8th Grade Social Studies Assignments

Instructor
Ms. Megan Kimble
Term
2019-2020 School Year
Grade Level
8th Grade

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Graduation Meeting at 10:00am and a Check-In at 1:15pm

Good Morning Everyone! 
 
Today we will meet at 10:00am to discuss final plans for our graduation and Friday pick-up. :) Ms. Kimble will send a Zoom link around 10:00am. 
 
Please be sure to join so you can get some very important instructions! See you then!

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Assignment for Tuesday (Due Wednesday)

Read and complete Lesson 22: Sections 4 and 5
 
Due by Wednesday at 8:00am

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Assignment for Wednesday, May 27th

Please read and complete Lesson 22, Sections 6 and 7. We will discuss these sections in our Zoom Class at 1:00pm. 
 
Ms. Kimble will send the link to our class at 1:20pm. 
 
 

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Lesson for Tuesday, May 26th

Join Ms. Kimble for our Zoom meeting at 1:30pm. This meeting is required. We will look at and discuss the readings for the day. 

Reminder: Zoom Meeting links and passwords are located in your schedule.

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Lesson for Thursday, May 21st

Join Ms. Kimble for our Zoom meeting at 1:30pm. This meeting is required. We will study pictures and a speech from what is considered the most important battle of the Civil War - the Battle of Gettysburg.

Reminder: Zoom Meeting links and passwords are located in your schedule.

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Assignment for Tuesday (Due Wednesday)

Write a letter to a loved one that describes what your life was like as a soldier in the Civil War.

Your letter should answer the following questions:

  • What side of the war are you fighting on?
  • What are the war conditions like?
  • Why are you fighting?
  • What are your feelings about the war?
Email your letter to Ms. Kimble.

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Lesson for Wednesday, May 20th

Read and complete Lesson 22, Section 3. 
 
Due by Wednesday at 7:00pm

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Lesson for Tuesday, May 19th

Join Ms. Kimble for our Zoom meeting at 1:30pm. This meeting is required. We will study pictures from the most bloody battle at Antietam and imagine what it was like to be a soldier during this battle.  

Reminder: Zoom Meeting links and passwords are located in your schedule.

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Lesson for Monday, May 18th

Please read and complete Lesson 22, Section 2.
 
Due Monday by 7:00pm. 

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Lesson for Thursday, May 14th

Join Ms. Kimble for our Zoom meeting at 1:30pm. This meeting is required. We will decipher a code that was used during the Civil War.

Reminder: Zoom Meeting links and passwords are located in your schedule.

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Lesson for Wednesday, May 13th

IMPORTANT CHANGE: Ms. Kimble has created a PearDeck that you can access when it works for you so that you can complete your work on your own time. :)

We will not have a Zoom meeting today but will meet through Zoom on Thursday, May 14th to decipher a code.

Today's lesson involves viewing pictures from Bull Run. Your assignment is to answer the questions regarding the photo of Bull Run through PearDeck.

  1. Please click this link to access our PearDeck for the day.
  2. Go to joinpd.com and enter the code: lflxl.
Ms. Kimble will see your answers as you complete your work. If you run into any issues, please email her.

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Lesson for Tuesday, May 12th

Ms. Kimble will introduce our lesson for the day. Please read and complete Lesson 22, Section 1.

Join Ms. Kimble for our Zoom meeting at 1:30pm. This meeting is required.

Reminder: Zoom Meeting links and passwords are located in your schedule.


Due Tuesday by 7:00pm

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Lesson for Monday, May 11th

Read Lesson 22: Introduction. After reading the introduction, scroll down the page to complete the Preview assignment. 

Due Monday by 7:00pm

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Lesson for Thursday, May 7th

Read Lesson 21:Summary and complete Lesson 21: Processing (at the bottom of the Summary section).


Complete this assignment through your History Alive account:

A letter to the editor is a statement of your opinion on an issue about which you feel strongly. Choose the event that you believe pulled the nation furthest apart in the mid-1800s. Write a letter to the editor about that event. Your letter should be written from the time period of your event and should:


  • have an appropriate date.

