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Optional Social Studies

March 16 - 20


Complete the five paragraph essay we began last week.

How did long-distance trade influence the development of early sub-Saharan African states and societies?

Make sure your answer is written in five paragraphs.  Start with an introduction that clearly states the thesis of the essay. Focus the body of the essay on culture, language, and religion.  End with a strong conclusion that summarizes your main points. Once complete share it with me in Google Drive. If you don't have access to Google Drive write the essay on paper and bring it when we return to school.

March 23 - 27 

Read from our online National Geographic Textbook

Online textbook instructions and login information will be emailed to parents during the week.

Chapter 14 Sub-Saharan Africa Today,
Section 1 : Culture,
Lessons 1.1 - 1.4
At the end of each lesson answer the "Before You Move On" question in Google Drive and share it with me. If you don't have access to Google Drive write the answers on paper and bring them when we return to school. Each answer should be between five and ten sentences long.

March 30 - April 3

Read from our online National Geographic Textbook

Chapter 14 Sub-Saharan Africa Today,
Section 2 : Government and Economies,
Lessons 2.1 - 2.6
At the end of each lesson answer the "Before You Move On" question in Google Drive and share it with me. If you don't have access to Google Drive write the answers on paper and bring them when we return to school. Each answer should be between five and ten sentences long.

April 6 - April 10

Complete the Chapter 14 Review
Pages 404 - 405 in our online National Geographic Textbook
Answer questions 1 - 24.  Answer questions using complete sentences.
Share your responses with cavanaugh@norfolk.k12.ma.us in Google Drive.

April 13 - April 17

Complete Activity 1 on page 408
in our online National Geographic Textbook.
Your response should be one page long.
Share your responses with cavanaugh@norfolk.k12.ma.us in Google Drive.