EE: Guided activity about pH scale using PhET website
Social Studies: This week we will learn about the original 13 colonies in America. This will go along with next weeks study of growing tensions with England next week. Quiz on Colonies and Early tensions August 18th
Monday: The earliest colonies and three "types" of colonies. Research and venn diagram for HW
Tuesday: Research 13 Colonies by region. Complete Map in class.
Wednesday: Finish researching colonies by region (New England, Middle Colonies, Southern Colonies). When finished we will introduce the "Middle Passage" by viewing and answering questions to 7 primary resource illustration. IMAGE 1 IMAGE 2 IMAGE 3 IMAGE 4 IMAGE 5 IMAGE 6 IMAGE 7
Thursday: The Transatlantic Slave Trade Station A Station B Station C : Primary Source documents. Read and summarize from sources B and C: One paragraph each -minimum 5 sentences each.
Friday: Early Rebellions in North Carolina research
Science: This week will be working on a Problem Based Learning Project in Groups of four. It is titled "what can we do to keep a watershed healthy"? I will give each group a rubric and it will count as an major grade. There is no quiz this week. Group directions for Healthy Watersheds PBL
Monday: PBL: Building our watershed
Tuesday: PBL: Building our watershed
Wednesday: PBL: Building our watershed
Thursday: Finish PBL project
Friday: Present PBL projects