WH – Early Civilizations

Early Civilizations

Dustin, hope your extended weekend was a blast. It looks like we will have full days of school this week. Today we will start with a refresher of the the hunter and gather migration around the world. As humans begin to utilize the resources for agriculture, we find our first civilizations. We will then discuss what makes up a civilizations. 

Intro

We look at the Journey of Mankind interactive map supporting the “Out of Africa” theory, and the human’s migration around the world.

The Reading

Individually read this webpage, and come up with 3 of the most compelling reasons for the birth of civilizations rather than the continuing of the Hunter and Gather way of life.Small Group

In small groups rank 5 of the top reasons why humans constructed civilizations

Large Group

How does a civilization begin?

The Assignment

None

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