I have provided this list to the students in class and provided it here in case the lose the handout. Student are required to know the meaning of each word. I am also placing the list on spelingcity.com.
The new unit we are studying this week will be introducing the students to our first geography lesson of ancient civilizations. Students will be responsible for locating on a map all the areas we will be covering this unit. Learning the geography is essential in learning way ancient civilizations formed were they did and how the interacted with each other.
Here are a couple of songs that helps to introduce the Fertile Crescent and covers some of the more specific events, areas and personalities we will discuss this week
This short video gives the students a brief synopsis of history from the creation to modern times to give them a preview of some of the historical events.
I have enclosed the two videos that I used in my lesson to allow the students to review it as needed.