Unit 8: Late Antiquity

500 CE to 650 CE

How did the fall of the Roman empire change the world?
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This introductory unit presents students with the Big History – a summary of how humanity began. Over six lesson, this introduction helps students learn historical sense at a low resolution, preparing them to explore patterns of change and make sense of history on a large scale. The unit provides an introduction to the skills and concepts that will be built on throughout the school year.

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