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Flori Huitt, Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction | Heidi Aranda, Senior Director of Curriculum Development

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Grade 6 Social Studies - Week Four

Printable Version of this lesson board in PDF format

6th grade Social Studies

Week 4 April 27 - May 1

Weekly Packet

Social Studies Objectives: Students will be able to:

  • make connections between three Mesoamerican cultures (Mayan, Aztecs, Inca). Topics include daily life, technology, government, jobs, gender roles, etc. with specific examples from readings and videos.
  • create a petroglyph mural drawing after reading about petroglyphs of the Arizona ruins.
  • label a map of North America with all the countries.

Lessons
Lesson 1 In a journal; write a journal of events of the Coronavirus Pandemic. These journals can become the primary sources of the future. Write about what you are seeing, hearing (news etc.), feeling over 3 days. At least a half page each in length.

Geography
Online Geography Games – Focus on US, Central and South America
Lizard Point – Countries and continents quizzes
North America Map and Resource Map

Enrichment Activities:
After viewing the resources below, analyze ways corn influences what we eat today. Make a list of all the foods in your house that have some type of corn ingredient (i.e. masa, corn syrup, corn oil, corn flour, etc.). Based on your list, write a journal entry that tells a story of the role corn plays in your family include favorite family recipes.

Resources 1, 2, 3, 4

Vocabulary
quipu or khipu – a rope of knotted cords of different lengths and colors used by the Incan; knots represented number of item or number; record keeping method
conquistador – soldier-explorer sent to the Americas by Spain
adobe – type of sun-dried mud brick used in the Southwest
petroglyph- rock carving

What’s Happening in the Americas?
Explore the history of the Incan empire and their system of khipu knots. Create a Khipu based on people who you consider your family. Use color, knots, or beads, to identify gender, age, family name, how many siblings, who is the oldest or youngest etc. You can create, draw, or write about your khipu.
Source 1, 2, 3

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