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Social Studies 7

Teacher

Luis Larin

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Upcoming Assignments

Week of April 23rd, 2018 Due: Monday April 30, 2018
FOCUS: Age of Exploration Intro Monday: Map Activity on Explorers Routes Tuesday: Map Activity on Explorers Routes Wednesday: Age of Exploration Vocabulary, Vocab Review Thursday: Age of Exploration Vocabulary, Vocab Review Friday: Video Notes on Age of Exploration ASSESSMENTS: No Summative/Formatives

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Past Assignments

Week of April 16th, 2018 Due: Monday April 23, 2018
FOCUS: Effects of the Reformation in Europe

Monday: Intro to the Effects of the Reformation, Lutheranisma
Tuesday: Effects of Calvinism, and Anglicanism
Wednesday: Effects of the Counter-Reformation
Thursday: Intro to Summative Newspaper Article or Poster
Friday: Summative Newspaper Article or Poster


ASSESSMENTS: Summative on the Cause and Effects of the Reformation

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reformation-chaps
Week of April 9th, 2018 Due: Monday April 16, 2018
FOCUS: Introduction to the Reformation in Europe

Monday: Reformation Vocabulary
Tuesday: Review role of Catholic Church, Reformation Concept intro
Wednesday: Introduction to Reformation Chapter
Thursday: Causes of the Reformation Compiling
Friday: Cause and Effect Reformation Posters

ASSESSMENTS: Formative on Effects of the Reformation

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reformation-chaps
Week of April 2nd, 2018 Due: Monday April 09, 2018
FOCUS: Civilizations of the Americas Review Monday: Class Kahoot Review of the Americas Tuesday: Trio Kahoot Wednesday: Student Generated Class Jeopardy Thursday: Study Guide/Note Card Friday: Summative on Achievements of the Americas ASSESSMENTS: Summative Achievements of Aztec, Mayas, and Incas

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mesoamerica-andean-notecard
Week of March 12th, 2018 Due: Monday March 19, 2018
FOCUS: Civilizations of the Americas Notes Monday: Maya Video, Google Slides Share Tuesday: Mesoamerica and Andean Book Research Wednesday: Mesoamerican and Andean Online Research Thursday: Google Slides Worktime Friday: Slides Presentation ASSESSMENTS: Formative Achievements of Aztec, Mayas, and Incas

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Week of March 5th, 2018 Due: Monday March 12, 2018
FOCUS: Civilizations of the Americas Notes Monday: Mayas Intro, Mayas Notes Tuesday: Aztec Intro, Aztec Notes Wednesday: Incas Intro, Incas Notes Thursday: Workday, Finish Assignments Friday: Mayas, Aztec, and Incas Review ASSESSMENTS: Formative on Interesting Facts

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Week of February 19th, 2018 Due: Tuesday February 27, 2018
FOCUS: Intro Civilizations of the Americas Unit Monday: No School Tuesday: Americas Intro Wednesday: America's Geography Thursday: Vocabulary Intro, Definitions Friday: Geography and Vocabulary Review ASSESSMENTS: Formative on the Americas Geography

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Week of February 5th, 2018 Due: Monday February 12, 2018
FOCUS: The Oral Tradition and Project Research Monday: Folktales and Think Win-Win Tuesday: Claim/Evidence/Commentary for a Folktale Wednesday: Research West African Group Thursday: Research/Blog West African Group Friday: Artifact Research Time ASSESSMENTS: Formative on

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Week of January 29th, 2018 Due: Monday February 05, 2018
FOCUS: The Trans-Saharan Trade Monday: Survival in the desert: Student-led discussion Tuesday: Start Chapter 12 Notes Wednesday: Re-Teach/Enrichment Activity Thursday: Chap 12 Notes: Saharan Trade Friday: Trans-Saharan Trade. ASSESSMENTS: Formative on Saharan Trade

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Week of January 22nd, 2018 Due: Monday January 29, 2018
FOCUS: Introducing West African Geography Monday: Webpage Gallery and Voting Tuesday: Webpage Review and Vocabulary Wednesday: West Africa's Geography Intro and Map Thursday: Is the Sahara Dangerous? Video and Formative Friday: Review Saharan Geography ASSESSMENTS: Formative on Dangers of Sahara Desert

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Week of January 16th, 2018 Due: Monday January 22, 2018
FOCUS: Renaissance Summative Monday: No School Tuesday: Renaissance Video, Famous People Review Wednesday: Rubric Unpack, Renaissance Webpage Research Thursday: Renaissance Webpage Work Time Friday: Finish Webpage ASSESSMENTS: Renaissance Webpage Due 1/19

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Week of December 11th, 2017 Due: Monday December 18, 2017
FOCUS: Crusades/Renaissance Intro Monday: Crusades Perspectives Tuesday: Crusades Formative Wednesday: Renaissance Vocabulary Thursday: Renaissance Map Friday: Renaissance Review ASSESSMENTS: First Crusade Formative