  • include your (fictitious) name and where you live.

  • be one or two paragraphs long.

  • briefly describe the event in one or two sentences.

  • explain why you believe this event pulled the nation apart and eventually led to civil war.

  • be free of grammatical and spelling errors.

Due Thursday by 7:00pm

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Lesson for Tuesday, May 5th (Due Wednesday Morning)

Read and Complete Lessons 21: Sections 6 and 7

Due Wednesday by 8:00am

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Lesson for Wednesday, May 6th

Read and Complete Lessons 21: Section 8

Due Wednesday by 7:00pm

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Lesson for Tuesday, May 5th

Join Ms. Kimble for our Zoom meeting at 1:30pm. This meeting is required. We will look at maps that bring images to life to help you understand how tensions developed between the North and the South before the Civil War.

Reminder: Zoom Meeting links and passwords are located in your schedule.

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Lesson for Monday, May 4th

Read and Complete Lessons 21: Sections 4 and 5

Must be caught up by our Zoom on Tuesday. 


Due Monday by 7:00pm

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Lesson 21: Sections 2 and 3

Read and Complete Lesson 21: Sections 2 and 3

Due Friday by 7:00pm

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8th-Grade Class Activity

Please join Ms. Kimble at 11:00am on Zoom (link will be sent to your email at 10:50am) for a class activity. 

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Lesson for Thursday, April 30th

Join Ms. Kimble for our Zoom meeting at 1:30pm. This meeting is required. We will look at maps that bring images to life to help you understand how tensions developed between the North and the South before the Civil War.


Reminder: Zoom Meeting links and passwords are located in your schedule.

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Lesson for Wednesday, April 29th

Read and complete Lesson 21, Section 1 

Due Wednesday by 7:00pm

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Tuesday, April 28th Assignment

Please click on this link to answer the essential question for our processing assignment.

Join Ms. Kimble for our Zoom meeting. This meeting is required. We will interpret a metaphor used by Abraham Lincoln to warn of the potential end of the Union.

Reminder: Zoom Meeting links and passwords are located in your schedule.


Due Tuesday by 7:00pm

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Monday, April 27th's Assignment

Go to this site. Once you are on the site, please follow the directions.

Due Monday by 7:00pm

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Quotations 6 and 7

Go to this site. Once you are on the site, please follow the directions. Complete this assignment by Thursday at 7:00pm.

Join Ms. Kimble for our Zoom meeting. This meeting is required. You will work with your classmates to make sure you have correctly matched the quotations with the placards thus far.

Reminder: Zoom Meeting links and passwords are located in your schedule.

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Assignment

Go to this site. Once you are on the site, please follow the directions for April 22nd. Complete this assignment by Wednesday at 7:00pm.

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Assignment

We will have a required Zoom meeting at 1:30pm where Ms. Kimble will give you the work.

It is very important that you attend the meeting today. ALL work for today will be given at this time. 

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Assignment

Watch Ms. Kimble’s presentation.

Then go to this site. Once you are on the site, please follow the directions. Complete this assignment by Monday evening so that you are prepared for the conversation during our Zoom meeting on Tuesday.
 
 
Due Monday @ 7:00pm

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Assignment

Read and complete Lesson 20: Section 2
 
DUE THURSDAY AT 8:00AM

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Assignment

Please join the middle school students and teachers in our mandatory middle school wide zoom event that will center around Holy Thursday. 
 
This event will be held at 10:00am. 
 
Look for Ms. Kimble's Zoom invitation around 10:00am. 

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Assignment

Read Lesson 20: Section - "African Americans Fight Slavery"
 
Create a vertical timeline that tells the story of African American resistance to slavery. Include no fewer than five key dates on the timeline. In your captions for your key dates, include at least five people or organizations discussed in the reading.
 
Example Attached
 
DUE WEDNESDAY @ 8:00AM

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Read Section 1, North and South, Slave and Free, in the Student Text. Complete the Reading Notes for this section.
 
Due Monday at 7pm

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Assignment

Be on the lookout for Ms. Kimble's Zoom invitation email around 1:30 pm. 
 
