Social Studies Resources Grade 6 Alberta

SOCIAL STUDIES

VOICES IN DEMOCRACY: ACTION AND PARTICIPATION

Ch. 1 - Shaping Society Together

Ch. 2 - Democracy in Action

Ch. 3 - Democracy in Ancient Athens

Ch. 4 - The Iroquois Confederacy

Ch. 5 - Local Government

Ch. 6 - Provincial Government

Ch. 7 - Making a Just & Fair Canada

Ch. 8 - Voices for Change

Chapter Notes & Vocabulary

Textbook:  One   |   Two   |   Three   |   Four   |   Five   |   Six   |   Seven   |   Eight

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Chapter Outcomes:  One   |   Two   |   Three   |   Four   |   Five   |   Six   |   Seven   |   Eight

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What is a citizen? What deos it mean to be a citizen? Who could be a citizen? What type of democracy did Ancient Athens have? Who could participate? How does this compare to today? What happened? How were decisions made?

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When making decisions, The Iroquois Confederacy used a method that was different from that of the Ancient Greeks. In some ways it was very similar and yet also very different. In this chapter, we introduce the democratic nature and customs of the Iroquois (Haudenosaunee) Society and explain how social and political structures allowed all people to participate in the decision-making process.

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Time Travel

Take a journey into Canada’s past.

Inside View

Look behind the scenes of

Canada's government.

Touchpoints

Learn how government

connects to our daily lives.

Arts and Culture

Ancient Greek Art  |  Drama and Theater  |  Architecture  |  Olympic Games  |  Government  |  Greek Alphabet

Ancient Athens Web Links

Lots of information about the day-to-day activities for boys, girls, men, and women in Ancient Athens. Details about how people lived, where they lived, and what was allowed for Athenians is clearly explained.


Ducksters: Athenian Government

It was in Greece, and particularly Athens, that democracy was first conceived and used as a primary form of government.


Timeline of Athenian Democracy

Explore when key events happened in the story of Ancient Athens.

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