Activity 1: Planning for Learning,
By Mikaela Swedlund
A Coggle Diagram about Big Ideas:
, Objective: The students will describe the similarities and differences between Sparta and Athens.
, Objective: Students will apply geographical knowledge to locate and label the country of Greece, two major seas surrounding Greece, the island of Crete, and the city-states of Sparta and Athens.
, Objective: Students will analyze data to create a project by synthesizing information using a variety of resources.
, Objective: Students will explain key vocabulary: ancient, civilization, Greece, peninsula, Oligarchy, city-state, and democracy.
, Objective: Students will demonstrate political institutions, trade, and diplomacy.
, Why Scaffolding?
), 5th grade Social Studies Unit:
, Standard for the unit: 5th grade AERO Social Studies Standard :
(Connections and Conflict) Students will understand causes and effects of interaction among societies, including trade, war, and diplomacy.Identify and use primary and secondary sources to
examine the past and present.Explain the major ways groups, societies, and nations interact with one
another (e.g., trade, cultural exchanges)
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