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About Martin Luther/Martin Luther

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Title:

About Martin Luther/Martin Luther

URL:

https://aptv.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/1f81ba66-572f-48c9-99c0-419fabac9091/about-martin-luther-martin-luther/

Content Source:

PBS
Type: Informational Material

Overview:

This is the epic tale of the great Protestant revolutionary whose belief in his faith would overthrow the all-powerful Catholic Church and reshape Medieval Europe. Join Luther as he recalls his life, from his initial crisis of faith in a storm-wracked forest that led him to become a monk, to his heady confrontation with the great powers of Europe.

Content Standard(s):
Social Studies
SS2010 (2010)
Grade: 8
World History to 1500
7 ) Describe the widespread impact of the Roman Empire.

Example: spread of Roman law and political theory, citizenship and slavery, architecture and engineering, religions, sculptures and paintings, literature, and the Latin language

•  Tracing important aspects of the diffusion of Christianity, including its relationship to Judaism, missionary impulse, organizational development, transition from persecution to acceptance in the Roman Empire, and church doctrine
•  Explaining the role of economics, societal changes, Christianity, political and military problems, external factors, and the size and diversity of the Roman Empire in its decline and fall
Unpacked Content
Strand: Economics, Geography, History, Civics and Government
Course Title: World History to 1500
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students:
  • Analyze the history and impact of the Roman Empire on later societies.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • diffusion
  • persecution
  • doctrine
  • external factors
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • The impact/influence of the Roman Empire on the world including cultural achievements.
  • How to trace important aspects of the spread of Christianity such as how it relates to Judaism, its organization, and its doctrine. The reasons behind the decline and fall of Rome including economics, societal changes, Christianity, political and military problems, external factors, and the size and diversity of the empire.
  • Long-lasting Roman influences.
  • The important aspects of Christianity in the Roman Empire, including how it relates to other religions and its influence on Roman society.
  • The role of economics, politics, size/diversity, and societal changes in the decline and fall of Rome.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • Analyze textual evidence of primary and secondary sources.
  • Locate places on a map.
  • Identify the effects of religious beliefs and practices on societies.
  • Identify the cause and effect of economic changes on societies.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • The Roman Empire impacted and influenced later societies.

Alabama Alternate Achievement Standards
AAS Standard:
SS.AAS.8.7- Compare at least one modern aspect of culture to one ancient aspect.


Social Studies
SS2010 (2010)
Grade: 9
World History: 1500 to the Present
3 ) Explain causes of the Reformation and its impact, including tensions between religious and secular authorities, reformers and doctrines, the Counter-Reformation, the English Reformation, and wars of religion.

Unpacked Content
Strand: Economics, History, Civics and Government
Course Title: World History: 1500 to the Present
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students:
  • Compare and contrast the Reformation, the Counter Reformation, and the English Reformation.
  • Examine the points of view among religious and secular authorities, reformers, and doctrines.
  • Explain the wars of religion as they relate to the Reformation and subsequent movements as well as to the various beliefs and points of view of this time.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • Reformation doctrine
  • Counter Reformation
  • English Reformation
  • wars of religion
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • The causes and impacts of the Reformation.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • Compare and contrast historical movements.
  • Research and describe points of view.
  • Identify causes and impacts of historical events using variety of resources including literature, visual arts, maps, and other primary and secondary resources.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • There were many causes of the Reformation and it had an impact on religious and social thought.

Alabama Alternate Achievement Standards
AAS Standard:
SS.AAS.9.3- Define Reformation, counter-Reformation, English Reformation, and religious and secular authorities; identify key events and/or people of the Reformation.


Social Studies
SS2010 (2010)
Grade: 9-12
Sociology
9 ) Explain the purpose of social systems and institutions, including schools, churches, voluntary associations, and governments.

•  Describing origins and beliefs of various religions
•  Distinguishing among the concepts of power, coercion, and authority
•  Comparing charismatic, traditional, and rational-legal authority
Unpacked Content
Strand: Elective
Course Title: Sociology
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students:
  • Analyze the purpose of social systems and institutions.
  • Differentiate among the origins and beliefs of various religions.
  • Distinguish among the concepts of power, coercion, and authority.
  • Compare different types of authority.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • social systems
  • social institutions
  • schools
  • churches
  • voluntary associations
  • governments
  • power
  • coercion
  • authority
  • charismatic authority
  • traditional authority
  • rational-legal authority
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • The different types of social systems and institutions.
  • The many different religious traditions.
  • The definitions of power, coercion and authority.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • Discussing the purpose of social institutions.
  • Demonstrating understanding of various religious traditions.
  • Distinguishing among types of power and authority.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • There are important but different social institutions.
  • There are many impacts of different social institutions.
  • There are many different origins and beliefs of different religious traditions.
  • There can be specific impacts of power, coercion, and authority.
  • There are many different types of authority.
Social Studies
SS2010 (2010)
Grade: 9-12
Human Geography
6 ) Explain how religion influences cultures around the globe.

•  Identifying major religions, their source areas, and spatial expansion
•  Interpreting different ceremonies based on religious traditions, including marriages, funerals, and coming-of-age
•  Describing how religion influences political views around the world
Unpacked Content
Strand: Elective
Course Title: Human Geography
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students:
  • Evaluate the world's major religions.
  • Map the diffusion routes of the world's major religions.
  • Map the location of the world's major religions.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • religion
  • culture
  • influence
  • globe
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • The major religions, how they have expanded over time, and the source areas of those religions.
  • The basic attributes and belief systems of the world's principal religions.
  • Impact that religion plays on culture and politics.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • Locate the major religions on a map.
  • Compare and contrast the major religions.
  • Locate the diffusion routes of the principal religions.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • Religion has an significant influence on culture.
Tags: Catholic Church, Martin Luther, Medieval Europe
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Author: Ginger Boyd