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The Week of May 11

Posted by Jay McGaughy on 8th May 2015

Monday, May 11

Bell Ringer: None!

In Class: Textbook check was today. Textbooks are due next Monday, May 18.

We discussed the 8th Grade Banquet today. The banquet is Friday!

Students conducted research today in the classroom for their Visitor from the Past presentations. Students also rehearsed their presentations.

Assignment: None!

Tuesday, May 12

Bell Ringer: None!

In Class: Students who signed up to present today completed their Visitor from the Past presentations.

All students then worked on their Fourth Quarter Benchmark Exam Review.

Assignment: None!

Wednesday, May 13

Bell Ringer: None!

In Class: Students who signed up to present today completed their Visitor from the Past presentations.

All students then worked on their Fourth Quarter Benchmark Exam Review.

Assignment: None!

Thursday, May 14

Bell Ringer: None!

In Class: Students who signed up to present today completed their Visitor from the Past presentations.

All students then worked on their Fourth Quarter Benchmark Exam Review.

Assignment: None!

Friday, May 15

Bell Ringer: None!

In Class: Students who signed up to present today completed their Visitor from the Past presentations.

All students then worked on their Fourth Quarter Benchmark Exam Review.

Assignment: None!

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The Week of May 4

Posted by Jay McGaughy on 4th May 2015

Monday, May 4

Bell Ringer: NAME: Your Name; SUBJECT: The Later Middle Ages; PERIOD: Your class period; DATE: 5/4/15

In Class: Students completed The Later Middle Ages test today.

Students then made a list of 3-5 people that they would like to be for their Visitor from the Past presentations.

Students then began completing their Fourth Quarter Benchmark Exam Review:

  • Ch. 16 Review/pp. 529-531/#’s 1-13, 19-20
  • Ch. 13 Review/pp. 433-435/#’s 1-14
  • Ch. 17 Review/pp. 569-571/#’s 1-12, 15-16
  • Ch. 18 Review/pp. 603-605/#’s 1-15

Assignment: None!

Tuesday, May 5

Bell Ringer: Take out your list of the three to five people you’d like to be for Visitor from the Past.

In Class: Students copied the criteria for the Visitor from the Past presentations and we discussed the criteria and expectations.

Students signed up for the characters they will be for their presentations.

Students received a copy of the A Visitor From the Past Scoring Rubric and we discussed how it will be used to score presentations.

Students will sign up for one of four presentation days today after lunch. There will be one make-up presentation day at a 50% deduction.

Assignment: None!

Wednesday, May 6

Bell Ringer: None!

In Class: Students conducted research today in the media center for their Visitor from the Past presentations.

Assignment: None!

Thursday, May 7

Bell Ringer: None!

In Class: Students conducted research today in the media center for their Visitor from the Past presentations.

Assignment: None!

Friday, May 8

Bell Ringer: None!

In Class: Students conducted research today in the classroom for their Visitor from the Past presentations.

Assignment: None!

 

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The Week of April 27

Posted by Jay McGaughy on 27th April 2015

Monday, Apr. 27

Bell Ringer: p. 591; Analyzing Visuals; Complete sentence.

In Class: Students read ‘Christianity and Medieval Society’ on pages 585-591.

Students completed the Section Assessment on page 591 (#’s 1-6).

Students took the ‘Christianity and Medieval Society’ Quiz.

Assignment: None!

Tuesday, Apr. 28

Bell Ringer: p. 593; Analyzing Primary Sources; Complete sentence.

In Class: We discussed Medieval Europe – Day 8.

Assignment: None!

Wednesday, Apr. 29

Bell Ringer: p. 594; Reading Timelines; list your answer

In Class: Students read ‘Political and Social Change’ on pages 592-595.

Students completed the Section Assessment on page 595 (#’s 1-5).

Students took the ‘Political and Social Change’ Quiz.

Assignment: None!

Thursday, Apr. 30

Bell Ringer: p. 599; Interpreting Maps; list your answer

In Class: We discussed Medieval Europe – Day 9.

Assignment: None!

