Unit #2 - Classical Civilizations
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Unit #2 Daily Lessons (Subject to change)
Unit #2/Six Weeks TEST
Review & Prepare for Unit #2 TEST
Monday, Sept. 12
Tuesday, Sept. 13
Wednesday, Sept. 14
Thursday, Sept. 15
Friday, Sept. 16
Monday, Sept. 19
Tuesday, Sept. 20
Wednesday, Sept. 21
Thursday, Sept. 22
Friday, Sept. 23
These three days will
be used to review the
information and
skills presented in
this unit and
measure the
objectives learned.
**Note: Any assignments NOT completed in class will be considered HOMEWORK**
**Note: Any assignments NOT completed in class will be considered HOMEWORK**
Daily Activities
Day/Date
Assignments
Monday, Sept. 26
Tuesday, Sept. 27
Wednesday, Sept. 28
Thursday, Sept. 28
Friday, Sept. 28
Unit #2 - Classical Civilizations
Unit Objectives
Unit Objectives
WH.1 History. The student understands traditional historical points of reference in world history. The student is expected to:
    WH.1B Identify major causes and describe the major effects of the following events from 500 BC to AD 600: the development of the classical civilizations of Greece, Rome,
                 Persia, India (Maurya and Gupta), China (Zhou, Qin, and Han), and the development of major world religions.  
WH.2 History. The student understands how early civilizations developed from 8000 BC to 500 BC. The student is expected to:
    WH.2C Explain how major river valley civilizations influenced the development of the classical civilizations.  
WH.3 History. The student understands how early civilizations developed from 8000 BC to 500 BC. The student is expected to:
    WH.3A Describe the major political, religious/philosophical, and cultural influences of Persia, India, China, Israel, Greece, and Rome, including the development of monotheism, Judaism, and Christianity.  
WH.16 Geography. The student understands the impact of geographic factors on major historic events and processes. The student is expected to:
    WH.16A Locate places and regions of historical significance directly related to major eras and turning points in world history.  
WH.19 Government. The student understands the characteristics of major political systems throughout history. The student is expected to:
    WH.19B Identify the characteristics of the following political systems: theocracy, absolute monarchy, democracy, republic, oligarchy, limited monarchy, and totalitarianism.  
WH.20 Government. The student understands how contemporary political systems have developed from earlier systems of government. The student is expected to:
    WH.20A Explain the development of democratic-republican government from its beginnings in the Judeo-Christian legal tradition and classical Greece and Rome through the
                   English Civil War and the Enlightenment.  
    WH.20B Identify the impact of political and legal ideas contained in the following documents:…Justinian's Code of Laws…
WH.21 Citizenship. The student understands the significance of political choices and decisions made by individuals, groups, and nations throughout history. The student is expected to:
    WH.21B Describe the rights and responsibilities of citizens and noncitizens in civic participation throughout history.
WH.22 Citizenship. The student understands the historical development of significant legal and political concepts related to the rights and responsibilities of citizenship. The student is expected to:
    WH.22B Identify the influence of ideas regarding the right to a “trial by a jury of your peers” and the concepts of “innocent until proven guilty” and “equality before the law” that
                   originated from the Judeo Christian legal tradition and in Greece and Rome.  
WH.23 Culture. The student understands the history and relevance of major religious and philosophical traditions. The student is expected to:
    WH.23A Describe the historical origins, central ideas, and spread of major religious and philosophical traditions, including Buddhism, Christianity, Confucianism, Hinduism, Islam,
                   Judaism, Sikhism, and the development of monotheism.
    WH.23B Identify examples of religious influence on various events referenced in the major eras of world history.
WH.24 Culture. The student understands the roles of women, children, and families in different historical cultures. The student is expected to:
    WH.24A Describe the changing roles of women, children, and families during major eras of world history.
WH.25 Culture. The student understands how the development of ideas has influenced institutions and societies. The student is expected to:
    WH.25A Summarize the fundamental ideas and institutions of Eastern civilizations that originated in China and India.
    WH.25B Summarize the fundamental ideas and institutions of Western civilization that originated in Greece and Rome.
WH.26 Culture. The student understands the relationship between the arts and the times during which they were created. The student is expected to:
    WH.26A Identify significant examples of art and architecture that demonstrate an artistic ideal or visual principle from selected cultures.  
    WH.26B Analyze examples of how art, architecture, literature, music, and drama reflect the history of the cultures in which they are produced.  
WH.27 Science, technology, and society. The student understands how major scientific and mathematical discoveries and technological innovations affected societies prior to 1750.
    The student is expected to:
    WH.27A Identify the origin and diffusion of major ideas in mathematics, science, and technology that occurred in river valley civilizations, classical Greece and Rome, classical India…and
                    in China from the Tang to Ming dynasties.  
    WH.27E Identify the contributions of significant scientists such as Archimedes…Pythagoras…
Ancient Greece
Roman Culture
The Roman Empire
The Roman Republic
Sparta, Athens, and Persia
Greek Culture
The Fall of Rome
China and India
Study Guide
Understanding & Correcting Test Mistakes
Last Day to Turn in Missing Work
End of Six Weeks
Read: Ch 4-1/2
Reading Review
Read: Ch 5-4/5
Reading Review
Read: Ch 5-3
Reading Review
Read: Ch 5-2
Reading Review
Read: Ch 5-1
Reading Review
Read: Ch 4-5
Reading Review
Read: Ch 4-3/4
Reading Review
Read: Ch 3-2/4
Reading Review
Making Connections
Recite Declaration of
Independence
Comparing Greek, Roman,
and American Democracy
Compare and Contrast:
Greece and Rome
China and India Chart
Mapping the
Roman Empire
Mapping
Ancient Greece
Important Romans
Roman Republic
& Roman Empire
Important Greeks
Greek and Roman Gods
In this unit, the class will learn about Ancient Greece and Rome.  Students will study
the rise of Greek civilization.  They will investigate Greek culture, government, and
religion.  The class will examine famous Greeks such as Socrates, Aristotle, Alexander and
others.  Students will also analyze the influences of Ancient Greece and Rome on American
government.  The class will study the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire.  They will
learn about Roman achievements in government, building, and architecture.  Students will
study famous Romans such as Julius Caesar, Augustus, Hadrian, and others.  Finally, the
class will learn about Dynastic China, and the Mauryan and Gupta Empires in India.
Mankind the Story of All of Us:
Athenian Democracy
Mankind the Story of All of Us:
The Glory of Rome
Mankind the Story of All of Us:
The Fall of Rome
Mankind the Story of All of Us:
China
Athens & Sparta
Rome's Legacy
Alexander the Great
Homework, Enrichment, and Alternate Assignments
Comparing Roman and
American Government
Roman Roads
Alexander the Great
ASVAB TESTING
PowerPoint
Mapskills
DBQ
Writing
Video
Test
Class/Group
Activity
Graphic
Organizer
Reading
Primary
Sources
Research
Notes
Review
Quiz
The Great Wall
Read: Chapter 4-2
Greek City-States
Read: Chapter 4-3
Classical Greece
Read: Chapter 4-1
Poets & Heroes
Read: Chapter 6
1st Chinese Empires
Read: Chapter 5
India's 1st Empires
Read: Chapter 4-4
Greek Culture
Read: Chapter 4-5
Hellenistic Greece
Read: Chapter 7-1
Rise of Rome
Read: Chapter 7-3
Roman Empire
Read: Chapter 8-1/2
Fall of Rome
Read: Chapter 7-2
Republic to Empire
TRS