Meet there for our next lesson's introduction. You don't want to miss it! :)

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Processing
  • On a separate piece of paper, make a drawing of the North and a drawing of the South to show how life was different in the two places.
  • In each drawing, include at least one key feature of the area’s geography, economy, transportation, and society.
  • Label and describe each key feature on your drawings.
Due Wednesday at 7:00pm

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  • Meet Ms. Kimble in Zoom.
  • Ms. Kimble will send the link around 1:30pm.
  • We will study the pictures for sections 5 -8.
  • Read Lesson 19, Sections 7 and 8 and complete the reading notes for each section.
  • Due Thursday at 8:00am.

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Read Lesson 19, Sections 5 and 6 and complete the reading notes for each section. 
You will need these notes for our live class on Tuesday - thanks!
 
Due on Monday by 7:00pm .

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Today we will meet in Zoom for our mandatory social studies class. We will compare and contrast two images that depict life in the North and the South. 
 
Ms. Kimble has sent a calendar invitation to this meeting set to begin at 1:30pm. 
 
Go to joinpd.com and enter the code: vyqgd
 
Homework Due on Friday, March 27th: Read and complete the reading notes for Sections 3 and 4

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Middle School Zoom Activity on Friday, March 27th from 11:00am - 12:00pm. 
 
All other Google Meet and Zoom classes are canceled for the day so you can join this mandatory MS activity! :)
 
Please click this link to join us at 11:00am.

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Assignment

Please read/refer to the letter attached to this post.  
 

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Read Lesson 19, Sections 1 and 2

Complete Lesson 19, Sections 1 and 2 

Due Wednesday at 7pm 


You will need these readings for our class work on Thursday, March 26th.

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Hi Eighth Grade! 
 
Thanks to all of you who attempted to join our Zoom Conversation today. :) I will post a video that will walk you through how to join Zoom next week Tuesday for our MANDATORY Zoom meet to go through a Pear Deck introduction of our next lesson.
 
If you do not join this Pear Deck at 1:30pm on Tuesday, March 24th, you will have reading to do and will need to answer questions. If you do join our Pear Deck, then you will not have any work outside of our class time from 1:30pm to 2:15pm. :)
 
UPDATE: Excerpts B and C are both now due on Monday morning. Please make sure both are turned in by then -- including your Padlet post for both excerpts! 
 
Thanks for being such an awesome bunch and have a FABULOUS three day weekend! 
 

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Ms. Kimble will use Zoom to meet with her classes during Remote Learning. 
 
Please view the following video for a quick tutorial on how to join a Zoom meeting if you were not able to join last Thursday. 
 
Please note: All Zoom meetings begin with an email invitation. Ms. Kimble will send the email invitation a few minutes before each scheduled class. 
 
ALL TUESDAY CLASSES ARE MANDATORY ON TUESDAY, MARCH 24TH. 
 
Looking forward to seeing you there! :)

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Ms. Kimble will send you an invitation to our Zoom meeting for today in your email. 
 
Please check your email around 1:30 on Tuesday for our mandatory Zoom meeting. :) We are going to use Pear Deck for our lesson introduction! 

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Assignment

Watch Ms. Kimble’s presentation for the Response Group Activity.

In this activity, you will work in a group to read and analyze an excerpt from the Declaration of Sentiments posted in the Google Folder that Ms. Kimble shared with you (attached to this post).

You will then discuss the extent to which women have achieved equal rights today with your group through a platform of your choice and place an X on a spectrum to show your response.

You will list evidence to support your placement based on your reading and the facts about women in the United States today listed on the Fact Sheet on Women in the United States Today (attached to this post). 

Then you will write a post on this Padlet board that defends your placement to the class. Please comment on at least two other groups’ placements. 

THIS ASSIGNMENT IS NOT DUE UNTIL MONDAY MORNING since you have to find time to “meet” with your group. Please have it ready by Monday morning at 8:00am.
 

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THIS IS NOT HOMEWORK OR CLASSWORK 
 
You asked! Ms. Kimble delivers. :) 
 
This week you asked Ms. Kimble to find reliable sources that cover the 2020 Election and the Coronavirus. Here are two sources that can help you learn about both if you would like to. 
 
