Week of November 29-December 3

Monday, November 29th
SOCIAL STUDIES: Students will work in collaborative groups to review lifestyles of Americans in the 1920’s, especially the traditional roles of women, the Harlem Renaissance, and leisure time activities.
~~~~~~~HOMEWORK~~~~~~~
Guided Reading 24-4

SCIENCE: Chapter 17, Section 2, “Storms”; students will illustrate the formation of a tornado and a hurricane
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none

Tuesday, November 30th
SOCIAL STUDIES: In-class writing assignment: Students will respond to prompts concerning suffrage, prohibition, “talkies”, and extravagant living;
~~~~~~~HOMEWORK~~~~~~~
none

SCIENCE: Students will complete their tornado & hurricane illustrations; class will review an interactive tornado website and manipulate core pressure and funnel size to simulate various EF levels of tornadoes; the website can be found at the following URL: http://www.whyfiles.org/013tornado/3.html
~~~~~~~HOMEWORK~~~~~~~
none

Wednesday, December 1st
SOCIAL STUDIES: Major quiz on Chapter 24, Sections 3 & 4; students will complete in-class writing assignments (due at end of the period);
~~~~~~~HOMEWORK~~~~~~~
none

SCIENCE: Chapter 17, Section 3, “Predicting the Weather”; class discussion and guided reading
~~~~~~~HOMEWORK~~~~~~~
none

Thursday, December 2nd
SOCIAL STUDIES: Class overview of Chapter 25, “FDR and The Great Depression”;
~~~~~~~HOMEWORK~~~~~~~
Students will find a company they think is interesting and would like to track over the next several weeks; the company must be listed on the New York Stock Exchange; students must come to class prepared to relate the name of their company & it’s 2/3 letter stock exchange symbol (abbreviation)

SCIENCE: Chapter 17, Section 3, continued class disscussion & completion of Guided Reading; introduction to station models; students will practice interpreting station models in class;
~~~~~~~HOMEWORK~~~~~~~
none

Friday, December 3rd
SOCIAL STUDIES: Chapter 25, Section 1, “The Great Depression”; students will explore the concept of the stocks and the stock market/exchange; consideration of Hoover’s reaction to the stock market crash;
~~~~~~~HOMEWORK~~~~~~~
none

SCIENCE: PowerUps Quiz #5; students will need all PowerUps from 11-1-10 through 12-3-10 in order to complete the quiz; Review & Reinforce 17-3;
~~~~~~~HOMEWORK~~~~~~~
none

Have a great weekend!!

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