A great research project on the Byzantine Empire. Common Core Standards for achievements in Roman Empire, specialization, how geography impacts on people, interpret maps, group perspectives, trade routes and specialization. This project is also included in the complete Rome Unit.
Students will embark on a research project. Students will complete a travel guide to Byzantine Empire, create an artificat from Byzantine time period and complete a TIC TAC TOE choice board on Justinian, Justinian Code and achievements.
The TIC TAC TOE choice board directs students to choose a row or column. That row or column will ask them to display their research on Justinian the ruler, Justinian Code and an achievement in various ways. Students can choose what interests them or the teacher can choose to adjust levels of complexity for differentiation purposes. Rubric included with space for student self-evaluation as well as teacher evaluation.
PDF format includes graphic organizer to gather information prior to creating artifact, travel guide organizer for prewriting, TIC TAC TOE choice board for Justinian research and rubric for evaluation. Discuss the rubric prior to students starting the project so that students know what your definition of a 5 or 2 would be.