Ancient Civilizations
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 - Continents and Oceans Quiz - Friday, 9/10

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 9 

 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 9

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. Personal info sheet due Tuesday, 9/10

2. Use journal definitions and outside sources (family members) to identify your ethnicity and/or nationality - due Friday, 9/13

    *Write your answer below your definitions using one of the following formats:

       My ethinicity is... or

       My ethnicities are... or

       My nationality is... or

       My nationalities are...

Tuesday, September 10

Ancient Civilizations

1. Introduce Social Studies textbook

2. Textbook Scavenger Hunt

3. Continents and Oceans map

Homework

1. Continents and Oceans quiz - Friday, 9/13

2. Use journal definitions and outside sources (family members) to identify your ethnicity and/or nationality - due Friday, 9/13

    *Write your answer below your definitions using one of the following formats:

       My ethinicity is... or

       My ethnicities are... or

       My nationality is... or

       My nationalities are...

 

Wednesday, September 11

Ancient Civilizations

1. Review ethnicity vs. nationality

2. Review continents and oceans

3. Begin Social Studies textbook scavenger hunt

Homework:

1. Continents and Oceans quiz - Friday, 9/13

2. Use journal definitions and outside sources (family members) to identify your ethnicity and/or nationality - due Friday, 9/13

    *Write your answer below your definitions using one of the following formats:

       My ethinicity is... or

       My ethnicities are... or

       My nationality is... or

       My nationalities are...

Thursday, September 12

Ancient Civilizations

1. Finish textbook scavenger hunt/ textbook distribution

2. Accessing computers and online resources in class

3. Online textbook scavenger hunt

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

Homework

1. Continents and Oceans quiz - Friday, 9/13

2. Use journal definitions and outside sources (family members) to identify your ethnicity and/or nationality - due Friday, 9/13

    *Write your answer below your definitions using one of the following formats:

       My ethinicity is... or

       My ethnicities are... or

       My nationality is... or

       My nationalities are...

Friday, September 13

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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 Wednesday, 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 Wednesday, 9/18

Tuesday, September 17 

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1. Chapter 1 Vocabulary- The World's Early People

2. Begin Chapter 1 Vocabulary power point presentation (Lesson 1 and 2)

    ALL VOCABULARY POWER POINTS CAN BE FOUND IN THE (BINDER) SECTION OF THIS WEBSITE

 Homework

1. Complete Chapter 1 Vocabulary definitions ALL

2. Continent Glyph due tomorrow, 9/18

3. Chapter 1 Vocabulary test - Monday, 9/23

Wednesday, September 18
Ancient Civilizations
1. Hand in Continent Glyph (QUIZ GRADE)
 
2. Oral Traditions - team activity
    *benefits and drawbacks
 
3. Finish Chapter 1 Vocabulary power point presentation (Lesson 2 and 3)
 
4. Stages of Early Man's Development - team activity
    *most important development from each stage
 
Homework:
 
1. Chapter 1 Vocabulary test - Monday, 9/23

Thursday, September 19

Ancient Civilizations

1. Finish Stages of Early Man's Development 

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

    *answer questions/ team discussion

3. Distribute Chapter 1 Study Guide due Thursday, 9/26

Homework:

1. Chapter 1 Vocabulary test - Monday, 9/23

2. Chapter 1 study guide due Thursday, 9/26

Friday, September 20

Ancient Civilizations

 

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

    *answer questions/ team discussion

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

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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