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Click on the links above to take you to your homework for World History that is on eBackpack or Google Classroom.

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 7, 2019

I graded your Africa nation slide show project. Check PowerSchool.


Today I collected your African mask or necklace project. I will grade it this week.


Be sure to study your Geog. Review: W, RE, I and Af. We will take the quiz on Block Day.


Today, we started our unit on Asia. This included creating a new SS Spiral TofC fo Asia. Then, you received SSSp#34 which is the KW and Asia. This assignment is on Google Classroom. It is due at 6 a.m. on Block Day (Wed./Thurs.).


You also received Geog. #13: Asia (SSSp#35). See below for the list of countries. This is due TOMORROW! We will take this quiz on Friday.


Due this Thursday is parent signature on your SS Spiral for your grade on Africa. This is due on Thursday.


If we had time today, we continued watching "Hotel Rwanda" which was our reward from our unit on Africa.

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Just a reminder that you will take the Geog. Review: W, RE, I and Af quiz on Block Day.


Remember that SSSp#34 which is the KW and Asia is due at 6 a.m. on Block Day (Wed./Thurs.).


Today, we reviewed Geog. #13: Asia (SSSp#35). We will take this quiz on Friday.


Due this Thursday is parent signature on your SS Spiral for your grade on Africa. This is due on Thursday.


Today, we started our C7L1 Cornell Notes (SSSp#36). This is due on FRIDAY!

Wednesday, January 9 -

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Today, you took the Geog. Review: W, RE, I and Af quiz on Block Day. Check PowerSchool for your results.


Due this Thursday is parent signature on your SS Spiral for your grade on Africa. This is due on Thursday.


Due on Friday is C7L1 Cornell Notes (SSSp#36).

Friday, January 11, 2019

Today, everyone who had not finished the Geog. Review: W, RE, I and Af quiz did complete the test...check PowerSchool for your results..


Today, we took Geog. #13: Asia (SSSp#35). Check PowerSchool for your results.


Today, we started our C7L2 Cornell Notes (SSSp#37). This is due on MONDAY!

Monday, January 14, 2019

Today, you received Geog. #14: Asia. This is due TOMORROW.


Today, I also gave you C7L3 Cornell Notes (SSSp#39). This is due on Block Day!


Don't forget that the permission slip for "Mongol" is due on TUESDAY, Jan. 22!

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Today, you reviewed Geog. #14: Asia. We will take this quiz on Friday


Yesterday, I gave you C7L3 Cornell Notes (SSSp#39). This is due on Block Day! There are only 9 titles for C7L3.


Don't forget that the permission slip for "Mongol" is due on TUESDAY, Jan. 22!


Also, don't forget that Monday is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. There are no classes at school on Monday.


Parent conferences are scheduled for next week on Thursday and Friday.

Wednesday, January 16 -

Thursday, January 17, 2019

Today, you reviewed Geog. #14: Asia. We will take this quiz on Friday.


Today, we also reviewed C7L2 Cornell Notes (SSSp#38).


Today, you received C7L4 Cornell Notes (SSSp#40). This is due on Tuesday.


Don't forget that the permission slip for "Mongol"  is due on TUESDAY, Jan. 22!


Also, don't forget that Monday is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. There are no classes at school.


Parent conferences are scheduled for next week on Thursday and Friday.

Friday, January 18, 2019

Today, we took Geog. #14: Asia. Check PowerSchool for your results.


Today, we also reviewed C7L3 Cornell Notes (SSSp#39) about the Mongols! Check my web site!


Don't forget that C7L4 Cornell Notes (SSSp#40) is due on Tuesday.


Don't forget that the permission slip for "Mongol" is due on TUESDAY, Jan. 22!


Also, don't forget that Monday is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. There are no classes at school.


Parent conferences are scheduled for next week on Thursday and Friday.

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Today, a couple classes finished Geog. #14: Asia. Check PowerSchool for your results.


Today, we also reviewed C7L4 Cornell Notes (SSSp#40) about the fall of the Mongols and the rise of Chinese rule once again.


Today, we started our C7 Dynasties Timeline (SSSp#41). This is due on Block Day!


Parent conferences are scheduled for Thursday and Friday this week.

Wednesday, January 23 -

Thursday, January 24, 2019

Today, we reviewed and graded our C7 Dynasties Timeline (SSSp#41). This is due on Block Day!


We also started to write in many languages in Asia. This is where you create a sentence in English, then translate it to 10 languages in Asia. Be sure to show your parents the differences in Asian languages and get their signature. This is due on Monday!


