Presentation on theme: "SEA LIONS SOCIAL STUDIES MRS. FLOUNDERS 610-853-5900 ext 5211 HMS Website e faculty page."— Presentation transcript:
SEA LIONS SOCIAL STUDIES MRS. FLOUNDERS ext 5211 HMS Website e faculty page
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
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)
MAP SKILLS Recognizing differences in: Political Physical Distribution maps Map symbols & Legends Location of current events
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?
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.
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.
Time Spent Projects Worked On CONSISTENT EFFORT CONSISTENT EFFORT SUCCESS Working Towards Social Studies Mastery EQUALS
Thank you for coming this evening. GO SEA LIONS!!