6th Grade Social Studies

ASSIGNMENTS FOR THE WEEK OF 6/8

6th Grade Social Studies

Roman Civilization: Lesson 12-1 Quiz
Number your doc 1-10 write your answer choice for each question. Ex: 1. B
Quiz will be shared with you. You can use textbook and/or Reading Essential pages 144-148

ASSIGNMENTS FOR THE WEEK OF 6/1

Roman Civilization: lesson 1: The Roman Way of Life
Read pp. 145-148: Answer questions 1, 2, 3 write out answer, 4, 6,7,8 and complete Check for Understanding. Reading Essential worksheets will be shared with you.
Watch video about the Colosseum and write down at least 6 facts: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e-x74MFiWkg

ASSIGNMENTS FOR THE WEEK OF  5/25

Rome as a Republic  Lesson 2

Reading essential pages

Read and complete the questions as indicated below

Submit answers in google classroom.

Read essential reading pages 134-136

Answer following questions:

  1. What were the two main social classes in early Rome? Describe their roles?

  2. What were the 4 parts of the Roman government?

  3. What were the first written laws in Rome called and where were they placed? How were citizens to be treated?

  4. What were the Law of Nations and what did they list?

  5. Complete questions:1, 3-8 pages 135-136

  6. Complete check for Understanding 1-6 page 136

Reading Essential pages will be shared with you.

ASSIGNMENTS FOR THE WEEK OF  5/18

6th Grade

Rome: Republic to Empire  Lesson 1

Reading essential pages

Read and complete the questions as indicated below

Submit answers in google classroom.

Read and answer the following questions:

  1. Read essential reading pages, Define vocabulary: republic, legion

   Answer the following questions:

  1. What are two of Italy’s geographic features?

  2. What groups influenced the Roman way of life?

  3. Which river was the city of Rome built along?

  4. List two items the Romans learned from the Greeks.

  5. How did the Etruscans influence early Rome?

  6. What did the Etruscans teach the Romans?

  7. How long did the Etruscans rule Rome?

  8. How did Romans rule differently from the Etruscans?

  9. How did the Romans organize their armies?

  10. What weapons did the soldiers have?

Complete Check for Understanding: List 4 Characteristics of Rome and its people.

Reading essential reading pages will be emailed to you.

Watch video on Roman soldier

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tql_wq0gBiU

ASSIGNMENTS FOR THE WEEK OF  5/11

6th Grade

Assignments for the week of 5/11-5/15/20

  1.  Write notes about the Trojan War and the Trojan Horse:

       Site to use:

  1. https://www.softschools.com/language_arts/reading_comprehension/social_studies/371/trojan_war/

  2. Write notes from article on softschools

  3. Take the quiz

  4. Build your own Trojan horse. Print out a black and white version. Use link below to print out templates. Color and put the Trojan horse together and I will see them at a zoom meeting!!

https://www.dltk-kids.com/world/greece/m-trojan.htm

Email me your notes and quiz score

ASSIGNMENTS FOR THE WEEK OF  5/4

A Day in the Life of Andrues- Athens

  1. Write notes about what Andrues does on a school day.

A Day in the Life of Alexander-Sparta

  1. Where does Alexander live?  Why did he hate it being there?

  2. Why did Stamos whip Alexander?

  3. What is the Krypteia?

  4. What did the older  boys do in the morning?

  5.  Why did Alexander sneak off?  What would happen if he was caught?

  6. Write  a final paragraph to finish the story

Were Ancient Greek Schools like ours today?

    Answer True of False for each statement.

The Life of a Slave in Ancient Greece

  1.  Write notes about life of a slave.

  2.  Write down a list of jobs that you think a slave in an ancient Geek home would do.

Worksheets will be shared with you

ASSIGNMENTS FOR THE WEEK OF 4/27

Ancient Greek Olympic Games

6th grade Social Studies:  Ancient Greek Olympic Games hand out, please read

Email me the answers: pamato@stleosschool.org

  1. What god was honored at the ancient Olympic games?

  2. What year did the games begin?

  3. What 3 areas were located at the Olympia?

  4. What sports did they compete in?

  5. Who competed in the events? Who were excluded from participating and attending?

  6. What was the first Olympic race called?

  7. What was given to the winner in the Ancient Greek Olympics?  What do the winners receive in the modern Olympics today?

