Wednesday, November 14, 2018

11/14

********** TEST: TUESDAY (NOVEMBER 20TH) **********



Study Guide: Roanoke, Jamestown, Plymouth


ROANOKE
1.       England challenged Spain by trying to claim land.
2.       The Roanoac people stopped giving the colonists food because they killed their leader Wingina.
3.       John White returned to England to obtain food and tools.
4.       Spanish Armada – fleet of Spanish ships
5.       When John White returned to Roanoke, he found the word CROATOAN carved into a tree.
6.       White ended his search due to low supplies and complaints from his crew.
7.       Nobody knows what happened to the colonists of Roanoke.
8.       Charter – document that permitted colonists to settle on land

HENRY HUDSON
9.       Henry Hudson has more water named after him than anyone in history.
10.   Hudson was looking for the Northwest Passage. He never found it.
11.   Hudson’s ship was called the Half Moon.

JAMESTOWN
12.   In April, 104 men and boys landed at Jamestown.
13.   By September, 46 of them were still alive.
14.   The English built their settlement on Chesapeake Bay so they would be safe from Spanish ships.
15.   Jamestown Drawbacks: water was salty and dangerous to drink, disease carrying mosquitos
16.   John Smith was disgusted with the colonists because they were only interested in looking for gold.
17.   Smith forced the colonists to build houses, plant crops, and raise livestock.
18.   Pocahontas saved Smith from being killed by Chief Powhatan (Her father).
19.   The colonists of Jamestown obtained food by trading with the Powhatan.
20.   John Rolfe married Pocahontas. This created peace in Jamestown.
21.   The “Peace of Pocahontas” lasted for 8 years.
22.   Cash crop – crop sold for money
23.   Tobacco was a huge cash crop for the colonists of Jamestown.
24.   Indentured Servants – people whose passage was paid for in exchange for work
25.   The first Africans in Jamestown were Indentured Servants who could become landowners.
26.   Later on, a large number of Africans were enslaved.
27.   House of Burgesses – made laws for the colony of Jamestown

PLYMOUTH
28.   Mayflower:
102 people
66 days
100 ft. long (very cramped)
1 passenger died
1 gave birth (Oceanus)
Pigs, chickens, goats
Barrels of beef and bread
Pilgrims

29.   Mayflower Compact:
Form of government for the Pilgrims colony
Had to be signed before setting foot on land
41 men signed it

30.   Sachem – Native American leader
31.   Many of the Pilgrims died from disease during the first winter.
32.   Massasoit, Squanto, and Samoset helped many Pilgrims survive.
33.   William Bradford was the leader of the Plymouth Colony.
34.   Squanto taught the Pilgrims how to grow corn and trap animals.
35.   The Wampanoag people and the Pilgrims shared a big feast in Plymouth in the year 1621. This became known as the first Thanksgiving.


Wednesday, October 24, 2018

10/24/18


PERIODS: 1A, 1B, 2A, 2B, 3A
TEST TOMORROW (10/25/18)

PERIOD: 3B
TEST FRIDAY (10/26/18)

Study Guide: Christopher Columbus, Columbian Exchange, Aztecs / Conquistadors
-         Columbus sailed the ocean blue in 1492
-         The King of Portugal refused Columbus when he asked him to fund the trip.
-         Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand of Spain financed the expedition.
-         Colony – settlement far away from the country that rules it
-         Expedition – journey made for a special purpose
-         3 ships – Nina, Pinta, Santa Maria
-         Columbus thought he was in India.
-         Columbus expedition took about 2 months.
-         Columbus had 2 logs on the ship. Why?
-         Columbus was looking for a water route to Asia.
-         Columbus arrived at the Bahama Islands.
-         Columbian Exchange – movement of people, plants, animals, and germs                                           across the Atlantic
-         EAST to WEST – sugar, horses, disease, sheep, wheat, onions
-         WEST to EAST – potatoes, maize (corn), tomatoes, peppers, pumpkins,                                    avocados, tobacco
-         Columbus’ 2nd trip – 17 ships
-         Conquistadors – Spanish soldiers
-         Tenochtitlan – capital of the Aztec Empire
-         Moctezuma – leader of the Aztec Empire
-         Moctezuma sent the Spaniards two disks of solid gold and silver.
-         Hernando Cortes – leader of the conquistadors
-         Dona Marina – Indian who translated for Cortes. She helped get other                                   Indians to join him.
-         When the conquistadors conquered Tenochtitlan, they called it New Spain.
-         Aztec Weapons – wooden spears, stones, wooden shields, armor made of                                 tightly woven cotton
-         Spanish Weapons – steel, guns
-         The Aztecs were trapped for 75 days.

-         Tenochtitlan became known as Mexico City.


Monday, October 22, 2018

10/22

Sorry everybody! We have to move the Social Studies test to Thursday. It was originally scheduled for Friday, but students from Bloomsburg are coming in to present some lessons. We wouldnt have enough time to test on Friday. We will devote the next two days to preparing for the test.


