Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Homework Summary - Tuesday 1/10/2017

Grade 6:
Religion -
In Joseph's story what did the fulfillment of dreams symbolize?
In Joseph's story what was God's plan?
What does reconciliation mean?

Social Studies -
Briefly describe how each religion was formed. What are the major texts and principles each religion is founded upon?

Grade 7:
Social Studies -
Did most people in the South own slaves?
Where was the center of town life in New England?
What values are emblematic of the Puritans?
Why was there a successful middle class in North America?

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Homework Summary 1/5/2017

Grade 6:
Social Studies -
Complete page 211 on loose-leaf paper

Grade 7:
Religion -
Complete the in-class Do Now

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Homework Summary 1/4/17

Grade 6:
Religion -
What can we learn from the story of Jacob?
What is the significance of God's changing Jacob's name to Israel?

Grade 7:
Religion -
How can you be an evangelizer, proclaiming the Gospel of Jesus Christ? To whom would you make your first proclamation? 100 words minimum!

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Homework Summary 1/3/17

Grade 6:
Social Studies -
What is a Caste System?
Who were the "untouchables"?
Who was at the highest class system and why?

Grade 7:
Social Studies -
What were the four main differences between the colonies?
Explain in detail two northern (New England) identities.
Define BICAMERAL

Grade 8:
Religion -
How does remembering that you are made in God's image and likeness help you to live as a disciple of Jesus? Word Count 150

Social Studies -
What was the form of government in Mexico following the 1821 revolution?
How did the Mexican government try to attack settlers to Texas?
What was the Alamo? Why should we remember it?

Friday, December 23, 2016

Merry Christmas!



Merry Christmas! Enjoy your holiday break. We return to school Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Homework Summary - Thursday 12/1

Grade 6:
Social Studies -
Which people practiced monotheism - the Phoenicians or the Israelite?
What are the Phoenicians famous for?
What is the sacred text of the Israelite, and what does it say about Abraham and Moses?

Religion -
Why did God promise to send a Savior?
How did Jesus make it possible for us to share in God's life?

Grade 7:
Social Studies -
Define CHARTERED COLONIES, PROPRIETARY COLONIES, and ROYAL COLONIES.

Grade 8:
Religion -
How can you help yourself and others to be tolerant of people of different faiths?