Homework will be posted weekly. The assignments are also updated and listed at the front of my classroom.
Lyddie Project Due Friday, March 21st
Monday, March 17th
Bring something to work on for your project to class tomorrow. You will have class time to work on it.
Tuesday, March 18th
Continue working on project and bring in to work on in class on Wednesday.
Wednesday, March 19th
Continue working on project, due Friday.
Thursday, March 20th
Complete timeline questions on page 411 for chapter 13.
1) What did Eli Whitney invent in 1793?
2) In what year did the U.S. Congress ban the import of slaves into the country?
3) Which two countries limited aspects of slavery and the slave trade prior to the 1808 U.S. ban?
4) What effect did Nat Turner's Rebellion in 1831 have?
Friday, March 21st
Chp 13, Sec. 1 Packet Due Tuesday, March 25th
Quiz chapters 16-23 of Lyddie on Wednesday, March 12th.
If you were not in class and need to know what to study, please focus on the following:
chapter 16 #1, Chp 17 # 2, Chp 18 # 2, Chp 19 # 2, Chp 20 # 1, Chp 21 # 4, Chp 22 # 4, Chp 23 #'s 3 & 4
Please know the vocab as well: pathetically, infallible, sprigged, adjourned, scrupulous, cravat, turpitude, ignorant, vile, depraved, monstrosities, tinder
Monday, March 10th
Study for your quiz on Wednesday, Chapters 16-23
Tuesday, March 11th
Study for quiz on chapters 16-23 for tomorrow
Wednesday, March 12th
Thursday, March 13th
Friday, March 14th
Monday, March 3rd
Complete vocabulary through the end, chapter 23. Remember you need 2 synonyms and a sentence for each.
Tuesday, March 4th
Read chapter 19 and answer questions if not completed in class
Wednesday, March 5th
Thursday, March 6th
read chapter 21 and answer questions
Friday, March 7th
read chapters 23 and answer questions
Quiz on chapters 11-15 of Lyddie on
Monday, February 24th. Tuesday, February 25th. We will review for these chapters prior to vacation. Please remember to refresh and study.
For your quiz on Tuesday if you were not in class and need the study guide, you should focus on the following to help you. Chp 11 questions 2 and 3, Chp 12 question 2, Chp 13 question 5, Chp 14 question 2, Chp 15 question 1. Also the following vocab: diligant, pompous, impeccable, blacklisted, garb, and fortnight.
Monday, February 24th
Study for your quiz tomorrow on chapter 11-15 of Lyddie.
Tuesday, February 25th
Pick the 10 vocabulary words you would like to use from Lyddie.
Wednesday, February 26th
Work on Vocab project
Thursday, February 27th
Vocab project due tomorrow, Friday.
Friday, February 28th
Read chapter 17 and answer chapter 17 questions.
Monday, February 10th
Students need to be prepared to present tomorrow with their groups on their Lyddie assignment. Also due is a hard copy of your group script.
Tuesday, February 11th
Read chapter 13 of Lyddie.
Wednesday, February 12th
Finish reading chapter 14 of Lyddie and answer questions.
Thursday, February 13th
Friday, February 14th
Please read chapter 15 of Lyddie and answer questions.
Monday, February 3rd to Friday, February 7th
Students are working this week on their news broadcast based off of the novel Lyddie. Each student has been assigned to a group and this week our objective is to develop a script for their tv interview based off of the novel Lyddie. Students are working in class with their groups to draft and type their scripts which will be read as part of their presentation. The outline of this assignment is located under the "homework worksheets" tab. Homework this week will be based off of individual group progress, however, most will have no homework since there are several opportunities in class to type. Practice and presentations will take place next week.
Monday, January 27th
Finish reading chapter 11 and answer chapter 11 questions if not completed in class.
Tuesday, January 28th
Finish working on vocabulary for chapters 15 through 21. You need 2 synonyms and a sentence for each.
Wednesday, January 29th
Complete the cause and effect chart so far on Lyddie.
