Grade Level/ Unit: Grade Six: Ancient Egypt: World History and Geography: Ancient Civilizations
History Social Science Content Standards:
5. Egyptian art and architecture
History/ Social Science Analysis Skills:
Cronological and Spatial Thinking:
3. Students use a variety of maps and documents to identify physical and cultural features of neighborhoods, cities, states, and countries and to explain the historical migration of people, expansion and disintegration of empires, and the growtho f economic systems.
Language Arts Standards
2.1. identify and use the structural features of, and differences among, newspapers, magazines, and editorials to gain meaning from text
1.0. Writing Strategies: Students write clear, coherent, and focused essays. Writing exhibits awareness of audience and purpose. Essays contain formal introductions, bodies of supporting evidence, and conclusions. Students successfully use the stages of the writing process, as needed.
Organization and Focus:
1.1 Choose the form of writing (e.g., personal letter, letter to the editor, review, poem, report, narrative) that best suits the intended purpose.
1.2 Create multiple-paragraph expository compositions:
a. Engage the interest of the reader and state a clear purpose.
Research and Technology:
1.4. use organizational features of electronic text (e.g., bulletin boards, databases, keyword searches, e-mail addresses) to locate information
1.5. compose documents with appropriate formatting by using word- processing skills and principles of design (e.g., margins, tabs, spacing, columns, page orientation)
Revising and Evaluating Writing:
2.2 Write expository compositions (e.g., description, explanation, comparison and contrast, problem and solution):
a. State the thesis or purpose.
1.0. Listening And Speaking Strategies: Students deliver focused, coherent presentations that convey ideas clearly and relate to the background and interests of the audience. They evaluate the
Organization and Delivery of Oral Communication:
1.4. select a focus, organizational structure, and point of view, matching purpose, message, occasion, and vocal modulation to the audience
2.2 Deliver informative presentations:
a. Pose relevant questions sufficiently limited in scope to be completely and thoroughly answered.