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    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 […]

    SOCIAL STUDIES 8M

    June 21-24

    SS8M

    Les Miserable BLOG ENTRY (post by no later than June 24)

    Who do you think truly are Les Miserables? Which character resonated with you the most and why? Resonate: to produce a positive feeling, emotional response, or opinion (dictionary.com) If you had to pick one, which song was your favourite and why? […]

    SOCIAL STUDIES 8M

    June 8-10

    Activity Sheet 3-4: The Political Spectrum (upload to BLOG by Friday June 10) Overview: Napoleon Bonaparte – Crash Course World History #21 With a partner (or individually) and using Activity Sheet 4-6, choose THREE scenes/events that you would include in a movie/tv script as PIVOTAL moments of the French Revolution. (upload to BLOG […]

    SOCIAL STUDIES 8M

    June 3

    French Revolution

    Chapter 3 Crossroads Quick Overview – Crash Course #21 Crossroads Activity 3-3: Leadership Analysis (upload to blog/digital portfolio Applying French Revolution (Ch.3) to “Revolutions” Graphic Organizer (Upload to blog/digital portfolio by June 6) ASSIGNMENT – Character Sketch (Due WEEK OF June 6-10)