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*Updated information on the current unit
*Extra handouts can be found in my classroom
*Absent work can be found in your class's folder in my classroom
*Remember to keep up to date with information in Google Classroom as well
Japan Unit begins 3/14 (blue) and 3/15 (gold).
***Each day will have between 1 and 3 words listed on the board. Every other day will include writing a summary over 2 days worth of information.
Day 1--Geography; Archipelago
Day 3--Shinto, Hanami
Day 5--Feudalism, Samurai
Day 6--Pop Culture
Day 8--MR. EVERYONE BATS
Day 10--Population Density, Crowded
Day 11--December 7, 1941
Day 12--Hiroshima and Nagasaki
Meiji Restoration/WWII Quiz--4/24 Blue and 4/25 Gold
Japan test is scheduled for 4/28 Blue and 5/1 Gold. (Study guide handed out on Day 1 of unit.)
Note Packet (click "note packet" for an extra copy)...Study guide for test is attached to back of note packet
China Quiz will be on ____10/4____ for Blue Day and ____10/5____ for Gold Day
Research Project (quiz grade) due on ___10/21_____ for Blue Day and ___10/24_____ for Gold Day
***This will be worked on inside and outside of class
China Test will be on ____10/25___ for Blue Day and ___10/26_____ for Gold Day
***Please remember to refer to Google Classroom for notes, assignments, and other helpful information.
The main focus of this unit will be based on the novel Year of No Rain. Please make sure to have the novel with you each day and to keep up with the readings/assignments.
Chapters 1-9 Novel Quiz: 11/28 Blue and 11/29 Gold
Sudan and Diseases Quiz: 12/6 Blue and 12/7 Gold
Chapters 10-end of Novel Quiz: 12/12 Blue and 12/13 Gold
Core Vocabulary Test (1st half of the year terms): 12/14 Blue and 12/15 Gold
Sudan/Novel Test: 12/16 Blue and 12/19 Gold
Please see Google Classroom for notes, assignments, and other updates.
Unit 1 quiz date = Blue (9/6); Gold (9/7) ---Study guide here --this will also be handed out in class.
*****Answers found in Google Classroom
Unit 1 test date = Blue (9/14); Gold (9/15)---STUDY GUIDE ANSWERS IN GOOGLE CLASSROOM
----Study guide and recommended flash cards are in the note packet
Key dates for the India unit:
1/8 Blue and 1/9 Gold-----Begin Unit
1/24 Blue and 1/25 Gold----India quiz (use Taj Mahal study guide page to help prepare)
2/1 Blue and 2/2 Gold-----Use crossword puzzle study guide to help prepare
Here are some key dates for the Middle East Unit:
2/3 Blue and 2/4 Gold----Middle East Unit begins
2/17 Blue and 2/21 Gold----Quiz over Middle East (refer to highlighted pages in notes for what to study)
3/6 Blue and 3/7 Gold----Open note test
*****Make sure that you have all of your notes stapled together before test day so that you can use them on the test. Check the sheets hanging on the board in class for what can/should be used.
This will be updated once the unit is being taught.