2018-2019 School Year

Week of May 13

Monday

6A: MAP ELA

HW= N/A

Tuesday

6A: MAP ELA

HW= N/A

Thursday

6A: Begin watching “Kubo & the Two Strings”

HW= None

Friday

6A: MAP Math

HW= N/A

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Week of May 6

Monday

6A: Vocab quiz & EOC review

HW= Study for EOC on Wednesday

Wednesday

6A: EOC

HW= None

Thursday

6A: Diagnostic

HW= None

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Week of April 29

Tuesday

No Class (Hijab Party)

Wednesday

No School — Teacher Work Day

Friday

6A: Medieval China vocab PwrPnt

HW= Study for vocab quiz on Monday

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Week of April 22

Monday

6A: Go over interactive notebook materials

HW= Study

Tuesday

6A: Mindfulness lesson

HW= Study

Thursday

6A: Review for Ancient India test

HW= Study

Friday

6A: Ancient India test

HW= None

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Week of April 15

Spring Break

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Week of April 8

Monday

6A: Ancient India vocab quiz & BFN chap. 6 with questions at end

HW= None

Wednesday

6A: Interactive notebook

HW= None

Thursday

6A: Interactive notebook

HW= None

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Week of April 1

Tuesday

6A: Write down Unit 10 vocab from PwrPnt on Google Classroom and then practice ISF Presentaions

HW= Study for vocab quiz on Monday

Wednesday

6A: ISF Presentations

HW= None

Thursday

6A: ISF Presentations

HW= None

Friday

6A: ISF Presentations

HW= None

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Week of March 25

Monday

6A: Vocab quiz & Work on Ancient Africa projects

HW= None

Tuesday

6A: Missing class due to visiting performance

HW= None

Thursday

6A: Work on Ancient Africa projects

HW= Make sure Ancient Africa project is ready

Friday

6A: Ancient Africa project presentations

HW= None

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Week of March 18

Monday

6A: Medieval Europe test

HW= None

Wednesday

6A: Intro to Unit 9 with vocab

HW= Study for quiz on Monday

Thursday

6A: Begin Ancient Africa project (due next Thursday)

HW= None

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Week of March 11

Monday

No School — Teacher Workday

Tuesday

6A: Wrap-up coat-of-arms activity

HW= Finish any classwork

Wednesday

6A: Medieval Knight Tournament

HW= Study for test

Friday

6A: Medieveal Europe review game

HW= Study for test on Monday

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Week of March 4

Monday

6A: Go over BFN chapters & Complete fedual society activity

HW= None

Wednesday

6A: Medieval knight activity

HW= None

Thursday

6A: Medieval coat-of-arms activity

HW= None

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Week of Feb. 25

Tuesday

6A: Unit 8 (European Middle Ages) Vocab

HW= Study for vocab quiz Friday

Wednesday

6A: Begin reading BFN Chapters 17-20 with Check your Knowledge Questions at the end

HW= Study for vocab quiz on Friday

Friday

6A: Vocab quiz & Continue reading BFN Chapters 17-20 with Check your Knowledge Questions at the end

HW= Finish any classwork

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Week of Feb. 18

Monday

6A: No class due to Dodgeball Tournament

HW= N/A

Tuesday

6A: No class due to pictures and PE field trip

HW= N/A

Thursday

6A: Islamic art activity

HW= Study for test on Friday

Friday

6A: Test

HW= None

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Week of Feb. 11

Monday

6A: Continue working on Google Drive Islamic Expansion activity

HW= None

Wednesday

6A: Wrap-up working on Google Drive Islamic Expansion activity

HW= Finish any classwork

Thursday

6A: Missing class due to science field trip

HW= N/A

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Week of Feb. 4

Monday

No school (Teacher Workday)

Tuesday

6A: Islamic Expansion reading & guided reading questions

HW= Finish classwork

Wednesday

6A: Foldabe activity for Islamic Expansion reading

HW= Finish classwork

Friday

6A: Begin Google Drive Islamic Expansion activity

HW= None

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Website down from Jan. 3-Feb. 3

