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Mr. David Wright's 6th CORE

Welcome to the beginning of time!  We will journey along the course of human existence, from early humans and the birth of civilization to the Fall of ROME.   Join the odyssey as Literature, Language Arts and History blend to provide a comprehensive study of the past, while students develop and hone their skills for the future. 




Agenda for Friday, January 18, 2019


Agenda for 1/18


Independent Reading and Signposts

WOD and Grammar

Spelling Bee practice quiz


Literary Essay Work - Story analysis from packets

Character change


Egypt Research


Reluctant God - Chapter 5 and Response


HW - Finish Reluctant God Ch. 5 Response

Do some research for your Egypt Topic - online, Mr. Donn's, etc.


Agenda for Thursday, January 17, 2019


Agenda for 1/17


Independent Reading

WOD and Grammar


Literary Essay work - Character Motivations - Looking back at Raymond's Run and Squeaky


Intro to Egypt Research Project


Reluctant God Chapter 4 and Response


HW - Begin Research of your Egypt Topic

Choose story from Literary Essay Packet for analysis

Finish Response for Reluctant God Chapter 4


Agenda for Wednesday, January 16, 2019


Agenda for 1/16


Egypt - Ramesses the Great

His rule, and his troubles with the Hittites

Battle of Kadesh


Egypt Map and Timeline


Reluctant God Ameni Argument Work - Argument Write DUE TOMORROW!




HW - Ameni Argument Write DUE Tomorrow


Agenda for Tuesday, January 15, 2019


Agenda for 1/15


WOD and Grammar


Old Kingdom Great Pyramid Film


Egypt Ch. 5, Les. 4 - New Kingdom - More about Hatshepsut


Notes on other Pharaohs - Amenhotep IV and Nerfertiti

King Tutankhamen


Reluctant God Argument Writing Work for Ch. 3


HW - Ameni Argument DUE Thursday


Agenda for Monday, January 14, 2019


Agenda for 1/14


Independent Reading and Signposts


Journal of Nakht


Egypt - Ch. 5, Lesson 4 - Notes - New Kingdom - Ahmose and the 18th Dynasty

Hatshepsut - Female Pharaoh - His Majesty, Herself


Film - Old Kingdom Pyramid of Giza


Reluctant God Ch. 3 - Response sheet - Did Ameni make the right choice in running away?  Use the T chart on the sheet, or in your journal booklet to list reasons why he should run off and reasons why he should not run away.  These are the first steps of the Ameni Argument Write for Ch. 3


HW - Finish filling out the Sheet for Ch. 3 of Reluctant God

Do Review and Main Idea Q's for Ch. 5, Les. 3 Pgs 173-177

Agenda for Friday, January 11, 2019


Agenda for 1/11


WOD Quiz


Egypt Ch. 5, Les. 3 - Hyksos Invasion and the rise of Kahmose and Pharaoh Ahmose - Defeat of the Hyksos and Beginning of Egypt's New Kingdom (Golden Age)


Lit. Essay Business - Growing BIG ideas about characters (continued)


Hands-On-History Ancient Egypt Presentation


HW - Read for Reading Wheel

Agenda for Thursday, January 10, 2019


Agenda for 1/10


Egypt Ch. 5, Les. 3 - Notes

Great Pyramid and Pharaoh Khufu


Middle Kingdom and the Senuserts


Hyksos Invasion of Egypt at end of Middle Kingdom (If time)


Journal of Nakht

Egypt Map and Timeline intro


Reluctant God - Review of Chapter 1

Read Chapter 2 - Response and Discussion


Advisory - Character Day Part 2


HW - Finish Reluctant God Response for Ch. 2

Hands-On-History Ancient Egypt Friday

Review and Main Idea Q's for Ch. 5, Les. 3

WOD Quiz Tomorrow

Agenda for Wednesday, January 9, 2019


Agenda for 1/9


Literary Essay Business

Growing BIG ideas about a character

How do you write about a character?


Egypt Ch. 5, Lesson 3 - Note Packet Notes / Discussion

Old Kingdom - Age of Pyramids

Menes' (Narmer) Unification of Upper and Lower Egypt


Reluctant God - Finish Ch. 1 - Journal Responses to Questions


HW - FInish Reluctant God Ch. 1 Responses

Review and Main Idea Q's for Ch. 5, Les. 3 - Pg.165-170 Due on Friday


Hands-On-History Ancient Egypt on Friday!

WOD Quiz Friday

Agenda for Tuesday, January 8, 2019


Agenda for 1/8


Independent Reading - Signposts

WOD Review and Grammar

Egypt - Journal of Nakht


Egypt - Ch. 5 Les. 2 - Note Packet Notes Share-Out


Intro to Reluctant God - Background - Egypt's Middle Kingdom, Twelfth Dynasty - Amenemhats and Senuserts

Prologue and Beginning of Chapter 1


HW - Finish Note Packet Notes for Egypt Ch. 5, Les. 2

WOD Quiz Friday

Read for Reading Wheel

Agenda for Thursday, December 20, 2018 - Minimum Day Schedule


Agenda for 12/20


Reading Wheel DUE!!!


Journal of Nakht - Signposts


Egypt Ch. 5, Les. 2 - Table Research/Notes Continued

Religion of Egypt - Life and Afterlife - Book of the Dead

Egyptian Myths



HW - Have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!!


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