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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.

IF YOU HAVE TROUBLE WITH THE TECH BOOK: log in to
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.

Your child is also provided time in class each day to copy the homework from the back board. Periodically check to make sure your child is using his or her assignment notebook during the course of the school day.

Thank you


 
 

This week in class

Monday
Maroon Feb. 11
IN CLASS: Corrected Review of Vocabulary Activity from 6.2
Partner WOrk: Students Completed the Graphic Organizer of "Egyptian Roles/Responsibilities" AND Pharoah Accomplishments/Identify Gods & Goddesses.
HOMEWORK: Any unfinished classwork

Tuesday
GOLD- February 12, 2019

SAME as above

Wednesday
MAROON - February 13, 2019
IN CLASS: Students Reviewed Pharoahs and God/Goddess Homework and Notes. THen, we watched an overview video clip form Techbook Ch. 4.2 p. 4 "Ancient Egypt Part 1".
HW: Read 4.3 and complete the Evaluate quiz

Thursday
GOLD DAY: February 14, 2019
SAME as ABOVE


Friday
NO SCHOOL FOR KIDS
NEXT WEEK; Students will be given the rubric for the Summative Assessment/Project for Egypt.

 
 

Important Dates

2/1/2019
AFrican Countries Map Match Test

 
 

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]
Claim Evidence Reason Student Sample [11/19/2018]
DINE & DONATE from F.S.P. [11/7/2018]
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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GEOGRAPY BEE PRACTICE PAGE
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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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Most Important City of Mesopotamia - UR
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Mr. Nicky -Egyptian Mthology - Despacito
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Mr. Nicky Mesopotamia Rap
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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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