Week 5- Quarter 1 September 28, 2020

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Intro to world history study guide

TeacherKristen Smith
Subject AreaWorld History / Advanced World History
Grade Level6th
Week #September 28- October 2, 2020
Unit of InstructionEarly Humans
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.

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


Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students 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 identify the relationship between the domestication of plants and animals and the development of early settlements.
  • Students will analyze how the development of metallurgy helped early civilizations to grow.
  • Examples may include, but are not limited to, public works, urbanization, specialized labor, advanced technology, organized government, religious institutions, social classes, writing, and art and architecture.
Classroom Activities

Innovation Students– 2nd Period 9:35-11:09 on Monday & Friday, *Wednesday 8:41-9:27*

ZOOM Link- Is reoccurring, please make sure you have selected the correct zoom link for the day’s call:

Monday & Thursday Link: https://zoom.us/j/98323145602?pwd=SUVNcnl6OGgzWkd2UVRocHo1NGJyUT09
Wednesday Link: https://zoom.us/j/97018559932?pwd=a24rQVR1NzVhNExaVmRHS3ZWenRWUT09

**I do not feel comfortable posting the zoom code on a public website so please message me via Remind or email for the code if you need access. I will also not be available to message you once class has begun. If you need the code, it is imperative that you message me at least 20 minutes prior. If a zoom class is missed you will be marked absent and you will need to see our 6th grade checklist for the day’s assignments.

Innovation Students will complete Unit 2 Lesson #1 Prehistory and Early Humankind Migration. Test on Thursday using Socrative- Covering Unit 1- History Inquiry Skills

Face to Face Students:

We will complete our first rotation stations this week 🙂 

The stations will be focused on Early Humans and will cover a variety of activities that focus on Reading, Art, Vocabulary etc. 

Assignments Due

Innovation: Unit 2 Lesson 1 Prehistory and Early Humankind Lesson 

Face to Face: Stations on Early Humans

Important Vocab this week: Put these words into your spiral notebook

Stone Age–a time when early people used stone to make weapons and tools
2.Paleolithic–the earliest period of the Stone Age
3.nomads –people who travel from place to place in search of food.
4.Hunter-Gatherers–the name for early humans who were nomads -they moved from place to place in search of food. They would often chase herds and gather plants and berries along the way.
5.cave art–art that was painted on the side of cave walls. This art typically depicted animals and hunters.
6.technology–tools and techniques that people use to accomplish tasks.
7.Ice Age–a long period of extreme cold
8.land bridge–a bridge made of earth that connected Asia and North America. Early people used the land bridge to travel to new parts of the world.
9.Neolithic Age–the latest period of the Stone Age. It is characterized by farming and the domestication of animals.
10.domesticate–referring to animals that are under the care of humans to be used to their advantage.
11.systematic agriculture–growing crops on a regular basis according to annual farming practices.
12.specialization–concentrating on a specific job or duty. Specialization led to early people becoming experts in their field (farming, hunting, etc.)which made them more efficient.

Additional Resources

ALL IEP and ESOL accommodations will be provided daily.

When a student is absent, it is their responsibility to check in with me and get any notes or materials they may have missed.  Students will have the number of days absent to complete missing work.  If you need any assignments emailed or have any questions or concerns, please contact me via remind or email me directly at smithk@ivyhawnschool.org. 

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