Social Studies at the 6th grade level examines the development of human civilization from the Stone Age to the Fall of Rome. Students survey the civilizations of ancient Mesopotamia, Egypt, India, China, Israel, Greece, and Rome. In addition, we emphasize the development of geography skills that will be needed as the student progresses through school.
The 7th grade Social Studies course provides an overview of world history during medieval and early modern times. Students will explore the history and geography of great civilizations and the interaction of various cultures throughout the world. Topics covered include the fall of the Roman Empire, Islam, Africa, the Americas, China, Japan, Medieval Europe, the Renaissance, the Reformation, the Age of Exploration, the Scientific Revolution, and the Enlightenment.