BELLWORK: Timeline Review • Now that you have learned about the origin of humans, culture, and technology, you are going to create a review timeline. • The timeline will span from 5,000,000 BC to 1 BC. • Include the important events/time periods and a description of each. • • • • • Events to include: Stone Age Emergence of Homo Erectus Ice Age Emergence of Homo Sapiens – Include the two types! • First appearance of hominids • Neolithic Revolution African Civilizations • You are now going to learn about the earliest civilizations in history – African civilizations. • As early as 5000 B.C., people settled around the Nile River. • As time progressed, Africans created their own governments, empires, culture, and history. African Civilizations - Vocabulary • During Egyptian civilization, they set up numerous structures of government. • When learning about these types of government you must know your vocabulary!!! • In your notes, define the following vocabulary words. 1.Monarchy 2.Dynasty 3.Bureaucracy 4.Empire 5.Polytheism African Civilizations • You are now going to read more specifically about the oldest civilization – Egypt. (Nile River Valley) • While reading, you will complete “mind map” notes! • A mind map, or note web, is a strategy used to organize notes in a visual way. • Follow the guidelines on the board. • Pages 30-34 Narmer Hatshepsut Thutmose III Ramses II “Ramses the Great” Amenhotep IV Video Clips • Quarry: A deep pit from which stones are extracted/taken • How were the pyramids built? • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lotbZQ55 SgU • How were corpses mummified? • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nh1eTd2c4o “Tomb of the Gods:” The Pyramids of Giza • We are now going to watch a video on how the pyramids were made and what they were used for. • Follow along with the video and answer all the questions on the board in your notes. Possibility instead of the mind map: Jigsaw Readings 1. Egyptian Monarchy & Egyptian Empire (pgs. 30-31) 2. Decline/Recovery, Daily life in Egypt & Egyptian Religion (pgs. 31-32) 3. Writing with pictures, Achievements in Science & Northeastern Kingdoms (pgs. 32-34) African Civilizations – Jigsaw Reading • • • 1. 2. 3. You are now going to read more specifically about the oldest African civilization – Egypt. While reading, you will complete “mind map” notes! In groups of three, number off 1-3. Every person in the group will read a different section from your textbook. When everyone is done, you will come together and share information from your section of reading Everyone in the group will create a “mind map” of notes centered around their section of reading!