Social Studies


11/13-11/17

posted Nov 13, 2017, 4:56 AM by Amanda Sambucini

We will learn about the Ojibwa Native Americans and make our own talking sticks.  We will also discuss the history of the fur trade in the Midwest.

This week's assignment(s):

-Bring in a small stick for tomorrow!
-Chapter 9 Vocabulary and People (4 lessons) due Wednesday 11/15. 

11/6-11/10

posted Nov 6, 2017, 6:11 AM by Amanda Sambucini   [ updated Nov 13, 2017, 4:54 AM ]

We will review Chapter 8 for our test on Thursday. 

This week's assignment(s):

-Chapter 8 Test Thursday 11/9.  
-Chapter 9 Vocabulary and People (4 lessons) due Wednesday 11/15. 

*Chapter 8 Vocabulary words are on Quizlet!

10/30-11/3

posted Oct 30, 2017, 4:57 AM by Amanda Sambucini   [ updated Nov 6, 2017, 6:11 AM ]

We will continue learning about the Midwest.  This week we will talk about the resources of the region. 

This week's assignment(s):
-Midwest Map Quiz Thursday 11/2. Use the worksheet to study.
-Southeast Brochure Project is due Monday, November 6th. Project directions went home.  
-Chapter 8 Test Thursday 11/9.  

*Chapter 8 Vocabulary words are on Quizlet!

10/23-10/27

posted Oct 22, 2017, 2:48 PM by Amanda Sambucini   [ updated Oct 25, 2017, 4:26 AM ]

We will begin learning about the geography of the Midwest region in Chapter 8. We will continue practicing label the Midwest map and play Midwest states bingo!

This week's assignment(s):
-Midwest Map Quiz Thursday 11/2. Use the worksheet to study.
-Southeast Brochure Project is due Monday, November 6th. Project directions went home.     -Ch. 8 Vocabulary and Places are due Wednesday 10/25. 



*Chapter 8 Vocabulary words are on Quizlet!

10/17-10/20

posted Oct 17, 2017, 5:18 AM by Amanda Sambucini   [ updated Oct 22, 2017, 2:49 PM ]

We will be reviewing Chapter 7 this week in preparation for our test. On Friday we will start the Midwest region! 

This week's assignment(s):
-Ch. 8 Vocabulary and Places are due Wednesday 10/25. 
-Southeast Brochure Project is due Monday, November 6th. Project directions went home today.
-Chapter 7 Test on Thursday 10/19 


*Chapter 7 Vocabulary words are on Quizlet!

10/10-10/13

posted Oct 10, 2017, 4:52 AM by Amanda Sambucini   [ updated Oct 13, 2017, 4:46 AM ]

We are finishing Chapter 7 this week. We will be discussing the formation of major cities in the Southeast, such as Atlanta. 

This week's assignment(s):
-Southeast Brochure Project is due Monday, November 6th. Project directions went home today.
-Finish Chapter Review for Friday: workbook pgs. 49& 50 (for pg. 50 choose 8 words),  textbook page 216 Vocabulary #1-5, and textbook page 217 Facts and Main Ideas #2-6 (answers must be written in complete sentences.) 

-Chapter 7 Test on Thursday 10/19 


*Chapter 7 Vocabulary words are on Quizlet!

10/2-10/6

posted Oct 2, 2017, 4:56 AM by Amanda Sambucini   [ updated Oct 6, 2017, 6:35 AM ]

We are continuing Chapter 7 this week. We will be learning about early settlements of the Southeast and understanding the causes and effects of the Civil War. 

This week's assignment(s):

-Current Event due Tuesday 10/10.  Current event form and a list of websites were given out. This counts as a quiz grade.


*Chapter 7 Vocabulary words are on Quizlet!

9/25-9/29 HW

posted Sep 26, 2017, 12:52 PM by Amanda Sambucini   [ updated Sep 27, 2017, 4:29 AM ]

Now that we finished Chapter 6, we are going to explore and learn historical events that shaped the Southeast region. For the next few days we are going to learn about the Cherokee.  We will also go on a simulated journey of the Trail of Tears. 

This week's assignment(s):

-Chapter 7 Vocabulary and People (no places; there are 4 lessons) due Monday 10/2
-Current Event due Tuesday 10/10.  Current event form and a list of websites were given out. This counts as a quiz grade.


*Chapter 7 Vocabulary words are on Quizlet!

9/18-9/22 HW

posted Sep 18, 2017, 4:47 AM by Amanda Sambucini   [ updated Sep 21, 2017, 4:39 AM ]

This week's assignment(s): 

-Chapter 6 Test Tuesday 9/26: use notes from class & vocabulary to help you study.


Join my Quizlet page to study the vocabulary from Ch.6. Here is the link: https://quizlet.com/class/3922922

9/11-9/15 HW

posted Sep 11, 2017, 4:28 AM by Amanda Sambucini   [ updated Sep 14, 2017, 4:15 AM ]

This week's assignment(s): 

-Chapter 6 Vocabulary and Places due tomorrow. Places definitions can be found in the Gazetteer and the Vocabulary can be found in the Glossary. 
-Southeast Map Quiz Thursday 9/21- Study the worksheet of the Southeast map.  Word bank will be given the day of the quiz. 


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