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Jones, Julie
jjones@smmusd.org
310-457-6801 x74224
teacher-jones



Humanities
History


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Syllabus
Current Event Directions
Current Event ex. per 1/2
Current Event ex. per 3/4

Tutoring
I am available during lunch every day but Tuesday.

Mention it during class so I know to expect you.

Humanities

Week of May 7-11, 2018
-Ancient Greece test Monday, 5/7/18.
-Current event due Friday, 5/11/18.

-Donate to Read to Feed/Heifer International. Please read the materials your child brought home and if you'd like to donate online, our class page is fundraise.heifer.org/mhsjones or just click on the link below. Thank you!!!
-The reward field trip cut off for grades is this Friday, May 4. Get all missing work in and stay up to date in your classes.

Link to make Read to Feed online donation

In Class
5/7/18:
-SSR
-GRAPES for Ancient Greece/review
-Ancient Greece test
-Read BB ch. 4, p. 43-52-complete reading log and turn it in

In Class
5/8/18:
-SSR
-BB ch. 5 & 6, p. 53-76--complete reading log for each chapter; add to character log; worksheet for ch. 4-6 (complete and collect)
-History--map of Ancient Rome/Italy

In Class
5/9/18:
-BB. ch. 7, p. 77-89--reading log, worksheet
-Explain Open Mind and work on it
-Pass out vocabulary for quiz next Wednesday, 5/16.

In Class
5/10/18:
-BB. ch. 8, p. 90-105--reading log and worksheet
-Ancient Rome notes
-Work on Open Mind for Samson

In Class
5/11/18:
-SSR
-Share and collect current events
-Historical snapshot/Ancient Rome notes
-BB. ch. 9, p. 106-112--reading log, complete worksheet--turn both in today
-Read BB. ch. 10 for homework

In Class
4/30/18:
-SSR
-Ch. 29, p. 279-287 "Golden Age of Athens"---notes and vocabulary
-Check out The Bronze Bow (BB) and read ch. 1, p. 1-14. Record characters and complete a reading log summary/entry.

In Class
5/1/18:
-SSR
-Ch. 30, p. 289-295 "Alexander the Great"--worksheet and short video
-BB ch. 1 worksheet of ?s and vocabulary

In Class
5/2/18:
-History ch. 31, p. 297-303, "Legacy of Ancient Greece"-notes
-BB. ch. 2, p. 15-28--read, answer ?s, and complete entry in reading log

In Class
5/3/18:
-Review for test on ancient Greece (Monday, 5/7)
-BB ch. 3, complete questions and vocal, complete entry in reading log

In Class
5/4/18:
-SSR
-Final day for grades--using grades as of today for eligibility of the reward field trip
-Wrap up ancient Greece


In Class
4/23/18:
ELA CAT testing

In Class
4/24/18:
-SSR
-Greece ch. 28, 271-277--read and take notes
-Lang. Arts text p. 311-326--read and answer questions
*making sure kids don't need to finish the CAT test

In Class
4/25/18:
ELA Performance Task test

In Class
4/26/18:
-Ch. 29, p. 279-287-read, take notes, and complete vocab.
-Lang Arts text p. 363-368--read and answer questions
*making sure kids don't need to finish the CAT test

In Class
4/27/18:
-SSR
-Share and collect current events
-Review Golden Age of Athens or Medusa close reader reading

In Class
4/9/18:
-SSR
-Sign up for next (& final!) Book Talk
-Geo Challenge #5--complete, correct, & collect
-Gods/Goddesses/Monsters cards

In Class
4/10/18:
-SSR
-Greece ch. 25, p. 247-251, read & discuss and take notes
-Greece vocabulary (13 words!) -- quiz Friday!
-Finish Gods/Goddesses/Monsters cards

In Class
4/11/18:
-Greece ch. 26, p. 253-257--read, discuss & take notes
-Make gov't booklets to learn the types of gov't in ancient Greece
-Study vocabulary

In Class
4/12/18:
-Gods/Goddesses/Themes of mythology
-Cupid & Psyche play & video to compare and contrast---outline an essay
-FastBridge test

In Class
4/13/18:
-SSR
-Share and collect current events
-Vocab. quiz

In Class
3/19/18:
-Three philosophies activity (collect notes from ch. 21)
-Performance Assessment Book p. 16-18--pre-write for argumentative essay

In Class
3/20/18:
-SSR
-History ch. 22, p. 215-221--discuss and complete notes
-Write argumentative essay with evidence from Performance Assessment Book

