6th Grade

Week of May 29, 2017

Monday- Memorial Day (No School)

Tuesday- 6A: Help with end-of-year checklist

HW= None

Wednesday- 6B: Help with end-of-year checklist

HW= None

Thursday- Award ceremonies & graduation

Friday- 6B: Help with end-of-year checklist

HW= None

6A: Help with end-of-year checklist

HW= None

Objectives of the Week:

N/A

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Week of May 22, 2017

Monday- 6B: Begin watching “Atlantis” and discuss

HW= None

Tuesday- 6A: Continue watching “Atlantis” and discuss

HW= None

Wednesday- 6B: Continue watching “Atlantis” and discuss

HW= None

6A: Continue watching “Atlantis” and discuss

HW= None

Friday- 6B: Continue watching “Atlantis” and discuss

HW= None

Objectives of the Week:

N/A

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Week of May 15, 2017

Monday- No school: teacher workday

Tuesday- 6B: No class due to MAP Testing

HW= Study for diagnostic

6A: Continue creating “Kahoot” review game for diagnostic using old folders, study guides and notes. Play them in class.

HW= Study for diagnostic

Thursday- All classes take the social studies diagnostic

Friday- 6A: Wrap up game of silent ball

HW= None

Objectives of the Week:

Wrap up review of objectives from units 1-15 and take diagnostic. 

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Week of May 8, 2017

Tuesday- 6B: Go over any last minute questions about EOC. Spend time reviewing for the week’s EOCs and catch-up on any missing or late work.

HW= Continue studying for EOC

Wednesday- 6A: All classes take the Social Studies EOC

HW= None

Thursday- 6B: Create “Kahoot” review game for diagnostic next week using old folders, study guides and notes. We will be playing them next week.

HW= Review for diagnostic (May 18th)

Friday- 6A: Create “Kahoot” review game for diagnostic next week using old folders, study guides and notes. We will be playing them next week.

HW= Review for diagnostic (May 18th)

Objectives of the Week:

Wrap up review of objectives from units 1-15 and take End-Of-Course test. 

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Week of May 1, 2017

Monday- 6B: Continue working on EOC study guide in class by reviewing “game show” style.

HW= Continue reviewing for EOC

Tuesday- 6A: Continue working on EOC study guide in class by reviewing “game show” style.

HW= Continue reviewing for EOC

Wednesday- 6B: Continue working on EOC study guide in class by reviewing “game show” style.

HW= Continue reviewing for EOC

Thursday- 6A: Continue working on EOC study guide in class by reviewing “game show” style.

HW= Continue reviewing for EOC

Friday- 6B: Continue working on EOC study guide in class by reviewing “game show” style

HW= Continue reviewing for EOC

6A: Continue working on EOC study guide in class by reviewing “game show” style.

HW= Continue reviewing for EOC

Objectives of the Week:

Continue reviewing objectives from units 1-12 for final diagnostic and End-Of-Course test. 

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Week of April 24, 2017

Monday- 6B: Begin discussing EOC and final diagnostic. Pass out EOC study guide and work on in class.

HW= Begin reviewing for EOC

Tuesday- 6A: Begin discussing EOC and final diagnostic. Pass out EOC study guide and work on in class.

HW= Begin reviewing for EOC

Wednesday 6B: Prepare for Washington D.C. Trip. Continue working on EOC study guide in class. Review “game show” style.

HW= Continue reviewing for EOC

6A: Prepare for Washington D.C. Trip. Continue working on EOC study guide in class. Review “game show” style.

HW= Continue reviewing for EOC

Friday- Washington D.C. Trip 

Objectives of the Week:

Begin reviewing objectives from units 1-12 for final diagnostic and End-Of-Course test. 

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Week of April 17, 2017

Monday- 6A:  Unit 11 — Ancient China: Continue introduction of ancient China with guided notes and continue watching the film “Mulan.”

HW= None

Tuesday- 6B:  Unit 11 — Ancient China: Review for test on ancient China (on Thursday) and work on international day items.

HW= Study for test on ancient China (on Thursday)

6A: Unit 11 — Ancient China: Review for test on ancient China (on Friday) and work on International Day activities. 

HW= Study for test on ancient China (on Friday)

Thursday- 6B: Unit 11 — Ancient China: Test on ancient China and brief introduction to ancient Japan through the art of origami. 

HW= None

Friday- 6A: Unit 11 — Ancient China: Test on ancient China and finish watching the film “Mulan.” 

HW= None

Objectives of the Week:

Unit 11

    • H.2.1 – Explain how invasions, conquests, and migrations affected various civilizations, societies and regions.
    • H.2.3 – Explain how innovation and/or technology transformed civilizations, societies, and regions over time (e.g., agricultural technology, weaponry, transportation and communication).
    • G.1.1 – Explain how the physical features and human characteristics of a place influenced the development of civilizations, societies and regions (e.g., location near rivers and natural barriers, trading practices and spread of culture).
    • C&G.1.3 – Compare the requirements for (e.g., age, gender and status) and responsibilities of (e.g., paying taxes and military service) citizenship under various governments.
    • E.1.2 – Explain how quality of life is impacted by economic choices of civilizations, societies and regions.
    • C.1.2 – Explain how religion transformed various societies, civilizations and regions (e.g., beliefs, practices and spread of Buddhism, Christianity, Confucianism, Hinduism, Islam, and Judaism).

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Week of April 10, 2017

 Spring Break

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Week of April 3, 2017

Monday- 6B: Unit 11 — Ancient China: Continue introduction of ancient China with guided notes and begin watching the film “Mulan.”

HW= Continue studying for vocabulary quiz (Quiz Wednesday, April 5th)

6A: Unit 11 — Ancient China: Introduce unit on Ancient China by going through unit vocabulary.

HW= Study for vocabulary quiz (Quiz Thursday, April 6th)

Wednesday- 6B: Unit 11 — Ancient China: Continue discussion of ancient China with a geography video follow-along.

HW= None

Thursday- 6A: Unit 11 — Ancient China: Begin watching the film “Mulan.”

HW= None

Friday- 6B: Unit 11 — Ancient China: Continue watching the film “Mulan.”

HW= None

Objectives of the Week:

Unit 11

    • H.2.1 – Explain how invasions, conquests, and migrations affected various civilizations, societies and regions.
    • H.2.3 – Explain how innovation and/or technology transformed civilizations, societies, and regions over time (e.g., agricultural technology, weaponry, transportation and communication).
    • G.1.1 – Explain how the physical features and human characteristics of a place influenced the development of civilizations, societies and regions (e.g., location near rivers and natural barriers, trading practices and spread of culture).
    • C&G.1.3 – Compare the requirements for (e.g., age, gender and status) and responsibilities of (e.g., paying taxes and military service) citizenship under various governments.
    • E.1.2 – Explain how quality of life is impacted by economic choices of civilizations, societies and regions.
    • C.1.2 – Explain how religion transformed various societies, civilizations and regions (e.g., beliefs, practices and spread of Buddhism, Christianity, Confucianism, Hinduism, Islam, and Judaism).

