6th Grade Social Studies
Welcome to 6th grade Social Studies. In this class, students will learn to think like historians by:
developing questions and planning inquiries around essential questions
developing and supporting claims with strong evidence from multiple sources
understanding government institutions as well as current societal issues and the roles and responsibilities citizens play in each
engaging in service learning
discovering how humans and their environment impact one another
discovering connections between the ancient world and current societal issues
In our first unit, students will be answering the essential question "How does my identity influence the way I see others?"
Who am I?
What is the difference between identity and culture?
What factors shape the culture of a group, community, or society?