In Class
3/21/18:
-History ch. 23, p. 223-231--discuss and take notes; complete brick on Han achievement
-Edit/revise essay after peer review

In Class
3/22/18:
-Wrap up ancient China unit (and essay if still need to complete it)

In Class
3/23/18:
-SSR
-Olweus lesson

In Class
3/12/18:
-SSR (& Book Talks)
-Geography Challenge #4--complete, correct, collect
-Great Wall worksheet

In Class
3/13/18:
-SSR
-Ancient China station activity--discuss, correct, collect

In Class
3/14/18:
-Performance Assessment Books, Unit 1, p. 2-8--read, discuss, complete marginalia and answer questions in book
-Read to Feed lesson we missed last week on passing on the gift

In Class
3/15/18:
-History ch. 21, p. 205-213, read, complete notes, correct & collect
-Performance Assessment Book p. 9-14

In Class
3/16/18:
-SSR
-Share and collect current events
-Olweus lesson #4


In Class
3/5/18:
-SSR
-India's Golden Age
-Prep letter for Open House

In Class
3/6/18:
-SSR
-Edit/revise letter for Open House
-Golden Age Shark Tank

In Class
3/7/18:
-SSR
-Finalize Open House letter
-Shark Tank presentations

In Class
3/8/18:
Minimum Day---Open House tonight
-Finish Shark Tank presentations

In Class
3/9/18:
-Read to Feed lesson
-Read for 30 minutes for Read to Feed

In Class
2/26/18:
-SSR
-Review ch. 16 (review sheet) and study guide for Four Noble Truths and Eightfold Path
-Book Clubs 3 & 4 meet -- all other groups read/work on upcoming assignments

In Class
2/27/18:
-SSR
-History ch. 17, p. 161-165 - read and write 3 paragraphs on Ashoka
-Book Clubs 5 & 1 meet -- all other groups read/work on upcoming assignments

In Class
2/28/18:
-Buddhism (ch. 16) test -- review sheet due today before the test
-Book Clubs 2 & 3 meet -- other groups work on upcoming assignment or other work

In Class
3/1/18:
-Golden Age of India/Gupta Empire--read and take notes
-Book Clubs 4 & 5 meet -- all Book Clubs are over, so be sure books are turned in to me

In Class
3/2/18:
-Share and collect current events
-Read to Feed lesson
-Read for 30 minutes

No School Monday, 2/19/18.

In Class
2/20/18:
-Two surveys will be administered. Students are to answer all questions sincerely and to the best of their ability.
-Book Clubs 2 & 3 meet -- while they meet, groups 4, 5, & 1 work on their own reading and assignment.
-Check your Illuminate because late work is due this Friday.

In Class
2/21/18:
-History ch. 16 Buddhism, p. 153-159--read, discuss, and complete notes.
-Book Clubs 4 & 5 meet -- while they meet, groups 1, 2, & 3 work on their own reading and assignment.

In Class
2/22/18:
-Review Buddhism's Eightfold Path and Four Noble Truths, and complete review sheet for next Tuesday's exam.
-Book Clubs 1 & 2 meet -- while they meet, groups 3, 4, & 5 work on their own reading and assignment.

In Class
2/23/18:
-Read to Feed lesson (are you collecting donations? Have you discussed our CSL with friends and family?)
-Read for 30 minutes

In Class
2/12/18:
-IAB test
-Book Clubs 4 & 5 meet---while they meet, groups 1, 2, & 3 work on their own reading and assignment

In Class
2/13/18:
-SSR
-Hinduism review sheet
-Book Clubs 1 & 2 meet---while they meet, groups 3, 4, & 5 work on their own reading and assignment

In Class
2/14/18:
-Book Clubs 3 & 4 meet---while they meet, groups 5, 1, & 2 work on their own reading and assignment
-Caste system worksheet/group work and discussion

In Class
2/15/18:
-Hinduism test
-Book Clubs 5 & 1 meet---while they meet, groups 2, 3, & 4 work on their own reading and assignment

In Class
2/16/18:
-Share and collect current events
-Read to Feed lesson
-Read to Feed 30 minutes of reading

In Class
2/5/18:
-SSR
-History ch. 14, p. 133-141--read and begin notes (finish tomorrow)
-Book Clubs 1 & 2 meet---while they meet, groups 3, 4, & 5 work on their own reading and assignment

