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8/23/10 Turn your map over and label the following areas Mesopotamia 1 India 2 China 3 Egypt 4 do you see the memory cue for remembering the 4 early civilizations??
as a cover page for the unit, draw a picture of a river and label the page Early River Civilizations.
8/24/10 Turn your map over and label the following areas Bay of Bengal A Mediterranean Sea B Persian Gulf C Nile River D Red Sea E
Write the following vocabulary words with 3 lines in between each word 1. pyramid9. pharoah 2. ziggurats10. delta 3. artisan11. papyrus 4. hieroglyphics12. Fertile Crescent 5. polytheism13. scribes 6. monotheism14. cuneiform 7. theocracy15. dynasty 8. Hammurabis Code **draw a memory cue for each word
8/25/10 List 3 of the 5 qualities that make up a civilization.
8/26/10 Turn your map over and label the following areas China Russia Saudi Arabia Spain
Mesopotamia Mesopotamia – land between the rivers Advanced technology wheel plow arch math – 60 sec = 1 min, 60 min = 1 hour Record Keeping - cuneiform Government Theocracy 1 st set of written laws Hammurabis Code *retaliation *protect property Temples *ziggurats Specialized workers - scribes *Many active cities
8/27/10 List 3 contributions from Mesopotamia. Write them on your map north of Mesopotamia, in the area of modern-day Europe.
8/30/10 Define the following words: theocracy Polytheism monotheism
ANCIENT EGYPT NOTES 1 Nile River -longest in the world -rich, fertile soil for farming -Egypt is the gift of the Nile -water for human travel, trade, war, moving stones for pyramids
2 Technological Advances *pyramids *geometry *astronomy *calendar based on Niles floods -30 days/month -12 months/year -5 feast days
ANCIENT EGYPT NOTES 3 *organized into city-states *Rulers were called Pharaohs *polytheistic *pyramids were built as tombs for the pharaohs who Egyptians believed had great power in the afterlife complex institutions
8/31/10 Why did the Egyptians spend so much time and effort on their pyramids?
4 Record Keeping *Papyrus -reed-like plant used to make paper *Hieroglyphics – symbols to represent words
ANCIENT EGYPT NOTES 5 *cities sprang up along the Nile 1. Thebes 2. Memphis 3. Giza Advanced Cities
9/1/10 List types of workers that are associated with the pyramids.
The Egypt packet is due Friday at the beginning of class for a stamp. Please plan your schedule according. If you turn it in early, you will get extra points.
9/2/10 Why is there a language program today called the Rosetta Stone?
9/3/10 List one benefit of the Answan Dam or the Suez Canal.
Mesopotamia vs Egypt quiz Number your paper 1 – 10. Write M or E (or both) depending on which civilization is being described. 1. Built pyramids 2. Used papyrus 3.Used cunneiform 4.Polytheistic 5.ziggurats 6.Pharaohs 7.Advanced cities 8.Tigris R. 9.Nile R. 10.Land between 2 rivers
09 – Answer question #4 on page 55. dont forget to use complete sentences!
Ancient China Huang River Rule by Dynasties -series of rulers from the same family -mandate of Heaven meant that gods approved of the ruler -importance of ancestors -supreme god & lesser gods -priests interpreted bones & shells to answer questions put to the gods Religion & Govt Record keeping *characters to represent a syllable *unified the large country *thousands of characters to learn 2000 BC
Ancient China Specialized workers -traders -farmers Huang River Contributions *silk *coined money *iron weapons *iron tools Cities *walled cities to protect higher classes *peasants lived in huts outside of the walls 2000 BC
underground army with horses & weapons made to protect the emperor 250 BC