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6th Grade Social Studies Weekly Agenda

6th Grade - Week of December 16-20

 

Monday:

  1. DSS Bell Ringer: Week 17 Monday

  2. Finish Greek Thinkers Reading & Resource Sheet #39-41

  3. Phillip II of Macedonia & Alexander the Great Reading

  4. Resource Sheet #42-47

  5. Ancient Greece Open Notes Test (Thursday, December 19)

 

 Tuesday:

  1. DSS Bell Ringer: Week 17 Tuesday

  2. Hellenistic Arts/Epicureanism Reading

  3. Resource Sheet #48-51 

 

Wednesday:

  1. DSS Bell Ringer: Week 17 Wednesday

  2. Ancient Greece Review Activity for test tomorrow

 

Thursday:

  1. DSS Bell Ringer: Week 17 Thursday & Friday

  2. Ancient Greece Open Notes Test

 

Friday:

  1. Make-ups

 

Wishing everyone a Merry Christmas & 

Happy New Year!

 

6th Grade - Week of December 9-12

 

Monday:

  1. DSS Bell Ringer: Week 16 Monday

  2. Review Ancient Greek Map: Test Wednesday the 11th

  3. Review Ancient Greek Vocabulary: Test Thursday the 12th

  4. Greece Democracy Resource Sheet #15-19

  5. Persia’s Empire & Perisan Wars

  6. Resource Sheet #20-25

 

 Tuesday:

  1. DSS Bell Ringer: Week 15 Tuesday

  2. Review Ancient Greek Map Test: Wednesday the 11th

  3. Review Ancient Greek Vocabulary: Test Thursday the 12th

  4. The Rule of Pericles & the Peloponnesian War 

  5. Resource Sheet #26-30

 

Wednesday:

  1. DSS Bell Ringer: Week 15 Wednesday

  2. Ancient Greek Map Test

  3. Review Ancient Greek Vocabulary: Test Thursday the 12th

  4. Greek Beliefs/Mythology/Art/Architecture 

  5. Resource Sheet #31-38

  6. Class Discussion Questions

a. Why do you think Greeks formed such a complex mythology with such a multitude of gods, goddesses, and heroes?

b. What are Greek myths supposed to explain?

c. Why do you think relationships in Greek myths are so complex?

d. In what ways do Greek myths reflect Greek society?

e. In what ways do Greek myths reflect the geographic environment of Greece?

f. What connections in Greek mythology regarding relationships between humans, humans and gods or hero figures, or humans and their environment is still relevant for today’s society?

 

Thursday:

  1. DSS Bell Ringer: Week 15 Thursday & Friday

  2. Ancient Greek Vocabulary Test

  3. Olympic Games

  4. Class Discussion Questions

a. What was the connection between Greek mythology and the Olympic Games?

b. What were Olympic competitions meant to prove?

c. How did ancient Greek Olympic events differ from modern events, and why do you think the ancient Olympics included those specific events?

d. What influences of the Greek Olympics are evident for us today?

  1. Greek Thinkers

  1. Resource Sheet #39-41