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Week of Dec. 17

Monday

6A: Finish Greek myth puppet show & Intro to Ancient Rome Unit with vocab PwrPnt

HW= Study for vocab quiz (12/20)

Wednesday

6A: No class (science fair)

HW= Study for vocab quiz (12/20)

Thursday

6A: Ancient Rome vocab quiz & BFN chap. 9 with comprehension questions

HW= None

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Week of Dec. 10

Monday

No School (snow day)

Tuesday

No School (snow day)

Wednesday

6A: Finish watching Hercules & work on Greek myth project

HW= Work on project

Friday

6A: Greek myth puppet show

HW= None

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Week of Dec. 3

Monday

6A: Work on mythology project & begin watching “Hercules” to see myth in action

HW= Work on project (due 12/14)

Tuesday

6A: No class

HW= Work on project (due 12/14)

Thursday

6A: Islamic connection to greek mythology “lessons”

HW= Work on project (due 12/14)

Friday

6A: Continue watching “Hercules” to see myth in action

HW= Work on project (due 12/14)

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Week of Nov. 26

Monday

6A: Finish Greek mythology body charts

HW= Finish classwork

Wednesday

6A: Athens vs. Sparta activity

HW= Finish classwork

Thursday

6A: Intro to mythology puppet project

HW= Work on project (due 12/14)

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Week of Nov. 19

Tuesday

6A: Greek mythology body chart

HW= None

Wednesday

No school (holiday)

Thursday

No school (holiday)

Friday

No school (holiday)

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Week of Nov. 12

Monday

6A: In-school field trip (no class)

HW= N/A

Tuesday

6A: Vocab quiz; Go over BFN Chap. 8 questions; Intro to Greek Goods

HW= None

Thursday

6A: Begin watching Percy Jackson and the Lightening Thief

HW= None

Friday

6A: Continue watching Percy Jackson and the Lightening Thief

HW= None

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Week of Nov. 5

Monday

6A: Ancient Egypt test

HW= None

Wednesday

6A: Ancient Greece Vocab PwrPnt

HW= Study for vocab quiz on 11/12

Thursday

6A: Chicken Mummification critical thinking questions & BFN Chap. 8 with questions at the end

HW= Study for vocab quiz on 11/12

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Week of Oct. 29

Tuesday

6A: Begin chicken mummification activity

HW= None

Wednesday

6A: Field Trip (no class)

HW= N/A

Friday

6A: Review for Ancient Egypt test with Factile game

HW= Study for test

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Week of Oct. 22

Monday

Teacher Workday

Tuesday

6A: Modern-day Tomb Collection Project

HW= None

Thursday

6A: Nile flooding cube activity

HW= None

Friday

6A: Field Trip (No class)

HW= None

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Week of Oct. 15

Tuesday

6A: Vocab quiz; Continue reading (yellow) BFN Chap. 9 & answers questions at the end

HW= None

Wednesday

6A: Begin Ancient Egypt notes from PwrPnt

HW= None

Friday

6A: Continue with Ancient Egypt notes from PwrPnt

HW= None

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Week of Oct. 8

Monday

6A: Unit 2 Test

HW= None

Tuesday

6A: Unit 3 vocab.

HW= Study for vocab. quiz on Friday

Thursday

6A: No school due to hurricane

HW= N/A

Friday

6A: No school due to hurricane

HW= N/A

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Week of Oct. 1

Monday

6A: Finish Inca venn diagram share-out and play a game of Mayan Pok-a-Tok

HW= None

Wednesday

6A: Aztec floating farms activity

HW= None

Thursday

6A: Review for Unit 2 test with Factile game

HW= Study for test

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Week of Sept. 24

Tuesday

6A: Continue with Mesoamerican notes and complete compare/contrast chart for Aztec, Inca and Mayan people

HW= None

Wednesday

6A: Begin watching “The Emperors New Groove” paying attention to deatils of the Inca civilization

HW= None

Friday

6A: Continue watching “The Emperors New Groove” paying attention to deatils of the Inca civilization. Create a venn diagram comparing and contrasting Mesoamerican notes with the film

