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6th Grade (SST) Social Studies
World History

SST-06.WH_a Anchor Standards


  • SST-06.WH_a.01 Analyze historical achievements related to science and technology.
  • SST-06.WH_a.02 Explain historical changes related to religions and ideologies.
  • SST-06.WH_a.03 Analyze the effects of different political systems on people.
  • SST-06.WH_a.04 Analyze the influence of social, cultural, and economic developments on individuals.
  • SST-06.WH_a.05 Analyze causes and effects of global events in the past using primary and/or secondary sources.
  • SST-06.WH_a.06 Explain how past events connect to the present.

Guiding Practice

The guiding topics for each benchmark includes various subject matter that can be used to help students reach the standard.

Calculation Method for Standards

Standards are larger groups of related benchmarks. So the Standard is a calculation of all the related benchmarks. So click on the benchmark identifier below each Standards to access the learning targets and proficiency scales for each standard.

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