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TN.6.SIXTH GRADE SOCIAL STUDIES - World History and Geography: Early Civilizations Through the Fall of the Western Roman Empire

SIXTH GRADE SOCIAL STUDIES - World History and Geography: Early Civilizations Through the Fall of the Western Roman Empire
Foundations of Human Civilization: c. 10,000-3500 BCE
Overview: Students will learn proper time designations and analyze the development and characteristics of civilizations, including the effects of the Agricultural Revolution.
6.01. Identify the meaning of time designations and abbreviations used by historians, including: BC / BCE; AD / CE; Circa (c. or ca), decades, centuries [H]
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6.04. Identify and explain the importance of the following key characteristics of civilizations: Culture; Government; Religion; Social structure; Stable food supply; Technology; Writing [C, E, G, H, P]
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Ancient Mesopotamia: c. 3500-1700 BCE
Overview: Students will analyze the geographic, political, economic, and cultural structures of the civilization of ancient Mesopotamia.
6.05. Identify and locate geographical features of ancient Mesopotamia, including: Black Sea; Euphrates River; Mediterranean Sea; Persian Gulf; Tigris River; Zagros Mountains [G]
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6.06. Explain how geographic and climatic features led to the region being known as the Fertile Crescent. [G, H]
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6.07. Explain how irrigation, silt, metallurgy, production of tools, use of animals, slave labor, and inventions such as the wheel, sail, and plow led to advancements in agriculture. [C, E, H]
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6.08. Analyze how advancements in agriculture in Sumer led to economic growth, expansion of trade and transportation, and the emergence of independent city-states. [C, E, G, H, P]
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6.09. Explain the basic concepts of monarchy and empire, and identify Mesopotamia as the regional location of the world’s first empire. [G, H, P]
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6.10. Explain the concept of polytheism and its presence in Mesopotamia, with respect to beliefs about the relationship of deities to the natural world and their importance in everyday life. [C, H]
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6.11. Identify important achievements of the Mesopotamian civilization, including cuneiform, clay tablets, and ziggurats, and identify the Epic of Gilgamesh as the oldest written epic. [C, E, H]
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6.12. Analyze the impact of the introduction of written law in the Code of Hammurabi, and explain its basic principles of justice. [C, E, H, P]
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Ancient Egypt: c. 3000-700 BCE
Overview: Students will analyze the geographic, political, economic, and cultural structures of ancient Egypt.
6.13. Identify and locate geographical features of ancient Egypt, including: Mediterranean Sea; Nile Delta; Nile River; Red Sea; The regions of Upper and Lower Egypt; The Sahara [G, H]
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6.14. Explain how agricultural practices impacted life and economic growth in ancient Egypt, including the use of irrigation and development of a calendar. [C, E, G, H]
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6.15. Explain the structure of ancient Egyptian society, including: Relationships between groups of people; How social classes were organized by occupation; Positions of pharaohs as god/kings; Role of slaves [C, E, H, P]
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6.16. Explain the polytheistic religion of ancient Egypt, with respect to beliefs about the afterlife, the reasons for mummification, and the use of pyramids. [C, H]
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6.17. Analyze the impact of key figures from ancient Egypt, including: Growth under the leadership of Queen Hatshepsut and her economic policies; Ramses the Great’s military conquests leading to growth of the kingdom; Significance of the discovery of Tutankhamu
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6.18. Analyze the achievements of ancient Egyptian civilization, including: hieroglyphics, papyrus, and the pyramids and Sphinx at Giza. [C, E, G, H]
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6.19. Examine the cultural diffusion of ancient Egypt with surrounding civilizations through trade and conflict, including its relationship with Nubia. [C, E, G, H, P]
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Ancient India: c. 2500-400 BCE
Overview: Students will analyze the geographic, political, economic, and cultural structures of ancient India.
6.25. Identify and locate geographical features of ancient India, including: Ganges River; Himalayan Mountains; Indian Ocean; Indus River; Monsoon winds; Subcontinent of India [G]
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6.27. Describe the social structure of the caste system, and explain its effect on everyday life in ancient India. [C, E, H, P]
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Ancient Greece: c. 800-300 BCE
Overview: Students will analyze the geographic, political, economic, and cultural structures of ancient Greece.
