• Syllabus

    6th Grade: Global Studies World Religion and Cultures of the Eastern Hemisphere early civilization - Renaissance & Reformation

    The content focus will be viewed through geographic and historical lenses. Sixth grade students will understand the cultural, religious, economic, and political systems of selected societies in the Eastern Hemisphere. Regions in the Eastern Hemisphere include the Middle East and North Africa, sub-Saharan Africa, Europe, Asia (east, south, and southeast), and Oceania.


    Think Analytically

    ● Posing and framing questions

    ● Gathering a variety of evidence

    ● Recognizing continuity and detecting change over time

    ● Utilizing chronology to examine cause and effect relationships

    ● Drawing and combining reasonable inferences from a variety of sources to build an understanding of complex questions


    Read Critically

    ● Examining, interpreting, and contextualizing primary sources focusing on author, purpose, and audience of each source

    ● Identifying and comparing historical, geographic, economic, and political science interpretations from a wide variety of secondary sources

    ● Utilizing broader understanding to discern subtext in primary and secondary sources


    Communicate Clearly

    ● Developing and defending evidenced based arguments

    ● Utilizing multiple perspectives for comprehensive explanations

    ● Practicing and cultivating a wide variety of diverse types of writing

    ● Engaging in constructive conversations around history and social science topics