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May 14-18, 2018
Due Date: 5/18/2018
Subject: 6th Grade Social Studies

Monday- Finish discussing economics. Turn in spending sheet for a grade.

Tuesday- When and why we started using money worksheet

Wednesday- We will discuss issues the students would like to change. They will complete a worksheet in class today.

Thursday- Continue with yesterday's topic. Students will work in groups to make a poster.

Friday- FIELD DAY!!!



May 7-11, 2018
Due Date: 5/11/2018
Subject: 6th Grade Social Studies

Monday- Math state testing

Tuesday- Students will keep track of how much money they spend in a week. We will begin economics at the end of the week.

This Land is your land worksheet. Students will locate and identify places on the map.

Wednesday- Finish map skills sheet

Thursday- Jobs, Life, and budgeting discussion

Friday- Jobs, Life, and budgeting



April 30-May 4, 2018
Due Date: 5/4/2018
Subject: 6th Grade Social Studies

This week 6th grade is state testing Monday, Tuesday, and Friday. In class we will be discussing different topics and doing some little activities but nothing for homework or to have to study.  Good luck on your tests!!!



April 23-27, 2018
Due Date: 4/27/2018
Subject: 6th Grade Social Studies

 

Obj. 6c. Analyze political, and social impact of civil rights throughout the history of the United States. Students will describe the processes that led to more rights for kids. 

 

Monday- Students will read and answer questions and discuss an article from Newsela about women's rights protests and marches. 

 

Tuesday- Jr. Scholastic magazine article about teens rising up for protecting schools and gun control. 

 

Wednesday- Discussion about children's rights, labor laws in Mississippi.  Learn 360 video (Bill of Rights at School) 

 

Thursday- Students will retake the citizenship "test" that they took in January to see if they do better after learning the information. 

 

Friday- Read and discuss laws and ways of life for kids in other countries 



April 16-20, 2018
Due Date: 4/20/2018
Subject: 6th Grade Social Studies

 

Obj. 6c. Analyze political, and social impact of civil rights throughout the history of the United States. Students will describe the processes that led to more rights for women 

 

Monday- Students will do a "walk around" telling other students about the woman they researched last week. 

Learn 360- Women's history month video (26 minutes) 

 

Tuesday- Students will do a webquest where they have to research, review, and demonstrate their understanding about key information on womens' suffrage. 

 

Wednesday- Finish yesterday's webquest/ Discussion  

 

Thursday- Winning the vote (women's suffrage). Students will answer questions after reading 

 

Friday- Students will retake the citizenship "test" that they took in January to see if they do better after learning the information.



April 9-13, 2018
Due Date: 4/13/2018
Subject: 6th Grade Social Studies

April 9-13, 2018  

Obj. 6c. Analyze political, and social impact of civil rights throughout the history of the United States. Students will describe the processes that led to more rights for African Americans.  

 

Monday- “The Road to Civil Rights” worksheets. TSW put terms/people into categories. TTW show “What if…” slide and get student feedback. Read first page and discuss.  

 

Tuesday- Read page 2 and discuss/underline/summarize. Review 3 branches of government. Discuss which court cases they think are most important and why. Activity sheet 1. TSW cut cards into sets and attach to correct problem/solution section.  

 

Wednesday- Review. Test will be tomorrow.  It will cover Ruby Bridges movie and vocabulary and civil rights handout from Monday.  Jackie Robinson/Martin Luther King Jr. Readworks sheet. 

Thursday- Test.  Some students may need to finish Readworks from yesterday??? 

Friday- Students will retake the citizenship "test" that they took in January to see if they do better after learning the information.



April 2-6, 2018
Due Date: 4/6/2018
Subject: 6th Grade Social Studies

Monday- Holiday

Tuesday- Go to computer lab to enter classes for next year (7th grade)

Wednesday- Civil Rights reading and worksheet

Thursday- Ruby Bridges movie

Friday- Ruby Bridges movie



March 26- March 30, 2018
Due Date: 3/30/2018
Subject: 6th Grade Social Studies

March 26-30, 2018  

 

Objective 6c....Analyze the social and political impact of the civil rights movement throughout history of the US.  

