Mrs. Howe

6th Grade Humanities: Social Studies

 

Week of  May 26 (scroll down for previous weeks): 

Since this is a short week, the requirements will be less. Please read carefully and watch the video that I will send to students’ email accounts to make sure you are not doing more work than required.

 

This week, we will continue working with the History Alive! online text and assignments https://student.teachtci.com/student/sign_in.   Login info can be found here: https://bit.ly/2y2ckLq

 

Required Work: Chapter 34- From Republic to Empire--- ONLY SECTION 2 AND THE SUMMARY/PROCESSING SECTION (Click on “Assignments” at the History Alive! site, then choose assignment L34. You will complete sections 2 and Processing.  You may need to read/listen to the other sections to complete the Processing, but you do not need to complete the questions from sections 1 and 3-6.)

Optional Work: If you would like a challenge this week, you may complete all sections of Chapter 34 or work on the other games and activities at the History Alive! site.

 

Week of  May 18:  

Required Chapter: Chapter 31- The Legacy of Ancient Greece (Click on “Assignments” at the History Alive! site, then choose assignment L31. You will complete sections 2-11.  Skip question 1 in each section, but complete the other questions.)

Optional Chapter: Chapter 32- Geography and the Early Development of Rome (Click on “Assignments” at the History Alive! site, then choose assignment L32. You may complete as much or as little of this chapter as you choose.)

Other Optional Activities: Each chapter has a game and vocabulary.  You may try the games for current or past chapters.

Note about keyboarding:  If you have passed keyboarding lessons 1-70, you can click this link to set up a Zoom appointment to complete your keyboarding test with Mrs. Ratliff. https://calendly.com/aratliff-1/keyboarding-test-sign-up

 
Week of  May 11: 

Required Chapter: Chapter 29- The Golden Age of Athens (Click on “Assignments” at the History Alive! site, then choose assignment L29.)

Optional Chapter: Chapter 30- Alexander the Great and His Empire (Click on “Assignments” at the History Alive! site, then choose assignment L30. You may complete as much or as little of this chapter as you choose.)

Other Optional Activities: Each chapter has a game and vocabulary.  You may try the games for current or past chapters.


Week of  May 4 (scroll down for previous weeks):   

Required Chapter: Chapter 27- Life in Two City-States: Athens and Sparta (Click on “Assignments” at the History Alive! site, then choose assignment L27. Complete items 1 and 2 for each section. Skip question 3 in each section, since we are unable to complete the classroom activity.)

Optional Chapter: Chapter 28- Fighting the Persian Wars (Click on “Assignments” at the History Alive! site, then choose assignment L28. You may complete as much or as little of this chapter as you choose.)

Other Optional Activities: Each chapter has a game and vocabulary.  You may try the games for current or past chapters.

Week of April 27 :  

Each week, I will assign one required chapter, which has information that is necessary to meet S.S. standards and prepare you for 7th grade.  I will also provide an optional chapter in case you want to go into 7th grade with broader knowledge or want an extra challenge.


Optional Chapter: Chapter 25- Geography and the Settlement of Greece (Click on “Assignments” at the History Alive! site, then choose assignment L25. You may complete as much or as little of this chapter as you choose.)

Required Chapter: Chapter 26- The Rise of Democracy (Click on “Assignments” at the History Alive! site, then choose assignment L26. Start with the introduction and make sure you answer the questions in all of the sections. If you want to listen to the text, there is a ‘play’ button at the top of each section.)

Other Optional Activities: You will notice that each chapter has a game and vocabulary.  You can work on any games or vocabulary from this week’s chapters or choose games from previous chapters as review.

Reminder: Please send me an email if you complete make-up work.

 

Week of April 20:

1) Chapter 22 Processing Assignment:  Access through Microsoft Teams https://teams.microsoft.com/go# . Click on “Assignments” to find this task, and don’t forget to click “Turn In” when you are finished.

(Forgot how to log in? Check under ‘Technology Links’ on my website.)

2) Chinese Contributions Reading Notes: Posted as an assignment on Microsoft Teams https://teams.microsoft.com/go#

3) After completing the Chinese Contributions Reading Notes, submit a Flipgrid video detailing the 3 Chinese inventions that you thought were most important (the video will be for my eyes only, you do not have to share with the class).  Assignment and detailed instructions will be found here: https://flipgrid.com/dc64709c .


Week of April 13:

I have created a series of Nearpod presentations to guide you through the activities related to the first emperor of China.  I separated the work into four sections, which you may divide up however you wish: complete all at once, one per day, or whatever works best for your family. Please feel free to email if you have any trouble accessing these activities or have any questions about the assignments.

1) Preview Activity and Introductory Reading https://share.nearpod.com/vsph/WEC6nBwYLu

2)      Chapter 22 Reading Notes: Part 1 https://share.nearpod.com/vsph/5CRl6tIEMu

3)      Chapter 22 Reading Notes: Part 2 https://share.nearpod.com/vsph/QWrcDv0mMu

4)      Chapter 22 Reading Notes: Part 3 https://share.nearpod.com/vsph/fwqUWNdkMu

 

 

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