Mr. Valenzuela
16Sep/16

Humanities 7 – Homework – Sept 17

The Sneetces

Today in class, students were able to understand the relationship between membership and community by watching the film version of Dr. Seuss' The Sneetches.

microsoft_word_logo The Sneetches Viewing Guide + Reflection

Homework - p. 6 - On a separate sheet of paper, write a letter to a friend (at least 10 sentences) explaining what you learned in class today.

16Sep/16

The Sneetches [Video]

15Sep/16

Humanities 7 – Homework – Sept 15

community

Today in class, students distinguished between a "community" and a "group" by defining the term "community" and identifying what makes our classroom a community. We also completed an activity called "Broken Squares" that taught students the importance of cooperation, communication, teamwork, and selflessness in order to reach a common team goal.

adobe-pdf-logo What is community CW

Homework - p. 4 - Complete the My Community Handout

14Sep/16

Humanities 7 – Homework – Sept 14

celtics huddle

Today in class we learned about Mr. V's philosophy about what a supportive classroom should look like, sound like, and feel like. We discussed the concept of ubuntu - a word that has no English translation, but roughly means "A person is a person through other persons."

microsoft_word_logo All About Ubuntu

Homework - p. 2 - Complete the Ubuntu Poster - an illustration, drawing, word, sentence, or phrase that you believe in your own words describes what ubuntu means and how it applies to our Humanities classroom this year. At the bottom, write a paragraph (5-7 sentences) explaining what YOU can do, as well as your classmates and Mr. V, to make this classroom a supportive community. Make sure that your poster is NEAT and COLORFUL for full credit!

13Sep/16

Humanities 7 – Homework – Sept 13

notebooks

Today in class, students organized themselves for Humanities 7 class this term by setting up their Interactive Notebooks. If you missed class you can download the following handouts below:

adobe-pdf-logo Classroom Procedures Handout (page E)

adobe-pdf-logo Humanities 7 Syllabus 2015-16 (page F)

microsoft_word_logo Notebook Guidelines (page G)

adobe-pdf-logo Grading Policy (page K)

Homework - Get your Syllabus signed by your parent/guardian tonight, finish numbering your notebook pages 2-75, and read the information on pages E-G and K. You will be quizzed on this next week!

10Feb/16

Humanities 7 – Homework – Feb 10

test today

Today in class, students assessed their knowledge of content and skills in Humanities this year so far by taking a Mid Term Exam.

Homework - There is no new HW tonight. Enjoy!

9Feb/16

Humanities 7 – Homework – Feb 9

Jeopardy

Today in class, students concluded their review of the Mid Term exam by using various study strategies, including a Jeopardy review.

microsoft_word_logo Mid Term Jeopardy Answer Sheet

link Mid Term Review Jeopardy Game

Homework - p. 6 - Write a note to Mr. V about how you studied for the Mid Term Exam tomorrow. Your note must be 6+ sentences, must mention at least 3 strategies you used to study, and can mention what you are concerned or confident about going into tomorrow's test.

5Feb/16

Humanities 7 – Homework – Feb 5

Snow-Day

Friday 2/5 and Monday 2/8 school were canceled because of snow! Students should continue studying up for the Mid Term Exam on Wednesday February 10th. We will continue with our final day of review on Tuesday. Stay warm and safe out there!

microsoft_word_logo Mid Term Close Reading Practice

microsoft_word_logo Mid Term Multiple Choice Practice

link Latin America Map Practice Game

link Africa Map Practice Game

link Mid Term Review Flashcards

4Feb/16

Humanities 7 – Homework – Feb 4

flashcards

Today in class, students continued to get prepared for the Mid Term Exam (on Tuesday 2/9 Wednesday 2/10) by practicing various study strategies.

microsoft_word_logo Mid Term Close Reading Practice

microsoft_word_logo Mid Term Multiple Choice Practice

Homework - p. 4 - On a separate sheet of paper, create a fake test of 15 questions AND their answers on information from Units 3 & 4.

link Latin America Map Practice Game

link Africa Map Practice Game

3Feb/16

Humanities 7 – Homework – Feb 3

girl-studying-and-writing1

Today in class, students began to get prepared for the Mid Term Exam (on Tuesday 2/9 Wednesday 2/10) by practicing various study strategies.

microsoft_word_logo Mid Term Multiple Choice Practice

Homework - p. 2 - On a separate sheet, create of a fake test of 15 questions AND their answers on information from Units 1 & 2.