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1 DO NOW 1.Put your backpack behind your chair 2.Take out your SSR book and place it in front of you 3.Sit in Scholar-Ready Position, so we can begin our benchmark exam!

2 Take a deep breath Read all questions carefully and eliminate any wrong answer choices Go back and double check your answers If you get confused, pause, and think about everything we have learned and what makes the most sense! You will do great!! BENCHMARK PROCEDURES

3 SSR when you finish Poster for Early Humans OR Poster for Mesopotamia DIRECTIONS (grab a book to help with pictures): 1.Make a poster if you were advertising to someone else to come and live with the Early Humans or in Mesopotamia. 2.You should include pictures, inventions, achievements that would make someone want to live with that group. 3.Make it colorfulthese are posters that will be displayed for everyone to see EARLY FINISHER:

4 EXAMPLE In the Neolithic Age, we use fire to keep warm, mammoth bones for our shelter, and plenty of warm clothes to keep you warm! Come join us and buy your very own mammoth shelter. We will even let you hunt with us!!

5 EXAMPLE Come live with us in Sumer. Life here is fantastic! Close to the Tigris, your plants will grow. Close to the bazaar, you can sell your crafts! We even invented the wheel so you can use a plow or cart. We have it all. Come and buy one of our fabulous mud huts…built just for you!!

6 Bring a hanger (if you have one that you can spare) for a project we will do this week IF you cant, please let me know! HOMEWORK

7 DO NOW Tuesday was Election Day across the United States. If you were 18 years old, would you vote today? Why is it important for the citizens of our country to cast their votes?

8 Mobile for Early Humans and Mesopotamia (partner project) History Café AGENDA

9 Mesopotamia/Early Humans Mobile Supplies needed: 1.Hanger (1 for each partner pair) 2.1 sheet of construction paper (1 each) 3.6 pieces of string (each) 4.1 marker (per table) 5.Crayons/color pencils (1 set per table) 6.Scissors (2 per table) 7.Tape/glue (2 per table) 8.Butcher paper squares 9.Ancient Civilization textbook

10 Mesopotamia/Early Humans Mobile Instructions: Make a mobile that shows- 3 contributions/achievements/inventions of Mesopotamia 3 contributions/achievements/inventions of Early Humans In your notebook and using your textbook, research and write 3 important inventions/contributions/achievements of Mesopotamia and 3 important contributions of Early Humans

11 1.Fold the construction paper in half (hotdog style) and tape it onto the hanger (see how Ive done it) 2.Use a marker to label one side of the folded paper: Mesopotamia and the other side: Early Humans 3.Tie a piece of string to each hole (six total) 4.Using the cut pieces of butcher paper, draw and cut out the inventions/contributions/achievements you have chosen 5.On the back of your cut-out pictures, label the picture by doing the following: Describe it in one sentence and why it is important 6.I will come around and hole punch your cut-out pictures so you can tie them to the string Mesopotamia/Early Humans Mobile Directions

12 When you and your partner finish your mobiles, you will come and see me for your next assignment: HISTORY CAFÉ!!! HISTORY CAFE

13 1.I will give you both an index card with the name of a person 2.Then, in pairs, you will create a skit (3-5 minutes) showing how you would interact with that person if you were sitting in in a café For example: Homo Erectus is paired with Sargon the Great = you have to come up with a skit that has both of you talking about your achievements. You cant say who you are!! 3.Be creative and use information from your notes and the book to talk about everything you think you know about that individual 4.The trick: the audience will try to guess who you are History Café!

14 DO NOW November 6th is known as Basketball Day. The inventor of basketball, James Naismith, was born on this day in Is basketball a sport you play or would like to play? Explain what you know about the sport of basketball.

15 HISTORY CAFÉ presentations! AGENDA

16 I will take volunteers who would like to come up and present their skits. The audience will be respectful and attentive. Afterwards, we will try and guess the role of each actor at the café. Presentations


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