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Today is: Friday,15 December,2017 10:26:51 PM
TERM 2


December 14, 2017
HOMEWORK:
1) Finish "Secrets of the Pharaohs" questions for tomorrow
  - you need to create mini-paragraphs for each quote
2) Study for upcoming Egypt quiz next Wednesday, the 20th
3) Egypt Active Study tool is due next Wednesday (please see the list of options of types of tools)
4) "Life in Egypt" worksheet is due by Friday
   - you will need to come and see me to borrow and use the Message of Ancient Days book
SWBAT:
1) Explain why it does not make sense that slaves built the pyramids in Egypt
2) Explain the alternative theory (using specific examples) that the pyramids were built by a special class of workers in Egypt.
AGENDA:
1) Review "Life in Egypt" information on worksheet from Powerpoint




December 13, 2017
HOMEWORK:
1) Finish "Secrets of the Pharaohs" questions for tomorrow
  - you need to create mini-paragraphs for each quote
2) Study for upcoming Egypt quiz next Wednesday, the 20th
3) Egypt Active Study tool is due next Wednesday (please see the list of options of types of tools)
4) "Life in Egypt" worksheet is due by Friday
   - you will need to come and see me to borrow and use the Message of Ancient Days book
SWBAT:
1) Explain why it does not make sense that slaves built the pyramids in Egypt
2) Explain the alternative theory (using specific examples) that the pyramids were built by a special class of workers in Egypt.
AGENDA:
1) Review "Lost City of the Pyramid Builders" film and quotes
2) "Life in Egypt" worksheet and reading from "Message of Ancient Days" textbook




December 12, 2017
HOMEWORK:
1) Finish "Secrets of the Pharaohs" questions for Thursday
  - you need to create mini-paragraphs for each quote
2) Study for upcoming Egypt quiz TBD (to be determined)
SWBAT:
1) Explain why it does not make sense that slaves built the pyramids in Egypt
2) Explain the alternative theory (using specific examples) that the pyramids were built by a special class of workers in Egypt.
AGENDA:
1) "Lost City of the Pyramid Builders" film and quotes




December 11, 2017
HOMEWORK:
1) Finish social pyramids notes (see teacher website) front side only (*due TOMORROW)
2) Study for upcoming Egypt quiz TBD (to be determined)
SWBAT:
1) Identify the difference between social classes in Ancient Egypt
2) Describe the population distribution of Ancient Egypt's social classes
AGENDA:
1) Egypt Social Structure (Pyramid)




December 8, 2017
HOMEWORK:
1) Answer questions on the back of the notes sheet about the Geography of Egypt: The Nile River
  - the lines are small, but you still should use complete sentences
SWBAT:
1) Explain the difference between the cardinal directions and indicators of elevation (north and south vs. up and down).
2) Explain the directional flow of the Nile River, the reasons for this and how the Nile River delta is formed
AGENDA:
1) Finish notes on the Geography of Egypt: The Nile




December 7, 2017
HOMEWORK:
1) Egypt Map due Friday (Dec. 8th)
2) Vocab list #6 due Friday (Dec. 8th)
SWBAT:
1)
AGENDA:
1) One School, One Book activities




December 6, 2017
HOMEWORK:
1) Egypt Map due Friday (Dec. 8th)
2) Vocab list #6 due Friday (Dec. 8th)
SWBAT:
1)
AGENDA:
1) Ancient Israel Quiz




December 5, 2017
HOMEWORK:
1) Study for upcoming Israel Quiz (tomorrow, the 6th)
   - Vocab list #5
   - Chapter 11 outline
   - Israel Quiz fill-in outline
2) Create an "active study" tool for the Israel unit (suggestions for these are on the home page and the Study Habits Page)
   - This counts as part of your quiz grade, so if it is not turned in, you will lose 5 points on the quiz.
3) Egypt Map due Friday (Dec. 8th)
4) Vocab list #6 due Friday (Dec. 8th)
SWBAT:
1)
AGENDA:
1) Geography of Ancient Egypt: The Nile




