ERIC Number: ED063208
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: 0
Social Studies. The Development of Europe: 1000 B. C. - 1000 A. D.
This quinmester curriculum guide for grades 10-12 provides a framework for studying ancient history through medieval history. Emphasis is upon examining the formation and evolution of Western Civilization and considering the political, philosophical, and cultural impact that these periods exerted in the past and how they affect the present. How ethical values, originating in these ancient cultures, shaped and contributed to modern society are investigated. Students will recognize that both political ideals and democratic concepts were Hellenistic contributions. Historical content is examined through the use of inquiry, critical thinking, and problem solving techniques. Four units are: 1) Civilization of Ancient Greece; 2) Civilization of Ancient Rome; 3) Rise of Christianity; and, 4) Medieval Period. A bibliography is included. Related documents are: SO 002 708 through SO 002 718, SO 002 768 through SO 002 792, and SO 002 947 through SO 002 970. (Author/SJM)
Descriptors: Activity Units, Ancient History, Behavioral Objectives, Critical Thinking, Curriculum Guides, European History, Greek Civilization, History, History Instruction, Medieval History, Problem Solving, Questioning Techniques, Resource Materials, Secondary Education, Social Studies, Units of Study, Western Civilization, World History
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Dade County Public Schools, Miami, FL.
Identifiers: Florida; Quinmester Program