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Social Studies ~ Drama Club Coach~GEO Bee Coordinator Pam Swierczewski - 6th Grade  (Send e-mail)

WELCOME TO ANCIENT CIVILIZATIONS in 6th Grade!
We will be studying the world's ancient civilizations including Mesopotamia, Egypt, China, India, Greece & Rome.

ALL HOMEWORK is listed on the board for the entire week. IF your child is absent for one day, I will connect with them when they return. They can see me before school, lunch, or after school.

Parents: Please use power school to periodically check your child's grade, and note any missing assignments. Thank you.


 
 

This week in class

Monday
May 21: MAROON
Intro to Rome
https://share.nearpod.com/vsph/ydcY5ilANu


Tuesday
May 22: GOLD

Same as above



Wednesday
May 23: MAROON
CNN 10
New Discovery in Denmark Changes Historians Interpretation of the Past
DISREGARD the discovery education video clip homework. Something happened after class Wednesday and the links are no longer working :(




Thursday
May 24: ALL KIDS

FIELD TRIP


Friday
May 25: GOLD - same as Wednesday
ALL KIDS: 197 country challenge quiz on Tuesday or Wednesday......Goal: 70 countries!!! (yes, I took 10 off!)

 
 

Important Dates

4/10/2018
PARCC TESTING - TUESDAY-ELA

4/11/2018
PARCC Testing - Wed. ELA part 2

4/12/2018
PARCC TESTING - Thurs.. -ELA Part 3

4/17/2018
PARCC Testing - Math Part 1

4/18/2018
PARCC Testing - Math Part 2

4/19/2018
PARCC Testing - Math Part 3

 
 

Downloads List

Ancient India Web Quest [2/22/2018]
Ch. 6 India Text Book [2/2/2018]
China Power Point - Chapter 7 [4/3/2018]
EGYTPIAN BROCHURE RUbric [1/26/2018]
Greece Ch. 4 power point [5/10/2017]
Greece Ch. 5 [4/30/2018]
India Power Point 1 [3/2/2018]
India Power Point 2 Text Book [3/2/2018]
Political Map for India Quiz practice [3/12/2018]
Research Collecting Notes [3/17/2017]
The Great Wall CER Organizer [5/3/2017]
Using Inquiry Skills Source Links [3/16/2017]

 
 

Cool Links

197 countries Map Knowledge Competition 15 min
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197 Country Challenge
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BBC TRAVEL the WORLD
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China Ch. 7 in Text - Journey Across Time
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CNN Ten Minute News for Kids with Carl Azus
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Countries of Africa Song
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Economic History of India
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GEOGRAPHY BEE CONTESTANT PRACTICE
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Geography Games
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GREECE CH. 4
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GREECE CH. 5
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Hieroglyphics Decoder
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History Made Every day - link to Lascaux
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History.com - ANCIENT EGYPT-after commercial 20 min
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Horrible History Cartoon - The Egyptians 24min
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How to Cite Resources for Social Studies
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How to Evaluate a source as reliable - or not?
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Human Odyssey Interactive Map(200,000 years ago to present time)
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INDIA: Everything from the British Museum
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Journals Through History: Ancient Egypt 17min.
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Kids Animated Ancient Egypt - Ch. 2 Section 1 - 21 min.
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Lascaux Cave France Virtual Tour
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Lascaux in case other doesn't work
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Lizard Point Geography Matching
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MAP Man GAME of Geography Knowledge
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May 2018 - NEARPOD - ROME
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Mr. Nicky -Egyptian Mthology - Despacito
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Mr. Nicky's Egypt Rap
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Mr. Nicky's King Tut
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PBS NOVA: Iceman Reborn
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Pick a Continent and name the countries in it!!
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Quizlet Africa Colored Countries
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Ten Cool Things About India
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The Mystery of Egyptian Desert Glass-Video
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The Untouchables of India
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TYPING correctly by practing with games
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