Today in class we will look at the geography and climate of Mesopotamia.
Homework: Please read the story of cunieform writing at the following link and answer the questions below in your Social Studies notebook:
Questions to answer in complete sentences in your Social Studies notebook:
1. What year did people begin to record amounts of different crops?
2. What is "reed?" How was it used in writing?
3. Please sketch the symbol for barley?
4. What is cuneiform?
5. What were 4 uses of cuneiform writing?
Wednesday, September 4
No Social Studies Class today.
Kai will be working in the garden putting new plants in the shade garden.
Aina does not have Community Service. They will be taking a field trip to the Kihei Library to explore resources available for History Day and upcoming projects.
Tuesday, September 3
Today in class we will finish reading our Hunter Gatherer Stories. Students will then complete applications for library cards. Then we will begin our study of Ancient Mesopotamia by looking at the geography of the region.
Homework: Use the following link to read of the story of Gilgamesh. Finish writing a summary of the story in your Social Studies Notebook.
http://www.mesopotamia.co.uk/geography/story/sto_set.html. Also please do not forget to bring your signed library card application back to school tomorrow.