UNITS

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ASSIGN & SUPPORT FILES
VIDEOS & RESOURCES

Unit 1: Introduction to Social Studies

Unit 1
introduces students to concepts like idiom, culture, worldview, time, etc. through an interdisciplinary approach, e.g. history, economics, sociology, geography, psychology and anthropology.

Unit 1 Exam Prep Sheet
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Unit 1 Review Game #1
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Unit 1 Review Game #2
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Unit 1 Review Game #3
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1 Time Across Cultures (PPT)
2 Time Orientation Jigsaw (ASSIGN)
3 No Time Orientation Cultures (PPT)
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4 Symbols, Values & Norms (PPT)
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5 What is Culture? (ASSIGN))
6 Why Cultures are Different? (DOC)
 
7 Worldview Elements (ASSIGN))


1 Different Cultures Tell Time (MOVIE)
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4a American Hand Gestures (MOVIE)
4b Symbols, Values & Norms (MOVIE)
4c Socialization (MOVIE)
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7a Wjat is Your Worldview? (MOVIE)
7b What is Your Worldview Quiz (WEBSITE)

Unit 2: The Roots of Civilization

Unit 2
presents students with such foundational concepts like hunting and gathering, the development of agriculture, the beginning of civilizations, writing, religion, and laws. Two ancient civilizations are the focus of this unit: Sumer and the Olmecs.


READINGS

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Unit 2 Exam Outline (PDF)
Unit 2 Exam Outline (DOC)
 
Review Game 1 (Objective Questions)
 
Review Game 2 (Objective Questions)
 
Review Game 3 (Written Questions)
 
Challenge Board (Two Player)
 
Rags to Riches Trivia Game
1 Archaeology and Paleobiology (PPT)
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Activities 2.1 Worksheet (PDF)
Activities 2.1. Worksheet (DOC
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Activities 2.2 Worksheet (PDF)
Activities 2.2 Worksheet (DOC)
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Activities 2.3 Worksheet (PDF)
Activities 2.3 Worksheet (DOC)
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Activities 2.4 Worksheet (PDF)
Activities: 2.4 Worksheet (DOC)
1 Mesopotamia: The Sumerians (MOVIE)
2 Who Were the Olmecs (MOVIE)
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3 Mesopotamia (MOVIE)
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4Agricultural Revolution (MOVIE)
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5 Water and Civilizations (MOVIE)
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6 Why Do Civilizations Collapse (MOVIE)

Unit 3: Saskatchewan's Ancient European Roots

Unit 3
presents a description of the two cultural foundations of the Western World--the Greeks and the Romans.


READINGS

 
 
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1 The Greeks Crossword (DOC)
2 Atlantis Reading (DOC)
3 Determining If Data Are Reliable (DOC)
.3 Determining If Data Are Reliable (PDF)
 
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1 The Persians and the Greeks (MOVIE)
 
2 11 Greek Influences (SITE)
 
 
 
.3 The Trojan War (MOVIE)
 
.4 A Day in the Life of an Athenian (MOVIE)
 
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