Scope and Sequence

Sixth-grade students will explore people, cultures and places of the contemporary world. Major units of study include geography and culture, the Americas, Europe, Russia, North Africa and Southwest Asia, Africa south of the Sahara, Asia (India, Southeast Asia, Japan, China, North and South Korea), Australia and the Pacific Rim. Through the study of these world cultures, students will gain a better understanding of how history has influenced the development of current societies and how cultures use various ways to organize government and economic systems.

1st Grading Period





North America

2nd Grading Period

Central America and the Caribbean

South America


Russia and Eurasia Republic

3rd Grading Period

Southwest Asia and North Africa

Sub Saharan Africa

4th Grading Period

South Asia

East Asia

Southeast Asia

Australia and the Pacific Realm