Mr. Hutton – MS Rel/Soc Studies

Middle School Religion & Social Studies

Hello and welcome to the 2017-2018 academic school year! I’m very happy to begin my third year as the Middle School Religion and Social Studies Teacher at Holy Family Catholic School. This will be a great year!

1) Please feel free to check the resources section for some useful links and occasional extra study help (e.g. Powerpoints, videos, etc.) for quizzes and tests.

2) I will be posting study guides full of definitions for important key terms on Quizlet. Go to to view them at any time before immediately upcoming quizzes and tests.

3) Remember that the weekly homework and dates for quizzes and tests is on this page. Email me at any time ( and I will get back to you ASAP to answer any questions you might have.

Take care and God bless.


Mr. Hutton

MS Supply List 2017-2018




6th Grade Religion

Monday                                 4/23: Activity Book, p. 54

Tuesday                                 4/24: No homework

Wednesday                           4/25: Activity Book, p. 55

Thursday                               4/26: Activity Book, p. 56

Friday                                    4/27: Read Matt. 25:31-40 and write a 1 page reflection


7th Grade Religion

Monday                                 4/23: Define Words to Know, p. 71

Tuesday                                 4/24: Activity Book, p. 46

Wednesday                           4/25: Activity Book, p. 47

Thursday                               4/26: No homework

Friday                                    4/27: No homework


8th Grade Religion

Monday                                 4/23: Finish Crossword Puzzles and Drawings

Tuesday                                 4/24: 1 Page – Which do you prefer: the solitary life of St. Anthony or the communal life of St. Pachomius? 

Wednesday                           4/25: Excerpts worksheet – read one side (St. Jerome) or the other (St. John Chrysostom) and write a one page reflection

Thursday                               4/26: No homework

Friday                                    4/27: Short poem about Nestorianism and Monophysitism (and the councils refuting them)




6th Grade Social Studies

Monday                                 4/23: 1 Page – Why did Justinian try to reconquer the West? Should he have tried to do so? 

Tuesday                                 4/24: 1 Page Paper – Choose one of the following: 1) Write a journal entry from the perspective of a soldier in Charles Martel’s army after the Battle of Tours. 2) Was Charlemagne’s Empire, later called the Holy Roman Empire, holy, Roman, and an Empire?

Wednesday                           4/25: Worksheet, p. 38

Thursday                               4/26: 1 page, 6 panel-minimum comic about the Crusades

Friday                                    4/27: Study


7th Grade Social Studies

Monday                                 4/23: p. 269, Illustrate the party differences between the Federalists and the Democratic-Republicans

Tuesday                                 4/24: 1 page – Which party would you have supported and why?

Wednesday                           4/25: No homework

Thursday                               4/26: Study

Friday                                    4/27: Ch. 8, Section 3 Quiz


8th Grade Social Studies

Monday                                 4/23: No homework

Tuesday                                 4/24: 1 Page paper – Should the U.S. have declared war on Germany? Why/Why not? 

Wednesday                           4/25: Study

Thursday                               4/26: Chapter 23, Section 2 Quiz

Friday                                    4/27: Design your own Allied propaganda poster







Shutton678 is my profile on Please go there for helpful study tools for quizzes and tests!

Social Studies:

6th Grade – 

7th Grade – 

8th Grade – (Downloadable, free computer game we are using in class to learn about WWI – install the “Great War” map)



6th Grade – 

7th Grade –

8th Grade – Chapter 11 – The First 1000 Years

21 Ecumenical Councils List:

Click on the “Further Reading” links to acquire more information for research!

If reading about Vatican II, try here: