Junior High School Social Studies Teacher
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U.S. and World History
Grades will be entered after the completion of the first 10 days of each quarter.
Week of January 21, 2019
7th Grade: 7th grade classes will begin focusing on early British actions against American Colonists. This chapter will provide insight into the motivation to declare independence from England during the late 18th Century. Students will be assigned homework on Tuesday and Wednesday night of this week in their chapter 5 packets.
8th Grade: 8th grade classes will continue with the U.S. Constitution Unit this week. Students will review an article over the life and accomplishments of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Tuesday. The Constitution unit will take a considerable amount of time during the 3rd and 4th quarters. Each student will need to pass both the U.S. and Illinois Constitution Tests in order to pass 8th Grade. Students should expect homework 2 to 3 nights per week.
6th Grade: 6th grade students will will begin the week with a review over the Martin Luther King Jr. article that as started on Friday. We will then continue with the Hinduism unit. Because many of the concepts of Hinduism will initially be foreign to 6th graders, this unit moves slowly. Basic principles of the religion such as as the caste system and dharma are covered throughout the week.
Lesson Objective: Understand the accomplishments of the 41st President and compare city life in the colonies to city life today.
1. Please stop being disrespectful (name the behavior).
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TESTS ARE 40% OF THE OVERALL GRADE
QUIZZES ARE 20% OF THE TOTAL GRADE