5th Grade: Today we learned about the lifestyles of the common people of Fuedal Japan. The students read pages 185-187 and had an assignment that consisted of a front-and-back worksheet reviewing everything we have learned thus far.
6th Grade: We read about and discussed the revolution in France and the beheading of King Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette. We also watched a video clip about the revolution. The students were to finish reading the section for HW.
7th Grade: We learned about the Eastern Front in WWII and the famous battles of Leningrad and Stalingrad. We also watched a clip showing the destruction of each. No HW.
8th Grade: Nelson Mandela was the topic of today as we viewed his biography and discussed the resistance to Apartheid in South Africa. The students are to read pages 20-31 from their yellow text books.