December 4, 2017
HOMEWORK:
1) Study for upcoming Israel Quiz (this Wed., the 6th)
   - Vocab list #5
   - Chapter 11 outline
   - Israel Quiz fill-in outline
2) Create an "active study" tool for the Israel unit (suggestions for these are on the home page and the Study Habits Page)
   - This counts as part of your quiz grade, so if it is not turned in, you will lose 5 points on the quiz.
3) Complete the History of the Ancient Israelites Sequencing Brainframe (due tomorrow)
4) Egypt Map due Friday (Dec. 8th)
5) Vocab list #6 due Friday (Dec. 8th)
SWBAT:
1) Locate and label specific locations of Ancient Egypt
AGENDA:
1) "Where in the World Have You Been" wrap up
2) Egypt map labeling




December 1, 2017
HOMEWORK:
1) Study for upcoming Israel Quiz (next Wed., the 6th)
   - Vocab list #5
   - Chapter 11 outline
   - Israel Quiz fill-in outline
2) Create an "active study" tool for the Israel unit (suggestions for these are on the home page and the Study Habits Page)
   - This counts as part of your quiz grade, so if it is not turned in, you will lose 5 points on the quiz.
3) Complete the History of the Ancient Israelites Sequencing Brainframe (DUE TUES. the 5th)
SWBAT:
1) Use powers of observation to guess geographic locations of the world.
AGENDA:
1) "Where in the World Have You Been"







TERM 1


November 28, 2017
HOMEWORK:
1) Study for upcoming Israel Quiz
   - Vocab list #5
   - Chapter 11 outline
   - Israel Quiz fill-in outline
SWBAT:
1) Fill in the blanks of an outline based off a PowerPoint presentation
2) Identify key events/people in ancient Israel's history.
AGENDA:
1) Ancient Israel slideshow and fill-in outline




November 27, 2017
HOMEWORK:
All of these are due on tomorrow, November 28th:

1) Complete the Chapter 11 "Lesson Game"
2) Complete the Chapter 11 outline
3) Complete Vocab List #5

Israel Quiz Coming up
SWBAT:
1) Fill in the blanks of an outline based off a PowerPoint presentation
2) Identify key events/people in ancient Israel's history.
AGENDA:
1) Ancient Israel slideshow and fill-in outline




November 22, 2017
HOMEWORK:
All of these are due on Tuesday, November 28th:

1) Read Chapter 11 in HISTORY ALIVE!
2) Complete the Chapter 11 "Lesson Game"
3) Complete the Chapter 11 outline
4) Complete Vocab List #5
SWBAT:
1) Use a template to complete a properly formatted outline of a chapter
AGENDA:
1) Work on Chapter 11 Outline
2) Binder cleansing




November 21, 2017
HOMEWORK:
All of these are due on Tuesday, November 28th:

1) Read Chapter 11 in HISTORY ALIVE!
2) Complete the Chapter 11 "Lesson Game"
3) Complete the Chapter 11 outline
4) Complete Vocab List #5
SWBAT:
1) Use a template to complete a properly formatted outline of a chapter
AGENDA:
1) Work on Chapter 11 Outline




November 20, 2017
HOMEWORK:
All of these are due on Tuesday, November 28th:

1) Read Chapter 11 in HISTORY ALIVE!
2) Complete the Chapter 11 "Lesson Game"
3) Complete the Chapter 11 outline
4) Complete Vocab List #5
SWBAT:
1) Describe how an outline is different than note taking
AGENDA:
1) "Learning How to Outline"




November 17, 2017
HOMEWORK:
1) Complete the "Slavery and Racism" summary paragraph

SWBAT:
1) Discuss the diffference between mood and tone
2) Observe and analyze priamry source images to assess their mood and tone
AGENDA:
1) Slavery photos gallery walk
2) "Slavery and Racism" summary statement




November 13, 2017
HOMEWORK:
1) Read the two historical figures that you were assigned today
2) Fill out the African Slavery Quote Sheet #1 for your two assigned historical figures

SWBAT:
1) Explain how slavery in the ancient world differed from slavery in the United States
2)
AGENDA:
1) Examine the historical timeline of the evolution of the Africa Slave trade as it pertains to the United States
2) Introduce the African Slavery Quote Sheet #1 and how to fill it out after reading each historical figure's quote.




