Week of: 01/08/17

This is the video we watched in class on Alexander the Great.

TeacherKristen Smith
Subject AreaWorld History
Grade Level6th
Week #01/08/18- 01/12/18
Unit of InstructionAncient Greece
Standard(s) Taught

SS.6.W.3.6- Determine the impact of key figures from ancient Greece

SS.6.W.3.7- Summarize the key achievements, contributions, and figures associated with The Hellenistic Period.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Student Goals: 

Students will discuss the ways Alexander the great was an effective leader, and what characteristics a “great leader” would have. 

Students will be able to explain several achievements Alexander the great made during his reign. 


Classroom Activities

At the beginning of the week students will create a 2018 foldable. We will talk about their personal resolutions and how they can be better students for the rest of the academic school year. Afterwards we will play a Kahoot review game to help review all the standards we learned before the Christmas break.

On Wednesday we will begin discussing Alexander the great and his numerous achievements. Students will read Chapter 30 on page 313 in their textbooks and watch a video in class. 

Students will later, break into groups and answer essential questions, given by the teacher, on Alexander the great and research for themselves if he truly was an effective leader. They will then present the information gained to the class. 

Assignments Due

Alexander the Great Essay.

Must be 3 paragraphs: 4-6 sentences each. 

Opening, middle and closing.

Explaining who Alexander was, and if you believe he truly was a great leader. 


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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