Mrs. Capretto is officially on maternity leave! Baby boy was born Saturday morning. She will drop in some point in the next few weeks to pick up work to grade. I will periodically check my email; please be patient if it takes me some time to respond. :)
5/13 – 5/17
We will be reviewing all week for our Semester Exam.
5/6 – 5/10
The students are working on a project during class this week. This is their last major grade and will help them start reviewing for their Final Semester Exam. The Exam Review Packet will be handed out this week as well. The project packet and 5 completed postcards are due Friday at the end of class. Their research comes from their workbooks and notes. They can do research at home but this project was planned so most of the work is completed in class.
4/29 – 5/3
Monday: Reviewed and corrected Map Packet in class
Tuesday & Wednesday: Renaissance and Reformation Study Guide handed out today. You will have class time on Tuesday and Wednesday to work on your Study Guide. HW: Renaissance and Reformation Quiz on Thursday. You may use your study guide when taking the quiz.
Thursday: Quiz today on Renaissance and Reformation
Friday: The Impact of Environment on Society completed during class for a participation grade. No HW and have a great weekend.
Here is the study guide for next week’s Medieval Europe test Medieval Europe Study Guide
Test and quiz corrections should be completed during lunch or Thursday club time!
Week of 3/18(scroll down for last week and the parent letter)
Monday: Vocabulary test; work on medieval Europe unit 5 pages 20-22
Homework- green workbook pages 234-236
Tuesday: Feudal Life unit 5 pages 21-24; Magna Carta viewing guide
Homework- green workbook 237-240; unit 5 book pages 25-27
Wednesday: Bubonic Plague unit 5 reading 28-33; view Bubonic Plague music video
Homework- green workbook 245-252; read unit 5 book pages 34-37; Medieval Europe test next Tuesday
Thursday: no school
Homework- see Wednesday
Friday: Bubonic Plague unit 5 pages 28-41 (3rd day working on this); parallel timeline page 42
Homework- unit 5 book page 43; green workbook 242-244
Week of 3/11
Monday:Silk Road Unit 4 white book pages 78 (video link)-84; discuss page 85; read page 86
Homework- unit 4 white book page 87
Tuesday: West Africa unit 4 white book pages 90-99
Homework- green workbook 182-184; start studying for vocabulary test MondayVocabulary Test Words
Wednesday: West Africa unit 4 white book 100-101, 102-108, 110, discuss page 111
Homework- unit 4 white book page 113 timeline
Thursday: West Africa Louisiana Believes task sets 1 and 3
Homework- green workbook 185-188
Friday: Medieval Europe Unit 5 white book 8-20
Homework- complete open book quiz (15-2 #5 question: According to the government of Ghana, power was transferred to the king’s son); vocabulary test Monday
Week of 2/25 Monday: Group presentations of sources 55-65, fill out chart page 67/ Watch Crash Course World History #7
Homework- Answer final question on page 67; bring in any Silk Road Simulation donations
Tuesday: Fall of the Qin Dynasty mini DBQ unit 4 white book 68-76
Homework- answer questions on page 77; bring in any Silk Road Simulation donations
Wednesday: View video on Han Dynasty, class discussion and PowerPoint, Start Silk Road DBQ
Homework- finish any classwork; bring in any Silk Road Simulation donations
Thursday: Silk Road DBQ activity
Homework- Finish the DBQ assignment
Friday: Silk Road Simulation :)
Homework- Complete your Silk Road DBQ and 5 journal entries. Have a safe break!
Monday:Louisiana Believes Spread of World Religions Task set (1st period only got through 1 and 2); vocab charts were due
Homework- work on the Roman Newspaper due Thursday
Tuesday:Unit 4 white book pages 42-44 (interactive timeline and questions); outline essay on page 46 of white workbook; complete task 3 from Monday if time permits
Homework-work on the project due Thursday
Wednesday: Write the essay in class from page 46 of the white book (major grade); bring project stuff to work on when finished with essay
Homework- work on the project due tomorrow
Thursday: Unit 4 white book pages 48-52; work on Ancient China Vocabulary chart
Homework- green workbook pages 202-204
Friday:In groups, read sources in white workbook pages 55-65; create group mindmaps to present next week
Ancient Rome Newspaper Major Grade due Thursday, February 21 Ancient Rome Newspaper!!!
Capretto Parent Letter This is past due!