November 8, 2017
HOMEWORK:
1) Get binder check signed
  - you are allowed to "fix" scores that are lower than 80%
  - you can only come in before school on Thursday, Monday or Tuesday to fix binder check... it starts at 7:30
2) Hammurabi Debate tomorrow
  - polish your statements and questions
  - finish Part V of the debate prep sheet
SWBAT:
1) Have a group discussion
  - build off each others' ideas
  - demonstrate active listening skills
AGENDA:
1) Go over format of the debate
2) Break up into debate category groups and work on the whole-group opening statement




November 6, 2017
HOMEWORK:
1) Debate prep sheet due on Wednesday
2) Hammurabi Debate next Thursday, November 9th!
SWBAT:
1)
AGENDA:
1) Go over diretions to the debate prep sheet
2) Break up into debate category groups and work on the prep sheet
3) Teacher checks for signed quizzes and notes sheet that students did over the weekend.




November 3, 2017
HOMEWORK:
1) Doc. E questions due Monday
2) Pick 2 laws from your assigned Document and write as many reasons as you can as to why each law could help you prove your side
3) Get Mesopotamia Quiz signed
4) Hammurabi Debate next Thursday, November 9th!
SWBAT:
1)
AGENDA:
1) "say something" activity for Document E
  - do group self-evaluation
  - clarify questions and vocabulary from document
2) Clarify any outstanding questions from previous documents
3) Assign mini-debate groups
4) Work on missing assignments from Hammurabi Document research




November 2, 2017
HOMEWORK:
1) Doc C & D questions due Friday
2) Doc E "say something" due Friday
3) Doc. E questions due Monday
SWBAT:
1)
AGENDA:
1) NO CLASS... Kickball Tournament




November 1, 2017
HOMEWORK:
1) Doc C & D questions due Friday
2) Doc E "say something" due Friday
3) Doc. E questions due Monday
SWBAT:
1)
AGENDA:
1) "say something" activity for Document D
2) Doc. C and Doc. D questions from students
2) Work on homework assignments for this week




October 31, 2017
HOMEWORK:
1) Doc A & B questions due tomorrow
2) Doc D "say something" due tomorrow
3) Doc C & D questions due Friday
SWBAT:
1)
AGENDA:
1) "say something" activity for Document C
2) Work on homework assignments for this week




October 27, 2017
HOMEWORK:
1) Questions for Hammurabi "Background Essay" due on Monday
2) "Say Something" for Document A is due for Monday
SWBAT:
1)
AGENDA:
1) Mesopotamia Quiz




October 26, 2017
HOMEWORK:
1) Quiz on Agricultural Revolution & Sumer this Friday
   - all assignments are due on that date, after which they will not count for credit
 ITEMS TO REVIEW:
  - 6 Characteristics of a Civilzation
  - 6 Characteristics of Sumer BF
  - Agricultural Revolution slideshow notes
  - Chapter 3 questions
  - "Land Between Rivers" sheet
      - what is irrigation and how helped
      - plain vs. plateau
      - the rule of priests
  - Empire slideshow notes
  - Neo/Paleo comare/contast, but only the Neo side

2) Questions for Hammurabi "Background Essay" due on Monday
3) "Say Something" for Document A is due for Monday
SWBAT:
1) Describe two different strategies for reading text for content
AGENDA:
1) Hammurabi Background Essay
  - "chunking and highlighting"
  - sourcing a document
  - bias
2) Introducing the "Say something" activity




October 25, 2017
HOMEWORK:
1) Quiz on Agricultural Revolution & Sumer this Friday
   - all assignments are due on that date, after which they will not count for credit
 ITEMS TO REVIEW:
  - 6 Characteristics of a Civilzation
  - 6 Characteristics of Sumer BF
  - Agricultural Revolution slideshow notes
  - Chapter 3 questions
  - "Land Between Rivers" sheet
      - what is irrigation and how helped
      - plain vs. plateau
      - the rule of priests
  - Empire slideshow notes
  - Neo/Paleo comare/contast, but only the Neo side

2) "Empires of Sumer" sequencing frame due tomorrow
SWBAT:
1)
AGENDA:
1) How to study:
  - Map (the 4 city-states you should know)
  - making brain frame games
  - songs & music

