Week of: 1/29/18

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TeacherKristen Smith
Subject AreaWorld History/ Advanced World History
Grade Level6th
Week #1/29/18-2/2/18
Unit of InstructionAncient India
Standard(s) Taught

SS.6.G.1.6- Use a map to identify major bodies of water of the world, and explain ways they
have impacted the development of civilizations.

SS.6.G.2.3- Analyze the relationship of physical geography to the development of ancient river valley civilizations.

SS.6.G.3.1- Explain how the physical landscape has affected the development of agriculture
and industry in the ancient world.

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:

  • To understand the significance of the locations of major river civilizations within ancient India.¬†
  • Explain why ancient Indian civilizations were affected by the geography of India.¬†
  • To know the differences between Hinduism and Buddhism, including the caste system.¬†
Classroom Activities

Students will partake in a variety of classroom activities this week. We will begin our unit on ancient India. Students will first analyze the geography of the subcontinent discussing how the land formations affected the people living there. 

We will then discuss locations like Mohenjo- Daro and their incredible accomplishments. 

Later in the week discuss the differences between Hinduism and Buddhism.

Assignments Due

Spiral Notebooks will be worked on this week. Vocabulary words and very important notes will be taken in class. It is imperative that students take notes and if are absent it is their responsibility to get the notes from a classmate. 

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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