What Is Happening In Class
August 28th-September 1st-Class introduction, preview upcoming material, assess prior knowledge of this year's material.
September 4th-8th-Familiarization of the student textbook, discuss and take notes on Chapter 1.
September 11th-15th-In depth analysis of the lives of prehistoric people, introduce the oral tradition interview assignment, create "cave art", receive the Chapter 1 study guide for next week's quiz.
September 18th-22nd-Chapter 1 Quiz, begin work on Chapters 1 & 2 Key Terms study guide, discuss and take notes on Chapter 2.
September 25th-29th-Examine the Phoenician alphabet and compare it to our modern alphabet, examine crime and punishment in the era of Hammurabi's Code and compare it to today.
October 2nd-6th-Play a review game for the Chapters 1 & 2 Key Terms Quiz, take the Key Terms Quiz, watch and discuss scenes from "Prince of Egypt" and discuss and get caught up on missing work.
October 9th-13th-Return and go over Chapters 1 & 2 Key Terms Quiz, discuss and take notes on Chapter 3, do Ancient Egypt webquest.
October 16th-20th-Learn about Egyptian hieroglyphics and write their names in hieroglyphics, watch videos about the Great Pyramid and other parts of Ancient Egypt.
October 23rd-27th-Go over Chapter 3 Quiz study guide, take Chapter 3 Quiz (Gold Block 10/27, Purple Block 10/30), go over and take notes on Chapter 4.
October 30th-November 3rd-Take Chapter 3 Quiz (Purple Block), do Achieve 3000 assignment, do Hinduism and Buddhism comparison assignment.
November 6th-10th-Discuss and take notes on Chapter 5, video clips of ancient China, go over information about the Chinese writing system.
November 13th-21st-Work on Chapters 4-5 Vocabulary Quiz study guide, LINCS vocabulary activity, review game for Chapters 4-5 Quiz, take the Chapters 4-5 Quiz.
November 27th-December 1st-Return and go over Chapters 4-5 Vocabulary Quiz, discuss and take notes on Chapter 6, do ancient Greece comic strip assignment (Purple Block).
December 4th-8th-Chart of the leading figures of the Golden Age of Greece and their accomplishments, video clips of ancient Greece, take Chapter 6 Quiz (Gold Block).
December 11th-15th-Take Chapter 6 Quiz (Purple Block), take Geography Bee qualifying test, Achieve 3000 lesson (Purple Block), ancient Greece comic assignment (Gold Block).
December 18th-21st-Ancient Greece webquest, return and go over Chapter 6 Quiz (Purple Block), Kahoot activity.
January 8th-12th-Introduction to Rome activity, discuss and take notes on Chapter 7, work on section 1 assignment, show video clips of ancient Rome.
January 15th-19th-Roman Empire map assignment, "Initial sentences" activity for ancient Rome, video clips about ancient Rome.
6th Grade S.S. Information