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Week of December 4th, 2017 Due: Monday December 11, 2017
FOCUS: Reformation of the Catholic Church Monday: Effects of Feudalism Summative Tuesday: Influence of the Catholic Church Summative Wednesday: Reformation Vocabulary Thursday: Geography of 1500s Europe Friday: Martin Luther Introduction ASSESSMENTS: Formative on Reformation Vocab

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Week of November 13th, 2017 Due: Monday November 27, 2017
FOCUS: Europe under Feudalism Monday: Feudal Pyramid Notes Tuesday: Modern Day Feudal Pyramid Wednesday: Europe During the Middle Ages Stations Thursday: Europe During the Middle Ages Stations Friday: Europe During the Middle Ages Processing ASSESSMENTS: Formative on Feudal Pyramid

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Week of November 6th, 2017 Due: Monday November 13, 2017
FOCUS: Intro to Feudal Europe Monday: Unit Unpack, Feudalism definition Tuesday: Feudal Europe Vocabulary Wednesday: Feudal Europe Map Thursday: Feudalism Social Pyramid Friday: NO SCHOOL - Veterans Day ASSESSMENTS: Formative on Vocabulary

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Week of October 23rd, 2017 Due: Monday October 30, 2017
FOCUS: Intro to Japanese Feudal Society Monday: Heian-Kyo Society Stations Tuesday: Samurai Training Claim/Evidence/Commentary Wednesday: Samurai Training Claim/Evidence/Commentary Thursday: Japanese Achievements Video Friday: Japanese Achievements Assignment ASSESSMENTS: Formative on Japanese Evidence and Commentary

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Week of October 17th, 2017 Due: Monday October 23, 2017
FOCUS: Intro to Japanese Society and Influencers Monday: Japanese Key Terms Tuesday: Japanese Geography Wednesday: Feudal Japan INtro Thursday: Foreign Influence on Japan Friday: Japanese Society and Practices ASSESSMENTS: Formative on Japanese Evidence and Commentary

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Week of September 25th, 2017 Due: Monday October 16, 2017
FOCUS: Imperial Chin Government, Economy, and Achievements Monday: Chinese Economy Activity Tuesday: Chinese Economy Actvity Wednesday: China Review Thursday: Japan Vocabulary Friday: Japan Map ASSESSMENTS: Formative on Chinese Achievements

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Week of September 11th, 2017 Due: Monday September 18, 2017
FOCUS: Intro to Imperial China Monday: Claim Formative, China Chap Intro Tuesday: China Assessment Info, China Vocabulary Wednesday: Asia Map Activity Thursday: Chinese Governments Activity Friday: Chinese Governments Activity ASSESSMENTS: Formative on Identifying a claim in a passage

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Week of September 5th, 2017 Due: Monday September 11, 2017
FOCUS: The Practices and Pillars of Islam Monday: Islam Foundations Evidence and Commentary Workshop Tuesday: Intro to 8-Sided Star In Groups Wednesday: 8-Sided Star In Groups Research/Prep Thursday: 8-Sided Star Presentations Friday: Islam Practices Processing/Formative ASSESSMENTS: Summative on Origins, Practices, and Acheivements of Islam

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Week of August 28th, 2017 Due: Monday September 04, 2017
FOCUS: The Practices and Pillars of Islam Monday: Islam Foundations Evidence and Commentary Workshop Tuesday: Intro to 8-Sided Star In Groups Wednesday: 8-Sided Star In Groups Research/Prep Thursday: 8-Sided Star Presentations Friday: Islam Practices Processing/Formative ASSESSMENTS: Formative on practices of Islam

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Week of August 21st, 2017 Due: Monday August 28, 2017
FOCUS: Intro to Islam Origins

Monday: Islam Vocabulary
Tuesday: Map of Middle East
Wednesday: Origins of Islam Audio Notes
Thursday: Origins of Islam Audio Notes
Friday: Islam Orgins Formative Work


ASSESSMENTS: Formative on foundation of Islam

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Week of August 14th, 2017 Due: Monday August 21, 2017
FOCUS: The Rise and Fall of the Roman Empire

Monday: Summary Rubric Unpacking
Tuesday: Summary Article Cloze Reading
Wednesday: Summary Outline Work Time
Thursday: Summary Outline Work Time
Friday: Roman Empire Summary Paragraph


ASSESSMENTS: Summative on the Roman Empire

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Week of August 7th, 2017 Due: Monday August 14, 2017
FOCUS: The Achievements and Fall of the Roman Empire Monday: Learning Styles Activities, Intro to Roman Empire Tuesday: Achievements of Roman Empire Wednesday: Cont Achievements of Rome Thursday: Reasons Rome Fell Reading and Graphic Organizer Friday: Roman Fall Graphic Organizer ASSESSMENTS: Formative on the Achievements of the Roman Empire

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Week of August 1st, 2017 Due: Monday August 07, 2017
Focus: Introductions and Procedures Monday: No School Tuesday: Introductions, Icebreakers Wednesday: Classroom Highlights, Suitcases Thursday: Literacy Assessment (All-day Advisory) Friday: Finish Suitcases, Classroom Procedures

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