Here is a link to follow the 2020 Election. 
 
Here is a BrainPop that provides information about COVID-19. 
 
Have a great weekend everyone! 

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Go to Lesson 18, Section “Summary”

Scroll Down to Processing

Evaluate the extent to which the reform movements of the mid-1800s improved life for Americans. For each reform movement, assign a grade. Then list two things the movement did well and two suggestions for improvement.

Due Monday, March 23rd at 7pm

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Meet Ms. Kimble in a Zoom meeting today at 1:30. Ms. Kimble will go over any questions you may have and we will review your responses for Excerpts A and B. 

You will receive an invitation in your email around 1:30pm today. Please go to your St. Finn Barr email account around that time to receive an invitation to join our meeting.

In this activity, you will work in a group to read and analyze an excerpt from the Declaration of Sentiments posted in the Google Folder that Ms. Kimble shared with you (attached to this post).

You will then discuss the extent to which women have achieved equal rights today with your group through a platform of your choice and place an X on a spectrum to show your response.

You will list evidence to support your placement based on your reading and the facts about women in the United States today listed on the Fact Sheet on Women in the United States Today (attached to this post). 

Then you will write a post on this Padlet board that defends your placement to the class. Please comment on at least two other groups’ placements. 

THIS ASSIGNMENT IS NOT DUE UNTIL MONDAY MORNING since you have to find time to “meet” with your group. Please have it ready by Monday morning at 8:00am.

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Watch Ms. Kimble’s presentation for the Response Group Activity. (also sent to your email).

In this activity, you will work in a group to read and analyze an excerpt from the Declaration of Sentiments posted in the Google Folder (also sent to your email).

You will then discuss the extent to which women have achieved equal rights today with your group through a platform of your choice and place an X on a spectrum to show your response.

You will list evidence to support your placement based on your reading and the facts about women in the United States today listed on the Fact Sheet on Women in the United States Today (attached to this post). 

\Then you will write a post on this Padlet board that defends your placement to the class. Please comment on at least two other groups’ placements. 

Ms. Kimble will be on Google Meet from 1:30 - 2:15. Feel free to pop in if you have any questions or want to say hello. :)

THIS ASSIGNMENT IS NOT DUE UNTIL WEDNESDAY MORNING since you have to find time to “meet” with your group. Please have it ready by Wednesday morning at 8:00am.

 

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Please complete this form by Wednesday morning to show that you understand the learning expectations of Remote Learning. 
 
Thank you!

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Hi 8th Grade! 
 
Here's a video I sent to you through email, but if you couldn't view it, you should be able to see it here.
 
 

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Watch Ms. Kimble’s presentation for today’s assignment. 

Read Lesson 18, Sections 4 - 5 and complete the notes for Sections 4-5.

Connect with your classmates to create groups of 2-3 people for a group activity that we will complete on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.

Record your group member names on this Padlet board. Please type the group member names in the “Title” section of the Padlet post.
 

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Welcome to our first day of Remote Learning!
 
Please view this video presentation. (Also attached to this post)
 
While you watch the presentation, you may open this Padlet and answer the questions as Ms. Kimble walks you through the lesson.
 
When you finish watching the presentation, please read Lesson 18, Section: Introduction. 
 
PLEASE COMPLETE THE READING AND QUESTIONS BY 3:00PM ON THURSDAY, MARCH 12TH.

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Please complete this survey by 11:00am on Friday, March 13th. :) 

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No presentation for today. :) 
  1. Read Sections 1-3, complete the Check for Understanding under each section, and answer the questions for each section. 
  2. Ms. Kimble will check your work at 3:00pm today. 

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Check your email for an important message from Ms. Kimble. 

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Due Thursday, March 12th by 8:00 am. 
 
Read Lesson 16, Sections 4-8 and answer the questions for each section. 
  • If you have your notebook at home, you may answer the questions in your notebook and take a picture of your answers to email to Ms. Kimble. 
  • HOWEVER, if you do not have your notebook, you can answer all of the questions under the text for each section. Ms. Kimble can access your answers. 
    • Ms. Kimble will check your answers each morning at 8:00 am.

