Unit #1 - Early Civilizations
|Unit #1 Daily Lessons (Subject to change)
|Review & Prepare for Unit #1 TEST
Monday, Aug. 27
Tuesday, Aug. 28
Wednesday, Aug. 29
Thursday, Aug. 30
Friday, Aug. 31
Monday, Sept. 3
Tuesday, Sept. 4
Wednesday, Sept. 5
Thursday, Sept. 6
Friday, Sept. 7
|These three days will
be used to review the
skills presented in
this unit and
**Note: Any assignments NOT completed in class will be considered HOMEWORK**
|**Note: Any assignments NOT completed in class will be considered HOMEWORK**
Monday, Sept. 10
Tuesday, Sept. 11
Wednesday, Sept. 12
Thursday, Sept. 13
Friday, Sept. 14
Unit #1 - Early Civilizations
WH.1 History. The student understands traditional historical points of reference in world history. The student is expected to:
WH.1A Identify major causes and describe the major effects of the following events from 8000 BC to 500 BC: the development of agriculture and theWH.2 History. The student understands how early civilizations developed from 8000 BC to 500 BC. The student is expected to:
development of the river valley civilizations.
WH.2A Summarize the impact of the development of farming (Neolithic Revolution) on the creation of river valley civilizations.WH.15 Geography. The student uses geographic skills and tools to collect, analyze, and interpret data. The student is expected to:
WH.2B Identify the characteristics of civilization.
WH.15A Create and interpret thematic maps, graphs, and charts to demonstrate the relationship between geography and the historical development of a region or nation.WH.16 Geography. The student understands the impact of geographic factors on major historic events and processes. The student is expected to:
WH.15B Analyze and compare geographic distributions and patterns in world history shown on maps, graphs, charts, and models.
WH.16A Locate places and regions of historical significance directly related to major eras and turning points in world history.WH.17 Economics. The student understands the impact of the Neolithic and Industrial revolutions and globalization on humanity. The student is expected to.
WH.16B Analyze the influence of human and physical geographic factors on major events in world history, including the development of river valley
civilizations, trade in the Indian Ocean, and the opening of the Panama and Suez canals.
WH.16C Interpret maps, charts, and graphs to explain how geography has influenced people and events in the past.
WH.17A Identify important changes in human life caused by the Neolithic Revolution and the Industrial Revolution.WH.19 Government. The student understands the characteristics of major political systems throughout history. The student is expected to:
WH.17B Summarize the role of economics in driving political changes as related to the Neolithic Revolution and the Industrial Revolution.
WH.19A Identify the characteristics of monarchies and theocracies as forms of government in early civilizations.WH.20 Government. The student understands how contemporary political systems have developed from earlier systems of government. The student is expected to:
WH.20B Identify the impact of political and legal ideas contained in the following documents: Hammurabi's Code, the Jewish Ten Commandments...WH.23 Culture. The student understands the history and relevance of major religious and philosophical traditions. The student is expected to:
WH.23A Describe the historical origins, central ideas, and spread of major religious and philosophical traditions, including Buddhism, Christianity, Confucianism,WH.27 Science, technology, and society. The student understands how major scientific and mathematical discoveries and technological innovations affected
Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, Sikhism, and the development of monotheism.
societies prior to 1750. The student is expected to:
WH.27A Identify the origin and diffusion of major ideas in mathematics, science, and technology that occurred in river valley civilizations...
|Last Day to Turn in Missing Work
Without the 30% Discount
Unit #1 will introduce students to the origins of civilization. They will study the
Neolithic Revolution and how early agriculture led mankind to develop early cities and
cultures. The class will examine why many early civilizations developed in river valleys.
Students will study early forms of government, laws, and religions. Finally the class will
investigate ancient Egypt. They will learn about the importance of the Nile. Students
will examine the influence of Egyptian religion on its government and architecture.
They will learn about the origins of writing, art, and architecture.
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Homework, Enrichment, and Alternate Assignments
|Read: Chapter 2-5
|Read: Chapter 2-2
|Read: Chapter 3-2
Egypt & Kush
|Read: Chapter 3-1
Akkad & Babylon
|Read: Chapter 2-1
Rise of Egypt
|Read: Chapter 3-3
Assyria & Persia
|Read: Chapter 2-4
Rise of China
|Read: Chapter 2-3
|Read: Chapter 1-3
|Read: Chapter 1-2
|Read: Chapter 1-1