Mrs. Carter – Social Studies

Durham Middle School

Jan 16 – 19

January16

Jan 16 – Block 1  – Finish Map of Africa, Start powerpoint presentation on the Geography of Africa with guided questions

Blocks 2, 3, 6, 7 – Finish powerpoint presentation on the Geography of Africa with guided questions

Homework: Study for Map Test on Wednesday (Blocks 2,3,6,7), Thursday (Block 1)

Jan 17 – Block 1 – Finish powerpoint on the Geography of Africa, Homework : Study for Map Test On Thursday

Blocks 2,3,6,7 – Map Test , Complete Natural Resources Map

Homework: Finish Classwork

Jan 18 – Block 1 – Map Test, Complete Natural Resources Map

 Block 2,3,6,7 – Environmental Issues of Africa presentation, Complete Graphic Organizer on the environmental issues of Africa

Homework: Finish classwork

Jan 19 – Block 1 –  Environmental Issues of Africa presentation, Complete Graphic Organizer on the environmental issues of Africa

 Block 2,3,6,7 – Begin Comic Strip Project on Deforestation

  Homework: None

 

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Jan 9 – 12

January10

Mrs. Simrill will be filling in for Mrs. Carter in her absence.

Jan 9th  Begin Unit on Africa. Vocabulary terms introduced. Students participate in a round robin vocabulary activity. Homework: none

Jan 10th Review vocabulary terms with a matching activity. Completed graphic organizer for vocabulary. Vocab Exit Ticket. If you were absent please see me in homeroom to make up Exit Ticket. Homework: none

Jan 11th  Start identifying the physical features of Africa and selected countries. Students will label the countries and physical features in blue or black ink. Then color the countries in different colors using colored pencils. They will locate Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Egypt, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, and Sudan. For the physical map the will color deserts yellow, lightly shade the SAHEL orange, lightly shade the RAIN FOREST green, lightly shade the SAVANNAH red, color rivers and lakes blue and color mountains brown. They will label the Sahara, Sahel, savanna, tropical rain forest, Congo River, Niger River, Lake Victoria, Great Rift Valley, Mt. Kilimanjaro, Atlas Mountains, and Kalahari Desert. Homework: none

Jan 12th Finish mapping activity. Geography of Africa Powerpoint with Guided Questions. Homework: Finish coloring map of Africa in not finished in class.

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November 27th – 30th

November27

Monday

PPT notes on Governments of SW Asia were given and the chart of 3 governments were filled in.

There will be a quiz on the government terms on Wednesday. Use your notes to prepare.

Tuesday

PPT notes on Governents of SW Asia.

Wednesday

Quiz on Government vocabulary and their meanings. If absent come for makeup.

Economics pretest. Must be made up during home room after the Government quiz.

Thursday

Economics vocabulary

Friday

Finish Economics vocabulary & economics activity.

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Nov 13 – 17th

November13

Monday

Handed out vocabulary matrix and students worked on 1st square.

Tuesday

We worked on the Government Matrix ( 2nd ) day. No HW

Wednesday

Continue on Vocabulary Matrix

Thursday

Turn in your matrix if you have 3 completed assignments.

If you have not completed your work it is your HW.

Friday

Government activity. We will have a quiz on the government terms Wednesday 29th November.

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Nov 6th – Nov 10th

November6

Monday- Classwork on The Persian Gulf War

Wednesday- Classwork on the Invasion of Afghanistan & Invasion of Iraq

Complete front side of Invasion of Iraq for HW then take Quizizz.

When you have finished Quizizz complete Timeline on back side.

 

Thursday- Begin Government vocabulary. No HW

Friday- Completed our work on Parliamentary and Presidential Democracies

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Week of 10/30- 11/3

October31

We have our test on Zionism on Thursday.

Make sure you do the Quizizz before Wednesday night. Use the correct code for your class- multiple tries allowed.

You must have your outline for Documents A, B,C- done for class tomorrow.

Tomorrow is the last day to write your paragraph on the rubric paper.

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Week of Oct. 23rd – 27th

October23

Monday

Today we worked on analyzing Document A. If you did not finish it do the analysis sheet for HW.

Thursday

We have completed Documents A , B, C . Today we started our paragraph for Document A.

Study Guide was handed out for our test next Thursday 2nd November.

Quizizz assigned for HW. Ends Nov 1st. SELECT YOUR BLOCK QUIZIZZ

SIGN IN WITH YOUR NAME AND BLOCK #

BLOCK 1 CODE

BLOCK 2 CODE

BLOCK 3 CODE

BLOCK 6 CODE

BLOCK 7 CODE

Friday

Paragraph for Document B.

 

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Friday 10/20

October20

You must have completed your vocabulary and questions on the DBQ Background essay ” Why was Israel created as a Jewish state in 1948?”.

If you did not this is HW.

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Thursday 10/19

October19

All students should have their background essay questions and vocabulary complete.

“Why was Israel created as a Jewish state in 1948?”

Also read over “Zionist Movement” notes to prepare for a quiz and test for the end of the unit.

(Unit ends 11/2)

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Monday October 16th

October16

Today we started annotating our background essay for the DBQ. We will continue tomorrow.

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