• Sixth Grade Curriculum Map

     

     Curriculum Map

    Lonoke School District

    2019-2020 Grade:  6  Subject:  Social Studies

    Sandra Tester



    1st 9 weeks

     

    Framework

    Module

    Skills

    C.C.S.S.

    Era  1 



    Beginnings

    H.13.6.1 Compare hunter-gatherer and agrarian societies

    H.13.6.4 Construct arguments about characteristics necessary for a civilization using multiple sources

    E.4.6.1 Examine ways trade-offs have allowed civilizations to get the most out of scarce resources

    E.4.6.2 Analyze historical developments in various regions across the world to 1500 C.E. using models of economic decision making

    E.5.6.1 Analyze ways division of labor and specialization affected the development of civilizations

    G.10.6.1 Analyze relationships between human settlements and movements and the location and use of natural resources in various regions up to 1500 C.E.

















    Era 2

     

    Early Civilizations

    H.13.6.3 Analyze early river valley civilizations to determine similarities and differences, using a variety of sources

    H.13.6.5 Compare characteristics, contributions, and achievements of early river valley civilizations

    H.13.6.2 Construct arguments about lasting achievements of early civilizations using multiple sources

    H.13.6.6 Identify social and cultural effects of militarization and the emergence of new kingdoms on early civilizations

    H.13.6.8 Analyze the significance of contributions made by major empires and civilizations of the world

    C.1.6.1 Examine origins and purposes of government to 1500 C.E.

    C.1.6.2 Compare origins, functions, structure, and different forms of executive leadership in systems of government in a variety of civilizations

    C.3.6.1 Evaluate the function and effects of rules, laws and treaties on civilizations to 1500 C.E.

    E.5.6.3 Compare effects of supply and demand on early markets

    E.6.6.3 Investigate ways that governments in different regions pay for the goods and services they provide

    E.6.6.4 Analyze the economic development of civilizations to 1500 C.E. using data

    E.6.6.5 Evaluate effects of war and conflict on societies and civilizations to 1500 C.E. using economic factors

    G.9.6.1 Analyze effects of human-generated changes in the physical environment in various places and regions over time up to 1500 C.E.

    G.9.6.3 Analyze ways climate and environmental characteristics influenced where groups lived and how they adjusted to the environment in various civilizations up to 1500 C.E.

    G.10.6.3 Analyze the impact of global population shifts in various eras and regions



    Beginnings of Human Civilization to 4000 B.C.E.


















    Early Civilizations 4000-1000 B.C.E.








    Compare hunter-gatherer and agrarian societies

      • tools
      • shelter
      • diet
      • use of fire
      • cave paintings

     

    • artifacts

     

    • clothing
    • rituals
    • daily life
    • gender roles

     

    Construct arguments about lasting achievements of early civilizations using multiple sources



    Analyze early river valley civilizations to determine similarities and differences using a variety of sources

     

    • artifacts

     

    • Epic of Gilgamesh
    • hieroglyphics
    • oracle bones 



    Construct arguments about characteristics necessary for a civilization using multiple sources 

      • writing systems
      • government
      • religion
      • specialization of labor
      • technology

     

    • economic systems

     

    • education



    Reading

    RH.6-8.2 Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of the source distinct from prior knowledge or opinions.

     

    RH.6-8.3 Identify key steps in a text’s description of a process related to history/social studies (e.g., how a bill becomes law, how interest rates are raised or lowered).

     

    RH.6-8.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary specific to domains related to history/social studies.

     

    Writing

    WHST.6-8.2 Write informative/explanatory texts, including the narration of historical events, scientific procedures/ experiments, or technical processes.

     

    WHST.6-8.2.a Introduce a topic clearly, previewing what is to follow; organize ideas, concepts, and information into broader categories as appropriate to achieving purpose; include formatting (e.g., headings), graphics (e.g., charts, tables), and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.

     

    WHST.6-8.2b Develop the topic with relevant, well-chosen facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples.

     

    WHST.6-8.4 Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.





















    Activities

    Assessments

    Resources

    Frame Visual Device on Rules

    Writing on a memory with object

    Presentation of memory

    Graphic Organizers

    Projects

    Writing rubric

    Rubric on presentation

    Chapter/Quiz Assessments

    Wilfred Gordon McDonald Partridge by Mem Fox

    Discovering our Past-A History of the World

    Chromebook Research

    2nd 9 weeks

    Framework

    Module

    Skills

    C.C.S.S.

    Era 2



    Early Civilizations

    H.13.6.3 Analyze early river valley civilizations to determine similarities and differences, using a variety of sources

    H.13.6.5 Compare characteristics, contributions, and achievements of early river valley civilizations

    H.13.6.2 Construct arguments about lasting achievements of early civilizations using multiple sources

    H.13.6.6 Identify social and cultural effects of militarization and the emergence of new kingdoms on early civilizations

    H.13.6.8 Analyze the significance of contributions made by major empires and civilizations of the world

    C.1.6.1 Examine origins and purposes of government to 1500 C.E.

