Mrs. Griffo-Social Studies-5-8

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Important Messages:

  • Our school will be closed on 3/16-4/20.  The students in Grades 5-8 will be having Social Studies lessons 3/17-4/17/20 on Google Classroom. Also Religion for grade 5 on Google Classroom.  I will be monitoring their work online.

  • Daily attendance will be taken between 9-10am on Google Classroom. You will be marked absent if your not sign in.

  • Any questions or concerns, please contact me at egriffo@incarnationqv.org

  • Stay healthy and safe!

Welcome to Mrs. Griffo’s class page!

You can reach me at egriffo@incarnationqv.org

March 27th

Grade 5- Religion test online

Grade 5-

Grade 6-Virtual Pyramid on Google Classroom

Grade 7-Social Studies test online

Grade 8-War from Spain

March 23

Grade 5 SS- Questions assigned on Google Classroom.

Grade 5 Rel-Questions assigned on Google Classroom.

Grade 6 -Questions assigned on Google Classroom

Grade 7-Questions assigned on Google Classroom

Grade 8-Study for test tomorrow on Chapter 6.1 and 6.2 assigned on Google Classroom 3/24.

March 20th-

Grade 5-Google Classroom assignment-Hottest/Coldest places in the world. Answer the 2 questions.

Grade 6-Women’s History Month worksheet on Google Classroom

Grade 7-Women’s History Month worksheet on Google Classroom

Grade 8-Scholastic Assignment on Google Classroom.

March 19th

Grade 5-Google Classroom-watch the video and use Google Docs to type 5 amazing things about the Panama Canal.

Grade 5- Religion- St. Joseph Day Assignment is on Google Classroom.

Grade 6- Google Slides presentations due tomorrow.

Grade 7-Google Slides presentations due tomorrow.

Grade 8-test tomorrow on 6.1 and 6.2.

 

March 18th-

Grade 5- The Building of the Panama Canal/Answer questions on page 19/Google Classroom

Grade 6-Continue Women’s History Month assignment on Google Classroom due Friday

Grade 7-Continue Women’s History Month assignment on Google Classroom due Friday

Grade 8-Imperialism in the Pacific/Google Classroom. Open Book Test on 6.1 and 6.2 on Friday.

 

March 17-

Grade 5-Women’s History Month Worksheet

Grade 6-Women’s History Month-Information on Google Classroom

Grade 7-Women’s History Month-Information on Google Classroom

Grade 8-Imperialism worksheet


March 13th-

All classes- your work will be on Google Classroom. Please check your Google Classroom and this website everyday starting 3/17-3/20.

March 11th-

Grade 5- Women’s History Month’s Slides are due tomorrow. 

Grade 5- Religion-test on Chapter 11 on Monday, March 16th

Grade 8- Women’s History Month’s Google Slide projects are due tomorrow.

March 10th

Grade 5-Social studies test on Wednesday, Unit 3-Lesson 1. Reread the Lesson and study the notes.

Grade 5 -Religion test on Monday-Chapter 11 in your workbook.

Grade 6-Egypt Slides are due.

March 9th-

Grade 5- Social Studies test on Wednesday, March 11th. 

Grade 5- Religion test on Monday., Chapter 11

Grade 8- Chapter 6-Lesson 2 Guided Reading on Google Classroom

 

March 6th

Grade 5 SS-Test on Tuesday, March 10th. Unit 3-Lesson 1

Religion- the Liturgical Year Google Slides due on March 10th.

March 5th-

Grade 5-SS test on Tuesday, March 10th. Unit 3-Lesson 1

Religion-Google Slides-presenting on Tuesday, 3/10

Grade 6-Question 1-4 on page 134.  Also Google Slides due (Old,Middle Egypt)

Grade 7-Assignment on Google Classroom

Grade 8-Assignment on Google Classroom

 

March 4th –

Grade 5- SS test on Tuesday, 3/10

Religion-Google Slides-presenting on Tuesday, 3/10

Grade 6-Question 1-4 on page 134.  Also Google Slides due (Old,Middle Egypt)

Grade 7-Assignment on Google Classroom

Grade 8-Assignment on Google Classroom

 

March 3rd

Grade 5- Finish page 139

March 2nd

Grade 5- Check understanding, page 138.

Grades 5, 6 & 7-This week is presentations on Black History Month. 


February 27th

February’s Student of the Month

 

 


February 26th

Grade 5-Finish pages 122 and 123 in your notebooks. Religion test tomorrow.

Grades 6, 7 & 8-Continue working on your Black History Month Project on Google slides.



February 25th-

Grade 5- Religion test on Thursday

Grades 6, 7 & 8-Continue working on your slides for Black History Month.



