Week
Social Studies
Science
Open Court
Literature/Novels
Two
9/9
Unit 1 Chapter 1 Lesson 1
The Cradle of Humankind

Unit 1 Perseverance
Lesson 2
Amaroq, the Wolf
Hatchet
Chap 1-4
Three
9/16
Unit 1 Chapter 1 Lesson 2
Hadar
Unit 1 Earth's Ecology
Chapter 1 Earth's Ecosystems
Lesson 1 Intro to Earth's Ecosystems
Unit 1 Perseverance
Lesson 3
On Top of the World
HatchetChap 5-8
Four
9/23
Unit 1 Chapter 1 Lesson 3
Other Ancestors
Unit 1 Earth's Ecology
Chapter 1 Earth's Ecosystems
Lesson 2 Photosynthesis
Unit 1 Perseverance
Lesson 4
St. George and the Dragon
Hatchet
Chap 9-12
Five
9/30
Unit 1 Chapter 2 Lesson 1
The Old Stone Age
Unit 1 Chapter 2 Lesson 2
Humans on the Move
Unit 1 Earth's Ecology
Chapter 1 Earth's Ecosystems
Lesson 3 Microscopic Organisms on Earth
Unit 1 Perseverance
Lesson 5
Jesse Owens
Hatchet
Chap 13-16
Six
10/7
Unit 1 Chapter 2 Lesson 3
A Changing World
Unit 1 Chapter 3 Lesson 1
New Ways of Life
Unit 1 Earth's Ecology
Chapter 1 Earth's Ecosystems
Lesson 4 Earth's food Chains,
Webs, and Pyramids
Unit 2 Ancient Civilizations
Lesson 1 Digging up the Past
HatchetChap 17-Epilogue
Seven
10/14
Unit 1 Chapter 3 Lesson
Beginning of Settlements
Unit 1 Chapter 3 Lesson 3
Catal Huyuk
Unit 1 Earth's Ecology
Chapter 1 Earth's Ecosystems
Lesson 5 Earth's Cycles of Life
Skip to double-up on Social Studies

Eight
10/21
Unit Review
Unit 1 Earth's Ecology
Chapter 2 Earth's Land and Water
Lesson 1 Earth's Land Biomes
Unit 1 Earth's Ecology
Chapter 2 Earth's Land and Water
Lesson 2 Earth's Water Ecosystems
Unit 1 Earth's Ecology
Chapter 2 Earth's Land
and Water
Lesson 3 Ecosystems in California

Unit Review
Skip Unit 2 to double-up on Social Studies and work on research papers

Nine
10/28
Unit 2 Chapter 4 Lesson 1
Mesopotamia
Unit 2 Chapter 4 Lesson 2
Sumer
Unit 2 Earth's Energy
Chapter 3 Heat Energy
Lesson 1 Heat Flow


Ten
11/4
Unit 2 Chapter 4 Lesson 3
United Lands
Unit 2 Earth's Energy
Chapter 3 Heat Energy
Lesson 2 Waves


Eleven
11/12
Veterans
Unit 2 Chapter 5 Lesson 1
Nile Valley
Unit 2 Chapter 5 Lesson 2
Egypt's Old Kingdom
Unit 2 Earth's EnergyChapter 3 Heat Energy
Lesson 3 Fuels: Our Major Energy Source


Twelve
11/18
PCs
Unit 2 Chapter 5 Lesson 3
Egyptian Beliefs
Unit 2 Chapter 5 Lesson 4
The Egyptian Empire
Unit 2 Earth's Energy
Chapter 3 Heat Energy
Lesson 4 Heat Transfer in Solids and Fluids


Thirteen
12/2
Unit 2 Chapter 6 Lesson 1
Geography of Ancient Africa
Lesson 2 Nubia
Unit 2 Earth's EnergyChapter 4 Energy in the Earth System
Lesson 1 Electromagnetic Spectrum
Unit 2 Lesson 5 The Riddle of the Rosetta Stone
Fourteen
12/9
Unit 2 Chapter 6 Lesson 3
Kingdom of Kush
Unit 2 Earth's Energy
Chapter 4 Energy in the Earth System
Lesson 2 Solar Radiation
Unit 2 Lesson 6 Her Majesty King Hatsheput

Fifteen
12/16
Unit Review
Unit 2 Earth's Energy
Chapter 4 Energy in the Earth System
Lesson 3 The Power of Convection Currents
Unit Review


Sixteen
1/6
Unit 3 Chapter 7 Lesson 1
Geography of Ancient India
Lesson 2
India's Early Civilizations
Unit 3 Earth's Structure
Chapter 5 Plate Tectonics and Earth's Structure
Lesson 1 Earth's Moving Plates
Unit 3 Lesson 1 The Pretty Pennies Picket

Seventeen
1/13
Unit 3 Chapter 7 Lesson 3
Hinduism
Lesson 4 Buddhism
Unit 3 Earth's Structure
Chapter 5 Plate Tectonics and Earth's Structure
Lesson 2 Plate Tectonics: A Unifying Theory
Unit 3 Lesson 2 Class Discusison