    C.1.6.2 Compare origins, functions, structure, and different forms of executive leadership in systems of government in a variety of civilizations

    C.3.6.1 Evaluate the function and effects of rules, laws and treaties on civilizations to 1500 C.E.

    E.5.6.3 Compare effects of supply and demand on early markets

    E.6.6.3 Investigate ways that governments in different regions pay for the goods and services they provide

    E.6.6.4 Analyze the economic development of civilizations to 1500 C.E. using data

    E.6.6.5 Evaluate effects of war and conflict on societies and civilizations to 1500 C.E. using economic factors

    G.9.6.1 Analyze effects of human-generated changes in the physical environment in various places and regions over time up to 1500 C.E.

    G.9.6.3 Analyze ways climate and environmental characteristics influenced where groups lived and how they adjusted to the environment in various civilizations up to 1500 C.E.

    G.10.6.3 Analyze the impact of global population shifts in various eras and regions















    Era 3

     

    Classical Civilizations

    H.13.6.7 Compare reasons for the rise and decline of major empires and civilizations using a variety of sources

    H.13.6.8 Analyze the significance of contributions made by major empires and civilizations of the world

    H.13.6.9 Examine causes and effects of conflict within and among the major empires

    C.1.6.3 Compare structure of government and functions of civilizations in different times and places

    C.1.6.4 Compare power, rules, and responsibilities of civil societies in different times and places

    C.2.6.1 Compare ways in which various civilizations foster social responsibility and civic virtues

    C.2.6.3 Analyze rights, responsibilities, and privileges of individuals in various societies to 1500 C.E.

    C.2.6.4 Examine civic virtues that guide government, society, and communities over time

    E.5.6.2 Analyze ways human, natural, and capital resources were organized to produce and deliver goods and services in early civilizations to 1500 C.E.

    E.6.6.1 Analyze the development of currency as a medium of exchange

    G.9.6.2 Analyze ways cultural characteristics influenced population distribution in various civilizations up to 1500 C.E.

    G.10.6.2 Analyze effects of environmental and cultural characteristics on the distribution and movement of people, goods, and ideas in various regions of the world using multiple sources of information












    Early Civilizations 4000-1000 B.C.E. (cont.)













    Classical Traditions, Major Religions, and Giant Empires 1000 B.C.E.-300 C.E.

    Compare characteristics, contributions, and achievements of early river valley civilizations

    • Mesopotamia
    • Egypt
    • Indus River Valley
    • China

     

    Identify social and cultural effects of militarization and the emergence of new kingdoms on early civilizations

    • chariot transport
    • warfare
    • invaders



    Compare reasons for the rise and decline of major empires and civilizations using a variety of sources

    • Greece
    • Gupta
    • China
    • Rome 
    • Olmec

     

    Analyze the significance of contributions made by major empires and civilizations of the world

    • concept of zero
    • crossbow
    • architecture
    • government
    • calendar

    Reading

    RH.6-8.2 Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of the source distinct from prior knowledge or opinions.

     

    RH.6-8.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary specific to domains related to history/social studies.

     

    RH.6-8.5 Describe how a text presents information (e.g., sequentially, comparatively, causally).

     

    RH.6-8.8 Distinguish among fact, opinion, and reasoned judgment in a text.

     

    Writing

    WHST.6-8.2 Write informative/explanatory texts, including the narration of historical events, scientific procedures/ experiments, or technical processes.

     

    WHST.6-8.2.A Introduce a topic clearly, previewing what is to follow; organize ideas, concepts, and information into broader categories as appropriate to achieving purpose; include formatting (e.g., headings), graphics (e.g., charts, tables), and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.

     

    WHST.6-8.2.B Develop the topic with relevant, well-chosen facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples.

     

    WHST.6-8.4 Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.

     

    Activities

    Assessments

    Resources

    Frame Visual Device on Rules

    Writing on a memory with object

    Presentation of memory

    Graphic Organizers

    Projects

    Writing rubric

    Rubric on presentation

    Chapter/Quiz Assessments

    Discovering our Past-A History of the World

    Chromebook Research

    3rd 9 weeks

    Framework

    Module

    Skills

    C.C.S.S.

    Era 3

     

    Classical Civilizations

    H.13.6.7 Compare reasons for the rise and decline of major empires and civilizations using a variety of sources

    H.13.6.8 Analyze the significance of contributions made by major empires and civilizations of the world

    H.13.6.9 Examine causes and effects of conflict within and among the major empires

    C.1.6.3 Compare structure of government and functions of civilizations in different times and places

    C.1.6.4 Compare power, rules, and responsibilities of civil societies in different times and places

    C.2.6.1 Compare ways in which various civilizations foster social responsibility and civic virtues

    C.2.6.3 Analyze rights, responsibilities, and privileges of individuals in various societies to 1500 C.E.

