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

We've provided a rich selection of free online learning sources in English language arts (ELA), math, science, and visual arts. These are organized by grade level. Click the grade level for your child to get started!

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Grade 6 Social Studies - Week Two

Printable Version - Week Two Learning Board (in PDF)

6th Grade Social Studies

Week 2 April 6 – 10

 
 

Social Studies Objectives: Students will be able to: 

  • Make connections between the culture of the European Middle Ages and modern times (topics include daily life, technology, government, jobs, gender roles, etc.) with specific examples from readings and videos. 
  • Describe how the bubonic plague was significant to the European Middle Ages and compare to modern diseases in the United States.
  • Label a map of Europe with all the countries.

Lessons 

Lesson 1 Write a journal of events of the Coronavirus Pandemic. 

Connect to historical events. These journals can become the primary sources of the future.

Write about what you are seeing, hearing (news etc.), feeling. Write 3 days out of the week at least a half page each. 

Newsela 
Log into Newsela then click on title to complete. 

All about the knights of old - article & quiz 

Lesson 2 Explore information about the Middle Ages/Medieval Times – Create a t-chart comparing the Medieval times with modern times (topics include daily life, technology, government, jobs, gender roles, etc.) use specific examples.  

Lesson 3 Design your own Coat of Arms 

Complete the Create your Coat of Arms section.  

 

Geography 

Online Geography Games – focus on Europe 

Lizard Point Geography – Test yourself with a variety of continents and countries quizzes 

Europe Map – explore and complete a blank map of Europe 

Videos 

No sign in needed, just close text box to view 

Read Bayeux Tapestry in Historical Texts then watch. Look quick for the puking sailor and Turold the Dwarf! 

The Americas During the Medieval Ages 

After reading about Cahokia, write three paragraphs explaining why Cahokia is important from three different perspectives: an archaeologist, a Native American, and your own. 

Ancient Cahokia - Washington Post 

Enrichment Activities 

View the videos and take the quizzes.  When you are done, create a 5 slide PowerPoint with your favorite examples of Gothic Architecture.  Explain how they are examples of Gothic Architecture. Search for and Include a modern example of a building that is influenced by Gothic Architecture.  

Vocabulary 

feudalism – a lord governs land and protects people who live/work/farm on the land or are fighting in the lord’s army 
pestilence – a fatal epidemic disease, especially bubonic plague 

pandemic – an outbreak of a disease that has spread across an entire country, region, or the whole world 
tapestry – a piece of thick textile fabric with pictures or designs formed by weaving or embroidery, often used as a wall hanging 

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