 

Monday- Students will use notes to fill out a study guide for a test on slavery, civil war, and Jim Crow this Wednesday. 

Tuesday- Students will finish and we will review the study guide.  Play review game if time allows. 

Wednesday- Test on slavery, civil rights, Jim Crow. 

Thursday- Dr. Seuss Sneetches story.  Teacher will read the book Sneetches and students will answer questions provided that will connect the book and segregation. 

Friday- HOLIDAY!!!



March 5-9, 2018
Due Date: 3/9/2018
Subject: 6th Grade Social Studies

Obj. 6c. Analyze political, and social impact of slavery throughout the history of the United States.

Monday- Slavery: No Freedom, No Rights

TTW ask “What is slavery?” Discuss.

Icivics: TSW read handout out loud. We will underline important

information as we go and will discuss what we read as we go.

TSW answer True/false questions for a grade

Tuesday- Slavery: No Freedom, No Rights

“What they believed” activity. TSW decide what each quote means

(in pairs). TSW “text a message” about a quote they choose…on

phone sheet

Wednesday- Civil War icivics

TSW list what they know about the civil war.

Read packet to self- underline important information.

TSW color map and draw Mason-Dixon line on map.

Thursday- Civil War icivics

Column sheet

Open note quiz over slavery and civil war (in icivics packet)

Friday- youtube video. Battle of Gettysburg

 

Spring break is next week.....Enjoy your week off!!!



February 26-March 2, 2018
Due Date: 3/2/2018
Subject: 6th Grade Social Studies

Objective: 2a,2b…Explain the concept of immigration and the process people went through in early 1900s and compare to immigration today. 

 

Monday- TSW read a passage, “Immigrants at Ellis Island”. Vocabulary. Questions. Discussion.  

 Immigration by the numbers chart…we will look at the chart and determine factors of mass immigration.  

Textbook- pages 540-547. Read and discuss.  

Focus on waves of immigration chart on page 542.  

 

Tuesday- Ellis Island video- Immigration thru Ellis Island. Award winning documentary- 28 minutes  

As a class we will discuss the questions from a worksheet 

 

Wednesday- Finish worksheet.   

Students will read an Ellis Island cold read and answer questions. This will be for a grade.  

 

Thursday- Welcome to America booklet 

 

Friday- Welcome to America booklet



February 19-23, 2018
Due Date: 2/23/2018
Subject: 6th Grade Social Studies

Objective: 2a,2b…Explain the concept of immigration and the process people went through in early 1900s and compare to immigration today. 

Monday- No School for students  

Tuesday- TTW show each student a picture of a family looking at the Statue of Liberty. Students will analyze it and brainstorm reasons people move to new countries.  

We will discuss immigration…. what and why? 

Wednesday- Ellis Island Virtual Tour

Thursday-Ellis Island Virtual Tour



February 12-16, 2018
Due Date: 2/16/2018
Subject: 6th Grade Social Studies

Monday- Finish working on Black History Month projects that are due tomorrow.

Tuesday- Presentations

Wednesday- Presentations

Thursday- Presentations

Friday- Finish Presentations......Cnn10.....Discuss Winter Olympics



February 5-9, 2018
Due Date: 2/9/2018
Subject: 6th Grade Social Studies

 

Objective: Who is a citizen and how do people become an American citizen?

               Rights, duties, and responsibilities of citizens.

 

Monday- You've Got Rights (icivics.org)

Tuesday- Finish You've Got Rights

Wednesday- I Have Rights (Icivics.org)

Thursday- Computer lab- Research for Black History Month (Students will pick 2 people per category to research and do a project to present)

Friday- Computer Lab- Research for Black History Month



January 28-February 2, 2018
Due Date: 2/2/2018
Subject: 6th Grade Social Studies

January 29-February 2, 2018  

Objective: Who is a citizen and how do people become an American citizen?  

Rights, duties, and responsibilities of citizens.  

 

Monday- Chapter 24, section 1…“Who is a citizen?” Read, notes, Questions. Write and Review vocabulary words.  

Tuesday- Chapter 24, section 2…"What are the differences between rights, duties, and responsibilities of citizens?”  

Wednesday- Supreme Court cases every teen should know- worksheet with scenarios of different teen laws. 

