Mr. Victor NEANDER

Mr. Victor NEANDER – Class Instructions

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3rd QUARTER

VICTOR NEANDER – 4TH QUARTER

6th Grade HISTORY

DATEINSTRUCTIONSRESOURCES
MAY 21Last assignment of the week. Tomorrow is makeup day.

"Describe the rivalry for North America between the French and the British in the 1700s"
MAY 20"What was the Enlightenment? How did this affect both European and American culture?"
MAY 19"Who were the Hapsburgs? How did they influence Europe for 1000 years?"
MAY 18"Describe European warfare in the 1700s"
MAY 14Last assignment of the week. Tomorrow is makeup day.

"Catherine the Great modernized Russia and made it into a European power. Her reign was known as Russia's golden age. How did she accomplish this?"
MAY 13"Who was Peter the Great? How did he try to modernize Russia? "
MAY 12"The 30 years war was the most deadly war until the 20th Century. Over 25 percent of all Germans died during this conflict. Why did it happen? What countries were involved? What was the result? "

250 word response
MAY 11"There really were pirates of the Caribbean! They often raided Spanish ships in pursuit of gold. Write about one of these real life pirates."

250 word response
MAY 7This will be the last question for this week. Tomorrow is makeup day.

"Cervantes was one of the great writers of this time. What was his book Don Quioxte about?"

250 word response
MAY 6"Who was William Shakespeare? What types of different plays did he write? Where was the Globe theater and what was special about this theater?"

250 word response
MAY 5We only have about a month left. Don't fall behind.

"Who was Martin Luther? Why did he want to reform the Catholic church? Why did he split from the Catholic church and start his own Lutheran church?"

250 word response
MAY 4"Queen Elizabeth is one of England's most important rulers. She had a big rivalry with Spain who were the superpower during the 16th century. How did she and the British Navy defeat the Spanish Armada? How did this change history? "

250 word response
APRIL 30This will be the last assignment of the week. Tomorrow will be makeup day.

"Magellan is credited with being the first explorer to circumnavigate the planet. But, what really happened? How far did he make it? What was his fate?"

250 word response
APRIL 29"The British Navy was a big rival of the Spanish. One of their great explorers was Sir Francis Drake. What did he accomplish? Where did he explore? What type of ship did he have?"

APRIL 28"Vasco Nunez de Balboa was the first European to discover the Pacific Ocean from the Americas. How did he accomplish this? What obstacles did he face?"

250 word response
APRIL 27"How did Hernan Cortes conquer the Aztec Empire? How important were the alliances he made? How did he fool Montezuma and his people?"

250 word response
APRIL 23Last assignment of the week. Tomorrow will be makeup day.

"The Aztecs were a warrior culture in Mexico. Describe their society. Who was Montezuma? Where did they live? Who was their god? "

250 word response
APRIL 22Keep up the good work!

"Before Columbus and the Europeans arrived there were existing civilizations in the Americas. Tell me about the Mayans. What type of culture did they have? Why did they build pyramids? Why did they practice human sacrifice? "

250 word response
APRIL 21"Columbus is famous for 'discovering America' in 1492. He actually had 4 voyages to the Americas. What are some of the islands he discovered? Describe how he survived in Jamaica after being shipwrecked."

250 word response
APRIL 20"Another famous explorer was Vasco da Gama. Who was he and what did he accomplish?"

250 word response
APRIL 16Keep up the good work and be sure not to fall behind!

We are now changing topics and moving onto the great explorers.

"The Portuguese were great sailors and were determined to find a sea route to Asia. Who was Henry the Navigator? What areas of Africa did he explore?"

250 word response
APRIL 15Good job by those who did yesterday's assignment.

"Who was Leonardo daVinci? What made him one of the most important figures of the renaissance? "

250 word response
APRIL 14I hope you guys had a chance to relax. We have lots to get through in the last quarter. Do your work and don't fall behind!

"The renaissance began in the 14th century in Florence, Italy. What was the renaissance? Who were some of the famous artists during this period? "

250 word response

7th Grade HISTORY

DATEINSTRUCTIONSRESOURCES
MAY 21Last assignment of the week. Tomorrow is makeup day.

"Describe the rivalry for North America between the French and the British in the 1700s"
MAY 20"What was the Enlightenment? How did this affect both European and American culture?"
MAY 19"Who were the Hapsburgs? How did they influence Europe for 1000 years?"
MAY 18"Describe European warfare in the 1700s"
MAY 14Last assignment of the week. Tomorrow is makeup day.