Unit 10

      • G.1.1 – Explain how the physical features and human characteristics of a place influenced the development of civilizations, societies and regions.
      • G.1.2 – Explain the factors that influenced the movement of people, goods, and ideas and the effects of that movement on societies and regions over time.
      • H.2.1 – Explain how invasions, conquests, and migrations affected various civilizations, societies and regions.
      • C&G.1.2 – Summarize the ideas that shaped political thought in various civilizations, societies and regions.
      • C.1.2 – Explain how religion transformed various societies, civilizations, and regions.

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Week of March 27, 2017

Tuesday- 6B: Unit 10 — Ancient South Asia: Quiz on Ancient Indian people & Hinduism. Guided notes on Buddhism. Wrap-up Ancient India unit.

HW= Study for quiz on Buddhism (Monday, April 3rd)

Wednesday- 6A: Unit 10 — Ancient South Asia: No class due to ISF Presentations

HW= N/A

Thursday- 6B: Unit 10 — Ancient South Asia: Quiz on Buddhism. Introduce unit on Ancient China.

HW= None

Friday- 6A: Unit 10 — Ancient South Asia: Quiz on Ancient Indian people & Hinduism. Guided notes on Buddhism. Wrap-up Ancient India unit.

HW= Study for quiz on Buddhism (Monday, April 3rd)

Objectives of the Week:

      • G.1.1 – Explain how the physical features and human characteristics of a place influenced the development of civilizations, societies and regions.
      • G.1.2 – Explain the factors that influenced the movement of people, goods, and ideas and the effects of that movement on societies and regions over time.
      • H.2.1 – Explain how invasions, conquests, and migrations affected various civilizations, societies and regions.
      • C&G.1.2 – Summarize the ideas that shaped political thought in various civilizations, societies and regions.
      • C.1.2 – Explain how religion transformed various societies, civilizations, and regions.

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Week of March 20, 2017

Monday- 6B: Unit 10 — Ancient South Asia: Begin guided notes on Origins of Hinduism. Begin working on Indian caste systems worksheet.

HW= Finish any work not completed in class

Tuesday- 6A: Unit 10 — Ancient South Asia: Begin guided notes on Origins of Hinduism. Begin working on Indian caste systems worksheet.

HW= Finish any work not completed in class

Wednesday- 6B: Unit 10 — Ancient South Asia: Continue guided notes on Origins of Hinduism. Discuss system of Hindu gods. Begin working on chart breakdown of Hinduism, Jainism and Buddhism as well as question for Siddhartha Gautama worksheet.

HW= Finish any work not completed in class

Thursday- 6A: Unit 10 — Ancient South Asia: Continue guided notes on Origins of Hinduism. Discuss system of Hindu gods. Begin working on chart breakdown of Hinduism, Jainism and Buddhism as well as question for Siddhartha Gautama worksheet.

HW= Finish any work not completed in class

Friday- 6B: Unit 10 — Ancient South Asia: Begin discussing Buddhism with introduction into meditation and practices of Buddhist monks. Watch clip of Netflix’s Chef’s Table featuring Buddhist Monk, Jeong Kwan. 

HW= Study for quiz on ancient Indian people and Hinduism (Tuesday March 28th)

6A: Unit 10 — Ancient South Asia: Begin discussing Buddhism with introduction into meditation and practices of Buddhist monks. Watch clip of Netflix’s Chef’s Table featuring Buddhist Monk, Jeong Kwan. 

HW= Study for quiz on ancient Indian people and Hinduism (Wednesday, March 29th)

Objectives of the Week:

      • G.1.1 – Explain how the physical features and human characteristics of a place influenced the development of civilizations, societies and regions.
      • G.1.2 – Explain the factors that influenced the movement of people, goods, and ideas and the effects of that movement on societies and regions over time.
      • H.2.1 – Explain how invasions, conquests, and migrations affected various civilizations, societies and regions.
      • C&G.1.2 – Summarize the ideas that shaped political thought in various civilizations, societies and regions.
      • C.1.2 – Explain how religion transformed various societies, civilizations, and regions.

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Week of March 13, 2017

Monday- Teacher workday 

Tuesday- 6B: Unit 10 — Ancient South Asia: Finish Ancient Africa project presentations. Begin discussing Unit 10 and the people of ancient India.

HW= None

Wednesday- 6A: Unit 10 — Ancient South Asia: Finish Ancient Africa project presentations. Begin discussing Unit 10 and the people of ancient India.

HW= None

Thursday- 6B: Unit 10 — Ancient South Asia: Begin guided notes on Early Indian Civilizations. Begin working on timeline of events worksheet about ancient Indian people.

HW= Finish timeline of events worksheet for Ancient Indian people.

6A: Unit 10 — Ancient South Asia: Begin guided notes on Early Indian Civilizations. Begin working on timeline of events worksheet about ancient Indian people.

HW= Finish timeline of events worksheet for ancient Indian people.

Objectives of the Week:

Unit 10

      • G.1.1 – Explain how the physical features and human characteristics of a place influenced the development of civilizations, societies and regions.
      • G.1.2 – Explain the factors that influenced the movement of people, goods, and ideas and the effects of that movement on societies and regions over time.
      • H.2.1 – Explain how invasions, conquests, and migrations affected various civilizations, societies and regions.
      • C&G.1.2 – Summarize the ideas that shaped political thought in various civilizations, societies and regions.
      • C.1.2 – Explain how religion transformed various societies, civilizations, and regions.

Unit 9

      • 6.H.2.4 – Explain the role that key historical figures and cultural groups had in transforming society.
      • 6.G.1.2 – Explain the factors that influenced the movement of people, goods, and ideas and the effects of that movement on societies and regions over time (e.g. scarcity of resources, conquests, desire for wealth, disease and trade).
      • 6.E.1.1 – Explain how conflict, compromise, and negotiation over the availability of resources impacted the economic development of various civilizations, societies and regions
      • E.1.2 – Explain how quality of life is impacted by economic choices of civilizations, societies, and regions.
      • C. 1.1 – Analyze how cultural expressions reflected the values of civilizations, societies, and regions.
      • 6.C.1.2 – Explain how religion transformed various societies, civilizations, and regions.

