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DECEMBER 2018
12/12
SWBAT:
- identify the differences between social classes in ancient Egypt
- describe the population distribution of Ancient Egypt's social classes
HOMEWORK:
1) Gift of the Nile & Life if Egypt - due Fri.
2) Make active study tool for quiz by Monday- click
here for criteria

Egypt/Nubia Quiz Friday 1/4
AGENDA:

Egyptian Social Pyramid
12/11
SWBAT:
- identify key benefits of Nile River and the geography of Egypt/Nubia
- explain why the Nile River flows north
- identify the difference of Upper and Lower Egypt
HOMEWORK
1) Meso Quiz corrections (again) - due Wed.
2) Vocab # 6 - due Thurs.

Egypt/Nubia Quiz Wed. 12/19
AGENDA:
1) finish Geography of Egypt: The Nile notes
2) Sources of the Nile
3) Resources of the Nile
12/10
SWBAT:
- identify key benefits of Nile River and the geography of Egypt/Nubia
- explain why the Nile River flows north
- identify the difference of Upper and Lower Egypt
HOMEWORK due Tuesday:
1) Egypt/Nubia map (see Egypt/Nubia page for key)
2) Nile Geography questions
3) Meso Quiz corrections (again) - due Wednesday

Extra Credit FINAL PROJECTS due TOMORROW
AGENDA:
1) Cataracts Video Clip
2) Geography of Egypt: The Nile notes
12/7
SWBAT:
- identify key events/people in ancient Israel's history
HOMEWORK due Tuesday:
Egypt/Nubia map (see Egypt/Nubia page for key)

Extra Credit FINAL PROJECTS due Tues. 12/11
AGENDA:

Israel's quiz
12/6
SWBAT:
- make observations and draw conclusions based on pictures of locations
HOMEWORK:
Israel Quiz - tomorrow (hard copy of study tool due)
- study for quiz & practice with active study tool- click here for criteria

 
TERM ENDS FRI. 12/7 - all missing work due
Extra Credit FINAL PROJECTS due Tues. 12/11
AGENDA:


"Where in the world have you been?" results

12/5
SWBAT:
- identify key benefits of Nile River and the geography of Egypt
- identify key achievements of the ancient Egyptians (Old Kingdom, Middle Kingdom, New Kingdom)
HOMEWORK:
1) Israel Quiz - Friday, 12/7 (hard copy of study tool due)
- study for quiz & practice with active study tool- click here for criteria
2) Life Cycle of Israel WS due tomorrow

 
TERM ENDS FRI. 12/7 - all missing work due
Extra Credit FINAL PROJECTS due Tues. 12/11
AGENDA:


Gifts of the Nile (reading & questions) - this classwork, not homework
12/4
SWBAT:
- make observations and draw conclusions based on pictures of locations
HOMEWORK:
1) Israel Quiz - Friday, 12/7 (hard copy of study tool due)
- study for quiz & practice with active study tool- click here for criteria
2) Life Cycle of Israel WS due tomorrow

 
TERM ENDS FRI. 12/7 - all missing work due
Extra Credit FINAL PROJECTS due Tues. 12/11
AGENDA:



"Where in the World Have You Been?" activity
12/3
SWBAT:
- take notes from slideshow and add thought bubble notes for clarity  
- identify key events/people in ancient Israel's history
- identify how different leaders contributed to Israel's life-cycle
HOMEWORK:
1) Israel Quiz - Friday, 12/7 (hard copy of study tool due)
- finish active study tool today & start practicing with it - click here for criteria
2) Israel Sequencing BF due tomorrow
3) Life Cycle of Israel WS due Thurs
 
TERM ENDS FRI. 12/7 - all missing work due
Extra Credit FINAL PROJECTS due Tues. 12/11
AGENDA:



Life-Cycle of Civilization: Israel

  
       

NOVEMBER 2018
 
11/30
SWBAT:
- identify how different leaders contributed to Israel's life-cycle
- put events in Israelite history in chronological order and match these events to key details
HOMEWORK :
1) Finish Israel Sequencing BF due Tuesday
2)  Study for Israel Quiz - Friday, 12/7
3) make an active study tool (due day of quiz) click here for criteria

TERM ENDS FRI. 12/7 - all missing work due
Extra Credit FINAL PROJECTS due Tues. 12/11
AGENDA:


