Social Studies


1/16-1/19

posted Jan 16, 2018, 12:50 PM by Amanda Sambucini

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):
-finish Ancient Greece map for Wednesday 
-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, 7:36 AM by Amanda Sambucini   [ updated Jan 11, 2018, 4:46 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, 4:31 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, 4:43 AM by Amanda Sambucini   [ updated Dec 18, 2017, 8:28 AM ]

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

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

12/11-12/15

posted Dec 8, 2017, 5:35 AM by Amanda Sambucini   [ updated Dec 13, 2017, 4:35 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

12/4-12/8

posted Dec 4, 2017, 5:01 AM by Amanda Sambucini   [ updated Dec 8, 2017, 10:50 AM ]

This week we will discuss the beginning and teachings of Buddhism in Ancient India and learn about the various dynasties that ruled during this time. 

This week's assignment(s):
-finish the Chapter 4 Review for Monday: p. 131 #1-7, p. 132 8a, 9a, 10abc, 11ab, and 12abc
-Chapter 4 Test Wednesday 12/13
-Current Event due Friday 12/15 

11/28-12/1

posted Nov 28, 2017, 4:49 AM by Amanda Sambucini

This week we will discuss the beginning and teachings of Hinduism in Ancient India. 

This week's assignment(s):

-Chapter 4 Lessons 1 & 2 Vocab Quiz (+3 important gods) Monday 12/4

11/13-11/17

posted Nov 13, 2017, 4:59 AM by Amanda Sambucini

This week we will be ending our study of Ancient Egypt by making posters of Egyptian gods.  Later this week we will start Chapter 4: Ancient India. 

This week's assignment(s):

-Ancient Egypt Scrapbook Project is due Monday, November 20th. Project directions went home. This scrapbook will count as a test grade and will be in place of a regular chapter test. 

11/6-11/10

posted Nov 6, 2017, 6:10 AM by Amanda Sambucini   [ updated Nov 7, 2017, 11:36 AM ]

This week we be detectives and research different theories about the death of King Tut.  We will also study the daily life and culture of Ancient Egyptians.  

This week's assignment(s):
-Finish CSI Report by Friday 11/10
-Ancient Egypt Scrapbook Project is due Monday, November 20th. Project directions went home. This scrapbook will count as a test grade and will be in place of a regular chapter test.

*Chapter 3 words are on Quizlet!

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