Monday, August 7: Color the Mesopotamia map.
In Class Today: Students will complete the Mesopotamia Map analysis activity in Google Classroom. They will label the map of Mesopotamia.
Warm Up: Why would rivers be a good place for civilizations?
Tuesday, August 8: No homework.
In Class Today: Students will review the connections between geography and religion in Mesopotamia. They will watch the "Nomad to Farmer" video in Discovery Education.
Warm Up: Sumerian Hymn
Wednesday, August 9: No homework.
In Class Today: Students will learn about Ancient Egypt's geography.
Warm Up: Ancient Egypt quote analysis
Thursday, August 10: Finish the "Hymn to the Nile."
In Class Today: Students will review Egypt's geography and how it led to the development of this civilization. They will learn about primary vs. secondary documents. They will then work collaboratively on the "Hymn to the Nile" activity.
Warm Up: Label the map of ancient Egypt.
Friday, August 11: No homework.
In Class Today: Students will analyze thematic maps of China in groups. They will learn about how geography impacted life in ancient China. They will then label a map of China.
Warm Up: China map analysis.