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7th Grade History Week of November 14th

7th Grade History Week of November 14th

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  • 1. SOCIAL STUDIES Week of November 14th – 7th grade
  • 2. Monday, November 14th Warm-up Answer the following questions Who was the Babylonian king who built the “hanging gardens” to make his wife feel better? To whom did the Southern Kingdom of Israel fall? Who was the first human king of Israel?
  • 3. Answers to questions  The Babylonian king who built the “hanging gardens” to console his homesick wife was Nebuchadnezzar.  The Southern Kingdom of Israel fell to the Chaldeans.  Saul was the first human king of Israel.
  • 4. Middle East – Easter Hemispehere
  • 5. Following countries are considered part of the Middle East (as of 2008)  Egypt  Sudan  Yemen  Oman  Saudi Arabia  Jordan  Iraq  Iran  Israel  Lebanon  Syria  Cyprus  Turkey  Kuwait  Unite Arab Emirates  Qatar  Bahrain
  • 6. Bodies of Water Surrounding the Middle East  Indian Ocean  Mediterranean Sea  Red Sea  Aegean Sea  Black Sea  Caspian Sea  Arabian Sea  Persian Gulf  Gulf of Oman  Gulf of Aden
  • 7. People of Middle East  Approximately 376,000,000 – 6% world’s population  90% are Muslims – religion of Islam  Five Largest Cities by population  Cairo, Egypt  Tehran, Iran  Baghdad, Iraq  Alexandria, Egypt  Istanbul, Egypt
  • 8. Largest…  5 countries in size: Sudan, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Egypt and Turkey  5 countries by population: Egypt, Turkey, Iran, Sudan and Iraq
  • 9. Facts to know:  Area: 3,500,000 million square miles  Climate: warm, dry. Long, hot summers and short, mild winters  Precipitation: scarce – about 10 inches a year  Important Rivers: Nile, West Nile, Blue Nile, Atbara, Tigris, Euphrates, Jordan  Inland bodies of water: Lake Nasser, Dead Sea, Lake Van and Lake Urmia  Mountains: Pontic,, Taurus, Elburz and Zagros Mountains  Deserts: Nubian, Sahara, Arabian, Syrian Deserts  Pennisulas: Sinai, Arabian and Asia Minor  Natural Resources: oil, natural gas  Agricultural products: wheat, barley, corn, oats, fruits, cotton, cattle  Manufactured goods: cement, chemicals, processed foods, textiles
  • 10. Homework:  Do map of Modern Middle East – DUE FRIDAY  Label  Countries – CAPITALIZE IN BLACK  Cities – Write in black  Bodies of water – write in blue  Color each country a different color  Read Chapter 6  Old Book pages 68-70  New Book page  Do check up questions from first section  Complete sentences!  Old Book page 71 1-10 and Identify  New Book page
  • 11. Tuesday, November 15th
  • 12. Warm-up  What prophet warned the city of Nineveh of God’s coming judgement?  Who was the last great Assyrian king?  Who led the children of Israel into Canaan by crossing the Jordan River on dry ground?  Who interpreted Nebuchadnezzar’s dream concerning prophetic empires?
  • 13. Answers to questions  Jonah was the prophet who warned the city of Nineveh of God’s coming judgement  Ashurbanipal was the last great Assyrian King.  Joshua led the children of Israel into Canaan by crossing the Jordan River on dry ground  Daniel interpreted Nebuchadnezzar’s dream concerning prophetic empires.
  • 14. Review Homework – Questions 1- 10  The ancestor of the Greeks were Japheth’s son Javan.  Minoans built their culture on the island of Crete  Mycenaeans flourished on the mainland of Greece  Mycenaeans used the sea for adventures in piracy and war.  Cities were suddenly destroyed and left in ruins, and writing stopped. Dorians invaded Greece at that time. The end of the “dark age” was the reappearnce of writing.  Homer had the most influence upon thinking than any other man. His greatest works are Iliad and Odyssey.  The Greek gods supposedly lived in Mount Olympus  Zeus was the king of the Greek gods.  Greek gods differed from other gods by poetic genius.  The difference between gods and a hero was that heroes were mortal and less powerful.
  • 15. Review Homework - Identify  Knossos – palace of the Minoan civilization on the island of Crete  Mycenae – fortress city surrounded by walls 10 feet thick.  Heroes were glorified human beings  Achilles and Odysseus Greek god or goddess Powers connected with: Appollo Sun Poseidon Sea Artemis Moon Athena Wisdom Aphrodite Love and beauty Hera Marriage
  • 16. Homework  Do map of Modern Middle East – DUE FRIDAY  Label  Countries – CAPITALIZE IN BLACK  Cities – Write in black  Bodies of water – write in blue  Color each country a different color  Read Chapter 6  Old Book pages 71-74  New Book page  Do check up questions from first section  Complete sentences!  Old Book page 74 1-19 and Identify  New Book page
  • 17. Daniel Wednesday, November 16th
