Sunday, February 2, 2014

March Notices for: 7th & 8th Grades

Please buy your constitution booklet by next week. 

 7th Grade: Think Colonies   Some of the key vocabulary to master-Purple Group- Burgess, representative government, Magna Carta, Parliament, cosmopolitan, raided, dreadful, haven Blue Group-harsh, restraints, haven, theocracy, resident
Be prepared to analyze maps, take notes on video presentations, research, read, and discuss the colonies. Later we will discover why the "witch trials," took place in Salem, MA.Final Project-booklet or power point on the colonies. Federal Constitution starting soon!

Please buy your constitution booklet by next week.
8th Grade: Think Early Cities and Jane Adams   Some of the key vocabulary to master: horrid, tuberculosis, deformed, sympathetic, disadvantage, seminary, strenuous, traumatic, drifted, crooked, frail, inheritance, tenements, roamed, sweatshops
We will be reading and looking for cause/effects, and problems/solutions within the city structure. Also, we will further discover how Jacob Riise and Jane Adams,  impacted social awareness in the city during the 1900s.State Constitution starting soon!

Sunday, December 1, 2013

Week of January 20th, 2014

Week of January 20th, 2014 7th Grade:1.Study content vocabulary-Marco Polo 2.Test on Marco Polo's Biography 3. Complete Q& A Spanish Explorers 4. Room 300 Complete Short writing piece:Compromises 8th Grade:1. Immigration Test-Q&A/Vocabulary 2. Complete research-Child Labor

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Vocabulary and Comprehension Tests

Friday November 15, 2013 Test 8th Key words: lavish, ruthless, deals, gilded, bobbin, profitable, patent, stitched, exploit, textile, infringes, slums, sanitation, perishable Also, review notes about people, money and resources. Test 7th Key words: irrigation, irrigate, pueblo, omnivorous, terrace, drought Review notes about how agriculture created the civilizations of the Aztec, Mayans, and Incas.

Friday, October 25, 2013

7th & 8th grade

8th grade:Vocabulary: bobbin, lavish, ruthless, deals, gilded, stitched, profitable, linen, textile and more to come Keep researching your inventor-Due next week Friday. Read for 1/2 hr. everyday and study your notes. 7th grade: Complete writing a summary about Ancient People, Read 1/2 hr. everyday and study your notes. New Vocabulary to come. Thank You, Ms. Markowski

Monday, October 21, 2013

7th and 8th grade

8th Grade Vocabulary: Board of Directors, Swindle, Trestle, Bessemer Process, Subsidy, Tycoon, Capital, Corporation, Oil Refinery, Trust, Rebate
Assignment-Complete a MELCON or CERCA about the Transcontinental Railroad
                    Complete a book report and begin to research an inventor

7th Grade Vocabulary: Pried, Berengia, Civilization, Geologist, Ice Age, Artifact, Irrigation, Archaeologist, Glacier, Radioactivity-Carbon 14, Folsom Man, Terrace, Prehistory, Specialize