Q1 W5 September 10 2018


TeacherKristen Smith
Subject AreaWorld History/ Advanced World History
Grade Level6th
Week #September 10-14 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.

SS.6.W.2.3- Identify the characteristics 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.
  • *New this week* Students will learn and discuss the events that took place on September 11, 2001
  • *New this Week* Students will identify how population, technology, government, religion, and culture can influence a civilization.
Classroom Activities

Students will complete their Blended learning rotations- Hunters to Gatherers (If you need the directions for those rotations please see Q1 W4 Classroom Connect. 

Students will Analyze the events that took place on September 11, 2001 by working through an interactive timeline filled with primary sources from moments of that day. 

Students will take a vocab quiz at the end of the week on 10 words that we have been discussing in class. 

Students will also create a foldable on the Characteristics of Civilization. 


Assignments Due

Rotation Work (If not submitted already) 

Vocab Quiz 

Foldable: Characteristic of Civilization 

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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