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Hawaii: 6th-Grade Standards

  • HI.SS.6.1. Content Standard / Course: Historical Understanding CHANGE, CONTINUITY, AND CAUSALITY-Understand change and/or continuity and cause and/or effect in history
    • SS.6.1.1. Content Standard / Performance Indicator: Causes And Effects in History Define causal relationships in historical chronologies
  • HI.SS.6.2. Content Standard / Course: Historical Understanding INQUIRY, EMPATHY AND PERSPECTIVE-Use the tools and methods of inquiry, perspective, and empathy to explain historical events with multiple interpretations and judge the past on its own terms
    • SS.6.2.1. Content Standard / Performance Indicator: Historical Inquiry Frame and answer questions through historical research
    • SS.6.2.2. Content Standard / Performance Indicator: Historical Empathy Explain the past on its own terms; not judging it solely by present-day norms and values
  • HI.SS.6.3. Content Standard / Course: History WORLD CULTURES/HISTORY-Understand important historical events from ancient times through the Renaissance
    • SS.6.3.1. Content Standard / Performance Indicator: Ancient Societies, 3000 B.C.E. to 500 B.C.E. Examine written and physical evidence from ancient societies in Mesopotamia, Egypt, the Indus River Valley, and the Yellow River Valley
    • SS.6.3.2. Content Standard / Performance Indicator: Ancient Societies, 3000 B.C.E. to 500 B.C.E. Compare the writing, artifacts, and architectural remains from the Maya, Aztec, Inca, and early Pacific Island societies
    • SS.6.3.3. Content Standard / Performance Indicator: Classical Societies, 500 B.C.E to 500 C.E Compare classical societies, including China during the reign of Han Wudi; Maurya India under Ashoka; Greek city-states under Pericles; and the Roman Empire under Augustus
    • SS.6.3.4. Content Standard / Performance Indicator: Classical Societies, 500 B.C.E to 500 C.E Describe the key figures and major beliefs of the major religious and philosophical traditions of ancient and classical times, including Judaism, Confucianism, Daoism, Hinduism, Buddhism, Greek philosophy, Christianity, and Islam
    • SS.6.3.5. Content Standard / Performance Indicator: Post-Classical Societies, 500 C.E. to 1500 C.E. Compare post-classical societies, including China at the time of Tang Taizong, the Abbasid dynasty at the time of Harun al-Rashid, the Carolingian Empire at the time of Charlemagne, and the Mali Empire at the time of Mansa Musa
    • SS.6.3.6. Content Standard / Performance Indicator: Post-Classical Societies, 500 C.E. to 1500 C.E. Describe the trade networks, including the Silk Road and Saharan caravan trade; conflicts, including the Crusades and Mongol conquests; communications; and exchanges, including Chinese inventions and the bubonic plague, that linked the post-classical societies
    • SS.6.3.7. Content Standard / Performance Indicator: Post-Classical Societies, 500 C.E. to 1500 C.E. Describe the re-establishment of Chinese imperial rule and the voyages of Zheng He
    • SS.6.3.8. Content Standard / Performance Indicator: Post-Classical Societies, 500 C.E. to 1500 C.E. Explain the impact of the Renaissance and the European voyages of exploration
  • HI.SS.6.4. Content Standard / Course: Political Science/Civics GOVERNANCE, DEMOCRACY, AND INTERACTION-Understand the purpose and historical impact of political institutions and the similarities and differences in government across cultural perspectives
    • SS.6.4.1. Content Standard / Performance Indicator: Foundations of Democracy Identify the foundations of democracy in classical Greece and Rome
  • HI.SS.6.5. Content Standard / Course: Political Science/Civics PARTICIPATION AND CITIZENSHIP-Understand roles, rights (personal, economic, political), and responsibilities of American citizens and exercise them in civic action
    • SS.6.5.1. Content Standard / Performance Indicator: There are no benchmarks for this standard for this Grade/Course.
  • HI.SS.6.6. Content Standard / Course: Cultural Anthropology SYSTEMS, DYNAMICS, AND INQUIRY-Understand culture as a system of beliefs, knowledge, and practices shared by a group and understand how cultural systems change over time
    • SS.6.6.1. Content Standard / Performance Indicator: Cultural Systems and Practices Examine the ways in which different cultures have influenced families and communities
    • SS.6.6.2. Content Standard / Performance Indicator: Cultural Dynamics/Change And Continuity Use examples of changing culture to identify and analyze ways to respond to cultural differences and problems within and across groups (e.g., stereotyping, ethics)
  • HI.SS.6.7. Content Standard / Course: Geography WORLD IN SPATIAL TERMS-Use geographic representations to organize, analyze, and present information on people, places, and environments and understand the nature and interaction of geographic regions and societies around the world
    • SS.6.7.1. Content Standard / Performance Indicator: Places and Regions Describe the development of agriculture in the Tigris, Euphrates, and Nile river valleys
    • SS.6.7.2. Content Standard / Performance Indicator: Human Systems Describe the impact of printing, the compass, and gunpowder in China and Europe
    • SS.6.7.3. Content Standard / Performance Indicator: Human Systems Analyze patterns of cultural encounters and exchanges and assess their impact on societies
  • HI.SS.6.8. Content Standard / Course: Economics RESOURCES, MARKETS, AND GOVERNMENT-Understand economic concepts and the characteristics of various economic systems
    • SS.6.8.1. Content Standard / Performance Indicator: Limited Resources and Choice Explain exchanges of salt, gold, and other trade over the trans-Saharan trade routes and the impact of these exchanges
    • SS.6.8.2. Content Standard / Performance Indicator: Limited Resources and Choice Describe, in terms of opportunity cost, why it was so difficult for Christopher Columbus to find financial support for his voyages
    • SS.6.8.3. Content Standard / Performance Indicator: Limited Resources and Choice Explain the impact of the exchange of products throughout the Indian Ocean basin from CE 500 to CE 1500
 
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