History of the Israelites Sequencing BF activity  
       
11/29
SWBAT:
- take notes from slideshow and add thought bubble notes for clarity  
- identify key events/people in ancient Israel's history
- identify how different leaders contributed to Israel's life-cycle
HOMEWORK :
1) if you earned 27 pts or less on your binder check see teacher by this Friday to fix it
2)  Study for Israel Quiz - Friday, 12/7
3) make an active study tool (due day of quiz) click here for criteria

TERM ENDS FRI. 12/7 - all missing work due
Extra Credit FINAL PROJECTS due Tues. 12/11
AGENDA:


Israelite Kings Notes
11/28
SWBAT:
- take notes from slideshow and add thought bubble notes for clarity  
- identify key events/people in ancient Israel's history
HOMEWORK  due tomorrow:
1) if you earned 27 pts or less on your binder check see teacher by this Friday to fix it
2) Vocab List # 5

TERM ENDS FRI. 12/7 - all missing work due
Extra Credit FINAL PROJECTS due Tues. 12/11
AGENDA:


Israelite Kings Notes
11/27
SWBAT:
- take notes from slideshow and add thought bubble notes for clarity  
- identify key events/people in ancient Israel's history
HOMEWORK  due tomorrow:
1) *everyone* makes corrections to Mesopotamia Quiz & gets it signed due Wed. 11/28 - see "Quiz Corrections" page for directions
2) ch. 11 outline
3) *everyone* get binder check signed - if you earned 27 pts or less see teacher by this Friday to fix it

due Thursday:
4) Vocab List # 5

TERM ENDS FRI. 12/7 - all missing work due
Extra Credit FINAL PROJECTS due Tues. 12/11
AGENDA:

1) managing homework expectations


2) Israelite Kings Notes
11/26
SWBAT:
- create an outline of a chapter
- identify key events/people in ancient Israel's history
HOMEWORK due tomorrow:  
 
1) read ch. 11 & Lesson Game
Extra Credit PROPOSALS due Tues. 11/27

due Wed:
2) *Everyone* makes corrections to Mesopotamia Quiz & gets it signed due Wed. 11/28 - see "Quiz Corrections" page for directions
3) Ch. 11 outline

due Thursday:
2) Vocab List # 5

TERM ENDS FRI. 12/7 - all missing work due
Extra Credit FINAL PROJECTS due Tues. 12/11
AGENDA:

1) Binder Check

2) Working Day!  Choose either Ch. 11 outline or Vocab List # 5 to work on


11/21
SWBAT:
- create an outline of a chapter
- identify key events/people in ancient Israel's history
HOMEWORK  
 
1) read ch. 11 & Lesson Game due Tues. 11/27

due Wed. 11/28
2) *Everyone* makes corrections to Mesopotamia Quiz & gets it signed due Wed. 11/28 - see "Quiz Corrections" page for directions
3) Ch. 11 outline

Extra Credit PROPOSALS due Tues. 11/27
Extra Credit FINAL PROJECTS due Tues, 12/11 TERM ENDS FRIDAY 12/7 - all missing work must be in
AGENDA:


Ch. 11 outline


 
11/20
SWBAT:
- create an outline following specific outline format
HOMEWORK
 
1) Hammurabi docs corrections due tomorrow
2) read ch. 11 & Lesson Game due Tues. 11/27
3) *Everyone* makes corrections to Mesopotamia Quiz & gets it signed due Wed. 11/28 - see "Quiz Corrections" page for directions

Extra Credit PROPOSALS due Tues. 11/27
Extra Credit FINAL PROJECTS due Tues, 12/11 TERM ENDS FRIDAY 12/7 - all missing work must be in
AGENDA:

1) Clarifying corrections (Hammurabi Docs)

2) Extra Credit

3) Learning How to Outline notes


   

11/19


SWBAT:
- compare/contrast differing opinions related to the trans-Atlantic slave trade
- cite evidence using primary sources to support a claim
- connect the actions and beliefs that went along with American slavery to the development of racist ideas in the United States
HOMEWORK:
    
1) make final edits & print Hammurabi - Hammurabi Essay due tomorrow 11/20

2) *Everyone* makes corrections to Mesopotamia Quiz & gets it signed due Wed. 11/28 - see "Quiz Corrections" page for directions
AGENDA:

1) finish Gallery Walk - write reflections on images

2) Debrief Slavery/Racism

3) How to do quiz corrections
   

11/16
SWBAT:
- compare/contrast differing opinions related to the trans-Atlantic slave trade
- cite evidence using primary sources to support a claim
- connect the actions and beliefs that went along with American slavery to the development of racist ideas in the United States
HOMEWORK:

English due Tues: finish slavery/racism summary paragraph (paraphrase what is there into your own words)  
_________________________________________
Social Studies:  make final edits to Hammurabi essay Hammurabi Essay Due Tuesday 11/21
AGENDA:

Gallery Walk: Examining Visual Sources
1) Develop statements and leading questions for image as Image Experts

2) Gallery Walk - write reflections on images
11/15


SWBAT:
- compare/contrast differing opinions related to the trans-Atlantic slave trade
- cite evidence using primary sources to support a claim
- connect the actions and beliefs that went along with American slavery to the development of racist ideas in the United States
HOMEWORK:
    
English due tomorrow:  
You were assigned an image in class to answer question about tonight.  Click here for images (if you need a copy of the questions they are the final page of the image document)
_________________________________________
Social Studies due tomorrow:
complete a draft of your Hammurabi essay & print a copy to mark up in class tomorrow

Hammurabi Essay Due Tuesday 11/20
AGENDA:

Discuss primary source as a class & put individual witness of slavery on a spectrum:

1) Dr. Falconbridge
2) Captain Philips
3) Mr. Norris
 

11/14


SWBAT:
- compare/contrast differing opinions related to the trans-Atlantic slave trade
- cite evidence using primary sources to support a claim
- connect the actions and beliefs that went along with American slavery to the development of racist ideas in the United States
HOMEWORK:
    
English due tomorrow:  
read Mr. Norris primary source and answer questions (see Slavery & Racism page if you need a copy)
_________________________________________
Social Studies due tomorrow:
use planning template to create a draft of your Hammurabi essay

Hammurabi Essay Due Tuesday 11/20
AGENDA:

1) finish "say something" for Slave Trade to Civil War to Jim Crow article

2) examine slave trade data tables (exit ticket reflection)

 

11/13


SWBAT:
- compare/contrast differing opinions related to the trans-Atlantic slave trade
- cite evidence using primary sources to support a claim
- connect the actions and beliefs that went along with American slavery to the development of racist ideas in the United States
HOMEWORK:
English due tomorrow:  
1) finish "say somethings" for Slave Trade - Jim Crow reading
2) read Captain Philips primary source and answer questions (see Slavery & Racism page if you need a copy)
_________________________________________
Social Studies due tomorrow:
complete Hammurabi essay planning template & print it for class tomorrow

Hammurabi Essay Due Tuesday 11/20
AGENDA:

1) questions from Friday

2) read & do live "say something" for Slave Trade to Civil War to Jim Crow article  

3) read & discuss primary source as a class: Dr. Falconbridge
           

11/8
SWBAT:
- debate if Hammurabi's laws were just or unjust using CER
HOMEWORK due tomorrow:
1) group member evaluation (don't forget to evaluate yourself)
First, read and highlight/underline key words in claim and evidence.  Then, look at reasoning A, B & C and highlight/underline any ideas from claim/evidence
  
AGENDA:
1) pre-debate huddle with mini group
2) Hammurabi Debate!
11/7
SWBAT:
- construct a debate argument using CER
HOMEWORK due tomorrow:
1) Mini Debate Group Form Part V   *use big ideas from ALL documents to write an opening statement

2) Polish statements/questions (Part II & III)
 

Hammurabi Debate Thursday, 11/8
AGENDA:
Hammurabi Mini Debate Groups
1) Overview of debate format
2) Prioritizing questions
3) large debate groups work on opening statements

Debate Reminders:  
  • Each person is expected to talk three times in the debate  
  • One person from your big group will give the opening statement (Part V)
  • One person from your mini group will give the opening statement (Part II)
  • Mini group members share responsibility of asking counter-questions (Part III)
  • Part III counter-questions should reference one or more specific laws
11/6
SWBAT:
- construct a debate argument using CER
HOMEWORK due tomorrow:
Work on Mini Debate Group Form - Finish Part I - Part IV
  

Hammurabi Debate Thursday, 11/8
AGENDA:
Hammurabi Mini Debate Groups
1) Share Part III questions and prioritize top 3 questions
2) Work on Counter-Claims (part IV)
11/5
SWBAT:
- construct a debate argument using CER
HOMEWORK due tomorrow:
Mini Debate Group Form Part I - Part III

