JQ12: What types of tools do you use at home? What jobs are they doing for you? How could the job be done without the tool?
1. What tools did the Sumerians master? How did those before them survive?
2. Finish watching Sumer clip from yesterday. Toys, clay and business! (0-6:00 in the clip; beyond that is post-Sumeria) Cuneiform helped Sumerians’ communication. Records mean keeping plans for the future!
3. What do we value as a society? What are some common sayings? Decode their Proverbs—complete the Sumerian Proverb handout.
Complete notes for chapters 1 & 2 in Heath (5-15 in Spielvogel) and journal entries 1-12. Journals will be checked in today through Monday. Unit One test is Friday (9/30) of next week.