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Thursday, May 23

Greek Mythology Day

Greek Mythology Word Scramble/Ancient Greek Gods and Goddesses Crossword

The Big 3 Greek Gods Poster Activity

Percy Jackson and the Olympians

Have a summer!

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Wednesday, May 22

Today’s Learning: Why did Europeans of the 15th century want to explore?

Warm Up: Please arrange yourselves according to height.

Class Work: Work with your assigned travel partner at Amsterdarn to complete the partner work at the bottom of Document B – The Aztec Account of the Conquest of Mexico .

Close read – underline, highlight, annotate – Document C – Balboa Claims the PacificThen respond to the questions that follow Document C.

Create an Instagram post and hand in on the front table..

Complete the 4th Quarter Assessment and hand in on the front table.

 

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Tuesday, May 21

Today’s Learning: Why did Europeans in the 15th century want to explore?

Warm Up: Please have your notebook open to p. 69 so that we may continue with The Great Age of Exploration, 1400-1550.

Class Work: View The Great Age of Exploration, 1400-1550 with Stump the Champ questions, notebook p. 69.

 Close read – underline, highlight, annotate – Document A – Instructions for the Government of the Indians. Respond to the questions that follow Document A – Instructions for the Government of the Indians.

Close read – underline, highlight, annotate – Document B – The Aztec Account of the Conquest of MexicoThen complete the partner work at the bottom of the page.

Close read – underline, highlight, annotate – Document C – Balboa Claims the PacificThen respond to the questions that follow Document C.

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Monday, May 20

Today’s Learning: Why did Europeans of the 15th century want to explore?

Warm Up: Please find the Guided Notes: What new DEVELOPMENTS enabled European exploration? we began last Friday.

Class Work: Guided Notes: What new DEVELOPMENTS enabled European exploration?, notebook p. 67.

Respond to these Portugal Video Questions as we view the video clip about this topic.

Complete this Developments: Final Response activity.

 

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Friday, May 17

Today’s Learning: Why did European explorers want to explore?

Warm Up: Please use the sources we’ve used in our study of Standards 8.2/3/4 listed on the white board (see below) – notice the Review is NOT a source – to make any and all corrections to your Standards 8.2/3/4 Quiz. When you’re finished, please hand in on the front table. If you missed NONE, I don’t need to see your quiz again. When you’re finished, please find something quiet to do so you’re not disrupting the (re-?)learning of others.

Class Work: Find Someone Who…

Guided Notes: What new DEVELOPMENTS enabled European exploration?, notebook, p. 67.

Describe the stories you hear on today’s CNN 10 on p. 65 of your notebook.

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Thursday, May 16

Today’s Learning: Show what you know about the Maya, Aztecs, and Inca.

Warm Up: Please spend a few minutes studying the Progressive Review we completed yesterday and your completed Standards 8.2/3/4 Review quietly and independently to help prepare for today’s quiz.

Class Work: Standards 8.2/3/4 Quiz.

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Wednesday, May 15

Today’s Learning: Who were the Inca, Maya, and Aztecs?

Warm Up: Progressive Review activity.

Class Work: Standards 8.2/3/4 Review.

Close Up, 2020 Presentation.

Standards 8.2/3/4 QuizThursday, May 15.

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Tuesday, May 14

Today’s Learning: Who were the Inca?

Warm Up:Please use your Student Reading: Achievements of the Inca to help you complete your Achievements of the Inca Learning Log that we began yesterday quietly and independently.

Class Work: Share your responses with your table partner.

Continue viewing Machu Picchu DecodedWhen finished, share responses on your video guide with your assigned travel guide.

 Standards 8.2/3/4 QuizThursday, May 16.

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Monday, May 13

Today’s Learning: Who were the Inca?

Warm Up: Please make sure your name is on your Annotated Illustration, then turn in your completed assignment on the front table. If you need a reminder of what was required, please visit my classroom blog at wp.lps.org/pells/daily-agenda/.

Class Work: Close read – underline, highlight, and annotate – Student Reading: Achievements of the IncaThen write a one-sentence summary of the document on the bottom of p. 2.

Share summary with your assigned table partner.

Think/Pair/Share, p. 66. Discuss as a class.

Respond to the questions on Machu Picchu Decoded video guide as we view the video of the same name.

Standards 8.2/3/4 Review activity

Standards 8.2/3/4 Quiz, Thursday, May 16.

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Friday, May 10

Today’s Learning: Who were the Aztecs?

Warm Up: Please complete the Aztec Written Response you find on your table. Be sure to read and follow directions carefully. When you’re finished, hand in on the front table.

Class Work: Share yesterday’s #hashtag assignment responses as a class to see what’s trending @aztecs.

Create an annotated illustration of an Aztec city. Due Monday, May 13.

Describe the stories you hear on today’s CNN 10 on p. 65 of your notebook.

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