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Assignment

Go to Lesson 16 in History Alive, then go to “Sections” and choose one of the sections to read: 
    • Explore: Women and Gender Roles in the Frontier West
    • Explore: Water in the West
    • Biography: The Explorations of Jebediah Smith and Kit Carson
  • After you read the text, create a poster on a large piece of white paper to share what you learned from your section.
 
If you are at home, when you finish reading and finish the poster please take a picture of your poster and email it to Ms. Kimble.

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Log onto History Alive
 
  • Read the section “Reading Further: Gold Rush Pioneers” in Lesson 16
  • Complete “Preparing to Write: Making Comparisons” located under the reading on History Alive.
  • If you are at home and you complete this online, please email Ms. Kimble to let her know when you finish it.
 
If you were in class today, Ms. McHugh gave you a packet with the reading and worksheet. Please complete by tomorrow. 
 
 

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Vocabulary Quiz Link

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Read and complete Sections 3 and 4 in History Alive by Monday morning. 

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Manifest Destiny Vocabulary Quiz on MONDAY (now) :) 

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Read and complete Lesson 15, Section 1. 

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TO BEGIN IN CLASS ON WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 12TH

Oratorical Assignment Due Friday, February 14th 

 

Find a speech given by an African American person in the 19th, 20th, or 21st century. (This can be the person you researched or someone new).

The speech must be (3) minutes to five (5) minutes for delivery (when spoken).

Please bring it to class on Friday. You will have the opportunity to share the speech in class if you wish.

 

Feel free to click this link to hear "A Century of Great African American Speeches".

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For Social Studies Class on Wednesday
 
Ms. Heller will give you the pennant where you will share the most important facts of the person you chose to research. 
 
Please remember: 
  • The focus/purpose of the banner should be well-developed and easy to identify. 
  • The banner contains 5 or more well-developed facts and information that helps to support the focus/purpose.
  • The banner is well organized and is easy to follow.
  • All ideas and parts of the banner work together to form one cohesive product.
  • The overall presentation of the project is well-developed and includes facts, information, and/or visuals that are appealing.
We will add pictures to your banner when Ms. Kimble is back in class on Thursday. 
 
When you are finished, please make sure you give the pennant to Ms. Heller with your name on the back. THEN look at the Oratorical Assignment that is due Friday.
 
Homework for Wednesday night: 
  • Find a photo of the person you researched that you would like Ms. Kimble to print. 
  • Please share the photo in this file Ms. Kimble emailed you and label it LastName_Photo.
    • There is an example in the folder. 
    • PLEASE MAKE SURE TO PUT YOUR NAME IN THE FOOTER. 
 

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Homework for Wednesday night: 
  • Find a photo of the person you researched that you would like Ms. Kimble to print. 
  • Please share the photo in this file Ms. Kimble emailed you and label it LastName_Photo.
    • There is an example in the folder. 
    • PLEASE MAKE SURE TO PUT YOUR NAME IN THE FOOTER. 

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Black History Month Research Pennant 
 
Begin research for the person you selected last week.
 
Use the suggested websites to help you with your research. They are all credible and reliable resources. Use the page Ms. Kimble gave you to jot down any information you consider an important piece you would like to include on your pennant. 

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Assignment

Please use this Padlet board to share the link to your modern-day spiritual and include 2-3 sentences explaining why you chose this song and how it represents a spiritual for things occurring in our world today. The password is shamrocks2020.
 
 

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Please use the peer edits to make your Lost Chapter a polished piece of work that is ready to print. When you finish your work, please email Ms. Kimble and include in the subject line "Ready to Print".
 
Thank you!

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- Do not begin this project until Ms. Kimble gives instructions on Monday morning. Thank you! - 
Complete Lost Chapter by Thursday morning. 
Use the rubric and outline to guide your writing.

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Finish writing the first draft of your "Lost Chapter" by Thursday morning. 
You will want this finished by then so that you can participate in the peer edit. 

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Please use the attached file to help you in your study.

