SUMMER READING

Hitler's Canary Book Talk

ANCIENT EGYPT

Introductory Video

Maps




Gods and Goddesses


Information

Hieroglyphs

Information about Hieroglyphs
Hieroglyphic Typewriter

Pyramids

Ramp Theory Video
Crossword Maker

Temple of Karnac

Digital Karnac

Famous Egyptians

BBC Website
Tour Egypt Website
"Eyelid" Website

Mummies

OMSI Exhibit Info

Rosetta Stone


Continuation of Video



THE GIVER & DYSTOPIAN LITERATURE

Compare/Contrast Essay



Formatting Short and Long Quotations


Lois Lowry's Blog

Oregonian article from April 21

Lois Lowry Interview about Son

New York Times Article about Son


Endless Memory

60 Minutes episode Part 1
60 Minutes episode Part 2

Imagine

More Dystopian Fiction

Podcast (approx 22 min.)


Black Out Poetry


Black Out Poem #3.jpg


MESOPOTAMIA

Vocabulary

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Epic of Gilgamesh

Video

Political Geography


Political Geography Review Game
Review Game #1
Review Game #2
Review Game #3

Ziggurats


Optional Additional Info--British Museum site




Introductory Video

Cuneiform

Write Like a Babylonian
About Cuneiform Writing
About Cylinder Seals
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Hammurabi's Code

Hammurabi's Laws

Texting while Driving
Article
Opinion

Physical Geography

Review Game
some of the bodies of water of the Mesopotamia region

Mesopotamia Jeopardy

Jeopardy #1
Jeopardy #2


AFRICA

Sudan in the News

Al Bashir
article about Al Bashir's latest visit to Chad

African Country Research Document



African Countries

Names and Location
More Practice
And Even More Practice


HUMAN ORIGINS

Species Information

Species (The Smithsonian)
Species (Talk Origins)
Species (Alan J. White)
Traits (Alan J. White)


Cave Paintings

Chauvet Cave
Lascaux Cave tour
Lascaux Cave
Visiting the Chauvet Cave by John Robinson
Female Cave Artists

Tollund Man

General Information

Genographic Project

What is this Project?
National Geographic Articles


Scopes Trial

Transcript, Photographs, Cartoons, Reflections, etc.

INDEPENDENT READING

Historical Fiction Front Page Newspaper Project

PAGES template

WORD template


Writing a Book Review

Tips for Writing a Book Review

Book Commercial ideas

Ms. C-R's Book Commercial from Last Year




Script to be used with Power Point


Example from Last Year's Sixth Grade Class



GRAMMAR

Commas

Comma Quiz
Ten Completely Wrong Ways to Use Commas
More Comma Practice

Writing Out Numbers

Grammar Girl
MLA (Modern Language Association) Guidelines


GLOBAL LITERACY

Staying Current on Thursday (Nov. 8, 2012)

Bangladesh "Info Ladies"

Continents & Oceans

Basic Practice

Latitude and Longitude

Concepts Introduced
Matching Game
Timed Practice

Globe Terms

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More on Global Literacy Concepts & Terms

Latitude and Longitude Explained Further
Test Your Knowledge

Globes



Lake Vostok

Article about Lake Vostok drilling (February 2012)


Video about Lake Vostok drilling (February 2012)


Lake Vostok Documentary (50 minutes)


Continental Drift Theory

Wegener's Discovery


National Geographic Video
Past, Present, and Future

New Species of Dinosaur Found

National Geographic

Exploring Antarctica

Video from Amundsen's South Pole Adventure
(please note that there is a 15 second advertisement before the video)
Photographs from Amundsen's South Pole Adventure
South Pole Race Remembered 100 Years Later
Comparing the Two Expeditions




YEARBOOK
Yearbook Theme
Ideas from Lifetouch
Ideas from Walsworth
Ideas from Future Book

SHOAH CLASS
The Wave
Part 1

Part 2

Lesson Plan (Documentary)

Ron Jones


Ghettos
Stolpersteine
Gerda Klein book
Elie Wiesel Foundation
Otto Weidt
Israel's Declaration of Independence