Can you believe that we are starting quarter four?!
This week we will be continuing our work with the Renaissance. Students will work through this unit as if they are inquirers. We will be using technology and discussions to uncover the importance and the impact of the Ren.
School note: All students will have the opportunity to dress in no SSA on Thursday and Friday.
Quarter Three Reflection Link:
Thursday Exit Ticket
2nd period goo.gl/forms/iM3rcz3ZrwjYqLEG2
3rd period goo.gl/forms/3qVjKvOsGc4g5d1k2
6th period goo.gl/forms/PvRGrQGUlpAOIJDh2
We are moving quickly into our sixth unit. Are you ready to learn about the Renaissance?! We sure are.
This unit combines studies about the Renaissance with the concept of a growth mindset. Here is a review of the week:
Monday: Closure to unit five/student celebrations
Tuesday: Intro to unit 6 (The Renaissance: The OG in growth mindset)
Wednesday: Padlet inquiry task https://padlet.com/tyler_sainato/4uv6lv94d8vg
Thursday: Renaissance man examples.yourdictionary.com/examples-of-renaissance-men.html
*Ravenclaw will meet in the Great Hall for lunch on Friday
Please note that this Friday is that last day of the quarter. All retakes, projects, and corrections must be turned in by 5pm on Friday, 3/16.
We have come to the end of our unit on medieval Europe. Our unit exam will take place on Thursday.
There is a link to the Kahoot review in addition to the study guide that I have attached.
We are almost there, y'all! March is nearly here.
This week we are diving into the Black Death. We will examine how on contracts the disease, how it is spread, and the immense impact that it had on our world. From there we will begin our study on the Crusades.
These are the last two topics that we will cover before our unit exam next week. Please note that the exam will be on Thursday, March 8. DOD students are expected to take the assessment on Wednesday or find a time later in the day to make it up.
Hello 7th Grade!
We are in the midst of a busy week. We have a anti bullying assembly, field trip, and summative projects to be turned in. Progress reports will go out to students on February 14th.
All summative projects are due on 2/14. 10 points will be taken off each day that it is late.
Good Morning, West End!
This week we will continue work in medieval Europe. The students will be assessed over everything that we've done thus far in the unit on Monday, January 29. (This assessment has been moved back from last week!)
Students will be given the Unit 5 summative task on Monday. This is a choice project, and it will be due on February 14th. (You will find the task attached below!)
All student are invited to a field trip to see the Hypnotic Brass Ensemble at TPAC's Polk Theater on 2/15. Please look for the orange permission slip and get it turned in before the end of the week.
What a week! Can you believe that we were out for an entire week due to snow here in Nashville?
This week students can expect to jump right back into Unit 5 (The Dark Ages). I will be checking all of the vocabulary for this unit on Monday, January 22. The PDF of this vocabulary can be find in last week's post.
Here is a look at this week's agenda:
Vocabulary due, review
Notes on feudalism
Review exit ticket, Manorialism
*HW: Respond -- Explain the difference between feudalism and manorialism.
Review HW from Tuesday
Historical Simulation – Ready for it?!
Q U I Z – Mind Your Manors
*Mind Your Manors is a summative task that will be due in parts over the course of the unit. Please stay tuned for important dates.
Hello there, 7th grade family. While I enjoyed my hour of sleep last week, I am truly looking forward to getting back into our routine this week. We will be beginning our fifth unit. Like previous units, this unit focuses on life in the medieval ages. The focus of this month will be on Western Europe. (Yes- that is the castles, knights, Black Plague, and Crusades!)
Below you will find the vocabulary that will be used for the entire unit. There are 23 words. We will not go over them all at once. They will be revealed over the entirety of the unit, but students are expected to have explored these words through a four-square model by the end of the week. This is due on Friday, January 12.
Monday – stations (geo & vocabulary)
Tuesday – The impact of the fall of the Roman Empire
Wednesday – Charlemagne
Thursday – Feudalism
Friday – Mind your manors all vocabulary due today
Resources for Feudalism Research
Resource Guide to Medieval Times', http://www.drakensang.com/medieval-times
http://www.historyonthenet.com/Medieval_Life/houses.htm (note the straw mentioned here was often Phragmites stems)
This week we will be revisiting rules and procedures in addition to diving right into analyzing primary and secondary sources. Please note that I will be posting here instead of Schoology until further notice. There have been some errors with the site and I am working to get my page back up and running.
Below you will find work for the week. Parents, please note that there is a letter that I am sending home to you regarding classroom notebooks.
Have a great week!
Happy Holiday Week! Can you believe that this is our final week before the holiday break?
-Extra credit assignments are due on Monday, the 11th
-All Unit Three retakes are due on Wednesday, the 13th
-Friday is a half day!
This week we will be working on Unit 4: Made in China. During this unit we will be researching medieval Chinese inventions and innovations. Students will have the option of working independently or with a group. Presentations will take place on Thursday. The rubric is attached,
Use this site to help identify some of the top inventions and innovations: