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Homework for Thursday, January 19th

 

6th Grade Homework:

ELA: None

SS: STUDY

CURRENT EVENTS REPORT DUE EVERY FRIDAY

1950'S RESEARCH PROJECT DUE MONDAY, JANUARY 30TH

THERE WILL BE A SOCIAL STUDIES TEST ON TUESDAY, JAN. 24TH

THERE WILL BE AN ELA TEST ON THURSDAY, JAN. 26TH

 

 

 7TH Grade Homework:

ELA: NONE

 THERE WILL BE AN ELA TEST ON FRIDAY, JAN. 27TH

 

 

8th Grade Homework:

ELA: NONE

THERE WILL BE AN ELA TEST ON FRIDAY, JAN. 27TH

 

Grade 6 Social Studies Chapter 6 Review Sheet

Vocabulary:

Peninsula-an area of land surrounded by water on three sides

Epic- long poems

Acropolis-means “high city”, the center of Athens’ religious life

City-state- a city that develops its own traditions and its own form of government and laws. Each one was not just a city, but a separate independent state.

Aristocrat- members of the rich and powerful families that ruled the city-states

Tyrant- a ruler who seized power by force

Democracy- a form of government where citizens govern themselves

Tribute- payments made to Athens by its allies

Immortal- gods that live forever

Philosopher- people who thought about ways besides myths to understand the world. They believed that people could use the power of mind and reason to understand natural events.

Agora- public market and meeting places-the center of Athens’ public life. Know the role of the agora in the lives of Athenian men pgs. 165-167

Plague- widespread disease

Blockade- the Spartans staged a blockade when they surrounded and closed the harbor where Athens received food shipments. Know the affect this had on Athens pg. 174

Barbarian-wild, uncivilized people. The Macedonians were barbarians.

Assassinate- murder

Important People:

(Note: the page numbers below indicate where to begin. Important people may be discussed on multiple pages).

Homer-pg. 155

Solon- pg. 158

Pericles- Athenian leader pgs. 159-160

Parthenon- a temple to the goddess Athena pg. 161

Socrates- pg. 162-163

The Twelve Olympians-pgs. 162-163

Thales-pg. 162-one of the first philosophers, believed that water was the basic material of the world and everything was made from it.

Democritus-pg. 162-thought that everything was made of tiny particles that he called atoms. More than 2,000 years later, science showed he was right.

Important Concepts:

(Note: the page numbers below indicate where to begin. Important topics may be discussed on multiple pages).

Greece’s Geographic Setting (pgs. 153-154)-Know how the geography of Greece contributed to conflict amongst different Greek communities

The Trojan War-pg. 155

The Iliad and the Odyssey-pg. 155

Golden Age-pgs. 159-160

Greek Dramas-tragedy and comedy-pgs. 163-164

Slavery in Ancient Greece-pgs. 167-169

Women in Athens-pg. 169

The harshness of Spartan life-pgs. 170-172

The war between Sparta and Athens-pg. 174

King Philip-pgs. 175-176

Alexander the Great-pgs. 175-177

Aristotle-pg. 175

Achilles-pg. 175

The three Hellenistic kingdoms-pgs. 177-179

GRADES WOd

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