6th Grade Social Studies
Ancient CivilizationsOur Motto: "Safety, Truth, Trust, Personal Best"(The "old" textbook by McDougal Littell)Current "Travels"in the Ancient World:Ancient EgyptHieroglyphics of Egypt (packet)whose statue is among the most recognized in the world(and Mr. Hunt has a replica!)
Ancient Sumer/Mesopotamia and Early EmpiresThe Earliest Human Societies"The Tools of History"
Below, Mr. Donn's Seven Wonders LinkAncient GreeceAncient India(Basic Tenets)- a film by David Grubinfor a FAQ (frequently asked questions sheet)or below from "The History Channel"ClassZone (Old Textbook_Textbook Resources Online)
ChinaFour Dynasties: SHANG, ZHOU, QIN, and HANThanksgiving Poems Choose, copy by hand, and recite a poem in class. You may choose from the following subjects:Family, Friendship, Thanksgiving, or Gratitude(copy and share with the class!) You may find your own poem of thanks instead. "A" quality poems are in the neighborhood of 120 or more words, "B" poems are near 9 0 to 100 words and "C" poems are closer to 50 or 60 words. Check with Mr. Hunt if you are sharing a poem from another source- bring in to share! You will need to have your poem copied to give to Mr. Hunt the week of the poetry recital (Dates TBD, though reciting of poems will commense/begin on Tuesday the 16). You will receive extra credit for handwriting and decorating your poem on 8.5x12 POSTER paper or for recording your recitation of your poem (e-mail the file). Even better would be a video of you sharing your poem with a loved-one!Google Classroom Class Codes and Google Tips and Tricksa. 8 or more wordsb. a sentence-starter/opener in brackets in front of the sentence [#]c. a dress-up underlined
IsraelAncient GreeceClick here to see a video about how to access your imageson a google slide on the iPad.It is certainly ungainly but appears to WORK!
Califormia's Content Standards for Social Studies
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