7th grade weekly calendar
Week of 1-16

Monday- No school

Tuesday- We will learn about nomadic pastoral people.

Wednesday-  Primary source documents on how nomadic people lived

Thursday-  Continuing with how nomadic people live

Friday- Powerpoint on early Egyptian farming technology

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Week of 1-9

Monday- Geography Bee

Tuesday-  Powerpoint on development of writing and laws.

Wednesday-  Article on 4 Empires of Mesopotamia

Thursday-  Powerpoint on development of writing and laws continued.

Friday- Finish  powerpoint on development of writing and laws.

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Week of 12-19

Monday- Presentations

Tuesday- Presentations

Wednesday- Movie

Thursday- Movie

Friday- CNN

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Week of 12-12

Monday- We will look at primary source documents on Egypt and Mesopotamia.

Tuesday- We will continue looking at primary source documents on Egypt and Mesopotamia.

Wednesday-  Students will spend the next three days in the computer lab working on a powerpoint presentation showing their understanding of what life was like in Mesopotamia or Egypt.  All students must present next week Monday or Tuesday.

Thursday-  We are in the  computer lab working on a powerpoint presentation showing their understanding of what life was like in Mesopotamia or Egypt.  All students must present next week Monday or Tuesday.

Friday-  We are in the  computer lab working on a powerpoint presentation showing their understanding of what life was like in Mesopotamia or Egypt.  All students must present next week Monday or Tuesday.

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Week of 12-5

Monday- You tube video on a Neolithic village

Tuesday- Powerpoint on early civilizations

Wednesday-Conclusion of powerpoint on early civilizations.

Thursday-  Powerpoint on early river civilizations.

Friday- Finish powerpoint on early river civilizations.

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Week of 11-28

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

Tuesday-  We will be looking at global patterns of farming and herding.

Wednesday- Review for Unit 2 Test

Thursday- Unit 2 Test

Friday- Reading on development of farming.

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Week of 11-21

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

Tuesday-  We will go over the assignment on Catalhoyuk

Wednesday-  No school

Thursday-  No school

Friday-  No school.

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Week of 11-14

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

Tuesday-  Today's lesson is on the Great Thaw and farming.

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

Thursday- Today's lesson is on agriculture leading to specialization. 

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

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Week of 11-7

Monday- We will learn about communication before language was around.

Tuesday- No school

Wednesday-  We will look at the effect of language on migration.

Thursday- We will look at artifacts of the Paleolithic Age.

Friday-  Junior Scholastic Magazine. 

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Week of 10-31


Monday-  Activities that help us understand how archaeologists reach conclusions about life in the Stone Age.

Tuesday- We will do activities that have us investigating like an anthropologist.

Wednesday- We will continue working on activities that have us investigating like an anthropologist.

Thursday- Today's lesson is on human migration.

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

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Week of 10-24

Monday-  Timeline activity and observations.

Tuesday-  "History of the world in 7 minutes" clip.

Wednesday:  "Motel of Mysteries"

Thursday-  Activities that simulate being an archaeologist.

Friday- Activities that simulate being an archaeologist.

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Week of 10-17

Monday- Study for tomorrow's test.

Tuesday- Unit 1 test.

Wednesday- CNN Students News

Thursday-  Reading strategies.

Friday-  Investigating the past.

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Week of 10-10

Monday-  Timeline assignment. 

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

Wednesday-  Students will learn how geographers classify continents.

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

Friday- Working on unit 1 study guide for Tuesday's unit test.  Binder check.

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Week of 10-3

Monday-  Students will learn how historians organize their information.


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


Wednesday-  Students will create a bookmark.


Thursday-  Assignment "In the past"


Friday-   How historians organize and analyze the past.


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Week of 9-26

Monday- What does  history mean.
 

Tuesday-    Students will investigate an event. 

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

Thursday-  Powerpoint on primary and secondary sources.

Friday-  Finish powerpoint and students will work on "A letter from Paris".

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Week of 9-19

Monday- Constitution activity.

Tuesday-  World map activity and map vocab if time. Vocab due Thursday.   Map quiz on Friday.

Wednesday-  Map vocab.  Map quiz Friday.

ThursdayIdentifying hemispheres.  Review fro map quiz.

Friday-  Map quiz.  CNN Student News. 

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Week of 9-12

Monday-  Finish life map, due tomorrow.

Tuesday-  World sketch map activity.

Wednesday-  Junior Scholastic

Thursday-  Map sketch of the school.

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

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Week of 9-5

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 9-13

Friday-  Life map.

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Week of 1-23

Monday-  Finishing powerpoint on early Egyptian farming

Tuesday- Early technology of ancient civilizations,

Wednesday-  Early technology of ancient civilizations,

Thursday- You Tube video on ancient technology.

Friday- No school.

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Week of 1-30

Monday- We are discussing the characteristics of an empire.

Tuesday- We are continuing with the characteristics of an empire.

Wednesday- We will read about 6 empires and look at the characteristics of each empire.

Thursday We will continue with Wednesday's assignment.

Friday-  We will look at the common characteristics of empires.

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Week of 2-6

Monday-  Students will share their work and display their knowledge of the important characteristics of an empire.