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Standards

Standards 2  

First Nine Weeks Pacing Guide

1.1 Explain the characteristics of hunter gatherer groups and their relationship to the natural environment.

1.2 Explain the emergence of agriculture and its effect on early human communities, including the domestication of plant and animals, the impact of irrigation techniques, and subsequent food surplus

1.3 Compare the river valley civilizations of the Tigris and Euphrates (Mesopotamia), the Nile (Egypt), the Indus (India), and the Huang He (China), including the evolution of written language, government, trade systems, architecture, and forms of social order.

1.4 Explain the origins, fundamental beliefs, and spread of Eastern religion, including Judaism (Mesopotamia).

3.1 Summarize the major contributions of the Chinese civilization from the Qin dynasty through the Ming dynasty, including the golden age of art and literature, the invention of gunpowder and woodblock printing, and the rise of trade via the Silk Road.

1.4 Explain the origins, fundamental beliefs, and spread of Eastern religion, including Confucianism and Taoism (China).

3.3 Summarize the major contributions of India, including those of the Gupta dynasty in math, literature, religion, and science.

1.4 Explain the origins, fundamental beliefs, and spread of Eastern religion, including Hinduism (India), and Buddhism (India).

3.4 Explain the origin and fundamental beliefs of Islam and the geographic and economic aspects of its expansion.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Second Nine Weeks

2.1 Describe the development of ancient Greek culture (the Hellenistic period), including the concept of citizenship and the early forms of democracy in Athens.

2.2 Analyze the role of Alexander the Great (Hellenistic period), Socrates, Plato, Archimedes, Aristotle, and others in the creation and spread of Greek governance, literature, philosophy, the arts, math, and science.

2.6 Compare the polytheistic belief systems of the Greek and Romans with the origins, foundational beliefs, and spread of Christianity.

2.3 Describe the development of Roman civilization, including language, government, architecture, and engineering.

2.4 Describe the expansion and transition of the Roman government from monarchy to republic to empire, including the roles of Julius Caesar and Augustus Caesar (Octavius).

2.6 Compare the polytheistic belief systems of the Greek and Romans with the origins, foundational beliefs, and spread of Christianity.

2.5 Explain the decline and collapse of the Roman Empire and the impact of the Byzantine Empire, including the Justinian Code and the preservation of Ancient Greek and Roman learning, architecture, and government.

4.1 Compare the major contributions of the African civilization of Ghana, Mali, and Songhai, including the impact of Islam on the cultures of these kingdoms.

4.2 Describe the influence of geography on trade in African kingdoms, including the salt and gold trades.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Third Nine Weeks Social Studies

3.2 Summarize the major contributions of the Japanese civilization, including the Japanese feudal system, the Shinto traditions, and words of art and literature.

5.1 Explain feudalism and its relationship to the development of European monarchies and nation-states, including feudal relationships, the daily lives of peasants and serfs, and the economy under the manorial system.

5.2 Explain the effects of the Magna Carta on European society, its effect on the feudal system, and its contributions to the development of representative governments in England.

5.3 Summarize the course of the Crusades and explain their effects on feudalism and their role in spreading Christianity

5.4 Explain the role and influence of the Roman Catholic Church in medieval Europe.

5.5 Summarize the origins and impact of the bubonic plague on feudalism.

6.1 Summarize the contributions of the Italian Renaissance, including the importance of Florence, the influence of humanism and the accomplishments of the Italians in art, music, literature, and architecture.

Fourth Nine Weeks

6.2 Identify the key figures of the Renaissance and the Reformation and their contributions (Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Johannes Gutenberg, John Calvin, and Martin Luther)

6.3 Explain the causes, events, and points of contention and denominational affiliations (of nations) of the Reformation and Counter Reformation.

4.3 Compare the contributions and the decline of the Maya, Aztec, and Inca civilizations, including their forms of government and their contributions in mathematics, astronomy, and architecture.

4.4 Explain the contributions, features, and rise and fall of the North American ancestors of the Numerous Native American tribes, including the Adena, Hopewell, Pueblo, and Mississippian cultures.

6.4 Compare the economic, political, and religious incentives of the various European countries to explore and settle new lands.

6.5 Identify the origin and destination of the voyages of major European explorers.

6.6 Explain the effects of the exchange of plants, animals, diseases, and technology throughout Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Americas (Columbian Exchange).