    C.2.6.4 Examine civic virtues that guide government, society, and communities over time

    E.5.6.2 Analyze ways human, natural, and capital resources were organized to produce and deliver goods and services in early civilizations to 1500 C.E.

    E.6.6.1 Analyze the development of currency as a medium of exchange

    G.9.6.2 Analyze ways cultural characteristics influenced population distribution in various civilizations up to 1500 C.E.

    G.10.6.2 Analyze effects of environmental and cultural characteristics on the distribution and movement of people, goods, and ideas in various regions of the world using multiple sources of information











    Era 4



    Early Civilizations

    H.13.6.3 Analyze early river valley civilizations to determine similarities and differences, using a variety of sources

    H.13.6.5 Compare characteristics, contributions, and achievements of early river valley civilizations

    H.13.6.2 Construct arguments about lasting achievements of early civilizations using multiple sources

    H.13.6.6 Identify social and cultural effects of militarization and the emergence of new kingdoms on early civilizations

    H.13.6.8 Analyze the significance of contributions made by major empires and civilizations of the world

    C.1.6.1 Examine origins and purposes of government to 1500 C.E.

    C.1.6.2 Compare origins, functions, structure, and different forms of executive leadership in systems of government in a variety of civilizations

    C.3.6.1 Evaluate the function and effects of rules, laws and treaties on civilizations to 1500 C.E.

    E.5.6.3 Compare effects of supply and demand on early markets

    E.6.6.3 Investigate ways that governments in different regions pay for the goods and services they provide

    E.6.6.4 Analyze the economic development of civilizations to 1500 C.E. using data

    E.6.6.5 Evaluate effects of war and conflict on societies and civilizations to 1500 C.E. using economic factors

    G.9.6.1 Analyze effects of human-generated changes in the physical environment in various places and regions over time up to 1500 C.E.

    G.9.6.3 Analyze ways climate and environmental characteristics influenced where groups lived and how they adjusted to the environment in various civilizations up to 1500 C.E.

    G.10.6.3 Analyze the impact of global population shifts in various eras and regions


















    Classical Traditions, Major Religions, and Giant Empires 1000 B.C.E.-300 C.E

    (cont.)













    Expanding Zones of Exchange and Encounter 300 C.E- 1000 C.E.

     

    Examine causes and effects of conflict within and among the major empires

    • Persian War
    • Punic Wars
    • Greek city-states

     

    Examine key concepts and influences of major belief systems and societies

    • Buddhism
    • Christianity
    • Confucianism
    • Hinduism
    • Judaism

     

    Analyze the rise and contributions of major empires and civilizations of the world using a variety of sources 

    (decimal, art, literature, Code of Justinian, Li Bo, Al Bakir)

    • African kingdoms
    • Byzantine Empire
    • Muslim empires
    • Tang China
    • Maya

     

    Examine causes and effects of conflict within and among the major empires and civilizations

     

    Evaluate how the fall of the Roman Empire affected Europe

    • Norse invasions
    • rise of the power of the Roman Catholic Church
    • Frankish Kingdoms
    • Charlemagne

     

    Examine key concepts and influences of major belief systems on societies

    • Buddhism
    • Christianity
    • Confusionism
    • Hinduism
    • Judaism
    • Islam

     

    H.6-8.2 Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of the source distinct from prior knowledge or opinions.

     

    RH.6-8.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary specific to domains related to history/social studies.

     

    RH.6-8.6 Identify aspects of a text that reveal an author’s point of view or purpose.

     

    Writing

    WHST.6-8.2 Write informative/explanatory texts, including the narration of historical events, scientific procedures/ experiments, or technical processes.

     

    WHST.6-8.2.C Use appropriate and varied transitions to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among ideas and concepts.

     

    WHST.6-8.2.D Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.

     

    WHST.6-8.2.E Establish and maintain a formal style and objective tone.

     

    WHST.6-8.2.F Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the information or explanation presented.

     

    WHST.6-8.4 Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.

     

    Activities

    Assessments

    Resources

    Frame Visual Device on Rules

    Writing on a memory with object

    Presentation of memory

    Graphic Organizers

    Projects

    Writing rubric

    Rubric on presentation

    Chapter/Quiz Assessments

    Discovering our Past-A History of the World

    Chromebook Research

    4th 9 weeks

    Framework

    Module

    Skills

    C.C.S.S.

