Unit 1A Ancient Civilizations ~ July 31 – August 16, 2017

Neanderthal Clubbin slide

Monday 7/31:

Course Introduction

TRSS & Textbook forms

Key Dates in World History Activity

HW

1) Get the syllabus signed. (Preview)

2) Finish the World Map. (Review)

 

Tuesday 8/1:

Check the World Map

Timeline Notes

For the World Map & Timeline Quiz tomorrow, study the world map and timeline notes from today. (see the attached PowerPoint in a PDF format)

Unit 1A PowerPoint (Timeline,Neolithic Revolution, Early Civilizations)

Centuries & Years

HW

1) Study for the Map & Timeline Quiz (Review)

 

Wednesday 8/2:

World Map & Timeline Quiz

Rise of Civilization notes

Neolithic Revolution chart (Main test essay)

Early Human Achievements chart (Short answer essay)

HW

1) Practice the essays and reread your notes for the Unit 1A Test (Preview)

2) Work on the Ancient Key Facts sheet in the unit packet. Treat each term like a definition. Use the textbook, video notes, and lecture notes. (Pre/Review)

 

Thursday 8/3: (Textbook distribution today or tomorrow)

Finish the notes from yesterday, if necessary.

Religions Packet

Use the attached link to finish the packet…

Religions of the Middle East and Asia Reading Packet

Mesopotamia/Sumer notes

HW

1) Complete the Religions Packet. (Pre/Review)

2) Practice the essays and reread your notes for the Unit 1A Test (Preview)

3) Work on the Ancient Key Facts sheet in the unit packet. Treat each term like a definition. Use the textbook, video notes, and lecture notes. (Pre/Review)

 

Friday 8/4:

Check religions questions

Mesopotamia Video and ?s

The Code of Hammurabi Primary Source Homework

Hammurabi’s famous code of laws has allowed historians to understand Babylonian life. The following sources include essays on Hammurabi’s code and its historical importance as well as a translation of the code itself. Read the introduction and the translation and answer the following questions. (Due Tuesday 8/8)

The Introduction: http://avalon.law.yale.edu/ancient/hammint.asp

The Translation of the Code: http://avalon.law.yale.edu/ancient/hamframe.asp

Hammurabi’s Code Questions

Use complete sentences to answer the following questions.

1) Why was it necessary for the code to be so comprehensive?  2) What can you determine about Babylonian society by reading the code? 3) What, in your evaluation, is the most striking feature of the code?  Explain your answer

HW

1) Practice the essays and reread your notes for the Unit 1A Test on Tuesday 8/15. (Preview)

2) Complete the Hammurabi’s Code Online Activity posted above. (Preview)

3) Work on the Ancient Key Facts sheet in the unit packet. Treat each term like a definition. Use the textbook, video notes, and lecture notes. (Pre/Review)

 

Sumerian How We Roll slide

Monday 8/7:

Egypt notes

Begin the Egypt video and ?s

HW

1) Continue to work on the Ancient Key Facts sheet in the unit packet. (Pre/Review)

 

Tuesday 8/8:

Turn in Hammurabi’s Code Primary Source

Finish the Egypt video w/guided notes and check

Begin the Ancient Chinese Dynasties Overview

HW

1) Practice the essays and reread your notes for the Unit 1A Test on Tuesday 8/15. (Preview)

2) Continue to work on the Ancient Key Facts sheet in the unit packet. (Pre/Review)

 

Wednesday 8/9:

Finish the Xia Dynasty, Shang Dynasty, Zhou Dynasty and Warring States Overview

Begin the Qin Shi Huangdi Skit Activity (Your group will present tomorrow.)

HW

1) Prepare for the Qin Shi Huangdi skit. (Preview)

2) Practice the essays Neolithic Revolution chart (Main essay) and Early Human Achievements chart (Short answer essay) and reread your notes for the Unit 1A Test on Tuesday 8/15. (Review)

 

Thursday 8/10:

Practice with skit group for 10 minutes

Present Qin Shi Huangdi skits to the class

Take notes over the Qin Shi Huangdi skits

Begin the Ancient India notes

HW

1) Practice the essays and STUDY for the Unit 1A Test on Tuesday 8/15. (Review)

 

Friday 8/11:

Review Ancient India notes

Review Ancient Chinese documentary and ?s

HW

1) Practice the essays and STUDY for the Unit 1A Test on Tuesday 8/15. (Review)

 

Alex the Great Eurasian Tour

Monday 8/14Unit 1A Study Session 3:45 – 4:15 pm (Rm 9123)

Finish the Chinese documentary and compare/share video information

Ancient India Charts

 

HW

1) Practice the essays and STUDY for the Unit 1A Test, which will be given Wednesday. (Review)

 

Tuesday 8/15:

ANCIENT CIVILIZATIONS UNIT 1A TEST MOVED TO WEDNESDAY DUE TO THE SLO PRE-TEST

Student Learning Objectives SLO Pre-Test (county mandated) – No need to study.

Ancient Key Facts group sharing

Review for the test

HW

1) Practice the essays and STUDY for the Unit 1A Test, which will be given TOMORROW. (Review)

 

Wednesday 8/16:

Unit 1A Ancient Civilizations Test

Ancient Greece Map

HW

1) Complete the Ancient Greece Map. (Preview)

2) Begin to read and take notes on Ch. 5. The reading quiz will be held on Monday 8/21. (Preview)

 

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