Unit #1 - Early Civilizations
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Unit #1 Daily Lessons (Subject to change)
Unit #1 TEST
Review & Prepare for Unit #1 TEST
Monday, Aug. 19
Tuesday, Aug. 20
Wednesday, Aug. 21
Thursday, Aug. 22
Friday, Aug. 23
Monday, Aug. 26
Tuesday, Aug. 27
Wednesday, Aug. 28
Thursday, Aug. 29
Friday, Aug. 30
These three days will
be used to review the
information and
skills presented in
this unit and
measure the
objectives learned.
**Note: Any assignments NOT completed in class will be considered HOMEWORK**
**Note: Any assignments NOT completed in class will be considered HOMEWORK**
Daily Activities
Monday, Sept. 2
Tuesday, Sept. 3
Unit #1 - Early Civilizations
Unit Objectives
Unit Objectives
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 the
           development of the river valley civilizations.
WH.2 History. The student understands how early civilizations developed from 8000 BC to 500 BC. The student is expected to:
    WH.2A Summarize the impact of the development of farming (Neolithic Revolution) on the creation of river valley civilizations.
    WH.2B Identify the characteristics of civilization.
WH.15 Geography. The student uses geographic skills and tools to collect, analyze, and interpret data. The student is expected to:
    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.15B Analyze and compare geographic distributions and patterns in world history shown on maps, graphs, charts, and models.
WH.16 Geography. The student understands the impact of geographic factors on major historic events and processes. The student is expected to:
    WH.16A Locate places and regions of historical significance directly related to major eras and turning points in world history.
    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.17 Economics. The student understands the impact of the Neolithic and Industrial revolutions and globalization on humanity. The student is expected to.
    WH.17A Identify important changes in human life caused by the Neolithic Revolution and the Industrial Revolution.
    WH.17B Summarize the role of economics in driving political changes as related to 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.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,
              Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, Sikhism, and the development of monotheism.
WH.27 Science, technology, and society. The student understands how major scientific and mathematical discoveries and technological innovations affected
    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...
The Neolithic Age
Ancient Egypt
Egyptian Culture
Ancient America
Hammurabi's Code
River Valley Civilizations
Study Guide
Understanding & Correcting Test Mistakes
Last Day to Turn in Missing Work
Without the 30% Discount
Read: Ch 1-1/2
Reading Review
Read: Ch 2-1
Reading Review
Read: Ch 2-2
Reading Review
Read: Ch 3-3
Reading Review
Read: Ch 3-1
Reading Review
Read: Ch 2-3/4
Reading Review
Preview Class Rules and Expectations
Ancient Religions
Code of Hammurabi/Ten Commandments
River Valley Civilizations
Mapping the Nile
Egyptian Religion/Culture
Ancient India & China
Neolithic Accomplishments
Mesopotamian Civilizations/Empires
Making Connections
Civilization Chart
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.
Mankind the Story of All of Us: Inventors
Mankind the Story of All of Us: Iron Men
Reading Review
Read: Ch 11-1
Homework, Enrichment, and Alternate Assignments
Human Migration
Ancient America
Syllabus & Expectations
Read: Chapter 2-5
The Americas
Read: Chapter 2-2
Eastern Mediterranean
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
Indus Valley
Read: Chapter 1-3
Read: Chapter 1-2
Neolithic Revolution
Read: Chapter 1-1
Early Humans
Ancient India & China
Ancient Religions
Wednesday, Aug. 14
Thursday, Aug. 15
Friday, Aug. 16