Study Guide: Christopher Columbus, Columbian Exchange, Aztecs / Conquistadors
-         Columbus sailed the ocean blue in 1492
-         The King of Portugal refused Columbus when he asked him to fund the trip.
-         Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand of Spain financed the expedition.
-         Colony – settlement far away from the country that rules it
-         Expedition – journey made for a special purpose
-         3 ships – Nina, Pinta, Santa Maria
-         Columbus thought he was in India.
-         Columbus expedition took about 2 months.
-         Columbus had 2 logs on the ship. Why?
-         Columbus was looking for a water route to Asia.
-         Columbus arrived at the Bahama Islands.
-         Columbian Exchange – movement of people, plants, animals, and germs                                           across the Atlantic
-         EAST to WEST – sugar, horses, disease, sheep, wheat, onions
-         WEST to EAST – potatoes, maize (corn), tomatoes, peppers, pumpkins,                                    avocados, tobacco
-         Columbus’ 2nd trip – 17 ships
-         Conquistadors – Spanish soldiers
-         Tenochtitlan – capital of the Aztec Empire
-         Moctezuma – leader of the Aztec Empire
-         Moctezuma sent the Spaniards two disks of solid gold and silver.
-         Hernando Cortes – leader of the conquistadors
-         Dona Marina – Indian who translated for Cortes. She helped get other                                   Indians to join him.
-         When the conquistadors conquered Tenochtitlan, they called it New Spain.
-         Aztec Weapons – wooden spears, stones, wooden shields, armor made of                                 tightly woven cotton
-         Spanish Weapons – steel, guns
-         The Aztecs were trapped for 75 days.
-         Tenochtitlan became known as Mexico City.

Thursday, October 11, 2018

10/11

PERIOD 1A - complete #1 (due tomorrow) 

PERIODS 1B, 2A, 2B - complete #'s 1 - 9 (due tomorrow)

PERIOD 3A - complete #'s 1 - 9 (due Monday)

PERIOD 3B - complete #'s 1- 9 (due Tuesday)

1. Complete Matching #'s 1 - 23
2. Write one sentence using two vocabulary words. 
3. Write another sentence using two vocabulary words. 
4. Name two primary sources for 9/11. 
5. Name two secondary sources for 9/11.
6. What is the name of the place in New York that many immigrants passed through?
7. Why is there so much diversity in the United States?
8. What are some of the values (basic beliefs) that guide the way you live?
9. Why is it important to study history?

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

9/25

TEST WEDNESDAY (TOMORROW) FOR PERIODS 1B, 2A, 2B, 3A

TEST THURSDAY FOR PERIODS 1A, 3B (FIRST AND LAST PERIOD OF THE DAY)


Study Guide: Regions
1.     Geography – study of the earth
2.     Regions – large area with common features
3.     Landform – shape on the earth’s surface
4.     Climate – weather an area has over a number of years
5.     Temperature – measurement of hot and cold
6.     Precipitation – moisture that falls to the earth as rain or snow
7.     Arid – dry
8.     Humid – wet
9.     Natural resources – materials found in nature that people use to meet their needs and wants
10.Nonrenewable resources – resources that cannot be replaced
11.Renewable resources – resources that can be replaced
12.Fossil fuels – remains of plants and animals used as fuel
13.Mineral – substance found in the earth that is neither a plant or animal
14.Environment – surroundings in which people, plants and animals live
15.Economy – way people use natural resources, money, and knowledge
16.Pollution – harmful chemicals that make our air, soil, and water dirty
17.Acid rain – polluted moisture that falls to the ground
18.Conservation – protection and careful use of natural resources
19.Recycling – using something again

Label an empty map with the 5 regions.
Write two facts about each region.
List two examples of nonrenewable resources.
List two examples of renewable resources.
List two ways we can conserve energy.
Why is it important to recycle?

Thursday, September 20, 2018

9/20

Homeroom:
     - Get your permission paper signed for Bloomsburg.

Period 1A:
     - Test Thursday / No written homework

Period 1B:
     - Test Wednesday
     - Define: fossil fuel , acid rain, mineral, pollution, natural resource, regions, geography, landform

Period 2A:
     - Test Wednesday
     - Define: acid rain, arid
     - Write one sentence using both words.

Period 2B:
     - Test Wednesday
     - Define: natural resource, conservation, pollution, economy, fossil fuels, arid, temperature, regions

Period 3A:
     - Test Wednesday
     - Define: conservation, acid rain, pollution, economy, fossil fuel, mineral, nonrenewable resource, precipitation

Period 3B:
     - Test Thursday
     - No written homework

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

9/18

(ALL PERIODS)
Make sure your regions map is complete. 
      - color the regions
      - label the name of each region
      - list how many states are in each region 


(Periods 1B, 2A, 2B, 3A)
Regions Facts Worksheet
      - Write 3 facts about each region.