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Week of March 6, 2017

Monday- 6A: Unit 9 — Ancient Africa: Turn in Coat of Arms project. Continue work on Ancient Africa PowerPoint group project. Wrap up Unit 8 — European Middle Ages, Renaissance and Reformation with jousting activity.

HW= Continue working on Ancient Africa project

Tuesday- 6B: Unit 9 — Ancient Africa: Turn in Coat of Arms project. Continue working on Ancient Africa PowerPoint group project. Wrap up Unit 8 — European Middle Ages, Renaissance and Reformation with jousting activity.

HW= Continue working on Ancient Africa project

6A: Unit 9 — Ancient Africa: Continue working on Ancient Africa PowerPoint group project. 

HW= Continue working on Ancient Africa project

Thursday- 6B: Unit 9 — Ancient Africa: Begin presenting Ancient Africa Powerpoint group projects.

HW= Bring new folder to next class

Friday- 6A: Unit 9 — Ancient Africa: Begin presenting Ancient Africa Powerpoint group projects.

HW= Bring new folder to next class

Objectives of the Week:

Unit 9

      • 6.H.2.4 – Explain the role that key historical figures and cultural groups had in transforming society.
      • 6.G.1.2 – Explain the factors that influenced the movement of people, goods, and ideas and the effects of that movement on societies and regions over time (e.g. scarcity of resources, conquests, desire for wealth, disease and trade).
      • 6.E.1.1 – Explain how conflict, compromise, and negotiation over the availability of resources impacted the economic development of various civilizations, societies and regions
      • E.1.2 – Explain how quality of life is impacted by economic choices of civilizations, societies, and regions.
      • C. 1.1 – Analyze how cultural expressions reflected the values of civilizations, societies, and regions.
      • 6.C.1.2 – Explain how religion transformed various societies, civilizations, and regions.

Unit 8

      • 6.H.2.1 – Explain how invasions, conquests, and migrations affected various civilizations, societies and regions.
      • 6.H.2.2 – Compare historical and contemporary events and issues to understand continuity and change.
      • 6.H.2.3 – Explain how innovation and/or technologytransformed civilizations, societies, and regions over time.
      • 6.H.2.4 – Explain the role that key historical figures and cultural groups had in transforming society.
      • 6.G.1.1 – Explain how the physical features and human characteristics of a place influenced the development of civilizations, societies and regions.
      • 6.G.1.2 – Explain the factors that influenced the movement of people, goods and ideas and the effects of that movement on societies and regions over time.
      • C&G.1.4 – Compare the role and evolution of laws and legal systems in various civilizations, societies, and regions.
      • 6.E.1.2 – Explain how quality of life is impacted by economic choices of civilizations, societies, and regions.
      • 6.C.1.2 – Explain how religion transformed various societies, civilizations and regions.

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Week of February 27, 2017

Monday- 6B: Unit 8 — European Middle Ages, Renaissance and Reformation: Quiz on Middle Ages notes. Go over “Pope vs. King” packet. Discuss jousting activity planned for Wednesday. Complete mid-year survey.

HW= Continue working on “Coat of Arms” project (due March 1st) and complete/turn-in any missing work

6A: Unit 8 — European Middle Ages, Renaissance and Reformation: Quiz on Middle Ages notes. Finish working on “Knighthood” packet. Complete mid-year survey.

HW= Continue working on “Coat of Arms” project (due March 6th) and complete/turn-in any missing work

Wednesday- 6B: Unit 8 — European Middle Ages, Renaissance and Reformation: Turn in “Coat of Arms” projects. Go host in-class castle competition.

HW= None

Thursday- 6A: Unit 9 — Ancient Africa: Begin researching Ancient African peoples projects. Students have been broken into groups and given a peoples to research. 

HW=  Continue working on “Coat of Arms” project (due March 6th) and complete/turn-in any missing work. Continue working on Ancient African peoples project

Friday- 6B: Unit 9 —Ancient Africa: Begin researching Ancient African peoples projects. Students have been broken into groups and given a peoples to research.

HW= Continue working on Ancient African peoples project and complete/turn-in any missing work.

Objectives of the Week:

      • 6.H.2.1 – Explain how invasions, conquests, and migrations affected various civilizations, societies and regions.
      • 6.H.2.2 – Compare historical and contemporary events and issues to understand continuity and change.
      • 6.H.2.3 – Explain how innovation and/or technology transformed civilizations, societies, and regions over time.
      • 6.H.2.4 – Explain the role that key historical figures and cultural groups had in transforming society.
      • 6.G.1.1 – Explain how the physical features and human characteristics of a place influenced the development of civilizations, societies and regions.
      • 6.G.1.2 – Explain the factors that influenced the movement of people, goods and ideas and the effects of that movement on societies and regions over time.
      • C&G.1.4 – Compare the role and evolution of laws and legal systems in various civilizations, societies, and regions.
      • 6.E.1.2 – Explain how quality of life is impacted by economic choices of civilizations, societies, and regions.
      • 6.C.1.2 – Explain how religion transformed various societies, civilizations and regions.

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Week of February 20, 2017

Tuesday- 6B: Unit 8 — European Middle Ages, Renaissance and Reformation: Finish guided notes on the middle ages “popcorn” style. Begin discussing the role of the knight in medieval Europe and begin “Popes vs. Kings” activity. Show some clips from Monty Python and The Holy Grail.

HW= Begin working on Medieval knights packet

Wednesday- 6A: Unit 8 — European Middle Ages, Renaissance and Reformation: Finish guided notes on the middle ages “popcorn” style. Begin discussing the role of the knight in medieval Europe and begin “Popes vs. Kings” activity. Show some clips from Monty Python and The Holy Grail.

HW= Begin working on Medieval knights packet

Thursday- 6B: Unit 8 — European Middle Ages, Renaissance and Reformation: Continue discussing the role of the knight in medieval Europe and work on “Knighthood” packet with the help of the Chromebooks. Discuss quiz (on Fed. 27th). 

HW= Begin working on coat of arms project (due March 1st).

Friday- 6A: Unit 8 — European Middle Ages, Renaissance and Reformation: Continue discussing the role of the knight in medieval Europe and work on “Knighthood” packet with the help of the Chromebooks. Discuss quiz (on Fed. 27th). 

HW= Begin working on coat of arms project (due March 6th).

