CIVILIZATIONS CONTRIBUTIONS PROJECT Directions: You are to display your knowledge and understanding of one of the civilizations we have studied in the form of a scrapbook or a PowerPoint presentation. You may use the Internet or any other source for information. Label and follow the instructions for each section accordingly. You may choose to work with 1 partner or by yourself Scrapbook: Please mount all pictures and information on 8.5” x 11” white or colored construction paper. PowerPoint: Create at least one slide for each section of information listed below (some sections will require additional slides) ____/10 RELIGION - provide 3 pictures - explain how 2 gods, goddesses, or ideas have influenced or been incorporated into our society ____/10 SOCIAL SYSTEM - provide 2 pictures - describe the system used in the civilization - compare this to the system currently in place in the U.S. ____/10 LANGUAGE & WRITING - provide 1 picture - explain the type(s) of writing system used - explain the languages spoken in the region ____/10 ARCHITECTURE - provide 2 pictures - describe the types of buildings constructed - describe 2 innovations made by the culture ____/10 WAR - provide 3 pictures explain the importance of war in this society describe the effect war and battle had on the people and the size of the region ____/10 SCIENCE & ART - provide 2 pictures - explain 2 accomplishments of those in the culture ____/10 LOCATION - provide 1 map - provide 2 pictures - describe the physical conditions of the terrain and region (you may need more than one description for large groups) ______________________________________________________________________ ____/10 IN CLASS PRESENTATION - eye contact - understanding - preparedness ____/10 QUALITY - spelling grammar neatness appearance ____/10 CREATIVITY ____/100 TOTAL COMMENTS: RULES The scrapbook option must be in the form of a booklet. The PowerPoint must be in slide show format. You must provide a cover page for the scrapbook. You must have a title page for the PowerPoint. Be neat, creative, and colorful. I will provide advice and assistance, but you must ask for help. You may not use pictures from the textbook. Final presentations will be due on .