6th grade Geography
We have begun our new unit on Diseases and Plagues! We are focusing on the geography of Europe and the Bubonic Plague. Students are learning how the geographic theme of Movement relates to the spread of diseases and plagues.
Extra Credit Opportunity: Students will receive an extra credit opportunity by writing about Nelson Mandela, who just passed away yesterday.
Next week we will continue analyzing the Bubonic Plague. Later in the week, students will receive their group assignment on a different plague or disease.
7th Hour – This week we have wrapped up our study of the Russian Revolution, and we begin learning about World War I and World War II. We are examining the political perspectives of geography.
8th Hour – We are continuing learning about the Russian Revolution.