Q3 W4 January 27-31


A video on the process of how silk is made

TeacherKristen Smith
Subject AreaWorld History / Advanced World History
Grade Level6th
Week #January 27- 31, 2020
Unit of InstructionAncient China
Standard(s) Taught

SS.6.W.4.8- Describe the contributions of classical and post classical China.

SS.6.W.4.9- Identify key figures from classical and post classical China.

SS.6.W.4.10- Explain the significance of the silk roads and maritime routes across the Indian Ocean to the movement of goods and ideas among Asia, East Africa, and the Mediterranean Basin.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Student Goals: 

  • Examples may include, but are not limited to, the contributions of Shi Huangdi.
  • Examples may include, but are not limited to, Great wall, Silk Road, silk-making, movable type, gunpowder, paper-making. 
Classroom Activities

Students will work in Blended Learning Rotations: 

Rotation 1: Reading


At this station you will read the article on Chinese inventions and answer the questions.



Rotation 3: Art & Reading 


At this station you will use the doodle notes I have left as examples and fill in your own pages. When you have completed this you will paste them into your spiral notebooks.


Don’t forget to doodle on them. Make them colorful!

Rotation 5: Reading


You will read a short passage and answer two questions.


Then draw a war kite on your half sheet of paper with symbols to help prisoners know when to escape. Be creative whatever you want to draw.

Rotation 2: Art

You will study Chinese writing and create your own secret message to someone at your table. Then give it to them to decode. It must be at least a sentence long, and school appropriate!

Rotation 4: Technology  


You will need your headphones!


Watch a video on “How It’s Made: Silk”


Then if you get done you may continue to color your doodle notes.

Rotation 6: Small Group

Free Space- Make sure you give yourself enough time to get your rotations done. 

*If you cannot get these activities accomplished in class please use the internet at home to complete*

Assignments Due

Rotation work will be due.

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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