Mrs. Mikkelsen's Homework
Social Studies 8 (4)
Textiles 10 (01)
 
Social Studies 8 (August 2019-January 2020)

August 21-23
1. Course introduction
2. Mapping the world - continents - quiz Friday
3. Map types

August 26
1. Two things about me - two paragraphs
2. Notes - Map projections - map purposes

August 27
1.Notes, discussion - map purposes and map features

Sept. 9-10
1. Practice using and creating map scales
2. Work on map project - due Wednesday

Sept. 11-13
1. Rome review
2. read pages 9-12 in textbook
3. Do map and question worksheet on the rise and fall of Rome
4. due Monday - questions 1-14 on worksheet package

September 16
1. Rome's legacy - map of stretch of empire
2. Innovations tweaked and perfected by Rome.

September 17
1. 'Layers of Me' assignment

September 17-18
1. Aspects of civilzations.

September 23-24
1. Read Pathways  pages 31-35. Make notes on worksheet.
2. Vikings - Who were they? What did they influence?
3. Monasteries - why were they targets?
4. Quiz - vocab - Sept 24-25

September 25-27
1. Vikings - voyages to other lands - DVD - research notes
2. Pick an aspect of civiization and commence research project

Sept 30-Oct4
1. Complete research - 2 paragraphs, images, map and bibliography
2. Project due Oct. 4

Oct. 7-8
1. Bayeux Tapestry - William's invasion of England
2. Worksheet due Oct. 8

Oct. 9-10
1. Feudalism - comparisons to democracy
2. Life on a Manor in medieval England
3. Questions and glossary due at end of class Oct. 10

Oct. 15-17
1.  Law and religious belief system in medieval England
2. Connections to other civilizations a the time

Oct. 18
1. Quiz on feudalism, glossary words, information presented Oct. 7-17
2. Canada votes info.

Oct 21-25
1. Comparing feudalism with democracy.
2. Law and religious beliefs in medieval England

October 28-Nov. 1
1. Map of the Middle East
2. Background of Islam, Christianity and Judaism
3. The Crusades

Nov. 4-7
1. Crusades, WWI, WWII, Remembrance Day ceremony

Nov. 12-14
1. Outcomes of Crusades and other conflicts (positive and negative)
2. Effective leaders - qualities and successes
3. The Magna Carta

Nov. 18-22
1. Outcomes of the Black Death and Peasants' Revolt














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