Friday, May 1

Bell Ringer: p. 603; Reviewing Vocabulary, Terms, and People; write the letter of the correct answer

In Class: Students read ‘Challenges to Church Authority’ on pages 598-601.

Students completed the Section Assessment on page 601 (#’s 1-4).

Students took the ‘Challenges to Church Authority’ Quiz.

Assignment: The Later Middle Ages Test is Monday!

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The Week of April 20

Posted by Jay McGaughy on 20th April 2015

Monday, Apr. 20

Bell Ringer: p. 577; list your answers; #1 a & #2 a, b, c, d, e, f

In class: We discussed Medieval Europe – Day 5.

Assignment: None!

Tuesday, Apr. 21

Bell Ringer: p. 578; Identifying Points of View; list your answer

In class: Students read ‘Popes and Kings’ on pages 576-579.

Students completed the Section Assessment (#’s 1-5) on page 579.

Students completed the ‘Popes and Kings’ quiz at a value of 20 points.

Assignment: None!

Wednesday, Apr. 22

Bell Ringer: p. 583; Interpreting Maps; list your answer #1 a, b, c & #2 a

In class: We discussed Medieval Europe – Day 6.

Assignment: None!

Thursday, Apr. 23

Bell Ringer: p. 584; Quick Facts/Reading Check; list your answer a, b, c (Use the Quick Facts chart to answer the Reading Check question)

In class: Students read ‘The Crusades’ on pages 580-584.

Students completed the Section Assessment (#’s 1-5) on page 584.

Students completed the ‘The Crusades’ quiz at a value of 20 points.

STUDENTS WHO WERE GONE TODAY ON EITHER THE BAND OR CHOIR TRIP WILL TAKE THEIR QUIZZES ON MONDAY, APRIL 27!

Assignment: None!

Friday, Apr. 24

Bell Ringer: pp. 586-587; Analyzing Visuals; list your answer a, b, c, and d

In class: We graded this week’s bell ringers at a value of 20 points.

We discussed Medieval Europe – Day 7.

STUDENTS WHO WERE GONE TODAY ON EITHER THE BAND OR CHOIR TRIP WILL SUBMIT THEIR BELL RINGERS ON MONDAY, APRIL 27!

Assignment: None!

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The Week of April 13

Posted by Jay McGaughy on 10th April 2015

Monday, Apr. 13

Bell Ringer: pp. 560-561; Analyzing Visuals; list your answers a., b., and c.

In Class: Students read pages 558 – 563.

Students then completed the Section Assessment #1-5 on page 563.

Students took the ‘Feudalism and Manor Life’ Quiz.

Assignment: None!

Tuesday, Apr. 14

Bell Ringer: p. 562; Drawing Conclusions; Complete sentence.

In Class: We discussed Medieval Europe – Day 4.

Assignment: None!

Wednesday, Apr. 15

Bell Ringer: p. 565; Analyzing Visuals; list your answers

In Class: 

Students read pages 564 – 567.

Students then completed the Section Assessment #1-4 on page 567.

Students took the ‘Feudal Societies’ Quiz.

Assignment: None!

Assignment: None!

Thursday, Apr. 16

Bell Ringer: Take out this week’s bell ringers and be ready to grade.

In Class: Students completed Chapter 17 Review on pages

Assignment: None!

Friday, Apr. 17

Bell Ringer: NAME: Your Name; SUBJECT: The Early Middle Ages Test; PERIOD: Your class period; DATE: 4/17/15

In Class: Students completed The Early Middle Ages Test.

Assignment: None!

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The Week of April 6

Posted by Jay McGaughy on 7th April 2015

Monday, April 6

Bell Ringer: p. 549; Interpreting Maps; list your answers #1 a, b, c, d and #2

In Class: We discussed Medieval Europe – Day 1.

Assignment: None!

Tuesday, April 7

Bell Ringer: Begin reading ‘Geography of Europe’ on pages 548-551.

In Class: Students read pages 548-551.

Students then completed the Section Assessment #1-3 on page 551.

Students took the ‘Geography of Europe’ Quiz.

