HIS0600: 6th Grade History & Geography

05/01/2024 to 05/30/2025 • Modified 04/26/2024

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 & Reconstruction

  • Week 1: The Northeast, Southeast, and Midwest
  • Week 2: The Southwest, West, Pacific, and Noncontiguous
  • Week 3: Reconstruction
  • Week 4: The End of Reconstruction
  • Week 5: Test: Geography of the United States and Reconstruction

Module 2: Westward Expansion

  • Week 6: Migration
  • Week 7: Changes in the West
  • Week 8: Westward Expansion and Native Americans
  • Week 9: Exam: Quarter 1

Module 3: The Industrial Revolution & American Imperialism

  • Week 10: The Industrial Revolution
  • Week 11: The Gilded Age
  • Week 12: Imperialism
  • Week 13: Looking at the Spanish-American War
  • Week 14: Aftermath of the Spanish-American War
  • Week 15: Assessments: The Industrial Revolution & American Imperialism

Module 4: The Great War

  • Week 16: The Great War Begins
  • Week 17: The Great War Ends
  • Week 18: Exam: Quarter 2

Module 5: The Roaring Twenties & the Great Depression

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

Module 6: World War II

  • Week 24: World War II Begins
  • Week 25: One War, Two Fronts
  • Week 26: Concluding World War II
  • Week 27: Exam: Quarter 3

Module 7: Post-World War II

  • Week 28: America After World War II
  • Week 29: The Cold War Begins

Module 8: The Cold War

  • Week 30: The Cold War and Civil Rights
  • Week 31: The 70s and 80s
  • Week 32: Assessments: The Cold War

Module 9: A New Millennium

  • Week 33: Modern Presidents
  • Week 34: The Turn of the Century
  • Week 35: Modern America
  • Week 36: Exam: Quarter 4

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