2) "Justice" activity




October 24, 2017
HOMEWORK:
1) "Arizona Smith" video activity sheet due on tomorrow
2) Quiz on Agricultural Revolution & Sumer this Friday
   - all assignments are due on that date, after which they will not count for credit
 ITEMS TO REVIEW:
  - 6 Characteristics of a Civilzation
  - 6 Characteristics of Sumer BF
  - Agricultural Revolution slideshow notes
  - Chapter 3 questions
  - "Land Between Rivers" sheet
      - what is irrigation and how helped
      - plain vs. plateau
      - the rule of priests
  - Empire slideshow notes
  - Neo/Paleo comare/contast, but only the Neo side


SWBAT:
1)
AGENDA:
1) "Empires of Sumer" sequencing BF scavenger hunt




October 23, 2017
HOMEWORK:
1) "Arizona Smith" video activity sheet due on Wednesday
2) Quiz on Agricultural Revolution & Sumer this Friday
   - all assignments are due on that date, after which they will not count for credit


SWBAT:
1)
AGENDA:
1) "Arizona Smith" video & activity sheet




October 20, 2017
HOMEWORK:
1) Sumer Categorizing Frame is due on Monday (check the website for the answer key to make sure you have correct information)
2) Quiz on Agricultural Revolution & Sumer next Friday
   - all assignments are due on that date, after which they will not count for credit

* The make-up discussion for Early Humans and Neolithic Age will take place on Monday during 4L1 & 4L2

SWBAT:
1)
AGENDA:
1) Empires of Mesopotamia slideshow and notes (con't.)




October 18, 2017
HOMEWORK:
1) Finish labeling the Mesopotamia map for tomorrow
2) Read Ch. 6 and finish the "Lesson Game" by Friday
3) Sumer Categorizing Frame is due on Monday (check the website for the answer key to make sure you have correct information)

SWBAT:
1) Use powers of observation to describe ancient artifacts
2) Intrepret the use of artifacts based on observations
3) Explain how Sumer was a civilziation by using specific pieces of evidence from their people
AGENDA:
1) Sumerian Artifact discovery and interpretation
2) Sumerian Six Characteristics of a Civilization categorizing frame




October 17, 2017
HOMEWORK:
1) "The Land Between Two Rivers" worksheet is due on Wednesday
2) Finish labeling the Mesopotamia map for Thursday
3) Read Ch. 6 and finish the "Lesson Game" by Friday

SWBAT:
1) Identify key locations and geographic features of Ancient Mesopotamia
AGENDA:
1) Labeling of the Mesopotamia map
2) Check vocab lists #3 and #4




October 16, 2017
HOMEWORK:
1) Vocab List #4 due Tuesday
2) "The Land Between Two Rivers" worksheet is due on Wednesday
3) Read Ch. 6 and finish the "Lesson Game" by Friday

SWBAT:
1) Read cooperatively with a group
2) Identify the main idea of a paragraph
AGENDA:
1) "The Land Between Two Rivers" reading activity and worksheet




October 13, 2017
HOMEWORK:
1) Vocab List #4 due Tuesday

SWBAT:
1) Identify Six Characteristics of a Civilizaation
2) Provide examples of each of the Six Characteristics
AGENDA:
1) Translating the Six Characteristics of a Civilization
2) "Six Characteristics Hunt"




October 12, 2017
HOMEWORK:
1) None

SWBAT:
1)
AGENDA:
1) Discussion Assessment #1: Early Humans to Farming







October 6, 2017
HOMEWORK:
DUE FRIDAY:
1) Vocab List #3 due Tuesday
2) Discussion Assessment #1 will be on Thursday Oct. 12th
  - prep day for the discussion will be on Tuesday
  - this assessment will count as a quiz grade

SWBAT:
1) Synthesize information from two different sources to create a common understanding
2) Present findings to a whole group
AGENDA:
1) Create presentation for "Mankind" video & Ch.3 questions
2) Presentations of findings




October 4, 2017
HOMEWORK:
DUE FRIDAY:
1) Finish the "Mankind: The Story of All of Us" question/sentences
  - you MUST use complete sentences
  - you need to write these full sentences on a separate piece of paper.
2) Complete Ch. 3 Question sheet
  - you must write answers on a separate piece of paper
  - you must use complete sentences (pass the Dunkin' Donuts test)

