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Skills available for Rhode Island sixth-grade social studies standards

IXL's sixth-grade skills will be aligned to the Rhode Island Grade Level and Grade Span Expectations soon! Until then, you can view a complete list of sixth-grade standards below.

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Geography

  • G 1 Understanding and interpreting the organization of people, places, and environments on Earth's surface provides an understanding of the world in spatial terms.

    • G 1 (5-6)-1 Students understand maps, globes, and other geographic tools and technologies by

    • G 1 (5-6)-2 Students interpret the characteristics and features of maps by

      • a recognizing spatial information provided by different types of maps (e.g., physical, political, map projections).

      • b interpreting the spatial information from maps to explain the importance of the data.

  • G 2 Physical and human characteristics (e.g., culture, experiences, etc.) influence places and regions.

  • G 3 (Movement) Human systems and human movement affect and are affected by distribution of populations and resources, relationships (cooperation and conflict), and culture.

  • G 4 Patterns emerge as humans settle, modify, and interact on Earth's surface to limit or promote human activities.

    • G 4 (5-6)-1 Students explain how humans depend on their environment by

      • a researching and reporting how humans depend on the environment.

      • b explaining how human dependence on environment influenced development of civilizations.

    • G 4 (5-6)-2 Students explain how humans react or adapt to an ever-changing physical environment by

      • a identifying and describing human reactions to changes in their physical environment.

      • b analyzing the impact of human reactions to environmental changes.

    • G 4 (5-6)-3 Students explain how human actions modify the physical environment by

      • a identifying how human actions have changed the physical environment and describe its effects.