Objectives of the Week:

      • 6.H.2.1 – Explain how invasions, conquests, and migrations affected various civilizations, societies and regions.
      • 6.H.2.2 – Compare historical and contemporary events and issues to understand continuity and change.
      • 6.H.2.3 – Explain how innovation and/or technologytransformed civilizations, societies, and regions over time.
      • 6.H.2.4 – Explain the role that key historical figures and cultural groups had in transforming society.
      • 6.G.1.1 – Explain how the physical features and human characteristics of a place influenced the development of civilizations, societies and regions.
      • 6.G.1.2 – Explain the factors that influenced the movement of people, goods and ideas and the effects of that movement on societies and regions over time.
      • C&G.1.4 – Compare the role and evolution of laws and legal systems in various civilizations, societies, and regions.
      • 6.E.1.2 – Explain how quality of life is impacted by economic choices of civilizations, societies, and regions.
      • 6.C.1.2 – Explain how religion transformed various societies, civilizations and regions.

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Week of February 13, 2017

Monday- 6B: Unit 8 — European Middle Ages, Renaissance and Reformation: Begin discussing the middle ages. Begin guided notes “popcorn” style.

HW= Being working on “primogeniture” worksheet packet

Tuesday- 6A: Unit 8 —European Middle Ages, Renaissance and Reformation: Begin discussing the middle ages. Begin guided notes “popcorn” style.

HW= Complete “primogeniture” worksheet packet

Wednesday- 6B: Unit 8 — European Middle Ages, Renaissance and Reformation: Continue discussing the middle ages “popcorn” style. Watch video on why the dark ages “were so dark.” Finish ”primogeniture” worksheet packet and begin “Popes vs. Kings” activity. Introduce the hierarchy of the church and its impact on the feudal system.

HW= Finish any work not completed in class

Thursday- 6A: Unit 8 — European Middle Ages, Renaissance and Reformation: Continue guided notes on the middle ages “popcorn” style. Watch video on why the dark ages “were so dark.” Finish ”primogeniture” worksheet packet. Introduce the hierarchy of the church and its impact on the feudal system.

HW= None

Friday- 6A: Unit 8 — European Middle Ages, Renaissance and Reformation: Continue guided notes on the middle ages “popcorn” style. Begin discussing the role of the knight in medieval Europe and begin “Popes vs. Kings” activity. Show some clips from Monty Python and The Holy Grail.

HW= None

Objectives of the Week:

      • 6.H.2.1 – Explain how invasions, conquests, and migrations affected various civilizations, societies and regions.
      • 6.H.2.2 – Compare historical and contemporary events and issues to understand continuity and change.
      • 6.H.2.3 – Explain how innovation and/or technologytransformed civilizations, societies, and regions over time.
      • 6.H.2.4 – Explain the role that key historical figures and cultural groups had in transforming society.
      • 6.G.1.1 – Explain how the physical features and human characteristics of a place influenced the development of civilizations, societies and regions.
      • 6.G.1.2 – Explain the factors that influenced the movement of people, goods and ideas and the effects of that movement on societies and regions over time.
      • C&G.1.4 – Compare the role and evolution of laws and legal systems in various civilizations, societies, and regions.
      • 6.E.1.2 – Explain how quality of life is impacted by economic choices of civilizations, societies, and regions.
      • 6.C.1.2 – Explain how religion transformed various societies, civilizations and regions.

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Week of February 6, 2017

Monday- No school (teacher workday)

Tuesday- 6B: Unit 7 — Islamic Expansion: Wrap up discussion of Islamic Expansion and begin to transition to Unit 8 Middle Ages. Outline quiz that students will have on Thursday. Begin watching The Sword in the Stone.

HW= Study for quiz

Wednesday- 6A: Unit 7 — Islamic Expansion: Wrap up discussion of Islamic Expansion and begin to transition to Unit 8 Middle Ages. Outline quiz that students will have on Thursday. Begin watching The Sword in the Stone.

HW= Study for quiz

Thursday- 6B: Unit 7 — Islamic Expansion: Take quiz and continue watching The Sword in the Stone.

HW= None

6A: Unit 7 — Islamic Expansion: Take quiz and continue watching The Sword in the Stone.

HW= None

Objectives of the Week:

      • H.2.1 – Explain how invasions, conquests, and migrations affected various civilizations, societies and regions.
      • G.1.1 – Explain how the physical features and human characteristics of a place influenced the development of civilizations, societies and regions.
      • E.1.2 – Explain how quality of life is impacted by economic choices of civilizations, societies and regions.
      • C&G.1.1 – Explain the origins and structures of various governmental systems.
      • C&G.1.2 – Summarize the ideas that shaped political thought in various civilizations, societies and regions.
      • C.1.1 – Analyze how cultural expressions reflected the values of civilizations, societies, and regions.
      • C.1.2 – Explain how religion transformed various societies, civilizations, and regions.

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Week of January 30, 2017

Monday- 6A: Finish midterm/diagnostic 

HW= Bring a new folder and current folder to our next class

Tuesday- 6B: Unit 7 — Islamic Expansion: Begin discussing the history of Islamic expansion (notes/map and Powerpoint) and the advancements made by Muslims (guided reading and comprehension questions)

HW= Complete back of notes worksheet

6A: Unit 7 — Islamic Expansion: Begin discussing the history of Islamic expansion (notes/map and Powerpoint) and the advancements made by Muslims (guided reading and comprehension questions)

HW= Complete back of notes worksheet

Thursday- 6B:  Unit 7 — Islamic Expansion: Continue discussing advancements made by Muslims (guided reading and comprehension questions) and complete a corresponding activity.

HW= Finish activity if it wasn’t completed in class

Friday- 6A:  Unit 7 — Islamic Expansion:  Continue discussing advancements made by Muslims (guided reading and comprehension questions) and complete a corresponding activity.

HW= Finish activity if it wasn’t completed in class

Objectives of the Week:

      • H.2.1 – Explain how invasions, conquests, and migrations affected various civilizations, societies and regions.
      • G.1.1 – Explain how the physical features and human characteristics of a place influenced the development of civilizations, societies and regions.
      • E.1.2 – Explain how quality of life is impacted by economic choices of civilizations, societies and regions.
      • C&G.1.1 – Explain the origins and structures of various governmental systems.
      • C&G.1.2 – Summarize the ideas that shaped political thought in various civilizations, societies and regions.
      • C.1.1 – Analyze how cultural expressions reflected the values of civilizations, societies, and regions.
      • C.1.2 – Explain how religion transformed various societies, civilizations, and regions.

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Week of January 23, 2017

 Monday- 6B: Continue reviewing units 1-6 for midterm/diagnostic (Wed.)

HW= Continue reviewing for midterm/diagnostic

6A: Continue reviewing units 1-6 for midterm/diagnostic (Thurs.)

HW= Continue reviewing for midterm/diagnostic

Wednesday- 6B: Take midterm/diagnostic 

HW= None

Thursday- 6A: Take midterm/diagnostic

HW= None

Friday- 6B: Finish midterm/diagnostic 

HW= None

Objectives of the Week:

We will be reviewing all of the “objectives of the week” from previous week in order to prepare for and take our midterm/diagnostic.

