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Skills available for Texas sixth-grade social studies standards

Standards are in black and IXL social studies skills are in dark green. Hold your mouse over the name of a skill to view a sample question. Click on the name of a skill to practice that skill.

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1-2 History

3-5 Geography

6-8 Economics

  • 6 The student understands the factors of production in a society's economy. The student is expected to:

  • 7 The student understands the various ways in which people organize economic systems. The student is expected to:

    • A compare ways in which various societies organize the production and distribution of goods and services;

    • B compare and contrast free enterprise, socialist, and communist economies in various contemporary societies, including the benefits of the U.S. free enterprise system; and

    • C understand the importance of ethics in maintaining a functional free enterprise system.

  • 8 The student understands categories of economic activities and the data used to measure a society's economic level. The student is expected to:

    • A define and give examples of agricultural, retail, manufacturing (goods), and service industries; and

    • B describe levels of economic development of various societies using indicators such as life expectancy, gross domestic product (GDP), GDP per capita, and literacy.

9-10 Government

11-12 Citizenship

13-17 Culture

18 Science, technology, and society

19-22 Social studies skills