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Core Concepts Powerpoint for 6th Grade Students (social studies)
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Core Concepts Powerpoint for 6th Grade Students (social studies)



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  • 1. Core Concepts 1.1; 1.2; 1.3; 3.1; 3.2; 3.3; 3.4
  • 2. 1.1 Using Timelines O Historians: People who study events that occurred in the past. O Timeline: A line that s marked off with a series of events and dates. O Chronology: A list of events in the order in which they occurred. O A timeline is flexible it can cover a day, a year, a decade, a century, a millennium.
  • 3. 1.1 Using Timelines O Period: Is length of time singled out because of a specific event or development that happened during that time.
  • 4. 1.1 Organizing Time O The past is divided into two parts: prehistory and history. O Prehistory: is the time before humans invented writing. O History: is the time when humans invented writing. O BC: Before Christ AD: anno Domint (before) (now)
  • 5. 1.1 Organizing Time O BCE: Before Common Era CE: Common era O Early calendars are based on religion. Jewish calendar count the years since the creation of the world according to Jewish tradition. Islamic calendar is dated from the year Prophet Muhammad moved to the city Medina.
  • 6. 1.1 Organizing Time Gregorian calendar has 365—366 day year. It is based o the movement of the earth towards the sun. The Jewish year is based on both sun and moon, varies from 353---285 days to adjust to the solar year. The Islamic calendar is based on the cycles of the moon and lasts about 354 days.