Mr. Brian Jones
Henderson Middle School
Team 6B
Social Studies

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Welcome Team 6B
*Typically, if there is no homework posted here, then there is none for that night.  
Also, I will honor what is listed here if there is ever a discrepancy.


Esis- Gradebook login for students HERE

CRCT Practice Tests-- All subjects-- Check them out!
NOTE-- Math students should use Georgia Online Assessments instead
They are Common Core based.







HW 4/17 Complete the packet about map skills
**Important note about the map skills packet!!**
2. should read 90 miles
3. 30 miles
4. 50 miles
12. should read city that is SW (Remove the "not")
18.  Skip it!
24. change it to E "longitude" (not "latitude")
29. Skip it!

CW 4/17 Complete map skills packet
Discuss map terms
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HW 4/16 None, but please continue to try the practice tests!

CW 4/16 Work in groups to create a word map

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HW 4/14 Complete Handout on Economics


CW 4/14 Review Economics PPT
Quiz over economic terms

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HW 4/4 Every student MUST complete 3 practice tests found at:
(Email copy to: hmsmrjones@gmail.com)

CW 4/4 BrainPop videon Communism
Crossword Puzzle Challenge

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HW 4/3 Complete Reading pgs. 524-527 Answers questions on p.527
Also, over spring break every student MUST complete 3 practice tests found at:
(Email copy to: hmsmrjones@gmail.com)

CW 4/3 Read pgs. 524-527 Answer questions on p. 527
Retake option for those who failed yesterday's test.
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HW 4/2 None (Those who failed today's test should study!)

CW 4/2 Australia Chapter Test

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HW 4/1 Australia Test Wednesday, 4/2

CW 4/1 Stone Mountain Field Trip

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HW 3/31 Australia Test Wednesday, 4/2

CW 3/31 Australia Video Review with questions.

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HW 3/28 Australia Test Chapter 11 Wednesday, 4/2

CW 3/28 Complete Australia Study Guide in class

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CW 3/26 Students began working on

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HW 3/24 None.  (Though you can always read over notes)

CW 3/24 Discussion of Australia Questions .
View some maps to determine wind patterns and latitude impact.
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HW 3/21 Complete Australia Questions

CW 3/21 Students will worked in groups to read textbook pages 504-511.  
Complete the Australia Questions as you read.  

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HW 3/20 None

CW 3/20 Quiz and discuss outline on physical features of Australia and the Pacific Region.  

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HW 3/17 Complete the Map of Australia

CW 3/17 Local Benchmark
and begin Map of Australia

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HW 3/13 Review notes on Latin America.  
Try the review game from class.

**To view the PPT, click the link then click the download button to save to your device.

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HW 3/12 None (Read over notes from class!)

CW 3/12 View PowerPoint on Latin American Governments.  
Record quick facts about the systems of the 3 countries listed

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HW 3/11 None

CW 3/11 Share illustrations and headlines with each other
View select videos to enforce lesson on environmental concerns of Latin America

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HW 3/10 Headlines or Illustrations of Evironmental Issues in Latin America

CW 3/10 Discuss Latin America Environmental Issues
Specifically Mexico City, Venezuela, Amazon Rainforest

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HW 3/7 Complete handout from class

CW 3/7 Gross Domestic Product and Standard of Living in Latin America
Students will observe GDP's of countries in Latin America and compare them to the Doctors/Cars/Literacy Rate/Life Expectancy/ and Infant Mortality to determine the relationship between the GDP and standard of living.  
To find the GDP per capita visit CIA World FactBook

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HW 3/6 Complete the assignment from class.  
(See CW 3/6 for details.)

CW 3/6 Brazil Graphic Organizer and Questions
Read selected material on Brazil to complete task in class.

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HW 3/5 Read pages 386-389. Answer questions on p. 389
Don't forget extra credit listed on HW 3/4 below!

CW 3/5 Check/correct work from last few days.
View/Discuss PowerPoint:  (Similar to this one)
Cuban Revolution PPT-  Link is to another teacher's PPT

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HW 3/4 Complete questions from class if not finished.
Use this text to assist-- Mexican Revolution
EXTRA CREDIT!!  Due Friday, 3/7:
Mind Map- Revolutionary Leaders (choose one):

CW 3/4 Read selected text about the Mexican Revolution
Answer questions in groups.  
Further study (1) leader and complete a mind map of that leader to share with others.

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HW 3/3 Read a book for fun!

