6th Grade Social Studies Standards - Culture
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6.1.1 Components of Culture - Recognize the basic components of culture (i.e., language, common values, traditions, government, art, literature, and lifestyles). 6.1.2 Job Characteristics - Identify the job characteristics of archaeologists, anthropologists, geologists, and historians. 6.1.3 Major Religions - Recognize the world's major religions and their founders (i.e., Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism, Moses, Jesus, and Mohammed). 6.1.5 Cultural Groups - Identify differences between various cultural groups (i.e., European, Eurasian, Indian, Southeast Asian, Middle Eastern, African, and Native American). 6.1.6 Settlement - Recognize reasons that cultural groups develop or settle in specific physical environments. 6.1.7 Early Writing - Identify how early writing forms in Mesopotamia, Egypt, and the Indus Valley influenced life (i.e., legal, religious, and culture). 6.1.8 Migration and Cultural Diffusion - Recognize how migration and cultural diffusion influenced the character of world societies (i.e., spread of religions, empire building, exploration, and languages).