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                                                                                               Grade 6 Social Studies (Master)
Teacher: Amy Piacentino

 Month          Content/Essential Questions                                  Skills                                                     Activities/Resources                                               Assessment
August      Geography: Pre-Assessment of the              Geography                                       Geography:                                                                            Geography:
2008        location of countries, continents, deserts,       3.A.1 Power Indicator: Place countries,      continent pie, library for continent research, desk maps, labeling maps, clothing
            mountain ranges and bodies of water of the    cities, deserts, mountain ranges and            tags activities,                                                                      pretest/posttest, vocabulary test
            world                                         bodies of water on the continents on            vocabulary flashcards
                                                          which they are located.                         atlases, country and political, physical thematic, world maps
                                                                                                          Geography Alive



            Geography: * Continents divided into          Geography                                       Geography:
                       countries                              3.A.1 Power Indicator: Place countries,                                                                                           Geography:
                                                          cities, deserts, mountain ranges and
                                                          bodies of water on the continents on
                                                          which they are located.


                                                             5.A.2 Describe how the world is divided
                                                          into countries that claim sovereignty over
                                                          territory, and countries may be further
                                                          divided into states or provinces that contain
                                                          cities and towns.

                                                             5A.3a-c Explain ways that countries
                                                          interact with each other including:
                                                          a. diplomacy
                                                          b. treaties
                                                          c. international meetings and exchanges,
                                                          e.g., United Nations




September   Geography: (continued from Aug.)              Geography                                       Geography                                                                             Geography
2008                                                         3.C.5 Power Indicator: Place countries,
            * Continents divided into countries           cities, deserts, mountain ranges and            Geography Alive
             *Forms of government                         bodies of water on the continents on
                                                          which they are located.
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Piacentino                                                 Grade 6 Social Studies(Master)                                                   Delaware City Schools Consensus Maps

 Month          Content/Essential Questions                                 Skills                                                  Activities/Resources                                      Assessment
                                                            3.A.2 Use coordinates of latitude and
                                                         longitude to locate points on a world map.



             Government: Forms of Government             Government                                     Government
                                                           5.C.4: Describe the defining
                                                         characteristics of democracies, monarchies                                                                                Government
                                                         and dictatorships.

                                                           6.B.2 Compare the rights and
                                                         responsibilities of citizens living under
                                                         various systems of government
             Economics:                                                                                 Economics                                                                  Economics
             What events or ideas would prompt one to    Economics
             become an entrepreneur?                       4 A.1Power Indicator: Explain how the
                                                         availability of productive resources and
                                                         entrepreneurship affects the production of
             When do you ( the student) use trade-offs   goods and services in different world
             (opportunity costs) in your life?           regions.


                                                           4.A.2 Explain that most decisions
                                                         involve trade-offs and give examples
             History: Chronology                                                                        History: Chronology                                                        History: Chronology
              What is the best strategy for placing
             B.C/B.C.E and A.D./C.E. events in order     History: Chronology                            ODE lesson                                                                 timeline
             on a timeline?                                1.A.1: Construct a multiple-tier time line                                                                               ODE pretest/posttest
                                                         from a list of events and interpret the
             Timelines                                   relationships between the events.

                                                            1 A.2: Arrange dates in order on a time
                                                         line using the conventions of BC and AD
                                                         or BCE and CE.
             Early Civilizations: Paleolithic Era                                                       Early Civilizations: Paleolithic Era                                       Early Civilizations: Paleolithic
             Hunting and gathering                                                                                                                                                 Era
             tool making                                 Early Civilizations: Paleolithic Era           Early man (hominids) “T” charts
             use of fire                                    1.B.3 Power Indicator: Describe the         History Alive                                                              Group presentations/posters
             domestication of plants and animals         early cultural development of humankind        Vocabulary flashcards, artifact sort, Venn diagram, Video Streaming,
             organizing societies                        from the Paleolithic Era to the revolution
             governance                                  of agriculture.

