7th grade weekly calendar
Week of 6-10

Monday- Powerpoint and video on the Vikings.

Tuesday- Vikings Reading.  Movie.

Wednesday- Movie.  Hours 3-6 have shortened classes

Thursday- Movie hours 3 and 4 only

Friday-  Movie hours 5 and 6 only

Week of 6-3

Monday- Read and discuss 606-611 and watch a video on life in the Middle Ages.

Tuesday-  Powerpoint with notes and worksheets on feudalism life.

Wednesday- Medieval Coat of Arms assignment.

Thursday- Powerpoint and video clips on the Crusades.

Friday- Read 620-623 then read play on the Black Death and complete a ws on Black Death.


Week of 5-27

Monday-  Memorial Day, no school.

Tuesday- Video clip on Mayas and Aztecs.  Work on Think Dots. 

Wednesday- Finish "Think Dots".  Due tomorrow.

Thursday- Intro video on Medieval Europe.  Read pages 600-601 and then do map of Medieval Europe.

Friday- Read 602-603.  Powerpoint and notes on Charlemagne and the Franks.  Reading on Carolingian Empire and Charlemagne with questions.


Week of 5-20

Monday- DVD on Mayan Civilization.  Begin "Think Dots" on Mesoamerica due 5-29.

Tuesday- Work on Mesoamerican "Think Dot" assignment due 5-29.

Wednesday- Dvd on the Aztec Civilization.  Work on Mesoamerican "Think Dot" assignment due 5-29.

Thursday- I-Ready testing in the morning, 1/2 day afternoon.  PBIS.

Friday-  1/2 day, PBIS


Week of 5-13

Monday-  Ancient African Kingdoms google project due 5-15.

Tuesday- Ancient African Kingdoms google project due 5-15.

Wednesday- Read page 460-461 and then do Mesoamerica powerpoint and notes.

Thursday-  Complete map of Mesoamerica.

Friday-  Read pages 462-465 and video clips on Mesoamerican civilizations.


Week of 5-6

Monday-  Mali and Songhai article and ws.

Tuesday-  Mansa Musa article and comic strip.  Due Thursday.

Wednesday- Mansa Musa article and comic strip.  Due Thursday

Thursday-  African Civilizations powerpoint and notes.

Friday-  Ancient African Kingdoms google project due 5-15.


Week of 4-29

Monday-  Test on Byzantine and Islamic civilizations.

Tuesday-  Read about the geography of Africa page 412 and complete ws.  Then work on Africa map due Thursday.

Wednesday- Africa map due tomorrow.

Thursday-  Video on Ancient African civilizations.

Friday-  Trans-Saharan Trade Routes article and ws. Swahili crossword.


​Week of 4-22

Monday-  Read 13-1.1-1.3 pages 370-375 and complete ws.

Tuesday-  Video on Islam

Wednesday-  Read 13-1.5,2.1 and 2.2 pages 379-383 and complete ws.

Thursday-  Read 13-2.4, 2.5 and 3.1 pages 386-391 and complete ws.

Friday- Video on the Byzantine Empire and test review.


Week of 4-15

Monday-  Read Ch 11 section 3.1 - 3.3 and complete ws.

Tuesday-   Byzantine Empire Map

Wednesday-  Pass out study guide, test 4-30.  Powerpoint on Byzantine Empire and notes.

Thursday-  In class work on Constantinople and the Justinian Code.

Friday-  No School, Good Friday.


Week of 4-8

Monday-  Read 11-1.1 and 1.2 pages 306-309 and complete ws.

Wednesday-  Today we are reading pages 310-313 on Roman engineering and the Colosseum.  I also have video clips on these topics.

Thursday-  Video on Pompeii and a Junior Scholastic article on Pompeii.

Friday-  Today we are reading pages 318-321 and 324-325.  The topic is Christianity in Rome.  I have a video as well.

Week of 3-25

Monday-  Today's lesson is in class on Julius Caesar.

Tuesday-  Today we will be learning about Roman gods and goddesses and answering some questions.  The questions are due tomorrow.  Then students will be given a paper where they will draw a representation of the god/goddess from the reading and then write three facts about the god/goddess.  This will be due on Thursday.

Wednesday-  Finish drawings and descriptions of gods/goddesses.

Thursday-  Ancient Rome webquest.

Friday:  Ancient Rome webquest.


Week of 3-18

This whole week students will be working on an assignment we call think dots.  Students will work in groups of three.  Absent students will have to work finish on their own.  The assignment is due next Monday.


