Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Google Read & Write Lesson

Google Read & Write Lesson

Today you will learn how to use a new web tool called Google Read and Write.

There are many benefits to using Google Read & Write and we are going to go through some of those today. 



Google Presentation with Google Read & Write 
Information and Directions
 Google Read & Write Presentation


Click on the link below for a sample document to practice our Google Read and Write skills.
Great Lakes? Not For Long

Monday, October 13, 2014

Landform Test Review

Landform Test Review

What you need to know for the test Thursday!!

  1. The 19 or 10 landforms
  2. Label the compass rose
  3. Know the 4 hemispheres
  4. Know where the Equator is
  5. Know where the Prime Meridian is. 
  6. Locate and label the 7 Continents
  7. Locate and label the 4 major oceans.


Continents & Oceans



Continents game. Click the continent!     (click link above)
Oceans & Continents game.     (click link above)
Drag the continent names to the correct land.     (click link above)
Drag the continent & ocean name to their correct spot.     (click link above)
Continents and Oceans Quiz     (click link above)
Geography Oceans and Continents Game - Drag and Drop     (click link above)


Today you will use the following links to review for your landform test Thursday. 


Use Firefox for the Quia Review!!!!



Monday, October 6, 2014

Landform Travel Poster

Landform Travel Poster

Pick one of these United States Landforms to create a Landform Travel Poster. 

Use the links given to find the information for your poster.

There are maps attached for each landform.  You need to draw the state where your landform is located, use a symbol to show it's location, and label it with the name of your landform. 

Grand Canyon
Death Valley

Rocky Mountains


Adirondack Mountains

The Great Lakes



Mississippi River


Smoky Mountains

Black Hills 

Mt. Whitney

The Great Salt Lake
Crater Lake


Thursday, September 18, 2014

Latitude & Longitude Practice

Latitude & Longitude Practice


Here are some links for you to practice your Latitude and Longitude skills. 








Continents & Oceans


 GeoQuiz
Continents game. Click the continent!     (click link above)
          http://www.lizardpoint.com/fun/geoquiz/worldquiz.html
Oceans & Continents game.     (click link above)
          http://www.playkidsgames.com/games/continentNames/continentJig.htm
Drag the continent names to the correct land.     (click link above)
          http://www.usa.learningtogether.net/continents/
Drag the continent & ocean name to their correct spot.     (click link above)
          http://www.mrnussbaum.com/world/contquiz.htm
Continents and Oceans Quiz     (click link above)
          http://www.mrnussbaum.com/world/interworld.htm
World Interactive Scavenger Hunt     (click link above)
          http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/World_Continents.htm
Geography Oceans and Continents Game - Drag and Drop     (click link above)

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Welcome to the 6th Grade Social Studies Blog!

Welcome to the 6th Grade Social Studies Blog!


This blog will be used to post assignments and information for our 6th Grade Social Studies class.

To start off the year, we will be taking a Pre-Test to see how much you know about Geography and Map Skills.

To take the Pre-Test you will need to log into the Quia website. Use the username and password that is located on the inside cover of your assignment journal. 

To take the Pre-Test click on the link below.