Middle School Social Studies

Week of April 15-19

 

6th Grade

Latin America Unit

South America Map Quiz (Monday, April 15)

"Saving the Amazon" article (link below), questions

South America map practice

Physical features/geography of South America outline; via textbook Chapter 6

Chapter 9: South AmericaSection 1: Establishing Independence

Junior Scholastic Current Events Magazine 

Code: scholastic1819
    


7th Grade

Ancient Rome Unit

Lesson 34: From Republic to Empire

"Faces of the Emperors" (class discussion)

Ancient Rome Enrichment articles (linked below)

Ancient Roman Empire: The Incredible History of Roman Emperors documentary via The History Channel

 Junior Scholastic Current Events Magazine 

Code: scholastic1819

 

8th Grade 

United States History Unit: Westward Expansion

United States History Unit: Expansion and Conflict

Module 11, Lesson 1: A Growing Nation

Module 11, Lesson 2: Boom Times in the West

Module 11, Lesson 3: Wars for the West

Module 11, Lesson 4: Farming and Populism

Module 11 Quiz (Wednesday, April 17)

Module 12, Lesson 1: The Texas Revolution

Module 12, Lesson 2: The Mexican-American War

Module 12, Lesson 3: The California Gold Rush

Module 12 Quiz (Thursday, April 18)

 Junior Scholastic Current Events Magazine 

Code: scholastic1819

 

Assignments are posted to the Middle School Homework Calendar daily. 

Links

Saving the Amazon

Rome content articles