610-264-0143

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Grade 6

Week   10                   Last Updated:  May 24, 2020                                                                                                                                                             Grades 6, 7, and 8   

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  • This week’s assignment is contained in the video link listed below. Please watch this short video.

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We are now into our 9th week of “Shelter in Place” and learning at home. 

Mrs. Garner

Please send your completed Spanish assignments to Sra. Lopez at ivelgar1@gmail.com

SERCC.GRADE6@GMAIL.COM

Remember to use the email address Sercc.grade6@gmail.com for all of Mrs. Garner’s assignments (yes, this includes grades 6, 7, and 8). 

Assignment Heading

Week Number     _______

Date                    _______

Name                  _______

Subject                _______

Lesson Title        ________

Email

I am asking that you create one email for each subject. Please send the email by the end of the week. In the Subject area of the email just type in the subject that you are sending.

Example:

                                           Subject: ___Social Studies_______

Then attach your docs for that subject to the email and send it to SERCC.GRADE6@GMAIL.COM.

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GRADE 6 RELIGION 

GRADE 6 READING   due Friday, May 22

  • “The Emperor’s Silent Army”, review vocabulary pages 488 – 489
  • Read Textbook pages 493 – 505
  • Respond to “Write About Reading” , page 509

GRADE 6 SOCIAL STUDIES   due Friday, May 22

  • “The Reformation” , read textbook  pages 342 – 347
  • Respond to … What reforms did the Protestant and Catholic Churches make in the 1500’s?

GRADE 6 SCIENCE   due Friday, May 22  (understand that in science we will be both reviewing older material and studying new concepts some weeks)

Here’s your new “snap phrase”. On your Week 9 email to me write “We really, really miss saying the St. Francis Prayer together”. Again, this will show me that you read this far into the post.  

GRADE 7 SOCIAL STUDIES Due Friday, May 22

  • Draw the continent of South America. Your sketch should start south of Panama. You can use the map on page 205 in your textbook.
  • Label each country and capital city.
  • Read pages 206 – 217 (no need to respond).

GRADE 8 SOCIAL STUDIES Due Friday, May 22

  • “The Civil War”, read textbook pages 484 – 494
  • Respond to.. What were the primary strengths and weaknesses of the North and the South at the beginning of the war?
  • Respond to.. How did early encounters dispel hopes for a quick end to the war? 

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  • Lastly, May God look over you and your family. 

Stay well – be safe

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Week   8                   Last Updated:  May 10, 2020                                                                                                                                                              Grades 6, 7, and 8 

GRADE 6 RELIGION   due Friday, May 15

  • Please continue your devotion to Mary by completing the other mysteries of the Rosary on text page 327
  • Research and respond: Describe what happened at the event called the Transfiguration (fourth mystery) in the Five Mysteries of Light?

GRADE 6 READING   due Friday, May 15

  • This week I want you to simply read for pleasure. There is no need to respond. 

GRADE 6 SOCIAL STUDIES   due Friday, May 15

  • Read text pages 336 – 341
  • Watch the video link below…
  • List 5 facts about Leonardo da Vinci

GRADE 6 SCIENCE   due Friday, May 15  (understand that in science we will be both reviewing older material and studying new concepts some weeks)

  • Read textbook pages 220 – 226 
  • Watch the video link below
  • Describe which mirror you would stand in front of while you comb your hair (plane, concave or convex). Hint, watch the video first.

Here’s your new “snap phrase”. On your Week 8 email to me write “A falcon attacked my decoy owl.” Again, this will show me that you read this far in the post.  

GRADE 7 SOCIAL STUDIES Due Friday, May 15

  • In textbook page 205 you will find a map of Latin America
  • Draw a map of Latin America (include countries only from Mexico to Panama). Also include the islands of Cuba, Haiti, Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico.
  • Label each country and the capital of each country

Note: do not include South America 

GRADE 8 SOCIAL STUDIES Due Friday, May 15

  • Read textbook pages 473 – 481
  • How did Abraham Lincoln emerge as a Republican leader?
  • How did the South react to the election of 1860?

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  • Lastly, God Bless you and your family. 

Stay well – be safe

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Week 7                                 ASSIGNMENTS                                05/04/2020

 

GRADE 6 RELIGION   due Friday, May 8

  • Please watch YouTube post

  • Watch this second YouTube video

GRADE 6 READING   due Friday, May 8

  • Review vocabulary pages 430 – 431
  • Read the story, “Team Moon” , pages 434 – 445
  • Respond to “Write About Reading”, page 449, follow writing tip at the bottom of the page. Your response must include these tips in your paragraph.

