•  8/29 & 8/30

    1st Day activities

    Getting to Know You

    Icebreakers- iPod Shuffle and Quizlet Live

     

    8/31 & 9/4

    Chromebook Setup

    Google Classroom

    go Guardian

    Online Textbook (if we are given access)

    Back to School Night video prep

     

    9/5 & 9/6

    Warm Up: First week

       - focus on formatiting and submitting information via Google Classroom

    Back to School Night skit prep!

     

    9/7  &  9/810

    Map of Continents

    Digital Citizenship: Bullying and cyberbullying (per the district)

     

    9/11 & 9/12

    film Back To School Night video

    Geography CLOZE PP.

    hw: finish Geography

     

    9/13 & 9/14

    Personal timeline

     

    9/17 & 9/18

    Final Draft Personal Timeline

    Pass out pilot textbooks! Nat Geo

    Nat Geo Online textbook sign up

     

    9/19 & 9/20

    Exoplore textbook layout

    Chapter 1, Lesson 1.1  Guided notes and Discuss

    homework: Extra Credit opportunity- Scavenger hunt.  (B day introduced on 9/18 and  Due 9/20 . A Day was introduced 9/19 and due 9/21)

     

    9/21 & 9/9/24

    warm up: 1.1.1 vocabulary

    1.2 guided notes in small groups

    1.3 guided notes independent

    hw: complete 1.3 guided notes

     

    9/25 & 9/26

    warm up: 1.5

    Chatper 1, section1.6 cornell notes instruction

    hw:1.1.4 Cornell notes (had 10 minutes in class to work on and ask questions)

     

    9/27 & 9/28

    "POP QUIZ" Sectin 1 Nat Geo

    1.2.1 Cornell Notes- classwork

    hw: 1.2.2 Cornell Notes

     

    10/1 & 10/2

    W.Up: Clans vocab

    Iceman PP & short documentary clip

    Simulation Prep: Get into nomadic clans.  Create your population.

     

    10/3 & 10/4

    WArm Up: Paleolithic Era, nomads, hunter gatherers- vocab

    Simulation Part 1: Paleolithic Age

    Reflection

    Cornell Notes 1.2.3

     

    10/6 & 10/8

    Warm Up: agricultural revolution, surplus vocab

    1.2.3 notes check and discuss

    Simulation II: Neolithic Revolution

    Simulation Reflection

    hw: 2.2.2 notes (pg. 48)

     

    10/9 & 10/10

    Warm Up: civilization vocabulary

    2.2.2 notes and discuss

    Simulation III: Civilization Rises!

    Simulation Reflection

    hw: 1.2.4 notes (pg. 30)

     

    10/11 & 10/12

    warm Up:

    1.2.4 notes check and discuss

    Chapter 1 Review (pg. 32-33 #1-25 AND pg. 49 #1-3)

    hw: finish ch. 1 Review

     

    10/15 & 10/16

    warm up:Quizlet flashcards

    Discuss chapter 1 review

    Chapter 1 study guide

    hw: finish study guide and study!

    TEST IS WED/THURS 10/117 & 10/18

     

    10/17 & 10/18

    Test review

    Quizlet Live

    Chapter 1 Test

    hw: Bring NAT GEO workbook next class, please!

     

    10/19 & 10/22

    Warm Up: pg. 18 in Nat Geo wkbook

    Mesopotamia intro video (Q&A)

    Ch. 3, lesson 1.1 (3.1.1) pg. 66-67

    Outline Map: Fertile Crescent

    Hw: A days, you had a sub and I heard you may or may not have gotten to the map. I won't worry about it... just make sure your 3.11 ntoes are complete.  We'll do the map next class.

    B days, you already know we'll finish the map next class... just 3.1.1 ntoes. thanks!

     

    10/23 & 10/24

    Warm Up; Fertile Crescent Map

    3.1.1 Discussion page (Nearpod)

    G.R.A.P.E.S Monte Vista vs. Mesopotamia

    hw: 3.1.2 notes

     

    10/25 & 10/26

    Warm Up: using 3.1.1 and 3.1.2 notes, Fill in Geography and Society section from GRAPES sheet

    Sumerian Writing pg. 72

    pictograph/cuneiform jigsaw

    finish Fertile Crescent map, DUE TODAY

    hw: 3.1.3 notes (there is a template on Google Classroom if you still need help with the format.

