School Improvement in Maryland

Using the State Standards: Social Studies, Grade 6

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Peoples of the Nation and World:

Social Studies:

Standard 2.0 Peoples of the Nation and World

Student will understand the diversity and commonality, human interdependence, and global cooperation of the people of Maryland, the United States, and the World through a multicultural and a historic perspective.

Topic

A. Elements of Culture

Indicator

  • 1. Describe characteristics that historians use to organize people into cultures
Objectives
  1. Describe how location and environment influenced early world cultures
  2. Describe and compare elements of culture such as art, music, religion, government, social structure, education, values, beliefs and customs, from civilizations in early world history
  3. Describe the social, political, and religious character of societies in early world history

Topic

B. Cultural Diffusion

Indicator

  • 1. Explain how cultural diffusion influenced the development of cultures
Objectives
  1. Identify cultural groups within a region in early world history
  2. Describe factors that resulted in cultural diffusion, such as trade, conflict and migration
  3. Describe interactions that promoted or failed to promote relationships between groups, civilizations, empires, and nations

Indicator

  • 2. Analyze how increased diversity in early world history resulted from immigration, settlement patterns and economic development
Objectives
  1. Examine the practices and beliefs of world religions and philosophies including monotheism and polytheism
  2. Describe the impact of various religions on a civilization, such as its effect on political, economic and social systems

Topic

C. Conflict and Compromise

Indicator

  • 1. Analyze factors that affected relationships in early world history
Objectives
  1. Examine the causes and effects of social, economic, and political conflict such as the Crusades
  2. Describe the impact of trade and migration on the exchange of ideas and beliefs

Date: 1/27/2015