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Social Studies 6th Grade Assignments

Instructor
Mrs. Patty Chuang - Huynh
Term
2019.20
Department
Social Studies
Description
Welcome to Mrs. Huynh's Social Studies class!
This year we will learn about the world's most ancient civilizations!

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China Test on Friday 
 
Study Chapters 19-23.
Play Quizizz (will be posted on Tuesday)
Complete the Study Guide on Google Classroom (will be posted on Tuesday)

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(Han Dynasty) CEE "Brick"
 
Write the answer to the Essential Question on the "brick" from your teacher.  You must complete the handout before getting your brick.

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Lesson 23 Han Dynasty handout (green)
 
Use Lesson 23 in your textbook and answer all questions.  We started these in class on Thursday.  Please finish it by Tuesday.
At the bottom of the assignment, answer the Essential Question:
How did the Han dynasty improve daily life in China? 

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Shihuangdi Poster
 
Directions are on the cardstock paper.  This project is due at the end of class on Friday.

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Lesson 21-22 Quiz
 
Study by rereading these two chapters in the textbook or play the Quizizz on Google Classroom.

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Lesson 22 The First Emperor of China
 
Tuesday homework: ISN pages 159-161
Wednesday homework: ISN pages 162-164

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Lesson 21 Three Chinese Philosophies (ISN p153-158)
 
Use Lesson 21 in the textbook to complete these pages.  The last page (p. 158) requires parent participation.
 

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Lesson 19-20 Quiz
 
Geography of China and Shang Dynasty quiz.  Study for the quiz by reviewing the chapters in the textbook and by playing the Quizizz on Google Classroom.

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Shang Dynasty Packet (not in ISN)
 
We looked at artifacts of the Shang Dynasty and completed the first page in class.  The second page is homework.  Please complete it using the textbook.

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Lesson 14 Unlocking the Secrets of Mohenjodaro
 
ISN p. 105 assigned on Monday. 
We will do a class activity starting Tuesday to unlock the secrets of Mohenjodaro.  ISN pgs 105-110 due Friday 1/17.

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Lesson 13-14 Quiz on Friday 1/17
 
Review Lessons 13 and 14 in the textbook and play the Quizizz posted on Google Classroom.

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Lesson 13 Geography and the Early Settlement of India
 
Do ISN page 99 tonight (Wednesday night). We will review answers in class on Thursday.
We will be studying Lesson 13 this week and completing ISN pages 99-102 by Monday 1/13/20.

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C Period (New Students Only- From Mrs. Larson's class)
 
Geography Challenge: ISN pages 96-98 due Wednesday Jan. 8
Use textbook pages 138-139 to complete the Geography Challenge.  We began working on this assignment in class while other students are finishing up their presentations from last semester.  This assignment will substitute the project grade assigned to the other students before winter break.

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Ancient Israelite Project 
 
Partner project.  Information, examples, and materials are provided on Google Classroom.  Project can be done on poster paper as well.  Please sign the sign up sheet in the classroom with your partner.  You will have two days in class to work on the project.  You and your partner are responsible for completing the assignment.  We will begin class presentations on Tuesday 1/7/20.

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Lesson 12: Learning About World Religions: Judaism
 
ISN pages 87-90 (Periods A, C page 87 exempt). Due Thursday 12/12/19
We are learning about the central beliefs of Judaism and the Jewish Diaspora.  We complete pages 87-88 in class and made corrections.  Students are responsible for finishing all pages by the deadline.

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Lesson 11 The Origins of Judaism
 
ISN pages 81-85 due Thursday.  We began pages 81-82 in class on Monday.  Pages 83-85 will completed in class and at home.  We have made corrections to several questions throughout the course of the lesson.  Students are responsible for completing all pages in the assignment by the due date.

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Ancient Egypt Test
 
To review for the test you may:
Review Lessons 7-9 in your textbook
Replay the Quizizz games on Google Classroom
Complete the Study Guide on Google Classroom (study guide will be posted Thursday afternoon)

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Timeline Challenge Cards
 
Create three event cards to add to our history timeline.  Due Tuesday 11/19/19

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Timeline Challenge
 
Use the timelines on pages 66-67 and 134 to help you answer the Timeline Challenge questions.
Due Friday 11/15/19

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Lesson 9 Daily Life of Ancient Egyptians
 
ISN pages 67-72 due Thursday 11/7.  Started in class on Monday and substitute gave the whole class period on Tuesday to work.  If students do not finish in class, it is their responsibility to complete it by the due date at home.  If students finish, there are options review questions on Google Classroom.

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Lesson 8 Ancient Egyptians Pharaohs Pear Deck
 
Read pages 81-87 in the textbook and finish the assignment on Pear Deck.  We started the assignment in class on Tuesday and continued on Thursday and Friday.  Whatever was not finished in class will be your responsibility to finish at home by Monday 11/4.  All information is in your Google Classroom.
 
If there are any technical difficulties, the same assignment can be found in your ISN in Lesson 8.