           ALSO bring workbook next class, please

     

    10/29 & 10/30

    warm up: GRAPES

    Discussion page: Nearpod (Topic: 3.1.3 and 3.1.2)

    classwork- 3.1.5 notes (pg. 74-75)

    hw: 3.2.1 notes pg. 76-77

     

    10/31 & 11/2

    Warm Up: GRAPES

    cw- 3.2.2 notes pg. 78-79

    -Discussion:  Assyrians and Chaldeans

    hw: 3.2.3 notes pg. 80-81

     

    11/5 & 11/6

    warm up: workbook pg. 25

    classwork: 3.2.4-5 pgs. 82-85

    -Discussion on Phonecians, Darius and Legacy of Mesopotamia

    hw: Quizlet Games

     

    11/7 & 11/8

    Warm Up

    Study Guide day (chapter 3)

    hw: study for test next class

     

    11/9  A DAY- no school due to fires

     

    11/13

    B Day- continued to work on study guide.  Due to school being closed on Friday 11/9, many students were unable to get their textbooks.  Also, many students were without Internet access to use on the online textbook.

     

    11/14  A Day- no school due to fires

     

    11/15 (B) AND 11/16 (A)

    QUIZLET Review

    Chapter 3 Test

    hw: 4.1.1 Cornell Notes due the first day back from Thanksgiving Break

     

    11/26 (B) and 11/27 (A)

    KWL warm up

    See, Think, Wonder

    cw- 4.1.2 notes (pg. 92-93)

    Discussion (geography and agriculture)

    hw: 4.1.3 notes (pg. 94-95)

     

    11/28 (B) & 11/29 (A)

    Warm up

     Ancient Egypt Map assignment (extension: 3D map)

    cw: 4.2.1 notes (pg. 98-99)

    hw: 4.2.2 notes (pg. 100-101)

     

    11/30 (B) & 12/3 (A)

    warm up: What is a social role?

    Social class pyramid (whole class- group project)

    hw: 4.2.4 notes (pg. 104-105)

     

    12/4(B) & 12/5 (A)

    Finish Social Class Pyramid & present

    Discussion Pages- highlight notes

    4.3.1 notes (pg. 106-107)

    hw- 4.3.2 notes pg. (108-109)

     

    12/6 (B) & 12/7 (A) 

    warm up: read about King Tut pg. 110-111

    Discussion Pages on Pharaohs: Hatshepsut, Ramses II, Tut

    Red Cup Pyramid Builders!

    hw: 4.3.4 notes (pg. 112-113)

     

    12/10 (B) & 12/11 (A)

    warm up: 4.4.1 pg. 114-115

    Life of Pharaoh- life sized poster project

    hw: 4.4.2 notes (pg. 116-117)

     

    12/12 (B) & 12/13 (A)

    warm Up: 4.4.3 notes pg. 

    Finish Life of Pharaoh poster project

    Discussion Page: Legacy of Egypt, if time.

    no homework.

     

    12/14 B) & 12/17 (A)

    warm Up: GRAPES organizer: Ancient Egypt

    Discussion Page: Legacy of Egypt- if didn't do it last class

    Alternative Assessment: Ancient Egypt Brochure due 12/20 (B) & 12/21 (A)

    hw: Bring anything for Brochure you may need to finish and Finish GRAPES

     

    12/18 (B) & 12/19 (A)

    Alternative Assessment: Ancient Egypt Brochure due 12/20 (B) & 12/21 (A) if did not finish in class

     

    12/20 (B) & 12/21 (A)

    wrap up video: King Tut Unwrapped (Discovery Channel)

    OK to bring snacks for Holiday Party in class... be mindful of alergies we discussed in class!

    1B- no allergies

    2B- allergies to ALL nuts

    1A- no allergies

    2A- allergies to ALL nuts

    Have a wonderful Break and see you in January!

     

    1/7 (B) & 1/8 (A)

    Starting new textbook! TCI (TEachers Curriculum Institute aka History Alive!)

    Lesson 11: Origins of Hebrews

    Warm Up

    Setting the Stage: Geography 

    Lesson: Ancient Egypt and the Middle East

     

    1/9(B) & 1/10 (A)

    warm Up:

    Activity- Jigsaw important figures: Abraham, Moses, Solomon

    Lesson Game if Time

     

    1/11 (B) & 1/14 (A)

    Warm Up: Lesson Game (review)

    Ch. 11 Study Guide in cornell note form

    hw: Study

    Test Next class!!

