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Week of March 8th

For this week, all video lessons have been posted on Teams.  To access each video, click on Social Studies, then click on the Recorded Lesson tab on the left.  Then find the corresponding video for each day.   

Week 23: Arts & Recreation 

Objective – Students will understand the arts and recreational activities that are available in Colorado that make our state what it is. We will connect these things to the economy of Colorado.   

Monday – Vocabulary  

Students should review & write down the vocabulary words & definitions for the week.  Afterwards, students will create a Frayer Model for each vocabulary word. Please go to Social Studies, then click on the “Vocabulary” Channel on the left-hand side.  Next, click files at the top.  There is a PDF entitled “SS Vocab. Week 23”. Students should complete the Frayer Model.  There is also a PDF entitled “Vocabulary Frayer Model” to which students may refer.   

Tuesday  

We will discuss Antoinette Perry’s influence on the arts in Colorado.  We will also talk about other forms of art found in Colorado.   We will read the following articles together: 

  • Antoinette Perry 
  • 'Yard Art' is Here to Stay 

Students should answer the comprehension questions at the bottom of the article.   

Wednesday  

We will discuss tourist and art-related attractions in Colorado and their role in the economy.   We will read the following articles together: 

  • The Value of Debate and Dissent: W.E.B. Du Bois and Booker T. Washington 
  • Arts and Recreation 

Students should answer the comprehension questions at the bottom of each article.   

Thursday  

We will discuss tourist and art-related attractions in Colorado and their role in the economy.  We will tie this into scarcity, choice, and opportunity costs.  We will read the following articles together 

  • Scarcity, Choice and Opportunity Costs 
  • Vail 
  • What is a snow bike? 
  • Cattails 

Students should answer the comprehension questions at the bottom of each article.   

Friday – (graded assignment) Complete the Week 23 Social Studies Quiz on www.studiesweekly.comStudents are permitted to go back to the articles to reread in case they have forgotten something! 

Week of March 1st

Week 22: Urban Growth and Industry 

Objective Students will understand how natural resources lead to jobs and industries within Colorado.   

Monday – Vocabulary - Students should join zoom at 12:45pm 

Students should review & write down the vocabulary words & definitions for the week.  Afterwards, students will create a Frayer Model for each vocabulary word. Please go to Social Studies, then click on the “Vocabulary” Channel on the left-hand side.  Next, click files at the top.  There is a PDF entitled “SS Vocab. Week 22”. Students should complete the Frayer Model.  There is also a PDF entitled “Vocabulary Frayer Model” to which students may refer.   

Tuesday – Students should join zoom at 12:45pm 

We will discuss natural resources in Colorado and how they help the Colorado economy.  Specifically, we will discuss silicon as a natural resource.   We will read the following articles together: 

  • Silicon Mountain 
  • Solving the Income Inequality Problem 

Students should answer the comprehension questions at the bottom of the article.   

 

Wednesday – Students should join zoom at 12:45pm 

We will continue to discuss natural resources in Colorado and how they help the Colorado economy.  We will understand the various industries within Colorado.   We will read the following articles together: 

  • Urban Growth and Industry 
  • Agility of Mind: Teddy Roosevelt Wins Nobel Peace Prize 

Students should answer the comprehension questions at the bottom of each article.   

 

Thursday – Students should join zoom at 12:45pm 

We will continue to discuss natural resources in Colorado and how they help the Colorado economy.  We will understand how natural resources can lead to invention and innovation.   We will read the following articles together: 

  • Colorado Springs 
  • What is silicon? 
  • Muskrat 
  • Great Inventors and Scientists
 
Students should answer the comprehension questions at the bottom of each article.   
 

Friday – (graded assignment) Complete the Week 22 Social Studies Quiz on www.studiesweekly.comStudents are permitted to go back to the articles to reread in case they have forgotten something!

Week of February 22nd

Week 21Agriculture & Production 

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Objective Students will understand the ways in which agriculture and production function within our state. 

Monday - Vocabulary 

Students should review & write down the vocabulary words & definitions for the week.  Afterwards, students will create a Frayer Model for each vocabulary word. Please go to Social Studies, then click on the “Vocabulary” Channel on the left-hand side.  Next, click files at the top.  There is a PDF entitled “SS Vocab. Week 21”. Students should complete the Frayer Model.  There is also a PDF entitled “Vocabulary Frayer Model” to which students may refer.   

