Thursday, February 28, 2013

Monday, February 25, 2013

Week of February 25

This week we are continuing our study of Asia.


Monday: Middle East Quiz (from last Friday) 
Tuesday: India 
Wednesday: China 
Thursday: Japan 
Friday: Indonesia & quiz 

As of 2/25, there will be a summative test next Wednesday, March 6th of Asia. This could change if there is a snow day this week. 

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

National Geographic - Jerusalem Video

Week of February 19-22

This week we are taking a look at the Middle East. We will be analyzing religions, resources and the sources of conflicts. 

Monday: No School!
Tuesday: Christianity, Islam, Judaism Brochure
Wednesday: National Geographic - Jerusalem
Thursday: Middle East Resources - Oil
Friday: Middle Eastern Customs & weekly quiz

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Map of Asia Practice


Below are several links to help you practice your map skills. If the site doesn't work, refresh & look for a tan/yellow colored bar to appear below the web address. Click "run this time" and it should work. 
The bottom link does not require flash, so it should work regardless. 


For a challenge, click "labels" on the map



Week of February 11

This week, we are focusing on the geography of Asia:



  • Monday: map of Asia (instructions on this site)
  • Tuesday: Atlas Activity
  • Wednesday: Scheduling for next year with Mr. Compton
  • Thursday: Map of Asia quiz
  • Friday: no school!

Saturday, February 2, 2013

Week of Feb. 4

This week we will have a Summative Test over our Europe Unit. Students will not have a traditional review sheet, but have all quizzes, bellringers and review questions in Social Studies notebook to study.



  • Monday & Tuesday: Various Review Activities (Jeopardy Game & Map Matching Game will be posted later)
  • Wednesday: Scheduling Meeting with Mr. Compton about 8th grade
  • Thursday: Europe Summative
  • Friday: Intro to Asia!