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Agricultural Revolution

Agricultural Revolution

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Agricultural Revolution

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  1. Agricultural Revolution

  2. Do Now 1. Take out your Vocabulary Sheets 2. Describe following words: • Drought • Domesticate • Livestock • Agriculture

  3. Domestication • Began in Abu Hureyra and Jericho • Facing food shortages, they began to domesticate animals • Planted seeds of wild plants • Captured wild sheep and goats

  4. Wild Sheep

  5. Wild Goats

  6. Agriculture • People became less nomadic • Abu Hureyra homes: • Began as pits dug into ground, covered with reeds • Later made houses made out of mud and bricks

  7. Permanent Settlements People began to: 1. Work together 2. Organize 3. Develop rules for their community

  8. Activity • Turn to page 50 of your textbook • Using colored pencils, label the areas of the map • Be sure to include: 1. Continents 2. Compass rose 3. The place 4. How many years ago agriculture developed 5. The plants and animals that were domesticated

  9. Wrap Up • What are some of the places you labeled on your map? How long ago did they develop? What kinds of plants and animals were found there?