this week 6-12

Monday: Last day to review states on www.sheppardsoftware.com

Tuesday: Test on US states

Wednesday: Greenwich, England entry Prime Meridian Article and Passport Entry

Thursday: Passed back tests and other papers. Last Passport entry- What do you enjoy most in 6th grade social studies?

Friday: 1/2 day. No school supplies needed. No lockers. Dismissal at 11:05


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thurs 6-8 and fri 6-9

Today:

  • Turned in 4 postcards entries completed in the passport
  • Played US States Game to prepare for TEST on MONDAY

Homework:

  • The BEST way to study is through the site www.sheppardsoftware.com
    • Play the game until get 100% over and over 🙂
  • If you cannot get to a computer, you can download the following apps:
    • States
    • US bubbles
    • 50 States and capitals (just study the states)
    • State the States

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Mexican Postcard Project

Today:

  • Reviewed facts for each 4 neighborhoods and the 4 different social classes.
  • Modeled postcard letters
  • Started working on them in class
    • each entry has a postcard cover and letter

Homework:


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Mexican Bus Tour

  • We traveled to Mexico to learn about:
    • the different social classes, standard of living and the spatial inequality within Mexico City
  • We read and completed notes from the TCI textbook sections 9.2-9.5
  • We took survey notes from the 4 groups we interviewed
  • We took 4 rest stop breaks and visited stations to take down FUN facts
    • must be done in class

Homework: none


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mon 5-30 and tues 5-31

Monday: no school! Memorial Day

Tuesday- A-day, Wednesday B-day

  • Today: Introduced Mexico City terms to prepare for traveling this week
    • Copy terms from green TCI text
    • Write your own definition
  • Homework: Redo work on a computer paper and ADD drawings for each term

 


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this week 5-22

Monday: movie and skating field trip

Tuesday: checked and graded flashcards, then reviewed vegetation terms

Wednesday: hemlock park field trip

Thursday: memorial day  day facts video, climate and vegetation test

Friday: no school

Monday: no school- Happy Memorial Day… See you at the Memorial Day parade!

city parade information

 


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mon 5-22

Today:

  • Fun FIELD TRIP Day!

Homework:

  • Flashcards due tomorrow- MUST BE DONE! No LATE work!
  • TEST Thursday
  • Since we did not have class, here are the answers to check your work

 


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thurs 5-18 and fri 5-19

Thursday A-day, Friday B-day

Today:

Homework:

  • make 20 flashcards (questions are on the handout, answers are in your notes, articles and bw sheets)

Next Week:

  • REVIEW on Tuesday
  • TEST on Thursday

 


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tues and wed

Today:

  •  Worked on world maps to review Climate Regions and Climate Zones
    • We used colored maps, so work must be done in class (if you were absent, please see me)
  • Passed back tests (absolute location) on Wednesday

Homework:

  • none

 


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mon 5-15

Today:

  • Reviewed climate regions using special lines of latitude
  • Checked homework

Homework:

  • none

 


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