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Week of January 16, 2017

Monday- No school (holiday)

Tuesday- 6B: Continue reviewing units 1-6 for midterm/diagnostic (next Wed.)

HW= Continue reviewing for midterm/diagnostic & working on Social Studies ISF research

Wednesday- 6A: Continue reviewing units 1-6 for midterm/diagnostic (next Thurs.)

HW= Continue reviewing for midterm/diagnostic & working on Social Studies ISF research

Thursday- 6B: Continue reviewing units 1-6 for midterm/diagnostic (next Wed.)

HW= Continue reviewing for midterm/diagnostic & working on Social Studies ISF research

Friday- 6A: Special unit about inauguration day

HW= Continue reviewing for midterm/diagnostic

Objectives of the Week:

We will be reviewing all of the “objectives of the week” from previous week in order to prepare for and take our midterm/diagnostic.

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Week of January 9, 2017

Monday- No school (snow/ice cancellation)

Tuesday- No school (snow/ice cancellation)

Wednesday- No school (snow/ice cancellation)

Thursday- 6B: Begin reviewing units 1-6 for midterm/diagnostic 

HW= Begin reviewing for midterm/diagnostic using study guide & work on Social Studies ISF research (5 points that you will use in the essay)

6A: Begin reviewing units 1-6 for midterm/diagnostic 

HW= Begin reviewing for midterm/diagnostic using study guide & work on Social Studies ISF research (5 points that you will use in the essay)

Objectives of the Week:

      • H.2.4 – Explain the role that key historical figures and cultural groups had in transforming society.
      • G.1.2 – Explain the factors that influenced the movement of people, goods, and ideas and the effects of that movement on societies and regions over time.
      • C&G.1.4 – Compare the role and evolution of laws and legal systems in various civilizations, societies, and regions.
      • E.1.2 – Explain how quality of life is impacted by economic choices of civilizations, societies and regions.
      • C.1.2 – Explain how religion transformed various societies, civilizations, and regions.

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Week of January 2, 2017

Monday- No school (holiday)

Tuesday- 6A: Unit 6 — Ancient Eastern Europe: Go over fill-in-the-blank notes completed before the break and begin discussing the unit’s essential questions

HW= Continue brainstorming answers to essential questions discussed in class

Wednesday- 6B: Special unit and activities discussing food insecurity in the United States and the world

HW= Continue brainstorming answers to essential questions for Unit 6

6A: Special unit and activities discussing food insecurity in the United States and the world

HW= Continue brainstorming answers to essential questions for Unit 6

Friday- 6B: Unit 6 — Ancient Eastern Europe: Go over fill-in-the-blank notes completed before the break and begin discussing the unit’s essential questions

HW= Continue brainstorming answers to essential questions discussed in class & work on Social Studies ISF research (5 points that you will use in the essay are due on Tuesday)

Objectives of the Week:

      • H.2.4 – Explain the role that key historical figures and cultural groups had in transforming society.
      • G.1.2 – Explain the factors that influenced the movement of people, goods, and ideas and the effects of that movement on societies and regions over time.
      • C&G.1.4 – Compare the role and evolution of laws and legal systems in various civilizations, societies, and regions.
      • E.1.2 – Explain how quality of life is impacted by economic choices of civilizations, societies and regions.
      • C.1.2 – Explain how religion transformed various societies, civilizations, and regions.

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Week of December 19, 2016

Monday- 6B: Unit 6 — Ancient Eastern Europe: Watch Mr. Peabody & Sherman

HW= None

Tuesday- 6A: Unit 6 — Ancient Eastern Europe: Watch Mr. Peabody & Sherman

HW= None

Wednesday- 6B: Unit 6 — Ancient Eastern Europe: Use BrainPop to explore various time periods to learn the who, what, when, where and why about them

HW= None

Objectives of the Week:

N/A

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Week of December 12, 2016

Monday- 6A: Unit 5 — Ancient Rome: Complete Google Classroom ”Roman Life Webquest”

HW= Complete any missing work

Tuesday- 6B: Unit 5 — Ancient Rome: Complete Google Classroom ”Roman Life Webquest”

HW= Complete any missing work

Wednesday- 6A: Unit 5 — Ancient Rome: Present Roman Army posters

HW= Complete any missing work

Thursday- 6B: Unit 6 — Ancient Eastern Europe: Introduce history of the Byzantine Empire with guided notes activity via KidsPast

HW= Complete any missing work

6A: Unit 6 — Ancient Eastern Europe: Introduce history of the Byzantine Empire with guided notes activity via KidsPast

HW= Complete any missing work

Objectives of the Week:

      • H.2.1 – Explain how invasions, conquests, and migrations affected various civilizations, societies and regions.
      • G.1.2 – Explain the factors that influenced the movement of people, goods, and ideas and the effects of that movement on societies and regions over time.
      • C&G.1.1 – Explain the origins and structures of various
        governmental systems.
      • E.1.1 – Explain how conflict, compromise, and negotiation over the availability of resources impacted the economic development of various civilizations, societies and regions.

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Week of December 5, 2016

Monday- 6B: Unit 5 — Ancient Rome: Complete activity on the city of Pompeii and discuss/create your own mosaic art.

HW= Finish any work not competed in class and continue working on Roman Army poster project (due Dec. 8th)

Tuesday- 6A: Unit 5 — Ancient Rome: Complete activity on the city of Pompeii and discuss/create your own mosaic art.

HW= Finish any work not competed in class and continue working on Roman Army poster project (due Dec. 14)

Wednesday- 6B: Unit 5 — Ancient Rome: Watch “Meet the Romans with Mary Beard (part one)

HW= Finish any work not competed in class and continue working on Roman Army poster project (due Dec. 8th)

6A: We will not have class due to the Student Council hosted dodgeball/basketball tournament.

HW= Finish any work not competed in class and continue working on Roman Army poster project (due Dec. 14)

Friday- 6B: Unit 5 — Ancient Rome: Present Roman Army posters and continue watching ”Meet the Romans with Mary Beard (part one)

HW= Complete any missing work

Objectives of the Week:

      • H.2.1 – Explain how invasions, conquests, and migrations affected various civilizations, societies and regions.
      • G.1.2 – Explain the factors that influenced the movement of people, goods, and ideas and the effects of that movement on societies and regions over time.
      • C&G.1.1 – Explain the origins and structures of various
        governmental systems.
      • E.1.1 – Explain how conflict, compromise, and negotiation over the availability of resources impacted the economic development of various civilizations, societies and regions.

