Earth Space Science Curriculum



 World History Standards
SS.6.W.1.1: Use timelines to identify chronological order of historical events.
SS.6.W.1.2: Identify terms (decade, century, epoch, era, millennium, BC/BCE, AD/CE) and designations of time periods.
SS.6.W.1.3: Interpret primary and secondary sources.
SS.6.W.1.5: Describe the roles of historians and recognize varying historical interpretations (historiography).
SS.6.W.2.1: Compare the lifestyles of hunter-gatherers with those of settlers of early agricultural communities.
SS.6.W.2.2: Describe how the developments of agriculture and metallurgy related to settlement, population growth, and the emergence of civilization.
SS.6.W.2.4: Compare the economic, political, social, and religious institutions of ancient river civilizations.
SS.6.W.2.5: Summarize important achievements of Egyptian civilization.
SS.6.W.2.7: Summarize the important achievements of Mesopotamian civilization.
SS.6.W.2.10: Compare the emergence of advanced civilizations in Meso and South America with the four early river valley civilizations.
SS.6.W.3.1: Analyze the cultural impact the ancient Phoenicians had on the Mediterranean world with regard to colonization (Carthage), exploration, maritime commerce (purple dye, tin), and written communication (alphabet).
SS.6.W.3.2: Explain the democratic concepts (polis, civic participation and voting rights, legislative bodies, written constitutions, rule of law) developed in ancient Greece.
SS.6.W.3.4: Explain the causes and effects of the Persian and Peloponnesian Wars.
SS.6.W.3.6: Determine the impact of key figures from ancient Greece.
SS.6.W.3.7: Summarize the key achievements, contributions, and figures associated with The Hellenistic Period.
SS.6.W.3.8: Determine the impact of significant figures associated with ancient Rome.
SS.6.W.3.12: Explain the causes for the growth and longevity of the Roman Empire.
SS.6.W.3.13: Identify key figures and the basic beliefs of early Christianity and how these beliefs impacted the Roman Empire.
SS.6.W.3.14: Describe the key achievements and contributions of Roman civilization.
SS.6.W.3.15: Explain the reasons for the gradual decline of the Western Roman Empire after the Pax Romana.
SS.6.W.3.16: Compare life in the Roman Republic for patricians, plebeians, women, children, and slaves.
SS.6.W.3.18: Describe the rise and fall of the ancient east African kingdoms of Kush and Axum and Christianity's development in Ethiopia.
SS.6.W.4.1: Discuss the significance of Aryan and other tribal migrations on Indian civilization.
SS.6.W.4.2: Explain the major beliefs and practices associated with Hinduism and the social structure of the caste system in ancient India.
SS.6.W.4.5: Summarize the important achievements and contributions of ancient Indian civilization.
SS.6.W.4.6: Describe the concept of the Mandate of Heaven and its connection to the Zhou and later dynasties.
SS.6.W.4.7: Explain the basic teachings of Laozi, Confucius, and Han Fei Zi.
SS.6.W.4.8: Describe the contributions of classical