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Piacentino                                                  Grade 6 Social Studies(Master)                                                  Delaware City Schools Consensus Maps

 Month          Content/Essential Questions                                  Skills                                                  Activities/Resources                                     Assessment
             How could early man have survived            a: hunting and gathering
             without the use of modern technology?        b: tool making
                                                          c: use of fire
                                                          d: domestication of plants and animals
                                                          e: organizing societies
                                                          f: governance




October      Early Civilizations: Paleolithic Era         Early Civilizations: Paleolithic Era          Early Civilizations: Paleolithic Era                                       Early Civilizations: Paleolithic
2008         Hunting and gathering                        Hunting and gathering                         Hunting and gathering                                                      Era
             tool making                                     1.B.3 Describe the early cultural                                                                                     Hunting and gathering
             use of fire                                  development of humankind from the
             domestication of plants and animals          Paleolithic Era to the revolution of
             organizing societies                         agriculture.
             governance                                    A: hunting and gathering
             Agricultural Revolution****                   b: tool making
                                                           c: use of fire
             How could early man have survived             d: domestication of plants and animals
             without the use of modern technology?         e: organizing societies
                                                           f: governance




             Early Civilizations: Tigris and Euphrates    Early Civilizations: Tigris & Euphrates       Early Civilizations: Tigris and Euphrates(Mesopotamia)                     Early Civilizations: Tigris and
             River Valley (Mesopotamia)                   River Valley (Mesopotamia)                                                                                               Euphrates(Mesopotamia)
                                                             5.A.1.a Power Indicator: Explain
                                                          reasons for the creation of government        Geography Alive, History Alive, Vocabulary flashcards, maps                posttest
             How can ancient artifacts, dwellings, and    such as                                       labeling maps                                                              vocabulary quiz
             remains help archaeologists infer/conclude   a. protecting lives, liberty, and property.
             about a specific culture?
                                                            5.A.1a Explain reasons for the creation     Sumerian/Babylonian notes
                                                          of government such as:                        Hammurabi’s Laws comparison chart
                                                                                                        ancient civilizations comparison chart

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Piacentino                                                   Grade 6 Social Studies(Master)                                                    Delaware City Schools Consensus Maps

 Month          Content/Essential Questions                                   Skills                                                   Activities/Resources                                     Assessment
                                                             5.A.1.a protecting lives, liberty,
                                                           and property

                                                             5.A.1.b Power Indicator: Providing
                                                           services that individuals cannot provide
                                                           for themselves.

                                                             1.B.4 Power Indicator: Compare the
                                                           geographic, political, economic and social
                                                           characteristics of the river civilizations in
                                                           the Tigris and Euphrates river valley
                                                           before 1000BC including:
                                                           1.B.4.a location
                                                           1.B.4.b government
                                                           1.B.4.c religion
                                                           1.B.4.d agriculture


                                                             7B.4 Read and interpret pictographs, bar
                                                           graphs, line graphs, circle graphs, tables
                                                           and flow charts.




November     Early Civilizations: Nile (Egypt)             Early Civilizations: Nile (Egypt)               Early Civilizations: Nile (Egypt)                                          Early Civilizations: Nile (Egypt)
2008                                                           1.B.4 a-b Power Indicator: Compare
                                                           the geographic, political, economic and         Geography Alive, History Alive, Vocabulary flashcards, maps,               posttest
             How might our lives be different if our       social characteristics of the river             timelines, notes, Egypt culture questions, mapping lab,                    maps
             civilizations were located near a river and   civilizations in the Nile (Egypt) valley        ancient civilizations comparison chart, Geo kit, videos                    vocabulary quiz
             dependent upon it?                            before 1000BC including:
                                                           a. location
             What are several "main arteries" in our       b . government
             society today?                                c. religion
                                                           d. agriculture

                                                             3.C.5 Power Indicator: Describe ways
                                                           human settlements and activities are
                                                           influenced by environmental factors and

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Piacentino                                               Grade 6 Social Studies(Master)                                              Delaware City Schools Consensus Maps

 Month          Content/Essential Questions                               Skills                                               Activities/Resources                                  Assessment
                                                       processes in different places and regions
                                                       including: bodies of water, landforms,
                                                       climates, vegetation,weathering,and
                                                       seismic activity.

                                                          3.C.6.a-c Describe ways in which human
                                                       migration has an impact on the physical
                                                       and human characteristics of places
                                                       including:
                                                       a. urbanization
                                                       b. desertification
                                                       c. deforestation

                                                         7.C.5 Complete a research project that
                                                       uses a bibliography

             Economics:                                Economics:                                      Economics: "On the Move" and Tokens of Trade ODE lessons             Economics:
              How does the scattering of resources       4.B.5 Power Indicator: Explain how                       world maps
             around the world affect global trading?   supply and demand help to set the market                   Hot Lava Island simulation
                                                       clearing price for goods and services and
                                                       how prices reflect the relative scarcity of
                                                       goods and services.

