Thursday, March 4, 2021: 7th and 8th grade

Reminders:     

  • Tomorrow is a half-day, dismissal is at 12:00 p.m.
  • Re-registration forms have been sent out.  Please send the forms back with the contract and payment ASAP due date was 2/1. 
  • TerraNova testing postponed.
  • Lifetouch pictures postponed till Spring 2021. 
  • Bring a snack every day; water and a snack. 
  • Every student must submit a “Heath Screening” form every day.
  • Bring a reading book every day. 
  • Bring an extra mask every day.
  • Bring in headphones every day.
  • Incomplete classwork must be completed for homework

7-2 Religion:

  • Incomplete classwork must be completed for homework.
  • Complete stations 4-5, they will be collected tomorrow morning.

7th Social Studies:

  • Read the remainder of Chapter 7, Section 3.
  • Answer questions 2a-b, 3a-c and 4a-b from page 249.

8th Social Studies:

  • Copy and define key terms and people from page 730.
  • Read pages 730-731 stop at the first reading check.
  • Answer the reading check on page 731.

Tuesday, March 2, 2021: 7th and 8th Grade

Reminders:     

  • Re-registration forms have been sent out.  Please send the forms back with the contract and payment ASAP due date was 2/1. 
  • TerraNova testing postponed.
  • Lifetouch pictures postponed till Spring 2021. 
  • Bring a snack every day; water and a snack. 
  • Every student must submit a “Heath Screening” form every day.
  • Bring a reading book every day. 
  • Bring an extra mask every day.
  • Bring in headphones every day.
  • Incomplete classwork must be completed for homework

7-2 Religion:

  • Incomplete classwork must be completed for homework

7th Social Studies: 

Copy and define key terms and people from page 243.

8th Social Studies: 

Answer questions 1-4 below:

  1. How did the United States government try to persuade Americans to support the war effort?
  2. How did the American government assist the war effort?
  3. What foods did some Americans give up one day a week?
  4. In what ways was discrimination presentation in the military?

Monday, March 1, 2021: 7th and 8th grade

Reminders:     

  • Re-registration forms have been sent out.  Please send the forms back with the contract and payment ASAP due date was 2/1. 
  • TerraNova testing postponed.
  • Lifetouch pictures postponed till Spring 2021. 
  • Bring a snack every day; water and a snack. 
  • Every student must submit a “Heath Screening” form every day.
  • Bring a reading book every day. 
  • Bring an extra mask every day.
  • Bring in headphones every day.
  • Incomplete classwork must be completed for homework

7-2 Religion:

  • Incomplete classwork must be completed for homework. 

7th Social Studies:

  • Complete #4 on page 242.
  • Complete the reading check on pages 241 and 242.

8th Social Studies: 

  • Complete 1a-b from 729.
  • Answer the following questions:
    1. What did most Americans think about involvement in the war?
    2. Name two ways the United States supported the war before entering into the war.
    3. What events caused Americans to turn against the Germans?

Friday, February 26, 2021

Reminders:     

  • Re-registration forms have been sent out.  Please send the forms back with the contract and payment ASAP due date was 2/1. 
  • TerraNova testing postponed.
  • Lifetouch pictures postponed till Spring 2021. 
  • Bring a snack every day; water and a snack. 
  • Every student must submit a “Heath Screening” form every day.
  • Bring a reading book every day. 
  • Bring an extra mask every day.
  • Bring in headphones every day.
  • Incomplete classwork must be completed for homework

7-2 Religion:

  • Magnificat prayer quiz on Monday, March 1st.

7th Social Studies:

  • Complete questions 1a-b, 2a-c and 3a-c from page 242.
  • Incomplete classwork must be completed for homework.

8th Social Studies:

  • Copy and define key terms and people from page 725.
  • Read pages 725 -726 and answer the reading check on page 726.
  • Click the link to watch the video on Americans join World War I
    https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/features/great-war-chapter-1/
    Take notes.

Wednesday, February 24th: 7th and 8th Grade

Reminders:     

  • Re-registration forms have been sent out.  Please send the forms back with the contract and payment ASAP due date was 2/1. 
  • TerraNova testing postponed.
  • Lifetouch pictures postponed till Spring 2021. 
  • Bring a snack every day; water and a snack. 
  • Every student must submit a “Heath Screening” form every day.
  • Bring a reading book every day. 
  • Bring an extra mask every day.
  • Bring in headphones every day.
  • Incomplete classwork must be completed for homework

7-2 Religion:

  • Magnificat prayer quiz on Monday, March 1st.
  • Incomplete classwork must be completed for homework. 

7th Social Studies:

Copy and define key terms and people from page 238.
Define the following words:
monopoly
tariff
mint

Read pages 238-239 and answer the reading check on page 240.

8th Social Studies: 

Complete the questions below. Answers should be in complete sentences.

Outbreak of War
Many factors contributed to the outbreak of World War I.
1. What is nationalism?
2. Why did other countries join the fight between Austria-Hungary and Serbia?
3. How did European nations prepared for war?

Early Battles of the War
European nations suffered massive casualties in the war’s early battles.
1. What effect did having fronts in the west, north, and east have on the German and Russian armies?
2. What is a possible reason that soldiers felt safe in trenches at the onset of this war?
3. What was living in a trench like?
4. The arrival of tanks ended what type of fighting technique?
5. How did the Germans respond to the British port blockade?
6. What do you think neutral countries might do after German U-boats attacked their ships?

