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World Studies-Grade 6

World Studies-Grade 6

Class Description:

Grade 6 - World Studies-Eastern Hemisphere

Regions and People of the Eastern Hemisphere
In grade six, students study the Eastern Hemisphere (Africa, Asia, Australia and Europe), its geographic features, early history, cultural development and economic change. Students learn about the development of river civilizations in Africa and Asia, including their governments, cultures and economic systems. The geographic focus includes the study of contemporary regional characteristics, the movement of people, products and ideas, and cultural diversity. Students develop their understanding of the role of consumers and the interaction of markets, resources and competition. (Ohio Content Standards).

Due to copyright restrictions teachers are unable to post worksheets or any copyrighted materials. We can only post what is due and teacher generated work.

Class Announcements

  • Why Study History-AND the Eastern Hemisphere?

    We are going  study some COOL past civilizations to help us understand our world today and the EASTERN HEMISPHERE better! We are not that different from our past-we just have better technology! We are going to use geography to understand people, places, and history. World Studies is really about OUR WORLD-We live in a Global Society and we are interdependent on each other. Get ready for a fun and exciting year!

    1. Be Respectful
    2. Be Honest
    3. Do YOUR work.
  • Simple Solutions Workbook
    • WE use Simple Solutions workbook everyday! Bring it Everyday.
    • 4 lessons and a QUIZ every week. 

  • Class Binder
    • You are required to keep a binder for this class.
    • Maps, Notes, Graphic Organizers are to be kept in Binder ALL year!

  • Homework Policy
    • I try to do all work in class.  Any work not finished is homework! Simple Solutions is out of class work. (But can be completed in school!) NO EXCUSES FOR NOT DOING SIMPLE SOLUTIONS!  We do 4 lessons and a quiz every week!
    • If you miss class, see ALL teachers as soon as possible to get all work you missed! Mrs. Loftin and I do BLOCK Classes so you have to see us ASAP!!!
    • Work not done on time may be made up in lunch detention and you may still get a 0!  You still have to know the material! (Simple Solutions)
    • No Name papers will not be graded (0) and may have to be made up!
    • DO NOT give us partial work because you WILL NOT get partial credit.


    BYOD-We will have the opportunity to use electronic devices in the classroom for educational purposes ONLY. We will follow FMS policy and all students have access to a device.

  • The Good Student:

      Be Silly, Be Honest, Be Kind! 

      Let's all try to spread a little kindness wherever we go!

World Studies Fun & Family Photos

Weekly Assignments

Week of 11/12/18

-SS 37-38 & SS 39-40

-Finishing up Ancient Egypt

-In class assignments

-SS Quiz 10 Friday 11/16

Week of 11/19/18

-Short week/ Thanksgiving

-NO simple Solutions!

-In class assignments & activities

-INCENTIVE- Wed 11/21!

-NO SCHOOL Thu. 11/22, Fri 11/23, and Mon 11/26.

-Next weeks Simple Solutions 41-42 & 43-44!!

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General Class Files
These are notes we use during the whole year in power point form.
These are the main notes! We will fill out and keep in our binder!
Prepare your children to live, work and LEAD in our rapidly changing world!
Parents Guide to Grade 6
Cool Poem to Read-Apply to yourself in some way!
General Links
Ohio's Digital Educational Library
Virtual Middle School Library
Online Library
My Favorite Kids History Site!
My favorite history site for kids! Tons of useful history information!
World Atlas
Very helpful World Atlas and Geography site.
Kids World History
Good History Site with good history information.
National Geographic
National Geographic-Great Site for pictures, maps, and information.
History Channel
The History Channel
BYOD-Electronic Device
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