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  1. 1. Comparative Essay Analyze the similarities and differences in the political structures of TWO First Civilizations during the time period from 1800 bce to 1000 bce.EgyptMesopotamiaOlmecChinaIndus Valley
  2. 2. Thesis Paragraph . . . There were many similarities anddifferences in the political structuresof Egyptian civilization andMesopotamian civilization from 1800to 1000 bce. Similarities in thepolitical structures of Mesopotamiaand Egypt were _____ and ______.The differences in their politicalstructures were that only Egypt had______ and only in Mesopotamia_____.
  3. 3. Body Paragraph - The similarities between Mesopotamia and Egypt were _____ and _____.[Explain each, give evidence or examples from the civilizations, and give a reason WHY they might have had that similarity.] Both Egypt and Mesopotamia had Kings. In Egypt the Pharaoh was the supreme ruler and in Mesopotamia it was a King of each city-state. Both Egypt and Mesopotamia had kings BECAUSE ...
  4. 4. SOAP Analysis to determine an author or speaker’s point of view Speaker – who is the speaker or writer and his or her background? (class, education, job, etc.) Occasion – when was it written (not just the date but also stuff like during a war, at a funeral, twenty years later) Audience – who was supposed to hear or read the document first (official, private, class or group) Purpose –reasons the source was written
  5. 5. SOAPSTone Analysis for ICEMAN S – Leon Jaroff, professional journalist O – 1992, soon after the discovery A– average American (not specialists) reader in a general news magazine P – to inform general audience, to change people’s views about early man
  6. 6. Quote of the Day 8-30“The basic discovery about any people is the discovery of the relationship between its men and its women.” Pearl S. Buck
  7. 7. The following guidelines appeared in a 1955edition of Good House Keeping Magazine.  A good wife always knows her place.  Make one last trip through the main part of the house just before your husband arrives. Run a dust cloth over the tables.  . . . catering to his comfort will provide you with immense personal satisfaction.  Minimize all noise. Encourage the children to be quiet.
  8. 8. The following guidelines appeared in a 1955edition of Good House Keeping Magazine.  Let him talk first - remember, his topics of conversation are more important than yours.  Don’t complain if he’s late for dinner or even if he stays out all night. Count this as minor compared to what he might have gone through at work.  Don’t ask him questions about his actions or question his judgment or integrity. Remember, he is the master of the house and as such will always exercise his will with fairness and truthfulness.
  9. 9. Question of the Day 9-2Should freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors be treated equally at FHS or should there be distinct privileges and roles for each (cafeteria line- cutting, starters / roles in athletics or performances)?
  10. 10. Quote of the Day 9-3“To know what is right and not do it is the worst cowardice.” Confucius