                                                         3.D.9 Identify and explain primary
                                                       geographic causes for world trade
                                                       including the uneven distribution of natural
                                                       resources.

                                                         4.B Explain why trade occurs and how
                                                       historical patterns of trade have contributed
                                                       to global interdependence.

                                                         4.C.6 Distinguish between goods and
                                                       services typically produced by the private
                                                       sector and the public sector.




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Piacentino                                                Grade 6 Social Studies(Master)                                                   Delaware City Schools Consensus Maps

 Month          Content/Essential Questions                                Skills                                                    Activities/Resources                                              Assessment

December     Early Civilization: Indus Valley (India)   Early Civilization: Indus Valley (India)        Early Civilization: Indus Valley (India)                                             Early Civilization: Indus Valley
2008                                                       1.B.a-e Power Indicator: Compare the                                                                                              (India)
                                                        geographic, political, economic and social
             How can society be organized to meet the   characteristics of the river civilizations in   Geography Alive, History Alive, Vocabulary flashcards, maps,              posttest
             needs of every individual citizen?         the Indus valley before 1000BC                  timelines, notes,
                                                        including:
                                                        a. location
                                                        b. government
                                                        c. religion
                                                        d. agriculture




January      Early Civilizations: Indus River Valley    Early Civilizations: Indus                      Early Civilizations: Indus                                                           Early Civilizations: Indus
2009         (India) continued from December                1.B.4a-e Power Indicator: Compare the
                                                        geographic, political, economic and social
                                                        characteristics of the river civilizations in   Geography Alive, History Alive, Vocabulary flashcards, maps,
                                                        the Indus valley before 1000BC                  timelines, notes,
                                                        including:
                                                        a. location
                                                        b. government
                                                        c. religion
                                                        d. agriculture

                                                           2.A:Compare cultural practices,
                                                        products and perspectives of past
                                                        civilizations in order to understand
                                                        commonality and diversity of cultures.

                                                           2.B: Analyze examples of interactions
                                                        between cultural groups and explain the
                                                        factors that contribute to cooperation and
                                                        conflict.


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Piacentino                                                Grade 6 Social Studies(Master)                                                    Delaware City Schools Consensus Maps

 Month          Content/Essential Questions                               Skills                                                     Activities/Resources                                    Assessment

             Early Civilizations: Huang Ho (China)      Early Civilizations: Huang Ho (China)           Early Civilizations: Huang Ho (China)
                                                            1.B.4a-d Power Indicator: Compare the
                                                        geographic, political, economic and social                                                                                 Early Civilizations: Huang Ho
             How can geography help and hinder the      characteristics of the river civilizations in                                                                              (China)
             development of a civilization?             the Huang Ho(China) valley before
                                                        1000BC including:
                                                        a. location
                                                        b. government
                                                        c. religion
                                                        d. agriculture

                                                           3.D.8a-e: Explain push and pull factors
                                                        that cause people to migrate from place to
                                                        place including:
                                                        a. oppression/freedom
                                                        b. poverty/economic opportunity
                                                        c. cultural ties
                                                        d. political conflicts
                                                        e. environmental factors


                                                          7.B.2 Analyze information from primary
                                                        and secondary sources in order to
                                                        summarize, make generalizations and draw
                                                        conclusions.
February     Early Civilizations: China continued       Early Civilizations: China continued            Early Civilizations: China continued                                       Early Civilizations: China
2009                                                                                                                                                                               continued



             World Religions/Beliefs (Buddhism,         World Religions/Beliefs                         World Religions/Beliefs
             Christianity, Hinduism, Judaism, Islam)       2.A.2 a-e Power Indicator: Compare           ODE lesson and handouts                                                    World Religions/Beliefs
                geographic origins                      world religions and belief systems              Internet access or library books
                founders                                focusing on geographic origins, founding
                main teachings                          leaders, and teachings including:               History Alive, Vocabulary flashcards,
              (Belief systems and their impact on the   a. Buddhism                                     timelines, notes,
             daily lives of their followers)            b. Christianity                                 Religions comparison charts, library research
                                                        c. Judaism
                                                        d. Hinduism
                                                        e. Islam

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Piacentino                                         Grade 6 Social Studies(Master)                                               Delaware City Schools Consensus Maps

 Month          Content/Essential Questions                         Skills                                               Activities/Resources                                       Assessment
                                                   7B.3 Organize information using
                                                 outlines and graphic organizers


             Government: Systems of Government   Government                                   Government: ODE lesson: Tying it all Together: Conflict and Cooperation in
                                                    5.C.4 Power Indicator: Compare the        Asia
                                                 defining characteristics of democracies,
                                                 monarchies, and dictatorships.




