Date
Day
Class Topics
Homework
September 5
Thursday
  • Course Syllabus
  • Reading Expectations
  • Using Wikispaces
  • Periodization
  • Before Civilization
  • Create/organize binder
  • Read XXXV, XXXVII
  • Read 2-15
September 6
Friday
  • Geography and Climate
  • Nature of village settlements
  • Issues involving civilization
  • Connection/diffusion vs. independent invention
  • PERCI
    • Mesopotamia
  • Read/notes 2-16
September 9
Monday
Introduction to PERCI
Maps and Periodization

September 10
Tuesday
Mesopotamia Review
Read 24-34
September 11
Wednesday
  • PERCI
    • Egypt
    • Indus River Valley
  • Developing agriculture and technology
  • Impact of agriculture on the environment
  • Key stages of metal use
38-51
(Enrichment: 51-58)
September 12
Thurday
  • PERCI
    • Shang
    • Zhou
  • Comparing Civilizations
58-64
September 13
Friday
  • PERCI
    • Olmec and ChavĂ­n

September 16
Monday
  • Compare and Contrast: Minoans and Mycenaeans
  • Classical civilizations: Assyrians
  • Classical civilizations: Israel

September 17
Wednesday
  • Hinduism
  • Buddhism

September 18
Thursday
  • Daoism
  • Legalism
  • Confucianism

September 19
Friday
  • Classical Civilizations: Rome
  • Classical Civilizations: India

September 20
Monday
  • Judaism
  • Christianity

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