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Ancient World

Ancient World
 

Course Outcomes:

·         Students will understand characteristics of ancient civilizations.

·         Students will understand how ancient civilizations influenced each other and led to modern society.

·         Students will be able to identify key civilizations, their contributions to society, important people from each civilization, and the time period the civilization existed.

·         Students will be able to locate where civilizations developed.

·         Students will build an academic vocabulary relating to ancient world history.

 

Textbook: World History: Patterns of Civilization. Prentice Hall

 

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Course Schedule:

This schedule is to be used as a rough guideline and is subject to change.

 

August 23:

Overview of Syllabus; introductory assignment

 

August 24:

Prehistory

Quiz over prehistory August 26

 

August 26:

Quiz on prehistory/Intro to Egypt

introduce Egypt project due Sept. 9

 

August 31:

Pyramids/ Mummification

begin mummification experiment

 

September 2:

Chicken mummification

Project work day

 

September 7:

Project work day

Egyptian Art due Sept. 14

 

September 9:

Egypt project presentations

Family and social structure

 

September 10:

Sumer/Cuneiform

 

September 14:

Hammurabi’s Code/other cultures of ancient middle East

 

September 16:

Finish ancient middle east/review for quiz

 

September 21:

Quiz on ancient Middle East

Ancient India

 

September 23:

Ancient China/ review for quiz

 

September 24: Homecoming

Quiz over India and China

Greek Gods/introduce Greek gods project due Oct. 7

 

 

September 28:

Minoans, Myceneans, Troy

 

September 30:

Project work day

 

October 5:

Greek Geography, city-states, Sparta/Athens

 

 

October 7:

Greek gods presentations

Spartan/Persian introduction

 

October 12:

Thermopylae/Last Stand of the 300

 

October 14:

Last Stand of the 300 continued/Peloponnesian war

 

October 19:

Alexander the Great/Review for test

 

October 21:

Test over Ancient Greece/Roman Republic

 

October 22:

Roman Republic/Punic War

Introduce Roman architecture project due November 9

 

October 26:

Effects of Roman conquests/Roman reforms

Work day half class

 

October 28: 11:30 dismissal (no afternoon classes)

 

November 2:

Roman emperors

 

November 4:

Work day

 

November 5:

Fall of Rome/Review for test

 

November 9:

Test/presentations

 

November 16:

China empires

Introduce castle project due November 30

 

November 18:

Germanic Tribes and feudalism

Partial research day

 

November 19:

research day

 

November 23:

Castle Movie

 

November 30:

Castle presentations/100 Year war

 

December 2:

Byzantine and Islam

 

December 7:

Renaissance

 

December 9:

Reformation & Counter Reformation

 

December 10:

Review

 

December 14:

Final

 

December 16:

Exploration: Central America, America, Africa

 

December 17:

Absolute Monarchs

 

 

 

 

 

 
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