A Year of Middle School Ancient History (Lesson & Project Based): Quarter 4
This is the seventh session of a year long Project Based Middle School Ancient History course. Learners will explore Ancient China, Ancient Rome, and The Early Byzantine Empire through visual lectures and hands on project based learning.
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Completed by 18 learners
Twice per week
over 7 weeks
learners per class
per learner - per class
How does a “Multi-Day” course work?
Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries
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This is the fourth quarter of a year long Project Based Middle School Ancient History course. Learners will delve into the history of Ancient China, Ancient Rome, and Early Byzantium through visual lectures, hands on project based learning, and interactive Nearpod lessons. I combine both comprehensive lessons using slides, images, lecture, discussion, and video, as well as hands on projects to deepen learning and bring the topic of focus to life. The first class of each week involves a...
Students will gain an understanding of the history of Ancient Rome.
I have been teaching both World History and American History to Middle Schoolers and Elementary aged kids for about 6 years now. History is my passion and I have traveled the world, visiting many ancient and neolithic sites, studying and working with local historians, and writing. I have worked with archivists and read hundreds of first hand accounts of war, famine, and every day experiences of the old ways of life from baking bread to making soap. It has also been my ongoing education to voraciously read history books, both of ancient history, and most importantly, newly written historical commentaries that look at and analyze our previously written histories with an intention to decolonize the way we view history. I have lived off and on oversees for the past 25 years in a country that has faced tremendous challenges, therefore I have a unique insight into the importance of telling history from different angles and an understanding of the importance of more than one story being expressed.
At the end of the first class of the week, students will be assigned homework that will be due by the second class of the week. These assignments will call on students to think about what they have learned, possibly seek out new information, or even complete a challenge. Homework time will vary from 1/2 hour per week to 1 hour per week.
Dough Map: Printed map, dough in blue, yellow, green, orange, toothpicks, glue stick, scissors, paper Aqueduct Model: Clay, Cardboard paper towel tube, bowl, cup, tray Colosseum Model: Materials of choice: small plastic blocks, cardboard, clay, or online building playforms (Ask me, I know a couple) Hagia Sophia Model- materials of choice (blocks, cardboard, Minecraft, clay)
Learners will be assessed by participation, homework, discussion, and projects.
1 hour 50 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
65 total reviews
25 completed classes
My sparks in life are studying and teaching writing, literature, and history. For the past six years, I have taught classes such as World History, American History , Language Arts, and Creative Writing to upper elementary and middle grade...