Presentation on theme: "History What are the BIG Ideas?. What are the BIG ideas in history? Throughlines (themes) Guide us through the course material in every unit we study."— Presentation transcript:
What are the BIG ideas in history? Throughlines (themes) Guide us through the course material in every unit we study They are...
Geography Geography is the study of the earth WHERE we live on Earth affects HOW we live! Geography has a BIG impact on how a society develops. What role did the geography of the region play in shaping the society?
Belief Systems These are the major beliefs of a society It can involve... Religion Values Beliefs Customs What were the major religions and/or beliefs of the society?
Government Government is how a society is ruled Some forms are... Monarchy (kingdoms) Democracy Dictatorship Oligarchy What system of government was used to guide the society?
Economics Economics studies how goods are produced, distributed, and consumed How do people make a living? What economic system was used to provide for the needs of the society?
Major Events In every society’s history, there are important events that affect the future. These could be... Battles or Wars Movements Natural events/disasters What major events occurred in the society that had a major and lasting impact?
Important People These are the people who create CHANGE -for a long time They could be... Political or religions leaders Artists, poets, authors Inventors Maybe … YOU Who are the people who impacted and created change in the society? How?
Culture Culture is who we are It involves... Language Food Social customs Traditions Forms of expression How did people in the society act, how did they express themselves, how were they organized, and what did they find important?
Technology and Invention Technology and invention is anything created by PEOPLE that affects the lives of the society In history, technology can be... Gunpowder Farming tools A pencil What technological advancements and inventions changed and helped shape society?