Social Science

Homework for Thanksgiving Break

Posted: November 21, 2017

This is your chance to be more responsible, independent, and self-check your progress in class. It is your responsiblity to check what you have missing, complete it, and turn it in to me. Take the INITITIVE in YOUR OWN education and rely on yourself because you CAN SUCCEED!

1. locate, complete, and turn in ALL missing, incomplete, and/or low-grade work including the quiz redo!

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2. Finish idea catcher and final paragraph version of your own superhero epic (yes this is extra credit) see picture for example of how to fill out the idea catcher, when you turn this in you must turn in the completed idea catcher and the final paragraph version together

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3. be kind and helpful to your families over this thanksgiving break

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11/17-11/21 Homework

Posted: November 17, 2017

  • finish answering all questions about the Mesopotamian empires in your interactive notebook tabs
  • finish the activities from the stations you visited during class
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11/14-11/16 Homework

Posted: November 14, 2017

  • finish writing definitions for your non ew vocab words
  • use at least 6 of your vocab words to write a historical fiction story about Mesopotamia
  • read the readings on fertile crescent/ mesopotamia 
  • take three column notes: know/ new technologies & advancements/ culture
  • answer the quesitons under each empire interactive notebook tab in your notebook
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11/13 homework

Posted: November 13, 2017

finish writing the definitions to the new vocab words in your notebooks

then use those words to write a narative fiction story on loose leaf about mesopotamia make sure you use at least 6 of the 10 words bonus points if you use them all

11/10 Homework

Posted: November 10, 2017

Finish the neolithic age inquiry chart and extension question if you haven't done so by the end of class

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11/9 Homework

Posted: November 9, 2017

Finish the extension questions from the stone age primary source inquiry activity on loose leaf.

11/8 homework

Posted: November 8, 2017

Finish writing your mini essay on loose leaf. Using your three examples of how humans control their environment. Be sure to explain each example thoroughly. 

11/2 Homework

Posted: November 2, 2017

  • finish the comparing the ages activity worksheet 
  • answer the extention question using the race cheat code: How did the early modern humans afapt to their encorioment from the paleolithic age to then neolithic to bronze age?
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11/1 Homework

Posted: November 1, 2017

finish any incomplete answers from your center work today

10/31 Homework

Posted: October 31, 2017

  • finish reading the article
  • use context clues to write definitions for your new vocab words
  • go trick or treating 
  • bring Ms, Monahan candy tomorrow
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10/30 homework

Posted: October 30, 2017

Finish answering the questions based on your article. Make sure to bring both the questions from Caves and this article to class tomorrow as I will be collecting both. 

10/27 homework

Posted: October 27, 2017

if you did not finish the questions in class today you have to finish them on loose leaf for homework

Answer these questions using your notes from Caves and answer them with the RACE cheat code on loose leaf.

  1. How does the book describe Neanderthals?
  2. How does the book describe early modern humans?
  3. Explain how early modern humans used stone tools.
  4. How are stone tools related to survival for Neanderthals?
  5. How did the early modern humans use tools differently than Neanderthals?
  6. In what ways were early modern humans more advanced than Neanderthals?

10/24 Homework

Posted: October 24, 2017

on your loose leaf you have three questions from today's QFT lesson. You are to explain with complete sentences where you would find sources and which sources you would use to get the answers to these questions.

Were warm jackets and bring umbrellas tomorrow for our field trip, yes you have to wear uniforms and no you can't bring your cell phones

10/23 Homework

Posted: October 23, 2017

Finish reading and annotating the article "Is it possible to think without language" and then answer the three questions at the end on loose leaf with complete sentences and using the RACE cheat code. 

