World History Journal 1st six weeks 2013
Today’s Lesson 8/27, 8/28 • Journal Warm-up 10 minutes • Eras of my life assignment: 30 minutes • Notes Chapter One: 40 minutes
Warm-up August 28/29 • Read “Interact with History “ on page 6. • Answer the prompts in sentences: • What physical actions did these tools help humans do? • What modern tools do these early tools resemble? • TEKS (27) Science, technology, and society. The student understands how major scientific and mathematical discoveries and technological innovations affected societies Neolithic Tool Kit
Today’s Lesson 8/29 8/30 • Journal Entry • Notes re civilization • Graphic organizer activity
Warm-up August 29/30 Learning Objectives: • Identify major causes of the development of agriculture • Summarize the impact of farming (Neolithic Revolution) on the creation of river valley civilizations. • PROMPT: (Write in complete sentences.) • Before agriculture developed, how did people get food? • How would life be different if agriculture never developed?
Today’s lesson September 3/4 • Journal Prompt Hammurabi’s code • Notes re Mesopotamia • Finish group work • Hunter/gatherer • Ur/ Austin • Chapter 2 Pictograph assignment due next class
Warm-up September 3-4 Learning Objective Prompt: What should be done to the carpenter who builds a house that falls and kills the owner? WH (20) Government • Identify the impact of political and legal ideas contained in documents including Hammurabi’s Code. • Hammurabi made decisions on these which became laws and part of Hammurabi’s Code. • Based on you idea of “fairness” and modern day laws, explain what you think should happen in each case. Eric Lessing/Art Resource, NY Ancient Mesopotamian carving of a carpenter at work.
Today’s Lesson September 5/6 • Journal Warm-up: • Finish and turn in: • Mesopotamia notes with pictographs • Group poster H/G v AG; Ur/ Austin • Guided Reading Notes: Egypt • BBC Video: Life and Death in the Valley of the Kings with handout • Graphic Organizer-
Warm-up September 5/6 Text p. 40 Prompt: • What were Egyptian customs for dealing withthe deaths of their leaders? • Why did they do these customs? Image source: historylink101.com • Discovery video Learning Objective: History (2) Identify the characteristics of early civilizations. BBC video
Daily Agenda 9/9-9/10 Journal Warm-Up ( 10 Minutes) Early River Valley Civilizations notes- Indus and Chinese Valleys (30 Minutes) History of the World in 100 Objects-BBC radio address with handout (30 Minutes) Begin Venn diagram activity
Journal Warm Up-9/9, 9/10 • Prompt: • PG. 44- Unlike other river valley civilizations, the Indus Valley cities had indoor plumbing and sewage systems. • What do you think life was like in cities without plumbing? OBJECTIVE: Compare and contrast how the four river valley civilizations (Mesopotamia, Egypt, Indus and China) are similar and different with regards to geographic features, power and social class structure. Image source: www.crystallinks.com
Daily Agenda 9/11-9/12 Journal Warm-Up ( 10 Minutes) Chapter One Vocab Matching Activity ( 15 Minutes) Chapter 2 Vocab Grouping Activity (20 Minutes) Venn Diagram Group Activity (25 Minutes) Begin REQUIRED Review
Warm Up 9/11-9/12 • OBJECTIVE: Compare and contrast how the four river valley civilizations (Mesopotamia, Egypt, Indus and China) are similar and different with regards to geographic features, power and social class structure. • PG. 52- Visual Summary • Each River Valley Civilization shares geographic benefits and challenges. • What benefits does the Nile River valley have that the others lack? • Why might the other civilizations have chosen to settle in their locations even without these benefits?
Daily Agenda 9/13 and 9/16 • Test on Unit One • Test review • No journal prompt
Daily Agenda 9/17-9/18 • Journal Warm Up- Should I Stay or Should I Go? • Introduce Art Bonus Activity • Group Readings: • The Rig Veda • The Enlightened One • Notes: Introduction to Chapter 3 • Caste System Activity with “Exit Ticket”
Warm Up 9/17-9/18 • Should I Stay or Should I Go? Pg. 56 • Read the short paragraph Interact with History • Questions: • If you stay, will you be able to live in peace with the conquerors? • If you leave will you be welcomed into the land you flee to? Will you have to adopt the customs of the people living there? Image source: www.iloveindia.com Describe the major political, religious/philosophical and cultural influences of Persia, India, and China.
Daily Agenda 9/19-20 Caste System Warm Up ( 15 Minutes) Guided Reading Notes, Minoans and Phoenicians ( 25 Minutes) Video: The Ancient Island of Crete: Knossos Phoenician Alphabet Activity (15 Minutes) Flood Stories Activity (15 Minutes)
Warm Up 9/19-20 WH. Describe the major political, religious/philosophical and cultural influences of Persia, India, and China. • Directions: • You have been randomly assigned to one of 4 castes. • Read information on your caste from PG. • Answer the following questions in your journal: • What is day-to-day life like in your caste? • What jobs or activities are appropriate? • Do you support elimination of the caste system all together?
Daily Agenda 9/23-24 • Journal Warm-up • QUIZ- Minoan and Phoenician Civilization • Guided Reading • Assyria Dominates the Fertile Crescent • Judaism Timeline
Journal Warm-Up 9/23-24 WH (20) Identify the impact of the legal ideas in the Jewish Ten Commandments • PG. 74- Here you see listed The Ten Commandments • A list of ten laws handed down to Moses from God • These commandments, or laws, are also found in Christianity • Questions: • Which of these commandments are still followed today? • Do you think any are enforced by law?
Daily Agenda 9/25-26 • Journal Warm-Up ( 10 Minutes) • Complete Judaism timeline and paragraph (30 Minutes) • Video (12 Minutes) • Building Empires: The Rise of the Persians and the Inca • Class discussion: What Makes An Empire? • Group Venn Diagram
Warm Up 9/25-26 • PG. 95- The Royal Road • Directions: • Read information on page 95 about the Persian Royal Road • Answer: • Why was the Royal Road so important to the Persian Empire? • What modern communication networks do we use today? WH (19) Government Identify the characteristics of monarchy and theocracy as forms of government in early civilizations.
Daily Agenda 9/27, 9/30 • Journal Warm Up: Respect Your Elders • Finish Venn Diagram Activity ( Cyrus vs. Darius) • Videos: • Behind The Great Wall • The Great Wall of China • Paired Outline Notes
Warm Up 9/27-30 • PG. 97- Confucius Urges Harmony • Directions: • Read the paragraph titled Confucius Urges Harmony • Answer the following questions: • What were Confucius’ 5 basic relationships? • Give the definition of Filial Piety WH (23) Culture: Describe the central ideas of Confucianism.