11-13 yrs old
Students will inquire the civilization of choice and build a building that is mathematically accurate
June 21, 2018
The term civilization basically means the level of development at which people live together peacefully in communities. Ancient civilization refers..
Student planning sheet
Choose an Ancient Civilization
Fill in the table according to your research:
Ancient Civilization :
Famous Landmark :
Purpose of landmark:
Biome / Type of Landform:
Date Built (Landmark) :
Length / Width / Height:
Choose a plot
Add a sign (large sign if needed) with your names, time period, name of structure/location, and three facts (from research)
Create the structure/location using blocks: grass, stone, sand, trees, wood, etc.
There are multiple expectations for this and various summative assessment opportunities:
Reseach information, students are expected to collect accurate information about their chosen landmark
Math, students are able to convert their measurements accurately and are able to explain their reasoning
Build, Student can compare their selected build materials with the information that they have gathered and if there is a picture then compare and contrast their own building against the picture.
We opted to make a gameplay video where students verbally introduced and explained their project