Agenda: Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2010

Quote of the Day:  "Change your thoughts and you change your world." - Norman Vincent Peale

Learning Targets:  

  • Egyptian civilization shared many features with early Mesopotamian civilization. It grew out of the farming economy along a major river, the NileHistorians describe three major periods in early Egyptian civilization: the Old Kingdom, the Middle Kingdom, and the New Kingdom.
  • Religion was important for the Egyptians, who lived in a structured society dominated by priests and nobles. Egyptians believed that their kings, often called pharaohs, ruled by divine right. They created an extensive government bureaucracy and built the pyramids as tombs for mummified pharaohs.
  • Art, science, and a form of writing called hieroglyphics also flourished in Egypt.

1.  Students will write out the thesis statement to the question: "Compare and Contrast two early civilizations."  (10 minutes)
2.  Notes Chapter 2
3.  Mr. Duez will do "Pepper" review of vocabulary

Study your target sheet, the notes, and also be sure to read over the book.  The essay is a big part of the test.  Be prepared.
If you need help, email me or come into tutoring on Thursday afternoon.

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