I then showed you a couple of great videos that showed us more about The Great Wall of China and the Forbidden City.

Monday, January 28, 2019

Today, your Free Translation paper on 8 Asian languages was due! You can check PowerSchool!


We also started Geog. #15: Asia which is SSSp#42. This is due TOMORROW! We will take the quiz on Friday.


We also started our C7 Test. However, if you will not be watching "Mongols", you will be taking the test in class starting tomorrow. The test for all is due by 9 pm on Thursday!

Tuesday, January 29 -

Friday, February 1, 2019

On Tuesday, we stamped Geog. #15: Asia which is SSSp#42. We will take the quiz on Friday.


Don't forget your C7 Test. The test for all is due by 9 pm on Thursday!


We started our reward film "Mongol" about the life of Temujian, the man who started the Mongol Empire.

Monday, February 4, 2019

We didn't have time on Friday, so today we took Geog. #15: Asia. Check PowerSchool for your results.


Today, you received Geog. #16: Asia (SSSp#43). This is due TOMORROW. We will take the quiz on Friday. This assignment has 2 maps...one of Asia, and one specifically of Japan. In adding to our geog this week, we are naming 4 main islands of Japan.


Today, you received C8L1 Cornell Notes (SSSp#44) which is due on Block Day and C8L2 Cornell Notes (SSSp#45) which is due on Friday.


Today, we finished our reward film "Mongol" about the life of Temujian, the man who started the Mongol Empire.

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Today, we stamped Geog. #16: Asia (SSSp#43). We will take the quiz on Friday.


Don't forget that C8L1 Cornell Notes (SSSp#44) is due on Block Day and C8L2 Cornell Notes (SSSp#45)  is due on Friday.


You learned that today is HAPPY NEW YEAR in China! It is the year 4717!


Today, we finished our reward film "Mongol" about the life of Temujian, the man who started the Mongol Empire.

Wednesday, February 6 -

Thursday, February 7, 2019

Today we reviewed our C8L1 Cornell Notes (SSSp#44) about the geography Japan and the first emperors in the island nation. Don't forget that C8L2 Cornell Notes (SSSp#45) is due on Friday.


Today, you received C8L3 Cornell Notes (SSSp#46). This is due on TUESDAY! (Don't forget that Monday is Lincoln's Birthday...there is no school on Monday.)


Today, I also presented some photos and videos about my visits to Asia.

Friday, February 9, 2019

Today we reviewed our C8L2 Cornell Notes (SSSp#45). Don't forget that C8L3 Cornell Notes (SSSp#46) is due on TUESDAY! (Don't forget that Monday is Lincoln's Birthday...there is no school on Monday.)


Today, we took Geog. #16: Asia. Check PowerSchool for your results.


Today, I also presented some photos and videos about my visits to Asia.

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Today we reviewed our C8L3 Cornell Notes (SSSp#46) about the samurai of Japan


Today, you received SSSp#47 which is C8L4 Cornell Notes about Korea. This is due on FRIDAY!


There is no new HW for geography, but our Geog. #17: Asia Quiz this Friday will be the same as Geog. #16.


Don't forget that the parent sig for "The Last Samurai" is due by Friday.


(Don't forget that Monday is Presiden't Day...there is no school on Monday.)

Wednesday, February 13 -

Thursday, February 14, 2019

You received SSSp#47 which is C8L4 Cornell Notes about Korea. This is due on FRIDAY! Also, don't forget that we will take Geog. #17: Asia Quiz this Friday. This will be the same as Geog. #16.


Don't forget that the parent sig for "The Last Samurai" is due by Friday.


Yesterday, we learned the history of St. Valentine's Day! Now you know why we celebrate this day!


(Don't forget that Monday is Presiden't Day...there is no school on Monday.)

Friday, February 15, 2019

Today, we reviewed  SSSp#47 which is our C8L4 Cornell Notes about Korea. We will review several video clips about North Korea next week!


Also, we took Geog. #17: Asia Quiz. Check PowerSchool for your results.


Today, I distributed our C8 Test. Please check that web page. You have until 9 pm. on Friday, Feb. 22 to complete this test. It is on eBackpack.


Today, I also distributed the CheckList for our SS Spiral on C7 & C8 about Asia. Your spiral is due on TUESDAY, FEB. 19! You must turn in the CheckList with parent signature when you turn-in your spiral. Be sure that you complete the KWL (SSSp#37) by 9 p.m. this SUNDAY!