February 24th

Grade 5-Google Slides-Black History Month is due

Grade 5-Religion Test on Thursday, February 27th

Chapter 10. 

Grade 6-Google Slides-Black History Month start working on slides due Friday.

Grade 7-Google Slides-Black History Month start working on your project due Friday.

Grade 8-Google Slides-Black History Month due Friday



February 14th

Happy Valentine’s Day!!! Have a great week off and I will see you on the 24th. 

Please bring in the Progress Report signed on Monday, February 24th. 

Grade 5- Religion test on Chapter 10 on Thursday, February 27th.


February 13th

Grade 5-continue Google slides. 
Religion test-Chapter 10 on 2/27


February 12th

Grade 8-Google Classroom-Guided reading and map skill questions from the textbook. 

Grade 5-continue with the Black History project.


February 11th

Grade 5- Google Slides-continue to work on your Black History Month assignment due 2/24/20.


February 10th

Grade 5-complete all classwork


February 6th

Grade 7-chapter 5-Lesson 1 review #’s 1-5 due Feb. 10th.

Grade 5-Religion test tomorrow-review notes

Grade 5-Social Studies-finish all classwork.


February 5th

Grade 5-finish all classwork on Lesson 2. Religion test on Friday


February 4, 2020

Grade 5-Religion test on Friday, February 7th.

Grade 7-Social Studies test tomorrow 2/5/20


February 3, 2020

Grade 7- finish Guided Reading on Google Classroom. Test on Wednesday.

Grade 6-Finish Google Slides.

Grade 5- Religion-test on Friday.


 

January’s Student of the Month

 

 

January 30th

Grade 8-Congratulations to the 8th graders on Ring Day.

Grade 7-Finish classwork 106#’s 1, 3 and 4

Grade 6-Finish Slides due Monday

Grade 5-Finish slides.


January 29th

12:30pm-Celebration for Father Chris on 1/30

 

Grade 8-Google slides

Grade 7 page 106 #’s 1, 3, 4

Grade 6-Google slides

Grade 5-Google slides 


January 28th

Student Appreciation Day-

No Homework


January 27th-

Grade 8-Finish Google Slides-The Progressive Presidents.

Grade 7-Finish Classwork on Chapter 5- Lesson 4 Review Questions and Progress Checks due Wed.

Grade 6-Finish Google Slides-Eqypt Empire due Wed.

Grade 5-Finish Google Slides- Cultures of Canada due Wed.


January 23rd-

Grade 8-Continue to work on your Google Slides Project-Presidents in the Progressive Era.

Grade 7-

Grade 6-Continue to work on your Google Slides Project-Egypt

Grade 5-


SCHOOL IS CLOSED TOMORROW,
January 22nd


January 16th

NO SCHOOL FRIDAY, JANUARY 17TH AND MONDAY, JANUARY 20TH.

Grade 8-

Grade 7-Finish for HW Guided reading

Grade 6-

Grade 5-Finish reading pages 93-99 and answer all Quick Checks in your notebooks.


January 15th-

Grade 8-Dr. Martin Luther King paper due 1/16

Grade 7-Dr. Martin Luther King paper due 1/16

Grade 6-Dr. Martin Luther King paper due 1/16

Grade 5-Dr. Martin Luther King paper due 1/16


January 14th

Grade 8-Test tomorrow. Paper due 1/16

Grade 7-Dr. Martin Luther King paper due 1/16

Grade 6-Test tomorrow-Paper due 1/16

Grade 5- Dr. Martin Luther King paper due 1/16


January 13th

Grade 8-Google Classroom assignment due 1/16/20

Grade 7-Google Classroom assignment due 1/16/20

Grade 6-Google Classroom assignment due 1/16/20

Grade 5-Google Classroom assignment due 1/16/20, Finish check understanding on page 91 and the following questions in your notebook.

Answer the following 2 Questions:

Why do you think that the United States has changed from being a country of rural people to a country of urban people?

Why do you think that Sunbelt has been the fastest growing region of the United States?


January 9th

Grade 8

Grade 6-Guided Reading HW

Grade 5-test tomorrow. Study the US Government and Canadian Government


January 8th

Grade 8-

Grade 6-No homework

Grade 5- Google Classroom questions. Causes and Effect.

Test on Friday.


January 6th

Grade 8-Chapter 5 Lesson 2 Review #’s 1-5

Grade 7-All Christmas Around the World projects are due on Google Slides.

Grade 6- Google Classroom HW- Guided Reading-Chapter 5-Lesson 2

Grade 5-Canada vs. US Government test on Friday, Jan. 10th


December’s Student of the Month

 

 

December 17th

Grade 8-

Grade 7-

Grade 6-

Grade 5-Finish the Lesson review on the Canadian Government.


