Thematic Essay: Neolithic Revolution

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September 25, 2015 by mrcaseyhistory

01farming1-2Quaestio: How do we structure and write a thematic essay?

PowerPoint: Thematic Essay Writing

Classwork:
Thematic Essay – Turning Points Neolithic Revolution
Thematic Essay Organizer – Neolithic Revolution (PDF)
Thematic Essay Organizer – Neolithic Revolution (Word Document! Editable!)
Regents Thematic Rubric

Homework:
Write a full, typed draft of your Thematic Essay using the materials above, as well as resources I have provided in previous lessons. I highly recommend referring to your notes and materials from the lessons “Neolithic Revolution” and “Dawn of Civilization” to help you structure your essays. In addition, if you feel you need more information, you can refer to Chapter 1 of the textbook as well as the links below.

Crash Course: Agricultural Revolution (video)

The Origins of Civilization:
From Hunters to Farmers: A Revolution in Human History
The “Neolithic Revolution”
Domestication of Plants and Animals in Global Perspective
The Consequences of Sedentism: What Happens When Mobile Hunter-gathers Settle Down?
Environment and Culture: How Do We Best Explain How Societies Change?

If you have any questions, as always, shoot me an email at pcasey@maspethhighschool.org and I will do my best to respond promptly.

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