SST-06.2.05

BPSS-SST Important Historical Events concept logo6th Grade (SST) Social Studies Targeted Benchmarks
Standard 2: Important Historical Events

SST-06.2.05 Identify the features of Egyptian civilization and its contributions to the modern world.

Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

  • I can define vocabulary words associated with Egypt.
  • I can identify the purpose of the pyramids.
  • I can identify mummification process.
  • I can understand the shape of the social structure.
  • I can describe the levels of the Egyptian social structure.

Reasoning Targets

  • I can explain one of the hypothesis of how the pyramids were built.
  • I can explain the purpose of preserving the dead bodies.
  • I can explain the mummification process.
  • I can explain how Egyptian mummification compares to the current practices in the modern world.
  • I can explain how the discovery of King Tut’s tomb has impacted history.

Skills (Performance) Targets

  • I can

Product Targets

  • I can 

Proficiency Scale

The Student can ...

(1) Beginning

  • with help, demonstrate a partial understanding of some of the simpler details and processes and some of the more complex ideas and processes.

(2) Developing

  • define vocabulary words associated with Egypt.
  • identify the purpose of the pyramids.
  • identify mummification process.
  • understand the shape of the social structure.

(3) Proficient

  • explain one of the hypothesis of how the pyramids were built.
  • explain the purpose of preserving the dead bodies.
  • explain the mummification process.
  • explain how Egyptian mummification compares to the current practices in the modern world.
  • explain how the discovery of King Tut’s tomb has impacted history.
  • describe the levels of the Egyptian social structure.

(4) Advanced

  • demonstrate in-depth inferences and applications regarding more complex material that go beyond end of instruction expectations.

Resources

Vocabulary

  • pyramid
  • dynasty
  • mummification
  • social class
  • pharaoh
  • King Tut

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