Social Studies Worksheets and Study Guides Sixth Grade. Ancient Egypt

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Tennessee Academic Standards

TN.6. SIXTH GRADE SOCIAL STUDIES - World History and Geography: Early Civilizations Through the Fall of the Western Roman Empire
Ancient Egypt: c. 3000-700 BCE
Overview: Students will analyze the geographic, political, economic, and cultural structures of ancient Egypt.
6.13. Identify and locate geographical features of ancient Egypt, including: Mediterranean Sea; Nile Delta; Nile River; Red Sea; The regions of Upper and Lower Egypt; The Sahara [G, H]
6.14. Explain how agricultural practices impacted life and economic growth in ancient Egypt, including the use of irrigation and development of a calendar. [C, E, G, H]
6.15. Explain the structure of ancient Egyptian society, including: Relationships between groups of people; How social classes were organized by occupation; Positions of pharaohs as god/kings; Role of slaves [C, E, H, P]
6.16. Explain the polytheistic religion of ancient Egypt, with respect to beliefs about the afterlife, the reasons for mummification, and the use of pyramids. [C, H]
6.17. Analyze the impact of key figures from ancient Egypt, including: Growth under the leadership of Queen Hatshepsut and her economic policies; Ramses the Great’s military conquests leading to growth of the kingdom; Significance of the discovery of Tutankhamun’s tomb on the understanding of ancient Egypt [C, E, H, P]
6.18. Analyze the achievements of ancient Egyptian civilization, including: hieroglyphics, papyrus, and the pyramids and Sphinx at Giza. [C, E, G, H]
6.19. Examine the cultural diffusion of ancient Egypt with surrounding civilizations through trade and conflict, including its relationship with Nubia. [C, E, G, H, P]
TN.SSP. Social Studies Practices
SSP.04. Construct and communicate arguments citing supporting evidence to:
SSP.04.1. Demonstrate and defend an understanding of ideas
SSP.05. Develop historical awareness by:
SSP.05.3. Evaluating how unique circumstances of time and place create context and contribute to action and reaction
SSP.05.4. Identifying patterns of continuity and change over time, making connections to the present

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