Social Studies Curriculum – Grade 6

The sixth-grade social studies program emphasizes the interdependence of all people, with a focus on the Eastern Hemisphere. Students learn how geography and economics shape social/cultural, political and historic aspects of life in this part of the world. Concepts and themes include: Change, Identity, Needs and Wants, Technology, Culture, Interdependence, Empathy, Values, The World in Spatial Terms, Place and Regions, Human Systems, Physical Systems, Nation/State, Environment and Society, Economic Systems, Scarcity, Government, Citizenship and Civic Life.

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