Thursday, May 29, 2014

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Social Studies 5/27 - 5/30

REMINDER:  FINAL EXAMS ARE DUE BY THE END OF THE DAY ON FRIDAY, MAY 30th.  6th GRADE FINAL EXAM MATERIALS CAN BE FOUND HERE (link).  7th GRADE FINAL EXAM MATERIALS CAN BE FOUND HERE (link).


6th Grade:

6th graders will begin Section 3 of Ch. 4.  The quiz for Section 3 will be next Wednesday (June 3rd).  Study materials for Section 3 are available HERE (link).


7th Grade:

7th graders will be finishing up Section 3 of Ch. 17.  The quiz will be on Friday (5/30).  This will be a fill-in-the-blank quiz.  Study materials can be found HERE (link).  

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Does more education = higher salary?

The answer is pretty interesting.  Here's a great video (only about 10 minutes) that weighs the cost and benefits of a 4-year university education:



Sunday, May 18, 2014

Social Studies 5/19 - 5/23

6th Grade:

6th Graders are wrapping up our biography research paper.  The rough draft with 1 peer edit will be due by the end of class on Tuesday.  The final draft will be due by the end of class on Friday.  Students can access research paper materials HERE (link).

Also, the final exam will be due on Friday, May 30th.  Students should be working on this now and can turn it in prior to May 30th if they get it done early.  Final exam materials can be accessed HERE (link).


7th Grade:

7th graders will continue with Section 3 of Ch. 17.  Student study resources can be found HERE (link).  Please check back by the end of the week as I have additional documents to add to that folder.  No quizzes this week.

The final exam for 7th graders will also be due by the end of class on Friday, May 30th.  This is a take-home final that students should be working on now.  If students finish early, they can turn it in.  Final exam materials can be found HERE (link).

Friday, May 9, 2014

Social Studies 5/12 - 5/16

6th Grade:

6th graders will continue to work on their American Revolution Biographical Research Papers.  On Wednesday, May 14th, the outline will be due.  Rough drafts are due Tuesday, May 20th, and the final paper is due Friday, May 23rd.  Resources for the paper can be found HERE (LINK).  Please make sure your child is familiar with the scoring rubric!  I am going to follow that closely when I start grading the paper.

7th Grade:

7th graders will continue with Section 2 of Ch. 17.  Student study resources can be found HERE (LINK).  We will be taking a quiz on Friday.  This will be a multiple choice quiz.  We will also have a writing assignment next week.  That will be due at the end of class on Friday.

Sunday, May 4, 2014

Social Studies 5/5 - 5/9

6th Grade:

6th graders will continue to work on their research paper.  On Wednesday (May 7th), the paragraph topic sentence graphic organizer will be due.  On Wednesday, May 14th, the research paper outline will be.  A rough draft with one peer edit will be due May 20th and the final paper will be due on Friday, May 23rd.  Research paper resources can be found HERE (link).


7th Grade:

7th graders will continue with Section 1 of Chapter 17.  We will be taking a quiz on Thursday, May 8th.  This will be a matching quiz.  Study resources for the section can be found HERE (link).