GRADE 6 SOCIAL STUDIES   due Friday, May 8

  • Read textbook pages 330 – 333.

  • Why are the Middle Ages known as the Age of Faith?

GRADE 6 SCIENCE   due Friday, May 8  (understand that in science we will be both reviewing older material and studying new concepts some weeks)

  • Read textbook page 219

  • List 2 examples (not used in the video) of Transparent, Translucent, and Opaque.  

Here’s your new “snap phrase”. On your Week 6 email to me write “Holy Mary, pray for us”. Again, this will show me that you read this far in the post.  

GRADE 7 SOCIAL STUDIES Due Friday, May 8

GRADE 8 SOCIAL STUDIES Due Friday, May 8

  • “Magic carpet – Magic carpet take me away”  I’m taking you to the home of Abraham Lincoln today. Watch the video.
  • Write five facts that you learned from the video.

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  • Lastly, God Bless you and your family. 

Stay well – be safe

 

 

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Week 6                                  ASSIGNMENTS                                04/27/2020

GRADE 6 RELIGION   due Friday, May 1

  • Read textbook pages 219 – 227, “God Fulfills His Promise”.
  • Complete page 230, take a photo of your completed page or answer questions 1 – 4 by selecting the letter answer. 
  • Complete page 230, Short Answers section, questions 5 – 10.

GRADE 6 READING   due Friday, May 1

  • Review vocabulary from the story “Any Small Goodness”, pages 402 – 403 (no definitions necessary).
  • Read textbook pages 407 – 417.
  • Respond to the questions on page 421, “Write About Reading”.

GRADE 6 SOCIAL STUDIES   due Friday, May 1

  • Read textbook pages 316 – 327.
  • What were some of the special attributes of  Charlemagne?
  • How was life different for serfs and town residents during the Middle Ages?
  • Watch Video 

GRADE 6 SCIENCE   due Friday, May 1  (understand that in science we will be both reviewing older material and study new concepts some weeks)

  • Read textbook page 206 Doppler Effect and answer Literacy Connection question pg.206  (hint: motorcyclist is on the bike)
  • Watch YouTube video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p-hBCcmCUPg

Here’s your new “snap phrase”. On your Week 6 email to me write “Rain – Rain Go Away”. Again, this will show me that you read this far in the post.  

GRADE 7 SOCIAL STUDIES Due Friday, May 1

  • Read textbook pages 362 – 365, Greece
  • Answer Reading Focus questions, page 362
  • Watch video,

GRADE 8 SOCIAL STUDIES Due Friday, May 1

  • Read textbook pages 432 – 442
  • Describe how reformers improved American education.
  • Citing specific examples, explain how the antislavery movement began and grew.

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  • Lastly, God Bless you and your family. 

Stay well – be safe

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GRADE 6 RELIGION   Due Friday, April 24

  • Read textbook pages 214 – 215, Judea lost its independence to Roman rule
  • Question 1: Why was Herod hated by the Jews and admired by the Romans?
  • Question 2: What can leaders do to show respect for the religious beliefs of their citizens?
  • Question 3: How can we show that we respect the religious beliefs of others?

GRADE 6 READING due Friday, April 24

  • Read Social Studies textbook pages 262 – 271, Geography of Arabia
  • Question: What is the Sacred Book of Islam and how is it’s central teaching connected with Christianity and Judaism?  

GRADE 6 SOCIAL STUDIES due Friday, April 24

  • Watch the embedded video of Rome, Italy: Roman Forum

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TPVvXvf4xRc

  • What are 5 facts that you learned about the Roman Forum from Rick Steves?

GRADE 6 SCIENCE due Friday, April 24 (understand that in science we will be both reviewing older material and studying new concepts some weeks)

  • Read textbook pages 178 – 183, Wave Properties
  • Watch the links provided below

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Anh9HthWgQ

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cS99XzsTYBE

  • Question 1: What is the difference between a transverse wave and a longitudinal wave?
  • Question 2: Answer the question on the top of page 182, which wave has the greatest amplitude – yellow or blue?

Here’s your new “snap phrase”. On your Week 5 email to me write “Saint Elizabeth pray for us”. Again, this will show me that you read this far in the post.  

