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Social Studies 5/31 - 6/4

Monday 5/31
  • No school
Tuesday 6/1
  • Work on 3rd-grade yearbook
Wednesday 6/2
  • Play Khoot with class
Thursday 6/3
  • Move-up, Awards, Classroom Celebration
Friday 6/4
  • Online yearbook signing

Social Studies 5/24 - 5/28

Monday 5/24 
  • Warm-up 
  • Read "Democracies Around the World" 
  • Read "Social Media Help Fuel Revolutions in Northern Africa
  • Exit ticket
Tuesday 5/25
  • Warm-up 
    Read "Ancient and Modern Communities"
  • Exit ticket
Wednesday 5/26
  • Warm-up
  • Read "Cyrus McCormick"
     
  • Read "How do communities provide education for children?"
  • Exit Ticket
Thursday 5/27
  • Take week 27 test mon studies weekly
Friday 5/28
  • No school
 

Social Studies 5/3 - 5/7

Monday- 5/3

  • Warm-up
  • Read “American Labor” in your studies weekly, Week 25
  • Read “Boom to Bust and Back agian” in your studies weekly, Week 25
  • Complete Today's Exit ticket

 

Tuesday - 5/4

  • Warm-up
  • Read “Cesar Chavez - American Worker” in your studies weekly, Week 25
  • Read “Conscience” in your studies weekly, Week 25
  • Complete Today's Exit ticket

 

Wednesday - 5/5

  • Warm-up
  • Read “What are labor unions” in your studies weekly, Week 25
  • Complete your Let’s Write

 

Thursday - 5/6

 
  • Read “Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948)” in your studies weekly, Week 25
  • Play kahoot to review for tomorrows test 

 

Friday - 5/7

  • Take week 24 Studies weekly test

Science Week 4/19 - 4/23

Monday 4/19

  1. Attend lesson on Zoom or view video 
  2. Warm- up
  3. Learn about climate (Watch lesson video)
  4. Complete the Climate around the world sheet
  5. Complete the exit ticket for today. 
Tuesday 4/20
 
  1. Attend lesson on Zoom or view video 
  2. Warm- up
  3. Learn about climate the different types climates around the world (Watch lesson video)
  4. Complete the exit ticket for today. 
 
Wednesday 4/21
  1. Attend lesson on Zoom or view video 
  2. Warm- up
  3. Learn about  how wind can cause natural disasters (Watch lesson video)
  4. Complete the exit ticket for today. 
Thursday 4/22
  1. Attend lesson on Zoom or view video 
  2. Warm- up
  3. Make a windproof house Activity.
  4. Complete the exit ticket for today. 
Friday 4/23
No School

 

Social Studies Week 4/19 - 4/23

Monday- 4/19

  • Warm-up
  • Read “Law and Order” in your studies weekly, Week 24
  • Read “U.S. Finally Gets a Revolutionary War Museum” in your studies weekly, Week 24
  • Complete Today's Exit ticket

 

Tuesday - 4/20

  • Warm-up
  • Read “Respecting Authority” in your studies weekly, Week 24
  • Read “Making a Difference” in your studies weekly, Week 24
  • Complete Today's Exit ticket

 

Wednesday - 4/21

  • Warm-up
  • Read “How can citizens change things?” in your studies weekly, Week 24
  • Read “Fun Facts” in your studies weekly, Week 24
  • Complete your Let’s Write

 

Thursday - 4/22


  • Take week 24 Studies weekly test

 

Friday - 4/23

  • No school

Social Studies Week 4/12 - 4/16

Monday- 4/5

  • Warm-up
  • Read “Becoming a Great Society” in your studies weekly, Week 23
  • Read “The Presidents Plane - Air Force One” in your studies weekly, Week 23
  • Complete Today's Exit ticket

 

Tuesday - 4/6

  • Warm-up
  • Read “America's 36th President” in your studies weekly, Week 23
  • Read “Watching History Happen” in your studies weekly, Week 23
  • Complete Today's Exit ticket

 

Wednesday - 4/7

  • Warm-up
  • Read “How did the U.S. win the moon race” in your studies weekly, Week 23
  • Read “Lyndon Johnson's Life” in your studies weekly, Week 23
  • Complete Today's Exit ticket

 

Thursday - 4/15

I can identify what the supreme court is and use evidence to back up my answer. 

  • Warm-up:
  • Play Kahoot to help you review for tomorrows test
 

Friday - 4/16

  • Take week 23 Studies weekly test

Social Studies Week 4/5 - 4/9

Monday- 4/5

I can identify the importance of Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

  • Warm-up: Do you think Ruth Bader Ginsburg made a difference? Why or why not?
  • Read “A Woman Stands Her Ground” in your studies weekly.
  • Complete “Fold and Go Biography Ruth Bader Ginsburg” Worksheet. Use your highlights from last Friday to help you.
    • Attach a picture to today’s assignment

 

Tuesday - 4/6

I can define what it means to be an activist. 

  • Warm-up: What can people be activists for?
  • Read “Thurgood Marshall” in your Week 22 Studies Weekly
  • Complete “I’ve got to hand it to you!” Worksheet
    • On the back of this sheet answer the prompt, “Choose one decision that Thurgood Marshall made, either as a justice or earlier in his life. Write a good paragraph about how that decision affected not only him but other people as well.” Use text evidence. 

 

Wednesday - 4/7

I can define what it means to be ethical.

  • Warm-up:  "How do we determine what is right and wrong?"
  • Watch the “Ethics” video on Brain Pop
  • Read “Ethics: President Coolidge Rebuilds Bridge of Broken Trust” in your week 22 studies weekly
  • Complete “4/7 Exit Ticket”

 

Thursday - 4/8

I can identify what the supreme court is and use evidence to back up my answer. 

