Q1 W4 September 2018

TeacherKristen Smith
Subject AreaWorld History/ Advanced World History
Grade Level6th
Week #September 4-7 2018
Unit of InstructionEarly river civilizations
Standard(s) Taught

SS.6.W.2.1- Compare the lifestyles of hunter-gatherers with those of settlers of early agricultural communities.

SS.6.W.2.2- Describe how the developments of agriculture and metallurgy related to settlement, population growth, and the emergence of civilization.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Student Goals: 

  • Students will identify the time and culture of the Paleolithic people as hunter-gatherers
    who discovered fire, painted cave walls, and made simple tools.
  • Students will explain the emergence of agriculture and its effect on Paleolithic societies.
  • Students will interpret the effect of a surplus of food as a cause for population growth in successful Neolithic settlements.
Classroom Activities

Students will

Complete Blended Learning Rotations on the Paleolithic & Neolithic Age(s).


Assignments Due

Rotation Activities:

Name: _____________________________________              Period: __________

Blended Learning Rotations- Skills: Early Civilizations Hunters to Gatherers

Rotation 1: Reading & Writing

Please SCAN pages 7-9 in your textbook. Look at the pictures, headings and BLUE vocab words and tell me in 4 sentences what cave art could have represented

Rotation 3: Create


Use an ipad to research the importance of agriculture. Create a magazine cover to show some key facts and ideas that show the importance.



Rotation 5:  Brain Break


Complete the EARLY HUMAN Word Search 

Rotation 2: Art

You can create your own cave art using a piece of construction paper crumple it up, grab some markers, crayons and chalk and lay under your desk and hold the paper up to create some cave art J

Rotation 4: Venn Diagram


Students will create a venn-diagram to compare the lives of the Paleolithic and Neolithic people.


4 Facts for Neolithic

3 Facts for the Similarities

4 Facts for the Paleolithic




Rotation 6: Small Group With Mrs. Smith


We will discuss the differences between the Paleolithic and Neolithic Age(s).



Additional Resources

ALL IEP and ESOL accommodations will be provided daily.

When a student is absent, it is their responsibility to check the absent files in class and copy notes from a peer.  Students will have the number of days absent to complete missing work.  If you need any assignments emailed, please contact me at smithk@ivyhawnschool.org. 

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