Social Studies


2/19-2/23

posted Feb 20, 2018, 5:16 AM by Amanda Sambucini   [ updated Feb 23, 2018, 4:49 AM ]

This week we review Ch. 7 in preparation for the chapter test on Friday. 

This week's assignment(s):
-Ch. 7 Test Friday 2/23
-Ch. 8 Vocabulary is due Wednesday 2/28 (Words are on Quizlet)

2/12-2/16

posted Feb 13, 2018, 5:03 AM by Amanda Sambucini   [ updated Feb 15, 2018, 6:20 AM ]

This week we will learn about the Persian War, Peloponnesian War, and the Macedonians' control over Ancient Greece. 

This week's assignment(s):
-Finish Athens/Sparta travel ad by Friday 2/16
-Ch. 7 Vocabulary Quiz Tuesday 2/20
-Ch. 7 Test Friday 2/23  

2/5-2/9

posted Feb 5, 2018, 5:10 AM by Amanda Sambucini

This week we will start a new chapter: Chapter 7 about the rise of Ancient Greece. We will discuss Greek city-state layouts and students will make a pop-up Greek city-state of their own!

This week's assignment(s):
-Chapter 7 Vocabulary due Friday 2/9

1/22-1/26

posted Jan 22, 2018, 4:42 AM by Amanda Sambucini   [ updated Jan 25, 2018, 10:35 AM ]

This week we will continue learning about Ancient Greece. We will learn about Greek philosophers and the arts. 

This week's assignment(s):
-finish Chapter 6 review for tomorrow: pg. 189 choose 5 words and write definitions in your own words, pg. 190 11 ab, 12bc, 13abc, 14 ab. 
-Chapter 6 Vocabulary Quiz Thursday  
-Greek/Roman god/goddess report is due this Friday, January 26th. Gods have been assigned; report requirements and graphic organizers have been distributed.

GREEK AND ROMAN DAY INFORMATION:

Greek and Roman Day will be Tuesday, January 30th during Catholic Schools Week.  Students will dress up as their assigned god/goddess. They can wear a costume (make sure it is school appropriate) or wear a toga (tutorials are online!) with their gym uniform underneath.  Students must bring in at least one prop that represents their god/goddess.  Please email me if you have any questions. 

1/16-1/19

posted Jan 16, 2018, 12:50 PM by Amanda Sambucini   [ updated Jan 18, 2018, 4:56 AM ]

This week we are starting our next unit: Ancient Greece! We will learn about the geography of Greece and learn about rise of Ancient Greece. 

This week's assignment(s):
-Chapter 6 Vocabulary Quiz Thursday 1/25 
-Greek/Roman god/goddess report is due Friday, January 26th. Gods have been assigned; report requirements and graphic organizers have been distributed. 

1/8-1/12

posted Jan 8, 2018, 1:33 PM by Amanda Sambucini   [ updated Jan 11, 2018, 4:45 AM ]

This week we will finish up our unit on Ancient China!

This week's assignment(s):
-Chapter 6 Vocabulary is due Tuesday 1/16. Words are on Quizlet.
-Chapter 5 Test Thursday: know all vocab, and notes from Lessons 1,2,3 NOT 4. Words are on Quizlet. 
-Greek/Roman god/goddess report is due Friday, January 26th. Gods have been assigned; report requirements and graphic organizers have been distributed. 

Greek/Roman Paper Requirements

posted Jan 4, 2018, 4:29 PM by Amanda Sambucini

The paper requirements for your Greek/Roman god or goddess is attached to this post.  I was planning to assign/explain the paper on Friday.  I figured you can get an idea of what it is about. Don't worry- I will definitely explain it on Monday! It will be due on Friday, January 26th. 

Please email me your top 3 Greek/Roman gods/goddesses by Sunday January 7th so I can let you know on Monday!

1/3-1/5

posted Jan 3, 2018, 4:36 AM by Amanda Sambucini

This week we will be learning about the various dynasties of Ancient China and discover the history of the terracotta soldiers.

This week's assignment(s):
-Decide on top 3 gods/goddesses for Thursday
-Chapter 5 Test Thursday 1/11

12/18-12/22

posted Dec 18, 2017, 4:42 AM by Amanda Sambucini   [ updated Dec 20, 2017, 8:32 AM ]

This week we will be learning about Confucius and his teachings!

This week's assignment(s):
-Chapter 5 Vocabulary due Tuesday 
-Finish Confucius twitter by tomorrow

12/11-12/15

posted Dec 8, 2017, 5:33 AM by Amanda Sambucini   [ updated Dec 13, 2017, 4:34 AM ]

This week we will review for our test on Ancient India.  On Thursday, we will begin learning about our next ancient civilization- China!

This week's assignment(s):
-Chapter 4 Test Wednesday 12/13
-Current Event due Friday 12/15
-Chapter 5 Vocabulary due Tuesday 12/19 

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