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Chapter 6, Lesson 2
Chapter 6, Lesson 2
Chapter 6, Lesson 2
Chapter 6, Lesson 2
Chapter 6, Lesson 2
Chapter 6, Lesson 2
Chapter 6, Lesson 2
Chapter 6, Lesson 2
Chapter 6, Lesson 2
Chapter 6, Lesson 2
Chapter 6, Lesson 2
Chapter 6, Lesson 2
Chapter 6, Lesson 2
Chapter 6, Lesson 2
Chapter 6, Lesson 2
Chapter 6, Lesson 2
Chapter 6, Lesson 2
Chapter 6, Lesson 2
Chapter 6, Lesson 2
Chapter 6, Lesson 2
Chapter 6, Lesson 2
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Chapter 6, Lesson 2

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  • 1. Chapter 6, Lesson 2 Using Picture Writing
  • 2. Objective To understand the evolution of language and its written form.
  • 3. Vocabulary pictograph- symbols that represent words or ideas.
  • 4. Pictographs Pictures soon evolved into not just words but sounds. Sumerian’s word for fish was ha
  • 5. ha fish
  • 6. Example = belief
  • 7. Evolution Pictograms became cuneiforms.
  • 8. Scribes “Those who knew”
  • 9. Scribes Very few people could read or write. Kings hired scribes, Professional writers
  • 10. Phoenicians Turned to a simpler way to keep records. Cuneiform was too complicated! Developed an alphabet with 22 symbols. Each stood for a sound The Phoenicians invented the alphabet!
  • 11. What does this say? GHOTI

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