Unit 1 Connecting Themes Used in 6 th Grade Social Studies. Lesson 1. What is the purpose of this unit?. Introduce the 8 themes covered this year. Conflict & Change Culture Governance Human Environmental Interaction Location Movement & Migration Production, Distribution, & Consumption
When there is conflict between or within societies, change is the result.
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The culture of a society is the product of the religion, beliefs, customs, traditions, and government of that society.
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As a society increases in complexity and interacts with other societies, the complexity of the government also increases.
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Humans, their society, and the environment affect each other.
How cool are these manmade islands!
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Select ONE writing prompt and explain ...
How conflict and change relates to my life.
How culture relates to my life.
How governance relates to my life.
How human / environmental interaction relates to my life.
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You earn rewards for your initiative, but your ultimate reward is gaining a greater depth of knowledge.