Friday, September 30, 2016

Homework Summary - Friday 9/30

Grade 7:
Religion -
From the beginning of creation, what did God want for all his creatures to be filled with?
In your own words, describe the difference between venial and mortal sin
Give two examples from the Old Testament of people turning away from God

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

No School - Wednesday 9/28


Homework Summary - Tuesday 9/27

Grade 6:
Social Studies -
1. Who was considered the first great king in history?
2. How many laws were there in Hammurabi's Code
3. What is a Patriarchy?

Grade 7:
Social Studies -
1. What is the Line of Demarcation?
2. Why was the Line of Demarcation moved two years later?
3. Where did America get its name?

Grade 8:
Social Studies -
1. What was the reason Tecumseh did not agree to the terms of the past agreements?
2. Who was William Henry Harrison?
3. What was the name of the battle that defeated the Shawnee people?

Monday, September 26, 2016

Homework Summary - Monday 9/26

Grade 6:
Religion -
What does the word Bible mean?
How many books are in the Bible?
What types of literary forms are contained in the books of the Bible?

Grade 8:
Religion -
Why are Scripture and Tradition important to us today?
In what ways do the pope and bishops guide the Church today?

GR8 Religion Project - Church Timeline

Link to Online Timeline

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Homework Summary - Wednesday 9/22

Grade 6:
Religion -
Use each Key Word in a sentence.

Grade 7:
Religion -
1. What FOUR traits (or attributes) God wanted the lives of all his creatures to be filled with?
2. What is FREE WILL?
3. Describe the two types of sins.

Social Studies -
Study for exam

Grade 8:
Religion -
1. What is the Torah?
2. What are Gentiles?

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Homework Summary - Wednesday 9/21

Grade 6:
Social Studies -
1. Why were the Sumerians a Polytheistic society?
2. What were Ziggurats?
3. What are scribes?

Grade 7:
Social Studies -
1. What did Bartolomeu Dias name the southern tip of Africa?
2. Why was Columbus having difficulty finding someone to fund his voyage?
3. Under which banner did Columbus set sail?

Grade 8:
Religion -
1. What does the Catechism of the Catholic Church 767 say about Pentecost?
2. Why were Roman authorities suspicious of Christians?
3. What did St. Paul do after becoming a follower of Christ?