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    SOCIAL STUDIES 8M

    Mar 1 –> 8

    Intro to “Pathways” and PDF Text (Moodle)

    Intro to Studying History (but we never leave Geography!)

    History as a “narrative” and perspectives; importance of place and representation BLOG POST: CHOOSE FIVE elements of civilization that often form the focus of historical study of a society, and apply these to yourself in […]

    SOCIAL STUDIES 8M

    Feb 21-26:

    GEO continued …

    Latitude & Longitude Time Zones Scale Contour Lines

    Homework/Assignments/Assessments:

    Classroom Map – now due Grid Systems Activity Sheet – post in blog GEO Vocabulary – 3 choices – post in blog GEO Exam – Monday, Feb 26

    SOCIAL STUDIES 8M

    January 3-6:

    View: “The MISSION” -Set up Video Notes (“PQI”) –> Points of Personal Interest –> Questions –> Issues/Controversies

    Conclude/Finish up Interview Project (Renaissance/Age of Exploration)

    SOCIAL STUDIES 8M

    Dec 5-16

    Complete if needed “Then and Now” assignment (now past due) Complete Symbolism Assignment (due today to Friday AM) Looking ahead: “The Renaissance” Moodle Readings Chapter 7 + Review Sheets by Friday December 9 Chapter 8 + Review Sheets by Wednesday December 14 Chapter 9 + Review Sheets by Friday December 16 What conditions […]

    SOCIAL STUDIES 8M

    Nov 21-25

    Monday/Tuesday: Continue working on “Then and Now” assignment (due next week) Wednesday/Thursday: Overview/Summary – Medieval Times (video) and a look at Heraldry then and now

    SOCIAL STUDIES 8M

    Nov 8-10

    Share some blog posts on name changes & anachronisms

    Complete general comparisons between Roman vs Norse (Assignment now due this week)

    The Middle Ages in Western Europe

    Factors that led to fall of Roman Empire Looking ahead at Assignment: A Day in the Life – Then (There) vs Now (Here) Due Date week […]

    SOCIAL STUDIES 8M

    October 20-28Intro to “Pathways” and PDF Text (Moodle)

    Intro to Studying History (but we never leave Geography!)

    BLOG POST: CHOOSE FIVE elements of civilization that often form the focus of historical study of a society, and apply these to yourself in the context of a group that YOU closely identify with (examples: family, a team, […]

    SOCIAL STUDIES 8M

    Sep26-30:

    GEO continued …

    Latitude & Longitude Time Zones Scale Contour Lines

    Homework/Assignments/Assessments:

    Classroom Map – now overdue Grid Systems Activity Sheet – post in blog GEO Vocabulary – 3 choices – post in blog 5 Themes – Victoria Field Studies GEO Exam – Thursday, Oct 13

    SOCIAL STUDIES 8M

    September 20-23

    Intro to GEO Unit GEO VOCAB – work on completing definitions by end of week Blog Post: Pick THREE (3) Geo vocab terms and post in Blog by week of Sept 26 Term + Definition + Image of a BC example (cite source of image) Topographic Maps – Location Activity (See Moodle) Post […]

    SOCIAL STUDIES 8M

    Sept.7 & 8

    Intro to course & JODIMS Setting up MOODLE, TEAMS and Teacher Blog Communications – Emails Include as SUBJECT: SS8M Professional tone/etiquette https://blog.tcea.org/writing-an-email-for-students/ Course Outline & Modifications Assessment – 4 point scale: Emerging/Developing/Proficient/Exceptional JO DI Mini School Experience and Expectations Digital Skills & Immersion Creating Student Digital Portfolio/Blog Leadership Field Studies – Fall […]