Monday, August 21: South Asia Geography Envelope will be due on Wednesday,
In Class Today: Students will watch a National Geographic video about the excavation of Pompeii and the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in 79 AD. They will participate in group discussion and analysis.
Warm Up: Art reflection.
*Any student who will miss Monday, August 21 should sign up for Social Studies for Smart Block on Friday, August 25.*
Tuesday, August 22: South Asia Geography Envelope is due tomorrow.
In Class Today: Students will analyze and label the map of ancient Rome. They will work on the geography envelope.
Warm Up: Students will read a primary document about the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius.
Wednesday, August 23: Finish and illustrate your haiku poem.
In Class Today: Students will learn about the impact of geography on ancient Japan. They will write their own haiku poem reflecting their knowledge of the geography of ancient Japan.
Warm Up: Poetry analysis activity.
Thursday, August 24: Finish the Japan Geography worksheet.
In Class Today: Students will review the geography of Japan and complete a literacy activity.
Warm Up: Poetry gallery walk.
Friday, August 25: No homework.
In Class Today: Students will learn about how geography impacted the lives of the early native Americans. They will complete a picture notes activity.
Warm Up: Dates in the Ancient World article.