Tuesday – Students should join zoom at 12:45pm 

We will discuss the irrigation process and how it was implemented in Colorado by the early settlers.  We will read the following articles together: 

  • Irrigation in Colorado 
  • A Squirt of Mustard for Your Car? 

Students should answer the comprehension questions at the bottom of the article.   

Wednesday – Students should join zoom at 12:45pm 

We will continue to discuss agriculture and how it functions in Colorado.  We will read the following articles together: 

  • Agriculture 
  • Greeley 

Students should answer the comprehension questions at the bottom of each article.   

Thursday – Students should join zoom at 12:45pm 

We will mainly focus on addressing our envelopes to our Government Officials.  We will model how to write an address and return address on an envelope.  We will also read the remaining articles together, which are entitled: 

  • What is altitude sickness? 
  • Raccoon 
  • Economic Interdependence  

Students should answer the comprehension questions at the bottom of each article.   

Friday – (graded assignment) Complete the Week 20 Social Studies Quiz on www.studiesweekly.comStudents are permitted to go back to the articles to reread in case they have forgotten something!  

Week of February 17th

Week 21Lawmaking in Colorado continued 

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Objective Students will understand the branches of government, the function of the constitution, and the ways in which the people of Colorado and the USA are governed.  

Monday – President's Day – No School 

Tuesday – Teacher Work Day – No School 

Wednesday – Students should join zoom at 12:45pm 

We will begin drafting a letter to a Colorado government official (Senator or Representative).  Students brainstormed ideas for this last week.  Students will be shown a model and the minimum aspects of the letter that must be required.  We will apply some of the persuasive techniques that we learned in literacy to do this.  

Thursday – Students should join zoom at 12:45pm 

We will continue drafting a letter to a Colorado government official (Senator or Representative).  Students brainstormed ideas for this last week.  Students will be shown a model and the minimum aspects of the letter that must be required.  We will apply some of the persuasive techniques that we learned in literacy to do this.  When students finish, they will search for relevant facts to add into this draft as a persuasive technique. 

Friday – (graded assignment)  

Students should complete their rough draft and submit a final draft of their letter.  They will complete this on Word Online.  They should read through their rough draft for a final time, while checking for any grammar and spelling mistakes.  They will be reminded how to create and share a Word Document on Thursday.   

Week of February 8th

Week 20Lawmaking in Colorado  

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Objective Students will understand the branches of government, the function of the constitution, and the ways in which the people of Colorado and the USA are governed.  

Monday - Vocabulary 

Students should review & write down the vocabulary words & definitions for the week.  Afterwards, students will create a Frayer Model for each vocabulary word. Please go to Social Studies, then click on the “Vocabulary” Channel on the left-hand side.  Next, click files at the top.  There is a PDF entitled “SS Vocab. Week 201  Students should complete the Frayer Model.  There is also a PDF entitled “Vocabulary Frayer Model” to which students may refer.   

Tuesday – Students should join zoom at 12:45pm 

We will discuss the Constitution and how it protects peoples’ rights using different scenarios We will read the following articles together: 

  • The Constitution Protects Our Rights 

 

Students should answer the comprehension questions at the bottom of the article.   

 

Wednesday – Students should join zoom at 12:45pm 

We will continue to discuss the Constitution, as well as the 3 branches of government and their given roles.  We will read the following articles together: 

  • Kids Celebrate Liberty Day 
  • Three Branches of Government 

Students should answer the comprehension questions at the bottom of each article.   

 

Thursday – Students should join zoom at 12:45pm 

We will finish reading and discussing the role of government and its functions.  We will read and discuss the following articles together: 

  • Denver 
  • How does the government get money to run our state? 
  • Colorado’s Hairstreak Butterfly 
  • Language Arts Connection 

 

Students should answer the comprehension questions at the bottom of each article.   

 

Friday – (graded assignment) Complete the Week 20 Social Studies Quiz on www.studiesweekly.comStudents are permitted to go back to the articles to reread in case they have forgotten something!   

Week of February 1st

Week 19Politics & Silver Prices 

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Objective Students will understand the events of the rise of silver & gold in Colorado and the role of politics as a new state. 