In Class
2/6/18:
-SSR
-Finish history ch. 14, p. 133-141--correct and collect
-Book Clubs 3 & 4 meet--while they meet, groups 5, 1, & 2 work on their own reading and assignment

In Class
2/7/18:
-Book Clubs 5 & 1 meet--while they meet, groups 2, 3, & 4 work on their own reading and assignment
-Begin history ch. 15, p. 142-151--read & begin notes

In Class
2/8/18:
-Book Clubs 2 & 3 meet--while they meet, groups 4, 5, & 1 work on their own reading and assignment
-Finish ch. 15, p. 142-151--notes, correct & collect

In Class
2/9/18:
-SSR
-Introduce our Community Service Learning (CSL) Project: Read to Feed & begin our reading for it

In Class
1/22/18:
-SSR
-Sign up for Book Talks
-Return graded work
-Ancient Israel map
-Redo ch. 11, p. 101-109--complete packet, correct, and collect
-GRAPES worksheet for Egypt

In Class
1/23/18:
-SSR
-10 Commandments/Hammurabi's Code worksheet/comparison
-Begin reading & highlighting pyramid articles

In Class
1/24/18:
-History ch. 12, p. 111-117--notes in packet
-Complete chart on reliability of sources (essay writing tomorrow)

In Class
1/25/18:
-Review what was highlighted yesterday and review what was written in chart yetserday
-Write 4 paragraph essay--can use packet/outline if that's helpful

In Class
1/26/17:
-SSR
-Review/edit/final draft of your essay and turn it in
-GRAPES worksheet for Israel

In Class
1/16/18:

-Presentations & doll sharing

In Class
1/17/18:
-Finish presentations & doll sharing
-Fast Bridge if time

In Class
1/18/18:
-Literature: CA Collections 3: "Mammoth Shakes..." read/listen, discuss, and answer questions

In Class
1/19/18:
-SSR
-Share & collect current events
-Fast Bridge if didn't finish Wednesday
-Lockdown drill?

In Class
12/11/17:
-SSR
-GG ch. 15, p. 223-235---read and answer ?s
-History ch. 9, p. 81-93--read and complete notes with a partner
-Bloom's Part II work time
*record homework and important dates in daily planners

In Class
12/12/17:
-SSR
-GG ch. 16, p. 236-248--read and answer ?s and complete character log
-History ch. 10, p. 95-99--read and take notes
-Bloom's Part II work time

In Class
12/13/17:
-Bloom's Part II work time
-Stamping binders today--be sure they're complete & remove all pages and staple
-Hieroglyphics worksheets

In Class
12/14/17:
-Explain essay structure for final exam (Ranofer character essay) & talk about writing introductions and conclusions
-Pass out study guide for history final (next Wednesday!)

In Class
12/15/17:
-SSR
-Collect Bloom's Part II
-Share and collect current events
-Olweus lesson

In Class
12/18/17:
-SSR (& choose Book Talk for second semester---doing three next semester!)
-Explain pyramid art project and begin
-Study guide for final--complete and study

In Class
12/19/17:
-Pyramid art
-Study guide for final exam tomorrow! I'll go over any questions about the study guide

In Class
12/20/17:
FINAL EXAM SCHEDULE
MINIMUM DAY
ONLY PERIODS 1 & 4 TODAY
History final will be today, work on pyramid when finished with final exam

In Class
12/21/17:
FINAL EXAM SCHEDULE
MINIMUM DAY
ONLY PERIODS 2 & 5 TODAY
Ranofer character essay final today for period 2

In Class
12/22/17:
FINAL EXAM SCHEDULE
MINIMUM DAY
ONLY PERIODS 3 & 6 TODAY
Ranofer character essay final today for period 3

In Class
12/4/17:
-SSR (& any scheduled Book Talks)
-GG ch. 13, p. 198-210--read, answer ?s and do vocab
-Explain Bloom's Part II and begin
-Draw names for Egypt project so students can find a picture to begin their dolls

In class
12/5/17:
-SSR (& any scheduled Book Talks)
-GG. ch, 14, p. 211-222--read, answer ?s, vocab?
-Tomb drawing based on ch. 14
-Work time for Bloom's Part II

In Class
12/6/17:
-GG. ch. 15, p. 223-235--read, answer ?s, vocab
-History ch. 9, p. 81-93--notes with a partner, correct & collect
-Work time for Bloom's Part II

In Class
12/7/17:
-GG. ch. 16, p. 236-248--read, answer ?s
-History ch. 10, p. 95-99--read and take notes
-Work time for Bloom's Part II

