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Welcome to 6th grade Social Studies!

In 6th grade Social Studies, we will be learning about:

          World Geography

             (different kinds of maps, how to use them, and how to                              determine absolute location)

  • Mesopotamia 
    • (study the ancient city-states of Mesopotamia and the Fertile Crescent)
  • Ancient Egypt :
    •  (the lives of the ancient Egyptians, including King Tut, pyramids & mummies) 
  • Ancient India & China  
    • (the contributions of these two fascinating ancient civilizations)
  • Ancient Greece and Rome:  
    • ( Greek and Roman mythology, contributions from these civilizations)
  • The Middle Ages/Medieval Times
    • (The social structure of the Middle Ages, including knights & Kings)
At the beginning of each chapter, the students will be given a pretest with all of the important terms on it.  They should keep this paper all year long as we will refer back to this periodically.  The students will be given checkpoints periodically to check for understanding of these terms.

Please see Ms. Brown's page for more inforamtion.

Dover Middle School   2368 Route 22   Dover Plains, NY 12522   Phone: (845) 877-5740   Fax: (845) 877-5749

The Dover Union Free School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities.  
The following people have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Donna Basting, Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum, Staff Development, and Technology
2368 Route 22, Dover Plains, NY  12522
845-877-5700 x1233 

Genie Angelis, High School Principal
2368 Route 22, Dover Plains, NY  12522
845-877-5700 x1143

For further information on notice of non-discrimination, visit for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 1-800-421-3481.

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