Mr. Valenzuela
17Jan/20

Humanities 7 – Homework – Jan 17

Jeopardy

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!

16Jan/20

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

16Jan/20

Humanities 7 – Homework – Jan 16

flashcards

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)

8Nov/19

Humanities 7 – Homework – Nov 8

genocide

Today in class, students completed their first timed writing assessment for Humanities by responding to the prompts: 1) Who was most responsible for the killing of up to 3 million Taínos in the Americas in the 15th and 16th centuries; and 2) Should what happened to the Taínos be considered a "genocide" (according to the definition used by the United Nations). Students submitted their timed writing assessment on Google Classroom.

Homework - Bring in your new one-subject notebook on Tuesday 11/12 to set up the Term 2 Interactive Student Notebook!

6Nov/19

Humanities 7 – Homework – Nov 6

studying1

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.

5Nov/19

Humanities 7 – Homework – Nov 5

Jeopardy

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.

4Nov/19

Humanities 7 – Term 1 Flashcards – Study For Thursday’s Test!

4Nov/19

Humanities 7 – Homework – Nov 4

jurors

Today in class, students wrapped up the mock trial The People v. Columbus, et al by hearing the verdict from the jury. Students also began preparing for the Term 1 Test by reviewing vocabulary from Units 1 and 2.

Homework - p. 50 - On a separate sheet of paper, create a fake test of 15 questions AND their answers from throughout Term 1 (both Units 1 and 2 -- try to balance your questions, so that you have at least 5 questions from Unit 1 and 5 questions from Unit 2). Begin studying for your Term 1 Test by trying some of the strategies we have practiced in-class, so far (flashcards, friend quiz, fake test, and/or notes review). See below for the schedule this week for getting ready for the Term 1 Test:

Tuesday 11/5 - Notebook Quiz and Jeopardy Review (in-class)

Wednesday 11/6 - Getting ready for the timed-writing assessment on Friday

Thursday 11/7 - Term 1 Test

Friday 11/8 - Term 1 Timed-Writing Assessment (in-class)

1Nov/19

Humanities 7 – Columbus Trial Reflection

30Oct/19

Humanities 7 – Homework – Oct 30

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Today in class, students began the mock trial The People v. Columbus, et al by entering pleas (of "guilty" or "not guilty") and giving their opening statements.

microsoft_word_logo Columbus Juror Sheet

Homework - The trial continues TOMORROW with presenting evidence and calling witnesses, so be sure that your team is prepared to do both, as well as give the team's closing statement, before the jury reaches its verdict.

Trial Schedule

Wednesday - Begin trial with selecting the jury, entering pleas ("guilty" or "not guilty")

Thursday - Continue the trial with opening statements from each defendant's team, hearing defenses from each team including calling witnesses and presenting evidence and facts to the court.

Friday - Conclude the trial with closing statements from each defendant's team, and hearing the verdict from the jury.