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SEPTEMBER 2018

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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