VOCABULARY GRADE 6 OPEN COURT UNIT 2 ANCIENT CIVILIZATION by rub18840

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									VOCABULARY
       GRADE 6
 OPEN COURT UNIT 2
ANCIENT CIVILIZATION
          MYLES
         ROOM 16
      John Still Center
                  SCHEDULE
► DAY       ONE: WORD KNOWLEDGE AND
     VOCABULARY
► DAY TWO: DEFINITIONS
► DAY THREE: 5 SENTENCES
► DAY FOUR: POWERPOINT PRESENTATION
► MATCHING QUIZ



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            Unit 2: ANCIENT
            CIVILIZATIONS
                 ►-  Anthropological and
                      archaeological
                      research
                 ► - Anasazi, Pueblo
                 ► - Pompeii
                 ► - Rosetta stone
                 ► - Hatshepsut
                 ► - Silk road

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   ANCIENT CIVILIZATION TITLES

1)          Digging up the Past
2)          The Search for Early Americans
3)          The Island of Bulls
4)          People on the Beach
5)          Riddle of the Rosetta Stone
6)          His Majesty, Queen Hatshepsut
7)          The Silk Route

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            Unit Vocabulary Words
► Lesson     1
                 site
                 ar*chae*ol*o*gist
                 art*i*fact
                 ex*ca*vate
                 sift


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                      Matching Quiz
►           Lesson 1
a)          To pass through a sieve.
b)          To dig out, to unearth.
c)          Location, place, or scene.
d)          Scientist who studies the life and culture
            of past peoples.
e)          Object of historical interest, such as a
            weapon, tool, or vessel, made by humans.
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            Unit Vocabulary Words
► Lesson     2
                 cliff dwel*ling
                 pre*his*tor*ic
                 ex*plor*a*tion
                 pre*serve
                 an*ces*tor


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                      Matching Quiz
►           Lesson 2
a)          Person from whom one is descended.
b)          Cave or a hollow in cliff where ancient
            Native Americans of the Southwest lived.
c)          Protect, save.
d)          Period before recorded history.
e)          Examination of inhabitants and features of
            an area.
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            Unit Vocabulary Words
► Lesson     3
                 pre*sumed
                 civ*i*li*za*tion
                 moon*stones
                 cu*ri*ous
                 gyp*sum
                 stuc*co
                 en*light*ened
                 ob*liv*i*ion
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                       Matching Quiz
►           Lesson 3
a)          Accepted as true; supposed.
b)          To have given knowledge or wisdom to.
c)          Plaster or cement used for covering outside walls
            or for ornamenting inside walls.
d)          Eager to know or learn.
e)          A pearly gemstone.
f)          The state or condition of being entirely
            forgotten.
g)          A common mineral used especially in cement.
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            Unit Vocabulary Words
► Lesson     4
                 an*thro*pol*o*gist
                 dank
                 bal*us*trade
                 sul*phur
                 e*rup*tion
                 ex*ca*va*tion

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                      Matching Quiz
►           Lesson 4
a)          A bursting forth in an explosive manner.
b)          The process of removing by digging.
c)          Someone who studies the physical,
            cultural, and social development of
            humans.
d)          Balusters and handrail on a staircase.
e)          Yellow, nonmetallic element that smells
            like rotten eggs.
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            Unit Vocabulary Words
► Lesson     5
                 block*ade
                 in*scrip*tion
                 e*quiv*a*lents
                 as*so*ci*at*ed
                 trans*late


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                       Matching Quiz
►           Lesson 5
a)          To be connected.
b)          A shutting off of an area by troops or ships to
            prevent people or supplies from going into or out
            of it.
c)          To express in or change into another language.
d)          Two or more things that are equal, as in value,
            force, effect, or meaning.
e)          Something that is written, carved, or engraved
            on something such as a piece of wood or stone.
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            Unit Vocabulary Words
► Lesson     6
                 frank*in*cense
                 i*bis
                 pa*lan*quin
                 lo*tus*es
                 o*be*lisk


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               Matching Quiz
►  Lesson 6
a) A tall, slender, four-sided stone column that
   tapers toward its pyramidal peak.
b) A resin obtained from various Arabian and
   African trees, used in perfumes and as incense.
c) A covered litter, usually for one person, carried
   by poles on the shoulders of two or more
   people.
d) Any of various water lillies, such as the white
   lotus, which at one time was a sacred plant in
   Egypt.
e) Large wading birds with long legs and a long,
   narrow, curved bill.
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            Unit Vocabulary Words
► Lesson     7
                 ar*ti*sans
                 car*a*van
                 la*den
                 no*mads
                 yurts


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                     Matching Quiz
►           Lesson 7
a)          Circular, portable tents.
b)          Tribes that move from place to place to
            find food or pasture for their cattle.
c)          Skilled craftspeople.
d)          Loaded; burdened.
e)          A group of merchants traveling together
            for the safety through difficult or
            dangerous territory.
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              RESOURCES
► http://sipapu.gsu.edu/index.html- Kivas
► http://www.needleworkspictures.com/ocr/gr
  ade6/index.html - general resources




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