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6th Grade- Ancient Civilizations

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Welcome to 6th Grade Social Studies!

 

Course Syllabus:

6SSSyllabus.doc

 

 

Unit:  Greek World

Unit Word: Arete

Test Date: May 30

test review 2012.pdf

Greek World Packet

Greek world packet.doc

 

May/June

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

14

In Class

Share Myths

 

Work on 10 Facts in

computer lab

 

Homework

 

No HW

15

In Class

Notes on Athens in the Golden Age

 

 

Homework

Work on open house folder

 

16

In Class

Greece & Persia

 

Read Section 1

 

pp. 286-291

 

 

Homework

Finish questions in packet on section 1-

research first humans rights charter

17

In Class

Go over HW

 

Notes on section

 

 

Homework

Finish Open House Folder

10 facts

5 pictures

5 captions

Your name's Open House Folder

18

In Class

E and E Persia

 

 

Homework

 

 

 

 

21

In Class

Notes on Sparta and Athens

 

Part of video for them

 

Start Notes on Peloponnesian War

 

Homework 

Watch a video about Sparta:

Video

Start watching at 26:00

 

22

In Class

Finish Notes on Peloponnesian War

peloponnesian war notes.pdf

 

 

 

Homework

23

  In Class

Alexander the Great Notes in class

atg notes.pdf

 

 

Homework

ATG: Hero or Villain

24

In Class

Go over Hero or Villain notes

 

Get organized for Open House

 

Find 4 pieces of work you are proud of

 

Homework

25

In Class

You know nothing!

 

Philosophy Day

 

Hand out Test Guide:

greek world test guide 2.doc

 

 

Homework

OFF

 

In Class

 

 

 

Homework

29

In Class

 

Review in Class

 

Homework

test review 2012.pdf

30

In Class

Test on Greek World

 

 

 

Homework

         

31

In Class

Minimum Day

 

Story of Romulus and Remus

 

Work on Rome Vocab

 

Homework

June 1

In Class

Min Day- work on Rome Vocab

 

 

Homework

4

In Class

Brain Pop:

Roman Republic

 

 

Homework

5

In Class

 

 

 

Homework

6

In Class

 

 

 

Homework

            

7

In Class

 

 

 

Homework

8

In Class

 

 

 

Homework

11

In Class

 

 

 

Homework

12

In Class

 

 

 

Homework

13

In Class

 

 

 

Homework

             

14

In Class

 

 

 

Homework

15

In Class

Last day of school!

 

 

Homework

 

 

 

 

 

 

April/May

 

Chapter Packet:Ancient Greece Packet.doc

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

 

In Class

Last day of Spring Break!

 

 

Homework

10

In Class

Some Filing

 

Notes on Story of Creation

 

What was done each day?

 

 

Homework 

NO HW

11

In Class

Read Section 1: Early Hebrews

 

 

Homework

Complete Questions in Packet for Section 1

12

 

In Class

Go over HW

 

Notes on Section

 

 

Homework

Read about Isaac & Ishmael

 

Answer Questions

13

 

In Class

Go over HW

 

Share scenes from  Isaac & Ishmael

 

Tell Story of Exodus one word at a time

 

 

Homework

Enjoy the weekend!

 

 

 

 

16

 

In Class

Read Section 2: Jewish Beliefs and Texts

 

 

Homework

Finish Reading and Questions in Packet

17

 

In Class

Go Over HW

 

Notes on Section

 

 

 

Homework

Work on Torah Scene

Online Torah Websites

Link 1

Link 2

18

 

  In Class

7th grade retreat

What is Judaism? Movie

 

How does he do it this time?

 

Stamp notes

 

Work on Torah Scene if time.

 

Homework

Work on Torah Scene

 

19

In Class

Read Section 3 Judaism over the Centuries

pp. 240-245

 

Masada Video

 

Candlelight - The Maccabeats - Hanukkah

 

 

Homework

Finish Section 3 & Torah Scenes

20

 

In Class

 

Share Torah Scenes

 

Ten Commandments

Video

 

Homework

23

In Class

Go over Section 3 in Class

 

Notes on section

 

 

Homework

24

 

In Class

Read Jews and Romans Clash & Roots of Christianity

 

pp. 381-383

 

Answer Questions in Packet

 

Sample Test: Click Here

 

Fun Game Review

 

 

Homework

25

 

In Class

More Ten Commandments

 

Quizlet Review

 

Discuss Rules for online Test

Homework

  Online Test!- Click Here

26

 

In Class

No class-

Down the Rabbit Hole- School Play

 

 

Homework

27

 

In Class

Work on 10 Facts I will Never Forget about 6th Grade SS

 

Watch some more Ten Commandments- The Red Sea!

