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UNIT 1: HUMAN EVOLUTION AND MESOPOTAMIA


UNIT 1:

HUMAN EVOLUTION & MESOPOTAMIA


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***EVOLUTION CHALLENGE***   &   ***MESOPOTAMIA CHALLENGE***

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1. CREATIONISM & MYTHOLOGY


 Stories of Creation (Reading)

Creation Stories: Chart Organizer

Mythology Homework Questions (1 - 4)

(September 10)

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*** Quiz: Tuesday, September 18 ***

(Review: Creation Stories, Charles Darwin, & The Human Family)

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Homework (Sept. 14)

Read pg: 22 - 31 & Answer Questions 1, 2, 3

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2. CHARLES DARWIN & THEORY OF EVOLUTION


Darwin, Huxley & the Big Bang Theory PPT & Evolution Notes (Sept. 11)

Geologic Timeline & Fossils (Visual)

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Darwin's Theory of Evolution (Reading)

The Evolution of Humans (Chart)

(HW: September 12)

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3. THE HUMAN FAMILY & PALEOLITHIC MAN


Human Evolution & Origins PPT (Copy)

The Human Family & Paleolithic Man (Sept. 13)

(Questions Attached)

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ARTICLE: NEW DISCOVERY

New York Times: "Cheddar Man, Britain's Oldest Skeleton!"

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Hominid Migration Fossil Data (Mapping Activity)

Homework: Wednesday, September 12

Early Hominid Migration: Visual # 1  &  Visual # 2

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4. THE GREAT LEAP FORWARD & NEOLITHIC ERA


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The Great Leap Forward PPT (Copy)

Neolithic Revolution: 10,000 BC (HW: Sept. 17)

The Pleistocene Era: Ice Age (Copy)

Paleolithic vs Neolithic Eras (Handout)

Main Points Discussed: Significant Developments in Human Evolution (Copy)

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Guns, Germs & Steel Video Questions (Video Below)

Homework: Wednesday, September 19

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Unit 1: Homework Questions

Read Pages: 36 - 45

Complete Questions: 1, 2, 3 (pg: 39)

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5. MESOPOTAMIA: THE CRADLE OF CIVILIZATION


EARLY RIVER VALLEY CIVILIZATIONS

(EGYPT, MESOPOTAMIA, INDIA & ANCIENT CHINA)

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Visual of Early Civilizations & Chart Organizer

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Ancient China    /    Indus Valley    /    Mesopotamia    /    Ancient Egypt

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Geography of Mesopotamia Chart (Sept. 20)

Mesopotamia: Cradle of Civilization PPT (Copy)

7 Steps Leading to Civilization (Handout)

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Peoples of Mesopotamia Review & MAP 1200 BC

Historical Overview: Mesopotamia (HW: Sept. 20)

(Reading, Chart & Questions)

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Mesopotamian Notes: Religion / Gods & Government / Art & Economy / Sciences

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VIDEO INCLUDED FOR EACH TOPIC BELOW:

Sargon the Great (Reading)

Hammurabi's Law Code (Handout)

Hanging Gardens of Babylon (Handout)

Epic of Gilgamesh & Temples-Ziggurats (Handout)

Mesopotamian Writing (Cuneiform)

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Significant Innovations Poster Assignment

Due Date: ______________________________________________________

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Human Evolution & Mesopotamia Test Review

Unit 1 Test Date: ____________________________________________________

 

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