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Geography & Early Settlement of Egypt, Kush, and Canaan

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Transcript of Geography & Early Settlement of Egypt, Kush, and Canaan

Geography and the Early Settlement of Egypt, Kush, and Canaan
Essential Question
: How did geography affect early settlement in
Egypt
,
Kush
, and
Canaan
?

Monday, November 11th
AIM: WALT locate and describe the major river systems and physical settings within early civilizations.
Introduction
Lifework: Complete your study guide (due Thursday)
Do Now:
1. What is topography?

2. Who lived in Canaan?

3. What river is located within Egypt?

4. What is papyrus used for?

5. O.P.T.I.C.
The
Egyptians
settled along the Nile River, in the northeast corner of Africa.
The
Kushites
settled to the south of Egypt, along the southern part of the Nile River.
The
Israelites
(Jews) settled northeast of Egypt, along the coast of the Mediterranean Sea
Water
,
topography
and
vegetation
were important to human development.
Group Work
1. At a level
one
2. Stay seated at
ALL
times
3. If you would like to speak to Mr. Simmons,
raise your hand
!
I-N-D-E-P-E-N-D-E-N-T
1. At a level
zero
2. Stay in your seats at
ALL
times
3. If you would like to speak,
raise your hand
!
4. Write notes about the sections we have covered!
Silent
Sustained
Reading
1. At a level
zero
2. Read pages 71-73.
3. Complete
Cornell Notes

4. Assign yourself with lifework!
Bread!
1. What is another name for the Israelites?

2. What are the three important factors?

3. Provide three examples of physical geography!

4. Provide three uses of vegetation!

5. Provide three uses of water!
Showtime!
1.
What was the most important environmental factor for early human settlement?
a. topography
b. vegetation
c. water
d. clothng
2.
What two features affect vegetation the most?
a. climate and rain
b. soil and wind
c. wind and rain
d. climate and animals
3.
Which feature is an example of topography?
a. river
b. lake
c. sea
d. mountain
4.
What is another name for the Israelites?
a. Egyptians
b. Akkadians
c. Babylonians
d. Jews
Tuesday, November 12th
AIM: WALT compare and contrast the characteristics of Egypt and Kush using details.
Environmental Factors
Lifework: Complete your study guide (due Thursday)
Do Now:
1. Which river is the longest in the world?

2. Which direction does the Nile River flow?

3. Which sea is located closest to Egypt?

4. O.P.T.I.C.
Every summer the river overflowed its banks
As the water level decreased, silt was left behind
Reeds and papyrus were used for weaving baskets and roofs on huts
Physical Features
The most important physcial feature was the Nile River
Lybian Desert and Nubian Desert created natural barrier for protection
Red Sea border to the east
Meditteranean Sea to the north
T-P-S: Why did people settle within the Nile River Valley?
Group Work
1. At a level
one
2. Stay seated at
ALL
times
3. If you would like to speak to Mr. Simmons,
raise your hand
!
I-N-D-E-P-E-N-D-E-N-T
1. At a level
zero
2. Stay in your seats at
ALL
times
3. If you would like to speak,
raise your hand
!
4. Write notes about the sections we have covered!
Silent
Sustained
Reading
1. At a level
zero
2. Read pages 45-53.
3. Complete
Cornell Notes

4. Assign yourself with lifework!
Bread!
1. What is silt?

2. Which deserts border Egypt to the west and east? (2)

3. What sea borders Egypt to the north?

4. What was papyrus used for?

5. What type of wildlife live in the Nile region? (4)
Showtime!
1. Which River helped the Ehyptians and Kushites?
a. Nile River
b. Mississippi River
c. Amazon River
d. Yellow River
2. As the water level of the Nile decreased, what was left behind?
a. Seeds
b. Grains
c. Berries
d. Silt
3. What type of wildlife lived in the Nile region?
a. Hippos, crocodiles, ducks, fish
b. Dinosaurs, raptors, dogs, mice
c. Lions, tigers, sea lions, walruses
d. Flamingos, bats, bears, sharks
4. What was papyrus used for?
a. Painting bricks and wood tablets
b. Side dish during dinner
c. Accessory for board games
d. Make ropes and paper
Key Points
The Nile River provided fresh water in an area that was mostly desert
The topography of the Nile River valley made the land good for farming
Wednesday, November 13th
AIM: WALT summarize the physical and environmental factors of
Canaan
using details.
Physical Features
Lifework: Complete your study guide (due Thursday)
Do Now:
1. What mountain range is located north of
Canaan
?

