Grade 6: Russia and Eurasian Republics
Aligns to the TEKS Resource System, Unit 5, Empire and Ethnicity: Russia and the Eurasian Republics
With these resources, students will study Russia and the former republics of the Soviet Union as a region. Students will study the pattern of Soviet domination over many ethnic groups during the 20th century, including the imposition of communism in the region. Additionally, students will learn about how reforms to change the Soviet economy eventually resulted in the breakup of the Soviet Union, and about the emergence of new political, social, and economic patterns in Russia and the former Soviet republics.
Each set includes the following instructional materials:
- Instructional Guide: Provides teachers guidance of how they may use the resources included in each text set.
- Graphic Cards: Supplements the books for students to explore the vocabulary, essential questions, and TEKS more deeply.
- Task Cards: Present questions or statements aligned to the ELAR TEKS for students to respond to the reading they have completed.
- Primary Source: Encourage students to seek better understanding through research.