6.39. Identify and locate geographical features of ancient Greece, including: Asia Minor; Athens; Macedonia; Mediterranean Sea; Peloponnesian peninsula; Sparta [G]
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6.40. Analyze how the geographical features of ancient Greece, including its mountainous terrain and access to the Mediterranean Sea, contributed to its organization into city-states, role in maritime trade, and colonies in the Mediterranean. [C, E, G, H, P]
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6.41. Examine the concept of the polis in Greek city-states, including the ideas of: citizenship, civic participation, and the rule of law. [C, H, P]
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6.42. Explain the basic concepts of direct democracy and oligarchy. [C, H, P]
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6.43. Explain the characteristics of the major Greek city-states of Athens and Sparta, including: Advantages of each geographic location; Approaches to education; Practice of slavery; Status of women; Styles of government [C, E, G, H, P]
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6.44. Analyze the causes and consequences of the Persian Wars, including the role of Athens and its cooperation with Sparta to defend the Greek city-states. [C, H, P]
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6.45. Analyze the causes and consequences of the Peloponnesian Wars, including how the growing political conflict between Athens and Sparta led to war and left the city-states open to conquest by the Macedonians. [C, H, P]
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6.46. Explain the polytheistic religion of ancient Greece, with respect to beliefs about the humanlike qualities of the deities, their importance in everyday life, and the emergence of the Olympic Games to honor Zeus. [C, H]
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6.47. Explain the historical significance of ancient Greek literature, including how the Iliad and the Odyssey provide insight into the life of the ancient Greeks. [C, H]
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6.48. Examine the influence of ancient Greek philosophers (e.g., Aristotle, Plato, and Socrates) and their impact on education and society in Greece. [C, H, P]
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6.49. Describe the purposes of major Greek architecture, including the Parthenon and the Acropolis. [C, H, P]
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6.50. Explain the unification of the Greek city-states by Macedonia, and analyze the impact of Alexander the Great and the diffusion of Hellenistic culture. [C, E, G, H, P]
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Ancient Rome: c. 500 BCE-500 CE
Overview: Students will analyze the geographic, political, economic, and cultural structures of ancient Rome.
6.51. Identify and locate the geographical features of ancient Rome, including: Constantinople; Italian Alps; Italian Peninsula; Mediterranean Sea; Rome; Tiber River [G]
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6.52. Analyze how the geographical location of ancient Rome contributed to its political and economic growth in the Mediterranean region and beyond. [E, G, H, P]
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6.53. Describe the government of the Roman Republic, including: Branches of government; Checks and balances; Civic participation; Representative democracy; The rule of law and the Twelve Tables [C, H, P]
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6.54. Describe the class system of ancient Rome, including the role of patricians, plebeians, and slaves in Roman society. [C, E, H, P]
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6.55. Describe the characteristics of Julius Caesar’s rule, including: Leadership in the military; Popularity amongst plebeians; Role as dictator for life; Assassination [C, E, G, H, P]
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6.56. Analyze the influence of Augustus Caesar, including the establishment of the Roman Empire and its political, geographic, and economic expansion during the Pax Romana. [C, E, G, H, P]
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6.57. Analyze how innovations in engineering and architecture contributed to Roman expansion, including the role of: Aqueducts; Arches; Bridges; The Colosseum; Domes; Roads; Sanitation [C, G, H, P]
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6.58. Explain the polytheistic religion of ancient Rome, with respect to beliefs about the humanlike qualities of the deities and their importance in everyday life. [C, H, P]
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6.59. Describe the origins and central features of Christianity: Key Person(s) Jesus, Paul; Sacred Texts: The Bible; Basic Beliefs: monotheism, sin and forgiveness, eternal life, Jesus as the Messiah [C, G, H, P]
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6.61. Explain the division of the Roman Empire into East and West, and identify the later establishment of Constantinople as the capital by Constantine. [C, H, P]
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6.62. Analyze the fall of the Western Roman Empire, including difficulty governing its large territory, political corruption, economic instability, and attacks by Germanic tribes, and identify the continuation of the Eastern Roman Empire as the Byzantine Empire
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TN.SSP.Social Studies Practices

Social Studies Practices
SSP.01. Collect data and information from a variety of primary and secondary sources, including:
SSP.01.2. Graphic representations (e.g., maps, timelines, charts, photographs, artwork)
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SSP.01.3. Artifacts
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SSP.02. Critically examine a primary or secondary source in order to:
SSP.02.2. Distinguish the difference between fact and opinion
SSP.02.3. Draw inferences and conclusions
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SSP.02.5. Assess the strengths and limitations of arguments
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SSP.04. Construct and communicate arguments citing supporting evidence to:
SSP.04.1. Demonstrate and defend an understanding of ideas
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Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Scientific Revolution
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SSP.04.2. Compare and contrast viewpoints
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SSP.04.3. Illustrate cause and effect
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SSP.05. Develop historical awareness by:
SSP.05.3. Evaluating how unique circumstances of time and place create context and contribute to action and reaction
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Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The American Revolution
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Aztecs
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Incas
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Maya
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Protestant Reformation
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Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Revolution
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SSP.05.4. Identifying patterns of continuity and change over time, making connections to the present
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Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Aztecs
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Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Scientific Revolution
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SSP.06. Develop a geographic awareness by:
SSP.06.1. Using the geographic perspective to determine relationships, patterns, and diffusion across space at multiple scales (e.g., local, national, global).
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SSP.06.2. Determining the use of diverse types of maps based on their origin, structure, context, and validity
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SSP.06.3. Analyzing locations, conditions, and connections of places and using maps to investigate spatial relationships
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SSP.06.4. Analyzing interaction between humans and the physical environment
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SSP.06.5. Examining how geographic regions and perceptions of regions are fluid across time and space
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