Monday - Vocabulary 

Students should review & write down the vocabulary words & definitions for the week.  Afterwards, students will create a Frayer Model for each vocabulary word. Please go to Social Studies, then click on the “Vocabulary” Channel on the left-hand side.  Next, click files at the top.  There is a PDF entitled “SS Vocab. Week 19”.  Students should complete the Frayer Model.  There is also a PDF entitled “Vocabulary Frayer Model” to which students may refer.   

Tuesday – Students should join zoom at 12:45pm 

We will discuss Horace Tabor’s influence on Colorado & mining.  We will read the following articles together: 

  • Horace Tabor 
  • Real Mint of a Field Trip 

 

Students should answer the comprehension questions at the bottom of each article.   

 

Wednesday – Students should join zoom at 12:45pm 

We will discuss the mining industry in early Colorado statehood and how politics played a role..  We will read the following articles together: 

  • Politics and Silver Prices 
  • Leadville 
  • Civic Responsibility and You 
  • Language Arts Connection 

Students should answer the comprehension questions at the bottom of each article.   

 

Thursday – Students should join zoom at 12:45pm 

We will continue to discuss the railroad and how it affected Colorado & the USA.  We will read and discuss the following articles together: 

  • How does lead keep out X-Rays? 
  • Silver 
  • Let’s Write 

Students should answer the comprehension questions at the bottom of each article.   

 

Friday – (graded assignment) Complete the Week 19 Social Studies Quiz on www.studiesweekly.comStudents are permitted to go back to the articles to reread in case they have forgotten something!   

Week of January 25th

Week 18Centennial Statehood 

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Objective Students will understand the events that led to Colorado statehood 

Monday - Vocabulary 

Students should review & write down the vocabulary words & definitions for the week.  Afterwards, students will create a Frayer Model for each vocabulary word. Please go to Social Studies, then click on the “Vocabulary” Channel on the left-hand side.  Next, click files at the top.  There is a PDF entitled “SS Vocab. Week 18”.  Students should complete the Frayer Model.  There is also a PDF entitled “Vocabulary Frayer Model” to which students may refer.   

Tuesday – Live lesson via Zoom at 9:30am 

We will discuss reasons why people began settling in Colorado in the mid 1800s.  We will read the following articles together: 

  • Come to Colorado for Your Health! 
  • Research Shows Madagascar Was Founded by Women 

 

Students should answer the comprehension questions at the bottom of each article.   

 

Wednesday – Articles 

Students should read the following articles on Studies Weekly and answer the comprehension questions at the bottom of each article.  The articles are titled: 

  • Exchanging Goods and Services 
  • Rocky Mountain Columbine 
  • Resources: Renewable and Nonrenewable 

Thursday – Live lesson via Zoom at 9:30am 

We will continue to discuss the railroad and how it affected Colorado & the USA.  We will read and discuss the following articles together: 

  • Colorado Becomes a State 
  • Why is Colorado called the Centennial State? 
  • Let’s Write 

Students should answer the comprehension questions at the bottom of each article.   

 

Friday – (graded assignment) Complete the Week 18 Social Studies Quiz on www.studiesweekly.comStudents are permitted to go back to the articles to reread in case they have forgotten something!   

Week of January 19th

Week 17Land Claims & Conflict 

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Objective Students will understand how the white settlers in the Colorado region caused confrontations with the Native Americans. 

Monday – No School – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 

Tuesday – Live lesson via Zoom at 9:30am 

We will discuss William Bent and the role his fort played in establishing Colorado as we know it today We will read and discuss the following articles together: 

  • William Bent  
  • Fake or Real News? 
  • Chipmunk 
  • How to Read a Map 

Students should answer the comprehension questions at the bottom of each article.   

Wednesday – Vocabulary 

  • Students should review & write down the vocabulary words & definitions for the week.  Afterwards, students will create a Frayer Model for each vocabulary word. Please go to Social Studies, then click on the “Vocabulary” Channel on the left-hand side.  Next, click files at the top.  There is a PDF entitled “SS Vocab. Week 17”.  Students should complete the Frayer Model.  There is also a PDF entitled “Vocabulary Frayer Model” to which students may refer.    

Thursday – Live lesson via Zoom at 9:30am 

We will discuss major land claims and disputes between the white settlers and the Native Americans.  We will also discuss the Sand Creek Massacre.  This may be a difficult topic for many students.  Please reach out if you have any concerns.  We will read and discuss the following articles together: 

  • Land Claims and Conflicts 
  • Becoming a U.S. Citizen 
  • What Chemical is Naturally in the Water in Colorado Springs and Helps to Strengthen Your Teeth? 

