Unit 1A Ancient Civilizations ~ January 4 – 22, 2018

 

HAPPY NEW YEAR & WELCOME BACK TO SPRING SEMESTER!

Monday 1/1 – Wednesday 1/3:

No School!

 

Thursday 1/4:

Course Introduction (Syllabus and Student Info Sheet due ASAP)

TRSS & Textbook forms

Key Dates in World History Activity

World Map and Timeline

HW

1) Get the syllabus signed. (Preview)

2) Finish the World Map. (Review)

 

Friday 1/5:

Check the World Map

Timeline Notes

For the World Map & Timeline Quiz, 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

INTRO World Map and Timeline Activity ANSWERS

HW

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

Neanderthal Clubbin slide

Monday 1/8

World Map & Timeline Quiz

Rise of Civilization notes

Neolithic Revolution chart (Main essay for Unit 1A Test)

Early Human Achievements chart (Short answer essays for Unit 1A Test)

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)

Tuesday 1/9: (Textbook distribution today)

Finish the notes from yesterday, if necessary…

Neolithic Revolution chart (Main essay for Unit 1A Test)

Early Human Achievements chart (Short answer essays for Unit 1A Test)

 

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 1/16)

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) Work on the Code of Hammurabi Primary Source Homework. (Preview)

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)

Wednesday 1/10:

Religions Packet (Due Tuesday 1/16)

Use the attached link to finish the packet…

Religions of the Middle East and Asia Reading Packet

Mesopotamia/Sumer notes

Mesopotamia documentary and ?s

HW

1) Practice the essays and reread your notes for the Unit 1A Test tentatively scheduled for Monday 1/22. (Preview)

2) Work on the Hammurabi’s Code Online Activity and the Religions Packet. (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)

Thursday 1/11:

Finish the Mesopotamia documentary and notes.

Babylon, Assyria, Phoenician, and Hebrew notes

HW

1) Practice the essays and reread your notes for the Unit 1A Test tentatively scheduled for Monday 1/22. (Preview)

2) Work on the Hammurabi’s Code Online Activity and the Religions Packet. (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 1/12

Egypt discussion & notes

Egypt documentary and ?s

Work on the Ancient Key Facts sheet (study guide for the Unit 1A Test)

HW

1) Practice the essays and reread your notes for the Unit 1A Test tentatively scheduled for Monday 1/22. (Preview)

2) Complete the Hammurabi’s Code Online Activity and the Religions Packet. They are both due on Tuesday 1/16. (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)

Monday 1/15:

MLK Jr. HOLIDAY

HW

1) Practice the essays and reread your notes for the Unit 1A Test tentatively scheduled for Monday 1/22. (Preview)

2) Complete the Hammurabi’s Code Online Activity and the Religions Packet. They are both due TOMORROW. (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)

 

Tuesday 1/16:

Turn in the Hammurabi’s Code Primary Source and Religion Packet assignments

Finish the Egypt documentary.

Ancient India notes and chart

Work on the Ancient Key Facts sheet (study guide for the Unit 1A Test)

HW

1) Practice the essays and reread your notes for the Unit 1A Test tentatively scheduled for Monday 1/22. (Review)

2) Complete 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)

Wednesday 1/17:

Qin Shi Huangdi skits and chart activity

HW

1) Practice the essays and reread your notes for the Unit 1A Test tentatively scheduled for Monday 1/22. (Review)

2) Complete 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 1/18:

Present the Qin Shi Huangdi skits and complete the chart

Ancient China notes

Work on the Ancient Key Facts sheet (study guide for the Unit 1A Test)

HW

1) Practice the essays and reread your notes for the Unit 1A Test tentatively scheduled for Monday 1/22. (Review)

2) Complete 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 1/19:

Finish any notes and/or charts from this week.

Work on the Ancient Key Facts sheet (study guide for the Unit 1A Test)

HW

1) Practice the essays and reread your notes for the Unit 1A Test scheduled for Monday 1/22. (Review)

2) Complete 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)

 

Monday 1/22: Because of the 3 snow days, we will quickly cover and review the missed information today and tomorrow. The test is moved to Wednesday, January 24.

Unit 1A Ancient Civilizations Test

Ancient Greece Map

HW

1) Complete the Ancient Greece Map. Due Tuesday 1/23. (Preview)

2) Read Ch. 5 in the textbook. You will have a reading quiz on Friday 1/26. (Preview)