    Era 5

     

    Unit 5: The Middle Ages

    H.13.6.11 Analyze the rise and contributions of major empires and civilizations of the world using a variety of sources

    H.13.6.12 Examine causes and effects of conflict within and among the major empires and civilizations

    H.13.6.13 Evaluate how the fall of the Roman Empire affected Europe

    H.13.6.15 Analyze the global influence and impact of the achievements and perspectives of various individuals

    H.13.6.16 Examine effects of invaders from various regions on societies

    H.13.6.17 Analyze long-term effects of technological innovations on civilizations

    H.13.6.18 Analyze ways new ideas contributed to the development of the modern world using multiple sources and perspectives

    H.13.6.19 Analyze effects of cultural interactions and connections among societies over time

    H.13.6.20 Examine advantages and disadvantages of a growing interdependent world

    C.1.6.2 Compare origins, functions, structure, and different forms of executive leadership in systems of government in a variety of civilizations

    C.2.6.3 Analyze rights, responsibilities, and privileges of individuals in various societies to 1500 C.E.

    C.3.6.1 Evaluate the function and effects of rules, laws and treaties on civilizations to 1500 C.E.

    C.3.6.3 Explain the development of policies to address public problems in various civilizations over time

    E.4.6.2 Analyze historical developments in various regions across the world to 1500 C.E. using models of economic decision making

    E.6.6.3 Investigate ways that governments in different regions pay for the goods and services they provide

    E.6.6.4 Analyze the economic development of civilizations to 1500 C.E. using data

    E.6.6.5 Evaluate effects of war and conflict on societies and civilizations to 1500 C.E. using economic factors

    G.9.6.1 Analyze effects of human-generated changes in the physical environment in various places and regions over time up to 1500 C.E.

    G.9.6.2 Analyze ways cultural characteristics influenced population distribution in various civilizations up to 1500 C.E.

    G.10.6.2 Analyze effects of environmental and cultural characteristics on the distribution and movement of people, goods, and ideas in various regions of the world using multiple sources of information

    G.10.6.3 Analyze the impact of global population shifts in various eras and regions



































    Global Interactions

    1000 C.E.- 1500 C.E.



    Analyze the global influence and impact of the achievements and perspectives of various individuals

    • Gutenburg
    • Joan of Arc
    • Niccolo Machiavelli
    • Saladin
    • Sundiata Keita
    • Mansa Musa
    • Genghis Khan

     

    Examine effects of invaders from various regions on societies

    • disease
    • famine
    • cultural assimilation
    • Mongols
    • Vikings
    • Crusade
    • Maya
    • Aztecs

     

    Analyze long-term effects of technological innovations on civilizations

    • Zheng He’s war ships
    • printing press
    • Maya calendar
    • Great Zimbabwe

     

    Analyze new ideas contributed to the development of the modern world using multiple sources and perspectives

    • empire building
    • Humanism
    • isolationism
    • education

     

    Analyze the effects of cultural interactions and connections among societies over time

    • art
    • literature
    • religion
    • architecture
    • music
    • science
    • technology

     

    Examine advantages and disadvantages of a growing interdependent world

    • Hundred Year’s War
    • Crusades
    • Black Death
    • cultural diffusion
    • exploration
    • education
    • trade
    • tributes

    RH.6-8.2 Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of the source distinct from prior knowledge or opinions.

     

    RH.6-8.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary specific to domains related to history/social studies.

     

    RH.6-8.9 Analyze the relationship between a primary and secondary source on the same topic.

     

    Writing

    WHST.6-8.1 Write arguments focused on discipline-specific content.

    WHST.6-8.1.A Introduce claim(s) about a topic or issue, acknowledge and distinguish the claim(s) from alternate or opposing claims, and organize the reasons and evidence logically.

     

    WHST.6-8.1.B Support claim(s) with logical reasoning and relevant, accurate data and evidence that demonstrate an understanding of the topic or text, using credible sources.

     

    WHST.6-8.1.C Use words, phrases, and clauses to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among claim(s), counterclaims, reasons, and evidence.

     

    WHST.6-8.1.D Establish and maintain a formal style.

     

    WHST.6-8.1.E Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the argument presented.

     

    WHST.6-8.7 Conduct short research projects to answer a question (including a self-generated question), drawing on several sources and generating additional related, focused questions that allow for multiple avenues of exploration.

     

    WHST.6-8.8 Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, using search terms effectively; assess the credibility and accuracy of each source; and quote or paraphrase the data and conclusions of others while avoiding plagiarism and following a standard format for citation.

     

    Activities

    Assessments

    Resources

    Frame Visual Device on Rules

    Writing on a memory with object

    Presentation of memory

    Graphic Organizers

    Projects

    Writing rubric

    Rubric on presentation

    Chapter/Quiz Assessments

    Discovering our Past-A History of the World

    Chromebook Research

     

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