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1 SEA LIONS SOCIAL STUDIES MRS. FLOUNDERS ext 5211 HMS Website e faculty page

2 Curriculum to be covered this year Study Skills- Daily and weekly preparation Geography Terms- Review vocabulary 5 Themes of Geography Middle East Geography and Cultures –Ancient Sumer and Mesopotamia to present day Ancient Egypt Africa- Geography, Ancient Kingdoms, present day countries and cultures Religions of the region

3 Textbooks to be used in class Resources: The World History ( Online access- for home use. The World Past and Present World Explorer Series Cultures of the World Series (Research)

4 MAP SKILLS Recognizing differences in: Political Physical Distribution maps Map symbols & Legends Location of current events

5 5 Themes of Geography Location Place Region Movement Human Environment Interaction / HEI The goal is to show the importance of the 5 themes in the ancient and present cultures of the world. FOCUS Why did Civilizations and Cultures develop where they did?

6 Assessments  Interactive Notebook  Maps  Homework  Quizzes  Tests  Projects  Essays  Midterm /Final Exams

7 How can parents help with Social Studies class? 1.Check assignment book nightly- Homework listed on HMS website- Sea Lions-M. Flounders pg. 2.Study with them for quizzes and tests 3. Watch/ discuss news 4. Help with textbook-on-line 5. Provide computer time at home.

8 D OES YOUR CHILD KNOW HOW TO STUDY ? This year the focus will be on: how to prepare for class. how to prepare for tests.

9 Time Spent Projects Worked On CONSISTENT EFFORT CONSISTENT EFFORT SUCCESS Working Towards Social Studies Mastery EQUALS

10 Thank you for coming this evening. GO SEA LIONS!!


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