The Art of the Byzantine Empire
Eighth graders describe, analyze, and evaluate the history of the Byzantine Empire and Russia from about 300 to 1000 A.D. They emphasis the preservation of Greek and Roman traditions. Students analyze the Byzantine art and architecture.
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Mayan Mathematics and Architecture
Take young scholars on a trip through history with this unit on the mathematics and architecture of the Mayan civilization. Starting with a introduction to their base twenty number system and the symbols they used, this eight-lesson unit...
4th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
The Power of Remembrance
On every July 4th, we watch fireworks and celebrate our independence, but how is the history of the American Revolution preserved? Four social studies lesson guide learners through different memorials, commemorative objects, and restored...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Architecture: It's Elementary!
Young citizens construct an understanding of urban planning in this cross-curricular unit. Covering every aspect of city development from the political, economic, and social influences to sustainable building practices, this 10-lesson...
4th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Writing Exercises: The Byzantine Empire III
Three wonderful questions will help your middle schoolers better understand the Byzantine Empire. They construct short essay responses to each of the three prompts, discuss the schism between the Greek and Roman Catholic church, the...
6th - 8th English Language Arts
Individuals as Instruments of Change
How does one become a catalyst for change? What are the challenges faced by those who take a stand for change? What part do the arts play in cultural change? Using primary and secondary sources from the 1920s and 1930s, class members...
8th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
The Early Ottoman Empire: 1281 - 1600s
Once one of the most powerful civilizations in the known world, the Ottoman Empire was all-encompassing and highly influencial in the Middle East. Enjoy maps that detail the Ottomans' rule, as well as pictures of relics and architecture...
7th - 10th Social Studies & History
The Byzantine Empire: The New Rome
Review is good, it helps solidify understanding and clears up misconceptions. Review key points, failures, and concepts that define the Byzantine Empire. There are several critical-thinking questions included based on classroom readings.
8th - 10th Social Studies & History
Islamic Art; Exploring the Visual Arts of the Middle East
The intent of this unit is to demonstrate some of the traditional arts of the Middle East. Extensive background information on the religion, culture, and nature of Islamic art found throughout the Middle East is provided. Each of the...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History