Unit Three Assessment
Students create their own civilizations using the characteristics studied in units one, two, and three.
Student Directions: Using the knowledge gained from exploring various civilizations both successful and not successful, create a new civilization. Consider which of the characteristics of civilizations seem most important to the establishment of successful civilizations, and describe the elements of your civilization based on the characteristics of civilizations.
Students should include...
1. Determine where your civilization will be located and be able to explain why.
2. Define the characteristics of your civilization and be able to explain your thinking.
3. As needed, conduct research to explore additional civilizations throughout history.
4. Consider how your civilization may interact with other civilizations.
In completing this task, students meet the expectations for social studies standards:
They also meet the expectations for ELA/Literacy Standards:
Determine what you want the final product to be for their civilization. It could be as simple as a completed characteristics of civilizations handout or as complex as a formal product, like a brochure or poster.