HW= None

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2017-2018 School Year

Week of May 28

Monday

No School (Memorial Day)

Wednesday

6A: Room, school and locker clean up

HW= None

6B: Room, school and locker clean up

HW= None

Thursday

Awards Ceremonies & 8th Grade Graduation

Friday

6B: Room, school and locker clean up

HW= None

6A: Room, school and locker clean up

HW= None

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Week of May 21

Monday

MAP Testing (Langauge)

6B: Continue watching Mulan

HW= None

Tuesday

MAP Testing (Math)

Wednesday

MAP Testing (Reading)

Thursday

MAP Testing (Science)

6B: Continue watching Mulan

HW= None

Friday

6B: Continue watching Mulan

HW= None

6A: Continue watching Mulan

HW= None

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Week of May 14 

Monday

6B: Begin end-of-year diagnostics

HW= None

6A: Begin end-of-year diagnostics

HW= None

Tuesday

6B: Wrap-up end-of-year diagnostics

HW= None

6A: Wrap-up end-of-year diagnostics

HW= None

Wednesday

No School (Teacher Work Day)

Thursday

6B: Intro to Ancient China & Japan: BFN chapters 90, 177 & 185 with check your knowledge questions

HW= None

6A: Intro to Ancient China & Japan: BFN chapters 90, 177 & 185 with check your knowledge questions

HW= None

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Week of May 7 

Monday

6B: EOC Review

HW= Study for EOC

6A: EOC Review

HW= Study for EOC

Tuesday

6B: EOC

HW= None

6A: EOC

HW= None

Thursday

6A: Jousting (make-up from Medieval Europe Unit) & Mindfulness activities (Hinduism & Buddhism)

HW= None

6B: Jousting (make-up from Medieval Europe Unit) & Mindfulness activities (Hinduism & Buddhism)

HW= None

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Week of April 30 

Monday

6B: Missing class due to field day

HW= None

6A: Missing class due to field day

HW= None

Wednesday

6A: Continue with lesson/acitivites on Buddhism & Hinduism

HW= Finish any work not completed in class

6B: Continue with lesson/acitivites on Buddhism & Hinduism

HW= Finish any work not completed in class

Friday

6B: Begin EOC review

HW= Review for EOC

6A: Begin EOC review

HW= Review for EOC

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Week of April 23 

Tuesday

6A: Read aloud from BFN chap. 13 & Check Your Knowledge questions

HW= Study for vocab quiz Friday (4/27)

6B: Wrap-up Ancient South Asia vocab PowerPoint & Read aloud from BFN chap. 13 with Check Your Knowledge questions

HW= Study for vocab quiz Friday (4/27)

Thursday

6B: Breakdown of Hindu gods and goddesses & Ancient India activities

HW= Study for vocab quiz Friday (4/27)

6A: Breakdown of Hindu gods and goddesses & Ancient India activities

HW= Study for vocab quiz Friday (4/27)

Friday

6B: Vocab quiz & wrap-up of Ancient India activities

HW= Read BFN Chap 6. and complete check your knowledge questions at the end of the chapter (Google Classroom)

6A: Vocab quiz & wrap-up of Ancient India activities

HW= Read BFN Chap 6. and complete check your knowledge questions at the end of the chapter (Google Classroom)

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Week of April 16 

Monday

6A: Present Ancient Africa projects

HW= None

6B: Present Ancient Africa projects

HW= None

Wednesday

6B: Intro to Ancient South Asia with vocab PowerPoint

HW= Study for vocab quiz on Thursday (4/26)

6A: Intro to Ancient South Asia with vocab PowerPoint

HW= Study for vocab quiz on Thursday (4/26)

Thursday

6B: Begin Ancient India webquest (Google Classroom)

HW= Study for vocab quiz on Thursday (4/26)

6A: Begin Ancient India webquest (Google Classroom)

HW= Study for vocab quiz on Thursday (4/26)

Friday

6B: Continue working on Ancient India webquest (Google Classroom)