Thursday, January 30th
Finish reading chapter 12 and answering chapter 12 questions for Lyddie.
Friday, January 31st
Quiz Lyddie Chapter 6-10 on Monday 1/27.
Monday, January 21st
Tuesday, January 22nd
Make sure chapters 7 and 8 of Lyddie are read and questions answered.
Wednesday, January 23rd
Complete Vocab for chapters 12-14 for Lyddie. Make sure to have two synonyms and one sentence for each word.
Thursday, January 24th
Finish reading chapter 9 of Lyddie and answer questions.
Friday, January 25th
Study for a quiz on Monday for chapters 6-10 of Lyddie.
Lyddie Quiz on Chapters 1-5, Friday, January 17th
***Extra Credit assignment open to all students: In a well thought out paragraph please respond to the following question. How does geography influence the Industrial and Transportation Revolutions? This is worth a quiz grade, due no later than Friday, 1/17 and please include name, date and social studies class.
Monday, January 13th
Finish completing chapter 4 questions of Lyddie.
Tuesday, January 14th
Finish reading chapters 5 and 6 if needed of Lyddie and complete questions for chapter 6.
Wednesday, January 15th
Finish reading chapter 7 of Lyddie if needed and answer chapter 7 questions.
Thursday, January 16th
Study for your quiz on chapters 1-5 for Lyddie.
Friday, January 17th
Please read chapter 8 of Lyddie and answer chapter 8 questions. Due Tuesday.
Monday, January 6th
No Homework. Please check powerschool to see if you are missing any work.
Tuesday, January 7th
Please complete chapter 1 questions to Lyddie.
Wednesday, January 8th
Finish working on chapter 2 questions for Lyddie.
Thursday, January 9th
Finish working on chapter 3 questions for Lyddie.
Friday, January 10th
Complete vocabulary for chapters 8-10. Please list two synonyms for each word and use each word in a sentence. If you did not finish vocabulary in class, please make sure chapters 4-7 are also complete.
Thursday, January 2nd
Students will be starting the novel Lyddie next week. In preparation for the reading that will start off in class, students need to complete some vocabulary. Chp 1 vocab due Friday. Each vocab word should have two synonyms to help with the understanding of the word and please use each vocab word in a complete sentence.
Friday, January 3rd
Chapters 2 and 3 vocabulary for Lyddie due Monday. Each vocab word should have two synonyms to help with the understanding of the word and please use each vocab word in a complete sentence.
Tuesday, December 17th: Factory Letter due with grading sheet attached and filled out.
Monday, December 16th
Read pages 396 to 399 and Fill in the chart on important dates.
Factory letter due: tomorrow 12/17
Tuesday, December 17th
Read pages 400-401 and answer questions 10-12 on section 3 worksheet.
***** In the event that we have no school on Tuesday, 12/17: Please be sure that you have read chp 12 sec 3 and completed the chart on important events taking place during certain years.***** Also Factory letter would then be due Wednesday.
Wednesday, December 18th
Complete study guide for chp 12
Thursday, December 19th
Study for Test on Chp. 12
Friday, December 20th
Monday, December 9th - Friday, December 13th
All classes will be working on drafting and then typing a factory loan letter. Students are to pretend they own a factory in 1814 and want to expand it. They must write a letter to a factory asking for a loan. They must include key information from the text and class discussions in this letter. Exact requirements were passed out but can be found uploaded.
The following sheets to help assist with this assignment are located under my "homework worksheets" tab:
***Factory Load Letter requirements/plan sheet (this is what you need to include in your letter).
***Bloom's factory letter example (use my example to help you with formatting etc.).
***Grade Sheet (to be handed in with your final copy typed letter).
This is due: Tuesday, December 17th. It must be typed, formatted the way my example is, Times New Roman, 12 point. Students must also include their grade sheet that they have filled out with their final copy typed letter.
