Ancient History Classwork and Homework for the Week of:
Students compteted Sections 2.1-2.3 of the Chapter 2 notes in class. Blank Notes.pptx The students also learned the following vocabulary terms:
The students demonstrated their understanding by completing a illustrated dictionary of the terms.
Students were to complete any of the assignments that they did not complete in class.
Students opened up the class with a warm up that reviewed time line concepts and new vocabulary. Students were introduced to the Chapter 2 Essential Question:
What capabilities helped hominids survive?
Students also leared the four big ideas of the chapter:
1) Early ancestors of humans are known as hominids
2) Hominids developed different capabilites to survive
3) These new capabilites incluided tool making, the use of fire, and living in groups
4) These capabilites enabled later hominds to migrate out of Africa to other parts of the world.
Students should complete the 2.4-2.5 notes for homework.
Students should complete the notes for sections 2.6-2.9 for homework tonight.
Students reviewed their findings concerning the capabilities of Homo Erectus and the Neanderthal. Students then watched a short video on the neanderthal to discuss its capabilities and give students a visual of what one would look like if it were alive today.
Students then read about Homo Sapiens Sapiens and the capabilities they developed.
Students should finish their notes. (See above) as well as the Review Sheet HW.pptx
Complete the timeline and the "Dig It" magazine cover (last two slides of 9_28 PowerPoint.pptx ) for Wednesday's class.
Classwork: Students learned about the Australopithecus Afarensis and its defining features. Students were also introduced to the terms biped, anthropologist and remains. Students continued with the notes provided in Wednesday's section of the "classwork". Students will become familiar with the homo habilis and be able to differentiate between homo habilis and Australopithecus Afarensis. Animated Notes.pptx
Section 2.2 and 2.3 Reading Notes. See Mr. Quinn upon your return
Students continued with the notes provided in Wednesday's section of the "classwork". Students will become familiar with the homo habilis and be able to differentiate between homo habilis and Australopithecus Afarensis.
Section 2.4 & 2.5 reading notes. If you do not have them already, see Mr. Quinn upon your return.
Students continued with the Animated Notes (see above links) to learn about Homo Erectus and the Neanderthals. They explored the visuals of in the Powerpoint and then reviewed the text to complete the attached notes.
Students are continuing to work on their reading notes (a.k.a. reading questions). Students are to complete sections 2.6-2.7 for Monday's class.