Mrs. Mikkelsen's Homework
Social Studies 8 (4)
Textiles 10/11/12
 
Social Studies 8

                SS8 outline Jan 2019.docx

Jan 21-25
1. Mapping - continents and oceans - quiz Wednesday
2. Map presentation types - azimuthal, cylindrical, conical
3. Map purposes - physical, political, thematic, route, topographical
4. Map features - compass rose, lines of latitude and longitude, legend, scale

Jan 30
Test - map presentation types, purposes and features, continents (7) and oceans (5)

Jan. 28 - Feb. 1
1. Creating map scales
2. Understanding and using latitude and longitude
3. Project intro and work periods - 'Create-a-map' - due Wed. Feb. 6

Feb. 4
1. Due - latitude and longitude worksheets
2. Work on project
Create a Map!.doc
Feb. 5,6
1. Work on Project

Feb. 7
1. Project due
2. Intro to textbook - Rome's legacy and world religions

Feb. 8
1. Intro to textbook - Rome's legacy and civilizations

Feb. 11-13
1. Viking and Roman civilizations - rise and downfall

Feb 18
1. Creating bar graphs from provided tables and researched information.

Feb. 19
1. Researching facts - breaking info down into the 5 w's to help detect bias

Feb. 20
1. A peek at the Tang dynasty in China

Feb. 21
1. Catch-up
2. Planning the comparing civilizations project

Feb. 25-March 1
1. Research techniques/skills for project.

March 4-6
1. Preparing good copies/bibliographies

March 7
1. Presentations

March 8
1. Knights and order in the feudal system

March 25-29
1. Map of England and France
2. Bayeux Tapestry - Normans conquer Anglo-Saxons
3. Feudalism - Feudal contracts - lord, vassal, Domesday Book
4. Vocab. quiz - Friday

April 1-5
1. Medieval law
2. Influence of the church in medieval life
3. Notes worksheet on the law due Wednesday, April 3
Thursday-Friday
4. Overview of Judaism, Christianity

April 8-11
1. Overview of Islam
2. Comparison chart (pink sheet) due Thursday
3. Map of the Middle East (white booklet) due Thursday
4. Quiz on Middle East (Thursday)
5. Middle East research

April 15-18
1. Monday - finish research
2. Tuesday/Wednesday - the Crusades
3. Thursday - evaluating sources

April 22-26
1. King John I, Eleanor of Aquitaine, the Magna Carta











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