*If you missed Social Studies today, you are responsible for having all of the notes completed by class time on Friday, February 21st. You have three options for getting the notes: 1. Click here to see the notes powerpoint Totalitarian States Powerpoint 2. Call and get the notes from a friend. 3. Go to Mrs. Holt’s room (A6) before school on Friday to get the notes. Here is the notes page if you didn’t get one today: Totalitarian Notes page – student copy (glue on p. 153.)
Social Studies: The Ch. 26 Vocabulary Quiz has been rescheduled for Monday, February 24th.
Science: Study for the “Tide, Moon, & Eclipses” Quiz scheduled for tomorrow! If you missed science today, read p. 680-683 and define the following words: Ch. 19/Sec 4 - 1.telescope 2.maria 3.craters 4.meteoroids Ch.19/Sec 5 – 5.rocket 6.satellite 7.space shuttle 8.space station
Continue to keep up with the moon phases calendar. I added a couple of websites to the blogroll at right of screen that might help. ———>
Social Studies: Write 2 facts, the lifespan years, and the country they controlled about each of the World Leaders. THEN, follow the map directions to complete the World Leader Map. (See Uploads if you were absent for the pages.) ALL due tomorrow. *If you will be gone tomorrow for choir, you are responsible for the work missed. Please stop by my classroom before or after school to pick up the papers…OR check the blog tomorrow night!! *The Ch. 26 Vocabulary Quiz is most likely going to be postponed until Monday, Feb. 24th.
Science: The moon phases, eclipses, and tides quiz is Friday, Feb. 20th.
Social Studies: The Chapter 26 Vocabulary is due tomorrow….and a vocabulary quiz will be on Friday! If you were absent today, please get the words off the SS Upload link above and be prepared to take you Ch. 25 SS Test as soon as you return.
Science: Keep with the moon phases on the monthly calendar you recieved last Friday. The following words need to be definied before class tomorrow: Chapter 19/Section 3: 1.phases 2.eclipse 3.solar eclipse 4. umbra 5. penumbra 6. lunar eclipse 7. tide 8. spring tide 9. neap tide
Happy Valentine’s Day!!! Mrs. Higg LOVES you!
Social Studies: Finish the Dust Bowl Map (see SS Upload section above if you were absent) – use p. 740-741 to help. Also make sure you include a KEY on your map explaining the Rocky Mtns., Panhandle, and DustBowl colors and symbols. STUDY for the Chapter 25 Test now scheduled for Monday, February 17th. I will check notebooks that day too…make sure yours is up to date!
Science: Start keeping track of the Moon Phases. The completed calendar will be due on Friday, March 14th…don’t lose it!
Happy SNOW Day! I hope you are having a great time! Here are just a few Social Studies reminders…
I will be taking up Great Depression Choice Work (either a Hobo Story or a Superman type comic strip) AND we’ll be checking the Ch. 25 Study Guide tomorrow. I love the snow, but we can’t slow down…please be prepared for class tomorrow! All of the assignments and handouts are in the SS Upload section above. The Chapter 25 Test & notebook check have been rescheduled for Monday, February 17th.
*For the Choice Work “Hobo Story,” you may write it neatly on loose leaf or type & print out. Note, there will not be time for you to print in class. For the “Comic Strip”, you may draw & color it on blank copy paper. I have plenty of construction paper & will allow a few minutes in class on Friday for mounting your final product.
Social Studies: If you were absent today, visit the SS Upload section and print out Farmers & the Dust Bowl reading and questions (both glue on p. 139). Read and complete questions. **Regardless of any “winter weather and/or possible school cancellations,” the following items are due…no exceptions. Choice Work is due on Wednesday. The choices are in the SS Upload section. I have plenty of construction paper; you can glue it in class on Wednesday. The Ch. 25 Study Guide is due on Thursday. The Chapter 25 Test is Friday!! (The Study Guide is also in the SS Upload section.)
Science: No Homework tonight!
Tonight is the Gala…go have FUN!!
Social Studies: You glued the “Great Depression Choice Work” on p. 137 today. You can choose write a story about a Hobo during the Depression OR draw & color a 3 frame Comic Strip starring Superman (who was created in the 1930′s). See the sheet for more specific requirements for each writing choice. (Choice Work is included in the the SS Upload section, btw). You may use p. 136 as a rough draft page, but you will turn in a final copy next Wednesday, February 12th. FYI…the Chapter 25 Test is scheduled for next Friday, February 14th. A study guide will be given out on Wednesday, but you should already start studying.
Science: No Homework!
Social Studies: Use pages 731-734 to complete “The Alphabet Agencies”. You should fill in the 3 blanks at the top, and the two columns on the chart. (I’ve given you the initials for the New Deal programs, you need to list what the initials stand for and the goals of that program.) “The Alphabet Agencies” handout is in the SS Upload section above.
Science: Read Chapter 19/Section 1 and illustrate the “Motions of the Earth” and “Seasons” on a piece of loose leaf. (p. 661 & 663)
*The Valentine Gala is Friday Night!!! Remember it is a “dressy” gala. Tickets go on sale Thursday during lunch.
Social Studies: Read p. 735-746 and answer the questions on p. 135 (Three Goals of the New Deal). If you were absent today, it is in the SS Upload section.
Science: Define the Key Words from Chapter 19/Section 1.
Hope you guys are loving your snow days! Shelby County has decided to cancel school again on Friday, soooooo we are going to reschedule our Great Depression dress “down” day: Hobo Day will be Monday, Feb. 3rd! Dress to Depress!
4th and 8th period Social Studies classes should plan to take the Ch. 25 Vocabulary Quiz on Tuesday, Feb. 4th.
Stay warm and have fun in any of the remaining snow! Mrs. Higg