Week of 3-11

Monday-  Read 9-4.1 through 9-4.4 pages 248-254 and complete ws.

Tuesday- Review for test on Greece.

Wednesday- Test on Greece.

Thursday- Go over pages 264-271 in text on Rome.  Ancient Rome video.

Friday- Readings and worksheets on the beginnings of the roman Republic


Week of 3-4

Monday-  Read ch 9-1.1 through 1.2 together pages 230-233.  Then handout the Classical Period and have students read and answer questions. 

Tuesday-  Read ch 9-1.3 page 234.  Work on Greek gods graphic organizer.

Wednesday-  Read ch 9-2.1 and 2.2 pages 236-238.  Read handout on Middle Period and answer questions.

Thursday- 1/2 day, scheduling for 8th grade classes.

Friday- Read 9-3.1 pages 242-243.  Video and  powerpoint and notes on Alexander the Great.


Week of 2-25

Monday- Read 8-1.3 page 212.  Video on the Aegean civilization.  

Tuesday-  Read 8-1.4 pages 214-215.  In class, design your own city-state.

Wednesday-  1/2 day, meeting with counselors about scheduling for 8th grade.

Thursday-   Read 8-2.1 through 8-2.4 pages 218 -225 and complete sec 2 ws.  

Friday-  Video on the Battle of Thermopylae and then answer main idea questions page 226.


Week of 2-18

Monday- No school.

Tuesday-  Ancient China test. 

Wednesday-  Pass out study guide on Greece.  Test 3-13.  Map of Ancient Greece 

Thursday-  Read 8-1.1 pages 208-209.  Then read handout on Aegean civilizations.  Lastly, read handout and complete ws on the Minoans.  

Friday-   Read 8-1.2 page s 210-211.  then read handout and complete the ws on the Mycenaeans.   

Week of 2-11

Monday- Ancient China video.

Tuesday-   No school, snow day.

Wednesday- Read 7-2.1, 2.2 and 2.4 pages 174-177 and pages 180-181.  Complete ws.  

Thursday- Read 7-3.1 and 3.2 pages 184-186 and complete ws. 

Friday-  Chinese video clips.  Ancient China review. 


Week of 2-4

Monday-  Video on Hinduism.  Read 6-1.4 and 1.6 pages 150 and 154-155.  Complete ws.

Tuesday-  Hours 4-6.  Read 6-2.1, 2.2 and 2.3 pages 156-160 and complete ws  

Wednesday-  Hours 1-3 .  Read 6-2.1, 2.2 and 2.3 pages 156-160 and complete ws


Friday-   Pass out study guide.  Test 2-19.  Read 7-1.1 through 7-1.3 pages 166-171 and complete ws. 


Week of 1-28

Monday- No School 

Tuesday- Mid-terms 5th and 6th hour. 

Wednesday- No School 

Thursday -  No School  

Friday-  Read 6-1.1 through 6-1.3 pages 145-149 and complete ws.  


Week of 1-21

Monday- No School

Tuesday- Mid-Term 1st hr.  Review 4th- 6th hr.

Wednesday-  Mid -Term 4th hr.

Thursday- Mid-Term 5th and 6th hr.

Friday- No school.


Week of 1-14

Monday- Indian empires reading and ws.

Tuesday- Video on India.

Wednesday-  Mid-term writing piece

Thursday-  1st hour review for mid term.  Junior Scholastic for hours 4,5 and 6.

Friday- Review for Mid-Term


Week of 1-7

Monday- Geography Bee

Tuesday-  Practice writing for midterm writing piece.

Wednesday-  Judaism and Israelite Kingdoms story book.  Due 1-14.

Thursday- Judaism and Israelite Kingdoms story book.  Due 1-14.

Friday- Judaism and Israelite Kingdoms story book.  Due 1-14.


Week of 12-17

Monday- Ancient Egypt project.  Presentations Wednesday and Thursday if necessary.

Tuesday-   Ancient Egypt project.  Presentations Wednesday and Thursday if necessary.

Wednesday- Presentations.

Thursday-  Presentations if necessary. Movie

Friday- Movie


Week of 12-10

Monday-  In class work on The Book of the Dead.

Tuesday-   Read 4-2.4, 4-3.1 and 4-3.2 pages 104-109  and answer questions 

Wednesday-  Videos on Ancient Egypt.

Thursday-  Read 4-3.4 and 4-4.1 pages 112-115 and complete ws.

Friday-  Read 4-4.2 and 4-4.3 pages 116-119 and complete ws.


