This is a document full of resources and activities for teaching about the characteristics of civilization (Tennessee Social Studies Standard 6.6), by exploring how they're manifested in our society today.
Question sheet for articles based on each characteristic.
Example articles and resources for locating new articles.
Critical thinking questions for each characteristic.
Intriguing quotes for each characteristic.
Additional resources for each characteristic (videos, interactive websites, lesson plans, computer games).
Bingo style sheet for students to keep track of their learning about each characteristic.