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Below is the podcast for the last few days. Each podcast lets you know what we did in class that day and what homework assignments were issued. You can click on most hand-outs to open and print your own copy.


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Monday, January 8, 2018

WELCOME BACK! I hope you look forward to 2018!


Your African mask/necklace was due today. I will grade it this week.


I also graded your slide show on the African nation you chose! I was very impressed with the results. Be sure to check PowerSchool to check your grades. I sent back the result to you on Google Classroom.


Today, we started our unit on Asia which means a new SS Spiral TofC. Check my web page. You received KWL today (SSSP#48). The K-W and Asia is due TOMORROW! You also received the C7 Timeline (SSSp#49). No due date yet. And, you received Geog. #13: Asia which is SSSp#50. This is due on Block Day (Wed./Thurs.). We will take a quiz on Friday. Don't forget that we will take our Geog. Review: W, RE, I, and Af this week on Block Day!

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Today, parent signature on spiral was due. Those who did not show me the signature have to write a statement for me. This statement is due on Block Day.


Today, KW and Asia (SSSp#48) was due. Don't forget that Geog. #13: Asia (SSSp#50) is due on Block Day.


Today, we started our C7L1 Cornell Notes (SSSp#51). This is on Google Classroom. This assignment is due on FRIDAY! We also started our C7L1 Vocabulary (SSSp#52) is due next Tuesday!


Don't forget that we will have our biggest quiz of the year on Block Day. It is Geog. Review: W, RE, I, Af. Be sure to study tonight!

Wednesday, January 10 -

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Today, we reviewed our Geog. #13: Asia (SSSp#50). We will take this quiz on Friday.


Today, we took our Geog. Review: W, RE, I, Af. Check PowerSchool for your results. This was our most difficult quiz of the year so far! I hope you did well!


You also ad class time to work on C7L1 Cornell Notes (SSSp#51). This is on Google Classroom. This assignment is due on FRIDAY! We also started our C7L1 Vocabulary (SSSp#52) is due next Tuesday!


Friday, January 12, 2018

Today, periods 4 and 6 and a few students in each period finished our Geog. Review: W, RE, I, Af. Check PowerSchool for your results. This was our most difficult quiz of the year so far! I hope you did well! Check PowerSchool.


Today, we took our Geog. #13: Asia (SSSp#50). Check PowerSchool for your results.


Today, we started our C7L2 Cornell Notes (SSSp#53) about the Tang and Song dynasties. This is due next week on Block Day. The C7L2 Vocab. this time is extra credit.


Don't forget that Monday is Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day! Honor Dr. King...there are no classes on Monday.

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Today, we reviewed our C7L1 Notes about the Han, Sui and Tang dynasties in China.


Then, I gave your C7L3 Q&A (SSSp#54) and C7L3 Vocabulary (SSSp#55), both of which are due on Friday.


I also gave you Geog. #14: Asia which is SSSp#56. This is due on Block Day this week.


Don't forget...C7L2 Cornell Notes are due on Block Day this week.!

Wednesday, January 17 -

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Today, we reviewed our C7L2 Notes about the Tang and Song dynasties in China.


Then, we reviewed our Geog. #14: Asia which is SSSp#56. We will take this quiz on 30 countries on Friday.


Don't forget...C7L3 Q&A about the Mongols (SSSp#54) and C7L3 Vocabulary (SSSp#55) are due on Friday.


Also, I gave you our C7L4 Cornell Notes (SSSp#57) and C7L4 Vocabulary (SSSp#58) are due on Monday!


Also, don't forget that you now have a due date for the C7 Timeline (SSSp#49) which is MONDAY!

Friday, January 19, 2018

Today, we reviewed our C7L3 Q&A about the Mongols and their takeover of China.


Then, we took our Geog. #14: Asia which is SSSp#56. Check PowerSchool for the results.


Don't forget...C7L4 Cornell Notes (SSSp#57) about the return of the Chinese to power and C7L4 Vocabulary (SSSp#58) are due on Monday.


Also, don't forget that you now have a due date for the C7 Timeline (SSSp#49) which is MONDAY.


Also, don't forget your letter for our parent conferences...it is due on Tuesday.

Monday, January 22, 2018

Today, we reviewed our C7L4 Cornell Notes (SSSp#57) about the Ming and Qing Dynasties.


I reviewed with you our C7 Timeline (SSSp#49). I've made some changes, so you can re-do it to make changes if you like. This is now due on on Block Day.


