ACHIEVEMENTS

November 13 - November 16

  • 6.C.1.1 Analyze how cultural expressions reflected the values of civilizations, societies and regions (e.g., oral traditions, art, dance, music, literature, and architecture).

  • 6.H.1.3 - Use primary and secondary sources to interpret various historical perspectives.

  • 6.H.2.2 - Compare historical and contemporary events and issues to understand continuity and change.

  • 6.H.2.3  - Explain how innovation and/or technology transformed civilizations, societies and regions over time (e.g., agricultural technology, weaponry, transportation and communication).

Monday

No School

Tuesday

Deconstructing Standards

Thursday

*Library Circulation*

How Writing Reflected Culture

- Today you will start investigating what you hope “To Discover” and make a list.   

- Study using the video links provided in the handout about writing in the various civilizations.   

- As you watch, place important ideas into one of the following boxes: cultural reflection and transformation in society.

- On the lines below, create a “Gist Statement,” about what you think writing has done for a civilization.

Friday

Digital Gallery Walk

Students will be conducting a digital gallery walk for five of the ancient civilizations.  Once students complete the five stations, they will complete the Process On Your Own Activity. 

Wednesday

Primary vs

Secondary Sources

November 19  - November 20

  • 6.H.1.3 - Use primary and secondary sources to interpret various historical perspectives.

  • 6.C.1.1 Analyze how cultural expressions reflected the values of civilizations, societies and regions (e.g., oral traditions, art, dance, music, literature, and architecture).

Monday

How Art/Music Reflected Culture

Students will examine artwork from various ancient civilizations through a slideshow. As they view the slideshow, they will answer questions about how the artwork reflects the cultural values of that civilization.

Tuesday

Wednesday - Friday

Guidance

Lesson

Thanksgiving

Break

November 26 - November 30

  • 6.C.1.1 Analyze how cultural expressions reflected the values of civilizations, societies and regions (e.g., oral traditions, art, dance, music, literature, and architecture).

  • 6.H.1.3 - Use primary and secondary sources to interpret various historical perspectives.

  • 6.H.2.2 - Compare historical and contemporary events and issues to understand continuity and change.

  • 6.H.2.3  - Explain how innovation and/or technology transformed civilizations, societies and regions over time (e.g., agricultural technology, weaponry, transportation and communication).

Monday

How Architecture Reflected Culture

You will examine the architecture of various civilizations.  You will use a variety of readings, videos and images to determine how architecture reflected the culture, and transformed the civilization.   

Tuesday

Art, Literature, & Entertainment

Students will read excerpts of literature from various ancient civilizations to evaluate the ways the literature expressed cultural values.

Then, discover the ancient entertainment of the Romans. 

Wednesday

Science & Technology

Students will research how science and technology impacted ancient civilizations. 

 

Each group will create a slide to answer and support their assigned question using facts and examples.  

Thursday

Mathematics

Solve Me: Ancient Civilizations Math Problems.

Students will work in groups or individually to solve math problems using the mathematical systems of the Egyptians, Babylonians, Mayan, Shang, Hindu-Arabic, and Romans. 

 

Friday

Medicine

Students will read and/or watch video clips on the use of medicine in 3 civilizations.  Students will identify the how medicine use was alike and how they are different with regards to 3 specific areas. 

 

December 3 - December 7

  • 6.C.1.1 Analyze how cultural expressions reflected the values of civilizations, societies and regions (e.g., oral traditions, art, dance, music, literature, and architecture).

  • 6.H.1.3 - Use primary and secondary sources to interpret various historical perspectives.

  • 6.H.2.2 - Compare historical and contemporary events and issues to understand continuity and change.

  • 6.H.2.3  - Explain how innovation and/or technology transformed civilizations, societies and regions over time (e.g., agricultural technology, weaponry, transportation and communication).

Monday

Study Guide

 

Review Day

Tuesday

GeoBee

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Library Circulation

Wednesday

Study Guide

 

Review Day

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Thursday

Friday

Guidance Lesson

Mid - Unit Major

Assessment

December 10 - December 14

  • 6.H.1.3 - Use primary and secondary sources to interpret various historical perspectives.

  • 6.H.2.3  - Explain how innovation and/or technology transformed civilizations, societies and regions over time (e.g., agricultural technology, weaponry, transportation and communication).

Wednesday

Infrastructure

Students will examine the Achievements in Infrastructure of various civilizations.

Wednesday

Picture This

Examine the images of the various forms of infrastructure.  For each type of infrastructure list the people and objects and activities taking place around the infrastructure.  List 3 things about infrastructure you might infer.  Give a modern day example of the infrastructure. Complete the image analysis with a summary of how the infrastructures could transform a civilization.

Thursday

Tour a City

Friday

Create Roman

City Map

#2 on Rubric Due

Students will create their Roman City map. 

Saturday

#3 - #7 on Rubric

  • Explain how each element of a Roman City's infrastructure reflects the priorities and/or cultural values of ancient Rome. 
 

December 17 - December 21

  • 6.C.1.1 Analyze how cultural expressions reflected the values of civilizations, societies and regions (e.g., oral traditions, art, dance, music, literature, and architecture).

  • 6.H.1.3 - Use primary and secondary sources to interpret various historical perspectives.

  • 6.H.2.2 - Compare historical and contemporary events and issues to understand continuity and change.

  • 6.H.2.3  - Explain how innovation and/or technology transformed civilizations, societies and regions over time (e.g., agricultural technology, weaponry, transportation and communication).

Monday

#3 - #7 Due

  • Explain how each element of a Roman City's infrastructure reflects the priorities and/or cultural values of ancient Rome. 

Tuesday

#8 & #9 Due

Today is a work day to work on your project. You will be citing 2 examples from your map to show how Romans met their needs and wants. Then, you will compare primary and secondary sources. 

Wednesday

#10 - #16

You will spend today and tomorrow comparing your Roman city to modern day Raleigh. Your final project must be submitted tomorrow. 

Thursday

Final Project Due

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Library

Circulation

Friday

Guidance Lesson

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