 

 

Homework

30

In Class

Type 10 Facts in computer lab

 

Go over Directions about Drawing Pictures

 

 

Homework

No HW

May 1

In Class

Intro to Greece

 

5 facts about Greece

 

Homework

Work on Pictures for Open House Folder

Need 5 pictures

hand drawn and color

May 2

In Class

Read Section 1

Geography and Early Greece

pp. 254-259

(A few people in charge)

 

 

Homework

Complete Section 1 in packet

            

 

May 3

 

In Class

Go over HW

Notes on section 1

(one person in Charge)

 

 

Homework

Work on Myth- Due May 14th

May 4

 

In Class

Movie Athens at Dawn of Democracy

 

Time to work on Open House Folder

 

Homework

7- Testing Week

In Class

 

Read Section 2: Gov in Athens pp. 262-267

 

Make predictions about Odyssey story

 

Time to work on myth or Open House Folder

 

 

Homework

 

Work on Section 2

Due Friday

8

Testing Week

 

In Class

 

No 6th Grade SS

 

Homework

 

Work on Myth

9

Testing Week

 

In Class

 

Odyssey in class

 

 

Homework

Work on Myth

             

10

Testing Week

 

In Class

 

No 6th grade SS

 

 

Homework

Work on Myth

 

Due Monday May 14

11

Testing Week

 

In Class

Go over Section 2

 

Notes in class

 

 

Homework

 

Monday:

Share Myths

 

 

 

 

 

March/April

 

Dynasty Project Due: March 30th

China Packet:China Packet.doc

 

Online Tool for Review:  Click Here!

 

Notes from Class Review: chinatestreview2009.pdf

For Matthew B!

 

 

The art of War on youtube

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

5

 

In Class

India Test Review

 

Homework


 

 

 

 


 

6

 

In Class

More Test Review for India

 

Homework 

Study for test

Active Studying Proof due tomorrow

7

 

In Class

IndiaTest Day

 

 

Homework

 

 

 

8

 

In Class

Intro to China

 

Homework

 

9

  

In Class

 

Notes on Chinese Artifacts

in computer lab

Homework

 

 

 

 

12

In Class

Read Section 1

Geography and Early China

Read pp. 182-187

 

 

Homework

Finish Section 1 questions

 

13

In Class

Notes on Section 

 

Yu the Great Story

 

Homework

Finish Notes on Chinese artifacts

 

 

The Art of War Tao Te Ching quotes.doc

 

Work on Picture of either Art of War or Tao Te Ching

 

 

 

14

  In Class

The Zhou Dynasty and New Ideas

 

pp. 189-193

 

 

Homework

Complete section 2 questions

15

In Class

Notes on Section

 

 

Homework

 

The Art of War Tao Te Ching quotes.doc

Work on Picture of either Art of War or Tao Te Ching

 

Due Tomorrow

 

 

16

 In Class

Intro to Dynasty Project

 

(Actually did E an E as MR. C was out)

 

Grading Guide

 

Directions


 

 

 

Homework

 

19

 

In Class

Intro to Dynasty Project

 

 

Homework

 

Work on Dynasty Project: Maps &

Front View

20

 

In Class

Qin Dynasty

Read pp. 194-199


 

 

Homework

Finish Section 3 Questions

 


 

21

 

 In Class

Notes in Class

 

Go over HW

 

hand out test guide

 

Homework

Continue working on Dynasty Project

 

         

 

22

In Class

Han Dynasty

pp. 208-211


 

Homework

 

Finish Section 4 Questions

Will go over them on Monday!

 

Bring Dynasty project into class for tomorrow

23

In Class

Project Work Day!

 

Bring Materials

 

Work on lab 24

 

 

Homework

26

In Class

Go over Han Dynasty

 

 

Homework

Study for test

 

Online Tool

27

 In Class

Test Review

 

Homework

 

Study for Test

 

Online Tool

28

    

In Class

 

Test Day

Homework

Work on Dynasty Project

            

29

 

In Class

No class mods 1-3

Author visit in Library.

