SocialStudies

We are now studying the Seminole Indians.  Below are the pages in our packet.  Remember, all social studies tests are open book and open notebook.  Students will have the opportunity to receive up to 5 extra credit points on their test for completing the questions/activities in their packet as they are reading.  Test on unit 3 (lessons 1-3 only) Friday, November 30.  Test on lessons 4-6 will be Thursday, January 17.

Unit 3 Lesson 1 Student Work Text
Unit 3 Lesson 2 Student Work Text
Unit 3 Lesson 3 Student Work Text
Unit 3 Lesson 4 Student Work Text
Unit 3 Lesson 5 Student Work Text
Unit 3 Lesson 6 Student Work Text

WOW!  I am so impressed with all the creative explorer projects I am seeing!  Way to go kids!

Students should have come home with an explorer project due Monday, November 5.  Please let me know if you have any questions.
Below are the explorer sheets to help assist with the research:
De Soto
Jean Ribault
Narvaez and de Vaca
Pedro Menendez
Ponce de Leon
Sir Francis Drake

 

We are now moving on to the Spanish Explorers in Florida, Important Early Communities:  Fort Caroline, Fort Mose, and St. Augustine, French Explorers, Life in Spanish Missions, Europe Fights Over Florida, and the Effects of European Rule.

Unit 2, Lesson 1 pg. 48-55, student work text

Unit 2, Lesson 2 pg. 56-61, student work text

Unit 2, Lesson 3 pg. 62-67, student work text

Unit 2, Lesson 4 pg. 68-71, student work text

Unit 2, Lesson 5 pg. 72-75, student work text

We are beginning our study of the Native Floridians.  Students will learn about the Apalachee, Timucua, Tocobaga, Calusa, and Tequesta Indians.  Students will have a quiz on the Native Floridians on Friday, September 13.
Unit 1 Lesson 4 pages 28-35 student text

WOW!  I am so impressed with all the social studies projects that came in today!  I love their creativity!
We will have our first social studies test on Friday, September 7.  Students should be rereading their packets on maps, landforms, bodies of water and types of weather.  All social studies tests are open book.
Unit 1 Lesson 3 pages 24-27
Unit 1 Lesson 2 pages 16-23
Unit 1 Lesson 1 pages 10-15

Me Island projects are due Tuesday, September 4.

This week we are studying Florida’s landforms and different bodies of water.

This week we are studying the different types of maps (political, physical, resource, and weather).  We are also reviewing globes, latitude and longitude lines, equator, cardinal directions and intermediate directions, hemispheres, etc.