• Welcome 6th Graders!

    Once a Gladiator, always a Gladiator. It is with a heavy heart I must tell you all that my last day at Grice Middle School will be next Friday, May 1st. I will be starting a new teaching position up in North Jersey. You will submit ALL assignments in MY Google Classroom until May 1st and continue to complete assignments up to Week 6 in MY Google Classroom. With that said, Week 7 will start a new transition with a new teacher (May 4th).  If you need to hand in your Timeline Project that was due 4/3 please email it to your new teacher.  If you need to submit your Nile River Essay after the due date, please submit on MY Google Classroom. 

    If you are in Period 2/3: Mr. Wagner will be your Remote Learning Teacher. Mr. Wagner’s classroom code is m2vmalv. Your “Homework" is to sign in to his Google Classroom by next Friday so when Week 7 comes along, you will receive your assignments on his Google Classroom.

    If you are in Period 5/6: Mr. Uchrin will be your Remote Learning Teacher. Mr. Uchrin’s classroom code is tmv5brl. Your “Homework" is to sign in to his Google Classroom by next Friday so when Week 7 comes along, you will receive your assignments on his Google Classroom.

    If you are in Period 8/9: Ms. Berry will be your Remote Learning Teacher. Ms. Berry’s classroom code is ozg2qac. Your “Homework” is to sign in to her Google Classroom by next Friday so when Week 7 comes along, you will receive your assignments on her Google Classroom.  Please ONLY complete work on Ms. Berry's Google Classroom starting Week 7 (May 4th).  Complete all assignments for Week 6 on MY Google Classroom.

    I will be having a Google Meet today from 12-12:30pm for anyone with questions about the essay, the announcement, or Remote Learning in general. I will post the link around 11:50-11:55am.

     

    Sign up for Remind by:

    Social Studies Class

    1) Text: 810-10

    2) Message: @SSB10

    Sign up for Google Classroom:

    Students use your School e-mail!

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    Remote Learning 10 day Plan Below:

    All work will be located on Google Classroom DAILY.  You will not be able to work ahead.  Complete each activity daily to recieve credit for the day.  Above is the Google Classroom Code in case someone still needs it.  If you have any extra time each day, work on your Timeline Project.

    As a student, what are my responsibilities?

    -log onto Google Classroom every single weekday (Monday-Friday) 

    -assignments will be posted each morning at 9:15 am

    -you will work NO LONGER than 40 minutes per class (no more than 4 hours a day)

    -complete any assignments on Google Classroom (clear/specific directions will be posted along with worksheets created through Google Documents, NEWSELA assignments and Youtube videos).  You must hit the TURN IN button in order to submit your work.

    -I will be available for questions/support through email and/or directly messaging me on Google Classroom

     As a parent, what are my responsibilities?

    -MOTIVATE TOWARD SUCCESS: encourage and support your child to complete their responsibilities each and every weekday 

    -DEVICE USAGE: allow your child to use an at home device for support for a portion of the day (laptop, desktop, tablet, etc.)

    -STAY INVOLVED: talk with your child (ask how they are doing, if they need support, if they are on track or behind, etc.)

    -CREATE A COMFORTABLE LEARNING ENVIRONMENT: provide necessary equipment, create a distraction free zone, etc. 

    Day 1: Monday 3/16

    • Ancient Egypt Map Activity: Review answer key and study for future quiz. 
    • You do not have to label and color the following places.  The blank map is provided for you to help you study.
    • Ancient Egypt Vocabulary: Write the definition or find the term
    • Begin studying the map and vocabulary for a Google form quiz on Monday, March 30th. If we are back at school, the quiz will be taken in school! 

    Day 2: Tuesday 3/17

    • Newsela Article #1: Ancient Egypt Life Along the Nile
    • Newsela Article #2: How the Nile River led to Civilization in Egypt
    • Students will read the two articles and answer a series of reading comprehension questions.
    • Articles will be assigned on Newsela.

    Day 3: Wednesday 3/18

    • Students will use the two articles from the previous day and complete a compare and contrast writing prompt.

    Day 4: Thursday 3/19

    • Newsela Article #1: World Leaders: Hatshepsut
    • Newsela Article #2: Women Leaders: Queen Nefertiti
    • Newsela Article #3: Women Leaders: Cleopatra
    • Students will read the two articles and answer a series of reading comprehension questions.
    • Articles will be assigned on Newsela.

    Day 5: Friday 3/20

    • Students will use the three articles from the previous day and complete a compare and contrast writing prompt.

    Day 6: Monday 3/23

    • Students will watch a video on YouTube titled “King Tut PBS Special.” This length of the video is 26:40. (If you go to YouTube and type “King Tut PBS Special,” it should be the first video to pop up.)
    • Students will watch the video and complete a guided video response comprehension sheet.

    Day 7: Tuesday 3/24

    • Students will be working on “In Memory of King Tut.” Students will be reading a fictional autobiography of the life and death of King Tutankhamen. 
    • After reading, students will answer reading comprehension questions.
    • Students will use the video from yesterday along with the Fictional Autobiography to write a paragraph. Students will pretend they are King Tut and decide if they are going to open the shrines of Osiris and abandon the legacy of Akhenaton or once again restore polytheism and open the shrines.