"Catherine the Great modernized Russia and made it into a European power. Her reign was known as Russia's golden age. How did she accomplish this?"
MAY 13"Who was Peter the Great? How did he try to modernize Russia? "
MAY 12"The 30 years war was the most deadly war until the 20th Century. Over 25 percent of all Germans died during this conflict. Why did it happen? What countries were involved? What was the result? "

250 word response
MAY 11"There really were pirates of the Caribbean! They often raided Spanish ships in pursuit of gold. Write about one of these real life pirates."

250 word response
MAY 7This will be the last question for this week. Tomorrow is makeup day.

"Cervantes was one of the great writers of this time. What was his book Don Quioxte about?"

250 word response
MAY 6"Who was William Shakespeare? What types of different plays did he write? Where was the Globe theater and what was special about this theater?"

250 word response
MAY 5We only have about a month left. Don't fall behind.

"Who was Martin Luther? Why did he want to reform the Catholic church? Why did he split from the Catholic church and start his own Lutheran church?"

250 word response
MAY 4"Queen Elizabeth is one of England's most important rulers. She had a big rivalry with Spain who were the superpower during the 16th century. How did she and the British Navy defeat the Spanish Armada? How did this change history? "

250 word response
APRIL 30This will be the last assignment of the week. Tomorrow will be makeup day.

"Magellan is credited with being the first explorer to circumnavigate the planet. But, what really happened? How far did he make it? What was his fate?"

250 word response
APRIL 29"The British Navy was a big rival of the Spanish. One of their great explorers was Sir Francis Drake. What did he accomplish? Where did he explore? What type of ship did he have?"

APRIL 28"Vasco Nunez de Balboa was the first European to discover the Pacific Ocean from the Americas. How did he accomplish this? What obstacles did he face?"

250 word response
APRIL 27"How did Hernan Cortes conquer the Aztec Empire? How important were the alliances he made? How did he fool Montezuma and his people?"

250 word response
APRIL 23Last assignment of the week. Tomorrow will be makeup day.

"The Aztecs were a warrior culture in Mexico. Describe their society. Who was Montezuma? Where did they live? Who was their god? "

250 word response
APRIL 22Keep up the good work!

"Before Columbus and the Europeans arrived there were existing civilizations in the Americas. Tell me about the Mayans. What type of culture did they have? Why did they build pyramids? Why did they practice human sacrifice? "

250 word response
APRIL 21"Columbus is famous for 'discovering America' in 1492. He actually had 4 voyages to the Americas. What are some of the islands he discovered? Describe how he survived in Jamaica after being shipwrecked."

250 word response
APRIL 20"Another famous explorer was Vasco da Gama. Who was he and what did he accomplish?"

250 word response
APRIL 16Keep up the good work and be sure not to fall behind!

We are now changing topics and moving onto the great explorers.

"The Portuguese were great sailors and were determined to find a sea route to Asia. Who was Henry the Navigator? What areas of Africa did he explore?"

250 word response
APRIL 15Good job by those who did yesterday's assignment.

"Who was Leonardo daVinci? What made him one of the most important figures of the renaissance? "

250 word response
APRIL 14I hope you guys had a chance to relax. We have lots to get through in the last quarter. Do your work and don't fall behind!

"The renaissance began in the 14th century in Florence, Italy. What was the renaissance? Who were some of the famous artists during this period? "

250 word response

8th Grade HISTORY

DATEINSTRUCTIONSRESOURCES
MAY 21Last assignment of the week. Tomorrow is makeup day.

"After 9-11 the United States invaded Iraq. What happened? Was it an easy military victory for the Americans? Or, did they get caught up in a difficult situation for years to come?"
MAY 20"Describe the events of 9-11. What happened that day? How did it affect the American public? "
MAY 19"Bill Clinton was the American president during the 90's. What type of president was he? What were some of his accomplishments? What were some of his failures? "
MAY 18"In 1991 the USA and its coalition went to war with Saddam Hussein's Iraqi forces in Kuwait. Why did this 1st Gulf War happen? Was it only for oil? What was the result? "
MAY 14Last assignment of the week. Tomorrow is makeup day.

"The Berlin wall fell in 1989 and the Soviet Union dissolved in 1991. Communism was now dead in Europe. Describe this event. How did it happen?"

