Lessons for Monday October 20, 2014 through Friday October 24, 2014

Monday October 20, 2014

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

Warm-Up: Answer these Questions in your S.S.notebook using complete sentences:

  1. What does RESPECT mean to you?
  2. How do you show RESPECT?
  3. How do you know when someone is showing you RESPECT?
  4. How do you know when someone is not showing you RESPECT?
  5. What makes you NOT RESPECT someone? Why?
  6. What do you do when someone is not being RESPECTFUL to you?

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

Activity:

  1. Watch Channel One News and Type 1 notes about 1 topic listing 3 details about that topic.
  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 responsibility do you think is the most important? Explain your opinion.

Assessment:

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

 

 Tuesday October 21, 2014

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

Warm-Up: Culture is the beliefs ad behaviors of a society or a group of people. Answer these questions about CULTURE in your S.S. notebook using complete sentences:

  1. Who do you think is the BEST music artist? Explain your opinion.
  2. What is the BEST movie ever made? Explain your opinion.
  3. What is the BEST show on television? Explain your opinion.
  4. What is the BEST book ever written? Explain your opinion.

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

Activity:

  1. Watch Channel One News and Type 1 notes about 1 topic listing 3 details about that topic.
  2. Review Key Content Terms: ziggurat, culture
  3. Read pages 50-51 History Alive!: The Ancient World. After reading pages 50-51 complete Reading Notes Activity for Section 5.6.
  4. 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. Type 2 Answer
  3. Definitions of Key Content Terms
  4. Reading Notes

Homework

Wednesday 22, 2014

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

Warm-Up: Answer these questions in your S.S. notebook using complete sentences:

  1. What is BULLYING?
  2. What are the four types of BULLYING and what are examples of each?
  3. Why do you think people BULLY other people?
  4. Do you think our school has a BULLYING problem? Explain your opinion.
  5. What can you do to help stop BULLYING?

Activity:

  1. Watch Channel One News and Type 1 notes about 1 topic listing 3 details about that topic.
  2. Review Key Content Terms: cuneiform and pictographs
  3. Read section 5.8 pages 52-53 History Alive!: The Ancient World. After reading pages 52-53 complete Reading Notes Activity for Section 5.8.
  4. Read section 5.9 page 53 History Alive!: The Ancient World. After reading page 53 complete Reading Notes Activity for Section 5.9.
  5. Use a complete sentence to answer this question in your notebook:
  • Type 2: Prehistory means “before writing”. Why were Sumerians not “prehistoric”?
  • Type 2: Which one of these items showed Sumerians lived after the Stone Age: Painted Pottery, Wooden Plows, Brick Houses, or Copper Jewelry? Why?

Assessment:

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

Thursday 23, 2014

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

Warm-Up: Write the definition of Primary Source and Secondary Source on the bottom of your Warm-Up sheet and then complete the Activity sheet.

  1. Primary Source: Any source of information created during the time period being studied.
  2. Secondary Source: Any source of information created after the time period being studied by referencing primary sources.

Activity:

  1. Watch Channel One News and Type 1 notes about 1 topic listing 3 details about that topic.
  2. Chapter 5 Quiz

Assessment:

  1. Type 1 Channel One News notes
  2. Primary Source and Secondary Source Notes
  3. Chapter 5 Quiz

Friday 24, 2014

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

Warm-Up: Answer the Type 2 questions in your S.S. notebook using complete sentences:

  1. What are the 7 characteristics of a civilization? (Section 5.2)
  2. Why do historians classify ancient Sumer as a civilization? List how Sumerians meet each characteristic.

Activity:

  1. Watch Channel One News and Type 1 notes about 1 topic listing 3 details about that topic.
  2. Complete Chapter 5 Processing Activity

Assessment:

  1. Type 1 Channel One News notes
  2. Type 2 Answer
  3. Chapter 5 Processing Activity

 

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