CW 3/3 View BrainPop on Mexican Revolution
User:  henn549    Pass:  dekalb

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HW 2/28 None

CW 2/28 In-class assessment.  Check-up on recent discussions.
Use of notes/outlines/text allowed.

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HW 2/27 Read over notes and BRING TO CLASS:
Ancient Americans
Quick facts of Spanish Conquest
Life in New Spain
Latin American Independence

View PowerPoint on Haiti independence

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Use textbook pgs. 474-477 to help complete

CW 2/25 Complete the Colonizing Latin America Outline
View video clip on Portugal influence on Brazil

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HW 2/24 None

CW 2/24 View video clip on life in New Spain.  
Read selected text on New Spain
Begin completing the Colonizing Latin America Outline

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HW 2/21 None

CW 2/21 Test on Spanish Conquest of Latin America

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HW 2/20 Test Friday-- Study Guide

CW 2/20 Quiz on Aztec.  Review/Correct charts on Ancient Americans
Video Spanish Conquest of the Americas.

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HW 2/19 Test over conquest of Latin America
Complete workbook pgs. 115 and 145 if not finished.

CW 2/19 Review for Friday's test.

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HW 2/18 Read pgs. 442-447 and answer questions 3 and 4 on p.447
Also, complete workbook page 145


CW 2/18 Complete discussion of the Florentine Codex,

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HW 2/7 Workbook p.115  Use textbook p.344 to help answer.
User name:  ss6b1  Password: cougars1

CW 2/7  Crossword Puzzle on key terms.  Discuss the Florentine Codex, Spanish Conquest of the Aztecs and view some pictures to reinforce learning.

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HW 2/6 Illustrate ONE key term (Due Friday)
Choose one term from one of the following pages:
340, 344, 374, 442
Use a blank sheet of paper and us

CW 2/6 Discuss/Share findings from yesterday's packet/chart
Packet on Maya, Aztec, and Inca.  

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HW 2/5 Complete chart from in class and
Illustrate ONE key term (Due Friday)
Choose one term from one of the following pages:
340, 344, 374, 442
Use a blank sheet of paper and us

CW 2/5 Group Assignment using laptops-  Read packet on Maya, Aztec, and Inca.  
Complete chart on handout.

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HW 2/4 Illustrate ONE key term (Due Friday)
Choose one term from one of the following pages:
340, 344, 374, 442
Use a blank sheet of paper and use color
You may NOT choose maize unless you were given permission in class!


CW 2/4 View select videos about Ancient Americans and answer select questions.
BrainPop user:henn549 pass: dekalb

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HW 2/3 None

CW 2/3 View select videos about Ancient Americans and answer select questions.
BrainPop user:henn549 pass: dekalb

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HW 1/27 None

CW 1/27 Latin America Physical Geography Quest
and quiz on map of Latin America

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HW 1/24 Be sure your map of Latin America is complete from 1/22
Bring your video facts and outline to class on Monday!


Use Selected Text  to complete.
Here is a COMPLETED copy of the outline.

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HW 1/22 Complete Map of Latin America

CW 1/22 Complete the Atlas File Handout

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HW 1/21 None
(A Map of Latin America  Will be handed out tomorrow.
It will be due on Thursday, 1/23.  Feel free to start early!)

CW 1/21 View video on physical geography of Latin America and record 10 facts.

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HW 1/17 None

CW 1/17 BizTown citizen guide p. 51
Begin working on thank-you letter
Practice more check writing, depositing, and check register

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HW 1/16 None

CW 1/16 Geography Bee Preliminary Competition

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HW 1/13-15 None.  BizTown prep.

CW 1/13-15 BizTown final preparations and visit on 1/15.

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HW 1/10 You can practice more check writing and depositing on p.26
Feel free to complete any pages of interest to you.

CW 1/10 Today we discussed soft skills, job interests, and payroll taxes
Students also worked on developing slogans, headlines, and article information for their company

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HW 1/9 JA BizTown Citizen Guide
pages 18-20 and 25
Parents can assist if needed!

CW 1/9 Writing deposit slips, checks, and check registers
Assign jobs for BizTown visit

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HW 1/8 JA Biz Town Citizen Guide p. 6

CW 1/8 Pre-test BizTown
Introduction of Junior Achievement BizTown
Basic concepts and terms

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HW 12/20 Have a wonderful, safe break!

CW 12/19-20 Exams!
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HW 12/18-19 Study for Exams!

CW 12/18 Discuss NAFTA and Government of Canada
Clear up any questions from the study guide

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HW 12/17 Study for the final exam  Study Guide
(*Hint- Remember a completed study guide was handed out in class!)

