Mesopotamia Rap Watch This (terrible) Mesopotamia Rap Video As You Watch Make a Chart that Includes These Categories and List ANYTHING From the Video That Covers These: Who? What? Where? When? Why? How ?
Religion Polytheistic Ex: Aman-Re, Osiris, Isis, Anubis Pharaohs Were Viewed as Gods What Type of Government Would This Be? How Might They Operate? Afterlife Test
Public Works Pyramids Pharaohs Tombs Treasure What Could Be a Problem With This? Mummification Process to Preserve the Dead Who & Why?
Cities & Government Cities Nile River What Kind of Land? Government Theocracy/MONARCHY Traditional Economy
Arts & Writing Arts The Great Sphinx Writing Hieroglyphics Created the Rosetta Stone Where Have You Heard of This Before? What Does It Do?
Social Classes & Jobs Social Classes Peasants/Slaves Serve Pharaoh Women Given Many Rights What Rights May These Be? Jobs Advances in Medicine & Science
The Epic Watch the Retelling of the Epic of Gilgamesh Note the 4 Most Important Events That Took Place in the Story Choose One of the Events and Change What Happened in the Story. Explain how that changes the ending.
China & Early India
Day IV- Essential Question What themes are universal in all religions?
Dawn of Civilizations
Indus Valley The Deccan Plateau, Near River Valley Monsoons Watered Crops Diverse Culture
Indian Civilization Carefully-Planned Cities = Organized Government Mostly Farmers Worship of Cattle
Afterlife Hinduism Reincarnation Explain? Goal is to Become 1 w/ a god (Mokasha) Buddhism Reach Ultimate Enlightenment (NIRVANA)
Interesting Facts Buddhism's Rejects Hindu Caste System Both View Certain Animals As Holy Creatures; Elephants & Cattle What Does This Say About Their Diet?
A: Four Noble Truths Go Through Each of the First 3 Noble Truths…Explain in 2-3 Sentences Whether you Agree or Disagree w/ Each One For the 8 Fold Path, Choose the 2 You MOST Represent and the 1 You Least Represent
H: Rights & Wrongs of Eightfold Path Form Groups of No More than 4 and Pick One of the 8 Fold Paths Create TWO skits Showing the RIGHT Way to Follow and the WRONG Way to Follow Must Explain to Class Everyone Must Have a Role Writer, Actors, Explainer
Story of Buddha Summarize the Story in 4-5 Bullet Points Write Your Own Story, Based on Your Religion or Not, On Finding “Enlightenment” in That Religion Story Can be Based on You Or Not
Day V- Essential Question What Makes a Different Religion Unique?
Beliefs Judaism Waiting for Messiah to Return The TORAH & the Talmud Christianity Believe Messiah is Jesus Christ Bible
Practices JudaismChristianity Worship in TEMPLE Passover & Hanukkah Abraham & Moses Holy Trinity Means? Christmas & Easter Peter & Paul
Conflict Rome Allowed Jews to Worship One God But ONLY If They Worshipped Rome Emperor Too Problems? Emperor Constantine Eventually Made ROME a Christian Nation
Problems Problems w/ Each Other Jesus How? Problems w/ Muslims Split Beliefs
Compare & Contrast ReligionFounderBeliefs (2)BookSelectionTreatment by Rome Judaism Christianity
Day VI- Essential Question Should a Country Base Its Rules on Religious Beliefs?
The Founder: Muhammad Muhammad Was a Merchant’s Son Who Became a Prophet He Rejected Old Gods & Later Conquered Mecca Myths
Location of Mecca
Practicing Islam Sacred Text The QURAN Five Pillars of Islam Make Declaration of Faith Pray towards Mecca
Five Pillars of Islam
Islamic Law & Beliefs Make a Pilgrimage to Mecca if Able NO Pork Alcohol Gambling
Types of Muslims Sunni Traditional Form Believe Muhammad Appoint Successor Shiites Alternate Form Believe Connection to DIRECT Muhammad Relation
Views Muslims View Islam as LAST Uncorrupted Religion Muslims Can Have Up to 4 Wives Stereotypes Not Terrorists
Day VII- Essential Question What Does It Mean to Be a Democracy?
