Classroom News: October 15-18
7th Grade Social Studies
The seventh graders will continue their work on China, Japan, and Korea. The students will create a stacked timeline that looks at the role of the Mongols in China, India, and Japan. They will then answer some analysis questions based on the timeline. The students will also compare and contrast Japanese and European feudalism.
8th Grade Social Studies
The eighth graders are working hard on their political convention tasks. The students are finishing the posters that will hang around school. They will also be planning the banners that will go up in the gym on convention day. The students are finalizing their commercial scripts and they will start production. The candidates are completing their last classroom visits this week, which is when they introduce themselves and their platforms to the younger grades. In addition to all of this, the students are completing the chapter 23 packet. These will be graded. The eighth graders will receive the first of several maps of Europe this week. They will have a quiz over this map on Tuesday, 10/22.