I’m selling lots of candy for a GREAT cause! Continue to bring in money to support Toys for Tots. And if you have left over Halloween candy you’d like to donate OR if your mom wants to bake some cookies or cupcakes…I’ll sell them! Just make sure to be aware of allergies and give me a heads up so I can announce it.
Social Studies: Finish the Panama Canal Map that you glued in on p. 72 and start working on the Ch 22 Study Guide. The map is due tomorrow and the study guide is due on Thursday…the Ch 22 Test is FRIDAY! I’ve added all of today’s handouts to the SS Upload section; if you are absent today PLEASE download/print and work on it so you won’t be so far behind. I’ve added the Panama Canal Webcam link & the “How it works” link to the blogroll. ——>
Science: Finish the Puzzling Plates activity. I’ve added it to the Science Upload section if you are absent. DSQ Quiz is Friday…the Ch. 5 Test will be next Tuesday.
*Continue to bring in Candy Money!! All money goes to Toys for Tots!
Social Studies: Finish the Panama Canal questions on p. 73. I’ve put the questions and the Construction of the Panama Canal play in the SS Upload section above. (The play helps with the qustions.) Chapter 22 Test is scheduled for Friday.
Science: No Homework. Ch. 5 DSQ Quiz is Friday.
*I’ll be selling candy next week (50 cents per piece or $1 for 3) and all money will go to Toys for Tots! You can also bring a snack from home to eat during SS, but it will cost you $1 to eat it.
Social Studies: Finish the Spanish American War map. Use p. 651 and your notes from yesterday for help. If you are absent today, please print out the map in the SS Upload section above and complete. (We are gluing it in the Bell Ringer section of your notebook.) We will take the Ch. 22 Test at the end of next week!
Science: No Homework.
You guys really made Mrs. Green feel special today! Thanks for making her birthday fun!
Social Studies: Finish the Spanish American War Cause & Effect on p. 70. I’ve added it to the SS Uploads along with the notes page…use your textbook to fill in the blanks if you were absent today. (p. 649-654)
Science: No Homework.
Social Studies: Finish the Imperialistic Flags on p. 68. (I’ve attached today’s notes and flag page in the SS Upload section.) You should have 10 flags total. Here are the flags: Flags of Imperialism Key
And don’t forget the SECRET Homework…make a birthday card or write a sweet note for Mrs. Green and bring to school tomorrow. Wear GREEN on Thursday in her honor!!
Science: Finish coloring the Pangaea flip book. Remember to start with the present day example and then go continent by continent…leave Antarctica for last. If you were absent, I’ve uploaded the page to the Science Upload section above. Each continent should be a different color.
Enjoy the LONG weekend, and make sure you take time to remember the REASON for the day out of school! Monday is Veteran’s Day! If you know a member of the military, tell them THANK YOU!
Toys for Tots starts Tuesday. Consider doing some chores and donating the money earned towards this great cause!!
Social Studies: No Homework!
Science: No Homework!
Social Studies: Study for tomorow’s Ch 22 Vocabulary Quiz. Also complete p. 64 in your notebook (the speech bubbles as well as “Imperialism is like…). Test out your Edmodo skills by logging in (go to the Shelby County homepage and click the link), and going to your SS class page. I have a quiz for you to take that could earn you some bonus points!
Science: No Homework.
Here is an Animoto video of some of our PAL pictures: http://animoto.com/play/7UiEucrrIC41LNJ3vM44vQ
Social Studies: Ch. 22 Vocabulary is due tomorrow. (See Tuesday, Nov. 5th’s blog entry for the words). Page 64 is due on Friday and there is a Ch 22 Vocab. Quiz on Friday too.
Science: Finish Chapter 5/Section 1 Vocabulary tonight.
Chapter 5/Section 1 Vocabulary
- seismic waves
- outer core
- inner core
Social Studies: Define the following words on p. 62-63 in your notebook: (note…#1-5 go on p. 62 and #6-10 go on p. 23. Number & highlight each vocab word, and skip lines between definitions.) 1.isolationism 2.expansionism 3.imperialism 4.annexation 5.spheres of influence 6. Open Door policy 7.armistice 8.protectorate 9.isthmus 10.anarchy These words are due Thursday and you will have a Ch. 22 Vocabulary Quiz on Friday!!
Science: Finish the Ch. 5 Title Page (Paper is divided into the 5 sections for this chapter. Label the sections and draw/color an idea from each section.)
Social Studies: Choice Work is due tomorrow. See p. 56 in your notebook or the SS Uploads above for all the details. You may work on a draft of the Choice Work on p. 56, but you will TURN IN your completed work. You will have a Ch. 21 Vocabulary & Amendment Quiz on Friday. Start studying the 9 vocabulary words and definitions in your notebook and the amendments that we’ve discussed (#16, 18, & 19…we’ll add in #17 tomorrow and those 4 will be on the quiz).
Science: Reading a Weather Map Quiz is Friday, and we’ll be practicing for this all week. Tonight, chart your “personal hurricane” and include 10 latitude and longitude coordinates. (Use the hurricane page we worked on yesterday in class.) Tomorrow we will see if one of your classmates can correctly plot your hurricane’s track based on your coordinates. Make sure to give your hurricane a name!