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Benchmark Review: Early Humans & Mesopotamia
Do Now Write down homework in agenda Its on the whiteboard You have one minute to take out a dry erase marker and get a whiteboard from the middle of your table No talking
Rules You will play individually because you will take the Benchmark exam individually! Everyone will get a whiteboard, please take out a dry erase marker When time is up, please only hold up your whiteboard when I say “1…2…3…up” NOTE: This Jeopardy game is difficult because it is not multiple choice! Even though your benchmark will be multiple choice, you should be able to answer these questions because of all the review we have done so far! Just do your best!
Permanent agriculture settlements
The Ice Age ended and the earth’s climate warmed, more plants grew
They had a surplus of goods that they could trade
Transport water from the rivers to their fields
1.A large population growth 2.Permanent shelters
1. Irrigation systems
1.The plow 2.Irrigations systems 3.Hand tools
1.The Fertile Crescent 2.The Land Between Two Rivers
Sargon the Great
1.The wheel 2.The sail 3.The plow 4.Writing 5.Irrigation systems
To gain control of farmland
A king who priests said was chosen by the gods/goddesses
To all people because it treated everyone fairly
An eye for an eye
On a stele that was displayed in a ziggurat (holy temple)
1.It treated everyone fairly 2.It tells us about daily life and the values in Mesopotamia
Scribes and they used a stylus and a clay tablet
1.Write down what the King would say (laws (rules), information) 2.Record number of crops for farmers, fishermen 3.Record information for priests
As a team, decide how many of the points you already have you wish to wager. If you get the question correct, you will earn double the points you wagered. If you get the question incorrect, you will lose the points you wagered. Good luck!
FINAL JEOPARDY You have 3 minutes to answer the following question for 1000 pts! Q: WHY WAS FARMING/AGRICULTURE ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT ADVANCES OF ALL TIMES?