Welcome to Mrs. Butts 6th Grade Social Studies
My email information: firstname.lastname@example.org
STUDENTS: ALL ASSIGNMENTS ARE POSTED IN GOOGLE CLASSROOM!
If you would like to see what is in Google Classroom for your student, please send me your email address. I would love to send you an invite. Thank you for being supportive during this time! If you have any questions, please text me through Remind or you can email me. I will get back to you as soon as possible . My office hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00 am - 10:00 am. I hope everyone is staying safe and healthy!
Global Studies Weekly
Today's assignment is to sign in to Global Studies Weekly and locate Week 19 and find your way through the articles, questions, videos, changing your reading level(if needed), having someone read to you (if needed), connecting with the crossword puzzle and other games and of course the test!!!
In your search bar type in: Global Studies Weekly (Weekly Studies)
Username: first name.last name
Password: last name.first name
If that doesn't work...Some of your names have a number one added (probably because your name has already been used)...it will look like this...
Username: first name.last name.1
Password: last name.first name
I am going to post a few other things about "Getting Started with Global Studies Weekly." Hopefully it will make it a little fun for you!
I hope you have a GREAT weekend! Until then...take a deep breath...everything is going to be OK!
P.S CHECK IT OUT: There might be a video posted in Google Classroom later this afternoon. I am learning how to Screencastify! YES!!!
Friday March 20, 2020 Bell Ringer - Fun Fact
GOOD MORNING...I said...GOOD MORNING! I didn't hear you!!! I know...funny! hehe TGIF We made it through the first week! It hasn't been that bad. Right?
OK before I present the bell ringer for Friday, I just want everyone to know I will be POSTING all activities/assignments in GOOGLE CLASSROOM again starting on Monday (3/23). Like I said before, please be patient with me as I work through this process.
St. John's Night Festival June 23
In Poland, people celebrate the longest day of the year - also known at the summer solstice - with rituals including bonfires, floating flower wreaths down a stream, and releasing thousands of paper lanterns into the night sky.
Question: Do we celebrate the summer solstice in the United States? Could we celebrate St. John's Night in the United States? Of course we could. This is known as diffusion. Diffusion is the spread of knowledge, ideas, religion, language, dress, food, celebrations from one region to another. What type of activities could we do to celebrate the longest day of the year?
Thursday March 19, 2020 Bell Ringer - Fun Fact
GOOOOOOOD Morning!!!! RISE AND SHINE THIS RAINY MORNING!
NOTE: NEXT POST IS GOING TO BE THE BELL RINGER PAGE YOU CAN PRINT TO HELP KEEP YOUR THOUGHTS ORGANIZED FOR THE BELL RINGER REFLECTIONS. (if you do not have access to printing, you can write your answers on your own sheet of notebook paper.)
Easter Day - April 12
A Christian holiday that honors the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Easter is celebrated by giving baskets filled with gifts, decorated eggs, or candy to children.
Question: What does Easter mean to you? Do you celebrate Easter? If you do, how and if you don't what holiday is similar to a holiday you celebrate receiving candy?
Wednesday March 18, 2020 Bell Ringer - Fun Fact
Holi Festival - March 9
This festival in India celebrates spring and marks the triumph of good over evil. People cover one another with powdered paint, called gulal, and douse one another with buckets of colored water.
Question: Have you ever been doused in powered paint? If so, what were you doing? What activities do we have locally similar to this activity.
Tuesday March 17, 2020 Bell Ringer Fun Fact
HAPPY ST. PATRICK'S DAY!!!
Question: Why in the world do we celebrate St. Patrick's Day on March 17? Who is Saint Patrick? Where did he come from? Why do we celebrate with the color green? What do snakes have to do with St. Patrick's Day? How did the celebration get to the United States?
Today's activity you will read the History of St. Patrick's Day to find out the answers to these questions. If you can't find the answers...keep reading!
See You Tomorrow!!!
I will be posting another bell ringer (fun fact) about culture (celebrations). You will work and learn the ABC's of Culture. Until then...Strive to always be your very best!!!