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Mcguireday ancient civilizations pathfinder

Pathfinder for Old Dominion University

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Mcguireday ancient civilizations pathfinder

  1. 1. Pathfinder: Ancient civilizations By: Jacquelyn McGuire-Day Roman ColosseumGreek Pyramids Tholos
  2. 2. Ancient civilizations of Greece and Rome We have been learning about the early civilizations of Greece and Rome. Your assignment is to research how the contributions of ancient Greece and Rome have influenced our world today.
  3. 3. Step 1: • Think about what information you need to find for this assignment. • How have the early civilizations of Greece and Rome influenced the world as far as architecture, government, and sports? Get your graphic organizer. You can do this!
  4. 4. Step 2: Where can I find books about ancient Greece and Rome? • Try looking at the nonfiction books in our library. • Search the online catalog. Type ancient Rome and click subject. Type ancient Greece and click subject. Great work!
  5. 5. Nonfiction books: 938 KLI Ancient Greece 938 COV Ancient Greece: Birthplace of democracy 938 Art and culture of ancient Greece 938 HEW The Greeks 937 ARM Rome 937 Art and culture of ancient Rome 937 Ancient Rome 937 COR What do we know about the Romans?
  6. 6. Step 3: Now let’s look for ebooks and audiobooks about ancient Greece and Rome. • Search the online catalog. Change the material to ebook. Then, change the material to sound recording (nonmusical). Awesome!
  7. 7. Step 4: Now let’s look at online resources. • Choose at least 2 of the databases to find out more information about ancient Greece and Rome. You are doing great!
  8. 8. Step 5: Check to see what books and resources the public library carries. You did it!
  9. 9. Step 6: Time to put it all together. Share what you have learned with your teacher and classmates!
  10. 10. Target level: 3rd grade Virginia Standards of Learning Objectives: English 3.6 – The student will continue to read and demonstrate comprehension of nonfiction texts. • E) The student will draw conclusions based on text. • F) The student will summarize major points found in nonfiction texts. English 3.7 – The student will demonstration comprehension of information from a variety of print and electronic resources. History and Social Science 3.4 – The student will explain how the contributions of ancient Greece and Rome have influenced the present world in terms of architecture, government, and sports. AASL Standards for the 21st Century Learner: 1.1.4 Find, evaluate, and select appropriate answers to questions. 1.1.6 Read, view and listen for information presented in any format (e.g., textual, visual, media, digital) in order to make inferences and gather meaning.
  11. 11. References American Association of School Librarians. (2015). Standards for the 21st century learner. Retrieved from learningstandards/AASL_LearningStandards.pdf Virginia Department of Education. (2010). Standards of learning. Retrieved from