SOCIAL SCIENCE 6th gradeInstructor: Cassandra Adkins
Students will need:
3 ring (1" or 1.5" ) binder with pockets and clear pocket on the front
1 yellow paper folder (do not write on these please)
pack of dividers or construction paper with tabs labeled as follows
3. Human Environment Interaction
4. Movement & Migration
6. Conflict & Change
7. Production, distribution, consumption
8. Time, Change, …
The 6th grade social studies course examines major regions of the world, including Europe, Latin America, Canada, and Australia. The following core elements will be studied throughout the year: history, geography, civics, and economics. These elements will permit students to develop the ability to make informed decisions for the public good as citizens of a society which is culturally diverse, …
As of now, our book does not cover much for the European standards. Do not expect your child to bring home a Social Studies book until we are out of the Europe standards. I will be giving them resources in class. However, they should bring home their notes and their yellow folder. Thanks.
Tuesday: Students will be introduced to a new standard SS6H6 element a and b. Students will also receive new vocabulary to begin studying immediately. The students will watch a video over the early ages of exploration and fill in a handout.
Wednesday: Students will view a power point discussing Prince Henry the navigator and the main reasons for exploration.
Thursday: Students will create a map …
Most of our lessons use the smart board technology. If I upload a smart board lesson, you will need the student edition of smart tech to be able to view the lesson. This is a LARGE file. However, if you choose to use it this is the link http://smarttech.com Look at the top, click resources, click downloads, scroll down the page and look for
SMART Notebook SE collaborative learning software. …
We are studying Europe!
Tuesday: Discuss acid rain and air pollution and the impacts of both on the environment (handout and lesson are in the section files)
Wednesday: The Chernobyl Nuclear accident
Thursday: The impact of location, climate, and natural resources on where people choose to live
Friday: Quiz over lessons taught this week. Also, some students will be taking a map retest.