Monday, September 8, 2014
Writing Warm Up Why do you think many of our early human ancestors abandoned the hunter-gatherer lifestyle to become farmers? What advantages do you think farming might have over hunting and gathering? Share your ideas here.
Early Agriculture: Vocabulary Study Today we are going to be studying the key vocabulary related to 'Early Agriculture' using the Cognitive Content Dictionary in your Social Studies folders. If need be, you can also find a link to the assignment here. We will be using an excerpt from our Social Studies textbook (which you can find here) to help us understand the lesson's key words and concepts.
Today's Focus Question How did the pharaohs gain authority over a large kingdom? Guided Reading: Egypt Under the Pharaohs T...
Hammurabi's Code Reflection Last week we studied acnient Mesopotamian emperor Hammurabi who was responsible for one of the world...
Today's Learning Objective Know the life and moral teachings of the Buddha. Warm-Up Read about the Buddhist concept of nirvan...