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Homework Social Studies

For 7th grade social studies we will begin with the Five Themes of Geography and Geography skills and concepts.  During the first nine weeks and into the second nine weeks we will be exploring the Regions of Africa.  We will focus on the physical geography of its regions, their human-environment interaction, the economy and their history/government.  In the third nine weeks and into the fourth nine weeks we will be exploring the Regions of Asia.  We will focus on the physical geography of its regions, their human-environment, their economy and history/government.    During the remainder of the fourth nine weeks we will study Australia and Oceania. 

 

period monday tuesday wednesday thursday friday    
5th

 

 

   

8/25/11

Classwork:  Quiz to see how much they remember.

Homework:  Write a two paragraph page about yourself and a place that you have visited or would like to visit and why. 

8/26/11

Classwork:  Geography and Five themes of geography.  Pg. 15

Homework:

Have a great weekend. 

   
             

 


We survived Irene!  This week we will continue to learn about geography.  We will be examining the globe, maps, map projections, location and hemispheres.  This week I am asking everyone to donate an orange for a classroom activity later this week.  I would appreciate everyone's help. 

Period

Monday 8/29/11

Tuesday 8/30/11 Wednesday 8/31/11 Thursday 9/1/11

Friday 9/2/11

5th Bring orange to class. Bring ornage to class.  Create a quiz Study Vocabulary Have a great weekend. 

Period

Monday

9/5/11

Tuesday

9/6/11

Wednesday

9/7/11

Thursday

9/8/11

Friday

9/9/11

5th    

Pg 38 define

vocabulary

Pg. 38 #7  

This week we will continue to learn about maps, charts, graphs, diagrams, and the Earth in space.  Homework is posted on this website but it may change due to not covering all material in class or being able to move with the lesson faster. 


Period

Monday

9/12/11

Tuesday       

9/13/11

Wednesday  

9/14/11

Thursday   

9/15/11

Friday

9/16/11

5th

Bring Playdough

or clay.

Pg. 48 #1 – 2 Pg. 48 # 3-5 Pg. 54 # 1 Have a great weekend!

This week we will finish Earth and space and move on to shaping of the Earth.  I am asking parents to please supply playdough, clay, markers, color pencils and any other craft supplies.   Thank you. 

 


           
           

Week of September 26 - September 30.

Activity

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Title of Lesson

 

Climate Zones

The Atmosphere and Lithosphere

The Hydrosphere and Biosphere

Review

Questions

Quiz

Materials

 

Smartboard, Textbook, pencils, notebooks, clay, coloring pencils

Focus and Review

 

 

Warm  Up on Smartboard

Warm  Up on Smartboard

Warm  Up on Smartboard

Warm  Up on Smartboard

Warm  Up on Smartboard

 

Statement of Objective

 

 

 

TLW analyze and describe the climate zones on Earth.

TLW analyze the effects of human activity on our air and environment.

TLW analyze how water pollution poses a threat to a vital and limited resource.

TLW review all the concepts covered in chapter 2.

TLW will take a quiz to evaluate how much they understand in Chapter 2. 

Teacher Input

 

 

 

Introduce the lesson with a climate map.  Ask students questions. 

Introduce the lesson with videos about global warming and the greenhouse effect.

Introduce with a video.

Post study questions on the Smartboard for students to copy and go over questions. 

Review the procedure and rules of taking a quiz.  Answer any questions before the quiz. 

Guided Practice

 

 

 

Use a diagram to identify the main characteristics of the climate zone and weather.

Create a debate in the classroom about global warming and the greenhouse effect. 

Review the meaning of the terms and help students connect them to their daily lives.

Have a discussion about the answers.

Quiz

Independent Practice

 

 

 

Pg. 61 #7

Create a post card that illustrates a problem that humans cause and on the other side a possible solution. 

Students will write an essay on how their neighborhoods have changed over time and identify any threatened plants or animals in the region. 

Share comments and ideas.

Quiz

Closure

 

 

Exit Ticket

 

Exit Ticket

 

 

Homework

Read pages 64 – 66

Pg. 61 #1-4

Pg. 61 # 1- 4

Study for quiz

Have a nice weekend.

Reflection

 

 

 

 

 

 

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