Sixth grade Social Studies takes students on an exciting journey through Ancient Civilizations. In trimester 1 we will cover: Early Human Societies Ancient Mesopotamia Ancient Egypt In trimester 2 we will cover: Ancient India Ancient China The Hebrew Kingdoms In trimester 3 we will cover: Ancient Greece The Rise of the Roman Empire Students will be reading, writing, listening, and speaking about each of these topics. All students will keep a Social Studies Notebook which will include vocabulary words, notes on each lesson, and writing assignments pertaining to specified lessons. These notebooks will be graded on quality of work, neatness, and completeness. They will also be used as a study guide prior to assessments. The Social Studies textbook may be accessed on line using the student chromebook.