Thursday- Quiz on chapter 24, sections 1-2. 

Friday- "I Have Rights" icivics.com



January 22-26, 2018
Due Date: 1/26/2018
Subject: 6th Grade Social Studies

Monday- Go over executive branch.

Computer lab-work on judicial branch webquest

 

Tuesday- Quiz on executive branch.  Finish judicial branch. Video on judicial branch

 

Wednesday- Quiz on judicial branch. Review sheet for Friday's test

 

Thursday- Finish review sheet and go over answers

 

Friday- Test on 3 branches of government

 



January 15-19, 2018
Due Date: 1/19/2018
Subject: 6th Grade Social Studies

January 15-19, 2018 

 

Objective: 1a,b,c...Differentiate among the three branches of government (legislative, executive, judicial).  Explain the concepts of separation of powers. 

 

 

Monday- HOLIDAY 

 

Tuesday- Quiz on executive branch.  Discuss judicial branch from Friday. Video on judicial branch. 

 

Wednesday- Quiz on judicial branch. Discuss local government (mayors, governor) 

 

Thursday- Review sheet 

 

Friday- Test on 3 branches of government



January 8-12, 2018
Due Date: 1/12/2018
Subject: 6th Grade Social Studies

Objective: 1a,b,c...Differentiate among the three branches of government (legislative, executive, judicial). Explain the concepts of separation of powers.

 

Monday- Watch 360 video on 3 branches of government. (How a bill becomes a law-27 min).  Discuss as a class.

Tuesday- Computer lab. Students will research and answer questions about the legislative branch.

Wednesday- Discuss yesterday's work.

Thursday- Quiz on legislative branch. Computer lab- Students will research and answer questions about the executive branch.

Friday- Discuss yesterday's work.



January 1-5, 2018
Due Date: 1/5/2018
Subject: 6th Grade Social Studies

Objective: 1a,b,c...Differentiate among the 3 branches of government at the federal level 

 

Monday- No school 

Tuesday- Teachers only 

Wednesday- Teachers only 

Thursday- Icivics.org activity about the separation of powers…"What’s for Lunch?" Students will simulate the roles of each of the three branches of government and identify the main role and function of each branch. 

Friday- Continue and finish the icivics.org activity 

 

 




December 11-15, 2017
Due Date: 12/15/2017
Subject: 6th Grade Social Studies

Objective. 6a, b, e….Compare the essential ideas of various historical documents that are important in shaping the values of American Democracy. 

 

Monday- Review Declaration and Constitution for test tomorrow. 

              (worksheet and game) 

Tuesday- Nine weeks test 

Wednesday- Mrs. Young speaking to classes 

Thursday- Watch movie 

Friday- Watch movie



December 4-8, 2017
Due Date: 12/8/2017
Subject: 6th Grade Social Studies

December 4-8, 2017

Obj. 6a, b, e….Compare the essential ideas of various historical documents that are important in shaping the values of American Democracy. 

 

Monday- Students will read a handout on the Declaration of independence and they will partner up to determine the meaning of the grievances. 

 

Tuesday- Finish Declaration and grievances 

 

Wednesday- Students will watch a powerpoint on the Constitution and complete a worksheet. 

 

Thursday- Constitution handout.  Break down a reading on the Constitution and take notes. Write vocabulary words. 

 

Friday- Students will continue from breaking down a reading on the Constitution and take notes.



November 27-December1, 2017
Due Date: 12/1/2017
Subject: 6th Grade Social Studies

Monday- Students will take the citizenship/naturalization pre-test.

 

Tuesday- We will watch, discuss and take notes on a  Declaration of Independence powerpoint.  Short videos included. Students will answer a worksheet to follow along with video. 

 

Wednesday and Thursday- Students will read an article on the Declaration of Independence and answer questions, and see grievances the colonists had specifically. 

