SOCIAL STUDIES
Week of November 14th – 7th grade
Monday, November 14th
Warm-up
Answer the following questions
Who was the Babylonian king who
built the “hanging gardens...
Answers to questions
 The Babylonian king who built the “hanging
gardens” to console his homesick wife was
Nebuchadnezzar...
Middle East – Easter
Hemispehere
Following countries are considered part of the
Middle East (as of 2008)
 Egypt
 Sudan
 Yemen
 Oman
 Saudi Arabia
 Jo...
Bodies of Water Surrounding the
Middle East
 Indian Ocean
 Mediterranean Sea
 Red Sea
 Aegean Sea
 Black Sea
 Caspia...
People of Middle East
 Approximately 376,000,000 – 6% world’s
population
 90% are Muslims – religion of Islam
 Five Lar...
Largest…
 5 countries in size: Sudan, Saudi Arabia, Iran,
Egypt and Turkey
 5 countries by population: Egypt, Turkey, Ir...
Facts to know:
 Area: 3,500,000 million square miles
 Climate: warm, dry. Long, hot summers and short, mild winters
 Pr...
Homework:
 Do map of Modern Middle East – DUE FRIDAY
 Label
 Countries – CAPITALIZE IN BLACK
 Cities – Write in black
...
Tuesday, November 15th
Warm-up
 What prophet warned the city of Nineveh of
God’s coming judgement?
 Who was the last great Assyrian king?
 Who...
Answers to questions
 Jonah was the prophet who warned the city of
Nineveh of God’s coming judgement
 Ashurbanipal was t...
Review Homework – Questions 1-
10
 The ancestor of the Greeks were Japheth’s son Javan.
 Minoans built their culture on ...
Review Homework - Identify
 Knossos – palace of the Minoan civilization on the island of
Crete
 Mycenae – fortress city ...
Homework
 Do map of Modern Middle East – DUE FRIDAY
 Label
 Countries – CAPITALIZE IN BLACK
 Cities – Write in black
...
Daniel
Wednesday, November 16th
Warm Up - Journal
 Who allowed the Jews to return to their
homeland?
 Who was the Greek credited with creating the
Iliad...
Answers to Warm up
 Cyrus allowed the Jews to return to their
homeland
 Homer is credited to writing Iliad and Odyssey
...
Homework review 1-9
 Mountains and valleys made travel and communication between cities
difficult, and the lack of substa...
Terms to know
 Polis – city-state
 Acropolis – hilltop fortress that was surrounded by
a polis
 Agora – marketplace of ...
Homework
 Do map of Modern Middle East – DUE FRIDAY
 Label
 Countries – CAPITALIZE IN BLACK
 Cities – Write in black
...
Thursday, November 17th
Current Event
Following is needed on your paper:
“Article Name”
Author/Journalist Name
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Date – W...
Review Homework
 Greek cities reflected the structure of Greek families by one man was
responsible for the family religio...
Identify…
 Monarchy – ruled by one
 Aristocracy – ruled by the “best”
 Oligarchy – ruled by a few rather than one or
ma...
Homework
 Do map of Modern Middle East – DUE
FRIDAY
 Label
 Countries – CAPITALIZE IN BLACK
 Cities – Write in black
...
Hand in Map of Middle East
Friday, November 18th
Warm - up
 Who are wrote the Iliad and the Odyssey?
 What happened in 776 B.C.?
 Who was the Greek king of the gods?
 ...
QUIZ
 Only have quiz and pen on desk
 EVERYTHING else on the flor
QUIZ Wordbank
 SHORT ANSWER
 The following are your choices for the Short
Answer section:
 Achilles
 Olympics
 Homer
...
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  1. 1. SOCIAL STUDIES Week of November 14th – 7th grade
  2. 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. 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. 4. Middle East – Easter Hemispehere
  5. 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. 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. 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. 8. Largest…  5 countries in size: Sudan, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Egypt and Turkey  5 countries by population: Egypt, Turkey, Iran, Sudan and Iraq
  9. 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. 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. 11. Tuesday, November 15th
  12. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 17. Daniel Wednesday, November 16th
  18. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 23. Thursday, November 17th
  24. 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. 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. 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. 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. 28. Hand in Map of Middle East Friday, November 18th
  29. 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. 30. QUIZ  Only have quiz and pen on desk  EVERYTHING else on the flor
  31. 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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