HW= Finish webquest & Study for vocab quiz on Thursday (4/26)

6A: Continue working on Ancient India webquest (Google Classroom)

HW= Finish webquest & Study for vocab quiz on Thursday (4/26)

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Week of April 9 

Tuesday

6B: Intro to Ancient Africa group project

HW= Work on project

6A: Intro to Ancient Africa group project

HW= Work on project

Wednesday

6B: Continue working on Ancient Africa group project

HW= Work on project

6A: Continue working on Acient Africa group project

HW= Work on project

Thursday

6B: Present Ancient Africa projects

HW= None

6A: Present Ancient Africa projects

HW= None

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Week of March 26 

Monday

6B: Wrap-up Durham Academy pen pal letters activity, “Knight Wanted” activity & begin “Coat of Arms” activity (Teach students “blind cat” game for International Day)

HW= Study for test on Friday

6A: Continue with Durham Academy pen pal letters activity & begin “Knight Wanted” activity (Teach students “blind cat” game for International Day)

HW= Study for test on Friday

Tuesday

6B: Continue with “Coat of Arms” activity

Picture Day

HW= Study for test on Friday

6A: Wrap-up Durham Academy pen pal letters activity, “Knight Wanted” activity & begin “Coat of Arms” activity

HW= Study for test on Friday

Wednesday

6B: International Day 

HW= Study for test on Friday

6A: International Day

HW= Study for test on Friday

Friday

6A: Middle Ages test

HW= None

6B: Middle Ages test

HW= None

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Week of March 19 

Monday (Absent due to NCRA Conference)

6B: Continue working on Durham Academy pen pal letters activity

HW= None

6A: Continue working on Durham Academy pen pal letters activity

HW= None

Tuesday (Absent due to NCRA Conference)

6B: Continue with Durham Academy pen pal letters activity & begin “Knight Wanted” activity

HW= None

6A: Continue with Durham Academy pen pal letters activity & begin “Knight Wanted” activity

HW= None

Thursday

6A: ISF Presentations

HW= None

6B: Continue with Durham Academy pen pal letters activity & begin “Knight Wanted” activity

HW= None

Friday

6B: ISF Presentations

HW= None

 

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Week of March 12 

Monday

Teacher Workday

Wednesday (#Enough Walkout)

6A: Special lesson on gun control and the need for civil disobedience

HW= None

6B: Special lesson on gun control and the need for civil disobedience

HW= None

Friday (Report Cards)

6B: Vocab quiz on Middle Ages Discussion on knight’s role in Medieval Europe & begin Durham Academy pen pal activity

HW= None

6A: Vocab quiz on Middle Ages Discussion on knight’s role in Medieval Europe & begin Durham Academy pen pal activity

HW= None

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Week of March 5 

Monday

6A: Protest poster activity for walk-out

HW= Study for Byzantine/Islamic Expansion test (3/7)

6B: Protest poster activity for walk-out

HW= Study for Byzantine/Islamic Expansion test (3/7)

Wednesday

6B: Byzantine Empire/Islamic Expansion test

HW= None

6A: Byzantine Empire/Islamic Expansion test

HW= None

Thursday

6B: Introduce European Middle Ages Unit vocab with feudal system pyramid activity

HW= Finish feudal system pyramid

6A: Introduce European Middle Ages Unit vocab with feudal system pyramid activity

HW= Finish feudal system pyramid

Friday

6B: BFN European Middle Ages read-aloud and “Check Your Knowledge” at the end of the chapter

HW= Study for vocab quiz (3/16)

6A: BFN European Middle Ages read-aloud and “Check Your Knowledge” at the end of the chapter

HW= Study for vocab quiz (3/16)

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Week of February 26 

Tuesday

6B: Castle Building

HW= None

6A: Castle Building

HW= None

Wednesday

6B: Trade Webquest (Google Classroom)

HW= Finish any work not completed in class

6A: Trade Webquest (Google Classroom)

HW= Finish ant work not completed in class

Thursday

6B: Factile Game

HW= Study for Byzantine/Islamic Expansion test (3/7)

