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Social Studies & Drama Club Coach Pam Swierczewski - 6th Grade  (Send e-mail)

HAVE A GREAT SUMMER!
It was a great year, and I enjoyed getting to know all of you. I am sure you will bring a lot to your Social Studies class in 7th grade!





Cell Phone Message that was shared:
o First time phone goes off in class/student is using it during the school day- the teacher takes it and turns it into the office (parents are called- student can pick the phone up at the end of the day)

o Second time phone goes off in class/student is using it during the school day- the teacher takes it and turns it into the office (parents are called and the parents have to pick up the phone)

o Third time phone goes off in class/student is using it during the school day- the teacher takes it and turns it into the office (parents are called and students has to turn the phone in each morning)

Field Trip Message that was shared:

o Same as last year, if a student is in academic lunch more than 5 times in the 4th quarter that student will not be eligible to go on their end of the year field trip.




If you are bored, practice your keyboarding skills using correct finger placement on the "home row". I added a cool link for you!

Social Studies Mission Statement: Our mission is to create enlightened citizens who are able to critically investigate historical events in order to interpret their significance on society and bridge the past, present, and future through informed decision making.

DRAMA CLUB: Information will be distributed in the lunch room late August/early September

WELCOME TO 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.

Daily Pencil Case Supplies:
Blue, Black, Red Pens
Pencil
Highlighters min. three colors

BRING EACH DAY......
~Textbook
~Binder with tabs in place
~Composition book
~Assignment Notebook
~Pencil case
REMINDER -EXPECTATIONS FOR CLASS:
Character Counts! Respect - Citizenship-Trustworthy - Fair - Caring - RESPONSIBILITY: Bring to class each day 1. Text Book 2. SS Binder with tabs in place and composition book in the front pocket. 3. Pencil Case - Pens, Pencils, a red pen, three different colors of highlighters and 4. Assignment Notebook.

TEXTBOOKS - Available for use at the Frankfort Public Library.



 
 

This week in class

Monday
Last Full Day of School

Tuesday
Early Dismissal @ 10:55
Have a Great Summer!

I listed some ideas below if you are ever bored.

Wednesday
CHeck out my links when you are bored!

Keep working on learning your countries and listen to world news or read world news articles once a week this summer so you stay informed about the world you live in! I am personally interested in any new developments in the use of the "Arctic Ice" that releases fuel as it melts.

Thursday
Practice your keyboarding skills so you can quickly type without looking at your fingers.
Stay on the home row and practice left hand: .....a -s - d-f right hand: j k l ; Once you get the home row by heart, then add on more letters!

Friday
A Great Day to read a NEWSELA article! Pick anything that you are interested in - JUST READ!

 
 

Important Dates

5/26/2017
1/2 Day School Improvement Day

5/29/2017
NO SCHOOL - Memorial Day

6/6/2017
1/2 Day LAST DAY OF THE YEAR!

 
 

Downloads List

Greece Ch. 4 power point [5/10/2017]
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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BBC TRAVEL the WORLD
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Easy Map Matching
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Geography Games
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Hieroglyphics Decoder
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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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Journals Through History: Ancient Egypt 17min.
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Kids Animated Ancient Egypt - Ch. 2 Section 1 - 21 min.
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Lizard Point Geography Matching
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MAP Man GAME of Geography Knowledge
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Mr. Nicky's Egypt Rap
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Mr. Nicky's King Tut
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Pick a Continent and name the countries in it!!
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Ten Cool Things About India
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The Mystery of Egyptian Desert Glass-Video
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TYPING correctly by practing with games
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