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Study as you go to be successful on EXAM!! :)
5 themes of geography:
states and capitals
key vocabulary from each chapter
Important dates:
School of Choice Applications due May 13
CAMP WEEK May 12-16
EXAM WEEK April 23, 24 & 25 Winter Marking Period Final Marking Period June 2, 3 & 4

Weekly Agendas: Key focus for week.

Week One What do you remember? Mapping? States & Capitals


Week Two Chapter One ~ vocabulary flash cards

Week Three 5 Themes of Geography Power Points & Topography & Watershed ( Earth Force)


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Week Four Chapter 2 & Present Power Points: GREAT JOB SO FAR ON PRESENTATIONS!! :)

Week Five
In class Activity: Practice writing responses using RAW: 1. Restate 2. Answer 3. explain Why
Types of maps (students create special purpose maps)
Chapter 3
Week Six Chapter 4 United States Map Test: Practice test end of week.
Week Seven Chapter 5 Read out loud in class and discuss.
Week Eight Chapter 6CATCHING UP!!! Students are finishing up vocabulary study lists to load on Eli Review
Students who have finished early are creating review games for the whole class for Unit One online resources. Games such as Jeopardy, cross word puzzles, and word searches.
Week Nine Chapter 6 continued Everyone done taking Open Book Review Test? :)
Week Ten: HW List all the provinces of Canada on the map
KWL hand out= How to use the library Visit Walker Library and have discussion about libraries: Find a fact about your state, copy the fact and the book title and author.
Fact or fiction? Critical thinking skills: Play detective watching National Treasury, list all references to the US history, culture, geography, government and determine what is myth or factual! :)

Week Eleven
Week Twelve & Week Thirteen together on this power point! HAPPY THANKSGIVING 1/2 Wednesday November 27 See you all on Monday, December 2nd!!
Week Fourteen: EUROPE Working on Travel Brochures then reviewing for exams on week 15
Week Fifteen ~ Exam Week EXAMS run Wednesday December 11,12, 13 6th grade Social Studies Exam is Thursday 9:25 to 10:55

MARKING PERIOD 2 Winter 2014 6SS


Week One Agenda
Week Two Agenda

Week Three

Week January 13-16

Important dates:


Quiz Chapter 10 Wednesday January 22

STUDY for MAP TEST:

WEEK 5

WEEK 6

WEEK 7

WEEK 8 PP is for Weeks 8 & 9 Condensed due to snow days and Mid Winter Break :)

WEEK 9 Conference Week 1/2 day Thursday and Friday off

Finish European Power Point presentations:
Creating study cards/notes for Chapter 12:
Goal: Test chapter 12 on March 4 Tuesday :)

WEEK 10

WEEK 11 Guest speakers Wednesday :)

WEEK 12

WEEK 13

WEEK 14




WEEK 15 Our exam is next week April 29 in the morning. :) Afternoon is a abbreviated schedule for all classes.