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ARTICLES THIS WEEK (due 9/5)

1st Period - ETHAN, REED, AUDREY

2nd Period - AMANDA, JED, HOLDEN

3rd Period - REID, TEIGE, MADELYN

4th Period - GRACE, CAMERON, LILLIAN

7th Period -

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Egypt lesson 2 and 3 vocab. (due next Tuesday)



Lesson 2 & 3 Vocabulary:
1.  Unification - The joining of separate parts, such as kingdoms, into one.
2.  Pharaoh - The title used by the rulers of ancient Egypt.
3.  Economy - The way people manage money and resources in a country.
4.  Hieroglyphics - The ancient Egyptian system of writing that used pictures to stand for words or sounds.
5.  Scribe - A professional writer.
6.  Papyrus - A kind of paper made from a type of reed plant growing along the Nile.
7.  Menes - King of Upper Egypt who unified Upper and Lower Egypt.
8.  Khufu - Egyptian pharaoh who built the Great Pyramid.
9.  Memphis - The city in Egypt that Menes made capital when he unified Upper and Lower Egypt.
10.  Thebes - City that became the capital of the entire Egyptian empire.

Egypt Map


Monday, August 18, 2014

Egypt Lesson 1 Vocab. (due Tues.)



Lesson 1 Vocabulary:

1.  Silt - A mixture of tiny bits of soil and rock carried and deposited by a river
2.  Delta - A flat, fan-shaped piece of land made of silt deposits at the mouth of a river
3.  Irrigation - The watering of dry land using canals or pipes
4.  Nile River - The world's longest river which flows South to North
5.  Lower Egypt - The northern part of Ancient Egypt
6.  Upper Egypt - The southern part of Ancient Egypt

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

World Unit Vocab. (due Thursday)



TEST FRIDAY OVER NOTES AND WORLD MAP

UNIT #1 - THE WORLD AND ITS REGIONS
Vocabulary:
1. Geography - The study of the Earth, how it shapes people's lives and how Earth is shaped in turn by people's activities
2. Hemisphere – A half of the Earth
3.  Region - An area with common features that set it apart from other areas
4. Landform - A feature of Earth's surface, such as a mountain range, plain, or plateau
5. Climate - Weather patterns in an area over a long period of time
6 . Culture - The way of life of a group of people, including their daily habits, beliefs, and traditions