Mrs. Berry

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Mrs. Berry

 

 *Supplies Needed for Social Studies:

  • 1 inch binder with lined paper
  • pens/pencils
  • colored highlighters 
  • Grice Agenda Book
  • Composition Notebook (Do Now book)
  • 3-hole puncher (Helpful but not required) 

 Upcoming important dates will be listed below:

Summative - TBA

Formative - TBA 

MRS. BERRY'S GOOGLE CLASSROOM CODE - TBA

 

Monday, September 2
Labor Day
No School
 
Tuesday, September 3
Teacher PD
No School
 
Wednesday, September 4 

Welcome Back

6th grade students remain in homeroom all day

Homework

  1. Bring home "Grice Folder" 
  2. Parent/Guardian sign necessary documents and return to homeroom teacher

Thursday, September 5

Ancient Civilizations

1. Attendance/Introduction cards

2. University of Texas 2014 Commencement Speech- Admiral William H. McRaven

3. Distribute and discuss Social Studies syllabus and classroom expectations

 Homework

  1. Supplies due Monday, September 10 

 Friday, September 6 

Ancient Civilizations

 1. Finish reviewing syllabus and classroom expectations

2. Around the room

3. Benchmark Pre-Assessmement (NOT INCLUDED IN GRADE AVERAGE) 

 Homework

  1. Supplies due Monday, September 10

Monday, September 9

Ancient Civilizations

1. New seating arrangement (teams)

2. Manage Mat - Getting to know you activity

3. How to organize your Do Now book

4. Ethnicity vs. Nationality

Homework:

1. Use journal definitions and outside sources (family members) to identify your ethnicity and/or nationality - due Wednesday, 9/12

Tuesday, September 10

Ancient Civilizations

1. Introduce Social Studies textbook

2. Textbook Scavenger Hunt

3. Continents and Oceans map

Homework

1. Use journal definitions and outside sources (family members) to identify your ethnicity and/or nationality 

2. Finish Continents and Oceans map

Wednesday, September 11

Ancient Civilizations

1. Three Doctors Mentor Program - video, community service activity, Program information

2. Review Continents and Oceans

3. Directions for accessing computers and online resources in the class

Homework:

1. Begin studying for Continents and Oceans Quiz

Thursday, September 12

Ancient Civilizations

1.Accessing computers and online resources in class

2. Online textbook scavenger hunt

3. Mr. Nussbaums continents and oceans games and other fun Social Studies games

Homework

1. Study for Continents and Oceans quiz

Friday, September 13

Ancient Civilizations

1. PICTURE DAY

2. Continents and Oceans quiz

3. Use pre-determined ethnicity or nationality to begin instructions for the creation a one of a kind continent glyph - due Tuesday, 9/18

    Students will not have time to begin this in class today due to pictures. IT IS NOT A HOMEWORK ASSIGHNMENT.

Homework

1. None

Monday, September 16 

Ancient Civilizations

1. Continent Glyph project (QUIZ GRADE)

    Finish at home if not completed in class today 

Homework

1. Continent Glyph due tomorrow

Tuesday, September 17 

Ancient Civilizations

1. Hand in Continent Glyph project (QUIZ GRADE)

2. Begin Chapter 1 Vocabulary power point presentation

 Homework

1. Complete Chapter 1 Vocabulary definitions

Wednesday, September 18
Holiday
No School

Thursday, September 19

Ancient Civilizations

1. Continue Chapter 1 Vocabulary power point presentation 

2. History of the World in 2 Hours - Early Man   video clip

    *answer questions/ team discussion

Homework:

1. Begin studying for C1 Vocabulary test

Friday, September 20

Ancient Civilizations

1. Finish Chapter 1 Vocabulary power point presentation

2. Oral Traditions - team activity

    *benefits and drawbacks

3. Stages of Early Man's Development - team activity

    *most important development from each stage

Homework

1. Study for C1 Vocabulary Test

Monday, September 23

Ancient Civilizations

1. Chapter 1 Vocabulary Test

2. RSI 1-1 The Distant Past

Homework 

1. Finish RSI 1-1 The Distant Past (ALL BOXES)

Tuesday, September 24

Ancient Civilizations

1. Review RSI 1-1 The Distant Past

2. Advantages of Fire - Team Activity

3. RSI 1-2 Early Modern Humans

4. Distribute Chapter 1 Study Guide

5. Discuss substitute procedures/expectations

Homework:

1. RSI 1-2 Early Modern Humans (ALL BOXES) due- Thursday, 9/27

2. Chapter 1 Study Guide due- Friday, 9/28 

Wednesday, September 25 

Ancient Civilizations

1. Survivor Man- Desert Environment 

    *Pre-Writing activity   

    *Film with questions

    *Exit Ticket

Homework 

1. RSI 1-2 Early Modern Humans (ALL BOXES) due- Thursday, 9/27

2. Chapter 1 Study Guide due- Friday, 9/28 

Thursday, September 27 

Ancient Civilizations

1. Review RSI 1-2 Early Modern Humans

2. Early Modern Humans PART 2 - Team Activity

3. Work on Chapter 1 Study Guide

Homework 

1. Chapter 1 Study Guide

Friday, September 27

Ancient Civilization

 1. Early Man Jeopardy review game

Homework

 1. Study for Chapter 1 Test