@gmail.com and alicen.boulais@santeesd.net
     
    Entries must reflect the theme: "Within Reach."  
     
     Click here for: 
     
     
    History:   Ch. 1 packet - Section 3 and Academic Vocabulary Activity 1 
    Click here for:
     
     
     
     
    Tuesday, 9/12: 
     
    Language Arts:  PTSA Reflections Contest - Yellow form and Artwork due Tuesday, 9/19.  Theme is "Within Reach."  
     Click here for: 
     
    History:   Ch. 1 packet - Section 2 and Content Vocabulary Activity 1 
    Click here for:
     
     
    Monday, 9/11: 
     
    Language Arts:  Decide what you will be doing for the PTSA Reflections Contest.  Theme is "Within Reach."  What does that mean to you?
     Click here for: 
     
    History:   Section 1 of Ch. 1 packet.
    Click here for:
     
     
    Friday, 9/8: 
     
    Language Arts:  Biography essay - due Monday, 9/11
    Requirements:

    *Must be 1-2 pages on lined paper
     
    *Must have multiple paragraphs
     
    *Must include information about your person such as background, what you admire about them, special qualities/traits, what they enjoy doing, information about their family, interesting facts about them, special memories, how they have influenced you, etc.  
     
    History:   Text book pages 109 #1-3 (#3-2nd part only) and 111 #1-3 (#3-no pictures) on lined paper - due Monday, 9/11
     
     
    Thursday, 9/7: 
     
    Language Arts:  Biography essay - due Monday, 9/11
    Requirements:
    *Must be 1-2 pages on lined paper
    *Must include information about your person such as background, what you admire about them, special qualities/traits, what they enjoy doing, information about their family, interesting facts about them, special memories, how they have influenced you, etc.  
     
    History:   Text book pages 109 #1-3 and 111 #1-3 on lined paper.
     
     
    Wednesday, 9/6: 
     
    Language Arts:  Biography essay - due Monday, 9/11
    Requirements:
    *Must be 1-2 pages on lined paper
    *Must include information about your person such as background, what you admire about them, special qualities/traits, what they enjoy doing, information about their family, interesting facts about them, special memories, how they have influenced you, etc.  
     
     
    History:  Junior Scholastic page 21 #1-10 on lined paper - due Thursday, 9/7
     
    Classroom password:  room201
     
     
    Tuesday, 9/5: 
     
    Language Arts:  Bio Poem on lined paper - due tomorrow 9/6
     
     
    History:  Junior Scholastic Columbus article question:  Is Columbus a villain or a hero?  Write down 1 piece of text evidence from the article to support your opinion - due tomorrow 9/6
     
     
    Thursday, 8/31: 
     
    Language Arts:  Character Grid - due Friday, 9/1 (tomorrow)
     
    Junior Scholastic skill sheet - "Agree? Disagree?" - Due Thursday, 8/31 (now)
     
     History:  Create a continent project due Friday, 9/1 (tomorrow)
     
     
    Wednesday, 8/30: 
     
    Language Arts:  Character Grid - due Friday, 9/1
     
    Junior Scholastic skill sheet - "Agree? Disagree?" - Due Thursday, 8/31
     
     History:  Create a continent project due Friday, 9/1
     
     
    Tuesday, 8/29: 
     
    Language Arts:  Character Grid - due Friday, 9/1
     
    Junior Scholastic skill sheet - "Agree? Disagree?" - Due Thursday, 8/31
     
     
    History:  Create a continent project due Friday, 9/1
     
     
     
    Monday, 8/28: 
     
    My Media Log - due tomorrow
    Language Arts:  Character Grid - due Friday, 9/1
    History:  Create a continent project due Friday, 9/1
     
     
    Homework for first week of school:
     
    *Parents sign planner page. Due Thursday, 8/24
    *Parents sign IMPORTANT yellow paper (in Roadrunner folder). Due Thursday, 8/24
    *Parents fill out and sign 2nd page of Mrs. Boulais' welcome letter.  Due Thursday, 8/24
    *Autobiography poem written on lined paper.  Due Thursday, 8/24
    *Bring any picture of yourself in. No bigger than 5x7. Due Friday, 8/25
     
     
     
     
     
     
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