Mrs. Gentry's Social Studies Class

Week of December 10

Upcoming Events

December 11 at 7:00 pm - Choir Concert

December 14 at 1:00 pm - Talent Show

Semester tests next week - study, study, study!!

Christmas Break December 24 - January 6

This week in class

This week we will study World War I and its effects on our nation. We will discuss the League of Nations, which was later replaced by the United Nations, and the Treaty of Versaille. By the end of the week, students will be able to discuss nationalism and will understand the meaning of propaganda. We will wrap up our lesson on WWI by Friday. Students will be given study material to begin studying for semester exams which will begin next week.

Next week we will review for semester exams Monday and Tuesday. Students should be prepared to ask questions and take notes. Exams will begin Wednesday, December 19 for class periods 1, 4, and 7. Thursday for class periods 2 and 5, and Friday for class periods 3 and 6.

Conversation Starters

What is Patriotism and Nationalism?

What was the purpose of the League of Nations?

What organization replaced the League of Nations?

What was the significance of the Treaty of Versaille?

Class Ambassadors

Our class ambassadors are our leaders of the month. They help their teacher and classmates with various projects and assignments while learning valuable leadership skills.

Semester Exam Schedule

Wednesday, December 19: Classes 1, 4, and 7

Thursday, December 20: Classes 2 and 5

Friday, December 21: Classes 3 and 6

Early Dismissal

Thursday, December 20: 1:30 dismissal

Friday, December 21: 1:30 dismissal

Lunch Menu

Monday: Spaghetti, salad, and roll

Tuesday: Taco Salad, corn, and sugar cookie

Wednesday: Hamburger, tater tots, and cinnamon crisp

Thursday: Pizza, french fries, and chocolate cake

Friday: Fishsticks, macaroni and cheese, and cinnamon roll

Choir Concert

Tuesday, Dec. 11th 2012 at 7pm

308 North Wilks Street

McRae, AR

Them middle school choir will present a medley of Christmas carols in the Badger Auditorium. Please join us in supporting our choir students.

Talent Show

Friday, Dec. 14th 2012 at 1pm

308 North Wilks Street

McRae, AR

Beebe Middle School students take the stage to show off their talents!

Christmas Break!!

Monday, Dec. 24th 2012 at 8am

Home for the holidays

Best wishes for a safe, happy holiday!