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6th Grade Social Studies Curriculum

6th Grade Social Studies Curriculum
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During this year, students will take a close look at past civilizations and peoples, how they lived and interacted, and how different periods in history affected progress. In addition, students will take part in 6th grade social studies activities in reading and writing to develop their literacy skills even further.

This page includes information on teaching 6th grade social studies, objectives for the year, how Time4Learning’s social studies curriculum can help your child achieve those, and more.

What do You Teach in 6th Grade Social Studies?

6th grade social studies typically focuses on the study of ancient cultures and world history. Time4Learning offers two courses for homeschoolers to choose from.

By default our program auto-assigns the world history curriculum to 6th graders. However, parents have the ability to change it. To learn more about what is covered in each click on the links above.

Learn more about Time4Learning’s sixth grade social studies curriculum by checking out the 6th grade social studies scope and sequence and the 6th grade social studies lesson plans.

Social Studies Objectives for Sixth Grade

By the end of your child’s sixth grade year, they should be well-versed in a number of concepts and have achieved a number of 6th grade social studies objectives, including:

  • Explain how the Sumerians created the world’s first advanced society
  • Describe Egyptian gods and goddesses
  • Discuss early civilizations in China
  • Describe Africa’s vast and varied landscape
  • Describe how the crusades changed Europe forever

Why Choose Time4Learning Sixth Grade Social Studies Homeschool Curriculum

In 6th grade social studies, students should learn to locate and describe the origins of different civilizations throughout the globe and time. Time4Learning’s 6th grade social studies curriculum helps students understand how ancient peoples and past events helped shape the world they live in.

The interactive, comprehensive curriculum helps them understand all the progress that has taken place in the past and how it affects their way of life today. Students will learn through the use of engaging video lessons led by experienced teachers that help them gain a thorough understanding of the material with humor, real-world connections, and positive reinforcement.

Below are some additional benefits of the Time4Learning 6th grade social studies curriculum.

As a Full Curriculum
  • Our 6th grade language arts curriculum broadens understanding of people and places in the world throughout history.
  • Graphic organizers present lesson goals and lesson organization.
  • Lessons include content-specific vocabulary to help build literacy skills.
  • Our 6th grade social studies program includes automated grading and recordkeeping features save parents time.
  • Activity planners and curriculum calculators help keep students organized and working independently
  • 2 full courses to boost your child’s knowledge of the broad sweep of history and the dramatic changes throughout time.
As a Supplement
  • Improves students’ understanding of the ancient and contemporary worlds.
  • Warm-up activity prior to each lesson engages students and activates prior knowledge
  • Engaging projects as well as reading and writing assignments help reinforce material
  • Students have the option to repeat lessons and even retake tests and quizzes
  • Self-paced format means students can take their time with challenging concepts and progress at a quicker pace with those they understand
  • Parents have the ability to choose the course that matches what their student is studying elsewhere.

PreK - 8th

  • Monthly, first student
  • ($14.95 monthly for each additional student)

9th - 12th

  • Monthly, per student
  • (Includes 4 courses per student)

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