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A. Time, Continuity, and Change [History]: 2. The student understands the world from its beginnings to the time of the Renaissance.: 3-5: The student...

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knows the significant scientific and technological achievements of various societies (e.g., the invention of paper in China, Mayan calendars, mummification and the use of cotton in Egypt, astronomical discoveries in the Moslem world, and the Arabic number system).

Neferchichi's Tomb

Provides a wealth of information on ancient Egypt (including information on mummies, hieroglyphics and the Pharaohs)

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understands developments in transportation and communication in various societies (e.g., the development of extensive road systems in various cultures, the difficulties of travel and communication encountered by people of various cultures, the origins and changes in writing and how these changes made communication between people more effective).

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understands various aspects of family life, structures, and roles in different cultures and in many eras (e.g., pastoral and agrarian families of early civilizations, families of ancient times, and medieval families).

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understands the emergence of different laws and systems of government (e.g., monarchy and republic).

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understands significant achievements in the humanities to the time of the Renaissance (e.g., Roman architecture and Greek art).

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knows how trade led to exploration in other regions of the world (e.g., the explorations of Marco Polo and the Vikings).

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understands how developments in the Middle Ages contributed to modern life (e.g., the development of social institutions and organizations, the rise of cities, the formation of guilds, the rise of commerce, the influence of the church, and the rise of universities).

Build a Medieval Castle

Activities for building Medieval Castles and shields (Heraldry). Teaches about feudalism and life in the Middle Ages.

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