• Aug. 19-30

    Posted by Kim Richardson on 8/19/2019

    ZERO BLOCK Thurs. 7:30-8:15

    School Pictures Wed., Aug. 21

    Germantown Middle School Meet the Mavs Thurs., Aug. 22 at 6:00, $5 entry fee (unless you are being recognized) at GHS

    TEST: Thurs., Aug. 29 (A Day) & Fri., Aug. 30 (B Day)

                 **It will cover Geography and Primary & Secondary Sources

     

    Mon., Aug. 19 (A Day) & Tues., Aug. 20 (B Day)

    1. Mav Mark: A ________________ is found on maps and shows directions.

         a. scale      c. compass rose

         b. key        d. equator

    2. Rev poem/label map

    3. Key/Legend practice

    4. Pirate Pete Map

    HOMEWORK

    Memorize poem by Wed., Aug. 21 (A Day) & Thurs., Aug. 22 (B Day)

    Wed., Aug. 21 (A Day) & Thurs., Aug. 22 (B Day)

    1. Mav Mark: They globe is divided into hemispheres by the Equator and Prime Meridian.

    Mississippi is found in the ___________________ and ___________________ hemispheres.

        a. Northern, Eastern

        b. Northern, Western

        c. Southern, Western

        d. Southern, Eastern

    2.Compass Rose practice

    3. Finish Map with Latitude & Longitude lines

    4. Intro Primary & Secondary Sources - group work activity

    HOMEWORK

    *Review poem if you did not get a turn last class

    *Complete Opinion Proof paragraph about why geography is important to your life.

       Include a main idea/topic sentence, 3 reasons, & a closing statement.

    *Complete map if not completed in class.

    *Review all notes for TEST

    Fri., Aug. 23 (A Day) & Mon., Aug. 26 (B Day)

    1. Mav Mark: Compare and contrast the equator and the prime meridian.  

    2. Latitude/Longitude review

    3. Primary/secondary sources: Thomas Edison

    HOMEWORK

    *Review poem if you did not get a turn last class

    *Complete Opinion Proof paragraph about why geography is important to your life.

       Include a main idea/topic sentence, 3 reasons, & a closing statement.

    *Complete map if not completed in class.

    *Review all notes for TEST (Thurs. & Fri.)

    Tues., Aug. 27 (A Day) & Wed., Aug. 28 (B Day)

    1. Mav Mark

    2. Parts of a Globe

    3. Primary/secondary sources: John Burns

    4. Review for TEST

    HOMEWORK

    *Study all Geography and Primary/Secondary sources notes for TEST

    *Have binder in order and ready for a Binder Check

    *Take the Quizizz for test practice (receive bonus points) - See tab "Review for Quiz/Test" on my main page.

    Thurs., Aug. 29 (A Day) & Fri., Aug. 30 (B Day)

    1. Test on Geography and Primary/Secondary Sources

    2. Vocabulary for PreHistory Unit 

     
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  • Aug. 9-16

    Posted by Kim Richardson on 8/9/2019

    Reminders: Turn in signed handbook form (p.94), discipline contract, and $35 workbook fee to your homeroom teacher. You may also turn in the early bird Yearbook form to Homeroom as well. 

    School pictures Wed., Aug. 21

     

     Fri., Aug. 9 (A Day) & Mon., Aug. 12 (B Day)

    1. 1st block only - collect/organize supplies & binder

    2. Problem Solving activity - Count Off

    3. Share maps from last class

    4. 4 Corner Debate

    5. Why Study Geography? Ppt

    6. Opinion/Proof paragraph

    HOMEWORK

    Turn in to Homeroom:

         ***signed handbook p. 94

         ***signed discipline contract

         ***$35 workbook fee

         ***Yearbook form (optional)

    Tues., Aug. 13 (A Day) & Wed., Aug., 14 (B Day)

    1. Mav Mark - Geography is the study of 3 different aspects. What are they?

    2. Finish Opinion/Proof paragraph: Why geography is important to my life

    3. Read "Why Study Geography?"

    4. 5 Themes of Geography Ppt

            - Interactive Notes

            - Activity for theme

    5. 7 Continents poem/label map 

    HOMEWORK

    Memorize Seven Continents poem by Wed., Aug. 21 (A Day)

       & Thurs., Aug. 22 (B Day)

    Turn in to Homeroom:

         ***signed handbook p. 94

         ***signed discipline contract

         ***$35 workbook fee (can pay on MySchoolBucks.com)

         ***Yearbook form (optional)

    Return yellow welcome form (cut & signed)

    Thurs., Aug. 15 (A Day) & Fri., Aug. 16 (B Day)

    1. Mav Mark - List the 5 themes of geography.

              -Read poem/Label map

    2. Finish 5 themes Ppt/notes

    3. Finish Mr. Help/T-shirt activity

    4. Map Tools Ppt

    5. Begin Pirate Pete Map activity

    HOMEWORK

    Memorize Seven Continents poem by Wed., Aug. 21 (A Day)

       & Thurs., Aug. 22 (B Day)

    Turn in to Homeroom:

         ***signed handbook p. 94

         ***signed discipline contract

         ***$35 workbook fee (can pay on MySchoolBucks.com)

         ***Yearbook form (optional)

    Return yellow welcome form (cut & signed)

     

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  • Aug. 7-8

    Posted by Kim Richardson on 8/7/2019

    WELCOME TO MRS. RICHARDSON'S 6TH GRADE WORLD HISTORY!!! 

    This is going to be such a GREAT year!!

     

    Wed., Aug. 7 (A Day) & Thurs., Aug. 8 (B Day)

    Bring school supplies to your homeroom teacher Friday.

     

    1. Introducting myself - Who am I?

    2. PBIS (students will learn about the Mav Matrix)

    3. Lifestory activity - share with partner 

    4. Geography Activity

    5. Handbook Review

    6. Check schedules & map for next class 

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