In Class
12/8/17:
-SSR (& any scheduled Book Talks)
-Collect Bloom's Part II
-Olweus lesson


In Class
11/27/17:
-SSR
-GG ch. 8, p. 118-134-read, answer ?s
-Complete a worksheet "Reshape Ranofer's Life"
-Work on Bloom's Part I with time remaining

In Class
11/28/17:
-SSR
-GG ch. 9, p. 135-147-read, answer ?s
-Finish Bloom's Part I (because it's only for ch. 1-9 and we finished 9 today)

In Class
11/29/17:
-GG ch. 10, p. 148-168-read, answer ?s, vocab (some NOT all of them)
-Egypt gods/goddesses crossword

In Class
11/30/17:
-GG ch. 11, p. 169-183-read, answer ?s, vocab (some NOT all of them)
-Collect Bloom's Part I

In Class
12/1/17:
-SSR
-Share and collect current events
-GG ch. 12, p. 184-197-read, answer ?s

Week of November 20-November 22, 2017
-MINIMUM DAY WEDNESDAY, 11/22/17.
-NO SCHOOL THURSDAY, 11/23, AND FRIDAY, 11/24=THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY!

In Class
11/20/17:
-SSR
-GG ch. 7, p. 102-117--read, answer ?s and work on vocabulary.
-Explain Bloom's Part I assignment and begin working.

In Class
11/21/17:
-SSR
-Work on Bloom's Part I

In Class
11/22/17:
-Work on Bloom's Part 1
-Write a letter from Ranofer asking for help

In Class
11/13/17:
-SSR
-GG ch. 2, p. 27-43--read, answer ?s, complete vocabulary
-Pass out binders for all of GG work. These binders will stay in class.
-Return graded work
-Egyptian gods/goddesses crossword

In Class
11/14/17:
-SSR
-GG ch. 3, p. 44-60--read, answer ?s, complete vocabulary
-History ch. 8, p. 73-79--read and complete notes/postcards

In Class
11/15/17:
-GG ch. 4, p. 61-74--read, answer ?s, complete vocabulary
-Follow up to history ch. 8--pharaoh interviews (finish in support)

In Class
11/16/17:
-GG ch. 5, p. 75-87--read, answer ?s, complete vocabulary
-Write letter requesting help for Ranofer

In Class
11/17/17:
-Share and collect current events
-GG ch. 6, p. 88-101--read, answer ?s, complete vocabulary

In Class
11/6/17:
-"Mammoth Shakes and Monster Quakes" read & answer comprehension quiz questions
-Mesopotamian Document Analysis

In Class
11/7/17:
-SSR
-Mesopotamia Test
-Make up ELA interim assessments
-Ancient Egypt map

In Class
11/8/17:
-Golden Goblet introduction and read ch. 1
-Complete character log of those characters we've met so far
-Introduce binders with vocab. and comprehension questions

In Class
11/9/17:
-Ancient Egypt lesson
GETTY VILLA FIELD TRIP FROM 10:00-2:45

In Class
10/30/17:
-SSR
-Sign up for next Book Talk
-Economy of Mesopotamia
-Key concepts of Mesopotamia

In Class
10/31/17:
-Halloween stories due
-Halloween story read-around

In Class
11/1/17:
-Mesopotamia station activity
-Epic poem Gilgamesh

In Class
11/2/17:
-Mesopotamia review sheet (test next week!)
-Mesopotamia review game

In Class
11/3/17:
-Share and collect current events
-Gilgamesh stories (if didn't get to the other day)

In Class
10/23/17:
-SSR (& scheduled Book Talks)
-Introduce & explain the Halloween story--begin brainstorm and rough draft
-Mesopotamia vocabulary
-G.R.A.P.E.S. powerpoint/review and snapshot worksheet

In Class
10/24/17:
-SSR (& scheduled Book Talks)
-Continue writing Halloween story rough draft (due tomorrow)
-History ch. 6, Mesopotamian empires

In Class
10/25/17:
-Peer edit Halloween story rough drafts
-Hammurabi's Code and Mesopotamian Achievements (A and P of G.R.A.P.E.S.)

