Q1 W5 September 9-13


TeacherKristen Smith
Subject AreaWorld History/ Advanced World History
Grade Level6th
Week #September 9-13 2019
Unit of InstructionEarly river civilizations
Standard(s) Taught

SS.6.W.2.1- Compare the lifestyles of hunter-gatherers with those of settlers of early agricultural communities.

SS.6.W.2.2- Describe how the developments of agriculture and metallurgy related to settlement, population growth, and the emergence of civilization.



Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Student Goals: 

  • Students will identify the time and culture of the Paleolithic people as hunter-gatherers
    who discovered fire, painted cave walls, and made simple tools.
  • Students will explain the emergence of agriculture and its effect on Paleolithic societies.
  • Students will interpret the effect of a surplus of food as a cause for population growth in successful Neolithic settlements.
  • *New this week* Students will learn and discuss the events that took place on September 11, 2001
Classroom Activities

Students will create a Venn Diagram in their Spiral Notebooks to compare the lifestyle differences between the Paleolithic and Neolithic Societies. 

Students will also complete a Readers Theater- based on the Early Humans.

Students will Analyze the events that took place on September 11, 2001 by working through an interactive timeline filled with primary sources from moments of that day. 




Assignments Due

Notes to be completed in their spiral notebooks. I will be doing a notebook check next week that will count as a formative grade in Focus. 

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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