6th Grade Social Studies
Instructor: Marc Costanza
Syllabus

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Four Evangelists and Ecumenical Councils

Egyptian Art (frontalism)

TEXT

Our World

All Classes Include

1. Text as guide
2. One project per semester (may be a group project)
3. Group Activities
4. Films
5. Testing; pop quizzes
6. Discussions
7. Edu-Jeopardy—chapter review before test in a game setting
8. Tie in to Literature—Myths, stories, non-fiction samples

Areas of study

Cradles of civilization through 14th century Africa.

Shadoof Project


Emphasis—Egypt, Greece, Government, Economics

 

 

Field Trip to Whidbey Island NB

 

 

Grading

Tests/Quizzes/Projects: 35%
Homework: 25%
Classwork: 25%
Participation: 15%

Projects

First Semester—3D diagram of Pyramid, Ziggurat, or Sphinx (in class);

Second Semester—Government Project; Debate

Desk Map work-Australia

6th Grade at Camp, May 24-26