SUMMER READING

Safranit Molly's slide show
Safranit Molly's blog

Letter to Student


List of Books


Descriptions of Books




MANCALA

Mancala Tutorial
on line mancala game


COMPARE/CONTRAST ESSAY

Helpful Hints When Using Quotations in Essay Writing



ANCIENT EGYPT

Famous Egyptians

BBC Website
Tour Egypt Website
"Eyelid" Website


Jeopardy Links

Waterlilies: https://www.superteachertools.net/jeopardyx/jeopardy-review-game.php?gamefile=1401591810#.U4qkqyhrve4

Sapphires:https://www.superteachertools.net/jeopardyx/jeopardy-review-game.php?gamefile=1401592029#.U4qlJyhrve4

An-Chents: https://www.superteachertools.net/jeopardyx/jeopardy-review-game.php?gamefile=1401592154#.U4qloChrve4

League of Lotus: https://www.superteachertools.net/jeopardyx/jeopardy-review-game.php?gamefile=1401592229#.U4ql6yhrve4


Mummies

Staying Current!


Tomb Game

Mummification Made Easy


Who is the Screaming Mummy?



Pyramids

Internal Ramp Theory


Crossword Puzzle Maker
Another Crossword Puzzle Option


Social Classes of Egypt

Artisans and Skilled Workers by ecohn-rozansky on GoAnimate



Geography





Hieroglyphs

Information about Hieroglyphs
Hieroglyphic Typewriter

The Mystery of the Rosetta Stone



Gods and Goddesses

Video--Tombs of Ancient Egypt

For Flash Cards
Images

Information






THE GIVER




NY Times Article:
The Children’s Author Who Actually Listens to Children
Lois Lowry's Blog

Endless Memory

60 Minutes episode Part 1
60 Minutes episode Part 2

Poetry

Make Your Own Color Poem
Color Poem Template

Magnetic Poetry

Dystopian Literature




MESOPOTAMIA

jeopardy link
Introductory Video


Cuneiform

Write Like a Babylonian
About Cuneiform Writing
More about Sumerian Cuneiform
About Cylinder Seals

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Physical Geography

Matching Game (has only some of the physical features)
List Bodies of Water
Bodies of Water Quiz

Political Geography


Review Games
Review Game #1
Review Game #2
Review Game #3

Hammurabi's Code

Code of Laws

Life in Mesopotamia

Cultural Themes

Artifacts of Mesopotamia

University of Chicago Interactives

Epic of Gilgamesh

video

CONVERSATION SANDWICHES

2013




2014






GENERAL HUMANITIES

Newbery Club

Check out the blog!

ORCA Awards


Library Info

Book Trailer for Between Shades of Gray
Interview with Author of Between Shades of Gray


What is Humanities?




Summer Reading List



Banned Books Week




Thank You in many languages




BOOK COMMERCIALS


Ms. C-R's Book Commercial





The Tiger's Wife script (to be used with Power Point)


Check out a SUPER AWESOME sixth grade Book Commercial from the past


And here's another TRULY AMAZING Book Commercial from the past

Lemony Snicket Book Commercial from DigiDragons on Vimeo.



MORNING RITUALS

Weekend Update

Which is the TRUE writing prompt?
Fifty-Nine Foot Rubber Ducky
Mimes Directing Traffic 1
Mimes Directing Traffic 2
Rat Detectives #1 (British journal)
Rat Detectives #2 (photos)
Snails the Size of Rats
Polite Animals
Marathon Knitter
Q & A with Marathon Knitter
Unusual Campaign Slogan
Moose Eating Shark
Basketball Playing Sea Otter
Reindeer's Changing Eye Color
160 Foot Squid--wait a minute...
Worms Create Glue Used in Heart Surgery
Sorry, no walking on hands in CT!
Wyoming Winds
Prairie Dogs Do Wave
226 Year Old Goldfish!
Clown Shortage
Really Old Cheese
History of Cheese
Chewing Gum Sales
Bowling Backwards?
Lots of Redheads
Even More!
Cats as Weapons
No more Mountain Dew

Troubleshooting on Tuesday (TOT)

Practice using commas with coordinating conjunctions
More practice with commas and coordinating conjunctions

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Outstanding Writing on Wednesdays! (O-WOW!)

Why I Hate Moles

College Essay
Everything I Need to Know
H.L. Mencken on the Scopes Trial

Staying Current on Thursdays (SCOT)

New Giant Volcano
Mud Volcano
more photos of island
photos from space
childhood memories
rare mammal
yoga and religion?
yoga in schools?
map--creationism in schools
Indiana bill to OK creationism
Creationism/Evolution Debate
Israel Fire Discovery
Ancient Footprints
Ancient Masks


GLOBAL LITERACY

Continents

Color Map of Continents
How Many African Countries
Countries Listed by Continents
Population by Continents in 2013
Population by Continents in 2010
Jewish Population of Israel
Southern Ocean
Winkel Tripel Projection

Continental Drift Theory



Why Did Pangea Break Apart?


Alfred Wegener

Antarctica

Video from Amundsen's South Pole Adventure
(note that there may be a 15 second commercial at the start of the video)
Photographs from Amundsen's South Pole Adventure
South Pole Expedition: Then & Now
South Pole Remembered 100 Years Later
Teen to Walk to South Pole
Amundsen facts

NEW: Comparison of Expeditions
NEW: More about the Expeditions
NEW: Photos from Scott's Expedition
NEW: The Man Who Took the Prize
NEW: Blog from modern Scott Expedition
NEW: Antarctic Quiz
NEW: Scott's Diaries
NEW: Amundsen-South South Pole Station
NEW: The Polar Program (NSF)

South Pole Expeditions in the News


Reaching Lake Vostok


Lake Vostok Documentary (50 minutes)


Latitude and Longitude

Introduction to Concepts
Concepts Explained Further
Matching Game
Timed Practice
Test Your Knowledge
Drag and Drop Game
Who Wants to Be A Millionaire Game


HUMAN ORIGINS

Genographic Project

What is it?
Recent News
Fox News Interview


Africa

Genetics
Map
Names & Locations of Countries of Africa
More Practice
Even More Practice

Charles Darwin

Charles and Emma (book)

Charles Darwin and the Tree of Life - David... by Channel1859
More Darwin info (BBC)

Inherit the Wind

John Scopes info

Human Species

Traits
Hominid or Hominin
Humans Used Fire One Million Years Ago
Faces of Early Human Species

Class List of Traits


Smithsonian Website


Cave Paintings

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



Stone Age Toolkit

FRONT PAGE PROJECT

Template--Pages


Template--Word


Crossword Puzzle Maker
Note that once you generate your puzzle, you can print it out and then we can enlarge or reduce it on the school copying machine to fit the space on your front page.