Course Description


In the history portion of this class, students will learn about:

  • the Creation;
  • the Dispensations of Adam, Enoch, Noah, Abraham, Moses, Christ and Apostles;
  • the Apostasy; and
  • the Renaissance,

Civilizations of focus include the:

  • Mesopotamia (Israel, Egypt, Assyria, and Babylon),
  • Greece,
  • Rome, and
  • England.

Students will learn through the Principle Approach methodology (researching, reasoning, relating, and recording) through oral reports, maps, notebooks, and PowerPoint presentations. In addition to being able to discuss their learning, students will demonstrate their understanding of these topics through assignments and assessments. Students will demonstrate depth and understanding of key concepts discussed and their relation to the seven principles of Personal and Civil Liberty.


In geography, students will identify and memorize selected countries and capitals located in Asia, Europe, and Africa. In addition, they will learn key map concepts, terms, and locations in a Christian concept relating to the Creation; Dispensations of Adam, Enoch, Noah, Abraham, Moses, Christ and Apostles; the Apostasy; and Old England. Civilizations of focus will include the World, Mesopotamia (Israel, Egypt, Assyria, and Babylon), Greece, Rome, and English geography. Students will learn through the Principle Approach methodology.

Course Details

Sixth Grade History & Geography

Through the interdisciplinary study of history and geography, students will develop a holistic understanding of the interconnectedness of past events, geographical landscapes, and fundamental principles of liberty. By engaging with diverse perspectives and employing the Principle Approach methodology, students will cultivate analytical skills, critical thinking, and a deeper appreciation for the complexities of human history and geography.

History Units

1 – Foundations
2 – Creation to Noah
3 – Egypt, Abraham, & Joseph
4 – Moses
5 – Civil. of Mesopotamia
6 – Greece
7 – Rome
8 – Christ-The Meridian
9 – The Early Church & Apostasy

Geography Units

1 – Middle East – Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain, UAE, Yemen, Oman, Jordan, Israel, Lebanon, Syria, Cyprus, Turkey, Pakistan
2 – Northern Africa – Morocco, Algeria, Iran, Tunisia, Libya, Egypt
3 – Southern Europe – Italy, Vatican City, San Marino, Monaco, Greece, Portugal, Spain, France, United Kingdom, Ireland

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Mrs. Mary Gilmore

Mary Gilmore received a Master of Education in Elementary Education from Utah State University and her Bachelor of Science from Brigham Young University in Elementary Education with a Minor in Music. Serving a mission to England was a highlight of her life. After teaching Elementary school for seven years (two years in second grade and five years in fifth grade), she stayed home to raise her family. She and her husband Rob have six children, and they love to play games together as well share their love of music with others. Mary has enjoyed teaching piano lessons for over 20 years. She loves the outdoors and watching her children play soccer. She worked at Oakcrest girls camp as a counselor, assistant director, and director and loved it! She has a strong desire to help each student feel successful and loved in a safe learning environment. She is thrilled to be a sixth grade teacher at American Heritage in Salt Lake City and to be able to share her love for learning along with her testimony of Jesus Christ.