Tuesday, February 23rd: 7th and 8th grade

Reminders:     

  • Re-registration forms have been sent out.  Please send the forms back with the contract and payment ASAP due date was 2/1. 
  • TerraNova testing postponed.
  • Lifetouch pictures postponed till Spring 2021. 
  • Bring a snack every day; water and a snack. 
  • Every student must submit a “Heath Screening” form every day.
  • Bring a reading book every day. 
  • Bring an extra mask every day.
  • Bring in headphones every day.
  • Incomplete classwork must be completed for homework

7-2 Religion:

  • Magnificat prayer quiz on Monday, March 1st.
  • Incomplete classwork must be completed for homework. 

7th Social Studies:

  • Read pages 235-237 and answer the reading check on pages 236 and 237.
  • Complete 2a-c and 3a-c from page 237.

8th Social Studies: 

  • Read pages 722 -724 and answer the reading check on page 724.
  • Complete questions 2a-c from page 724.

Monday, February 22: 7th and 8th Grades

Reminders:     

  • Re-registration forms have been sent out.  Please send the forms back with the contract and payment ASAP due date was 2/1. 
  • TerraNova testing postponed.
  • Lifetouch pictures postponed till Spring 2021. 
  • Bring a snack every day; water and a snack. 
  • Every student must submit a “Heath Screening” form every day.
  • Bring a reading book every day. 
  • Bring an extra mask every day.
  • Bring in headphones every day.
  • Incomplete classwork must be completed for homework

7-2 Religion:

  • Magnificat prayer quiz on Monday, March 1st.
  • Incomplete classwork must be completed for homework. 

7th Social Studies:

  • Copy and define key people and terms from page 234.
  • Read pages 234-234 and answer the reading check on page 235.
  • Answer 1a-b from page 237.

8th Social Studies:

  • Copy and define key people and terms page 720.
  • Read pages 720 – 721 and answer the reading check on page 721.
  • Complete 1a-c from page 724.

Friday, February 12, 2021: 7th and 8th Grade

Reminders:

  • Winter recess starts Monday, February 15th ending on Friday, February 19th.  Classes resume on Monday, February 22nd.       
  • Re-registration forms have been sent out.  Please send the forms back with the contract and payment ASAP due date was 2/1. 
  • TerraNova testing postponed.
  • Lifetouch pictures postponed till Spring 2021. 
  • Bring a snack every day; water and a snack. 
  • Every student must submit a “Heath Screening” form every day.
  • Bring a reading book every day. 
  • Bring an extra mask every day.
  • Bring in headphones every day.
  • Incomplete classwork must be completed for homework

7th Social Studies:

  • Chapter 6 exam has been moved to Monday, February 22nd.
  • Trading Cards project due on Monday, February 22nd.

8th Social Studies: 

  • Chapter 22 exam has been moved to Monday, February 22nd.
  • Trading Cards project due on Monday, February 22nd.

 

Tuesday, February 9th: 7th and 8th Grade

Reminders:

  • Winter recess starts February 15th ending on Friday, February 19th.  Classes resume on Monday, February 22nd.       
  • Re-registration forms have been sent out.  Please send the forms back with the contract and payment ASAP due date was 2/1. 
  • TerraNova testing postponed.
  • Lifetouch pictures postponed till Spring 2021. 
  • Bring a snack every day; water and a snack. 
  • Every student must submit a “Heath Screening” form every day.
  • Bring a reading book every day. 
  • Bring an extra mask every day.
  • Bring in headphones every day.
  • Incomplete classwork must be completed for homework.

7th Social Studies:

1. Why is the Bill of Rights’ protection of individual liberties important?
2. Why is the freedom of assembly important?
3. What basic right does the Second Amendment protect?
4. How does a search warrant protect Americans and their property?
5. What does due process of law ensure?
6. How does the 6th Amendment protect Americans in a court of law?
7. What is the purposes of bail?
8. Why does the Bill of Rights provide for bail?
9. In what way has the Supreme Court influenced the way states carry out the death penalty?

Chapter 6 exam on Friday.

8th Social Studies: 

Read page 707 and answer the reading check on page 707.

Answer the following questions:
1. What nation did the Isthmus of Panama originally belong to?
2. Did President Roosevelt want to go to war with Colombia?
3. Panama City is nearest to which ocean?
4. In what ways did the Panama Canal affect U.S. exports?
5.  What idea did the Monroe Doctrine express?
6. What can you infer about U.S. military strength during Monroe’s presidency?
7. Should the United States have acted as a “police officer’ to the region?

Chapter 22 exam on Friday.

Monday, February 8th: 7th and 8th grade

Reminders:

  • International Day is tomorrow.  We invite parents to join us virtually from 9:00 to 9:45 a.m. for student presentations. Please use your child’s Google Classroom link to join. 
  • Winter recess starts February 15th ending on Friday, February 19th.  Classes resume on Monday, February 22nd.       
  • Re-registration forms have been sent out.  Please send the forms back with the contract and payment ASAP due date was 2/1. 
  • TerraNova testing postponed.
  • Lifetouch pictures postponed till Spring 2021. 
  • Bring a snack every day; water and a snack. 
  • Every student must submit a “Heath Screening” form every day.
  • Bring a reading book every day. 
  • Bring an extra mask every day.
  • Bring in headphones every day.
  • Incomplete classwork must be completed for homework.

7-2 Religion: 

  • Chapter 7 exam tomorrow.

7th Social Studies:

  • Complete the Bill of Rights worksheet.
  • The Constitution worksheet is due tomorrow.
  • Read pages 218-220 and answer reading checks on pages 218 and 220.
  • Complete 2a-b and 3a-b from page 221.
  • Chapter 6 exam on Friday.

8th Social Studies:

  • Read the biography on page 703 and answer the question.
  • Copy and define key terms and people from page 704.
  • Read pages 704-705 and complete the reading check on page 705.
  • Chapter 22 exam is on Friday.