Mansfield Middle School
Mrs. McMunn

Grades 5-8 Enrichment and Grade 7 Social Studies

Welcome to Mrs. McMunn's homework page!  Assignments are listed chronologically with the newest obligations first.  If you are absent from class, please see me upon your return in addition to checking this page to pick up classwork and notes.  

Details and websites of interests on the units and topics below are posted on the Social Studies web page.

Interested in participating in History Day?  Submit your "Intent to Participate" essay by Monday, 12/1 to Mrs. McMunn.  Each group member must submit a unique essay.

November:  

Quiz on Asian river Valleys: Monday, 11/24.  Study guide is here

in-class study of Asian River Valleys (ancient China & India)

Egypt Unit: 10/3-10/21.  Webpage link here.  Key dates:

Guided Reading sheet due: Tuesday, 10/7.  (Yes, the main SS page is due 10/6, but it is due on the 7th for you!)  The actual worksheet is posted on the SS webpage; link is above.

Project note check: Thursday, 10/9.  Please have organized, bulleted notes from 3 sources in your own words.  

Project due: Monday, 10/20 at the start of class.  
make sure to have:
- at least 2-3 pages of information that addresses your research questions somewhere in your project (e.g. cut up on your poster, imbedded in your Power Point
- a creative visual (poster, model, media presentation with graphics and/or animation)
- a Works Cited page of at least 3 sources.  Use MLA format (see easybib.com or the "Citing Works at MMS" sheet.

Mesopotamia Test:  Go on Quia between 10/3 and 10/10.  Take the test as many times as you want.  The highest score you earn will be averaged with your original test score!

Mesopotamia Unit: 9/10-9/23.  Webpage link here.  Key dates:

Guided Reading Sheet due: Tuesday, 9/16

Unit Test: Tuesday, 9/23

Archaeology Day: Tuesday, 9/30

  "Toward Civilization" pre-video learning sheet due Thursday, 9/4 at the start of class.  Base responses on your textbook.