Dear Parents,

Below are the links that will enable you to purchase the hardcover editions of the Catholic Bible and the Catholic Catechism at The bible and the catechism can also be purchased at Barnes & Noble and at your local Catholic bookstore. The links provided give you the information of the specific Bible (Revised Standard Version-2nd Catholic Edition)  and Catechism required for the 5th-8th grade religion classes.

 Week of June 4.



 GR 5 Religion and SS

 There will be vocabulary quiz next week. Study the vocabulary words for Chapter 3: The Age of Exploration (Pages 108-141). Remember, it is possible that there will be no word bank on the quiz. 

The following week is the Social Studies Test. I will provide you with more information about the text next week.



6 Religion

 There will be a vocabulary test next week. Please study the vocabulary words for Chapter 4: The Nile Valley (pages 116-137). Remember, there might not be a word bank on the next quiz. The test will be the following week. I will provide more information in class.

Also, the Social Studies presentations will take place on Monday. If we have time on Monday, the remaining Noah presentation will also take place during this class period.


Act of Faith Before Communion:

Lord Jesus Christ, I firmly believe that you are present in this Blessed Sacrament as true God and true Man, with your Body and Blood, Soul and Divinity. My Redeemer and my Judge, I adore your Divine Majesty together with the Angels and Saints. I believe, O Lord; increase my faith.

Act of Faith after Holy Communion:

Jesus, I firmly believe that you are present within me as God and Man, to enrich my soul with graces and to fill my heart with the happiness of the blessed. I believe that you are Christ, the Son of the living God!





Religion Homework:

(1) Think of three people whose visit would make you feel honored. Explain why you would feel honored if they visited you.

(2) What are some of the great things that God has done for you?

(3) Write a prayer of praise and thanksgiving to God. Base your prayer On Mary's prayer of praise that we read in class.

Religion Test

Possible Essay Topics

(1) Sins against the 5th Commandment

(2) Sins against the 8th Commandment

Social Studies Chapter 15 Study Guide:

Dred Scott Decision

Border Ruffians

Political Party Platforms

Fugitive Slave Act

Lincoln-Douglas Debates

John Brown

The Compromise of 1850

Political Parties

Stephen Douglas

Fort Sumter



Missouri Compromise

Frederick Douglass

The Kansas-Nebraska Act

Popular Sovereignty

"Bleeding Kansas"

Proposal to ban slavery

Civil War

Event that led to Civil War




Religion Homework-Due Monday 

Read pages 239-247.

Do all the Activities questions on pages 241, 245-247.

Study Guide for Chapter 13 Quiz:

The phases of the development of industrialization

the Know-Nothing Party

The Underground Railroad

White people in the South



the Southern Economy

Resistance to slavery

Southern transportation


Cotton production

Trade Unions

Samuel Morse

John Deere

















gr8 Religion & SS
Test Study Guide:
The U.S. and World War II
Pearl Harbor
Japan and the U.S.
European dictators 
American economy
U.S. and World War II
Allied Powers and Axis Powers
Reading Strategy Graphic Organizers
Minority Groups
The Atlantic Charter
Winston Churchill
The Munich Conference
Tuskegee Airmen
Dwight D. Eisenhower
George Patton
Harry S. Truman
The Battle of the Bulge
Bataan Death March
Battle of Midway
Battle of Leyte Gulf
V-J Day
Second Round Debate Tournament:
The remaining students should be prepared to debate any day of this upcoming week.
Religion Test:
Study the worksheet on the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass.
Debate Format:
(1) Introductory Statements
(2) First Reason 
(3) Cross-Examination
(4) Second Reason

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