Mr. McGuire

6th Grade World History

MYP Unit Title
Development of Civilization and Culture
Statement of Inquiry
Knowing the philosophies and beliefs of a culture will lead to understanding its identity.
Inquiry Questions

Factual: What were some belief systems in Ancient Mesopotamia, Egypt/Europe and the New World?
Conceptual: How did belief systems influence society in Mesopotamia, Egypt and the New World?
Debatable: Do ancient belief systems in Ancient Mesopotamia, Egypt, Europe and the New World still play as much a central role today?
Key Concept(s)
Culture
Related Concept(s)
Civilization Governance
Identity
Global Context
Social constructions of reality; philosophies and ways of life; belief systems; rituals and play.
Summative Assessment
Research Presentation