"The World Before the Opening of the Atlantic" Unit Organizer.
The organizer contains the following:
1- What students are expected to know during and after the unit, some of the work/projects/assessments that will take place during the unit, and essential questions to be answered during the unit.
2- A blank template to fill in the dates and descriptions of unit homework
3- A selected group of vocabulary words organizer that students must complete the definitions for.
Topics in this unit include:
*The earliest Americans to cross the Bering Land Bridge
*Early Mesoamerican Societies (Olmec, Aztec, Maya, Inca)
*North American Culture Areas/Native American Tribes
*Trading Kingdoms of West Africa (Mali, Songhai, Ghana)
***ALL OF WHICH WILL EVENTUALLY CONTRIBUTE TO THE FOUNDATIONS OF UNITED STATES SOCIETY AND GOVERNMENT***
*This unit follows the NYS/NYC SS curriculum.
*Pictures can easily be added to the cover page to provide a visual aid for the topic.