CW 12/17 Presentations of Canada projects

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HW 12/16 Provinces of Canada Mini-Project Due Tuesday, 12/17
Study for the final exam  Study Guide
(*Hint- Remember a completed study guide was handed out in class!)

CW 12/16 Read Chapter 5 Section 2
Create a timeline of major events

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HW 12/13 Provinces of Canada Mini-Project Due Tuesday, 12/17
View a sample pamphlet style HERE
Feel free to use this Sample Brochure Template

CW 12/13 Viewed a PPT on Canada- A Cultural Mosaic
Checked map of Canada.

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HW 12/12 Provinces of Canada Mini-Project Due Tuesday, 12/17
View a sample pamphlet style HERE

CW 12/12 Continue researching for Provinces of Canada Mini-Project
Feel free to use this Sample Brochure Template

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HW 12/11 Provinces of Canada Mini-Project Due Tuesday, 12/17
View a sample pamphlet style HERE

CW 12/11 Research for Provinces of Canada Mini-Project
Feel free to use this Sample Brochure Template

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HW 12/10 Map of Canada Due Wednesday, 12/11

CW 12/10 Check/discuss outline of Canada Land and Resources
Bonus!  You can find a copy with the answers here
Quiz over Canada chapter 5 Section 1

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HW 12/9 Finish the outline of Canada from class-- answers here! Due 12/10
Map of Canada Due Wednesday, 12/11


CW 12/9 Work on outline of Canada Land and Resources
Bonus!  You can find a copy with the answers here

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HW 12/6 None

CW 12/6 3 major Religions of Europe PPT and Notes.

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CW 12/5  Language Groups of Europe
We created a chart listing main language groups and origins
Viewed various resources.  Here's a PPT with similiar information

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CW 12/4 None (Be sure the crossword from last night is complete!)
Hint:  Here's a word bank!

CW 12/4 European Union Panorama on the laptops:
Choose either of the following two:
or
What is the European Union? (Choose 14 to answer)
Search for information HERE

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If you can't find a few, it's ok.

CW 12/3 Government Group Scenarios Assessment

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HW 12/2 Study governments and economics handouts

CW 12/2 Examine North and South Korea differences
Focusing on economics and governments
also view information on specific governments of Europe

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HW 11/22 Be Thankful!  Enjoy the break!

CW 11/22 Complete discussing economics-

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HW 11/21   Word Map - Choose 1 key term from pgs. 58 or 62
(Due 11/22)

CW 11/21 Continue discussing economics-

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HW 11/20   Word Map - Choose 1 key term from pgs. 58 or 62
(Due 11/22)

CW 11/20 Begin discussing economics-

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HW 11/19 None

CW 11/19 Finish working on the outline for government systems
Today we discussed autocracy, oligarchy, and democracy.
We are viewing a file to assist in completing this handout.  
Here is a copy of that file.

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HW 11/18 Workbook p. 46 and Read text pgs. 106-107

CW 11/18 Begin working on the outline for government systems
Today we discussed unitary, confederate, and federal systems.
We are viewing a file to assist in completing this handout.  
Here is a copy of that file.

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HW 11/15 None.  
We are collecting cans and coins to help families at Henderson who are in need.


CW 11/15 Common Assessment (Benchmark)

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HW 11/14 None

CW 11/14 In-class assessment- Quest
Using text, notes, handouts complete 30 questions on:
World War I and II and the Soviet Union

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HW 11/13 None

View PowerPoint and finish outline

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HW 11/12 None

CW 11/12 Continue to discuss Rise and Fall of the Soviet Union
View PowerPoint and work on outline
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HW 11/11 Workbook p. 95 Refer to textbook p.258

CW 11/11 Remembering Veteran's Day
Begin viewing PowerPoint and working on outline

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HW 11/6 Complete any of the 9 questions

CW 11/6 Discuss and check questions from World War I and II

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HW 11/5

CW 11/5 Begin looking at WWII and answer 9 questions
Read text pgs. 162-165 and answers the questions as you read.

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HW 11/4 Complete questions from class if not finished

CW 11/4 Read pages 160-161 about World War I
and answer 8 questions.

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HW 11/1 None

CW 11/1 Students shared their newspapers and illustrations with the class.
Viewed a CNN Student News

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HW 10/31 None

CW 10/31 Discuss Imperialism, Nationalism, Militarism, and Alliances

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HW 10/30 None

CW 10/30 Test over History or Europe and Russian Czars

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HW 10/29 Test STUDY GUIDE!!!

