8/23/10 Turn your map over and label the following areas Mesopotamia 1 India 2 China 3 Egypt 4 do you see the memory cue for remembering the 4 early civilizations??
as a cover page for the unit, draw a picture of a river and label the page “Early River Civilizations”.
8/24/10 Turn your map over and label the following areas Bay of Bengal A Mediterranean Sea B Persian Gulf C Nile River D Red Sea E
Write the following vocabulary words with 3 lines in between each word 1. pyramid 9. pharoah 2. ziggurats 10. delta 3. artisan 11. papyrus 4. hieroglyphics 12. Fertile Crescent 5. polytheism 13. scribes 6. monotheism 14. cuneiform 7. theocracy 15. dynasty 8. Hammurabi’s Code **draw a memory cue for each word
8/25/10 List 3 of the 5 qualities that make up a civilization.
8/26/10 Turn your map over and label the following areas China Russia Saudi Arabia Spain
Mesopotamia – land between the rivers Advanced technology wheel plow arch math – 60 sec = 1 min, 60 min = 1 hour Record Keeping - cuneiform *Many active cities Euphrates R. Government Theocracy 1st set of written laws Tigris R. Temples *ziggurats Hammurabi’s Code *retaliation *protect property Specialized workers - scribes
8/27/10 List 3 contributions from Mesopotamia. Write them on your map north of Mesopotamia, in the area of modern-day Europe.
8/30/10 Define the following words: theocracy Polytheism monotheism
ANCIENT EGYPT NOTES Nile River -longest in the world -rich, fertile soil for farming -Egypt is the gift of the Nile -water for human travel, trade, war, moving stones for pyramids 1
*pyramids *geometry *astronomy *calendar based on Nile’s floods -30 days/month -12 months/year -5 feast days Technological Advances 2
*organized into city-states *Rulers were called Pharaohs *polytheistic *pyramids were built as tombs for the pharaohs who Egyptians believed had great power in the afterlife ANCIENT EGYPT NOTES complex institutions 3
8/31/10 Why did the Egyptians spend so much time and effort on their pyramids?
*Papyrus -reed-like plant used to make paper *Hieroglyphics – symbols to represent words Record Keeping 4
*cities sprang up along the Nile 1. Thebes 2. Memphis 3. Giza ANCIENT EGYPT NOTES Advanced Cities 5
traders • Farmers • Surgeons • Craftspeople • Stonemasons • mummification Specialized Workers 6
9/1/10 List types of workers that are associated with the pyramids.
The Egypt packet is due Friday at the beginning of class for a stamp. Please plan your schedule according. If you turn it in early, you will get extra points.
9/2/10 Why is there a language program today called the Rosetta Stone?
9/3/10 List one benefit of the Answan Dam or the Suez Canal.
Mesopotamia vs Egypt quiz Number your paper 1 – 10. Write M or E (or both) depending on which civilization is being described. 1. Built pyramids Used papyrus Used cunneiform Polytheistic ziggurats Pharaohs Advanced cities Tigris R. Nile R. Land between 2 rivers
09 – 08 - 10 • Answer question #4 on page 55. don’t forget to use complete sentences!
Religion & Gov’t Huang River 2000 BC Ancient China Rule by Dynasties -series of rulers from the same family -mandate of Heaven meant that gods approved of the ruler -importance of ancestors -supreme god & lesser gods -priests interpreted bones & shells to answer questions put to the gods Record keeping *characters to represent a syllable *unified the large country *thousands of characters to learn
Huang River 2000 BC Ancient China Contributions *silk *coined money *iron weapons *iron tools Specialized workers traders farmers Cities *walled cities to protect higher classes *peasants lived in huts outside of the walls
underground army with horses & weapons made to protect the emperor 250 BC