Schedule- World History 1

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Week 1: August 22

Historical Thinking Skill: Leveling up digital literacy and history
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Week 2: August 29

Historical Thinking Skill: Leveling up digital literacy and history
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Week 3: Sept 5 (no class, assignments due as usual)

Historical Thinking Skill: Art Analysis
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  1. Blackwell, Amy Hackney. "Climate and Geography in Ancient Asia and the Pacific." Climate and Geography in Ancient History. Facts On File, 2019. Accessed August 28, 2022.
  2. Middleton, Nick. “Sacred Flows.” In Rivers: A Very Short Introduction. Oxford University Press, 2012. https://doi.org/10.1093/actrade/9780199588671.003.0002.
  3. Crash Course World History "Indus Valley Civilization"
  4. Historical Thinking Chart This chart gives you a cheat sheet for interrogating sources.

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Week 4: September 12

Historical Thinking Skill: Art Analysis
Sources (take notes on before doing Prepare assignment)

"Environment and Human Society in the Ancient Near East." A Companion to the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East. Wiley-Blackwell, 2011. Accessed September 7, 2022. online.infobase.com/Auth/Index?aid=100853&itemid=WE49&articleId=369211.

Read Sections 1, 2, and 3 only (stop at Climate and Climatic Change)

Relief panel ca. 883–859 B.C.

O'Neal, Michael J. "Art in Ancient Egypt." Art in Ancient History. Facts On File, 2019. Accessed September 7, 2022. online.infobase.com/Auth/Index?aid=100853&itemid=WE49&articleId=226739.

Hippopotamus ("William") ca. 1961–1878 B.C.

Travelling Boat being Rowed ca. 1981–1975 B.C.

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Week 5: September 19

Historical Thinking Skill: Metadata
Sources (take notes on before doing Prepare assignment)
"Water." In The Ancient Near East: An Encyclopedia for Students, edited by Ronald Wallenfels and Jack M. Sasson, 153-154. Vol. 4. New York, NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 2000. Gale eBooks (accessed September 15, 2022). https://link.gale.com/apps/doc/CX2897300416/GVRL?u=mnanorman&sid=bookmark-GVRL&xid=e397340c.

Lovano, Michael. "Mining" In The World of Ancient Greece: A Daily Life Encyclopedia, 164-168. Daily Life Encyclopedias. Vol. 1. Santa Barbara, CA: Greenwood, 2020. Gale eBooks (accessed September 15, 2022). https://link.gale.com/apps/doc/CX7992100057/GVRL?u=mnanorman&sid=bookmark-GVRL&xid=e9a354f3.

"The City of Caral Is Built." In Central and South America, edited by Jennifer Stock, 10-12. Vol. 3 of Global Events: Milestone Events Throughout History. Farmington Hills, MI: Gale, 2014. Gale eBooks (accessed September 15, 2022). https://link.gale.com/apps/doc/CX3728000341/GVRL?u=mnanorman&sid=bookmark-GVRL&xid=715bfa56.

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Week 6 September 26

Historical Thinking Skill: Metadata
Sources (take notes on before doing Prepare assignment)

Ancient Greece Water Systems

Machu Picchu Water Management

Ancient Egypt Water Engineering

The Wells of Pompeii, Ground Water, June 2014. Wayne Lorenz, Edwar Wolfram.

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Week 7: October 3

Historical Thinking Skill: Geographic Information Systtems (GIS)
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  • Source 1: Joni Seager, "Analyzing Maps". Read the Essay and Primary Sources

  • Source 2: Loy, Pamela S. "Lysistrata." World Literature and Its Times: Profiles of Notable Literary Works and the Historical Events That Influenced Them. Joyce Moss. Vol. 8: Classical Literature and Its Times. Detroit: Gale, 2006. 209-217. Gale Ebooks. Web. 14 Sept. 2015.

  • Source 3: "Chandragupta Founds the Mauryan Empire." Global Events: Milestone Events Throughout History. Ed. Jennifer Stock. Vol. 2: Asia and Oceania. Farmington Hills, MI: Gale, 2014. 50-53. Gale Ebooks. Web. 14 Sept. 2015.

  • Source 4: A Short Introduction to GIS Click on link to Download pdf.

