STEPS TO CIVILIZATION Unit 3 Social Studies 7. Use your flip booklet to record notes!. Look Around You!. How did the world you see come to be the way it is?. Why are you watching this PowerPoint instead of waiting outside a gopher’s hole, with a spiked club in your hands?.
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Use your flip booklet to record notes!
How did the world you see come to be the way it is?
Lies far in the past when early humans
began creating tools to help them make
useful and beautiful objects
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Bottom Edges of Each Page:
STOP. REFLECT. COMPLETE FILL-IN-BLANK REVIEW
Together, let’s review criteria for an excellent timeline
We can only speculate. We weren’t there.
Neolithic women, noticed new grain plants grew when they accidentally spilled grain seeds. They tried scattering seeds on purpose – it worked!
A hypothesis is a theory or opinion that has not been proven – a kind of educated guess about what the evidence means
On your own, explain why you agree with one of the hypotheses described or propose one of your own. Write down two facts or reasons to justify your hypothesis
Looking at how cities developed is like seeing civilization develop
Note the development (changes) of different early civilizations
Nomadic groups travelling
People formed settled, organized communities
Communities grew into cities
Met other groups through trade or warfare
Cities developed unique characteristics; solve problems in different ways
Using picture series on pages 62-63, Ancient Worlds:
With a partner, discuss how the events described in the chart did or did not contribute to a more civilized life for people
Which was the most important step in getting civilization started:
Remember to support your opinion