7th grade weekly calendar
Week of 6-11

Monday- Reign of Mansa Musa article and assignment. Due Tuesday.  

Tuesday- Contributions from SW Asia and North Africa Presentations

Wednesday- Movie.  Hours 3-6 have shortened classes

Thursday- Movie hours 3 and 4 only

Friday-  Movie hours 5 and 6 only

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Week of 6-4


Monday-  Ancient history reflection project, due Tuesday the 5th.

Tuesday- Project Presentations  

Wednesday- Worksheet on sub-Sahara Africa societies. 

Thursday- Reading and worksheet on Mali and Songhay empires. 

Friday- Reign of Mansa Musa article and assignment. Due Tuesday. 

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Week of 5-28


Monday- Memorial Day, No school

Tuesday- Ancient history reflection project, due Tuesday the 5th.

Wednesday- Ancient history reflection project, due Tuesday the 5th.

Thursday- Ancient history reflection project, due Tuesday the 5th.

Friday-  Ancient history reflection project, due Tuesday the 5th.

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Week of 5-21


Monday-  Powerpoint on Vikings continued.

Tuesday-Reading and worksheet on the Vikings.

Wednesday-  Map of Africa due Friday.

Thursday-  Map of Africa due Friday.

Friday-  Map of Africa

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Week of 5-14

Monday-  Powerpoint on the Tang Dynasty.

Tuesday-  Junior Scholastic

Wednesday-  Reading and worksheet on the Tang Dynasty.

Thursday-  Reading and map on Medieval Europe.

Friday-  Powerpoint on the Vikings.

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Week of 5-7

This week we are piloting a textbook from National Geographic.  The topic is the Islamic world.

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Week of 4-30

Monday-  Causes of the fall of empires.

Tuesday-  Causes of the fall of empires.

Wednesday-  Fall of the Western Roman Empire.  

Thursday-  The Byzantine Empire.

Friday-  Junior Scholastic

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Week of 4-23

Monday-  Early Roman Contributions

Tuesday-   Early Roman Contributions

Wednesday-  Early Roman contributions and Ancient Rome video

Thursday-  Importance of the Kushan Empire

Friday-  Importance of the Kushan Empire

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Week of 4-9 and 4-16

We will be piloting a textbook for possible use next year.  All work will pretty much be in class.  There will be an open book assessment at the end of the chapter.  The chapter we will be using is on civilizations in North America.  This includes the Aztecs, Mayas and Incas.
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Week of 3-26

Monday-  Han Dynasty reading and ws.  Word cards 5-1.

Tuesday-  Han Dynasty and powerpoint.  Handout 2.

Wednesday-  Finish Han Dynasty and powerpoint.  

Thursday-  Junior Scholastic

Friday:  No school.

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Week of 3-19

Monday-  4-7 word cards and ppt on trade and technology in era 3.

Tuesday-  Far East China reading and ws

Wednesday-  Silk Road reading and ws

Thursday-  Iron Age reading and ws.

Friday-  Video on iron

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Week of 3-12

Monday-  Religion chart due Wednesday. Religion reading and questions when done with the chart. Due Wednesday.

Tuesday- Religion reading and chart.  Due tomorrow.

Wednesday- Discuss religion work.

Thursday- Word cards 4-6 and reading and questions on the first emperor of China.

Friday- Video on China.

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Week of 3-5

Monday-  Religion powerpoint.

Tuesday-  Reading on Zoroastrianism.

Wednesday- 1/2 day hours 1-3. (I have 8th grade only today)

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

Friday- Religion chart due Wednesday.

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Week of 2-26

Monday- Powerpoint on social hierarchy in early Rome.

Tuesday- Continue with powerpoint on early Rome.

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

Thursday- Finish powerpoint on early Rome and role play activity.

Friday-  Finish powerpoint on early Rome and role play activity.

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Week of 2-19

Monday- No school.

Tuesday- Ancient Rome webquest

Wednesday- Ancient Rome webquest

Thursday-  Ancient Rome webquest

Friday-  Video on ancient Rome

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Week of 2-12

Monday- Worksheets on the golden age of Greece.

Tuesday- The rise of the Roman republic reading and wksht.

Wednesday- From Republic to Empire reading and wksht.

Thursday- Review for test on Ancient Greece and Ancient Rome

Friday- Ancient Greece and Rome test.

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Week of 2-5

Monday-  Alexander the Great reading and questions

Tuesday-  Guest archaeology speaker.  

Wednesday- Reading and ws on democracy in Greece.

Thursday- Reading and ws on Athens and Sparta.  Pass out study guide.  Test will be 2-16.

Friday- No school, snow day.

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Week of 1-29

Monday- Share post cards and CNN

Tuesday- Powerpoint on empires.

Wednesday- Indian Empires reading and questions.

Thursday - Greece and Persia reading and questions.

Friday-  Video on the chariot. 

