Week 5- Quarter 1 September 13, 2021

Timeline Examples 

TeacherKristen Smith
Subject AreaWorld History / Advanced World History
Grade Level6th
Week #September 13-17 2021
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

Monday/ Tuesday: 

  • Students will complete the 9/11 time line in class. 
  • We will begin our first unit on Hunters and Gatherers. (Adding pages into our spiral notebooks)
  • We will also create cave art in class. 


Assignments Due

Face to Face: Interactive Notebook Pages 

Important Vocab this week: Please put these words into your spiral notebook (if you are absent)

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.

  • Summative “Timeline About Me” Projects will be due on Wednesday 9/22/21 (Directions have been located on Remind with examples)
    • Students will create a timeline about their life- Making sure to include at least 4 photos and 8 total events. The events need to be dated and in chronological order. 
    • Students can create the timeline in a variety of ways: on construction paper, a poster, or even digitally. (If sending digitally please send the timeline as an attachment to my email) 
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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