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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.: 9-12: The student...

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understands the early physical and cultural development of humans.

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understands the rise of early civilizations and the spread of agriculture in Mesopotamia, Egypt, and the Indus Valley.


Egyptian History
http://emuseum.mankato.msus.edu/prehistory/egypt/hieroglyphics/heiroglyphics.html

This link is a very good tool to introduce hieroglyphics and the Rosetta Stone to students.


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understands the emergence of civilization in China, southwest Asia, and the Mediterranean basin.

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understands significant aspects of the economic, political, and social systems of ancient Greece and the cultural contributions of that civilization.

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understands the significant features of the political, economic, and social systems of ancient Rome and the cultural legacy of that civilization.


Activity: Roman Mural

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understands features of the theological and cultural conflict between the Muslim world and Christendom and the resulting religious, political, and economic competition in the Mediterranean region.

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understands the development of the political, social, economic, and religious systems of European civilization during the Middle Ages.


Labyrinth: Resources for Medieval Studies
http://www.georgetown.edu/labyrinth/labyrinth-home.html

Labyrinth is a global inforamtion network providing free, organized access to electronic resources in medieval studies. It includes links to subjects categorized by culture, nation or special topics such as heraldry or medieval women.


Notes on 14th Century History
http://www.wsu.edu:8080/~hanly/chaucer/coursematerials/14thcent.html

Outline of 14th Century European history. Good statistics for students and teachers on Black Death.


Odin's Castle
http://www.odinscastle.org

This is a database to over 2300 historical links. The rooms in this castle are classified by time period. In the Great Hall is the medieval history link.


Middle Ages
http://www.learner.org/exhibits/middleages/feudal.html

Overview of life, religion, homes, clothing,health, arts and entertainment in Middle Ages in Europe.


Activity: Learning through a Stained Glass Window

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understands cultural, religious, political, and technological developments of civilizations in Asia and Africa.

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understands significant social, cultural, and religious features of India, and India,s conflict with the Moslem Turks.

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understands significant cultural, religious, and economic features of civilizations in Mesoamerica and Andean South America.


The Maya Astronomy Page
http://www.astro.uva.nl/michielb/maya/astro.html

This site provides students a good introduction to Mayan astronomy. It also includes a brief description of the Mayan culture, and a description of their Base 20 number system.

A java applet is included which allows you to type a Base 10 number and view it in Mayan writing. Requires a java-enabled browser to use all features.


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understands political and cultural features of the Mongol Empire and the Empire's impact on Eurasian peoples.


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