 
Hammurabi Debate Thursday, 11/8
AGENDA:
Hammurabi Mini Debate Groups
1) Share HW (reasoning for two laws)
2) Revise reasoning
3) Explain Mini Debate Group Prep Sheet
11/2
SWBAT:
- have a group discussion (demonstrate active listening skills & build off each other's ideas)
- use "say something" routine to make a connection, ask a question, make a prediction, clarify, make a comment about a historical text
HOMEWORK due Monday:
 
1) Doc E questions (complete sentences)
2) Mini Debate Group Form Part I:  Select 2 laws from your assigned doc to support your arguments.  Optional: bullet all the reasons why each law could help you prove your side (think about perspectives)

 
Hammurabi Debate Thursday, 11/8
AGENDA:
Hammurabi's Code: Was it just?:
1) Doc D -  finish discussion, evaluation & law clarification
2) Document E - discussion, evaluation & law clarification
3) Debate Group Assignments

OCTOBER 2018
10/31
SWBAT:
- have a group discussion (demonstrate active listening skills & build off each other's ideas)
- use "say something" routine to make a connection, ask a question, make a prediction, clarify, make a comment about a historical text
HOMEWORK due Fri. -  Doc B, C & D questions (complete sentences)
AGENDA:
Hammurabi's Code: Was it just?:
1) Courts and Judges in Babylon
2) Perspective Taking Doc C & D (pick 1-2 laws and decide if it is fair from 1-2 perspectives)
3) Document D discussion & evaluation
10/30
SWBAT:
- have a group discussion (demonstrate active listening skills & build off each other's ideas)
- use "say something" routine to make a connection, ask a question, make a prediction, clarify, make a comment about a historical text
HOMEWORK due tomorrow:
Doc D & E "say something"

due Fri. -  Doc B, C & D questions (complete sentences)
AGENDA:
Hammurabi's Code: Was it just?:
1) clarifying language in doc C
2) Document C discussion & evaluation
     

10/29
SWBAT:
- have a group discussion (demonstrate active listening skills & build off each other's ideas)
- use "say something" routine to make a connection, ask a question, make a prediction, clarify, make a comment about a historical text
HOMEWORK:
 
due Tues. -  Doc C "say something" (click here for directions for "say something") - do not do the questions for this document
 
due Wed. -  Doc B questions (complete sentences)
AGENDA:
1) What effective communication skills should be used in a discussion?

Hammurabi's Code: Was it just?:
1) Document A & B discussion & evaluation
 

10/26
SWBAT:

HOMEWORK due Monday:
1) Doc A "say something" & questions (click here for directions for "say something")
2) Doc B "say something" NOT questions
AGENDA:

Mesopotamia Quiz
10/25
SWBAT:
- read a document carefully
- use "say something" routine to make a connection, ask a question, make a prediction, clarify, make a comment about a historical text
HOMEWORK:
1) "Active Study Tool" due tomorrow - click here for criteria
2) All late/missing unit work due tomorrow
3) Doc A "say something" & questions (see Mesopotamia page for "say something" directions) due Monday

Mesopotamia Quiz Friday 10/26 - ALL missing unit work MUST be turned in by this day!
AGENDA:

1) Sourcing documents and bias

2) Hammurabi's Code: Was it just?:
  • Document A - "say something" routine
10/24
SWBAT:
- read a document carefully & highlight key information
HOMEWORK due Thursday:
1) Hammurabi Background Questions due tomorrow. - be sure to use your "Answering Questions" reference sheet
2)"Active Study Tool" due Friday 10/26 - click here for criteria

Mesopotamia Quiz Friday 10/26 - ALL missing unit work MUST be turned in by this day!
AGENDA:

1) Justice Activity

2) Hammurabi's Code: Was it just?:
  • Background Essay (highlighting)
  
  
Progress reports are coming soon! Make-up any missing work ASAP!!!

