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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

Social Studies Week 1/18 - 1/22

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No School on Monday.
 
This week, students will be learning about Eleanor Roosevelt, humanitarianism, and the United Nations.
 
This week's Social Studies to-do's:
1. Democracy Weekly Week 15 Newspaper articles
2. Three Takeaways (W)
3. 1/21 Mapping and Charting (class notebook or on newspaper)
4. United Nations Notes
5. Democracy Weekly Week #15 Test

Social Studies Week 1/11 - 1/15

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This week's Social Studies to-do's:
1. Democracy Weekly Week 14 Newspaper articles
2. Three Takeaways Monday & Wednesdays articles
3. Record Facts on Tuesday & Thursday
4. "1/14 - Franklin D. Roosevelt Fact/Opinion" in your class notebook
5. Democracy Weekly Week #14 Test

Social Studies Week 12/7-12/11

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This week's S.S. to-do list:
1. Turn in any missing or redone assignments by Wednesday, 11/09.
2. Democracy Weekly Week #12
3. Pass It On Q&A
4. Week 12 Test
5. Character Traits Work

Social Studies 11/16 - 11/20

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To-Do List for Social Studies: 
1. Warm-up 
2. Democracy Weekly Week #10
3. Highlight all proper nouns in articles
4. Week 10 Let's Write
5. Week 10 Test

Social Studies 9/11 - 9/13

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This week's S.S. to-do's:
1. Read week 9 Studies Weekly articles
2. Complete Week 9 Video Q&A questions
3. "INB Where Am I" or "Where Am I" Questionnaire
4. "Labeling the World" (Article 6)
5. Play S.S. Week 9 Kahoot
5. Complete Week 9 Test

Social Studies 11/2 - 11/6

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This week's S.S. to-do's:
1. Read week 8 Studies Weekly articles
2. Complete 1 of the Bingo Assignments
3. Literacy Connection
4. List 3 big takeaways for articles 1-3
5. Complete Week 8 Test