7th Grade Homework

7th Grade  
Current assignments above line.  Running list below. 
3/20 Enjoy the first day of Spring. Get outside. Look for signs of Spring.

3/19 Tell someone at home about Martin Luther and the "crime" he
committed on all Hallow's eve in 1517.  What impact did his actions have?

3/5 How did social values shift during the Renaissance?  How did these values influence society, culture and innovation?

2/25 Use your copy of Friday's medieval Europe assessment to prepare to perform your best.

2/15 How were the
Crusades a serendipitous event? 

2/13 Tell someone the difference between a crusade and the Crusades.

2/8 What role did the Catholic Church play in medieval Europe?

2/5 Tell someone how feudalism was an economic, government and social system. 

2/4 Come ready to learn more about feudalism by participating in a brief simulation.

1/31 Color each migration route a different color. Remember to color the legends/keys as well. Notice the distance traveled and where. Notice the span of years and the numbers of groups.

1/22 How did medieval people provide for their security?

1/18 Work a minimum of 15 minutes per night on some aspect of your project. Product due Thursday.

1/14 What question and answer did you find most interesting in today's preliminary round of the Geo Bee?  Continue project work.

1/10 Work a minimum of 15 minutes per night on some aspect of your project.

1/7 Ask a parent to sign your project rubric and discuss possibilities.

12/19 Wear good shoes and WARM clothing for our walking tour of Greek revival architecture tomorrow.

12/18 Practice matching all political power terms with their definitions. Check your matches with your journal. Wear good shoes and WARM clothing in case we do our walking tour of Greek revival architecture tomorrow.

12/17 Match the definitions: democracy, direct democracy, representative democracy, aristocracy, tyranny.

12/11 Tell someone several reasons Eleanor Roosevelt is notable.

12/10 Complete the Greek symbols matching sheet.

12/7 Be sure your household knows about the changes in Thursday's field trip.  Write down your plan to demonstrate the learning target:  I can determine which aspects of ancient Greek culture and society are most present in our own society.

12/5 Return your signed permission slips for the 12/13 field trip.

11/30 What aspects of Greek civilization do you find intriguing? 

11/29 What do you want to learn about Ancient Greece?

1/28 Tell someone at home the general characteristics of all civilizations.

11/13 Tell someone at home the difference between a nomadic and agrarian lifestyle.

11/8 What inferences would an archaeologist make about you if they unearthed your bedroom?

11/6 Try using your new vocabulary to wow your friends.  Can you work paleolithic or neolithic into conversation?

11/2 Use the assessment and your journal to prepare to show what you know about dating systems, fossils and artifacts on Tuesday.

10/30 Tell someone at home what you learned about time, time periods and calendars today.

10/23 Tell someone at home about the EU and its mission.  What country recently voted to exit the EU?  Why might they have done so?
10/10 Use the study tips that work best for you to prepare for the European political map assessment #2 on October 16.

10/3 Map assessment on the countries of Europe on the main peninsulas October 10.  The rest of the countries on October 16.  Check out the fun new digital map games on my learning links.

10/2 Use mnemonic devices, digital tools and other strategies to learn the names and locations of the nations of Europe.

CONTEST OPTION.  Visit the Veterans of Foreign War 
website for information on the patriotism essay.

10/1 Impress someone at home with your ability to list the countries of Europe.

9/25 European country physical geography TEN CLUES due Thursday.
Use the checklist as your guide to success.

 9/18 Use the digital and journal-based study tools to prepare for the physical features of Europe assessment on the 25th.

 9/12 Come ready to create a more detailed mental map of Europe at the start of class tomorrow.

9/7 Show someone at home the 6 major peninsulas of Europe.  How many countries can you name for each?