     

    1/15 (B) & 1/16 (A)

    11 Vocabulary Slide Deck (Google Classroom)

    Interactive Journal

    Hw: Study for test

     

    1/17 (B) & 1/18 (A)

    Warm up: Lesson 11 Game for grade

    TEST- Lesson 11

     

    1/22 (B) & 1/23 (A)

    Warm Up: 12 Intro

    Discuss test

    Test Retakes Wednesday 1/23 at lunch

    Discuss new grade sheet format: Interactive Journal

    Vocabulary Development chart- complete

    Hw: Add sketches to Vocabulary Development Chart



    1/24 (B) & 1/25 (A)

    Prince of Egypt- Signed permission slip needed

     

    1/28 (A) & 1/29 (B)

    -finish Prince of Egypt- 20 minutes and debrief.

    Warm Up: 12 Revisit Intro

    Section 1: Reading and Interactive Journal

    Problem Solving Group work

    hw: 12 Cornell Notes/Study guide: Intro & Section 1

     

    1/30 (B) & 1/31 (A)

    Warm up:

    Timeline Activity (Key Events is planning sheet)

    Hw: Cornell Notes/Study guide for Section 2

     

     

    2/1 (B) & 2/4 (A)

    Warm up: add notes to online textbook note section- extra study prep and use on test?

    finish timeline. 

    Timeline presentations

    HW: Section 3 notes



    2/5 (B) & 2/6 (A)

    Warm up: Lesson Game for grade

    Processing Task- prep (Parody Mr. Nicky Mythology)

    Processing Task lyrics recording sheet- (Google Classroom assignment so they can copy and paste original lyrics- time saver for next year!)

    Hw: finish lesson 12 notes- summary and EQ

     

    2/7 (B) & 2/8 (A)

    Warm up: Quizlet flashcards

    30 minutes finish processing task (parody)

    Present Parody

    TEST PREP checklist

    Hw: complete test prep checklist

     

    2/12 (B) & 2/13 (A)

    Warm up : use test prep checklist against notes- highlight notes

    TEST Lesson 12

    hw: preview & vocabulary development chart (monsoons, subcontinent, plateau)

     

    2/14 (B) & 2/15 (A)

    warm up: Setting the Stage- Ancient India

    Geography of India preview- pics, etc.

    Lesson 13- Sections 1-8 (read and complete pgs. 1&2 in ISN

    hw: finish sections 1-8 if not complete.

     

    2/19 (B) & 2/20 (A)

    warm up: rating scale (ISN pg.3)

    Critical Thinking- whole cass manipulative

    Section 9

    Reading Further

    hw: Complete Reading Further Five (5) Facts

     

    2/21 (B) & 2/22 (A)

    warm up: Fact Check.

    Opinion vs. Thesis

    CER (Claim, Evidence, Reason) Constructed Response

    hw: none. you're welcome.

     

    2/25 (B) & 2/26 (A)

    warm up

    CER: Constructed Response- Why was the Indus River Valley ideal for early settlement in India?

    Type essay and turn in

    play lesson game

    classwork review

    hw: none. 

     

    2/27 (B) & 2/28 (A)

    Warm up: peer editing and self editing CER constructed response: India

    13 Lesson Game (use resources and take as many times if you'd like a better score)

    13 Review (on TCI website- use ALL resources)

    14 Preview

    hw: 14 Vocabulary (4 terms)

     

    3/1 (B) & 3/4 (A)

    14 Experiential Exercise (If abesent, please complete ISN all sections.)

    hw: read the sections and answer question #3 in complete sentences

     

    3/5 (B) & 3/6 (A)

    warm up: CHECK STUDENT CONNECT!!

