AP Lesson – Fertile FoundationsLeave a comment
October 7, 2016 by mrcaseyhistory
Quaestio: What does Mesopotamian writing reveal about the culture and society at that time?
PowerPoint: Fertile Foundations
Mesopotamian/Indo-European Comparison Chart (using Cornell Notes Chapter 2)
Invention of Writing
Discuss The Cuneiform Chronicles
Homework Day 1:
Cornell Notes Chapter 2
Watch Crash Course Ancient Egypt (recommended)
Homework Day 2:
The End of Civilization (In The Bronze Age)
Watch the above video and answer each of the following questions in the form of paragraphs, using information from the video.
- Should the different communities and states in and near the Ancient Near East reconsidered all part of one civilization? Why or why not?
- What factors led to the “collapse” of the Bronze Age powers? which do you think played the largest role?
- Does interdependence and interconnectedness make us vulnerable, and is it worth the risk? Make connections between the Bronze Age and today.
- How can the collapse of old powers create opportunities for new powers?