If time allows, we may watch the Wounded Knee Massacre video on BrainPop.  While this is not the same as the Sand Creek Massacre, there are many similarities as to the reasons why they both occurred.  Students should answer the comprehension questions at the bottom of each article.   

Friday – (graded assignment) Complete the Week 17 Social Studies Quiz on www.studiesweekly.comStudents are permitted to go back to the articles to reread in case they have forgotten something!   

Week of January 11

Week 16 Transportation & Communication

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Objective Students will understand the cause and effect of technologies, such as trains and telegraphs, on Colorado’s development. 

Monday - Vocabulary 

Students should review & write down the vocabulary words & definitions for the week.  Afterwards, students will create a Frayer Model for each vocabulary word. Please go to Social Studies, then click on the “Vocabulary” Channel on the left-hand side.  Next, click files at the top.  There is a PDF entitled “SS Vocab. Week 16”.  Students should complete the Frayer Model.  There is also a PDF entitled “Vocabulary Frayer Model” to which students may refer.   

Tuesday – Live lesson via Zoom at 9:30am 

We will discuss the railroad and how it affected Colorado & the USA We will read and discuss the following articles together: 

  • Battle of the Rails 
  • Move over, Sponge Bob, It’s Sponge Venus 

 

We will also watch a BrainPop video related to the railroad.  Students should answer the comprehension questions at the bottom of each article.   

 

Wednesday – Articles 

Students should read the following articles on Studies Weekly and answer the comprehension questions at the bottom of each article.  The articles are titled: 

  • Have you ever heard of a caboose? 
  • Horsetail Grass 
  • Why Should I Follow Directions? 
  • President John Adams and the XYZ Affair 

Thursday – Live lesson via Zoom at 9:30am 

We will continue to discuss the railroad and how it affected Colorado & the USA.  We will read and discuss the following articles together: 

  • The Railroad and Communication 
  • The Durango/Silverton Railroad—La Plata and San Juan Counties 

Students should answer the comprehension questions at the bottom of each article.   

Friday – (graded assignment) Complete the Week 16 Social Studies Quiz on www.studiesweekly.comStudents are permitted to go back to the articles to reread in case they have forgotten something!   

Week of December 14

Week 15The Gold Rush: Miners and Merchants 

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Objective Students will understand the causes and effects of the Gold Rush within the context of Colorado and the USA. 

Monday - Vocabulary 

Students should review & write down the vocabulary words & definitions for the week.  Afterwards, students will create a Frayer Model for each vocabulary word. Please go to Social Studies, then click on the “Vocabulary” Channel on the left-hand side.  Next, click files at the top.  There is a PDF entitled “SS Vocab. Week 15”.  Students should complete the Frayer Model.  There is also a PDF entitled “Vocabulary Frayer Model” to which students may refer.   

Tuesday – Live lesson via Zoom at 9:30am 

We will discuss the Gold Rush and it’s effect on Colorado and the USA.  We will read and discuss the following articles together: 

  • Gold Miners 
  • Gold Miners and Merchants 
  • What is so great about gold? 

Students should answer the comprehension questions at the bottom of each article.   

 

Wednesday – Articles 

Students should read the following articles on Studies Weekly and answer the comprehension questions at the bottom of each article.  The articles are titled: 

  • What is Hydraulic Fracturing? 
  • Cripple Creek, Teller County 
  • American Dipper 
  • What are Homophones and Homographs? 
  • Haym Salomon, Financial Hero 

Students should complete the Weekly Quiz in their account at www.Studiesweekly.com   

Thursday – Winter Break: No assignments! 

Friday – Winter Break: No assignments! 

Week of December 7th

Week 14Famous Colorado Pioneers 

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Objective Students will study some famous pioneers of the Colorado region, including Clara Brown, Frances Wisebart Jacobs and Chief Ouray. 

Monday - Vocabulary 

Students should review & write down the vocabulary words & definitions for the week.  Afterwards, students will create a Frayer Model for each vocabulary word. Please go to Social Studies, then click on the “Vocabulary” Channel on the left-hand side.  Next, click files at the top.  There is a PDF entitled “SS Vocab. Week 14”.  Students should complete the Frayer Model.  There is also a PDF entitled “Vocabulary Frayer Model” to which students may refer.   