 

Friday- Readworks- reading and questions (quiz grade)



November 13-17, 2017
Due Date: 11/17/2017
Subject: 6th Grade Social Studies

Monday- Review for test

Tuesday- Test on Mayflower Compact, Magna Carta, Declaration of Independence, and Articles of Confederation

Wednesday- Mrs. Young will speak to the class

Thursday- The First Thanksgiving Activity

Friday- All 6th graders will go to the cafeteria to watch Hidden Figures then the afternoon will be spent in the gym with games

 



November 6-10, 2017
Due Date: 11/10/2017
Subject: 6th Grade Social Studies

This week we will be reading from the Social Studies book that we have in the classroom.  The students will take notes and we will discuss chapter 25.

Monday- ch 25, sec 1-Politcal heritage

Tuesday- ch 25, sec 2-watch "The Story of the Magna carta" video

Wednesday- ch 25, sec 3. We will see how the Declaration of Independence and the Articles of Confederation came to be and shape the values of American democracy.

Thursday- Quiz on 10 vocabulary words that we wrote last Friday. (These words are at the bottom of this page).  Then watch the "America: the story of us: Declaration of Independence.

Friday- Magna carta reading and questions

 

VOCABULARY WORDS:

1. heritage- traditions passed down from generation to generation

2. legislature- group of people chosen to make laws

3. charter- document giving permission to create a government

4.tyranny- abuse of power

5. direct democracy- form of government in which laws are made directly by the citizens

6. republic- government in which representatives are elected to make laws

7. natural rights-rights people are born with and no government can take away

8. separation of powers- dividing government powers among executive, legistlative, and judicial branches

9. compact- written agreement to make and obey laws for the welfare of the group

10. ratification- approval

 



Oct 30-Nov 3, 2017
Due Date: 11/3/2017
Subject: 6th Grade Social Studies

Monday- Mrs. Young will be talking to the class.

Tuesday-  Halloween...history of halloween

Wednesday- Friday.... we will be understanding the influences of historical documents like the Magna Carta, Declaration of Independence, Bill of Rights, and others.  We will be using the book (chapter 25). We will read articles, define vocabulary words, and complete charts along the way. There will be a quiz next week on the documents discussed this week.

 

 

 

Monday- Students will use classroom textbook Chapter 25, section 1. Write

out vocabulary words and definitions. Read section 1, take notes, discuss.

 

Tuesday- Chapter 25, section 2. Vocabulary, read, notes. Students will see how the Magna Carta led to certain US documents we have today.              Youtube video- “The Story of the Magna Carta”

 

Wednesday- Quiz on historical documents will be Friday. Chapter 25, section 3. Vocabulary, read, notes, discuss. Students will see how the Declaration of Independence and Articles of Confederation came to be and shape the values of American Democracy.  Video- “America. The Story of Us”

 

Thursday- Review all historical documents for test tomorrow.

 

Friday- Test on historical documents. Studentcnn.com

 



October 23-27, 2017
Due Date: 10/27/2017
Subject: 6th Grade Social Studies

Monday- The Settlers of America Game ( One Drive) 

 

Tuesday-  TTW explain the brochure that students will start designing about the 13 colonies.  Will be a study tool for test and a grade. 

 

Wednesday- work on and finish brochure 

 

Thursday- Review for 13 colonies test-----play review game 

 

Friday- Test on the 13 colonies



October 16-20, 2017
Due Date: 10/20/2017
Subject: 6th Grade Social Studies

Objective: 8a, b....Identify the 13 colonies and describe the differences of the New England, Middle, and Southern colonies.

Monday- Review the chart for all colonies and make sure students have correct answers.

Cnn10.com

Make up quizzes???

Tuesday- Walk-about using pictures and questions.

Wednesday- Discuss walk about questions and cnn.com

Thursday- Powerpoint over 13 colonies

Friday- Mrs. Young will be in class



Oct 9-13, 2017
Due Date: 10/13/2017
Subject: 6th Grade Social Studies

Monday is a holiday!!!  No School!

This week we will start looking at how the 13 original colonies began.  We will break each day into a section of colonies (New England, Middle, Southern). Students will have a test on Friday on locating and naming all 13 original colonies. 

I will give a chart for students to fill out on each colony. They should study this each night for homework.

 



October 2-6
Due Date: 10/6/2017
Subject: 6th Grade Social Studies

We will be reading, discussing, and summarizing disasters all week. Disasters include hurricanes and volcanoes. Daily grades and quiz grades will be given.  This is the last week of this 9 weeks!!!

