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7th Grade Social Studies

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Welcome to the 2017-2018 school year, and welcome to my Social Studies 7 class. This year, we will be focusing on improving reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills as we study US History. We will also learn important study skills to help you achieve success. Get ready to work, and also get ready for Bell Ringers, Vocabulary Alive, Independence Day, SPAM, a Historical Fashion Show, Brain Teasers, and so much more! You will work hard and be challenged, but I think you will be surprised at how much fun you will have while learning. 

"Tell me and I forget.  Teach me and I remember.  Involve me and I learn."  Ben Franklin
"Good, Better, Best...Never let it rest until your good is better and your better is best."  Coach Schmitt
"Continuous effort, not strength or intelligence, is the key to unlocking our potential."  Liane Cardes


Week of October 16th:  Project is now due on Tuesday October 17th.  Exploration Unit Test is on Thursday 10/19.  Play the review games at https://www.quia.com/rr/1150206.html and https://quizlet.com/_3v5asc  ISN quiz on Friday.

Week of October 10th:  Instagram Project due on Monday October 16th, 2017.  Thursday is the vocabulary test.  Use your study sleeve to study.

Week of October 2:  THE FOLDED REVIEW SHEET NEEDS TO BE COMPLETE BY FRIDAY 10/6.  Ten vocabulary words on the review sheet must be complete by Wednesday October 3rd.  Diary entry due Tuesday the 3rd.  Midterm vocabulary test on 10/12.  Current Events due on 10/10.

Week of September 25th:  Vocabulary due on Friday September 29th.  Study for Exam on 9/26.  Play review games http://www.quia.com/rr/1146410.html and http://www.quia.com/jg/2832103.html

Week of September 18th:  Important Dates: Native American Project due 9/20. New Vocab due on 9/25, Unit test on 9/26 
Quiz Tuesday the 19th on p. 7 of your ISN.  Vocab due Tuesday.  NA culture project due Wednesday.  No school on Thursday.

Week of September 11th: 


Pomo:  https://www.warpaths2peacepipes.com/indian-tribes/pomo-tribe.htm

Shoshone:  https://www.warpaths2peacepipes.com/indian-tribes/shoshone-tribe.htm

Bellringer:  Yesterday, what did you learn about your assigned Native American group?

Thursday:  Bellringer:  Define nomad in your own words.  Vocab due Tuesday 9/19. Vocab quis Tuesday 9/19.
Wednesday:  Bellringer:  If you could be an social scientist which would you be and why?  Today I gave you a new vocabulary sheet.  It is due on the 19th.  You will have a quiz on the 19th.  It will cover everything on p. 7 of your ISN. 
Tuesday:  BellRinger:  Turn in your yellow vocabulary sheet due today.  On your BellRinger sheet, explain how you are going to be graded in Social Studies this year.   FINISH THE COLLAGE OF PICTURES OF THE SOCIAL SCIENCE TERMS 
Monday:  BellRinger:  Use any vocabulary word for the week in a sentence to show you understand its meaning.   
                 YELLOW vocabulary sheet is due tomorrow.  

September 7th:  Yellow vocabulary sheet is due on Tuesday September 12th.  

Important Files

US Constitution
Causes of the Civil War
Jackson Inquiry Word Document



Dr. Alice Kendrick, Superintendent

P.O. Box 606
DeWitt, NY 13214

Phone: (315) 445-8300

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