World Regional Studies 6 Course Standards

Report Card Reporting Standards 2018-19




Inquiry- - Gather and analyze research materials in order to construct explanations using supporting evidence

Inquiry- Developing Questions

INQ 6.1- Explain how a question represents key ideas in the field

INQ 6.2- Explain how the relationship between supporting questions and compelling questions is mutually reinforcing

INQ 6.3- Determine the kinds of sources that will be helpful in answering compelling and supporting questions, taking into the consideration multiple points of view represented in sources

Inquiry- Evaluating Sources

*INQ 6.4- Gather relevant information from multiple sources while using the origin, authority, structure, context and corroborative value of the sources to guide the selection

INQ 6.5- Evaluate the credibility of a source by determining its relevance and intended use

*INQ 6.6- Identify evidence that draws information from multiple sources to support claims, noting evidentiary limitations

Inquiry- Communicating Conclusions

*INQ 6.7- Construct explanations using reasoning, correct sequences, examples, and details with relevant information and data, while acknowledging the strengths and weaknesses of the explanations.



Disciplinary Concepts

Geography - Understand relationship between culture and geography

GEO 6.1-Use maps, satellite images, photographs, and other representations to explain relationships between the locations of places and regions, and changes in their environmental characteristics

GEO 6.2-Explain how cultural patterns and economic decisions influence environments and the daily lives of people

GEO 6.3- Analyze the cultural and environmental characteristics that make places both similar to and different from one another

*GEO 6.4- Explain the connections between the physical and human characteristics of a region and the identity of the individuals and cultures living there

GEO 6.5-Explain how changes in transportation and communication technology influence human settlements and affect the diffusion of ideas and cultural practices

*GEO 6.6- Analyze the ways in which cultural and environmental characteristics vary among the various regions of the world


Civics -Distinguish roles and responsibilities of citizens (including leaders, common people, slaves, military personnel) and to distinguish the difference among social hierarchy

CIV 6.1- Explain specific roles played by citizens (such as voters, jurors, taxpayers, members of the armed forces, petitioners, protestors, and officeholders)

CIV 6.2- Compare historical and contemporary means of changing societies and promoting the common good


Economics--Explain how economic specialization leads to global trade

ECO 6.1- Explain how economic decisions affect the well being of individuals, business, and society

ECO 6.2-Explain the barriers to trade and how those barriers influence trade among nations

ECO 6.3- Explain the benefits and costs of trade policies to individuals, businesses, and society


History -- Describe the early civilizations- including the early leaders, the achievements, and impact on the modern world

*HIST 6.1- Use questions about historically significant people or events to explain the impact on a region

HIST 6.2- Create and use a chronological sequence of related events to compare developments that happened at the same time

*HIST 6.3- Compare life in the specific historical periods to life today

HIST 6.4- Explain why individuals and groups during the same historical period differed in their perspectives

HIST 6.5- Explain connections among historical contexts and people’s perspectives at the time

HIST 6.6- Explain probable causes and effects of events and developments