Westward Expansion

This week we have learned about our growing country. Students worked in small groups to create a Google Slide presentation on the United States 1789-1815. Check out their blogs to see their work. We will now be focusing on how our country expanded westward. Don’t forget to study those Southeast States and Capitals, that quiz will be March 21st! I hope everyone has a wonderful Spring Break next week!

More States and Capitals

Over all students did well on their first states and capitals quiz! There were sixteen perfect scores! We are moving along to the states of the Southeast. The quiz will be on March 21st! This week students will also be making a Google Slide presentation over the United States 1789-1815Wednesday is an early release for teacher training, Thursday and Friday are Math and Reading Benchmark Tests!

First States and Capitals Quiz

Hopefully your student has been hard a work learning the Northeast States and Capitals and studying the major landforms, waterways and cities on the map that they created. That quiz will be next Thursday, February 22nd! We will also be learning all about our countries great leaders as we study about President’s Day! Students will be taking a look at the amazing life of Jackie Robinson as we continue learning about African Americans who made a difference.


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Geography Quiz

Students will have their first Geography Quiz on Thursday, October 5th. The quiz will cover the twelve landforms that we have been learning about as well as how to use the parts of a map we have studied. All important information about this quiz can be found in your student’s Social Studies journal.