  • Warm-up: Watch “Supreme Court” on Brain Pop. Fill out the “Supreme court Quiz”
  • Read “Integrity” in your week 2 Studies Weekly
  • Read “What do the statues at the Supreme Court represent?” in your week 2 Studies Weekly

Friday - 4/9

  • Warm-up: Play Kahoot to help you review for the test
  • Take week 22 Studies weekly test

Social Studies 3/31 - 4/2

This week we will start investigating the Supreme Court, ethics, and integrity. 

3-31 Wednesday

  • Warm-up
  • Take the "Pre-Test"
    • Attach pictures to today's assignment.


4-1 Thursday

  • Warm-up
  • Read “American Justice” in week 22
  • Complete today’s Exit Ticket (Graded)
 

4-2 Friday

  • Warm-up
  • Read “A Woman Stands Her Ground” in week 22
  • Read and highlight the articles in our “Ruth Bader Ginsburg” Packet

Social Studies Week 3/15 - 3/18

Monday- 3/15
I can understand the concepts of supply and demand.
I can explain why scarcity impacts the price of a product. 
  • Complete Auction Recording Sheet
  • 3/15 Auction Reflection Sheet
Tuesday 3/16
I can show my understanding of spending, saving, and earning money.
  • Warm-up- 3 take-aways from Week 21 articles
  • Week 21 Test
Wednesday 3/17
I can give facts about the history of St. Patrick's Day.
I can understand how Irish culture influenced our U.S. celebration of St. Patrick's Day. 
  • Warm-up: What do you know about St. Patrick’s Day?
  • Ireland & St. Patrick’s Day Note page
  • I know… Draw & Write

Thursday - 3/18

No school: Conferences

Friday - 3/19

No school: Conferences

Social Studies Week 3/1 - 3/5

This week students will learn about different forms of currency.

Essential Question: Identify and explain the perspectives of all parties participating in an exchange.

 

Monday 3/1: 

I can research and report on other countries' currency.

  • Warm- up: Wants and Needs Sort
  • Complete World Currency Project (Due today)

Tuesday 3/2:

I can explain why we can’t just print money to make everyone rich.

  • Warm- up: Writing Response
  • Read the article as a class “Why can't we just print a bunch of money to make everyone rich? - Daniel, 8”
  • Read & Answer Worksheet
  • 3/2 Exit Ticket

Wednesday 3/3:

I can explain why we can’t just print money to make everyone rich. 

  • Warm- up: Writing Response
  • Watch How is Money Made? Video
  • Design a dollar bill
  • 3/3 Design a dollar bill Exit Ticket

Thursday 3/4: 

  • IN CLASS PARTICIPATION RECOMMENDED
  • Auction Recording Sheet
  • 3/4 Auction Reflection Sheet

Friday 3/5:

I can demonstrate understanding of this week's economics content. 

  • Read Week 20 articles 4, 5, and 7
  • Play Kahoot to study for the test
  • Take Week 20 test. 

Social Studies Week 2/22-2/26

This week students will learn about different forms of money.

  • Essential Question: Identify and explain the perspectives of all parties participating in an exchange.

Monday 2/22:

I can find text evidence in text.

  • Warm- up: Producers and Consumer Sort
  • Read and highlight evidence for article questions
    • Articles 1-3
  • Read article 6

Tuesday 2/23:

I can research and report on other countries currency.

  • Warm- up
  • Watch Explore More Videos: History of Money; Paper Money Intro; Secrets of US Money Intro.; International Currency Intro
  • Begin World Currency Research Project (due on Wednesday)

Wednesday 2/24:

I can research and report on other countries currency.

  • Warm- up
  • Complete World Currency Research Project (due today)

Thursday 2/25: 

I can explain why we can’t just print money to make everyone rich. 

  • Warm- up
  • Read “Why can’t we just print a bunch of money to make everyone rich? – Daniel 8” article
  • Design a new dollar bill
  • Exit Ticket

Friday 2/26:

I can define economic vocabulary words. 

  • Economics Vocabulary Sheet (words from resources to counterfeit). (Class Notebook)

Social Studies 2/15 - 2/19

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Students will continue the economic unit and will be learning about supply and demand
 
This week's Social Studies to-do's:
1. Democracy Weekly Week 19 Newspaper articles
2. Daily Writing Response
3. "2-17 Goods and Services Sort" (Graded)
4. Democracy Weekly Week #19 Test (Graded)

Social Studies Week 2/8 - 2/12

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Students will continue the economic unit and will be learning about consumers and producers.
 
This week's Social Studies to-do's:
1. Democracy Weekly Week 18 Newspaper articles
2. Daily Writing Response
3. "2-11 Let's Write" (Graded)
4. Democracy Weekly Week #18 Test (Graded)

Social Studies 2/1 - 2/5

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Students will begin the economic unit and will be learning about resources.
 
This week's Social Studies to-do's:
1. Democracy Weekly Week 17 Newspaper articles
2. Daily Writing Response
3. "2-3 Average Annual Precipitation"
4. Highlight all proper nouns in Week 17 Newspaper
5. Democracy Weekly Week #17 Test

Social Studies Week 1/25 - 1/29

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This week, students will be learning about justice and tolerance.
 
This week's Social Studies to-do's:
1. Democracy Weekly Week 16 Newspaper articles
2. Three Takeaways (M & W)
3. 1/26 Let's Write or Write Your Own Song (class notebook or on newspaper)
4. In-class discussions
5. Democracy Weekly Week #16 Test