The Five Features of a Civilization by yurtgc548

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									Do now – copy the Early Civilization vocabulary into
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 Civilization* – a developed human society where a high
  level of culture, science, industry & government has been
  reached.
 Polytheistic* – believing in many gods.
 Ritual – a ceremony that is always performed in the same
  way, in order to mark an important religious or social
  occasion.
 Traditional economy* – an economy based on farming.
 Civilization* – a developed human society where
  a high level of culture, science, industry &
  government has been reached.
 Polytheistic* – believing in many gods.
 Ritual – a ceremony that is always performed in
  the same way, in order to mark an important
  religious or social occasion.
 Traditional economy* – an economy based on
  farming.
The first civilizations developed 5,000 years ago in
fertile river valleys. These early civilizations had many
features such as:

                Cities & Government
                Traditional Economy
                 Organized religion
         Job Specialization & Social Classes
                 Art & Architecture
                 System of Writing
Civilization
Cities &
Government

Traditional
Economy

Organized
religion

Job
Specialization
& Social
Classes
Art &
Architecture

System of
Writing
 Which of the 6 characteristics of a civilization do you
  feel is the most important?
   Explain your answer in FULL SENTENCES
 Work in groups of 4
 Brainstorm ideas for your name, geographic features,
  government, religion, jobs & writing system
 Each group needs to create a visual aid (posters,
  pamphlets, magazines, advertisements) & present the
  civilization to the class on October 13th & 14th .
 This project counts as a 100 point test grade.

								
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