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ANCIENT HISTORY (COURSE INFORMATION)

ANCIENT HISTORY (COURSE INFORMATION)


This Course explores the history of various societies and civilizations around the world, from earliest times to around 1500 CE. Students will investigate a range of factors that contributed to the rise, success, and decline of various ancient and pre-modern societies throughout the world and will examine life in and the cultural and political legacy of these societies. Students will extend their ability to apply the concepts of historical thinking and the historical inquiry process, including the interpretation and analysis of evidence, when investigating social, political, and economic structures and historical forces at work in various societies and in different historical eras.


COURSE INFORMATION FOR STUDENTS


Ancient History Course Information Sheet (Sept. 5)

Learning Skills & Note Book Check (Sept. 5)

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Why Study History? PPT (Sept 6)

Tools of the Historian PPTTools Worksheet (Sept 6)

Primary & Secondary Sources

Defining Primary Documents (Social Studies)

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INTRODUCTION TO ANCIENT HISTORY


How to Read Dates in History & Major Periods in History

The Roots of Western Civilizations

15 Key Dates in World History

World History Timeline (Activity)

(HW: September 5)

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History of Human Civilizations PPT

Important Quotes from History (Sept. 6)

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What is History? (Reading)

        Why Study History? (Sept. 6)

Read: Echoes From the Past (Page 4-11 / Q's 1-3)

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INTRO TO ARCHAEOLOGY


What is Archaeology? & Pre-History Terms (Sept. 7)

Archaeologists in Catal Huyuk & Jericho

Mr. DiNunzio at work in Machu Picchu, Peru

(September 7)

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(ARCHAEOLOGY ONLINE WEBSITES)

THE ARCHAEOLOGY CHANNEL & ARCHAEOLOGY MAGAZINE & NEWS

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ARCHAEOLOGY ASSIGNMENT

Greatest Archaeological Discovery

Due Date: Wednesday, September 12

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