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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.: 6-8: The student...

SS.A.2.3.1 Add Website - Add Activity

understands how language, ideas, and institutions of one culture can influence other cultures (e.g., through trade, exploration, and immigration).


Western Religions in the Virtual Classroom
http://www.mrdowling.com/605westr.html

This page focuses on Judiasm, Christianity and Islam. It is part of The Virtual Classroom, the world's first online middle school classroom. The lessons were prepared for sixth grade students at a Math/Science/Technology magnet school in West Palm Beach, Florida by Mike Dowling.


SS.A.2.3.2 Add Website - Add Activity

knows how major historical developments have had an impact on the development of civilizations.


The Crusades and the Contributions of Islam in Mr. Dowling's Virtual Classroom
http://www.mrdowling.com/606islam.html

This page focuses on the Crusades and the contributions of Muslim scholars during the Middle Ages. It is part of The Virtual Classroom, the world's first online middle school classroom. The lessons were prepared for seventh grade students at a Math/Science/Technology magnet school in West Palm Beach, Florida by Mike Dowling.


Mesopotamia in Mr. Dowling's Virtual Classroom
http://www.mrdowling.com/603mesopotamia.html

This page focuses on the land and the people of the land between the Tigrius and Euphrates Rivers.. Today we call the land Iraq, but many cultures contributed to the region. It is part of The Virtual Classroom, the world's first online middle school classroom. The lessons were prepared for seventh grade students at a Math/Science/Technology magnet school in West Palm Beach, Florida by Mike Dowling.


Prehistory in Mr. Dowling's Virtual Classroom
http://www.mrdowling.com/602prehistory.html

An description of human life before the development of reading and writing. This page is part of Mr. Dowling's Virtual Classroom, the first online middle school class.


SS.A.2.3.3 Add Website - Add Activity

understands important technological developments and how they influenced human society.


Ships of the Ancient Greeks
http://www.webcom.com/shownet/medea/bulfinch/grkship.html

Variety of photographs, illustrations, and text on Ancient Greek Ships.


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understands the impact of geographical factors on the historical development of civilizations.


Mesopotamia in Mr. Dowling's Virtual Classroom
http://www.mrdowling.com/603mesopotamia.html

This page focuses on the land and the people of the land between the Tigrius and Euphrates Rivers. Today we call the land Iraq, but many cultures contributed to the region. It is part of The Virtual Classroom, the world's first online middle school classroom. The lessons were prepared for seventh grade students at a Math/Science/Technology magnet school in West Palm Beach, Florida by Mike Dowling.


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knows significant historical leaders who shaped the development of early cultures (e.g., military, political, and religious leaders in various civilizations).

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knows the major events that shaped the development of various cultures (e.g., the spread of agrarian societies, population movements, technological and cultural innovation, and the emergence of new population centers).


Prehistory in the Virtual Classroom
http://www.mrdowling.com/602prehistory.html

This page focuses on Prehistory, the period before humans learned to read and write. The lessons were prepared for sixth grade students at a Math/Science/Technology magnet school in West Palm Beach, Florida by Mike Dowling.


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knows significant achievements in art and architecture in various urban areas and communities to the time of the Renaissance (e.g., the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, pyramids in Egypt, temples in ancient Greece, bridges and aqueducts in ancient Rome, changes in European art and architecture between the Middle Ages and the High Renaissance).


Ancient Egypt in the Virtual Classroom
http://www.mrdowling.com/604egypt.html

This page focuses on the amazing civilization of ancient Egypt. It is part of The Virtual Classroom, the world's first online middle school classroom. The lessons were prepared for seventh grade students at a Math/Science/Technology magnet school in West Palm Beach, Florida by Mike Dowling.


Rome: The Past is the Present
http://kathyschrock.net/webquests/FOULKE/RMWEBRS.HTM

A Webquest that analyses the rise and fall of the Roman civilization.


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knows the political, social, and economic institutions that characterized the significant aspects of Eastern and Western civilizations.


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