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2nd 9 Weeks: China Unit/Japan Unit
December 11-15
*Monday, Dec. 11/Tuesday, Dec 12: 
     -Quiz for China Unit
     -Notebook check for China Unit
     -Vocab words for Japan Unit assigned (work on in class; finish for Homework)

*Wednesday, Dec. 13/Thursday, December 14
     -Check vocab 4 square
     -Crossword puzzle
     -Nystrom map activity

*Friday, Dec. 15=Half Day of School


December 4-8

Monday, Dec. 4/Tuesday, Dec.5: 2 Column Notes for:
     1) TedEd video: “The Silk Road-Connecting the Ancient World through Trade”
          https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vn3e37VWc0k
     2) BrainPop video: “Marco Polo”
         https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bj7NeciFrZ0

**Be sure you have completed both columns of your 2-column notes! Think of the left column as a way to annotate your notes. I PROMISE this will help you prepare for your quiz! ?

Wednesday, Dec. 6/Thursday, Dec. 7:
     Socratic Seminar for China unit (for a grade)

*****Remember to ask questions or ask for help if you need it! I’ve been working with students during lunch: looking at Nystrom activities, go over their notes with them, answering clarifying questions, etc. I can’t help you unless you let me know you need it!  My classroom is open during lunch and I’m here after school at least until 4 (if not longer.)


November 27-December 1
*Metacognitive discussions about Africa unit quiz & sign up for retakes
*Retake Day=Wednesday, November 29 during Enrichment
*Nystrom Activity Sheet 26
*Vocabulary 4 square
       --A-day classes due Friday, December1
       --B-day classes due Tuesday, December 5
*
Thursday, Nov. 30/ Friday, Dec. 1--Two Column Notes for:
     a. TedEd video: “What Makes the Great Wall of China so Extraordinary?” (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=23oHqNEqRyo)
     b. Mulan opening clip: “Great Wall Mulan Opening” (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dpYRZdw0UpA)
     c. “Martin Yan’s China: The Forbidden City and Imperial Banquet” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uxLsgo0BSGM
     d. TedEd video: “History vs. Genghis Khan” :https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Eq-Wk3YqeH4
    


2nd Nine Weeks: Africa Unit

November 6-9

*Groups--Folktale Presentation Work
*HW: Folktale Analysis Sheet

November 13-17
*Finish presenting folktales (B-day classes)
*Activity Station Rotations
     Station 1: Vocabulary (crossword puzzle, acrostic, or Who/What Am I puzzles)
     Station 2: Family Tree / Genealogy
     Station 3: Understanding Africa Article Annotation
     Station 4: Designer Duds (design your own kente cloth)
     Station 5: Compare & Contrast African Empires Graphic Organizer
     Station 6: Call & Response
     Station 7: Folktale Fun
     Station 8: Mapping it Out (Identify & label map of Africa or Nystrom Activity 48)

November 20-21
A-Day (Monday, November 20)--Africa Unit Quiz
B-day (Tuesday, November 21)--Africa Unit Quiz


  

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Africa Quiz--A-day classes
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Africa Quiz--B-day classes
DECEMBER 2017
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China Vocab 4 square due--A-day classes
5
China Vocab 4 square due--B-day classes
7
B-Day Seminar (for a grade)
8
A-Day classes seminar (for a grade)
11
A-Day classes take China Quiz
12
B-Day classes take China Quiz
13
All Classes--Japan vocab 4 square HW due
15
HALF DAY OF SCHOOL

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