Tues. 9.5


SWBAT: Define identity
SWBAT: Determine how environment/ geography impacts identity.

Do Now:
1. Map Quiz and Qz over Friday reading.


Agenda:


>Criteria for success?
1. How does geography shape culture?
2. How does geography shape identity?


Exit Ticket:
How does geography shape culture and identity?


HMK: “Was farming a good idea?”
Read and annotate
*See Teacher in L04 for FORM A


Watch Crash Course:
__https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yocja_N5s1I&index=1&list=PLBDA2E52FB1EF80C9__

Wed. 9.6


SWBAT: Discuss based on evidence from secondary text

Do Now:
1.Reading Quiz
2. Using Chromebooks, define the following:
-paleolithic
-neolithic
-nomad
-domestication
-systematic agriculture


Agenda:
>Criteria for success?
Was farming a good idea?
-Pros and cons
-causes and effects?


Exit Ticket:
Was farming a good idea?


HMK: Read “What does it take to be a civilization?”
*See Teacher in L04 for FORM A

Thurs. 9.7

SWBAT: Discuss based on evidence from secondary text and explain the rise of Mesopotamian civilization
Do Now:
What are the most important characteristics that define a civilization?


Agenda:
1. Watch __Crash Course Mesopotamia__
2. Discuss “What does it take to be a civilization?”
3.What evidence might you give in favor of, or opposed to, each of the following claims. This activity lends itself well to small group work. a) The earliest civilizations hardly benefited anyone other than the small, largely urban and male elites. b) Some segments of the population became worse off as a result of the development of complex society (civilization). c) Social hierarchies in the earliest civilizations were flexible enough so that some of those with low status could rise by their own efforts.
4. Introduce “Discovery of a Lifetime” Project


Exit Ticket:
Describe, in your own words, the “Discovery of a Lifetime”

Fri. 9.8

SWBAT: The student will describe the rise of Mesopotamian civilization using evidence.
Do Now:What does it take to make a civilization? Does Mesopotamia meet these requirements?Agenda:Code of Hammurabi-What do they value?ACE it.Discovery of a Lifetime
Exit: Describe the DOL project in your own words.
Homework:Watch Hughes History-EgyptTake notes on video.








**See teacher in L04 after school for Form A