Sixth Grade Social Studies

Social Studies

Instructor:  Mr. Costanza
Texts:  Our World (McGraw Hill)
Classes 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


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

First Semester—3D diagram of Pyramid, Ziggurat, or Sphinx (in class);
Second Semester—Elgin Marbles prep and debate

Working on columns–Doric, Ionic, and Corinthian

Working on Desk Maps