Lessons for Monday October 13, 2014 through Friday October 17, 2014

Monday 10/13/2014

Essential Question: Why do historians classify ancient Sumer as a civilization?

Warm-Up: Watch Channel One News and Type 1 notes about 1 topic listing 3 details about that topic.

Key Content Terms: civilization, social structure, technology, merchant, artisan, scribe, ziggurat, culture, cuneiform, pictograph

Activity:

  1. Read page 45 in History Alive!: The Ancient World. After reading page 45 Use a complete sentences to answer this question in your notebook:

Type 1: Scientist sometimes describe a society or group of humans as highly civilized. Explain what you think it means to be highly civilized, and provide specific examples.

Type 2: If lapis lazuli, blue stone that decorated the Standard of Ur, was found far beyond the Zagros Mountains and Sumerians did not travel to get it, what did they engage in to get it?

 

  1. Define the Key Content Terms: civilization, social structure, technology, merchant, artisan, scribe, ziggurat, culture, cuneiform, pictograph. Use the Glossary or Chapter 5 pages 45-53

Assessment:

  1. Type 1 Channel One News notes
  2. Typen1 Answer to “Highly Civilized” Question
  3. Definitions of Key Content Terms

Tuesday 10/14/2014

Essential Question: Why do historians classify ancient Sumer as a civilization?

Warm-Up: Watch Channel One News and Type 1 notes about 1 topic listing 3 details about that topic.

Key Content Terms: civilization, social structure, technology, merchant, artisan, scribe, ziggurat, culture, cuneiform, pictograph

Activity:

  1. Review Key Content Terms: civilization, social structure, technology
  2. Read page 46 History Alive!: The Ancient World. After reading page 46 complete Reading Notes Activity for Section 5.2.
  3. Read page 47 History Alive!: The Ancient World. After reading page 47 complete Reading Notes Activity for Section 5.3.

– Use a complete sentence to answer this question in your notebook:

Type 2: When does a society have a stable food supply?

Assessment:

  1. Type 1 Channel One News notes
  2. Typen2 Answer
  3. Definitions of Key Content Terms
  4. Reading Notes

Homework

 

Wednesday 10/15/2014

Essential Question: Why do historians classify ancient Sumer as a civilization?

Warm-Up: Watch Channel One News and Type 1 notes about 1 topic listing 3 details about that topic.

Key Content Terms: civilization, social structure, technology, merchant, artisan, scribe, ziggurat, culture, cuneiform, pictograph

Activity:

  1. Chapter 4 Quiz Corrections.
  2. Review Key Content Terms: merchant, artisan, scribe
  3. Read page 48 History Alive!: The Ancient World. After reading page 48complete Reading Notes Activity for Section 5.4.
  4. Read page 49 History Alive!: The Ancient World. After reading page 49 complete Reading Notes Activity for Section 5.5.

– Use a complete sentence to answer this question in your notebook:

Type 2: List all of the responsibilities of a Sumerian king. Which one do you think is the most important? Explain your opinion.

Assessment:

  1. Type 1 Channel One News notes
  2. Typen2 Answer
  3. Definitions of Key Content Terms
  4. Reading Notes

 

Thursday 10/16/2014 ***Half Day for Parent Teacher Conferences***

Warm-Up: Watch Channel One News Type 1 writing: Select 1 topic and write 3 details about it.

Key Content Terms: Primary Source, Secondary Source

Activity:

  1. Primary Source vs. Secondary Source
  2. Mesopotamia Videos and Type 1 notes

Assessment:

  1. Primary Source vs. Secondary Source Activity
  2. Type 1 notes

Homework

 

Friday 10/17/2014

Essential Question: Why do historians classify ancient Sumer as a civilization?

Warm-Up: Watch Channel One News and Type 1 notes about 1 topic listing 3 details about that topic.

Key Content Terms: civilization, social structure, technology, merchant, artisan, scribe, ziggurat, culture, cuneiform, pictograph

Activity:

  1. Review Key Content Terms: ziggurat, culture
  2. Read pages 50-51 History Alive!: The Ancient World. After reading pages 50-51 complete Reading Notes Activity for Section 5.6.
  3. Read page 51 History Alive!: The Ancient World. After reading page 51 complete Reading Notes Activity for Section 5.7.

– Use a complete sentence to answer this question in your notebook:

Type 2: Who used a Lyre? Describe what a Lyre is.

Assessment:

  1. Type 1 Channel One News notes
  2. Typen2 Answer
  3. Definitions of Key Content Terms
  4. Reading Notes

 

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