September 28: Happy Intersession! FYI: Many students did not share their BoardBuilders with me (even though I asked repeatedly), therefore I could not grade it. Your grade for that assignment will be an "Exempt" until next quarter. Just letting you know in the event that you are shocked by the "EX" in PowerSchool.
September 22-24: Today's Assignments 1. Take the Quia Exit tickets over again if your grade was less than an 85. 2. COMPLETE ALL MISSING WORK! 3. Finish the Ancient Egypt Scavenger Hunt 4. Begin the Ancient India Cyber Quest 5. Share your Board Builder with me. 6. If you have completed all of your work, you may work on assignments for your other class or have free time. ________________________________________________________________________ September 21: Today's Assignments 1. Please finish your Board Builders on Ancient Egyptian gods.
REMEMBER TO STUDY YOUR ANCIENT EGYPT STUDY GUIDE DAILY FOR THE QUIA EXIT TICKETS! ________________________________________________________________________ September 15: The Nile River Valley You will take Nile River Valley NOTES. You will then complete the following web exploratory on the Nile River Valley. Click HERE.
September 14: Test on the Stone Age. We begin our study of Ancient Egypt. RETEST ON THE STONE AGE FRIDAY, September 18th.
SEPTEMBER 11 : TEST ON THE STONE AGE MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 14 STUDY THE FOLLOWING POWERPOINT AND YOUR NOTES
SEPTEMBER 10: Please continue to work on your incomplete assignments. Those students who have completed all work, begin researching Ancient Egyptian Mummification HERE
SEPTEMBER 9: ANCIENT EGYPT TASKS 1. Read Chapter 2, Section 1. 2. Define the following terms in your notebook: cataract delta papyrus hieroglyphics dynasty 3. Answer the following questions in your notebooks: a. When did hunters and gatherers move into the Nile River Valley? b. How did Ancient Egyptians use the Nile River Valley? c. How long is the Nile River? d. What landform is located on both sides of the Nile Valley? What is its name? e. How were the floods of the Nile different from the floods of the Tigris and Euphrates? f. What foods did ancient Egyptians plant? g. Type the words "social class" into Google. Write down the definition. h. Name the Egyptian social classes from top to bottom.
SEPTEMBER 8: CATCH-UP DAY ALL ASSIGNMENTS ARE DUE BY FRIDAY.REMEMBER THIS IS PAST WORK! Today, you will work on any assignments due that you may be behind on. Assignments are: 1. Mesopotamia Webquest 2. Ötzi Papers 3. Code of Hammurabi Group Assignment 4. Mesopotamia Worksheets: Ancient Sumeria and Ancient Mesopotamia 5. Ötzi Project<---Click the link if you have lost your sheet
When you have completed your work, please begin gluing the assignments into your notebooks in this order: a. NOVA: Iceman Murder Mystery Viewer's Guide b. Ancient Mesopotamia Worksheet c. Ancient Sumeria Worksheet
For those students who have completed all assignments, please complete the following: a. Sign up for SHOWBIE and upload you Ötzi Papers, Mesopotamia WebQuests, and the Code of Hammurabi Group Worksheets if you typed them. b. Study for your Unit Test on Friday using all of your notes and worksheets. Also, study the Early Civilization and Ancient Mesopotamia QUIZLETS. This SITE has a great practice test.
SEPTEMBER 3-4: Code of Hammurabi 1. Mesopotamia PowerPoint Notes 2. Click HERE to get the Code of Hammurabi Worksheet 2. Use thisLINK to answer the group questions on the Code of Hammurabi. **In groups, you will read about various legal situations and determine how they may be handled using Hammurabi's Code.
*Ötzi papers and Mesopotamia Webquests are due on Tuesday*
SEPTEMBER 2-3: 1. Continue working on your Mesopotamia WebQuests 2. Finish typing your Ötzi Papers. Click here for the rubric. The rubric explains how you will be graded. 3. Complete the following Mesopotamia worksheet in your notebooks. 4. Complete pages 3, 5, 7 and 9 of the assignment on Hammurabi's Code. 5. Begin reading a shortened version of The Epic of Gilgamesh. ______________________________________________________________________________ AUGUST 31-SEPTEMBER 1: Mesopotamia WebQuest 1. Click here to get the WebQuest Worksheet Packet. 2. Click HERE for the WebQuest Website. You will use this website to answer the questions. 3. Use the following websites to answer questions 17 through 20. Ancient Mesopotamia: Science, Inventions, and Technology Machine History: Pulleys 4. Use the following website to answer questions 27 through 30 **MESOPOTAMIAN HOMES** **Make sure to SAVE your work!!!* 5. WHEN YOU HAVE FINISHED, CONTINUE YOUR ÖTZI PAPERS. CLICK HERE FOR THE RUBRIC. 6. WHEN YOU HAVE COMPLETED YOUR ÖTZI PAPERS, VISIT THE FOLLOWING WEBSITE AND EXPLORE: **DIG INTO HISTORY: MESOPOTAMIA**
AUGUST 24: This week, students will begin their study of Ancient Mesopotamia.
___________________________________________________________________________ August 20: Ötzi Project Packet August 10-14: Notebook check tomorrow! Students were given an opportunity to organize their notebooks on Friday. This week we will begin our discussion of Early Man (Paleolithic and Neolithic Eras).
August 7th: Students will have a notebook check Tuesday, August 11th.
August 3-7: OVERVIEW Students will continue to learn about the 5 Themes of Geography. We will discuss the themes of Region, Movement, and Human Environment Interaction this week.
July 28 - August 1: This week we will continue to work on Map Skills and learn about the 5 Themes of Geography. Homework: 6th Grade Mapping Project Due Friday, July 31 *Practice your latitude and longitude skills HERE*
July 20 - July 24: This week we are working on MAP SKILLS. Study your continents and oceans. Quiz on Monday, July 27th.