Date: 10.15.12 A 10.16.12 B. How do characteristics such as geography, economics, politics, and societal norms impact development of a civilization?. Geography of Ancient Civilizations and Components of Civilizations. Class Work:. Warm Up: Pre -Assessment on Ancient River Civilizations .
How do characteristics such as geography, economics, politics, and societal norms impact development of a civilization?
Geography of Ancient Civilizations and Components of Civilizations
Warm Up: Pre-Assessment on Ancient River Civilizations.
On a notecard- Answer #1-7
How did geography encourage the rise of civilization in Mesopotamia?
Mesopotamia and the Sumerian Notes
Warm Up: Answer each “I am” statement.
I am a group of people working together to create an organized society. ________________
I am the geographic feature where early people settled. _________________
I am two features of a civilization that helps to bring people together. _____________ & _____________
1. What two rivers run through the Fertile Crescent?
2. What is a ziggurat?
Complete Mesopotamia reading and answer questions 1-7. Highlight/underline the sentence you found each answer in. Number the sentences based on the question they answer.
How can I improve my study habits for quizzes and unit tests in the future?
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List 2 important inventions from the Sumerians.
Explain how those two inventions improved life for civilizations.
How did job specialization impact ancient Mesopotamia?
Trade and Transportation in Mesopotamia
Warm Up: Copy underlined words.
Explain in 2-3 sentences each.
WHY job specialization was important is ancient Mesopotamia?
What do you think life would be like TODAY if the ancient people have NEVER specialized in jobs?
How did writing help to further develop the Mesopotamian civilization?
Writing in Mesopotamia and Gilgamesh
How did King Hammurabi and the Mesopotamian civilization influence society?
Understanding Code of Hammurabi
Warm Up:Given this sentence, define what an innovation is in your own words.
One of the great innovations created by the Sumerians was cuneiform.
What innovation of Mesopotamia led most significant improvements in creating a civilized society and WHY? Answer in Complete Sentence
How did King Hammurabi’s Code impact different social classes within Mesopotamia?
Code of Hammurabi Skits
Warm Up: Why do you think the punishments in Hammurabi’s code were so severe in some cases and not in others?
Answer in Complete Sentences!
HW: Write your Own Laws WS-p. 41
Study for Quiz on Mesopotamia Next Class! (Study pages 34-41 in Notebook)
What are the essential concepts about Mesopotamia that I need to know?
Mesopotamian Study Guide
Warm Up: Watch Mesopotamia parody song and write down at least 2 facts from viewing.
HW: Study for Test on Mesopotamia next class. Study pages 28-43