Homework

Homework will be posted weekly.  The assignments are also updated and listed at the front of my classroom.
Wednesday, February 21st
Finish reading chapter 13 of Lyddie and answer the questions 

Thursday, February 22nd 
Finish reading chapter 14 of Lyddie and answer questions. 

Friday, February 23rd 
Finish reading chapter 15 of Lyddie and answer question. 



Monday, February 12th
Complete reading of Chapter 12 and questions 

Tuesday, February 13th through Wednesday, February 14th: 
Work on Lyddie News broadcast project as needed for hw.  Presentations will be Thursday and Friday. Students will be working during class time with a group to perform a news cast regarding the foreign dignitaries visiting the mills. Assignment details are located under "homework worksheets" tab. 

Friday, February 16th 
NO Homework 






Quiz Monday, February 12th on Lyddie, Chapters 6-10. Quizlet is available, one is for the questions and the other to help with studying vocabulary terms. 

https://quizlet.com/_21edy8
https://quizlet.com/_21ecp2

Monday, February 5th
Complete reading chapter 8 and answer questions for Lyddie, if not done in class. 

Tuesday, February 6th
Complete vocabulary for chapters 12-17. You may use a synonym or a definition, whichever will assist you in comprehending the mean of the word. 

Wednesday, February 7th
Finish reading chapter 10 and answer questions for Lyddie, if not done in class. 

Thursday, February 8th
Complete chapter 11 reading and answer questions for Lyddie. 

Friday, February 9th 
Study for quiz on Chapters 6-10 in Lyddie


Quiz Monday, February 5th on Lyddie, Chapters 1-5 and vocab. See what to study under Thursday night HW. Quizlet here: 
https://quizlet.com/_21dv88
https://quizlet.com/_21edsb

Be aware that there are 2 quizlets to study from for Monday's quiz. One is for vocabulary terms and one is for questions. 

Monday, January 29th
Read Chapter 4 of Lyddie and answer questions if not completed in class. 

Tuesday, January 30th
Read Chapter 5 of Lyddie and answer questions if not completed in class. 

Wednesday, January 31st
Read Chapter 6 of Lyddie and answer questions if not completed in class. 

Thursday, February 1st
Study for your quiz on Monday, February 5th on Chapters 1-5 of Lyddie. There is a quizlet and you should study the following:
Nourishment
Adversary
Anxious
Obliged
Hideous
Mistress
Peculiar
Tinderbox
shucked
Chp. 1, question 1
Chp. 2, question 4
Chp. 3, questions 3 & 4
Chp. 4, question 4
Chp. 5, question 2

Friday, February 2nd
Continue studying for your quiz on Monday.




***Factory Letter: Due Monday, January 22nd. Worth a test grade.***

Monday, January 22nd
Students should complete chapter 1 for Lyddie vocabulary. Please list either a definition or synonym to indicate you understand the word. 

Tuesday, January 23rd
Complete vocabulary for chapters 2 & 3. Please either list a definition or synonym to demonstrate you understand the word. 

Wednesday, January 24th 
Complete the reading of chapter 1 if you did not do so in class and answer questions.

Thursday, January 25th 
Complete the reading of chapter 2 for Lyddie and answer questions if not completed in class. 

Friday, January 26th 
Complete the reading of chapter 3 for Lyddie and answer questions if not completed in class. 




Monday, January 15th
No School

Tuesday, January 16th through Thursday, January 18th
Continue working on your factory letter. Each day we will be reviewing how far you should have gotten. 
Factory Letter due: Friday, January 19th







Monday, January 8th
Finish reading chapter 12, section 2 and answer the questions if not done in class.

Tuesday, January 9th
Work on your outline for the factory letter

Wednesday, January 10th
Continue working on your factory letter, outside of class as needed. This will be done primarily in class. We will work each day on a paragraph of the letter. The assignment outline is located under the "homework worksheets" tab.  You will notice under the uploaded documents, you have the assignment sheet, a graphic organizer to help with your planing, a tip sheet, to assist with your writing and planning process, my example of a factory letter to help with spacing and outline, and a self evaluation sheet to help you when reviewing your letter to make sure you have all necessary parts. 

Thursday, January 11th
Continue working on your factory letter, outside of class as needed. This will be done primarily in class. We will work each day on a paragraph of the letter. The assignment outline is located under the "homework worksheets" tab. 


Friday, January 12th
Continue working on your factory letter, outside of class as needed. This will be done primarily in class. We will work each day on a paragraph of the letter. The assignment outline is located under the "homework worksheets" tab. 








Alamo Questions Due: Wednesday, 1/3 for SS A, B, C
                                        Thursday, 1/4 for SS D

Tuesday, January 2nd:
SS A, B, C: please complete your final copy of the Alamo questions due tomorrow.
SS D: Continue working on your Alamo questions, due Thursday. 





