Welcome to Mrs. Peckham's

 6th Grade Social Studies and Grammar Website 


e-mail address: peckhams@portsmouthschoolsri.org

Homework for December 21th

Social Studies: Study for tomorrow's vocabulary quiz (sections 1,2, and Gifts of the Nile vocabulary)

Grammar: None tonight

Spelling homework packets are passed out at the beginning of each week. Students are required to complete the spelling activities by Friday. The packets will be collected at the end of each week. Each page is considered to be a separate homework assignment.

Every Friday, there will be a spelling/vocabulary quiz. Students are expected to be able to spell and know the meaning of each of their 10 spelling words.


 Welcome to the Sixth Grade social studies program! Over the course of the year, the students will be working on a variety of activities that will broaden their knowledge about the history of the ancient world, and how it still affects the world we live in today.

Our units of study will include the following:

  • A review of basic map skills
  • Mesopotamia
  • Ancient Egypt
  • Ancient Greece
  • Ancient Rome 


Materials needed:

  • 1 inch binder
  • 4 binder dividers
  • Loose leaf paper (not more than 50 sheets)
  • Pencils/erasers/hand held pencil sharpener (not battery operated please)
  • Colored pencils 


This website provides homework assignment information, binder resources, and links to information and activities relating to the curriculum.




 Internet Curriculum Links

Map Games - Brush up on your geography skill with this link to fun online games!

Sheppard Software - This site offers games in many content areas including world and US geography. 

Ancient Egypt - lots of information on this site