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Grade 6 - Social Studies Georgia Standards of Excellence (GSE)

Note: Social Studies Resources are developed and reviewed by #GAsocialstudies educators. 

Are you looking for the GSE, curriculum maps, teacher notes, and unit plans for this grade level? You can find all of those sample resources on our new platform GaDOE Inspire! Click the link below for the Kindergarten page. 

The GSE and teacher notes are in the "course resources" tab. Sample lessons and activities are in the "curriculum map." Click here to see a video tour of Social Studies Resouces in GaDOE Inspire​.​

Visit GaDOE Inspire for 6th Grade Social Studies Supports 

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What does every day social studies inquiry look like?

Check out this 6th Grade Social Studies Lesson in our Marrying Social Studies and ELA Video Series "Inquiry Stations: What Should Historians Emphasize?"


Teacher Content Videos

Citizen Participation


Colonial Influence


Cuba Then and Now


Environmental Issues in Canada


Factors Contributing to Population Distribution


Student Video Dictionary

These are short, classroom appropriate videos for World History and 6th and 7th grade World Studies.

​Instructional Activity Videos

Backpacking through Europe

Cold War – 6H1c, 6H3c, 6CG1, 6E1

Environmental Issues – 6G2, 6CG1, 6E1

Factors of Economic Growth

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