• Mr. Paul Halligan
    5th, 6th and 7th Grade Social Studies Teacher
     
    973-677-4124
     
     

    Dear Parents and Students,

     

    A message from ORANGE TOWNSHIP SCHOOL DISTRICT

    Good Day Families, 

    For the Week of April 6th, school buildings will remain closed; however, distance learning will continue. On Friday, April 10th, the District will be closed in observance of Good Friday, per the previously approved calendar, and spring break will begin on Monday, April 13th and conclude on April 17th. Distance Learning will not be in effect from April 10th through April 17th. We will continue to update all families and staff in a timely fashion. Thank you for your continued support of the Orange Township Public School District. Always remember, we are in this together. 

    Dr. Gerald Fitzhugh
    Superintendent of Schools

     

     

     

     

    Welcome to the Extended Learning Resource Page. This page was created to provide students working from home with access to assignments, links, assessments, and practice resources. Schools will be closed from Tuesday, March 17 – April 17. Additional information and daily updates can be found on the district’s COVID-19 Resource Page found at https://www.orange.k12.nj.us/domain/3058.

     

    The Orange Public Schools Expectations for Emergency At-Home Instruction

    I will be available between the following office hours:

    9:00a.m.-11:00a.m.

    1:00p.m.-3:00p.m.

     

    Below are the links and codes to my Google Classrooms.

    Assignments will be posted by 9AM each Monday for the week.

    Each assignment contains a due date.

    Please note, parents will be contacted if students are not completing assignments.

    Assignments will be graded and recorded.

     

    Student responsibilities in completing the assignments include:

    * Identifying a comfortable and quiet space to study/learn

    * Dedicating appropriate time to learning, as guided by your teachers

    * Routinely checking appropriate Google Classrooms and emails for information on courses, assignments, and resources, on a daily basis

    * Attending and participating in any check-in times offered by your teachers

    * Engaging in the virtual platforms with academic honesty, integrity, and according to the district’s Acceptable Use Policy

    * Submitting all assignments in accordance with provided timelines and/or due dates

     

     

    Students in my classes can access assignments through Clever (Link below)

    Clever (Discovery Education, Brainpop, Newsela)

     

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    ****ATTENTION****

    If you have any problems or questions for Social Studies class

    or just want to say hi to Mr. Halligan

    Come to

    HALLIGAN'S HANGOUT

    Starting on March 31- Change of time- Afternoon

    Click on the following link between 1 pm and 2 pm

    Chat face to face with Mr. Halligan

    You can find the link on your Google Classroom Page

    or

    In the messgages sent to Class Dojo

    Remember that Halligan's Hangout will only be open during

    that time and proper language and actions will be expected.

    SEE YOU THEN!!!!

     

    Assignments for Week 3 March 30 - April 3

     

    March 30, 2020- All assignments due by March 31, 2020

    5A/6A/7A - Go to your Google Classroom, Read the Common Sense Media Lesson. Do the work directly on the worksheets. When finished go to the link and take the quiz. Make sure when you take the quiz that you fill out your complete name- first and last name.

     

    March 31, 2020 All assignments due by April 1, 2020

    5A/6A/7A - Go to your Google Classroom, Read the Common Sense Media Lesson. Do the work directly on the worksheets. When finished go to the link and take the quiz. Make sure when you take the quiz that you fill out your complete name- first and last name.

     

    April 1, 2020- All assignments due by April 2, 2020

    5A - In text, read pages 218-221. Answer Questions in Google Classroom.

     

    6A - Sign in to Clever, then go To Brainpop and view 2 videos - "Roman Republic" and "the Rise of the Roman Empire" and take the accompanying quizzes

     

    7A - In text, read pages 268-274 and answer the questions in your Google Classroom.

     

    April 2, 2020 All assignments due by April 3, 2020

    5B - In text, read pages 218-221. Answer Questions in Google Classroom.

    6B - Sign in to Clever, then go To Brainpop and view 2 videos - "Roman Republic" and "the Rise of the Roman Empire" and take the accompanying quizzes 

     

    7B - In text, read pages 268-274 and answer the questions in your Google Classroom.

     

    April 3, 2020- All assignments due by March 30, 2020

    5A/5B - Sign in to Clever, go to BrainPop, Watch two videos-”Branches of the Government” and “How a Bill Becomes a Law” and take the quizzes that go with each.

    6A/6B -  In text, read pages 376-379. Then go to your Google Classroom, go to the link that is there and complete the form for a quiz grade.

     7A/7B - Sign in to Clever, go to Discovery Education- watch "America's Early Years: America Under Thomas Jefferson", then answer the questions in your Google Classroom- this will count as a Quiz grade. 

