SS.6.C.2 Evaluate the roles, rights, and responsibilities of United States citizens, and determine methods of active participation in society, government, and the political system.
SS.6.C.2.1 Identify principles (civic participation, role of government) from ancient Greek and Roman civilizations which are reflected in the American political process today, and discuss their effect on the American political process.
SS.6.E.1 Understand the fundamental concepts relevant to the development of a market economy.
SS.6.E.1.1 Identify the factors (new resources, increased productivity, education, technology, slave economy, territorial expansion) that increase economic growth.
SS.6.E.1.2 Describe and identify traditional and command economies as they appear in different civilizations.
SS.6.E.1.3 Describe the following economic concepts as they relate to early civilization: scarcity, opportunity cost, supply and demand, barter, trade, productive resources (land, labor, capital, entrepreneurship).
SS.6.E.2 Understand the fundamental concepts relevant to the institutions, structure, and functions of a national economy.
SS.6.E.2.1 Evaluate how civilizations through clans, leaders, and family groups make economic decisions for that civilization providing a framework for future city-state or nation development.
SS.6.E.3 Understand the fundamental concepts and interrelationships of the United States economy in the international marketplace.
SS.6.E.3.1 Identify examples of mediums of exchange (currencies) used for trade (barter) for each civilization, and explain why international trade requires a system for a medium of exchange between trading both inside and among various regions.
SS.6.E.3.2 Categorize products that were traded among civilizations, and give examples of barriers to trade of those products.
SS.6.E.3.3 Describe traditional economies (Egypt, Greece, Rome, Kush) and elements of those economies that led to the rise of a merchant class and trading partners.
SS.6.E.3.4 Describe the relationship among civilizations that engage in trade, including the benefits and drawbacks of voluntary trade.
SS.6.G.1 Understand how to use maps and other geographic representations, tools and technology to report information.
SS.6.G.1.1 Use latitude and longitude coordinates to understand the relationship between people and places on the Earth.
SS.6.G.2 Understand physical and cultural characteristics of places.
SS.6.G.2.1 Explain how major physical characteristics, natural resources, climate, and absolute and relative locations have influenced settlement, interactions, and the economies of ancient civilizations of the world.
SS.6.G.5.3 Use geographic tools and terms to analyze how famine, drought, and natural disasters plagued many ancient civilizations.
SS.6.G.6 Understand how to apply geography to interpret the past and present and plan for the future.
SS.6.G.6.1 Describe the Six Essential Elements of Geography (The World in Spatial Terms, Places and Regions, Physical Systems, Human Systems, Environment, The Uses of Geography) as the organizing framework for understanding the world and its people.
SS.6.G.6.2 Compare maps of the world in ancient times with current political maps.
SS.6.W: World History
SS.6.W.1 Utilize historical inquiry skills and analytical processes.
SS.6.W.1.1 Use timelines to identify chronological order of historical events.
SS.6.W.3 Recognize significant events, figures, and contributions of classical civilizations (Phoenicia, Greece, Rome, Axum).
SS.6.W.3.1 Analyze the cultural impact the ancient Phoenicians had on the Mediterranean world with regard to colonization (Carthage), exploration, maritime commerce (purple dye, tin), and written communication (alphabet).
SS.6.W.3.2 Explain the democratic concepts (polis, civic participation and voting rights, legislative bodies, written constitutions, rule of law) developed in ancient Greece.