We continued our study of the enlightenment and its effects on the founding of the USA
We took a quiz on Absolutism.
Today we reviewed for the quiz on absolutism.
Completed the Louis the XIV research.
October 4 &5
We had in class presentations regarding Europe's Absolute Monarchs
We completed our research on monarchs. Presentations are tomorrow.
We took notes on Louis the X1V,Henry XII, Philip II, and Peter the Great.
Analyzed several quotes taken from sources written in the 15-1600s. All quotes explored the role of a leader.
We focused in on monarchies and took notes on the causes and effects of the Rise and Fall of the Monarchs.
New Unit: Absolutism. We have started with vocabulary. This is available on google classroom.
Test on Unit 2 the Age of Colonization
We reviewed for our test tomorrow!
Worked on three study materials for the test Tuesday: an overview of colonization, the Atlantic Slave Trade, and Virginia Dare. We also worked on the colonization maps (homework)
We took notes onW Protestantism and the Plymouth colony. We also completed an assignment on Newsela about the Plymouth colony.
Today we took notes on the Jamestown Colony. We completed our plan for a colony. This is due tomorrow.
We reviewed the answers for our slavery review assignment in google classroom as we prepare for a unit assessment on Tuesday, September 25. Then we explored the decision making that may have gone into the establishment of the Jamestown Colony. Due Friday.
In social studies we studies the Roanoke Colony and its mysterious disappearance. If you were absent see me for details. Test will be on Tuesday, September 25.
We continued to study the horrors of the salve trade wand middle passage by reading an excerpt from Olaudah Equiano's journal. We also reviewed myths and facts of slavery.
Today in social studies, we reviewed the Transatlantic Slave Trade, the middle passage, and slavery in the new world. Students answered questions on google classroom and turned them in. See google classroom for details.
Today: 1st took the Colonization Vocabulary Quiz and finished working on their comic strips about the rise and fall of the Aztec civilization. Due tomorrow. 7th took the encomienda exit ticket. They also worked on comic strips! Due tomorrow!
Discussed the New France, New Spain, and British Colonies. We completed a graphic organizer using two readings. These are available on google classroom.
In class, we took notes on the encomienda system. We discussed Bartolome de Casas, and the end of this social system. We began to make comics depicting the rise and fall of the Aztec empire.
We continued learning about the Aztec rise and fall. All notes should be completed by tomorrow. If you are not finished, I have posted the reading on google classroom.
We worked in collaborative group to break down the rise and fall of the Aztec civilization.
Today in social studies, we took notes on the Spain and colonization. We completed questions on "The Conquest and Colonization of Latin America"
Week 4 Vocabulary Quiz. We also completed work on Mercantilism. (Turn it in) and Colonization Vocabulary. (See google classroom)
We began investigating mercantilism. We watched a short video and read two articles. We also practiced taking Cornell Notes on both the video and the notes.See me if you need handouts!
In Social Studies, we reviewed the Exploration tests and made test corrections. If you did not finish, come finish in the morning! Earn back those points!
Today in Social Studies we continued our study of the Aztec Civilization and its fall. We read about it on Newsela.
Today in Social Studies, we started working on our new unit- The Age of Colonization. We began by learning a few new terms related to the unit. We also were introduced to Newsela, signed into our accounts with google and began to read one of the articles posted there about the Aztecs. There are questions associated with each Newsela passage. Read and answer carefully! We were also able to play a card game to understand the details of the Colombian Exchange. Most students turned in their explorer's letters! I am excited to read them all!