Sixth Grade Curriculum:
The sixth grade curriculum revolves around Ancient History. The learning delves into the past to learn about ancient cultures such as Mesopotamia, Egypt, Greece, India and China. As the class studies these ancient cultures they discover their unique contributions to the world and how they affect us today. Women’s roles in each society are emphasized and studied and compared to cultures today. Throughout the year the students research topics of interest and share their discoveries with the class.
Seventh Grade Curriculum:
Seventh Grade Social Studies is the first year of a two-year curriculum on United States History. The year begins with the first ancient civilizations living in North and South America such as the Incas, Mayas and Aztecs. The learning continues with emphasis on the Explorers, their discoveries and their affects on the people of the New World and the impact on the rest of the world. The students study different colonies and their relationships with the Native Americans and how the colonies developed into one united country despite the hardships and struggles. The year finishes with more modern history of the United States; the philosophies behind the type of government developed and debunk common misconceptions as the students uncover the true history of this nation.
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