Social Studies


2/19-2/23

posted Feb 20, 2018, 5:11 AM by Amanda Sambucini   [ updated ]

This week we will learn about the 3 branches of government and start the last region of the US: The West. 

This week's assignment(s):
-Ch. 12 vocabulary & places due Friday 2/23. The vocabulary is on Quizlet.  The places are in the textbook. 
-Study your 3 branches of government notes!!
-West Region Map Quiz Thursday 3/1

2/12-2/16

posted Feb 12, 2018, 5:05 AM by Amanda Sambucini   [ updated Feb 14, 2018, 5:00 AM ]

This week we will finish up our unit of the American Revolution by learning about King George III and George Washington. 

This week's assignment(s):
-American Revolution test Tuesday 2/20. Use your notes (also on Google Slides) and handouts from this unit. 
-finish study guide by Thursday 2/15 

2/5-2/9

posted Feb 5, 2018, 5:13 AM by Amanda Sambucini   [ updated Feb 7, 2018, 5:57 AM ]

This week we will continue learning about the American Revolution. Notes will be given via Google Slides, so no textbook for this unit.  

This week's assignment(s):
-finish King George letter by tomorrow, Thursday 2/8
-American Revolution vocabulary quiz Friday 2/9 

1/22-1/26

posted Jan 23, 2018, 8:37 AM by Amanda Sambucini

This week we will start a new unit on the American Revolution! Notes will be given via Google Slides, so no textbook for this unit.  

This week's assignment(s):
-Finish American Revolution vocabulary for Wednesday. You must use Quizlet to finish them since they are not in the textbook.  

1/16-1/19

posted Jan 18, 2018, 4:55 AM by Amanda Sambucini

This week we will learn about the Navajo and The Long Walk. 

This week's assignment(s):
-Chapter 11 Lesson 1 quiz on Monday. Study the notes/flaps and the 7 vocabulary words. 

1/8-1/12

posted Jan 8, 2018, 7:40 AM by Amanda Sambucini   [ updated Jan 11, 2018, 4:50 AM ]

This week we will review for a test on Chapter 10.  We will also work on our Southwest cereal box project. 

This week's assignment(s):
-Chapter 11 Vocabulary is due Tuesday 1/16. Words are on Quizlet.
-Chapter 10 Test Thursday. Study guide is listed down below.

Chapter 10 Study Guide

posted Jan 4, 2018, 4:33 PM by Amanda Sambucini

The Chapter 10 test is moved to Thursday, 1/11. 

Here is the study guide:

CHAPTER 10 Study guide 

  • Chapter 10 Vocabulary
  • Grand Canyon:
    • why it’s always changing
    • causes of its continued erosion
    • why it was made a national park 
    • what river carved it out 
    • reasons why people visit it
  • Climates of the Southwest
  • Saguaro cactus and its relationship with desert animals 
  • Nonrenewable and renewable resources
  • Technology industries in the Southwest 
  • Johnson Space Center location 
  • Very Large Array --> What is it?
  • Be able to form opinion/response on: Why should we conserve oil?

1/3-1/5

posted Jan 3, 2018, 4:38 AM by Amanda Sambucini

This week we will finish up Chapter 10 and continue working on our Southwest project!

This week's assignment(s):
-Wrapped cereal box due Thursday 1/4
-Chapter 10 Test Tuesday 1/9

12/18-12/22

posted Dec 18, 2017, 4:47 AM by Amanda Sambucini   [ updated Dec 19, 2017, 4:28 AM ]

This week we will learn about the climate and resources of the Southwest region.  We will also work on our Southwest project in class!

This week's assignment(s):
-Southwest Map (states AND capitals) Quiz Tuesday
-Bring in a wrapped (either in wrapping paper or construction paper) cereal box by January 4th for an in class project!

12/11-12/15

posted Dec 8, 2017, 5:32 AM by Amanda Sambucini   [ updated Dec 18, 2017, 4:46 AM ]

This week we will be starting a new region- the Southwest! We will explore the geographical features of the Midwest and learn the location of the Southwestern states. 

This week's assignment(s):
-Chapter 10 Vocabulary and Places due Thursday 12/14
-Current Event due Friday 12/15
-Southwest Map (states AND capitals) Quiz on Tuesday 12/19

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