Back to Courses

Social Studies 6 A

School Year: 2019-2020
Subject: Social Studies and History
Course ID: CASS61420
College Concurrent: No
School District: Big Horn County School District #1
Credit Recovery: No
Program Name: Wyoming Connections Academy
Course Capacity:
Grade Level(s): 6
LMS Platform: LMS means the course learning management system Connexus
Delivery Method: Online Asynchronous
Curriculum Type: Connections Academy
Credits: 0.5
Hathaway Success Course: No
Days: See Course Participation below
Advanced Placement: No
Times: See Course Participation below
Start - End Dates: Sep 03, 2019 - Jun 05, 2020
Available for Purchase: District Only

Course Description:
This course explores the question, What is civilization? Using Glencoe's- Journey Across Time: The Early Ages,- the student will examine the birth of civilization and the transition from hunter-gatherer societies to farming communities and complex civilizations. The student will focus on multiple civilizations in ancient history including Egypt, Mesopotamia, and Greece. Primary sources, short stories, biographies, and art provide the opportunity for the student to recognize multiple perspectives in history. In addition, the student will learn about the role of the historian in uncovering the past. The student will practice historical analytical skills including recognizing bias, interpreting sources, interpreting maps and visual evidence, and distinguishing fact from opinion. Multimedia resources including Teachlet tutorials, videos, and interactive Web sites enhance and support the content. The student will learn geographic concepts such as place, location, and human interaction with the environment.
Course Prerequisites:
Required Materials: None
Course Accessibility: None
Course Participation:
Student participation in this course is documented by the following:
  • Coursework submissions recorded by the learning management system.
  • Participation verified by the virtual education teacher for time spent working offline.
  • Academic-based communication between the student and virtual education teacher or learning coach and virtual education teacher.
  • Synchronous time with the class, a group or the virtual education teacher recorded by the learning management system or teacher.
  • The virtual education teacher verifies participation in the course 1-3 times a week.
  • Virtual education teacher verifies participation 1 to 3 times weekly