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Week of November 28, 2016

Monday- 6A: Unit 5 — Ancient Rome: Wrap up discussion of unit with “game show” style notes. Complete “Julius Cesar: hero or villain” obituary worksheet.

HW= Finish worksheet if it was not finished in class.

Tuesday- 6B: Unit 5 — Ancient Rome: Wrap up discussion of unit with “game show” style notes. Complete “Julius Cesar: hero or villain” obituary worksheet.

HW= Finish worksheet if it was not finished in class and study for vocabulary quiz

6A: Unit 5 — Ancient Rome: Finish last few discussions about guided notes. Begin working on critical thinking/reading comprehension worksheets and discuss how Ancient Rome inspired the idea and practices behind laws.

HW= Finish any work not completed in class and study for vocabulary quiz

Thursday- 6B: Unit 5 — Ancient Rome: Vocabulary quiz. Begin working on critical thinking/reading comprehension worksheets and discuss how Ancient Rome inspired the idea and practices behind laws. Discuss “The Emperor Wants YOU” project (due Dec. 8th)

HW= Finish any work not completed in class

Friday- 6A: Unit 5 — Ancient Rome: Vocabulary quiz. Finish last few discussions about guided notes. Continue working on critical thinking/reading comprehension worksheets and discuss how Ancient Rome inspired the idea and practices behind laws. Discuss “The Emperor Wants YOU” project (due Dec. 14)

HW= Finish any work not completed in class

Objectives of the Week:

      • H.2.1 – Explain how invasions, conquests, and migrations affected various civilizations, societies and regions.
      • G.1.2 – Explain the factors that influenced the movement of people, goods, and ideas and the effects of that movement on societies and regions over time.
      • C&G.1.1 – Explain the origins and structures of various
        governmental systems.
      • E.1.1 – Explain how conflict, compromise, and negotiation over the availability of resources impacted the economic development of various civilizations, societies and regions.

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Week of November 21, 2016

Monday- 6B: Unit 5 — Ancient Rome: continue discussing unit with “game show style” guided notes

HW= None

Tuesday- 6A: Unit 5 — Ancient Rome: continue discussing unit with “game show style” guided notes

HW= None

Wednesday- 6B: Discuss the history of Thanksgiving (both fact and fiction) — how it came to be and why we still celebrate it today. Test student’s knowledge by playing a game of Thanksgiving bingo.  

HW= None (enjoy your break!)

Thursday- No school (fall holiday break)

Friday- No school (fall holiday break)

Objectives of the Week:

      • H.2.1 – Explain how invasions, conquests, and migrations affected various civilizations, societies and regions.
      • G.1.2 – Explain the factors that influenced the movement of people, goods, and ideas and the effects of that movement on societies and regions over time.
      • C&G.1.1 – Explain the origins and structures of various
        governmental systems.
      • E.1.1 – Explain how conflict, compromise, and negotiation over the availability of resources impacted the economic development of various civilizations, societies and regions.

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Week of November 14, 2016

Monday- 6A: Unit 4 — Ancient Greece: Finish presenting Greek mythology puppet projects by telling the stories students have created during a puppet show.

HW= None

Tuesday- 6B: Unit 5 — Ancient Rome: Introduce unit with “game show style” guided notes.

HW= Roman solider worksheet

Wednesday- 6A: Unit 5 — Ancient Rome: Introduce unit with “game show style” guided notes.

HW= Roman Solider worksheet

Thursday- 6B: Unit 5 — Ancient Rome: continue discussing unit with “game show style” guided notes, discuss the different types of gladiators (Document and PwrPnt) and begin “Dressed to Kill” activity #2. 

HW= Continue working on “Dressed to Kill” activity #2

6A: Unit 5 — Ancient Rome: continue discussing unit with “game show style” guided notes discuss the different types of gladiators (Document and PwrPnt) and begin “Dressed to Kill” activity #2.

HW= Continue working on “Dressed to Kill” activity #2

Objectives of the Week:

      • H.2.1 — Explain how invasions, conquests, and migrations affected various civilizations, societies and regions.
      • G.1.2 — Explain the factors that influenced the movement of people, goods, and ideas and the effects of that movement on societies and regions over time.
      • C&G.1.1 – Explain the origins and structures of various
        governmental systems.
      • E.1.1 — Explain how conflict, compromise, and negotiation over the availability of resources impacted the economic development of various civilizations, societies and regions.

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Week of November 7, 2016

Monday- 6B:  Unit 4 — Ancient Greece: Continue discussing the historical and cultural importance of the 12 main Greek Gods. Quiz on the 12 Olympians. Continue working on upcoming Greek mythology puppet project. Continue watching Percy Jackson and the Lightening Thief to showcase cultural bridge between classical Greek mythology and pop culture.

HW= Continue working on Greek mythology puppet project (Due Wednesday)

Tuesday- 6A: Unit 4 — Ancient Greece: Continue discussing the historical and cultural importance of the 12 main Greek Gods. Quiz on the 12 Olympians. Continue working on upcoming Greek mythology puppet project. Continue watching Percy Jackson and the Lightening Thief to showcase cultural bridge between classical Greek mythology and pop culture.

HW= Continue working on Greek mythology puppet project (Due Wednesday)

Wednesday- 6B: Unit 4 — Ancient Greece: Present Greek mythology puppet project by telling the stories students have created during a puppet show.

HW= None

6A: Unit 4 — Ancient Greece: Present Greek mythology puppet project by telling the stories students have created during a puppet show.

HW= None

Friday- 6B: Unit 4 — Ancient Greece: Finish presenting Greek mythology puppet projects by telling the stories students have created during a puppet show.

HW= None

Objectives of the Week:

      • H.2.1 – Explain how invasions, conquests, and migrations affected various civilizations, societies and regions.
      • G.1.1 – Explain how the physical features and human characteristics of a place influenced the development of civilizations, societies and regions.
      • C&G.1.1 – Explain the origins and structures of various governmental systems.
      • C&G.1.2 – Summarize the ideas that shaped political thought in various civilizations, societies and regions.

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Week of October 31, 2016

Monday- 6A: Unit 4 — Ancient Greece: Discuss the history of Halloween and the Jack O’ Lantern while playing a game of historical Halloween facts bingo.

HW= None

Tuesday- 6B: Unit 4 — Ancient Greece: Continue discussing the historical and cultural importance of the 12 main Greek Gods. Discuss upcoming Greek mythology puppet project. Continue watching Percy Jackson and the Lightening Thief to showcase cultural bridge between classical Greek mythology and pop culture.

