Week of January 4 – 8, 2010

Monday
Teacher Workday – No students

Tuesday
The students will refresh their memory of expected behaviors, supplies, and level of work in Social Studies class.
In-Class Writing Prompt:
“Write a 5 sentence paragraph describing the things you did, places you went, or other unique experiences you had during your holiday break.”
~~~~~Homework~~~~~
none

Wednesday
We will begin our study of World War II with Chapter 26, Section 1: Road to War
~~~~~Homework~~~~~
Students will outline Chapter 26, “World War II” in the Class Notes section of their Social Studies notebook.

Thursday
Class discussion on timeline of early World War II; students will explore events in Europe and the Pacific that set the stage for war;
In-class assignment: define vocabulary words for Chapter 26, Section 1: dictator, fascism, anti-Semitism, totalitarian, appeasement (pg. 752)
~~~~~Homework~~~~~~
finish defining vocabulary words if not completed during class

Friday
Students will identify key players on the warfront, specifically key countries and their leaders; students will individually create a chart displaying this information that will be referenced throughout the study of WWII;
~~~~~Homework~~~~~
none

Keep warm this week & weekend!!!!

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