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Bellringer. First complete your Crossword Puzzle or reading quiz After: What would you rather be: a hutner -gatherer or a farmer? Which is easier? Why?. Neolithic Revolution & Birth of Civilization. What are characteristics of the Paleolithic Age?. Nomadic Hunter-gatherer Cave art

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Bellringer

  • First complete your Crossword Puzzle or reading quiz

  • After: What would you rather be: a hutner-gatherer or a farmer? Which is easier? Why?


Neolithic Revolution & Birth of Civilization


What are characteristics of the Paleolithic Age?

  • Nomadic

  • Hunter-gatherer

  • Cave art

  • Mastered use of fire

  • Oral language

  • Simple tools


What do you see?


Domestication of plants and animals


Advanced tools


Pottery and Weaving


Permanent Settlements – Sedentary


Examples of Neolithic Cities


Aleppo and Jericho


What are the Neolithic Characteristics?

  • Domesticated plants and animals

  • Permanent settlements

  • Pottery/ Weaving

  • Advanced tools


5 Characteristics of Civilization

  • Advanced Cities

  • Specialized workers

  • Complex Institutions

  • Record Keeping

  • Advanced Technology


Advanced Cities

  • High in population

  • Examples: Uruk (10,000); Lagash (19,000); and Umma (16,000)


Specialized Workers

  • Priests

  • Metalworkers

  • Scribes

  • Merchants

  • Weavers

  • Government officials

  • Soldiers

  • Potters

  • Teachers

  • Farmers


Complex Institutions

  • NOT A BUILDING!!

  • Different typed of systems

    • Government systems

    • Religious systems

    • Education system for training scribes


Record-Keeping

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vglAeKfm2XA&feature=related&safety_mode=true&persist_safety_mode=1&safe=active


Advanced Technology

  • Wheel

  • Plow

  • Sailboat

  • Bronze weapons


Now…

  • Finish your pictures for the Paleolithic/ Neolithic Age

  • Please describe or list which characteristics you are describing on the back

  • After that -> work on your study guide

  • HW: Study for test next class


Closing Question

  • List characteristics of the Neolithic Age and Paleolithic Age

  • Draw arrows to show how they progressed

  • List the 5 characteristics of a civilization and provide and example of each


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