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SS Quarter 1
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Sixth Grade : http://www.pnwboces.org/ssela/SixthGrade/index.html

Integrated Social Studies/English Language Arts Curriculum The Eastern Hemisphere

SS6- Course Policies 2019.pdfSS6: Course Policies 2019.pdf

*Extra Help will be provided on Fridays at 7:20 in room 134 (We will not begin the first week of school).

*Remind Text Alerts: @kindss6 to 81010

*District Calendar 2019-2020​​:​ http://levittownschools.com/district/calendar/2019-2020%20Levittown%20Public%20Schools%20District%20Calendar%20(Hard%20Copy).pdf​

*Additional Important Information: Salk Student Handbook​​

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Essential Question Unit 1: Does society change as a consequence of human development or environmental change or both?​

2019-2020 (Quarter 1)​​

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Date

Topic of Study

Home Assignments

9/2

No School

Labor Day 

9/3

No School for Students

Superintendent's Conference Day 

9/4

First Day of Class! Welcome :)

-Schedules/Lockers/Safety

1. Supplies due Monday

9/5

-RISE Program

-Classroom Policies and Procedures

-Assign in-class textbook numbers 

1. Return signed Course Policies (detach last page)​ ​

2.  Supplies due Monday

9/6

-Website and resource overview

-Sign up for Remind

1. Read over Student Handbook:  Salk Student Handbook​​

*Grade Level Assembly

Date

Topic of Study

Home Assignments

9/9

*Grade Level Assembly in Auditorium

-Organize supplies

-Commitment to Service: How do people move forward after experiencing tragedy? 

1. Salk commerates 9/11 as a day of service. How can we honor those who lost their lives?

September 11th commitment.docxSeptember 11th commitment.docx ​

9/10

-Curriculum Guide

-Tools of the Historian 

Wear red, white, and blue for Patriot's Day tomorrow

9/11

Patriot's Day

Collect Commitment to Service 

9/11 video

Bring glue and scissors for Friday

9/12

 Tools of the Historian

Bring glue and scissors for tomorrow

Back-to-School Night is Tonight @ 7PM

9/13

Quiz on Thursday


 

Date

Topic of Study

Home Assignments

9/16

Tools of the Historian: Timeline

Quiz on next Wednesday 9/25

9/17

-Constitution Day

Continue working on Tools of the Historian

T1-T11

Quiz on next Wednesday 9/25

9/18

Tools Answer Key/Study Guide

Study Terms

9/19

Timeline Skills

Bring glue sticks and scissors for tomorrow

9/20

 ​Timeline Skills

 


 

 

Date

Topic of Study

Home Assignments

9/23

Timeline Skills

Tools...Quiz on Wednesday

9/24

Paste Unit 1 Illustrated Glossary in notebook​

Tools of the Historian Quiz tomorrow

9/25

Tools of the Historian Quiz


 

9/26

Middle School 101 (Session 1)

6th Grade Meet & Greet Skate Night

6:30-8:30 for $5.00

Tickets must be purchased in advance during lunch periods 9/24-9/26​ 

9/27

Prior Knowledge: List characteristics for a modern day society

Compare modern day characteristics to Paleolithic Society: Examine photos

Textbook page 9-10

Unit 1 The Neolithic Revolution.pptxUnit 1 The Neolithic Revolution.pptx

MacArthur Homecoming Parade @ 5PM and Game to follow @ 7PM



 

Date

Topic of Study

Home Assignments

9/30

No School

Rosh Hashanah

10/1

No School

Rosh Hashanah​

10/2

Read pages 11-15 and complete a T-Chart for Paleolithic and Neolithic Age


 

10/3

Finish T-Chart and hand out Early Man text

Text: "What Was Life Like For Early Man"

Skill: How can students read and analyze a text closely and effectively?

Early Man text and response question due Tuesday

*Strategies: Annotate, C.U.P. Determine Central Idea​​​

10/4

Re-read pages 11-15 and complete Guided Reading questions

Early Man text and response question due Tuesday


 
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Date

Topic of Study

Home Assignments

10/7

"Stone Age" Video: Describes the transition from the Paleolithic Age to the Neolithic Age From Hunters and Gatherers to Farmers…

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=

MYbDJF_gMtw​​

Guided Reading Questions

Hand out study guide

Early Man text and response question due Tomorrow

10/8

Collect Early Man text and response question

Early Human Migration: Examine Interactive Map and answer questions in marble notebook​

http://www.eduplace.com/kids/socsci/ca/books/

bkf3/imaps/

AC_02_047_migration/AC_02_047_migration

.html​

Test on 10/16 (Stone Age)

https://legacy.calacademy.org//human-odyssey/map/​

ANSWER KEY for Section1 Early Humans:Chapter 1   Early Humans answer key[1].docxChapter 1 Early Humans answer key[1].docx

10/9

No School​

Yom Kippur

10/10

Middle School 101 (Session 2)

 Test on 10/16

10/11

Ice Ages

Define Prehistory & Revolution​​​

List components of a civilization into your marble notebooks.

GRAPES: Keep in mind this acronym while we explore and analyze ancient civilizations.

Geography

Religion

Achievements

Politics

Economic 

Social Structure​​​

Study for Early Man Test 10/16

*Refer to study guide (Stone Age)


 

 

Date

Topic of Study

Home Assignments

10/14

No School

Columbus Day

10/15

Ice Ages

Study for tomorrow's test

10/16

Early Man Assessment (Stone Age)

 

10/17

Middle School 101 (Session 3)

 

10/18

Otzi the Iceman Video and Text

  MacArthur PINK OUT Football Game @ 7PM


 


 

Date

Topic of Study

Home Assignments

10/21

​​Restart Author Visit: Gordon Korman​ Period 1​


 

10/22

Computers for research


 

10/23

Computers for research


 

10/24

 Library Research

 

10/25

 Library Research

 


 


 

Date

Topic of Study

Home Assignments

10/28

Student Government Elections Period 1


 

10/29


 


 

10/30


 

10/31


 

 HALLOWEEN - BE SAFE!

11/1

 

 



Daylight Savings Time!

Date

Topic of Study

Home Assignments​

11/4


 

11/5

Superintendent's Conference Day

No School for Students

Election Day!

11/6

Grammar Training: Sub Plans

Middle School 101 (Session 4)


 

11/7

 

 

11/8

 

Emergency Sheltering Drill/Early Dismissal


 

11/14: Middle School 101 (Session 5)

11\26 Library Bias & Credibility Lesson in the library