Tuesday – Live lesson via Zoom at 9:30am 

We will discuss Clara Brown’s life and her impact on Colorado & the United States.  We will read and discuss the following articles together: 

  • Clara Brown: First Official Pioneer Woman of Colorado! 
  • Saving Pompeii 

Students should answer the comprehension questions at the bottom of each article.   

Wednesday – Articles 

Students should read the following articles on Studies Weekly and answer the comprehension questions at the bottom of each article.  The articles are titled: 

  • Clarity of Expression: Father Junípero Serra and the California Missions 
  • Golden Eagles 
  • How Do I Listen to an Oral Presentation? 

Thursday – Live lesson via Zoom at 9:30am 

We will continue to discuss early Coloradan Pioneers and their effect on Colorado and the United States.  We will also read and discuss the following articles together: 

  • Early Pioneers of Colorado 
  • Royal Gorge, Fremont County 

Students should answer the comprehension questions at the bottom of each article.   

Friday – (graded assignment) Complete the Week 14 Social Studies Quiz on www.studiesweekly.comStudents are permitted to go back to the articles to reread in case they have forgotten something!   

Week of November 30th

Week 13 Life on the Colorado Frontier  

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Objective Students will learn what life was like on the Colorado frontier. 

Monday - Vocabulary 

Students should review & write down the vocabulary words & definitions for the week.  Afterwards, students will create a Frayer Model for each vocabulary word. Please go to Social Studies, then click on the “Vocabulary” Channel on the left-hand side.  Next, click files at the top.  There is a PDF entitled “SS Vocab. Week 13”.  Students should complete the Frayer Model.  There is also a PDF entitled “Vocabulary Frayer Model” to which students may refer.   

Tuesday – Live lesson via Zoom at 9:30am 

We will discuss Buffalo Bill and his Wild West Show and its impact on Colorado & the United States.  We will read and discuss the following articles together: 

  • Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show 
  • Buffalo Bill - The Legend Lives On! 

Students should answer the comprehension questions at the bottom of each article.   

Wednesday – Articles 

Students should read the following articles on Studies Weekly and answer the comprehension questions at the bottom of each article.  The articles are titled: 

  • Friendliness 
  • Elk 
  • How Do I Give an Oral Presentation? 
  • Language Arts Connection 

Thursday – Live lesson via Zoom at 9:30am 

We will discuss what daily life was like on the frontier and the roles people in a family and community had.  We will also read and discuss the following articles together: 

  • On the Frontier 
  • Visit a Blacksmith in El Paso County 

Students should answer the comprehension questions at the bottom of each article.   

Friday – (graded assignment) Complete the Week 13 Social Studies Quiz on www.studiesweekly.comStudents are permitted to go back to the articles to reread in case they have forgotten something!  

Week of November 16th

Week 12 Explorers of the Land 

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Objective Students will study the life and expeditions of Colorado’s first scientific explorer, John Wesley Powell 

Monday - Vocabulary 

Students should review & write down the vocabulary words & definitions for the week.  Afterwards, students will create a Frayer Model for each vocabulary word. Please go to Social Studies, then click on the “Vocabulary” Channel on the left-hand side.  Next, click files at the top.  There is a PDF entitled “SS Vocab. Week 12”.  Students should complete the Frayer Model.  There is also a PDF entitled “Vocabulary Frayer Model” to which students may refer.   

Tuesday – Live lesson via Zoom at 9:30am 

We will discuss modern day explorers and different types of scientists that exist today. We will watch a few introductory videos related to these explorers and scientists. We will read and discuss the following articles together: 

  • Explorers of the 21st Century 
  • Celebrating a Hero's Trip Around the Earth 

Students should answer the comprehension questions at the bottom of each article.   

Wednesday – Articles 

Students should read the following articles on Studies Weekly and answer the comprehension questions at the bottom of each article.  The articles are titled: 

  • When scientists go on field trips, they usually gather specimens. (A botanist, for example, picks all kinds of plants.) Do you know why? 
  • Christmas Bird Count 
  • Fact vs. Opinion 
  • Language Arts Connection 

Thursday – Live lesson via Zoom at 9:30am 

We will read about and discuss the life and impact of John Wesley Powell.  We will also read and discuss the following articles together: 

  • John Wesley Powell, Colorado’s First Scientific Explorer 
  • Hot Sulphur Springs, Grand County 

Students should answer the comprehension questions at the bottom of each article.   

