Title: Group Civilizations DO NOW. What would life be like today without a written language? What would we do without writing? . AGENDA. Do Now Postcards Outlines: Mesopotamia Vocabulary Review Cards Create your own civilization! Directions Group Work. Create a Pictograph system.
What would life be like today without a written language?
What would we do without writing?
Vocabulary Review Cards
Create your own civilization!
I have many dreams for my life. When I finish Middle School I want to ___________________
After High School I will _____________________
In college I will study to be a _______________.
When I grow up I will be a __________________.
I look forward to making my dreams come
You will need 4 index cards
Write the word on one side
Definition on the back
Write the word in marker – neatly!
Definition in pencil neatly!
Quiz your partner on the words
We will review words Wednesday
We have learned about 2 ancient civilizations so far!
For each, we learned about their Geography, Religion, Achievements, Politics (government), Economy, Social structures, and the daily lives of the people.
In groups of four, you will have an opportunity to work and create your own civilization!
Pay close attention to the following directions:
Each group will receive a checklist and two pieces of paper (for the flag and map)
In your notebooks, you will work together to create the civilization by checking off all the requirements from your checklist
Each group will be able to type up each section of their civilization and save it on a flash drive so I can print it out later
By the end of the period, you should turn in the following:
Checklist for your Civilization
MAP of your civilization
FLAG of your civilization
Checklist with group names
Completed civilization document on a flash drive
Design of your civilization’s flag
Map of your civilization
You have one minute to get out a dry erase marker and a whiteboard
Which of the following was not first created by people in “the land between two rivers?
Where is the land between two rivers?
How many minutes an hour did people in the land between two rivers say it had?
Into how many parts did people in the land between two rivers divide the sky?
The cuneiform was a system of wedge-shaped symbols used by people in the land between two rivers for writing.
How did people in the land between two rivers describe the shape of the Earth?
How did people in the land between two rivers move a heavy object?