Chapter 2 Assignments


Friday, August 29
  • Turn in map of the world assignment.
  • Turn in Civilization chart.
  • Read ch. 2, sec. 1 - pages 30-34. Do the following focus questions (due on Tuesday):
    • How did geography influence the development of the Fertile Crescent Civilization?
    • What is The Epic of Gilgamesh and explain its significance?
    • Explain the resources of the Sumerians.
    • Explain the kind of government that was developed in Sumer.
    • Draw a pyramid of the social structure in Sumer.
    • Describe the role of women in Sumerian society.
    • What were the religious beliefs and practices of the Sumerians?
    • Explain the Sumerians system of writing.
    • Explain the legacy the Sumerians left to the world.

Tuesday, September 2

Wednesday, September 3

Thursday, September 4

  • Watch introduction video on Egypt
  • Outline ch. 2, sec. 4 on Egyptian Civilization, pages 50 - 56.



Friday, September 5
  • Work in groups of two to complete the Compare and Contrast of Mesopotamia and Egypt Chart - due at the end of the hour. You may use your book, questions and outline.
  • Homework: Read ch. 2, sec. 5 - The Roots of Judaism, pages 57 - 60.

Monday, September 8

Tuesday, September 9
  • Work on Study guides.

Wednesday, September 10
  • Review for test tomorrow.

Thursday, September 11
  • Test - Ch. 1 and 2.
  • Homework: Read. ch. 3, sec. 1, pages




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