5 Pillars Choose the 5 Pillar You believe To be the Hardest to Follow and Why Choose the 5 Pillar That Would Be The Easiest to Follow and Why 3-5 Sentences apiece
The Arts Architecture What Types of Things Are Notable Greek Architecture? Sculptures Drama Comedy & Tragedy History
Cities Athens City-State of THINKERS How May They Go About Solving Their Problems? Developed Science & Philosophy Sparta City-State of WARRIORS How May They Go About Solving Their Problems? Fought Persians & Other Greeks
Government & Religion Government Democracy How Does This Work? Various Others Later Religion Polytheistic Famous Gods & Goddesses Who? What Are Their Stories?
Social Classes & Jobs Social Classes Leadership, Soldiers, Peasants, Slaves Where Does the Power Lie? Jobs Artists & Scientists Soldiers
Public Works & Writing Public Works City of Athens Writing Epic Stories (The ODYSSEY) Describe EPIC Philosophers Socrates Plato Aristotle
Assignment Take Your City (Athens or Sparta) pg 106 Design a Brochure or Pamphlet Welcoming People to the City Describe in Detail (at Least 2 or 3 Facts Each) History Types of People Government Beliefs Interesting Facts At least 2 Pictures, Including the Cover
DEBATE! Athens vs Sparta
Athens vs. Sparta You Are an ATHENIAN or a SPARTAN, I am Zeus…I am Going to Choose to Destroy One City-State But I Don’t Know Which One Yet; Your Mission is To Make The Best Argument to Remain Alive…So… Read Over The Section Assigned (pg ) To You & The Opposite Section Record 5 Reasons Your Side Is Great Say WHY Record 5 Reasons The Other Side Is Bad Say WHY
Athens vs. Sparta Debate Each Side Discusses Their Reasoning With Each Other Vote on the Top 10 Reasons (5 For Each Point), Record on Separate Sheet of Paper Choose 4 People to Debate A Side I Will Randomly Choose 1 From Each
Essential Question What Factors May Contribute to The Decline of a GREAT Society/Civilization?
Part II: Rome
Government Republic Gov’t OF the People MOST Important Contribution In War Elected Dictator Why Might They Do This?
Social Classes Patriarchal Family Ruled By Father What Conflicts May Arise From This? Plebeians (Low Class) Fought for Many Rights
Cities & Religion Cities Constantinople Who Was This Named After? Why? Religion Originally POLYTHEIST (Mars, Venus, etc) Later …Christians
Public Works & Jobs Public Works Pantheon What Is The Purpose of The Hole At The Top? Jobs Serve Free Basic Education What Country Does This Sound Like?
Arts & Writing Arts Gladiators Coliseum What Types of Things Take Place? Writing Epic Literature
Other Facts on Greece & Rome
Cultures of Greece & Rome Greece TOO Diverse, Hard to Organize Country Rome ALL Over the World (“Sun Never Sets”)
Fall of Rome Rome Begin to SPEND too Much Money After Rome Declined It Became the Byzantine Empire - And The DARK Ages Formed
Alexander the Great Alexander Conquered Persia All The Way To India Spread Hellenistic Culture Mix of East & West Died at Age 32 Who Else in History Died in Their 30s?
Philosophers Socrates Always Question Any and Every Thing Explain Plato Ran Academy, One Shouldn’t Think Spiritually ONLY Rationally Similar to What Other Thinkers in History? Aristotle One Should Study ALL Knowledge & Disciplines
Philosophical Argument Choose One of The Three Philosophers We’ve Studied Develop a “Greek” Name and Write Them a HALF PAGE letter agreeing or disagreeing with their major belief. Explain why you agree or disagree Ask at least TWO questions to that philosopher Use Evidence to Defend Your Beliefs
Day 2- Rome 1. Who Ruled The Family in Roman Society? 2. What Did Every Roman Child Receive? 3. What Was One Event Roman Emperors Used to Entertain themselves?
Day 3- Greece (Honors) 1. Name Two Types of Arts the Greeks Helped to Advance 2. Describe, Briefly, Athens as a City-State 3. Name 2 Famous Greek Gods
Part IV: Greek Culture
Alexander the Great Father Philip of Macedonia Conquered Greece, Was Killed Alexander Conquered Persia All The Way To India Died at Age 32 Who Else in History Died in Their 30s?
