Week of: 3/19/18

mandate of heaven
TeacherKristen Smith
Subject AreaWorld History/ Advanced World History
Grade Level6th
Week #3/19/18- 3/23/18
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.4.7- Explain the basic teachings of Laos, Confucius, and Han Fei Zi. (Daoism. Legalism, and Confusianism.) 


Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students Goals: 

  • 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
  • Students will understand the 3 Chinese philosophies and how it effected the Chinese people during different dynasties. 
Classroom Activities

Students will read in their textbooks Chapter 21. 

Students will take notes in their spiral notebooks, including the Mandate of Heaven 

Later this week we will conduct an experiential exercise. We will act out the 3 Chinese philosophies and students will have their classes centered on one philosophy. Which we will then discuss and students will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their understanding at the end of each class period. 

Assignments Due

Interactive Notebook Pages 148- 152

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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