250 word response
MAY 13"Describe the relationship between President Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev during the 1980s. How did these two leaders try to normalize relations between the United States and the Soviet Union? Were they successful? "
MAY 12"In 1979 the American embassy in Iran was invaded and 52 Americans were held hostage for 444 days. What effect did this have on the American public? What was Operation Eagle Claw? Did this event cause President Carter to lose the 1980 election? "

250 word response
MAY 11We are almost finished. Keep up the good work.

"The Americans and Soviets built enough nuclear weapons to destroy each other many times over. What was the "START Treaty"? Is this treaty in danger of being ignored today?"

250 word response
MAY 7This will be the last question for this week. Tomorrow is makeup day.

"What was Ping Pong Diplomacy? What did President Nixon hope to achieve by visiting China? Why was it important to open relations with Chairman Mao and the Chinese?"

250 word response
MAY 6Make sure you don't fall behind. We only have about a month left.

"During the Cold War the Americans were determined to stop the spread of communism. What was the "domino theory"? Why did the USA become involved in the civil war in Vietnam? What side did the Americans support?"

250 word response
MAY 5Make sure you don't fall behind. We only have about a month left.

"During the Cold War the Americans were determined to stop the spread of communism. What was the "domino theory"? Why did the USA become involved in the civil war in Vietnam? What side did the Americans support?"

250 word response
MAY 4"Describe the events of July 20th, 1969 when Neil Armstrong was the first man to walk on the moon. What type of difficulties did he and his fellow astronauts Collins and Aldrin face? What significance did this moment have for Americans and everyone on the planet?"

250 word response
APRIL 30This will be the last assignment this week. Tomorrow will be makeup day. Be sure to keep up with the work.

"The Americans and Soviets were in competition to prove which society was the best. One area of competition was the Space Race. What was Sputnik and what effect did it have on the Americans? How did the Americans respond in their efforts to catch up to the Soviets? "

250 word response
APRIL 29"The Korean War was one of the first showdowns of the Cold War. It is also a forgotten war. Describe this war that pitted the Chinese and North Koreans against the Americans and South Koreans. What was the result of the war? Why is Korea divided still today?"
APRIL 28"Chiang Kai-Shek was the military leader of China during WW2 and an American friend. Why did he lose the Chinese Civil War to Ma Zedong and the communists in 1949? Why did the Nationalists flee to Taiwan?"

250 word response
APRIL 27We now move onto the Cold War. It was a political struggle between the democratic West led by the Americans and the communist East led by the Soviet Union.

"After the war Europe was quickly divided up between the communist East and democratic West. Stuck in the middle was the city of Berlin. What was the Berlin Airlift? How was it a symbol for the Cold War?"

250 word response
APRIL 23Last assignment of the week. Tomorrow will be makeup day.

"WW2 ended after the Americans dropped atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Was President Truman right to use the bomb? Some historians say that he saved American lives and ended the war quickly. Other historians say it was wrong to kill 150,000 civilians with this weapon. What is your opinion?"

250 word response
APRIL 22You guys are turning in good work!

"Describe the Battle of Okinawa. How deadly was this battle? Why didn't the Japanese surrender? What were the kamikaze planes?"

250 word response
APRIL 21"One of the big turning points of the war in the Pacific was the Battle of Midway. Describe this battle and why were the Americans able to defeat the Japanese Navy?"

250 word response
APRIL 20"Describe the attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941. What effect did this have on the US Navy?"

250 word response
APRIL 16We now will shift to the war in the Pacific.
"Japan invaded China in 1931, 10 years before they bombed Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. One of the greatest atrocities of the war was the massacre at Nanjing in 1937. What happened at Nanjing in 1937?"

250 word response
APRIL 15Good job to those of you who finished yesterday's assignment.

"One of the last major battles for the Americans in Europe was the Battle of the Bulge. Describe this battle that took place in harsh winter conditions."

250 word response
APRIL 14Welcome to the 4th quarter! We have a lot to get through so be sure to do your work. Don't fall behind.

"Describe the events of D-day, June 6th, 1944. What types of obstacles did the allies face when landing on Normandy?"

250 word response

Physical Education

DATEINSTRUCTIONSRESOURCES
MAY 21Watch this for PE this week.
MAY 7Watch "Full Body Workout NO GYM *BEGINNERS FOLLOW ALONG*" on YouTube