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Week of 1-22

Monday-  Ancient civilization postcard/map/chart assignment.  Due 1-29

Tuesday- Continue on Monday's assignment.

Wednesday-  Continue on Monday's assignment. 

Thursday- Continue on Monday's assignment.

Friday- No school.

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Week of 1-15

Monday- No school

Tuesday- Powerpoint on world zones.

Wednesday-  DBQ

Thursday-  DBQ

Friday- Video on the chariot.

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Week of 1-8

Monday- Geography Bee

Tuesday-  Lesson on Pastoral Nomadism.

Wednesday-  Today we are continuing a lesson on pastoral nomadism.

Thursday-  Powerpoint on the effect of the plow and irrigation to Egyptian farmers.

Friday- Finish powerpoint.  Today is on the importance of bronze and there is a ws.

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Week of 12-18

Monday- Cuneiform writing activity.

Tuesday- Reading on "Was Ancient Sumer a civilization" and a ws.

Wednesday- Reading on "Exploring 4 Empires of Mesopotamia" and ws

Thursday- Movie

Friday- Movie

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Week of 12-11

Monday-  Reading and chart on Mesopotamia and Egypt.

Tuesday-  Primary source documents on Egypt and Mesopotamia.

Wednesday-  Today we are viewing a powerpoint about writing in Egypt and Mesopotamia.

Thursday-  Today we are continuing viewing a powerpoint about writing in Egypt and Mesopotamia and doing a hieroglyphics activity.

Friday-  Today we are finishing a powerpoint on writing, focusing on laws in Egypt and Mesopotamia.

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Week of 12-4

Monday- Powerpoint and notes on early civilizations.

Tuesday- Conclusion of powerpoint on early civilizations.

Wednesday- Powerpoint and handout on river valley civilizations

Thursday-  Finish powerpoint on early river civilizations.

Friday-  Video on Mesopotamia.

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Week of 11-27

Monday- We will be learning about 3 early civilizations and how they lived. 

Tuesday-  Timeline activity.

Wednesday- Review for Unit 2 Test

Thursday- Unit 2 Test

Friday- Junior Scholastic and You Tube video.

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Week of 11-20

Monday-  Today we will be in the computer lab working on an assignment about a Neolithic village (Catalhoyuk)  Due Tuesday.   

Tuesday-  Finish Catalhoyuk  assignment and go over.

Wednesday-  No school

Thursday-  No school

Friday-  No school.

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Week of 11-13

Monday-  We will be learning about life during the Paleolithic Age.

Tuesday-  Today's lesson is on foraging.

Wednesday-  Today's lesson is on the development of agriculture.

Thursday- Today's lesson is on hunting and gathering.

Friday-  Today's lesson is on a Neolithic town.

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Week of 11-6

Monday- Today's lesson is on migration

Tuesday- No school

Wednesday-  Today's lesson is on adapting to different biomes.  

Thursday- Today's lesson is on communication.

Friday- Today we are continuing with a lesson on communication.

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Week of 10-30


Monday- We will read about early hominids and complete a ws.

Tuesday- We will continue to read about early hominids and complete a ws from Monday..

Wednesday- We will read about Ardi an early hominid species

Thursday- We will watch a video on Ardi.


Friday- We will continue with the video on Ardi
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Week of 10-23

Monday-  We will practice thinking like an archaeologist.

Tuesday-  We will learn how cave paintings were made and their purpose.

Wednesday:  We will create our own cave painting.

Thursday-  We will share cave paintings.

Friday-We will investigate like  an archaeologist.

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Week of 10-16

Monday- Reading strategies and ws.

Tuesday- Students will take on the role of an archaeologist by analyzing a picture.

Wednesday- "Investigating the Past" reading and ws.

Thursday-  History of the world.

Friday-  We will simulate being an archaeologist.



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Week of 10-9

Monday-  Students will learn how historians use time to organize events. 

Tuesday-  Students will learn how geographers classify continents.

Wednesday-  Today we are studying maps to understand human activities.

Thursday-  Test review.

Friday- Unit 1 test.
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Week of 10-2

Monday-  4 tools historians use to organize information.


Tuesday-  Students will work on " Time capsule top ten".  


Wednesday-  Social institutions societies need to survive. 


Thursday-  Identifying social institutions.


Friday-   Calendars of the world.

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Week of 9-25

Monday-History has many perspectives. 
  

Tuesday-  Historical accounts and events.

Wednesday-  Today students will learn how historians use different sources to understand the past.  
  

Thursday-  Distinguishing between primary and secondary sources. 

Friday- Reliability of sources.
 



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Week of 9-18

Monday-  World map activity and map vocab. Vocab due Wednesday 9-20.   Map quiz on Thursday 9-21.

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.   


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Week of 9-11

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-  Preamble activity.

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Week of 9-4

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 9-12

Friday-  Continue working on Life map.

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