History & Geography Class in Grade 6 Meets Two Times / Week (Instruction in French)
Orient oneself in time and space : cut the time off, use of timelines and maps.
The First humans : early humans and the Neolithic revolution
Ancient Orient : first ities, first states and first writing
Ancient Greece, Rome and Judaism : Greek civilization (culture, myths, beliefs, colonization, Athens and the Denocracy), Roman civilization (The foundation of Rome, the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire), Birth of Judaism and Christianism and their relations to the Roman Empire.
The World population distribution : where do people live and why ?
Living in a city : living in a metropolis, imagine the city of the future
Living in a low-density area and/or living in a high-stressed region
Living in a coastal area (tourism and industry)
Understanding of historical cultures
Understanding of geography
Use of knowledge and chronological references
Develop understanding of ancient world/geography
Analytical thinking skills
Group and research projects
Open problems and Enquiry-based learning
Formative and summative criteria-based assessment
La Classe d'Histoire: Website with resources for all grades in History and Geography (historic and geographic documentation, videos, vocabulary, activities, exercises, online quiz and tests). The History and Geography class is a flipped classroom.