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Bellwork. Pg 12-13 in World History Textb ook Use the map to answer the following questions What are the 4 early River Valley Civilizations? What rivers did these civilizations rise upon?. Early River Valley Civilizations. A. Introduction – pg 11. Early River Valley Civilizations.

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Bellwork
  • Pg 12-13 in World History Textbook
  • Use the map to answer the following questions
  • What are the 4 early River Valley Civilizations?
  • What rivers did these civilizations rise upon?

Early River Valley Civilizations

a introduction pg 11
A. Introduction – pg 11

Early River Valley Civilizations

  • What is a civilization?
  • Where were the earliest civilizations? [5]
  • What characteristics did these civilizations have? [6]
b activity

Early River Valley Civilizations

B. Activity
  • “PIRATES” handout
  • Label the 4 columns
    • Nile, Mesopotamia, Indus, Yellow
  • Complete the chart using information from the text
    • Nile – pg 20-29
    • Mesopotamia – pg 30-39
    • Indus – pg 52-70
    • China – 76-83
  • Stay on Task!
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  • Pg 33 in World History Textbook
  • “Ancient Discoveries”
  • Answer the “Skills Practice” questions 1-3
river valley civilizations nile
River Valley Civilizations Nile

P – Pharaoh – god/king, 3 Ages, Dynasties, Unified Empire

I - Calendar – 365 days, Number system-10, Geometry

R – Polytheistic, extensive afterlife belief, mummification

A – Writing- hieroglyphics, crafts, sphinx, paintings

T – paper- papyrus, metal working, ships

caravans & sea trade

E – agricultural [farming] society, trade w/ Africa & SW Asia,

S – men & women equal, rigid social classes

1. Pharaoh & family, nobles

2. govt bureaucrats

3. peasant farmers

river valley civilizations mesopotamia
River Valley Civilizations Mesopotamia

P – Ind. City-states, king, dynasties, Sumer, Akkad, Babylonia

I - Calendars (moon), Number system-60, divided circle into 360 degrees, 60 minutes, 60 seconds

R – Polytheistic, ziggurats (temples), afterlife – lower world

A – Writing- cuneiform, clay tablets, built domes using arches

T – wheel, wove cotton & wool to make cloth, 1st to smelt iron, traded with SW Asia,

E – agriculture, domesticated animals- sheep, goats

S – male dominated society, social classes

1. King, high priest, nobles

2. lower nobles, merchants, scholars

3. peasant farmers

river valley civilizations indus river
River Valley Civilizations Indus River

P – 2 city-states, strong central govt, well organized

I - calendar divided into months

R – Polythestic, gods are worshipped as animal symbols, no temples

A – Writing- pictographs (undeciphered)

T – public baths & sewers, indoor plumbing (rich), canals, irrigation

E – agriculture, domesticated animals- sheep, pigs, cattle

S – Did not have social classes

river valley civilizations yellow river
River Valley Civilizations Yellow River

P – strong central govt, Mandate of Heaven

I - 2 calendars (lunar & sun) 12 months, 365 days

R – animism (spirits in everything), worship ancestors, sun, moon, wind; oracle bones used to tell the future

A – Writing- characters, calligraphy

T – dikes built to hold back flood waters, chariots, pottery “china”, silk trade

E – agriculture, domesticated animals- pigs & chickens, silkworms

S – 1) King & Nobles, 2) Warriors, 3) peasant farmers

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  • Pg 80 – Map Skills Assessment
  • Pg 85 – Map Skills Assessment