Saturday, June 23, 2018
Home > ANCIENT HISTORY (CHW3M1) > ANCIENT HISTORY (COURSE INFORMATION)

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

Learning Skills & Note Book Check

.

Understanding Bias PPT

Primary & Secondary Sources

Defining Primary Documents (Social Studies)

.


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)

.

History of Human Civilizations (PPT)

Important Quotes from History (Handout)

(Homework)

.

The Structure of History (Questions)

        Why Study History? (Class Activity)

Read the Prologue: Echoes From the Past (Textbook: Pg 2-3)

.


INTRO TO ARCHAEOLOGY


What is Archaeology? & Pre-History Terms

Archaeologists in Catal Huyuk & Jericho

Mr. DiNunzio at work in Machu Picchu, Peru

HW: Read Page 4 - 11 (Q: 1, 2, 3)

.

(ARCHAEOLOGY ONLINE WEBSITES)

THE ARCHAEOLOGY CHANNEL & ARCHAEOLOGY MAGAZINE & NEWS

.

ARCHAEOLOGY ASSIGNMENT

Greatest Archaeological Discovery (Rubric)

Due Date: Thursday, February 15

.

  STUDENT INVESTIGATION & DISCOVERIES!

CHECK OUT BELOW:

Indus Valley: Harappa       Catal Huyuk       Ozti Skeleten       Rosetta Stone

Royal Tomb of Ur     Sutton Hoo     Ashurbanipal's Library     Acropolis of Athens

Akrotiri (Santorini)     Stonehenge     Lascaux Caves     Mohenjo-Daro

Terracotta Army    Tenochtitlan & the Aztecs    Troy     Dead Sea Scrolls

Palace of Knossos     Mayan Civilizations      Babylon Ishtar Gate

 

VIDEOS