Q1 W6 September 16-20

This is a video we watched in class: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OZ8qOZURfiI&list=PLx78u0GH2Mr9fStnXI-S94Ne_vY81whW8&index=45&t=0s

TeacherKristen Smith
Subject AreaWorld History/ Advanced World History
Grade Level6th Grade
Week #September 23-27 2019
Unit of InstructionEarly river civilizations
Standard(s) Taught

SS.6.W.2.3- Identify the characteristics of civilization.

SS.6.W.2.7- Summarize the important achievements of Mesopotamian civilization.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Student Goals: 

  • Students will identify the Characteristics of Civilization.
  • Students will analyze the significance of the development of writing to history.
  • Students will examine how the Mesopotamian civilization influenced civilizations for centuries to come.
Classroom Activities

his week students will work in small groups to complete a gallery walk to examine artifacts found in Mesopotamia and discuss what the signified. The main objective this week is to understand what the Characteristics of Civilization: Religion, Technology, Stable Food Supply, Government, Social Structure, The Arts, Writing. 

Students will work on pages 31-38 in their interactive notebooks. 

Students will also watch a video- Mesopotamia: From Nomads to Farmers Video and complete video notes. 


Assignments Due

Interactive Notebook Pages 31-38

Vocabulary Words in their spiral notebooks: Silt, Irrigation, Surplus, City-State, Polytheism, Ziggurat, Cuneiform, Scribe

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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