Alamo questions due following holiday break. The due date will depend on how far each class gets. SS: A, B, C will be due Wednesday, January 3rd and SS D: Due Thursday, January 4th. It may be typed or hand written, neatly, final copy. 

Monday, December 18th through Thursday, December 21st. 

Students will be working on questions to the Alamo all week. We will discuss major themes and the questions at the end of each class and students will need to complete any questions from that day for homework. 





Research Project: Due Tuesday, December 12th, worth a test grade. 

Monday, December 11th
Research project due tomorrow 

Tuesday, December 12th
Complete Alamo survival paragraph for tomorrow if not done in class. 

Wednesday, December 13th
Work on completing Alamo history trunk if not completed in class. 

Thursday, December 14th
Work on completing Alamo history trunk if not completed in class

Friday, December 15th
No homework



This week we will be working on researching the population in 1850 and religions vs. today in the United States.  The following homework assignments for the week will be based on how much is completed during class time and are the check ins for this project.  The full assignment can be found under the Homework Worksheets tab.  The completed assignment will be due on Monday, December 11th and worth a test grade. 

Monday, December 4th
Complete questions 1-3 of your research packet if not done in class. 

Tuesday, December 5th
Complete questions 4 & 5 of your research packet if not done in class.

Wednesday, December 6th
Make sure question 6 is completed if not done in class. 

Thursday, December 7th
Work on pie charts for question 7

Friday, December 8th 
Completed packet on 1850 populations and religions vs. today in the United States, due Monday. Worth a Test Grade. 



Quiz on Chapter 11, section 4: Monday, 12/4        https://quizlet.com/_42m13k
Gold Rush Flyer: Due Friday, 12/1, worth a quiz grade

Monday, November 27th
Read pages 366-367 and answer questions 4-9 

Tuesday, November 28th
Work on a rough draft of your Gold Rush Flyer (see requirements under homework worksheets tab to left).

Wednesday, November 29th
Class time will be spent working on this assignment, but continue working on Gold Rush Flyer: Due Friday, 12/1

Thursday, November 30th
Flyer is due tomorrow, worth a quiz grade. 

Friday, December 1st 
Study for quiz on Chapter 11, section 4 for Monday. 




Quiz: Tuesday, November 21st on Chapter 11, sec 3 

Monday, November 22nd
Study for your quiz tomorrow on Chapter 11, sec. 3.

Tuesday, November 23rd
No Homework: Enjoy T Day!


Monday, November 13
Read pages 354-left of 357 if done finished in class and complete worksheet from sec. 3 questions 1-7.

Tuesday, November 14
Read page 360
Answer questions 1-3 from chapter 11, sec 3 part 2 worksheet.

Wednesday, November 15
Read pages 361-363
Answer questions 4-8 if not done in class 

Thursday, November 16
Study guide chapter 11, sec. 3

Friday, November 17
Study for your quiz on Chapter 11, sec. 3 Tuesday, Nov. 21st.




Please bring in a photo of any family members who are Veterans to include in our slide show. Please include their name, branch of service, and era in which they served. They can be emailed to Mrs. Walden mwalden@clintonpublic.net by Wednesday, November 8th.  If you included a picture of your veteran last year to the slide show, then you are all set and do not need to resubmit. Thank you!

***Quiz on Chapter 11, section 2: Monday, November 13th


Monday, November 6th
Read pages 352-353 and answer questions 1-14 from chapter 11, section 2 part 2 questions if not completed in class.

Tuesday, November 7th
Complete the Rebellions chart from section 2


Wednesday, November 8th
Work on your paragraph of 6-8 sentences for Mexican American War and boundaries. 


Thursday, November 9th
Study for your quiz on Monday, November 13th on Chapter 11, section 2

Friday, November 10th
Study for your quiz on Monday, November 13th on Chapter 11, section 2
Letter to Mexican President Herrera due Monday, typed 










Interview a Veteran Assignment: Due no later than Tuesday, October 31st
Chapter 11, section 1 Quiz: Friday, November 3rd

Monday, October 30th
No School

Tuesday, October 31st
Complete study guide for Chapter 1 if not done in class.

Wednesday, November 1st
Study for your quiz on Chp. 11, section 1

Thursday, November 2nd
Study for your quiz on Chp. 11, section 1

Friday, November 3rd
Finish reading pages 350-351 and answer questions 1-12 on chapter 11, sec. 2 questions if not done in class. 


Monday, October 23rd
Study for Test on Chapter 10: Wednesday, October 25th

Tuesday, October 24th
Study for your test on Chapter 10 tomorrow

Wednesday, October 25th

        Timeline Questions pages 342-243
    1) When did the United States declare war against Mexico?
    2) With what nation did the United States agree to join occupation of Oregon Country in 1827?
    3)How long after John Jacob Astor founded the fur-trading post Astoria was gold discovered in California?
    4)Based on the time line, what are some major themes in this chapter?

    Exploring the Picture pages 342-343
    How many generations can you identify in the photograph?

