Sixth Grade Social Studies

Social Studies—6th

Instructor:  Mr. Costanza

Texts:  Our World (McGraw Hill)

Class will include:

  1. Text as guide
  2. One project per semester
  3. Group Activities
  4. Films
  5. Testing; pop quizzes
  6. Discussions
  7. Edu-Jeopardy—chapter review before test in a game setting

Areas of study:  cradles of civilization through Africa.

Emphasis—Egypt, Greece, Government, Economics

Grading:
Tests*/Quizzes/Projects: 35%
Homework:  25% (done through Office 365)
Classwork: 25%
Participation: 15%

Projects:         
First Semester—Multiple mini-projects (including but not limited to—clay models, reports)

Second Semester—Elgin Marbles prep and debate

 

*Note—all closed book tests will also have a by-pass project taking around 2 hrs. to complete.  Students may do this instead of taking the test.  Open book tests will not have this option.

Test by-pass for Egypt chapter–shadoof
Shadoofs--Keiran, Amelia, and Molly
by Amelia, Kieran, and Molly

Working on columns–Doric, Ionic, and Corinthian

Topo Maps of Italy