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Mrs. Marsala – 3rd Trimester, 2019-2020

Posted on October 7, 2019

Social Studies

5th Grade – 3rd Trimester

2019-2020 School Year

Slavery Divides the Nation

  • The Spread of Slavery
  • Speaking Out Against Slavery
  • Heading Toward War

The Civil War and Reconstruction

  • The Nation Divided by War
  • The Union Moves Toward Victory
  • The War Ends
  • Reconstruction and After

Reading and Thinking Skills – Drawing Inferences

Citizenship and Points of View

The Nation Changes

  • The Changing West
  • The Transcontinental Railroad
  • The Cattle Kingdom
  • Settling on the Plains
  • The Plains Wars

Reading and Thinking Skills – Frame of Reference

 

  • The Nation Is Industrialized

 

    • Big Business
    • The Growth of Cities
    • The United States Gains Territories
    • The Rough Rider President

 

  • Study Skills – Using Primary and Secondary Sources
  • Biography – Jovita Idar

 

The Modern Era

Good Times and Hard Times

    • World War I
    • Good Times
    • The Great Depression
    • World War II
    • The Postwar Years

 

  • Reading and Thinking Skills – Drawing Conclusions
  • Biography – Carrie Chapman Catt

 

 

  • A Changing World

 

    • The Civil Rights Movement
    • The Great Society
    • The Cold War Ends
    • New Challenges

Latin America

 

  • Physical Geography of the United States and Latin America
  • Cultural Geography of the United States and Latin America
  • The Region Today: The United States and Latin America

 

Social Studies

6th Grade 

Third Trimester 2019-20

Mrs. Patricia Marsala

Roman Civilization (continued)

  • Life in Ancient Rome
  • The Fall of Rome
  • The Byzantine Empire

Medieval Japan

  • Early Japan
  • Shoguns and Samurai
  • Life in Medieval Japan

Medieval Europe

  • The Early Middle Ages
  • Feudalism
  • Kingdoms and Crusades
  • The Church and Society
  • The Late Middle Ages

The Renaissance and Reformation

  • The Renaissance Begins
  • New Ideas and Art
  • The Reformation Begins
  • Catholics and Protestants

 

Social Studies

7th Grade

Third Trimester 2019-2020

Mrs. Patricia Marsala

Launching the Republic

The Jefferson Era

  • The War of 1812

Growth and Expansion

  • Economic Growth
  • Westward Bound
  • Unity And Sectionalism

Nationalism and Sectionalism

The Jackson Era

  • Jacksonian DEmocracy
  • Conflicts Over Land
  • Jackson and the Bank

Manifest Destiny

  • The Oregon Trail
  • Independence for Texas
  • War With Mexico
  • California and Utah

North and South

  • The North’s Economy
  • The North’s People
  • Southern Cotton Kingdom
  • The South’s People

The Age of Reform

  • Social Reform
  • The Abolitionists
  • The Women’s Movement

Civil War and Reconstruction

Toward the Civil War

  • Slavery and the West
  • A Nation Dividing
  • Challenges to Slavery
  • Secession and War

The Civil War

  • The Two Sides
  • Early Stages of the War
  • Life During the War
  • The Strain of War
  • The War’s Final Stages

Reconstruction and the New South

  • Reconstruction Plans
  • Radicals in Control
  • The South During Reconstruction
  • Change in the South

The Emancipation Proclamation

Social Studies

8th Grade

Third Trimester 2019-2020

Mrs. Patricia Marsala

Change and Conflict

America and World War II (Continued)

  • War in Europe and Africa
  • War in the Pacific

Challenges at Home and Abroad

The Cold War Era

  • Cold War Origins
  • Postwar Politics
  • The Korean War
  • America in the 1950s

The Civil Rights Era

  • The Civil Rights Movement
  • Kennedy and Johnson
  • The Struggle Continues
  • Other Groups Seek Rights

The Vietnam Era

  • Kennedy’s Foreign Policy
  • War in Vietnam
  • The Vietnam Years at Home
  • Nixon and Vietnam

America in a Modern Era

America in the 1970s

  • Nixon’s Foreign Policy
  • Nixon and Watergate
  • The Carter Presidency

New Challenges

  • The Reagan Presidency
  • The Bush Presidency
  • A New Century
  • The War on Terror
  • Challenges Abroad

Religion

4th Grade

Third Trimester 2019-2020

Mrs. Patricia Marsala

The Commandments Help Us to Love Others

The Sixth Commandment

The Seventh Commandment

The Eighth Commandment

We Are Called to Holiness

The Ninth Commandment

The Tenth Commandment

We Grow in Holiness

We Are the Church

We are Called to Discipleship

Sharing Faith in Class and at Home

Lent

Triduum

Easter

Ascension Thursday

Pentecost

Ordinary Time

Themes of Catholic Identity

  • Life and Dignity of the Human Person
  • Call to Family, Community, and Participation
  • Rights and Responsibilities of the Human Person
  • The Dignity of Work and the Rights of  the Workers
  • Care for God’s Creation

Religion

8th Grade

Third Trimester 2019-2020

Mrs. Patricia Marsala

The Church’s Heritage Give Us Hope

Depending on God in Times of Fear

Teaching Others About Christ

Renewing our Relationship with Christ

Showing Concern for Future Generations

Transforming the World Through Faith

Being Catholic

Caring for the Whole Human Family

Seeking God’s Life and Love as the Church

Living As the Body of Christ

Witnessing to Our Relationship with Christ

Growing in Faith Together

Belonging to the Communion of Saints

Lent

Tridium

Easter

Ascension Thursday

Pentecost

Ordinary Time

Themes of Catholic Identity

  • Life and Dignity of the Human Person
  • Call to Family, Community, and Participation
  • Rights and Responsibilities of the Human Person
  • The Dignity of Work and the Rights of  the Workers
  • Care for God’s Creation
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