2. Which sea is located west of
Canaan
?

3. Which sea is located south of
Canaan
?

4. Which sea is located north of
Canaan
? (3)

5. O.P.T.I.C.
The
Jordan River
flowed down from a mountain range through the middle of Canaan, heading south through the
Sea of Galilee
to the
Dead Sea
.
The land around the narrow river valley included hills, grassy slopes, and mountains.
Environmental Factors
The main source of fresh water was the Jordan River
The hilly land and dry soil made growing crops difficult
Many Israelites became herders rather than farmers
T-P-S: How did the environment impact the lives of the
Israelites
?
Group Work
1. At a level
one
2. Stay seated at
ALL
times
3. If you would like to speak to Mr. Simmons,
raise your hand
!
I-N-D-E-P-E-N-D-E-N-T
1. At a level
zero
2. Stay in your seats at
ALL
times
3. If you would like to speak,
raise your hand
!
4. Write notes about the sections we have covered!
Silent
Sustained
Reading
1. At a level
zero
2. Read pages 76-77.
3. Complete
Cornell Notes

4. Assign yourself with lifework!
Bread!
1. Why didn't anything grow in the Dead Sea?

2. Which river helped the Israelites?

3. What type of animals did herders tend? (5)

4. What was the climate like in Canaan?


Showtime!
1.
Where did the Israelites settle?
a. Egypt
b. Canaan
c. Kush
d. Babylon
2. Which sea near Galilee was unsuitable for farming?
a. Dead Sea
b. Mediterranean Sea
c. Sea of Galilee
d. Caspian Sea
3.
Which river supported the Israelites?
a. Nile River
b. Amazon River
c. Yellow River
d. Jordan River
4. How did the hilly land and dry soil affect the Israelites? (3 sentences)
Key Points
In
Canaan
, the
Jordan River
and the
Sea of Galilee
were important sources of fresh water.
Due to hilly land, many
Israelites
were herders.
Herders
were
nomads
who moved from place to place to find grasslands where their animals could graze.
Thursday, November 14th
AIM: WALT prepare for the quiz through review questions using details.
Stable Food Supply
Seven Characteristics of
Civilization
T-P-S: Does the United State have the characteristics of a
civilization
? Justify your answer!
Lifework: Study for Quiz!
Do Now:
1. What is your goal for the quiz? (3)

2. How are you going to prepare for the quiz? (3)

3. Why should we take quizzes? (3)

4. Why should we study history? (3)

5. O.P.T.I.C.
1. A
stable food supply
, to ensure that the people of a society have the food they need to survive

2. A
social structure
with different social level and jobs

3. A
system of government
, to ensure that life in the society is orderly

4. A
religious system
, which involves both a set of beliefs and forms of worship

5. A
highly developed way of life
that includes the arts, such as painting, architecture, music, and literature

6.
Advances in technology

7. A highly developed
written language
Answer the question on page 46!
Civilizations need a stable food supply!
The SUmerians created two key inventions to help create stable food supply.
The
complex irrigation systems
provided crops with a regular supply of water (canals, dams, resevoirs, levee)
The
plow
allowed farmers to quickly prepare the land forplanting.
Social Structure
At the top level were priests, landowners, and government officials.
At the middle level were
merchants
and
artisans
.
At the bottom level were
slaves
.
T-P-S: How does the Sumerian
social structure
compare to America social structure?
Group Work
1. At a level
one
2. Stay seated at
ALL
times
3. If you would like to speak to Mr. Simmons,
raise your hand
!
I-N-D-E-P-E-N-D-E-N-T
1. At a level
zero
2. Stay in your seats at
ALL
times
3. If you would like to speak,
raise your hand
!
4. Write notes about the sections we have covered!
Silent
Sustained
Reading
1. At a level
zero
2. Read pages 45-53.
3. Complete
Cornell Notes

