Friday: -Using the Geography Challenge Slideshow, discuss the Geography Review and introduce the Geography Challenge. -Review results for accuracy, discuss distortions and perspectives, read Text and show video clip. -Ancient History Geography Challenge #1 - Complete #1-12 questions and use both Maps in the Text.
Tuesday: -Create an illustrated dictionary on the back of the Ch. 1 ISN using the Key Terms. -Read and discuss sections 1.2 - 1.3 in Ch. 1 - Investigating the Past. Complete 1.2 and 1.3 in the Ch. 1 ISN.
Wednesday: -Play the Lascaux Cave Painting video link as student walk in the class. -Introduce the Cave Painting Activity (Bring a Flashlight or Smartphone). Complete Cave Painting 1.4 as a class, then in pairs complete the next 2 paintings today. -Students will explore a simulated "cave" and analyze various cave paintings for meaning (Use the Pictures in the Book of each artifact if you were not in class to view them Pages 8-11).
Friday: -Complete the Ch. 3 Preview Activity - From Hunters and Gatherers to Farmers. -Read and discuss 3.1 - 3.2. -Complete the key terms and 3.2 questions in the Ch. 3 ISN: From Hunters and Gatherers to Farmers.
WEEK 4: September 26 - September 30 Monday: -Read and discuss 3.3 - 3.5. Complete 3.3 - 3.5 in your Ch. 3 ISN.
Tuesday: -Read and discuss 3.6 - 3.7. Complete 3.6 - 3.7 in the Ch. 3 ISN. Read the chapter summary (3.8). -Pass out the Ch. 1 & 3 Study Guide - Ch. 1 & 3 - Must be done by Monday.
Tuesday: -Ch. 1 & 3 Test and Take Away. -Begin Ch. 4 - Rise of Sumerian City-States. -Complete the Preview Activity and Key Terms (Mesopotamia, Sumer, Irrigation, City-State).
Wednesday: -Share Preview responses with your group. Read and discuss 4.1 - 4.2. Complete 4.2 - Share responses with your group. -Conduct the group problem/solution scenario for section 3 (food shortage) - vote and explain group responses. -Read 4.3 and complete 4.3 questions in the Ch. 4 ISN.
Thursday: -MAP Reading Assessment Day - Lab 112.
Friday: -Ch. 4 activity on problem/solution scenarios using the TCI presentation (follow steps from yesterday with new challenges). Complete scenarios for 4.4 - 4.6.
WEEK 6: October 10 - 14 Monday: -Read and discuss 4.7. Complete 4.7 questions in the Ch. 4 ISN. Go over answers in a class discussion. -Watch "Mankind: The Story of Us" episode 1 - Inventors (23:30 minutes) and complete guided notes.
Tuesday: -Read 4.8 - Chapter Summary. -Complete the Ch. 4 Check for Understanding Questions. -Complete the Ch. 5 Preview - Was Ancient Sumer a Civilization? Read and discuss 5.1 and 5.2. Complete 5.2 questions.
Wednesday: -Read and discuss 5.3 - 5.6. Complete 5.2 - 5.6 question in the Ch. 5 ISN (skip activity questions until Friday).
Friday: -Ch. 5 Ancient Sumer Placard Activity (8 stations of placards, groups will rotate and look for evidence to match). -Read and discuss the Ch. 5 Summary. Extra time - work on the Ch. 4 and 5 Study Guide.
WEEK 7: October 17 - 21 Monday: -Work on Ch. 4 & 5 Study Guide and/or TCI Online Review (chromecart #2). -Study Tips - Look at your Reviews, ISN's and TCI Reading Challenges for Ch. 1, 3, 4, 5 - Test Tomorrow.
Tuesday: -Unit 1 Test (Ch. 1, 3, 4, 5) and Take Away. -Team T-Shirt Design - VOTE.
Wednesday: -Introduction to Unit 2 - Ancient Egypt and the Near East. Put students into random groups. -Together read "Unit 2: Setting the Stage." Together complete the Unit 2 Geography Challenge questions #1-8. -Individually complete questions #9 and 14, then share responses.
Thursday: -Complete the Ch. 7 Group Preview activity. -Read and discuss 7.1 - 7.2 as a class (Geography and Early Settlement of Egypt, Kush, and Canaan). -Students will read 7.3 - 7.4 and complete the 7.3 and 7.4 questions only for Ch. 7.
Friday: -Read the Ch. 7 summary and review the 7.3 - 7.4 questions. -Complete the Ch. 8 Preview & key terms (Ancient Egyptian Pharaohs). -Read and discuss 8.1 - 8.2. Complete the 8.2 question in the Ch. 8 ISN. WEEK 8: October 24 - 28 Monday: -Begin the Felucca Boat Tour - Students will travel on an Egyptian Felucca up the Nile. -Conduct day 1 tour stops 1 and 2 (Pyramids of Giza, the White Chapel at Karnak). -Read and discuss 8.3 - 8.4 and complete the 8.3 - 8.4 question in the Ch. 8 ISN.
Tuesday: -Felucca Boat Tour stops 3 and 4 (Temple at Dayr al-Bahri, and Abu-Simbal). -Read and discuss 8.5 - 8.6 and complete the 8.5 - 8.6 question in the Ch. 8 ISN.
Wednesday: -Watch the first half of "What the Ancients Knew: Egypt" and complete the CoT Activity.
Thursday: -Finish "What the Ancients Knew: Egypt." -Ch. 7 and 8 Check for Understanding Questions. -Hieroglyphic Day (if time).
Friday: -Team 701 Tie Dye Day and Movie Day (Early Release).
WEEK 9: October 31 - November 4 Monday: -Begin Ch. 9 (Daily Life in Ancient Egypt). Complete the Preview. -Read and discuss 9.1 - 9.2 and complete the 9.2 question in the Ch. 9 ISN. -Break out in 5 groups for your "Act it Out." -Complete step 2 and begin step 3 (read your assigned section, complete it in your ISN, begin brainstorming act it out).
Tuesday: -Practice and prepare your "Act it Outs" - Steps 3 - 5.
Wednesday: -Present to the class. Audience complete the appropriate section of your Ch. 9 ISN as groups present. -Watch "Mankind the Story of Us" (episode 1 part 2 - Egypt recap and preview of what's to come). -Last day to turn in missing assignments.
Thursday: -Finish any remaining sections in the Ch. 9 ISN. -Ch. 7, 8, 9 Kahoot! -Pass out the Ch. 7, 8, 9 Study Guide. -Introduce and begin working on the Ancient Egypt Pyramid Project (if time).
Friday: -Introduce and begin working on the Ancient Egypt Pyramid Project. -End of Term 1.