SWBAT:
1)
2)
AGENDA:
1) CRABAPPLE Rafting Trip for 7D




October 3, 2017
HOMEWORK:
DUE FRIDAY:
1) Finish the "Mankind: The Story of All of Us" question/sentences
  - you MUST use complete sentences
  - you need to write these full sentences on a separate piece of paper.
2) Complete Ch. 3 Question sheet
  - you must write answers on a separate piece of paper
  - you must use complete sentences (pass the Dunkin' Donuts test)

SWBAT:
1) Analyze examples provided in a film and how they connect to classroom content
2)
AGENDA:
1) Revisit movie quote assignment
2) Ch. 3 Question sheet
3) Check Neo/Paleo frame




October 2, 2017
HOMEWORK:
DUE Thursday:
1) Finish the "Mankind: The Story of All of Us" question/sentences
  - you MUST use complete sentences
  - you need to write these full sentences on a separate piece of paper.

SWBAT:
1) Explain how humans began to settle down and establish farming communities
2)
AGENDA:
1) Watch the film "Manking: The Story of All of Us"




September 28, 2017
HOMEWORK:
DUE Monday:
1) Read Ch. 3 and finish the "Lesson Game" for Ch.3

SWBAT:
1) Distinguish characteristics between the Neolithic and Paleolithic Age
2)
AGENDA:
1) Students read "Date & Timelines" and highlight key terms
2) Check Hominids sequencing BF, Vocab List #2 & Africa Map
3) Go over the Neo vs. Paleolithic BF sheet




September 27, 2017
HOMEWORK:
DUE Tomorrow:
1) Finish labeling of Africa map
2) Finish vocab list #2
3) Study for upcoming quiz
  
SWBAT:
1) Determine the key differences between the Neolithic and the Paleolithic ages
AGENDA:
1) Read Chapter 3 in HISTORY ALIVE!
2) Lable the boxes on the sequencing frame for Neo vs. Paleolithic Ages




September 26, 2017
HOMEWORK:
DUE Thursday:
1) Finish labeling of Africa map
2) Finish vocab list #2
3) Study for upcoming quiz
  
SWBAT:
1) Explain the difference between BCE and CE
2) Perform addition and subtraction problems to determine the age of objects
AGENDA:
1) Check Hominids sequencing BF
2) Lesson: "Understanding BCE/CE"




September 25, 2017
HOMEWORK:
DUE Tomorrow:
1) Finish Hominids Sequencing BF
3) Study for upcoming quiz
  - Vocab #1
  - Earliest humans notes and BF
  - Historical Evidence / Types of Dating information

DUE Thursday:
3) Finish labeling of Africa map
  
SWBAT:
1) Use a textbook atlas to locate and label political locations of eastern Africa
AGENDA:
1) Labeling of Africa map
2) Check flash cards for historical dating terms




September 22, 2017
HOMEWORK:
DUE Monday:
1) Create flash cards for the following terms
   - oral tradition (use an example)
  - ruins (use an example)
  - scientific dating
  - cultural dating

DUE Tuesday:
2) Finish Hominids Sequencing BF
3) Study for upcoming quiz
  - Vocab #1
  - Earliest humans notes and BF
  - Historical Evidence / Types of Dating information
  
SWBAT:
1) Explain the different ways scientists are able to figure out what happened in the distant past.
2) Describe the order of evolutionary development of early humans
AGENDA:
1) Finish Historical Evidence/Types of Dating Notes
2) Early Hominids sequencing brainframe
3) Collect hominids review chart worksheet




September 20, 2017
HOMEWORK:
1) Read HA! Ch. 2, by Friday
2) Complete Lesson Game for Ch.2 by Friday
3) Complete "Hominids: Earliest to Us" worksheet by Friday
  
SWBAT:
1) Explain the different ways scientists are able to figure out what happened in the distant past.
AGENDA:
1) Historical Evidence & types of dating