*****Walkathon has been changed from Thursday to Friday because of the weather. Since it will no longer impact our class time on Thursday, our updated HW for all classes for tonight is above and below for Thursday.

Thursday, October 26th
If you have not finished reading 346-the left of 348 from class, please complete and fill in the chart on Rocky Mountains and Oregon Country.

Friday, October 27th
Complete Chapter 11, section 1 questions if not done in class



Monday, October 16th
Complete questions 1-4 from page 333.

Tuesday, October 17th
Read pages 333-334 and answer questions 6-11 from section 3 worksheet.

Wednesday, October 18th
Read pages 336-337 and answer questions 12 & 13 from section 3 worksheet

Thursday, October 19th
Complete study guide for Chapter 10 Test on Wednesday, October 25th.

Friday, October 20th
Study for test on Chapter 10: Wednesday, October 25th




Test Chapter 9: Wednesday, October 11th 

Monday, October 9th
Columbus Day: No School

Tuesday, October 10th
Study for your test tomorrow on Chapter 9

Wednesday, October 11th
Complete the timeline and exploring the art questions using pages 318-319.

1)In what year was Andrew Jackson elected president?
2)What did Andrew Jackson veto in 1832?
3) What is the Trail of Tears? When did it begin?
4) What major contribution did Sequoya make, and when?

Thursday, October 12th
Read pages 324-325
Complete questions 7 & 8 from sec. 1 worksheet

Friday, October 13th
Complete the Nullification Crisis Chart, if not done in class. 









Canal Project: This will be done in class with a partner. We will be researching various canals that are in existence today to find out why they were built and primary usage. We are currently learning about the Erie Canal and why it was built. This project will be due on Tuesday, October 3rd. The handouts and full description of the assignment can be found under the tab on the left, "homework worksheets."

Monday, October 2nd
Read pages 308-309 and complete the section 3 chart on writers.

Tuesday, October 3rd
Finish reading pages 310-311 if not done in class. Complete the artists portion of section 3 chart if not done in class. 

Wednesday, October 4th
Start studying for your Test on Wednesday, October 11th on chapter 9
Complete 1-8 on your study guide

Thursday, October 5th
Complete rest of the front page of study guide. 

Friday, October 6th
Study for your test on Chapter 9: Wednesday, October 11th 




Monday, September 25th - Friday, September 29th:
Students are working in class on their Canal research project. Homework this week will be minimal depending on their progress in class. If a student has missed class time/school, they may need time at home to continue working on this to meet the due date of Tuesday, October 3rd. 








Quiz: Chapter 8, section 3 & 4 on Wednesday, 9/20

Monday, September 18th
Study for your quiz on Chp. 8 section 3 & 4

Tuesday, September 19th
Study for your quiz on Chp. 8, section 3 & 4

Wednesday, September 20th
Complete timeline questions & the explore the picture questions using page 298-299

1)In what year did James Monroe become president of the United States?
2) What two major U.S. events happened during Monroe's presidency?
3)When did Mexico and Peru gain independence from Spain?
4)Which country was founded by free American slaves?

Exploring the picture on 298-299
What can you tell from the photo about transporting goods by canal?



Thursday, September 21st
Read pages 300-301 and complete section 1, chapter 9 chart on Britain and Spain

Friday, September 22nd 
Read pages 304-305 and answer questions 1,2,3 on page 305











Monday, September 11th
No Homework

Tuesday, September 12th
Read 286-287 and finish the section 4 chart 

Wednesday, September 13th
Complete half of the study guide for Chapter 8 sections 3 & 4C

Thursday, September 14th 
Complete your study guide for Monday, 9/18

Friday, September 15th 
Complete study guide for Monday, 9/18




Monday, September 4th
Labor Day

Tuesday, September 5th
Study for quiz on Thursday, Chapter 8 sections 1 & 2

Wednesday, September 6th
Study for quiz on Thursday, Chapter 8 sections 1 & 2

Thursday, September 7th
Finish reading pages 278-270 and complete the embargo act chart if not done in class 

Friday, September 8th
Answer questions 1, 2, 3 on page 283







Monday, August 28th
NO SCHOOL

Tuesday, August 29th
NO SCHOOL

Wednesday, August 30th 
Please get your book covered and return expectation sheet for Friday

Thursday, August 31st
SS B & C: Read pages 269-270 and complete the chart on "Power of the Judicial Branch" Due Friday
                Get your book covered and return expectation sheet Due Friday

SS A & D:  We will have a limited time in class on Friday because of an assembly. Please be sure to have your book covered,                     expectation sheet signed to hand in for Tuesday. 

                    We will work on reading pages 272-276 in class. Please finish reading and fill in the Chapter 8, section 2 chart for                     Tuesday. 

Friday, September 1st
SS B & C: Read pages 275-276 and complete section 2 chart Due Tuesday

SS A & D: Please continue with your assignment from Thursday night, due Tuesday.