Mr. Glieco

  • Dear Parents/Guardians of West Seneca:
     
    "I shall strive to create a positive supportive learning environment and educational experience for all students and pledge to respect each of my students as a unique person, not a test score."
     
    Sincerely,
     
    Mr. Paul M. Glieco
     


WEEKLY LESSON PLANS

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    Monday, June 8th - Friday, June, 12th, 2020:

    Please go to Google Classroom for this week's work.

    Topics covered:

    • The Louisiana Purchase
    • Lewis and Clark Expedition
    • Jeffersons Second Term

    All work has a variety of videos, readings, and questions that highlight key historical figures and events that will reinforce NYS social studies framework.

    Monday, June 1st - Friday, June 5th, 2020:

    Please go to Google Classroom for this week's work.

    Topics covered:

    • Alien and Sedition Acts and XYZ Affair
    • Jefferson Redefines Government
    • Marbury v. Madison

    Monday, May 26th - Friday, May 29th, 2020:

    Please go to Google Classroom for this week's work.

    Topics covered:

    • Washington's Farewell Address
    • The Rise of Political Parties
    • John Adams Presidency

    All work has a variety of questions that highlight key historical figures and events that will reinforce NYS social studies framework.

    Monday, May 18th - Friday, May 22nd, 2020:

    Please go to Google Classroom for this week's work.

    Topics covered:

    • Washington's Presidency
    • Whiskey Rebellion
    • Shay's Rebellion v. Whiskey Rebellion
    • The French Revolution

    All work has a variety of questions that highlight key historical figures and events that will reinforce NYS social studies framework.

     

    Monday, May 11th - Friday, May 15th, 2020:

    Please go to Google Classroom for this week's work.

    Topics covered:

    • Federalism video with a graphic organizer and Constructed Response Questions
    • "I'm Just a Bill" video with slide show and Brainpop video with a quiz.
    • Electoral College Brainpop video and instructional video by Mr. Glieco
    • Electoral College Constructed Response Questions

    Monday, May 4th - Friday, May 8th, 2020:

    Please go to Google Classroom for this week's work.

    Topics covered:

    • School House Rock "Three Branches of Government"
    • The Preamble (Reading & Critical Thinking Questions)
    • The Branches of Government/Constitution
    • Checks and Balances

    All work has a variety of questions that highlight key historical figures and events that will reinforce NYS social studies framework.

     

    Monday, April 27th - Friday, May 1st, 2020:

    Please go to Google Classroom for this week's work.

    Topics covered: 

    • New Amendments-- Amending the Constitution, The Bill of Rights
    • The Ratification Process
    • Brainpop.com-- The U.S. Constitution
    • Complete Brainpop.com quiz and turn in via Google Classroom with a 10/10

     

    Monday, April 20th - April 24th, 2020:

    Please go to Google Classroom for this week's work.

    Topics covered: 

    • Federalists v. Anti-Federalists (video, reading and matching key vocabulary)
    • Bill of Rights (Brainpop video, Brainpop review quiz activity)
    • Bill of Rights Reading with questions
    • History Check -- The Bill of Rights

    Please check Google Classroom for comments and feedback from Mr. Glieco on each assignment. 

    Every Friday:  Google Meet (short historical story) & Kahoot review game.  

    • Times:  12:30, 1:00, 1:30

    Monday, April 13th - April 17th, 2020:

    Please go to Google Classroom for this week's work.

    Topics covered: 

    • Flipped video "Constitutional Convention."
    • A Historical Convention
    • Disagreements Over a New Government
    • The Constitutional Convention (Brainpop.com)
    • History Check -- Constitutional Convention

    All work was given feedback via GOOGLE CLASSROOM using a rubric. 

     

    Monday, April 6th - Friday, April 10th, 2020:

    Please go to Google Classroom for this week's work.

    Topics covered:  The Articles of Confederation # 3 & 4

    • Weaknesses in the Confederation video
    • Land Ordinance of 1785 and the Northwest Ordinance of 1787 video
    • Kahoot Activity Challenge (Please enter your first and last name to play)

    Answers for this week's lessons will be posted and shared on Friday, April 6th.  I will send these out via Remind, email, and post on Google Classroom as well as the website.

     

    Monday, March 30th - Friday April 3rd, 2020:

    Please go to Google Classroom for this week's work.

    Topics covered:  The Articles of Confederation parts 1 & 2

    • Powerpoint -- Each State Creates a Constitution (Articles of Confederation)
    • Powerpoint -- The Articles of Confederation (Strengths and Weaknesses) & Shay's Rebellion

    Answers for this week's lessons will be posted and shared on Friday, April 3rd.  I will send these out via Remind, email, and post on Google Classroom as well as the website.

    CLICK ON THIS LINK FOR THE ANSWER KEY "ARTICLES OF CONFEDERATION PART 1."

    CLICK ON THIS LINK FOR THE ANSWER KEY "ARTICLES OF CONFEDERATION PART 2."

     

    Monday, March 23rd - Friday March 27th 2020:

    Students and Parents:  Please take care of yourself and your family first.  The work below is not mandatory but is assigned in order to maintain continuity in your child's education. No paper or printing is required. 

    Please go to Google Classroom for this week's work.  

    Topics covered:  Valley Forge, Battle of Yorktown, Treaty of Paris

    When you have completed the work please remember to hit submit.  

    Answers for this week's lessons will be posted and shared on Friday, March 27th.  I will send these out via Remind, email, and post on Google Classroom as well as the website.

    CLICK ON THIS LINK FOR THE ANSWER KEY TO "WINTER AT VALLEY FORGE."

    CLICK ON THIS LINK FOR THE ANSWER KEY TO "BATTLE OF YORKTOWN/TREATY OF PARIS."

     


    Monday, March 16th, 2020:

    CLICK ON THIS LINK FOR WORK ABOUT FIGHTING THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION

    If you lost or misplaced the sheets I handed out on Friday, no problem!  Just click here and print.  

     

    Tuesday, March 17th, 2020:

    Worksheet:  Shot Heard Round the World link:

    https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BwnGrYQcmg1AeXhPOGlYSlNSUTJFWU9zSzRVRkFrQQ/view?usp=sharing

    (Shot Heard Round the World Video)

    https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BwTHsJiY6cYjVXhUZUV1TE9fRVE/view?usp=sharing

     

    Wednesday, March 18th, - Thursday, March 19th, 2020:

    Hello from Mr. Glieco video

    Click here

    Battle of Saratoga Comic Strip

    https://docs.google.com/document/d/1jRjQEf6LInYTPJEcE7zrw3v1-kbG7uCsI7GMsUkptH0/edit?usp=sharing

    Battle of Saratoga Powerpoint (reading, video and graphic organizer)

    https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1ryI3-qL5Hiahd1QM-22z2TtUKfZUFQ-pEvbwM3cxLDw/edit?usp=sharing

     

    Friday, March 20th, 2020:

    CLICK HERE FOR THIS WEEKS ANSWER KEY -- MAKE SURE TO HIT "PRESENT" TO VIEW THE POWER POINT.

     



  • What are we studying?

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    Our curriculum is based on the social studies framework set by the state of New York. 7th grade is the first half of a two-year course in American history.  Our goal is to get from Native Americans and the European exploration and colonization through to the causes of the Civil War.