7th grade weekly calendar
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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Week of 6-12

Monday- Project presentations.

Tuesday- Presentations/Movie

Wednesday- Presentations/Movie

Thursday- Signing yearbooks

Friday-  Signing yearbooks

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Week of 6-5


Monday- Ancient history reflection project, due Monday the 12th.

Tuesday- Ancient history reflection project, due Monday the 12th.

Wednesday- Ancient history reflection project, due Monday the 12th.

Thursday- Ancient history reflection project, due Monday the 12th.

Friday- Ancient history reflection project, due Monday the 12th.

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Week of 5-29

Monday- Memorial Day, No school

Tuesday- Today we are learning about what made Ghana a powerful kingdom.

Wednesday- Today we are learning about the ancient kingdoms of Mali and Songhay.

Thursday- The Reign of Mansa Musa.

Friday-  Africa video.

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Week of 5-22

Monday-  Map of Africa

Tuesday- Junior Scholastic

Wednesday-  Map of Africa

Thursday-  Map of Africa and video on Africa

Friday-  Contributions from SW Asia and North Africa

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Week of 5-15

Monday-  Charlemagne and his descendants.

Tuesday-  Powerpoint and timeline on the Vikings.

Wednesday-  Powerpoint on Vikings continued.

Thursday-  Vikings reading and ws.

Friday-  Primary accounts on the Vikings.

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Week of 5-8

Monday- Powerpoint on Islam

Tuesday- The Golden Age of the Tang Dynasty

Wednesday-  Advances during the Tang Golden Age.

Thursday-  Cultural Diffusion of Islam through trade.

Friday-  Battle of Talas and its significance

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Week of 5-1

Monday-  Causes of the fall of empires. 

Tuesday-  Fall of the Western Roman Empire. 

Wednesday-  The Byzantine Empire.

Thursday-  Powerpoint on Islam

Friday-  Powerpoint on Islam

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Week of 4-24

Monday-  Reading on the achievements of the Gupta Empire

Tuesday-  Worksheet on the achievements of the Gupta Empire

Wednesday-  Junior Scholastic 

Thursday-  Causes of the fall of empires.

Friday-  Causes of the fall of empires.

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Week of 4-17

Monday- Growth of the Roman Empire

Tuesday-  Roman innovations.

Wednesday- The importance of the Kushan Empire.

Thursday- Mayan ppt and wksht.

Friday-  Mayan ppt and wksht

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Week of 4-10

Monday- The Han Dynasty

Tuesday- Powerpoint on the Han

Wednesday-  Powerpoint on Han.

Thursday-  Civil Service in Ancient China

Friday-  No school

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Week of 3-27

Monday-  Trade and technology in era 3.

Tuesday-  Trade and technology in era 3.

Wednesday-  The Silk Road

Thursday-  The iron Age

Junior Scholastic

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Week of 3-20

Monday-  World's religions 

Tuesday-  World's religions wksht. 

Wednesday-  The first emperor of China and wksht. 

Thursday-  Ashoka and Cyrus and wksht 

Friday-  Video on the Great Wall of China. 

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Week of 3-13

Monday-  Social hierarchy in Rome.

Tuesday- Social hierarchy in Rome  

Wednesday- The emergence and spread of world religions 

Thursday- Zoroastrianism  

Friday- World's religions

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Week of 3-6

Monday-  Social hierarchy in Rome

Tuesday-  Social hierarchy in Rome

Wednesday- Ancient Rome and Greece video

Thursday- CNN

Friday- Social hierarchy in Rome.

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Week of 2-27

Monday-  8th grade scheduling with the counselor

Tuesday- Discuss Ancient Rome webquest

Wednesday-  1/2 day, school wide activities.

Thursday- DBQ

Friday-  DBQ

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Week of 2-20

Monday- No school.

Tuesday- Ancient Greece and Rome test.

Wednesday- Ancient Rome webquest

Thursday-  Ancient Rome webquest

Friday-  Ancient Rome webquest

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Week of 2-13

Monday- Athens and Sparta and accompanying wksht.

Tuesday- Arts and crafts, olympics and gods and goddesses wkshts.

Wednesday- The Rise of the Roman republic reading and wksht.

Thursday- From Republic to Empire reading and wksht.

Friday- Review for test on Ancient Greece and Ancient Rome

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Week of 2-6

Monday-  We will continue with Friday's assignment. 

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

Wednesday- Last day to work on the empire assignment.  It is due at the end of class.

Thursday- Intro to early Aegean civilizations and accompanying wksht..

Friday- Rise of democracy and accompanying wksht.

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Week of 1-30

Monday- World Zones,. 

Tuesday- World Zones.  

Wednesday- We are discussing the characteristics of an empire. 

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

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

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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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