How does geography influence the dev. of Western Hemisphere?
Lesson:How did the Maya use writing to represent activities in their culture?
Differentiation: Struggling students will work in partnerships. Advanced Students will create their own video to attach to their poster.
Lesson:What did the Aztecs do to master their watery environment?
SS.5.2 COMPLEX SOCIETIES AND CIVILIZATIONS: Between 1100 B.C.E. and 1500 C.E., complex societies and civilizations developed in the Western Hemisphere. Although these complex societies and civilizations have certain defining characteristics in common, each is also known for unique cultural achievements and contributions.
RI.6. Analyze multiple accounts of the same event or topic, noting important similarities and differences in the point of view they represent.
RI.9. Integrate information from several texts on the same topic in order to write or speak about the subject knowledgeably
W.2. Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly. a. Introduce a topic clearly
W6. With some guidance and support from adults, use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing as well as to interact and collaborate with others
W7. Conduct short research projects that use several sources to build knowledge through investigation of different aspects of a topic.