10/22
SWBAT:
- explain the "Life Cycle" of a Civilization - how empires rise and fall
- identify the key leaders and details for the major empires of Mesopotamia
HOMEWORK:
1) Mesopotamia video (AZ Smith) sentences due Wed. - be sure to use your "Answering Questions" reference sheet
2)"Active Study Tool" due Friday 10/26 - click here for criteria

Mesopotamia Quiz Friday 10/26 - ALL missing unit work MUST be turned in by this day!
AGENDA:

1) Peer assessment of writing - review of Answering Questions reference sheet

2) Life Cycle of Civilization in Mesopotamia - practice

   

10/19
SWBAT:
- explain the "Life Cycle" of a Civilization - how empires rise and fall
- identify the key leaders and details for the major empires of Mesopotamia
HOMEWORK:
1) Mesopotamia video (AZ Smith) sentences due Tues.
2)"Active Study Tool" due Friday 10/26 - click here for criteria

Mesopotamia Quiz Friday 10/26 - ALL missing unit work MUST be turned in by this day!
AGENDA:

1) Binder organization

2) Life Cycle of Civilization in Mesopotamia - practice

10/18
SWBAT:
- take notes from video
- identify the contributions and achievements made by the first civilizations located in ancient Mesopotamia
HOMEWORK due Friday:
1) Read ch. 6 and complete online "Lesson Game" - due this Friday
2) Mesopotamia video (AZ Smith) sentences due Tues.
3)"Active Study Tool" due Friday 10/26 - click here for criteria

Mesopotamia Quiz Friday 10/26 - ALL missing unit work MUST be turned in by this day!
AGENDA:



Arizona Smith - Mesopotamia Video
        

10/17
SWBAT:
- take notes from slideshow
- explain the "Life Cycle" of a Civilization - how empires rise and fall
- identify the key leaders and details for the major empires of Mesopotamia
HOMEWORK:
1) Read ch. 6 and complete online "Lesson Game" - due this Friday
2) "Active Study Tool" due Friday 10/26 - click here for criteria

Mesopotamia Quiz Friday 10/26
AGENDA:
1) finish Empires of Mesopotamia Slideshow Notes
2) "Active Studying"
   

10/16
SWBAT:
- take notes from slideshow
- explain the "Life Cycle" of a Civilization - how empires rise and fall
- identify the key leaders and details for the major empires of Mesopotamia
HOMEWORK due Wednesday:
1) Sumer Categorizing BF
2) Vocab # 4
AGENDA:
Empires of Mesopotamia Slideshow Notes

10/15
SWBAT:
- take notes from slideshow
- explain the "Life Cycle" of a Civilization - how empires rise and fall
- identify the key leaders and details for the major empires of Mesopotamia
HOMEWORK due Tues:
Mesopotamia Map
(see Mesopotamia page for answer key)

due Wednesday:
1) Sumer Categorizing BF
2) Vocab # 4
AGENDA:


Empires of Mesopotamia Slideshow Notes
10/12
SWBAT:
- use ancient artifacts as evidence to explain why Sumer is considered a civilization
- explain how & why Sumerians developed irrigation and became the first civilization
- identify the climate and physical problems the Sumerians faced and their solutions
HOMEWORK due Tues:
Mesopotamia Map (see Mesopotamia page for answer key)

due Wednesday:
Sumer Categorizing BF (this weekend just try to match all the details to the correct characteristics - don't make the frame until we review in class)
AGENDA:
1) Review "Land Between Two Rivers"
- irrigation video
- add to city-state definition (w/ visual)

2) Sumer Categorizing BF matching activity
10/11
SWBAT:
- use ancient artifacts as evidence to explain why Sumer is considered a civilization
- explain how & why Sumerians developed irrigation and became the first civilization
- identify the climate and physical problems the Sumerians faced and their solutions
HOMEWORK due Tomorrow:
Land Between Two Rivers worksheet

HOMEWORK due Tuesday:
Mesopotamia Map (see Mesopotamia page for answer key)
AGENDA:
1) Analyzing Ancient Sumerian Artifacts Activity - Presentations

2) Land Between Two Rivers - read and answer questions
10/10
SWBAT:
- identify the difference between observations & interpretations
- use ancient artifacts as evidence to explain why Sumer is considered a civilization
- categorize key details about Sumer according to the Six Characteristics of Civilization
HOMEWORK due Thursday:

vocab list # 3
AGENDA:
Analyzing Ancient Sumerian Artifacts Activity (observations, interpretations, and connections to the Six Characteristics)
10/9
SWBAT:
- translate the meaning of each characteristic
- find an example to match each characteristic
- define the Six Characteristics of Civilization
HOMEWORK due Wednesday:
finish any missing work (or work that needs to be corrected)
due Thursday
vocab list # 3
AGENDA:
Six Characteristics of Civilization
1) Translation notes
2) Examples
10/5
SWBAT:
- make a claim and support it with evidence and reasoning in a class discussion
- listen to their peers and build a conversation
- explain the daily life of early humans at various stages of evolution
- describe how humans evolved from hunter/gatherers to farmers
- explain how farming changed life for humans
HOMEWORK due Wednesday:
finish any missing work (or work that needs to be corrected)

