Grade 6 - Social Studies

World History and Geography Ancient Civilizations 6B - Semester 2 (Credit: 0.50)

This course is designed to help broaden your understanding of ancient and classical societies. The first unit explores the major civilizations in India and China. In the second unit, you will examine early civilizations in the Mediterranean and the Aegean, as well as the rise of the Persian Empire and the city-states of Ancient Greece. You will also identify the spread of Greek civilization during and after the life of Alexander the Great. In the third and final unit, you will learn about ancient Rome, including its transition from a republic to empire and the legacy of ancient Greece and Rome. You will also examine the origins and main beliefs of Christianity.