 

Mod 4: Fun Game

Homework

Finish Dynasty Project

 

30

 

In Class

Share Dynasty Projects

 

End of unit Chinese Learning Experience!

Homework

Have a good spring break!

 

2

 

In Class

Spring Break!

 

Homework

 

 

3

In Class

Spring Break!

 

 

Homework

 

4

In Class

Spring Break!

 

Homework

 

5

In Class

Spring Break!

 

Homework

6

In Class

Spring Break!

 

Homework

 

 

 

         

 

 

January/ February/ March

India Vocab Tools: Click Here!

Study Guide: testguide11.doc

Game Links (thanks Ms. Frankel!) Whole Chapter

                                                Section 1, Section 2, Section 3, Section 4

 

 

India Links:   Asoka

                   Mauryan Dynasty

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Jan 30

In Class

Intro Notes

 

 

Homework

PBS Website Notes

India Intro PBS.doc

 

(Due Wednesday)

30 

In Class

Watch Soul of India

 

Answer questions on Sheet

The Soul of India Movie.doc

Homework 

Finish Intro to India from PBS website

Feb 1

In Class

Talk about HW

 

Go over movie Notes

 

 

 

Homework

No HW

2

In Class

 

Start Harappan Slide Lecture

 

Homework

No HW

3

In Class

 

Continue and Finish Harappan 

Slide Lecture

 

Watch PBS Video about Mohenjo Daro/ Indian Geography/

Aryans

 

Homework

Enjoy the weekend

 

 

 

 

Feb 6

In Class

Aryan Invasion & Intro to Hinduism

pp. 148-154

 

Homework

Complete reading guide for section

Feb 7

In Class

Go over HW

Notes on section

 

 

Homework

Read Description of  Hinduism Beliefs (handout in packet)

 

 

8

  In Class

What is Hinduism?

Movie

Notes on Movie

 

Assign Roles for Ramayana 

 

Hand out masks to color

 

Homework

 

Watch Intro Part of Bhagavad Gita

 

To start to understand what the writing is about

 

Color Masks for Ramayana

9

In Class

Intro:

Bhagavad Gita

Read Arjuna's Dejection

 

Slides on Hindu 

Samples of Sanskrit Verses

 

Watch Part Watch Bhagavad Gita up till the battle scene

Literature

 

Homework

Respond to Bhagavad Gita part 1 (just the top part)

10

In Class

Go over HW

Read Philosophy and Spiritual Discipline

 

Maybe time in class to work on HW

 

Respond to Bhagavad Gita part 2 (just the bottom part)

 

 

Homework

V- Day Dance

Feb 13

Min Day

In Class

Go over HW

 

Philosophy and Spiritual Discipline

 

 

Watch rest of movie?

 

Homework

 

Jainism Notes

Feb 14

Min Day

In Class

 

Go over HW about Jainism

 

VC in class!

 

Read emails!

 

 

Homework

No HW

 

15

In Class

Read "Ramayana" 

in class

 

Homework

  Respond to "Wanting Questions" 

 

Watch PBS Video from 8:40-5:00 in the next section (just let it play through)

 

 

 

16

In Class

Buddhism

Path to Enlightenment Slides

 


 

 

Homework

No HW

 

No School

 

 

 

No School

21

In Class

Finish Slides if needed

 

Responses to Wanting Questions

 

Watch more of PBS India Video

 

PBS Video:

Teachings

Part 1 & 2

 

Homework

22

In Class

Start Beliefs of Buddhism/ Spread of Buddhism pp. 158-161

 

 

Homework

Finish Reading Section 3

Compete section in packet

 

23

In Class

Notes on Section

 

Homework

24

In Class

What is Buddhism Movie?

Notes on movie

 

My favorite birthday card.

 

Homework

27

In Class

Read Section 4

Indian Empires

 

 

Homework

 

Complete Reading Guide for Section

28 

In Class

Notes on Section

Go Over HW

 

 

 

 Homework

29

Leap Year!

