Hello Everyone! Welcome to Sixth Grade and Mr. John Capps' Class!

Class Stuff

Social Studies Vocabulary list here - will update throughout the year

(Dolphins calendar of events - with homework - at bottom)

"What are Continents?" video link here

Egyptian Hieroglyphic Fun Links:




Trojan War Song - Parody of Soft Cell's "Tainted Love" about the Trojan War

Today in Class:
I have not updated this in some time.  Recent topics include the barbarians that invaded the Roman Empire and brought about the Middle Ages; the Byzantine Empire; the founding, growth, and spread of Islam; and the significance of geography on Africa's history, including on the empire of Ghana (700-1076 CE). 


Homework:
Study Island assignments begin in January.  Every week a Study Island review topic will be assigned, and students are expected to complete the 10 questions on the website (linked below).  These should be completed by Sunday afternoon of each week.  The topic for each week is listed below.

        STUDY ISLAND TOPIC(S) FOR THIS WEEK:  
Development of Government  



Any exit slip/quiz corrections - Don't forget to turn them in to Mr. Capps!

       Mayan Ruins
Can you identify the above image?

Dolphins Team





Fun Stuff

THEY SAID IT: 
"Those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it." - George Santayana

Meister von San Vitale in Ravenna.jpg

Who is this?


TODAY IN HISTORY:

American History (mostly) - History.com


This latest update brought to you while listening to the terrific jam "Pompeii" by Bastille.  Is it really about the eruption in 79 CE?