(Don't forget that Monday is Presiden't Day...there is no school on Monday.)

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Today, we reviewed SSSp#47 which is our C8L4 Cornell Notes about Korea. We will review several video clips about North Korea on Block Day!


We finished Geog. #17: Asia for those who were not able to finish this quiz last week. Check PowerSchool for your grade!


Tomorrow, I will give you the documents for our next quiz which is Geog. Review: W, RE, Is, Af, As. This will be our largest quiz of the year so far. You will take the quiz next week! This quiz will have 107 continents, countries, and bodies of water around the world.


Last week, I distributed our C8 Test. Please check that web page. You have until 9 pm. on Friday, Feb. 22 to complete this test. It is on eBackpack.


Today, I collected your SS Spiral. I will grade it this week and return it to you later this week or next week!

Wednesday, February 20 -

Friday, February 22, 2019

Today, I showed you a documentary about North Korea. I also presented info about the current leader of North Korea.


If/when we had a little free time at the end of the period, I showed video clips about toilets in Japan, addresses in Japan, and elephants placing soccer and basketball in Thailand.


Today, I gave you the documents for our next quiz which is Geog. Review: W, RE, Is, Af, As. This will be our largest quiz of the year so far. You will take the quiz next week! This quiz will have 107 continents, countries, and bodies of water around the world.


Last week, I distributed our C8 Test. Please check that web page. You have until 9 pm. on Friday, Feb. 22 to complete this test. It is on eBackpack.

Monday, February 25 -

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Today, we started our reward film "The Last Samurai".


Students who did not complete work on Chapters 7 and 8 about Asia continued to complete assignments.


Don't forget that on Block Day, we will take Geog. Review: W, RE, Is, Af, As.

Wednesday, February 27 -

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Today, we took our Geog. Review Quiz: W, RE, Is, Af, As. In certain periods, we finished and quiz and continued with "The Last Samurai".


Those who finished early worked on the Asia Nation Slide Show project that is due next Thursday at 9 p.m.


Parent signature on your SS Spiral is due on FRIDAY!

Friday, March 1, 2019

Today, we completed our Geog. Review Quiz: W, RE, Is, Af, As. Check PowerSchool for your grade. Remember, today is the last day of T2.


We started our next unit which is about the Middle Ages. You received KW and the Middle Ages (SSSp#48). This is due on MONDAY.

You also received our C9 Timeline (SSSp#49). There is no due date yet for thhis assignment.


On Monday, you will receive Geog. #18: Europe (SSSP#50). I gave it early for those who have completed today's Geog. Quiz. This is due on TUESDAY!

You also received C9L1 Cornell Notes (SSSp#51). This has 13 titles. This is due next Friday, March 8!

Monday, March 4 -

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Last week on Wed., Thurs., and Fri., we completed our Geog. Review Quiz: W, RE, Is, Af, As. Check PowerSchool for your grade. So today, we are continuing with "The Last Samurai".


Your KW and the Middle Ages (SSSp#48). was due today. Today, you received Geog. #18: Europe (SSSp#50). This is due on Tuesday. The quiz is Friday. Last week, you received the C9L1 Cornell Notes (SSSp#51). This is due on Friday! Don't forget that your slide show report on the nation you chose on Asia is due at 9 pm on Thursday!


On Tuesday, you received our C9L2 Cornell Notes (SSSp#52) due on MONDAY!

Friday, March 8, 2019

Today, we started to discuss what our next unit is about...Medieval Times. We started our review of the C9L1 Cornell Notes (SSSp#51). We stated how this unit about the Middle Ages is about the time frame following the fall of the Roman Empire and the time when the Renaissance will begin. We will conclude this review next week.


Today, we also took our Geog. #18: Europe Quiz. Please check PowerSchool to find your grade.


We will conclude "The Last Samurai" on Monday!


Don't forget that this weeked is when we change time! Officially, time changes at 2 a.m. on Sunday morning! Be sure to turn your clock forward Saturday night before you go to sleep!

Monday, March 11, 2019

Today, we confluded "The Last Samurai"!


We also finished reviewing the C9L1 Cornell Notes (SSSp#51). This is our start with the unit about the Middle Ages. Due today was C9L2 Cornell Notes (SSSp#52). We will start to review these notes tomorrow.


You received Geog. #19: Europe (SSSp#54). This is due tomorrow. We will take the quiz on Friday.