HW= Begin working on Greek mythology puppet project

6A: Unit 4 — Ancient Greece: Begin discussing the historical and cultural importance of the 12 main Greek Gods. Discuss upcoming Greek mythology puppet project. Begin watching Percy Jackson and the Lightening Thief to showcase cultural bridge between classical Greek mythology and pop culture.

HW= Begin working on Greek mythology puppet project

Thursday- 6B: Unit 4 — Ancient Greece: Continue discussing the historical and cultural importance of the 12 main Greek Gods. Discuss upcoming Greek mythology puppet project. Continue watching Percy Jackson and the Lightening Thief to showcase cultural bridge between classical Greek mythology and pop culture.

HW= Continue working on Greek mythology puppet project and complete Time Magazine cover for one of the 12 Olympian Gods

Friday- 6A: Unit 4 — Ancient Greece: Continue discussing the historical and cultural importance of the 12 main Greek Gods. Discuss upcoming Greek mythology puppet project. Continue watching Percy Jackson and the Lightening Thief to showcase cultural bridge between classical Greek mythology and pop culture.

HW= Continue working on Greek mythology puppet project and complete Time Magazine cover for one of the 12 Olympian Gods

Objectives of the Week:

      • H.2.1 – Explain how invasions, conquests, and migrations affected various civilizations, societies and regions.
      • G.1.1 – Explain how the physical features and human characteristics of a place influenced the development of civilizations, societies and regions.
      • C&G.1.1 – Explain the origins and structures of various governmental systems.
      • C&G.1.2 – Summarize the ideas that shaped political thought in various civilizations, societies and regions.

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Week of October 24, 2016

Monday- No School (Teacher Workday)

Wednesday- 6B: Unit 4 — Ancient Greece: Continue with guided notes with classroom activity in order to retain the information learned. 

HW= None

Thursday- 6A: Unit 4 — Ancient Greece: Continue with guided notes with classroom activity in order to retain the information learned.

HW= None

Friday- 6BUnit 4 — Ancient Greece: Begin discussing the historical and cultural importance of the 12 main Greek Gods. Discuss upcoming Greek mythology puppet project. Begin watching Percy Jackson and the Lightening Thief to showcase cultural bridge between classical Greek mythology and pop culture.

HW= None

Objectives of the Week:

      • H.2.1 – Explain how invasions, conquests, and migrations affected various civilizations, societies and regions.
      • G.1.1 – Explain how the physical features and human characteristics of a place influenced the development of civilizations, societies and regions.
      • C&G.1.1 – Explain the origins and structures of various governmental systems.
      • C&G.1.2 – Summarize the ideas that shaped political thought in various civilizations, societies and regions.

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Week of October 17, 2016

Monday- 6B: Unit 4 —Ancient Greece: Begin unit with Study Island lesson on Ancient Greece and online BrainPop activities on the city of Athens.

HW= Bring new folder to next class & finish Study Island if not completed in class.

Tuesday- 6AUnit 4 —Ancient Greece: Begin unit with Study Island lesson on Ancient Greece and online BrainPop activities on the city of Athens.

HW= Bring new folder to next class & finish Study Island if not completed in class.

Wednesday- 6B: Unit 4 —Ancient Greece: Guided notes with BrainPop activities

HW= None

Thursday- 6A: Unit 4 —Ancient Greece: Self-lead guided notes 

HW= None

Friday- 6B: Unit 4 —Ancient Greece: Guided notes

HW= None

6A: Unit 4 —Ancient Greece: Guided notes

HW= None

Objectives of the Week:

      • H.2.1 – Explain how invasions, conquests, and migrations affected various civilizations, societies and regions.
      • G.1.1 – Explain how the physical features and human characteristics of a place influenced the development of civilizations, societies and regions.
      • C&G.1.1 – Explain the origins and structures of various governmental systems.
      • C&G.1.2 – Summarize the ideas that shaped political thought in various civilizations, societies and regions.

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Week of October 10, 2016

Monday- No School

Tuesday- 6B: Unit 3 — The Fertile Crescent and Ancient Egypt: Begin unit test

HW= None

Wednesday- 6A: Unit 3 — The Fertile Crescent and Ancient Egypt: Finish guided notes and prepare for unit test.

HW= Complete TIME Magazine cover worksheet illustrating someone from Ancient Egyptian history that we’ve discussed.

Thursday- 6B: Unit 3 — The Fertile Crescent and Ancient Egypt: Finish unit test. Complete stage three of potato mummification unit. Preparation for the international festival field trip.

HW= None

6A: Unit 3 — The Fertile Crescent and Ancient Egypt: Unit Test. Complete stage three of potato mummification unit, toilet paper mummy activity and preparation for the international festival field trip.

HW= None

Friday- Field Trip to the International Festival! 

Objectives of the Week:

      • C.1.1 – Analyze how cultural expressions reflected the values of civilizations, societies and regions.
      • C.1.3 – Summarize systems of social structure within various civilizations and societies over time.
      • H.2.3 – Explain how innovation and/or technology transformed civilizations, societies and regions over time.

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Week of October 3, 2016

Monday- 6B: Unit 3 — The Fertile Crescent and Ancient Egypt: Continure guided notes on Ancient Egypt and complete second stage of potato mummification unit.

HW= None

Tuesday- 6A: Unit 3 — The Fertile Crescent and Ancient Egypt: Watch segment of Scooby-Doo “Where’s My Mummy.”

HW= None

Wednesday- 6B: Unit 3 — The Fertile Crescent and Ancient Egypt: Continue guided notes on Ancient Egypt and continue pyramid project.

HW= Finish pyramid project writing five complete sentences about each of the three kingdoms of Ancient Egypt (Old, Middle and New) then decorate your pyramid with hieroglyphics.

6A: Unit 3 — The Fertile Crescent and Ancient Egypt: Continue guided notes on Ancient Egypt, complete second stage of potato mummification unit and begin pyramid project.

HW= Finish pyramid project writing five complete sentences about each of the three kingdoms of Ancient Egypt (Old, Middle and New) then decorate your pyramid with hieroglyphics.

Friday- 6B: Unit 3 — The Fertile Crescent and Ancient Egypt: Finish guided notes on Ancient Egypt and complete toilet paper mummy activity.

HW= Complete TIME Magazine cover worksheet illustrating someone from Ancient Egyptian history that we’ve discussed. Study for Ancient Egypt Test on Oct. 11.

Objectives of the Week:

      • C.1.1 – Analyze how cultural expressions reflected the values of civilizations, societies and regions.
      • C.1.3 – Summarize systems of social structure within various civilizations and societies over time.
      • H.2.3 – Explain how innovation and/or technology transformed civilizations, societies and regions over time.

