Friday, November 21, 2014

Homework Summary - Friday 11/21

Grade 6:
Religion - No homework (exam)

Social Studies - No homework

Grade 7:
Religion - Write an uplifting motto that reminds people to have hope despite the sin and suffering in the world.

Social Studies - No homework (review for exam)

Grade 8:
Religion - Highlight or underline the contributions that Constantine made to Christianity.

Social Studies -
Show classwork (double grade)
Study for exam (Tuesday)

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Homework Summary - Thursday 11/20

Grade 6:
Religion - Study for exam (tomorrow)

Social Studies -
1. How was the land of Nubia similar to that of Egypt?
2. How did the two regions of Nubia differ geographically?

Grade 7:
Religion - no homework

Social Studies - no homework (music class)

NOTE: There is no exam tomorrow!

Grade 8:
Religion - no homework (Picture Day)

Social Studies - no homework (Picture Day)

Grade 8 Religion Test - Chapter 7 Extra Credit

On loose leaf paper or typed, respond to the following (in essay form):
  • What were some of the challenges that Saint Paul and other early Christian missionaries faced?
  • Describe the scene on the morning of Pentecost from the point of view of one of the people of Jerusalem
Due Monday, November 24

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Homework Summary - Wednesday 11/19

Grade 6:
Religion - no homework (exam tomorrow)

Social Studies - no homework

Grade 7:
Religion -
1. Read Evil and Sin - Why? on page 78
2. Answer in paragraph form: What are your thoughts on the matter?

Social Studies - Study for exam (Friday)

Grade 8:
Religion - Think about all the steps that led to what we know about DNA today. Do you think we'll learn more in the future? Why?

Social Studies - Use a chart like the one shown on question 5 (page 491) to explain the significance of each battle listed.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Homework Summary - Tuesday 11/18

Grade 6

Religion -
1. Will check classwork tomorrow
2. Study for exam (Thursday)

Social Studies -
1. Write a sentence for the vocabulary word expedition.
2. What was the source of Nubia's wealth?
3. What were some examples of the major achievements of ancient Egyptian culture?

Grade 7

Religion - Safe Environment handout

Social Studies - no homework (art class)

Grade 8

Religion - no homework (exam today)

Social Studies - no homework (did not finish lesson)

Grade 7 Religion - Extra Credit

Write about a sign of the Holy Spirit at work in the world today. Name someone from your family, school, parish, or in the news who, through their words and actions, brings the light of Christ to others.

Loose leaf paper or typed. Extra credit is due on Thursday.

Monday, November 17, 2014

Homework Summary - Monday 11/17

Grade 6:
Religion -
1. How did God guide his people to freedom?
2. What does the Israelites' passage through the Red Sea symbolize for Christians?

Social Studies -
Study the Map on page 98 and answer the three questions listed.

Grade 7:
Religion -
1. Read page 77
2. When has a friendship helped you through a difficult situation? List some ways that you might help your friends when they are having trouble in their lives.

Social Studies -
Complete the Section 1 Assessment questions 1-6 on page 73. Write the questions and use complete sentences. (Note: This was assigned as classwork on Friday)

Grade 8:
Religion - Study for exam (tomorrow; see calendar)

Social Studies -
Complete questions 1-4 on page 491