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Social Studies Homework

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      Each week you will find Social Studies homework assignments for the 2019 -2020 school year.


September 2019

Week 2 (9/3 – 9/6)

No Homework

Week 3 (9/9 - 9/13)

Monday 9/9

Reading  a Map Worksheet: Our Neighborhood– Due on Tuesday 9/10

*Good Evening 9/9/19

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Tuesday 9/10

Flocabulary – Navigating Maps – Complete both sides of the worksheet for homework. Due Wednesday 9/11

Wednesday 9/11

No Homework 

Thursday 9/12

No Homework – Map Testing

Friday 9/13

Week 4 (9/16 - 9/20)

Monday 9/16 – Study flashcards of the first ten the State Capitols.

Study 15 mins each night.

*Quiz will be on Friday 9/20

Thursday 9/19

Study Flashcards on the U.S. capitals. 

please select the following link to study.


Week 6 (9/30 – 10/4)

Autobiography Project

Week 7 (10/7 – 10/11)

Study for Chapter 1 test on Wednesday


Writing Assignment – Write one paragraph about Pizza. Due on 10/14

October 2019

Week 8 (10/14 -10-18)

Monday 10/14 – Word Process – Word Puzzle


November 2019

Week 13 11/18 – 11/22

Monday – Study for US capital quiz #5 on Friday 11/22

Tuesday – Study for US capital quiz #5 for 15 mins. 

Wednesday – Study for US capital quiz #5 for 15 mins.

Thursday – Study Review sheet for Chapter 1 Unit test on Monday 11/25.

Below is the study guide

Social Studies 

Ms. Foster                                                                                                                          11/19/19


                                   Chapter 1: Lessons 4 -10 

                                                Study Guide 


  1. Natural Resource - A useful material found in the environment. 


  1. Push Factor - Cause of migration that pushes people to leave their home country.


  1. Emigrate - To migrate out of a place.


  1. Culture - the beliefs, customs, practices and behaviors of a particular nation or a group of people. 


  1. Society - A group of humans with a shared culture who have organized themselves to meet their basic needs.


  1. Government - A group of people who have the power to make and enforce the laws for a country or an area. 


  1. Constitution - is a set of basic rules and principles for organizing and running a government. 


  1. Democracy - is a form of government in which the citizens hold political power.


  1. Citizen - A legal member of a country. 


  1. Civic Life - activities having to do with one’s society and community. Ex. voting 


  1. The purpose of government is to keep order, provide services and protect people. 


  1. The government also collects taxes from people and businesses to pay for goods and services. 


  1. The basic rights of citizens are the freedom of speech, religion and press. 


  1. The responsibility of a citizen is to vote, pay taxes and obey laws. 


  1. A timeline is a line marked off with a series of events and dates.


  1. Artifact is an object made by a human being, such as a weapon or a tool. 


  1. A primary source is information that comes directly from a person who directly experienced the event. Ex. A journal written by Rosa Parks talking about her experience with the bus boycott. 


  1. Secondary Source is information about an event that does not come from a person who experienced that event. Ex. An author writes about the life of Maya Angela. 


  1. Society  - is a group of people with shared culture who have organized themselves to meet their basic needs.


  1. Examples of natural resources are soil, water, plants, animals, fossil fuels, and minerals. 




Friday – Study for Chapter 1 Unit test on Tuesday 11/26


Week 14  (11/25 – 11/28)

Monday – Study for Chapter 1 test on Tuesday 11/26