Social Studies
"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."   
 
    -Confucius
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Dollar Street- look at how others live


More good websites!

Library of Congress
Engaging Congress
Eagle Eye Citizen

iCivics
Geoguessr
Cave Art
Google Maps
Oregon Trail
Ancient Egypt

You Are the Historian
The First Thanksgiving

Creation Myths

7 Greatest Philosophers in Chinese History

Horrible Histories


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6th grade Social Studies Curriculum
Beginnings of Man 3500 BC
 
Fertile Crescent 3500-500 BC 
 
Ancient Egypt 3100 BC-350 AD
 
Ancient India and China 2500 BC- 1911 AD
 
Ancient Greece 2000 BC-146 BC
 
Ancient Rome 900 BC-476 AD
 
Middle Ages and Renaissance 500 AD-1500 AD
 
Mayans, Aztecs and Incas 
 
Here are some things to expect from 6th grade Social Studies:
 
* first formal look at a study of the world
 
* heavy focus on geography to understand the emergence, expansion and decline of civilizations and societies from the beginning of human existence to the Age of Exploration
 
* a look at the development of economic, political and social systems
 
* an examination of the various factors that shaped the development of civilizations, societies and regions in the ancient world
 
* a study of various civilizations, societies and regions from every continent -Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas 
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