Welcome to 6th Grade Social Studies 2017-2018!!!
- I am happy to be with you as we explore the Ancient World
- We will begin the year with Geography and various Geography activities
6th Grade Course Syllabus:
DISCOVERY EDUCATION SS TECHBOOK LINK
New Discovery Education Access Link: https://wallingford.discoveryeducation.comUnits of Study Include (but not limited to):
- Continents and Oceans
- Latitude and Longitude
- Early Humans
- Geography Bee (first week of January 2018)
***PLEASE NOTE -- THE BELOW MATERIALS MAY OR MAY NOT BE IN EXACT ORDER FOR
THE PARTICULAR UNIT OF STUDY***Week of September 11, 2017First Week Project:History Is............Latitude and Longitude song 1:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MjDqhLUzCpELatitude and Longitude song 2:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Ab-gE8ov4oLatitude and Longitude Quizlet:Latitude and Longitude map practice:Week of September 18, 2017Geography Vocabulary Quizlethttps://quizlet.com/87432900/geography-vocabulary-flash-cards/Video Powerful Oceans:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dygfsoyijVoVideo Powerful Oceans Part 2:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JEKG-lDBIKMTypes of Maps Video:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BQjopW2-1BUSo you want to be an Archaeologist??https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ao4vVcfvyuEBill Nye: Archaeologyhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xFCu5uT8r7YDendrochronology: How to Core a Treehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jPJUewNcvaoARCHAEOLOGY UNIT
JUNIOR ARCHAEOLOGIST / DIRT DETECTIVE
Archaeologists study __________ and __________.
Archaeologists often keep a __________ or __________ in the field to record notes and observations.
Play the DIRT DETECTIVE game and record your findings and observations along the way.
ARCHAEOLOGY GAMES AND ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS
Have fun exploring the vast games and activities!!! Test your knowledge, dig a bone, or write your name in hieroglyphics!!!
WHAT GAME OR ACTIVITY DID YOU FIND MOST INTERESTING OR INFORMATIVE AND WHY? HOW CAN IT HELP YOU CONNECT TO THE MATERIAL WE ARE LEARNING?Archaeology Vocabulary Quizlet:https://quizlet.com/99871036/archaeology-unit-vocabulary-flash-cards/?newWeek of October 2, 2017EARLY HUMANS UNITEarly Man Species Pictures and Note Cards Quizlet:https://quizlet.com/107087482/early-hominid-species-flash-cards/?newWEEK OF OCTOBER 9, 2017Week of October 16, 2017Quizlet link for Early Man Notes:Week of October 23, 2017Tech Book -- Board Builder on Cro-Magnons or NeanderthalsWeek of October 30, 2017Comic Stip Assignment -- you can use the link below to assistHuman Pre-History 101 Playlist:Human Evolution TimelineWhat did Homo Erectus look like?WEEK OF NOVEMBER 2, 2017 - December 18, 2017MESOPOTAMIA UNIT BEGINSBuild a Ziggurat EA # 2 (Project only for later)Cuneiform Writing EA # 2 (Project only for later)Color a Map EA # 2 (Project only for later)Mesopotamia Quizlet:Mesopotamia Quiz Part 1 - Quizlet:WEEK OF DECEMBER 11, 2017Mesopotamia Quizlet 1:Mesopotamia Quizlet 2:WEEK OF DECEMBER 18, 2017Mesopotamia Review JeopardyMesopotamia Unit TestWeek of January 1, 2018EGYPT UNIT BEGINSWeek of January 8, 2018Quizlet for Geography of Egypt:Mummification Quizlet link below:http://quizlet.com/71301986/mummification-flash-cards/The Three Pyramids Online Game:www .nms.ac.uk/explore/play/discover-ancient-egypt/three-pyramids/Tomb of the Unknown Mummy Game:http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/games/interactiveadventures/tomb-unknown-mummy/King Tut Mummy Maker game:http://discoverykids.com/games/mummy-maker/Prepare a Mummy with Quiz:http://www.childrensuniversity.manchester.ac.uk/interactives/history/egypt/makeamummy/Pyramid of Giza, Khufu, Khafrehttp://www.nationalgeographic.com/pyramids/khufu.htmlPYRAMIDS QUIZLET:http://quizlet.com/72375748/pyramids-flash-cards/Opening of the Mouth Ceremony/Ritual:http://www.mummies2pyramids.info/mummies-death/opening-the-mouth.htmMummy Maker Webquesthttp://www.bbc.co.uk/history/ancient/egyptians/launch_gms_mummy_maker.shtmlReligion and Mythology Quizlet:http://quizlet.com/74135889/egypt-religion-and-mythology-flash-cards/Pyramid Solitaire Ancient Egypt game:http://www.primarygames.com/puzzles/card/pyramidsolitaireancientegypt/Virtual Cartouche Maker:http://www.virtual-egypt.com/newhtml/glyph/glyph.htmlAncient Egypt Jeopardy:http://www.quia.com/cb/180351.htmlAncient Egypt Word Search:http://www.childrensuniversity.manchester.ac.uk/interactives/history/egypt/egyptianwordsearch/Dress Like an Egyptian:http://www.nms.ac.uk/explore/play/discover-ancient-egypt/dress-like-an-egyptian/Egypt Unit Test Quizlet:http://quizlet.com/76780751/egypt-unit-test-review-flash-cards/ANCIENT CHINA UNITMap of Ancient China:http://sites.saschina.org/lkyle/files/2013/04/image3.jpgConfucius Fun Trivia:http://www.funtrivia.com/playquiz/quiz74872894d48.htmlAncient China Word Search:http://www.ducksters.com/games/word_search/ancient_china.phpAncient China Word Search:https://wordsearchlabs.com/view/4106Quizlet for Ancient China Geography:https://quizlet.com/137790060/chinas-geography-flash-cards/?newThe Yellow River Wild:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VkD4lKWS0roAn Intro to China's Geography:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kWZKaEM0WVQAncient China Vocabulary Quizlet:https://quizlet.com/80941860/ancient-china-vocabulary-flash-cards/Ancient China Quizlet Part 1:https://quizlet.com/82982914/ancient-china-part-1-flash-cards/Ancient Chinese News Articles: Choose 1 for your summaryTerra-Cotta Warriors:http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2014/11/141114-terra-cotta-warriors-qin-shi-huang-tomb-china-archaeology/Murals saved from tomb robbers:http://www.livescience.com/37478-ancient-mural-tomb-discovered-in-china.htmlTomb holding ancient Chinese warrior discovered:http://www.foxnews.com/scitech/2012/07/17/three-kingdoms-tomb-holding-warrior-discovered/Ancient China Online Games VarietyAncient China Quiz Part 2:https://quizlet.com/84705925/ancient-china-part-2-flash-cards/Underwater City:http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2561147/Chinas-Atlantis-How-Lion-City-purposely-flooded-make-way-power-station-remains-completely-intact-130ft-underwater-50-years.htmlhttp://www.bbc.com/travel/story/20140711-chinas-atlantis-of-the-easthttp://www.kyivpost.com/content/lifestyle/bbc-chinas-atlantis-of-the-east-358091.htmlQuizlet for study guide for Ancient China test:https://quizlet.com/85042409/ancient-china-final-unit-test-flash-cards/Ancient China Webquest: