Week of Oct 22-26

  • REMINDER: On Wednesday, October 24th we will be collecting Homework notebooks. Students must have the following assignments in their homework notebooks: 

      Journal Entry #6: How did the development of cuneiform, the world’s first writing     system, help Mesopotamia prosper? (write long).

      CURRENT EVENTS #3

      Journal Entry #7a: Which invention or advancement of theMesopotamians do you       think was the most important?  Why? (1-2 paragraphs)

    Journal #7b: Pretend you are Hammurabi and you are making a set of laws. What would be the top three laws you  would make to govern the people of Babylon? (1 paragraph)

    CURRENT EVENTS #4

     Journal Entry #8: What made you choose the words you did for Wordle? What are     your reactions to Wordle, did you like this website/activity? Why or why not? Any reactions on the things we have learned about Ancient Mesopotamia? (1 PARAGRAPH EACH QUESTION)

    CURRENT EVENTS #5

    Entry #9: Find the main regions of the world where these religions (Judaism, Christianity, Islam) are practiced (name the countries). 


    ***NOTE*** ALTHOUGH CURRENT EVENTS IS NOT KEPT IN HOMEWORK NOTEBOOK WE WILL BE CHECKING TO SEE IF STUDENTS ARE UP TO DATE WITH THEIR CURRENT EVENTS. WE WILL INCLUDE THESE IN OUR HOMEWORK CHECK OFF SHEET THAT WE PROVIDE WITH YOUR CHILD WHEN HOMEWORK NOTEBOOKS ARE RETURNED.