SS.6.C.1.1

Identify democratic concepts developed in ancient Greece that served as a foundation for American constitutional democracy.

Clarifications

Examples are polis, civic participation and voting rights, legislative bodies, written constitutions, rule of law.
General Information
Subject Area: Social Studies
Grade: 6
Strand: Civics and Government
Status: State Board Approved

Related Courses

This benchmark is part of these courses.
2104000: M/J Social Studies (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022 (current), 2022 - 2023, 2023 and beyond)
2109010: M/J World History (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022 (current), 2022 - 2023, 2023 and beyond)
2109020: M/J World History, Advanced (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022 (current), 2022 - 2023, 2023 and beyond)
7821022: Access M/J World History (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2018, 2018 and beyond (current))
2109015: M/J World History and Career Planning (Specifically in versions: 2016 - 2019, 2019 - 2022 (current), 2022 - 2023, 2023 and beyond)
2109025: M/J World History, Advanced and Career Planning (Specifically in versions: 2016 - 2019, 2019 - 2022 (current), 2022 - 2023, 2023 and beyond)
7821024: Access M/J World History and Career Planning (Specifically in versions: 2019 and beyond (current))

Related Access Points

Alternate version of this benchmark for students with significant cognitive disabilities.
SS.6.C.1.In.a: Identify foundations of a democratic government developed in ancient Greece, such as civic participation and voting, legislative bodies, and rule of law.
SS.6.C.1.Su.a: Recognize a foundation of a democratic government developed in ancient Greece, such as civic participation or voting.
SS.6.C.1.Pa.a: Recognize that citizens vote for leaders.

Related Resources

Vetted resources educators can use to teach the concepts and skills in this benchmark.

Original Student Tutorials

The Influence of Ancient Greece: Part 2:

In Part 2 of this interactive tutorial series, you'll compare and contrast the political systems and democratic principles that developed in ancient Greece with those of the modern United States.  Be sure to complete Part 1 first!

This is Part 2 in a 3-part series. Click below to explore the other tutorials in the series.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

The Influence of Ancient Greece: Part 3:

In Part 3 of this interactive tutorial series, you'll compare and contrast the political systems and democratic principles that developed in ancient Greece with those of the modern United States. Be sure to complete Parts 1 and 2 first!

This is Part 3 in a 3-part series. Click below to explore the other tutorials in the series.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

The Influence of Ancient Greece: Part 1 :

In Part 1 of this interactive tutorial series, you'll learn about direct democracy as it developed in ancient Athens, Greece.  In Parts 2 and 3, you'll compare and contrast the political systems and democratic principles that developed in Greece with those of the modern United States. 

This is Part 1 in a 3-part series. Click below to explore the other tutorials in the series.  

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Student Resources

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Original Student Tutorials

The Influence of Ancient Greece: Part 2:

In Part 2 of this interactive tutorial series, you'll compare and contrast the political systems and democratic principles that developed in ancient Greece with those of the modern United States.  Be sure to complete Part 1 first!

This is Part 2 in a 3-part series. Click below to explore the other tutorials in the series.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

The Influence of Ancient Greece: Part 3:

In Part 3 of this interactive tutorial series, you'll compare and contrast the political systems and democratic principles that developed in ancient Greece with those of the modern United States. Be sure to complete Parts 1 and 2 first!

This is Part 3 in a 3-part series. Click below to explore the other tutorials in the series.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

The Influence of Ancient Greece: Part 1 :

In Part 1 of this interactive tutorial series, you'll learn about direct democracy as it developed in ancient Athens, Greece.  In Parts 2 and 3, you'll compare and contrast the political systems and democratic principles that developed in Greece with those of the modern United States. 

This is Part 1 in a 3-part series. Click below to explore the other tutorials in the series.  

Type: Original Student Tutorial

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