Assignment: None!

Wednesday, April 8

Bell Ringer: p. 553; Interpreting Maps; list your answers a. and b.

In Class: We discussed Medieval Europe – Day 2.

Assignment: None!

Thursday, April 9

Bell Ringer: pp. 555-556; Interpreting Maps; list your answers p. 555 a. and b./p. 556 a.

In Class: Students read pages 552-556.

Students then completed the Section Assessment #1-4 on page 556.

Students took the ‘Europe after the Fall of Rome’ Quiz.

Assignment: None!

Friday, April 10

Bell Ringer: p. 559; Analyzing Visuals; Complete Sentence

In Class: We discussed Medieval Europe – Day 3

Assignment: None!

 

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The Week of March 23

Posted by Jay McGaughy on 20th March 2015

Monday, Mar. 23

Bell Ringer: Take out your textbook and begin reading ‘Geography and Early Africa’ on pages 412-415. You will have ten minutes to read this selection from the time the bell rings.

In Class: Students completed Section Assessment #’s 1-4 on page 415.

Students then completed the ‘Geography and Early Africa’ Quiz at a value of 25 points.

Any student who was absent today should read and complete the section assessment and be prepared to take his or her quiz tomorrow.

Assignment: Early African Civilizations Test is Friday, Mar. 27!

Tuesday, Mar. 24

Bell Ringer: Take out your textbook and begin reading ‘The Empire of Ghana’ on pages 418-421. You will have ten minutes to read this selection from the time the bell rings.

In Class: Students completed Section Assessment #’s 1-4 on page 421.

Students then completed the ‘The Empire of Ghana’ Quiz at a value of 25 points.

Any student who was absent today should read and complete the section assessment and be prepared to take his or her quiz tomorrow.

Assignment: Early African Civilizations Test is Friday, Mar. 27!

Wednesday, Mar. 25

Bell Ringer: Take out your textbook and begin reading ‘Later Empires’ on pages 422-426. You will have ten minutes to read this selection from the time the bell rings.

In Class: Students completed Section Assessment #’s 1-5 on page 426.

Students then completed the ‘Later Empires’ Quiz at a value of 25 points.

Any student who was absent today should read and complete the section assessment and be prepared to take his or her quiz tomorrow.

Assignment: Early African Civilizations Test is Friday, Mar. 27!

Thursday, Mar. 26

Bell Ringer: Take out your textbook and begin reading ‘Historical and Artistic Traditions’ on pages 428-431. You will have ten minutes to read this selection from the time the bell rings.

In Class: Students completed Section Assessment #’s 1-4 on page 431.

Students then completed the ‘Historical and Artistic Traditions’ Quiz at a value of 25 points.

Any student who was absent today should read and complete the section assessment and be prepared to take his or her quiz tomorrow.

Any student who was absent today should be prepared to complete both his or her quiz from today and be prepared for tomorrow’s test.

Assignment: Early African Civilizations Test is tomorrow!!

Friday, Mar. 27

Bell Ringer: NAME: Your Name; SUBJECT: Early African Civilizations; PERIOD: Your Class Period; DATE: 3/27/15

In Class: Students completed the ‘Early African Civilizations’ test at a value of 100 points.

Assignment: Enjoy your Spring Break!!!

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The Week of March 16

Posted by Jay McGaughy on 13th March 2015

Monday, Mar. 16

Bell Ringer: p. 522; Interpreting Maps; list your answers #1a-b, #2a-b

In Class: We graded Section 2 Assessment at a value of 30 points.

Students then completed The Aztecs Quiz at a value of 40 points.

We then completed the following activities together:

Assignment: Section 3 Assessment on page 525 is due Wednesday.

Tuesday, Mar. 17

Bell Ringer: p. 524; Analyzing Visuals; list your answers a-e

In Class: We then completed the following activities together:

Assignment: The Incas Quiz is tomorrow.

Wednesday, Mar. 18

Bell Ringer: p. 525; Identifying Bias & Predicting; list your answers Atahualpa 1., Pizarro 1. and 2.

