Q2 W6 November 26, 2018

TeacherKristen Smith
Subject AreaWorld History/ Advanced World History
Grade Level6th
Week #November 26-30 2018
Unit of InstructionAncient India
Standard(s) Taught

SS.6.W.2.4- Compare the economic, political, social, and religious institutions of ancient river civilizations. 

SS.6.W.4.2- Explain the major beliefs and practices associated with Hinduism and the social structure of the caste system in ancient India.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Student Goals:

  • Students will compare the river civilizations along the Tigris & Euphrates, Nile and Bramaputra & Ganges Rivers. 
  • Students will explain the social structure and levels of the caste system and its relationship with Hinduism. Examples may include, but are not limited to, Brahman, reincarnation, dharma, karma, 
Classroom Activities

Students will turn in their Egypt projects this week. I am really looking forward to seeing what the students have created. 

Students will create a brochure on Mesopotamia, Egypt and India. The Brochure will have 4 facts and a drawing on the geography of these different locations. 

Later this week we will cover Hinduism and the caste system. 

Assignments Due

Egypt Projects: 

Ancient Egypt Rubric: Shoebox                 Name: ________________


Essay: On topic, descriptive, follows accurate Ancient Egyptian history. Has 3 paragraphs 5 sentences each. Be mindful of spelling errors.


Possible Points:




Your Points:


Creativity: Student’s shoe box was decorated and depicts the options 1,2, 3 or 4 from the directions they were given







Over All Grade:















Rubric Ancient Egypt: Power Point          Name: _______________

Organization: Make sure your information is in logical sequence.

Possible Points:




Graphics: Students graphics explain and reinforce screen text and presentation. Hyperlink a short video.   





Informational Text: Stays on topic, there are 5 sentences per slide.




Number of Slides:

8 minimum – 10 max





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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