     

    Assignments for Week 2 - March 23-27

     

    March 23, 2020- All assignments due by March 24, 2020

     

    5A - In text Chapter 8, read pages 208-217. Answer Questions in Google Classroom.

     

     6A - In text, Chapter 12, read pages 358-369 on my web page.Then answer questions on form in Google Classroom.

     

     7A - In text, Module 7, read pages 263-267. Answer Questions in Google Classroom.

     

    March 24, 2020 All assignments due by March 25, 2020

     

    5B - In text Chapter 8, read pages 208-217. Answer Questions in Google Classroom.

     

    6B - In text, Chapter 12, read pages 358-369 on my web page, then answer questions on form in Google Classroom.

     

    7B - In text, Module 7, read pages 263-267. Answer Questions in Google Classroom.

     

    March 25, 2020- All assignments due by March 26, 2020

     

    5A - Sign in to Clever, Go to Brainpop, Go to Assignments (Dashboard), watch the Banking and Interest movies and take the quiz that goes along with each movie.

     

    6A - In text, Chapter 12, read pages 370-375. Then answer questions on form in Google Classroom.

     

    7A - Sign in to Clever- Go to Discovery Education- Watch Video on America’s Early Years: America in a Changing World. In Google Classroom, Write 5 Questions based on important advancements in our country during that period.

     

    March 26, 2020 All assignments due by March 25, 2020

     

    5B - Sign in to Clever, Go to Brainpop, Go to Assignments (Dashboard), watch the Banking and Interest movies and take the quiz that goes along with each movie.

     

    6B - In text, Chapter 12, read pages 358-369 on my web page.

    Then answer questions on form in Google Classroom.

     

    7B - Sign in to Clever- Go to Discovery Education- Watch Video on America’s Early Years: America in a Changing World. In Google Classroom,Write 5 Questions based on important advancements in our country during that period.

     

    March 27, 2020- All assignments due by March 30, 2020

     

    5A/5B - Read pages 218-221. In Google classroom, answer the questions provided.

     

    6A/6B - Sign in to Clever- Go to Discovery Education- Watch Video on Journals Through History:Ancient Rome:The Eternal City. When finished with the video,  answer questions in Google Classroom.

     

    7A/7B - Sign in to Clever- Go to Brainpop, go to assignments (Dashboard), watch the Videos on George Washington, and Political party Origins, then take the corresponding quizzes for each video.

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Asignments for Week 1 - March 16-20

     

    March 16, 2020- All Assignments are Due on March 17

    5A - Sign into Clever- Go to Newsela, Read Article on the

    Judicial Branch- Take Video Quiz

     

    6A - Sign into Clever- Go to Discovery Education-

    View Video on Alexander the Great- Take Video Quiz

     

    7A - Sign into Clever- Go to Discovery Education-

    View Video on America's Early Years: A Nation Begins- Take Video Quiz

     

    March 17, 2020- All Assignments are Due on March 18

    5B - Sign into Clever- Go to Newsela, Read Article on the

    Judicial Branch- Take Video Quiz

     

    6B - Sign into Clever- Go to Discovery Education-

    View Video on Alexander the Great- Take Video Quiz

     

    7B - Sign into Clever- Go to Discovery Education-

    View Video on America's Early Years: A Nation Begins

    - Take Video Quiz

     

    March 18, 2020- All Assignments are Due on March 19

    5A - Using your JA Biztown booklet- answer questions

     

    6A - In Google Classroom, Using textbook,

    Review pages 322 and 352. All Questions to be answered in Google Classroom.

     

    7A - In text, read pages 255-262. Answer Questions in Google Classroom.

     

    March 19, 2020- All assignments due by March 20,2020

    5B -Sign into Clever, Go to Discovery Education and watch the video on The Almost Painless Guide to the Legislative Branch, Take the accompanying video quiz.

     

    6B -In Google Classroom, Using textbook,

    Review pages 322 and 352. All Questions to be answered in Google Classroom.

     

    7B - In text, read pages 255-263. Answer Questions in Google Classroom.

     

     

    March 20, 2020- All assignments due by Monday  3/23/2020 at 8:30a.m.

     

    5A/5B - Go to Google Classroom, Complete reading assignment on North America and answer questions on reading selection.

     

    6A/6B - In Google Classroom, Greece Test

     

    7A/7B - Sign into Clever- Go to Newsela, complete reading assignment on Washington Presidency, answer Quiz questions.

     

     

     

     

     

     

    For Class Dojo instructions in Creole and Spanish- go to my Class Dojo

    Instructions Page

    Click Here

     

     

     

     
     

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