In Class

Asoka Edicts (did not do this year)

 

Read Section 5

 

Indian Achievements

 

 

Homework

             

Mar 1

In Class

Indian Assembly in Library with HKJ


 

Homework

Finish Questions for Section 5

Mar 2

In Class

Notes on section

 

Go over HW

 

 

Homework

 

 

 

 

April/May

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

9

In Class

Spring Break

 

 

Homework

10

In Class

 

 

 

Homework

 

11

In Class

 

 

 

Homework

12

In Class

 

 

 

Homework

13

In Class

 

 

 

Homework

 

 

 

 

16

In Class

 

 

 

Homework

17

In Class

 

 

 

Homework

18

  In Class

 

 

 

Homework

 

19

In Class

 

 

 

Homework

20

In Class

 

 

 

Homework

 

 

In Class

 

 

 

Homework

 

In Class

 

 

 

Homework

 

In Class

 

 

 

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In Class

 

 

 

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In Class

 

 

 

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In Class

 

 

 

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In Class

 

 

 

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In Class

 

 

 

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In Class

 

 

 

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In Class

 

 

 

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In Class

 

 

 

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In Class

 

 

 

Homework

             

In Class

 

 

 

Homework

 

In Class

 

 

 

Homework

 

 

 

 

 

 

December/ January

 

Kush Packet

Kush Unit 11.doc

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

12

In Class

Watch E an E Egypt

 

Link to video

 

Maybe just watch about Hatshepsut and Ramses

so that when reading about the pyramids can watch the bent pyramid and others.

Peter Weller

 

 

Homework

Bring a flash drive!

Be prepared to work on

mummy book steps tomorrow

13

In Class

Computer Lab

Typing Mummy Book Steps

 

 

Homework

Four Sons of Horus

 

14

In Class

 

Read Section 2 (B)

98-100

 

Watch EanE Egypt about the building of the pyramids

 

or Riddles of the Sphinx

 

Starts at 6:40 or so

 

Cool website about pyramids:

 

Link to website

 

Four Sons of Horus Due

 

 

Homework

Complete Section 2 (B)

15

In Class

 

Go Over Section 2 part (B)

 

Notes

 

Homework

Continue Typing Mummy book steps

 

Mummy book work  day tomorrow

 

 

16

In Class

 

Mummy Book Work Day!

 

Put books together

 

Work on slides

 

Computer lab

Homework

 

 

 

 

19

In Class

Read Section 3

pp. 101-106

 

 

Homework

 

Complete Section 3 in class

20

In Class

Go over Section 3

 

Notes

 

 

 

Homework

 

Bring a book!

21

 

  In Class

  RA Day

 

Fly Offs

 

 

Homework

 

In Class

No School

 

 

Homework

 

In Class

 

No School

 

Homework

Jan 9

 

In Class

Notes on King Tut and Howard Carter

(maybe next year just do one day of notes on daily life- be sure the 5 topics match up with questions on the test)

 

Start Notes on Egyptian Daily Life

 

 

Homework

Work on Mummy Project

Due Friday

National Title Game tonight.

10

In Class

Continue Notes on Egyptian Daily Life

 

 

Homework

Work on Mummy Project

 

Read About a god

 

11

In Class

King Tut notes.

Why is he so famous?

 

Saturday Night Live Song: 1979

 

Test Study Guide

 

Homework

Start Working on Test Guide

 

Work on Mummy Project

12

In Class

Hatshepsut Movie

 

 

Homework

Finish Mummy Projects

13

In Class

Mummy Books Due

 

Some Sharing

 

Maybe finish Hatshepsut Movie (worked well watching movie while getting USB drives from students)

 

 

Homework

16

In Class

No School!

 

MLK JR Day

 

Homework

17

In Class

Egypt Test Review

 

 

Homework

Study for test

18

In Class

More Review

Whip It

 

 

Homework

Study for test

Need proof of studying

            

19

In Class

Egypt Test

 

 

Homework

No HW

20

In Class

Do some filing-

Collect Egypt Packets-

Watch more of Hatshepsut video

 

 

Homework

23

In Class

Start Kush Unit:

 

Packet

Kush Unit 11.doc

 

 

Homework

Finish Reading Section 1

24

 

In Class

Go Over HW

 

Notes on section

 

Talk about poems

 

 

Homework

Brainstorm Poem ideas

 

25

In Class

Read Section 2

127-131

 

 

Homework

Finish Section 2 In Packet

 

 

26

In Class

Go Over HW

 

Notes on section

 

Talk about poems

 

 

Homework

Finish Poems

Type them!