 

Mrs. Young will also be talking to the class on Thursday.



Sept 25-29, 2017
Due Date: 9/29/2017
Subject: 6th Grade Social Studies

 

Monday- Journal prompt (Write paragraph that defines and describes "natural disasters").

Discuss their writing.

Brainstorm disasters on the board.

Divide class into teams and they write causes and consequences of their disaster.

Tuesday- Computer Lab. Students collect data using a list to be provided by the teacher of possible topics.

Wednesday- Computer Lab to finish research.

Thursday- Students/groups will present their disaster.

Friday- Students/groups will present their disaster.

 

 



Sept 18-22, 2017
Due Date: 9/22/2017
Subject: 6th Grade Social Studies

Monday-

Finish Presentations

Tuesday-

Some classes may need to finish presenting due to LHS pep rally and school pictures.

Map Skills- remediation on cardinal and intermediate directions by using a worksheet and white boards.

Watch CNN10.com and discuss as a class

Wednesday-

Map Skills- remediation of geography by using a worksheet (Royal Castle Floor Plan)

Thursday-

LMS Homecoming pep rally....

CNN10.com

Students will read about tornadoes and answer questions for a quiz grade.

Friday- TSW read article: “Animal Tracking Could Help Predict Earthquakes”.

-TSW complete a graphic organizer describing the main ideas and

supporting details of the article. Then write a summary.



Sept. 11-15, 2017
Due Date: 9/15/2017
Subject: 6th Grade Social Studies

Monday- learn about 9/11 by reading, discussing, and watching "The Man in the Red Bandana"

Tuesday- presentations. Students will also fill out a presentation form for a quiz grade.

Wednesday- presentations

Thursday- presentations

Friday- presentations.  We will also be attending the LHS pep rally.

 



September 4-8, 2017
Due Date: 9/8/2017
Subject: 6th Grade Social Studies

Monday is a holiday so NO SCHOOL!!!

Tuesday and Wednesday we will working in the computer lab. Students will research a country of their choice and will answer questions and create a book.

Thursday- Finish working on book in class.

Friday- Students will kpresent their books to the class.



Aug 28-Sept 1, 2017
Due Date: 9/1/2017
Subject: 6th Grade Social Studies

Monday- Time zone reading handout. Color each time zone.

Tuesday- I will explain how and why we have different time zones and we will work on a time zone activity where the students will see how time zones change from region to region.

Wednesday- Finish time zone activity sheet.

Thursday- Time zone test

Friday-  Students will be given classtime to research a country. There will be a rubric to follow. we will continue this next week also.

 



August 21-25, 2017
Due Date: 8/25/2017
Subject: 6th Grade Social Studies

Monday- We will discuss the solar eclipse.  Then work on Latitude and Longitude---- straight line grid.

Tuesday- Latitude and longitude using curved map.

 

Wednesday- Students will play a game using latitude and longitude.

Thursday- Test on vocabulary and locating latitude and longitude 

Friday- Mrs. Young will be talking to classes about study skills

geography- study of the earth

hemisphere- half of the earth

equator- 0 degrees latitude

Prime Meridian- 0 degrees longitude

compass rose- picture on maps that show directions (N,S,E,W)

latitude- lines that run east and west

longitude- lines that run north and south

cardinal directions- main directions (N,S,E,W)

intermediate directions- directions northwest, southwest, northeast, southeast

The USA is located in the northern hemisphere and the western hemisphere.

 



August 14-18, 2017
Due Date: 8/18/2017
Subject: 6th Grade Social Studies

 

Monday- 5 themes of geography walk about. Students will get a handout with questions. They will travel around the commons area of the school to find the answer.

 

Tuesday- Bellwork: Fill in the blank vocabulary. TSW write the

               questions from the board and answer each one.

                World Map: focus on hemispheres, latitude, longitude,

               compass rose

 

Wednesday- Latitude and Longitude---- straight line grid. TTW

             explain the chart and give coordinates for students to

             locate.

 

Thursday- Latitude and Longitude---curved line map. 

              The Numbers Mark the Spot handout---quiz

 

Friday- Message in a Bottle game. The students will play the game in small groups.