GRADE 7 SOCIAL STUDIES Due Friday, April 24

  • Read textbook pages 349 – 358, Spain, Portugal and Italy
  • Answer Reading Focus questions pages 349 & 354

GRADE 8 SOCIAL STUDIES Due Friday, April 24

  • Read textbook pages 371 – 373, Tragedy for Native Americans
  • Watch the embedded video, The Indian Removal Act Explained in 5 Minutes

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yQfP2Y2t45U

  • Question: Why was it more difficult for Native Americans to move from their traditional homelands than for many Americans who moved west for opportunity?
  • Read textbook pages 380 – 384, Oregon Country
  • Watch the embedded video, What the Oregon Trail Looks Like Today from Above

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m4qGnEI2-Wg

  • Describe the difficulties encountered by the pioneers as the traveled the Oregon Trail.

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  • Lastly, God Bless you and your family. 

Stay well – be safe

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Week 4                                   ASSIGNMENTS                                04/13/20

GRADE 6 RELIGION Due Friday, April 17

The Sunday following Easter is called Divine Mercy Sunday.

  • Please watch the link embedded below
  • Write a short essay regarding the meaning behind the red and white rays of light emanating from Jesus 

https://youtu.be/jPrpSYYOKWY

GRADE 6 READING due Friday, April 17

  • Textbook pages 372 – 373 – review vocabulary words for the story “Onward” YOU DO NOT NEED TO SEND DEFINITIONS TO ME. 
  • Read the story “Onward”, pages 376 – 387
  • Textbook page 391, section Write About Reading… Respond to the the questions asked in this section. 
  • Remember that your grade reflects not only the content but includes sentence structure, spelling, and grammar.    

GRADE 6 SOCIAL STUDIES due Friday, April 17

  • Read textbook pages 250 – 257
  • Watch the link provided below

https://youtu.be/pcWoR9i-GvA

  • How did Paul spread Christianity throughout the Roman Empire?
  • Name several reasons as to why the Roman Empire fell. 

GRADE 6 SCIENCE due Friday, April 17  (understand that in science we will be both reviewing older material and studying new concepts some weeks)

  • Read textbook pages 104 & 105
  • Watch the links provided below

  • Give an example of each form of energy

GRADE 7 SOCIAL STUDIES Due Friday, April 17

  • Draw a map of Mediterranean Europe as shown on textbook page 348
  • Label the countries, and capitals of each country
  • Label the large bodies of water bordering these countries

SOCIAL STUDIES GRADE 8 Due Friday, April 17

  • Read textbook pages 358 – 368
  • Describe why John Quincy Adams was an unpopular President in the election of 1824?
  • List the qualities that contributed to Andrew Jackson’s successful campaign in 1828. 

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  • Here’s your new “snap phrase”. On your Week 4 email to me write “Jesus I Trust in You”. Again this will show me that you followed the instruction at the top of this post.  
  • Lastly, God Bless you and your family. 

Stay well – be safe

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Week 3                                   ASSIGNMENTS                                04/06/20

This is a short week with a reduced assignment requirement.  

GRADE 6 RELIGION Due Wednesday, April 8

  • Read text pgs 238 – 240, the Easter Triduum
  • Watch the embedded YouTube presentation from Fr. Mike. Pick one of the days from Holy Week and write about it’s meaning to you. And of course, you need to send that essay to me.

                              www.youtube.com/watch?v=dzVPTNelVDM&feature=share

GRADE 6 READING due Wednesday, April 8

  • Read Religion Test pgs 259 – 265. Jesus Redeemer and Savior
  • Answer question page 265 As Catholics…
  • As always send your essay to me in Google docs

GRADE 6 SOCIAL STUDIES due Wednesday, April 8

  • Read Social Studies text, pages 246 – 249
  • Watch the YouTube video regarding the Last Supper by clicking on the link provided and answer the following questions. https://youtu.be/0EqEmQKR_5s 
  • When did Da Vinci paint the Last Supper?
  • What is the size of the painting?
  • Where is the painting located?
  • How many people are in the painting?

GRADE 6 SCIENCE due Wednesday, April 8
Tuesday night there will be a Super Pink Moon (weather permitting). Why do astronomers find this phase of the moon so special? Enjoy star and moon gazing!

GRADE 7 SOCIAL STUDIES Due Wednesday, April 8

  • Read Lesson 4 “ Switzerland and Austria “ pgs. 342-345 in your textbook. 
  • Answer Reading Focus questions on page 345

SOCIAL STUDIES GRADE 8 Due Wednesday, April 8

  • Read New Nations in the Americas, text pgs 348 – 351
  • Answer questions 
    • What is the Monroe Doctrine in simple terms?
    • What are the main points of the Monroe Doctrine?
    • Why is it important to the development of the United States? 
  • Yes, reading this webpage feels like an assignment. So, you will be judged on your reading comprehension and ability to follow direction. Really!
  • Here’s your new “snap phrase”. On your Week 3 email to me write “I miss saying the Saint Francis Prayer”. This will tell me that you actually read this post to the end. I hope you are actually continuing to say this pray each morning. This pray has been known to help people during difficult times.
  • Lastly, God Bless you and your family. 

