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Our Week in a Glance

March 16, 2020

Monday    Resistance picture activity 

Tuesday   Resistance vs. Discrimination

Wednesday   1. End of Apartheid Video     2. Writing Prompt

Thursday     1. Finish writing   2. word search and cross word puzzles

Friday      Zap Zero  

Homework:  D.D.D. #3


March 2, 2020

Monday    Gandhi reading 

Tuesday   Gandhi questions and puzzle 

Wednesday   Introduce Apartheid-reading, vocabulary, & notes

Thursday     Apartheid video and questions

Friday      Which right is being violated? group activity     

Homework:  None 

Have a safe and happy Spring Break!


February 24, 2020

Monday    *sub today* Textbook review    

Tuesday   Intro to Human Rights (reading and questions)    

Wednesday   Human Rights- examples through history

Thursday     UDHR - students will create an illustration for one right

Friday          Present UDHR

Homework:  Dazzling Defender Drill #2


February 18, 2020

Monday        Holiday

Tuesday       Comparing Government (Stations Day 1)

Wednesday   Comparing Government (Stations Day 2)


Thursday     Writing Sample/ Review

Friday            Assessment

Homework:  None


February 10, 2020

Monday        Limited vs unlimited power (puzzle piece activity)

Tuesday       Gov in Greece

Wednesday  Gov in Greece

Thursday     Advantages & Disadvantages of Gov

Friday       Advantages & Disadvantages of Gov

Homework:  Dazzling Defender Drill (due Friday)


February 3, 2020

Monday        Grade Test and progress charting

Tuesday       Interventions & Extensions

Wednesday  New unit vocabulary - Government

Thursday     Continue vocabulary 

Friday           Vocabulary and Time Warp Video

Homework:  None


January 27, 2020

Monday        Counselor Visit/7th Grade Schedules

Tuesday       Roots of Conflict

Wednesday  Other Conflicts (stations)

Thursday      Study Guide

Friday           Test

Homework:  Study for test on Friday


January 20, 2020

Monday        Holiday

Tuesday       Forget Me Not Movie

Wednesday  Forget Me Not Movie

Thursday      child of holocaust assignment

Friday           Jews & Palestine

Homework:  None

January 13, 2020

Monday        WWI map

Tuesday       WWI poster

Wednesday  WWII vid 

Thursday      WWII notes

Friday           Quiz - vocabulary, WWI and WWII

Homework:  Review WWI and WWII notes at home on Thursday.


January 6, 2020

Welcome Back!!!

Monday         Start WWI 

Tuesday       Vocabulary

Wednesday   1. Video 2. Writing Prompt

Thursday      Players activity

Friday           WWI reading and ?'s


Week of December 16, 2019

Monday       Work on DBQ  

Tuesday       DBQ due

Wednesday  Geography Check  

Thursday   Geography Check     

Friday       Zap Zero & Holiday Activity      

Have a safe and happy holiday break!

Week of December 9, 2019

Monday          Grade test & chart progress

Tuesday          Interventions & Extensions

Wednesday    Map Skills w/ Google 

Thursday       Map Skills Scavenger Hunt 

Friday            Introduce DBQ          


Week of December 2, 2019

Monday          Spread of Religions

Tuesday         Spread of Religions

Wednesday    Review Religions

Thursday        Review

Friday             Test over Religion Unit

Homework:  Please study your religions booklet and religions spread foldable for our test on Friday.  

*I hope you can make it to our Curriculum Night this Friday!  History will be facilitating an Escape Room!


Week of November 18, 2019

Monday          Counselor Visit

Tuesday         Finish Religions book

Wednesday    Book Check

Thursday        Writing Sample

Friday             Video and puzzle

Homework:  None    

Have a safe & happy Thanksgiving break!  I am thankful for our Driscoll families!!!


Week of November 11, 2019

Monday          Quiz on Culture

Tuesday         Intro to Religions (notes and reading)

Wednesday    ?'s over reading

Thursday        Create Religions Book 

Friday             Work on book

Homework:  None


Week of November 4, 2019

Monday          Notes on Culture

Tuesday         1. video 2. project pre-plan

Wednesday    Culture Doll

Thursday        Culture Doll 

Friday             Presentations

Homework:  Students will be asking questions about their family/culture this week.  The "doll" and paragraph is due on Friday.


Week of October 28

Monday          Study Guide

Tuesday         Jeopardy Review

Wednesday    Test over Economic Systems

Thursday         Chart progress   

Friday              Interventions/Extensions      

Homework:  Finish study guide on Monday and study the guide on Tuesday.  


Week of October 21

Monday          Comic Strip - Types of Economies

Tuesday          4 Factors of Production

Wednesday     Comparing Economies (groups)

Thursday         Comparing Economies (groups)      

Friday               Less Developed vs More Developed cut and paste activity       

Homework:  None


Week of October 14

Monday          Holiday

Tuesday          Intro to Economics

Wednesday     Vocabulary *sub*

Thursday         Reading & notes

Friday              Finish notes

Homework:  None


Week of October 7

Monday    Kahoot and     Demographics Project Rubric

Tuesday     Demographics Project (research and color charts)   

Wednesday    Demographics Project (research and color charts)

Thursday Project due at end of period       

Friday              Presentations/ Compare countries

Homework: None

*Special Note- This project will be counted as a test grade.


Week of September 30

Monday          Intro to Demographics

Tuesday          Vocabulary

Wednesday     Writing Sample

Thursday         Quizlet

Friday              Quiz

Homework:  Study 10 vocabulary words (demographics) on Thursday.


Week of September 23

Monday          Study Guide

Tuesday           Review

Wednesday      Unit Test

Thursday          Chart Progress

Friday              Interventions & Extensions

Homework:  On Monday, finish study guide at home using vocabulary and graded papers.  On Tuesday, study your review sheet for test.


Week of September 16

Monday          Counselor Visit

Tuesday           1. Physical and Cultural Regions 

                         2.  Writing Sample

Wednesday      Forces that Shape the Earth

Thursday         Cause/Effect  The Water Cycle

Friday              Our Changing Earth (adaptations to environment)


Week of September 9th

Monday       Quiz           *sub*

Tuesday      Regions ?'s  *sub*

Wednesday  BINGO

Thursday     Types of Maps

Friday         Dragon Activity

Special Note:  Open House is Tuesday evening!  Hope to see you there!!!


Week of September 3rd

Monday  Holiday

Tuesday  1.Landforms video  2. Earth Processes vocabulary (land or water)

Wednesday  Landforms & Bodies of water images

Thursday Absolute vs. Relative Location

Friday Latitude & Longitude

Homework:  Study vocabulary for quiz on Monday.


Week of August 26

Monday  Finish World Map

Tuesday  1.Initial Skills Assessment  2. Start vocabulary

Wednesday Finish vocabulary

Thursday Tool Kit Stations (groups)

Friday Tool Kit Stations


Week of August 19

Monday   Registration and Driscoll procedures

Tuesday  Getting to Know You activities and classroom routines/procedures

Wednesday  Review procedures and classroom expectations  

Thursday  1. T shirt design  2. Practice answering the Essential Question 3. Scavenger Hunt 

Friday  1. Introduce geography vocabulary 2. Begin map assignment