March        Economics: Why does trade occur?    Economics:                                   Economics: Partners in trade(ODE lesson)                                     Economics:
2009
                                                   4.B.4 Power Indicator: Explain goods
                                                 and services that are imported and
                                                 exported and explain how this trade
                                                 makes countries interdependent.

                                                    7A.1a-e Power Indicator: Use multiple
                                                 sources to define essential vocabulary and
                                                 obtain information for a research project
                                                 including:
                                                 a. almanacs
                                                 b. gazetteers
                                                 c. trade books
                                                 d. periodicals
                                                 e. video tapes

                                                   7.C.6 Communicate a position on a
                                                 topic orally or in writing and support the
                                                 position with evidence.

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Piacentino                                               Grade 6 Social Studies(Master)                                                  Delaware City Schools Consensus Maps

 Month          Content/Essential Questions                               Skills                                                  Activities/Resources                                    Assessment

             Early Civilizations: Incas, Aztecs,                                                      Early Civilizations: Incas, Aztecs, Mayas, and Mississippians
             Mayas, and Mississippians
                                                       Early Civilizations: Incas, Aztecs,
             Would scientific knowledge have changed   Mayas, and Mississippians                      Geography Alive, History Alive, Vocabulary flashcards, maps,
             the customs of the MesoAmerican              1.D.5 a-e Power Indicator: Describe the     timelines, notes
             cultures?                                 characteristics of Maya, Inca, Aztec and                                                                                 Early Civilizations: Incas, Aztecs,
                                                       Mississippian civilizations including:                                                                                   Mayas, and Mississippians
                                                       a. location
                                                       b. government
                                                       c. religion
                                                       d. agriculture
                                                       e. cultural and scientific contributions




April 2009   Early Civilizations: Incas, Aztecs,       Early Civilizations: Incas, Aztecs,            Early Civilizations: Incas, Aztecs, Mayas, and Mississippians             Early Civilizations: Incas, Aztecs,
             Mayas, and Mississippians (continued)     Mayas, and Mississippians                                                                                                Mayas, and Mississippians
                                                          1.D.5 a-e Power Indicator: Describe the
                                                       characteristics of Maya, Inca, Aztec and
                                                       Mississippian civilizations including          History Alive, maps,
                                                       a. location                                    timelines, notes,
                                                       b. government
                                                       c. religion
                                                       d. agriculture
                                                       e. cultural and scientific contributions




                                                       Citizenship Rights and Responsibilities:
             Citizenship Rights and Responsibilities   Participation                                  Citizenship Rights and Responsibilities: Participation
             :Participation                              6.A.1 Power Indicator: Explain how                                                                                     Citizenship Rights and
                                                       opportunities for citizens to participate in                                                                             Responsibilities: Participation
                                                       and influence the political process differ
                                                       under various systems of government.




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Piacentino                                        Grade 6 Social Studies(Master)                                                  Delaware City Schools Consensus Maps

 Month           Content/Essential Questions                      Skills                                                 Activities/Resources                                      Assessment

May 2009     People in Societies: Interaction   People in Societies                           People in Societies                                                        People in Societies
                                                    2.B.3a-d Power Indicator: Explain
                                                factors that foster conflict or cooperation   ODE lessons: International Summit on Asia and/or Tying it All Together:
                                                among countries                               Conflict and Cooperation in Asia
                                                a. language
                                                b. religion
                                                c. types of government
                                                d. historic relationships




                                                Social Studies Skills and Methods             Social Studies Skills and Methods
                                                    7.D.7 a-e Power Indicator: Work
                                                effectively to achieve group goals:
             .                                   a. engage in active listening
                                                 b. provide feedback in a constructive
                                                manner
                                                c. help establish group goals
                                                d. take various roles within the group
                                                e. recognize contributions of others

June 2009                                          3.C.7 a-d Describe ways humans depend      ODE lesson: Consequences of Change and/or World Energy Summit
                                                on and modify the environment and the
                                                positive and negative consequences of the
                                                modifications including:
                                                a. dam building
                                                b. energy production/usage
                                                c. agriculture
                                                d. urban growth




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