Gateway to United States History to 1877 (6th Grade)

Course Syllabus This chart provides an outline of the content included in United States History to 1877 along with a correlation to the Virginia Standards of Leaning and a guide for the pacing of instruction.

Curriculum Framework This document is provided by the Virginia Department of Education to specify the content that is outlined in the 2001 revised Virginia Standards of Learning. This detailed document identifies the content that is to be included in classroom instruction.

SOL Assessment Blueprint This document will specify information about reporting categories for the SOL test and the content to be tested in each category.

Study Maps These graphic orgainzers will help students understand the content specific to each standard of learning as they prepare for the SOL assessment.

Web Resources These links will provide teachers and students with useful information to enhance the study of this course.

Research Project The development of good research skills is vital to every student of history and the social sciences. Further, the student's ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret the data found as a result of research is even more important. Thus, all students in every social studies class in Henrico County Public Schools will complete a research project or paper as determined for the appropriate grade level of the student.

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