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Mr. Bell's Social Studies Class
LTI & SCORM
Unit 1: Social Studies 101
Understanding the ISN
EQ1: What do the NC Essential Standards require students to be able to do with information related to world history?
EQ 2: What are the major physical features of the Earth? Describe the three types of maps.
EQ3: How do environmental conditions influence civilizations?
EQ4: How does culture affect how people live in a society? (9/12)
EQ5: What are the differences between primary and secondary sources? How do perspective and bias affect the validity of sources?
EQ6:Describe the forms of government that have been used throughout world history? EQ7: Compare/Contrast the main economic systems.
Unit 2: Renaissance & Reformation
EQ1: How did the Black Death create economic opportunities?
EQ2: How did the Medici gain and maintain power?
EQ3: Who were the main artists, writers, and inventors of the Renaissance? What were some of the key pieces they were known for?
EQ 6/7/8: Why did Martin Luther write the 95 Thesis?
Unit 3: Age of Exploration & Global Exchange
Introduction to the Age of Exploration
EQ1: Which European nations AND explorers participated in the Age of Exploration?
EQ2: Why did nations desire new trade routes to Asia?
EQ4: What technological innovations helped promote global exploration and interaction?
EQ6: How did the Columbian Exchange affect Europe, Africa, and the Americas?
EQ7: What were the impacts of the spread of diseases to the New World?
EQ9: What were the effects of European colonization of Africa and the Americas?
Unit 4: Scientific Revolution & Enlightenment
EQ1: How did the Renaissance pave the way for the Scientific Revolution?
EQ2: How did the theories of scientific thinkers challenge accepted knowledge of the universe?
EQ3: How did the religious community respond to these new theories about the universe and nature?
EQ5/6: What were the ideas of the Enlightenment that began to shape political thought in Europe and beyond? How did the Enlightenment influence society?
Unit 5: Political Revolutions
French and Indian War
EQ1: What acts from the British made American colonists unhappy?
EQ1: What acts made the American colonists unhappy?
Analysis of American Revolution Sources (1/7)
EQ3: Describe the social structure in France prior to the French Revolution
EQ4: What complaints did the Third Estate have with the French monarchy and what actions did they take to create change?
EQ5: How did the goals of the Third Estate change after the Jacobins assumed control of the French Revolution?
EQ6: What were the consequences of the French Revolution?
Unit 6: Industrial Revolution & Society's Response
EQ1: What changes in farming methods created the Agricultural Revolution?
EQ3: How did new inventions spark the beginning of the industrial revolution?
EQ4: How did industrialization change the cities in England? (Urban Game)
EQ8: What were the environmental consequences of urbanization and industrialization?
EQs 6 & 10: Economic Systems
Section 6th Period
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