The Kneighborhood Annex

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October 29th – November 2nd


This week we will be wrapping up Standard 7-2 and beginning Standard 7-3

  • 7-2.1 Age of Absolutism
  • 7-2.2 Age of Enlightenment
  • 7-2.3 Constitutions & Governments


Branches of Government Activity – Create 3 branches of government and institute a system of checks and balances with each branch.

7-2.3 – Constitution Sheet

I will check your 7-2 Review Guide

7-2 – Test Review

I will also collect all three parts of your Constitution Project.

  • This assignment will be graded as a 30 point project grade for the 1st nine weeks


We will continue our review of Standard 7-2

I will answer and questions about the review packet and we will play a review game as a class.

Today I promise I will look over your review packets and count them as your first homework grade for the 2nd nine weeks. Thank you for working so hard on them.


Test Day

Start 7-3.1 after the test.


CNN Student News

Introduction of Standard 7-3

Revolutions!!! –> What are they?

Check out this revolution…

from this…

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to this…

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Watch the videos and analyze….EXTRA CREDIT?

What’s the same? What’s different?


Author: GraKneeToe

I'm a regular guy with a regular job. I write for fun, self-reflection and to possibly impart some of my thoughts on those that will listen. I do not claim to be an expert on anything, but have opinions on many things.

5 thoughts on “October 29th – November 2nd

  1. Mr. GRANITO I am so impressed!! Actually kind of jealous of the layout!! This is awesome!!!

  2. What a great way to share info with your students. Good luck!

  3. Greetings from Greenwood. I love this blog and plan to share it with some of our 7th grade SS teachers. Hope you don’t mind. I am trying to encourage more of our teachers to use more Internet tools with their classes.

  4. I hope you can share some creative student work examples here too! Welcome to the edublogosphere!

  5. I am so proud of you, Mark! You have set the bar for the rest of your colleagues!
    Teach on!

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