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Geography (6th grade) Class

Welcome to 6th Grade Geography Class!

Use this page to find assignments, notes, presentations, and links mentioned by Miss Smith in class.
 

Lesson Plans for the Week of:

Tue, 3-9
- Begin Judaism packet

Wed, 3-10
- continue Judaism packet
- Judaism skits

Thu, 3-11
- continue Judaism packet

Fri, 3-12
- finish Judaism packet
- ASSGN bring 1 food item for Monday

Mon, 3-14
- learning about Kosher law
- begin review projects

Tue, 3-15
- finish review projects

Wed, 3-16
- quiz over Judaism

Thu, 3-17
- pre-test Christianity

Fri, 3-18
- enrichment or Christianity packet

Mon, 3-22
- BOWLING PARTY -- no class

Tue, 3-23
- Letter from Susie
- Christianity pre-test
- begin packet review

Wed, 3-24
- review packet
- Christianity Hot Spots

Thu, 3-25
- finish Hot Spots
- finish packet review


Fri, 3-26
- Christianity quiz Take 2!

Mon, 3-29
- 3 religions comparison chart
- begin Islam packet

Tue, 3-30
- continue Islam packet
- Muhammad and 5 pillars skits

Wed, 3-31
- continue Islam packet
- Salat

Thu, 4-1
- check 3 religions comparison chart
- finish Islam packet
- question day

Mon, 4-5
- Islam "Yalla" bingo review game

Tue, 4-6
- Islam quiz
- Islamic hot spots
- Hinduism/Buddhism

Wed, 4-7
- finish hinduism/buddhism

Thu, 4-8
-  Mountains & Deserts Eastern hemisphere

Fri, 4-9
- famous seas of the Eastern hemisphere

Mon 4-12 thru Th 4-15 (ITBS testing)
- continue with Thematic Unit
- Planet Earth clips
- Aral Sea worksheet

Fri, 4-16
- continue Thematic unit w/ grasslands, prairies, forests, tundra
- fill in outline and Planet Earth clips

Mon, 4-19
- finish Planet Earth clips
- Take home test due Tuesday

Tue, 4-20
- go over Take Home test
- Choose European and African countries to research
- Amazing Race speech assignment

Wed thru Fri 4-21 thru 4-30
- work on country research (see packet for daily schedule)

Thu 4-29
- Film Day!

Fri, 4-30
- make-up film day
- Europe and Africa Hot Spots

Mon, 5-3
- Film Festival

Tue, 5-4
- Film Festival

Wed, 5-5
- finish watching your class videos
- Comparison chart= Europe vs Africa
- begin reading Africa, p507-511

Thu, 5-6
- continue Africa culture study

Fri, 5-7
- Africa culture study

Mon, 5-10
- Africa culture study
- "Conflict diamonds" information

Tue, 5-11
- Africa culture study

Wed, 5-12
- Africa culture study

Thu 5-13
- work on African poem illustration

Fri, 5-14
- African quiz
- Presentation of Europe/Africa Film Festival awards

Mon, 5-17
- Japan culture box stations

Tue, 5-18
- Japan culture box stations

Wed, 5-19
- Creatitivities

Thu, 5-20
- Creativitities

Fri, 5-21
- Tea Ceremony
- Hand in textbooks

Mon, 5-24
- Hand in textbooks
- Geografacts Game Show!







 Check it Out!

In this column you'll find links or sites I've mentioned
or referenced in class.
Feel free to peruse at your leisure. New links are marked in yellow.


King Tut's Tomb Tour: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5HKVE5fw9JY&feature=channel
King Tut's Treasures at the Cairo Museum: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8LskgBKYloU
King Tut's Tomb Discovered: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KQY7bvsjpgc



World and US Earthquakes -- Click here to dig deeper on the USGS website about earthquakes!

BalloonLand Cartoon -- I TOLD you rubber came from trees!

Countries and Capitals Rap YouTube video -- click here
To get to the Central American countries, go to about 3 min, 30 seconds into the video!

TED Talks!! Learning is fun!

Click here to see
photos from our
Child Soldiers Awareness march last spring!

 


 
 


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