About Mr. Harker
My name is John Harker, I teach sixth grade social studies here at Smithton! I grew up in Jefferson City and graduated from Jefferson City High School. I went to college at Truman State University, where I earned a Bachelor of Arts in History and a Master of Arts in Education in Social Studies Education. While at Truman, I also met my wife! I love history, teaching, learning, and reading. I update my Schoology page with all assignments and course updates. Please visit it when you can! If you wish to contact me, my email is firstname.lastname@example.org.
In sixth grade social studies, students will be asked to . . .
Analyze how and why Ancient peoples developed civilizations to interact with one another and their environment and how these civilizations changed over time.
General Outline of the Year
- Ancient Mesopotamia
- World Religions (Hinduism, Judaism, Buddhism, Christianity, Islam)
- Ancient Egypt
- Ancient India
- Ancient China