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Please review your vocabulary words for the vocab quiz on Monday. 
  • American System
  • Capitalism
  • Folk Art
  • Frontier
  • Spiritual

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Bill of Rights Assessment on Tuesday, January 21st.
 
Use the study guide that Ms. Kimble gave to you on Monday to prepare for the test. 
We will have a thorough review on Thursday, January 16th. 

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Please use this link to guide your research about Martin Luther King Jr. 
Complete the graphic organizer about MLK and finish it by Friday morning. 

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Finish Section 5 by Wednesday morning so you can participate in deciding whether people have rights or not! 

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Please bring a new spiral-bound notebook to class by Monday, January 13th.
This will be your new social studies notebook for the new year! 

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Click here to learn more about the impeachment. 

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The Bill of Rights Vocabulary Cards (Attached) Due Wednesday 

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Read and Complete Section 8 (attached)

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Read and complete sections 5-7 by Wednesday morning. 
 
If you were not in class today, the papers are attached to this entry.

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Read Sections 2 - 4 and complete the table that accompanies the sections. 
(Table is glued into your notebook or is underneath the History Alive text online.)

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If you have not finished your Ratification Poster please make sure you create a poster that might have been used to encourage people to support ratification of the Constitution.
 
Your poster must have:
  • a catchy slogan.
  • three reasons why states should ratify the Constitution.
  • creative touches to make your poster visually appealing, such as a decorative border.
  • writing that uses correct spelling and grammar.
Please be sure to have your poster complete by Monday morning. :) 

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Create a poster that might have been used to encourage people to support the ratification of the Constitution.
 
Your poster must include:
  • a catchy slogan.
  • three reasons why states should ratify the Constitution.
  • creative touches to make your poster visually appealing, such as a decorative border.
  • writing that uses correct spelling and grammar.

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Read and complete Lesson 8, Sections 3 and 4 (attached). 

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In class today, we worked on our masks for the Constitutional Convention simulation. 
 
Please see Ms. Kimble when you return to school to receive your mask and role card. 
 
 

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If you were not in class today, we did an activity to show what the Colonists experienced as they tried to make decisions under the Articles of Confederation. 
 
Tomorrow, we will begin our introduction. 
 

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The American Revolution Vocabulary (attached) is due. 

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If you were absent for Monday's class, please see Ms. Kimble at lunch/recess on Tuesday at 12:30 to get your assignment and watch the BrainPop video. 
 

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Please bring a set of earbuds or headphones to school on Thursday, October 31st (Halloween).
 
We will complete a WebQuest in class that will require listening to a few videos on your Chromebook. Since this activity will be completed at your own pace, it will be helpful to have earbuds or headphones so others will not hear your video playing. 
 
Thank you! 

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Assignment

Find evidence to support your thesis statement (claim) that answers the question: How well is the United States Upholding the Declaration of Independence?
 
Use the internet to find evidence and remember to cite your sources as you collect evidence. 
 
Have all of your evidence ready for class on Wednesday so that you can begin writing your essay. :)

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Read and Complete Lesson 5, Section 4: The Final Break (Questions Attached)
 
Create an outline for your essay to bring to class on Tuesday. 
Your outline should include:
  • Paragraph I: Intro: Thesis Statement
  • Paragraph II: Evidence to Support Thesis Statement
  • Paragraph III: Evidence to Support Thesis Statement
  • Paragraph IV: Conclusion 
Make sure you include one excerpt from the Declaration of Independence in your essay. 
 
Example of the outline is attached.

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Assignment

Please take out your Social Studies Notebook. 

Click on this link to receive the directions that you will need in order to finish your work for today. 

If you do not finish your work in class, please bring it home for homework and bring it back completed on Friday.

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A message from Ms. Bruno:
 

Parents:  Would you like to create a Dedication ½ Page for your graduating child?  Please look at last year's yearbook to see what they are.  The cost of the ½ page will be $12.50. 

I only have a certain amount of pages for this so I will not be able to accept requests after the deadline. 

Once I know how many families are interested, I will send more information to those who are interested, including detailed instructions on how to put the page together and when the $12.50 is due.

