Mr. Valenzuela

Humanities 7 – Homework – Nov 26


Today in class, students continued to describe and discuss the myths and facts about immigration to the United States by completing the Myths of Immigration Station Activity that they started on Monday.

microsoft_word_logo Myths About Immigration Chart

microsoft_word_logo MythBusters Immigration Wall Activity

adobe-pdf-logo The Truth About 10 Immigration Myths (Source: Teaching Tolerance)

Homework - There is no new HW for the Thanksgiving break, enjoy!


Humanities 7 – Homework – Nov 25


Today in class, students discussed the myths and truths about immigration in the United States by doing a carousel activity in groups.

microsoft_word_logo MythBusters Immigration Poster

microsoft_word_logo MythBusters Immigration Wall Activity

adobe-pdf-logo The Truth About 10 Immigration Myths (Source: Teaching Tolerance)

Homework - p. 14 - Create a poster that educates others about one of the myths from class today – make sure that your poster is neat and colorful!


Humanities 7 – Homework – Nov 22


Today in class, students investigated the statistics of migration patterns to the United States and around the world by completing a WebQuest activity. Students also had a chance to discuss and summarize their learning about migration to the United States based on their reading yesterday in class.

link Immigration WebQuest Activity

microsoft_word_logo Immigration WebQuest Handout

Homework - p. 13 - Complete the Immigration WebQuest Activity that we started in class today.


Humanities 7 – Homework – Nov 21


Today in class, students investigated the push and pull factors for what drives emigration from and draws immigration to the United States.

microsoft_word_logo Immigration Push and Pull Factors Understanding Questions

adobe-pdf-logo Immigration Push and Pull Factors Reading

Homework - p. 10 - Write a letter to a friend summarizing what you learned in class today about the push and pull factors for immigration to the United States. Your letter must be at least 10 sentences long.


Humanities 7 – Homework – Nov 20


Today in class, students were assessed on their knowledge of Unit 3 so far including the Unit 3 vocabulary and the countries of Latin America (and where they are located on a map) by taking a quiz. After the quiz, students set up their accounts to complete the submission of their Latin America Country Wikipedia Projects.

purple forms logo Latin America Country Research Reflection

Homework - Review the projects in the folder on the countries your class researched for the project, then complete the reflection/survey on Google Classroom.

Reminder - Make sure to submit your Latin America Country Wikipedia Project by 5:00 PM today on


Humanities 7 – Homework – Nov 19


Today in class, students had the opportunity to present their Latin America Country Wikipedia Mini-Projects to classmates and to receive feedback. Students also had a chance to fact-check and corroborate evidence in each others' work.

Homework - p. 8 - Write a reflection of at least 10 sentences about what you learned about your country by completing this project, and what you learned about several other countries from today's presentations.


1) Remember to study for your quiz on both the Unit 3 Vocabulary and the map of Latin America and its countries (where they are located). You can use the PRACTICE QUIZ to test yourself on your knowledge of Latin America.

2) Remember that your final slides of the Latin America Country Wikipedia Mini Project must be submitted by 5:00 PM on Wednesday 11/20!


Humanities 7 – Latin American Country Research Mini-Project


Unit 3: Latin America Country Research Mini-Project

In this creative research project, students will create a “Wikipedia entry” about your assigned Latin American country, which you will use to teach other classmates. Your “Wikipedia entry” will include the country’s statistics, a short history and overview, two tourist attractions, a summary of a local news issue, and at least one picture. Your goal is to make your classmates want to visit your country!

Get started with the links below, or download the necessary handouts:


microsoft_word_logo Latin America Country Research Mini-Project

ppt_icon Latin America Country Research WikiPedia Template

ppt_icon Sample Latin America Country Research Project

Research Links

link The World Factbook (


Mini Project Schedule

Friday 11/15 - Introduce mini-project and begin research in-class (to finish at home for HW)

Monday 11/18 - Submit completed research and work on creating Wikipedia entries in Google Slides

Tuesday 11/19 - In small groups, present research on assigned country and get feedback before submitting

Submit Your Assignment Here --> the deadline to submit is Wednesday November 19th @ 5:00 PM!


North and South America from “Tap the World!” [Video]


Humanities 7 – Homework – Nov 14


Today in class school class students investigated the background on the region of Latin America by completing a Latin America Background investigation.

microsoft_word_logo Latin America Background

adobe-pdf-logo Latin America Background Reading

link Latin America Map Practice Quiz

Homework - p. 4 - On page 4 of your notebook, write a letter of at least 10 sentences explaining to a friend what you learned in class today about Latin America (include facts).

Reminder - You have a CLOSED NOTEBOOK quiz on Tuesday 11/19 on Unit 3 Vocab and the names of countries in Latin America (and where they are). Study using the flashcards (vocabulary and country names) on the class website.


Humanities 7 – Latin America Flashcards – Study For Tuesday!