CW 10/29 Review activity to prepare for tomorrow's test
Time was given to complete Newspaper or Illustration Strips

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1st-3rd Period:  Wednesday, 10/30
4th Period: Tuesday, 10/29
Study for Wednesday's Test STUDY GUIDE!!!

CW 10/28 Field Trip--  Alliance Theater

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1st-3rd Period:  Wednesday, 10/30
4th Period: Tuesday, 10/29
Study for Wednesday's Test STUDY GUIDE!!!

CW 10/25 Using materials provided, students did one of the following:
Create a newspaper front page (Groups)
or
Creating illustration strips (Individual)
More details HERE

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HW 10/24 Complete the 18 questions
Use textbook pages 258-261

CW 10/24 Finish reading pages 258-261 History of Russia
We are creating a timeline together using Timeliner in class.

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HW 10/23 Complete the 18 questions due Friday, 10/25
Use textbook pages 258-261

CW 10/23 Begin reading pages 258-261 History of Russia
We are creating a timeline together using Timeliner in class.

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HW 10/22 Workbook p.62

CW 10/22 Complete viewing select videos on the Age of Revolution.
If you did not get to see the videos, check them out here:

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HW 10/21 None (Read over your notes)

CW 10/21 Began viewing select videos on the Age of Revolution.
If you did not get to see the videos, check them out here:

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HW 10/18 None

Age of Revolutions:  Government and Industry

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HW 10/17 None

Age of Revolutions:  Science

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HW 10/16 Create a timeline of events
Chapter 1 Section 2  pgs.148-153

CW 10/16 Answer questions about the Age of Exploration
Discuss/check those answers

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HW 10/15 Complete letter while at sea
(If you didn't turn it in)

CW 10/15 Share letters from the sea
Read and discuss text pgs. 148-152

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HW 10/11 Work on letter while at sea

CW 10/11 Listen to Explorer Rap
Discuss roles of people on boats during the Age of Exploration
Choose one role and write a letter to a family member back at home.

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HW 10/10 None

CW 10/10 Viewed videos on the Age of Exploration
Working in groups, we answered questions for each video.
Please complete at home if you were not in school.  

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HW 10/9 None

CW 10/9 Completed discussing Ch 1 Section 1 outline (completed!).  

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HW 10/8 None

CW 10/8 Continue discussing Ch 1 Section 1 outline (completed!).  

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CW 10/7 Begin discussing Ch 1 Section 1 outline (completed!).  
We viewed a couple of short video clips.

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HW 10/4 None (Go to the Greek Festival if you can!)

CW 10/3 Groups finished reading Chapter 1 Section 1-- Textbook p.138
They completed the outline for this section.

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HW 10/3 None

CW 10/3 Watched part of a BrainPop video on the Crusades
Groups read Chapter 1 Section 1-- Textbook p.138
They began working on an outline for this section.

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HW 10/2 Workbook p. 57  

CW 10/2 Spanish Armada.  Read pgs. 135-137 in the textbook and discuss.
View BrainPop on Queen Elizabeth I

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HW 10/1 None

CW 10/1 Discuss results of yesterday's test.
Share manors created by students.

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HW 9/30 Complete Feudal Manor from Friday

CW 9/30 Test over Europe's geography and early history
Students graded this in class.  
The Results were mixed.  
PLEASE be sure to STUDY for all tests.  Read your notes, study guides, and if possible rewatch the videos found here on the web.

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HW 9/27 Work on Feudal Manor we started in class.  
Due Tuesday, 10/1

CW 9/27 Work on designing a feudal manor.

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HW 9/26 Study for Monday's test!  Study guide


CW 9/26 Review game using student-generated questions.  
Also, we viewed a short clip on manors/feudalism

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HW 9/25 Create 10 questions using the Study guide you received in class.
These questions will be used in class on Thursday, so make them good!
Test- Monday, 9/30- Study guide
BrainPop videos to help reinforce lessons:
User: henn549 Password: dekalb

CW 9/25Continue outline of Middle Ages
The outline comes from the following:
Please listen if you get a chance.

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HW 9/24 None.  But study for Monday's test!  9/30

CW 9/24  Continue outline of Ancient Rome
The outline for the next 2 days comes from the following:
Please listen if you get a chance.

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HW 9/23 Worksheet Myth:  The Great Bear
(Sorry for the sideways view)

CW 9/23 Continue outline of Ancient Rome
The outline for the next 2 days comes from the following:
Please listen if you get a chance.

