Week 6- Quarter 1 October 5, 2020

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TeacherKristen Smith
Subject AreaWorld History / Advanced World History
Grade Level6th
Week #October 5-9 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.

SS.6.W.2.7- Summarize the important achievements of Mesopotamian 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.
  • Examples may include, but are not limited to, cuneiform writing, epic literature such as Gilgamesh, art and architecture, technology such as the wheel, sail, and plow. 
Classroom Activities
Assignments Due

Innovation: Unit 2 Lesson 2- Neolithic Agriculture & Settlement – Warm up – Instruction – Assignment – Short Writing – Quiz (For the short writing we will complete a Venn diagram comparing the lifestyles of the Paleolithic and Neolithic and students can use the notes we take for their short writing piece ). 

Face to Face: Stations on Mesopotamia- Flip Book on Characteristics of Civilization will be taken for a grade.


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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