6th Grade Social Studies Course OverviewThis year, my class will be discovering the unique story of the history of ancient civilizations. We will begin by laying the foundation of basic, social studies concepts and geography. Next, we will study the early rise of man and how civilizations evolved and influenced each other. These include the ancient civilizations of Egypt, Greece, Rome, the Middle East, Africa, India, China, and Japan, My class will end its studies with the Early Americas, and Medieval Europe , covering a timeline from 5000 BCE to 1400 CE. My goal for each student is to gain an understanding of how the past affects our present and how different cultures shape each other.