AGENDA:

Early Humans through First Farmers Discussion
10/4
SWBAT:
- write statements responding to focus areas/subtopics to prepare for upcoming class discussion assessment
- use notes to find evidence to support claims
HOMEWORK due Tomorrow:
three completed CER statements and notes for discussion

Discussion Assessment # 1: Early Humans through First Farmers TOMORROW Oct. 5th
AGENDA:

Discussion Prep:
1) sharing notes
2) creating claims
3) finding supportive evidence
10/2
SWBAT:
- write statements responding to focus areas/subtopics to prepare for upcoming class discussion assessment
- use notes to find evidence to support claims
HOMEWORK due Thursday:
1) finish notes section on discussion prep sheet
2) "Mankind" video sentence (use "Mankind" notes from class today - link to film on Early Humans page)

Discussion Assessment # 1: Early Humans through First Farmers Friday Oct. 5th
AGENDA:

Discussion Prep:
1) Intro to assessment
2) Identifying resources
10/1
SWBAT:
- use quotes to take notes while watching a movie
- explain how humans evolved from hunter/gatherers to farmers
HOMEWORK due Thursday:
"Mankind" video sentence (use "Mankind" notes from class today - link to film on Early Humans page)

Discussion Assessment # 1: Early Humans through First Farmers Friday Oct. 5th *sign-up for a check-in*
AGENDA:

"Mankind: The Story of All of Us" video

SEPTEMBER 2018

9/28
SWBAT:
- use a document to answer an open response question (on-demand writing)
HOMEWORK - Due Monday:

finish reading and annotating "Why Study History" article from class

Discussion Assessment # 1: Early Humans through First Farmers Friday Oct. 5th *sign-up for a check-in*
AGENDA:

Document Based Question (DBQ):
Why is it important to study history?

9/27
SWBAT:
- read and article and highlight one "take away" from each paragraph
- annotate an article by writing one question you have next to each paragraph
HOMEWORK:

finish reading and annotating "Why Study History" article from class

Discussion Assessment # 1: Early Humans through First Farmers Friday Oct. 5th *sign-up for a check-in*
AGENDA:

read "Why Study History" article
- highlight one "take away" from each paragraph
- write one question you have next to each paragraph

9/26
SWBAT:
- explain how humans evolved from hunter/gatherers to farmers
- explain how farming changed life for humans
HOMEWORK:
prep for discussion by studying all early humans & Agricultural Revolution work

Discussion Assessment # 1: Early Humans through First Farmers Friday Oct. 5th *sign-up for a check-in*
AGENDA:

1) update table of contents/organize binder

2) Agricultural Revolution Notes

9/25
SWBAT:
- explain how humans evolved from hunter/gatherers to farmers
- explain how farming changed life for humans
HOMEWORK due Wed:
finish ch. 3 questions  

Discussion Assessment # 1: Early Humans through First Farmers Friday Oct. 5th *sign-up for a check-in*
AGENDA:

Agricultural Revolution Notes

9/24
SWBAT:
- explain how humans evolved from hunter/gatherers to farmers
- write complete sentences using specific examples from text to support claim
- explain how farming changed life for humans
HOMEWORK due Tues:
Paleo vs. Neo BF (Paleolithic & Neolithic Brainframe) - see Early Humans page for template -formatting matters!

