• This is a required course for all 6th grade students and is an integral part of the District's K-12 social studies program. This course introduces the students to the study of early civilizations. Students will explore the civilizations of Ancient Egypt, Rome, Greece and understand how these ancient civilizations have influenced our modern western civilization. A review of geography & map skills is incorporated at the beginning of the course with an emphasis on the countries and geography of Europe and Asia. This course prepares the students for further geographic study in the 7th grade, as well as provides the basis for a study of World History in 11th grade.

    Units of Study

    - Geography

    - Early Man

    - Ancient Egypt

    - Ancient Rome

    - Middle Ages

    - Ancient Greece