I gave you Geog. #15: Asia. This is due tomorrow. We will take our quiz on Block Day.


We then started a video about the ruler of the Mongol Empire...Ghenghis Chan.


Don't forget that we have parent conferences this week Conference time is Thursday, 1-3 and 4-7 p.m. and on Friday from 8 to noon. Conferences papers are due tomorrow.

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Don't forget that your C7 Timeline (SSSp#49 is now due on on Block Day). I've made some changes, so you can re-do it to make changes and upgrade your assignment.


We reviewed Geog. #15: Asia. We will take our quiz on Block Day.


We started a video about the ruler of the Mongol Empire...Ghenghis Chan.


Don't forget that we have parent conferences this week Conference time is Thursday, 1-3 and 4-7 p.m. and on Friday from 8 to noon. Conferences papers are due tomorrow.

Wednesday, January 24 -

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Today, we graded our C7 Timeline (SSSp#49) that reviewed the dynasties of China and their achievements.


We took Geog. #15: Asia Quiz. Check PowerSchool to see your current T2 grade..


In come classes, we continued the video about the ruler of the Mongol Empire...Ghenghis Chan.


Today, you learned that you are now taking the C7 Test. It is on eBackpackl. You have until 9 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018

Monday, January 29, 2018

Our C7 Test was due last night at 9 p.m. Those who did not take it will do so in class and will receive a late grade of one letter grade lower.


This week's Geog. #16: Asia is the same as Geog. #15, so there is no assignment for the spiral. We will take the quiz on Friday.


Today, we finished our documentary on Chengghis Khan. We will start the film "Mongols" today or tomorrow.


I also assigned C8L1 Cornell Notes (SSSp#60) and Vocabulary (SSSp#61). Both are due on Friday. Both are assigned on Google Classroom.


I also sent your C8 Timeline for L1-L3: Japan. There is no due date yet, but it will be sometime late next week as we finish C8L3.

Tuesday, January 30 -

Friday, February 2, 2018

Today, we started the film "Mongols" We will finish on Friday.


In the meantime, don't forget the following work:

1. This week's Geog. #16: Asia is the same as Geog. #15. We will take the quiz on Friday.

2. I also assigned C8L1 Cornell Notes (SSSp#60) and Vocabulary (SSSp#61). Both are due on Friday.

3. I also sent your C8 Timeline for L1-L3: Japan. There is no due date yet, but it will be sometime late next week as we finish C8L3.

4. You can be working on your Asia nation slide show.


I also on Block Day gave you C8L2 Cornell Notes (SSSp#63) and C8L2 Vocabulary (SSSp#64). These two are due next week on Block Day.

Monday, February 5, 2018

Today, we reviewed our C8L1 Cornell Notes  (SSSp#60) about Japan. You can see my Cornell Notes on the web site.


Don't forget that C8L2 Cornell Notes (SSSp#63) and C8L2 Vocabulary (SSSp#64) are due this week on Block Day.


You received Geog. #17: Asia (SSSp#65). This is due TOMORROW. This is where we add the names of the four main islands of Japan. We will take our quiz on Friday.

Don't forget that you can be working on your Asia nation slide show.


Also, please update your "Dreams for Travel" with places from Africa, and now from China and Mongolia. Please have this done by Friday.

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

We reviewed Geog. #17: Asia (SSSp#65). This is where we add the names of the four main islands of Japan. We will take our quiz on Friday.


Don't forget that C8L2 Cornell Notes (SSSp#63) and C8L2 Vocabulary (SSSp#64) are due this week on Block Day.

Don't forget that you can be working on your Asia nation slide show.


Also, please update your "Dreams for Travel" with places from Africa, and now from China and Mongolia. Please have this done by Friday.


Yesterday, I gave you C8L3 Q&A (SSSp#66) and vocabulary (SSSp#67). Both are due next week on Tues., Feb. 13. The vocab words are to the right.

Wednesday, February 7 -

Thursday, Februarty 8, 2018

Today, we reviewed our C8L2 Cornell Notes (SSSp#63) notes about the growth and change of Japan. Don't forget that C8L3 Q&A (SSSp#66) and vocabulary (SSSp#67) are both due next week on Tues., Feb. 13. Also due on Tuesday is the C8L1-L3 Timeline for Japan (SSSp#62).


Today, I gave you C8L4 Q&A (SSSp#69) and C8L4 Vocabulary which is extra credit. Both were given to you on Google Classroom and both are due next week on Block Day (Wed./Thurs.). I also gave you the C8L4 Timeline for Korea and VietNam (SSSp#68). (See the icon to your right. I gave it to you on Google Classroom.) This is due next Friday.