Eighteen
1/21
MLK
Unit 3 Chapter 7 Lesson 5
India's First Empires
Chapter Review
Unit 3 Earth's Structure
Chapter 5 Plate Tectonics and Earth's Structure
Lesson 3 Earthquakes
Unit 3 Lesson 4 I Have a Dream

Nineteen
1/27
Unit 3 Chapter 8 Lesson 1
Exploring China's Geography
Unit 3 Chapter 8 Lesson 2
Early Chinese Civilization
Unit 3 Earth's Structure
Chapter 5 Plate Tectonics and Earth's Structure
Lesson 4 Volcanoes
Unit 3 Lesson 5 Gandhi

Twenty
2/3
Unit 3 Chapter 8 Lesson 3
Life in Ancient China
Unit 3 Chapter 8 Lesson 4
The Qin and Han Dynasties
Unit 3 Earth's Structure
Chapter 5 Plate Tectonics and Earth's Structure
Lesson 5 How Plate Tectonics Affect California
Unit 3 Lesson 7 Pasage to Freedom

Twenty-One
2/11
Lincoln's
Chapter Review
Chapter Review


Twenty-Two
2/18
Presidents &
Sly Park
Twenty-Three
2/24 PCs
Unit 3 Chapter 9 Lesson 1
The First Humans in the Americas
Lesson 2
The Olmec
Unit 3 Earth's Structure
Chapter 6 Shaping Earth's Surface
Lesson 1 Atmospheric Pressure,
Temperature, and Weather
Unit 4 Lesson 2 The Nightingale

Twenty-Four
3/3
Unit 3 Chapter 9 Lesson 3
The Maya
Lesson 4
The Mound Builders
Unit 3 Earth's Structure
Chapter 6 Shaping Earth's Surface
Lesson 2 Weathering, Erosion, and Deposition
Unit 4 Lesson 3 Aida

Twenty-Five
3/10
Chapter Review
Unit 3 Earth's Structure
Chapter 6 Shaping Earth's Surface
Lesson 3 Rivers and Streams
Unit 4 Lesson 4 The Sound of Flutes

Twenty-Six
3/17
Unit 4 Chapter 10 Lesson 1
The Geography of Ancient Israel
Lesson 2
The Beginnings of Judaism
Unit 3 Earth's Structure
Chapter 6 Shaping Earth's Surface
Lesson 4 Beaches and Wave Erosion
Unit 4 Lesson 5 Ray and Mr. Pitt

Twenty-Seven
3/24
Unit 4 Chapter 10 Lesson 3
The Israelite Kingdom
Lesson 4 The Development of Judaism
Unit 3 Earth's Structure
Chapter 6 Shaping Earth's Surface
Lesson 5 Changing Habitats
Unit 4 Lesson 6 Beethoven Lives Upstairs

Twenty-Eight
3/31
Unit 4 Chapter 11 Lesson 1
Geography of Ancient Greece
Lesson 2 The Early Greeks
Unit 3 Earth's Structure
Chapter 7 Earth's Resources
Lesson 1 Sources of Energy


Twenty-Nine
4/7
Unit 4 Chapter 11 Lesson 3
Athens and Sparta
Lesson 4 The Persian Wars
Unit 3 Earth's Structure
Chapter 7 Earth's Resources
Lesson 2 Renewable and
Nonrenewable Resources


Thirty
4/21
Unit 4 Chapter 11 Lesson 5 The Age of Pericles
Chapter 12 Lesson 1 Ancient Greek Culture
Unit 3 Earth's Structure
Chapter 7 Earth's Resources
Lesson 3 Uses of Resources
Unit 5 Lesson 1 Protecting Wildlife

Thirty-One
4/28
Unit 4 Chapter 12 Lesson 2 Greek Thinkers
Lesson 3 Alexander the Great
Unit 4 Chapter 12 Lesson 4 The Hellenistic Era
Unit Review
Unit 5 Lesson 2 The Most Beautiful Roof in the World

Thirty-Two
5/5
Unit Review

?CST Testing Window

Thirty-Three
5/12
Unit 5 Chapter 13 Lesson 1 Geography of Ancient Rome
Lesson 2 Early Rome
Lesson 3 The Rise of the Republic

Unit 5 Lesson 3 Alejandro's Gift

Thirty-Four
5/19
Unit 5 Chapter 13 Lesson 4 The Republic Falls
Chapter 14 Lesson 1 The Beginnings of the Roman Empire
Lesson 2 The Height of the Roman Empire

Unit 5 Lesson 4 A Natural Force

Thirty-Five
5/27
Memorial Day
Unit 5 Chapter 14 Lesson 3 Daily Life in the Roman Empire
Chapter 15 Lesson 1 The Rise of Christianity
Lesson 2 Rome Declines
Science Fair Projects
Unit 5 Lesson 5 Saving the Peregrine Falcon

Thirty-Six
6/2
Unit Review

Unit 5 Lesson 6 The Day They Parachuted Cats on Borneo