December 16th

Grade 8-Study for Social Studies test Chapter 5 tomorrow.

Grade 7-Christmas Around the World slideshow due.

Grade 6-Study for the Nile River Test-Chapter 5.

Grade 5-Study the words for Winter Wonderland and Oh Holy Night.


December 12th

Grade 8-Finish Classwork

Grade 7-Continue working on the Christmas Around the World Project.

Grade 6-Guided Reading-Chapter 5-Lesson 2 on Google Classroom.

Grade 5-Practice the words for the Oh Holy Night and Winter Wonderland.

 


December 11th

Grade 8-finish Chapter 5-Lesson 2 Women and Progressives.  

Complete all progress checks and Lesson 2 review. Test Tuesday on Chapter 5-Lessons 1 and 2

Grade 7- Continue working on “Christmas Around the World” projects

Grade 6- Continue working on Chapter 5 -Lesson 1 on Google Classroom. Also hw assignment on The Nile River today on Google Classroom. The Nile River test on Tuesday, December 17th.

Grade 5-Religion test on Chapter 8 on December 12th.

**Keep studying the lines for the Christmas Show. Winter Wonderland and Oh Holy Night.


 

December 10th-

Grade 8-Finish the Vocabulary worksheet.

Grade 7-Christmas Around the World project due on Monday, December 16th.

Grade 6-Worksheet on Google Classroom

Grade 5-study for SS test tomorrow on the United States Government. Confirmation-Religion test on Thursday.
Study lyrics for Oh Holy Night


December 6th

Grade 5-Study the lyrics for Oh Holy Night.

Social Studies test 12/11/19 on Unit 2-Lesson 4- United States Government

Religion Test on 12/12/19



December 5th-

Parent/Teacher Conferences 1-3pm or 6-8pm.


December 3rd

Grade 8-Finish Guided Reading on Google Classroom

Grade 7-

Grade 6-Finish Guided Reading on Google Classroom

Grade 5-

Memorize the songs for the Christmas show

Please return the Parent Teacher Conference form.

 December 2nd

Grade 8-Finish Chapter 5-Lesson 1 Review

Grade 7-

Grade 6-Finish Chapter 5-Lesson 1 Review

Grade 5-Study the words for the Christmas Show. Please return the Parent Teacher Conference Form.

 
November’s Student of the Month

 

 

November 25th

Grade 8-Study for test 
Grade 7-Study for test-Chapter 3-Lesson 1 and 2

Grade 6-Study for test

Grade 5-Study for the First People test.

 


November 22nd-

Grade 8- No hw

Grade 7-Finish classwork and study for test on Tuesday, 11/26

Grade 6- Finish classwork and study for test on Tuesday, 11/26

Grade 5- Religion test on Monday

Social Studies test on Tuesday, 11/26


November 21st

8th Grade- Growth of Cities on looseleaf.

7th Grade-Guided Reading on Google Classroom-Chapter 3-lesson 2

6th Grade-page 94 finish number 4 on looseleaf.

5th Grade- test on 11/27

Religion test on 11/26


November 20th-

Grade 8- Complete Assessment

Grade 7- Complete Assessment

Grade 6-Finish classwork

Grade 5-Study for Social Studies test on Tuesday, 11/26

Religion-Chapter 5 test on Monday, 11/25


November 18th-

Grade 8-Finish classwork in Google Classroom.

Grade 7-Finish classwork on Google Classroom.

Grade 6-Finish classwork on Google Classroom.

Grade 5-



November 14th-


Grade 8-Study for test tomorrow.

Grade 7-Chapter 3-Lesson 2 Review plus progress checks.

Grade 6-Lesson review

Grade 5-


 

 

November 13th

Grade 8-Finish Classwork Lesson 2 Review and worksheet.

Grade 7- Guided worksheet on Google Classroom

Grade 6-

Grade 5- SS test on the History of Canada on 11/14/19

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November 12th

Grade 8-finish classwork.

Grade 7-finish classwork.

Grade 6-Study for test

Grade 5-

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November 7th

Grade 8-

Grade 7-Study for test in 11/12

Grade 6-Chapter 4-Lesson 1 review

Grade 5-Social Studies test on Thursday on Lessons 2 & 3.

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November 6th

Grade 8-Finish Lesson 1 review

Grade 7-Study for Lesson 4 test on Tuesday
Grade 5-Finish Check understanding

Grade 5-Religion test

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November 5th-

Grade 8-Finish all classwork and pages 81-82 numbers 1-10 on looseleaf.

