• October 19-30th

    Posted by Lewis Nelson on 10/21/2020


    Welcome to our three-week unit on ancient Egyptian civilization.  Here are the topics that will be covered in the first 10 days.


    Learning Target: Describe the relationship between the geographic location of natural resources and the economic development in the Nile River valley

    Monday 10/19: Map the major geographic features of Egypt and the location of historic sites along the Nile River

    Tuesday 10/20: Examine the impact of the Nile River on Egyptian agriculture


    Learning Target: Explain the origin, structure, and effect of the pharaoh's rule over the Nile River Valley

    Wednesday 10/21: (No Google Meet) Lives of Pharaohs

    Thursday 10/22: Student research


    Learning Target: Examine the social pyramid of ancient Egypt. Assess how each class contributed to the civilization's general welfare. Explain how the economic choices affected the quality of life for each class.

    Friday 10/23: Social Pyramid 

    Monday 10/26 Explain the contributions of each class in the social Pyramid


    Learning Target: Examine the belief system and mythology of ancient Egypt

    Tuesday 10/27 Examine Egyptian deities (gods)

    Wednesday 10/28 (No Google Meet) Mummification edpuzzle video

    Thursday10/29 Research an Egyptian god or goddess

    Friday 10/30 Review how to write persuasively then write a persuasive paragraph on why a chosen god was the most important for a major grade. 


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  • August 24-28th The Five Themes of Geography

    Posted by Lewis Nelson on 8/21/2020 12:30:00 PM

    In this week of Social Studies, students will be learning about the following: Unit 1 Geography


    8/24/20: Theme of Geography; “Location”

    8/25/20: Theme of Geography;


    8/26/20: Theme of Geography;


    8/27/20: Theme of Geography;


    8/28/20: Theme of Geography;

    “Human Interaction Environment”

    Assigned Work:

    -EdPuzzle Video Quiz due: Aug.30th

    -Vocabulary Frayer Model (1st eight vocabulary words) All terms will be due by Friday 9/04.


    *Parents, please continue to check our websites for additional information.  Also, we will start to collect classwork through google classroom for grades starting this week.


    Thank you,

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  • Welcome to DRMS Virtual Academy for Social Studies

    Posted by Lewis Nelson on 8/12/2020

    Welcome to remote middle school.  Here are tutorials for accessing our online classes.  Students will be attending live Google Meet classes as well as receiving their assignments and turning them in through Google Classroom.  Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions.  We will be flexibly addressing the challenges of full-time school from home and the technology issues that will arise.


    How to sign in to the WakeID Portal 


    How to Join Google Classroom


    Student View of Google Classroom


    How to use Google Classroom for Students and Parents

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  • Welcome to Online Learning

    Posted by Lewis Nelson on 4/12/2020

    I am looking forward to seeing you again through Google Classroom and Google Meet. 

    If you or your parent has any difficulty accessing it through your Wake Portal, you can join by using the class code of ffi4vt5.  

    Classes begin onMonday April 14th, at 8:30 for 1st period and 9:20 for 2nd period.  You will have these classes again on Wednesday.  3rd and 4th periods will have the same start times on Tuesday and Thursday.

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