Alexander’s Influence Divided Btwn His Generals How Did That Probably Go Down? Mixed Cultures East-West called Hellenism
Trojan War Mycenaeans vs Troy Fought Over Trading Rights NOT Over Love Why Would This Be The Story?
Persian Wars Persians Attack Athens for Helping Enemy King Darius of Persia LOSES to Themistocles in the Battle of Marathon Darius’ Son Xerxes Beats Leonidas & the 300 How Are They Portrayed In History? Xerxes Burns Athens but, Loses in Sea Warfare
1. Describe ONE of the Philosopher’s Beliefs 2. What Is the Term For Alexander Mixing Eastern & Western Cultures? 3. What Was the Fate of the 300?
Unit I Daily Quizzes
Day I-Maps 1. Name the 7 Continents 2. Name the 5 Oceans 3. Which Direction of Measurement is From East to West? 4. North, South, East, West are Called The…?
Day 2- 8 Features 1. Feature That Organizes Food & Maintains Order 2. Feature Covering Different Skills & Abilities 3. Feature Focused on Wealthy vs. Poor 4. Feature Used to Express Beliefs in Physical Form
Day 2- 8 Features (Honors) 1. The Only Two Purposes of Organized Government 2. Define Polytheistic 3. Very Top & Very Bottom of Social Classes 4. Purpose of The Arts in Civilization
Day 3- Mesopotamia (Honors) 1. What Famous Figure Worshipped Aryans? What Are They Really Known For? 2. Age In Which Sumerians Switched From Nomads to Farmers 3. What Mesopotamia Literally Means 4. What Did Sumerians Call The Pyramids Built to Honor Their gods?
Day 3- Mesopotamia 1. Group of Polytheistic, Partiers 2. THE Major City-State in Mesopotamia 3. “Land Between the (Tigris & Euphrates) Rivers” Means… 4. What Did Sumerians Consider the Afterlife to Be?
Day 4- Dawn of Civilizations (Honors) 1. Two Theories Why The Indus Valley People Disappeared 2. What Helped the Indus Valley People to Water Their Crops 3. What Change the Neolithic Revolution Brought 4. What Was Unique About the Phoenician Civilization?
Day 4- Dawn of Civilizations 1. One Theory As to Why The Indus Valley Disappeared 2. Animal Worshiped By Indus Valley Civilization 3. Term for How Civilizations Change 4. First People to Trade By Sea
Unit II Daily Quizzes
Day I-Hinduism (Honors) 1. What Two Cultures Combined to Create Hinduism? 2. What is the Force That Unites All the gods? What are the gods called? 3. What is the term for “living well leads to rebirth?”
Day I-Hinduism 1. What are the Sacred Texts? 2. What is a Hindus Goal in Life? 3. What Happens After You Die?
Day 2- Buddhism (Honors) 1. What Goal Does One Want to Reach in Buddhism? 2. What Three Things Are the Cause For All Suffering & Sorrow? 3. What Did Buddha Say One Should Always Follow?
Day 2- Buddhism 1. What Goal Does One Want to Reach in Buddhism? 2. What Must a Buddhist Follow? 3. Buddha Was Searching for a World…?
Day 3- Judaism 1. The Major Sacred Text of Judaism is…? 2. Name a Major Prophet of the Jews 3. Belief in One God is Called…?
Day 3- Judaism (Honors) 1. The 2 Sacred Texts? And How Are They Read? 2. Who Was the Father of Judaism and What is a Covenant? 3. What is the Problem Between Jews & Muslims?
Day 4- Christianity 1. Jewish Rabbi Who Was Called the Son of God…? 2. Why Did Christianity Grow Large? 3. Who are Two Major Figures in Christianity?
Day 6- Islam 1. Who was the Founder of Islam? 2. Name One of the Things a Muslim Can NOT Do 3. TRUE or FALSE: Muslims, Christians, & Jews All Worship the Same God
DAY 1- Egypt 1. What Types of People Participated in the Mummification Process? 2. Name the Two Types of Government We Said Egypt Has 3. What Did the Egyptians Use to Translate Languages