Social Studies


1/16-1/19

posted Jan 18, 2018, 4:56 AM by Amanda Sambucini

This week we will learn about the Navajo and The Long Walk. 

This week's assignment(s):
-Chapter 11 Lesson 1 quiz on Monday. Study the notes/flaps and the 7 vocabulary words. 

1/8-1/12

posted Jan 8, 2018, 7:41 AM by Amanda Sambucini   [ updated Jan 11, 2018, 4:51 AM ]

This week we will review for a test on Chapter 10.  We will also work on our Southwest cereal box project. 

This week's assignment(s):
-Chapter 11 Vocabulary is due Tuesday 1/16. Words are on Quizlet. 
-Chapter 10 Test Thursday. Study guide is listed down below.

Chapter 10 Study Guide

posted Jan 4, 2018, 4:34 PM by Amanda Sambucini

The Chapter 10 test is moved to Thursday, 1/11. 

Here is the study guide:

CHAPTER 10 Study guide 

  • Chapter 10 Vocabulary
  • Grand Canyon:
    • why it’s always changing
    • causes of its continued erosion
    • why it was made a national park 
    • what river carved it out 
    • reasons why people visit it
  • Climates of the Southwest
  • Saguaro cactus and its relationship with desert animals 
  • Nonrenewable and renewable resources
  • Technology industries in the Southwest 
  • Johnson Space Center location 
  • Very Large Array --> What is it?
  • Be able to form opinion/response on: Why should we conserve oil?

1/3-1/5

posted Jan 3, 2018, 4:39 AM by Amanda Sambucini

This week we will finish up Chapter 10 and continue working on our Southwest project!

This week's assignment(s):
-Wrapped cereal box due Thursday 1/4
-Chapter 10 Test Tuesday 1/9

12/18-12/22

posted Dec 18, 2017, 4:49 AM by Amanda Sambucini   [ updated Dec 19, 2017, 4:29 AM ]

This week we will learn about the climate and resources of the Southwest region.  We will also work on our Southwest project in class!

This week's assignment(s):
-Southwest Map (states AND capitals) Quiz Tuesday 12/19
-Bring in a wrapped (either in wrapping paper or construction paper) cereal box by January 4th for an in class project!

12/11-12/15

posted Dec 8, 2017, 5:32 AM by Amanda Sambucini   [ updated Dec 13, 2017, 4:36 AM ]

This week we will be starting a new region- the Southwest! We will explore the geographical features of the Midwest and learn the location of the Southwestern states. 

This week's assignment(s):
-Chapter 10 Vocabulary and Places due Thursday 12/14
-Current Event due Friday 12/15
-Southwest Map (states AND capitals) Quiz on Tuesday 12/19

12/4-12/8

posted Dec 4, 2017, 4:57 AM by Amanda Sambucini

This week we will be reviewing for Friday's test.

This week's assignment(s):
-Chapter 9 Test Friday 12/8
-Current Event due Friday 12/15

11/27-12/1

posted Nov 30, 2017, 4:34 AM by Amanda Sambucini

This week we are finishing up Chapter 9 and reviewing for an upcoming test next week. 

This week's assignment(s):
-Chapter 9 Test Friday 12/8

11/13-11/17

posted Nov 13, 2017, 4:56 AM by Amanda Sambucini

We will learn about the Ojibwa Native Americans and make our own talking sticks.  We will also discuss the history of the fur trade in the Midwest.

This week's assignment(s):

-Bring in a small stick for tomorrow!
-Chapter 9 Vocabulary and People (4 lessons) due Wednesday 11/15. 

11/6-11/10

posted Nov 6, 2017, 6:12 AM by Amanda Sambucini   [ updated Nov 9, 2017, 10:23 AM ]

We will review Chapter 8 for our test on Thursday. 

This week's assignment(s):

-Chapter 8 Test Thursday 11/9.  
-finish Midwest advertisement picture by tomorrow if you have not completed it already
-Chapter 9 Vocabulary and People (4 lessons) due Wednesday 11/15 

*Chapter 8 Vocabulary words are on Quizlet!

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