Daily Archives: August 1, 2013

Class Starter Ch. 1 Time-line

TIMELINE Insert the following events into the timeline. This should help you to compare important historical events chronologically. first Natufian settlements era of Neolithic revolution rise of Çatal Hüyük beginning of cultivation of rice transition to use of bronze end … Continue reading

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Decipher the Code Neolithic Revolution and Early River Civilizations

Name:________________________ Date: __________________ Neolithic Revolution and Early River Civilizations: Decipher the Code Directions: Each number represents a letter of the alphabet. Crack the code and decipher each series of numbers to complete the statements. 1) 3-9-22-9-12-9-26-1-20-9-15-14 is characterized by the … Continue reading

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Ch. 1 Essential Questions and Vocabulary

Ch. 1 Essential Questions 1. Why was agriculture a necessary precondition for more sophisticated civilizations? 2. How did the development of agriculture contribute to the growth of the earliest civilizations? 3. What cultural achievements characterized life in the Neolithic period? … Continue reading

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Class Starter #3 Prehistory

10 Minutes Class Starter. Students pair together and discuss questions on the cartoon. a. Possible Questions i. What relationship is depicted here between father and son? ii. Is the relationship shown similar to familial relationships today? Why or why not? … Continue reading

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Class Starter #2

Lesson Objectives : Students will: • Explain the distinguishing physical characteristics of Homo habilis, Homo erectus, and Homo sapiens. • Define ‘culture’ and explain how the development of tools influenced the culture of early humans. • Locate on a world … Continue reading

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Class Starter # Exploration

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