Pennsylvania Standards 6th Grade Social Studies Activities
Printable Sixth Grade Social Studies Worksheets and Study Guides.
Important People & Events Kindergarten Social Studies Geography Kindergarten Social Studies Likes and Dislikes Kindergarten Social Studies Being a Good Citizen Kindergarten Social Studies Important People & Events Kindergarten Social Studies Living and Nonliving First Grade Social Studies Geography Kindergarten Social Studies
PA.5.6. Civics and Government
5.1.6. Principles and Documents of Government
Documents and Ideals that Shape Pennsylvania and US Government
5.1.6.D. Explain the basic principles and ideals within documents and the roles played by the framers as found in significant documents:5.1.6.D.1. Declaration of Independence5.1.6.D.2. United States Constitution5.1.6.D.3. Bill of Rights5.1.6.D.4. Pennsylvania Constitution
5.1.6.E. Summarize individual rights guaranteed by the PA Constitution and the U.S. Constitution.
Laws and Government
5.1.6.B. Compare and contrast a direct democracy with a republican form of government.
Principles and Ideals that Shape Government
5.1.6.C. Explain how the principles and ideals shape local, state, and national government.5.1.6.C.1. Liberty / Freedom5.1.6.C.2. Democracy5.1.6.C.3. Justice5.1.6.C.4. Equality
5.1.6.F. Describe how citizens and leaders use political symbols.
5.2.6. Rights and Responsibilities of Citizenship
Civics Rights and Responsibilities
5.2.6.A. Compare and contrast rights and responsibilities of citizenship in the community, state, and nation.
Competent and Responsible Citizens
5.2.6.D. Explain why participation in government and civic life is important.
5.3.6. How Government Works
Branches of Government
5.3.6.A. Describe the responsibilities and powers of the three branches of government.
Elements of the Election Process
5.3.6.E. Describe the voting process, including registration, primaries, and general elections.
Leadership and Political Elections
5.3.6.D. Identify leadership positions and their primary duties at the local, state, and national levels.
Structure, Organization, and Operation of Governments
5.3.6.B. Define and compare the role and structure of local, state, and national governments.
5.3.6.I. Explain what taxes are and why they are necessary.
5.4.6. How International Relationships Function
Countries and Conflicts
5.4.6.A. Identify how countries have varying interests.
Tools of Foreign Policy
5.4.6.B. Explain the difference between allies and adversaries.
6.1.6. Scarcity and Choice
6.1.6.B.1. Compare ways that people meet their needs with how they meet their wants.
6.1.6.B.2. Describe how resources are combined to produce different goods and services.
Scarcity and Choice
6.1.6.A. Explain how limited resources and unlimited wants cause scarcity.
6.2.6. Markets and Economic Systems
Goods and Services
6.2.6.A. Describe the interaction of consumers and producers of goods and services in the state and national economy.
6.3.6. Functions of Government
Government’s Role in International Trade
6.3.6.D. Explain the benefits of international trade.
6.3.6.C. Explain the cost and benefits of taxation.
6.4.6. Economic Interdependence
Factors Contributing to Economic Interdependence
6.4.6.D. Explain how transportation, communication networks, and technology contribute to economic interdependence.
6.4.6.B. Explain how trade affects standards of living.
6.5.6. Income, Profit, and Wealth
Factors Influencing Wages
6.5.6.A. Describe how the availability of goods and services is made possible by the work of members of the society.
Profits and Losses
6.5.6.D. Explain how profits and losses serve as incentives.
7.1.6. Basic Geographic Literacy
7.1.6.A. Describe how common geographic tools are used to organize and interpret information about people, places, and environment.
Location of Places and Regions
7.1.6.B. Describe and locate places and regions as defined by physical and human features.
7.2.6. Physical Characteristics of Places and Regions
7.2.6.A. Describe the characteristics of places and regions.
7.2.6.B. Describe the physical processes that shape patterns on Earth’s surface.
7.3.6. Human Characteristics of Places and Regions
7.3.6.A. Describe the human characteristics of places and regions using the following criteria:7.3.6.A.2. Culture7.3.6.A.3. Settlement7.3.6.A.4. Economic activities7.3.6.A.5. Political activities
7.4.6. Interactions Between People and the Environment
Impact of People on Physical Systems
7.4.6.B. Describe and explain the effects of people on the physical systems within regions.
8.1.6. Historical Analysis and Skills Development
Continuity and Change over Time
8.1.6.A. Explain continuity and change over time using sequential order and context of events.
Fact/Opinion and Points of View
8.1.6.B. Differentiate between fact and opinion, multiple points of view, and primary and secondary sources to explain historical events.
8.1.6.C. Identify a thesis statement using appropriate primary and secondary sources. (Reference RWSL Standard 1.8.5 Research)
8.2.6. Pennsylvania History
Impact of Continuity and Change on PA History
8.2.6.C. Explain how continuity and change have impacted Pennsylvania history.8.2.6.C.4. Politics and government8.2.6.C.5. Physical and human geography
8.3.6. United States History
Contributions of Individuals and Groups (US History)
8.3.6.A. Explain the social, political, cultural, and economic contributions of individuals and groups to United States history.
Historical Documents and Artifacts (US History)
8.3.6.B. Explain the importance of significant historical documents, artifacts, and places critical to United States history.
Impact of Continuity and Change on US History
8.3.6.C. Explain how continuity and change have impacted U.S. history.8.3.6.C.4. Politics and government8.3.6.C.5. Physical and human geography
8.4.6. World History
Conflict and Cooperation (World)
8.4.6.D. Examine patterns of conflict and cooperation among groups and organizations that impacted the development of the history of the world.
Contributions of Individuals and Groups (World)
8.4.6.A. Explain the social, political, cultural, and economic contributions of individuals and groups to world history.
Historical Documents, Artifacts, and Sites (World)
8.4.6.B. Identify and explain the importance of historical documents, artifacts, and sites which are critical to world history.
Impact of Continuity and Change (World)
8.4.6.C. Explain how continuity and change have impacted world history.8.4.6.C.4. Politics and government8.4.6.C.5. Physical and human geography
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