6th - Homework Assignments

Homework Due Friday 2/3

Ancient Greece!

Please write a paragraph about your city-state. 

Your paragraph will include: 

-The name of your city-state

-Where in Greece your city-state is located

-The kind of Government in your city-state (don't just name it, explain it!)

-The values of your city-state

-What your city-state was known for

-Any other facts you would like to include about your city-state


Remember to use the "6th Grade Student Created Writing Criteria"

6th Grade Student Created Writing Criteria

 

Good writing…..

v    Has a clearly stated introduction or topic sentence

v    Has accurate spelling, capitalization, grammar and punctuation

v    Includes lots of details that reflect learning

v    Stays on topic

v    Is well organized and flows well

v    Includes complex sentences (using semi-colons) not choppy and repetitive ones.

v    Is neat

v    Is proofread for clarity and quality

v    Has a concluding sentence that is related to the topic sentence


6th Grade Homework

posted Feb 2, 2012, 3:59 PM by Lanikai PCS   [ updated Feb 10, 2012, 12:24 PM ]

Comprehension Questions: Persian Wars and The Golden Age

 Due Monday 2/13

Answer the questions below using R.E.D and your best writing habits.  Use proper capitalization, spelling and punctuation.

1.  After many battles, including “the Last Stand of the 300”,  the Greeks won the Persian Wars.  Why is this significant?

2. What is “The Golden Age”?

3.  Tell three changes Pericles made to democracy in Athens.

4. Besides changes to democracy,  there were many other achievements during the Golden Age.  Name 3 of them.

5.  Who is Hippocrates? Why is he important?

6. Why did the Golden Age come to an end?

 

 

 

Homework Due Friday 2/3


Ancient Greece!

Please write a paragraph about your city-state. 

Your paragraph will include: 

-The name of your city-state

-Where in Greece your city-state is located

-The kind of Government in your city-state (don't just name it, explain it!)

-The values of your city-state

-What your city-state was known for

-Any other facts you would like to include about your city-state


Remember to use the "6th Grade Student Created Writing Criteria"

6th Grade Student Created Writing Criteria

 

Good writing…..

v    Has a clearly stated introduction or topic sentence

v    Has accurate spelling, capitalization, grammar and punctuation

v    Includes lots of details that reflect learning

v    Stays on topic

v    Is well organized and flows well

v    Includes complex sentences (using semi-colons) not choppy and repetitive ones.

v    Is neat

v    Is proofread for clarity and quality

v    Has a concluding sentence that is related to the topic sentence


History Day is coming up in January!

posted Nov 30, 2011, 4:14 PM by Lanikai PCS   [ updated Nov 30, 2011, 4:18 PM ]

Check the "6th grade rubrics and documents" link to the left to see some student projects from last year.  They were great!


6th Graders' Egypt Homework

posted Nov 15, 2011, 2:01 PM by Lanikai PCS

The 6th Graders' Egypt Homework will vary for each student as we move through our "stations" while studying
Ancient Egypt. 

We will work in class at each "station" for 3 class periods (Government, Religion, Seasons of the Nile, Pyramids, Daily Life and Social Classes) Each station has a Check for Understanding and a Mini-Project. 

Mini projects vary - a poem, to a written paragraph, a poster, a flip book, and skit. 

The kids are instructed to write their homework in their planners during class time and are responsible for completing all assignments.  They have a checklist in their folders to help them keep track of their work as they complete it.  

Vocab Quiz Thursday 10/27

posted Oct 25, 2011, 8:35 AM by Lanikai PCS   [ updated Oct 25, 2011, 8:35 AM ]

Homework- Study your vocab words for the quiz on Thursday. 

Mesopotamia Quiz, Thursday, 10/13

posted Oct 11, 2011, 11:27 PM by Lanikai PCS

Study your notes in the green Mesopotamia folder.  Please bring the folder and all notes back to school with you. 



Mission: Mesopotamia!

posted Sep 12, 2011, 11:35 AM by Lanikai PCS

6th graders have begun their exploration of the ancient civilizations of Mesopotamia!

Stay tuned to this page for upcoming assignments and information. 
 

Social Studies Quiz, Friday 9/2

posted Aug 31, 2011, 12:57 PM by Lanikai PCS

Please study for the Stone Age/Hunter Gatherer/Agriculture quiz on Friday 8/2. 
: )

SS Homework, due 8/31

posted Aug 29, 2011, 10:11 PM by Lanikai PCS   [ updated Aug 29, 2011, 10:16 PM ]

"Would you rather be a hunter-gatherer or an early farmer?" 4 Square

Answer the question and support your answer with 3 examples/details.  Be sure to use "terms" (words) from our notes and content web to show your new learning. 

Your 4 Square must also include a "counter point" and a concluding sentence. 


Stone Age Tool Due Monday, 8/22

posted Aug 15, 2011, 10:47 PM by Lanikai PCS   [ updated Aug 15, 2011, 10:51 PM ]

See the Rubrics/Documents link to the left for assignment guidelines. 

6th SS homework, Due Monday, 8/15

posted Aug 14, 2011, 4:16 PM by Lanikai PCS   [ updated Aug 14, 2011, 4:21 PM ]

Use your Stone Age/Creswell Crags notes to create a 4 square.
Answer this question: "In what way did Stone Age people use their environment to survive?" Use 3 sections of the four-square to give 3 examples with details.
In the 4th section of the 4 square, answer this last question: (Using RED)
"Why do we know so much about people from the Stone Age?"

Due Monday, 8/15

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