Reflecting on Our Human Journey and Introducing Agriculture

Why do you think many of our early human ancestors abandoned (left behind)
the hunter-gatherer lifestyle to become farmers?














Reflecting on Our Human Journey: Google Classroom Discussion  Over the past several class periods you have learned the story of early human migration and how ultimately people populated the entire world. What significant things have you learned about our human journey? How has this changed your understanding of where you come from? Has it made you feel more or less connected to other people in the world? Explain. Share your ideas in your Social Studies Google Classroom. Also, make sure to comment or build upon the response of at least one of your fellow classmates. Please refer to the "Scholarly Discourse" sentence guidelines to help guide your online discussion. 



Early Agriculture: Writing Warm-Up  Why do you think many of our early human ancestors abandoned (left behind) the hunter-gatherer lifestyle to become farmers? What advantages (positives) do you think farming might have over hunting and gathering? Share your ideas on your class's Padlet wall (Period 2, Period 4).

Early Agriculture: Vocabulary Study  Today we are going to be studying the key vocabulary related to 'Early Agriculture' using the assignment Early Agriculture - Cognitive Content Dictionary located in your Social Studies Google ClassroomWe will be using an excerpt from our Social Studies textbook, also located in your Social Studies Google Classroom, to help us understand the lesson's key words and concepts.  

Homework  Complete the assignment Early Agriculture - Cognitive Content Dictionary by Friday, September 23.

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