Mr. Valenzuela

Humanities 7 – Homework – Jan 17


Today in class, students continued 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

link Africa Map Practice Game

link Africa Map Practice Quiz (Source: LizardPoint)

link Countries of Africa Flashcards (Source: Quizlet)

Homework - Study for next week's Mid Year Exam!


Humanities 7 – Mid Term Flashcards – Study For Next Week’s Test!


Humanities 7 – Homework – Jan 16


Today in class, students began to get prepared for the Mid Term Exam (next week, see schedule below) by practicing various study strategies.

adobe-pdf-logo Mid Term Quizlet Matching Review

link Africa Map Practice Game

link Africa Map Practice Quiz (Source: LizardPoint)

link Countries of Africa Flashcards (Source: Quizlet)

Homework - p. 52 - On a separate sheet, create a fake test of 20 questions AND their answers on information from Units 1 & 2.

p. 54 - On a separate sheet of paper, create a fake test of 20 questions AND their answers on information from Units 3 & 4.

Mid Year Exam Schedule

Thursday 1/16 - Study for Mid Year Exam

Friday 1/17 - Study for Mid Year Exam

Tuesday 1/21 - Mid Year Exam (Section 6) and Project Work Day (ALL sections)

Wednesday 1/22 - Mid Year Exam (Section 7) and Project Work Day (Section 8)

Thursday 1/23 - Project Work Day (Section 5 and 7)

Friday 1/24 - Mid Year Exam (Section 5 and 8) and Project Work Day (Section 6)


Humanities 7 – Homework – Nov 6


Today in class, students reviewed what they have learned in Term 1 by using various study strategies, including using Quizlet flashcards on Chromebooks. Students also worked on their graphic organizers in preparation for the timed-writing assessment this Friday.

microsoft_word_logo Columbus Trial Reflection Graphic Organizer (for Friday)

 The People v. Columbus, et al Trial Evidence Folder

 link Quizlet: Term 1 Flashcards

Homework - Study for tomorrow's Term 1 Test! On Friday, you will complete a timed writing assessment, so make sure to complete the graphic organizer linked above because you will be allowed to use it during the assessment.


Humanities 7 – Homework – Nov 5


Today in class, students reviewed what they have learned in Humanities during this term, in preparation for their Term 1 Test on Thursday 11/7, by completing a review game in groups.

link Humanities 7 Term 1 Jeopardy Review

link Quizlet: Term 1 Flashcards

Homework - p. 52 - Write a study note to Mr. V of at least 10 sentences telling him HOW you have been studying for the Term 1 Test (be honest). In the note, you can explain what parts of the test you feel confident about, and what parts you still feel concerned about. Continue studying for your Term 1 Test on Thursday by using the various strategies we have practiced in Humanities this term.


Humanities 7 – Unit 1 Student Survey


Humanities 7 – Homework – Oct 16


Today in class, students completed their discussion on whether Boston is a segregated city or not.

microsoft_word_logo Unit 2 Vocabulary Chart

Homework - The homework tonight is worth TWO stamps! Make sure to complete both for credit:

1) Complete the Unit 1 Student Survey.

2) Complete the Unit 2 Vocabulary Chart


Humanities 7 – Homework – Oct 15


Today in class, students concluded the last presentations from the Boston Neighborhoods Project.

microsoft_word_logo Boston Neighborhoods WebQuest

link Boston Zoning Viewer (Source: Boston Planning and Development Agency)

link Boston Census and Demographic Maps (Source: Boston Planning and Development Agency)

 Maps On "Is Boston Segregated?" Activity

microsoft_word_logo Is Boston Segregated? Understanding Questions

Homework - Complete BOTH assignments tonight for credit. Your HW is worth TWO STAMPS!

p. 31 - Complete the Boston Neighborhoods WebQuest handout by using the links above to answer the questions.

p. 32 - Complete the "Is Boston Segregated?" understanding questions handout that we started in-class.

Reminder - You now have your Notebook Quiz (pages 12-25) on Friday 10/18!


Humanities 7 – Homework – Oct 11


Today in class, students began presenting with groups to the whole class on their assigned neighborhood thematic maps. Students in the audience took notes during each presentation.

microsoft_word_logo Boston Neighborhoods Presentations Chart

microsoft_word_logo Boston Neighborhoods Map Rubric

Homework - p. 30 - In your notebook, on page 30, reflect on what you have learned about each of the neighborhoods of Boston presented today in class by writing a summary of the information. Your summary must be 10+ sentences, and include at least one piece of information from each of the neighborhoods presented today.


Humanities 7 – Unit 1 Boston Neighborhoods Project Research


Today in class, students were assigned groups to begin researching their assigned neighborhoods for the Unit 1 Boston Neighborhoods Project. Students can use the links below to begin their research.

microsoft_word_logo Boston Neighborhoods Project (Instructions)

microsoft_word_logo Boston Background Articles

microsoft_word_logo Boston Neighborhood Map Rubric

adobe-pdf-logo Sample Completed Map Project (Mission Hill)

Neighborhood Research


 Downtown (which for this project includes the following: North End, Beacon Hill, Chinatown, and West End)


 Dorchester and Mattapan

 East Boston

 Jamaica Plain and Roslindale

 Roxbury and South End

 South Boston

 West Roxbury and Hyde Park

General Resources and Links

Use the links below to start creating your maps or to find the places for your thematic map (transportation, education, entertainment, sightseeing, food).

General Map Information For Boston

link Google Maps

link Boston Redevelopment Authority

link Bostonography

link Boston Neighborhood Maps

Research On Transportation In Boston

link MBTA

Research On Sightseeing, Entertainment and Food In Boston

link Yelp

link TripAdvisor

link WikiTravel

link FourSquare

link Map of Historical Landmarks in Boston

Research On Boston's Education

adobe-pdf-logo Boston Public Schools Map

link Map of Colleges/Universities in Boston