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Grade 6 Social Studies Curriculum Resources


Early People/The Stone Age | Ancient Mesoptamia | Ancient Egypt | Ancient  Nubia/Kush

Ancient India |  Ancient China | Early Judaism | Ancient Greece | Ancient Rome

Early Christianity | Phoenicians/Lydians | Mayas | Incas | Aztecs








The Mayan civilization was located in the rainforests of Mesoamerica. The Mayas developed mathematics, astronomy, and a system of writing. Resource: Mayan Civilization Cloze.

Test your students general knowledge of Maya civilization with these crosswords: Resource: Maya Civilization Crossword 1 and Maya Civilization Crossword 2.


The Mayas developed a number system based on three symbols for the numbers 0, 1, and 5. Their number system was a base  20 system. Resource: The Mayan Number System.