Social Studies 6th Grade TN Ready TCAP Full Year Study Guide Overview

Social Studies 6th Grade TN Ready TCAP Full Year Study Guide Overview
Social Studies 6th Grade TN Ready TCAP Full Year Study Guide Overview
Social Studies 6th Grade TN Ready TCAP Full Year Study Guide Overview
Social Studies 6th Grade TN Ready TCAP Full Year Study Guide Overview
Social Studies 6th Grade TN Ready TCAP Full Year Study Guide Overview
Social Studies 6th Grade TN Ready TCAP Full Year Study Guide Overview
Social Studies 6th Grade TN Ready TCAP Full Year Study Guide Overview
Social Studies 6th Grade TN Ready TCAP Full Year Study Guide Overview
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This covers the events, people, and vocabulary for the entire Tennessee state curriculum for 6th grade social studies. Covers Human Origins/Early Man, Mesopotamia, Ancient Egypt, Ancient India, Ancient China, Ancient Israel, Ancient Greece, and Ancient Rome. This is not intended to be comprehensive but rather a thorough overview of the 6th grade year. Topics covered:

Core Concepts:
- How we measure time (BC/BCE/AD/CE)


Human Origins
- Vocabulary: prehistory, archaeologist, nomad, technology, surplus, specialization
- Evidence of origins of modern human beings (Mary Leakey, homo habilis, Lucy, Ardi)
- Early Adaptations/Use of tools and fire
- Emergence of agriculture
- Characteristics of a civilization


Mesopotamia:
- Vocabulary: Irrigate, ziggurat, polytheism, cuneiform, city state
- Fertile Crescent
- Inventions/accomplishments
- Sargon
- Hammurabi's Code
- Assyrians/Babylonians
- Persian Empire


Egypt:
- Important vocabulary: cataract, pharaoh, dynasty, artisan, Nile
- Egyptian hierarchy
- Inventions/accomplishments
- Hatshepsut
- Old, Middle, New kingdom
- Nubia/Kush
- Egyptian religion (book of the dead, afterlife)


Israel:
- Important vocabulary: monotheism, ethics, torah, covenant, commandment,
- Israelitie background
- the Exodus/Moses/Plagues
- Important people: Abraham, Jacob, Moses, Joshua, David, Solomon, Esther
- Diaspora
- Worship: synagogue, Sabbath, Rabbi, 10 Commandments


India
- Important vocabulary: nirvana, karma, reincarnation, vedas, polytheism
- Caste system
- Buddhism/Hinduism
- Eightfold path
- Inventions/accomplishments
- Aryans


China:
- Important vocabulary: loess, dynasty, oracle bones
- Geographic isolation
- Mandate of Heaven
- Ancestor worship
- Confucianism/5 Relationships
- Daoism/Yin and Yang
- Great Wall of China
- Silk Road


Greece
- Roles of citizens
- Government
- Olympics
- Gods and goddesses
- Athens and Sparta
- Persian/Peloponnesian War
- Alexander the Great


Rome
- Important Vocabulary: Pax Romana, forum, aqueduct, colosseum, Patricians, Plebeians, Monotheism, toga
- Founding of Rome/Romulus and Remus
- Gods and goddesses
- Rise of Christianity (Jesus of Nazareth, Paul)
- Famous people - Julius Caesar, Cleopatra, Marc Antony, Octavian/Augustus, Nero, Constantine
- Fall of Rome
- Inventions/accomplishments
- Government
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22 pages
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