  • 18. Warm Up - Journal  Who allowed the Jews to return to their homeland?  Who was the Greek credited with creating the Iliad and Odyssey?  The Southern Kingdom of Israel became knows as what?  Who built the Royal Road?
  • 19. Answers to Warm up  Cyrus allowed the Jews to return to their homeland  Homer is credited to writing Iliad and Odyssey  The Southern Kingdom of Israel became known as Judah  Darius built the Royal Road.
  • 20. Homework review 1-9  Mountains and valleys made travel and communication between cities difficult, and the lack of substantial rivers combined with the moist Mediterranean climate made joint irrigation projects impractical and unnecessary.  Common gods, common interests, war, sports and politics contributed to Greek unity. The first Olympic games were held in 776 B.C. It encouraged unity because they had a love for sports – cities would shut down for the games!  Greeks established colonies on islands in the Aegean Sea, north of the Aegean in Thrace and east of the Aegean in Ionia along the coast of Asia Minor  Cyrus conquered Ionia.  The first Persian ruler to launch an invasion of mainland Greece was Darius I.  Xerxes I started the second Persian invasion of Greece. The Hellespont slowed them down.  Thermopylae was the narrow pass that held the Spartans off.  The small Athenian fleet defeated the great Persian fleet in Salamis.
  • 21. Terms to know  Polis – city-state  Acropolis – hilltop fortress that was surrounded by a polis  Agora – marketplace of commerce, conversation and political debate  Amphitheater – outdoor theater  Gymnasium – place of physical training and games of skill  Athens, Eretria and Sparta – all large cities and not absorbed into the Persian empire  Leonidas – Spartan king
  • 22. Homework  Do map of Modern Middle East – DUE FRIDAY  Label  Countries – CAPITALIZE IN BLACK  Cities – Write in black  Bodies of water – write in blue  Color each country a different color  Read Chapter 6  Old Book pages 74-78  New Book page  Do check up questions from first section  Complete sentences!  Old Book page 78 1-9 and Identify  New Book page
  • 23. Thursday, November 17th
  • 24. Current Event Following is needed on your paper: “Article Name” Author/Journalist Name Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Date – Wednesday, November 10, 2010 Paste article Paste Summary Due Friday
  • 25. Review Homework  Greek cities reflected the structure of Greek families by one man was responsible for the family religion and one man was given responsibility for the worship of the city’s gods.  Sparta had oligarchy as their government.  The people of Sparta who were not considered part of the ruling class were the Helots. The ruling class spent most of their time training to fight.  Spartan education was extremely harsh and almost entirely physical.  Spartans were reluctant because war made it harder for the small ruling class to control the Helots.  Pericles brought Athenian democracy to its best.  In a representative democracy, he people elect men to represent them in the government. In a direct democracy, the people themselves make the big decisions of government directly. Athens used direct.  Pericles encouraged patriotism in Athens through is eloquent speeches.  Athens became dependent on its empire because is was more prosperous and continued so. Many served the government in jobs and they were provided the money for their service.
  • 26. Identify…  Monarchy – ruled by one  Aristocracy – ruled by the “best”  Oligarchy – ruled by a few rather than one or many  Tyranny – a bad form of one-man rule  Democracy – ruled by many or the common people  Peloponnesian League – joined Athens and her allies to ward off Persian invasion. 50 years later they would be at war with themselves.  Delian League – created to guard off Persians in a defensive alliance. Highest point had 250 Greek cities. Monies and such were sent to them.
  • 27. Homework  Do map of Modern Middle East – DUE FRIDAY  Label  Countries – CAPITALIZE IN BLACK  Cities – Write in black  Bodies of water – write in blue  Color each country a different color Study your notes – Quiz tomorrow on Act One of Chapter 6
  • 28. Hand in Map of Middle East Friday, November 18th
  • 29. Warm - up  Who are wrote the Iliad and the Odyssey?  What happened in 776 B.C.?  Who was the Greek king of the gods?  Name a hero in Greek Mythology.  Where did the Athenians defeat the Persian landing force?  What is a hilltop fortress that was the seat of government and religion?  Where was the Minoan homeland  The brave Spartans held off the Persians at what mountain pass?
  • 30. QUIZ  Only have quiz and pen on desk  EVERYTHING else on the flor
  • 31. QUIZ Wordbank  SHORT ANSWER  The following are your choices for the Short Answer section:  Achilles  Olympics  Homer  Zeus MATCHING: Do not use “E” “agora”.

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