History and Geography 600

History and Geography 600 focuses on World History, with an emphasis on Western Europe. Specifically, it covers World History from ancient civilizations through the end of the 20th century, highlighting the Middle Ages and the two World Wars. These areas of focus target three major content strands: History, Geography, and Social Studies skills. 

  • Unit 1: Use maps to identify regions and explore their physical and cultural features
  • Unit 2: Describe the history and culture of ancient civilizations
  • Unit 3: Identify and compare the history, culture, and contribution of ancient Greece and Rome
  • Unit 4: Explain the history, culture, and daily life of societies in the Middle Ages
  • Unit 5: Describe geographical features, natural resources, and cultures of: Brazil, Columbia, Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname, and French Guiana
  • Unit 6: Identify and explain geographical features, natural resources, and cultures of: Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Uruguay, Paraguay, Argentina, and Chile
  • Unit 7: Describe and differentiate the geographical features and history of countries regions of Africa
  • Unit 8: Summarize the history and conflicts of Western Europe
  • Unit 9: Describe the culture and government of Eastern Europe
  • Unit 10: Review the culture, conflicts, and impact of major world regions

State: National
Grade Level: 6
Category: History & Social Sciences
Course Length: Year