6th Grade Curriculum Overview

March 12, 2021

Core Knowledge at a Glance

Sixth Grade

Language Art/English
1. Writing, Grammar, and Usage
2. Poetry
3. Fiction and Drama (Short Stories; Shakespeare; Classical Myths; Classic Literature)
4. Common Sayings and Phrases
5. Drama Production
6. Public Speaking
7. Root Words

History and Geography
1. World Geography (Spatial Sense; Deserts)
2. Lasting Ideas from Ancient Civilizations (Judaism, Christianity; Greece and Rome)
3. Enlightenment
4. French Revolution
5. Ancient Egypt
6. Romanticism
7. Industrialism, Capitalism, and Socialism
8. Latin American Independence Movements
1. Immigration, Industrialization, and Urbanization
2. Reform

Visual Arts
1. Art History: Periods and Schools (Classical; Gothic; Renaissance; Baroque; Rococo; Neoclassical; Romantic; Realism)

1. Elements of Music
2. Classical Music: From Baroque to Romantic through listening

1. Numbers and Operations
2. Measurement
3. Intro to Algebra
4. Intro to Geometry
5. Data Analysis and Probability

1. Plate Tectonics
2. Oceans
3. Astronomy: Gravity, Stars, and Galaxies
4. Energy, Heat, and Energy Transfer
5. Human Body (Lymphatic and Immune Systems)
6. Science Experiment

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