Week of 12-3

Monday- Ch 3 test

Tuesday- Read 4-1.1 page 90-91 and complete ancient Egypt map.

Wednesday- Read 4-1.2 and 4-1.3 pages 92-95 and complete ws.

Thursday-  Egypt Kingdoms powerpoint and notes.

Friday-  Read 4-2.1 and 4-2.2 pages 98-101 and 2 short videos on Egypt.


Week of 11-26

Monday- Pass out study guide.  Read 3-1.1 to 3-1.3 pages 66-71 and complete box vocab.  Test 12-3

Tuesday-  Read 3-1.5 and 3-2.1 pages 74-77 and powerpoint on Hammurabi.

Wednesday- Read 3-2.2 through 3-2.5 and complete sec 2 ws.

Thursday- Reading on Darius I and we will practice cuneiform.

Friday- Review for test.


Week of 11-19

Monday-  Early Civilizations Powerpoint and notes continued.

Tuesday-  Video on Ancient Mesopotamia.

Wednesday-  No school

Thursday-  No school

Friday-  No school.


Week of 11-12

Monday-  Ch 2 open book quiz.

Tuesday-  First civilizations map.

Wednesday- Grapes powerpoint.

Thursday- Today's lesson is on push/pull factors of migration.

Friday-  Early Civilizations Powerpoint and notes.


Week of 11-5

Monday- Continuing with Catalhoyuk webquest due 11-7.

Tuesday- No school

Wednesday- We are reading 2-1.3 through 2-1.5 pages 40-45 on more early villages.  Students will have a ws on these early villages.

Thursday- Read 2-2.1 together and then do a timeline refresher assignment.

Friday- Read 2-2.2 page 46 and complete Seeds of Civilization ws.


Week of 10-29

Monday- Review for ch 1 test.

Tuesday- Ch 1 test.

Wednesday- In class work today

Thursday- We will read 2-1.1 and 2-1.2 pages 36-39 and 2 readings on an early village.

Friday- Catalhoyuk webquest due 11-7.

Week of 10-22

Monday-  We will create our own cave painting.

Tuesday-  We will continue creating our own cave painting.

Wednesday:  We will share cave paintings.

Thursday-  Read 1-2.1 through 1-2.3 pages 24-29 on the Neolithic Age.  Complete ws.

Friday-Read 1-2.4 together pages 30-31.  Work on study guide.


Week of 10-15

Monday- We will read about Ardi an early hominid species

Tuesday- We will watch a video on Ardi.

Wednesday- Today's lesson is on the migration of paleolithic people.

Thursday-  Today's lesson is on cave paintings.

Friday-  We continue discussion on cave paintings.


Week of 10-8

Monday-  We are reading 1-1.1 and 1-1.2 and completing a box vocab.  Box vocab is due Tuesday the 9th.

Tuesday-  Human skull activity.

Wednesday-  Early Hominid reading and questions.  Half Day.

Thursday-  Early Hominid reading and questions.  Half Day.

Friday- Finish Hominid questions.

Week of 10-1

Monday- PBIS Character Traits.

Tuesday-  Today's lesson is on calendar systems.

Wednesday-  Today we are doing a timeline worksheet and era card worksheet.

Thursday-  Today students will look at a timeline from prehistoric times and we will talk about the last Ice Age.

Friday-   Pass out study guide.  Test  10-30.  We are reading 1-1.1 and 1-1.2 and completing a box vocab.  The box vocab is due Tuesday the 9th.


Week of 9-24

Monday- In class work on "What is history?"

Tuesday-  Activities on historical perspectives.

Wednesday-  Activities on historical perspectives continued.

Thursday- Powerpoint on primary and secondary sources.  Comparing sources worksheet.

Friday- Finish powerpoint on sources .


Week of 9-17

Monday-  Constitution Day Activity

Tuesday-  Continue with map vocab, video on important map terms. 

Wednesday-  Identifying hemispheres and map skills crossword.  Review for tomorrow's map quiz. 

Thursday-  Map quiz.

Friday-   Junior Scholastic.   

Week of 9-10

Monday-  Finish life map, due tomorrow.

Tuesday-  World sketch map activity.

Wednesday-  Map sketch  assignment of Frost.

Thursday-   Compare and contrast different perspectives from student's map drawings.

Friday-  World map activity.  Map quiz 9-20


Week of 9-3-18

Monday- Labor Day

Tuesday- School and classroom rules and information.  Please sign and return signature page only of classroom rules packet by Friday.

Wednesday-  "Write About You"

Thursday-  Life map, due 9-11

Friday-  Continue working on Life map.