Unit Bundles

SISD Unit Bundles of TEKS/SEs and Pacing Guide – World Historyupdated July, 2016

Early Civilizations (8000 BCE – 500 BCE)

Estimated Time

 

9-10

50 minute class periods

TEKS

 

WH.1A WH.2A,B WH.15A,B WH.16A,B,C WH.17A,B WH.19A WH.20B

WH.22A

WH.23A

WH.27A WH.29A,F,G,H

WH.31B

 

Essential Skills and Concepts

  • identify major causes and describe the major effects of the development of agriculture and river valley civilizations
  • summarize the impact of the Neolithic Revolution
  • identify the characteristics of civilization
  • demonstrate the relationship between geography and the historical development of a region or nation
  • analyze and compare geographic distributions and patterns in world history shown on maps, graphs, charts, and models
  • analyze the influence of human and physical geographic factors on the development of river valley civilizations
  • summarize the development of the rule of law from ancient to modern times
  • interpret maps, charts, and graphs to explain how geography has influenced people and events in the past
  • examine changes in human life caused by the Neolithic Revolution
  • explore the role of economics as related to the Neolithic Revolution
  • analyze characteristics of theocracies as forms of government in early civilization
  • analyze the impact of Hammurabi's Code
  • analyze the origins, central ideas, and the spread of Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, and monotheism
  • identify the origin and diffusion of major new ideas in mathematics, science, and technology

 

Language of Instruction

  • periodization
  • Paleolithic
  • Neolithic
  • Neolithic Revolution
  • domestication
  • culture

 

  • BC and AD
  • BCE and CE
  • agrarian
  • irrigation
  • civilization
  • dynasty
  • cultural diffusion
  • empire
  • monotheism
  • theocracy

 

 

 

 

 

Critical Learning Activities

  • Academic
    • “Neolithic Age” Handout
    • KWL “tools and Jobs”
    • “Neolithic Revolution” Venn Diagram
    • Mesopotamia and Egypt Key terms
    • India and China Key terms
    • Impact of rivers on early civilizations worksheet
    • Quizzes
      • Mesopotamia
      • Egypt
      • China
      • India

 

  • PreAP
    • Unit Vocabulary
    • “Where Do We Settle” Handout
    • “Hunter/Gatherers/Farmers” Venn Diagram
    • “Early Civilizations (Mesopotamia & Egypt)” PERSIA
    • “Early Civilizations (India & China)” PERSIA
    • “Rank, Justify & Grade Early Civilizations” Handout
    • “Hammurabi’s Code” Primary Source Document

 

Resources

  • Academic
    • Textbook, World History (McGraw Hill)
      • Ch. 1, 2, 3, 5, 6

         

    • Power Points:
      • Historical Jobs and tools
      • Neolithic Revolution
      • River Valleys

 

  • PreAP
    • Textbook, World History (McGraw Hill)
      • Ch. 1, 2, 3, 5, 6

         

    • Worlds of History, A Comparative Reader
      • From Hammurabi’s Code”

         

    • Power Points:
      • “Professionals That Study The Past”
      • “Hunter/Gatherers to Farmers”
      • “Basic Features of Civilizations”
      • “Judaism”
      • “Hinduism & Buddhism”
      • “Writing a Thesis Statement”

         

    • Videos:
      • Crash Course World History – “The Agricultural Revolution”
      • Crash Course World History – “The Indus Valley Civilization”

 

 

 

 

 


 
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