27

 

In Class

 

Perform and analyze poems

 

Homework

No HW

 

 

 

 

 

 

November/ December

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

7

 

In Class

Test Review in Class

test review 2011.pdf  

 

Homework

Study for test

 

Not active studying but kind of fun:

Game 1

 

Game 2

 

 

 

 


 

8

 

In Class

Whip It!

 

Gilgamesh #3

 

 

Homework 

Study for test

Active Studying Proof due tomorrow

9

 

In Class

Meso Test Day

 

 

Homework

Work on Meso

Project

 

Finish HC

Dialectical Journal

10

 

In Class

Hammurabi Code Court Cases

 

 

 

Homework

Work on Meso

Project

11

No School

 

In Class

 

 

 

Homework

 

 

 

 

14

In Class

 Hammurabi

Court Case

 

 

Homework

Finish Project

15

In Class

Project Due

 

Museum Day

 

Homework

 

 

16

  In Class

Finish Hammurabi

Court Cases

 

Turn in Chapter 3 Packets

 

 

 

Homework

 

17

In Class

Intro to Egypt

 

Why Egypt?

Stamp

 

Your Cartouche

Homework

 

Create your own cartouche- follow the rules!

 

18

 

In Class

Can we read hieroglyphics?-

Cartouches (do not write your name on it just your name in hieroglyphics)

 

Homework

No  HW

21

 

In Class

Facts about Egypt

Look in Egypt Books for 2 facts about: Pharaohs, Daily Life, Relations with others, Religion

 

 

 

Homework

22

 

In Class

Read Section 1

 

pages 88-92

 

 

Homework

Complete Section 1 in Packet

23

Turkey Trot

 In Class

No Class

 

 

Homework

         

24

 

Thanksgiving

In Class

 

 

 

Homework

25

 

No School

In Class

 

 

 

Homework

28

In Class

No School

 

 

Homework

29

 In Class

Go Over Section 1 in Class

 

 

Homework

Read About a god

 

30

 

In Class

Start River Boat Tour

Link to Website with Audio of Tracks for Tour

 

Homework

Read About a god

            

Dec 1

 

In Class

Continue River Boat Tour

 

 

Homework

Read About a god

2

 

In Class

Finish River Boat Tour

 

 

Homework

Enjoy the weekend

5-

Indian Joe Assembly

In Class

Read section 2 Part A: Old Kingdom

 

pp. 93-97

 

Naturally mummified person in British Museum

 

Homework

 

Complete Section 2 (A) in packet

6

In Class

Go over Section 2 part A in class

 

 

Homework

No HW

7

In Class

Judgment Scene Notes

 

Stamp

 

 

Homework

Peak Ahead to tomorrows HW

 

Mummy Projects

8

In Class

Read: Mummies Made in Egypt by Aliki

 

Fill out Mummy Steps sheet

 

Talk about options to do Mummy Book

 

 

Homework

Choose Mummy Book Project

 

Print out Project Description of your choice

 

Be sure you have access to all materials

 

Mummy Book Traditional

Mummy Book Traditional 12.doc

Mummy Book E-Version

Mummy Book Electronic Version 12.doc

 

Mummy Steps Plus Project

Mummy Steps Plus Mummy Project.doc

Rubric for All Projects

 

Mummy Project Rubric 12.doc

9

In Class

Watch Butterfly in the Sky!

 

Talk more about Mummy book projects

 

 

Homework

Who is Peter Weller?

 

 

         

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OCTOBER/November

Monday

Tuesday 

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

3

In Class

Review for Early Humans Test

stone age review 11.pdf

 

 

 

 

Homework

Study for test

Stone Age Test Guide 10.doc

 

Active Studying

4

In Class

Finish Review for test

stone age review 11.pdf

Play Whip It

 

Mods 1-2 is the winner!

 

Work on Catal Huyuk if time

 

Homework

Study for test

 

Proof of active studying due before test tomorrow

5

In Class

Early Humans Test!

 

Turn in Active

Studying Proof

 

Turn in Chapter 2 Packets

 

Homework

Finish Catal Huyuk

Visiting Catalhoyuk I.doc

6                     

In Class

Catal Huyuk Due.

