Q3 W2 January 13-17

TeacherKristen Smith
Subject AreaWorld History / Advanced World History
Grade Level6th
Week #January 14-18 2019
Unit of InstructionAncient China
Standard(s) Taught

SS.6.W.4.6- Describe the concept of the Mandate of Heaven and its connection to the
Zhou and later dynasties.

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

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 how population, technology, government, religion, and culture can influence a civilization
  • Students will compare the ancient river civilizations.
  • Students will describe the four principles of the Mandate of Heaven.
  •  Students will apply their knowledge to discuss the Mandate of Heaven’s impact on the actions, responsibilities, and success of various dynasties’ rulers
Classroom Activities

Students will complete activities this week that support the state standards. 

Students will work in their interactive notebooks, groups and participate in classroom discussions. 

Students will participate in the showcase:  Mandate of Heaven Hot Seat: Students will act as if they are different dynasties and they need to make decisions on how to react to their cards of fate. Its a fun way to get them involved and thinking critically as a group.  


Assignments Due

Interactive Notebook Page 149 &152

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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