September 27

Social Studies

Open Book Project

Mr. Simm’s 5 Themes of Geography

Brochure Project:


What belongs on each fold of the Brochure?

Unit 2:

Unit 2 Study Guide

Specific Physical Feature of the U.S.A.

Interactive Landforms (only use this map if you are done identifying the major landforms)

Desert Discovery

Population Map of U.S.A.

Unit 3:

Listen to the readings to answer this in social studies notebook:

The Keeping Quilt by Patricia Polacco

Grandfather’s Journey By Allen Say

  • Source: Title of both books
  • Influence: From what point of view are you getting the information from?
  • What push factors were evident in the two books?
  • What pull factors were evident?
  • How were the two immigrant stories alike?
  • How were they different?
  • Conclusion: What can be determined about immigration from the two stories?

Unit 3 Study Guide

Unit 5 Government

  • Patriotism: showing respect for your country à saying the pledge
  • Truth: our government and citizens have the duty to be honest and tell the truth à to tell the truth in court
  • Popular Sovereignty: the right to vote people into office à voting on election day
  • Common Good: doing good for our community and country à pick up trash
  • Equality: everyone has the same rights and freedoms à freedom of religion
  • Justice: everyone treated fairly à freedom of trial in court
  • Diversity: all races, cultures, and religions are deemed important à immigrants
  • Life, Liberty, and Pursuit of Happiness: the right to protect your own life, chose what you want and what to believe in so long as you do not take or restrict anyone else’s rights à chose your own friends and religion
  • Complete core democratic value sentence stems:
  • sentence stem: ____________ is connected to our civic responsibility by _____________.
  • for each core democratic value

Go to Open Book Project Page 111

BrainPop Branches of Government

Through Cleveler –> go to Discovery Education and look up “Understanding the Constitution” for each branch

Unit 6 Rights and Responsibilities of Citizens

Ben’s Guide to the Bill of Rights (Lower)

Ben’s Guide to the Bill of Rights (Upper)

Bill of Rights Game

Government Crashed Help find the Bill of Rights