Tuesday, June 29, 2010

July 2, 2010 Friday

Congratulations!!!! You made it through the 1st week of 7th grade with Kupono 7.
Here's what we did today in class:


1. Quiz on Kapu system

2. Read Star Fish story (purpose: to show how one person can make a difference).

3. Went over 2 HW assignments (see below)

4. Read example(s) of Lex Brodie letters


1. Lex Brodie Letter 200 word minimum - 300 word maximum writing about someone who has made a difference.

Have a safe 4th of July Holiday!!!

July 1, 2010 Thursday

Classwork for July 1, 2010:
1. Reviewed Class System and Subsistence Economy readings using the Tree Thinking Map: Early Hawaiian Society.
2. Took quiz on Class System and Subsistence Economy (open notes)
3. Started the Kapu System reading (Purpose: What was the purpose of the Kapu System) in class.

1. Take notes on Kapu System reading.
2. Quiz tomorrow (7/2) on Kapu system (open notes).


June 30, 2010 Wednesday

For Wednesday, June 30th:
1. In class today we went over Note-Taking Strategies handout , different ways students may take notes for readings that are given. Each of the readings starts with a set purpose, students then need to take notes using formats on the handout.
2. Used the Class System reading (Purpose: Explain how early Hawaiian society was organized) as an example and took notes on the reading. Students are to finish notes for homework.

1. Subsistence Economy reading (purpose: How did early Hawaiian society operate or run economically) , take notes
2. Quiz tomorrow (7/1) over the Class system and Subsistence Economy readings (open notes quiz).

*Click on the Blue underlined readings to download document.

June 29, 2010, Tuesday

Classwork today:

1. Unit Overview (Benchmarks that students are expected to meet this term) - Click on blue to see handout.
2. House Reading (reading for a purpose)- Reading strategy that students should use: Always have a purpose when you read. We will normally give you a purpose so that you can focus while reading. - Click on blue to see handout.
3. Tree Thinking Map (Explained the purpose of the thinking map which is to "classify or categorize information") Gave example in class.


1. Create a Tree Thinking Map about yourself. (3 activities you enjoy doing)


Monday, June 28, 2010

Monday June 28, 2010

Welcome to Kupono 7 social studies blog. You'll find what we did daily and any available handouts. Today, students recieved a track packet and course syllabus' for all core and wheel classes.

Review all documents and sign the track letter. (Please fill out parent/student info. on the back.)
Complete social studies binder tabs by tomorrow since we will be inserting information into it.