    14 lesson game (use all of your resources)

    14 review

    15 vocabulary

    hw: finish lesson 15 vocabulary

     

    3/7 (B) & 3/8 (A)

    Cornell notes for lesson 15

    sections 1-2 together

    sections 3-4 on your own

    hw: finish Lesson 15, Sections 1-4 cornell notes

     

    3/11 (B) & 3/12 (A)

    warm up: ISN Section 1

    ISN Sections 2 & 3 together

    Quizlet Live Game

    Lesson 15 Cornell Notes finish it ALL

    Complete your assigned reading and section in ISN

    REMEMBER- only those who complete this will allowed to work in partners next class

    hw- finish any work you didn't complete in class

     

    3/13 (B) & 3/14 (A)

    warm up: India Hyperdoc

    check assigned sections

    partners- create poster of assigned Hindu Belief

    hw: TBD

     

    3/15 (B) & 3/19 (A)

    Warm up: Processing Task in ISN list all eleven vocabulary terms off to the side

    Museum walk- read posters and fill in missing sections in ISN

    Rough draft- Processing Task: Hinduism (acrostic)

    Final Draft Processing Task- typed and submitted on Google Classroom.

    Hw- finish Processing Task

     

    3/20 (B) & 3/21 (A)

    Warm up CER review

    Cw- complete CER: What three Hindu beliefs had the most impact on life in India? (deities, samsara, kharma, dharma)

    Type CER

    Hw: study guide TEST next class!

     

    3/22 (B) & 3/25 (A)

    Warm up: CER requirements checklist

    Review study guide

    Highlight study guide info on Cornell Notes- you may use notes on test

    TEST Lesson 15

    16 ISN Preview & vocabulary

    Hw- 16 vocabulary

     

    3/26 (B) & 3/27 (A)

    warm up: Introduction Lesson 16: Buddhism

    vocabulary review

    Sections 1-5 (Read and complete ISN)

    hw: Cornell Notes: Intro- Lesson 4

     

    3/28 (B) & 3/29 (A)

    warm up: Cornell Notes Section 4- end

    Buddha Book

    hw: finish front half of study guide

     

    4/1 (B) & 4/2 (A)

    warm up: Section 6 in ISN

    Finalize Buddha Books

    2nd half Study guide 16

    hw: study- test next class

     

    4/3 (B) & 4/4 (A)

    warm up: Lesson Game

    Buddha Book Share

    16 test

    Intro new unit on China Lesson 19

    hw: vocabulary 19

     

    4/5 (B) & 4/8 (A)

    Warm up: 16 Preview?

    Cw- Geography Task for China (topographic map in groups of 4)

    Hw: TBD

     

    4/9 (B) & 4/10 (A)

    Warm Up: Quilet 19

    Finish Geography task

    hw: 19 ISN complete in order to watch film next class.

     

    4/11 (B) & 4/12 (A)

    Watch Mulan!

    Students unprepared will go to study hall to complete assignments

     

    4/15-4/19

    SPRING BREAK!

     

    4/22 (B) & 4/23 (A) Your test will be on BOTH lessons 20 and 21.

    ISN 20

    Preview 20

    Vocabulary 20

    Quizlet

    Cornell Notes 20

    Hw: complete Cornell Notes

     

    4/24 (B)  & 4/25 (A)

    Skillbuilder Activity 100 min.

    hw:TBD

     

    4/26 (B) & 4/30 (A)

    ISN 21

    Preview 21

    Vocabulary 21

    Read Sects. 1-3, and complete ISN

    Hw: Cornell Notes 1-3

     

    4/30 (B) & 5/1 (A)

    Warm Up: complete cornell notes 21

    Read Sect. 4 and ISN

    Philosophies

    Study guide

    Hw: Processing Task (parent signature) AND complete Study guide

     

    5/2 (B) & 5/3 (A)

    Warm up: quizlet

    Sign philosophies poster

    Study

    TEST Lessons 20 & 21

     

    5/6-5/16 CAASPP Testing: Alternative Schedule.  65 minute periods. No homework will be assigned.


    5/20 (B) & 5/21 (A)

    Lesson 25 Preview- complete digitally

    Story time (Greek myths)

    Explore Geography

    Lesson 25, Secton 1 together

    Lesson 25, Sections 2-4 with a partner.

    hw: complete all Lesson 25 if you did not finish in class

     

    5/22 (B) & 5/23 (A)

    warm up: 26 Vocabulary

    Story time (Greek myths)

    Lesson 26 ISN Digitally

    hw: complete Lesson 2 ISN digitally

     

    5/24  (B) & 5/28 (A)

    warm Up: poll songs

    hw check

    Lesson 26 Sections 3-4

    hw: 26Processng Task

     

    5/29 (B) & 5/30 (A)

    warm up: 31 vocabulary

    story time (Greek myths)

    Lesson 31 Centers

    Lesson 31 Centers