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B.A in History B.A in Education C.E in Special Education
6th Grade Curriculum
This is a required course for all sixth grade students and is an integral part of the District's K-12 social studies program. This course introduces the students to the study of early civilizations. Students will explore the civilizations of Ancient Egypt, Rome, and Greece and understand how these ancient civilizations have influenced our modern western civilization. A brief review of geography & map skills is incorporated at the beginning of the course with an emphasis on the countries and geography of Europe and Asia.
This course prepares the students for further geographic study in the seventh grade, as well as provides the basis for a study of World History in eleventh grade.
Unit 1: Geography and Early Humans
Unit 2: Mesopotamia
Unit 3: Ancient Egypt
Unit 4: Ancient Greece
Unit 5: Ancient Rome
Grading Scale (See Syllabus):
50% Summative Grades (tests, summative projects)
40% Formative (quizzes, mini projects, writing)
10% Individual Practice (classwork, homework)
Google Classroom Codes:
Semester 1 Periods 1+3: xwl2m4i
Semester 1 Periods 4+6: nosvdfg
Semester 1 Periods 7+9: a6lfqj4
Please visit your child's Powerschool Portal to view all upcoming due dates for assessments, projects, and homework.