Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)
§113.18. Social Studies, Grade 6, Adopted 2018
§113.18.(13) Culture. The student understands the similarities and differences within and among cultures in various world societies. The student is expected to:
§113.18.(13)(A) identify and describe common traits that define cultures and culture regions.
§113.18.(14) Culture. The student understands that all societies have basic institutions in common even though the characteristics of these institutions may differ. The student is expected to:
§113.18.(14)(A) identify institutions basic to all societies, including government, economic, educational, and religious institutions.
§113.18.(15) Culture. The student understands relationships that exist among world cultures. The student is expected to:
§113.18.(15)(A) identify and describe means of cultural diffusion such as trade, travel, and war.
§113.18.(16) Culture. The student understands the relationship that exists between the arts and the societies in which they are produced. The student is expected to:
§113.18.(16)(A) explain the relationships that exist between societies and their architecture, art, music, and literature.
§113.18.(16)(C) identify examples of art, music, and literature that convey universal themes such as religion, justice, and the passage of time.
§113.18.(19) Social studies skills. The student applies critical-thinking skills to organize and use information acquired through established research methodologies from a variety of valid sources, including technology. The student is expected to:
§113.18.(19)(B) analyze information by sequencing, categorizing, identifying cause-and-effect relationships, comparing, contrasting, finding the main idea, summarizing, making generalizations and predictions, and drawing inferences and conclusions.
§113.18.(21) Social studies skills. The student communicates in written, oral, and visual forms. The student is expected to:
§113.18.(21)(A) use social studies terminology correctly.