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Khallingse - Unit 13 Ancient Rome. Thinking Through History. Some days I know exactly what I want to post.

Thinking Through History

I’ve read the paper (usually the Chicago Tribune), another worthy periodical, or a book, and—to paraphrase Jake and Elwood Blues—I’m on a mission from God. Education. Mr. Hendricks's Global History Explorer: Oct 27, 2010. 1.

Mr. Hendricks's Global History Explorer: Oct 27, 2010

Do Now 5 MinutesPurpose: To create a common language between the teacher and the student. To ease communication. To get students thinking about the focus question.A) Directions: Save this SAG as Unit 2: Lesson 4, Focus: What Are the Most Significant Developments From the Mesopotamian Civilization? B) Directions: Answer the below question and prepare for a whole class discussion. Medieval World History. Becoming Human: Series Overview. Becoming Human – Hour 2 PBS Airdate: November 10, 2009 NARRATOR: Humans: without a doubt, the smartest animal on Earth.

Becoming Human: Series Overview

Yet we're unmistakably tied to our ape origins. Millions of years ago, we were apes, living ape lives in Africa. So how did we get from that to this? The questions are huge. At the threshold of humanity, one ancestor contains tantalizing secrets. RICHARD WRANGHAM (Harvard University): Homo erectus had a slightly smaller brain, slightly bigger jaw, but it's basically us. NARRATOR: Basically us, almost 2,000,000 years ago. New finds are revealing the truth about the ancestors at the heart of our evolution.

JOHN SHEA (Stony Brook University): These creatures were capable of analyzing possible uses of tools and coming up with a technological solution to the problem: how do you kill a big, dangerous animal without getting killed yourself. Becoming Human. Introduction to Human Evolution. Human evolution Human evolution is the lengthy process of change by which people originated from apelike ancestors.

Introduction to Human Evolution

Scientific evidence shows that the physical and behavioral traits shared by all people originated from apelike ancestors and evolved over a period of approximately six million years. One of the earliest defining human traits, bipedalism -- the ability to walk on two legs -- evolved over 4 million years ago. Other important human characteristics -- such as a large and complex brain, the ability to make and use tools, and the capacity for language -- developed more recently. Many advanced traits -- including complex symbolic expression, art, and elaborate cultural diversity -- emerged mainly during the past 100,000 years. Humans are primates. Most scientists currently recognize some 15 to 20 different species of early humans. Human Evolution. Summary of Findings Man has been a tribal animal since he first walked erect, more than four million years ago.

Human Evolution

With the impediment of being bipedal, he could not out-climb or outrun his predators. Only through tribal cooperation could he hold his predators at bay. For two million years, the early hominid was a herd/tribal animal, primarily a herd herbivore. During the next two million years the human was a tribal hunter/warrior. The intellect, the magnitude of which separates the human from all other animals, developed slowly over the entire four million years or more of the human development. Background and Introduction. Early Hominin Evolution: Discovery of Early Hominids. Teaching materials.

Teaching materials Evolution is essential to our curriculum and to scientific literacy.

Teaching materials

Imagine teaching social science without teaching history; students would lack perspective on events going on today. Similarly, to understand the big picture of biology, students need to understand life on Earth in terms of its history and its future — the changing life forms and ecosystems that have arisen and changed over billions of years, as well as the mechanisms that have brought about those changes. Human Evolution.

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Geography. 10th Grade World History - Mr. Knoeckel's Social Studies Site! Global%2010%20Curriculum%20Writing%202012. WorldHistory_StandardAndHonors. Malaika Syphertt (WHist) at Booker T. Washington High School. 2013-2014%20Curriculum%20Map%20Grade%2010%20World%20History. Default. World History Syllabus 10th Grade. Syllabus for 10th Grade World History Teacher: Ms.

World History Syllabus 10th Grade

12-13 Social Science Grade 10 Wolrd History II Curriculum Guide.pdf. Helping Students Analyze Text: Teaching Strategies To Help Students Understanding. Social Studies Teacher Resources. Lesson Plans. Teacher Class Sites. Various State Standards Resources. SCORE History/Social Science: Virtual Projects & Field Trips.

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SCORE History/Social Science: Virtual Projects & Field Trips

SCORE H/SS Virtual Web Museums Projects specially designed by SCORE H/SS as models of virtual museums for young students and English learners. View all... Virtual Interactive Projects Projects that allow students to connect to and work with others across the classroom or across the world. View all... Virtual Interactive Field Trips The Field Trips section allows both student and educator the opportunity to travel to areas of the world that would otherwise be out of reach. (None at this time.) Arm Chair Adventures If a walk down the streets of history is your assignment, you will find many opportunities to access information rich in text and photography.

View all... Fee-based Projects and Field Trips Fee-based sites are selected for their potential to teach the California Curriculum with a rich social studies component. SCORE History/Social Science: Standards & Assessment: Framework & Standards: By Grade.

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U.S. History Open Textbook. Digital textbooks and standards-aligned educational resources. World History for Us All: Teaching Units. Home > This model curriculum groups instructional units into three categories.

World History for Us All: Teaching Units

The criterion for these categories is the scale in time, geographical space, and subject matter of the topics to be explored. This system has been designed to guide teachers and students in study of the past on a variety of scales, from broad, global changes to developments that occurred within regions, civilizations, or nations. Teachers may choose to introduce students to an entire Big Era in a few class periods by focusing on the sweeping changes of the era. Or, they may devote a greater number of class days to an era, using several teaching units in all three categories of scale to examine the era in finer detail.

All teaching units follow standard specifications for organization and design. The table below provides links to teaching units on the site or under development. Chapter 22: A Pedagogy for Teaching Social Studies - LLSS 315 Educating Linguistically Diverse Students. Chapter 22: Pedagogy to Teach Social Studies from a Global Perspective for English Language Learners American social studies are based on the concept of extending students social environments moving from self, to family, to community, to neighborhood, to nation and to the world.

Chapter 22: A Pedagogy for Teaching Social Studies - LLSS 315 Educating Linguistically Diverse Students

The global perspective strives to cultivate a perspective which emphasizes the inter-connections among cultures, species, and the planet.