HOMEWORK due Wed:
finish ch. 3 questions  

Discussion Assessment # 1: Early Humans through First Farmers Friday Oct. 5th *sign-up for a check-in*
AGENDA:
1) finalize Paleo vs Neo BF questions & review compare/contrast formatting

2) ch. 3 questions
     

9/21
SWBAT:
- compare and contrast the Paleolithic and Neolithic eras
HOMEWORK due Monday:
revise claims on google docs (click here)

due Tues:
Paleo vs. Neo BF (Paleolithic & Neolithic Brainframe) - see Early Humans page for template
AGENDA:

1) read chapter 3

2) Paleo vs. Neo compare/contrast brainframe activity
 

9/20
SWBAT:
- write a strong claim and answer questions thoroughly using a checklist
- identify key details about the evolution of early man
- identify and define types of dating and sources
- give examples for each type of source
- explain/demonstrate how a timeline works
HOMEWORK due Friday:
1) Africa Map  
2) Vocab List #2

due Monday:
revise claims on google docs (click here)
AGENDA:

1) Writing Claims & Answer Questions checklists

2) Understanding BCE/CE - Dates & Timelines
 

9/18
SWBAT:
- identify key details about the evolution of early man
- identify and define types of dating and sources
- give examples for each type of source
- explain/demonstrate how a timeline works
HOMEWORK due Thursday:
read ch. 2 & complete "Lesson Game" (online textbook)

*Note: read BEFORE doing the "Lesson Game."  Treat the "Lesson Game" as an open note/book quiz, you must earn 80% or higher on the game.  See me if you need to reset the game

due Friday:
1) Africa Map  
2) Vocab List #2
AGENDA:

1) Ardi, Evolution & Historical Evidence notes

2) Understanding BCE/CE notes
  

9/17
SWBAT:
- create a list of questions based on a prompt (image)
- take notes from a slideshow
- identify key details about the evolution of early man
HOMEWORK due Thursday:
read ch. 2 & complete "Lesson Game" (online textbook)

* Read BEFORE doing the "Lesson Game."  Treat the "Lesson Game" as an open note/book quiz, you must earn 80% or higher on the game.  See me if you need to reset the game.
AGENDA:
QFT (Question Formulation Technique)
1. ask questions (5 min)
2. revise questions (5 min)
3. prioritize top three questions & publish (5 min)
4. share out
5. notes

 

9/14
SWBAT:
- explain different perspectives cause different versions of events
- explain why it is important to recognize bias when studying history
- create a list of questions based on a prompt (image)
HOMEWORK due Monday:

1) study vocab # 1
2) take survey (click here)
AGENDA:
1) Perspective Taking: lunch room fight scenario
presentations & discussion

2) Question Formulation Technique (QFT): Arid
 

9/13
SWBAT:
HOMEWORK due Friday:

Vocab List # 1 (only use the definitions given to you on the list or in the textbook, no outside sources)
AGENDA:
1) Success in 7th grade social studies - Presentations

2) Perspective Taking: lunch room fight scenario
small group discussions

9/12
SWBAT:
- correctly complete a vocabulary assignment
- analyze data and advice from pervious 7th graders about being successful in social studies
HOMEWORK due Friday:

Vocab List # 1 (only use the definitions given to you on the list or in the textbook, no outside sources)

AGENDA:
1) How to complete a vocabulary assignment
2) Success in 7th grade social studies
  • Assign jobs
  • Analysis/Discussion  

9/11
SWBAT:
- define Multiple Intelligences
- rank learning preferences
- register for online textbook
HOMEWORK due Friday:

Vocab List # 1 (tonight you can look up definitions but do not start assignment since specific directions will be given in class tomorrow)

AGENDA:
1) Multiple Intelligences - finish PowerPoint
2) Multiple Intelligences & You debriefing with group
3) Online textbook registration (see me if you need a hard copy of the textbook)

9/7
SWBAT:
- clarify class expectations
- define Multiple Intelligences
- rank learning preferences
HOMEWORK:

no new homework
AGENDA:
1) other "need to knows" about class
  • waterfall
  • signing out
  • pencil sharpener trick
  • website/extra copies bin
  • late homework policy
  • extra help
  • getting dismissed from class
  • NO FOLDERS
2) Multiple Intelligences - ranking learning preferences

9/6
SWBAT:
- identify the expectations of the class
HOMEWORK due Friday:
1) get lock for locker
2) get agenda book
3) get 3 inch binder and label 3 tabs for social studies (see orange class contract for details)
4) get orange class contract signed by parent/guardian
AGENDA:
1) Listening Skills Quiz - reveal
2) Class Contract - Year Overview

9/5
SWBAT:
- identify the expectations of the class
HOMEWORK due Friday:
1) get lock for locker
2) get agenda book
3) get 3 inch binder and label 3 tabs for social studies (see orange class contract for details)
AGENDA:
1) Listening Skills Quiz
2) Class Contract - Year Overview

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