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World Cultures

Year at a Glance

Contemporary World Cultures Grade 6

2016 – 2017

First Semester

Second Semester

1st Six Weeks

4th Six Weeks

Unit 01: Thinking Like a Geographer: The World’s Geographic Patterns

 

Unit 02: Celebrate Freedom

 

Unit 03: Freedom for All: The United States and Canada

Unit 06: We Are Family: Europe

 

 

Unit 07: Empire & Ethnicity: Russia & the Eurasian Republics

 

2nd Six Weeks

5th Six Weeks

Unit 03: Freedom for All: The United States and Canada

 

Unit 04: A Legacy of Colonialism: Latin America

Unit 08: Crossroads of Diffusion: Southwest Asia/North Africa

 

Unit 09: Facing Challenges: Sub-Saharan Africa

3rd Six Weeks

6th Six Weeks

Unit 04: A Legacy of Colonialism: Latin America

 

Unit 05: Adapting Down Under: Pacific Realm

Unit 10: Unity & Division: South Asia

 

Unit 11: Tradition in a Modernizing World: East & Southeast Asia

 

 TESTING DATE:

5/04/17: TEST 10 East & SE Asia

5/08 - 5/09/17 STAAR TESTING

 Spelling City link for World Cultures Vocabulary

https://www.spellingcity.com/texmexmom4/

Important Announcement!

Students, please show your parents your Google classroom page and where you turn in your assignments.  I’ve got to say, I am loving Google classroom, assignments are turned in at school and if you need to open the work up to complete at home you have access to it. Love Google Classroom!

 

Am I ready for school?  

Do I have my school supplies?

 

5/08/17 - 5/12/17

Monday-Math Staar Testing

Tuesday-Reading Staar Testing

Wednesday-Unit Organizer South Asia

Thursday-Geography/Maps

Friday-Google Classroom Assignment

5/15/17 - 5/19/17

Monday-Government, Economy

Tuesday-Culture

Wednesday-Review

Thursday-Test 

Friday-Google Classroom

5/22/17 - 5/26/17

Monday-PBL

Tuesday-PBL

Wednesday-PBL

Thursday-PBL

Friday-NO SCHOOL

5/29/17 - 6/02/17

Monday-NO SCHOOL

Tuesday-PBL

Wednesday-PBL

Thursday-PBL

Friday-Early Release/Last day of School

 

 

 

 

 Makeup Work Policy

 Due at the beginning of each class period

  Is the responsibility of the student to make arrangements for any missed work--they have to see me BEFORE OR AFTER SCHOOL!

Students are allowed 3 school days after their return from an absence to complete make-up work for full credit. After the 3 days, the highest grade/most credit a student will receive is 70.

 If an absence is longer than 5 days, the teacher and student should make acceptable arrangements.

 

 

HMS Late Policy

Students may turn in work three days late after the original due date. After the three day period, the assignment will become a zero and will not be accepted.

10 points will be deducted for each day the assignment is late.


If it is turned in two days late, the highest a student can make is a 80, three days late, highest possible score is 70.  After 3 days, the grade stays a zero.

We're hoping the new late policy will encourage students to turn in assignments in a timely manner the first time since they will no longer be able to turn in several missing assignments at the end of a 3 week or 6 week grading period.

 

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