DEC 10 - "PHARAOH" Acrostic due on Wednesday / SUMMATIVE on Wednesday, Dec 12th / NWEA testing tomorrow for Team Michigan
DEC 11 - STUDY for SUMMATIVE
DEC 12 - SUMMATIVE today!!!
QUARTER 2 In the second quarter we will focus on Ancient Egypt. While the people of Mesopotamia fought wars, people along Africa's Nile River formed rich & poweful civilizations. SECTION 1 - The Nile Valley The fertile land along the Nile River supported the Egyptian civilization. SECTION 2 - Egypt's Old Kingdom During the Old Kingdom period, Egyptians built cities, great pyramids, and a strong kingdom. SECTION 3 - The Egyptian Empire Many changes occurred during Egypt's Middle & New Kingdoms. It expanded into a great empire as art, literature, & architecture blossomed. GEOGRAPHY TERMS: cataract, desert, delta, marsh, dune, harbor, oasis, valley, waterfall, canyon, source, globe, savanna, channel, branch SKILLS: location/names of countries & landforms in Africa, scale (terms & application), longitude/latitude CURRENT EVENTS Dates for Quarter 2 were assigned on Wednesday, November 14th. Please see your child's assignment notebook for their presentation date.