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HW 9/20 None.  
Study the cities and landforms on the map of Europe

CW 9/20  Begin outline of Ancient Greece
The outline for the next 3 days comes from the following:
Please listen if you get a chance.

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HW 9/19 Worksheet Ancient Trade Routes

CW 9/19  Finish videos of Athens and Rome HERE
Answer questions to check for understanding of videos

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HW 9/18 None

CW 9/18  View videos of Athens and Rome HERE
Answer questions to check for understanding of videos

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HW 9/17 Study the countries on the Europe Map

CW 9/17 Today we celebrated Constitution Day!
Students were led in a discussion and watched a video.
This is not the same video, but watch it anyways! Constitution Video,
THE SUPREME LAW OF THE LAND!

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HW 9/16 Pictures tomorrow!  
Begin studying the countries of Europe

CW 9/16  Geography of Europe check-up  
Map check and review in class.

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HW 9/13 None.  (Read over outline and review map)

CW 9/13 Complete the outline on Europe Land and Resources
Notes come from the text found below:
We had a quiz over the waterways of Europe

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HW 9/11 Map of Europe Due Friday, 9/13
Begin to study the waterways listed on the map!

CW 9/11 Watch CNN Student News to remember 9-11-01
Read text on Active Board about geography/resources of Europe
In groups, students answered 7 questions

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HW 9/10 Map of Europe Due Friday, 9/13

Answer questions as you watch the video.

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HW 9/9 None (Please bring your colored pencils tomorrow!)

Answer questions as you watch the video.

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HW Friday 9/6 None!
Next week we will begin discussing Europe.

CW Friday 9/6 Test over Core Concepts

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HW Thursday 9/5 Study for Friday's Test
Try the Review Game
Study Guide HERE
Core Concept Notes can be found on dates below.

CW Thursday 9/5 Continue latitude/longitude practice
Remaining time Review Game

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HW 9/4 Spy Network Handout:  (Some Answers HERE Shhh!)
1st, 3rd period- Complete through Needles, California
2nd, 4th period- Complete through Caracas, Venezuela
For Latitude/Longitude Help Watch this
Study Guide for test

CW 9/4 Discuss and practice using Latitude/Longitude
Begin Spy Network Handout
Checked/graded workbook p.15

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HW Tuesday 9/3 Workbook p. 15
Study for Friday's Test-
Review sheet HERE

CW 9/3 Complete outline from last week Core Concepts
Warmup- Workbook p.12

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HW 8/30 None (Begin studying for Test on Friday, 9/6)

CW 8/30 Read/Discuss Core Concept 3.1 (pgs. 32-33) Online Text
Continue outline for Core Concepts

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HW Thursday 8/29 Workbook p.13 Due Friday, 8/30

CW 8/29 Forces on the Earth's Surface
Read/Discuss Core Concept 2.4 (pgs. 24-25) Online Text
Begin outline for remaining Core Concepts

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HW 8/28 None  (Read over outlines and key terms)

CW 8/28 Share student illustrations with class.

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HW 8/27 Illustrate 2 key terms from the list on page 24.
You may draw, print, or cut out an illustration
Also, key terms are due tomorrow!

CW 8/27 Forces on the Earth's Surface
Read/Discuss Core Concept 2.4 (pgs. 24-25) Online Text
Watch this BrainPOP on weathering  (user: henn549  Pass:dekalb)

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HW 8/26 None (But Key Terms due Wednesday)

CW 8/26 Benchmark Diagnostic Test (Not for a grade, relax)
CNN Student News and discussion

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HW 8/23 None

CW 8/23 Distributed textbooks.  Textbook orientation.
Students began working on key terms for:  
Core Concepts 1.1,1.2, and 1.4 pgs. 4,6,10 Due 8/28

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HW 8/20-23 Concept web of your neighborhood (Due Friday, 8/23)

CW 8/22 Read pgs. 8-13 in Online Text

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HW 8/20-23 Concept web of your neighborhood (Due Friday, 8/23)

CW 8/21 Read pgs. 4-5 in Online Text  
Work on outline for Core Concept 1.1

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HW 8/20 Concept web of your neighborhood (Due Friday, 8/23)

CW 8/20 Read pgs. 6-7 in Online Text
Complete Five Themes of Geography outline

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HW 8/19 Get syllabus signed and return.  
Check the website for extra credit!

CW 8/19 Continents and Oceans Quiz
Website navigation and expectations

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HW 8/16 Complete world map worksheet
Quiz over worksheet- Monday 8/19

CW 8/16 Listen to Lat/Long Song

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