Sixth Grade Social Studies

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  • School Wide Materials:                                                     

    • 1 1/2 inch three ring binder                                            
    • Subject dividers with pockets                                         
    • Three hole lined paper
    • Pencils
    • Pens – three different colors
    • Highlighters – 2 to 3 different colors
    • Pen/pencil case or pouch
    • ear buds

     

    Units of Study:

    • Unit 1 – Geography
    • Unit 2 – The Beginning of Human Kind
    • Unit 3 – Ancient Mesopotamia
    • Unit 4 – Ancient Egypt
    • Unit 5 – The Ancient Hebrews and Judaism
    • Unit 6 – Ancient India
    • Unit 7 – Ancient China
    • Unit 8 – Ancient Greece
    • Unit 9 – Ancient Rome

     

    Students will also explore the various themes (GRAPES) of Social Studies while studying each unit.  These themes include a variety of systems to study.  These include:

    • Geography
    • Religion
    • Achievements
    • Politics
    • Economics
    • Social Structures

     

    Typical Homework Assignments

    • study for quizzes and tests
    • classwork not completed in class
    • reinforcement of what we learned in Social Studies
    • Every 4-5 weeks there will be a project or longer writing assignment