Early Complex Human Societies

           ASSIGNMENTS

1. Pre-History and the First Humans

Notes:

Early Man and the First Civilizations

National Geographic September, 2008 : The Last of the Neanderthals

Take the Neanderthal Quiz--Extra Credit if you get a higher score than your teacher on the first try.

2. The Rise of Civilization in the Middle East and Africa

Homework: Stearns: Chapter One

Boorstin:  Part One: The Heavenly Empire

Notes

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES:

National Geographic Video: Mesopotamia

National Geographic Video: Ancient Egypt

The Ancient Egypt Website

Absolute Egyptology

Hieroglyphics!

3. Early Civilizations in India and China


                           
Boorstin: Part Two: From Sun Time to Clock Time.

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES:

Washington State University: Ancient India

Minnesota State University: Ancient China

4. Early Societies of Mesoamerica and South America

HOMEWORK: Stearns Chapter Eleven

NOTES:

Early American Societies

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES:

Washington State University: Civilizations In America