Do't foget that we will take Geog. #17: Asia (SSSp#65) on Friday.

Also, don't forget that you can be working on your Asia nation slide show.


Also, please don't forget to update your "Dreams for Travel" with places from Africa, and now from China and Mongolia. Please have this done by Friday.

Friday, February 9, 2018

Today, we took Geog. #17. Check PowerSchool to see how it affects your grade.


We also started writing in many Asian languages (see sheet to your right). Show your parents how writing is quite different in many countries in Asia. This is due with parent signature on Tuesday.


Today, I gave you the final completion of the TofC for when you turn in your SS Spiral in two weeks. Sheck the "Spiral TofC Page" on my web site to review.


The C8L3 Q&A, Vocabulary and C8L1-L3 Timeline are all due on Tuesday!


Don't forget that C8L4 Q&A (SSSp#69) and C8L4 Vocabulary which is extra credit are due next week on Block Day (Wed./Thurs.). I also gave you the C8L4 Timeline for Korea and VietNam (SSSp#68) which is due next Friday.

Also, don't forget that you can be working on your Asia nation slide show.

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Tuesday, February 13, 2018

I collected your writing in many Asian languages (see sheet to your right). I hope you showed your parents how writing is quite different in many countries in Asia.


Your Social Studies Spiral Notebook will be due next TUESDAY! Check the "Spiral TofC Page" on my web site to review.


We reviewed C8L3 Q&A, Vocabulary and C8L1-L3 Timeline! Since this is about Japan, I also showed you some video clips about some things Japan has that is more advanced than us in the U.S. One example is toilets!


We also went over a video clip about the history of Valentine's Day! It all relates back to a Catholic priest, St. Valentine, who wanted to break a Roman law about soliders and marriages.

Don't forget that C8L4 Q&A (SSSp#69) and C8L4 Vocabulary which is extra credit are due on Block Day (Wed./Thurs.) this week. I also gave you the C8L4 Timeline for Korea and VietNam (SSSp#68) which is due this Friday.

Also, don't forget that you can be working on your Asia nation slide show.

Wednesday, February 14 -

Thursday, February 15, 2018

I collected your writing in many Asian languages (see sheet to your right). I hope you showed your parents how writing is quite different in many countries in Asia.


Your Social Studies Spiral Notebook will be due next TUESDAY! Today, you received the CheckList. This is due with parent signature when your turn in your spiral. Be sure to check the "Spiral TofC Page" on my web site to review.


Today, we reviewed C8L4 Q&A (SSSP#69)! This lesson is about Korea. We also saw a documentary about the former ruler of North Korea! Don't forget that your C8L4 Timeline (SSSp#68) is due on FRIDAY!


The "L" in your K-W-L (SSSp#48) is due by 9 p.m. on Sat., Feb. 17.

Friday, February 16, 2018

Today, we graded our two trimlines: C8L1-L3 and C8L4.


I then presented info about the Chinese New Year that starts next week!


You are to take the Chapter 8 test this weekend. Take the chapter test on eBackpack. You have until 9 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 19 to take the exam. Then...


Your Social Studies Spiral Notebook is due next TUESDAY! You received the CheckList. This is due with parent signature when your turn in your spiral. Be sure to check the "Spiral TofC Page" on my web site to review.


Don't forget that the "L" in your K-W-L (SSSp#48) is due by 9 p.m. on Sat., Feb. 17.


We then continued the video on North Korea that we started yesterday.

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Today, we finished our video about North Korea and Kim Jung-il, the father of Kim Jung-un, the current dictator of North Korea.


Today, I collected the SS Spirals. You will get them back later this week or early next week with a grade.


Your assignment about the Asia country that you chose is due this Friday at 6 a.m.


We will start "The Last Samurai" tomorrow and finish early next week.


In the meantime, get ready for our Geog. Review Quiz based on the world, the Roman Empire, Islam, Africa and now Asia. We will take that quiz next week on Block Day.

Wednesday, February 21 -

Thursday, February 22, 2018

I am grading your SS Spiral...you will get it back later this week or early next week.


Don't forget your haiku poem is due on MONDAY!


Your assignment about the Asia country that you chose is due this Friday at 6 a.m.


In the meantime, get ready for our Geog. Review Quiz based on the world, the Roman Empire, Islam, Africa and now Asia. We will take that quiz next week on Block Day.


We started "The Last Samurai" today!