ISEE VOCAB & READING COMP SKILLS PRACTICE See attached file.
NO SOCIAL STUDIES HOMEWORK
ELA : Vocabulary workshop -- make 7 VOCAB SQUARES:
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SOCIAL STUDIES: Latitude and Longitude Egypt. See attached -- Students began working on this in class -- in pairs -- they should finish independently if they did not complete in class. Please let me know if your student does not have access to the internet from home.
SOCIAL STUDIES: Read textbook pages H10 & H11 -- 5 themes of geography
Look up the latitude and longitude of your house, Castle Island, or the school. These sites may be helpful: .http://www.whatsmygps.com/
ELA: Read Chapters 11 & 12 (end of book) in the Outsiders.
ELA -- READ Chapter 8in the OUTSIDERS
SOCIAL STUDIES: TEST TOMORROW -- (SEE previously posted study guide)
MESOPOTAMIAN EMPIRE ESSAY DUE TOMORROW
ELA: Read Chapter 7 in The Outsiders
SOCIAL STUDIES: TEST FRIDAY October, 21. REVIEW STUDY GUIDE (file attached) PLEASE NOTE: Add "presumption of innocence" next to Hammurabi's code. (This principle used in U.S. court system today.) Also due FRIDAY: Social Studies essay. See file writing prompt attached.
Students were given class time yesterday to begin researching and writing in their history notebooks. If submitting a typewritten essay: double spaced, 12 pt. Times Roman font. Heading in upper left corner:
Social Studies 6
PLEASE NOTE: Technical difficulties with yesterday's posting.
ELA: QUIZ TOMORROW: STUDY FOR VOCABULARY QUIZ OUTSIDERS VOCABULARY.
STUDENTS SHOULD KNOW: Definition, part of speech, spelling.
READ Chapter 6 in the OUTSIDERS. WORD LIST (These were included in packet given out this morning. (See attached file.)
SOCIAL STUDIES: TEST FRIDAY. Tonight's homework: QUICK STUDY WORKBOOK:
PAges 14 - 17
ELA -- OUTSIDERS: Read chapter 2 finish packet through page 4
SOCIAL STUDIES: Assyria and Neo-Babylonia. Workbook page 11
TEXTBOOK: Read pages 48 - 53.
Answer questions - 1 - 5 on page 53 (Write your answers in your notebook.)
10/12 - begin Outsiders -- Chapter 1 tonight. By Monday, October 17, students should read AT LEAST through Chapter 4. They will be working on a reading packet (see file below) both in class and at home. They will also be working on the following vocabulary words from the book: acquired, clammy, disgrace, gingerly,
glaring, incidentally, incredulous,
irresistibly, nonchalantly, rarities, reckless,
roguishly, sagely, sarcastically, sensitive,
stalked, stocky, sympathetic, unfathomable
STUDENTS should be making word squares for each word (NOT ALL in ONE NIGHT -- should be finished by Monday.)
SOCIAL STUDIES -- We are finishing up our studies of Mesopotamia and will be working in class on Hebrews, Phoenicians and Lydians. There will be a quiz at the end of next week on this material. This corresponds to the textbook pages 48 - 59.
We are beginning to read the Outsiders by S.E. Hinton. Students were introduced to the book in class today. HOMEWORK: Build background sheet with 4 questions and a vocabulary list (from the book). NOTE: Students are being asked to research on google (see attached file). This is to build student background knowledge for reading and understanding the text.
NO SOCIAL STUDIES HOMEWORK THIS EVENING
Write something about yourself. No need to be fancy, just an overview.