• Science Curriculum

     

    Social Studies Curriculum

     

     

    Week of 10/7/19

    - Science: Students are learning about the Earth system, including the 4 main systems of the Earth and the layers of the Earth.

    - Social Studies: Students are learning about prehistory while focusing on the Stone Age. 

     

    Week of 10/14/19

    - Science: Students will be continuing their learning of the Earth system, focusing on heat transfer in the form of convection in the geosphere.

    - Social Studies: Students will be testing on their Prehistory and Stone Age unit, and will then be starting to learn about the ancient civilization of Mesopotamia. 

     

    Week of 10/21/19

    - Science: Students will be testing on the Earth System Chapter, and will then be moving on to learn about rocks and minerals.

    - Social Studies: Students will be continuing their leraning on the ancient civilizaiton of Mesopotamia. 

     

    Week of 10/28/19

    - Science: Students will be learning about and investigating the three different types of rocks. 

    - Social Studies: Students will be focusing their learning on daily life in Mesopotamia. 

     

    Week of 11/4/19

    - Science: Students are continuing their learning on each of the three types of rocks, and will be beginning their investigations on identifying random rocks as each type. 

    - Social Studies: Students will be continuing their learning on daily life in Mesopotamia, focusing on what people did and ate daily. 

     

    Week of 11/11/19

    - Science: Students will be starting their review of rocks and minerals in preparation for Friday's test. 

    - Social Studies: Students will be learning about the Mesopotamian empire of Babylonian and the famous ruler Hammurabi. 

     

    Week of 11/18/19

    - Science: Students will be starting their investigations into the theory of Plate Tectonics. 

    - Social Studies: Students will be testing on Chapter 2: Ancient Mesopotamia, and then will be beginning to learn about Ancient Egypt. 

     

    Week of 11/25/19

    - Science: Students will be continuing to learn about plate tectonics by focusing on the process of sea-floor spreading.

    - Social Studies: Students will be learning about the geography of Egypt and how it helped the ancient civilization to thrive.

     

    Week of 12/2/19

    - Sicnece: Students will be starting their review on plate tectonics in preparation for next week's test. 

    - Social Studies: Within the Egypt unit, students will be focusing on the Nile River and the "gifts" it gave to the ancient Egyptians. 

     

    Week of 12/9/19

    - Science: After their test on Plate Tectonics, students will be beginning their unit on Earth's surface. They will be learning about landforms, topography, and topographic maps. 

    - Social Studies: Students will be learning about daily life in the ancient Egyptian civilization. 

     

    Week of 12/16/19

    - Science: Students are learning how to read topographic maps.

    - Social Studies: Students are focusing on identifying characteristics of the ancient Egyptian culture such as pyramids and mummification. 

     

    Week of 1/6/20

    - Science: Students will be reviewing landforms, topography, and topographic maps in preparation for the Chapter 1 test. 

    - Social Studies: Students will be reviewing all aspects of the Ancient Egyptian civilization in preparation for the Chapter 3 test. 

     

    Week of 1/13/20

    - Science: Students will be learning about soil. Their learning will be focused on the soil horizons, what composes each, and the fertility of each.

    - Social Studies: Students will be begining their unit on Ancient China. 

     

    Week of 1/20/20

    - Science: Students will be continuing their unit on soil, focusing specfically on soil conservation.

    - Social Studies: Students will be learning about Ancient Chinese dynasties and inventions.