*If you are interested, please email me your name, child’s name and that you are interested in a Dedication ½ Page to g.bruno@stfinnbarr.org by Friday, October 25, 2019.

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Please complete this form.

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In class today, we worked on our Walk-a-Thon T-Shirts. 
 
If you missed, you can work on this during lunch recess on Thursday. 

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Read Lesson 6, Section 1 and answer the questions that accompany the reading (attached).

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In class today, we viewed a painting of the Declaration of Independence and discussed our thoughts about the piece. There is nothing to make up today.

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Read Sections 6 and 7 and answer the questions (attached).

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Follow these instructions for today's class:
  • Log onto History Alive
  • Go to Lesson 5: Toward Independence
  • Go to Section Reading Further - "I Love the Story of Paul Revere, Whether He Rode or Not"
Once logged in, read the text and answer the questions under the reading. 
All work will be completed online through your History Alive account. 
 

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If you were not in class today, please read Sections 3 and 4 and complete the work attached. 

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Read Section 2 (attached) and complete the tables that are attached.

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Language Arts Assignment Due on Friday
Please make sure you complete the Argumentative Essay Interactive Notes.
 

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If you were not in class today, please read Section 1: Before 1763 (attached) and answer the following questions:
  1. What powers did colonial governments have in the 18th century?
  2. Which event of the French and Indian War do you think was the most significant? Why?
  3. Why was the outcome of the war important for American colonists?
Email the answers to these questions to Ms. Kimble.
 

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Using your notes, write your conclusions about the American colonies in a newspaper article entitled “What Life Is Really Like in the Colonies.” 
 
In this article, you will correct some of the inaccurate statements that were printed in the London Chronicle.
 
Type or write your article on a separate piece of paper and include:
  • an introductory paragraph that previews what is to follow and organizes ideas into broader categories. This should introduce the well-chosen facts, definitions, and quotations you may choose to incorporate as well.
  • an accurate description of two or three aspects of life in the colonies. Write one paragraph for each aspect. In your descriptions, include your own conclusions. Support them with information from the primary and secondary sources and your Reading Notes.
  • appropriate and varied transitions to create cohesion and clarify relationships.
  • a formal historical narrative style with an objective tone.
  • precise language and social studies vocabulary.
  • a short concluding paragraph about your overall understanding of life in the colonies. • at least one image that supports your conclusions. This image can be a sketch, a tracing, or a copy of an appropriate illustration or photograph that you find.

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Complete Placards F-H in your notebook by using the link Life in the Colonies to help you. 
 
Ms. Kimble will grade Placards A-H on Friday.
 

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Complete the sections for Placards B, C, D, and E in your notebook. 
 
Use the information on Life in the Colonies website to complete the information. 

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If you were not in class today, please read the Introduction for Life in the Colonies (attached).
 
Email Ms. Kimble what you thought was the most interesting or surprising part from the reading.  
 

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We used our social studies time to prepare for our time with kindergarten buddies on Friday, by choosing a book to read to our buddies and rehearsing how to read a story to them. 

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Read about the colonies Maryland, Virginia, and Georgia (reading) then use the information you gathered from the reading to create and complete a spoke diagram. An example is provided in the attachments 

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Answer the questions and color the pages for each Southern Colony. 
We will cut out and the glue the pages into our notebooks tomorrow (Tuesday).
 
Pages attached.

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Read about New York and create a diagram to show the:
  • Reasons for settlement
  • Religion
  • Economy
  • Geography and Climate
  • Settlers
  • Government 

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If you were not in class today, read the pages attached and answer the questions on a separate piece of paper. 
 
*No need to print and turn in the actual copies of the paper. 

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Please refer to the reading attached to this post. 
 
Read about Connecticut and create a diagram to show the:
  • Reasons for settlement
  • Religion
  • Economy
  • Geography and Climate
  • Settlers
  • Government 
 

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Use the text about Rhode Island to create your diagram. 
 
The diagram should include the same items as the example provided
 

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Read the text about Massachusetts (attached here).
Complete the diagram that you drew in your notebook. 
 
Due Friday, August 30th
Posted Thursday, August 29th