Mrs. K in the Middle brings you a fresh approach to teaching and learning about the dawn of civilization in this Humanities unit outline! This unit functions as a guide to help you combine important historical content with the rigorous CCSS ELA for middle school. Students will love learning about our early history through research and hands-on investigation. Students will have opportunities to demonstrate skill mastery in a variety of ways including art and informational writing. This resource serves as a wonderful companion to the History Alive! series, but there is plenty of room to include your own creative lessons!
Included in this unit outline you will find:
-a description about the Humanities approach to teaching bout Mesopootamia
-an outline of Social Studies/ History and Language Arts/ Literacy skills taught
-essential questions, enduring understandings and teaching points for mini-lessons
-a bright and bold word wall including 29 essential vocabulary cards
-skill building learning resources (blackline masters)
-a standards-based end of unit assessment that includes a score sheet and rubric