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BrainPop Egyptian Pharaohs
 
Log into BrainPop.com and watch Egyptian Pharaohs video.  Complete the worksheet and graphic organizer (printed on purple paper in class).  Due Thursday 10/24

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The Three Kingdoms of Egypt Reader
 
Practice annotating the text.  Due on Wednesday 10/23

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Lesson 7 Geography of Egypt, Kush, and Canaan
ISN pages 53-56 due Thursday
 
This lesson was assigned on Monday 10/14 after the test.  Students have a whole class period on Tuesday 10/15 to work on the assignment.

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Lesson 4-6 Test
 
Our Mesopotamia Test will be on Monday 10/14.  Students may study for the test by doing the following: 1) Play the lesson review games on Quizizz  2) rereading the lessons in the chapter  3) completing the optional study guide on Google Classroom

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Lesson 6 Exploring Four Empires of Mesopotamia
ISN PAGES 41-46
 
We began studying this lesson on Friday 10/4 and have worked on the first 2 pages in class with the teacher.  Whatever pages students don't finish in class is the students' responsibility to complete at home by Friday 10/11.

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Lesson 5 (NOT ISN pages)
 
We learned about the 7 characteristics of a civilization on Thursday 9/26.  On Monday, we read from our textbook in Lesson 5 to see how ancient Sumer fit in with these seven characteristics.
We will be doing to Activity column in class on Tuesday.

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Lesson 4 Quiz on Friday
 
The quiz will be 20 multiple choice questions.  You can study by rereading Lesson 4 or playing the Quizizz posted on Google Clasrrom

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BrainPop: Sumerians
 
Watch the lesson on Sumerians on Brainpop.com and complete both sides of the handout.  We had all class period on Wednesday to work on it.  If you did not finish in class, it is your responsibility to complete it by Friday.  If you need to use the laptop, please ask if you can come in during lunch or after school.  The library also has computers.

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Lesson 4: Rise of Sumerian City-States
ISN pages 23-28 (do NOT do Processing assignment)
 
Lesson 4 pages are due on Wednesday.  Use pages 31-37 in the textbook or TCI app to complete the pages. 

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Lesson 4: Rise of Sumerian City-States ISN p. 24

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Neolithic Revolution Comic Book Story Project ***DUE DATE EXTENDED TO 9/17*** :)
 
We started the rough draft (pink packet) in class.  Students will have all period on Tuesday 9/10 to do the rough draft.  Mrs. Huynh will begin checking rough drafts on Wednesday and students can begin working on the final draft.  Please follow all directions carefully!!!

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Chapter 1-3 Test
 
We will have our first test in social studies on Monday 9/16.  The test will be 30 questions.  To review students can:
1) Replay the Quizizz game for chapter 1, 2, and 3.
2) Reread Lessons 1-3 in the textbook
3) Play the Lesson Games in the online textbook on TCI app
4) Mrs. Huynh will post study guide questions on Google Classroom on Tuesday

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ISN pages 20-22
 
Please do pages 20-22 for homework practice.  DO NOT DO PROCESSING. 
Lesson 3 pages 17-22 should be completed by Friday.  If students do not finish in class, they have the weekend to complete it before the due date on Monday.

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ISN pages 18-19 
 
We learned how to access the digital textbook through MyPortal.  Students worked on pages 18-19 in class.  We will review the answers on Thursday

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ISN page 17 ONLY
 
Follow directions to complete the preview activity.  Read textbook pages 23-24 to answers the questions in Section 1, #1-2

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BRAINPOP: AGRICULTURAL REVOLUTION
 
Log onto BrainPop.com to watch the lesson on Agricultural Revolution.  The log in and password is the same as the one used in science class.  Please ask a classmate if you did not copy it down in class. 
Complete the green handout: 1.) Compare hunter-gatherer and agricultural village life (about 4 bullet points each), 2.) Find the definitions of the 6 vocabulary words and use the word in a sentence of your own.  You may need to use a dictionary.
 
This assignment is due on Tuesday 9/3 and we will go over it in class.  We started it in class on Thursday 8/29. 

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PRIMITIVE TECHNOLOGY (on Google Classroom)
 
You can find this assignment on Google Classroom.  Watch the 4 videos I posted to learn about how ancient humans used natural resources to make tools and shelter.  Then submit your reflection in the Google Form. 
 
Happy watching!

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LESSON 1-2 QUIZ
 
Our first quiz in social studies is on Tuesday 8/27
You can study and practice for the quiz by playing the Quizizz games Mrs. Huynh posted in her Google Classroom.  You can play this as many times as your need to! 
 
The questions on the quiz are SIMILAR but not the same as the Quizizz!!!

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LESSON 2: EARLY HOMININS
ISN (Interactive Student Notebook) PAGES 11-16
 
We began this as classwork on Tuesday 8/20.  Students who do not finish the sections by Friday must complete it at home over the weekend.

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LESSON 1: INVESTIGATING THE PAST
ISN (Interactive Student Notebook) PAGES 5-9
 
We began this as classwork on Thursday 8/15.  Students who do not finish the sections by Monday are expected to finish it at home.

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SYLLABUS SCAVENGER HUNT
 
This is the parent letter and parent-student contract.  Parents please read, sign, and make sure your child completes the assignment for 10 points.