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Mrs. Smolyn

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5th Grade Geography

6th Grade Social Studies

7th Grade U.S. History

8th Grade Civics




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This Day in History





6th Grade


Week of March 25

Unit 4: Culture


Task List for class work



Due Date

A Practical Prince (On Classroom)

March 26

Japanese Culture Assignment #1 (On Classroom)

March 28

The Influence of Neighboring Cultures on Japan

March 28

City Design

March 29

Writing: Applying Chinese Characters to the Japanese Language

April 1

Literature: Adapting Chinese Poetic Form

April 1

Religion: Buddhism Comes to Japan

April 2

Architecture: Adapting Temple Designs with Roots in India and China

April 2

Final Assignment




7th Grade

March 25-29

NightJohn - Final assessment in class on March 25

19th century mini-unit. The U.S. expanded and developed in the 19th century. We will study examples of economic, demographic, cultural, and geographic expansion.


8th Grade


Week of March 25th - Work on the Civic Leader Paper for Graduation 

Parent Signature due March 26th

Final Topic and Four Sources due March 27th

Final Thesis due March 28th

Paper due APRIL 10th at the beginning of class


Service Learning due dates:

Service Learning - 2019  Due Date Checklist

_Second Service and Reflection

     Due: April 24

_Third Service

     Due: May 1

_Final Reflection

     Due: May 3

_Blank Tri-fold

     Due: May 10

_Completed Tri-fold

Due: May 17

_Script for Day of Sharing

     Due: May 20

_Day of Sharing and Celebration

     either May 21, 22 or 23 this date is TBD

   The Day of Sharing will be   approx. 9:00 am - 10:30 am (Auditorium and MPR)


*Please note: These dates are subject to change.

Please keep in mind that we do NOT have class on:

1/21/18 - MLK Day

2/18, 2/19, 2/20 - February Break

4/15-/19 - April Break

Other Dates to consider:

School Musical - March 28-30





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