HIS0600: 6th Grade History & Geography

05/01/2023 to 04/30/2024 • Modified 06/08/2023

Course Description

This year-long course will provide students with the foundational knowledge necessary to better understand how people and events shaped the United States from Reconstruction to the present. Special attention will be paid to the American presidents who shaped their eras and the accomplishments that they oversaw during their tenure in office. Students will study how politics, religion, the economy, and culture work together to shape the American national identity, all through the lens of a biblical worldview.




Module 1: Geography of the United States

  • Week 1: Geography of the United States
  • Week 2: Geography of the United States Assessments

Module 2: Reconstruction

  • Week 3: Reconstruction
  • Week 4: Reconstruction (continued)

Module 3: Westward Expansion

  • Week 5: Westward Expansion
  • Week 6: Westward Expansion (continued)
  • Week 7: Project: Reasons for Westward Expansion
  • Week 8: Test: Reconstruction & Westward Expansion
  • Week 9: 9-Week Exam

Module 4: The Industrial Revolution & the Gilded Age

  • Week 10: The Industrial Revolution
  • Week 11: The Gilded Age
  • Week 12: Test: The Industrial Revolution & the Gilded Age

Module 5: Imperialism & World War

  • Week 13: The Spanish-American War
  • Week 14: Project: Looking at the Spanish-American War
  • Week 15: The Spanish-American War (continued) & The Great War
  • Week 16: The Great War (continued)
  • Week 17: Test: Imperialism & World War
  • Week 18: 18-Week Exam

Module 6: The Roaring Twenties

  • Week 19: Introduction to the Roaring 20s & the Great Depression
  • Week 20: The Roaring 20s
  • Week 21: Anne Spencer Project
  • Week 22: The Great Depression
  • Week 23: Test: The 1920s & the Great Depression

Module 7: World War II

  • Week 24: World War II
  • Week 25: World War II (continued)
  • Week 26: Test: World War II
  • Week 27: 27-Week Exam

Module 8: The Cold War

  • Week 28: Introduction to the Cold War
  • Week 29: The 1950s & 1960s
  • Week 30: Introduction to the 1970s & 1980s
  • Week 31: The 1970s & 1980s
  • Week 32: Project: Cold War Museum Exhibit

Module 9: The Turn of the Millennium

  • Week 33: Introduction to the 1990s & 2000s
  • Week 34: The 1990s & 2000s
  • Week 35: Test: America Since World War II
  • Week 36: 36-Week Review

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