Social Studies 6th Grade Set
Early humans are studied: hunter-gather societies, Neanderthal and Cro-Magnon Humans, and prehistoric tools. The theory of evolution is discussed alongside what is revealed in scientific evidence. Ancient History including Mesopotamia, Egypt, Kush and Nubia are studied and a report is given by the student. Students are expected to choose a topic, research ideas, take notes, organize an outline, write a rough draft, complete a bibliography, write a final copy and give an oral report. Map skills are utilized throughout the year demonstrating their knowledge of The Balkan Peninsula, Greece, Egypt, Rome and China. The regions, events and people of China and Rome are studied. Also studied are Ancient Rome, the Birth of Christianity, Moses and the Ten Commandments, and Abraham, Father of Many nations.
Sixth grade social studies curriculum includes the study of early humans, the development of tools, patterns of migration, how civilizations develop, and the role of religion. Students study the people and events of ancient history including Egypt, Nubia, Kush, and Mesopotamia. They choose a topic, research ideas, take notes, organize an outline, write a rough draft, write a bibliography, write a final copy, and give an oral report of their findings. The students utilize map skills throughout the year demonstrating their knowledge of The Balkan Peninsula, Greece, Egypt, India, Rome, and China. Sixth grade students study the regions of China and Rome and the events and people that shaped those societies. They study ancient Rome, the Birth of Christianity, Moses and the Ten Commandments, and Abraham the Father of Many Nations.
Starline Press is a character-based, state standards aligned, individualized and independent learning curriculum. Social Studies programs cover grade specific social studies topics including history, geography, citizenship, government and economics. Aligned to California state standards, each grade level provides self-directed instruction with minimal teacher supervision. Grades 3-8 complete twelve units (booklets) per year, with a suggested 3 week completion time frame. Grades 9-12 complete 5 booklets per semester or 10 per year. Consumable booklets are colorfully illustrated soft cover, although newer printings are more like booklets and do not have the perfect binding and glossy covers. Each grade level incorporates vocabulary lists, fill in the blank questions, chapter reviews, and unit tests, and writing assignments including reports and term papers. Please see publisher website for CA state standards correlation. Sold only as complete sets which include answer and test keys. ~ Deanne