Monday, August 25, 2014
Writing Warm Up What do you expect to happen as early human groups as they continue to evolve, develop bigger brains, and become more intelligent? How might their way of life change? Share your response here.
Hunter-Gatherer Societies: Vocabulary Study and Guided Reading Today we are going to be learning about early human hunter-gather societies. We will be mastering key vocabulary using the Cognitive Content Dictionary in your Social Studies folders, as well as doing some guided reading using the text below. A link to the vocabulary CCD can also be here and the text can also be accessed on pages 12 and 13 of your Social Studies textbooks.
Overview of Class Syllabus A syllabus is an overview of a class's policies. You can find a copy of your Social Studies syllabus in your Social Studies folder. Today we will briefly spend some time going over the syllabus. Please review the syllabus with your parents. You can also find a link to the syllabus here.
Homework (1.) Complete the 'Hunter-Gatherer Societies - Cognitive Content Dictionary.' (2.) Review your Social Studies syllabus with your parents.
Hammurabi's Code Reflection Last week we studied acnient Mesopotamian emperor Hammurabi who was responsible for one of the world...
Today's Focus Question How did the pharaohs gain authority over a large kingdom? Guided Reading: Egypt Under the Pharaohs T...
Today's Learning Objective Know the life and moral teachings of the Buddha. Warm-Up Read about the Buddhist concept of nirvan...