September 19, 2017
HOMEWORK:
1) Read HA! Ch. 2, by Friday
2) Complete Lesson Game for Ch.2 by Friday
3) Complete "Hominids: Earliest to Us" worksheet by Friday   
SWBAT:
1) Discern the difference between the classifications of the earliest humans when given descriptors of each
2) Identify key achievements/developments that took place at different stages of early human evolution
3) Explain some benefits of living in groups/communities
AGENDA:
1) Work on the "Hominids: Earliest to Us" worksheet
  - complete the chart using Ch. 2
  - answer the questions at the bottom of the worksheet




September 18, 2017
HOMEWORK:
1) Study Vocab List #1
  
SWBAT:
1) Exhibit they know how to follow the steps of the QFT
AGENDA:
1) QFT - "Question Formulation Technique"
  - How to perform it
  - Doing a QFT with Ardi
2) Take notes on "Ardi"




September 15, 2017
HOMEWORK:
1) Study Vocab List #1
  
SWBAT:
1) List three requirements for appropriately answering question
AGENDA:
1) Introductory Survey
2) "How to Answer Questions"




September 14, 2017
HOMEWORK:
1) Study Vocab List #1
  
SWBAT:
1) Define what CER means
2) Identify CER components in a response
3) Identify ONE action step to take that will increase success in 7th grade
AGENDA:
1) Answering questions using CER
2) Group presentations on "How to Succeed..."
3) Check Vocab list #1




September 13, 2017
HOMEWORK:
1) Vocab list #1 is due tomorrow. You must complete all parts for full credit
 - write the work and then underline or highlight it
 - write the definitino exactly as it appears from the HISTORY ALIVE! glossary
 - Draw a picutre that will help you rmember the word's meaning
 - create flash cards for each word
  
SWBAT:
1) Identify TWO suggestions on how to achieve success in 7th grade.
2) Name one new strategy that they will use this year in order to achieve at a higher level.
AGENDA:
1)  Group work on "How to be Successful in 7th Grade"




September 12, 2017
HOMEWORK:
1) Complete Vocab List #1 for Thursday
SWBAT:
1) Correctly format and complete a vocabulary assignment
2) Navigate the HISTORY ALIVE! website to locate specific key pages
  - the "Lesson Game" page
  - the Chapter/Table of Contents
  - the Glossary pages
3) Navigate and utilize teacher page to find key information
  - the Units pages
  - the Homework page
  - the Study Habits/skills page
AGENDA:
1) Assign seats
2) How to set up and complete a vocabulary list.
3) Quick tour of websites
  - Mr. LaBrache's
  - HISTORY ALIVE!




Sepember 11, 2017
HOMEWORK:
1) No Homework
SWBAT:
1) Identify their areas of learning strength
2) Log into their online textbook account
AGENDA:
1)  Complete Multiple Intelligences questionnaire (if not already done)
2) Complete the "Intelligences and You" debrief worksheet (makes sure that you share it with me)
3) Create your online HISTORY ALIVE! account
4) Label your cut out stars (put the "intelligence" category on the backside)




September 8, 2017
HOMEWORK:
1) No Homework
SWBAT:
1) Identify their strongest area of "intelligence" strength
2) Log onto their Google Docs account with their password
AGENDA:
1) Introduction of Multiple Intelligences
2) Complete Student Suvery on Intelligences
3) Slideshow on Multiple Intelligences
4) Intelligences debrief Google Doc sheet




September 7, 2017
HOMEWORK:
1) Make sure that you have all your supplies and materials in class on Friday
  - we will be putting together the organization of your binder

SWBAT:
1)  Identify at least 3 units we will study this year
2) Explain how they will be assessed in S.S. class this year
AGENDA:
1)  Finish going over contract
2) "Where in the World is Everyone?" activity




September 6, 2017
HOMEWORK:
1) Get Social Studies "Contract" signed for tomorrow
2) Make sure that you have all your supplies and materials in class on Friday
  - we will be putting together the organization of your binder

SECTION 4 ONLY:
- Get 7th Grade Expectations sheet signed and return to Ms. Booras tomorrow
SWBAT:
1)  Identify at least 3 units we will study this year
2) Explain how they will be assessed in S.S. class this year
AGENDA:
1) "Put a Name with a Face" picture activity
3) Go over the parts of the "Contract"





TERM II