 

Why Rivers?

Stamp #6

 

 

Homework

No HW

7                      

In Class

Carroll's Code

Carroll's Code 2011.doc

 

Mesopotamia Movie:

Stamp #7

 

 

 

 

 

Homework

 

 

 

 

Non Student Day

11

Minimum Day 

Mods 1-8

 

Mesopotamia Packet:

Mesopotamia Unit.doc

In Class 

Geography of the Fertile Crescent

Sec 1

pp. 56-59

 

Write your name in cuneiform

 

Exit Tickets?

 

Homework

Finish Reading Section 1

Answer questions in section 1 

Due Thursday

12

Minimum Day

Mods 9-14

  In Class

 

No Class

 

Homework

 

13

Minimum Day Mods 1-8

In Class

Go over Section 1 HW

 

Stamp #7

 

Mesopotamia Song

 

Enjoy!

 

Start Maps on Mesopotamia

Due Oct. 26

Homework

Get Ready for Solar Steve!

14

Minimum Day

Mods 9-14

In Class

No Class

 

 

Homework

See you at Jones Gulch

17

Outdoor Ed All Week

In Class

 

 

 

Homework

18

In Class

 

 

 

Homework

19 

In Class

 

 

 

Homework

         

20

In Class

 

 

 

Homework

21

In Class

 

 

 

Homework

24

In Class

The Rise of Sumer

read pp. 62-66

 

 

Homework

Finish Reading and answer questions in packet for section

25

In Class

Go Over Rise of Sumer

 

Stamp #8

 

 

Homework

 

 

26

In Class

Maps Due

Tim & Moby

the Sumerians

 

Gilgamesh Part 1

 

Stamp #9

Homework

Explore the Royal Tombs of Ur

            

27

In Class

Royal Tombs of Ur due

 

Notes on Sumerian Achievements

5 Topics in Class

 

Homework

 

Complete Note Taking on these 5 Topics:

Sumerian Achievements Note Cards-1.pdf

 

Plow, Sailboat, Wheel, Written Laws, Ziggurat

 

Look at Mesopotamian Projects

Mesopotamia Projects - update.doc

 

Project Rubric

Project Rubric.doc

Select three possible ones to complete

 

28

In Class

Continue Notes on Sumerian Achievements

6 Topics

 

Extension Activity Due Nov. 3

 

Homework

Look more at Meso Projects:

Choosing on Monday!

You might not get your first choice

Mesopotamia Projects - update.doc

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Halloween!

In Class

Gilgamesh part 2

 

Stamp #

 

Choose Meso Projects

Mesopotamia Projects - update.doc

 

Project Rubric.doc

 

 

 

Homework

No HW

Nov 1

In Class

Read section 4 pp. 74-79

Later Peoples of the Fertile Crescent

 

 

Homework

Finish section and questions in packet

2

In Class

Go Over Section 4 HW

Stamp #

 

Test Study Guide

 

Homework

Finish Sumerian Achievement Notes Extension Activity

in Packet

3

In Class

Sumerian Achievement Notes Extension Activity Due

 

 

Hammurabi's Code

Dialectical Journal

 

Computer lab

take notes on 6 laws

 

Link to website

 

Homework

Come prepared to work on project tomorrow

4

In Class

Work day in Class for projects

 

 

 

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Unit:  Early  Humans

Unit Word: Lucy

Test Date: Oct. 5

Test Study Guide:

Stone Age Test Guide 10.doc

 

Test Study Guide:

Stone Age Test Guide 10.doc

 

Review from Class:

stone age review 11.pdf

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

summer's end.

What did you do?

Aug. 30

In Class

 

Introductions

Crocker Handbook

Tour

Class Syllabus

6SSSyllabus.doc

 

Homework

Why Bother?

Why Bother 6.doc

Download and Print Biography Project Rubric 

for Thursday

Biography Rubric 11.doc

 

 

 

 

 

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In Class

 

Discuss Question #4 of Why Bother?

 

 

Class Policies & Expectations

 

 

Homework

Download and Print Biography Project Rubric 

for Thursday

Biography Rubric 11.doc

 

 

 

 

 

Sept. 1- Welcome Back Assembly

 

In Class

 

Get Organized

Cards

File Folders

Books

 

Introduce Biography Project

Preview a few biographies

 

What are the elements that make up a biography?