Stay well – be safe

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Here is the link for  Gym Class.
https://sites.google.com/d/1I-w98wMYwGF3DCfs8Fpdxx5aOvIz7Ul0/p/1i249l-8PVvBjpKqEroQsEtNn2Ie3-BIJ/edit

Here is the link for Spanish Class.
Please send your completed Spanish assignments to Sra. Lopez at ivelgar1@gmail.com
https://sites.google.com/view/st-elizabeth-distance-learning/home

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WEEK 2     3/30/20

GRADE 6 RELIGION Completed by Friday, April 3rd

Remember this special season of Lent and our spirit of giving and sacrificing. Read Chapter 15 “A Divided People:Israel, The Northern Kingdom” text pgs.171-179. Underline important important facts from the chapter. No need to send me highlighted pages. I just want you to focus on information as usual.

GRADE 6 SCIENCE Due Friday, April 3rd

View youtube video “THE KINETIC and POTENTIAL ENERGY” song. It is catchy and I think you will get a kick out it! List ten examples of kinetic ..energy and potential energy. For example: Holding a ball …potential energy  – throwing a ball…kinetic energy etc.

GRADE 6 READING  Due Friday, April 3rd

***** Your library books are still in school. I didn’t want to send books home to the wrong person. 
I would like for you to continue working on the Scholastic link www.https://classroommagazines.scholastic.com/support/learnathome/grades-6-12.html   Write “What Did I Learn “ for 2 stories each day starting with Day 6 – Day 10. I should be able to grade 10 stories at the end of the week. PLEASE send me one email with all of the stories at one time.  Titles should be clearly listed and labeled as directed above in order to receive credit for your work!

GRADE 6 SOCIAL STUDIES  Due Friday April 3

“The Rise of the Roman Republic” Read text pgs. 230-235   Question  1.Into what two classifications were the republic of Rome’s citizens divided? Question  2. How did the defeat of Carthage give Rome control of the Mediterranean?

“The Roman Empire” Read text pgs.236-243  Question 3. What does the fact that the Romans built the Pantheon tell about their religious beliefs? Question 4. How were Roman emperors treated in religious practice?

“Domes and Arches”Read text pgs.244-245  Question 5. As you look at the picture of the Pantheon in Rome, what reflects a Greek influence on Roman architecture? Hint: remember Doric, Ionic, Corinthian……Please send all 5 answers in one email properly labeled as listed above in order to receive credit for your work!

GRADE 7 SOCIAL STUDIES Due Friday, April 3rd

I AM NO LONGER COLLECTING YOUR SCHOLASTIC NEWS SUMMARIES. MRS. RUANE IS COLLECTING THEM FOR SCIENCE CLASS. MY WORK FOR THIS WEEK IS LISTED BELOW.🙂

Draw a political  map of Central Europe ( capital cities, bodies of water and rivers) from text pg. 324 and snap a picture to send to me. It can be separate from the weeks answers because it is a drawing. I understand that you may not have crayons at home…do the best you can. 

Reread “Section 1 France” text pgs. 325-330. Answer Reading Focus questions on top of pg. 325.

Read “Section 2 Germany” text pgs. 331-335. Answer Reading Focus questions on top of pg. 331

Read “Section 3 The Benelux Countries” text pgs. 337-339. Answer Reading Focus questions pg. 337                           

Please send all answers in one email and labeled as directed above in order to receive credit for your work!

SOCIAL STUDIES GRADE 8  Due Friday, April 3rd

I AM NO LONGER COLLECTING SUMMARIES FOR SCHOLASTIC NEWS. MRS. RUANE IS COLLECTING THEM FOR SCIENCE. MY WORK FOR THIS WEEK IS LISTED BELOW.🙂

Reread “Lesson 1 The American Revolution” text pgs. 330-335. Question 1. How has our work environment changed in 2020 since the beginning of the Industrial Revolution? cite 5 examples

Read “Lesson 2 Americans Move Westward” text pgs.337-341. Question 2. What steps were taken to improve transportation for Americans? Question 3. Why was the building of the Erie Canal a major instant success?

Read “Lesson 3 Unity and Division” text pgs. 342-346. Question 4. What were the advantages and disadvantages of the  Protective Tariff  on Americans?

Please send all answers as directed above in order to receive credit for your work!

433 Pershing Boulevard • Whitehall, PA 18052
610-264-0143
school@sercc.org