Grade 7-Quiz tomorrow on Lesson 3

Grade 6-Finish all classwork

Grade 5-Finish all quickchecks 67-70.

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November 4th

Grade 8- Finish Vocabulary Worksheet

Grade 7-

Grade 6-page 70 questions 3& 4

71-72 Assessment #1-11

Grade 5-Finish quick-check question and return Progress report signed tomorrow. 
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October 31st

Happy Halloween Everyone!



October 29th

Grade 8-SS test tomorrow on Chapter 3-Lessons 3 & 4. HW-Lesson 4-Guided reading worksheet due tomorrow.

Grade 7-SS Test tomorrow on Chapter 2-Lessons 3 & 4. Finish Lesson review classwork.

Grade 6-SS test tomorrow on Chapter 2-Lesson 3. HW- Venn Diagram on looseleaf due tomorrow.

Grade 5-HW Venn Diagram on looseleaf due tomorrow on Canada vs. United States.

Religion-Saint projects are due on October 30th.


 

October 28th

Grade 8-SS test in Wednesday, Chapter 3-Lessons 3 & 4

Grade 7- SS test on Wednesday. Finish classwork assessment.

Grade 6- SS test on Wednesday.

Grade 5-Study for Religion Test-Chapter for 10/29



October 24th

Grade 6-Study for test 10/25

Grade 5- Study for test 10/25


October 23rd

Grade 8-Study for test

Grade 7- Study for test

Grade 6-Study for test

Grade 5-SS-page 55- Check understanding



October 22nd

Grade 8- Study for test on Thursday, Chapter 3, Lessons 1& 2

Grade 7- Study for test on Thursday, Chapter 2, Lessons 1 & 2

Grade 6-Study for test on Thursday, Chapter 2, Lessons 1 & 2

Grade 5-Study for SS test on Friday.




October 21st

Grade 8-test 10/24-Chapter 2-Lessons 1 & 2

Grade 7- test Chapter 2 Lessons 1 & 2

Grade 6-test Chapter 2-lessons 1 & 2

Grade 5-


October 17th

Grade 8-

Grade 7- Chapter 2 test on Thursday, October 24th.

Grade 6- Chapter 2 Test on Thursday, October 24th.

Grade 5- 


October 11th

Have a Great Weekend!

October 10th

Grade 8- finish classwork

Grade 7-finish classwork-test will be at a later date.

Grade 6-finish classwork

Grade 5-Test on Lessons 4, 5 and 6


October 9th

Grade 8

Grade 7

Grade 6 page 49-50 numbers 1-10

Grade 5- Study for Religion Test 10/9

Social Studies test 10/11

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October 8th

Grade 8

Grade 7-Test on Chapter 2 next Wednesday. Finish Chapter 3-Lesson 1 Review questions. Google Classroom hw due Wednesday.

Grade 6- Answer Question on Google Classroom

Grade 5- Religion test on Thursday 10/10

Social Studies Test on Friday, 10/11


October 7th

Grade 8-study for test on Chapter 2. Review sheet on Google Classroom. Also complete worksheets on Google Classroom.

Grade 7-HW on Google Classroom due on Wednesday to finish worksheet.

Grade 6-Finish classwork-progress checks.

Grade 5-Finish questions from class.


October 4th

Grade 8- Chapter 2 test on Tuesday, 10/8


October 3rd

Grade 5- page 43-Check understanding.

Grade 6- Google classroom assignment

Grade 7-Google classroom assignment

Grade 8-Google classroom assignment


September’s
Student of the Month

 

 

September 30th

Social Studies HW

Grade 5- 

Grade 6- finish today’s classwork

Grade 7–finish today’s classwork

Grade 8- 


 

Welcome 

Grade 5 Homeroom and Social Studies Teacher- Mrs. Griffo

Expectations:

  • Students are expected to be responsible for themselves, their work and belongings.
  • Students are expected to report to school on time and ready for the day’s activities.
  • They must exhibit manners and appropriate behavior while on school grounds.
  • They must be dressed in full school attire.
  • Classroom and school rules must be followed at all times.

Homework:

  • Homework will be checked everyday and at my discretion will be graded.
  • Must be neat, complete, and submitted on time.
  • When a student is absent, on the day he/she returns, is responsible to ask myself or a peer for the missing work. I will also post the homework on the school’s website everyday so please check it regularly.

Grading:

  • Students will be graded on homework, classwork, tests, projects and class participation.
  • Quality of work is important.

Materials:

  • Please make sure all your child’s belongings are labeled.
  • Please make sure all your child’s textbooks and workbooks are covered.

Grade 5-

Please leave any notices in your child’s folder and let him/her know to hand it in. Absent notes should be given the day the child returns.