Students will be able to: I can distinguish the different components of the forms of government from this time period. / I can analyze the growth and development of the world empires. / I can evaluate how innovations from ancient societies can impact us today. / I can list and describe reasons contributing to the fall of early empires. / I can explain how religions impacted various societies and civilizations. /
This unit covers river valley and ancient civilizations, students are responsible for reviewing notes at home and watching crash course videos as a part of the flipped classroom. I will briefly review the notes and answer questions the following day. At the end of the unit my students will be tasked with completing a PBL assignment entitled PERSIA cube, directions will be included.
Powerpoint slideshow on the civilization of Persia
Crash Course Persians and Greeks
The PERSIA Cube is used as a PBL activity to allow students to review the entire unit. They are typically divided into groups of 3 or 4 depending on the size of your class.