Monday 10/24/16

Objectives: 7 – W1.2.1 Explain the importance of the natural environment in the development of agricultural settlements in different locations (e.g., available water for irrigation, adequate precipitation, and suitable growth season).

Essential Question: How did geographic challenges lead to the rise of city-states in Mesopotamia?

I-Can…correctly complete Type 1 writings and complete Vocabulary Maps

Key Content Terms: Mesopotamia, Tigris River, Euphrates River, Sumer, Irrigation, Levee, Silt, City-State

 Activities:

  1. Warm-Up: Type 1 notes on Channel One News
  2. Chapter 4 Preview Activity
  3. Chapter 4 Vocabulary Maps for Key Content Terms

 

Tuesday 10/25/16

Objectives: 7 – W1.2.1 Explain the importance of the natural environment in the development of agricultural settlements in different locations (e.g., available water for irrigation, adequate precipitation, and suitable growth season).

Essential Question: How did geographic challenges lead to the rise of city-states in Mesopotamia?

I-Can…correctly complete Type 1 writings and identify problems and solutions to geographic challenges in Mesopotamia

Key Content Terms: Mesopotamia, Tigris River, Euphrates River, Sumer, Irrigation, Levee, Silt, City-State

Activities:

  1. Warm-Up: Type 1 notes on Channel One News
  2. Read pages 34-36
  3. Complete Interactive Student Notebook sections 2-4

Wednesday 10/26/16

Objectives: 7 – W1.2.1 Explain the importance of the natural environment in the development of agricultural settlements in different locations (e.g., available water for irrigation, adequate precipitation, and suitable growth season).

Essential Question: How did geographic challenges lead to the rise of city-states in Mesopotamia?

I-Can…correctly complete Type 1 writings and identify problems and solutions to geographic challenges in Mesopotamia

Key Content Terms: Mesopotamia, Tigris River, Euphrates River, Sumer, Irrigation, Levee, Silt, City-State

Activities:

  1. Warm-Up: Type 1 notes on Channel One News
  2. Read pages 37-39
  3. Complete Interactive Student Notebook sections 5-7

Thursday 10/27/16

Objectives: 7 – W1.2.1 Explain the importance of the natural environment in the development of agricultural settlements in different locations (e.g., available water for irrigation, adequate precipitation, and suitable growth season).

Essential Question: How did geographic challenges lead to the rise of city-states in Mesopotamia?

I-Can…correctly complete Type 1 writings and identify problems and solutions to geographic challenges in Mesopotamia

Key Content Terms: Mesopotamia, Tigris River, Euphrates River, Sumer, Irrigation, Levee, Silt, City-State

Activities:

  1. Warm-Up: Type 1 notes on Channel One News
  2. Chapter 4 Processing Activity
  3. Lancer Notes for Mesopotamia Crash Course Video
  4. Test Prep

Friday 10/28/16

Objectives: 7 – W1.2.1 Explain the importance of the natural environment in the development of agricultural settlements in different locations (e.g., available water for irrigation, adequate precipitation, and suitable growth season).

Essential Question: How did geographic challenges lead to the rise of city-states in Mesopotamia?

I-Can…correctly complete Type 1 writings and complete chapter 4 assessment

Key Content Terms: Mesopotamia, Tigris River, Euphrates River, Sumer, Irrigation, Levee, Silt, City-State

 Activities:

  1. Warm-Up: Type 1 notes on Channel One News
  2. Chapter 4 Quiz

 

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