January 4/5: JW #1/The story of All Mankind (early humans)/ What makes a civilization?
JW#1: List the ten components that are necessary for a village to become a civilization and explain why for each one. Ex. Agriculture: Agriculture made it possible for them to establish permanent homes/villages.
ONLY WATCH UNTIL IT TALKS ABOUT A LEADER (RIGHT AFTER AGRICULTURE) 18:51 MINUTES
Events:1. Begins with a Blue Planet 2. Hunting 3.Tools/weapons 4. Fire 5. Migration 6. Ice Age 7.Sewing/clothes 8. Cave Drawings 9. Domestication of Dog 10. population in 10,000BC 11. Agriculture 12. Government
JW #2: Looking at your cartoon, which 3 events do you think are the most important and why? Explain....
January 11/12: JW #3/Finish Hammurabi's Code./ Atlas Assignments: 1. Civilization in Ancient Mesopotamia 2. Babylonia and Assyria.
JW #3: Write down 3 rules that would help with the learning environment in our classroom. How would you enforce these rules? What would the Rewards/Consequences be for following/not following them?
January 14/15: JW#4/Grade Current Event #1/Begin notes on Egypt/Secrets of the Pharaohs
JW#4: "Your deeds are your monuments."--Ancient Egyptian Tomb/ How do you want to be remembered? Why?
January 18: NO SCHOOL-MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY
January 19/20: Finish notes on Egypt and Secrets of the Pharaohs
January 21/22: Yellow River Valley Civilization
Journal Write #5: Using the Map above, please list each river valley and its latitude and longitude: (use the dot for the city when determining the coordinates.
January 25/26: Indus River Valley Civilization
JW #6: Mohenjor Daro Artifact--See Powerpoint below
January 27/28: Unit 1 Test on Early Humans and the 4 river valley civilizations
JW #7: List at least 2 of the main characteristics of the 4 Ancient River Valley Civilizations and explain why people settled near these rivers.