4. Assign yourself with lifework!
Bread!
1. When did the Sumerian states begin?

2. Give three examples of Sumerian city-states.

3. What is the Standard of Ur?

4. What is a civilization?

5. What is a merchant?
Showtime!
1.
Ancient Sumerians built irrigation systems and the plow. What did these two inventions help provide?
a. a system of government
b. an honor for the gods
c. a partner with whom to trade.
d. a steady food supply
2.
What did the Sumerians invent to imporve farming?
a. Seeds
b. Grains
c. Berries
d. Plows
3.
Which answer accurately describes the social structure? (from top to bottom)
a. Merchants, Slaves, Priests
b. Slaves, Merchants, Priests
c. Priests, Merchants, Slaves
d. None of the above
4.
What is a merchant?
a. A person who makes money by selling goods
b. A person who writes
c. A person who controls the army
d. A person who plays sports
Jeopardy
At a level one
Stay in your seats at ALL times
Follow the Classroom Constitution
Friday, November 15th
AIM: WALT prepare for the Unit 3 Exam through review questions using details.
Stable Food Supply
Seven Characteristics of
Civilization
T-P-S: Does the United State have the characteristics of a
civilization
? Justify your answer!
Lifework:
1. Go to prezi.com/user/dsimmons
2. Study for ONE hour on the Unit 3 Prep!
3. Sdy for ONE hour on other Prezis!
4. Get your Quiz signed!
5. Eat some cheerios!
Do Now:
1. How does this quiz impact your grade?

2. O.P.T.I.C.
1. A
stable food supply
, to ensure that the people of a society have the food they need to survive

2. A
social structure
with different social level and jobs

3. A
system of government
, to ensure that life in the society is orderly

4. A
religious system
, which involves both a set of beliefs and forms of worship

5. A
highly developed way of life
that includes the arts, such as painting, architecture, music, and literature

6.
Advances in technology

7. A highly developed
written language
Answer the question on page 46!
Civilizations need a stable food supply!
The SUmerians created two key inventions to help create stable food supply.
The
complex irrigation systems
provided crops with a regular supply of water (canals, dams, resevoirs, levee)
The
plow
allowed farmers to quickly prepare the land forplanting.
Social Structure
At the top level were priests, landowners, and government officials.
At the middle level were
merchants
and
artisans
.
At the bottom level were
slaves
.
T-P-S: How does the Sumerian
social structure
compare to America social structure?
Group Work
1. At a level
one
2. Stay seated at
ALL
times
3. If you would like to speak to Mr. Simmons,
raise your hand
!
I-N-D-E-P-E-N-D-E-N-T
1. At a level
zero
2. Stay in your seats at
ALL
times
3. If you would like to speak,
raise your hand
!
4. Write notes about the sections we have covered!
Silent
Sustained
Reading
1. At a level
zero
2. Read pages 45-53.
3. Complete
Cornell Notes

4. Assign yourself with lifework!
AUCTION
1. Pay 100 Simmons Bucks to participate

2. Stay seated at ALL times

3. Level ONE at ALL times

4. Follow the Classroom Constitution

5. Put your hand down once the bid has exceeded your budget
Showtime!
1.
Ancient Sumerians built irrigation systems and the plow. What did these two inventions help provide?
a. a system of government
b. an honor for the gods
c. a partner with whom to trade.
d. a steady food supply
2.
What did the Sumerians invent to imporve farming?
a. Seeds
b. Grains
c. Berries
d. Plows
3.
Which answer accurately describes the social structure? (from top to bottom)
a. Merchants, Slaves, Priests
b. Slaves, Merchants, Priests
c. Priests, Merchants, Slaves
d. None of the above
4.
What is a merchant?
a. A person who makes money by selling goods
b. A person who writes
c. A person who controls the army
d. A person who plays sports
QUIZ!
Level ZERO at all times!
Stay seated at ALL times
Read the directions!
Keep your eyes on your own paper!
Assign yourself once you finish
Follow the Classroom Constitution
Key Points
Three important environment factors are water, topography, and vegetation
These factors greatly affected where ancient people settled
Environment
WATER
(Rivers, Lakes, Seas)
Drink
Bathe and wash
Catch fish
Grow crops
Transportation
Trade
TOPOGRAPHY
(Shape & Elevation of land)
Farmers preferred flat land
Rich soil in coastal plains
Mountains not friendly
Deserts discouraged settlement
Vegetation
(Trees, Grass, Flowers, Reeds)
Source of food
Make baskets, rope, paper, medicine
Add natural beauty
Trees provide shade
T-P-S: How does the environment affect the way people live?
T-P-S: How did the physical features of
Canaan
impact the people?
Lifework Review
1. Review all questions as a class
2. Answer any questions you may have
3. Level one at all times
4. Stay seated at all times
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