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6 th Grade Social Studies 2012-2013. Unit One. Human Geography Using a variety of maps, charts, graphs etc.. to provide an understanding of basic elements needed for the development of civilizations. Unit Two. Early Humans and the Rise of Civilizations - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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6th Grade Social Studies2012-2013

Human Geography Using a variety of maps, charts, graphs etc.. to provide an understanding of basic elements needed for the development of civilizations.Unit One

Early Humans and the Rise of Civilizations Mesopotamia, what makes a civilization, Code of Hammurabi and its impact on legal systemsUnit Two

Ancient ChinaGeography and how location influenced the people of Ancient China.Unit Three

Ancient IndiaGeography, affect of subcontinents isolation on development, Aryan Invasion (leading events)Unit Four

Ancient Egypt and MesopotamiaEgyptian geography, culture, influence of the Nile River on Egyptian development, Egyptian achievements in writing, elaborate temples and tombsUnit Five

Ancient GreeceGeography, development of city-states, culture (drama, olympics, government, etc..), influence on culture through the Mediterranean and EuropeUnit Six

Ancient RomeLife in the Roman Republic, culture (entertainment, art and architecture), religion (Roman Catholicism), the fall of the Roman Empire and events leading to itUnit Seven

Islam and Muslim EmpireGeography, adaptation to environment, origin of Islam and affect on daily lifeUnit Eight

Culture and Kingdoms of AfricaGeography, adaptation to the different regions, East Africa, created wealthUnit Nine

Classic IndiaHinduism and the Caste system, affect of religion on mobility of the peopleUnit Ten

Imperial ChinaSilk Road, how silk became principal element for economyUnit Eleven

Feudal JapanShintoism and its influence on family structureUnit Twelve

Medieval EuropeFeudal system, reasons behind the development of this systemUnit Thirteen