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Course Syllabus

6th Grade History - Ancient Civilizations

Mr. Drieling / Mrs. Mitchell

Course Description: Sixth grade students will study the beginning of early civilizations through the fall of the Roman Empire.  Students will study the geographical, social, religious, economic, and political foundations for early civilizations.  Students  will analyze the shift from nomadic societies to agricultural societies.  Students will study the development of civilizations, including the areas of Mesopotamia, Egypt, India, China, Ancient Israel, Greece, and Rome.  The study of these civilizations will include the impact of geography, early history, cultural development, and economic change.  The geographic focus will include the study of physical and political features, economic development and resources, and migration patterns.  The sixth grade will conclude with the decline and fall of the Roman Empire.  This course will be the first concentrated study of world history and geography and will utilize appropriate informational texts and primary sources.

1st 12 weeks-August 1-November 1

      Progress Reports-Aug. 28 and Sept. 26

      Report Cards-Nov. 9

TOPICS OF STUDY:

  • PreHistory

  • Ancient Mesopotamia

  • Ancient Israel

 

2nd 12 weeks-November 2-February 15

   Progress Reports-Dec. 4 and Feb. 15

   Report Cards-Feb. 22

TOPICS OF STUDY:

  • Ancient Egypt

  • Ancient India

  • Ancient China

 

3rd 12 weeks- February 16-May 17

  Progress Reports- March 16 and April 20

  Report Cards- May 21

TOPICS OF STUDY:

  • Ancient Greece

  • Ancient Rome

  • Preparation and review for state testing

GRADING SCALE

A  100 - 93

B  92 - 85

C  84 - 75

D  74 - 70

F  70 and Below

    We are looking forward to a great year of exciting learning! History Rocks!

Mr. Tony Drieling

Mrs. Kimberly Mitchell

Feel free to contact us through email anytime:

tony.drieling@chestercountyschools.org

kimberly.mitchell@chestercountyschools.org

All information is subject to change at anytime.

 

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