Welcome students and parents to the 4th and 5th Grade Social Studies page!
Homework and Objectives for the week of 01/14-01/18:
Note: Homework will be listed under the day that it is assigned, not the day that it is due. For example: If homework is listed under Tuesday, it was assigned on that Tuesday and is due on the next day, Wednesday. I aim not to assign student’s homework on Friday, but occasionally I may have to in order to stay on track.
Homework updates will be posted by 5 p.m.
All homework is to be done in complete sentences.
Monday: Project is due! complete questions on page 147, #’s 1-5 in notebook.
Study for vocab quiz this Tuesday : charter, toll, turnpike, canal, monopoly and Joint Companies
Tuesday: Vocabulary quiz for Lesson I, page 140
Wednesday: Write in 1 paragraph: If you were to open a factory, what would it be and why?
Thursday:Page 151 #1-3
Friday: Vocabulary quiz, for lesson 2, on Tuesday: Manufacturing, War of 1812, strike, and know the places: Paterson and Weehawken.
WINTER BREAK PROJECT: Because we will not be meeting everyday, of this week, we will review several things on the 13 colonies. There will be a project assigned which will be due on Monday, January 7th, 2019. It is a fun and educational project in which the students will create a brochure on any Colony of their choosing.
Project assignment was handed on December 19th. There will be a link on the paper to help your child with the paper.
Here is the link: Site: Social Studies for Kids (http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/articles/ushistory/13colonies2.htm)
Monday: Write 2 paragraphs: How would the area where you live be affected if you could not trade with other countries?
Tuesday: We will learn why England did not allow Colonists to trade.
Wednesday: Why did some Colonists in England settled in areas with heavy forests?
Thursday: Review Triangular Trade for quiz on Friday
Friday: Triangular trade quiz
I will hold extra help depending on availability. Additional accommodations may be discussed, so feel free to e-mail me. If students have scheduling conflicts, please inform me and I may be able to shift my days around to better accommodate them. Those interested in extra help must sign up in a sheet I will provide.