You hahve already received C9L3 Cornell Notes (SSSp#53). This is due on Block Day. Today, you received C10L1 Cornell Notes (SSSp#55). This is due on MONDAY.

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Today, we continued to review our C9L1 Cornell Notes (SSSp#51). This is our start with the unit about the Middle Ages. Due today was C9L2 Cornell Notes (SSSp#52). We will start to review these notes tomorrow.


We also received Geog. #19: Europe (SSSp#54). We will take the quiz on Friday.


Don't forget taht C9L3 Cornell Notes (SSSp#53). This is due on Block Day. Today, you received C10L1 Cornell Notes (SSSp#55). This is due on MONDAY.

Wednesday, March 13 -

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Today, you received the paper for "Joan of Arc"...it is due at the end of next week. Also, I let you know that you will be signing-up for your European nation slide show...think about what nation you would like to choose. Today, we also reviewed

our C9L3 notes about the similarities about what was happening in Europe and Japan. Then, we reviewed Geog. #19 getting ready for Friday's quiz. Then, we started our European translation project. It is on loose paper. It is due next week.

Friday, March 15, 2019

Don't forget your "Free Translation" paper is due back by next Friday. Also due next Friday is the signature for "Joan of Arc".


Today, we reviewed our notes on C9L4 about the similarities between the Europeans and the Japanese. Check my web site for our notes. I also distributed the paper for our C9 Test. You have until next Sunday, March 24 at 9 p.m. to take the test.


We also took our Geog. #19: Europe Quiz today! Check PowerSchool for the results of your grade.

Monday, March 18, 2019

Don't forget your "Free Translation" paper is due this Friday. Also due this Friday is the signature for "Joan of Arc".  You also have until 9 p.m. on Sunday night to finish the C9 Test.


Today, we reviewed our notes on C10L1 Cornell Notes (SSSp#55) about the power of the Catholic Church in Europe.


You also received Geog. #20: Europe (SSSp#56). This is due tomorrow (Tuesday). We will take the quiz on Friday!


You also received the C10L1-L3 Timeline (SSSp#57). There is no due date yet for this assignment. We did start today the C9 Timeline (SSSP#49) and how to find the dates. This assignment is due at 5 a.m. this Friday! You also learned that C10L2 Cornell Notes (SSSp#58) is due by 5 a.m. on Block Day.

Tuesday, March19, 2019

Don't forget your "Free Translation" paper is due this Friday. Also due this Friday is the signature for "Joan of Arc".  You also have until 9 p.m. on Sunday night to finish the C9 Test.


Today, I showed you how to complete your C9 Timeline  (SSSSp#49) that is due on Friday. It should take you less than 10 minutes to complete.


We stamped Geog. #20: Europe (SSSp#56) today. We will take the quiz on Friday!


Also,don't forget that C10L2 Cornell Notes (SSSp#58) is due by 5 a.m. on Block Day.


We also chose our European nation for our slide show. This is due  at 9 p.m. on Sunday, April 2.

Wednesday, March 20 -

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Don't forget your "Free Translation" paper is due this Friday. Also due this Friday is the signature for "Joan of Arc".  You also have until 9 p.m. on Sunday night to finish the C9 Test.


Today, we reviewed Geog. #20: Europe (SSSp#56). We will take the quiz on Friday!


Also,we reviewed C10L2 Cornell Notes (SSSp#58) about the Crusades. Check the notes on my web page to review your notes.


We also chose our European nation for our slide show. This is due at 9 p.m. on Sunday, April 2.


Don't forget that the C9 Timeline is due on FRIDAY!

Today, we reviewed sayings that we use in our society, but we have no idea from where it came! Many of the sayings originated in the Middle Ages. We learned how these sayings got started. Check my web page! Your homework is to ask older adults in your community if they heard the sayings and from where they came. (This is SSSp#60.) Then, explain. Ask the adults to sign your paper! This is due next Tuesday!

Friday, March 22, 2019

Today was the last day to get credit for "Free Translation". It was also the last day to turn in your signature for "Joan of Arc".  You also have until 9 p.m. on Sunday night to finish the C9 Test.


Today, we reviewed Geog. #20: Europe (SSSp#56). We will take the quiz next week on Block Day!


Also,we reviewed C10L2 Cornell Notes (SSSp#58) about the Crusades. Check the notes on my web page to review your notes.


We also chose our European nation for our slide show. This is due at 9 p.m. on Sunday, April 2.


We also graded the C9 Timeline!


We also started our C10L4 Q&A (SSSp#61). This is due at 5 am on MONDAY!