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10/19 homework

Posted: October 19, 2017

no homework


Posted: October 17, 2017

  • read two of these articles
  • answer the quiz questions on loose leaf
  • answer the essay question on loose leaf
  • Coffee Bean artice essay question: what factors impact the cost of coffee beans?
  • Jay Z article essay question: Why would stars like Jay-Z want to create their own business?
  • High volumn clinic: Explain how supply and demand applies to this vet clinic.
  • Three great thinkers: no essay
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10/16 Home work

Posted: October 16, 2017

  • finish any work on your centers that is incomplete
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10/13 Homework

Posted: October 13, 2017

Finish any work left from the centers you visited today 

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10/11 Homework

Posted: October 11, 2017

You are to make your own economy similar to Molly's Lemonade Economy: use at least 6 of the 12 vocab words by describing them in terms related to the type of economy you choose. But don't use the word in the sentence. Refer to the power point for directions and Molly's example

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10/6 Homework

Posted: October 6, 2017

Finish your answer to activity 6 on your loose leaf and answer the essay questin using the RACE code.

People migrate to Chicago from all over the world and bring their culture with them. How have the multiple cultures impacted Chicago? Explain at least 3 different examples. Write answer with complete sentences and do not use first person. 

10/4 Homework

Posted: October 4, 2017

  • Period 1 no homework
  • period 3 finish your vocab redo and reflections 
  • period 4 no homework
  • period 5 no homework

10/3 Homework

Posted: October 3, 2017

Finish reading the geo text and annotating it. Then complete a definition for each vocab word. Finally write a sentence for each vocab word. You will need to turn in the text tomorrow and there may be a bellringer quiz on the new words

10/2 homework

Posted: October 2, 2017

On loose leaf write a minimum (at least) one paragraph explaining the similarities and differences between the 6 elements of geography and the 5 themes of geography. Then explain why and how the 6 elements and 5 themes of geography help us to learn about geography. 

9/27 Homework

Posted: September 27, 2017

No HW go play outside

9/26 Homework

Posted: September 26, 2017

  • tomorrow is picture day so dress up, no jeans, no joggers, no shorts, no skinny straps, if you wear an something unnacceptable you will be asked to put on a rental uniform
  • find an example either in the newspaper or online that shows the use of geography in real life. if you can't print it or cut it out of the paper describe it on looseleaf

9/22 Homework

Posted: September 22, 2017

review your notes from the 6 elements of geography for your quiz on monday

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9/20 Homework

Posted: September 20, 2017

Use your brain and your notes to complete the calendar comparison chart you received at the end of class today. DO NOT glue it in your notebooks

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9/19 Homework

Posted: September 19, 2017

You must finish your story in your daybooks, the story about a package your future self has sent to your present self. Yes this is fiction

Then you must answer the three questions your partner wrote to you about your story. Answer these directly on the loose leaf they gave you.

9/18 Homework

Posted: September 18, 2017

  • finish your time travel story in your day books 
  • finish any center work from today that you missed or didn't complete
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9/14 Homework

Posted: September 14, 2017

  • complete all work in your social studies notebooks (definitions, sentences for each definition, answers to all questions, etc.)
  • decorate your notebooks
  • study for test tomorrow: read through your vocab, check to make sure you understand all the concepts
  • finish your first day of school story and strengths and challenges in your day books
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9/13 Homework

Posted: September 13, 2017

  • complete any incomplete work from your centers today
  • answer these two questions in your day books
    • What are you good at in school?
    • What is challenging for you in school?
  • Make sure all of your interactive activities are filled in and complete, that includes writing sentences for each vocabulary word
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9/12 Homework

Posted: September 12, 2017

  • complete the T charts under primary sources and secondary sourcing for positive and negative things about each type of source
  • answer the two questions in your notebooks with complete sentences

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9/11 Homework

Posted: September 11, 2017

  • Complete writing all definitions for your vocabulary words
  • Write 1 sentence for each word
  • You may decorate your notebook pages
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9/7 Homework

Posted: September 7, 2017

On loose leaf choose 1 branch of history and explain in your own words what it is and why it's important

9/6 Homework

Posted: September 6, 2017

  • review syllabus
  • complete the last page with your parents
  • finish filling our the procedures page in your notebooks
  • SECRET MESSAGE: HMS Super Star! you found the website :) the secret word is MARVELOUS!

8/31 Homework

Posted: August 31, 2017

First day and yes you have homework

  1. practice opening your locks
  2. get your supplies
  3. think of a personal goal you have for this school year

See you all on Tuesday with your uniforms and HUSKY PRIDE!!!

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