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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. We are using the new Discovery Ed Tech Book and the link is:
office365.discoveryeducation

IF YOU HAVE TROUBLE WITH THE TECH BOOK:
. log in to office.com
2. open a new tab
3. office365.discoveryeducation.com
4. LoginExample: 21pbaker@fsd157c.org
5. Password: 500# (the school id number)


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

BLOCK SCHEDULE w/Science
MAROON DAY-if your child's schedule shows social studies 1st, 3rd, or 6th period, they have social studies on Mondays/Wednesday(Maroon Day)
if the schedule shows social studies as 2nd 4th, or 7th period, they have social studies on Tuesday/Thursday (Gold Day)

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

I am looking forward to a wonderful year with your child :)

 
 

This week in class

Monday
Maroon October 15
In Class we corrected the work started on Friday - "From Out of the Cave" Jr. Scholastic. Next, students completed an application of skill - Reading a timeline.
Last, Students began reading Explore pages 1-7 in Chapter 1 Concept 2.
HOMEWORK: Finish unread pages and highlight using the key given.

Tuesday
GOLD-October 16

SAME AS ABOVE

REMINDER: Discovery TECH BOOK LOG LOGIN: 21 first initial last name@fsd157c.org
Password: 500#
OR: GO TO MY COOL LINKS UNDER "Discovery Education"


Wednesday
Maroon - October 17

Students are beginning a mini- inquiry on pre-historic caves. A focus will include generating questions, gathering relevant sources and information, and then summarizing on a post card.


Thursday
GOLD - October 18

Same as Wednesday.


Friday
MAROON - October 19
In Class: Digital Citizenship - "IT is important to act responsibly when using digital media. - Nearpod Activity


 
 

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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Discovery Education TECH-BOOK
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Economic History of India
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From Out of the Cave-Jr. Scholastic Article
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GEOGRAPHY BEE CONTESTANT PRACTICE
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Geography Games
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Geography: LANDFORM - Review
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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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