CONQUORING THE ANCIENT WORLD
Subject(s) Rigor/Relevance n
World History d
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Grade Level 9-12 1 2 3 4 5
Instructional Copy/paste statements from list or from your state standards.
1.04 Define the themes of society, technology, economics, politics,
and culture and relate them to the study of history.
1.06 Examine the indicators of civilization, including writing, labor
specialization, cities, technology, trade, and political
and cultural institutions.
2.03 Describe the developments and achievements of Roman
civilization and analyze the significance of the fall of
3.02 Describe events in Western Europe from the fall of Rome to the
emergence of nation-states and analyze the impact of
these events on economic, political, and social life in
6.01 Compare the conditions, racial composition, and status of social
classes, castes, and slaves in world societies and analyze
changes in those elements.
6.02 Analyze causes and results of ideas regarding superiority and
inferiority in society and how those ideas have changed
Student What students should know and be able to do as a result of this lesson
such as concepts, knowledge, skills, and behaviors. For example:
Learning Students will design a power point presentations on Ancient
Students will give a power point presentation to the class
A description of how a student is expected to demonstrate learning
Task (understanding, knowledge and skills). The task may be a product,
performance or extended writing that requires rigorous thinking and
relevant application. It is usually written in the third person describing the
learning to other educators.
Give an overview of the assignment and what is required to
complete it. Discuss the make-up of the groups and rubric on the
grading scale. Will also view examples of past power points.
Will pick their own groups ( no more than 4)
Provide some material for class research (books and
encyclopedias). Also set up time to use library resources and the
Work in groups/ establish roles of group members work on power
point slides and presentation
Monitor student progress and make corrections as needed
Complete projects rehearse power point presentation
(step-by-step instructions on how the lesson will unfold; including
Essential 1. Employ geographic tools (maps, globes, photographs, models, satellite images, charts,
databases, GPS, etc.) and other visual images (physical, mental, and electronic
Skills representations) to acquire, process, and report information about people, places, and
environments from a spatial perspective.
2. Examine the concepts of civic life, politics, and government and explain why
government is necessary.
3. Explain how changes in supply or demand cause relative prices to change and, in turn,
affect the purchasing and sales incentives of buyers and sellers.
4. Analyze major global occurrences from 1000 BCE – 1914 CE (onset of World War I)
and describe the causes, consequences, or results.
5. Analyze the patterns and networks of economic interdependence between places and
regions on Earth.
6. Understand the meaning, implications, and impacts of historical events and recognize
that events could have taken other directions.
Scoring Guide Rubric, multiple choice, short answer or other questions
Power point presentation and grade sheet making sure that all
requirements are met
Attachments/ Worksheets, handouts, etc.
Handout on requirements for power point
Standards State Standards - optional
See instructional focus
PowerPoint Grade Sheet
Area of review Possible Points Points earned
Content 40 pts.
Organization 15 pts
Grammar 10 pts
Visual Aids 5pts.
Citation 10 pts.
Presentation 20 pts.
Group Effort Speech/projection Time Animated Respecting
4pts 4 pts 4pts 4 pts. group members