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Dear Parents and Students,

This month we are working on Chapter 10: Early China

Students will know:

  • how geography shaped the development of China's civilization
  • why Shang ruler were able to remain powerful
  • the ways society and government were influence by Chinese thinkers
  • what changes the Qin emperor made to unite china
  • how life improved under the Han rulers
  • how China and the rest of the world benefitted from the Silk Road
  • why Buddhism became so popular in China

 

 

Below you will find the dates for the chapter quizzes and test. Please make sure your child is studying the study guides that I provide for each quiz and test; I have also attached a chapter summary below. Students also have access to the online textbook that has practice games, charts, notes, and videos to help them as well. Also, students have the opportunity to earn extra credit each nine weeks. Students are required to select a Current Event article and summarize the story in their own words under the connection section of the worksheet. Please include the article with the extra credit form. The forms for the extra credit are attached to the PDF documents on my Teacher Connection page below.

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION:  6th Grade World History

TEXTBOOK: Discovering Our Past:  A History of the World - Early Ages

Sixth Grade World History will focus on World History beginning around 8000 B.C. up to A.D. 1500.  We will begin our studies by discussing what historians do and the influences geography has on the way people live.  Next we will delve into the early ages, starting with early humans, Mesopotamia, Ancient Egypt, the Israelites, Ancient Greeks, Ancient India, early China, Roman civilization, and the Americas.

 Supply List for World History:

  • 2" Binder
  • Notebook paper
  • 5 tab divider (1-Bell Ringers, 2- Notes, 3- Classwork, 4- Test/Quizzes, 5- Projects/Homework)
  • folder

 

Online Textbook is now Available:

Login in: http://connected.mcgraw-hill.com

Username:: Last name/first initial ATVCS ( Ex: DUVALCATVCS )

Password:Buffa106

Students should have this information in their planner/agenda on the front page

 

Chapter 10: Early China

Important Dates: NOTE: (Dates are subject to change du to scheduling for the FSA test later this month)

Quiz 10.1  March 18th

Quiz 10.2 March 23rd

Quiz 10.3 and Chapter 9 Test combined March 27th

 

PI Hours: We are running extremely low on tissues, I will give PI hours for anyone who donates tissues to our class. Please send in your receipt and the monetary amount will count towards your hours. Thank you!

 

 If you have any questions, please feel free to email me at Chantel.Duval@tvcs.org

Sincerely,

Ms. Duval 

Contact: Chantel.Duval@tvcs.org

PDF documents
6th Grade World History Syllabus - Please sign and return the last sheet only
Chapter 10 Study Guide - Test on March 26th
Current Event - Extra Credit - One assignment each nine weeks
Informative and Explanatory Writing Rubrics - Based on 10 points
Study Guide Ch.10.1 - Quiz March 18th

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