Social 7 - American History

Welcome to the 7th Grade Social Studies Website.  In grade 7 students will be studying American History from 1800 through modern day as well as examining the founding principles and documents of the nation.  On this page you will find a weekly listing of all class assignments as well as links to notes and classroom assignment materials.

Weekly Calendar and Assignments

Semester 2 Quarter 3 Week 9

(Please note this is merely a guide of weekly activities and may change as needed.)

Class Weekly Objectives / “I Can" Statements:

Monday, March 30, 2020 - Distance Learning Day #1

Assignment:  Students should log into their school Google Accounts and join their period’s Google Classroom.  Emails were sent to all students over the weekend giving directions and a class code to do this.  The codes are listed below if student’s did not check their school email accounts.

Period 1:  tkhzwq6

Period 3:  pkhdin4

Period 4:  h4kkbcq

Period 5:  7spu5gn

Once logged into the Google Classroom students should complete the following within the Google Classroom and mark assignments complete as they finish them:

Reading:  Read the opening letter to all students and parents describing the expectations and changes in grading policy while under a distance learning model.

Daily Question:  (Students need to respond to a question each day by 9pm.)  This will be used for the participation portion of their grade and for cross-referencing attendance requirements.

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News - Students should watch the current events each day.  Five questions from the news will be included on the quiz in next Monday’s class.  Questions will come from the CNN 10 website that is posted each Friday.

Video:  View the film “Reconstruction” - students only need to watch the film, there is no guide.  Students will have questions from this film on an quiz in next Monday’s class.  This needs to be completed in the Google Classroom no later than Saturday, April 4, 2020 by 11:59pm.

Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - Distance Learning Day #2

Assignment:  Students should log into their school Google Accounts and join their period’s Google Classroom. All work should be completed and marked complete in the Google Classroom.

Daily Question:  (Students need to respond to a question each day by 9pm.)  This will be used for the participation portion of their grade and for cross-referencing attendance requirements.

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News - Students should watch the current events each day.  Five questions from the news will be included on the quiz in next Monday’s class.  Questions will come from the CNN 10 website that is posted each Friday.

Assignment:  Quizlet LEARN - Log into your Quizlet accounts and complete the Unit 5 Part 3 - The Reconstruction ERA - LEARN section.  This is due on Saturday, April 4, 2020 by 11:59pm.

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 - Distance Learning Day #3

Assignment:  Students should log into their school Google Accounts and join their period’s Google Classroom. All work should be completed and marked complete in the Google Classroom.

Daily Question:  (Students need to respond to a question each day by 9pm.)  This will be used for the participation portion of their grade and for cross-referencing attendance requirements.

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News - Students should watch the current events each day.  Five questions from the news will be included on the quiz in next Monday’s class.  Questions will come from the CNN 10 website that is posted each Friday.

Assignment:  Read pages 478-481 of your textbook “The American Nation” covering Chapter 18 Section 1 entitled “First Steps to Reunion”.  Complete the Google Forms worksheet while reading this section and submit it for grading and credit.  This is due on Saturday, April 4, 2020 by 11:59pm.

Thursday, April 2, 2020 - Distance Learning Day #4

Assignment:  Students should log into their school Google Accounts and join their period’s Google Classroom. All work should be completed and marked complete in the Google Classroom.

Assignment:  Students should log into their school Google Accounts and join their period’s Google Classroom. All work should be completed and marked complete in the Google Classroom.

Daily Question:  (Students need to respond to a question each day by 9pm.)  This will be used for the participation portion of their grade and for cross-referencing attendance requirements.

Friday, April 3, 2020 - Distance Learning Day #5

Assignment:  Students should log into their school Google Accounts and join their period’s Google Classroom. All work should be completed and marked complete in the Google Classroom.

Daily Question:  (Students need to respond to a question each day by 9pm.)  This will be used for the participation portion of their grade and for cross-referencing attendance requirements.

Quiz Preparation:  Students will be taking an online quiz next Monday, April 6, 2020 covering the week’s CNN 10 episodes and content material taken from the Chapter 18 Section 1 Reading, and the video entitled “Reconstruction”.

Assignments Due:  Assignments that are due for turn-in in the Google Classroom no later than 11:59pm on Saturday, April 6, 2020 - Reconstruction video viewing, Unit 5 Part 3 Quizlet LEARN section, and the Chapter 18 Section 1 Guided Reading Worksheet.https://docs.google.com/document/d/1zyjM4ywmjVjGMvmJG3DsVZY5wLAXvf_kiyfiPOXudp8/edit

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