In Grade 6
Social Studies, you began a
designed to take three years to complete. You learned about
longitude, climate, culture and physical features. You also named
country. In your portfolio, you should have three maps which
3. Cities and Towns
What should be in your portfolio includes:
1. Naming your country.
2. Creating a shape.
3. Locating your nation on
a world map.
4. Your country plotted out
using latitude and longitude.
5. Designing surface
features such as rivers, lakes, mountains, deserts, borders, etc.
6. Climate, vegetation and
7. Choose where your
capital, cities, towns are located.
8. Your map should include
a key or legend to help others read your map.
You can choose one of the following forms below to
tell others about your country.
These items should be included in your country:
Added features could be a flag or motto for your
Now it is time to start adding the economic piece of
Please check off and date each item as you complete.
Keep all work in your Country Folder.
#1 _____ “My Country Intro”
#2 _____ Pass in coin, currency, &
#3 _____ List of major industries &
#4 _____ List of the top five sources of
& Types of Jobs
#5 _____ List for Per Capita
& Gross Domestic Product ( GNP )
#6 _____ List of Unemployment rates
& Literacy rate
#7 _____ Ads ... Retail Newspaper Ad in
BDN which influences promoting new business & tourism brochure.
#8 _____ Business letter to neighboring
countries. Discuss why they should become trading partners with
#9 _____ Create a newspaper
headline from your country.
6/4/06 _____ PROJECT MUST BE COMPLETE AND PASSED IN
You may use any means of your choosing to complete
the work on phase 2 of your country. You may only add to and
revise previous sections of your country. Do not discard any
materials in which you are making improvements.
In grade 8, you will be adding a government to your country.