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6th Grade Social Studies Weekly Agenda

6th Grade

Week of October 14-18

 

Monday:

FALL BREAK - NO SCHOOL

 

Tuesday:

FALL BREAK - NO SCHOOL

 

Wednesday:

DSS Bell Ringer: Week 8 Monday & Tuesday

Egypt Vocabulary (test: Wednesday, 10/23)

New Egypt Map Locations/Review Map (test: Tuesday, 10/22)

Characteristics of Civilization p.108

Egypt Powerpoint & Notes

 

Thursday:

DSS Bell Ringer: Week 8 Wednesday & Thursday 

Review Egypt Vocabulary & Map

Egypt Powerpoint & Notes

Egypt’s Greatest Leaders Task on Chromebooks

(Achievements on Hatshepsut, Amenhotep, Tutankharum & Ramesses)

 

Friday:

DSS Bell Ringer: Week 8 Friday

Review Egypt Vocabulary & Map

Egypt’s Greatest Leaders Task on Chromebooks

(Achievements on Hatshepsut, Amenhotep, Tutankharum & Ramesses)

 

Week of October 7 - 11

Assignments Subject to Change

 

Monday:

DSS Bell Ringer Quiz Week 5 & 6

Finish Constructive Response discussing the Jewish Diaspora  (due: Wed. 10/9 with rainbow editing)

 

Tuesday:

DSS Bell Ringer Week 7 Monday & Tuesday

Mesopotamia Open Cloze Notes Test

 

Wednesday:

DSS Bell Ringer Week 7 Wednesday

Jewish Diaspora Constructive Response Writing Due

African Civilization Map (p.37)

a. What would attract a group of humans to settle in this area? 

b. How might this area’s climate zone affect conditions for human settlement?

     c. What physical features would attract or repel human settlement?

Explore Interactive Map of Ancient Egypt & Natural Resources

a. What physical features are present in Egypt? 

b. What similarities are there between the climate and physical geography and Mesopotamia and Egypt? 

c. What significant differences are present in these culture’s climate or geography?

 

Thursday:

DSS Bell Ringer Week 7 Thursday

LDC Activity: Jigsaw Expert Groups on Life Along the Nile & Harnessing the Nile

  1. Food for Thought p.40

  1. Prime Time p.40

  2. Sand, Land, and Civilization p.41

  3. Innudation p.42-43

Discussion Questions in Groups

a. Why was the Nile River important to the ancient Egyptians?

b. How did the Egyptians use the Nile? 

c. How was the development of Egypt’s culture influenced by its physical geography? 

d. How was the influence of the Nile River on the Egyptians different from the influence of the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers on Mesopotamia?

 

Friday:

DSS Bell Ringer Week 7 Friday

Finish Jigsaw Expert Groups Discussion Questions

Characteristics of Civilizations Graphic Organizer (p.38)