Friday – (graded assignment) Complete the Week 12 Social Studies Quiz on www.studiesweekly.comStudents are permitted to go back to the articles to reread in case they have forgotten something! 

Week of November 9th

Week 11U.S. Government Expeditions 

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Please note that Studies Weekly may provide students with a project and/or activity that involves materials.  These activities are optional and can be done at home with parent support if you and your child are interested.  They are not required. 

Objective Students will learn about expeditions and the types of people who embarked on them. 

Monday - Vocabulary 

Students should review & write down the vocabulary words & definitions for the week.  Afterwards, students will create a Frayer Model for each vocabulary word.  The Frayer Model has been explained & students will have an example to view.  The PDF of these words has been posted into Teams.  Please go to Social Studies, then click on the “Vocabulary” Channel on the left-hand side.  Next, click files at the top.  There is a PDF entitled “SS Vocab. Week 11”.  Students should write these definitions in their notebook, then complete the Frayer Model.  There is also a PDF entitled “Vocabulary Frayer Model” to which students may refer.   

Tuesday – Live lesson via Zoom at 9:30am 

We will discuss what expeditions are and why explorers went on them, especially during the days of the early frontier.  We will read and discuss the following articles together: 

  • Who Went on an Expedition? 
  • Join the Club - Explore the World 
  • Zebulon Montgomery Pike 

 

Please answer the 3 comprehension questions at the bottom of each article. 

 

Wednesday – No School.  Students are not expected to complete work. 

Thursday – Live lesson via Zoom at 9:30am 

We will continue to review & discuss early expeditions and explorers.  We will also watch a video about Lewis & Clark.  We will also read and discuss the following articles together: 

  • Pikes Peak, El Paso County 
  • As you have studied about explorers, have you noticed that they almost always followed rivers? Why do you think they did this? 
  • Greenback Cutthroat 
  • How Do I Use a Thesaurus? 
  • Language Arts Connection 

 

Please answer the 3 comprehension questions at the bottom of each article. 

 

Friday – (graded assignment) Complete the Week 11 Social Studies Quiz on www.studiesweekly.comStudents are permitted to go back to the articles to reread in case they have forgotten something!   

Week of November 2nd

Week 10Spanish & French Explorers  

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Please note that Studies Weekly may provide students with a project and/or activity that involves materials.  These activities are optional and can be done at home with parent support if you and your child are interested.  They are not required. 

Objective Students will study the French and Spanish exploration of the Colorado region. They will also consider what the Europeans gained from the American Indians. 

Monday - Vocabulary 

Students should review & write down the vocabulary words & definitions for the week.  Afterwards, students will create a Frayer Model for each vocabulary word.  The Frayer Model has been explained & students will have an example to view.  The PDF of these words has been posted into Teams.  Please go to Social Studies, then click on the “Vocabulary” Channel on the left-hand side.  Next, click files at the top.  There is a PDF entitled “SS Vocab. Week 5”.  Students should write these definitions in their notebook, then complete the Frayer Model.  There is also a PDF entitled “Vocabulary Frayer Model” to which students may refer.   

Tuesday – Live lesson via Zoom at 9:30am 

We will discuss the Columbian Exchange and its effects on Europe, Africa, & the Americas.  We will also discuss French, English, & Spanish explorers.  We will read and discuss the following articles together: 

  • How the American Indians Changed Europe 
  • Saying “Gracias” with Photography 

 

Wednesday – Articles 

Students should read the following articles on Studies Weekly and answer the comprehension questions at the bottom of each article.  The articles are titled: 

  • This Land is Your Land, This Land is My Land 
  • Rattlesnake 
  • Commanche National Grassland 

Thursday – Live lesson via Zoom at 9:30am 

We will continue to review & discuss the Columbian Exchange, and early explorers.  We will also watch a video about the Columbian Exchange.  We will also read and discuss the following articles together: 

  • How Do I Use a Dictionary? 
  • This Week’s Question 
  • Sharing Public Space: Vitus Bering and Russian Colonies in Alaska 

Friday – (graded assignment) Complete the Week 9 Social Studies Quiz on www.studiesweekly.comStudents are permitted to go back to the articles to reread in case they have forgotten something!