In Class: We then completed the following activities together:

We then graded Section 3 Assessment at a value of 40 points.

Students then completed The Incas Quiz at a value of 40 points.

Students then began completing The Early Americas Review on pages   529-531. Follow the directions in the textbook!

Students should complete the following questions:

  • #1-10
  • #11-13 (a, b, and c for each question)
  •  #16-18
  • #19-20
  • #1-7 Standardized Test Practice

Assignment: Chapter 16 Review is due tomorrow.

Thursday, Mar. 19

Bell Ringer: p. 527; Analyzing Visuals; #1 and #2

In Class: We graded this week’s bell ringers at a value of 20 points.

We then graded Chapter 16 Review at a value of 95 points.

Students then had time to study for tomorrow’s test.

Assignment: The Early Americas test is tomorrow.

Friday, Mar. 20

Bell Ringer: NAME: Your Name; SUBJECT: The Early Americas; PERIOD: Your Class Period; DATE: 3/20/15

In Class: Students completed The Early Americas Test at a value of 100 points.

Assignment: Have a great weekend!

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The Week of March 9

Posted by Jay McGaughy on 9th March 2015

Monday, Mar. 9

Bell Ringer: No School!

In Class: No School!

Assignment: No School!

Tuesday, Mar. 10

Bell Ringer: p. 511; Interpreting Maps; list your answers #1 a, b, c and #2 a and b

In Class: Students copied assignments for the week.

We then completed the following activities together:

Assignment: Section 1 Assessment on page 515 due Thursday.

Wednesday, Mar. 11

Bell Ringer: p. 513; Analyzing Visuals; list your answers: HELP/HURT

In Class: We then completed the following activities together:

Assignment: The Maya Quiz tomorrow.

Thursday, Mar. 12

Bell Ringer: p. 517; Interpreting Maps; list your answers #1a and b, #2a, b, and c

In Class: We graded The Maya Section Assessment today at a value of 40 points.

Students then completed The Maya Quiz at a value of 40 points.

We then completed the following activities together:

Assignment: Section 2 Assessment on page 520 due Monday, 3/16.

Friday, Mar. 13

Bell Ringer: p. 518; Analyzing Visuals; list your answer

In Class: We graded Week 28 Bell Ringers at a value of 20 points.

We then completed the following activities together:

Assignment: The Aztecs Quiz on Monday, 3-16.

 

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The Week of March 2

Posted by Jay McGaughy on 2nd March 2015

Monday, Mar. 2

Bell Ringer: Complete the Cultural Achievements Quiz on your own sheet of paper.

In Class: We graded the ‘Cultural Achievements’ enrichment activities at a value of 115 points.

We then organized students’ folders in preparations for tomorrow’s test.

We discussed this week and completing third quarter.

Assignment: Topic 11 Test is tomorrow. You will be allowed to use your folder while taking the test.

Tuesday, Mar. 3

Bell Ringer: You will receive your folder soon. Your Topic 11 Test is in your folder. Write your answers on your test. Place your test back in your folder when you are finished.

In Class: Students completed Topic 11 Test today in class.

Students then studied for tomorrow’s third quarter benchmark exam.

Assignment: 3rd Quarter Benchmark Exam is tomorrow.

Wednesday, Mar. 4

Bell Ringer: NAME: Your Name; TEST: 3rd 1/4 B.E.; DATE: 3/4/15

In Class: Students completed their Third Quarter Benchmark Exams today.

Students could then study/prepare for tomorrow’s math benchmark exam.

All work for third quarter is due tomorrow.

Assignment: Third Quarter Benchmark Exam is today.

Thursday, Mar. 5

Bell Ringer: No School Today!

In Class: No School Today!

Assignment: ALL FOLDERS ARE DUE TODAY!

Friday, Mar. 6

Bell Ringer: p. 407; Standardized Test Practice; Write the letter of the correct answer.

In Class: We graded Topic 11 Test at a value of 200 points.

All students who had make up work completed their necessary assignments. All grades will be posted by 5:00pm tonight.

Assignment: Finish all three section assessments for ‘The Early Americas’.

 

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