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Nov 14

  1. 1. SOCIAL STUDIES Week of November 14th – 6th grade
  2. 2. Monday, November 14th
  3. 3. Warm-up  Read pages p. 50-53  Answer “Comprehension Check 4A”  Use complete sentences.
  4. 4. Answers to Comprehension Check 4A  The most prominent landform in the eastern United States is system of low mountain ranges called the Appalachian Mountains. The seven chief ranges are the following: Green Mountains, White Mountains, Catskills, Adirondacks, Alleghenies, Blue Ridge and Cumberland Mountains.  Mammoth Cave’s main distinction is that it is the largest known underground cave system  The Piedmont Plateau lies between the Appalachians and the Atlantic coastal plain.  The Tidewater region are affected by the Atlantic’s tides.
  5. 5. Hemispheres
  6. 6. Table Work  At your table Label the hemispheres, seven continents and four oceans on the map.  Then color each continent according to the Legend’s expectation.
  7. 7. Homework  Read pages 53-59  Answer questions on page 54, 56 and 59  USE COMPLETE SENTENCES!
  8. 8. Tuesday, November 15th
  9. 9. Warm-Up Activity  Which group of Native Americans lived in long houses?  Which group of Native Americans lived in the Everglades?  Which Native American tribe was known for their burial mounds?  Which Native American tribe’s name means “southerner”?
  10. 10. Answers  Iroquis lived in longhouses.  Seminole lived in the Everglades.  Hopewell were known for their burial mounds  Shawnee means “southerner”.
  11. 11. Comprehension Check 4B page 54  The second largest body of water on earth is the Atlantic Ocean  Five facts of the Atlantic Ocean are the following: it is the saltiest ocean; it has few islands; most important ocean for commerce/trade; most studied by man; largest body of water.  Fishing in the Atlantic Ocean has declined because it was once the most fished ocean but heavy restrictions are now preventing it.
  12. 12. Comprehension Check 4C  Wampum were beads usually strung together used as gifts, friendships or money.  Bears were greatly respected because of the danger of hunting them. They would use their meat for food and fur for robes or blankets.
  13. 13. Comprehension Check 4D  One of the earliest cultures in the eastern and central United States were the Hopewell Indians. They built large mounds for burying their dead and worshipping gods.  The nations in the Iroquis League of Five Nations were the Iroquis, Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga, and Seneca tribes.  Shawnee means “southerners”. Seminole means “runaway” and lived in the Everglades.  The Wampanoag’s were the tribe to help the Pilgrims. Samoset introduced the Pilgrims to Chief Massasoit.
  14. 14. Homework  Read pages 60-63  Do “Comprehension Check 4E and 4F
  15. 15. Wednesday, November 16
  16. 16. Warm up  Which Indian tribe joined the Pilgrims for Thanksgiving?  Which eastern-most Iroquis tribe’s name means “man-eater”?  Which Indian tribe was very peace loving and kept a pictorial chronicle of their history?  What is the most prominent landform in eastern North America, extending 1,500 miles from Canada to Alabama?
  17. 17. Answers  The Wampanoags joined the Pilgrims for Thanksgiving.  Mohawks mean “man-eater”.  The Delawares were peace loving and kept pictorial chronicles of their history.  The Appalachian Mountains are the most prominent landform in eastern North America, extending 1,500 miles from Canada to Alabama.
  18. 18. Answers to Comprehension Check 4E  John Eliot was known as the “Apostle to the Indians” and translated the Bible. He organized towns for the praying Indians.  John Campanius was a Swedish missionary who ministered around his home.  Roger Williams founded the first Baptist church in Rhode Island.  David Brainerd was a missionary who persevered to reach the Native Americans for the gospel even though he was dying of tuberculosis. Tattamy interpreted for him.
  19. 19. Answers to Comprehension Check 4F  Joseph Brant was a chief of the Mohawks who helped to translate parts of the bible into the Mohawk language.  Tecumseh was a Shawnee chief who fought to keep the European settlers out of Indian territory.  Sequoya invented a written language for the Cherokees.  Sequoya’s system of syllable symbols are called syllabary.
  20. 20. Map Work  Introduce Easter United States Map  Use pencil first to make sure you get it correct  Finish for tomorrow - HOMEWORK
  21. 21. Thursday, November 4th
  22. 22. Warm-up  What is the name of the largest known underground cave system in the world?  Name the famous narrow passageway between mountains for the pioneers as they traveled west.  What is the second largest ocean in the world?  What is the area that slopes from the eastern edge of the Appalachians to the Atlantic Coastal Plain; most of the land is hilly and rolling?  What is a marshy area of tall grasses and swamps in southern Florida called?  Ben Franklin thought this bird should be our national bird.
  23. 23. Answers  Mammoth Cave  Cumberland Cave  Atlantic Ocean  Piedmont Plateau  Everglades  Wild turkey
  24. 24. Review Map
  25. 25. Test Review  David Brainerd – he preached to the Indians with the help of his interpreter, and died at the age of 29  Roger Williams – he founded Rhode Island and American’s first Baptist church  Sequoya – he invented the written language of the Cherokees  John Eliot – the “Apostle to the Indians”; the first Bible printed in American was his translation of an Indian language.  Tecumseh – he was a Shawnee chief who fought to keep all white men out of Indian territory.  Joseph Brant – he was the Mohawk chief who translated the Scripture into his people’s language.  John Capanius – was a Swedish Lutheran missionary who translated some of Martin Luther’s writings into the Delaware language.  Tattamy – translated the preaching of David Brainerd.
  26. 26. Review  Which group of Indians lived in the Everglades?  Seminole  Which Indian tribe was known for their burial mounds?  Hopewell  Which Indian tribe’s name means “southerner”?  Shawnee  Which Indian tribe joined the Pilgrims for Thanksgiving?  Wampanoags  Which eastern-most Iroquis tribe’s name means “man-eater”?  Mohawks  Which Indian tribe was very peace loving and kept a pictorial chronicle of their history?  Delawares.  Which group of Indians lived in long houses?  Iroquis
  27. 27. Review  Appalachian Mountains – most prominent landform in eastern North American, extending 1,500 miles from Canada to Alabama  Mammoth Cave – largest known underground cave system in the world.  Cumberland Gap – famous narrow passageway between mountains for the pioneers as they traveled west.  Atlantic Ocean – second largest ocean  Piedmont Plateau – area that slopes from the eastern edge of the Appalachians to the Atlantic Coastal Plain  Everglades – marshy area of tall grasses and swamps in southern Florida.  Wild Turkey – bird that Ben Franklin thought should be our national bird.
  28. 28. You just need a pen or pencil. Clear everything off your desk!!!! Pray!  Chapter 4 Test

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