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Week of September 25, 2016

Monday- 6A: Unit 2 —Americas: Work on project: Complete project on Maya, Aztec and Inca peoples. Google either Maya, Aztec or Inca art. Find a picture you like. Print out the picture and write five sentences about what the picture is, what it might mean, etc. Then create your own picture inspired by what you’ve found. You can build it, paint it, draw it, etc. Be creative!

HW= Finish project if it was not completed in class.

Tuesday- 6B: Begin Unit 3 — The Fertile Crescent and Ancient Egypt: Guided note taking and begin pyramid building activity.

HW= None

6A: Begin Unit 3 — The Fertile Crescent and Ancient Egypt: Guided note taking.

HW= None

Thursday- 6B: Unit 3 — The Fertile Crescent and Ancient Egypt: Potato mummification activity.

HW= None

Friday- 6A: Unit 3 — The Fertile Crescent and Ancient Egypt: Potato mummification activity.

HW= None

Objectives of the Week:

      • C.1.1 – Analyze how cultural expressions reflected the values of civilizations, societies and regions.
      • C.1.3 – Summarize systems of social structure within various civilizations and societies over time.
      • H.2.3 – Explain how innovation and/or technology transformed civilizations, societies and regions over time.
      • G.1.1 – Explain how the physical features and human characteristics of a place influenced the development of civilizations, societies and regions.

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Week of September 18, 2016

Monday- 6B: Unit 2 —Americas: Guided note taking on Maya people. Scavenger hunt activity.

HW= None

6A: Unit 2: — Americas: Continue guided note taking on Maya people. Scavenger hunt activity.

HW= None

Wednesday- 6B: Unit 2 — Americas: Continue guided note taking on Maya people. Scavenger hunt activity. Start guided note taking on Aztec people.

HW= None

Thursday- 6A: Unit 2 — Americas: Guided note taking on Aztec people. Scavenger hunt activity.

HW= None

Friday- 6B: Unit 2 — Americas: Guided note taking on Aztec people. Scavenger hunt activity.

HW= Complete project on Maya, Aztec and Inca peoples. Google either Maya, Aztec or Inca art. Find a picture you like. Print out the picture and write five sentences about what the picture is, what it might mean, etc. Then create your own picture inspired by what you’ve found. You can build it, paint it, draw it, etc. Be creative!

Objectives of the Week:

      • H.2.1 – Explain how invasions, conquests, and migrations affected various civilizations, societies and regions.
      • G.1.4 – Explain how and why civilizations, societies and regions have used, modified and adapted to their environments.
      • E.1.1 – Explain how conflict, compromise, and negotiation over the availability of resources (natural, human and capital) impacted the economic development of various civilizations, societies and regions.

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Week of September 12, 2016

MondayNo school

TuesdayNo school

WednesdayNo school

Thursday- 6B: Social Studies Diagnostic Test

HW= None

Friday- 6A: Unit 2 — Americas: Guided note taking. Discussing, “What makes people leave their homes and travel to a new place?” Immigration activity.

HW= None

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Week of September 5, 2016

Monday- No school

Tuesday- 6A: Unit 2 — Americas: Continue discussing ancient people’s and the influence characteristics have on where civilizations develop. Play-Doh “create your own civilization” activity.

HW= None

6B: Unit 2 — Americas: Watch and take notes during a Crash Course video on ancient peoples and the importance of water

HW= None

Thursday- 6B: Unit 2 — Americas: Continue discussing ancient people’s and the influence characteristics have on where civilizations develop. Play-Doh “create your own civilization” activity.

HW= None

Friday- Social Studies Diagnostic Test

HW= None

Objectives of the Week:

      • E.1.1 – Explain how conflict, compromise, and negotiation over the availability of resources (natural, human and capital) impacted the economic development of various civilizations, societies and regions.
      • C.1.1 – Analyze how cultural expressions reflected the values of civilizations, societies and regions.
      • C.1.3 – Summarize systems of social structure within various civilizations and societies over time.

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Week of August 29, 2016

Tuesday- 6B: Unit 1 — Geography: Powerpoint and guided notes on culture

HW= Design your own map using the 5 things all maps have (be creative!)

Wednesday- 6A: Unit 1 — Geography: Powerpoint and guided notes on culture & Gummy Government activity about different types of governments

HW= Complete the take-home video quiz on maps vs. globes

Thursday- 6B: Unit 1 — Geography: Gummy Government activity about different types of governments

HW= Complete the take-home video quiz on maps vs. globes

Friday- 6A: Unit 2 — Americas: Watch and take notes during a Crash Course video on ancient peoples and the importance of water

HW= None—enjoy the long weekend!

Objectives of the Week:

  • 6.G.1.1  -­‐  Explain  how  the  physical  features  and  human characteristics  of  a  place  influenced  the  development of  civilizations,  societies  and  regions.
  • 6.G.1.2  -­‐  Explain  the  factors  that  influenced  the movement  of  people,  goods  and  ideas  and  the  effects of  that  movement  on  societies  and  regions  over  time.
  • 6.G.1.3  -­‐  Compare  distinguishing  characteristics  of various  world  regions.
  • 6.G.1.4  -­‐  Explain  how  and  why  civilizations,  societies and  regions  have  used,  modified  and adapted  to  their environments.

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Week of August 22, 2016

Tuesday- 6A: Introduction to Sr. Kaitlin and 6th Grade Social Studies

HW= Bring back signed paperwork and a short personal history (Be creative when detailing your history!)

Wednesday- 6B: Introduction to Sr. Kaitlin and 6th Grade Social Studies

HW= Bring back signed paperwork and a short personal history (Be creative when detailing your history!)

Thursday- 6A: Unit 1 — Geography: Introduction to Geography (5 themes of geography) and Maps vs. Globes

HW= Design a t-shirt following the 5 themes of geography

Friday- 6B: Unit 1 — Geography: Introduction to Geography (5 themes of geography) and Maps vs. Globes

HW= Design a t-shirt following the 5 themes of geography

6A: Unit 1 — Geography: Introduction to Geography (5 themes of geography) and Maps vs. Globes

HW= Design your own map using the 5 things all maps have (be creative!)

Objectives of the Week:

  • 6.G.2.1  -­‐  Use  maps,  charts,  graphs,  geographic  data and  available  technology  tools  to  draw  conclusions about  the  emergence,  expansion  and  decline  of civilizations,  societies  and  regions.
  • 6.G.2.2  -­‐  Construct  maps,  charts  and  graphs  to  explain data  about  geographic  phenomena.
  • 6.H.1.1  -­‐  Construct  charts,  graphs  and  historical narratives  to  explain  particular  events  or  issues  over time.