  8. What do the rings and colors represent on the Olympics flag?

I will share worksheets with you:

  • The Ancient Greek Olympic Games for  you to answer the above questions

  • Comparing the Modern & Ancient Games

  Make a two column chart, labeled Modern  & Ancient

Follow the directions on worksheet

Write your name on your work.

Watch video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AtHBxRhasSs

ASSIGNMENTS FOR THE WEEK OF 4/20

Part 1: Life in  Athens: 

Research each topic in order to write notes

Write notes on the following topics:

1. The city of Athens

Daily Lives of Athenians

  • Greek homes

  • What things did children do  growing up in Ancient Greece (school ( girls and boys) games,

  • Types of food they ate

  • Types of clothes worn

  • Kinds of jobs

      2..  a typical Greek City

      3. Food

     4. Clothing

              5.Women roles

              6. Soldiers

              7.  Slaves

Part 2:  Life in Sparta

Research each topic in order to write notes

  1. Warrior  Society

  2. Spartan Army: soldiers (training), weapons, armor, Phalanx

  3. Social Classes

  4. Women and girls’ roles

  5. What was it like for boys to grow up in Sparta

  6. Interesting facts

Sites to use:  ducksters.com   mrdonn.com

Share you notes with Mrs. Amato

ASSIGNMENTS FOR THE WEEK OF 4/6

6th Grade Social Studies

Assignments for the week of April 6-9, 2020    The chart will be shared with you.

Use google docs. to submit your work

Complete chart on the The Olympians 

6th grade: Greek god project

My Olympian is ________________________________.

Pick a god from the list on the chart

Google slides presentation

  1.  Presentation:  use bullet points, make it informative and creative

  • Title slide: The Greek god’s name and your name

  • What was he or she god of?

  • What were his or her symbols and what did they mean?

  • Who were his or her parents?

  • Who were his or her children?

  • Who were his or her brothers and sister?

  • Who was his or her spouse?

  • When did he or she live?

  • What were his or her powers?

  • Write interesting facts about the god or goddess.

  • Include a myth or story about your god

  • Should have 8-10 slides

      B.  Website suggestions:

Share with me:  pamato@stleosschool.org

ASSIGNMENTS FOR THE WEEK OF 3/30

Lesson 3: Greece and Persia

Complete all work on google docs.

  1. Know your terms write the definitions

  • Satrapy

  • Satrap

  • Zoroastrianism

  1. Read the chapter:  7 Lesson 3

  2. Answer questions 1-6  and check for Understanding

Make a chart for Persian Empire and Facts on:

  • Cyrus the Great

  • Royal Road

  • satrapy

  • Zoroastrianism

  • Make a chart comparing Soldiers- Land  and Sailors-Sea

  1. https://nsms6thgradesocialstudies.weebly.com/sparta-and-athens.html

View videos Sparta and Athens

Take notes for each section

Copy the charts

  1.  link:  for

https://slideplayer.com/slide/140826  Quizlet for practice

All work is be sent to me via email/share with google docs to review and grade.

ASSIGNMENTS FOR THE WEEK OF 3/23

6th grade :   Assignments 3/23/-3/26/20

 

  1. Read Chapter 7 lesson 2 pp.183-189: take notes,  define vocabulary

Answer questions page 189 1-6 on google docs.

  1. Write an essay comparing  Sparta and Athens on google docs.

                         MLA style heading

  •  Introduction

  • 3 paragraphs   body

  • Conclusion

                              

    Research:  use your textbook and internet sites

 

Share/email completed assignments by Thursday 3/26/20  pamato@stleosschool.org  Assignments will be graded