Alamo Packet: Due Date to be determined =) It will be worth a quiz grade and needs to be completed in sentences. Please be sure to take the time each night to check and see which answers you can fill in from your notes so you don't have to complete it all at once.******This will be due Wednesday, December 4th. We will finish the Alamo on Monday, December 2nd. As of Tuesday, November 26th you should have questions 1,3,4,5, done and finish 6 & 7 for homework. After Monday you will be able to complete questions 2 and 8 giving you a complete packet.
Monday, December 2nd
Work on completing Alamo packet, due Wednesday.
Tuesday, December 3rd
Read pages 384-385 and answer questions 1-4 from Chp 12 sec. 1 review questions.
Wednesday, December 4th
Finish reading 386-389 and answer questions 4-12 if not completed in class. Due Friday
Thursday, December 5th
Friday, December 6th
Monday, November 25th
Continue to copy your notes on to final copy packet for the Alamo.
Tuesday, November 26th
Wednesday, November 27th
Monday, November 18th
No Homework =)
Tuesday, November 19th
No Homework =)
Wednesday, November 20th
Finish letters or cards to soldiers if not completed in class due Thursday 11/21
Thursday, November 21st
Using your final copy Alamo packet, take the notes from class today that you took and see if you can answer any of the questions yet. Remember to answer neatly and in complete sentences. The Alamo packet is worth a quiz grade when it is handed in.
Friday, November 22nd
Using your final copy Alamo packet, take the notes from class today that you took and see if you can answer any of the questions. Remember to answer neatly and in complete sentences. The Alamo packet is worth a quiz grade when it is handed in.
Monday, November 11th
Study for your quiz tomorrow, on Chapter 11, section 2.
Tuesday, November 12th
Finish reading and answering questions started on class from pages 354-360.
Wednesday, November 13th
Finish reading and answering questions from 360-363.
Thursday, November 14th
Read pages 366-369 and answer questions 7-14 on the worksheet.
Friday, November 15th
Study for your quiz on Chapter 11, Monday, November 18th.
Quiz Chapter 11, Section 1: Monday, November 4th
Monday, November 4th
Finish questions 1-12 on chapter 11, section 2 worksheet (pages 350-351) if not completed in class.
Tuesday, November 5th
Fill out the section 2 chart on "Rebellions."
Wednesday, November 6th
Complete vocabulary builder for chapter 11 section 2.
Thursday, November 7th
Please complete your study guide.
Friday, November 8th
Study for your quiz on Tuesday, November 12th.
Quiz Chapter 11: Monday, November 4th
Monday, October 28th
Answer questions 1-8 on the Chp. 11, Section 1 worksheet.
Tuesday, October 29th
Finish answering the primary source questions you were assigned in class.
Wednesday, October 30th
Complete the study guide on chapter 11, sec. 1 for Friday.
Thursday, October 31st
Make sure your study guide is completed for Friday.
Friday, November 1st
Study for your quiz on Monday, Chapter 11, section 1.
Test Chapter 10: Friday 10/25
Monday, October 21st
Complete Review questions 1-4 on Review sheet
Tuesday, October 22nd
Finish study guide that was started in class
Wednesday, October 23rd
Study for test on Friday, Chapter 10
Thursday, October 24th
Study for test on Friday, Chapter 10
Friday, October 25th
Complete the following timeline questions using pages 342-343
1) When did the United States declare war against Mexico?
2)With what nation did the U.S. agree to joint occupation of the Oregon Country in 1827?
3)How long after John Jacob Astor found the fur trading post Astoria was gold discovered in California?
4)Based on the timeline, what are some major themes of the chapter?
Interview a Veteran: Due Monday, October 21st Test on Chapter 10: Friday 10/25
Monday, October 14th
Columbus Day: NO SCHOOL
Tuesday, October 15th
Complete reading check on page 333
Wednesday, October 16th
Complete the "Seminole Wars" worksheet
Thursday, October 17th
Please read the primary source, "Cherokee Reply," and answer the questions.
Friday, October 18th
Please complete the chapter 10 review, but you do not need to do the "activity" part.
Monday, October 7th
Read page 335 about Andrew Jackson and answer the question at the bottom under "Identifying Cause and Effect."
