Teaching and Learning Resources
DRC Resource Kit, Big Ideas 1, 2, 3, 4: Gr.8 S.S.- 7th Century to 1750
Grade 8: Conflict and Contact
This plan outlines a series of curricular competencies: How does contact and conflict change people’s lives? (7th C to 1750). Human and environmental factors shape changes in population and living standards Exploration, expansion, and colonization had varying consequences for different groups. Changing ideas about the world created tension between people wanting to adopt new ideas and those wanting to preserve established traditions.
Innovation from 7th Century to 1750
Top 10 Innovations from the era
Grade 8 Renaissance Unit Rubric: Grade 8 Renaissance Rubric