Presentation on theme: "Welcome to Walnut Springs Middle School Curriculum Night"— Presentation transcript:
1 Welcome to Walnut Springs Middle School Curriculum Night Jeffrey Holmes6th Grade Social Studies
2 Westerville City Schools Mission Statement Our mission is to prepare students to contribute to the competitive and changing world in which we live.
3 Discovering World Geography: Eastern Hemisphere with World History McGraw Hill NetworksDiscovering World Geography: Eastern Hemisphere with World HistoryOhio EditionUsername: FIRSTNAMELASTNAME (JEFFREYHOLMES)Password: WCSstudentID# (WCS111999)
4 Course Overview Map and Graph skills Geography of the world Five Themes of GeographyLocation, Place, Human/Environmental Interaction, Movement, and RegionModern Cultures of the worldGovernments and EconomiesAncient HistoryClimates, Economies and Governments
5 Ohio New Standards Social Studies Grade 6 GeographySpatial Thinking and Mapping SkillsPlaces and Regions (Five Themes)Human Systems (Five Themes)Cultural Practices of the worldHistoryHistorical Thinking and SkillsEarly Civilizations: Eastern HemisphereGovernmentCivic Participation and SkillsRoles and Systems of Governments
6 Ohio State Academic Standards Sixth Grade Social Studies EconomicsEconomic Decision making and skillsScarcityMarketsFinancial LiteracySocial Study Skills and MethodsStudents organize information from multiple sources to draw geographic conclusions
7 Geography Units Five Themes of Geography Modern World Early Humans Geography, Citizens, Governments, Economies, and CulturesEarly HumansFrom Hunter Gatherers to Beginnings of CivilizationAncient CivilizationsMesopotamia, Egypt, India, China
8 Tools for Academic Success BinderToday’s Targets & Prove It StatementsProjectsPower Point, Publisher, and Internet ResearchAcademic Content StandardsLiteracy Initiative: Writing Across Curriculum
9 Technology Library resources Internet research Power Point Publisher Word
10 Online Resources Mr. Holmes Online Classroom McGraw Hill Connect Accessible through Walnut Springs Web Page- Teacher PagesClass InformationMcGraw Hill ConnectUsername: lastnamefirstname (JEFFREYHOLMES)Password: WCSstudentID# (WCS111999)Stratalogica.comOnline mapping and atlas resourcesUsername: lastnamefirstnamePassword: Student ID #
11 Expectations Celebration of Learning Target for a mastery level of understanding of New Ohio StandardsEssential Questions and Enduring UnderstandingCheck Homework LogLearning Success
12 What can you do? Check Power School Offer your support and encouragementCheck the homework logbookCheck Weekly Targets & Prove It StatementsContact me if you have questions.