Tuesday, October 8th
Finish working on your map of the 1820's.
Wednesday, October 9th
Read pages 329 to 331 and answer questions 3 and 4 on page 331.
Thursday, October 10th
Come up with a plan for your Whig Poster, we will be working on them tomorrow in class. Know how you would like it to be set up. This will be due Tuesday, October 15th
Friday, October 11th
Continue to work on your Whig Poster due Tuesday, October 15th.
Monday, September 30th
Study for your test on Friday
Tuesday, October 1st
Mrs. Mantzaris will be in to do goal setting with students. The title of this lesson is Go Go Goals! Tonight students are to think about some short and long terms goals they would like to achieve. Tomorrow students will further discuss the goals they came up with and will use the class as a brainstorming session. Students will then bring this information with them to their individual planning meetings with Mrs. Mantzaris.
Wednesday, October 2nd
Continue to study for your test on Friday
Thursday, October 3rd
Study for your test on Friday. Chapter 9: Sections 1,2,3.
Friday, October 4th
Using pages 318-319 complete the following timeline questions:
In what year was Andrew Jackson elected president?
What did Andrew Jackson veto in 1832?
What is the Trail of Tears, and when did it begin?
What major contribution did Sequoya make, and when?
Monday, September 23rd
Read pages 310-311 and fill in chart on wrtiers/artists
Tuesday, September 24th
Finish reading Last of the Mohicans and Legend of Sleep Hallow and answer questions.
Wednesday, September 25th
Finish answering the review questions that were started in class. Chapter 9 sections 1, 2, and 3. Due Friday.
Thursday, September 26th
Camp Hazen Day!
**Remember your Wednesday night homework is due Friday
Friday, September 27th
Complete the chapter 9 review sheet
Monday, September 16th
Read pages 298-299 and fill in the chart on section one for Britain and Spain.
Tuesday, September 17th
Page 303 map questions 1 & 2.
Wednesday, September 18th
Erie Canal Flyer Due Friday, worth a quiz grade.
Thursday, September 19th
Erie Canal Flyer Due Friday.
Friday, September 20th
Using the information about the Erie Canal on pages 306 and 307 please figure out an estimate of how many stories a building would need to be to equal the rise of the Erie Canal. Use 10ft as the average height of a one story building.
Quiz on Chapter 8 sections 3 and 4 on Monday, September 16th
Monday, September 9th
Read pages 286 to 287 answer questions 1-3 on page 287.
Tuesday, September 10th
Complete the study guide for chapter 8 sections 3 and 4 due Thursday.
Wednesday, September 11th
Finish study guide for tomorrow.
Thursday, September 12th
Finish worksheet from pages 288-289 if not completed in class.
Friday, September 13th
Study for quiz on Monday on chapter 8 sections 3 and 4.
Monday, September 2nd
No School: Labor Day
Tuesday, September 3rd
Complete study guide for chapter 8 sections 1 and 2 (study guide is posted under "homework worksheets" tab if needed.
Wednesday, September 4th
Read pages 278 to the left of 279. On page 279 complete numbers 1 and 2 from the diagram.
Thursday, September 5th
Study for quiz on chapter 8 sections 1 and 2
Friday, September 6th
read If you were there on page 284 and answer the question that goes with it in 4 to 6 sentences.
Monday, August 26th
Tuesday, August 27th
Signed expectation sheet due back by Friday, August 30th
Wednesday, August 28th
Signed expectation sheet due back by Friday along with covering SS book
Due Thursday: Please read 266 to 267 and finish filling in the chart for Jefferson's Beliefs and Power of the Judicial Branch.
Thursday, August 29th
Read pages 272 to the top of page 274.
On page 273 use the map to answer the two map questions.
Friday, August 30th
1) Read the primary source on page 276 and answer the question that goes with it.
2) Read pages 276 to 277 and answer questions 1-3 on page 277
3) On page 277 the "Linking to Today" section, please read and answer the question that goes with it.