Social Science

7 Region of North America

Posted: October 13, 2017

Use the following pages from the textbook to help guide you with your research. 

Homework 9/27

Posted: September 27, 2017

  1. Students will have a quiz on Latitude and Longitude.  Please review your packet so you are prepared for the quiz.  
  2. Also, bring a red pen to class tmrw. 

Homework for 9/26

Posted: September 26, 2017

-Students will find the latitude and longitude of the following locations:

  1. Dublin, Ireland
  2. Hong Kong, China
  3. Cape Town, South Africa
  4. Calgary, Canada
  5. Sydney, Australia

-Students will also study their map for their quiz tmrw.  Students should be able to label the 7 continents, 5 oceans, equator, prime meridian and the cardinal directions. 

-Students will complete their worksheet on latitude and longitude for B-H. 

Graffiti Vocabulary

Posted: September 20, 2017

Today students were introduced to the Graffiti Vocabulary Strategy. Here is a link to refer to for an example, as well as the rubric that will be used to grade, it is Strategy 2. These are to be completed for homework if they did not finish them in class today.

Each student was given a vocabulary word to complete. Here are the list of words we tackled today as we get ready to sharpen our map skills!

1. Cardinal Directions

2. Latitude

3. Longitude

4. Prime Meridian

5. Equator

6. Hemisphere.

Attachments & Links

El Grito WebQuest

Posted: September 15, 2017

Internet Links

This link provides background information on Mexican Independence Day.


This link has information on the history of Mexican independence.


This online article includes a brief description of Mexican Independence, how Mexicans celebrate this day and photo images of the celebration.


This link has an image of the Mexican flag and significance of the flag colors.


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