Mrs. Tillie Anglin - 7th Grade Social Studies

Week of February 11, 2019

EQ: How did Europe's physical geography encourage interaction with other regions?
Success Criteria: Student will describe the land regions and climate of Europe.
                                    Student will explain how Europe's coastline promoted industry, settlement, and  interaction with                                            other regions.
                                    Student will identify the economic activities supported by Europe's landforms and natural resources.
Assignments:
  • NEWSELA






Week of February 4, 2019  

EQ: How did Europe's physical geography encourage interaction with other regions?
Success Criteria: Student will describe the land regions and climate of Europe.
                                    Student will explain how Europe's coastline promoted industry, settlement, and  interaction with                                            other regions.
                                    Student will identify the economic activities supported by Europe's landforms and natural resources.

Assignments:
  • Locate and Label on a European Map







Week of January 28, 2019
EQ: How did Europe's physical geography encourage interaction with other regions?
Success Criteria: Student will describe the land regions and climate of Europe.
Assignment(s):
  • NEWSELA - Two column note taking






Week of  January 1 , Week of January 7, Week of January 14 and Week of January 21

EQ: What do people create Governments? Students will Identify the basic ideas on government from Thomas Hobbes and John Locke,
Define the terms; state of nature, natural rights, sovereign, and Trace the development of the idea of the social contract from Hobbes and Locke.
1. Students will read Why Government? Article, highlight specific information, and circle topic sentences and underline supporting details. 
2. Students will transfer their note onto a Cornell Notes format.
3. Students will write two separate summaries. 








Week of December 10
The EQ is: Why were Treaties made with Native Americans, and What was the impact of this Treaty Making Period? 
NEWSELA---Where the Buffalo No Longer Roam 



Week of December 3
The EQ is: Why were Treaties made with Native Americans, and What was the impact of this Treaty Making Period?

NEWSELA---Military Leader : Chief Joseph. Students are to read article and highlight unfamiliar words and then fill in NEWSELA Analysis Chart.  The students did a Unit 2 Vocabulary Pre-Assessment and continued paired-reading Chapter 2, Lesson 1-3. Students read in small groups and did Sketch to Stretch with Levels 1,2, and 3 Questions.





Week of November 26, 2018

The week begins with an assignment from NEWSELA called Military Leaders: Geronimo. 
The EQ is: Why were Treaties made with Native Americans, and What was the impact of this Treaty Making Period? Students are relearning about textbook features and structure by locating examples of the definitions provided...i.e. index - A list of important topics in the back of a text with page numbers." Then students will begin using various reading strategies to read Chapters 4, 5 and 6.




Week of November 19, 2018
The  EQ is "Why did people move to the Northwest and what was life like for the early pioneers? Students are working on a new Focus Note Taking Strategy called Mind Mapping. Students will end their mind mapping with a summary  paragraph.

Week of November 12, 2018

The  EQ is "Why did people move to the Northwest and what was life like for the early pioneers?" This week the students are learning how to do Mind Mapping as another Focus Note-Taking Strategy.  The assignment is due on Tuesday, November 20, 2018. 



Week of November 5, 2018

This week we are starting Chapter 3 Settlement of the Northwest. Beginning with a chapter preview followed by a Reading Strategy called "Say Something".  Our EQ is  "Why did people move to the Northwest and what was life like for the early pioneers?"We began with paired-reading for  Lessons 1 and 2, then for Lesson 3 we worked independently on a hand-out called "Direct Quote/Personal Response".
 


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