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6th Grade SOCIAL STUDIES Weekly Agenda

*All notes will be copied in class and any handouts will be given in class as well; Notes will be posted on google classroom for absent students. Notes will be updated daily and will include all handouts, videos, and information from class.

SRB: Student Resource Book (in their binder)

 

Social Studies

Week of March 8 – 12

Assignments Subject to Change

 

Monday: 

  1. Finish Edulastic Unit 3 Test in class

 

West African Kingdoms Packet  (given out in class)

Tuesday:

  1. How did geography impact the West African kingdoms? Map & Questions (p.1)

  2. How was each kingdom able to develop & expand?

           Empire of Ghana Reading & Questions (p.2)

  1. Edpuzzle: Empire of Ghana

 

Wednesday:

  1. How was each kingdom able to develop & expand?

           Empire of Mali Reading & Questions (p.3)

           Empire of Songhai Reading & Questions (p.4)

  1. Edpuzzles: Empire of Mali & Empire of Songhai

 

Thursday:

  1. African Kingdoms (Ghana, Mali, Songhai) Readings (p.5-8)

  2. Key Features (Rise, Leaders, Trade, Fall) Graphic Organizer (p.9)

 

Friday:

  1. What impact does trade have on empires?

            Ancient Africa Trade Routes Reading (p.10)

  1. Economies of West African Empires Graphic Organizer (p.11)

            -use pages 5-8 to complete the graphic organizer-

*All notes will be copied in class and any handouts will be given in class as well; Notes will be posted on google classroom for absent students. Notes will be updated daily and will include all handouts, videos, and information from class.

SRB: Student Resource Book (in their binder)

Social Studies

Week of March 1 – 5

Assignments Subject to Change

Ancient Rome 

Monday: 

  1. Writing Assignment on Google:

Essay Outline/Prewrite:

The Roman Empire was an extremely influential empire that changed the world.  Like all empires, they rise and fall.  Explain what three factors were the most influential in the Fall of Rome & how those factors led to the collapse of one of the world’s foremost empires.

 

Tuesday:

  1. Writing Assignment on Google:

Essay Writing - 

The Roman Empire was an extremely influential empire that changed the world.  Like all empires, they rise and fall.  Explain what three factors were the most influential in the Fall of Rome & how those factors led to the collapse of one of the world’s foremost empires.

 

Wednesday:

  1. Writing Assignment on Google:

Essay Writing - 

The Roman Empire was an extremely influential empire that changed the world.  Like all empires, they rise and fall.  Explain what three factors were the most influential in the Fall of Rome & how those factors led to the collapse of one of the world’s foremost empires.

  *****ESSAY DUE TODAY*****

 

Thursday:

  1. Monotheistic Religions p.233-238

  2. The Three Religions Scavenger Hunt p.239

  3. Old City Evidence Chart p.232

 

Friday:

  1. Ancient Rome Open Notes Test