4th-6th History

 

Week 4

 

September 9-13

Sumeria and Ancient Eastern Civilization

Study Fast Facts #4 (Quiz on Friday)

Practice recitation: Psalm 148. Due September 20.

 

Reading Discussion Other
Day 1 Topic: Chaldean

Read Genesis 12

or Ch 12 in CSB

· Why do you think God called Abram out of Ur?

· What does God promise Abram?

 

Note: Ur was discovered in 1922 by Leonard Wooley

Study Fast Facts

 

 

Day 2 Topic: Sumerian, later Assyria and Babylon

 

Read Streams of Civilization

“Old Sumer”

pp. 34-38

 

· Discuss the Epic of Gilgamesh

· Why is this important? (This is the first written story which still exists; and it mentions a world-wide flood)

Study Fast Facts
Day 3 Topic: Babylonians and the Code of Hammurabi

 

Read Streams of Civilization

“The Old Babylonian Kingdom” pp. 61-63

 

 

Study Fast Facts
Day 4 No reading or discussion! Extra study day! Study Fast Facts