Social Studies
6th, 7th, 8th grades


For all grade levels
  • What is History?

  • Primary vs. Secondary Sources

  • Time Designations


  • Continents and Oceans

  • States and Capitals of the U.S.

6th grade only
  • Foundations of Human Civilization

  • Ancient Mesopotamia

  • Ancient Egypt

  • Ancient Israel

  • Ancient India

  • Ancient China

  • Ancient Greece

  • Ancient Rome

7th grade only
  • East Asia

  • Byzantine Empire

  • Southwest Asia and North Africa

  • West Africa

  • Middle Ages in Western Europe

  • Early Modern Europe

  • The Protestant Reformation

  • The Scientific Revolution

  • Indigenous Civilizations of the Americas

  • The Age of Exploration

8th grade only
  • Colonization

  • The American Revolution

  • The New Nation

  • Growth of a Young Nation

  • Sectionalism and Reform

  • The Jacksonian Era

  • Expansion and Division of the Nation

  • The Civil War

  • Reconstruction

The topics for this class (in 6th, 7th, and 8th grades only) come from the state academic standards set by the Tennessee Department of Education.

Visit the link in the sentence above if you would like to review these standards.

The topics in the "All" section are social studies basic skills selected by Mr. Roberson to introduce and use throughout the year.