Standards  

First Nine Weeks Pacing Guide

1.1 Explain the characteristics of hunter gatherer groups and their relationship to the natural environment.

1.2 Explain the emergence of agriculture and its effect on early human communities, including the domestication of plant and animals, the impact of irrigation techniques, and subsequent food surplus

1.3 Compare the river valley civilizations of the Tigris and Euphrates (Mesopotamia), the Nile (Egypt), the Indus (India), and the Huang He (China), including the evolution of written language, government, trade systems, architecture, and forms of social order.

1.4 Explain the origins, fundamental beliefs, and spread of Eastern religion, including Judaism (Mesopotamia).

3.1 Summarize the major contributions of the Chinese civilization from the Qin dynasty through the Ming dynasty, including the golden age of art and literature, the invention of gunpowder and woodblock printing, and the rise of trade via the Silk Road.

1.4 Explain the origins, fundamental beliefs, and spread of Eastern religion, including Confucianism and Taoism (China).

3.3 Summarize the major contributions of India, including those of the Gupta dynasty in math, literature, religion, and science.

1.4 Explain the origins, fundamental beliefs, and spread of Eastern religion, including Hinduism (India), and Buddhism (India).

3.4 Explain the origin and fundamental beliefs of Islam and the geographic and economic aspects of its expansion.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Second Nine Weeks

2.1 Describe the development of ancient Greek culture (the Hellenistic period), including the concept of citizenship and the early forms of democracy in Athens.

2.2 Analyze the role of Alexander the Great (Hellenistic period), Socrates, Plato, Archimedes, Aristotle, and others in the creation and spread of Greek governance, literature, philosophy, the arts, math, and science.

2.6 Compare the polytheistic belief systems of the Greek and Romans with the origins, foundational beliefs, and spread of Christianity.

2.3 Describe the development of Roman civilization, including language, government, architecture, and engineering.

2.4 Describe the expansion and transition of the Roman government from monarchy to republic to empire, including the roles of Julius Caesar and Augustus Caesar (Octavius).

2.6 Compare the polytheistic belief systems of the Greek and Romans with the origins, foundational beliefs, and spread of Christianity.

2.5 Explain the decline and collapse of the Roman Empire and the impact of the Byzantine Empire, including the Justinian Code and the preservation of Ancient Greek and Roman learning, architecture, and government.

4.1 Compare the major contributions of the African civilization of Ghana, Mali, and Songhai, including the impact of Islam on the cultures of these kingdoms.

4.2 Describe the influence of geography on trade in African kingdoms, including the salt and gold trades.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Third Nine Weeks Social Studies

3.2 Summarize the major contributions of the Japanese civilization, including the Japanese feudal system, the Shinto traditions, and words of art and literature.

5.1 Explain feudalism and its relationship to the development of European monarchies and nation-states, including feudal relationships, the daily lives of peasants and serfs, and the economy under the manorial system.

5.2 Explain the effects of the Magna Carta on European society, its effect on the feudal system, and its contributions to the development of representative governments in England.

5.3 Summarize the course of the Crusades and explain their effects on feudalism and their role in spreading Christianity

5.4 Explain the role and influence of the Roman Catholic Church in medieval Europe.

5.5 Summarize the origins and impact of the bubonic plague on feudalism.

6.1 Summarize the contributions of the Italian Renaissance, including the importance of Florence, the influence of humanism and the accomplishments of the Italians in art, music, literature, and architecture.

Fourth Nine Weeks

6.2 Identify the key figures of the Renaissance and the Reformation and their contributions (Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Johannes Gutenberg, John Calvin, and Martin Luther)

6.3 Explain the causes, events, and points of contention and denominational affiliations (of nations) of the Reformation and Counter Reformation.

4.3 Compare the contributions and the decline of the Maya, Aztec, and Inca civilizations, including their forms of government and their contributions in mathematics, astronomy, and architecture.

4.4 Explain the contributions, features, and rise and fall of the North American ancestors of the Numerous Native American tribes, including the Adena, Hopewell, Pueblo, and Mississippian cultures.

6.4 Compare the economic, political, and religious incentives of the various European countries to explore and settle new lands.

6.5 Identify the origin and destination of the voyages of major European explorers.

6.6 Explain the effects of the exchange of plants, animals, diseases, and technology throughout Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Americas (Columbian Exchange).