The course content for Sixth Grade Humanities (Gifted Support) is social studies based and focuses on these essential questions:

    Þ How and why do cultures develop, interact and change?

    Þ How does the geography affect the growth of civilizations?

    Þ What impact does trade/economics have on the organization and daily life of people?

    Þ What are the lessons that can be learned from current events?

    Þ What are the beliefs and values that have shaped government over time?

    Areas of study will include:

    Early Hominids, Early Civilizations of Mesopotamia, Egypt, India, China, and the Americas.



    "Man's mind stretched to a new idea
    never goes back to its original dimensions."
                            -Oliver Wendell Holmes
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