• Week of January 20 - 24

    Moonday:  No School - Martin Luther King Jr. Day!

    Tuesday:  Jeopardy of West Africa

    Wednesday:  Geography of Europe     H/W  Due Friday

    Thursday:  T.B.D.  (No homework)

    Friday:  The Dark Ages!  Notes




    Week of January 13 - 17


    Moonday:     Complete watching Desert Odyssey film.

    Tuesday:      Review Map of Africa and Early Socieites in                                     West Africa

    Wednesday:  Ghana, Mali, and Songhai; In-class activity

    Thursday:     Same as Wednesday

    Friday:          Jeopardy of Africa!



    Physical Features Map of Africa 


    Early Societies in West Africa

    both need to be completed by Tuesday, Jan 13. 


    Week #17  January 6 - 10

    Moonday:  Geo' of Africa:  Due Wednesday

    Tuesday:  Map Activity of Africa:  In class

    Wednesday: African Proverbs:  In class

    Thursday:  Early Societies of West Africa: In class

    Friday:     Trans Saharan Trade 

                   Watch "Desert Odyssey" Part 1 





    Week #16  December 9-13

    Moonday:    Monotheistic Comparison Chart

    Tuesday:     Map of Islamic Empire Activity

    Wednesday: Achievements of the Islamic Empire

    Thursday:   Crossword Puzzle  Homework due Friday

    Friday:        Islam Quiz Open Note




    Week #15  December 2 - 6


    Moonday: Geography the Middle East 

                             Due tomorrow

    Tuesday:    Notes - Introduction to Islam

    Wednesday: Map of the Islamic World

    Thursday:   Origins of Islam

                            Due tomorrow

    Friday:  The 5 Pillars of Islam



    Week #15 November 18 - 22

    Moonday:  What is Bullying?

    Tuesday:  Intro' Notes - What is Christianity?

    Wednesday:  Origins of Christianity

                  Homework due tomorrow

    Thursday:  Jeopardy of Christianity!

    Friday:  Minimum Day!  What is Thanksgiving?




    Week #14  November 12 - 16


    Moonday:  Veterans Day:  No School

    Tuesday:  What is Veterans Day?  and

                   Review Roman Timeline activity.

    Wednesday:  Roman Empire Crossword Puzzle

    Thursday:  Intro' The Byzantine Empire

    Friday:  Rome vs. Constantinople




    Week #13  November 4 - 8


    Moonday:   Map of the Roman Empire  (Due Wednesday)

    Tuesday:    Legacies of the Roman Empire (R.E.)

    Wednesday: Complete Legacies of the R.E. activity

    Thursday: The R.E. All Good Things Must Come to an End

    Friday:      Complete All Good Things... 



    Week 12  October 28 - November 1

    Moonday:  Introduce the Gupta Empire                             Postcard Project

    Due Monday.


    Tuesday:  Work day for the Gupta Empire                             Postcard


    Wednesday:  Same as Tuesday  (Power outage Day)  


    Thursday:  What is Halloween?                                         Halloween fun!


    Friday:  Final Work Day for the Postcard Project

                  Completed Postcard Due Monday





    Week 11  Octover 21 - 25

    Moonday:     Japan Quiz

    Tuesday:      Geography of South Asia    (Due Tomorrow)

    Wednesday: What is Hinduism?              (Notes)

    Thursday:    The Gupta Empire              (In class work)

    Friday:         Complete The Gupta Empire 




    Week #10  October 14 - 18

    Moonday:  Samurai Tanka - due tomorrow

    Information about tankas can be found on pages 326 - 327.

    Students will also be given a study guide to prepare for the Friday quiz.


    Tuesday:  Conquest!  This is a game.  No homework.

    Wednesday:  Conquest!

    Thursday:  Conquest!

    Friday:  Quiz about Feudal Japan Postponed to Monday





    Week #9 October 7 - 11


    Moonday:  Finish Living Treasures of Japan.

    Homework:  Foreign Influences of Japanese Culture

    Tuesday:  Heian-kyo Golden Age

    Homework due Thursday

    Wednesday:  Same as Tuesday

    Thursday: So You Want to be a Samurai?  (notes)

    Friday:  Same as Thursday 




    Week #8  September 30 Oct 4

    Moonday:  Turn in Passport to China

                      Geography of Japan 

                              Due Wednesday

    Tuesday:  Feudal Hierarchy of Japan

    Wednesday: Review Geo of Japan

                         Vocabulary of Japan 

    Thursday:  Foreign Influences on                             Japan

    Friday:  Watch Living Treasures of                      Japan (Part #1)



    Week #7 September 23 - 27


    Moonday:  Introduce Passport to China Project

                                  Due Monday 9-30

    Tuesday:       Work on Passport to China

    Wednesday: Work on Passport to China

    Thursday:     Work on Passport to China

    Friday:          Chopstick Contest!






    Week #5  September 9-13

    Moonday:  Notes Daoism Buddhism and                                             Confucianism.

    Tuesday: Complete Yesterdays notes

    Wednesday: What Is September 11, 2001?                        (Extra Credit Opportunity)

    Thursday: Review Geography and Dynasties of                          Imperial China.

    Friday: T.B.D.  (No homework)


    Week #4  September 2-6

    Moonday:  Labor Day.  No School No Work!

    Tuesday:   Geography of China:  Due Thursday.

    Wednesday: Watch Video First Emperor of China.

    Thursday: What is an Empire?  Discussion and Notes.

    Friday: Dynasties of Medieval China: In-Class Activity.




    Week #3  August 26-30

    Moonday:   Review World Geo' #3

         Pass out World Geo' Quiz Study Guide

    Tuesday:    South Asia Map Activity

    Wednesday: World Geo' Crossword

                          Due Friday

    Thursday:   Jeopardy!  World Geo'

    Friday:        World Geography Quiz




    Week #2  August 10 - 23

    Monday: World Geography #1 

    In-class assignment


    Tuesday: Notes Geography Information

    Students will take notes  


    Wednesday: World Geo' #2

    In-class work will check as class tomorrow


    Thursday: World Geo' #3

    Homework due tomorrow, Friday Aug 23


    Friday: World Map Labeling Activity

    In-class assignment