    Day 8: Wednesday 3/25

    • Students will be watching an audio video book reading while completing a guided outline activity on the mummification process throughout the history of Egypt. “Mummy Packet” (Complete pages 1-14)

    Day 9: Thursday 3/26

    • Students will be watching an audio video book reading while completing a guided outline activity on the mummification process throughout the history of Egypt. (Complete pages 15-27)

    Day 10: Friday 3/27

    • Students will be watching a video titled “Ancient Egypt for Kids.”
    • Students will be watching the video and completing a guided video response comprehension sheet.

    Day 11: Monday 3/30

    • Students will be reading the Background Information for their Nile River DBQ and completing the reading comprehension questions associated with the Background Information. 
    • Students will work on their Timeline Project with the remainder of time designated for Social Studies.

    Day 12: Tuesday 3/31

    • Students will be analyzing Document A. Students will analyze the maps and answer reading comprehension questions.
    • Students will work on their Timeline Project with the remainder of time designated for Social Studies.

    Day 13: Wednesday 4/1

    • Students will be analyzing Document B. Students will analyze the chart and answer reading comprehension questions.
    • Students will work on their Timeline Project with the remainder of time designated for Social Studies.

    Day 14:  Thursday 4/2

    • Students will be be analyzing Document C.  Students will analyze the painting and answer reading comprehension questions.
    • Students will work on their Timeline Project with the remainder of time designated for Social Studies.

    Day 15: Friday 4/3

    • Students will be be analyzing Document D.  Students will analyze the hymn/song and answer reading comprehension questions.
    • Students will work on their Timeline Project with the remainder of time designated for Social Studies.

    Day 16/17: Monday 4/13 & Tuesday 4/14

    • Students will be be completing an Online Scavenger Hunt for Ancient Egypt.  Students will be using the British Museum Website.  
    • This will be the first formative for the fourth marking period.

    Day 18: Wednesday 4/15

    • Students will be comparing and contrasting an Ancient Egyptian Farming & Wealthy Family by completing a chart. 
    • Students will work on their Timeline Project with the remainder of time designated for Social Studies.

    Day 19: Thursday 4/16

    • Students will be be completing the "Wrapping It Up" Activity.  Students will place the Egyptian statement in the appropraite Egyptian Kingdom.
    • Students will work on their Timeline Project with the remainder of time designated for Social Studies.

    Day 20: Friday 4/17

    • Students will be complete a Google Form for Remote Learning.  Students will use this day as a Catch-Up Day.
    • Students will work on their Timeline Project with the remainder of time designated for Social Studies.

    Day 21: Monday 4/20

    • Student Mini DBQ:  Students will be working on the outline and essay for the next nine days of Remote Learning. 
    • Introduction Hook:  Students will be writing their hook for their intro paragraph.

    Day 22: Tuesday 4/21

    • Student Mini DBQ:  Students will be working on the outline and essay for the next nine days of Remote Learning. 
    • Introduction:  Students will be completing the brainstorming session for their introductory paragraph by completing a guided outline (Hook, Background Info, Thesis statement)

    Day 23: Wednesday 4/22

    • Student Mini DBQ:  Students will be working on the outline and essay for the next nine days of Remote Learning. 
    • Students will be completing a Citations &Evidence chart.  Students will need to summarize each Document and differentiate the type of source it is.

    Day 24: Thursday 4/23

    • Student Mini DBQ:  Students will be working on the outline and essay for the next nine days of Remote Learning. 
    • Students will choose their topic for their essay Agriculture or religion).  Once their topic is chosen, they will provide four pieces of evidence from the documents to defend their topic.

    Day 25: Friday 4/24

    • Student Mini DBQ:  Students will be working on the outline and essay for the next nine days of Remote Learning. 
    • Students will complete the body paragraph outline.  The outline consists of an intro, citing evidence, explaining evidence, and having a closing sentence.

    Day 26: Monday 4/27

    • Student Mini DBQ:  Students will be working on the outline and essay for the next nine days of Remote Learning. 
    • Students will complete the conclusion outline.  The outline consists of restating their thesis, final thoughts, and a conclusion sentence.

    Day 27: Tuesday 4/28

    • Student Mini DBQ:  Students will be working on the outline and essay for the next nine days of Remote Learning. 
    • Introductory Paragraph.  Students will be writing the intro paragraph (Background Info, Evidence, Thesis Statement)

    Day 28: Wednesday 4/29

    • Student Mini DBQ:  Students will be working on the outline and essay for the next nine days of Remote Learning. 
    • Body Paragraph:  Students will pick their topic they would like to write about.  (Religion or Agriculture)

    Day 29: Thursday 4/30

    • Student Mini DBQ:  Students will be working on the outline and essay for the next nine days of Remote Learning. 
    • Conclusion:  Students will complete their essay by summarizing their thesis. Edit/Submit:  Students will take this day to re-read their essay, make corrections suggested by the teacher, and submit.

    Day 30: Friday 5/1

    • Student Mini DBQ:  Students will be working on the outline and essay for the next nine days of Remote Learning. 
    • “Third World Farmer.”  Catch-Up Day

     

     

    Third World Farmer

    Endure the hardships of being a farmer in this real-life ancient farming role-play simulation.

     3rd World Farmer

     

     

    If you need to get organzed and/or complete missing work, and you want to come in during lunch, please see me for a pass.

    *Use the Assignments page to find your upcoming homework*

    *Use the Notebook Outline page to organize your Notebook*