6A: Factile Game

HW= Study for Byzantine/Islamic Expansion test (3/7)

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Week of February 18 

Monday

6B: Byzantine Empire/Islamic Expansion vocab quiz & Hagia Sophia primary source activity

HW= None

6A: Byzantine Empire/Islamic Expansion vocab quiz & Hagia Sophia primary source activity

HW= None

Tuesday

6B: Byzantine Empire mapping activity

HW= None

6A: Byzantine Empire mapping activity

HW= None

Wednesday

6B: Wrap-up Byzantine Emprie mapping activity and begin Justanian’s Code primary source activity

HW= Finish any work not completed in class

6A: Wrap-up Byzantine Emprie mapping activity and begin Justanian’s Code primary source activity

HW= Finish any work not completed in class

Friday

6A: Missing class due to P.E. field trip

HW= None

6B: ISF Workshop

HW= None

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Week of February 12 

Monday

6B: BFN Reading Quiz for Byzantine Empire/Islamic Expansion Chapters & Wrap-up vocabularly PowerPoint

HW= Study for vocabularly quiz on Monday (2/19)

6A: BFN Reading Quiz for Byzantine Empire/Islamic Expansion Chapters & Wrap-up vocabularly PowerPoint

HW= Study for vocabularly quiz on Monday (2/19)

Tuesday

6A: One-on-one student conferences to set end-of-year diagnostic growth goal & Bright Star Theatre Performance

HW= None

6B: One-on-one student conferences to set end-of-year diagnostic growth goal & Bright Star Theatre Performance

HW= None

Thursday

6A: Byzantine Empire PowerPoint with fill-in-the-blank guided notes

HW= Study for vocabularly quiz on Monday (2/19)

6B: Byzantine Empire PowerPoint with fill-in-the-blank guided notes

HW= Study for vocabularly quiz on Monday (2/19)

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Week of February 5 

Monday (Teacher Workday)

Wednesday

6A: Introduction to Ancient Eastern Europe and Islamic Expansion Units with vocabulary PowerPoint

HW= None

6B: Introduction to Ancient Eastern Europe and Islamic Expansion Units with vocabulary PowerPoint

HW= None

Friday (I will be absent because I will be attending the NC Social Studies Conference)

6B: Read Big Fat Notebook Chapter 10 (pg. 146) and Chapter 11 (pg. 151) and answer the “Check Your Knowledge” questions at the end making sure you rephrase the question in your answer on a piece of notebook paper.

HW= Study for reading quiz (will be given when I am back from the conference)

6A: Read Big Fat Notebook Chapter 10 (pg. 146) and Chapter 11 (pg. 151) and answer the “Check Your Knowledge” questions at the end making sure you rephrase the question in your answer on a piece of notebook paper.

HW= Study for reading quiz (will be given when I am back from the conference)

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Week of January 29

Monday

6A: Gladiators!

HW= Informational Text

6B: Gladiators!

HW= Informational Text

Wednesday

6B: Habit 4 Activity & Build-Your-Own Gladiator activity

HW= None

6A: Habit 4 Activity & Build-Your-Own Gladiator activity

HW= None

Thursday

6B: Wrap-up Build-Your-Own Gladiator Activity & Review for Ancient Rome test

HW= Study for test

6A: Wrap-up Build-Your-Own Gladiator Activity & Review for Ancient Rome test

HW= Study for test

Friday

6B: Ancient Rome test & watch Teenage Life in Ancient Rome

HW= None

6A: Ancient Rome test & watch Teenage Life in Ancient Rome

HW= None

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Week of January 22

Tuesday

6B: Begin diagnostic & Quiz on Big Fat Notebook reading

HW= None

6A: Begin diagnostic & Quiz on Big Fat Notebook reading

HW= None

Wednesday

6B: Wrap-up diagnostic

HW= None

6A: Wrap-up diagnostic

HW= None

Thursday

6B: ISF Project research

(Missing girls due to P.E. field trip)

HW= None

6A: ISF Project research

(Missing girls due to P.E. field trip)

HW= None