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    Sixth Grade Humanities:


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


    How and why do cultures develop, interact and change? 
    How does the geography affect the growth of civilizations? 
    What impact does trade/economics have on the organization and daily life of people? 
    What are the lessons that can be learned from current events? 
    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