Grade 6 – Geography Creates History

The week of April 6 to 10, 2015

Monday – Holiday

Tuesday & Wednesday – Great Geography

Physical Features help economies grow:

1. Many natural, sheltered, deep water ports.

2. Large bodies of water: Atlantic Ocean, Gulf of Mexico, Great Lakes

3. Many navigable rivers: Connecticut, Hudson, Delaware, Chesapeake Bay and the Potomac River along the Atlantic and the Mississippi, Ohio, and Missouri Rivers west of the Appalachian Mountains.

4. Abundant rain

5. Fertile soil

Thursday – How the United States becomes a country.

The Seven Years War:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6E9WU9TGrec&list=PL8dPuuaLjXtMwmepBjTSG593eG7ObzO7s

Taxes and Smuggling:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Eytc9ZaNWyc&index=6&list=PL8dPuuaLjXtMwmepBjTSG593eG7ObzO7s

GO GREEN MONTH –  We will kick off the month’s celebrations with an assembly on Friday, April 10th from 10:25 AM-10:45 AM.

Friday – Revolution in thought.

50 States, 50 Capitals:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4V7gX_SzujE

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