4.Analyze the role of geography in the developments of the early civilizations.5.Evaluate the contributions of the people who laid the foundations of early civilizations.6.Predict the outcome of abuse of power, corruption, and decline of morals of leadersand their effects on the peace and progress of the country.7.Analyze the teachings of the Christian church.8.Describe the feudal system and its social, cultural, economic, political and militaryfeatures.9.Appreciate the improvements made in the political, economic, social and intellectuallife of people in towns and cities.10.Prepare critical analysis of the various works of art during renaissance.
1.Regular class attendance.2.Class involvement through participation in activities.3.Presentation of individual/ group reports.4.Passing grades in major examinations/ quizzes.
Submission of projects and research work.
The criteria for grading are as follows:
major examinations- Prelims, Midterm, Semi-Final, Final
class standing- assignments/ projects (10%), oral report and class participation(15%), attendance (5%), quizzes (10%)
Tentative Class ScheduleWeekTopicStrategies1
Orientation, and finalization of schedule and Norms of ConductOverview of the course
History as a discipline
Approaches to the study of history
Relationship of history with other sciences
Importance of studying historyBrainstormingLibrary researchOpen discussion
The Earth and its beginning
The beginnings of the earth
Discovery of early humans
The appearance of the homo sapiens
Emergence of the civilizationsLibrary researchPanel discussionMap readingPreparation of reports
The Rise of Civilization/ Ancient Civilizations A.Early civilization in the East
Tigris and Euphrates Valley
Fertile CrescentCooperative learningInternet surfing
Ancient kingdom and EmpireCooperative learning activity
Religion, system of beliefs
Contribution to civilization
Review and Preliminary Examination