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Week 8: October 10

Historical Thinking Skill: Geographic Information Systtems (GIS)
Sources (take notes on before doing Prepare assignment)
Jacobsen, Trude. "Funan, Kingdom of." In Encyclopedia of Empire, edited by John Mackenzie. Wiley, 2016. https://ndcproxy.mnpals.net/login?url=https://search.credoreference.com/content/entry/wileyempire/funan_kingdom_of/0?institutionId=2786

"Moche." Environmental History and Global Change: A Dictionary of Environmental History, Ian Whyte, I.B. Tauris, 1st edition, 2013. Credo Reference, https://ndcproxy.mnpals.net/login?url=https://search.credoreference.com/content/entry/ibtaurisdictenvh/moche/0?institutionId=2786. Accessed 07 Oct. 2022.

Burgan, Michael. "Living and Working in Ancient Persia." Empires of Ancient Persia, Third Edition. Chelsea House, 2022. Accessed October 7, 2022. online.infobase.com/Auth/Index?aid=100853&itemid=WE49&articleId=397217.

Global Estuaries: ArcGIS Map

National Geographic Introduction to Estuaries
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Week 9: October 17 (note abbreviated week)

Historical Thinking Skill: Distant Reading
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"Maya." In Environmental History and Global Change: A Dictionary of Environmental History, by Ian Whyte. I.B. Tauris, 2013.
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Week 10: October 24

Historical Thinking Skill: Distant Reading
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Hovden, Eirik. "Water." In Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World, edited by Richard C. Martin. Gale, 2016. https://ndcproxy.mnpals.net/login?url=https://search.credoreference.com/content/entry/galeislam/water/0?institutionId=2786

Morris, Lawrence. "The Meaning of Ritual Baptism." In Daily Life through History, ABC-CLIO, 2022. Accessed October 20, 2022. https://dailylife2-abc-clio-com.ndcproxy.mnpals.net/Search/Display/1437997.

Bingham, Ann. "Water in South and Mesoamerican Culture and Mythology." South and Mesoamerican Mythology A to Z. Facts On File, 2004. Accessed October 20, 2022. online.infobase.com/Auth/Index?aid=100853&itemid=WE53&articleId=216321.

"History of Islam." Facts On File, 1. Accessed October 20, 2022. online.infobase.com/Auth/Index?aid=100853&itemid=WE49&articleId=213343.

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Week 11: October 31

Historical Thinking Skill: Data literacy
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Week 12: November 7

Historical Thinking Skill: Data literacy
Sources (take notes on before doing Prepare assignment)
World History: Cultures, States, and Societies (Global Remix) Long reading, try to read over 2-3 days, while taking notes.

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Week 13: November 14

Historical Thinking Skill: Podcasting
Sources (take notes on before doing Prepare assignment)

Please read Chapter 3 in Sound Reporting and listen to the podcasts.

Kern, Jonathan. Sound Reporting: The NPR Guide to Audio Journalism and Production. University of Chicago Press, 2008.
Chapter 3: Writing for Broadcast

Chen, Angus. “Loathed By Farmers, Loved By Ancients: The Strange History Of Tiger Nuts.” NPR, April 27, 2016, sec. Eating And Health. https://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2016/04/27/472581773/loathed-by-farmers-loved-by-ancients-the-strange-history-of-tiger-nuts.

Doucleff, Michaeleen. “Black Death Survivors Gave Their Descendants a Genetic Advantage — but with a Cost.” NPR, October 21, 2022, sec. Infectious Disease. https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2022/10/19/1129965424/how-black-death-survivors-gave-their-descendants-an-edge-during-pandemics.

———. “Working Moms Have Been A ‘Thing’ Since Ancient History.” NPR, November 30, 2017, sec. Women & Girls. https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2017/11/30/567262912/working-moms-have-been-a-thing-since-ancient-history.

Godoy, Maria, Scott Simon, and Peter Breslow. “Eat Like The Ancient Babylonians: Researchers Cook Up Nearly 4,000-Year-Old Recipes.” NPR, November 16, 2019. https://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2019/11/16/779930201/eat-like-the-ancient-babylonians-researchers-cook-up-nearly-4-000-year-old-recip.

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Week 14: November 21 (note alternate turn in)

Historical Thinking Skill: Podcasting
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NO READINGS

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Week 15: November 28

Historical Thinking Skill: Portfolio Building
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Week 16: December 5

Historical Thinking Skill: Portfolio Building
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Finals Week: No class meeting