In Class
10/26/17:
-Economy of Mesopotamia (E of G.R.A.P.E.S.)
-Time to type Halloween stories and color page/title page

In Class
10/27/17:
-SSR (& scheduled Book Talks)
-Mesopotamia vocabulary quiz
-Gilgamesh stories
-Study guide for Mesopotamia exam next week


In Class
10/16/17:
-SSR (& scheduled Book Talks)
-Lang. Arts: "The Mixer" p. 73-88, read, vocab. & comprehension test
-History: Mesopotamia-cuneiform

In Class
10/17/17:
-SSR (& scheduled Books Talks)
-Lang. Arts Close Reader: "The Pod" p. 19-24
-History: Mesopotamia-geography

In Class
10/18/17:
-Lang. Arts: "How Smart Are Animals?" p. 105-112, read, vocab. & comprehension test
-History: Mesopotamia packet

In Class
10/19/17:
-Lang. Arts Close Reader: "Can Animals Feel & Think" and "Bats" p. 25-34
*Great Shakeout Drill

In Class
10/20/17:
-SSR (& scheduled Book Talks)
-Share and collect current events
-Finish any Close Reader work


In Class
10/2/17:
-SSR (& scheduled Book Talks)
-Wrap up Early Humans from history text/notes

In Class
10/3/17:
-SSR
-BOPC ch. 15, p. 131-136 & ch. 16, p. 137-143--read, answer ?s, and complete main events
-History ch. 3, p. 25-31 and complete notes.
-Pair activity based on notes from ch. 3

In Class
10/4/17:
-BOPC ch. 17, p. 144-155 & ch. 18, p. 156-158--read, answer ?s, main events, & complete favorite scene paper
-Finish pair work from yesterday

In Class
10/5/17:
-BOPC theme worksheet
-BOPC essay--explain and begin (final due Tuesday, 10/10)
-Finish pair work from history ch. 3 if necessary
*Bring flashlight tomorrow

In Class
10/6/17:
-SSR
-Share and collect current events
-Cave painting
-BOPC essay work time


In Class
9/25/17:
-SSR
-BOPC ch. 11 p. 99-107--read, complete vocab., complete main events and turn it in (it's ch. 10 & 11.)
-BOPC ch. 12, p. 108-114--read, answer ? for ch. 11 & 12, complete main events and hold on to it until ch. 13
-Cro-Magnon vs Neanderthal-compare and contrast

In Class
9/26/17:
-SSR
-BOPC ch. 13, p. 115-120--read, answer ?s, similes and metaphors, main events & collect
-Review terms for test Friday
-Cave painting compare/contrast

In Class
9/27/17:
-BOPC ch. 14, p. 121-130--read, answer ?s, main events & keep until ch. 15
-Paleolithic vs Neolithic

In Class
9/28/17:
-Review for test tomorrow
-Early human survival/group strategies
-Opposable thumb

In Class
9/29/17:
-Early Humans test
-SSR after finishing the test

In Class
9/18/17:
-SSR
-BOPC ch. 8, p. 73-81-read, answer ?s and do main events

In Class
9/19/17:
-SSR
-BOPC ch. 9, p. 82-90-read, answer ?s and do main events
-Cro-Magnon v Neanderthal-compare & contrast and one page write-up

In Class
9/20/17:
-Otzi webquest
-Iceman video/diary

In Class
9/22/17:
-SSR
-Share and collect current events
-BOPC ch. 10, 91-98-read, answer ?s, main events and vocabulary

In Class
9/11/17:
-SSR
-"Boy of the Painted Cave"/BOPC ch. 3, p. 35-44--read, vocab., answer ?s, main events worksheet, and Slough worksheet
-Plot Artifacts worksheet
-Early Human skull activity/discussion

In Class
9/12/17:
-SSR
-BOPC ch. 4, p. 45-50--read, answer ?s, main events worksheet-turn in main events worksheet because it has ch. 3. & 4 on it
-History ch. 2, p. 13-23--read, complete notes packet, correct and turn in

In Class
9/13/17:
-BOPC ch. 5, p. 51-60--read, answer ?s, main events page
-FastBridge reading assessment
-Early Human "flip book" of descriptions & abilities

In Class
9/14/17:
Today is a Minimum Day because it's BSN for High School
-BOPC ch. 6, p. 61-67--read, answer questions (& collect questions page because now complete), complete character traits worksheet
-Finish any leftover work from the week with time remaining

In Class
9/15/17:
-SSR
-Two Million Year Old Boy



History


Week of May 7-May 11, 2018:

Monday, 5/7/18:
-Renaissance note cards

Tuesday, 5/8/18:
-Renaissance note cards

Wednesday, 5/9/18:
No Class/Block Schedule

Thursday, 5/10/18:
-Renaissance

Friday, 5/11/18:
-Renaissance





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