Homework

 

 

Work on Biography Project

Start typing paragraph

Will have time to work on project in class tomorrow

(no typing however, sorry)

2

In Class

 

Introduce Ticket System

 

Time to work on Biography Project in class

Draw picture of yourself

Format Project

Brainstorm important events in your life to include 

 

 

 

 

 

Homework

Enjoy the weekend!

 

 

 

 

Labor Day

 

No School!

6

In Class

BC AD BCE CE Notes in Class

 

 

Homework

 

Finish Biography Project

Due Tomorrow

Rubric Must be turned in as well

Biography Rubric 11.doc

7   Minimum Day

What to Expect Night

 

In Class

Collect Biographies & Rubric

 

 

Finish Telling Times Notes


 

 

Homework

 No HW 

 

 

 

 

 

8

In Class

Reading Preview

ReadingPreview 10.doc

 

 

 

 

 

Homework

 

Research an archaeology story

archaeology adventures.doc

9

In Class

Share Archaeology Stories

 

Archaeology Video (if time)

 

 

 

Homework

 

Enjoy the weekend!

12

In Class

Read Chapter 2 Section 1

pp. 28-34

 

 

Homework

Answer Questions for

Section 1 in packet

CH 2 Packet.doc

13

In Class

HW Check:

Section 1 Reading Guide

 

Notes on Section 1

Stamp #1

Homework

 

Wear comfortable shoes for

6th grade retreat

 

 

14 6th Grade Retreat (No Class)

In Class

 

 

 

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15

In Class

Early Humans Chart

pages 30-31

 

A few New Yorker Cartoons

 

 

Homework

 

Watch Laetoli Footprints Video

Laetoli Video

 

 

16

In Class

Bipeds vs. Quads?

 

Bipedalism Notes #2

 

Homework

Enjoy the weekend!

 

Bring Brown Paper Shopping Bag for Wednesday

 

19

In Class

Early Human Migration

Read pp. 36-39

 

Homework

 

Finish Reading

and Answer Questions in Packet

Chapter 2 Sec 2

 

Bring Brown Paper Shopping Bag for Wednesday

 

20

In Class

 

HW Check:

Reading Guide Chapter 2 Sec 2

 

Notes on Section

Stamp #3

 

Review HW

 

 

Homework

Bring in Brown Paper Shopping Bag

Look at websites for cave painting

(Search: Lascaux Cave paintings,

Chauvet Cave,Altimira Cave paintings-

view website:

Cave Paintings

 

Cave Paintings2

 

(pages 25 and 34 in textbook)

21

In Class

Cave Art!

 

"We have invented nothing" - Pablo Picasso

 

 

Some Tips: 

1. Used only shades of brown, tan, black, white, red

 

2.   Sketches are of large hunted animals.

 Some animals are going in different directions,

some are incomplete, some are different sizes 

 

3. Artistic style imitates that of prehistoric artists.

 

 

Homework  

No HW

 

 

 

 

 

22

In Class

 

Read Section 3

Beginnings of Agriculture

 

pp. 40-43

 

 

Homework

Section 3 Reading Guide

  Due tomorrow

23

In Class

 

HW Check Section 3

Stamp #4

 

 

Homework

Enjoy the weekend!

26

In Class

In Search of Human Origins Video

 

Notes on video #5

 

Early Human Shelters Assignment

Due Sept. 30

Homework

Read Paleo v. Neo Packet

27

In Class

Paleo v. Neo Activity

 

Can cut out or write effects on daily life on card stock

 

 

Homework

Work on Early Humans Shelters

28

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Finish Paleo v. Neo

 

Homework  

 

Finish Paleo v. Neo Activity

 

Effect on Daily Life Sheet

paleo v neo.doc

 

 

 

 

 

 

29

In Class

 

Computer Lab:

Take online quizzes

 

 

Work on Early Human Shelters

Homework

 

Complete Early Human Shelters

Due Tomorrow

30

In Class

Hand out Test Guide

Stone Age Test Guide 10.doc

Work on Study Guide

Back to Computer Lab

 

Go to Computer Lab for Catal Huyuk

Visiting Catalhoyuk I.doc

 

Due Oct. 6

 

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