Classroom News: March 25 - 29
6th Grade Social Studies
This week the sixth graders are starting their study of topic 6. This topic explores southwest Asia, which includes the Arabian peninsula. The students will explore the major empires in the area, and they will also discuss several major world religions that deem this area of the world to be of sacred importance.
7th Grade Social Studies
The seventh graders will continue their study of chapter 14 this week. This chapter details the events and disputes that led to the Civil War. Our studies will include a look at a few excepts from the novel, Uncle Tom's Cabin. The students will have a graded assessment on this chapter at the end of the week; they will not have a chapter test.
8th Grade Social Studies
The eighth graders will continue their study of World War II this week. We will wrap up our lesson on Nazi propaganda. The students will study Nazi antisemitism, and the development of ghettos during the Holocaust. The students will also continue to learn about the military events of WWII.